Nepal Introduction Tour

Visit Himalaya treks Offer 12 days Nepal Introduction Tour introducing you to our land, history and much as much involves with local tradition and culture. That’s not all, you will get the opportunity to stand lap of the Himalaya well known of the world as an Annapurna.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration - 12 Days
Trekking Duration - 10 Days
Trekking Mode - Hotel+Tea House
Trip Level - Easy
Max. Altitude - 3210 Meters
Min. Group Size - 1+

Visit Himalaya treks Offer 12 days Nepal Introduction Tour introducing you to our land, history and much as much involves with local tradition and culture. That’s not all, you will get the opportunity to stand lap of the Himalaya well known of the world as an Annapurna.

You will have an opportunity to visit world heritage sites, old Buddhist monasteries, Temples, and historical museums during these 12 days holidays. You will have an opportunity to stand just in front of the bright Himalayan peaks at Poon Hill that is located in the Lap of the Mount Annapurna one of the finest viewpoints in the Annapurna region of Nepal. During this 4 days hikes, you will enjoy the life of Nepalese’s in the countryside.

Making your trip more memorable and enjoyable you will spend 2 nights in the Chitwan National Park to experience wildlife activities. Also you will experience different type of people’s lifestyle in the Chitwan National Park comparing on the Hilly region of Nepal.

Route with will covered during this 12 days Kathmandu, Pokhara, Short trek to Lap of Annapurna better known by Annapurna Panorama hike, Chitwan National Park, Nagarkot and Bhakpatur city. Bhaktapur is old newari traditional city with historical temples.

Nepal Introduction Tour Short itineraries: 

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu;
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley,
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara (900 meters), drive to Naya Pul (1000 meters) and trek to Tikhedunga. (1550 meters)
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani. (2850 meters)
Day 05: Climb Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani. (2600 meters)
Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters).
Day 07: Free day and sightseeing in Pokhara.
Day 08: After breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park,
Day 09: April 22: Chitwan national park activities.
Day 10: Activities in Chitwan National park
Day 11: Early morning Sunrise Mountain View from Nagarkot –
Day 12: Departure.

 

Detail Itinenary

Arrival In Kathmandu Day 01
Arrive in kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu; receive at airport transfer to Hotel stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Day 02
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, world historical sites and temples – Swayambunath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Pasupatinath temple, Patan Durbar Squire which is takes about 8 hours day tours in Kathmandu.
Flight back to Kathmandu Day 03
Fly to Pokhara (900 meters), drive to Naya Pul (1000 meters) and trek to Tikhedunga. (1550 meters)
An early morning 25 minutes flight to Pokhara. Pokhara is the lake city of the country and is less polluted and crowded compared to Kathmandu. Views of Annapurna range and the dominating figure of Machapuchhre (also known as Fishtail) (6997 meters) dominates both the sky and the beautiful Phewa Lake with its reflection in it. A private car will drop us at Naya Pul, an hour and half hour away from Pokhara. The trek starts at Nayapul and passes through the villages of Birethanthi, Sudame and Hille. The trail follows the Bhurungdi Khola (Khola Means River in Nepali) for the whole day and finally reaches the day’s destination, Tikhedhunga. An easy and short day to kick off the trek. (1:30 hours drive and 3 hours trek) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek-To-Ghorepani Day 04
Trek to Ghorepani. (2850 meters)
After crossing the Bhurungdi Khola on a suspension bridge at the start of the day, climbing steep paved steps until the village of Ulleri finally gets the day and the trek going. It steadies a bit and turns gradual up to Banthati. After Banthati, the trail starts to go gradually uphill through the shades of the Rhododendron forest and passes Nange Thati, the last village before reaching Ghorepani. (6 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Ghorepani-Pooh-hill-Trek Day 05
Climb Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani. (2600 meters)
Early morning hike up to Poon Hill (1 hour), one of the best viewpoint of the region to enjoy the sunrise above the spectacular mountain ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. We return for breakfast at Ghorepani and then trek towards Tadapani, climbing a gentle ridge of yet another Rhododendron forest with the views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges still delighting us. The trail leaves the ridge after Deurali and starts to descend down steeply to Nange Thati. A steady and easy walk is soon followed again by another descend down to a small stream with a final climb in the afternoon finally ending the day at Tadapani. (5 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek to Tadapani Day 06
Trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters)
The day starts with a descent through the jungles passing through couple of teashops at Bhaisi Kharka and continues to drop steeply to the famous Gurung village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is one of the ideal village located altitude of 1940 meters from the sea level lap of the Annapurna South. After lunch visit local Gurung Museum short trek to Kimche about 1 hour. We will meet our land transport at Kimche and derive to Pokhara via Birethanti and Nayapul. About 2 and half hours drive finally take us to Lake City of Pokhara. (Breakfast Included)
Sightseeing in Pokhara Day 07
Free day and sightseeing in Pokhara.
Pokhara is one of the nice places that you can make some perfect day trip to around Pokhara. Visit Historical temple in Pokhara located middle of Fewa Lake, TAAL BARAHI Temple, after visiting temple walk to about 30 minuts world peace stupa for breathtaking views of Pokhara City, and Mountains. After visiting world stupa walk down to Fewa Lake and boat to Pokhara city, After lunch continue visit Davis fall, Gupteshowr Cave and International mountain museum. Evening free at Pokhara chilling around beauty of Fewa Lake stay overnight at Pokhara.
Drive to Beshishar Day 08
After breakfast drive Pokhara to Chitwan national Park,
After breakfast drive Pokhara to Chitwan national Park, check in hotel stay at Chitwan National Park. Check In Hotel, welcome drinks and introduction to your room. Freshen up and briefing session. Lunch Cultural Tour ( To Visit Tharu Village) Riverside Sunset view Tharu stick dance Dinner
Sun set in Nagarkot Day 09
Chitwan national park activities.
Wake up Call Breakfast Canoeing Ride and Elephant Breeding Centre Visit. Lunch Elephant Back Jungle safari Dinner.
Chitwan Tour Day 10
Chitwan national park activities and Drive Back to Kathmandu
Wake up Call Tea/ Coffee Bird Watching Breakfast Departure - Drive back to Kathmandu/ Nagarkot – stay overnight at Nagarkot.
Nagarkot tour Day 11
Early morning Sunrise Mountain View from Nagarkot.
After sunrise view back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Bhaktapur – 3rd largest city around Kathmandu valley, this old city was once a capital of Nepal during great Malla Kingdom from 12th to 15th century. Bhaktapur means the city of Devotees, here visit famous heritage places situated at 1,401 meter home to traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs and culture as every-day life of Bhaktapur people. Places of interest in Bhaktapur: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Naytapola Temple, The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery & Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur - After a pleasant and exciting time in Bhaktapur drive back to Kathmandu Check in Hotel, Evening typical Nepalese dinner with us stay overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
Final-Departure Day 12
Departure.
(If your departure time is late afternoon, visit Thamel, shopping and we will transfer to Airport for departure.

Service inclusion in trip cost:

  • Arrival and departure land transport.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu 3* stander hotel with Breakfast.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara 3* stander hotel with Breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with historical Tour Guide and land transport.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara airfare including airport Tax.
  • 1-night accommodation in Nagarkot.
  • Accommodation and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while on the trek in normal teahouses.
  • Salary, insurance, food, accommodation for guides and porters.
  • 2 in sharing porter to carry your luggage on treks (Per person 12-kilogram luggage).
  • National Park entry fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
  • Pokhara – Chitwan – Kathmandu land transport by private vehicle.
  • All mentioned Activities in Chitwan including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Group First Aid Kit.
  • Government taxes and service charge.
  • Service charge and Government taxes.

Service Exclusion in trip cost:

  • International flight.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Sightseeing entry fee on sightseeing spots.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal expenses like telephone bill, bar bill, laundry, personal tips for the driver, guide etc.
  • All not mentioned in inclusion section.

Gear List

Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen on safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
  • Thermal shirts/underwear
  • Nightwear thermals
  • Fleece/sweatpants
  •  Day-wear shirt/rain pants
  •  Trekking pants
  • Wind pants
  • Warm hat/balaclava
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Torch / Flashlight
  • Quick drier Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen 35++
  • Water purification
  • A set of Earplugs
  • Trekking Poles
  • Hiking Boots
  • Socks
  • First aid kit
  • Antiseptics
  • Camera and video camera
Medical
  • Betadine / Dettol.
  • Hand-plaster
  • Bandage
  •  Eye drop.
  • Eardrop
  •  Sinex.
  • Gauge
  • Cotton
  • Move / Spray
  • Design
  • Diamox
  •  D-Cold
  • Vicks
  • Paracetamol
  • Medicine for diarrhea
  • Medicine for a toothache

 

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