Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m]: A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport according to your arrival time who will transfer you to the hotel. A short briefing session will be conducted after you have settled down. If you have any questions please do let us know.Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Temple visit 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 which 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 most scared Hindu shrine of the world, Pashupatinath followed by the visit to Bouddhastupa one of the oldest and biggest stupa in Nepal. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [970 m] - (B): Early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nepal's lake city. Our bus follows a winding road over the valley rim and descends onto the Trisuli River. The journey is slow and steady as the road winds through villages and passing terrace fields before reaching our destination.
Pokhara is best known for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Normally, we arrive by mid afternoon so you have time to explore or relax as you prepare for the journey ahead. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 04: Pokhara - Vijayapur- Trek to Kalikastan. [1,500 m]. "B,L,D": After a hearty breakfast at the hotel in Pokhara we will begin our drive towards the Bijayapur Khola, the initial point of our trek. The first phase of the trek today is filled with hiking along the paddy fields followed a crossing a river. As we cross the river the trail now heads up towards Kalikasthan where we will be spending the night. As we continue ascending in the direction of Kalikasthan we will stop on the midway for the lunch. Overnight in Tea house. (45 m drive), (04-05 hrs).
Day 05: Kalikasthan to Lamakhet (1,680m) (B,L,D): With the sun adding brightness we begin our trek today after breakfast in the tea house. The trail slowly goes through the local villages inhabited by many ethnic groups where we can witness the perfect example of people living in unity in diversity. Trekking gently along the terraced fields we reach Mardi Khola from where the trail is considered easy as it follows the river and we hike along the river bank. We finally camp at Lama Khet after passing the settlements at Bhaise and Nawaldanda. Lama Khet is a beautiful village surrounded by hills. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time is 06-07 hours.
Day 06: Lamakhet to Siklis(1,980m) (B,L,D): The initial part of the trek today lead you along the river bank to Khilan Gaon on a flat trail. After reaching Khilan Gaon the trail begins to ascend gently for the first few minutes followed by steep uphill hike for couple of hours. While ascending gradually we pass a village named Parju from where the trail continues to rise towards Siklis village. Siklis is one of the oldest and biggest Gurung Village which is home for many brave Gurkha soldiers whose generations have been serving in British and Indian military. Overnight in Siklis. Average trekking time is 06-07 hours.
Day 07: Siklis to forest Camp (2,200m) (B,L,D) : After your breakfast at the tea house in Siklis Village we continue our trek towards Forest Camp or Neuli Kharkha. Today, the trail enters into the thick Rhododendron and Oak forests climbing gradually up in the beginning. Ascending for some distance the trail is gradual flat to Forest Camp. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking Time is 05-06 hours
Day 08: Forest Camp to Ghale Gaon(2,000m) (B,L,D): On this day we continue hiking in the Rhododendron forest. While trekking today we will cross the highest point of our trek from where we begin to descend towards Ghale Gaon, a small village mostly inhabited by the Gurung and Magar Community. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 05-06 hours.
Day 09: Ghale Gaon to Pokhara (B): This is the last day of our trekking. After breakfast at the tea house in Ghale Gaon we slowly head in the direction of Pokhara. Today’s trek is mostly downhill upto hyangja from where we take a car and drive to our hotel in Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel. Average trekking time is 03-04 hours.
Day 10: Mountain Flight to Kathmandu. [1,338m]: 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 in Hotel.(22-25 m flight).
Day 11: Fly back home - (B): A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will drop you to the airport according to your flight time. Trip ends. “NAMASTE!”
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.