Exciting Nepal tour with a short Trekking - 10 days
Exciting Nepal Tour with a Short Trekking-10 days to Dhampus and Australian Camp is a perfect choice to the tourists who love both tour and a short trekking in the mountain experiencing country life style and witnessing breathtaking Annapurna range.
Exciting Nepal Tour with a Short Trekking-10 days begins with Kathmandu sightseeing tour to World Heirtages Sites include Swoyambhunath Stupa/Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. This visit to these sites is an exciting exploration of history, culture, religion, civilization and art and architecture.
Then, Exciting Nepal Tour with short Trekking-10 days takes us to Chitwan National Park, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site offering various exciting activities like Jungle Safari, Canoeing, Bird Watching and Crocodile watching, Jungle Walk, Elephant safari, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre and Tharu Cultural Show are the most exciting things to do in Chitwan. Chitwan is famous for One-horned rhino and Bengali tiger.
Next, we go to Pokhara, a tourists’ paradise and enjoy the pure natural serenity at utmost level. We do visit Davi’s Fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Bindebasini Temple and do one hour boating on Phewa Lake. The availability of western standard hotel, restaurant, clubs and shops in the lakeside in Pokhara lure thousands of tourists every year.
Exciting Nepal Tour with a Short Trekking-10 days, then, offers an opportunity to participate in a short trekking to Dhampus and Australian Camp. Dhampus and Australian Camp are popular vantage points in Annapurna Region. And Dhampus-Australian Camp –Sarangkot trekking is very popular among the beginners. We celebrate magnificent mountain views from both Dhamopus and Australian Camp include Annapurna, Machhapuchhre/Fishtail, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
Ultimately, we arrive at Sarangkot which famous for both sunrise and mountain views and paragliding. We again capture stunning view of sunrise and mountain peaks and interested can do paragliding from Sarangkot . Then, we trek down to Pokhara to end our trek. We can enjoy the evening with spa and massage.
Highlights of Exciting Nepal Tour with a Short Trekking-10 days
- Kathmandu Tour with a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Swoyambhunath Stupa/Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Chitwan National Park and some exciting programs like Jungle Safari, Canoeing, Bird Watching and Crocodile watching, Jungle Walk, Elephant safari, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre and Tharu Cultural Show
- Pokhara and its serenity and mountain views
- Experience a short trekking celebrating mountain views, country lifestyle, deep forest and typical Nepali dish
- Paragliding, Sunrise and breathtaking mountain peaks
Day 01 : Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu Airport and Check in Hotel
Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After you get refreshed, we have a short orientation meeting introducing guide, porter and the description about the trip. We also prepare the necessary equipment. Be with 3 passport size photographs, passport and travel insurance. Welcome dinner and orientation. Sightseeing around kathmandu valley : (day tour) monkey temple, Pasupatinath ,Boudhanath, Patan durbar square
Day 02 - Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour ( Swyombhunatha, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple) All are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
We begin our Kathmandu sightseeing after breakfast at around 8. This is a guided sightseeing. We have a van or car and a professional city guide.Our visit is to UNESCO World Heritage sites located withn the valley like Pashupatinath, Swyombbunath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. We have lunch during our tour. After lunch we still continue our city tour and we end today's tour at around 4. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Drive to Chitwan ( 6 Hrs) Tharu Cultural Show in the evening
We begin our drive after our breakfast. The bus normally for Chitwan leaves between7-7.30 am. So, you need to prepare accordingly. This is tourist bus drive along the Prithvi Highway till we get Mugling and the road divides between Pokhara and Chitwan. The road previously was not good but now it is good enough. In the evening we have Tharu Cultural show. Tharu is one of the most indigeneous people of Nepal. It is very pleasant to watch their live show in Chitwan. Chitwan tour ( package tour)
Day 04 : Rest of Chitwan Program like Canoeing, Jungle Safari, Bird and Crocodile Watching, Visit to Elephant breeding center etc.
First, we do canoeing and birdwatching at the same at the bank of Rapti River. At the same time we watch crocodiles. Then, we participate in a short jungle walk. After our lunch we go for jeep or elephant safari for 3-4 hours. Finally, we go to visit elephant breeding center and end our Chitwan program.
Day 05 : Drive to Pokhara from Chitwan (6 hours)
It is 86 km drive from Chitwan to Pokhara by tourist bus. We have lunch on the way. The road from Chitwan to Pokhara was not good before but it is safe and smooth now. If we arrive earlier, we can enjoy it at the Lake side in Pokhara.
Day-6: Drive to Phedi or Ghattekulo and Trek to Dhampus (1650m, 1 hr drive and 2 hrs hiking)
It is 1 hour drive from Pokhara to get Ghattekulo or Phedi. From Phedi or Ghattekulo, we begin our hiking. This hiking is all the way up until we get beautiful village, Dhampus. Nowadays, Dhampus has bus,jeep and car access. However, people love to hike up. Dhampus is very popular for mountain views especially Machhapuchhre/Fishtail.
Day 07 : Trek to Australian Camp ( 1890m, 2 hrs hiking)
Today's hiking is easier than the previous day. We hike via deep rhododendron and other flowering and non-flowering vegetations. We do not need to be in rush today because 2 hours of hiking will be enough for today to get Asutralian Camp. Australian Camp is a popular viewpoint in Annapurna region for marvellous Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himchuli and other alluring peaks.
Day 08 : Trek to Sarangkot via Kande ( 5 hrs hiking) ( 1600 m)
Today's hiking is relatively longer. We first trek down to Kande. We get road at Kande and begin to follow the road till we get Sarangkot. We observe beautiful traditional settlements, Phewa lake, hillocks, paragliding and friendly people. We can escape road walk from Kande by getting local bus or other kinds of vehicle to Sarangkot too.
Day 09 : Early morning- Sunrise- Breakfast and Trek down to Pokhara or Paragliding
We go up to the tower for the sunrise and mountain views in early moprning. We celebrate mesmerizing views of sunrise and mountain peaks from Sarangkot. Then , we go back to the hotel and have our breakfast. Then, we prepare for either hiking down to Pokhara or Paragliding. Hiking down is around 2 hours and if we choose to do paragliding, it is 30 minutes flight and finally it is landed at the edge of Phewa lake. Hiking down to Pokhara is really pleasant. Phewa Lake and the Pokhara valley are beautiful.
After our arrival at Pokhara, we do half day sightseeing tour visiting Davi's Fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Barahi Temple and we do an hour boating on Phewa Lake.
Day 10: Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu
If we choose to fly, it is 30 minutes scenic flight or if we choose to drive, it takes 7-8 hours. The road is , indeed not good enough, Sometimes, we have heavy traffic in narrow road. If we arrive early in Kathmandu, we can do some sightseeing and other activities. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Cost Included and Cost Excluded
- Airport pick up and drop off service
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara (B,B )
- Teaouse Accomodation with breakfast during the trekking days
- All activities in Chitwan and Pokhara as per itinerary
- Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara with private vehicle
- Kathmandu –Chitwan- Pokhara– Kathmandu transportation by Tourist Bus
- English /Japanese speaking guide during your tour and trek
- Porter( two people will share one porter)
- International air fare.
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
- Personal Equipments if required
- Personal Expenses
- Tips to Tour guide r ( as you wish/ depends on your satisfaction)
- Heritage Sites Entry fees
- Your lunch and Dinner
- Domestic Flight
US $ 820* All Inclusive Price
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Destination: Nepal, Asia
Group Size: Minimum 1 - Maximum 12 People
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all means during tour
Best Season: All Round the Year