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Explore the best of Nepal, interacting with local people as you marvel at medieval Kathmandu and stay in the heart of the Himalaya in the lakeside setting of Pokhara. Enjoy gentle walks against the backdrop of the spectacular Annapurna range. Wildlife enthusiasts can extend this epic journey with a 3-night stay in Chitwan National Park.
- 2-night stay in the low Himalaya with day walks
- Visit a local school and chat to a retired Gurkha
- Cookery lesson in Kathmandu
- Small group size - maximum 14 people
- Stay in 4-star accommodation
- 4-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
- Small group size - maximum 14 people
- International flights with Emirates
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Experienced local guides
- 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
- Welcome drink to meet the group
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
- Porterage at airports & station
- Annapurna Conservation area entry permit
Gurung Lodge, Majgaun
Gurung Lodge is the newest of the Ker & Downey trekking lodges and is built along the lines of a traditional Nepalese village. There are 10 houses each with 2 bedrooms and a central restaurant/bar with a large open fire. Each room is en-suite.
Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu
Surrounded by 10 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, Hotel Himalaya is located within easy reach of both Kathmandu city centre and the international airport. Guests can enjoy a 180-degree panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range from the hotel's garden.
Old Inn Bandipur, Bandipur
The Old Inn Bandipur is located between Kathmandu and Pokhara, two hours' drive from Chitwan National Park. The property is a traditional Newari townhouse decorated with Buddhist and Newari wooden furniture restored into a characterful hotel.
Temple Tree Resort & Spa, Pokhara
Located in Lakeside, the tourist hub of Pokhara, Temple Tree resort is ideally situated near all the restaurants and shops in this area as well as being a short walk from the scenic Lake Phewa. Each of the 47 comfortably furnished rooms has its own small private terrace or balcony and looks on to the landscaped grounds.
Day 1: Fly to Kathmandu
Fly to Kathmandu via Dubai with Emirates.
Day 2: Kathmandu
On arrival transfer to the Hotel Himalaya for a 3-night stay. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 3: Kathmandu
Morning sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath stupa. After lunch visit the Royal Palace of Patan and its stunning display of Newari architecture.
Day 4: Kathmandu
Morning tour of Pashupatinath and Boudhnath stupa. Afternoon dal bhat cookery lesson. Pashupatinath is the most important Hindu temple in Nepal and one of the most important Shiva temples in the Subcontinent, whilst Boudhnath is one of the largest religious centre for Nepal's considerable population of Tibetans.
Day 5: Pokhara
After breakfast drive to Pokhara for a 2-night stay at the Temple Tree Resort & Spa.
Day 6: Pokhara
Morning at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing of Bindabaisni temple, Seti gorge, Devi’s Falls and the Tibetan village. Enjoy a late afternoon boat ride on Phewa lake.
Day 7: Gurung
Drive for an hour to the start point of the walk. Follow a beautiful forested trail along level ground to the Gurung Lodge*, where you will spend 2 nights. Located at 1,450 metres, the lodge is built along the lines of a traditional Nepalese village, with every room affording spectacular views of the Annapurna mountains.
Day 8: Gurung
Walk for 1.5 hours to the viewpoint of Gurung Hill for magnificent views of Annapurna South and the surrounding mountains. Lunch at the lodge before visiting a nearby village and its museum and local school.
Day 9: Pokhara
Walk to the end point of the trek and drive to Pokhara for an overnight stay at Temple Tree Resort & Spa. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 10: Bandipur
Drive to Bandipur, a living museum of Newari culture, for an overnight stay at the Old Inn. Walk through the local village and its main street lined with traditional houses and temples.
Day 11: Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu visiting a local village and the home of a retired Gurkha en route. Overnight at the Hotel Himalaya.
Day 12: Fly home
Take the flight to London via Dubai with Emirates.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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