EDUCATION ELEVATED 2021 NEPAL TREK ITINERARY
Sept 25th Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Sept 26th Day 2: Kathmandu City Tour
After breakfast we will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath
Sept 27th Day 3: Drive to Chyangba
It will be a 9-11 hour jeep drive to the village.
Sept 28th Day 4: Visit School and Hostel Sonsored by Education Elevated
Sept 29th Day 5: Extra Day in Village
Sept 30th Day 6: Drive Back to Kathmandu.
Oct 1st Day 7: Fly to Pokhara, Drive to Nayapool, & Trek to Birethanti
After breakfast we fly to Pokhara (3300 ft /1000 m). From Pokhara we will drive 1 hour to Birethanti. Our walk will follow a ridge-line in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey's Sanctuary Lodge is located. The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unexplored Fishtail Mountain, or Machhapuchhre, as it is locally known. A lunch is provided with a late afternoon arrival at the Lodge. (Trek time 4-5 hours).
Oct 2nd Day 8: Trek to Ghandrung
After breakfast, you will leave the lodge to start the trek through the scattered small farms. Following the Modi Khola and with constant view of Mt. Machhapuchhre ahead, you will soon climb the valley towards the mountains. Passing through the rice fields and forest, you will arrive at the Himalaya Lodge in Ghandruk early afternoon to a hot lunch that is served on arrival as you enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Massif. ( Trek time 5-6 hours)
Oct 3rd Day 9: Trek to Landrung
Leaving the Ghandruk village, the trek descends steeply to the banks of Modi River. Crossing the suspension bridge, we trek up into the Landruk village enjoying the views of Annapurna range passing through the cliffs that where honey hunters climb up on the ropes to hunt the wild bee honey. Lunch will be ready as we arrive at our lodge. After the lunch, you can either rest in your room enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains or go on a sightseeing tour in the village with your guide. (Trek time 4-5 hours)
Oct 4th Day 10: Trek to Majgaon
After breakfast, as your porters pack the bags to leave for the trek, you, along with your guide will start your trek passing through the village and farmlands with views of Annapurnas at your back. An easy trek to Majgaon today. You can enjoy the views of the mountains from your room itself relaxing after the trek or spend your time at the garden. You can also take a short walk to the village with our guide. ( Trek time 4-5 hours)
Oct 5th Day 11: Trek to Dhampus
Starting your trek today, you continue trekking towards Patlekhet, a small village on the way towards Pothana where you stop. Pothana is another small village along the trek which is used by Tibetan traders to sell their souvenirs and gifts to the tourists trekking up and down the Annapurna Base Camp. As you reach your lodge in Dhampus, you get the spectacular views of the entire Annapurna range. Once at the lodge you will be served hot lunch after which you can take a short walk into Dhampus village. (Trek time 4-5 hours)
Oct 6th Day 12: Drive to Pokhara, Transfer to Hotel
After breakfast, we depart along the ridge & descend through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor. Trek time 1 ½ hours. We then transfer by vehicle to the hotel in Pokhara (40 minutes); you can then relax for the evening, or walk around downtown Pokhara.
Oct 7th Day 13: Afternoon Fly to back Kathmandu
Oct 8th Day 14: Rest day and shopping in Kathmandu
Oct 9th Day 15: Fly back to US
Trip Cost $2250 Per person (Single Supplement $250)
Included in the Cost:
- 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- All airport pick-ups and drops according itinerary
- All ground transportation by comfortable jeep or van
- Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu flights
- All meals and hotel included during Pokhara trek
- Guide and porters during the trek.
- Sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments as per the itinerary
- Company services and all required government taxes
Not Included in the Cost
- Meals in Kathmandu ( lunch & dinner
- International flights US to Nepal & back.
- Nepalese visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Kathmandu Airport)
- All personal expenses (beverages, drinking water, personal gear, telephone calls, internet, laundry etc.)
- Tips for guide and driver (Recommend 10% of cost to collect.)
Note: This Schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, emergencies or other unforeseen Interruptions.
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