9
Days
Trip Grade
Adventure from $1090.00

• The artistic and architectural traditions of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Swayambhunath

• Watching the first rays of sun light up Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli Machhapuchhre, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV and Lamjung

• Spectacular aerial views of the Annapurnas

• Chitwan's undisturbed wildlife, flora and dense forests

Nepal is a land of topographical diversities crossed by high mountains and turbulent rivers with a mosaic of diverse ethnic groups with their own distinct cultures. This tour has been carefully designed to provide an unforgettable experience, tailored to ensure you savor the essence of Nepal. The colourful and fascinating way of life in the Kathmandu Valley, one of the best wildlife safaris, all contribute to making this a culturally rich trip that will undoubtedly leave one with warmhearted memories to cherish.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and half day sightseeing

Alt: 1,350m. Overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your comfortable Kathmandu hotel. First off - it's a half-day sightseeing trip to Swayambhunath - more commonly known as the Monkey Temple after the tribe of monkeys that guard the temple, with its all seeing eyes of Buddha looking over the entire valley. Resting on a hillock 3 km west of Kathmandu, Monkey Temple is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises. There will be a full tour briefing in the evening.

Day 2: Rafting and continue drive to Kande an hike to Australian Camp

Overnight Lodge. Included meals: breakfast, lunch & Dinner only. Rafting distance: 18 km. Grade: II-III. Alt. 820m. Drive 8 hours. Hike: 2 hours. Alt 1880 m.

We drive out of Kathmandu Valley following the Trisuli river to Charaudi (3 hours) where we put in our raft. Our rafting will be around 3 hours. After a short briefing, we put out our rafting at Kuringhat, have our lunch and continue our drive to Kande. The trek to Australian is a very refreshing hike into the rain forest of the Annapurna's Camp. From this point you can see panoramic view of Dhaulagiri I (8167m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), Fishtail (6997m.), Annapurna III (7755m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.) and Lamjung Himal (6930m).

Day 3: Hike down to Dhampus Phedi then drive to Pokhara and Paragliding

Pokhara. Overnight hotel.

After having breakfast at the hotel we will hike down to Dhampus Phedi and take a drive to Pokhara. At Pokhara you can spend your time relaxing at the lakeside and in the afternoon paragliding.

Day 4: Rest Day in Pokhara

Today you get to spend it exactly as you wish. Pokhara has much to offer including a boat trip and swim in the lake, massage, coffee shops and general relaxation pastimes. Enjoy the peace. This day is all yours.

Day 5: Chitwan - jungle safari

Overnight Resort, Chitwan. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alt. 100m. Drive 4 ½ hours.

Today we make our way to the World Heritage Site of Chitwan National Park, which is located in Inner Terai (the subtropical lowlands) of southern central Nepal. The park covers an area of 932km 2 and lies between two river valleys. It is particularly rich in flora and fauna. Chitwan is home to many rare wild animals including the famous Royal Bengal Tiger, the endangered one-horned rhinoceros, genetic dolphin and endangered gharial, and more than 400 different species of birds. Our stay in the heart of the park allows us to absorb all it has to offer as we become one with nature. Hearing the jungle calls of all within will meet your expectations of a subtropical national park. Activities during our stay include: guided jungle walk; local village tour; a visit to an elephant breeding center; a canoe ride; elephant back safari; elephant bathing; bird watching; and an evening of cultural dance. You can participate in all of these activities or a select few. In the evenings there is time to relax by the riverside to watch the sun set on the horizon.

Day 6: Chitwan

Overnight Resort, Chitwan. Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alt. 100m. Drive 4 ½ hours.

Day two in Chitwan and it's time for more safaris and wildlife spotting.

Day 7: Drive to Kathmandu

Alt: 1,350m. Included meals: breakfast only. Overnight Hotel.

An optional early morning bird watching tour completes our Chitwan adventure. We then take a drive to Kathmandu. On return to your hotel your time is free to further explore Kathmandu and its shops and markets, or simply relax.

Day 8: Mountain Flight (6:30am)

Alt: 1,350m. Included meals: breakfast only. Overnight Hotel.

Today you take an early morning Mountain Flight - one of the world's elite tours to encounter close panoramic view of the Himalaya. Those who are restricted by time from going trekking however want to have a closer view of the Himalayas, lake and glacier then this is the one you might be looking for. This flight will leave you speechless once you view the sunrise above the Himalaya. During the 1 hour flight you can have spectacular aerial views of the Himalaya including 3 of the world's 10 highest peak namely, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and of course, the Mount Everest.

The rest of the day is yours to explore Kathmandu and there's so much to see.

Day 9: Departure

Included meals: breakfast only.

It's your last day in Kathmandu today. You might be setting off to the airport or hanging around for more shopping and sightseeing. We'll help you get to the airport if you're departing today.

Location

 

Adventure includes:

  • All transfers to and from the airport accompanied by an English speaking representative
  • Accommodation based on twin/double sharing as detailed in the itinerary in 3* hotel
  • Meals as outlined in the itinerary
  • Activities as shown in the itinerary, note this may vary from day to day
  • All necessary transportation by private vehicle
  • All related permits and fees
  • Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary accompanied by a local guide and inclusive of entrance fees.
  • 1 hour Paragliding
  • Fully inclusive in Chitwan
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Comprehensive first aid kit
  • 1 hour mountain flight
  • Trek Nepal T-shirt
  • 13% VAT

What's not included

  • Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • International airfare, airport taxes, visa fees, passport costs, insurance premiums of any kind and excess baggage charges
  • Personal Travel Insurance (cover your adventure activity as well as medical, emergency evacuation and personal belongings). It is imperative to be insured with suitable cover
  • Personal clothing and footwear such as down jackets, waterproofs, hat, gloves, hiking boots
  • Personal equipment, for example sunglasses, rucksack, day backpack, torch, water bottle, sleeping bag and mat
  • Personal medical supplies and vaccinations
  • Optional single accommodation supplement
  • Personal expenses such as phone bills, room service charges, porterage, bar bills (meals exclude bottle and alcohol drinks), laundry, tips to guides, porters and drivers.
  • Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
  • Optional tours, excursions and activities.
  • Any item not detailed in the “What Is Included”

Bookings

Making a booking

If you want to reserve your place on a trip we ask you to place a deposit of $195 to secure your place. Should you wish to discuss your trip with us, please email sales@treknepal.com or call +977 985 1105063 or in the UK on +44 (0) 7544496024.

Trip

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Honeymoon Tour of Nepal Sunday 15th Oct 2017 - Monday 23rd Oct 2017 6 places left US$1090
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