Family Day Hiking Trip around Pokhara Valley from Himalayan Deurali Resort (Nagdanda), 7 Days
Himalayan Deurali Resort is a boutique hotel combining western with a distinctive architecture & culture of Nepal's Western Himalayas. We offer peaceful and relaxed environment with pure and clean air. The resort is very close to Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Mountain Range. The Resort comprises two-storey separate cottage, finished in hand-cut stone. Each room has a private Balcony. The Resort gives a magnificent panoramic view of the snow capped mountain ranges and valley along with sunrise and sunset. It has gained international fame and popularity. Upon arrival one is immediately enveloped within the serene and comfortable settings. In addition to the reviving atmosphere, the friendly and hospitable staff will ensure your comfortable stay.
Itinerary in detail
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and meet with our staff at the International Airport and transfer to Hotel. Welcome drink and short briefing about your trip, relax.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara by scenic mountain flight including Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Range, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna Massif and Machhpuchhre (Fishtail) which takes 25 minutes to arrive in Pokhara. Then our car will pick you up from the Pokhara airport and drive to Nagdanda which takes around 45 minutes and transfer to Himalayan Deurali Resort which have all the rooms are spacious private balcony where you can enjoy the most breathtaking views from the comforts of your own room. You can see the most splendid sunrise and sunsets views with wide range of high Himalayas. Stay overnight at Resort.
Day 03: Himalayan Deurali Resort to Australian Camp (Duration 5.30 hrs alt. 2060m),
Today after breakfast, the starting point of this day hike is Kande which you can reach 45 minutes walk from Himalayan Deurali Resort. A gentle climb with stone staircase from Kande through the villages and forests will take you to Australian Camp where you will have great mountain views of the Annapurna Range and Machhpuchhre. From Australian Camp you continue to Dhampus, a picturesque village, the most photographed in the Pokhara valley. Leaving Dhampus you descend to Phedi with steep stone staircase where a car will take you back to Himalayan Deurali Resort. Stay overnight at Resort.
Day 04: Paudoor Kot Day Hike (Duration 4hr alt.1800m),
Paudoor Kot is the place where you can see sunrise, sunset and panoramic views of snowcapped mountain range from Dhawalagiri to Manaslu. A walk start from Himalayan Deurali Resort through the village of different communities and culture like Gurung, Newars, Biswa Karma & Brahmins with the view of mountain will take you to Paudoor Kot. Then same way back and stay overnight at Resort.
Day 05: Kaskikot (Duration 4hr alt. 1788m),
It just lies north of Fewa Lake and West of Pokhara after Sarangkot. The village is located on a mountainside ridge at an altitude of 1788m with panoramic Himalayan views. From Kaskikot, on the northern direction Dhawalagiri can be seen in the far west. Annapurna range is clearly visible on the same side. On the Eastern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara after panoramic Fewa Lake. A walk start from Himalayan Deurai Resort through the Jungle with the view of mighty Himalayan range of Annapurna. From Kasikot you continue to Himalayan Deurali resort through the village of different communities and culture like Gurung, Newars, Biswa Karma & Brahmins. Stay overnight at Resort.
Day 06: Morning after breakfast, drive from Resort to Pokhara for shopping and walking around Lake Side Area and afternoon transfer to Pokhara Airport, then flight back to Kathmandu, then transfer to Hotel by private car. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Final departure to International Airport as per your flight schedule.
Our Tour Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* 4 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast, lunch and dinner at standard hotel in Nagdanda.
* Domestic flight tickets from KTM-PKR-KTM and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trip.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation,
salary, equipments & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Tourist service charge,
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
Our Tour Package doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist).
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM)
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
N.B: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, for more information please e-mail us at email@example.com
NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.
Grade: (Moderate) [ Explain ]
|Start date||End date||Availability|
|Trip is available|
|Easy trekking by Himalayan standards is generally up to 2000m. There are plenty of ups and downs on well-maintained trails. This type of trip is best suited for those who lead a reasonably active life. The trek takes about 3 to 7 days, walking about 4 to 5 hours a day.|
|This involves longer treks (five to ten days) on maintained trails. This type of trek includes day excursions to higher elevations, for which it's advisable to have some previous hill- walking experience. On these treks, we generally achieve an altitude between 900m to 3000m.|
(Moderate to strenuous)
|A reasonably demanding trek at an altitude up to 4000m with side trips to higher elevations. The trails are sometimes uncharted and away from inhabited areas.|
|These treks must be fully supported. We climb to altitudes between 3500 and 5000m. & there are overnight stays at altitudes above 4000m. For this trek, trekkers should be fit & enthusiastic hill walkers prepared to tackle difficult terrain in remote areas.|
|This trek is best described as Alpine, and suitable is suitable for those in excellent health, capable of carrying a backpack, when required. The trek covers very remote areas, traveling over snow-covered passes at an altitudes of up to 6500m. You will need to axes and crampons. No strenuous trek should be undertaken without medical clearance.|
|Standard||Ideal for backpackers, students, travellers, very basic accomodation 1 * or none*, group travel in bus.|
|3 Star||Nice ** to*** star hotel ideal for the normal traveller family, couples, hotels are clean and monitored by our company, breakfast usually included. Travels are in van or 4 seater jeep.|
|4-5 Star||**** to ***** star Hotels with all possible international comfort, where available SAT TV. SPA etc. brekfast included for the traveller who wants to be spoiled , travelling in privat car, Jeep.|
There will be a cancellation fee of 25% for any cancellation three weeks prior to Tour departure date, 50% two weeks prior to Tour departure date and no refund thereafter. No refund for no shows & delay arrivals whatsoever reason.