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This unique 19 days adventure in Nepal combines two most famous trekking regions, Everest and Annapurna, with a premier wildlife habitat in Chitwan National park, and by doing this luxury Nepal trek offers a huge variety of scenery, flora, fauna and culture in a comparatively short time. In both these regions, we trek using comfortable lodge-based tea house accommodation. Explore both the Annapurna and Everest regions in style with gentle trekking between comfort lodges and charming mountain inns.
From being surrounded by the majesty of the world’s highest mountains to the slow pace of village life in the low foothills, this tour really does allow you to experience Nepal at its best. The trekking is easy and your accommodation is in Ker & Downey’s or similar unique lodges and charming Yeti Mountain Homes / summit lodges, which all feature luxury rooms for the mountains with comfortable beds with sheets, blankets and hot water bottles. This allows you to really relax and enjoy Nepal at your own pace whilst in near-perfect comfort.
The Annapurnas and Fishtail, with their colourful villages and terrace, rich forests and rushing mountain streams, offer an interesting contrast to the higher Everest region, home to the Buddhist culture of the Sherpas and the highest mountain on Earth – Mt. Everest. Your checklist of peaks includes the most beautiful peak Machhapuchhare (fishtail); the Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, the highest peak on earth Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and many lesser but still spectacular mountains. This itinerary is an ideal first visit to Nepal for those who want a more complete look at this beautiful country in just less than three weeks of time.
Important Note and Optional Activities
To avoid risk of missing international flights, it is always recommended to have 2 or 3 days extra at the end of the trip to fly international, because Lukla airport is sensitive to fly and the chance of delay or cancel of the flight is always there.
If in case you gain those days, then you can spent extra days to go to white water rafting or do Yoga, message etc at the end of the trip.
If the flight is cancelled more then 3 days to Lukla we may change the itinerary for the betterment of the trip.
Please also be informed that as per the notice received on 17th March 2013, the STOL aircraft’s are allowed only to carry 15kg baggage including hand baggage with immediate effect. So, all passengers are advised to strictly follow the rules and regulation maintained by airlines.
The extra Lugguage charge per KG will be Rs. 110 or USD 1.3 extra one way. Means if you want to carry 10 KG extra luggage you need to pay USD 13 extra one way
Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Hyatt. Overnight: Hyatt. (1300m)
Fly to Pokhara & Trek to Sanctuary Lodge (1150m)
After breakfast, you transfer to the domestic airport for your 25 minute flight to Pokhara. This spectacular flight offers views of the Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna ranges. On arrival you are met by your guide and trekking crew and then drive to Nayapul where your trek begins. Your walk will follow a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey\'s Sanctuary Lodge is located. The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unclimbed Fishtail Mountain, or Machhapuchhre as it is locally known. Lunch is at the lodge followed by an optional walk to the nearby village.
Trek: 2 hours
Overnight: Sanctuary Lodge, Birethani (1150m) (B,L,D)
Trek to Gurung Lodge, Majgaoon
Following a leisurely breakfast, you leave the Sanctuary lodge and trek to Ker & Downey\'s Gurung Lodge. This is a little used trail that starts off on a rocky path along the river bank and then meanders though a forested area. From here trek along a ridge to the village of Waday where there are far reaching views of the whole valley. Your trek then descends a short distance to a small but sturdy suspension bridge. After crossing this bridge, there is another uphill push passing through the small villages of Patlekhet and Majgaun before arriving at Gurung Lodge in time for lunch.
Trek: 3-4 hours.
After lunch, you may chose to hike with your guide to the nearby village of Tanchok, where there is a traditional house now made into a museum. You may also choose to visit the local school.
Trek: 1-2 hours
Overnight: Gurung Lodge, Majgaon (1400m) (B, L, D)
Trek to Basanta Lodge, Dhampus (1650m)
This morning you start out trekking through the unspoilt village of Patlekhet. Your walk then takes you through sub-tropical forests that include tree orchids, rhododendrons and magnolias. Along the way, you will stop at the village of Pothana where many Tibetan traders live and sell their souvenirs. The trail from Pothana to the lodge offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range. After lunch at the lodge there will be an optional walk through the old village of Dhampus. From the lodge, there are sweeping views of the entire Annapurna Range.
Trek: 4 hours
Overnight: Ker & Downey’s Basanta Lodge, Dhampus (1650m) (B, L, D)
Descent to Valley floor staying in Pokhara
After breakfast, you depart along the ridge and descend through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor (1000m). You meet your vehicles here for the short drive to Pokhara.
Trek: 3 hours
Overnight: Temple Tree Resort Pokhara.
Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan National Park
After a relaxed morning you are driven to the Green Park Resort on the border of the Chitwan National Park (5 hours.) On arrival at the resort, you will receive a briefing prior to an afternoon safari or nature walk.
Activity: Afternoon safari or nature walk
Overnight: Green Park Resort (B,L,D)
Chitwan Nation Park
Chitwan National Park offers protection to 56 species of mammals including the one horned rhinoceros, Bengal Tiger, leopard, sloth bear, wild elephant, striped hyena, Gangetic dolphin and wild bison. There are an estimated 543 species of birds, 126 species of fish, 590 species of butterflies and 47 species of reptiles in the park. The day is spent game viewing on elephant back/by jeep, and on foot. There are also lectures on the wildlife of the Park. Canoe trips are available on request.
Activity: Game viewing on elephant back/by jeep, and foot.
Overnight: Green Park Resort (B, L, D)
Chitwan fly back to Kathmandu and prepare for everest trek
After an early morning game viewing and breakfast at the resort, you will be fly back to Kathmandu (30 minute). Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will have the rest of the day free.
Overnight: Kathmandu deluxe hotel Hyatt(B)
Fly to Lukla (2804m) / Trek to Phakding (2610m)
Take a spectacular, short mountain flight to Lukla, the start point for your trek. From the trek start point at the Khumbu ’gateway’, it\'s gently downhill on pitched stone trails through low rhododendron forest, small \'garden\' farms and old and new hamlets to the banks of the foaming Dudh Koshi River.
There will be plenty of short stops to meet the locals, take photographs and just soak up the scenery and the clear mountain air as we meander along, the undulating trail glimpsing views of 6000m snow-capped peaks high above.
Meander up through the many chortens and prayer wheels of Sano and along to your destination of YMH Phakding in time for a late lunch. The afternoon is free to rest in the riverside gardens or sun lounge. For those who wish to you\'ll make a short trip up to the higher village and delightful tiny gompa perched on the valley side.
Trek: 3 hours
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Phakding (2600m) (B, L, D)
Trek to Monjo (2835m)
After breakfast you trek to the village of Monjo. The gently undulating trail follows the right bank of the Dudh Koshi through Phakding village before the first of several river crossings today on wire suspension bridges. Continuing through pine forest and small villages you will come to a break in the trees to catch sight of the mighty Thamserku (6623m) towering way above. A couple more hours of woodland trails and swaying bridges brings us to the small village of Monjo. Your lodge for the night is located above the village with spectacular views of Thamserku and KusumKangru.
Trek: 3 hours
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Monjo (2835m) (B, L, D)
Trek to Namche Bazzar (3535m)
A short walk from your lodge brings you to the gateway to the Sagamartha National Park. You\'ll stop here to have a look at the interesting 3D map and information boards whilst your guide sorts out our permits and entry. From here you\'ve another 40 minutes or so to take you to the beginning of the climb to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. The trail zig-zags up away from the river, gradually ascending to the tree line opening out into a high mountain bowl and the vibrant village of Namche.
Trek: 6 hours
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Namche (3440m) (B, L, D)
Today you\'ll take a gentle walk to gain a little height and then have the afternoon free to explore the shops and cafes of this delightful little town. Your guide will take you to a couple of wonderful viewpoints to see the \'rockstars\' of the mountain world spread out before you: Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Ama Dablam... they ring the deep valley sides in a magnificent arena. You should also be able to see the trails to Everest. If you\'re feeling energised we\'ll continue on to the delightful villages of Kumjung and Kunde with their health post and school both started by the Sir Edmund Hilary Fund.
After lunch you are free to head down to the Namche market to browse the shops, chat to the locals and maybe pick up a souvenir or two. You may also see the Tibetan traders who make a yearly journey over the high passes from the Tibetan plateau with their yaks laden with goods to sell at the markets. Late in the afternoon there\'s an option to visit Namche Monastery. The monastery is about 80 years old and has beautiful Thanka paintings of Tibetan deities.
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Namche
Namche - Tyangboche/Diboche - 3867 m
Enjoy the view of Everest, Lhotse - mountains above 8000 m - and other beautiful Himalayan peaks as you walk through cooling rhododendron, pine, cider forest to go to Tengboche. You will be awestruck by the awesomeness of a historical fourteenth century Buddhist Monastery – Thengboche Monastary. Pray and make your wish there and walk twenty minutes further down to Diboche – the day’s stopover. Rivendell Lodge. B/L/D
Trek to Khumjung
Trek to Khumjung and stay in a lodge with attached toilet and bathrooms.B/L/D
Descend to Monjo (2835m)
After Breakfast, you descend back to Monjo. You will reach Monjo at lunch time. After lunch at the lodge, you are free to relax for the day.
Trek: 6 hours
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Monjo (2835m) (B, L, D)
Monjo to Lukla (2804m)
You retrace you steps back to Lukla after breakfast passing through Banker and Phakding and following the trail to Lukla. You spend your final night in the Everest region here. This is also a good time to give your gratitude to your porter and trekking crew for their wonderful support and to bid them farewell.
Trek: 5-6 hours
Overnight: Yeti Mountain Home, Lukla (280m)(B, L, D)
Fly to Kathmandu
After breakfast you\'ll take a short but spectacular flight back to Kathmandu. When the weather is clear, this short flight will be one of the highlights of your tour with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. After landing, you will be transferred to your hotel. You will have your free time to relax and enjoy spa after trek.
Overnight: Hyatt (B)
After enjoying a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, you\'ll be met by our guide for our day trip to a few of the Kathmandu valley\'s most spectacular and important sights and some vibrant, colourful markets. With a blend of three ancient capitals and their associated palaces, temples and markets of Kathmandu has a lot to offer culturally and historically. Evening serve Nepali cultural show and dinner.B/D
Fly back to home
Transfer to the Airport for your flight home.B
- All accommodation in 5 star hotels in cities
- All Ground transportation
- Kathmandu sightseeing with city tour guide
- Full board meal during the trekking
- Government trained guide and necessary no. of porters with their insurance, salary and meals
- One cultural show and dinner
- All entry fees and TIMS permit
- All Domestic Flight according to Itinerary
- Sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
- International Flight
- Major meals in Cities
- Monuments entrance fees
- All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
- Airport tax
- Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
- Personal clothing and gears
- Tips to guide and porter
- Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
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Before to Go Nepal
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Yeti Mountain Home - Phakding
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Yeti Mountain Home - Namche
Namche Bazaar (3440m), the historical capital of the Kumbu, is the ideal place to spend two nights acclimatising. Nearby you can visit Khunde, home to the Hillary hospital and Khumjung where you can shttp://www.yetimountainhome.com/en/ymh-lodges/ymh-namche
Yeti Mountain Home - Lukla
Lukla lodge offers the perfect opportunity to reflect on your travels. Whether you have come from Namche, Kongde or Phakding you will find here the perfect place to wind down. The lodge has the most bhttp://www.yetimountainhome.com/en/ymh-lodges/ymh-lukla
Yeti Mountain Home - Monjo
Monjo lies at 2,840m on the edge of the Sagarmatha National Park, just a short day from Namche Bazaar. The lodge has 12 comfortable rooms with attached bathroom and hot shower. Nearby in the small vilhttp://www.yetimountainhome.com/en/ymh-lodges/ymh-monjo
Yak and Yeti
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Gokarna Forest Resort
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