(17 Nights 18 Days)
Trip Price per person: US Dollar Forteen Hundred only.
Trekking in Nepal is one of the most popular tourism activities and is one of the special sports for mountain lovers. Trekking is obviously one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty, diverse cultural heritages, and varied geographic conditions of this country. That is why thousands of trekkers visit here every year to capture the scenic views and explore the spirit of adventure. Trekking is not just walking up mountains; it is the gradual way of experiencing the diversity of religion, culture, language, ethnicity and geography of the country.
Nepal is known as the paradise and the best destination for trekkers in the world, as it has some of the most spectacular trekking routes. The trekking here in the high mountain range can either be a one day adventure or a month or more hiking, passing through villages in the shadow of towering snowy peaks and valleys. The trekking routes pass through the forest that is full of rhododendron and through the sub tropical region to alpine and different landscapes, lush alpine meadows and rocky snow covered passes, ice falls, glaciers, high altitude and frozen lakes.
Therefore, when you go trekking in Nepal, you get a chance to see not only the nature, but also the rural communities and spectacular mountains. Thus, trekking here is a journey to explore yet unexplored places, the variety of culture, religion, festivals and castes, diverse lifestyle of friendly people belonging to diverse ethnic groups inhabiting in the mountain region. The hospitality of the people living in the mountains enchants trekkers in such a way that they come again and again and build fondest memories of Nepal throughout their life. Bearing these in mind, the Advent Himalaya Treks, offers such a service to its clients that everyone can make their holiday the most memorable and fondest in their lives.
The Best of Nepal Trekking tour lets you experience all that Nepal has to offer: excellent trekking, safe whitewater rafting, stunning wildlife safaris, history and culture.
Ancient Cities in Nepal
Kathmandu, our start and end point for this trip, offers a wide range of interesting cultural sites and heritages to discover. Founded in the 8th century, Kathmandu is comprised of three royal cities, Kathmandu (capital city), Patan & Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon).
Trekking through Natural Beauty
Your trekking adventures take you to Dhampus and Ghandrung, with spectacular mountain views. The Annapurna and famous “Fishtail” mountain peak of Machhapuchhare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara.
Whitewater Rafting and Safari
Continue your adventure with a two-day rafting trip on the Trisuli River, ending at Chitwan National Park. Travel by jeep and elephant as you search for Asian One-Horned Rhino, Leopard, and the Royal Bengal Tiger. Home to over 400 species of birds and the Gangetic Dolphin, Nepal’s first national park is an ecological treasure.
· Kathmandu Cultural Tour.
· Visit to UNESCO World Heritage City of Bhaktapur
· Everest View Flight.
· 3 day Jungle Tiger Safari in Royal Chitwan Park on the Indian border2 day Trisuli river rafting trip (easy grade)
· 2 days in Pokhara, the Main popular tourist city of Nepal, home of Lake Phewa and starting point of Annapurna Trekking.
· 3 day trek to view 5 of the top 10 Himalayas on our planet.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu you are welcomed and transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Enjoy dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants while taking in the expedition briefing.
Full day tour of old Kathmandu with its Durbar Square, Kumari temple and the living Goddess, then continue to Swayambunath stupa (monkey temple). Drive to the World Heritage City of Patan for lunch at the Patan Cafe, part of the Patan museum complex. After lunch visit the Patan Museum and take a tour of Patan city and its cultural sites and unique artisans (Patan is known as the city of fine arts). End the tour with a visit to the Tibetan Refugee camp where you can view carpet weaving and buy fine traditional Tibetan hand-knotted carpets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning transfer to the airport for a mountain flight around Mt. Everest and the surrounding region. Get a close-up and comfortable view of these spectacular mountains from the air. After breakfast we will drive to the Kopan monastery on a hilltop overlooking Bodnath, then continue the drive down to Bodnath for a tour of the stupa, its monasteries, stalls and market. Afterwards we head off to tour the Pashupatinath Hindu temple.
Day 04 & 05
Tour to UNESCO World Heritage City of Bhaktapur. This traditional city was founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD. Tour the monuments and temples, the Palace of Fifty-five Windows, and the museums of woodcarving and metalwork. Watch clay craftsmen and cloth weavers practicing their arts much as they have for centuries. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 06 & 07
After an early breakfast and view of the Himalayas at sunrise, leave for Pokhara by Tourist Bus, its six hours drive . In Pokhara take boat on the Phewa Lake and simply chill on lakeside with its many shops. For a real thrill, experience the 30-minute tandem paraglider flight from Sarangkot viewpoint with an experienced pilot. Fly like an eagle under a silky canopy, the snowy peaks spread out before you. You’ll have two days to relax, explore and oak up the atmosphere around Pokhara.
We start the day with an early breakfast and trek brief with your guide followed by a short drive to Phedi to begin the trek to Dhampus, supported by porters and your fully qualified iTrekNepal guide. Considered an easy peak to climb, Dhampus provides spectacular views of Machapuchare (fishtail peak), Annapurna massif and other giant peaks. Overnight at the lodge.
Trek to Ghandrung, one of the most famous destinations for trekkers and known for its beautiful mountain views. Ghandrung is also home to the Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. The Gurung have their own dialect, culture, costumes, and life style. We will have an opportunity to visit the Gurung museum. Overnight at the lodge (extension possible including 2 day round trip to Poon Hill).
Trek to Birethanti and meet our vehicle for the drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 11 & 12
Drive to the Trisuli river put in point and begin our 2-day river raft trip to Chitwan National Park. Modern rafts, experienced staff and well-maintained equipment mean that even complete beginners can safely enjoy this trip. Overnight on the banks of the Trisuli river at a riverside tented camp.
Continue your river rafting adventure until we reach Chitwan National Park, where our vehicle pick-up will drive us to a jungle lodge for wildlife safari activities transported by jeep and elephants.
Day 14 & 15
Jungle lodge (jungle activities). Spend the day observing rare and endangered species such as the Asian One-Horned Rhino, Leopard, and Royal Bengal Tiger (if you’re lucky). Home to over 400 species of birds and the Gangetic Dolphin, Nepal’s first national park is an ecological treasure.
Day 16 & 17
Fly or drive back to Kathmandu and transfer (1.5 hrs) to the Himalayan resort town of Nagarkot famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. With an elevation of 2,195 meters, Nagarkot is described by visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round
End of Trip, transfer to Airport
The Price does include:
• Airport pick-up and drop-off by car
• All Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
• Licensed and trained trekking guides and his/her all wages, food, transpiration, accommodation and travel insurance
• Porters for carrying goods and suppplies and his/her all wages, food, transpiration, accommodation and travel insurance • All accommodation during trek
• All meals and hot beverages whilst trekking
• Transportation to and from trailhead
• All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
• National Park/Conservation Area entry permit
• Insurance, medication, and equipment for staff
• Guided tour in Kathmandu and PokharaPokhara
• Paragliding Ticket
• Boating on Phewa Lake
• All ground tranporation where applicable
• All Jungle safarari activities with food and accommodation along guided tour
• All rafting activities with food and accommodation along guide
. • Coordination of Quick Rescue service (costs covered by your insurance plan)