View from Poon Hill, 3210 meters
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Annapurna Foot Hill Trek

15 days Nepal Tour with Culture, Nature and Adventure

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  • December 9, 2008 at 11:21 am

    Sandy

    United Kingdom

    Full of the most wonderful memories of Nepal

    15 days Nepal Tour with Culture, Nature and Adventure

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    I just wanted to write and thank you for organising such a wonderful trip for my son and I in Nepal. We have had such a fabulous time an...
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Enjoy a 15 day Nepal Tour combined with nature, culture and adventure in the Himalaya country of Nepal. This tour is the best suited for family group traveling with children, couple or group of friends from age of 5 to 75 who loves easy outdoor activities. On this tour you will enjoy visiting medieval city of Kathmandu valley, hill side driving tour to Balthali with exciting sites of landscape, mountains, panoramic flight to Pokhara, a 5 day moderate Annapurna Foot Hill Trek with astonishing views of Annapurna Himalaya ranges, visit to Lumbini, the symbol of peace, where Lord Buddha was born 2500 years ago; and elephant riding, bird watching tour in Chitwan National Park.

Highlights

  • Enjoy sightseeing in Medieval city of Kathmandu valley including Bhaktapur
  • Hill side trip to Balthali which offers panoramic views of landscapes and mountains
  • 5 days moderate Annapurna Foothill hiking that offers tranquility view of Annapurna Himalaya ranges closely
  • Visit to Lumbini, the symbol of Peace, where Lord Buddha was born 2500 years ago
  • Trip to Chitwan National Park for elephant riding, bird watching tour and many more...

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to hotel. 

Over night at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 02: Kathmandu City tour, evening drive to Nagarkot (distance 32 k.m)

Over night at hotel, inclusive of breakfast

Highlights: Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathamndu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, and Nagarkot itself.

Day 03: Nagarkot - Bhaktapur - Balthali Village Tour (distance: 40 k.m)

We get up early in the morning to see sunrise as well as panoramic mountains views of Annapurna, Langtang and Gaurishanker Himalaya ranges. After breakfast we drive to Bhaktapur for heritage tour. Then we drive to Khopasi and take an easy walking to Balthali (40 minutes).

Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 04: Hiking to Namo Buddha (3 hours hiking) 

After breakfast we go for hiking tour to Namo Buddha, then drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 05: Flight to Pokhara to start the Annapurna Foot Hill Trek

In the morning after breakfast; we drive to airport and arrive in Pokhara after 30 minutes amazing flight. Then, we drive to Nayapul by private Car. 

We begin our trek at Nayapul, driving to the road head. After 15- minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. 

From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hile at 1495m & after the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1525m. This trek offers a short & relatively easy day, during journey & allows us to become used to the experience of trekking in Nepal.

Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 06: Trek to Ghorepani

Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour walk brings you to Ghorepani at 2775m.

Overnight at Guesthouse inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 07: Hiking to Poonhill - back to Ghorepani, and trek to Tadapani. 

This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani. Overnight at Guesthouse inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 08: Trek to Ghandrung (200m)

This is a nice Gurung village town in Annapurna region; we should not miss out visiting this nice town that offers excellent view of offers excellent view of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fishtail closely. Overnight at Guesthouse inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Day 09: Trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara

After 3 hours easy downhill walk to Nayapul from here we drive to Pokhara. Over night at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 10: Pokhara City Tour

Highlights: David's fall, Mahendra Cave, Old Bazar, Vindebasini temple, Seti River Gorge, Museum and boating at Fewalake. Over night at hotel inclusive of breakfast. Over night at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 11: Drive to Lumbini (distance: 207 k.m) 

Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 12: Drive to Chitwan (distance: 175 k.m) 

13:30 Lunch

16:00 Cultural Tour (visit to Tharu Village) 18:00 Slide show Program / Tharu Stick Dance 21:00 Dinner
Overnight at resort, inclusive of full board meal. 

Day 13: Tour Activities 

6:30 Breakfast
8:00 Canoeing, Elephant ride, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre
13:00 Lunch 15:00 Elephant back Safari
21:00 Dinner
Overnight at resort inclusive of full board meal.

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu

6:00 Wakeup call
6:30 Tea / Coffee
7:00 Bird watching
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Drive back to Kathmandu (175km). Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast. 

Day 15: Drive to Airport to board your flight to onward destination.

Includes
  • Airport pick up and drop off by private car/hiace/bus
  • Standard hotel accommodation during tour, inclusive of breakfast
  • An English speaking tour guide during tour
  • Guest house accommodation during trek
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trek
  • Jungle activities in Chitwan with full board meal
  • 1 experienced and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Surface transfer by private car/hiace/bus
  • All entry fees during tour
  • ACAP and TIMS permit
  • Government taxes
     
Excludes
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Item of personal nature
  • Any kind of bottle drink and bar bill
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver (expected, but not mandatory)

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