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KATHMANDU, POKHARA & POONHILL TREK

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Chedup Lama

Alpine Travel Service

We have been showing people around since the last three decades with personalized services.

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KATHMANDU, POKHARA & POONHILL TREK

This trip is a combination of visiting the ancient historical monuments and culture in Kathmandu valley combined with visit to Pokhara - city of lakes and the gateway to the Annapurna Himalayas. A short trek to Ghandrung 1940m, the largest Gurung settlement in the area is the highlight of this trip Make a pre-dawn excursion to Poon Hill 3191m (45 minutes to the top) the highlight of this trek for marvelous views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himals.

DAY 1

Arrive Kathmandu

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport you are received and transferred to your hotel

kathmandu, 1 night
DAY 2

Swayambhunath, Patan and Bhaktapur.

A full day tour beginning with Swyambhunath stupa a Buddhist Chaitya said to be more than 2000 years old perched on a hillock 77 meters above the valley floor, offering a bird's eye view of Kathmandu city. Proceed to Patan also known as Lalitpur or the city of fine arts. The tour starts at the Durbar square offering a glimpse of medieval Nepalese architecture. Visit the Krishna temple the only temple built by stone in Nepal, the Royal bath with it's most intricately carved water spouts. We then visit Bhaktapur known as the city of devotees. Walk through the brick paved palace square overlooked by the palace of the 55 windows with its imposing golden gate. Walk to the Nyatapole temple, the five storied pagoda, the tallest temple in the country guarded by the series of mythical animals and deities overlooking the Bhairav temple dedicated to the Tantric deity of Bhairav Read more

Kathmandu, 1 night
DAY 3

Fly to Pokhara and trek to Hille

Fly 25 minutes to reach Pokhara where your trek guide will be waiting. Drive to Nayapool and commence trek to Hille 1495m offering excellent views of the mountains. Overnight a small lodge/inn.

Hille, 1 night
DAY 4

Trek to Ghorepani

After breakfast start trekking to reach Ghorepani 2834 m.. Overnight lodge

Ghorepani, 1 night
DAY 5

Trek to Poonhill and Tadapani

Make a pre-dawn excursion to Poon Hill 3191m for marvelous views of Mt Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himal. Return to Tadapani for breakfast and trek to Tadapani.

Tadapani, 1 night
DAY 6

Trek to Ghandrung

Easy walking past unusually oval-shaped homes and you come to the flag- stone-lined up streets of the Gurung settlement of the Ghandrung 1940m, the largest Gurung settlement in the area, the people are friendly but take your Sardar with you while exploring. You may get lost.

Ghandrung, 1 night
DAY 7

trek to Birethanti and drive to Pokhara

Trek to Birethanti, descend to Nayapoolwhich is the only 20 minutes hike and from Birethanti drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. Rest of day free.

Pokhara, 1 night
DAY 8

Pokhara

After breakfast a half day tour of Pokhara comprising visit to the Bindabasani Temple, old Pokhara bazaar, David's fall, the Tibetan center and the Phewa lake. Loiter around the waterfront with its innumerable pubs, restaurants, hotels and souvenir shops. Return to the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax or explore around. Read more

Pokhara, 1 night
DAY 9

Kathmandu

Mid morning fly back to Kathmandu ( 25 minutes). Check in Hotel Rest of the day free for last minute shopping or exploring around.

kathmandu, 1 night
DAY 10

Departure

Free till your time of transfer to the airport to connect your onward flight.

Kathmandu

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kathmandu
Hotel Hotel
Day 3
Location trekking lodge
Hotel Hotel
Day 7
Location Pokhara
Hotel Hotel
Day 9
Location Kathmandu
Hotel Hotel

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfers airport to hotel and vice versa
  • A/C vehicle during the tour
  • Domestic air ticket KTM/Pokhara/KTM
  • Accommodation 03 nights on BB in 4 star Kathmandu hotel
  • Accommodation 02 nights on BB in approx.3-4 star hotel at Pokhara
  • 04 nights/05 days trek with accom. in lodges along the trail on full board
  • Trekking guide, Trek Permit, Annapurna Area Conservation Fees
  • Trek on full board
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Insurance
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • A tourist visa to enter Nepal is granted upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • upon a payment of USD 25. A passport sized photograph is also needed. Nationals of certain countries
  • are not eligible to enter Nepal. Kindly check with our embassies abroad for more details or visit
  • www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/. Also bring along an extra photo for the trek permit. Bringing your own sleeping bags
  • is recommended but you can hire one in Kathmandu. Ask us for the trek check list ( things to bring along )

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

Mr Papaioannou Georgios, Greece

Bravo ! Alpine. Wonderful holidays we will always remember. Everything ( car, hotels, guide ) were excellent and all aspects brilliantly organized. Special thanks to Mr Lama of the office and Nar Gurung our funny and talented trek guide. Hope to see you sometime in the future.

Mr Low Kong Seng, Malaysia

We really appreciate the well thought fine details that Alpine Travels ensured to make our visit a 100% success. The hotels used throughout were excellent in its class. The vehicles used were clean and the driver very professional. A big thank you to Alpine Travels.

Mr Ernesto Reig, Spain

We really enjoyed our vacations and would like to thank Alpine Travel for organizing it well. The whole trip was a smooth process. The drivers were experienced and the guides well informed and courteous. We intend to come back for more

We are an excellent team working in perfect unison

Alpine Travel Service
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