Duration: 12 Days
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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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Scenic Mt. Everest Flight and Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri (2050 m/6725 ft): 30 min flight and 6 hours trek
Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750 m/ 9020 ft): 4 - 5 hours trek
Day 05: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860 ft): 6 - 7 hours
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,360 ft): 3 - 4 hours
Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft): 4-hour trek and 1-hour’s drive
Day 08: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan (815 m/2,674 ft): 134km/4-5 hours
Day 10: Chitwan National Park
Day 11: Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu: 127km, 4-5 hours
Day 12: Final Departure
Includes and Excludes
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.