Day 01: The drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) takes about seven hours . Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 02: Drive from Pokhara to Bijayapur Khola (Bijayapur Army Camp) takes about 40 minutes and trek from Bijaypur Khola to Kalikasthan (1370m.) takes about three hours. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 03: Trek from Kalimantan (1370m.) to Lipeyani (990m.) takes about five and half hours. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 04: Trek from Lipeyani to Chisopani (1260m.) takes approximately six hours. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 05: Trek from Chisopani (1260m.) to Begnas Tal Bazaar (850m.) takes about five and half hours. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours.
Day 01: Drive from
Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours.
You depart early
morning at 7 o’clock for the six hour drive by deluxe tourist bus to Pokhara
(915m,), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu
valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream
to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up
through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that
takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's
paradise full of natural, as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes,
caves, Buddhist and Hindu temples and with amazing mountain vistas. You can
observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white
peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The drive will take most of the
morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with the beauty of
Pokhara. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25
Day 02: Drive from
Pokhara to Bijayapur Khola (Bijayapur Army Camp) which takes about 40 minutes
and trek from Bijaypur Khola to Kalikasthan (1370m.) and it takes about three
A broad trail starts through rice fields near the Army Camp, and then
ascends through Rakhigaon to a Chautara, a resting place under a large pipal
tree. En route, you enjoy the panoramic views. Now the trail climbs gently
along a ridge top through the Brahmin and Chhetris villages towards Kalikasthan
(1370m.). At the end, you climb a short distance to the campsite which is
situated above the village with panoramic views of the mountain, Begnas Tal and
Day 03: Trek from
Kalikasthan (1370m.) to Lipeyani (990m.) and takes about five and half hours.
The trail follows along the forested ridge top along a rough driveble road
passing through Thulokot and Majhthana (1220m.). Your trail then begins to
climb gently for some distance and proceeds through Naudanda. At the end, you
descend gently towards Lipeyani. From here, you can see panoramic views of
Machhapuchhre, Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal and Manasalu.
Day 04: Trek from
Lipeyani to Chisopani (1260m.) which takes approximately six hours.
follows along the drivable road for some distance and then starts to climb gently
for a short time. You then begin on a level trek to Shaklung village (1250m.),
a Gurung village. Your trek then follows along the broad drivable road passing
through forests until reaching Ramkot (1030m.), then descends steeply to cross
a road named Sarka Bhanjyang (870m.). Your trail then climbs steeply on a stone
staircase through chestnut forests to the Mohariya Bhanjyang (1130m.). Still
you continue to climb gently towards Chisopani village, a home of the Gurung
community. Your campsite is about 50 meters above the village. From here, you
can enjoy the beautiful views of different mountains as well as green hills and
Day 05: Trek from
Chisopani (1260m.) to Begnas Tal Bazaar (850m.) which takes about five and half
From Chisopani Danda, you descend along the ridge for an hour or so and
then descend steeply along the stone steps, into a small valley and stream that
feeds Rupa Taal. Continue for a short distance through rice fields, and then
make a final ascent to the ridge that separates Begnas Taal and Rupa Taal. This
ridge is called Sundari Danda (720m.) and means pretty hills. From these hills,
your trek continues to climb gently before descending into Begnas Taal Bazaar.
You can then take a vehicle to get back to Pokhara.
Day 06: Drive back
from Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus which takes seven hours.
While driving from
Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli,, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where
Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route,
you can enjoy mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable
fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe,
you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city. You can also fly from
Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes.
The Trip includes following services:
- Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or Van
- Entry Permit for National Park / Conservation Area
- Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
- Trekking guide and Sherpas
- Porter (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
- All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Camping arrangements during the trek
- Necessary camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc
- Cooking fuel
- Camping charges
- All land transportation wherever applicable
- 2 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
- Insurance and equipment's for trekking staffs
- First aid kit
- Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost in case required.
- One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
- Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
- All tax, VAT and company service charge
The Trip does not include:
- Personal nature expenses
- Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
- Travel insurance
- Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
- Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.