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SHORT ESCAPE TO HIMALAYA OF NEPAL
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DURATION7 Nights/8 Days
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BEST MONTHAll around the year
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Day1: Kathmandu Arrival - 1300m

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and meet, assists and transfer to the hotel by our representative. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program by one of the representative from Aarya Village Travel from Nepal.

 

Day 2: Kathmandu – Pokhara - 900m altitude (B)

After Breakfast drive to Pokhara in Tourist Coach. It is around 6 hours drive from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. Check in hotel. Evening enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters.

 

Day 3: Pokhara - Hiley – 1 and ½ hour’s drive and 4 hours walk   (B, L, D)

After breakfast, the guide escorts you and drive to Nayapool – 45km / 1 and ½ hour’s drive from Pokhara in private vehicle. Start trek to Hiley. 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 Hiley at 1495m.

 

Day 4: Hiley - Ghorepani - 6hours walk (B, L, D)

 

Today’s journey begins after breakfast as usual. The journey from Hiley to Tikledhunga- 1525m is easy. 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 Guest House.

 

Day 5: Ghorepani – Poonhill - Ghandruk - 7-8 hours walk (B, L, D)

 

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 Deurali and to Tadapani. Lunch at Tadapani. From Tadapani by walking straight down across the jungle we reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a very beautiful village with full of natural beauty. You can go Gurung Museum at Ghandruk and also its fun to do a village walk at Ghandruk.

 

Day 6: Ghandruk- Nayapool- Pokhara - 5&1/2 hours walk and 1&1/2 hours drive (B)

We have to walk steep down and straight to Nayapool from Ghandruk. From Nayapool there is 1&1/2 hour drive to Pokhara. Check in hotel and rest for sometimes after hot shower. Strolling around lake side, hire a boat and visit Barahi Temple - unique temple situated in the middle of Phewa Lake in the evening.

 

 

Day 7: Pokhara – Kathmandu (B)
After Breakfast fly or drive back to Kathmandu. Check in hotel. You will offer for the rest and refreshment in the hotel. Evening take you own time for last minute shopping and scrolling around the touristic places. 

 

Day 8: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Departure (B)

After Breakfast start full day sightseeing at UNESCO Heritage sites. Sightseeing at Boudhanath-World biggest stupa, one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage where all devout Buddhists come for ppilgrimage, Swayambhunath- A monkey temple from where you can see the magnificent views of Kathmandu Valley and tribute to Buddhism and Patan Durbar Square- a distinct place for arts and architecture that reflect on each temple, monument and palace building that were mostly built during the Malla period between 16th, 17th & 18th century.

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Aarya Village Travel will transfer you to the airport for final departure to your home country.

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INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

    Includes Cost Includes:
    1. Transport: Private Vehicle with a/c
    • Airport transfers
    • Kathmandu – Pokhara– Kathmandu in Tourist Coach
    • Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara transfer by private car

    2. Accommodations:
    • Kathmandu (2Ns): Hotel Arts/Hotel Moonlight/Apsara Boutique Hotel or similar 3***
    • Pokhara (2Ns): Hotel City Inn or similar 3***
    • Tea House Accommodation during trekking (3Ns)

    3. Meals:
    • All breakfasts
    • Lunch: all lunches during trekking
    • Dinner: all dinners during trekking

    4. Trekking Package:
    • Tea House Accommodations, English Speaking License Holder Guide and all his expenses, all meals during trekking, hot water serve three times a day.

    5. Taxes, Service charges and Permits:
    • All the applicable services charges, government taxes, ACAP, TIMS
    Excludes Cost Excludes of above program:
    1. International Airfare, Nepal VISA Fees ($25 per person), Excess baggage charge in Domestic flight, Travel Insurance
    2. Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    3. All entrance fees during sightseeing
    3. Cost for Porter: USD 30 per porter per day who can carry maximum 30 kg of luggage
    4. Meals not listed in the itinerary (Except during trekking and chitwan)
    5. Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc
    6. Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    7. Payment Transfer Charge
    8. Hotels check out as per the hotel rules.
    9. Any extra expenses incurred from flight cancellation or delay, sudden price escalations in hotels, transport, flight or any other items, any form of rescue

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