This trip will take you to the most exciting landscapes of Nepal. We will take you through incredibly interesting routes and places that will leave you wanting more. It will include Kathmandu, Pokhara and Annapurna.
The trip will be organized by days, scheduled like this:
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu
Arriving at the airport where, you will meet with the representative in charge of taking you to the hotel. They will give you a traditional welcome and lead you to your accommodation.
The same night, you will have a typical-food welcome dinner.
Day 2: Sightseen in Bungmati, Kokana, Patan and Monkey temple
In this second day, there will be a great trip over the three most important places in Nepal: Monkey Temple, Patan, Bungmati - Kokana.
Bungamati and Khokana are the first stop of the early morning, they are cities not very affected by globalization, and that preserve their traditional essence. Bungamati is a small Newari town which still has its traditions too, most of them lost with the new culture and technology of the country. Walking just a few minutes, we will arrive at Kokhana, the next small town that is similar to Bungamati, they mantain their traditions and have the same typical lifestyle as always.
The second half of the day we will travel around Patan, Lalitpur. We would be in love with its Newari architecture, woodcarving and metal works. On our way to the hotel, we will see metal-smiths, woodcarvers and carpet weavers working.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara
In the early morning and after you enjoy the buffet breakfast, we will take a ride to the lake city, Pokhara following Trishuli River. It will be a 5-6 hour drive. On the afternoon, you will enjoy the lake view, as the accommodation is located next to it. We’ll stay overnight at Pokhara.
Day 4: Pokhara to Kalikasthan
The trail starts on the Prithivi highway. We will cross through the flat area of the rice fields and the river. After that, there will be a trek through different tribal villages, before reaching the ridge of Kalikasthan, were we’ll spend the night.
Day 5: Kalikasthan and Syanklung
This day will be a trip starting the walk throuh the villages and along the ridge of the mountains, where we will view the beautiful Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Overnight, we will sleep in Syaklung.
Day 6: Syanklung and Chispani
From where we spent the night, we will travel to Chisapani in a 5-6 hour trip. That will give us a chance to familiarize with the local people and lifestyle. After the ride, we will arrive to Chisapani, place from where we can have the best view point to see the Himalayan Panoramas of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. We’ll spend the night in Chisapani.
Day 7: Chisapani and back to Pokhara
This day will be spent on travelling back to Pokhara from Chisapani, and spending the night in Pokhara. It will be a long ride where you could see all the beauty of the country and the typical lifestyle of the areas visited.
Day 8: Fly back to Kathmandu
You will take a 30 minute flight back to Kathmandu from Pokhara, where you will have some time to do some local tourism and enjoy the place for one last time.
Day 9: Departure
This day you will be taken to the airport in a private vehicle, so you take your flight in time to get home.
We hope to see you on another amazing trip over Nepal, have a nice and safe flight back!
The trip costs includes
- All airport/hotel transfers
- 3-star hotel in Kathmandu on B.B basis
- 3 star level hotel accommodation in Pokhara (Hotel Barahi, Mt Kailash, Hotel Peninsula or similar)
- Welcome or farewell dinner
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Private vehicle and transportation during the trip
- An experienced English-speaking tour guide
- City sightseeing with Government licence holder guide, including his salary, food and accomodation.
- Heritage site entry fee of $ 45 Per Person
- All government and local taxes
- Manakaman Cabal Car $10 Per Person
- All service charge tax and Vat
The trip does NOT include
- Nepal VISA fee. You must bring 2 passport-type pictures and USD cash
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Travel and rescue personal insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, etc.)
- Tips for guides, porters and drivers