Namaste and welcome to Nepal. After your arrival, Kathmandu, Vertex Holiday’s airport representative receives you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed, we give you a short briefing and orientation by our trekking leaders. The evening is wonderful with a dinner with the Nepali cultural program. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, set out for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, these include UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Kathmandu is a city of temples and mediaeval arts and architectures. There is Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu. However, there are in total of seven world heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley. Returning back from the sightseeing tour, you get a short trip briefing. Overnight at the hotel.
Optional program:- mountain flight to see mt.Everest and another aerial view of the highest Himalayas range
From Kathmandu, we drive to the tourist town of Pokhara. As an option of the driving, you can take a flight and see the views of Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna region peaks. If driving, tourist buses leave at 7 am and you have to check-in at 6.30 am. Through the winding road, we drive for 6 hours and reach Pokhara. Walking throughout the lakeside city is fabulous. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, we drive to Nayapul, the gateway of Ghorepani trekking and begin the trek through the terrace hillside trail. A stream flows beside the trail. In autumn, the scene of the rice fields can be seen as astounding. We pass Hile and ascend to Tikhedhunga. As it is the first day of the trek, we take a rest here. Overnight at lodge.
On the second day of the trek, we reach Ghorepani. The trail is mixed. In the beginning, we ascend the steep up the trail for a couple of hours after crossing the suspension bridge. While ascending, we meet many trekkers both ascending and descending. The route we use clockwise and some do anti-clockwise trek. Then we reach a Magar village at Ulleri. Then we walk through the rhododendron forest. We reach to Nangethanti for lunch. Gradually, we walk to Ghorepani and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.
Getting up early, we hike up to Poon Hill through the rhododendron forest. The hiking trail is fine that has been made of stone steps. Pooh Hill is a famous/best viewpoint of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Himchuli, and the surrounding peaks. You can take abundant snaps and hike down to Ghorepani. Having breakfast, we trek to Tatopani through up and down the zigzag trail. Overnight at lodge.
We make an approach towards the trail which leads us to Muktinath temple passing different Kali Gandaki valleys. We walk through the deepest Kali Gandaki gorge. Another interesting fact is that it lies between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Passing Dana, we can view breathtaking waterfalls. Following the eastern bank of the River, we reach to Kopchepani and gradually to Ghasa. Overnight at lodge.
We begin the trek from Ghasa. Walking uphill, we reach to Dhaiku and trek down to a stream. From there, we ascend to Chhoyo. Local people live in tiny settlements. Then we reach to Kunjo village. it is populated by the Thakali people. They are forward to cooking meals. We Reach to Marpha for the overnight stay. Overnight at lodge.
We begin to climb up from Marpha climbing to the Jomsom valley. Passing Jomsom, we cross the river and walk to Eklai Bhatti. We catch a direct trail to the Muktinath temple via Kagbeni. Kagbeni is a picturesque village at 2810 meters, situated at the juncture where Jhong Khola meets the Kali Gandaki River. Tibetan culture and hospitality come as we take the name- Kagbeni. It is also the gateway of Upper Mustang. Overnight at lodge.
The trail through arid landscape escorts us to the world-renowned Muktinath temple. Nilgiri frequently peeps our excursion. Thorong peak and Dhaulagiri peak are other attractions that can be seen during the trek. We steadily climb up and reach to this spiritual site. Hindu and Buddhist devotees travel this place with a belief that visiting Muktinath temple is a beneficial journey to remove the sins of the lifetime. A pool and several water sprouts lie beside the temple. Overnight at lodge.
We worship at the temple and begin to descend after breakfast. If you prefer, we can also take a drive. Passing Kagbeni and the windy Jomsom valley, we reach to Jomsom. It is the district center of the Mustang region. Then we celebrate the succession of the trek. We stop there waiting for the next day’s flight. Overnight at lodge.
This morning, we take a half an hour flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Then we drive to the hotel. Then we prepare for the city tour around Pokhara: Davis falls, Mahendra cave, World peace stupa, International mountaineering museum, and others. Later on, we can also enjoy the boat ride. Overnight at the hotel.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu. It’s a scenic drive through the Prithvi Highway road. Optional, if you take a flight, it's half an hour's flight. After your arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Optional program: If you are going for the jungle safari tour in Chitwan, you drive to Chitwan and enjoy the safari trip. We offer 2 Nights/3 Days package for your wonderful holidays in Nepal.
Having a good memory with Vertex Holiday, our representative drops you at the airport for your final departure.