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12N/13D Best of Nepal Tour & Poon Hill Trek Package

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Day 1: Arrival, overnight in Kathmandu

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Group members will be met at the airport and transferred to our lovely hotel . The day is at your leisure to explore the narrow back streets or rest up for the journey ahead, gathering in the evening for a Welcome Dinner with your local tour operator.
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kathmandu in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.

Day 2: Full Day sightseeing Kathmandu/Swayambhunath

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After breakfast your guide will meet with you and drive for the full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square - an area that -despite damage from the 2015 earthquake, continues to enthrall. Home to multiple temples, some dating back to the 12th century, we’ll visit the ancient Royal Palace, (Hanuman Dhoka), the magnificent Taleju Temple and the Kumari Bahal –home to Kathmandu’s “Living Goddess.”
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Second tour will be visiting Swayambhunath -we’ll head out to the World Heritage site of Swayambhunath, a destination considered to be one of the holiest places in the world for Tibetan Buddhists and revered as well by Hindus A complex, frequently referred to as the ‘monkey temple” because of the large number of monkeys that congregate there,Swayambhunath sustained considerable quake damage. However, the centerpiece and the oldest structure -a golden tower Buddhist monument, known as a Stupa that dates back to the fifth century, remains intact and daily rituals by devotees continue. Perched high on a hill - those who want to make the climb up the steep stone staircase, filled with monkeys, vendors and pilgrims – will find arriving at the Stupa to be almost a mystical experience. For those who prefer a less strenuous ascent there is the option of driving up most of the way.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast is Included.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kathmandu in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 3: Depart for Pokhara, overnight at Pokhara

Stop At: Pokhara Airport, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
This morning we take a Drive to the town of Pokhara, known for its close proximity to 3 of the 10 highest mountains in the world. Its magnificent mountain views are incomparable. After the chaotic atmosphere of the Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara also offers travelers tranquility and relaxation. For those who would like to do some hiking, there are a couple of opportunities. One can do a short 2 hour trek, or a more strenuous one. For those who want a more laid back activity, it is fun to walk through the charming lakeside town.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast is Included
Accommodation included: Overnight in Pokhara in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 4: Trek starts - POKHARA – TIRKHE DHUNGA (1577m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
After Breakfast in Pokhara Hotel - an hour drive to Nayapul (50km). Then start your Trek about 20 minutes to Birethati, a prosperous town beside the Modi River. Again heading your Trek to hille, then trek to tirkhedughga. This day you will Trek about 3-4hrs. O/n at Guest House
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in simple Teahouse at Tikhedhunga

Day 5: TIRKHE DHUNGA – GHOREPANI (2855m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
After Breakfast start your Trek crosses a stream (Burundi Khola) on a suspension bridge then Trek to a large Magar Village called Ulleri. Above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields, through rhododendron and oak forests then reach to Nangethanti. You can have lunch or short rest . Again Trek to Ghorepani through the forest. This day you will trek about 5-6 hrs. O/n at guest House.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in simple Teahouse at Ghorepani


Day 6: GHOREPANI – Poon Hill (3210m) – TADAPANI (2630m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
Wake up early morning then at 4am an hour hike to Poonhill (3195m) with the help of your stick & flash light. Where you can enjoy with Panoramic Mountain Views & beautiful Sunrise View from your Eye lavel. Then after an hour Trek down to Ghorepani and have Breakfast then start your 6 hrs Trek to Tadapani. Tadapani means, Far water. Water supply in this village from long distance.The trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali. We descend to reach Banthanti, before winding our way to Tadapani. On/t hotel.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in simple Teahouse at Tadapani


Day 7: TADAPANI – GHANDRUK (1950m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
Trek start to Ghandruk after the Breakfast. After 4hrs descent Trek to Big Gurung Village called Ghandruk. it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which provides Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli. There is an ACAP office that provides information about its different activities. O/n at guest House.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in simple Teahouse at Ghandruk


Day 8: GHANDRUK – POKHARA (1910m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
Today is the last day of this Trek. After Breakfast Trek about 3-4 hrs then take Bus back to Pokhara.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Pokhara in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 9: Pokhara

Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
Today we will have full day sight seeing in Pokhara.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Pokhara in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 10: Drive Back Kathmandu

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
This morning we will drive back to the Kathmandu Valley. Free evening in Kathmandu.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kathmandu in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 11: Patan/Boudhnath/Pashupati

Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal
Today we will be heading for the sightseeing to the third great city state in the Kathmandu valley -Patan. Jammed packed with over 1,200 monuments, Patan is a delightful small city-state that we will explore on foot. You’ll marvel at the ornate architecture and incredible assemblage of Buddhist and Hindu temples in the main square – a true visual enchantment.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh Boudha, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After that, we will visit Boudhnath - the thriving center of the Tibetan Buddhist community. Its town square is home to a towering Stupa, the largest in Asia and a holy Buddhist site. It sustained some damage from the quake had been restored again.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Thereafter, we’ll visit the sacred Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the main compound but we can watch devotees of Shiva pay homage and visit the surrounding ghats where a number of local Sadhus loiter and cremations occur.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kathmandu in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 12: Bhaktapur Full day Sight seeing

Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal
We will have ½ day sightseeing of Bhaktapur - the medieval city states of the Kathmandu Valley. Long considered the best preserved Newari city in Nepal, it is also a Unesco Heritage site. Although many of the old buildings toppled in the earthquakes, particularly in the narrow back lanes, many of the ancient temples were remarkably unharmed. Most notably, the glorious Five Stove Temple still rises to the skies, its steps guarded by lions and elephants.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kathmandu in Selected Boutique or Star Hotels.


Day 13: Departure

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Today is departure day and to leave you not just as a guest but as a friend.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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