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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 Istanbul with Turkish
Transfer to the Hotel Himalaya for a 3-night
stay. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
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. (B)
After breakfast drive to Pokhara for a 2-night
stay at the Temple Tree Resort & Spa. (B)
Morning visit to the World Peace Pagoda,
offering sublime views of the Annapurna
range. Descend on foot to Lake Phewa for a
boat ride. Enjoy an afternoon visit to the Tashi
Palkhiel Tibetan monastery, settlement and
monastic school. This can be combined with a
visit to the Gurkha Museum. (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. 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 Istanbul with
Turkish Airlines. (B)
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.
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MNL2020: 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...