- Enjoy a trekking excursion with magnificent views of Annapurna South
- Interact with teacher and pupils at a local Nepalese school
- Float past forested valleys on a rafting adventure on the Seti River
- See the flora, wildlife and birds of the Nepalese jungle on a safari trip
- Dine with a Shepa summiteer and hear stories about climbing Mount Everest
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Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation in Kathmandu.
After settling in your private guide will transport you to Kathmandu Durbar Square, where you’ll see numerous palaces and temples. After looking around, head off on a rickshaw tour of some of the city’s main sights.
Day 2 Kathmandu – Pokhara
After breakfast, catch a short domestic flight to Pokhara. Upon arrival you’ll be transported to the start point of your trek, a drive of around 1hours.
Your trek starts with a gentle 1.5-hour walk to the village of Lumle, where you’ll stop to explore and eat lunch. Then you’ll continue uphill to Gurung Lodge at c. 3,600 feet above sea level. The lodge has extensive grounds with magnificent views of Annapurna South and Annapurna 1.
Day 3 Majgaun – Dhampus
Today, you’ll trek a further 3 hours to 5,000 feet to Basanta Lodge in Dhampus. Here you’ll witness magnificent views of Annapurna range.
After lunch, visit a local museum and school, where you can interact with the class and learn about the local education system.
Day 4 Dhampus – Pokhara
Start your day with a 1.5 hrs walk before meeting your driver will collect you for the journey back to Pokhara. Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to visit a Tibetan refugee camp and monastery.
Check into your hotel and enjoy some relaxation time.
Day 5 Pokhara – Seti River Camp
This morning you’ll be driven into the countryside where you’ll join a rafting excursion. For the next three hours, you’ll float along the river to the Seti River Camp.
Settle in and enjoy a lazy afternoon by the river.
Day 6 Seti River – Chitwan
After breakfast, your rafting adventure continues for a further 2.5 hours until you meet the road.
Check into your accommodation in the jungle, then enjoy a jungle safari.
Day 7 Chitwan
Today you’ll enjoy another jungle safari.
Day 8 Chitwan – Kathmandu
In the morning you have time for one more safari excursion before being transferred to the airport for your flight back to Kathmandu.
Check in and visit Boudhanath, one of the world’s largest Buddhist stupas.
Round off your stay in Nepal by joining a Sherpa summiteer for dinner, to hear fascinating stories about his climbs up Mount Everest.
Day 9 Departure
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.