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geography of nepal

Geography of Nepal is suitable for all ages and first time visitors to the Himalayan Kingdom and offers a traveler the very best opportunity to explore the culture, history, uniqueness and wonders of Nepal. We consider this to be the best holiday package you can have here. You will experience the historical beauty of the old city of Kathmandu and eye to eye contact with a Royal Bengal Tiger. Pokhara’s natural beauty will make you smile as you glimpse Fishtail’s snowy peaks mirrored in Phewa Lake. On our white water rafting day, laughter abounds as one traverse the crystal clean waters of the Trishuli river. A truly amazing adventure for all!

There can be no better way to enjoy cultural life here than to wander through the small villages and try a few word of Nepali with the local people. Trekking through the pristine forests, meadows and harvest fields will bring you to Poon hill, where you will see a 360 degree view of the Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and other white capped mountain ranges. A wave of peaks surround the green valley’s below and from here you will be treated to the most stunningly beautiful sunrise and sunset. This package is the absolute best adventure one can have during a two week visit to Nepal. Our specialty is in providing excellent personal service and professional staff to make your trip the best it can be!

Geography of Nepal

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Sight seeing in major historical, cultural & religious places in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive to Royal Chitwan National Park.

Day 4: Sight-seeing in Chitwan National Park.

Day 5: Canoe & Bird watching tour.

Day 6: Drive to Nayapul.

Day 7: Trek to Ghorepani 6 hrs( 2750m.)

Day 08: Morning hike to Poon Hill, trek to Tadapani 2,721m – 05 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Ghandruk 1,951m – 04 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 12: International departure for home ward bound.

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Upon your entrance in the Kathmandu airport, our staff will meet and welcomed you who escorts you all the way to hotels. After check-in,you either will be free to traverse throughout  the bagger  haven of Thamel or just get relaxed.


Day 2: Sight seeing in major historical, cultural & religious places in Kathmandu.

Our government certified city tour leader meet you at the hotel.After your breakfast, he will take you to along in private vehicles for sight seeing in Pashupati Nath – the biggest Hindu Temple, Budhanilkantha – the sleeping Vishnu image in a snake bed & Kathmandu Durbar Square. Return back to hotel. O/N Hotel.


Day 3: Drive to Royal Chitwan National Park.

Our drive towards Chitwan takes about 3 hrs.  along with the scene of charming rice terraced fields and powerful river. We will spot local flora and fauna i.e. musk deer, pheasants, peacocks, rhinos and potentially an endangered species “The Royal Bengal Tiger”.   while taking an elephant ride. We will do a relaxing jungle walk to learn more about the national park while passing through untouched natural beauty. Unique cultural stick dance, can be our best entertainment feature at evening time along with other dances of cultural significance to the Tharu people.


Day 4: Sight-seeing in Chitwan National Park.

We will spend our overnight at Chitwan. In Chitwan, we will do a canoe ride to spot several types of fish, crocodiles and beautiful local plants native to the park. We will also visit the elephant breeding center and at evening time we will go for bird watching or fishing. Next, we do a relax and explore the local culture of the Tharu people.


Day 5: Canoe & Bird watching tour.

While canoeing we can see crocodile, Gharials & other reptiles species. We can see hundreds species of birds & butterflies too. At evening, we can cheers with the ethnic local culture of native Tharu people.


Day 6: Drive to Nayapul.

After a fine time in Pokhara with the views of Annapurna and Machhapuchare peaks, few hour drive to Nayapul to start our wonderful walk by the river Modi reaching a nice Bhirethati village with waterfalls and passing through many farm villages till overnight stop is reached at Tirkhedhunga with nice waterfalls nearby.


Day 7: Trek to Ghorepani 6 hrs( 2750m.)

Start morning walk with a climb on stone steps to Ulleri village a typical mountain style houses, on reaching top of Ulleri, walk gets better on the winding path through serene alpine forest of firs, rhododendron and pine trees and walking over crystal clear streams with few steep ups to Ghorepani Deurali, where superb views of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains can be seen from the overnight lodge itself. Ghorepani located in the middle of lovely forest on route to Jomsom and Mustang area.


Day 08: Morning hike to Poon Hill, trek to Tadapani 2,721m - 05 hrs.

Depending upon the clear early morning sky with an hour climb to the top of Poon Hill at 3,210 m offering grand vista of mountain panorama with stunning sunrise views over array of Himalayan mountains from world’s highest 7th Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 meters, Tukuche Peak 6,730 meters, Nilgiris of over 6,000 meters, Annapurna Fang or Vara Shikar, Annapurna I at 8,091 meters with Mt. Machhapuchare at 6,997 meters and of world’s 8th highest Mt. Manaslu range at 8,163 meters.

After catching the wonderful moment, carry on trekking to overnight destination at Tadapani through lovely woodlands and continuous views of mountains all the way to our overnight halt at Tadapani.


Day 09: Trek to Ghandruk 1,951m - 04 hrs.

Today a short of half day to large Ghandruk Gurung village, morning walk leads to a descend through beautiful forest and mountains view on reaching the bottom of the hill and to top ridge of Ghandruk with awesome views of Annapurna mountains, after a short break walk continues downhill with nice paved stone steps to Ghandruk village for lunch and overnight stop.

Ghandruk a large Gurung tribe village and the gateway of many trekking destination to Annapurna area trekking destination, Gurung are farmers and cattle herders of Tibetan Buddhist religions and culture, after lunch free to explore the village and Gurung museum.


Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

Today the last day of trekking, morning walk along with the fabulous views heading downhill for a while and then on the roadside at Nayapul, here taking a drive all the way to Pokhara of few hour, and then concluding this wonderful trip on the famous tourist spot at Pokhara by the lake Phewa.


Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

After an enjoyable time on high hills and mountains around Nepal North West on Scenic Poon Hill & Annapurna Vista Trekking with grand views, morning depart for Kathmandu with an interesting overland drive to Kathmandu after a grand time around Manaslu circuit trekking, on reaching Kathmandu afternoon free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.


Day 12: International departure for home ward bound.

As per your flight time our guide and staff transfers you at the airport after an enjoyable and great time around amazing Nepal Himalaya.


What are included ?

  • Airport pick up & Transfer to hotel.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis (Tourist Standard Hotel to Five Star deluxe Hotel in Kathmandu as you prefer).
  • Government  license holder Trekking Guide.
  • Cook, Kitchen staff, Sherpa and Porters for carrying your rucksack during trekking.
  • Hot and cold drinks. (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, and juice).
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion &  if you wants to use your own material you are free to bring them).
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vehicle as mentioned  in itinerary.
  • Accommodation, fare, meal, equipment’s  and salary & Insurance for trekking guide and porters.
  • Government Tax.
  • Airport drop.

What are not included ?

  • Nepal Visa fee & Entrancee fees during kathmandu Tour.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water.)
  • Bar bills (alcoholic drinks,  mineral water, cigarettes, client’s personal insurance and any kind of unforeseen and personal expenses.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed.

Important documents and items

  1. Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  2. Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  3. Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  4. Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.
  5. Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of your).

General

  1. 4 seasons Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it but is to be  returned after the trek).
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag  & suitcase (Optional/we can provide one if you need it but is to be returned after the trek).
  3. Daypack
  4. Down Jacket (Optional/we can provide if you need one but is to be returned after the trek).

Upper Body – Head / Eyes  / Ears

  1. Shade hat or baseball cap – to keep the sun off your ears and neck.
  2. Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover  your ears.
  3. Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
  4. Glacier glasses, Headlamp
  5. Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)  shell jacket.
  6. Down vest and/or  jacket*.
  7. A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth   if you feel you will need it (optional).

Hand

  1. 1 pair liner gloves, thin wool or synthetic, useful alone on mild days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth.
  2. 1 pair warm gloves
  3. Instant hand warmers are always nice in a pinch, but really shouldn’t be necessary on the trek.
  4. Bringing appropriate hand protection as recommended above, should be sufficient (optional).

Core Body

  1. T-shirts (2).
  2. Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
  3. Fleece jacket or pullover.
  4. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
  5. 2 women sports bras, Synthetic, no cotton!
  6. Long shirts (2)

Lower Body – Feet

  1. 2 pairs nylon hiking shorts – Quick drying type, not cotton!
  2. Underwear, stay away from cotton (4).
  3. 1 pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and  bottom  preferable.
  4. 2 pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  5. 1 pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best. Should zip from the top and bottom – this makes it easier to put on over boots without getting undressed should the weather change once you are underway for the day.
  6. 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis).
  7. All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags.

Feet

  1. 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks.
  2. 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  3. 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”).
  4. 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  5. Cotton socks (optional).
  6. Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note our guide will also carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well.)

  1. Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  2. Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  3. 1 skin-blister repair kit
  4. Anti-diarrhea pills
  5. Anti-headache pills
  6. Cough and/or cold medicine
  7. Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  8. Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  9. Water purification tablets or water filter
  10. 1 set of earplugs
  11. Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

 Miscellaneous

  1. Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  2. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
  3. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its’ effectiveness over time.
  4. Pocket knife or small Swiss Army type.
  5. Water purification Iodine tablets or Polar-pure crystals.
  6. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
  7. 2 bandanas.

Extras/Luxuries

  1. Reading book
  2. Trail map/guide book
  3. Journal and pen
  4. iPod
  5. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  6. 1 modest swim suit
  7. Binoculars (optional)
  8. Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  9. Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  10. Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow