Classic: Nepal Adventure (ANNA)
Countries Visited: Nepal Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 4 - You might encounter a few high-altitude hikes or other more strenuous activities. Pro tip: Put down that pastry, buster.
Group Size: Max 15, avg 12
Meals Included: 1 lunch
Accommodations: Hotels (6 nts), teahouse lodges (3 nts).
Explore the sights in old Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, search for tigers in Chitwan NP, trek the foothills of the Annapurna Range, marvel at the mountain landscapes
From the colours and magic of Kathmandus markets to the serenity of Himalayan trails, this 10-day adventure offers an intriguing blend of well-paced excursions. The rugged foothills of the Annapurna Range will reward those willing to break a sweat with stunning views of mountain vistas. Experience Nepal from a different perspective as you explore Chitwan National Park on a 4x4 safari. With many included activities and options for more, like a soak in the restorative waters of a natural hot spring, youll come away with a full and real appreciation of this fascinating land.
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|Day 1||Kathmandu||Day 1 Kathmandu|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Kathmandu||Day 2 Kathmandu (1L)|
Take a tour of the world heritage site of Bhaktapur and visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist shrines in the world. Opt to visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Swayambhunath is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles. Included Activities: Bhaktapur Excursion Sisterhood of Survivors Project Bodhnath Stupa Visit
|Day 3||Pokhara||Day 3 Kathmandu/Pokhara|
A lively bus ride along stunning scenery brings us from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pay a visit to the striking temple of Brindabasim which stands proudly over Pokhara. Later, opt to relax in a cafE, paraglide over the lake, or shop for Nepali and Tibetan souvenirs in the endless stalls and shops. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 4||Ghandruk||Day 4 Pokhara/Ghandruk|
Drive to the start point of the trek, Naya Pul. Throughout the trek, come across isolated mountain communities, each observing different ancestral customs and traditions, resulting in not only a visually superb expedition but also a culturally rich one. Amid the rugged mountain scenery, meet warm and welcoming locals herding yaks and goats on the grassy pastures. Enjoy the opportunity to visit monasteries and temples. Along the way we see waterfalls of melted snow, cross icy rivers, broad plains, and high mountain passes. Opt to soak in natural hot springs (youve earned it). Included Activities: Annapurna Foothills Trek Day 1 Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 5||Landruk||Day 5 Ghandruk/Landruk|
Trek through the foothills from Ghandruk to Jhinu Danda for a rest and an optional soak in the hot springs. Continue on to Landruk, enjoying the views along the way. Included Activities: Annapurna Foothills Trek Day 2
|Day 6||Pokhara||Day 6 Landruk/Pokhara|
For the final day of trekking, walk approx. 5 hr enjoying gorgeous scenery along the way. End the trek in Kande and board a vehicle bound for Pokhara where you will spend the night. Included Activities: Annapurna Foothills Trek Final Day Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 7||Royal Chitwan National Park||Day 7 Pokhara/Royal Chitwan National Park|
Continue on to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Royal Chitwan National Park. Known as the Terai Tarai ("moist land"), the landscape you travel through today is a belt of marshy grassland, savannah, and forests at the base of the Himalayas. Included Activities: Barauli Community Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
|Day 8||Royal Chitwan National Park||Day 8 Royal Chitwan National Park|
Explore the national park by 4x4 safari before a guided half-day walk inside the park. Enjoy free time to enjoy some bird watching. The Terai-Duar region is home to the endangered Indian rhinoceros, as well as elephants, Bengal tigers, bears, leopards, and other wild animals. The Royal Chitwan National Park and Royal Bardia National Park preserve significant sections of habitat for these animals, making them home to some of the greatest concentrations of rhinoceros and tigers left in South Asia. Included Activities: Chitwan 4x4 Safari Royal Chitwan National Park Guided Walk Barauli Community Homestay
|Day 9||Kathmandu||Day 9 Royal Chitwan National Park/Kathmandu|
Return to Kathmandu and enjoy a free afternoon to continue exploring. Opt to visit the burning ghats at Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath or the monkey temple. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
|Day 10||Kathmandu||Day 10 Kathmandu|
Depart at any time. Opt for an Everest flight this morning, if weather permits.
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.