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Pokhara: 10-Day Adventurous Annapurna Circuit Trek

1. Pokhara: 10-Day Adventurous Annapurna Circuit Trek

Day 1: Pokhara - Besisahar - Dharapani (1800m/5,905 ft)(8 hrs drive) You'll be driven from Pokhara to Besisahar on a bus and then you'll be continuing your journey toward Dharapani on a shared Jeep enjoying the scenic journey. Overnight stay in Dharapani. Day 2: Dharapani to Chame (2,670m/8,760 ft)(6 hrs trek) You'll trek from Dharapani to Chame and experience the changing landscapes as you ascend through lush forests and cross suspension bridges. Overnight stay in Chame. Day 3: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,300m/10,826 ft)(6 hrs trek) You'll trek from Chame to Upper Pisang, a picturesque village with stunning mountain views. You'll explore and immerse yourself in the local culture. Overnight stay in Upper Pisang. Day 4: Upper Pisang to Manang (3,540m/11,614 ft)(6 hrs trek) You'll continue the trek to Manang, a beautiful village nestled in a broad valley. The breathtaking views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Gangapurna mountains will mesmerize you. Overnight stay in Manang. Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Manang You'll take a day to rest and acclimatize to the higher altitude in Manang and explore the village and enjoy the panoramic mountain views. Overnight stay in Manang. Day 6: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,050m/13,287 ft)(6 hrs trek) You'll trek from Manang to Yak Kharka, a scenic grazing pasture surrounded by mountains. You'll ascend through alpine landscapes and experience the tranquility of the high Himalayas. Overnight stay in Yak Kharka. Day 7: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,450m/14,600 ft)(6 hrs trek) You'll trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi, the base camp for the Thorong La Pass. You'll prepare for the challenging pass-crossing the next day. Overnight stay in Thorong Phedi. Day 8: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467 ft) via Thorong La Pass (5,416m/17,769 ft)(12 hrs trek) You'll start early in the morning for the challenging but rewarding ascent to Thorong La Pass. You'll experience the thrill of crossing the high mountain pass and enjoy panoramic views. You'll descend to Muktinath temple, a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, and explore the scenic village. Overnight stay in Muktinath. Day 9: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720m/8,923 ft)(5 hrs trek) You'll descend further to Jomsom, a windy town in the Mustang region. You'll witness the dramatic change in landscapes as you enter the arid and desert-like terrain and explore the town. Overnight stay in Jomsom. Day 10: Jomsom to Pokhara(8 hrs drive) You'll take a bus from Jomsom to Pokhara, enjoying views of the mountains. You'll relax and unwind in Pokhara, reflecting on the incredible journey you've completed. Congratulation! You've accomplished your dream adventure. Please note that the trek duration and itinerary can be customized based on individual preferences and trekking pace.

Pokhara Private Day Tour

2. Pokhara Private Day Tour

"Discover the Essence of Pokhara with Our Guided Tour! Embark on a captivating journey through Pokhara's finest attractions with the ultimate comfort of a private AC car and an expert guide by your side. 🚗 Private AC Car: Your tour begins with a plush, clean, and comfortable private AC car to whisk you to each destination in style. 🏞️ Fewa Lake: Start by immersing yourself in the serene beauty of Fewa Lake. Enjoy a boat ride or simply soak in the tranquil ambiance. 🏛️ International Mountain Museum: Dive into the history and adventure of the Himalayas at the International Mountain Museum. Explore exhibits that showcase the region's mountaineering legacy. 💧 David's Fall: Witness the mesmerizing cascade of David's Fall, a natural wonder that's sure to leave you in awe. 🌄 Gupteswor Cave: Venture into the mystical depths of Gupteswor Cave, where legends and natural formations collide. 🌸 World Peace Pagoda: Finally, ascend to the iconic World Peace Pagoda. Revel in its spiritual ambiance and soak in panoramic views of the Himalayan range and Pokhara Valley. 🤝 Experienced Guide: Throughout your journey, our experienced guide will share insights, stories, and local knowledge, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of each site. This comprehensive tour ensures you don't miss a thing in Pokhara while offering the comfort and expertise that make your experience truly unforgettable. Book your Pokhara Guided Tour today and let the adventure begin!"

Pokhara: Sarangkot Sunrise and Pokhara Full Day Guided Tour

3. Pokhara: Sarangkot Sunrise and Pokhara Full Day Guided Tour

Pokhara, located in Nepal, is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning natural beauty and adventure activities. One of the must-see attractions in Pokhara is Sarangkot, a hill station located just outside the city. The Sarangkot Sunrise tour is a popular activity that offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna mountain range, including the famous Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Sarangkot Sunrise: The tour usually begins early in the morning, as you will need to reach Sarangkot before sunrise to witness the magical spectacle. You can drive up to Sarangkot. Once you reach the hilltop, you'll find a designated viewpoint from where you can enjoy the panoramic sunrise views. As the sun rises above the mountains, the golden rays gradually illuminate the snow-capped peaks, creating a mesmerizing display of colors. It's a truly unforgettable experience and a perfect opportunity for photographers to capture stunning shots. After enjoying the sunrise, you can explore the area and take in the serene beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Pokhara Sightseeing: Apart from the Sarangkot Sunrise tour, there are many other attractions to explore in Pokhara. A full-day guided tour typically covers the major highlights of the city. Some of the popular sites you can expect to visit during the tour include: Phewa Lake: This is the second-largest lake in Nepal and a prominent feature of Pokhara. You can take a boat ride on the lake and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere while admiring the reflection of the mountains on the water. Bindabasini Temple: Located in the heart of the city, this Hindu temple is dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati and is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara. Davis Falls: Also known as Patale Chango, Davis Falls is a unique waterfall that originates from the Phewa Lake. It has a fascinating underground tunnel system and is a popular spot for tourists. World Peace Pagoda: Situated on a hilltop overlooking the city, the World Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa that offers panoramic views of Pokhara and the surrounding mountains. Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave: A sacred cave situated near Davis Falls, it houses a stalagmite that resembles the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. International Mountain Museum: If you're interested in mountaineering and want to learn more about the world's highest peaks, this museum is worth a visit. It showcases exhibits on mountaineering history, culture, and the Himalayas. These are just a few of the highlights you can expect to see during a full-day guided tour in Pokhara. The tour usually includes Private A/C vehicle with a knowledgeable driver who can provide information along the way. It's a great way to make the most of your time in Pokhara and explore its natural and cultural treasures.

10 Days Nepal Adventure Tour from Kathmandu

4. 10 Days Nepal Adventure Tour from Kathmandu

The trip begins with cultural sightseeing of heritage monuments in Kathmandu. On the following days, you experience exciting whitewater rafting in Trishuli River, a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, and soft trekking/ hiking to Ghandruk village inside the Annapurna conservation area with stunning views of the Himalayan range, mountain people, culture, and lifestyle. It ends with the taste of Nepalese cuisine with a show of folk dances and music. Nepal Adventure Tour Itinerary Day 1 Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport. Meet our representative. Transfer to the hotel. Orientation of the tour program. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. Day 2 Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swoyambhunath. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. Day 3 Drive to Chitwan National Park. On the way rafting in the Trishuli River. Arrive at Chitwan National Park late afternoon. Briefing of jungle activities by Nature Guide. Evening cultural show of local people. Overnight at a hotel in Chitwan National Park. Day 4 Full-day jungle activities inside the national park (elephant ride, canoe ride in the Rapti River, jungle walk, bird watching, elephant bathing etc.). Overnight at a hotel in Chitwan National Park. Day 5 Morning drive to Pokhara. Sightseeing tour of Davis Falls, Shiva cave, and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara. Day 6 Morning drive to Nayapul (1 hr). Start hiking/ trekking to Ghandruk. Overnight at a mountain lodge in Ghandruk. Day 7 Hiking from Ghandruk to Pothana. Overnight at a mountain lodge in Pothana. Day 8 Hiking from Pothana to Phedi via Dhampus. Drive back to Pokhara (1/2 hour). Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara. Day 9 Morning drive back to Kathmandu (6 hrs). Rest at the hotel. Evening farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural dance and music. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. Day 10 Preparation for your departure. Transfer to Kathmandu International airport for your onward journey.

From Pokhara: Sarangkot Sunrise & Pokhara Private Day Tour

5. From Pokhara: Sarangkot Sunrise & Pokhara Private Day Tour

Our most popular guided tour in Pokhara is the perfect way to experience all the major attractions in a single day. We start early in the morning with a scenic drive to Sarangkot, where you will witness an unforgettable sunrise over the stunning Annapurna range. As the sun slowly rises, you will be surrounded by the panoramic beauty of the Himalayas, creating a breathtaking and unforgettable moment. After the sunrise, we will drive back to your hotel or place for breakfast. Then, at 10:00 am, we will continue the tour with a visit to the International Mountain Museum. Here, you will learn about the history and culture of the Himalayas and the brave climbers who have conquered its peaks. The museum features a large collection of artifacts, photographs, and other exhibits, providing a fascinating insight into the region's mountaineering history. Next, we will head to Davis Fall, a stunning waterfall that cascades down a narrow chasm, creating a beautiful spectacle. The fall is named after a Swiss tourist who tragically drowned here, and there is a memorial to her at the site. From there, we will visit Gupteswor Mahadev cave, a natural limestone cave featuring a shrine to Lord Shiva, one of the most revered deities in Hinduism. The cave is a spiritual site and attracts many pilgrims who come to offer their prayers. Finally, we will head to the World Peace Pagoda, a beautiful Buddhist stupa situated atop a hill that offers stunning panoramic views of Pokhara, the lake, and the surrounding mountains. The pagoda is a symbol of peace and harmony, and a place for contemplation and reflection. As you explore this magnificent stupa, you will feel a sense of calm and tranquility. Throughout the tour, our experienced driver and guide will be there to provide support and share their knowledge about the local culture and history. With so many amazing attractions in one tour, this is the ultimate way to experience the best of Pokhara. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Pokhara: Guided Tour to Visit 5 Himalayas View Point

6. Pokhara: Guided Tour to Visit 5 Himalayas View Point

Embark on a guided tour in Pokhara to visit five stunning Himalayan view points: Dhampus, Sarangkot, Kahun Hill, World Peace Stupa, and Pumdikot Hill. Explore the breath-taking landscapes, witness panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas, and immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty of Pokhara's natural wonders. Your tour begins with a knowledgeable guide who will accompany you throughout the day. Hop into a comfortable vehicle and head towards Dhampus, a picturesque village nestled in the Annapurna region. Enjoy a leisurely hike through terraced fields, charming villages, and lush forests, all while soaking in the stunning views of the Himalayas. Next, you'll visit Sarangkot, a popular hill station famous for its panoramic sunrise and sunset views. Ascend to the hilltop viewpoint and witness the golden hues painting the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Capture incredible photographs and create unforgettable memories. Continue your journey to Kahun Hill, where you can marvel at the magnificent Himalayan vistas stretching before you. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the surroundings and enjoy a peaceful moment amidst nature's grandeur. Next on the itinerary is the iconic World Peace Stupa, perched atop a hill overlooking Phewa Lake. Explore this beautiful Buddhist monument, soak in the spiritual atmosphere, and admire the panoramic views of Pokhara city and the Annapurna range. Finally, visit Pumdikot Hill, another hidden gem offering breath-taking views of the Himalayas and the Pokhara Valley. Admire the vast landscapes, capture stunning photographs, and reflect on the beauty that surrounds you. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel within Lakeside area of Pokhara.

From Pokhara: Guided 3-Days Mardi Himal Trek with Meals

7. From Pokhara: Guided 3-Days Mardi Himal Trek with Meals

Pokhara is a beautiful city in Nepal and serves as a gateway to various trekking destinations in the Annapurna region. The Mardi Himal Trek is one such trek that offers stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. While the standard duration for the Mardi Himal Trek is usually around 6-7 days, it is possible to do a shorter version of the trek over 3 days if you have limited time. However, please note that the 3-day trek will be more strenuous and physically demanding compared to the longer versions. Day 1: Pokhara to Kande and Kande to Forest Camp (2600m) You will begin by driving from Pokhara to Kande, which takes approximately 1 hour. Once you reach Kande, your trekking adventure commences. The trail will lead you through picturesque landscapes, dense forests, and charming local villages. As you ascend, you will pass by Australian Camp, which offers mesmerizing panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The trek from Kande to Forest Camp typically takes around 6-7 hours, and upon reaching Forest Camp at an elevation of 2600 meters, you can rest and immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings. The Forest Camp provides a serene environment amidst lush greenery, allowing you to rejuvenate and prepare for the subsequent days of the trek. It is recommended to savor the peaceful ambiance, enjoy a warm meal, and get a good night's sleep to recharge for the upcoming adventures that lie ahead. Day 2: Forest camp to High camp (3500m) You will trek from Forest Camp to the magnificent Mardi Himal High Camp. The trail takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush forests to alpine terrain, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. It is a challenging yet rewarding day of trekking, lasting approximately 5-6 hours. Upon reaching the High Camp at 3500 meters, you will be treated to awe-inspiring vistas and a sense of accomplishment. Enjoy a warm meal, and get a good night's sleep to recharge for the upcoming adventures that lie ahead. Day 3: High camp to View point(4200) and back to Seding again drive back to Pokhara On the final day of the 3-day Mardi Himal private trek, you will descend from Mardi Himal Base Camp (view point) back to Siding, followed by a drive back to Pokhara. The descent takes approximately 5-6 hours, allowing you to appreciate the scenic landscapes once more. After reaching Siding, you'll embark on a pleasant drive of around 2-3 hours, enjoying the countryside views. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you can conclude your trek, cherishing the memories of the breathtaking Himalayan adventure you experienced in a condensed timeframe.

From Kathmandu: 3-Day Tour to Lumbini

8. From Kathmandu: 3-Day Tour to Lumbini

Lumbini is one of the most popular sites for Buddhist pilgrimage in Nepal, being considered the birthplace of Buddha. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997. In this tour you will discover different temples and monasteries of Lumbini and stay at a three star hotel.  Itinerary: Day 1: Pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu and drive 8 hours to Lumbini (Bhairahawa). Check into your room at the Hotel Sarashree/ Lumbini Five Elements Hotel and stay overnight.  Day 2:  After an early breakfast at your hotel, visit the Lumbini Garden, then drive to Tilaurakot, also known as Kapilvastu. Visit major shrines and monuments such as Gotihawa, Niglihawa, the temple and pond of Mayadevi. Explore the legendary Pillar of Ashoka with its 9-meter sandstone shaft, Korean, Lotus and German Temple, the World Peace Pagoda and many other religious, historical and architectural artsy attractions. Overnight at the Hotel Sarashree/ Lumbini Five Elements Hotel. Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Kathmandu. Visit Ramgram on the way to Kathmandu.

Pokhara: Tour Bus Unguided Day Trip

9. Pokhara: Tour Bus Unguided Day Trip

At 9:40 AM, meet your tour guide at your hotel to begin your Pokhara tour. This is a single-day budget bus tour, perfect for those who like to save money while travelling. On this tour you will visit: • Bindyabashini Temple • Mahendra Cave • Seti River Gorge • Gorkha Museum • Begnas Lake • Devis Fall • Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave • Fewa Lake  During this tour, a local assistant will accompany you on the bus. If you need to ask something, you may ask them.

Kathmandu: 7 Day Ghorepani Poonhill & Ghandruk Private Trek

10. Kathmandu: 7 Day Ghorepani Poonhill & Ghandruk Private Trek

Embark on an unforgettable 7-day adventure from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Ghorepani Poonhill and Ghandruk. Traverse through enchanting landscapes, trek through lush forests and charming villages, and witness mesmerizing sunrise views from Poonhill. Experience the rich cultural heritage, explore Pokhara's attractions, and create lifelong memories on this incredible journey through Nepal's natural wonders. Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara Transfer to the tourist bus park and drive to Pokhara on a tourist bus. Overnight stay in Pokhara. Day 2: Nayapool to Ulleri Drive from Pokhara to Nayapool. Trek from Nayapool to Ulleri. Trekking duration: Approximately 5-6 hours. Altitude: Nayapool (1,070m) to Ulleri (2,070m). Overnight stay in Ulleri. Day 3: Ulleri to Ghorepani Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani. Trekking duration: Approximately 6-7 hours. Altitude: Ulleri (2,070m) to Ghorepani (2,850m). Overnight stay in Ghorepani. Day 4: Poonhill and trek to Ghandruk Early morning hike to Poonhill for sunrise view. Trek from Ghorepani to Ghandruk. Trekking duration: Approximately 6-7 hours. Altitude: Ghorepani (2,850m) to Ghandruk (1,940m). Overnight stay in Ghandruk. Day 5: Ghandruk to Nayapool and back to Pokhara Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapool. Drive back to Pokhara from Nayapool. Trekking duration: Approximately 5-6 hours. Altitude: Ghandruk (1,940m) to Nayapool (1,070m). Overnight stay in Pokhara. Day 6: Pokhara Sightseeing Sightseeing tour in Pokhara by car. Visit Devi's Fall, Gupteswor Cave, and enjoy the sunset view from World Peace Pagoda. Overnight stay in Pokhara Day 7: Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive from Pokhara to the bus park. Return to Kathmandu via tourist bus. Tour ends in Kathmandu. 7-day trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, encompassing Ghorepani Poonhill and Ghandruk, is an awe-inspiring adventure that combines stunning landscapes, cultural immersion, and unforgettable experiences. From the breathtaking sunrise views at Poonhill to the charming villages and lush forests along the trail, this journey offers a true taste of Nepal's natural wonders. With the added bonus of Pokhara sightseeing, including iconic attractions like Devi's Fall and the World Peace Pagoda, this tour leaves you with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the beauty of Nepal.

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The trip itself was good, however, the guide spoke in another language about was going to happen next. I am English so had no idea what he was talking about!

Its ok .. Bus driver is very expert in driving . The price is worth for a whole day tour... Its tiring but worth it.