Best of Nepal tour
Touring the ancient city of Kathmandu, thrilling white water rafting and observing wildlife from the back of an elephant are what make this best of Nepal tour an excellent choice to experience the “best” of Nepal. Best of Nepal tour is a combine trip which includes nature, culture and adventure.
Trekking in Nepal
One of the most popular and shorter treks in the Annapurna region, is the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. It is a great introduction to trekking because it is suitable for different levels of fitness, experts to beginners and varied ages, from young to mature.
Trekking in Nepal Along the way, one can enjoy the scenic grandeur of the mountains, the terraced hillsides stepping down to valleys ribboned with flowing streams and cascading waterfalls. The Poon Hill Trek will take one through several villages where you can enjoy experiencing the rich culture of the Gurungs and Magars people. Traveling through the magnificent ancient rhododendron trees with red and pink blossoms will make one believe they are journeying into an enchanted forest. The ultimate thrill will be reaching your destination of Poon Hill, especially at sunrise when one can see the sun come up over the towering peaks of Dhaulagiri (8167m world’s 7th highest mt.) and Annapurna 1 (8091 m 10th highest mt.). The spectacle from Poon Hill is both breathtaking and inspiring.
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
- White Water Rafting on the Trisuli river
- Jungle Safari activities
- Annapurna Poon hill trek
- Pokhara sight seeing tour.
- 14 nights/15 days tour.
- 9 nights stay in city hotel.
- 5 nights tea house trekking.
- Guided tour.
- high elevation 3,210 m. on poonhill.
At a glance
Diffculties and Safety
Your safety is of our major concern while traveling with Mountain World Treks. Please note that your Tour guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary.
However, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters etc., and can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Itinerary Details ( Click on the days to see the extended form. )
Our office representative will meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel. Free time explore town your self. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Pre tour briefing by the company owner and start your full day guided sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley ( Kathmandu darbar square, Monkey temple, Pasupati nath Temple, Bhaktapur etc). and drive to Nagarkot. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Nagarkot is superb and closest view point from Kathmandu. Enjoying panoramic mountain view and sun set/sunrise views as well there After the enjoying with sunrise view we walk down about 2-3 hours to Changu Narayan temple which is listed on world heritage site too, after visiting temple, we drive to Kathmandu and free time. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Leave Kathmandu early morning and drive to rafting starting point on the Trisuli river, whole day rafting and overnight at Campsite on the river beach.
This morning start rafting after breakfast and finished rafitng with lunch. After the one and half day day rafting over, drive to chitwan National park. This evening we have time for a village walk to learn about the life of the Tharu people who are the local people of the Chitwan National park. overnight at hotel on full board basis.
Full day Jungle safari include an Elephant ride, canoe, jungle walk, visit elephant breeding center.You have a good chance of seeing the Asian one-horned rhinoceros, monkeys, deer, crocodiles and numerous bird life. If you’re very lucky you may even see a leopard, sloth bear or a majestic Bengal tiger. Overnight at resort on full board basis.
Bird watching tour in the morning and drive to Pokhara which nestles at the foot of the Annapurna mountain range. Pokhara is a great place to spend some time, and there is a great social scene in the Lakeside area, with many people using the town as a gateway to trekking trips in the Annapurna. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Sight seeing tour around pokhara valley including the Peace Pagoda, Tibetan refugee camp, and the Jangchub Choeling Gompa. Cave, water falls. and if you are interested you can do paragliding, Zip lining, Ultra light micro flight above the Pokhara sky that will cost you extra. overnight at Hotel on BB basis.
After breakfast, we drive for 1.5 hours to reach the trekking starting point (Nayapul). Our 1st day of the adventure is a little easier. Mostly we walk along the new trail and through the local villages with rice fields all around. For the last hour we walk on the old trekking trail along stones steps. (Over night at tea house on full board basis)
We begin our journey after breakfast, continuing along stone steps we climb up to Ulleri. This is the toughest part of the day. It takes around 2 hours to climb up 500m. We continue to walk another hour through the mountain village and stop for lunch. After lunch we enter the rhododendron forest which is a beautiful walk. Another 3 hours walking after lunch we will reach Ghorepani. (Over night at tea house on full board basis).
Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3210m) to see panoramic views with a multi colored sunrise on the snowy white mountain combining to amaze your senses. You can see more than 10 huge snow capped mountains from Poon Hill including the 7th highest mountain in the world, Dhaulagiri, and 10th highest mountain Annapurna 1st. Then it’s back to the tea house for breakfast. After this we trek to Tadapani through dense forest; we get chance to see monkeys, birds and other animals. (Over night at tea house on full board basis).
After breakfast our trek goes through the rhododendron forest for an hour after which the trail descends steeply through forests where we may encounter monkeys and a wide variety of birds. We take a downhill path continuing to Ghandruk, the largest Gurung village. Make a visit to the Gurung ethnic museum to explore their culture and ancient tradition. Enjoy another great mountain view of Annapurna South and Fishtail. (Over night at tea house on full board basis).
Last day of your trekking, you pass through small villages, rice fields and subtropical forests. We will have an easy and pleasant walk along the banks of the Modi Khola river to Nayapul. End the trek and drive back to pokhara. A free evening to enjoy a hot shower, clean clothes and check out the city. And of course a cold beer and good food, what else. (Overnight at hotel on BB basis)
Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus(approx. 6-7 hours). or possible to upgrade flight or private car/van/Jeep. Free evening at Kathmandu and last minutes gift shopping for friends and family. Over night at Hotel on BB basis.
Your time is free today until we transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.
- An English speaking guide and needed porters.
- All domestic land and air transportation
- All Accommodation
- 3 meals a day while trekking
- 2 nights / 3 days jungle safari activities including elephant safari
- Trisuli River Rafting include lunch and all rafting gears.
- Mountain World Treks t-shirt and trekking map
- A comprehensive medical kit
- All government, local taxes and tourist attraction admission fees
What's not included
- Flights To/From Nepal
- Tourist Visa
- Travel insurance
- Bottled water
- Meals while not on the trek
- Personal expenses such as snacks, gear, drinks, laundry, phone calls, etc.
- Tips for the guide, porters and driver
- Any services not mentioned in the itineraries
- Any extra costs due to unforeseen circumstances
This trip can be possible to customize as you want and you may extension your Nepal trip as well. Here are the few options what you may do.
2. Zip flyer
3. Bungee jumping
4. Everest Mountain flight.
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Accommodation & Food details
We will provide tourist standard accommodations in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and this is possible to upgrade in your choice. All the accommodation in the cities and trekking will provide on twin sharing basis.
Most lodges now have twin bedded rooms but you should still be prepared to sleep in multi-bedded rooms on the occasional night. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra. During the tour, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.).
Best Time To Visit
Autumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for Tour around Nepal. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding clear sky. During winter (Dec, Jan, and Feb) could also be another great option.
However, the temperature during winter could go down to 2 degree. Trekking in the summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.
You don’t need any special gear for touring around Nepal. Suitable attire for men would include long sleeved shirts and long trousers. Women should wear long skirts or a sari. Loose fitting trousers are becoming widely accepted too. Shoulders and chest areas should remain covered.
You may buy hiking gears for your friends and family while you are here in Kathmandu. Gears found here are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) in some famous stores in Kathmandu.