Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destinations: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Ghorepani (Annapurna area)- Kathmandu
Trek Highlights: 12-days Ghorepani Trek (Annapurna area), Swayambhunath Stupa, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Patan Durbar Square, Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square. Activities in Royal Chitwan National Park, Bindebasini Temple Pokhara, Seti George, Davis fall, Boating at Phewa Lake.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (D)
On your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our representatives and transferred to a hotel. After fresh up, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. Visit the famous 2,000 years old Swayambhunath Stupa, one of the two most sacred Buddhist shrines in Nepal. Standing gracefully atop a green hillock, west of Kathmandu, it is also popular as monkey temple. The amazingly impressive Swayambhunath Stupa never fails to charm its visitors. The stupa also offers the most spectacular view of Kathmandu city.
Thereafter, we will proceed to Patan, the oldest and the second largest of the three major cities of the Kathmandu valley. En-route, halt at a Tibetan Refugee Camp to see the Tibetan carpet factory. Here you will see the spinning, dyeing and weaving of the Tibetan Carpets. You may wish to pick up your favorite carpet. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Later enjoy an exciting and enjoyable one-hour boating on the scenic Phewa Lake. Late in the evening, you can enjoy shopping in the lakeside area. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 03: Pokhara (B/L/D)
After breakfast, enjoy an exciting sightseeing tour of Pokhara. Visit and explore the various part of this enchantingly beautiful Lakeside Village. The Village provides a stunning view of one the most beautiful Adventures in the world, made up by the majestic Annapurna Range (8,091m, 11th highest in the world), the picturesque and sacred peak of Machhapuchhare (6,997m) and other surrounding snowcapped peaks. In the morning or afternoon, we will visit Bindebasini (Hindu Goddess) Temple, Seti George and Davis Fall followed by a visit to Tibetan Refugees Camp where barter trading is still being practiced. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04-15: Trekking (B/L/D)
Pokhara-Dhampus (5,900 ft), Landrung (5,400 ft), Chomrong (6,400 ft), Hinko Cave (10,300 ft), Machhapuchre Base Camp (12,150 ft), Annapurna Base Camp (13,550 ft), Annapurna Base Camp (Rest), Hinko Cave (10,300 ft), Chomrong, Ghandrung (6,400 ft), Tadapani (9,000 ft), Ghorepani (Poon Hill; 9,300 ft) Birethanti (3,400 ft) & Pokhara (2,800 ft).
We will trek pass the beautiful village of Birethanti on our way back to Pokhara. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Overnight stay will be at Pokhara.
Day 16: Pokhara-Kathmandu (B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon will be free for you to do your last minute shopping. You can shop for exotic souvenirs and handicrafts, which are on sale everywhere in Kathmandu. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Kathmandu (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will drive to the Bodhnath Stupa, the largest Stupa in Nepal, and the famous Kathmandu Durbar Square. After Durbar Square, we will drive back to hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Relax at your hotel or enjoy shopping in busy markets of Kathmandu. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Kathmandu- Departure (B)
After breakfast, our representatives will transfer you to airport to board a flight for your onward destination or way back home with sweet memories of Nepal.