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Nepal Hiking Vacation

Nepal  hiking vacation  is a popular trip  that  offers  a tour of heritage and cultural sites , relaxing time in beautiful lake town of Pokhara and some superb mountain views on a soft two day Himalaya hiking . It is an  ideal trip  for  families or  those who wish t to experience the Himalayas without losing the comfort . Besides the mountain views, this hike also offers an opportunity to experience peaceful village life in Nepalese countryside.

 Our tour starts with exploring UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu . We cover Kathmandu Durbar square ,  Swoyambhunath stupa and the Bouddhanath stupa.  We see several masterpiece temple  from the medieval time and also old royal palace in Kathmandu Durbar square. The Swoyambhunath is an ancient Buddhist temple and the Bouddhanath , also called Little Tibet in Kathamndu, offers  a deep spiritual atmosphere  and is the centre for the  Tibetans living in Kathmandu .

After Kathmandu, we visit  Pokhara , a town with its beautiful lakes and impressive high mountains .  We go boating on the lake, visit the waterfall  , unwind in the relaxing atmosphere and explore the nice shops along the lake or enjoy good food in of its several cafes and restaurants.

Next day we go for a hike to the scenic Dhampus hill which is accessible after 45 minutes of drive and another 3 hours of hike.

Nepal Hiking vacation

Dhampus is a ethnic  Gurung village at the top of a forested ridge breathtaking view  of a long range of Himalayan panorama including mt Fishtail, Annapurnas, Machapuchhare, Hiunchuli , Dhaulagiri etc.  We watch the sunset and sunrise on the Himalayas which would be one of the unforgettable experience  of your life. We explore the villages and see the villagers doing their daily works,  working in the farm and feeding the cattles  . We keep you in clean , well run family inns with in the mountain. They offer basic facilities but no luxury in the mountain.

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Nepal Hiking Vacation - Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmadu, transfer to hotel

Day 2: Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including Swoyambhunath stupa, Bouddhanath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Day 3: Fly to Pokhara , short tour in Pokhara visiting the waterfall and boating on the  lake. Free time to explore around the lovely market along the lake with its several  shops and cafes.

Day 4: Drive to Phedi ( 45 mins ) and hike to Dhampus hill (3.5-4 hrs) . Overnight in mountain lodge. Enjoy great mountain view and lovely sunset.

Day 5: Watch the sunrise on Himalayan panorama. Hike back to Pokhara ( yu can reach back to Pokhara as early as 11 am if you have time constraints ) . Fly back to Kathmandu at 3.00 pm. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu

Day 6: Fly back  home / onward destination

Trip cost: USD 595 per person

Included in the price

  1. All surface transfers including arrival and departure transfers in a private car.
  2. Kathmandu to Pokhara return airfare
  3. Guided tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara , all entry fees, boating fees etc.
  4. Three star hotel on bed and breakfast basis, twin sharing rooms
  5. One  dinner and one breakfast  and   tea and coffee during the two day hike, accomodation on mountain lodge.
  6. Salary, insurance and all expenses of our guide and porter for the hike.

Not included in the price

  1. Nepal entry visa ( requires USD 25 and one photograph, granted upon arrival in Kathmandu.
  2. Nepal internal airport tax USD 2 .5
  3. Water, alcoholic drinks, tips, lunch and dinner in  Katrhmandu and Pokhara.

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