Nepal Round Tour - 10 Days

On this 10 days tour you will get a chance to know about everything you want to know about the glorious country of Nepal . So if you don’t  wanna miss the opportunity and got a mood for a real adventure, then come join this trip with us through Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot, Chitwan, Lumbini, and Pokhara.

Visiting  the historical and spiritual sites won’t just enlighten you about Nepal, but you will also encounter a  close look at architectural masterpieces. So get ready to be overwhelm by  exploring  the Durbar Squares in Kathmandu, Barahi Temple and Mahadev Temple in Pokhara, Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini, and many more.

In Chitwan, drop by the picturesque Tharu Village and let the waves dropping  dance performance which expand your knowledge by the ethnic group’s culture. The fun moments continue at Chitwan National Park, which showcases the country’s diverse wildlife. You will collect  an opportunity to try out canoeing; elephant back safari, and bird watching,  which are fixed to be memorable. Beside that we will be visiting other locations including Phewa Lake, Chitwan’s Elephant Breeding Centre, Lumbini Garden, Seti River Gorge, David’s Fall, SwyambhunathStupa, and BoudhanathStupa.

Indeed, nothing is more overwhelming  than the 10 days of exploring the finest attractions. So don’t delay to pack your stuff and experience the beauty of Nepal now.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival
Arrive at Airport  and check in to the Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu
Visit several sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Patan Durbar Square.

Day 03: Kathmandu – Nagarkot
Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Afternoon, drive to Nagarkot.

Day 04: Nagarkot – Chitwan (approx. 5/6 hours drive)
Sunrise view over the Himalayas (weather permitted). After breakfast, drive to Chitwan. Afternoon, jungle activities.

Day 05: Chitwan
Full day jungle activities including Elephant Back Safari, Canoeing Ride, Elephant Breeding Centre Visit, Bird Watching, Tharu Village tour etc.

Day 06: Chitwan – Lumbini (approx. 3 hours drive)
Drive to Lumbini, Walk through the sacred Lumbini garden, visit Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar & Monasteries.

Day 07: Lumbini – Pokhara (approx. 6 hours drive)
Drive to Pokhara. Afternoon, Boating at Phewa Lake. Visit Barahi Temple.

Day 08: Pokhara
Early morning drive to Sarangkot, Sunrise view over the Himalayas. Back to hotel. Half day Pokahra city tour. Afternoon, free for personal activities.

Day 09: Pokhara – Kathmandu (approx. 6 hours drive)
Scenic Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 10: Departure
Free till departure, transfer to airport, fly back to Home.

Day 1
Arrive Kathmandu

We will arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2
Kathmandu

Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Malla palace  and then the Shah Kings of Nepal, visiting Kumari Temple, house of the virgin goddess, visiting Swoyambhunath, a stupa on the top of hill – from here you can overlook the scenery of Kathmandu, Visiting Patan Durbar Square, the second largest town in the valley, Krishna Mandir, Golden Temple etc.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 3
Kathmandu - Nagarkot

Visit Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temple in Nepal. We will be walking to see the huge stupa of Buddha, also known as Bodhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal. Afterwards taking a ride to Bhaktapur, a fascinating town, visit Bhaktapur’sDubar Square featuring the Victorian illustrations style along with temples and temples complex. Route will be connected to Nagarkot.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4
Kathmandu - Chitwan (approx. 5/6 hours drive)

Morning sunrise view over the Himalayas (Weather approval ), After breakfast we will travel from Nagarkot to Chitwan National Park. There  you will get a chance to  enjoy truly remarkable scenery and the chance  to embrace the unique wildlife of the area. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Chitwan.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5
Chitwan

After breakfast at Hotel we will enjoy a full day of safari activities in Royal Chitwan national Park. Here guests can espouse nature and catch glimpses of rare creatures, such as rhinoceroses, Chitwan’s royal Bengal tigers, leopards and monkeys. We strongly recommend you to  bring a camera, preferably with a telephoto lens. We will depart  to the hotel at the end of our day.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6
Chitwan - Lumbini

After breakfast we travel terrestrialfrom Chitwan to the Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Upon arrival at Lumbini we will move towards the hotel, check-in and then we will be walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden. This remarkable place is the Buddha’s birthplace and converges on the Ashoka pillar. Here we will visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture. We will stay here overnight at a Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 7
Lumbini - Pokhara

After breakfast we drive to Pokhara. Afternoon, Boating at Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the Pokhara  Here, one can canvas to hire a  boat across to the water or visit the island Barahi temple in its middle.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 8
Pokhara

Early morning drive to Sarangkot, located on the outskirts of Pokhara city is the hill know as Sarangkot, Sunrise view over the Annapurna Himalayas. Back to Hotel. Visit Seti River George, David’s fall, Mahadev cave & International Mountain Museum. Seti River, the boisterous river runs completely underground at places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination over 20 meters. David’s fall, is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David..) was washed away by the PardiKhola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall. Mahadev Cave, is Nepal’s most famous cave. It’s also rumored to be the longest cave in Nepal (2950 meters). International Mountain Museum, you can see lifestyles and history of ethnic groups and photographs of mountains, climbers etc.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 9
Pokhara - Kathmandu (6 hours drive or 25 minutes flight)

After breakfast we will drive or fly to Kathmandu. Once here we will stay overnight at a Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 10
Departure

Free till departure, transfer to the airport to connect onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Nepal Round Tour