Day 01: Arrival and Transfer to Bhaktapur
Namaste Nepal - Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport our representative welcomes you and transfers you in your hotel in Bhaktapur. After time to get refreshed the trek leader will meet the group and give you a detailed briefing on the trek, so that you are well prepared for the trip and any last-minute question will be answered.
Overnight in Bhaktapur
Day 02: Sightseeing in Bhaktapur
After having breakfast you will go for Sightseeing in Bhaktapur which is located in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley. It is an ancient Newar city abought 8 miles far from the capital city Kathmandu. Bhaktapur was the largest of the three Newa kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley, and was the capital of Nepal during the great "Malla" Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century. It is famous for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks. Because of this it is also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
In the evening you will have a farewell dinner with the guide of your tour because it will be the last evening all together.
Overnight in Bhaktapur
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It takes about 7 hours by tourist bus. Looking out of the window of the bus you get beautiful views of mountains, the rice terraces which are so typical for Nepal and the people working on the field. After reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to the hotel.
Pokhara is one famous tourism area of Nepal because of its location at Phewa Lake and the stunning view of the Himalaya. Take rest and enjoy the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, fishtail (Machhapuchhare) and five peaks of Annapurna.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Beni and Trek to Bas Kharka (1525 m)
After having breakfast you will drive in our privat car to Beni. From here starts your trekking!
Your trek will start easily by walking along the Kali Ghandaki River. Then you have to climb up the steep path to Bas Kharka (1525 m), On the way you see many rice fields and aged villages.
When you arrive you will be welcomed by the locals with a traditional nepali tea and in the evening you get the chance to sit together with the family and eat dinner.
Overnight in Bas Kharka
Day 05: Trek to Nangi (2.320m)
The everyday life of the people begins very early. After breakfast you will leave the village and trek through rhododendron forest with great views of the HImalayas up to Danda Kaske, where you will eat lunch. Very few tourists find the way to this village and the children are curious to get to know you.
Then you will hike further to Nangi. After your arrival and time to refresh you will explore the village, visit the school and see where they produce paper.
Overnight in Nangi
Day 06: Trek to Mohare Hill
We advise you to get up early today to enjoy stunning views of Dhaulagiri during sunrise.
Today will be the most difficult day of your tekking, because you have to climb about 1000 meters up to Mohare Hill. You will go bistarai, bistarai (slowly, slowly) through the rhododendron forest until you reach Mohare Hill with its fantastic location. You will be rewarded for the effort of the last hours with excellent views of the huge mountains of the Annapurna Region.
Overnight in Mohare Hill
Day 07: Trek to Tikot
Today you should again wake up early, before the sun rises. The sunrise you can see from here is unique. After taking a lot of pictures you will trek downhill to Danda Kharka. In this area you can find a variety of different birds, which feel good in this region with lots of rhododendron. From there we will go further to one of the most charming locations of your trip, the village Tikot.
The medieval houses with their slate roofs are standing close to each other.
Chicken, goats, and cows live harmonic next to each other. Explore the village and watch the daily life of the locals, who live mainly from agriculture.
Overnight in Tikot
Day 08: Trek to Tatopani and Drive to Pokhara
You will follow the river to Tatopani and from there drive back to Pokhara. Again you can relax at Phewa Lake or go shopping at the Lake Side. If you want you can also make a boatstrip or climb up to World Peace Pagoda from where you will have again a great view of the Himalaya.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 09: Flight to Kathmandu and Sightseeing
After arrival in Kathmandu, you will visit the most important sightseeing locations of Kathmandu. You will visit Swayambunath, the "Monkey Temple" of Kathmandu, a buddhist pilgrimage place with a small stupa.
Then you will drive further to Pashupatinath. It is an important pilgrimage place for Hindus and a lot believers from India come there every week. There are lots of temples and at the shore of the holy Bagmati River, the believers burn there dead relatives. Then you will go to the big stupa of Boudhanath, which is also known as little Tibet and enjoy your dinner at the rooftop of the hotel with view of the stupa.
Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure
If you don't book any extension program you will be transferred to the airport and fly back to your homecountry.
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- Transfer as per program with private transportation
- Hotel in Bhaktapur: 2 nights: Sweet Home Bhaktapur or other 3-star hotel
- Hotel in Kathmandu: 1 night: 3-star hotel
- Hotel in Pokhara: 2 nights: Moonlight Resort
- Fees for Sightseeing and Trekking
- Lodges during the trek: 4 nights (2 nights could be in the house of a host family: Bas Kharka und Tikot)
- One porter for 2 people: 12,5kg per person
- Welcome- and Farewell dinner
- Breakfast and dinner in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu and Pokhara (excluded during the trek)
- English speaking guide (German speaking guide on request)
- Insurance of staff
- All government taxes and office expenses
- Visa for Nepal (EUR 35,- or USD 40,-)
- International flights
- Sightseeing which is not described in the program
- Personal expenditure: e.g. drinks, souvenirs, laundry, snacks, etc.
- Meals during the trek; lunch in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhaktapur
- Vaccination and travel insurance
- Extra payment in case of illness, rescue, changes of the program because of acts of nature beyond control, and additional expenses for overnight accommodations, etc. resulting from this