Only few people trek around the Kathmandu valley. Yet it offers a rich insight into the lives, history, culture and religion, together with the daily toil in the fields of its inhabitants. The valley rim lies around 1000-2800m and in the spring offers early flowering rhododendrons and through the autumn and winter, wonderful mountain vistas which stretch from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west from certain points.
This trek can specially be benefit to the trekkers who want to know about the daily lives of the Nepalese dependency on agriculture, the different flora and fauna found in the area and even the beautiful natural scenic which makes trekkers feel healthy and happy and one of the most unforgettable moments throughout the life.
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
When you arrive in Kathmandu, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. In the evening delicious traditional Nepali well come dinner await for you. O/N in Kathmandu. (Welcome-Dinner)
DAY 02: KATHMANDU / RAFTING / ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast scenic drive to Chitwan, on the road that follow the Trisuli River for the most of the distance. Along the drive you see beautiful scenery, we'll continue our journey to till rafting spot point. We've Rafaing on the Trisuli River. This River is very popular as access to the Prithivi Highway makes "breaking off" the journey easy. Trisuli is also an ideal beginner's River. After few hours rafting drive to Chitwan National Park upon arrival, rooms assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities. 4:00 PM: Elephant-back safari: Guests will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. 7:00 PM: Dinner in the central dining hall. O/N in Chitwan. (B/L/D)
DAY 03: ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
6:00 AM: Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee, and then proceeds on a Nature Walk. This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and reverie jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter. 8:30 AM: Breakfast 9:30 AM: Elephant briefing program: Learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stable. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants) 1.00 PM: LUNCH. After lunch, canoeing: A traditional dugout canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti river to view aquatic birds and the animals of the riverbanks. Back to resort through the Jungle. 7:00 PM: Tharu Stick dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. 8:00 PM: Dinner around the camp firing. O/N in Chitwan. (B/L/D)
DAY 04: ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK / POKHARA
6.00 AM: Bird Watching (or another elephant ride) after early morning tea/coffee.8.00 AM: Breakfast9.00 AM: Luggage down and departure at 9.39 AM. to Pokhara. The actual program for your stay, will be given to you on arrival at Resort / camp. The activities are adjusted to the season and weather conditions. Naturally, it may not always be possible to follow this schedule to the minute and the circumstances may force us to alter the program at short notice. On safari in the jungle you will be accompanied by expert naturalists who will advise on safety procedures and we request you to respect their judgment at all times. If you wish to stroll in the forest alone, a guide will have to accompany you for your safety. O/N in Pokhara. (B/L/D)
DAY 05: POKHARA CITY TOUR
After breakfast we've sightseeing around Pokhara valley. Pokhara lakeside villages sit, "front row center" to one of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. The Annapurna and famous "Fishtail" mountain peak of Machapuchhare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara and you spend there will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You're free in Pokhara Valley also called "Magic Land" or Dreamland" of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place like a boating in Fewa lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas, David Falls, Mahendra Cave and some Temples. Evening you're free to explore the colorful town. O/N in Pokhara. (B/L/D).
DAY 06: POKHARA / KATHMANDU
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu by bus. Along the way you can enjoy with good scenery views. You will be arriving in Kathmandu at late afternoon. You are free for shopping and pick up some last minute souvenirs. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/L/D)
DAY 07: KATHMANDU / KAKANI / AALEDANDA
Drive to Kakani, 1982 m. above the sea level, 29 km. north west from Kathmandu. It is a famous place for the magnificent views of the valleys and panorama of the Himalaya. Then walk to Aaledanda along the ridge in the National Park area.
DAY 08: AALENDANDA / SHIVAPURI-2732m
Aaledanda to Shivapuri is very good walk through the forest and along the ridge with spectacular views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Jugal Himal. Camp at SHIVAPURI (2732m), which offers outstanding views of the Himalaya from the campsite on the flat, grassy Summit. O/N in Shivapuri at Tented Camp (B/L/D)
DAY 09: SHIVAPURI / CHISOPANI-2194m
Walk up early in the morning to see the sunrise over the White Mountains. Breakfast served about 7:00 AM. After breakfast, we start our treks to Chisopani (2194m). It takes 4 hours. Walk along the ridge between the Shivapuri watershed forest and the panoramic attraction of the Himalaya. O/N in Chisopani at Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 10: CHISAPANI / NAGARKOT-2300m
Walk between the village and forest, continue our journey to Nagarkot 2300m above the sea level. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset and Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day. O/N in Nagarkot at Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 11: NAGARKOT / KATHMANDU
We'll awake early to watch the spectacular dawn, the first rays of the sun firing the peaks a hellist red slowly lighting up the Himalayas from Kachenjunga and Everest in the Far East of Annapurna and Dwalagiri in the West. Afternoon, we'll drive back to Kathmandu. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/LD)
DAY 12: DEPARUTURE
After breakfast free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final destination. (B)
01.Accommodation in different standard hotels as per our different category package with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
02.All necessary transportation from airport to airport as applicable.
03.All inclusive treks with food, sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs, tables, sleeping bag and mattress.
04.Services of English speaking trekking guide, cook, sherpa and porters during the trek.
05.All trekking permit and national park fees.
02.Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (for 30 days Multiple).
03.Personal nature expenses.
04.Soft and hard drinks such as alcohol, hot water, mineral water, cold drinks etc.
05.Laundry, phone call, tips and internet.
06.Meal other then breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
07.Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike road blocked etc.
08.Emergency flight by helicopter