Covering the three historical cities & some ‘must see’ sights in the Kathmandu Valley with an extension to hilltop town of Nagarkot, famous sunset over the Himalaya, this short itinerary gives you a glimpse of Nepal’s capital city and surrounding rural area.
Commonly referred to as EBC, the Everest Base Camp is a classical trek on every trekker’s wish list. After flying to Lukla, the trek passes through the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, 3,440 metres, followed by Thyangboche and on to Pheriche, Lobuche and finally EBC at 5800m. There will be an opportunity to climb Kala Pathar to get a panoramic view of the Khumbi glacier and the peaks of the Everest neighbourhood.
This program offers the Kathmandu Valley with its two thousand year old culture, reflected in art & architecture, followed by a contrasting visit to the Pokhara Valley, where nature puts on a show of lakes and stunning Himalayan vista.
Introducing Nepal for the first timers can be quite a task. In this program we cover the three most accessible areas of Nepal which will reflect the different topographic, cultural and climatic variation that Nepal has to offer.
Historic Kathmandu, Panoramic Pokhara and Primordial Chitwan, set in the low land with its teeming tropical jungles and wildlife.
The Annapurna Base Camp, or ABC, is the second classical trek after Everest. It covers the central Himalayan range of Annapurna. Picturesque Pokhara, 900m, is the gateway of this trekking region ensures acclimatization is gradual as one walks up the mountains. The trail traverses terraced rice fields, rhododendron forests and high altitude landscapes. Few treks combine such natural beauties with diverse cultural experience as this trek. Annapurna Base Camp at 4130m offers a spectacular panorama of Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and Hiunchuli (6441m).
This is a popular trip among beginners wanting to experience trekking for the first time. The route offer spectacular vista of the central Himalayan region of Annapurna while passing villages of the ethnic Magar and Gurung communities. The highlight of the trip is to climb Poon Hill to see the sunrise over snow-capped summits Dhaulagiri (8167m) Annapurna (8091m) and others.
This program caters to those looking learn & experience that something ‘extra’ from their Nepal visit. Covering Kathmandu, Namobuddha, Chitwan, Lumbini, Pokhara and Bandipur, we weave our way through various cultural and ethnical regions amidst Nepal’s middle hills and plains.
Combining cultural visits in the city with jungle activity in Chitwan to the famous Poon Hill trek gives us a wider panoramic view of the country. Then there are the side trips to Bandipur and Nagarkot and a cable car ride to the hill top temple complex of Mankamana, dedicated to the Goddess who fulfills your every wish!
We explore, by pedal power, the rural, outlying areas of the Kathmandu valley covering lesser known areas that aren’t frequented by tourists. The trip allows us to immerse ourselves with the rich culture & slow lifestyle of the countryside; and to interact with the people on a personal level.