Activities: Trekking, Hiking, Jungle activities & Sightseeing
Max altitude: 4130m
Trip Duration: 15 N / 16 D
Group Size: Min 2 pax
Trip route: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ghandruk – Chhomrong – Bamboo – Deurali – Machhapuchhre Base Camp – Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo – Chhomrong – Jhinu Danda – Nayapul – Pokhara – Chitwan – Kathmandu
Best of Nepal Trip is the combination of heritage site , Himalayas trekking and wildlife. This trip starts from Kathmandu and takes you to the beautiful lake city Pokhara then the most popular trek Annapurna Base Camp and to the wildlife Chitwan.
It offers a fascinating life of middle hill Nepalese ethnic groups from Hindu farmers to Tibetan Lamas, incredible views of Himalayas, most famous high peaks like Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre, Annapurana etc, crystal clear lakes and rivers with deep gorges and hot springs. The trek explores and experiences culture, tradition and lifestyle of several cultural villages such as Ghandruk with highly hospitable natives –Gurung
Highlights of the Trip
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Patan
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Breath taking Himalayas and natural beauty
Local lifestyle and culture
Hot spring water
Stunning landscapes, sunrise, sunset views over the Himalayas
Green terraced farm different waterfalls, swift flowing rivers, and traditional villages
Beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, numerous ethnic settlements
Machhapuchre Base Camp & Annapurna base Camp
Adventurous Jungle Safari Trip
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will be there to welcome you. The representative will help you to check in your hotel rooms. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities during the trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
After breakfast in the hotel, we do sightseeing around Kathmandu City. We start our day trip from Thamel, this is the famous tourist street of Kathmandu city. You can shop your needy equipments, then to the famous historical place Kathmandu Durbar Square along with tour of local market and local lifestyle of Nepal. And then we will be visiting Swoyambhunath stupa. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (about 7 hrs)
After breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to Pokhara. The first day of our journey begins through drive up to Pokhara, a beautiful lake city. Enjoying the beautiful scenario of greenery hills and villages we will reach to Pokhara. Reaching there you have free time on your own. Overnight at Lakeside, Pokhara.
Day 04: Morning Pokhara sightseeing. Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk (5-6 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to Davi’s fall and explore Gupteshwor cave. After sightseeing we drive to Nayapul for about 1.5 hrs. Then, our trek starts from Birethati to Ghandruk, a beautiful village of Gurung Community. One can discover the local lifestyle of Gurung community. Overnight in Ghandruk.
Day 05: Trek from Ghandruk to Chomrong (5-6 hrs)
This day our trail leads gradual up to kimringdanda where we can enjoy the great view of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail (Macchapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. And we will descend to the Kimrong Khola and Chere Danda then to Chomrong, located on the lap of giant Annapurna massif. Overnight in Chomrong.
Day 06: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (4-5 hrs)
This day the trail descends through stone steps and crosses through Chomrong Khola with suspension bridge then ascends up to Sinuwa. After that we will pass through beautiful forest to kulidhar followed by easy downhill walk to Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 07: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3-4 hrs)
This day our trail passes through bamboo forest which is damp and cold, after reaching Himalaya Hotel that the forest opens up and out in sun again with astounding views of the glacial river below. We’ll walk with ascend and descend route, climb up through a much drier forest steeply on zigzag stone path before reaching to Deurali. The most scenic stretch of the day; the vegetation is sparser, allowing magical views of the valley, the river below, and the sheer rock-face cliffs above with bands of wispy waterfalls. Overnight in Deurali.
Day 08: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Macchapuchre Base Camp (5-6 hrs)
This big day of our trail begins through a stream, Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp from where we will have an unbelievable beautiful view of Machhapuchhre including Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. After reaching Annapurna Base Camp, we will make one of the great memories of lifetime enjoying the splendid and panoramic view of snow capped mountainous peaks. Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp (4130m).
Day 09: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (6-7 hrs)
This day, we will have a great sunrise view with majestic shining peaks like gold then after breakfast we retrace our trail back to Bamboo. We will have feeling of ultimate joy besides the stunning landscape cheers up while retracing our downhill trek. Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 10: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (5-6 hrs)
This day, ascending up to khudighar and downhill to Chhomrong Khola we will reach to Chhomrong with stone steps. Then, our trail leads descend walk to Jhinu Danda. Today we will have an opportunity to enjoy the hot springs which is just a 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda to soothe our aching body. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
Day 11: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and then drive to Pokhara (7-8 hrs)
This day, enjoying the amazing hills of western Nepal, we end our trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan (about 6 hrs)
After breakfast we will drive from Pokhara to Chitwan, a home to wildlife. After lunch we will go out for exploring Chitwan. In the evening we will enjoy the Tharu culture stick dance & program. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 13: Jungle activities in Chitwan
After breakfast we will do exploratory Canoe ride in a beautiful river. After that we will visit to Elephant breeding center where we will get opportunity to get knowledge about Elephants and their lives. Then after lunch we will enjoy the adventurous Elephant Back Safari around jungles. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 14: Bird watching tour, after breakfast drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu (about 6 hrs)
Today after breakfast we will go out for bird watching tour then after finishing we will take a drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu with beautiful memories. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu
This day you will have free day on your own. Enjoy complimentary seeing hands massage therapy. In the evening, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Trek will take you for a farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure day
Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.
*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.
1. Airport drop + Pick up by private transportation
2. Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
3. In Chitwan: Accomodation with all meals and jungle activities, national park fee, cultural program etc
4. Welcome dinner in one of the typical restaurant with cultural program in Kathmandu.
5. Private transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
6. English speaking tour guide during sightseeing and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
7. Local License holder trekking guide during the trek and his expenses
8. Insurance of trekking crew members
9. During trek: Accomodation in lodge / hotel with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
10. All necessary ground transportation during the trek.
11. All necessary trekking permit and paper works.
12. Farewell lunch / dinner in Kathmandu.
13. Guided trekking map.
14. First aid kit during trek
15. Complimentary seeing hands massage therapy after trek – our social welfare partner
16. Tourist bus from Kathmandu- Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu
1. Local Trekking porter during trek.
2. Meals not mentioned in itinerary.
3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks, laundry etc.
4. Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge, hot water etc. during trek
5. Personal clothing and gears.
6. Entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu as mentioned in itinerary
7. Tips to guide (Expected but not mandatory)
8. Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
9. Emergency Helicopter rescue or evacuation (to be covered by your insurance company)
10. Services which are not mentioned above.
Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience with us!!!