Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by Nepal Tours representative and transferred to hotel. After check in, you can either take a rest or hang around in the city depending on your interest and time constraint. In the evening, there will be a pre-trip discussion, introducing with your tour guide. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions related to your tour program.
Hotel – Included.
Day 02: Morning drive to Pokhara and short visit around Pokhara.
We have breakfast then leave for Pokhara, also known as The Lake City owing to the large number of lakes in the city. Upon our arrival in Pokhara we are rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,794ft), Manaslu (8,156m/26,759ft), Machhapuchhre (6,993m / 22,943ft), the five peaks of Annapurna and others. We then check-in to our hotel and take a rest. We may also stroll in the streets of Pokhara and just enjoy being in one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal.
Driving: 200km /5-6 hours | Hotel, Breakfast – Included.
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Dhampus Village (1650m/3hours) to Australian Camp 2165m (3 hours)
Morning wake up and have a breakfast. Then, we will take a van and drive to Phedi which takes about 45 minutes. We will start to steep climb up with stone staircases through the Rhododendron forest until reaching lower Dhampus which takes about 1 hour. Then, we will gently climb up again passing the terraced fields and small houses. We again keep climbing up through the rhododendron forest until reaching on the ridge which takes about 1 hour. We can see very spectacular Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Then, we trek on the plain or road trail until reaching our Hotel which takes about 30 minutes. We will have a lunch with viewing mountains. After lunch, we will start gently climb up through the rhododendron and oak forests until reaching Pothana which takes about 1 and half hour. We make a short rest and keep climbing up with stone staircases until reaching Australian Camp which takes about 1 hour. We will enjoy with Sunset view over the Himalayas in the evening
Drive: 1 hours, Walking: 3-4 Hours | Lodge, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – Included.
Day 04: Trek back to Phedi via beautiful village of Dhampus. Drive to Pokhara.
Early morning watching sunrise on the Himalayas. Take leisurely breakfast , trek to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara around midday. Overnight in Pokhara.
Walking: 2 Hours, Drive: 1 hr | Hotel, Breakfast, Lunch – Included.
Day 05: Drive Pokhara to Chitwan
Today you will leave Pokhara for Chitwan and lodge in a jungle resort. A welcome drink will be offered on your arrival. Then enjoy a palatable meal around noon and take a good rest to get ready for the upcoming jungle adventure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 06: Full day wildlife activities in Chitwan
Established in 1962, Chitwan National Park is the first national park and the largest safari park of Nepal. It used to be a royal garden and opened to the public aiming to protect the endangered one-horned rhinoceroses originally. In 1984, the park was included in the List of World Heritage as natural heritage by UNESCO. There are several interesting recreational activities including elephant riding, canoe drifting and jungle safari, which will offer you an opportunity to spot the rare Bengal tigers, wild elephant, rhinoceros, crocodiles and other wildlife. The local guide or mahout will give you some information during journey and help you to locate the animals in the park. Next you will come to the Elephant Breeding Center to see the baby elephants. After a short break at the lodge, you will round up your jungle expedition with a visit to the Tharu village where you may enjoy a local dance performance called “Tharu Tribal Dance”.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 07: Drive Chitwan to Kathmandu
Wake up early and get a fresh morning with a cup of tea. We will drive 5 hours to transfer back to Kathmandu and check in the hotel. You will have free time in the afternoon, and in the evening; Adventure Connexion will treat you to a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant whilst enjoying a cultural dance.
Driving 170km /5-6 hours | Hotel, Breakfast, Dinner – Included.
Day 08: Kathmandu valley cultural tour.
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal surrounded by mountain with a pleasant climate. This morning, we will drive five kilometers to visit the Pashupatinath temple, the largest Hindu temple and the most famous Shiva shrine of Nepal. All the palaces in the temple are forbidden to be entered except for Hindus. Next, you will visit the following sightseeing spots: Boudhanath stupa, a place for daily worship of Buddhist; Swoyambhunath Monkey Temple, where you can get a perspective of the whole city from the top point and the Himalayan ranges. The afternoon schedule will be the Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapole temple and Krishna temple.
Day 09: Final Departure
The trip end, Nepal Tours Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your flight departure from Nepal.