Arrival in Kathmandu. On arrival, you will be meeting by a representative to provide you with your airport transfer to your Hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore the city known as Kantipur, the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Overnight at Hotel.
Kathmandu City: The capital of Nepal, is also known as Kantipur. It is named after Kasthamandap, an imposing Pagoda near Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Kasthamandap, supposed to be made from a single tree, along with Durbar Square is one of the ancient places of Nepal. Swayambhunath: one of the World’s most glorious Buddhist Stupas, painted on the four-sides of the spire bases are the never sleeping eyes of Lord Buddha. It lies 3 km west of the city and situated about 77m above the level of the Valley. Pashupatinath Temple: a sacred temple of Lord Shiva Pashupatinath with two-tiered golden roof situated on the banks of the sacred river Bagmati. It is the centre of Annual Pilgrimage on the day of Maha Shivaratri. This temple is situated amidst the lush green natural setting, 5 Km. East of city. Boudhanath: This colossal and ancient Buddhist Stupa, one of the biggest in the World, has the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels at a distance of 8 Km. East of city. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
This day after breakfast in the hotel, you will be taken to Sundarijal. It is a countryside which is located 15 kilometers (9 mile) northeast of Kathmandu. On reaching, we start trek to Chisopani. Chisopani, literally cold water, is our destination where we will stay overnight. Overnight at Tea House.
It is a 7 hours walk and the trail offers a wonderful picturesque view of Kathmandu Valley. After breakfast we walk straight down the hill till Chanku. After having lunch at Chanku, we continue and reach Nagarkot where we will spend our night at hotel. Nagarkot is famous place for overnight stay and to view sunrise and stunning chain of Himalayas early in the morning. Overnight at Hotel.
This day we will hike to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is the smallest municipality of Nepal in terms of population. It is situated only 30 Km east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on the Araniko Highway in the lap of Greenwood and at an elevation of 1,550 meter above the mean sea level and along the ridge that separates the valley of Banepa and Panchkhal. It is a small township, 30 kms from Kathmandu, along the Chinese-built road which leads to the border. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, we proceed to Bahrabise. A beautiful 3-hour ride from Dhulikhel, we will reach to Bahrabise. It is located close to the Tibetan border. Sprawling terraced slopes, Wild Bhote Kosi River and surrounded by dense jungle and pristine forest are the attraction of this place. Overnight at Hotel.
Day free for optional activities like bungy jumping swing ,canyoning , hiking etc Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, we retrace our journey and drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 4 hours of driving. Enroute, we will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the three major cities of the Kathmandu valley, and we will visit its Durbar square which although larger than the one in Kathmandu, has fewer temples due to an earthquake in 1934. We also visit the Nyatapola Temple, which is not only the highest temple (98 ft) in the valley but also one of the best examples of traditional architecture. After the sightseeing we will be driving to Kathmandu for approximately 45 mins. Upon reaching Kathmandu check – in to hotel. Rest of the evening free to relax. Overnight at Hotel.
This is one of the adventurous days of this tour. After breakfast, we drive to Charaudi from where rafting starts. We will raft over Trishuli River for about 3 hours. Once we reach, raft put off point for this day, our today’s journey comes to end. Overnight at Camp.
Our journey continues with the another full day raft over Trishuli This day we will raft for 3 hours and once we reach at raft put off point, we will drive to Chitwan. About 4 hours of driving we reach to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is one of the largest forest regions of Nepal and the main attraction of this Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Chitwan National Park is one of the largest forest regions of Nepal and the main attraction of this place is a wide range of wildlife – the rare great one horned rhinoceros, deer, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, fresh water dolphin, crocodile, the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and over 350 species of birds. Early in the morning, you will be taken to the forest for elephant back ride and jungle walk. Later, enjoy Tharu Village Tour, ox cart ride, canoeing and Elephant Breeding Center. Overnight at Jungle Resort.
This day awaits you for driving to Pokhara, the most scenic valley of Nepal and it is also known as the gateway to the Annapurna region. The never-waning beauty of the valley is enhanced by its lovely lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa, surrounded by the glacial region of the Annapurna Range of the Himalayas. This scintillating valley is situated 200 Kms west of Kathmandu linked by the Prithvi highway. This highway passes along a highly picturesque region amidst the midland valleys and the Terai belt of the Kingdom. The magnificent views of the Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Macchapuchhre and five peaks of the Annapurna provide a highly dramatic view in a subtropical setting. Pokhara is definitely a place not to be missed. Overnight at Hotel.
This day is a free day and you have a complete day to enjoy the day as per your interest. You may contact through our guide for optional activities like sightseeing tours, hiking, excursion etc. Otherwise, you way scroll around the market for shopping on own. Overnight at Hotel.
It is one – hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1100m) situated along the Modi River. You will have excellent views of waterfalls and meet friendly people along the tarin. The tarin ascends to Tirkhedhunga. Overnight at Tea House.
The trail continues to climb up on a stone staircase through wet temperate forests of Oa and rhododendron forests until Ghorepani. Ghorepani is one of the most popular village along Annapurna circuit. Many trekkers who do not trek the whole circuit visit Ghorepani to view a magnificent panorama of the Himalaya peaks. Most of the habitants in this villaga are magars. Overnight at Tea House.
Visit Poon Hill (3100 m) early next morning about one hour walk you can have the excellent views of Machapuchre, Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himal and in spring best views of Rhododendron flowers in its vicinity or in the trail in between Ghoerpani – Ghandrung. The red one called Lali Guras, which is the national flower of Nepal. From Ghoerpani you leave the main trail that leads you to Jomsom / Muktinath, instead you now walk to Tadapani which fairy easy and leisure. Walk across the villages and tea house dotted on the trail, a little steep up at the beginning, this day walking is pleasant as you cross through rhododendeon forests, beautiful view of Annapurna South is visible constantly on the trail. Lunch stop would be at banthanti. From Banthanti to Tadapani is about 1 hour walk relativey easy and pleasant. Overnight at Tea House.
Today is the last day of the trekking. Morning,trek to Nayapool and ands the trek. The duration of the trek will be 3 hours approx. And reaching Nayapul, drive to Pokhara which takes an hour. On arrival at Pokhara which takes an hour. On arrival at Pokara, check in to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
It takes about five hours drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara. The higway follows the Trisuli River, you follow its junction with the Marsyangdi River. On reaching, check in to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, we proceed for sightseeing tour of Patan. This sister capital is an ancient city, which is also known as Lalitpur. This city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments with bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings. It is also known as the city of fine arts and for the superb craftsmanship of its artisans. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel and rest of the day free. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and will transfer you to the airport to catch your onward flight.
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