Enjoy trekking in Nepal’s Annapurna region
Go bird and wildlife spotting in the Chitwan National Park
See Everest and the Himalayas from the air
Visit the 108 memorial chorten on the high-altitude Dochula Pass
Hike to the famed Taktsang (or Tiger's Nest) Monastery
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Nepal: Pokhara – Lumle – Kimchi – Ghandrung
Your day begins with a short flight to Pokhara, where you’ll be met by your Sherpa guide for the three-hour drive to Kimchi via a Tibetan refugee camp and the village of Lumle.
Upon arrival in Kimchi, you’ll begin the two-hour trek to Ghandrung.
Nepal: Ghandrung – Landrung
The first part of today’s trek is a downhill descent to Modi Khola, where you’ll stop for lunch. The afternoon is a fairly challenging uphill climb to Landrung.
Nepal: Landrung – Australian Camp – Kande – Pokhara
Upon leaving Landrung, you’ll head south before crossing a high ridge line through rhododendron forest to Dhampus. You’ll stop at Australian Camp in the forest for lunch, and then follow the route downhill to Kande.
From Kande, you’ll drive back to Pokhara, stopping en route to view a monastery.
Nepal: Chitwan National Park
Head to Chitwan National Park.
Enjoy a nature walk or bullock cart ride before a river safari, where your guide will point out birds and other wildlife.
In the afternoon, jump in a vintage jeep for an overland safari. Keep a lookout for the endangered one-horned rhino and the elusive Royal Bengal tiger.
In the evening, enjoy a local music and dance performance during dinner.
Bhutan: Paro – Thimphu
It’s time to leave Nepal and head to Bhutan. Your flight to Paro will give you a magnificent view of Everest, Kanchenjunga and the peaks of the Eastern Himalayas.
You’ll be escorted by car to Thimphu, where you’ll have time to relax before a guided tour of the city’s main sights.
Bhutan: Dochula Pass – Punakha
On today’s two-and-a-half hour’s drive to Punakha, you’ll stop at the Dochula Pass to take in mountain views and 108 memorial chorten. You’ll also visit Chimi Lhakhang, also know as ‘Temple of Divine Madmen’.
After a farmhouse lunch, continue to Punakha where you’ll explore the Punakha Dzong.
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.