Nepal: Himalaya Highlights

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ANENG

From: £1333.65

Venture into the lively streets of Kathmandu, spend a night at a Buddhist monastery guesthouse, and take in astounding views of the Himalaya in Pokhara: these are just a few of the experiences that await on this 10-day journey through Nepal. From the famous rhinos and Bengal tigers of Chitwan National Park to the ancient temples of the Kathmandu Valley, encounter the essence of the Himalaya.

Day 1 Kathmandu (1D)

Arrive any time. Arrival transfer included. After our welcome meeting, enjoy a six-course dinner of organic Nepali cuisine.

Day 2 Kathmandu (1B, 1L)

Spend the day exploring Kathmandu and surrounding areas, including Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world’s largest Buddhist shrines. Also visit the Royal City of Bhaktapur, exploring Hindu temples, pagodas, and monuments, including the stunning wood-carved palace in Durbar Square. After, visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) before enjoying an authentic local lunch. You’ll also meet one of the women that has graduated from the Sasane paralegal program.

Day 3 Kathmandu/Pharping (1B)

Opt to take an early morning Everest experience flight, then visit ancient Swayambhunath Buddhist temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the holiest shrines in Kathmandu. Then, visit a local home to learn about National Geographic grantee Chhing Lhomi, who works to preserve ancient weaving traditions of the Upper Mustang region through the Himalayan Indigenous Society. Depart the city to Pharping for a unique overnight stay at a Buddhist Monastery guesthouse. Learn about monastery life from the inside, then enjoy a chanting and prayer service. Opt to walk in the surrounding village and countryside.

Day 4 Pharping/Kurintar (1B, 1D)

Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and morning chanting from the monastery. After, drive to Kurintar and hike to our remote lodge on the banks of Trishuli River and valley. Opt to relax and enjoy the pool or take a hike in the surrounding countryside.

Day 5 Kurintar/Chitwan National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Drive to our lodge located on the bank of the Rapti river which borders the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chitwan National Park. After lunch, board a traditional boat to view wildlife along the river.

Day 6 Chitwan National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore Chitwan National Park with expert local guides.€tivities can include a village walk, boating, nature walks, and a jeep safari in search of rhinos, leopards, wild elephants, monkeys, and crocodiles. Also meet with a local tiger “technician” who will give a presentation about the Nepal Tiger Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of tigers in Nepal. Our expert will join us on a jeep safari to teach us how tigers are tracked, protected, and monitored with help from the local community. If we’re lucky, we may catch a glimpse of one of these elusive great cats. This evening, return to our lodge and enjoy a Tharu cultural dance program presented by local villagers.

Day 7 Chitwan National Park/Pokhara (1B)

Drive to beautiful Pokhara and immerse yourself in stunning views of the Himalayas. Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO and opt to have dinner at one of the popular restaurants in town.

Day 8 Pokhara (1B, 1L)

Hike up to Sarangkot and enjoy the sunrise and sweeping Annapurna Himalayan views. Later, hike to the brilliant World Peace Pagoda, a stunning monument built by Buddhist monks from Japan. After, visit a Tibetan refugee settlement to learn more about this community by viewing their photo gallery and enjoying a local Tibetan lunch. This afternoon, opt to try paragliding or go boating in Phewa Lake.

Day 9 Pokhara/Kathmandu (1B)

Catch a flight back to the capital, Kathmandu. Enjoy free time for shopping or opt to visit the Pashupatinath Ghats

Day 10 Kathmandu (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
23/09/2018 02/10/2018 0 £1439.00
30/09/2018 09/10/2018 3 £1439.00
07/10/2018 16/10/2018 1 £1439.00
14/10/2018 23/10/2018 0 £1439.00
18/10/2018 27/10/2018 0 £1569.00
21/10/2018 30/10/2018 0 £1569.00
28/10/2018 06/11/2018 9 £1333.65
04/11/2018 13/11/2018 2 £1569.00
11/11/2018 20/11/2018 1 £1569.00
18/11/2018 27/11/2018 0 £1569.00
22/11/2018 01/12/2018 10 £1569.00
25/11/2018 04/12/2018 0 £1569.00
09/12/2018 18/12/2018 9 £1569.00
16/12/2018 25/12/2018 0 £1699.00
23/12/2018 01/01/2019 3 £1699.00
30/12/2018 08/01/2019 4 £1699.00
06/01/2019 15/01/2019 12 £1749.00
20/01/2019 29/01/2019 12 £1749.00
10/02/2019 19/02/2019 15 £1629.00
24/02/2019 05/03/2019 5 £1629.00
03/03/2019 12/03/2019 9 £1629.00
17/03/2019 26/03/2019 12 £1629.00
24/03/2019 02/04/2019 13 £1629.00
31/03/2019 09/04/2019 12 £1629.00
05/04/2019 14/04/2019 15 £1499.00
07/04/2019 16/04/2019 15 £1499.00
14/04/2019 23/04/2019 12 £1499.00
21/04/2019 30/04/2019 13 £1499.00
28/04/2019 07/05/2019 15 £1499.00
05/05/2019 14/05/2019 15 £1499.00
19/05/2019 28/05/2019 15 £1499.00
07/07/2019 16/07/2019 15 £1499.00
21/07/2019 30/07/2019 15 £1499.00
18/08/2019 27/08/2019 15 £1499.00
08/09/2019 17/09/2019 15 £1499.00
22/09/2019 01/10/2019 15 £1499.00
29/09/2019 08/10/2019 15 £1499.00
06/10/2019 15/10/2019 11 £1499.00
13/10/2019 22/10/2019 15 £1499.00
20/10/2019 29/10/2019 15 £1629.00
27/10/2019 05/11/2019 11 £1629.00
03/11/2019 12/11/2019 15 £1629.00
10/11/2019 19/11/2019 11 £1629.00
17/11/2019 26/11/2019 15 £1629.00
24/11/2019 03/12/2019 15 £1629.00
01/12/2019 10/12/2019 15 £1629.00
08/12/2019 17/12/2019 15 £1629.00
15/12/2019 24/12/2019 15 £1749.00
22/12/2019 31/12/2019 15 £1749.00
29/12/2019 07/01/2020 10 £1749.00
12/01/2020 21/01/2020 15 £1749.00
26/01/2020 04/02/2020 15 £1749.00
09/02/2020 18/02/2020 15 £1629.00
23/02/2020 03/03/2020 15 £1629.00
08/03/2020 17/03/2020 15 £1629.00
15/03/2020 24/03/2020 15 £1629.00
22/03/2020 31/03/2020 15 £1629.00
29/03/2020 07/04/2020 15 £1629.00
05/04/2020 14/04/2020 15 £1499.00
12/04/2020 21/04/2020 15 £1499.00
19/04/2020 28/04/2020 15 £1499.00
26/04/2020 05/05/2020 15 £1499.00
03/05/2020 12/05/2020 15 £1499.00
10/05/2020 19/05/2020 15 £1499.00
24/05/2020 02/06/2020 15 £1499.00
19/07/2020 28/07/2020 15 £1499.00
16/08/2020 25/08/2020 15 £1499.00
06/09/2020 15/09/2020 15 £1499.00
13/09/2020 22/09/2020 15 £1499.00
20/09/2020 29/09/2020 15 £1499.00
27/09/2020 06/10/2020 15 £1499.00
04/10/2020 13/10/2020 15 £1499.00
11/10/2020 20/10/2020 15 £1499.00
18/10/2020 27/10/2020 15 £1629.00
25/10/2020 03/11/2020 15 £1629.00
01/11/2020 10/11/2020 15 £1629.00
08/11/2020 17/11/2020 15 £1629.00
15/11/2020 24/11/2020 15 £1629.00
22/11/2020 01/12/2020 15 £1629.00
29/11/2020 08/12/2020 15 £1629.00
06/12/2020 15/12/2020 15 £1629.00
13/12/2020 22/12/2020 15 £1749.00
20/12/2020 29/12/2020 15 £1749.00
27/12/2020 05/01/2021 15 £1749.00
03/01/2021 12/01/2021 15 £1499.00

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