12 Days / 11 Nights – Fixed Departure Guaranteed – KTM to KTM
Nepal Adventure trek gives one of a kind and close-up understanding into village life in the excellent range of the Himalayas. Near to the brilliants tops of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre, and Dhaulagiri massif – a percentage of the most elevated mountains of the world. This adventure is commonly the Eco-Lodge, which in a perfect and pristine territory. You are unlikely to meet numerous different trekkers. Rather, you will meet the local farmer, yak herders and village individuals in the communities. Where you will be dealt with more as a guest than a tourist.
This Nepal Adventure trip is very popular for those who have limited time and want to familiarize inside the Natural Environment. This is the best area that can help to make your mind and soul peace. The region offers a magnificent view of Mountain, birds, forest, waterfall, stream and sight of traditional village life of Magar and Gurung ethnic people whose complexion is mongo lied in the feature.
Nepal Adventure – Facts
Trek Grade: Easy/Moderate
Trek Code: SA-ACE
Duration: 12 days
Trek Style: Community Eco-lodge/ Family Homestay / Teahouse Lodge
Best Time to go: Anytime (Sep-Nov and Feb-May)
Max. Altitude: 3300m
Age Requirement: 12+
Group Size: Small Group
Start from: Kathmandu (KTM)
End at: Kathmandu
Nepal Adventure – Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara or you may choose to fly (Drive 6hrs/ Fly 25m)
Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Galeshwor (Drive 4hrs,) and start trek to Bas Kharka (1500m)
Day 05: Trek from Bas Kharka to Nangi (2250m, 4-5hrs)
Day 06: Trek from Nangi to Mohare hill (3300m, 5-6hrs)
Day 07: Trek from Mohare hill to Ghorepani (2900m, 3hrs)
Day 08: Trek from Ghorepani to Ulleri (1940m, 3hrs)
Day 09: Trek from Ulleri to Nayapul; Drive to Pokhara. (830m, 4hrs trek, and 1.30hrs drive)
Day 10: Free day in Pokhara
Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure at any time or for more travel arrangement Contact us
Nepal Adventure – Highlights
- Unique Magar culture into village life
- Pristine and perfect- this is a little part of the Annapurna trek
- Interaction with local people; visit community projects
- Panoramic View of the Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Fishtail with more than ten mountains
- Uniquely design natural trail
- Sunrise and Sunset view from highest point Mohare Danda (3300 m)
- Fabulous Landscape, wonderful nature, culture and friendly people
- Trekking along fragrant jungles of oak, rhododendron, and spruce
- Exciting views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South and Machhapuchre to the east
- Family homestay surrounded by orange garden
Nepal Adventure – Detail Itinerary
Arrival at Kathmandu (1400 m)
After you arrive at International Airport in Kathmandu, a person from the office will come to get you and transfer you to the Hotel. At the evening, your trekking guide will attain to a pre-trek briefing about the trip plans. For an e g: Time and points of interest and trek preparation.
Today, you will go to visit the cultural heritage sites of the Kathmandu. Firstly, Kathmandu Durbar Square, a group of historical picturesque temples, palaces, courtyards and the even street that dates back to the 12th to 18th centuries. The place is recognized to be the religious, social, and town center attraction of the Capital City. Secondly, the Swoyambhunath Stupa which is an ancient godly temple that has authentic cultural unique lies on the top hill in the Midwestern area of Kathmandu. Third, Boudhanath Stupa, which is the biggest stupa in the world. This is a holiest Buddhist temple. It truly is the most meaningful area of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and also well-liked touristic site. At last, Pashupatinath Temple Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine.
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (830 m) or you may choose to fly: (Drive 6 hr/ Fly 25 m)
Beginning from Kathmandu, you will drive to the Pokhara or you can choose to fly. The lovely lake city, where you can relax and appreciate the excellence of Nature alongside surprising perspectives of Himalayan crests, as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail and so forth.
Nepal Adventure – Drive Pokhara to Galeshwor (Drive 4 hr,) and start trekking to Bas Kharka: (1500 m, 3 hr)
Starting from Pokhara, you are driven to Galeshwor, where you begin your Eco-lodge trekking, a little area of Annapurna trek. Heading up to the Bas Kharka, you pass scattered farmhouses, moving through the forest and afterward orange forests as you approach this beautiful village. You will have sufficient energy to investigate this Magar town, maybe visit the School and Health post, and in the season, appreciate the sweet oranges that become on the slopes here.
Nepal Adventure – From Bas Kharka to Nangi: (2250 m, 4-5 hrs)
You head up through the forest to Danda Kaske where you stop for the lunch. Overlooking the valleys, this is a get spot to meet a percentage of the local individuals and enjoy the stunning view. After lunch, it is a relaxed stroll on to Nangi, the primary village where you will spend the night. Here you can visit the school, perceive how the villagers make paper from the by regional standards developed plants, visit a therapeutic plant nursery, and various other income generating tasks.
Nepal Adventure – From Nangi to Mohare Hill: (3300 m, 5-6 hrs.)
Today you move through the forest, with a staggering view of the mountains. Up on the highest point of Mohare hill, you can see the Himalayas extending similarly as the eye can see, with close-up views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) and Dhaulagiri. Encompassed by forest, don’t be shocked to meet yaks touching adjacent. There is no village here, however here is most elevated remote web hand-off station in Nepal, giving the web to the remote towns for schools and health posts that use Telemedicine, connecting up with the hospital in Kathmandu to give better medicinal services in the villages.
Nepal Adventure – From Mohare hill to Ghorepani: (2900 m, 3 hrs.)
An incredible ridge walks, with a great view in every direction, you slide through the forest to Poon hill. Afterward, you will descend through stone stairs by view the panorama of the Himalayas massif and you will reach Ghorepani. Where you can stop for lunch. And also, you will have time to explore the world largest Rhododendron forestry area.
Nepal Adventure – From Ghorepani to Ulleri: (1940 m, 3 hrs.)
Continuing down, you go through changing the view as you go down to Ulleri, a village of tight paths and beautiful houses. Here you visit the school and experience the interesting Magar custom. Sit and watch the ladies carrying enormous mountains of grass to feed their wild buffalo, see the youngsters gripping their books on the way to school, see the villagers working in their fields and explore the South Annapurna and Hiunchuli.
Nepal Adventure – From Ulleri to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara: (830 m, 4 hours and 1.30 hr drive)
Too rapidly the trekking is near to finishing. From Ulleri your descent on the way down to Nayapul, with stunning sheer views down to Burundi River beneath. After around 4 hour’s descent, at Nayapul you are transported back to Pokhara.
Free Day in Pokhara
Pokhara is a site of amazing natural charm. The wonderful city has diverse lovely lakes and offers spectacular panoramic vistas of the Himalayas. The tranquility of the lakes and rivers along with the attraction of the Himalayas mounting behind them provide the favorable environment. Which has created Pokhara such a well-known destination to chill out and take pleasure in the wonder of nature? The activities that you can do in Pokhara are Sightseeing tour in Davis fall’s, Longest cave of South Asia, Tibetan refugee camps. Another, boating in the popular fewa lake, hiking to the peace stupa, (tandem) paragliding, cycling, visit International Mountain Museum etc.
Drive back to Kathmandu
Returning Back to the Kathmandu.
Departure Flight whenever or at any time or you can extend your trip. For more information, Contact us.
In Nepal Adventure – What is Included?
- Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer
- All ground transportation as per the trip itinerary or schedule
- Annapurna trek area permit
- Local guide for Kathmandu sightseeing
- Porter for baggage carriage (1 porter for 2 tourists or person)
- 8 kg baggage allowance while on trek
- All Government TAX and VAT
- Insurance for Guide and porters
Fine Hotel/Guest Houses in the cities, Tea Houses, and family home stay in the trekking- Twin Share
Jeep, car, coaches, and mini busses relying on the group size, and Walking/Hiking
No Meals Included (USD 25-30 per person/per day meals not included)
- Competent Staffs
English speaking Certified Experience Guide, Trekking Support Staffs.
In Nepal Adventure – What is not included?
- All Meals
- Entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing
- Costs of individual nature like shopping, tipping or tips, and so forth.
- Expenses due to unforeseen circumstances like Emergency Fund.
- Expenditure like the budget for drinks, cigarettes, laundry, the internet etc.
- Tips for the guide and porter
- Nepal entry visa fee
- Travel insurance
- International / Domestic flight tickets and airport charges
- Expenses for the services other than included above
Before You Go – Nepal Adventure
Actually, the mentioned put out detail itinerary is as utilized by guide only. Every day may alter or change due to the walking times of groups, camping and trails condition. The guide that is responsible for your trip will change the schedule as necessary and any such alteration of the itinerary are at the discretion of Stunning Adventure Pvt. Ltd and your guide. But, your responsible guide will promise that the trip will run as per original plan. But, ready to be elastic or flexible if necessary.
Regardless of fitness or age, homework or preparation before you arrive is a key. Enthusiastic movement, pedaling or cycling, swimming or active strolling is suggested. Walk up and down steps in your trekking boots as well. Routinely, every day strolling hours in this Nepal Adventure, the little part of Annapurna trek region is 5-6 hrs.
In the cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will get a fine hotel for accommodation. But this is not trekking for every comfort. Accommodation on this Eco-lodge trekking is community lodge, run by the local communities for the project that will benefit the whole community that comes from tourism. These are built in an environmentally friendly way. So that your stay in the lodges is as comfortable as possible, though the standard of accommodation is clean and good.
Most of the accommodation will be on twin share basis, though occasionally you might be accommodating on a multi-share basis (Home-stay accommodation). You will need to be flexible on Nepal Adventure time period. You can’t expect hot water all over, however, every endeavor is made to guarantee that your stay in the lodges and family home stays is as comfortable as possible. Do recollect, Sometimes the toilet will be outside and far from where you are staying (family home-stay convenience).
Transportation for the cities is via private car, van, minibus according to the size of group and itinerary. But in this Nepal Adventure, mode of transport is walking and hiking. Whereas, your bag is carried by porter or animal.
In the cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara, you can get a wide range of restaurant that is provided a variety of foods. But, on the trekking adventure, food provided is locally grown and cooked by local people trained to the high standard, to meet the requirement of the guest. As long as comprehensive menus are provided. The available meals; Dal vat (Trekking version) this is the most common and typical meal, which comprises of rice, dal soup with vegetable curry made from seasonal vegetable available locally.
Other dishes might include roti (flat bread) with curry, fried rice, momos and small stuff dumpling that are steamed and served with relish. It’s a little different than the one you get in the cities. The food will not come with all the trimming. But it is filling and portions are usually quite big. Fresh meat can become scarce in off season. Purchasing some cheese can help add protein to your “Nepal Adventure” diet.
Please do remember: In any case, the cost of food may increase higher or further from the fundamental city you go.
Do consider: Bring your most loved snacks like Chocolate bar, Sneaker, Mints and so on. Simply that you need to carry for lengthy drives and treks.
Please drink treated water or boiled water. Water from the village tap is not safe to drink. However, there will be boiled or filtered water provided in the Eco-lodges that is fine for drinking. It is recommended taking water purification tablet or drop or filter, these are the environmentally friendly option for you if drinking water available. So, whenever you need it. The most important things are that to buy some bottle of water once in a while is ok. Because plastic bottle causes an environmental problem. Sometimes you can see the huge pile of plastic bottles behind the lodges. Wherever you go there is water on the boiled or filter, you can fill in the bottle that you have brought once in a while. Lastly, carry some bottle of water with you all the time in Nepal Adventure which in the part of Eco-lodge trekking.
Supporting staff and Guide
Your porters will be locals, coming from the villages in the area where you are trekking. One of the main objectives of this project is to enhance employment opportunities in the local communities. We will provide guides, maintaining a high level of service, especially until local guides can be trained to meet the high standards expected.
Your baggage stuff is limited to 16 kgs (8 kgs for every person). The things are conveyed by the porter and are not open for you during the day. Your backpack should contain all the things that you need during the day. This generally includes lip balm, warm dress, camera, water bottle, sunscreen, and etcetera. Your guide will tell you each night of any extra things that is necessary for the following day in this Nepal Adventure. In case you have a pleasant bag pack, your bag must be a couple of kilograms and fully recognizable or noticeable.
Trekking in Nepal you will encounter an altogether different viewpoint on life. Destitution is all over the place, yet you will be welcomed with smiles and benevolent appearances. The vast majority of the towns have power. However, frequently water must be brought from an outside tap, somehow away.
It can be not possible to change the other foreign currency or money or forex or traveler cheque other than in the bigger metropolitan urban center like Kathmandu or Pokhara. Consequently, when you are in the Nepal Adventure or in the mountains, cash money is important. Therefore, it is strongly recommending to alter the money or international currency in the urban centers, before your trek start.
Nepal authorized currency is Nepalese rupee, NRP or Rs. Make sure for the small profit Nepalese rupees that come in one, two, five, ten, twenty, fifty, 100, five-hundred or 1000. Because you may need cash money for local expenses like; budget for drinks, entry fees might be needed for taking in the sights, emergency fund, departure taxes, tipping or tips, shopping, extra expenses, for baggage carry person etc. This is certainly to advise you that around 25$ – 30$ or 2500 to 3000 rupees every day per person, normally might be expenses in meals/foods or others which are not as part of your packages.
In Nepal, some of the foreign money are banned for exchange and you must find the adaptable currencies while you are in Nepal. CAD, USD, AUD, and EUR are normally exchangeable.
Some areas are unique in offering internet access throughout this Nepal Adventure. In some villages, it may be possible to use an STD telephone. For mobile/ cell phone, in some areas, it may not be possible to get a signal. But, most places along the Eco-lodge trekking route are accessible if the mobile phone has international roaming facilities.
Interior the cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara you’ll be able to get a same day laundry service washed by hotel or laundry shop. But, they charged per kg. Around or within the trekking adventures, you have to scrub or clean your clothes by hands/palm by using with brush/ washing powder/ soap. You may generally purchase washing powder or detergent or cleansing soap in Kathmandu. They are incredibly inexpensive. Use Bio-degradable washing powder or cleaning soap or detergent for rinsing. At last in Nepal Adventure trek, you have to rely on sunlight or heater for dry.
Due to European or American or Western impact, traveling staff, for example, driver, guide, and porter (a baggage carriage person) have got to be usual to expect a tip. It’s obligatory here and not absolutely an essential. If perhaps you have had a good service, use your kindness.
Tipping is someone individual and voluntary or non-reflex matter and tips are no included in your excursion cost.
If you wish to reward hard work of those who have attempted to make this short trek can be expected, we propose the associating: USD 5 for each and every day for a group of 8+, USD 6 for daily and every day for the smaller group.
Hiking or trekking permits will be required for this little area of Nepal Adventure and will be obtained by Stunning Adventure. For the access to Annapurna Conservation Area region, the permit should be obtained which is provided by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). A Trekking Information Managing System (TIMS) Permit is key for the information or data of the NTB. Complete name, nationality, passport number, particular date of birth, sex, home address, and 2 picture or image for every single license are required.
Use your security/protection bag for your valuable. Do not leave cash and other valuable lying down around within the room, like passport, money waist belt, camera etc. Be careful with pickpockets in a crowd or any type of places.
Travel Insurance for Nepal Adventure
Travel Insurance is not cover or included in your trip cost. We greatly suggest you that, take out a complete insurance cover before your trek from your home country. The Travel insurance must cover in contradiction of particular accident, medical expenditures, emergency evacuation (including helicopter rescue flight) and personal liability (theft of things and materials). We also recommend that it addresses the loss of luggage and personal effects.
Health Condition and Requirements
Trekking in Nepal need not be measured a risky affair as significantly as your health is a concern. There are no specific health necessities for entry into Nepal. Even so, safety measure such as through medical checkup and inoculation before you begin Nepal Adventure or prior to starting trekking can save you from the unpredictable hazard. However, you should check with or talk to your doctor for up to date information regarding vaccination.
Medication for any sensibly foreseeable health issues needs to be helped bring with you whilst exploring in Nepal. As exterior cities Kathmandu or Pokhara, medical stores will be few in number and also limited about what they can supply. If none available as rescue and expulsion are measured in days. Please be aware that the medical facilities are generally not of the same standard you might expect at home. So, it is strongly recommending that you must carry a personal first aid kit as well as sufficient amount of personal medical requirements. Prevalent problems like dehydration, diarrhea, fever, headache, and tonsil can occur throughout the Nepal Adventure, Eco-lodge trekking period. So, plan for that reason. When you feel too much cold frisk the body and drink hot water, garlic or turmeric tea or soup.
Nepal is a tremendous mountain country that is known for climactic extremes. Be arranged for cold on every occasion of the year, particularly once the sun goes down. The climate is normally gentle from March right through to October. In the middle of the late spring monsoon (June – August), it will be warm and muggy and the downpour is visited in July and August. At the time of winter, it will probably be frosty yet clear and settle.
Necessary equipment for Nepal Adventure:
You will have to bring comfortable medium sized bag packs to carry the things that you will you should have during the day. This should have a belly strap or better an expanded waistline belt.
- Lightweight walking boot or slipper to wear in the lodges.
- Lightweight trouser and thick trouser are worthwhile for higher in the mountains in the early morning hours and at night.
- 2-3 cotton T-shirts
- 2 match of thin and 2 pairs of thick down socks.
- A sunhat and ensure excellent wide top to cover the face area and neck.
- A sunglasses or snow glasses.
- Bio- degradable toiletries with large and small towels. Bathroom paper available in Kathmandu and Pokhara or any villages in the Nepal Adventure region or mountains.
- Small lamp or torch or flashlight.
- First – Aid – Kit
- Knife or sewing kit
- Sunscreen or sunblock or bathe in the sun lotion or cream
- Warm fleece jacket
- Sleeping bag too -15 Degree Celsius or sleeping sheet.
- Windproof/ water proof trouser and Raincoat as well
- Woolen hat to put on in the morning and at night.
- Pair of hand safety gloves
- Woolen shirt and solid sweater