City, Jungle, Lake & Himalayas

Price

USD 1177

Trip Duration

13 days

Trip Grade

Easy/Moderate

Highest Altitude

3210m

Accommodation

Tea House, Hotel

Transportation

Bus, Jeep, Car

Group Size

1-10

Best Season

All around the year

City, Jungle, Lake & Himalayas Introduction

This wonderful tailor-made 13-day and most beautiful trip in Nepal includes the city of Temples in Kathmandu known as the highest density of UNESCO world heritage site, after exploring Pokhara a beautiful Lake city of Nepal known as 7 lake city on Earth then a Magnificent view of Annapurna & Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range from Pokhara experiencing Gurung & Magars cultural hospitality on your five days trekking. After finishing your trekking trip to Ghorepani & Ghandruk you are going to explore Pokhara Valley before stepping out to the south to explore the natural beauty of Chitwan National Park( UNESCO). You are Exploring a lush green jungle seeking wildlife like One Horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tigers, Himalayan Black Bears, Wild elephants & many more.

This tailor-made beautiful trip is a mixture of nature, culture, adventure & spirit. You start with rich cultural heritage sites to the mountain & high Himalayas to the jungle adventure in Chitwan National Park exploring the wildlife & Tharu Cultural heritage. Also if you are coming to Nepal for the first time this can be a perfect blend of the taste of Nepal where you are experiencing a little bit of everything you will have a general idea for the next time what to expect & what you like the most for your another visit in Nepal. 

Highlights

  • Visit the “City of Temple” Kathmandu
  • Explore Lake City Pokhara
  • Life-changing Trekking Experience in Nepal Himalayas
  • Poon Hill Sunrise over the Himalayas
  • Ghorepani & Ghandruk Villages
  • Experience Gurung & Magar culture & Hospitality
  • Pokhara Sightseeing & Adventures
  • Chitwan National Park & Safari
  • Explore the local Tharu culture & wildlife in CNP

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 3: Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga
  • Day 4: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani
  • Day 5: Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani
  • Day 6: Tadapani to Ghandruk
  • Day 7: Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
  • Day 8: Pokhara Exploration Day
  • Day 9: Pokhara to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 10: Full day activities in Chitwan National Park
  • Day 11: Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Full Day Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal, the country of the Himalayas. Arriving in Kathmandu airport our representative will pick you up from the airport then transfer you to your hotel, rest, and explore the vibrant streets of Thamel. Evening 5PM meeting & trip briefing stay at Thamel(1250m)

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Take a scenic drive (or flight) from Kathmandu to Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside city and the gateway to the Annapurna Himalayas & many trekking destinations. Spend the day exploring Pokhara and enjoying its natural beauty. Stay at Lakeside( 850m) 

Day 3: Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (approximately 1.5 hours) and start your trek. Trek through terraced fields and traditional villages, crossing the Modi Khola. Ascend uphill to reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Tikhedhunga(1760m)

Day 4: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Start the day with an uphill climb to Ulleri, a charming village with stone steps. Continue trekking through rhododendrons and oak forests, enjoying panoramic views of the mountains. Reach Ghorepani, a beautiful village surrounded by lush vegetation. Overnight at Ghorepani(2860m)

Day 5: Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani

Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,210m) to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Descend back to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Then  Trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forests, passing through Deurali and Banthanti. Overnight at Tadapani (2670m

Day 6: Tadapani to Ghandruk

Trek downhill through dense forests, enjoying occasional views of the mountains. Pass through the village of Bhaisi Kharka and continue to Ghandruk, a traditional Gurung village known for its cultural significance. Explore the village and visit the local museum. Overnight at Ghandruk (1960m)

Day 7: Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

Trek downhill from Ghandruk to Nayapul, passing through terraced fields and traditional villages. Bid farewell to the mountains and drive back to Pokhara. Spend the rest of the day relaxing by the lakeside or exploring Pokhara’s attractions. (850m)

Day 8: Pokhara Exploration Day

Today we will take you on a Half day Pokhara tour after your morning adventure if you wish to do some here in Pokhara as Pokhara is a hub for adventure sports. Visit Davi’s Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan Refugee camp & world peace stupa.

Pokhara is also very famous for adventure sports like Paragliding, Bungee jumping, Ultra light flight, sky diving, cycling, fishing, Hot air Balloon, etc.  Stay in Pokhara.

Day 9: Pokhara to Chitwan National Park

After breakfast you will be driving to CNP, enjoy the scenic journey to Chitwan after the hike on the lap of the Himalayas. Upon arrival on the bumpy road from Pokhara serving you a fresh lunch & after having some rest you start the activities like visiting Tharu village, elephant stable & sunset at the Rapti river bank.

Day 10: Full day activities in Chitwan National Park

Today we will take you for a full day’s exploration of national parks & surrounds such as Canoe riding on the Rapti river, Jungle walk, Elephant breeding center & Jeep safari in the national park Tharu cultural dance show after dinner, etc.

Day 11: Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu

Take a bus drive (or flight) back to Kathmandu which is a 160 km journey taking 7,8 hours providing the view of the river, rice terraces, mountains & Nepali Lifestyles. Arrive at Thamel in Kathmandu Rest and enjoy surroundings.

Day 12: Full Day Kathmandu sightseeing

Today after breakfast we will take you to show the Kathmandu Valley which is known as the highest density of UNESCO World Heritage sites also known as “City of Temples” or “City of Gods”

Visiting Swayambhunath Maha chaitya, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple & Boudhanath stupa.

Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu

Conclude your mountain & tiger adventure and depart from Kathmandu, carrying unforgettable memories of nature, culture & adventure. After breakfast, we will drop you off at the airport for final departure to your home or the destination you wish to.

Includes

  • Simple tea houses in trekking on a twin-sharing basis with 3 times of meals. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner with 3 cups of tea each)
  • A professional trekking guide & necessary number of porters (2:1) with their salary, meal, accommodation, transportation & insurance. 
  • Necessary permits & TIMS card  for Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Both way Bus transportation Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu & Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara
  • 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara on BB basis & simple lodges on trek with full board meal. 
  • 2 nights & 3 days all nature activities in Chitwan National Park with full board meals
  • A professional Nature guide for national park
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu Valley 
  • All grounded transportation like pick up and drop  
  • A group medical kit 

Excludes

  • All Kinds of beverages. 
  • All extra expenses such as shopping and trekking gear. 
  • International flights. 
  • Early arrival / late departure. 
  • Travel insurance (you must purchase one before starting the trek) 
  • Rescue evacuation if needed (it can be helped to arrange)
  • Activities in Pokhara which is not mentioned above
  • Entrance fees for the UNESCO site in Kathmandu
  • Activities in Chitwan National Park which not mentioned above
  • Tips for drivers, guides & porters. 
  • If a plan is changed by any other problem such as a landslide, political disturbance, changing plan, or cancellation of the flight. Or the things not mentioned above 

Trip Map

Packing List

Clothing

  1. Trekking Trousers
  2. Trekking shirts
  3. Inner Thermals(Top/bottom)
  4. Breathable Underwear
  5. Fleece Jacket
  6. Dawn jacket
  7. Trekking Towel

Head Gears

  1. Sun Hat
  2. Head Band
  3. Buff (snood)

Hand Gear

  1. Outer Gloves

Foot Gears

  1. Hiking Boots
  2. Hiking shocks
  3. Thermal shocks
  4. Gaiters

Bags

  1. Duffle Bag*
  2. Backpack (Rucksack for day pack)
  3. Few Ziploc/waterproofs bags

Equipment

  1. Sleeping Bag*
  2. Sleeping bag liner (if you rent)
  3. Trekking Pole*
  4. Sunglasses
  5. Water bottle or Hydration Bladder
  6. Head lamps*
  7. Camera/video camera
  8. Water purification tablets*/ filters/ UV light/ staripin
  9. Diamox / Dzolamode*
  10. Sunscreens
  11. Toiletries
  12. If you take any Specific medicine

Why City, Jungle, Lake & Himalayas trip with Happy Mountain?

City, Jungle, Lake & Himalayas trip with Happy Mountain Nepal offers several benefits for adventurers seeking memorable experiences in the Himalayas:

Expert Guidance

Happy Mountain Nepal employs experienced guides who are familiar with the local terrain, culture, and safety protocols. They can enhance your trekking experience by providing insights into the surroundings and ensuring your safety throughout the journey.

Tailored Itineraries

The Company offers a variety of trekking routes and customizable itineraries to suit different preferences and fitness levels. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced trekker, Happy Mountain Nepal can design a trekking package that meets your specific needs and interests

Cultural Immersion

Trekking with Happy Mountain Nepal provides opportunities to immerse you in the rich cultural heritage of Nepal. You can interact with local communities, visit traditional villages, and learn about the customs and traditions of the Himalayan people along the way.

Stunning Scenery

Nepal is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, including snow-capped peaks, lush forests, and picturesque valleys. Trekking with Happy Mountain Nepal allows you to experience these stunning vistas up close and capture unforgettable moments in nature.

Responsible Tourism

Happy Mountain Nepal is committed to promoting responsible tourism practices that minimize negative impacts on the environment and support local communities. By choosing to trek with them, you can contribute to sustainable development initiatives and conservation efforts in the region.

Overall, trekking with Happy Mountain Nepal offers a unique opportunity to explore the beauty and diversity of the Himalayas while enjoying personalized service, cultural immersion, and unforgettable adventures.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is 13 Days enough for all this Adventure in Nepal?
Yes, we have few days in each places & 5 days trekking experience in the different areas in Annapurna Region
Is trekking Safe?
Yes, This lower altitude trek is absolutely safe for the trekking & hiking activities. which offers absolutely amazing mountain view & local culture of Gurung & Magar communities.
What age group should do this trip?
This custom made beautiful trip is suitable for all age group willing to do adventures in the Himalayas

Reviews

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