Discover Annapurna Terai

14 Days 13 Nights

Price: US $ 3100.00 *  

Single Room Supplement : US $ 925.00
  • Destnation
    Nepal
  • Highest Altitude
    2012 m
  • Group Size
    Min 2 Pax - Max 8 Pax
  • Accomodation
    Hotel
  • Trip Starts
    Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends
    Kathmandu
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Ms. Jayanti Mukhia
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Overview

Starting and ending in Kathmandu, this 13 nights / 14 day itinerary is considered to be one of the most comprehensive programs offered in Nepal. It allows guests to experience all aspects of this wonderful and exciting country. It has been designed so that the minimum amount of time is spent travelling between each destination, enabling one to enjoy the best that each activity can provide. The Royal Nepal Spectacular features the Gokarna Forest Resort (in Kathmandu), the Temple Tree Resort (in Pokhara), Ker & Downey Lodges (while on trek), Ker & Downey River Camp (on the Seti Gandaki River) and Kasara resort (at the Chitwan National Park).

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy your stay in our comfortable luxury lodge and experience local lodges as well
  • Experience the walk in the Annapurna and village life in Bandipur
  • Enjoy jungle safari in Chitwan and stay in our luxury resort
  • Sightseeing options in Kathmandu
  • All inclusive packages with all meals included throughout the trek

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day : 1 Arrival In Kathmandu.

Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.

Accommodation: Gokarna Resort

Day : 2 Fly To Pokhara and Trek to Birethati (1025m) – 3-4 Hrs Trek.

After an optional early morning flight to Mount Everest, we fly to Pokhara (3300 ft /1000 m). We’ll have a briefing at the Ker & Downey head office before we transfer by road with guides & porters to our trek start point {1-hour}. Our walk will follow a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey's Sanctuary Lodge is located. The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unclimbed Fishtail Mountain, or Machhapuchhre, as it is locally known. A picnic lunch is provided with a late afternoon arrival at the Lodge. (Trek time 3-4 hours).

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Sanctuary Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 3 Trek To Ghandruk (2012m) – 5 Hrs Trek.

Breakfast will be ready at the dining room. After breakfast, you will leave the lodge to start the trek through the scattered small farms. Following the Modi Khola and with constant view of Mt. Machhapuchhre ahead, you will soon climb the valley towards the mountains. Passing through the rice fields and forest, you will arrive at the Himalaya Lodge in Ghandruk early afternoon to a hot lunch that is served on arrival as you enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Massif.

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 4 Trek To Landruk (1565m) – 4 Hrs Trek.

Leaving the Ghandruk village, the trek descends steeply to the banks of Modi River. Crossing the suspension bridge, we trek up into the Landruk village enjoying the views of Annapurna range passing through the cliffs that where honey hunters climb up on the ropes to hunt the wild bee honey. Lunch will be ready as we arrive at our lodge. After the lunch, you are either rest in your room to rest enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains or go on a sightseeing tour in the village with your guide.

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 5 Trek To Majgaon (1400m) – 4 Hrs Trek.

After breakfast, as your porters pack the bags to leave for the trek, you along with your guide will start your trek passing through the village and farmlands with views of Annapurnas at your back. An easy trek to Majgaon today, you arrive at the Ker and Downy Lodge. You can enjoy the views of the mountains from your room itself relaxing after the trek or spend your time at the garden. You can also take a short walk to the village with our guide.

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Gurung / Mala Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 6 Drive To Pokhara (1000m) – 1.5 Hrs Trek.

After early morning tea and coffee served on your verandah, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the stunning scenery of the Annapurnas from several different locations around the Lodge. After breakfast we trek for about an hour to the village of Chandrakot through forests with surrounding views of the valley and mountains. Chandrakot is at an altitude of 1580 m/ 5200 ft. After a further 30 minute walk we arrive at the village of Lumle, which is situated at 1620 m / 5300ft. This is where we meet our vehicle. From Lumle we will return to Pokhara, a 1 hour journey. We then transfer by vehicle to the hotel in Pokhara (40 minutes).

Accommodation: Shangri La Village Resort (Pokhara)
Meals
- Breakfast

Day : 7 Drive To Bandipur (1011m).

Bandipur is a famous newari village settled on the high ridge on the way to Kathmandu highway. A drive of about 2.5hrs takes you through the scenic panorama of hills and river Trishuli flowing on the left. After the lunch at Bandipur you will hike for about 3 hours to arrive at Ker and Downey lodge that rewards your patience with the panoramic view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu.

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Three Mountain Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 8 Village Excursion In Bandipur – 4 Hrs Trek.

You will be woken with a cup of tea or coffee at your room. If the mountains are clear, you can sit on your private veranda and enjoy the spectacular mountain ranges of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu. After breakfast we will set off to visit two local schools en route passing large orange groves. Other options include a walk to a higher peak from where there are mountain views to the North and views to Chitwan in the South. After lunch at the lodge, we will visit two local villages. To date few tourists have visited this area so it retains much of its charm. Many Gurkhas have been recruited from these villages over the years and we will also visit the house of one of these retired Gurkhas.

Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Three Mountain Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 9 Trek To Seti River Camp – 2 Hrs Walk

The Seti River Camp has no road access and the off road is under construction. This provides the river and surrounding valley to remain pristine. While descending towards our destination, we can see many birds, the Colobinaes and get a glimpse of the daily life of the villagers.
Upon arrival at camp, everyone settles into the luxury safari tent. After the shower and lunch, we do jungle safari. If not, we can relax by the river bank of Seti River enjoying the peace and tranquility of this beautiful place.

Accommodation: Seti River Camp
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 10 Rafting For 3 Hrs And Drive To Chitwan – 3 Hrs Rafting/1.5 Hrs Drive

The morning is spent rafting. There are 5 class 2 rapids. The remainder of the trip is a float. On completion of the rafting, we transfer by vehicle to the border area of Chitwan National Park, enjoying a packed lunch en route (a journey of some 2 hours.) On arrival at the resort, we will receive a briefing prior to an afternoon safari or nature walk.

Accommodation: Kasara Resort
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 11 Full Day Jungle Activities

Today, we will do the rest of the programs like canoeing in the river (crocodile hunt), visit elephant breeding centre, jungle safari, bird watching and more.

Accommodation: Kasara Resort
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 12 Fly Back To Kathmandu.

After the breakfast in the Resort, you will be transferred to the Bharatpur Airport and take a 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, we’ll transfer to the hotel. Then you’ve free time to relax or head into the city. We find most people want to simply unwind and enjoy the hotel facilities – whatever you choose, we’ll help!

Accommodation: Gokarna Resort
Meals
- Breakfast

Day : 13 Free Day In Kathmandu.

A free day in Kathmandu, today you can stroll around the hotel or take sightseeing tours.

Accommodation: Gokarna Resort
Meals
- Breakfast
- Dinner

Day : 14 International Departure.

Depending on your flight time, your airport check in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12PM. In case your flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel. Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport.

Meals
- Breakfast


Package Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfers
  • 3 night Hotel Gokarna Resort on bed & breakfast
  • 1 night Shangri La Village Resort on bed & breakfast.
  • Trekking Staffs and Porters
  • All staffs daily wages/Insurance
  • 7 nights K & D Lodges as per program on FB with happy hour (6-7pm)
  • 2 nights / 3 days at Kasara Resort on FB and jungle activities
  • National Park & TIMS Permit Fee
  • Flight: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Bharatpur – Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Transfer: Pokhara to Bandipur & Raft end point to Chitwan
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Does Not Include

  • Personal equipment & Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages & soft drinks
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Nepal Visa Fee US$ 40 Per person
  • Tips for Staffs
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed

Equipment provided

On Trek

  • Duffel Bags
  • Daypacks
  • Walking Stick
  • Water Bottle
  • Rain Poncho
  • Souvenir hat and Scarf
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sleeping bags with liners & hot water bags as well are provided for the tea house trek (ABC & PoonHill Trek)

On rafting

  • Life Vests
  • Helmets
  • Dry Bags
  • Spray Suits
  • Rafting booties for winter.

In Lodge

  • Down jackets
  • Warm hats and Gloves ( In Ker & Downey lodges )

Fixed Departures


Start Date End Date Group Size Low Session High Session Single Room Supplement Remarks Availability Inquiry
Nov 27, 2017 Dec 10, 2017 2-8 people - US $ 2250 US $ 750 - Open Book Now
Dec 14, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 2-8 people US $ 2055 - US $ 750 - Open Book Now

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