Nepal Trekking Tour combines Kathmandu tour with Khopra Danda Trek in Annapurna. The 12-day trek and tour in Nepal offers an unforgettable holidays experience as you will walk on valleys, peaceful villages enjoying mountain views and landscapes. Nepal is a good travel destinations for adventure trekking and tour.You will stay at local community run teahouse lodges.The trip is so popular for magnificent mountain views, landscapes, nature and culture. You will discover Kathmandu Durbar square, Pashupati, Boudha and Swoyambhunath during Kathmandu tour,, and you will then continue trek to Khopra Ridge. Poon Hill offers a very close up view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges with amazing landscapes. For a lifetime holidays in Nepal, please do not miss this trip. For booking inquiry regarding Nepal Trekking Tour package for 2023.2024, please email us at [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.
Tour Name: Nepal Trekking Tour
Tour Duration: 13 Days
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Tour Season: All Year, Best:Spring and Autumn
Trip Altitude: 850m-1300m
Tour Cost: USD 950-USD 990
Group Size: 1 - 12 people.
Tour Package: Trekking Tour Holidays
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight
Start/End of Tour: Kathmandu / Kathmandu
The 13 days Nepal Trekking Tour is an amazing trip with Kathmandu cultural tour and trekking in the Annapurna foothills.
Nepal Trekking Tour will take you to Khopra danda trek also known as the Khopra Ridge. This is moderate grade off-the-beaten-track adventure. We walk through local villages, terraced farmland, and dense bamboo, oak, pine, and rhododendron forests enjoying mountain vistas. There are plenty of chances to observe traditional Nepali lifestyle, rituals staying at local tea houses.
In,13 days Nepal Trekking Tour, you will get marvelous experience of trekking and tour of Nepal. This trekking tour package is an ideal holidays for travelers of all ages. Nepal Trekking Tour is the best way to explore Nepal and the Himalayas. Nepal is home of the Himalayas with great landscapes and scenery. Khopra ridge trek visits Gurung and Magar villages with the close up view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Kathmandu Tour discovers historical and heritage sites of Nepal to Pashupati, Boudha, Swoyambhu and Kathmandu durbar square.
Day 1: Arrive to Kathmandu.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, your guide receive you there and drive to hotel. Kathmandu Durbar Square is a great place to start your exploration, where you'll walk through narrow alleyways teeming with small shops, ancient temples, and local restaurants. If you want to stretch your legs, Swayambhunath, the white stupa rising above the valley, is the perfect spot to catch the sunset over the valley.
Day 2: Explore Kathmandu Tour
Kathmandu has a special atmosphere during the early morning hours when the city is slowly coming to life yet not too chaotic. It's a great time to walk and explore the streets. After breakfast,sightseeing tour of the myriad famous sights around the Kathmandu Valley to Pashupati temple, Boudhanth Stupa and Patan durbar square.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara, Trek to Ghandruk (6,364 feet / 1,940 m, 4-5 hours, 9 km)
After an early breakfast, you'll be picked up from your hotel and driven to the airport to catch your short flight to Pokhara, a lakeside city west of Kathmandu. Your specialist can help you try to get a seat on the right-hand side of the plane for views of the Himalayas en-route. Upon landing, you'll be picked up by private car and transferred to Kimche where the trek to Ghandruk begins. When you arrive Ghandruk, also known as the 'Switzerland of Nepal', check out the tiny Gurung Museum for local history and textiles, and explore the traditional houses made of stone slabs. Also just sit back and relax. There are plenty of places in the village to absorb the snow-capped views of the Annapurna range, Glacier Dome, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
Day 4: Ghandruk to Tadapani (8,563 feet / 2,610 m, 3-4 hours, 10 km)
Wake up with breakfast in Ghandruk and enjoy great views of Machhapuchhre/Fishtail), Annapurna South, and the Hiunchuli peaks.From here, you'll continue on the trail upwards through Deurali and into some dense rhododendron forests. The rhododendron blossom is Nepal’s national flower and in spring, when the trees are in full bloom, the forests turn into vibrant floral gardens that look especially breathtaking against the snow-capped mountains in the distance. After trekking over a small pass, you'll reach Tadapani, where you'll get to enjoy more excellent views. Many friendly Tibetans live in the village and they'll likely be out and about, selling trekkers items to take back home as souvenirs.
Day 5: Tadapani to Dobato (11,220 feet / 3,420 m, 5-6 hours, 7 km)) and Sunset from Muldai Peak
After breakfast in Tadapani, you'll leave the main trail and will begin walking in a more remote area of the Annapurna region, through beautiful rhododendron forest. This off-the-beaten-path trail crosses beautiful Nepali villages and a variety of flora, fauna, and ancient trees. After a short climb and descent into a dell, you'll start a more serious climb that continues all the way up to the lodges at Dobato. After about half an hour, you'll emerge on the northern side of the ridgeline. Enjoy a stunning view of the Annapurna South massif towering above you and hear the roar of many waterfalls as the river races away into the dramatic steep-sided valley far, far below. The forest will now transition to more oak trees and conifers. From here, it's a steep half hour up to the teahouse at Meshar Danda, perched on the ridgeline with truly incredible views.
After a cup of tea and a short rest, you'll have about an hour more of this type of forested trail until you reach the open hillside at Isharu, where shepherds graze their sheep. Fuel up with a hearty lunch before hitting the road again. You'll start out with a gentle ascent as the trail contours around the hillside and then up to a small but beautiful pass, where the path goes through a fascinating Gurung temple
From here, it's a short descent to a beautiful open valley before you head into the trees again and back up to the ridgeline. Along the way, you can see incredible purple barked rhododendron trees, much smaller than the ones you saw earlier but striking for their color (and the mountain backdrop if the weather is clear!). From the ridge, you will contour down to a creek bed and a small pass, from which you'll traverse to the lodges at Dobato. If you have extra energy to spare, head up to Muldai Peak for sunset views. It takes about 45 minutes from the teahouse to reach the view tower and the view is stunning — one of the highlights of the trek.
Day 6: Dobato to Upper Chistibung (3,198 feet / 2,975 m, 4-5 hours, 5 km)
You'll have an early breakfast in Dobato and then will begin the climb to Muldai Peak for a magnificent panoramic view at sunrise. From here, you'll descend through open ground and a beautiful forest to reach the pastures of Lower Chistibung. Next, ascend gradually on the trail through another forest before reaching Upper Chistibung, a temporary herder’s settlement. If you’re lucky you might even spot the colorful Lophophorus (Danphe), the national bird of Nepal, as well as Himalayan Thar on the grassy ridge high above the trail.
Day 7: Upper Chistibung to Khopra Danda (12,007 feet / 3,660 m, 2-3 hours, 4 km)
After breakfast in Upper Chistibung, you'll embark on a steady climb above the treeline through pretty alpine meadows and pastures to reach Khopra. As you enter the ridge, look for the tip of Annapurna South in the distance. Upon reaching Khopra, go for an easy walk to a viewpoint overlooking the Kali Gandaki River far below in the deep valley. Based in Khopra for the night, you'll also admire the stunning snow-capped mountain panoramas including Mount Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Annapurna South.
Day 8: Rest day in Khopra Danda/Optional day hike to Kaire Lake(15,272 ft / 4,665 m, 7-8 hours, 17km) round-trip
Today is a rest day, so sleep in and enjoy a relaxing morning in Khopra Danda. Or head out on a full-day hike to the sacred waters of Kaire Lake. After breakfast, you'll have the option to embark on a challenging full-day hike to Kaire Lake, where you'll get excellent views of the surrounding mountains. Considered a sacred lake by the Hindus, Kaire is believed to help you attain Nirvana if you bathe in the water. Since Hinduism and Buddhism are intricately related in Nepal, you can wander around a number of Hindu and Buddhist shrines scattered around the lakeside.Not interested in hiking all the way to the lake. A half-day walk from Khopra can also be arranged.
Day 9: Khopra Danda to Swanta(7,448 feet / 2,270 m, 5 hours, 10km)
Starting with a sunrise breakfast in Khopra Ridge, you'll begin your descent down a steep trail with frequent views of Dhaulagiri. In fact, the mountain provides a lovely backdrop to the terraced fields and traditional houses of nearby villages. Once you arrive in Swanta, you'll have the rest of the afternoon and evening to explore the surrounding village — an area densely laden with pine, fir, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, and juniper forests, as well as wildlife and exotic birds.
Day 10: Trek from Swanta to Ulleri(6,725 feet / 2,050 m, 5-6 hours, 12 km)
After breakfast in Swanta, you'll descend on the trail through village fields to a small river for a look at the local watermill. You'll then cross over the suspension bridge and start an uphill trek to the village of Chittre where you'll connect to the main trekking route in Ghorepani. From here, walk downhill through rhododendron forests until you get to Ulleri—a popular village for trekkers in the Annapurna region.
Day 11: Ulleri to Nayapul(5-6 hours, 9 km) and Drive to Pokhara
After breakfast in Ulleri, you'll make your way to Nayapul while enjoying amazing hillside landscapes of western Nepal. Your trek will end at Nayapul, where you'll be transferred to your hotel in Pokhara. Even from this urban environment, you'll be rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the peaks of Annapurna, and others. Upon arrival in Pokhara, settle in your hotel and enjoy the afternoon and evening on your own. This relaxed lakeside town is the gateway to the Himalayas, so there are plenty of cool cafés, restaurants, funky shops, and yoga studios that cater to expats and adventure travelers.
Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast, either drive or fly back to Kathmandu.In Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel and can enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. Explore Kathmandu's streets on foot, bicycle, or rickshaw, perhaps shopping for souvenirs or seeing anything you may have missed at the beginning of your trip.
Day 13: Kathmandu Airport
It's time to say goodbye to Nepal. Enjoy your last moments in Kathmandu with breakfast in a café, a final stroll through the narrow alleys and temples, and some souvenir shopping. A driver will be waiting for you at your hotel to take you to the airport for your return flight home. It's best to be at the airport at least three hours prior to departure.