Majestic Nepal

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Explore the best of Nepal, interacting with local people as you marvel at medieval Kathmandu and stay in the heart of the Himalaya in the lakeside setting of Pokhara. Enjoy gentle walks against the backdrop of the spectacular Annapurna range. Wildlife enthusiasts can extend this epic journey with a 3-night stay in Chitwan National Park.

  • 2-night stay in the low Himalaya with day walks
  • Visit a local school and chat to a retired Gurkha
  • Cookery lesson in Kathmandu
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation
  • Small group size - maximum 14 people

Gurung Lodge, Majgaun

Gurung Lodge is the newest of the Ker & Downey trekking lodges and is built along the lines of a traditional Nepalese village. There are 10 houses each with 2 bedrooms and a central restaurant/bar with a large open fire. Each room is en-suite. Every room has spectacular views of Annapurna South and...

Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu

Surrounded by 10 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, Hotel Himalaya is located within easy reach of both Kathmandu city centre and the international airport. Guests can enjoy a 180-degree panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range from the hotel's garden. The hotel's dining options include an international cuisine at Cafe Horizon with in-room dining also available.

Features: 125 rooms, Wi-Fi, restaurant, bar, tennis court, swimming pool and health club including sauna and hammam.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, flat-screen TV, seating area, desk, en suite...

Temple Tree Resort & Spa, Pokhara

Located in Lakeside, the tourist hub of Pokhara, Temple Tree resort is ideally situated near all the restaurants and shops in this area as well as being a short walk from the scenic Lake Phewa. Each of the 47 comfortably furnished rooms has its own small private terrace or balcony and looks on to the landscaped grounds. Facilities include two restaurants, a bar, infinity pool and...

  • Asia
  • Nepal
Tour Types
  • group
  • General interest
  • Trekking

Day 1: Fly to Kathmandu

Fly to Kathmandu via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. (N)

Day 2: Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel Himalaya for a 3-night stay. After a few hours at leisure at the hotel, get to know your fellow travellers over a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

Day 3: Kathmandu

Morning sightseeing in Kathmandu, a characterful and historic city renowned for its master craftsmen and Newari architecture. Explore the heart of the old town, Durbar Square, a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. Later visit Swayambhunath stupa, a 2,000 year-old Buddhist temple which towers impressively over the city on a lofty hilltop. Finally, visit the Royal Palace of Patan and its stunning display of Newari architecture. (B)

Day 4: Kathmandu

This morning discover Kathmandu's cultural diversity with visits to Pashupatinath Stupa, one of the holiest Hindu stupas in Nepal and Boudhnath, one of the largest Buddhist centres for Nepal's considerable Tibetan population. This afternoon take part in a cookery lesson in a traditional local home uncovering the secrets behind Nepali's stable dish - dal bhat. (B)

Day 5: Pokhara

After breakfast drive to Pokhara, a peaceful rural town on the shores of Nepal's second largest lake and surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains. Stay 2-nights at the Temple Tree Resort & Spa. (B)

Day 6: Pokhara

Morning visit to the World Peace Pagoda, offering sublime views of the Annapurna range. Descend on foot to Lake Phewa for a boat ride. Enjoy an afternoon visit to the Tashi Palkhiel Tibetan monastery, settlement and monastic school. This can be combined with a visit to the Gurkha Museum. (B)

Day 7: Gurung

Drive for an hour to the start point of the walk. Follow a beautiful forested trail along level ground to the Gurung Lodge*, where you will spend 2 nights. Located at 1,450 metres, the lodge is built along the lines of a traditional Nepalese village, with every room affording spectacular views of the Annapurna mountains. After lunch, walk to the nearby village of Tanchok to visit a local home. Gurung Lodge provides drinking water and local drinks at happy hour. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Gurung

Walk for 1.5 hours to the viewpoint of Gurung Hill for magnificent views of Annapurna South and the surrounding mountains. Lunch at the lodge before visiting a nearby village and its museum and local school. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Pokhara

Walk to the end point of the trek and drive to Pokhara for an overnight stay at Temple Tree Resort & Spa. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 10: Bandipur

Drive to Bandipur, a living museum of Newari culture, for an overnight stay at the Old Inn. Walk through the local village and its main street lined with traditional houses and temples. (B, L, D)

Day 11: Kathmandu

Drive to Kathmandu visiting a local village and the home of a retired Gurkha en route. Overnight at the Hotel Himalaya. (B)

Day 12: Fly home

Take the flight to London via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

*Lodge stay

3 day & 2 night lodge stay includes a guide, 1 porter per two guests and a trek pack containing a day pack, walking stick, water bottle, hat and scarf. The lodge is also accesible via road.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

From £515pp.

Private & tailor-made travel

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

• 4-star accommodation
• Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
• Small group size - maximum 14 people
• International flights with Turkish Airlines
• Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
• Experienced local guides
• 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
• Welcome drink to meet the group
• Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
• Porterage at airports & stations
• Annapurna Conservation area entry permit

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
23-Oct-2020 for 11 Nights Standard Flight Included
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15-Nov-2020 for 11 Nights Standard Flight Included Visit Website

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