Best of Nepal Tour & Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

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14 days
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What You'll Do
  • Visit three major cities: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur to discover museums, temples and courtyards
  • Discover a varied collection of wildlife in Chitwan, and famous spots near Kathmandu
  • Witness spectacular mountain scenery along with local villages in Annapurna
Visit spectacular mountain scenery, along with charming villages by the Gurung and Magars. Journey through dense rhododendron forests and the deep sub-tropical valley below the Annapurnas. See all this and more on this extensive 14-day Nepal trek.
What to Expect
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu

We will arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Kathmandu - Nagarkot

After a welcome breakfast we will take you on a half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley. Here we will visit Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temples in Nepal. We will keep walking to see the magnificent Buddha (also known as Boudhanath), the largest Stupa in Nepal.

Afterwards we take a ride on to Bhaktapur, a truly fascinating town. We will visit Bhaktapur's Dubar Square, which features a unique Victorian illustration style within the temples. We will take a route connecting to Nagarkot, and once here we will stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 3: Nagarkot - Kathmandu

After breakfast we will return to Kathmandu to enjoy a full day sightseeing at Kathmandu Durbar Square. Whilst here we will visit the place of the Malla, and the Shah Kings of Nepal. We also visit Kumari Temple - house of the virgin goddess – and the Swoyambhunath, a stupa on the top of hill. From here you can overlook unforgettable scenery of Kathmandu. For the perfect end to the day we will visit Patan city, the second largest town in the valley. Whilst here we will stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 4: Kathmandu - Chitwan

After breakfast we will travel over beautiful land from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. Whilst here you will enjoy truly remarkable scenery and you will get the chance to embrace the unique wildlife of the area. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Chitwan.

Day 5: Chitwan

After breakfast in the Hotel we will enjoy a full day of safari activities in Royal Chitwan national Park. Here guests can embrace nature and catch glimpses of rare creatures, such as rhinoceroses, Chitwan's royal Bengal tigers, leopards and monkeys. We strongly recommend you bring a camera, preferably with a telephoto lens. We will retire to the hotel at the end of our day.

Day 6: Pokhara - Lumbini

After breakfast we travel overland from Pokhara to the Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Upon arrival at Lumbini we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden. This remarkable place is the Buddha’s birthplace and converges on the Ashoka pillar. Here we will visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture. We will stay here overnight at a Hotel.

Day 7: Lumbini - Pokhara

After breakfast we drive to Pokhara. Here we will enjoy a half-day sightseeing in Pokhara city, the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu. We spend the morning enjoying a trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, where you can admire a stunning view of the Fish Tail's Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. You can also see the wonderful Annapurna panorama, which forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake. Aside from Phewa Lake, we will visit the Seti River gorge. Here we will see Mahendra Gufa, one of the highlights of the trip and a place that used to be well known for its stalactites. We will stay overnight at a hotel here, and enjoy an evening walk around Lakeside Market.

Day 8: Pokhara - Birethanti - Ulleri

We will begin the day with a drive from Pokhara to Nayapoll. Here we will enjoy beautiful and unique sights during a 5-hour trek to Ulleri. Once here you can take in the scenery and enjoy a fantastic overnight stay in a teahouse/lodge.

Day 9: Ulleri - Ghorepani

We will trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani to reach a height of 2850m. Upon reaching Ghorepani we will enjoy another overnight stay in a teahouse/lodge.

Day 10: Ghorepani- Poon Hill excursion early in the morning - Tadapani

We will travel from Ghorepani to Poon Hill and on to Tadapani. Guests can enjoy spectacular views of the area early in the morning. We will reach 2670m and enjoy another overnight stay in a teahouse/lodge.

Day 11: Tadapani - Ghandrung

We trek for approximately 3-hours from Tadapani to Ghandrung to reach 1950m. Here, we will stop overnight in a teahouse/lodge.

Day 12: Ghandrung - Birethanti - Pokhara

We will trek for approximately 4 hours trek then drive for 2-hours to reach 960m. We will stay overnight in a teahouse/lodge.

Day 13: Pokhara - Kathmandu (6 hours drive or 25 minutes flight)

After breakfast we will drive or fly to Kathmandu. Once here we will stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 14: Departure

Departure transfer to the airport to connect to an onward flight.

What's Included
  • Arrival / departure transfer
  • All sightseeing tours transfer
  • Tourist Guide
  • Twin sharing Hotel accommodation at Kathmandu Pokhara Nagarkot Lumbini on BB (Bed & Breakfast) basis
  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation at Chitwan and During the Trek on FB (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) basis
  • Necessary entrance fees
  • Trekking Permit & TIMS Card
  • 1 Porter per 2 trekkers
What's Not Included
  • Nepal Visa (Available on arrival at Airport or Border)
  • Any tips
  • International airfares
  • Bar bills
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Mineral water,
  • Personal Insurance
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Kathmandu Airport: As per your flight schedule, our representative will meet you at the airport with your name on a card. Please note that, you have to provide all flight details before coming to Nepal. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Times and dates to be confirmed following your booking.
• Breakfast for each day starts from 6.30am with departures for sightseeing leaving Accommodation at 9.30am.
• We provide standard categories hotel in Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini,
• We provide the best available Tea houses/lodges during the trekking.

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Product ID: 14476