Nepal: Himalaya Highlights

10 days*
From 16157 SEK was 20186 SEK
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Overview
Venture into the lively streets of Kathmandu, spend a night at a Buddhist monastery guesthouse, and take in astounding views of the Himalaya in Pokhara: these are just a few of the experiences that await on this 10-day journey through Nepal. From the famous rhinos and Bengal tigers of Chitwan National Park to the ancient temples of the Kathmandu Valley, encounter the essence of the Himalaya.

Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 15, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (8 nts), monastery guesthouse (1 nt).
  • Transport: Private bus, plane, boat, walking, 4x4.
  • Meals: 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive any time. Arrival transfer included. After our welcome meeting, enjoy a six-course dinner of organic Nepali cuisine. Meals included: dinner
Day 2 Kathmandu
Spend the day exploring Kathmandu and surrounding areas, including Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's largest Buddhist shrines. Also visit the Royal City of Bhaktapur, exploring Hindu temples, pagodas, and monuments, including the stunning wood-carved palace in Durbar Square. After, visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) before enjoying an authentic local lunch. You'll also meet one of the women that has graduated from the Sasane paralegal program. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 3 Kathmandu/Pharping
Opt to take an early morning Everest experience flight, then visit ancient Swayambhunath Buddhist temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the holiest shrines in Kathmandu. Then, visit a local home to learn about National Geographic grantee Chhing Lhomi, who works to preserve ancient weaving traditions of the Upper Mustang region through the Himalayan Indigenous Society. Depart the city to Pharping for a unique overnight stay at a Buddhist Monastery guesthouse. Learn about monastery life from the inside, then enjoy a chanting and prayer service. Opt to walk in the surrounding village and countryside. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Pharping/Kurintar
Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and morning chanting from the monastery. After, drive to Kurintar and hike to our remote lodge on the banks of Trishuli River and valley. Opt to relax and enjoy the pool or take a hike in the surrounding countryside. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 5 Kurintar/Chitwan National Park
Drive to our lodge located on the bank of the Rapti river which borders the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chitwan National Park. After lunch, board a traditional boat to view wildlife along the river. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Chitwan National Park
Explore Chitwan National Park with expert local guides. Activities can include a village walk, boating, nature walks, and a jeep safari in search of rhinos, leopards, wild elephants, monkeys, and crocodiles. Also meet with a local tiger “technician” who will give a presentation about the Nepal Tiger Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of tigers in Nepal. Our expert will join us on a jeep safari to teach us how tigers are tracked, protected, and monitored with help from the local community. If we’re lucky, we may catch a glimpse of one of these elusive great cats. This evening, return to our lodge and enjoy a Tharu cultural dance program presented by local villagers. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Chitwan National Park/Pokhara
Drive to beautiful Pokhara and immerse yourself in stunning views of the Himalayas. Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO and opt to have dinner at one of the popular restaurants in town. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Pokhara
Hike up to Sarangkot and enjoy the sunrise and sweeping Annapurna Himalayan views. Later, hike to the brilliant World Peace Pagoda, a stunning monument built by Buddhist monks from Japan. After, visit a Tibetan refugee settlement to learn more about this community by viewing their photo gallery and enjoying a local Tibetan lunch. This afternoon, opt to try paragliding or go boating in Phewa Lake. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Pokhara/Kathmandu
Catch a flight back to the capital, Kathmandu. Enjoy free time for shopping or opt to visit the Pashupatinath Ghats Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Kathmandu
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
All years
08 Dec 2019
17 Dec 2019
18782 SEK
4 left
  • Departs from: Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 18782 SEK
22 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2019
20186 SEK
3 left
  • Departs from: Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 20186 SEK
29 Dec 2019
07 Jan 2020
20186 SEK
5 left
  • Departs from: Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 20186 SEK
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Overview

Venture into the lively streets of Kathmandu, spend a night at a Buddhist monastery guesthouse, and take in astounding views of the Himalaya in Pokhara: these are just a few of the experiences that await on this 10-day journey through Nepal. From the famous rhinos and Bengal tigers of Chitwan National Park to the ancient temples of the Kathmandu Valley, encounter the essence of the Himalaya.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 15, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (8 nts), monastery guesthouse (1 nt).
  • Transport: Private bus, plane, boat, walking, 4x4.
  • Meals: 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive any time. Arrival transfer included. After our welcome meeting, enjoy a six-course dinner of organic Nepali cuisine. Meals included: dinner
Day 2 Kathmandu
Spend the day exploring Kathmandu and surrounding areas, including Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's largest Buddhist shrines. Also visit the Royal City of Bhaktapur, exploring Hindu temples, pagodas, and monuments, including the stunning wood-carved palace in Durbar Square. After, visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) before enjoying an authentic local lunch. You'll also meet one of the women that has graduated from the Sasane paralegal program. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 3 Kathmandu/Pharping
Opt to take an early morning Everest experience flight, then visit ancient Swayambhunath Buddhist temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the holiest shrines in Kathmandu. Then, visit a local home to learn about National Geographic grantee Chhing Lhomi, who works to preserve ancient weaving traditions of the Upper Mustang region through the Himalayan Indigenous Society. Depart the city to Pharping for a unique overnight stay at a Buddhist Monastery guesthouse. Learn about monastery life from the inside, then enjoy a chanting and prayer service. Opt to walk in the surrounding village and countryside. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Pharping/Kurintar
Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and morning chanting from the monastery. After, drive to Kurintar and hike to our remote lodge on the banks of Trishuli River and valley. Opt to relax and enjoy the pool or take a hike in the surrounding countryside. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 5 Kurintar/Chitwan National Park
Drive to our lodge located on the bank of the Rapti river which borders the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chitwan National Park. After lunch, board a traditional boat to view wildlife along the river. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Chitwan National Park
Explore Chitwan National Park with expert local guides. Activities can include a village walk, boating, nature walks, and a jeep safari in search of rhinos, leopards, wild elephants, monkeys, and crocodiles. Also meet with a local tiger “technician” who will give a presentation about the Nepal Tiger Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of tigers in Nepal. Our expert will join us on a jeep safari to teach us how tigers are tracked, protected, and monitored with help from the local community. If we’re lucky, we may catch a glimpse of one of these elusive great cats. This evening, return to our lodge and enjoy a Tharu cultural dance program presented by local villagers. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Chitwan National Park/Pokhara
Drive to beautiful Pokhara and immerse yourself in stunning views of the Himalayas. Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO and opt to have dinner at one of the popular restaurants in town. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Pokhara
Hike up to Sarangkot and enjoy the sunrise and sweeping Annapurna Himalayan views. Later, hike to the brilliant World Peace Pagoda, a stunning monument built by Buddhist monks from Japan. After, visit a Tibetan refugee settlement to learn more about this community by viewing their photo gallery and enjoying a local Tibetan lunch. This afternoon, opt to try paragliding or go boating in Phewa Lake. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Pokhara/Kathmandu
Catch a flight back to the capital, Kathmandu. Enjoy free time for shopping or opt to visit the Pashupatinath Ghats Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Kathmandu
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
All years
Dec 08
08 Dec 2019 17 Dec 2019
10 days
4 left
18782 SEK
  • Departs from Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 18782 SEK
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Dec 22
22 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019
10 days
3 left
20186 SEK
  • Departs from Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 20186 SEK
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Dec 29
29 Dec 2019 07 Jan 2020
10 days
5 left
20186 SEK
  • Departs from Kathmandu
  • Ends in Kathmandu
Price per person 20186 SEK
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