DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF ARTS & ARCHITECTURE- KATHMANDU [1400m] | Welcoming the guests is our passion | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, you can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 02: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU | The city of arts and architecture| 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Kathmandu Valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal with a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Kathmandu has been one of the popular destinations for international tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers a wonderful mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. Right after having breakfast we are off to visit one of the greatest Hindu temple- Pashupatinath, two famous Buddhist Temples- the Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 03: DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO KIHU VILLAGE | Through the valleys, rivers and terraces fields | Brahmin cultural program in the evening | [6hrs]
After breakfast we leave for Kihu Village (215kms) passing through the valleys, rivers, terraces fields and sometimes viewing different Himalayan ranges. On the way we absorb local villagers working on their paddy fields. We can enjoy exciting white water rafting on the famous Trishuli river, cable car moving up and down from/to the famous Manakamana temple etc. Lunch is served on the way in local villages. We drive via Bhimad and the route (185kms) is black topped. From Bhimbad onward the road is primitive which takes approx 1 hour to reach Huka view tower of Kihu village. In the evening Bramin cultural program will be organized along with local drinks. Overnight at local house or tented camp.
DAY 04: DRIVE FROM KIHU VILLAGE TO KAMAUSA MANAHARE VILLAGE | Day to day life of local communities | 5-6hrs |
In the early morning we walk to Huka view tower to enjoy the Himalayan ranges. From there, we witness an amazing view of Himalayan ranges including Annapurna, Fishtail and other beautiful peaks. We will have a breakfast and visit around the local villages and observe the day to day life of local communities. Most of them we see are farmers. They grow plants in their own lands and sell outside of village for living. We can see mesmerizing landscapes with elongated trees and plants. As soon as we are done with our lunch we drive to Kamausa Manahare village. In the evening we enjoy the mix cultural program along with local drinks. Overnight at tented camp or local home.
DAY 05: FULL DAY IN KAMAUSA MANAHARE VILLAGE | Kamausa Manahare exploration |
We visit local villages in order to witness day to day life of local villagers. We walk around the village and observe the hardship of local communities. Most of them are dependent on agriculture like in other villages. In so many remote villages of Nepal, local communities are deprived of utilizing lots of basic needs for instance, roads and transportation, hospitals and adequate amount of water supply. However, the foods that they consume are basically fresh and bio. Therefore, no matter how difficult the life that the local communities live they always have fresh foods to eat. In the evening we enjoy a mix culture program with dinner and local drinks. Overnight stay at tented camp or local home.
DAY 06: DRIVE FROM KAMAUSA MANAHARE VILLAGE TO SEKHAM, KYAKMI, PURKOT & HARINAS VILLAGES | Enjoying the valleys & panoramic Himalayan ranges from the view point | 6-7hrs |
After breakfast we drive to Kyakmi, Harinas ,Sekham and Purkot Villages. We go to Purkot view point via Sekham and Kyakmi in order to enjoy the valleys, panoramic Himalayan ranges and beautiful hilly landscapes. Purkot village is inhabited by Brahman, Tamang-Gurung including, Newar, and Chettris. They all have different ethnicities and cultures; however, they celebrate different festival together with peace and harmony. Purkot has the main income sources for the VDC is remittance as well as Agriculture and small business. After reaching Harinas Village, in the evening we enjoy the local cultural program along with dinner and some local drinks. Overnight stay at local house or tented camp.
DAY 07: DRIVE FROM HARNAS VILLAGE TO KELADIGHAT VILLAGE | Nonstop hymns and preaching |6-7hrs|
In the early morning we hike to the view tower to enjoy the beautiful view of Himalayas at sunrise. We can also observe incredible hill landscapes and panoramic mountains. After spending some time at the view tower we return to the camp or home for breakfast. As soon as we are done with breakfast we drive to Keladighat village which is considered as a historical place, and is known for the Radha Krishna Temple, where there are nonstop hymns and preaching for 24 hours by saints living in ashrams. In the evening we enjoy the local cultural program with dinner and local drinks. Overnight stay at local house or tented camp.
DAY 08: DRIVE FROM KELADIGHAT VILLAGE TO RAMPUR/ JALPA VILLAGE | The view of mountain Makalu and Annapurna |
In the morning we visit dead body cremations sites and historical temples. We return to camp for breakfast. After breakfast we drive to Rampur/ Jalpa village. Kali Gandaki river flows through some villages of Rampur which itself is famous for rafting. The view of mountain Makalu and Annapurna has added more beauty to Rampur. There is widely known and famous place known as Talpokhara, which is the historical place by the view point. In the evening we enjoy the view of Himalayas and valley from the view point. Late evening we enjoy the local cultural program dinner and some local drinks. Overnight stay at local house or tented camp.
DAY 09: DRIVE FROM RAMPUR TO PALPA | Beautiful Newari houses and cobbled streets | |30.1oC/5.9oC|
In the morning we visit the villages and enjoy the view of Himalayas. We return to the camp for breakfast. As soon as we are done with breakfast we drive to Srinagar Palpa. Palpa is famous for Nepalese “Dhaka Topi” and Rani Mahal (Queens’ Palace) which lies on the bank of Kaligandaki River. Palpa offers beautiful Newari houses and cobbled streets. Once we get to Palpa, we go and explore it. In the evening we enjoy the view of Himalayas and valley from the view point. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 10: DRIVE FROM PALPA |30.1oC/5.9oC| TO POKHARA [900m] |31.8oC/7.8oC*| VIA DHOR PHIRDI VILLAGES
In the early morning we hike to the view point in order to enjoy the view of sunrise in the Himalayas. The mesmerizing view of sunrise can be witness in the morning where the sun just hit the top of the mountain and turns into red. We return to the hotel for breakfast. As soon as we are done with breakfast we drive to Pokhara via Dhor Phirdi which is a town and market center in Shuklagandaki Municipality in Tanahu District in the Gandaki Zone. En route we can see the beautiful view of hilly landscapes, villages and farm lands. Once we arrive in Pokhara we check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY11: POKHARA CITY SIGHTSEEING [900m] | 31.8oC/7.8oC* | Incredibly beautiful Pokhara |
Pokhara is a globally renowned tourist destination for its natural beauty. After breakfast we go for a half day city sightseeing. Firstly, we visit Fewa Lake where we see the reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhre if the weather is clear. The lake also offers beautiful Barahi Temple which is located in the middle of it. Other interesting destinations are Devi’s Waterfall, Tibetan Refugee Settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and Bindabasini Temple. Rest of the day is free for personal activities, Bungee/ Paragliding/ Zip flyer etc. We can also unwind and relax to pamper our self as there are good spas. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
DAY 12: DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU [1,400m] | Along the bank of Marshyangdi and Trishuli river | 29.9oC/3.2oC *| 5-6hrs |
After breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. We drive along the bank of Marshyangdi and Trishuli river all the way to Kathmandu. En route we can see some amazing views of hilly landscapes, villages and snake shaped high way roads. Our journey takes about 5-6hours of drive. Once we get to the hotel in Kathmandu, we check in to the hotel. The entire day in the capital is free for shopping and relaxation. It is the time to get triumphant of our journey, therefore in the evening, farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with cultural dance program. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 13: LEISURE DAY IN KATHMANDU VALLEY [1400m] The city of arts and architecture | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Today is an extra day for relaxing and enjoying Kathmandu. We can go for shopping, body massaging and spa treatments or sightseeing OR we can go to Pubs in Thamel (the central touristic hub of Kathmandu) enjoy live music (English and Nepali) with beer or favorite drinks. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 14: FINAL DEPARTURE |To know how satisfied our guests are measured not only by how tight the goodbye hugs are but by staying in touch with us forever |
This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3 hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot. Waving hands and goodbye hugs are just not enough, we tell our beloved guests to stay in touch with us. This is the way how we feel satisfied by our services.
*Note: The figures shown above are the minimum and maximum temperatures in summer and winter respectively | Source: Department of Hydrology & Metrology, Nepal.