Explore the best of Nepal, interacting with
local people as you marvel at medieval
Kathmandu and stay in the heart of the
Himalaya in the lakeside setting of Pokhara.
Enjoy gentle walks against the backdrop of
the spectacular Annapurna range. Wildlife
enthusiasts can extend this epic journey with
a 3-night stay in Chitwan National Park.
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Fly to Kathmandu via Dubai with Emirates. (N)
On arrival transfer to the Hotel Himalaya
for a 3-night stay. Welcome dinner at a local
Morning sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar
Square and Swayambhunath stupa. After lunch
visit the Royal Palace of Patan and its stunning
display of Newari architecture. (B)
Morning tour of Pashupatinath and Boudhnath stupa. Afternoon dal bhat cookery lesson. Pashupatinath is the most important Hindu temple in Nepal and one of the most important Shiva temples in the Subcontinent, whilst Boudhnath is one of the largest religious centre for Nepal's considerable population of Tibetans. (B)
After breakfast drive to Pokhara for a 2-night
stay at the Temple Tree Resort & Spa. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing of
Bindabaisni temple, Seti gorge, Devi’s Falls and
the Tibetan village. Enjoy a late afternoon boat
ride on Phewa lake. (B)
Drive for an hour to the start point of the
walk. Follow a beautiful forested trail along
level ground to the Gurung Lodge*, where
you will spend 2 nights. Located at 1,450
metres, the lodge is built along the lines of a
traditional Nepalese village, with every room
affording spectacular views of the Annapurna
mountains. After lunch, walk to the nearby
village of Tanchok to visit a local home.
Gurung Lodge provides drinking water and
local drinks at happy hour. (B, L, D)
Walk for 1.5 hours to the viewpoint of Gurung
Hill for magnificent views of Annapurna South
and the surrounding mountains. Lunch at the
lodge before visiting a nearby village and its
museum and local school. (B, L, D)
Walk to the end point of the trek and drive to
Pokhara for an overnight stay at Temple Tree
Resort & Spa. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Drive to Bandipur, a living museum of Newari culture, for an overnight stay at the Old Inn.
Walk through the local village and its main
street lined with traditional houses and
temples. (B, L, D)
Drive to Kathmandu visiting a local village
and the home of a retired Gurkha en route.
Overnight at the Hotel Himalaya. (B)
Take the flight to London via Dubai with
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
3 day & 2 night lodge stay includes
a guide, 1 porter per two guests and a trek pack
containing a day pack, walking stick, water bottle,
hat and scarf. The lodge is also accesible via road.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
MNE2019: 10 Nights
The capital of the ancient mountain kingdom of Nepal, Kathmandu has the air of a medieva...
The peaceful town of Pokhara lies on the shores on Nepal’s second largest lake, Phewa...