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Nepal: Mountains and Temples

10 days, Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Ten days is all it takes to experience what makes Nepal so ridiculously amazing. This tour starts and ends in Kathmandu and packs incredible views, temples, hikes, food, and moments into every step along the way. Experience local living and ancient Magar culture in Panauti. Opt to para sail or just stroll along Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Have your mind blown as you hike alongside one of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges.

10 days

Kathmandu to Kathmandu

From$4479HKD
was $5599
Valid on May 21 2022
Trip Code: ANKK

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Ten days is all it takes to experience what makes Nepal so ridiculously amazing. This tour starts and ends in Kathmandu and packs incredible views, temples, hikes, food, and moments into every step along the way. Experience local living and ancient Magar culture in Panauti. Opt to para sail or just stroll along Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Have your mind blown as you hike alongside one of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 18, Avg 16.

Age requirement: 18-39

Visa Requirements

10 days

Kathmandu to Kathmandu

From$4479HKD
was $5599
Valid on May 21 2022
Trip Code: ANKK

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09
Map of the route for Nepal: Mountains and Temples

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Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu

Arrive at any time and welcome to Nepal's bustling capital - Kathmandu.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your First Night Out Moment Connect With New Friends| Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Kathmandu

This morning you have the option to get up close and personal on a flight to view Mt. Everest. Later take a walking tour of Patan Durbar Square where we view the Royal Palace and the temples built in the traditional Newari pagoda style. Also visit Kumari Chowk, home to Nepal's living goddess; If she is accepting visitors, we can receive a blessing. After, visit Swayambhunath the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in the Kathmandu Valley. Remainder of the day is free to explore, opt to visit Bhaktapur or the Pashupatinath Temple or stroll around the bustling markets.

Day 3Kathmandu/Panauti

Drive to Sanga and lace up your hiking shoes for a hike through the countryside and local Villages. Take in stunning views and meet friendly folks along the way to Panauti Village community homestay; a G Adventures–supported initiative. Settle into one of the welcoming homes and get to know your host family by pitching in and learning how to cook local dishes for dinner this evening.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Panauti Homestay

Meals included:

Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Panauti

Enjoy a bicycle tour of the countryside and ride through three indigenous towns: Panauti, Sunthan and Khopasi. Explore small temples, peddle through an orange farm, learn how silk is produced from silk worms and try a cup of Nepali masala tea. Head back to our homestay for lunch then take a free afternoon to explore the town on your own before another home-cooked dinner with your hosts.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Panauti/Bandipur

Enjoy stunning views as we drive along the Trishuli River passing ancient stone villages backed by steep rice terraces and the mountains beyond. Arrive in beautiful Bandipur village an ancient trading stop which has been able to maintain its distinct culture. Take an orientation walk around town exploring a bit of history, architecture, and local tradition.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Bandipur

Enjoy a hike along local trails with stunning panoramic views of the entire Annapurna Ranges. Along the way we pass though small communities, the old fort of Purano Kot, and visit temples. Continue to Ramkot Village inhabited by the Magar Tribe, a very remote and simple Nepalese community originating from the ancient Mongols. Take a walk through the town before returning by vehicle to Bandipur.

Meals included:

Lunch

Day 7Bandipur/Pokhara

Drive towards the mystical Himalayan mountains, and our next stop, Pokhara. Get your bearings in town on an orientation walk around Lake Phewa and be sure to capture a panoramic group photo with the stunning Annapurna range backdrop. If you want to get your adrenaline flowing, pre-booking the Paragliding in Pokhara excursion when booking your tour.

Day 8Pokhara

Get to know Pokhara more in-depth by freely exploring this exciting city. Opt to visit Mt Sarangkot for a spectacular Himalayan sunrise, visit the stunning World Peace Pagoda or explore Lake Phewa by boat, then wander the markets for some last minute shopping. Later, get ready for your big night out at a lakeside bar with your new friends. Grab a drink on us and cheers to all the life-changing adventures you've just shared.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Big Night Out Moment Lakeside Bar

Day 9Pokhara/Kathmandu

Travel the last leg of this trip through the stunning green valleys, terraced hills and sweeping mountain views back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the remainder of the day exploring the city which is fascinating at every turn, simply wander around and see where chance, fate, or the city may lead you.

Day 10Kathmandu

Depart at any time. If you crave more adventure, opt for an Everest flight in the morning (weather/time permitting).

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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Panauti Homestay, Panauti
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Lakeside Bar, Pokhara
  • Patan Durbar Square Tour
  • Swayambhunath Temple Visit
  • Hike to Panauti Community Homestay
  • Bike Tour of Panauti Region
  • Bandipur Orientation Walk
  • Ramkot Village Hike
  • Pokhara Orientation Walk
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (7 nts), community homestay (2 nts).

Meals

2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Allow USD185-240 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, hiking, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $1819.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

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Nepal: Mountains and Temples

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