This is an excellent combined trip for travellers to Nepal. The Annapurna Trek provides a true Nepalese trekking experience to the high mountains of the Himalayas, while the Chitwan portion brings you to the vastly-different jungle region of Nepal where you can experience such activities in Chitwan National Park as elephant riding, bathing elephants, jungle walk, canoeing, as well as have the opportunity to see such animals as rhinoceros, elephants, leopards, wild boar, crocodiles, and perhaps even a tiger, along with hundreds of exotic bird species. Along with this, you get the chance to see different groups of Nepalese people on both these adventures.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal/ transfer to hotel On your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be picked-up directly from the airport by our staff and brought to your hotel where simple refreshments will be provided.
Day 02: Full day of sightseeing visiting Kathmandu’s most famous sites Nepal is rich in culture and art and has many distinctive monuments. On this day, you will have a guided tour of the Kathmandu valley getting an enchanting glimpse into Nepali culture and historical and religious sites including such places as Swayambhunath Temple (Buddhist), Pashupatinath Temple (Hindu), Bouddhanath, and Kathmandu’s famed Durbar Square.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara and stay at hotel / rest and free time Today we travel to the city of Pokhara, often termed the city of beauty, by taxi or bus. Along the way, there are great views and an introduction to the Nepalese countryside. After reaching Pokhara, it is time to rest and enjoy your free time.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1070 m) / trek up to Tikhedhunga (1540 m) and stay at teahouse Today, our trek really begins. It is a short drive to the town of Nayapul, named because of bridge built during the time of the Nizams, and which is the starting point for the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. From here, we begin walking, arriving at Tikhedhunga where we spend the night.
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2800m) and stay at teahouse Stunningly-beautiful views await us on the way from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. We pass beautiful houses made of stone, see horses carrying loads on the trail eventually arriving at Ghorepani, a very popular village for trekkers with views of giant Himlaayan peaks.
Day 06: Morning Poon Hill / trek from Ghorepani (2800m) to Tadapani (2600m) and stay at teahouse In the morning we will climb to the top of nearby Poon Hill and watch the sunrise hit the Himalayan peaks, truly an unforgettable experience. After breakfast we will continue our trek to Tadapani. Along the way, we get more views of the high Himalayan peaks, before reaching Tadapani, another scenic and popular village and resting place.
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (1900m) and stay at teahouse Today we trek from Tadapani, descending through forests, until we reach the fascinating village of Ghandruk, a scenic village covering a hillside with many stone stairs and courtyards.
Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk (1900 m) to Nayapul / transportation to Pokhara After breakfast we will depart from Ghandruk and soon arrive in Nayapul, which is the end of our trekking experience. From here, we will be transported back to Pokhara, and back to our hotel.
Day 09: Free time in Pokhara for personal activities Enjoy some free time in Pokhara to rest and recover or sightseeing tour to Pokhara valley.
Day 10: Drive to Chitwan and stay at hotel / Evening culture show We will stay three days and two nights in Chitwan, and experience such activities as riding on the backs of elephants, canoeing, walking in the jungle, and appreciating the diverse plant and animal life of Chitwan National Park, a world heritage site. Along with this, we have the opportunity to get a glimpse into the heritage of the local indigenous people.
Day 11: Chitwan National Park: jungle safari, elephant back safari, nature walk, bird watching, culture tour & show, canoe ride, and other activities
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu and stay in hotel Today we leave Chitwan and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu On this, our final day, you are free to enjoy your time in Kathmandu. There will be a final program together prior to your departure.
Airport pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
S/S tours with professional guide in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan.
Accommodation in 2/3 star standard hotel with B/B.
Privet transport for trekking and city S/S tours.
Three times foods per day during trekking and Jungle safari trip.
Professional trekking guide and necessary porters.
Trekking permits, TIMS and National Park fee
Comprehensive first aid box for the trekking.
Extra day hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Foods self lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Personal expenses-laundry, telephone, Tea, coffee alcoholic beverages,
Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
Extra cost for if in case trek effected by natural calamities