• Nepal

  • Mountains and Mantras

Customize this Itinerary $2500 USD per person
Length: 13 Days
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Start: Kathmandu, Nepal
End: Kathmandu, Nepal

This tour will take you to some of the finest vistas Nepal has to offer. Get a taste for the Annapurna trail on the 5 day Poon Hill trek, ride an elephant in search of rhinos and tigers in Chitwan National Park, and stay at the Sapana lodge which gives back and supports local projects. Also, connect culturally and meet a local family on a homestay in historical Panauti, an initiative created to provide extra income for locals and to promote tourism in the area. Don't miss this unique adventure, all in private transport!

Included Highlights:

  • 5 Day guided Annapurna Foothills trek
  • Elephant Safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Cultural Village visit and cooking class that benefits the locals
  • Stay at the Sapana lodge which supports local programs
  • Cultural Homestay in Historical Panauti
  • Private transport throughout
Day 1
Kathmandu – Arrive in Kathmandu, the bustling capital of Nepal. You will be met at the airport by an Original Trails representative
Day 2
Sauraha – Today, travel by private vehicle down from the altitude of Kathmandu to the warmer plains of the lowlands
Day 3
Sauraha – Today, venture out into Chitwan National Park in the early morning on top of an elephant!
Day 4
Pokhara – Today you will travel westward toward the city of Pokhara, the gateway to the world-famous Annapurna trek.
Day 5
Pokhara – Free day to explore Pokara and all it has to offer. Take a boat for a leisurely row on serene lake Phewa Tal,
Day 6
Annapurna Foothills Trek- Day 1 -The day starts with a drive to the town of Naya Pul where you will hike down through the village
Day 7
Annapurna Foothills Trek- Day 2 – Begin the day with steps as the path leads from Tikedhunga, passing over bridges and waterfalls
Day 8
Annapurna Foothills Trek- Day 3 – It’s up and trekking before dawn as you slowly make your way up the trail above Gorephani
Day 9
Annapurna Foothills- Day 4 – Enjoy your breakfast with a stunning view; overlooking the valley below with the snow capped peaks
Day 10
Annapurna Foothills Trek Day 5- Pokhara – You will make your way through the town before descending the many steps that will lead
Day 11
Kathmandu-Panauti – After a short flight back to Kathmandu, you will travel to the historical town of Panauti.
Day 12
Panauti-Kathmandu – In the morning after breakfast, take a walk with your guide through the town
Day 13
Return Home Have a safe journey back home!

What's included?

  • All accommodation within the itinerary
  • Incoming transfer from Airport to hotel
  • All ground transport and transfers within the itinerary
  • Fully guided 5-day trek in the Annapurna Foothills with porters
  • Elephant Safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Village Visit and Cultural Cooking Program in Sauraha
  • Cultural Homestay
  • Tour and local walk in Panauti
  • Full-time adventure guide
  • Local expert guides
  • Meals indicated on the itinerary

What's not included?

  • International airfare
  • Meals and drinks not indicated in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions not included above
  • Tips and gratuities
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