Many festivals of religious significance are celebrated commonly with equal enthusiasm by both the sects and there is the co-existence of all the other religious. This is an excellent short trek & tour trip to Nepal including the ancient cities, religious palaces and foothill of the Annapurna’s. It offers one of the most spectacular views of Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri and a close look at Gurung and Magar people, who comprised and contributed to the famous Gorkha army. A side trip to Poon Hill (3,193 m) is the highest of this area.
Day 1: Kathmandu - Nagarkot. Arrive in Kathmandu meet with greeting with Nepali flowers and drive to Nagarkot, afternoon walking a round a villages evening go to view tower for sunset view. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing for Bhaktapur and Patan. After breakfast, walking down the hill to ancient cities Patan and Bhaktapur durbar these palaces was the different state in the beginning time. Evening welcome dinner at Nepali Chulo. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 3: Kathmandu - Pokhara. After breakfast drive to airport to catch the flight to Pokhara just 30 minutes flight people will have chance to see the beautiful mountain views even one can see over the eight thousand Himalayas Manaslu and Annapurna. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Pokhara - Nayapul - Tikhedhunga (1490 m). From Pokhara to Nayapul, it takes about 1 ½ hour by driving. The road is reasonably good. At the place of Nayapul, within short walk, one can cross suspension bridge. After that, follows up bank of Modi River to Birethanti. From there mountain trail leads through bamboo forest and passes a large waterfall-summing hole. The trail stays on the north bank of Bhurundi River to Bajagara. Beyond a pasture used by Pony caravans, the trail reaches sudami then climbs steadily up through the valley reaching Tikhedhunga (1495 m). Walking time takes about 5 hours. Overnight at the tea house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2850 m). From the place of Hile, after a short walk the trail crosses a steam on suspension bridge and leads the climb very steeply on a stone staircase. It leads continuously steep to the large village of Ulcer at 2,070 m. From there one can see first eye catching mountain views of Annapurna south (7,219 m), Himchuli (6,440 m) and Fishtail (6,996 m). After that, the trail leads through deep magnificent oak and Rhododendron forest up to Ghorepani (2,850 m). Walking time takes about 6/7 hours. Overnight at the tea house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Ghorepani - Tadapani (2590 m). At the place of Ghorepani to Poonhill (3,193 m), trail leads climbing very steeply on a stone staircase. Walking time takes about 1½ hour to the top. From the Poonhill, one can see view of Sunrise and breath taking mountains views such as Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, and Annapurna south, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Fishtail, Annapurna IV, and Annapurna II and so on. After Poonhill, ascends to Ghorepani from there to Tadapani (2590 m). Walking times takes approximately 6 hours. Overnight at the tea house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Tadapani - Ghandrung (1940 m). Trail leads to Ghandrung from Tadapani all the way of descends and flat through the oak and Rhododendron Forest. Walking time takes about 3 hours. Overnight at the tea house. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Ghandrung - Nayapul (1050 m) - Pokhara. At the place of Ghandrug trail leads to Nayapul, the route almost descending and flat through the bank of Modi River and passes several villages such as Kimle, and Birethani and comes Nayapul. Walking times takes about 5 hours, after Nayapul drives back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 9: Pokhara Sightseeing. In The morning we will have a time for paragliding tours if someone wishes to do it cost will be extra
Visit to Mahendra cave, visiting tibetian camp & international Mountain Museum, peace pogoda, visiting a Shang Gadhen Choekorling Monastery to see their life standard and praying with them as well. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B).
Day 10: Pokhara - Chitwan. After breakfast departure from Pokhara to Chitwan National Park. You will then be transferred to Resort where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing on our resort & its facilities. Short briefing about your program for the day. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 11: Full day Chitwan excursion. Wake up and have a Nature walk for Bird watching. Canoe ride along with Elephant breeding center. Visit to National Park visitor center. Village tour to a near by ethnic Tharu village by ox cart. Slides presentation about the flora & fauna of the National Park. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 12: Chitwan - Kathmandu. Departure to Kathmandu it takes a 5 and half hour drive. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 13: Kathmandu Sightseeing. Start visiting the most importance sites the pashupatinath temple a hindus palaces and biggest Buddhist stupa Boudhanath afternoon free time for shopping evening farewell dinner. Evening farewell dinner at Delima Garden Café. Overnight at Hotel. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 14: Kathmandu – Departure. After breakfast drive to airport to catch flight to onwards. Includes: (B).
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