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A Journey from Temples to Tigers via 3 Days Trek

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What You'll Do
  • Trek through Nepal's beautiful landscape
  • Cross the TIkhedhunga Khola on a suspension bridge
  • See exotic wildlife
Nepal has seen many rulers and ruling dynasties, which lead to a colorful, mixed history. From the moment you arrive at Kathmandu, discover its enrichment with more temples than homes, and its festivals that seemingly exceed the number of the days
What to Expect
Day 1 - Arrival Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft)

Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport where you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this historic and vibrant city. Meals: Welcome Dinner

Day 2 - Kathmandu

After breakfast we depart the hotel for a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the "city of glory." We visit Durbar (Palace) Square, the epicenter of religious and cultural life, an area filled with old temples and historical significance with old glorious Newari architecture. Some of the sights include Kal Bhairav, Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju Temple, Kasthamandap and Kumari Ghar; home to the Living Goddess. Afterwards we visit Swoyambhunath Stupa, said to be one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the world, which is majestically set high on a hill overlooking Kathmandu Valley. We proceed towards Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This massive temple complex sits alongside the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the courtyard of the temple, whereas tourists can see the temple from the eastern side of the Bagmati River. Later we visit Boudhanath, a Buddhist Stupa said to be one of the largest in the world. This massive structure stands tall with four pairs of eyes each facing the four cardinal directions, watching for righteous behavior of mankind and for human prosperity. Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Drive to Pokhara (884m/2900ft)

After morning breakfast in the hotel, the tour starts with the scenic view of beautiful hills, countryside lifestyle driving along the Trishuli River. Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Pokhara

After breakfast we go to see the deep, narrow gorge of roaring Seti River from where we drive to Devi’s Falls and further to Gupteswar Cave and the Bat Cave. In the evening we go lazing by the Phewa Lake for the leisurely row on its sparkling waters. Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Drive to Nayapul (1070m/3510ft); Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m/5053ft)

After breakfast we drive 41km/25 miles to Nayapul for the start of our ABC trek. A steep trail from Nayapul directs us down to a bridge over a small stream to get to Birethanti (1030m/3345ft), a large and prosperous village. From Birethanti we take the left branch of the trail and following through main streets and winding through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole, we reach Sudami beyond a pasture used by caravans. We climb steadily up the side of the valley to reach Hille and about 15 minutes above Hille is Tikhedhunga. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Trek to Ghorepani (2750m/9023ft)

This is a 4-6 hours trek which starts crossing the Tikhedhunga Khola on a suspension bridge, then drops and crosses the Bhurungdi Khola on a large bridge at 1520m. The trail climbs very steeply on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 3300 steps which continue to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m) and climbing gently through the pastures and cultivated fields the trail make its way to a deep forests to reach a hamlet of Banthanti. Crossing the magnificent oak and rhododendron forests the trail passes through two sparkling clear streams, a small ridge and another stream before making final climb to another Magar village of Nangathanti (2460m). About an hour past this village we reach Ghorepani where we can see eight different species of Nepal’s national flower, Rhododendron in the hillsides below Ghorepani. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Trek to Poon Hill (3210m/10532ft); Back to Ghorepani

After about an hour’s climb in the early morning we reach Poon Hill which is a viewpoint for the spectacular Himalayan panorama extending from Dhaulagiri to Annapurna to Machhapuchhre; that stretches from Dhaulagiri I (8167m) and Tukuche (6920m) to Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). We return back to Ghorepani for the night stay. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Back to Pokhara

We make long descent on endless stone staircases to Nayapul from where we drive back to Pokhara for the night stay. Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Drive to Chitwan

From Pokhara we drive ahead for Chitwan National Park, a famous wildlife viewing national park in Asia enlisted by the World Heritage where we will have an excellent chance of spotting one-horned rhinos, deer, monkeys, leopards, wild elephants, royal Bengal tiger and 450 species of birds. Meals: Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Chitwan

For watching wildlife, birds and the rare species of flora and fauna we can either go for Jungle Safari deep into the park in a four wheel jeep or on walk or choose an altogether relaxing way on a canoeing trip on the Rapti or Narayani Rivers or by elephant riding which is much thrilling rather than comfortable. Moreover, we can head for exploring surrounding Tharu villages. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - Drive back Kathmandu

We drive along the Trisuli River back to Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

What's Included
  • meals as mentioned in the itinerary, accommodation
What's Not Included
  • flight tickets, entry fees
Meeting Point

rrive at Kathmandu International Airport where you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and check in to the hotel.

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