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14 Day Nepal Trekking Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2450 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2450 US Dollar (USD)

It offers the travelers a life time opportunity to experience a taste of the natural and cultural wonders of Nepal. One can enjoy the view of continuously stretching ranges of majestic peaks, picturesque landscapes, green hills and lush farming villages, hospitality of friendly inhabitants along with their rich culture. This trek takes the travelers through relatively gentle walk traversing Nepal's Middle Hills and is designed for those who have no experience of Himalayan trekking. The path of this passes through Annapurna foothills with easy-paced walking. One can immerse oneself in the splendid beauty of Himalayas of the Annapurna range including Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna 1, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Annapurna V. Machhapuchhre seen throughout the trek. Besides it also provides an opportunity to interact with and witness daily village life of Gurung villages falling on the way. So, what are you looking for? If the unavailability of luxurious facilities during the trek had been the reason for you to not go to trek, then this trek has been made just for you, so, hurry up!

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel. Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. A traditional warm welcome by our airport representative. Short briefing about the package in the hotel. Typical welcome dinner in the evening.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing. You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel.Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley.This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide.Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva.This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent.There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

Day 3: Trek to Sanctuary Lodge (3750 ft/1150 m). After an optional early morning flight to Mount Everest, You fly to Pokhara (3300 ft /1000 m). You'll have a briefing at the before transfer by road with guides & porters to the trek start point . Your walk will follow a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey's Sanctuary Lodge is located.The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unclimbed Fishtail Mountain, or Machhapuchhre,as it is locally known. A picnic lunch is provided with a late afternoon arrival at the Lodge. (Trek time 3-4 hours). Overnight in Sanctuary Lodge.

Day 4: Trek to Himalaya Lodge, Ghandruk (6,600 ft/2,000 m). After breakfast, you will leave the lodge walking out through the outlying farms following the Modi River valley. Soon you will begin to climb out of the valley & up towards the mountains. The trail passes through small hamlets,terraced rice fields and forests with spectacular views of the surrounding valley. Snacks are provided along the trail. Hot lunch is served on arrival at the lodge in the early afternoon. (Trek time 5-6 hours). It is from this lodge that there are magnificent close up views of the surrounding mountains. Overnight in Himalaya Lodge.

Day 5: Himalaya Lodge. You will wake up this morning with tea and coffee served in the garden and watch the sunrise over Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and the Fishtail. After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, our guide will take you on an exploration of this mountain village and the surrounding countryside. Ghandruk was once a major recruitment centre for the famous Gurkha soldiers. The women of Ghandruk maintain a local industry of weaving traditional Nepalese rugs. Overnight in Himalaya Lodge.

Day 6: Trek to Bee Village Lodge, Lhandruk (5415 ft /1565 m). After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, You will start your trek to to Lhandruk. After leaving the village of Ghandruk, the trail descends steeply to the banks of the Modi River. Here, you’ll be at the base of the cliffs where the famed honey hunters of Nepal climb on ropes to collect the honey. You’ll then cross a strong suspension bridge to the opposite banks of the Modi. From here is it about a hour’s trek up switch backs and steps to reach the village of Lhandruk. Lhandruk affords more glorious views of the Annapurna range. Trek time about 4 hours. Arrive in time for lunch. Your guide will take you on a exploration hike of this mountain village after lunch.

Day 7: Trek to Gurung Lodge, Majgaun (4620 ft / 1400 m). After breakfast, you will leave the Bee Lodge & trek to Ker & Downey's Gurung Lodge. Today’s trek contours the side of the hill, with small ups and downs, passing through villages and farmland. Trek time to the Lodge is about 4 hours. You’ll reach the Gurung Lodge in time for lunch with optional afternoon hikes to the surrounding villages. Overnight Ker & Downey Gurung Lodge.

Day 8: Trek to Basanta Lodge, Dhampus (5000 ft / 1525 m). This morning you will start out trekking through the unspoiled village of Patlekhet. After walking you will pass through sub-tropical forests that include tree orchids, rhododendrons and magnolias. Along the way, you will stop at the village of Pothana where many Tibetan traders live and sell their souvenirs. After about 3 ½ hours, you will arrive at the Basanta Lodge. From the lodge, there are sweeping views of the entire Annapurna Range. After lunch at the lodge there will be an optional walk through the old village of Dhampus. Overnight in Basanta Lodge.

Day 9: Trek to Pokhara (2640 ft /830 m). After breakfast, you will depart along the ridge & descend through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor. Trek time 1 ½ hours. You then transfer by vehicle to the Temple Tree Resort in Pokhara (30 minutes). On the way back to Pokhara, the vehicle can stop on request at the Tibetan refugee camp where you will have time to explore the temple complex. You’ll arrive at the centrally located Temple Tree Resort in time for lunch. The rooms at the Temple Tree are filled with ethnic touches. Surrounding the rooms are landscaped gardens, water features, a swimming pool and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You’ll have a chance to enjoy lunch and dinner at local restaurants. The afternoon is free to explore the lakeside where most of Nepal’s Tibetan curio shops are located. Overnight in Temple Tree Resort.

Day 10: Seti River Camp (1000 ft / 300 m). This morning you will transfer to Damauli, a journey of some 1½ hours through the countryside. Here you will met our experienced boat crew, who will give you a full briefing prior to launch. The Seti River has no road access so the river and surrounding valley remain pristine. Floating down the river gives you a chance to see village life along the banks as well as the abundant variety of birds. There will be a picnic lunch on a sandy beach on the way to the camp. Today, there are 2 small rapids of no more than grade 2 and are no longer than 165 ft / 50 metres. The remainder of the trip is very much a float experience. Upon arrival, you will be shown to your safari style tent with beds, changing room, veranda and attached bathroom. Rafting time 2 to 3 hours depending on water levels. Overnight Seti River Camp.

Day 11: Seti River Camp (1000 ft / 300 m). Today you will have a layover day at the Seti River Camp. This second day allows you time to truly relax. In the morning, you’ll hike through surrounding forests to remote nearby villages where no other travel companies go. After you hike, you can take a dip in the river. Lunch is at the camp. The afternoon is free to explore the landscaped gardens, riverbank, or just relax in a hammock or tree house. Evenings are spent around an open fire of driftwood, at this unique safari-style river camp. Overnight in Seti River Camp.

Day 12: Raft and transfer to Kathmandu (4265 ft / 1300 m). The morning is spent rafting. There are 5 class 2 rapids. Again, each is no more than 165 ft / 50 metres. The remainder of the trip is a float when you can enjoy the surrounding countryside. Rafting time will be 2 to 3 hours depending on water levels. On completion of the rafting, you transfer to Kathmandu by vehicle, a 4 ½ hour drive. The road follows the Trisuli river before climbing over the ridge of mountains that surround the Kathmandu valley. Arrive at your hotel in the afternoon with the rest of the day and evening free. Overnight in Gokarna Forest Resort or Radisson Hotel.

Day 13: Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel. It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before transferring to the airport for flight back.

Day 14: Drive to Airport for Return flight. Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day to you to do as you choose. Many people take the time to shop, others enjoy exploring the cultural side of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Final Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pick up and drop
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- All sightseeing trip as mentioned
- All entry fees during sightseeing
- All Hotel accommodation
- All Transport on Private Coach
- 3 meals during trek
- Pokhara valley tour.

Price Excludes:
- Lunch and dinner in the city
- Drinks and bar bill
- Tipping.
- Personal Insurance
- Additional costs due to illness, force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
- Other things not mentioned.
- Nepalese visa 40$ for 30 days multiple.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2011

Over 25 Years experience in operating soft adventure holiday in the Himalaya, having vast knowledge in sustainable tourism. We cares an environment, promotes social responsibility and green Tourism. We are an advocate and follower of the five principles of IPPG. It is our pleasure to show visitors the beauty of the...

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