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Annapurna Panorama Luxury Trekking
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* Constant views of the snow capped peaks
* Rural traditional villages, panoramic scenery
* From the paddy fields to alpine climate

Introduction:

HimEX (Himalaya Expeditions) with its varied programs introduce a leisure and moderate walking holiday on the foot hills of massive Annapurna mountains range, the trekking includes traditional thatched roofed villages, set among the terraced fields, which makes an attractive picture with the backdrop of the magnificent snowy range of Annapurna including the most majestic peaks of all the Himalayan range Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish Tail)

This trek passes through a more diverse range of climate, vegetation and cultures than most small countries can boast in their entire, from lush vegetation of rain and  temperate forests and alpine climate to the terraced rice fields. The land and its people change daily, offering the trekkers a remarkable introduction to Nepal's cultural and natural beauty.

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m via respective airlines.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sight seeing at places of interest.
Day 03: Flight to Pokhara 950m and drive to Bhirethati and to Sanctuary Lodge
Day 04: Trek to Ghandruk approx: 2,012 m. 3-4 hrs walk at Himalaya Lodge.
Day 05: At Gandruk for local tour.
Day 06: Trek to Landruk (Landrung) 1,600m 3-4 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Gurung Lodge at Majgaun 1,400m 2-3 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to and drive to Pokhara via Lumle and Chandrakot.
Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu for homeward bound.
Extension trips from Day 09:
Day 09-10: 1-2 days rafting at Trisuli River
Day 10-11: 2-3 days Jungle Safari at Chitwan National Park.
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 13: Depart Kathmandu for homeward bound.
 Departure Dates  Availability
 20 Mar-29 Mar  Available
 24 Apr-03 May  Available
 02 Oct-11 Oct  Available
 20 Nov-29 Nov  Available
 18 Dec-27 Dec  Available
Day 01:

Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m via respective airlines.

  On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport you will be received by our staff and transfer you to respective 5 star Hotels, where our guide will give you a brief orientation of the Hotel, Kathmandu, Treks, do's and don't and other related information that you might require while in Nepal.
   
Day 02:

A day in Kathmandu.

  After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Sometime, depending upon your flight arrival if it’s late in the night we will do this tour in the afternoon instead of morning to give you a nice rest before you venture out of the Hotel in our interesting tour.
   
Day 03:

A scenic flight to Pokhara 950m 1-hr trek to Sanctuary Lodge 1,100m.

  As per the flight schedule for Pokhara, our staff will transfer you to the domestic airport for a short half hour scenic flight to Pokhara. On arrival at Pokhara our trekking staff will receive you with two hours drive on the suburb of Pokhara to start this scenic trek. Walk begins from Nayapul passing through the charming village Biirethati by the River Modi and through the rice terraces by the River Modi with time for short walk.
   
Day 04: 

Trek to Ghandruk approx: 2,012 m. 3-4 hrs walk.

  The trek after breakfast leads to gradual uphill leaving the farm villages behind through with occasional view of the Annapurna ranges. The walk is fairly moderate with slow uphill on the stone steps, reaching the small settlement Kimche, from the walk is gentle as the path winds with few short steep up till Ghandruk is reached for lunch and for the overnight with ample time for a short walk around the Ghandruk. From here magnificent view of the snow-capped range and of the surrounding landscapes.
   
Day 05: At Gandruk for local tour and exploration.
  An easy free day at leisure, morning visit the gurung museum and meet the local  Gurungs, a Shepherd and farmer by profession and traditions, since last 18th-19th Centaury they are recruited in the Nepal-India-British Army and as well in Singapore Police as gallant Gorkha soldiers. Their courage’s fame has been respected and honored throughout the world for their incredible bravery in the last 2 great Wars. Meet some of the retired Gurung Gorkha soldiers they will be happy and welcomes you with their ever friendly smiles.
   
Day 06: Trek to Landrung 1,600m 3-4 hrs.
  After a wonderful time at Gandruk (Ghandrung) with great views of the Annapurna and beyond, walk leads to a descent with occasional views of the Annapurna mountain range, the walk on stone steps downhill passing through few small villages till Phedi is reached near the steady iron bridge over the raging Modi River after an hour trekking, after the bridge, a slow walk uphill for another hour to the village of Landrung for the overnight stop.
   
Day 07:

Trek to Gurung Lodge at Majgaun 1,400m 3-4 hrs.

  After Landrung the walk splits on the less traveled area through the typical mid hills farm villages, our route heads south with great scenery around trekking through patch of forest and farm terraces after few hours on this gradual winding path brings you at  Majgaon village. After having lunch in the hotel, visit a local house which has been converted into a museum in the local village of Tanchok. You can also visit a school and if there are more than 6 people in your group, the children along with the mother group will visit your place and perform local dances and typical songs of the region.
   
Day 08:

Trek to Chandrakot nd to Lumle village and drive to Pokhara.

  From Majgaun with mesmerizing moment in this isolated hill village, our route heads on the winding path through small patch of forest and farm terraces and scattered farm house reaching at at Chandrakot situated at an altitude of 1580 m. From here, there are spectacular views of the snow capped peaks of Annapurna South, the majestic mountain – Machhapuchhare and of Modi valley, a short walk through the interesting village of Lumle board in our comfortable coach or car for an hour drive to Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara with time to browse or walk around the beautiful lake Phewa and the surrounding hillside with Annapurna and Manaslu mountain range in the backdrop.
   
Day 09:

Fly to Kathmandu.

  As per the flight schedule a short drive to the domestic air terminal for the scenic flight to Kathmandu on arrival our staff will transfer you back to the Hotel.
   
Day 10:

Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

  Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and your passport handy. HimEX Staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from Nepal.
  Trip Extension:
Day 09-10: 2 days rafting at Trisuli River.
  Morning three hours drive from Pokhara to Rafting “put in point” at Trisuli River meet our river guide and crew members and start 3 hrs rafting with lunch on the way this scenic float encounters white water rapids, bouncy waves and overnight stop at Riverside Resorts. Next morning float till lunch and drive to the low lands of Nepal and to the Jungle at Chitwan National Park for elephant safari and other jungle activities overnight at Jungle Lodge (3-4 star standards Hotel or Lodge)
   
Day 10-11:

 2-3 days Jungle Safari at Chitwan National Park.

Full day Jungle activities with lunch and dinner break, the program include elephant safari, nature walks, elephant bathing, dug out canoe ride observing water birds and crocs on the shore.

   
Day 12:

Fly back to Kathmandu.

Morning after breakfast depart the Lodge for a drive to Bharatpur Airport the flight takes less than half hour, on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective Hotels.

   
Day 13:

Depart Kathmandu for homeward bound.

Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and your passport handy. HimEX Staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from Nepal.

Price includes following services:
 1.  Accommodation sharing twin at Hotel in Kathmandu for 4 nights & Hotel in Pokhara for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis.
 2.  Airport transfers in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
 3.  Half day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with applicable entrance fees.
 4.  Internal flight Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu with applicable airport taxes.
 5.  Trekking arrangement backed by Sherpa Guide and porter/s using best available luxury lodges on full board basis.
 6.  Applicable Trekking Permit & Conservation Fees.
 7.  Transportation Pokhara / Trek / Pokhara by private Vehicle.
 8.  Insurance for Nepalese crew.
 
Our price does not include followings:
 1.  International flights to / from Kathmandu.
 2.  Nepal entry visa fees.
 3.  Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu & Pokhara Hotel.
 4.  Travel, Medical and Personal insurance.
 5.  Rescue evacuation in case of emergency.
 6.  Personal clothing and personal trekking gear including sleeping bag & down jacket.
 7.  Expenses of personal nature, i.e. tipping, laundry, bottled drinks, bar bills etc.
 8.  Any expense for early returning member due sickness, injury or any other reason. No refund will be entertained for any unused service.
 9.  Extra expense occurred due to unexpected circumstances like cancellation of internal flights, floods, strike etc.
Extensions

If you are not tied up with time limitations, or have more time before or after your main trip with us, you can join / take following extension trips to make your holiday even interesting. According to extra time you have, you can choose a visit to National Parks for jungle safari viewing rare animals, migrant birds and exotic reptiles or enjoy the whitewater rafting or take a cultural tour of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot or even make a quick visit to neighboring countries of Tibet – Roof of the world, India – The country of wonders, Bhutan – The Dragon Kingdom. We can add these extensions before or after your holiday according to the flights that you have booked / can book. Beside these, if you even want just stay in Kathmandu for relax or any independent activities, we can book extra nights at the Hotel. You can book these extensions together with your main trip booking.


Chitwan National Park:

It is one of the oldest and popular National Parks in Nepal recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Site. More than 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some 100 nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers have made their home in this dense forest. There are an estimated 50 species of mammals, over 526 species of birds, 49 amphibians and reptiles and 150 species of butterflies. ...(More)

 

Bardia National Park:

The far west Nepal is one of the least explored regions of the Himalayas. Within this region is a seldom visited National Park, which still offers challenging adventure. Bardia National Park is the largest park in the lowland Terai covering an area of 968 sq kms and remains a very much untouched wilderness which appeals to the nature lovers. The park situated in Nepal’s Western Terai was established to protect representative ecosystems ...(More)

 

Kathmandu:

It is a treasure trove of ancient art and architecture that lie hidden in the labyrinth of manmade structures. The ancient pagoda temples and Buddhist stupas stand majestically above the rest of the landmarks. The Palace squares fascinate visitors with its exquisite woodwork and carving. You can extend your holiday from 1-3 days visiting these sites. ...(More)

 

Pokhara:
Pokhara is most popular tourist destination after Kathmandu, not because of its easy accessibility but because of its scenic beauty and proximity to many Himalayas. Rarely does a tourist miss a trip to this beautiful valley of lakes and mountain views. Ekai Kawaguchi who was the earliest visitor of this district, was awed by its beauty. The Annapurna range of the Himalayas dominates the landscape around Pokhara and many of treks and ...(More)

 

Nagarkot:

Nagarkot is one of the most popular hill resorts on the fringe of the Kathmandu valley. With an elevation of 2,195m, is 32 kms away from Kathmandu offers a panoramic view of the valley and is described by the visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round. The extraordinary view of the Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri to Kanchenjunga is stupendous. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent. ...(More)

 

Tibet:

Encircled within Himalayan fortress, the image of Tibet has portrayed as “Shangr-la” in the western world. A ‘Land of Snows’ and the ‘Roof of the World’ is mysterious in a way that few other places are. Following virtual closure after the Chinese annexation of the Buddhist Kingdom, Tibet was opened to foreign tourism in 1984. Tibet has become dream adventure destination for the people living in the most sophisticated silicon cities. ...(More)

 

India:
The country of wonders, the lively bazaars, ornate architecture and the something puzzling customs of Indians make any visit a refreshing from the western life. Endowed with a backdrop of that can be anything from snow capped mountain to palm-lined beach, Indian rarely fails to delight adventurous travelers. India is considered to be the rich cultural melting pot with its colorful festivals of all the religion and people, blending well with magnificent landscape  ...(More)

 

Bhutan:

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, commonly known as ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is regarded as the last paradise on earth is slowly emerging from centuries of self-imposed isolation. Closed for the outside world until early seventies, Bhutan has adopted the regulated tourism policy for its visitors in this tiny Himalayan Kingdom by allowing to enter limited numbers of tourists every year. Bhutan has retained its religious and cultural values ...(More)

 

River Rafting:

Rafting is undoubtedly the best way to explore the Arcadian Nepal. It involves excitement, scenic views and challenge. Nepal has numerous fine rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing. The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the western rivers. Of all these regions, river Trisuli and the Bhotekoshi are the main popular rafting rivers for short trips. The rivers sometimes offer hair raising roller coaster rides. ...(More)

 

Mount Everest Flight:
Mountain flight is truly a memorable experience that one should not miss out in Nepal. If you feel you have not seen enough mountains, the mountain flight is the right choice to rejoice with spectacular panoramic mountains’ views. The bird’s eye view of the 6 mighty mountains above 8,000m out of the 14 from a close range is simply unbelievable. The one hour magic flight will make it possible for you to view uninterruptedly all the enchanting beauty ...(More)

 

Bungy Jumping:

(Jumping beyond imagination): Just imagination of jumping down from a bridge of 160m above a tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the Nepal’s wildest rivers raging below is enough to make your heartbeat run faster. It is the thrill of Bungy jumping as it there is no fun for real adventure lover if challenge is not so hard and difficult. It is located within a reach of 4 hours outside Kathmandu and just 19 kms away from the Tibet Border. ...(More)

 

Paragliding:

(Flying like a bird): Paragliding is relatively new adventure sports in Nepal. Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seekers. You can experience unparalleled scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites while floating over the villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and the jungle with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. ...(More)

 

Ultralight Flight:

Ultralight aircraft is being operated from Pokhara. It has an unique blend of both mountain and plateau area. While flying over the Pokhara valley, you will not miss the scenic beauty of both the Himalayas and the most famous lake of Nepal, Phewa Tal. The flight will be a journey through nature. Don’t miss this truly unique experience. ...(More)

 

Hotels:

We have allowed our packages with just right number of nights of hotel accommodations which enables you to spend nights with quick visits of local market or monuments in the area. However if you have some extra days before or after your main package holiday, you can spend extra nights in Kathmandu or nearby destinations so that you can cover the interesting sights or just relax while you are here. ...(More)

 

Hotel Yak & Yeti:

The Hotel Yak & Yeti with the historic character, suitable for both short or long stay, is fashioned as the fusion of modern design and the noblesse of original heritage interiors. This exceptional city centre hotel is located minutes away from both domestic and international airport. It continues to be the city's leading luxury hotel for business and leisure. ...(More)

 

Hotel Shanker:

Shanker Hotel is housed in a palace built at the turn of the 19th century by a Rana Maharajah with a penchant for French architecture, international cuisine and Eastern hospitality. It was converted into a hotel in 1964. The façade and traditions were kept intact but the interior was redesigned to give travelers the kind of comfort they would expect of a world class hotel. You will live in palace when you live at Hotel Shanker. ...(More)

 

Hotel Malla:
Superbly located between the Royal Palace and Kathmandu's fashionable tourist district, Thamel, in the heart of the city. The Malla Hotel is only a 20 minutes drive from Kathmandu's International airport. Besides excellent accommodation and Central location the Malla Hotel is Offering a well equipped business center, extensive meeting and conference facilities, a health club with the latest work out equipment, sauna, massage, steambath and jacuzzi. ...(More)

 

Hotel Marshyangdi:

Hotel Marshyangdi situated in the heart of Thamel is the best choice for those who want to be in the main tourist hub of Kathmandu. Because of its friendly & professional staff, home like atmosphere, Marshyangdi has been a popular name and home away from home for most of the repeated visitors. The hotel now has 50 deluxe and 5 mini suite rooms besides the regular standard rooms. ...(More)

Trip Facts
  • Trip Name : Annapurna Panorama Luxury Trekking
  • Trip Duration : 10 Days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Trip Date :
  • Activity : Trek and Walks
  • Highest Altitude : 2012 m
  • Month :

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