Join Kathmandu valley cultural trek for seniors April 2018-2019

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Overview

Kathmandu valley trek oKathmanduValleyRimTrekPhotoffers one of the best experiences that Nepal has to offer. As the name speaks for itself it’s coming across the local culture of the villagers whilst also enjoying the nature. This particular trek is designed with gentle and relaxed walking pace and minimum walking time in a day, to make sure that seniors could also enjoy the trip equally.

 

A. Itinerary in Detail (11 Days)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Welcome from airport / transfer hotel / evening meal and tour briefing.

Day 02: City tour around the Kathmandu valley. Visiting many of the historical sites in and around Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and on to Chisopani (2150m)
Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. The trail climbs up through a forest / passes the village Mulkharka to Chisopani Danda / on a clear day there are good panoramic views of the mountains stretching from east to west / overnight

Day 04: Chisopani to Chaukibhanjyang 1850m

Trek on flat land through mixed forest / amazing scenery along / approx 4 hours / overnight

Day 05: Chauki Bhanjyang to Nagarkot (2175m.)
Nagarkot offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains, quality accommodation, and high standards of service / overnight resort hotel

Day 06: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (1440m.)
Wake up early for sunrise mountain views / drive to Dhulikhel / about an hour drive east of Kathmandu / Dulikhel old Newari trade station / en route to the Tibetan plateau / true example of an old Newari town / well kept and provides people with a good insight into Newari traditon and culture / also some great panoramic Himalayan views from here /  overnight resort hotel.

Day 07: Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha (1982m.) and then to Panauti
After breakfast / walk to the Namo Buddha (1982m) / situated on hill above Panauti / takes about three hours / amazing legend related to the Buddha / commemorated by an ancient stone slab and a stupa / all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha / later walk on for another three hours /down hill and through terraced field and village / reach ancient town of Panauti.

Day 08: Panauti to Lakure Bhanjyang 2000m

Through terraced fields and villages / gentle uphill walk towards the end / reach Lakurebhanjyang /excellent mountain views of the valley and surrounding Himalayas / overnight

Day 09: Lakuri Bhanjyang to Lubhu village and to Kathmandu
Today trek to Lubhu village  /  beautiful old traditional Newari village / five kms east of Lalitpur / village known for textiles and weaving /  drive back to Kathmandu / transfer hotel

Day 10: Free day in Kathmandu / relaxation & shopping / overnight hotel

Day 11: Departure day / transfer to airport / fly to onward destination

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure 

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

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