Nepal’s magnificent natural beauty, ancient history, rich mix of cultures, languages and religions and its distinctive art and architecture offer a rewarding destination to explore at least once in a lifetime. The 10 days incredible Nepal trip (Trekking type) is the blend of cultural heritage, natural sceneries that will introduce you to our world of divinity incorporating the beautiful city of lakes Pokhara, gentle and mild trek to Australian Camp, Dhampus, etc. which offers the breathtaking landscape comprising magnificent Annapurana Mountain range, Sarangkot offering splendid sunrise and sunset over the great mountains.
Bandipur the hilltop ancient Newari settlement introduce you with medieval town that is mostly untouched by modernization and here you can enjoy the peacefulness and tranquility of life in the foothills of the Himalayas.The Himalayan scenery and the diversity of forest and farmland in the middle hills and lowlands add attraction to every journey.
This tour also consist of the visit to the old city of Bhaktapur, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses the rich arts and culture, unique pottery, temples, and beautiful wood, metal and stone artworks. Worth to mention this trip would be one of your incredible trips ever you have accomplished.
What's included ?
- Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Bandipur in 3-star category hotel, twin-sharing room on BB basis as per the itinerary. For single supplement, the extra cost is USD 180 per person.
- All the transportation by luxury private vehicles with full A/C depending on group size.
- Entrance fees when sightseeing, museum, etc. in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Bhaktapur as per the itinerary.
- All the meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trip as per the itinerary
- Qualified and experienced guide, cook, porters and all the necessary staffs
- All the paper works, local Entrance Fees, VAT, Government Taxes, etc.
- Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure.
What's not included ?
- Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Personal expenses and bar bills.
- Travel insurance.
- Tips and gratuities.
- Return airfare from Nepal back to home.
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu, NepalArrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, according warm welcome, transport to hotel and a leisure day. Stroll around Thamel. Overnight stay in 3-star category hotel. With introduction and briefing about the tour program. With bed and breakfast. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (1395 m), approx., 6-7 hrs. scenic driveAfter the breakfast, a scenic drive of approximately 6/7 hours will take you to the beautiful lake city Pokhara. The view along the road is so dramatic with rivers, valleys, terraced fields and charming villages. Leisure time, shopping look around Lakeside, Pokhara. With bed and breakfast and lunch. Overnight in Pokhara
Day 3: Pokhara to Australian Camp (2000 m), approx., 2 hrs. drive then trek, approx., 2 hrs.After breakfast, from Pokhara, drive (approx. couple of hours.) to Kande (1706 m) and trek to Thulo Kharka ( Australian Camp,( approx., 2000m) for about 2 hours). The trail is steep; through stone staircase for about approx., 2 hours and gets to Australian Camp, located on the ridge and having an incredible view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and Lamjung Himal. With B / L / D Overnight at Australian Camp
Day 4: Australian Camp to Dhampus (1650 m), approx., 2 hrs.After the breakfast, from Australian camp trek down to Dhampus ( approx., 1650 m). From Australian Camp we will hike down to continue through perfect jungle trail with birds chirping sounds our trek continues to a beautiful village Dhampus, takes approx., about 2 hrs. Dhampus village is on the Annapurna trekking trail is blessed with majestic views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range. The village is attractive, a number of slate roofed house. The trek is best for those wishing to experience Nepal mountain scenery and ethnic culture within a short time. With B / L /D Overnight at Dhampus.
Day 5: Dhampus to Sarangkot (1592 m) via NaudandaDhampus – Naudanda –Sarangkot ( approx., 1592 m), around 3 hrs. trek and half an hour drive. After breakfast, approx., the trek of 3 hours hiking approaches at Naudanda, first down the hill and then uphill to Naudanda. The scenarios are beautiful with gorgeous views of Pokhara valley and Annapurna Himalayas. From Naudanda approx., half an hour drive will take you to Sarangkot which offers tremendous view over the incredible Himalayan range and Pokhara valley. With B/ L / D Overnight at Sarangkot
Day 6: Sarangkot to Pokhara, walk approx., 3 hrs.After breakfast, from Sarangkot descending gently down (approx. 3 hrs.) to Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the main touristic areas on the bosom of the Annapurna Himalayan range in Nepal. Day tour in the Pokhara city offers the surrounding panorama of nature and culture. We visit different beautiful and significant places around the city. After we descend from the Sarangkot we will visit Bindyabasini Temple, the temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, a form of manifestation of Shakti. After which we will have a lunch. Then we visit to Tarshi Palkhiel Tibetan refugee Camp, Hyangja then via Mahendra Pul Bazaar we head up to Universal Peace Pagoda. From Mahendra Pul bazaar we drive to Peace Pagoda (approx. 35 minutes), then followed by walking the staircases uphill for 10-15 minutes, approx. Shanti Stupa is the shrine built as symbol of peace. The spot is situated at a height of 1100 meters on the Ananda Hill. Nepal has two of the eighty peace pagodas in the world. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara has also become tourist attraction. Then lastly return to hotel, check into hotel and free time spend lakeside with so many nice lake views. Then leisure day, shopping, wandering around lakeside and enjoy walking, etc. With bed and breakfast and lunch. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 7: Pokhara to Bandipur ( 1030 m), approx., 4 hrs. driveFrom Pokhara after breakfast, drive (approx. 4 hours) to Bandipur (approx., 1030 m) Bandipur is a picturesque and romantic mountain resort where you have panoramic views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. From this scenic town you can see the mighty Marshyandi River rushing down through lush terraced rice fields. Bandipur is an ancient mountain village inhabited by the local Newari people. They are famous for their craftsmanship which results in many beautifully featured and carved buildings. This medieval town is mostly untouched by modernization and here you can enjoy the peacefulness and tranquility of life in the foothills of the Himalayas. We will have our lunch on scenic Highway Road on the way to Bandipur. With B / L / D Overnight at Bandipur
Day 8: Bandipur to Kathmandu, approx., 4 / 5 hrs. scenic driveAfter breakfast, from Bandipur we drive back to Kathmandu (approx., 4 – 5 hours). On the way back to Kathmandu, at Malekhu, famous spot for fresh local fish varieties, we will have a lunch stoppage at the river banks offering good natural landscape surroundings. Free and easy to do last minute shopping, take plenty of rest in Kathmandu after checking into the hotel. With bed, breakfast and lunch. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 9: Bhaktapur TourAfter breakfast, we will drive (approx. one and a half hour) for an incredible sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur literally translates to "the place of devotees." The arts and culture, monuments, wood carvings, sculptures and pottery from Bhaktapur is second to none. Bhaktapur is also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The city is rich in culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks. The city is also famous for a special type of curd known as Ju Ju Dhau, meaning the king of curds.The main landmark of this city is the Layaku (Durbar Square), pottery square, Nyatapola temple and Siddha Pokhari.. After the unique roaming around, we will have a lunch break in Bhaktapur city. After the lunch, return to hotel in Thamel for free and easy last minute shopping. With bed and breakfast and lunch. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure DayToday is your departure day. After breakfast, if time remains, shopping, looking/wandering around Thamel. Then according to your flight schedule drive to airport with beautiful memory back from Nepal.