Trek, walk, hike and drive – adventure awaits! The Obvious Choice invites you on an awe-inspiring 10 night/11 day journey of experiential bliss through The Mountain Kingdom of Nepal; home to the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest.
This journey starts in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal; a city which reflects the deeply spiritual nature of the country. Highlights include full day sightseeing in Bandipur and Pokhara; learning more about the rural lifestyle of Nepal during a hike in Ramkot, an early morning flight over Mount Everest and a 3-day trekking experience from Nayapul to Ghandruk.
From March to 29 November 2019.
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Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Full Day Sightseeing Kathmandu – Pashupatinah Temple > Boudhanath Stupa > Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: 1 Hr Mount Everest Mountain-View Flight. Full Day: Patan Durbar Square, Bungamati and Khokana. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 4: Kathmandu – Bandipur (148 km / 4.5 hrs drive). Overnight at your hotel in Bandipur.
Day 5: 5 Hr Hike (Walk) to Ramkot. Overnight at your hotel in Bandipur.
Day 6: Bandipur – Pokhara (81 km / 2.5 hrs Drive). Overnight at your hotel in Bandipur.
Day 7: Trek from Thikehunga To Ghorepani (2,8 km / 5 hrs). Overnight at a Teahouse in Ghorepani.
Day 8: 6 Hrs Trek from Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3,193 m) – Ghandruk (1,940 m). Overnight at a Teahouse in Ghandruk.
Day 9: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1,10 km) > 5 Hrs Drive to Pokhara. Overnight at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 10: Pokhara > Kathmandu Flight. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu. After breakfast you will be transferred from your hotel in Kathmandu to the airport for your final departure.
International return flights between South Africa and Kathmandu, Nepal (South African travellers only);
Travel Insurance: Standard Leisure Package;
Airport assistance and transfer upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu;
All transfers as mentioned per itinerary (A/C vehicles);
04 Nights Twin/Double sharing room accommodation at Hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis;
02 Nights Twin/Double sharing room accommodation at Hotel in Bandipur on BB basis;
03 Nights 04 days Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking using local Tea Houses available en-route including all meals, 01 Sherpa guide and 01 porter (02 guests=01 porter) and necessary trekking permits;
01 Night Twin/Double sharing room accommodation at Hotel in Pokhara on BB basis;
English speaking guide for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu;
01 Hour Everest Mountain flight including necessary airport transfers;
Airfare for Pokhara-Kathmandu sector including fuel surcharge;
Entrance fees to the monuments;
01 Nepalese cultural show and farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant;
Meals: Full board package (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner);
All applicable taxes presently.
South African Travellers (Including International Return Flights, Full Board Package and Travel Insurance):
ZAR 49,622.00 (Twin / Sharing)
ZAR 55,142.00 (Single Supplement)
International Travellers (Full Board, Excluding International Return Flights and Travel Insurance):
US$ 4,218.00 (PP Sharing)
US$ 4877.00 (Single Supplement)