Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): Upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that. Overnight stay at Hotel. 22 Dec 2020.
Day 02: Cultural Tour in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): You will have breakfast in the Hotel. After breakfast we will drive to various UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Nepal which are situated inside the Kathmandu Valley. Swyambhunath is the initial heritage site that we will be visiting, a famous and important stupa for Buddhists is situated at the top of a hill in Kathmandu Valley. The temple is also known as Monkey Temple due to hundreads of monkeys living around the temple area. We then head to the ancient palace of Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square which consists many historical temples such as temple of the living Goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, and the Kasthamandap, a famous three storey building which was built from a wood of a single tree. Later today we will visit the Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti, King Yogaendra Malla's Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel. 23 Dec 2020.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [970 m] Via Rafting in Trisuli River - (B): After an early a5breakfast, you drive to the rafting starting point where we will begin rafting for about two to three hours on exhilarating rapids. You will then drive to the city of Pokhara to get the chance to view the natural beauty of this area. Overnight stay at Hotel.Overnight stay at Hotel. 24 Dec 2020.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri [2,020 m] - (B,L,D): After your breakfast at the hotel in Pokhara we begin our drive to Nayapul which is approximately 40 k.m. from Pokhara. The drive will take around 1 hour 30 min after which we will begin our trek. The first part of the trail takes us to Birethati where we will check in our ACAP permit and TIMS. We then cross the river at Birethati and head left along the gentle slope to Tikhedhunga where we cross the BhurungdiKhola River on two suspension bridges. After crossing the river we will start the steep climb to Ulleri where we will be spending the night. (Car+Trek). (Drive 01-01:30 Hours). Trek (05-06 Hrs). Overnight stay at Tea House. 25 Dec 2020.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2,810 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we continue our trek towards Ghorepani through the settlements of Banthati and Nangethati. We also pass a spring inside the forest after Banthati. Crossing the spring by a bridge we continue towards our destination. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, passing through Rhododendron forest then eventually reaching the village of Ghorepani where we spend a night. Trek (03-04 Hrs). Overnight stay at Tea House. 26 Dec 2020.
Day 06: Sunrise Trip to Poonhill in the morning back to Ghorepani Trek to Chule [2,375 m] via Tadapani [2,630 m] - (B,L,D): During the night, your guide will check for clear weather to make the one-hour climb up to the Poonhill viewpoint at 3,210m. It’s usually misty when you start off and arrive, then at sunrise the clouds part to reveal one of the most majestic sunrises in the world; Machapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri Mountain are all viewable from here.
We then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast before trekking down to Chule via Tadapani.
Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2,960 meters). After that we descend to the Banthanti, we then turn off to Chule via Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (05-06 Hrs). 27 Dec 2020.
Day 07: Chule to Ghandruk [1,945m] - (B,L,D): From Chule the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal; they have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, Museum and explore the village. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (03-04 Hrs). 28 Dec 2020.
Day 08: Ghandruk-Tolka [1,730 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast, we will have a breath taking views of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and other mountains. We will continues our walk to step down till Modi Khola and then climb up steeply about an hour more then we reach to Landruk where we have a lunch.
After Lunch we leave Landruk almost flat trails about an hour then little steep for 20 minutes to reach Tolka. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (05-06 Hrs). 29 Dec 2020.
Day 09: Tolka - Dhampus [1,650 m] - (B,L,D): Early morning we can enjoy the view of Sunrise, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapurchre & the countryside. After breakfast we leave Tolka, The trail follows through forest then starts again steep ascends about one & half hour to get Deurali, from where you can see valley of Pokhara. There tea shops are available between Tolka and Deurali. After Deurali trails leads you gradually descend to Dhampus via Pothana. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (04-05 Hrs). 30 Dec 2020.
Day 10: Dhampus - Pokhara [920 m] Via Hyangja - (B,L): This morning will be one of the great morning with views of Annapurnas Himalayas & scenic settlement villages, After breakfast we start our Trek to Hyangjakot and Astam. Then we further down to Hyangja from where we take a drive to Pokhara. Trek+Car (04-05 Hrs) and Drive 30. Minute. 31 Dec 2020.
Day 11: City tour aroubnd Pokhara [930 m] - (B): After breakfast: We have a half day sightseeing tour of Bindhyabasini Temple known for its fabulous view of the city and mountain ranges. Also have a chance to see unique waterfall know as Davis fall (in Nepali Patale Chango) (Tibetan Camp at Chorepatan), home to the legend of the Devi’s fall (to add a little mystery to your adventure, be sure to ask about the legend when your there). You then head to the illustrious Gorkha Museum that represents the mountains, people, and the area’s environment. (Afternoon free) Overnight stay at the hotel. “B”. 01 Jan 2021. (Happy New Year 2021)
Day 12: Mountain Flight to Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B): After breakfast in Pokhara, we have a mountain flight to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Car+Flight+Car). 02 Jan 2021.
Day 13: Cultural Tour in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): AM: Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur city 15 km from Kathmandu, known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD, visit Nyatpola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest. Lunch Time: 1300hrs-14:00hrs PM: Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. Overnight stay at Hotel. 03 Jan 2021.
Day 14: Kathmandu [1,338m] Departure - (B): Trip ends! Fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time. 04 Jan 2021.