NATURAL & CULTURAL NEPAL

  • ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREKKING
  • RELAXATION IN POKHARA
  • BASIC YOGA AND MEDITATION PRACTICE
  • SIGHTSEEING IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY

Kathmandu

Pokhara

Annapurna base camp

ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREKKING

The Annapurna Base Camp lies at a height of 4,230 meters and is where mountaineers start their summit of Annapurna I, the 10th highest peak in the world at 8,091 meters. The ABC trail crosses a variety of terrain ranging from glacier and rice terraces to rocky stone steps and, along the way, offers an amphitheater of huge Himalayan peaks. The trek takes you through the villages of the ethnic communities and their fascinating culture. This region is the roots of the Gurkhas. It is especially beautiful during spring as rhododendron flowers along the trail turn red, pink and white.

RELAXATION IN POKHARA

Pokhara is a naturally gifted city with full of lakes, waterfalls and gorges, and of course spectacular views of the Himalayas including Annapurna and Machhapuchhare(worldwide known as Fish Tail Mountain). This is the perfect place to recharge your batteries. There’s a fascinating museum dedicated to the world-famous Gurkha soldier. This city is the gateway to the world-famous treks in and around the Annapurna range and beyond. There are also many adventure sports available in the city.

BASIC YOGA AND MEDITATION PRACTICE

Yoga and meditation are the way of uniting our body, mind and soul. We practice basic yoga and meditation together. During the trekking, we practice pranayama yoga which is the formal practice of controlling our breath. Nepal is the best place to enjoy spiritual tourism with lots of options left for you to choose from. Yoga is an ancient but perfect science that deals with the evolution of humanity.  

SIGHTSEEING IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY

The Kathmandu Valley is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The valley includes Kathmandu (the capital city of Nepal), Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan) cities and also the nearby towns and villages.
There are altogether 10 sites that are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal. Among the 10 sites 7 sites are inside the Kathmandu valley. We visit these heritage sites. Nepal is an amazing country where Hindus and Buddhists often share the same temples without any problem.

 

Private groups:

  • Please contact us directly to discuss you wishes and preferred  date

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 2: Final Preparation for trekking/Pre Departure Meeting in Kathmandu
Day 3: Tourist Bus to Pokhara from Kathmandu – drive around 7-8 hours and transfer to Hotel
Day 4: From Pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicle and hike from Nayapul to Ulleri (1,540m) – hike around 4
hours
Day 5: Hike from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m) – around 5 hours
Day 6: Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint (3,210 m), then to Tadapani (2,630 m) – around 5 hours
Day 6: Hike from Tadapani to Chomrong (2,165 m) – around 6 hours
Day 7: Hike from Chomrong (2,165 m) to Himalaya Hotel (2,890 m) – around 7 hours
Day 8: Hike from Himalaya (2,890 m) to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) – around 5 hours
Day 9: Hike from Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) to Bamboo (2,350 m) – around 6 hours
Day 10: Hike from Bamboo (2,350 m) to Jhinu Danda (1,780 m) and nearby natural hot springs – around 5 hours
Day 11: Hike from Jhinu Danda (1,780 m) to Siwa/Ghandruk Phedi (1,150m) and drive to Pokhara (820m) via Nayapul
Day 12: Relaxation day in Pokhara
Day 13: Basic Yoga and Meditation practice in Pokhara
Day 14: Basic Yoga and Meditation practice in Pokhara
Day 15: Drive with Tourist Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu – around 7 – 8 hours
Day 16: Visit Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 17: Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 18: Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 19: Visit Swayambhunath Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 20: Shopping + Dinner together with whole group
Day 21: Final departure to your country

What’s included:

  • airport pick up and drop off
  • pre departure meeting
  • necessary certified trekking guides and porters during the trekking
  • necessary certified city guides during visiting world heritage sites located in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Necessary certified yoga teacher during basic yoga and meditation practice
  • entry fees
  • breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • accommodation
  • transportation – tourist bus/private vehicle/local bus

What is not included:

  • alcoholic products 
  • emergency rescue 
  • visa to Nepal 
  • international flight 
  • travel insurance
  • gifts & tips 

From € 2000 ,- per persoon

Practical information

How to get there
We can arrange the flight for you on request.
Passports and visas

Travelers are responsible for their own valid travel documents.

All people traveling to Nepal need a passport that is valid for at least 6 months after leaving Nepal.

More info on visa and travel

Money

Nepal's currency is the Nepalese rupee (NPR), divided into 100 paisa(rarely used). Changing money is easy and you will find banks, ATMs and exchange offices in all major cities such as Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan. ATMs and banks are harder to find in rural areas. In Nepal, the most commonly used payment method is cash.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are not required by the Nepalese government. Consult your local doctor and take the itinerary with you to see if any vaccinations are required for you.

Luggage

Most travelers carry their luggage in a backpack, although an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would suffice if you are traveling light. Smaller bags or backpacks with wheels are useful, although we recommend that your bag has carry straps. You also need a daypack/bag to carry water and a camera etc for day trips.

Sleeping bags

In the winter months (December to February) you may need sleeping bags to keep yourself warm in rural areas. For city trips sleeping bags are not necessary.

Clothes

Because the climate in Nepal can vary, especially in the mountains; where the nights can be cold and it will be warm during the day, we recommend wearing several layers of clothing. And for the hikes; Don’t forget to bring your walking shoes!

Summers can be very hot. Don’t forget to bring a hat or something similar to cover your head.

Tips

Normal tips are approximately 200 NPR per day for the driver. And about 300 NPR per day for the guide. Keep in mind that tips are NOT mandatory, but are only given when you are satisfied.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory for all our trips. We require that you are insured at least for medical costs, including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment, and loss of baggage and personal belongings.

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