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Day 1: Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Nepal Big Mountain Travel believes in persistence and belongingness. On day 1, arrival day, a representative in formal attire with garlands (Mala) and traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf (Khata) will welcome you. This is a traditional welcoming gesture of Nepalese. The representative will guide you to the hotel. You can wander around the streets of Thamel and explore shops during the late afternoon. Then, a cultural dinner is presented overnight at Tourist Standard hotel in Kathmandu or similar class.

Main attractions:

Unique and traditional welcome

Welcome dinner- traditional Nepali cuisine

The inception of your trip

Wander around streets of Thamel

Explore shops of traditional Thankas, restaurants, handmade art crafts, street foods and many more
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (5-6 hours ride)

Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
A new daylight begins the day and you devour your breakfast early in the morning. Then, you go on an interesting long drive of 5-6 hours to Pokhara from Kathmandu. You will engage in observing the beauty of Pokhara passing through Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you a prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer. During the afternoon, you can go boating in Fewa Lake. You observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges. At evening, you can see the pleasant view of the sunset as well and capture the moment in your camera. You stay the night at tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Major attractions:

The magnificent sight of high current Himalayan Rivers- Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti

You can go boating in Fewa Lake

Observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges

Set your eyes at the pleasant view of the sunset

Capture the beautiful scenery in your camera for future reference
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tirkhedunga (1570 m)

Stop At: Nayapul Trekking Starting Point, Baglung Rajmarg, Salyan 33400, Nepal
Today is your trekking day. After an hour and a half’s ride from Pokhara, you begin with a short walk along the banks of the Modi Khola. Then, you can shop and eat at the teahouses of Birethanti (1,015 m), a large village. There, you can encounter the inhabitants of this village, Gurung, Magar, and Thakali to know about their amazing lifestyles. Then, the trail continues following the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola through villages and climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille (1,495 m). After the short climb, you reach Tikhedhunga (1570 m). Today’s walk offers a short and comparatively easy day that allows you to get the full experience of trekking in Nepal. The trail will constantly surprise you with the beauty of blooming rhododendron and mesmerizing flowing streams. You stay overnight at a teahouse.

Main attractions:

Inception of trekking

Shop and eat at the teahouses of Birethanti

Encounter the inhabitants of this village, Gurung, Magar, and Thakali to know about their amazing lifestyles

Get the full experience of trekking in Nepal

Analyze the beauty of blooming rhododendron and mesmerizing flowing streams
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Day 4: Trek Tirkhedunga to Ghorepani (2874 m)

Stop At: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking | Poonhill Trek | Ghorepani Trek Nepal | Poonhill trekking, Kapan Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
This is an important day. You trek through a steep hill to reach the village of Ulleri (2070 m). You come across the people of Magar ethnic group to discover their unique lifestyle as a member of the large village. Following the trail, you will inhabit in the beautiful forests of oak and rhododendron towards Banthanti (2250 m). You can see amazing wildlife of the area, Longmuir (long tail black mouth Monkey) accompanying you occasionally through the trees. You trek towards Nangethanti (2,460m) to fill yourself with the excitement of crossing a river. After an hour walk, you arrive at Ghorepani (2840 m) where you view the gorgeous Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and other mountains. Stay overnight at a lodge.

Main attractions:

Come across the people of Magar ethnic group to discover their unique lifestyle as a member of the large village

Inhabit in the beautiful forests of oak and rhododendron

See amazing wildlife of the area

View the gorgeous Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and other mountains

Fill yourself with the excitement of crossing a river
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Day 5: Hike up Ghorepani to Poon Hill then to Tadapani (3210 m)

Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
Today, you will reach Poon Hill (3210 m) early in the morning by hiking for a quick 45 minutes. You will gift your eyes the elegant view of the sunrise over the striking scenery of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Macchapuchre (Fishtail), Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, South Annapurna etc. Additionally, you can see a network of other peaks that pleasures you. Moving to the trail that follows Tadapani, abundant thriving pine and rhododendron forests to the Deurali amazes you. Then moments of descends through dazzling waterfalls, streams, and dense forest to Banthati is cherished. At Tadapani, meaning ‘hot water’, you will find the water supply for a village far away. You stay the night at a lodge.

Main attractions:

Gift your eyes the elegant view of the sunrise over the striking scenery of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Macchapuchre (Fishtail), Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, South Annapurna

Take pleasure in view of a network of other peaks

Feel the amazement in abundant thriving pine and rhododendron forests to the Deurali

Cherish the moments of descends through dazzling waterfalls, streams, and dense forest

Find the flourishing water supply
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk then to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

Stop At: Ghandruk-Landruk Bridge, Lumle 33700, Nepal
A new daylight starts your trek to Ghandruk today. You will come across another ethnic group of Nepal, the Gurungs. You blossom in the Gurung village with the feeling of belongingness. Then you trek back through a steep hill to Nayapul. You can also meet some Gurkhas who had served in the British Army during World War II. From there, you will take a drive to Pokhara and spent time in the lakeside to lighten up. You can also shop a souvenir of your trip. You spend the night at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara or similar class.

Main attractions:

Come across another ethnic group of Nepal, the Gurungs

Blossom in the Gurung village with the feeling of belongingness

Meet some Gurkhas who had served in the British Army during World War II

Spent time in the lakeside to lighten up

Shop a souvenir of your trip
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Day 7: Stay at Pokhara

Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
After your breakfast in the hotel, you can spend some quality time at the Lake Side. You can enjoy boating in Fewa Lake and a religious trip to the temple situated in the middle of the lake, Tal Barahi, giving you a feeling of a religious island. If you want to be drawn aback by boating in the serene lake that covers Sarangkot and Kaskikot as well as gets a bonus of soothing your eyes with the view of the reflection of Mount Macchapuchre, Fewa Lake awaits you in Pokhara. Explore the reasons for the rise in tourist’s rate in Pokhara every year.

Major attractions:
• Spend some quality time at the Lake Side
• Enjoy boating in serene Fewa Lake
• Energize your spirit exploring Pokhara
• Get a bonus of soothing your eyes with the view of the reflection of Mount Macchapuchre while boating
• A religious trip to the temple situated in the middle of the lake, Tal Barahi
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Day 8: Return back to Kathmandu

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal, Thamel Bhagawati Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Today lies ahead of you with a breakfast and a beautiful view of sunrise. You drive back from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a tourist bus. The 5-hour route, you will be engaged observe the beauty of Pokhara passing through Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you a prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer. You can collaborate with our other package of sightseeing in Kathmandu, a day trip. You will spend overnight in the tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Major attractions:

The magnificent sight of high current Himalayan Rivers- Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti

A chance to collaborate with our other package of sightseeing in Kathmandu

Prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer

Rest in your tourist standard hotel and rejuvenate yourself by the alluring facilities
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 9: Day 9: Departure

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
You have breakfast early in the morning. With the conclusion of necessary steps for departure, a representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Big Mountain expects a happy customer to travel again.

Major attractions:

Departure day

Concluding breakfast early in the morning

A representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will see you off to Tribhuvan International Airport

You are associated with your spirit smile with the end of an adventurous and memorable journey of Nepal Backpackers Tour.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

Traveler pickup is offered
Kathmandu International Airport or your centrally located Kathmandu Valley hotel
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Stay at 3-star Hotel - in Kathmandu or similar class on twin sharing basis
  • Stay at 3-star Hotel - in Pokhara or similar class on twin sharing basis
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast and bed in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Welcome Dinner – Cultural Dinner
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek
  • One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour
  • Sim card
  • General first aid kits
  • TIMS and Permits
  • 1 porter per 2 pax
  • 1 trekking map per 2 pax
  • 1 duffel bag per 2 pax
  • Trekking certificate
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking | Poonhill Trek | Ghorepani Trek Nepal | Poonhill trekking
  • Entry/Admission - Poon Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Ghandruk-Landruk Bridge
Exclusions
  • Extra food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in itinerary
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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