This great and exciting Nepal adventure, Annapurna Panorama Trek, is designed to give travelers, a taste of Nepal’s diverse beauty in a short time.
From the historic tour of Kathmandu to the natural beauty of Pokhara; from the trek in the mountains to Jungle Safari activities in Chitwan; all the activities that you involve in this trip will give you an excellent taste of Nepal. The incredible view of Annapurna range from this Annapurna region trekking keeps is second to none. Although short trekking in Nepal, this Annapurna panorama trek accomplishes your desire to trek in the Himalaya in a short time.
Trekking in the rugged mountain trails alongside a mountain river, up and down the hill enjoying the scenic beauty of the area, exploring the local lifestyle and culture, talking to ever-smiling Nepali mountain residents, taking a peaceful boat ride, going for optional adventure sports activities in Pokhara, finding a relaxing massage, exploring the jungle in Chitwan to see amazing wildlife; these all amazing things are in your basket on this trip. And, yes, the starter tour of Historical Kathmandu valley heritage monuments is “not to forget” experience too.
So, ready to hit the trail? We are ever ready to take you in.
You will be welcomed and received on your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu by our staff member. You will then be transferred and checked into hotel. The trip briefing will take place at some time in the evening. You will be informed about the briefing time on your arrival by our representative.
After breakfast in the morning we go for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We are going to do the UNESCO CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR today which includes: Swoyambhunath - The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys thus also known as Monkey Temple, is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley. Pashupatinath- A holy pilgrimage for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch as the Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the most unique way in the world; we come across men with ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look which is typical look of a Hindu Holy Men known as Sadhus. Boudhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple in the world; a site for Tibetan Buddhism where we can visit monasteries, watch the Holy Monks busy in their chanting ritual going around the temple. Patan Durbar Square- A Medieval Royal Palace area which is also known as the city of fine arts, we can see the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century and also the amazing Nepali Architecture. Stay in hotel.
After Breakfast we will fly to Pokhara. We will Meet the trekking crew at the airport and drive from Pokhara to Nayapul which is about 1.5 hours drive and start the trek to Ghandruk alongside beautiful river stream. The beginning of the trek gives you glimpses of the Himalayan peaks but rest of the day we will enjoy the beauty of green mountain surroundings and local villages. We will spend the night at an comfortable Guest House (called the tea house).
Enjoy early morning magnificent view of Annapurna range from Ghandruk. Satisfy your morning hunger for the view first and later for food. Munch the mouth watering mountain breakfast and prepare to start the trek of the day. Take a careful walk down hill enjoying the mountain view to reach a beautiful mountain river bank, cross the river and start walking up hill to today\'s destination, Tolkha. Tolkha is a beautiful mountain village with cooler surrounding. Stay overnight at a simple tea house.
Take another day of trek to Dhampus, a stunning view point. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Annapurna range as you enjoy your lunch there. After lunch, trek down to Phedi and drive to Pokhara. Have some free time in Pokhara to explore the beautiful lake town.
You have a whole day to explore more about Pokhara. We will take you for a boat ride on the lake Fewa and then you have a day in leisure. You might like to find some massage in the town to relax your body or just chill out around the lake side. If you want to make your day an adventurous one, you can go for some adventure activities like paragliding, zip flyer, bungy jumping, ultra light flight etc. at an extra cost. We can help you arrange the activities.
After breakfast, we start driving to Chitwan National Park. It takes us about 4 hours to reach this beautiful National Park to the down south of Nepal. Chitwan national park was once the hunting ground of British and Nepalese aristocrats. Today, the animals - elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, leopard and deer - are protected, not shot. The greatest thrill here is to scout for wildlife on the back of an elephant. This national park is enlisted in the UNESCO’s Natural Heritage Site.
Full day in Chitwan National Park for exciting activities like: jungle walk, elephant riding, village visit, canoeing, visit to elephant breeding center, bird-watching etc. A nature guide will lead us through all the activities giving us more insights about the wildlife, flora and fauna in the national park. View of wild and aquatic life like rhinoceros, deer, bear, crocodile, and different birds can make our day there. In the evening we can enjoy the Tharu cultural show. Tharus are aboriginal people of the area who have their own language, culture and tradition.
Drive back to Kathmandu today after our breakfast. It takes about 5 hours to reach Kathmandu. You have an option to fly back at an extra cost. The flight takes only 20 mins to reach Kathmandu. Later in the evening, we go for farewell Nepali dinner with cultural show in Kathmandu and can have discussion about the trip experience.
Today is the last day of the tour so we will transfer you to airport for the final departure.