Nepal Experience Tour

 
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Trip facts

Duration: 12 Days

Country: Nepal

Nepal is a beautiful country, perfect for traveling and is well-known for abundant cultural heritage sites. Even the highest peak Mount Everest is located here and also is the mystical land where Lord Buddha was born. There are more than 100 tribal groups here for you to explore many different cultures. This tour is an easy tour with moderate altitude so any travelers with no age limit can tour around this beautiful country.

Here, we will be trekking the Annapurna region to the Poon Hill. You don’t need to worry about the altitude of each day, we will be acclimatizing and head forward to the hill station to get the spectacular views of the entire Annapurna range and several other peaks. As in Kathmandu city, we will be sightseeing some of the heritage sites.

As this experience tour begins from Kathmandu visiting four UNESCO world heritage sites. The Kathmandu Durbar Square is a palace built with beautiful ancient arts and architecture. The other one is the Pashupatinath temple which is a holy site for Hindus. Next is the Boudhanath stupa which happens to be the biggest and highest stupa in South Asia. Lastly, we will be visiting the Swayambhunath temple (also known as monkey temple) where you get to observe lots of monkey in this temple.

Next, we take an airstrip to Pokhara - a beautiful city and the best hub for tourists. From here, we drive to Nayapul for 6 hours. We start trekking by crossing some of the regions of Annapurna like Ghorepani and head to the Poon hill to enjoy the spectacular views of the Annapurna mountain range and several other peaks. From here, we retrace back to Pokhara and early next morning head to Sarangkot to perceive more of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. We also visit the Davis fall and do boating at the Phewa Lake in Pokhara and drive to Chitwan later.

In Chitwan, we would be doing some adventurous activities like elephant back safari in Chitwan national park and even visit some stables of elephant and enjoy observing elephants taking bath. Hereafter we wrap up our tour and drive to Kathmandu. Experience Nepal tour is carefully designed for one to get a full adventure in Nepal and be the best memory of a lifetime. The perfect time to visit this country will be in spring and autumn but we the company organizes this tour every season as per the customer holiday schedule. For further details about this tour, feel free to contact or email us.

Below we list our detailed itinerary for this tour:

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport, you will be welcomed by our team Accent Himalaya and drop you to the hotel. After checking in into hotel, you can take rest and freshen up or visit the office of Accent Himalaya in Thamel. In the evening, Accent Himalaya will be hosting a welcome dinner in a fine Nepali restaurant to serve you mouth-watering Nepali dish - an introduction to Nepali food culture. We will spend our night in Kathmandu.

  Welcome Dinner

Day 02: Scenic Mt. Everest Flight and Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today morning - we will head to the airport and take a mountain flight and enjoy the aerial view where we will get the picturesque view of highest mountain Everest, & Kanchenjunga and several other snow-capped peaks including slight glimpses of the Tibetan plateau. After enjoying our mountain flight, we will head back to Kathmandu city. 

Later in the afternoon, we will be visiting several heritage sites enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu like the Durbar Square. In brief, Durbar is the ancient palace where Malla king used to rule over Nepal long back. Next will visit the Pashupatinath temple - a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After that, we will explore Swayambhunath temple - a holy site both for Buddhists and Hindus. Simply for visitors, this temple is also known to be as monkey temple. Later we will visit the Boudhanath stupa - the best spot for tourists. We will spend our night in Kathmandu.

  Breakfast

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri (2050 m/6725 ft): 30 min flight and 6 hours trek

Today in morning, we take a flight to Pokhara capturing the breathtaking top view of the Himalayas from the right side of our seat. As soon as you arrive at Pokhara - a beautiful lake, the city offers the spectacular view of Himalayas including with mount Manaslu, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna ranges. 

We will relax for awhile and drive to Nayapul and from here we will commence our trek. Our trails where we will be heading is through the dense subtropical forests and then we will have lunch and continue our trek and after that, we will be crossing the Modi Khola- river through a suspension bridge and then we will reach Tikhedunga village. We will then head to the Ulleri hills with lots of stones on the trail. We will spend our night in Ulleri.

 

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750 m/ 9020 ft): 4 - 5 hours trek

Today after breakfast we will be climbing up to the Ghorepani village. Its name is derived as Ghore means horse and Pani means water so altogether it is called Ghorepani or horse water. Earlier it was stop for horse traders and no it is the campsite for the trekkers. Ghoreapani is a small village where you can see the local people selling their local products. The town is divided into two sections one is in the high hill and the other one is in lowland but we will be heading to the higher hill to capture few snow capped peaks including with the Nilgiri and Annapurna Mountain. In evening it will be bit cold because we will be stopping at the high altitude. We will spend our night in Ghorepani.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860 ft): 6 - 7 hours

Today we will be catching the glimpse of mesmerizing sunrise view including with the Himalayas for that we have to wake up early morning and ascend on a steep trail and head towards the view point known Poon hill station which is at the altitude of 3210 meter. This spot is the well known of the Annapurna region where many trekkers visit this region where one get to view splendid view of mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several snowcapped peaks. After spending some time on this view point we will retrace back to Ghorepani. Then we will have breakfast and ascend close to the ridge and then we will be descending down via rhododendron forests alongside with the cascading waterfall and then we will reach at Tadapani. We will be spending our night in Tadapani.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,360 ft): 3 - 4 hours

Today we will descend through a steep trail via lush forests. Today we will trek through dense forests of rhododendron and if you are travelling during the spring season than you get to observe rhododendron flowers blooming all over the trail. We will then trekking to the entrance of the village of Ghadruk it is the beautiful village with few settlements which are mostly inhabited by the Gurung communities. On the way we will also viewing the most beautiful mountain of Annapurna which is Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Annapurna south. Here we also get a chance to explore the Gurung communities’ culture and their traditions and visit the Gurung museum.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft): 4-hour trek and 1-hour’s drive

Today we will be trekking from Ghadruk village and head towards the Nayapul and from here we take a drive to Pokhara. As today trek we will head downhill to Birethanti. We will then trekking to the stair case via stone slabs and head towards the village following terraced fields. Continuing trekking and then we will be crossing the Modi River and then we will reach at Birethanti and from Birethanti we will walk for awhile and then we finally reached at Nayapul. Then from here we take a drive to Nayapul towards Pokhara. We will spend our night in Pokhara.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 08: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Today morning we will be heading to Sarangkot hill where one gets to view the breathtaking view of mount Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges and the beautiful Pokhara lake city. We will be enjoying some time in this hill viewing the several mountain of Annapurna with the reflection of sunrise view. Then we will retrace back down to the valley of Pokhara and from Pokhara we will be exploring some of the landmarks of Pokhara which are Davis fall, Shiva cave and then we will head to explore the serene lake named Phewa Lake. In this lake we will be even doing boating and in the center of this lake there is a sacred Hindu temple named Bindyabaseni and then you can explore this temple and observe the Hindu religious rituals and all. After that we will be visiting other sites like international mountain museum which has a earlier records of past and present mountaineering activities and also visit the Tibetan refugee camp. We will spend our night in Pokhara.

  Breakfast

Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan (815 m/2,674 ft): 134km/4-5 hours

Today after having our breakfast we will be leaving Pokhara and drive to Chitwan district which is well known for Chitwan national park –Nepal first national park and this site is also listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. When we reach at Chitwan we will be walking on the park and enjoy diverse flora and fauna of national park and observe varied birds of Chitwan national park. In evening the staff of this park will be displaying a small presentation of diverse flora and fauna of Chitwan National park. We will spend our night in Chitwan.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Chitwan National Park

Today we will be touring Chitwan national park where we will first riding on an elephants back and head to the forests and enjoy the ride as well as observing the wildlife animals of national park. Afternoon we will be riding a canoe and ride on the Rapti river and we will get to observe dolphins, crocodiles, gharials and some aquatic birds. We can also enjoying walk to the park and observe different species of birds. We will spend our night in Chitwan.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu: 127km, 4-5 hours

Today morning we will enjoy observing different types of birds of Chitwan national park. After breakfast we will drive towards Kathmandu. During our drive we will be crossing the Terai plain which is close to Chitwan district through the windy trail. By evening we will reach at Kathmandu and then our staff will drive you to the hotel. In evening the company will be hosting a farewell dinner for the successful of the trip

  Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

Day 12: Final Departure

Today finally your journey in Nepal comes to an end. Our representative from the Accent Himalaya will be dropping you at the airport three hours earlier than your flight schedule.

  Breakfast

Includes and Excludes

What's Included

  • Pickup and drop from airport and hotel
  • All accommodations on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara and all meals in Chitwan and during the trek
  • Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, Pokhara, and Chitwan
  • English-speaking, trained and experienced guide
  • Potter service charges during the trek
  • All fees for sightseeing including entry fees for visiting temple(s),monument(s), trekking and national parks
  • Domestic flight (From Kathmandu to Pokhara)
  • Scenic Mt. Everest flight
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work(s) and permit(s)
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee (please bring the exact US $ in cash and two passport size photograph)
  • Airport departure tax (Rs. 200 per person per flight)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • The services that are not included in 'What's Included' section

Trip Note

 

Accommodation

Accent Himalaya manages its best to provide good food and comfortable accommodation. During your tour, standard hotel (rated 2-3 stars) will be provided. However, if you are willing to pay more, we can arrange some luxurious room from 4-5 star hotels.

Meals

All the meals and breakfast required for you are included in our package. Dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge where you spend overnight and the team leader or guide will find you a good place for lunch on the way to your destination.

Luggage/Backpack

You will be carrying a small backpack with your water bottle, camera, tissue paper, towel, or other gears that you need to use frequently. The clothes and gears that you don’t need can be packed and left in the locker or safe deposit box in the hotel free of cost.

Normal weight limit at Nepal’s domestic airline is 15 kg including your hand carry and in case you exceed the limit, you need to pay the extra amount which is not included in our package.

Guide

Accent Himalaya provides you a very trained and experienced tour guide who will handle all the logistics and other issues that may emerge during your tour. If you are visiting in a bigger group, we will provide you an additional guide.

Personal Expenses on Trek

Personal expense literally depends upon your personal habit; whether you are alcoholic or non-alcoholic, extravagant or thrifty and so on. Normally, the cost of the meal and accommodation during the trek are covered in our package and you will be liable to pay for table drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking, souvenirs, hot shower (available at some places) tips to the guide or porters, meals during your stay at Kathmandu (a normal meal costs $ 5-7 in Kathmandu) as well as the entrance fees during your city tour to different places in Kathmandu (approximately $ 25). Tips to the guide or porter are your personal choice. However, we advise you to give tip and allocate 5-10 percent of your total tour cost if you are satisfied with their service.

Our Greetings at Airport

We advise you to flow the information of your international flight details after you confirm your Trip with Accent Himalaya for our meeting and greetings. Right after you cross the Customs and check out of the terminal building, you will find our representative holding a placard with your name or the name of the company (Accent Himalaya) and drop you to your hotel in a private car. In case you have booked the hotel by yourself, we suggest you inform us in advance the name of the hotel you are about to stay so that our representative can drop you to your hotel and would be easier to meet with the team leader or the guide.

Itinerary and Possible Changes on it

Our normal Itinerary is the most usual and practicable. In the package, the days of your arrival and departure and a day of city tour are also counted. In case you have managed your further schedule, you want to exclude those days and just want us to help you with the trip part, upon your inquiry, we can rearrange and adjust the itinerary according to your wish and let you know about the final cost for the trip. Also, you can extend your trip if you feel it necessary with consultation with our guide on the way to your destination but we recommend you to finish the trip within the last day mentioned in our package as many unforeseen circumstances may befall at any time.

Booking and Payment

You are required to make 20% (non-refundable) payment in advance in order to confirm and book a trip along with a photocopy of your passport and flight details (arrival detail, flight name, number and time) and the remaining 80% balance is due when you arrive in Nepal. You have an option of paying the advance by bank transfer or credit card. So, do let us know which modes of payment are convenient for you, then we will forward the details of payment. We also accept Pay Pal.

 

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