Annapurna Travel Tour is a vacation with plenty of differences for both family and friends! The fun filled adventure travel tour discovers all Nepal as much as possible in short time. Travel tour to Annapurna starts either with a flight or overland tour to the picturesque city of Pokhara.
The trek which is known as to Phanchase trekking is a beautiful easy tented camp based organized trekking in Annapurna region. Though closer to Pokhara, this 5 days trekking offers a great mountain views without going too high, villages and different ethnic groups and untouched natural diversities.
After Panchase trekking, enjoy rafting before heading into the famous jungles at the Royal Chitwan national Park. Home to tigers, rhinos, sloth bears, leopards, crocodiles and over 400 species of birds, Chitwan offers you the classic safari. By day, venture into the jungle on elephant-back, on foot or by dugout to observe the abundant flora and fauna. Evenings are for sitting back to hearty meals and heartier stories from the jungles. Transfer back to waiting vehicles by elephant, Land rover for the return to Kathmandu. For the best online package deal and customized travel tour itinerary, feel free to enquire with Nepal tour expert team of trekking and tour guide.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will be received and greeted by us and transferred to your hotel. Free day and in the afternoon short tour briefing, settle down the due balance payment.
Day 2: Kathmandu Tour
Today you have the full day sightseeing tour of various temples and monasteries which include Boudhanath stupa, a huge Buddhist shrine surrounded by Tibetan shops. It is a dome-shaped structure with the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha looking out into the four cardinal directions. This colossal and ancient Stupa, one of Nepal’s most unique monument and said to be the world biggest, attracts Nepalese pilgrimage of Tibetan stock from as far as Dolpo and Mugu as well as Tibet, Ladhak in India and Bhutan. Pashupatinath temple is situated near the banks of sacred Bagmati River the temple of lord Siva-Pashupatinath with two tiered golden roof and silver doors is famous for its superb Newari architecture.
At last we visit Patan durbar square that has housed kings of different dynasties and temple-scape representing finest specimens of Hindu and Buddhist architectures.
Patan Durbar Square, the old palace of the medieval rulers of Patan believed to have been founded by King Veera Deva in 299 AD. The Square contains innumerable buildings with elaborately carved window and balconies in the Newar tradition. Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, a tree-storied pagoda of lokeshwora (Lord Buddha), built in the 13th century. Mahaboudha, a Buddhist temple made of Terracotta bricks. Tibetan Handicraft Center, outside of Patan City where Tibetan Refugees weave colorful carpets and sweaters (closed on Saturday).
Day 3: Kathmandu Pokhara overland tour
Get scenic overland tour to Pokhara, it takes 6 hours to drive nearly 200km distant. Pokhara is city of mountain and nature from there you could see the wonderful views of incredible Himalayan peaks.
Day 4: Panchase trek to Bhumdi.
Meet our trekking team and drive to Khare Khola via Davis Fall for an hours. Trek ascends toward Bhumdi (1800m) which about 3/4 hours trekking. Enjoy the beautiful views of Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna range and Fishtail Mountain. We stop for lunch on the way.
Day 4: Panchase trekking to Panchase Bhanjyang.
A long but wonderful trekking to Panchase Bhanjyang, it takes 6/7 hours trekking walking on forests mostly. First part of the trekking is very steep uphill walk.
Day 5: Panchase trek to Bhadaure.
Early morning, climb up Panchase Bhanjyang for the incredible Himalayan peaks with Sun rise view. It is nearly one and half hours walk on uphill. Then back to hotel and have breakfast, continue downhill trek to Bhadaure that takes 4 hours.
Day 6: Panchase trek to Australian Camp
Trek to Australian camp takes 5/6 hours on an easy trail through typical village of Annapurna region. Australian camp is a nice camp from there you can see the wonderful landscapes, view of Pokhara valley and incredible Himalayan peaks.
Day 7: Panchase trek ends at Phedi and drive to Pokhara.
Trek down to Phedi takes 3/4 hours and drive to Pokhara. Spend free day in Pokhara walking on the banks of Phewa Lake.
Day 8: River rafting to Sharang Ghat
Take a scenic drive of 2 hours to Damauli on the Pokhara-Kathmandu highway. You will be met by the rafting guide and briefed about the river safety. Get ready for the exciting day of rapids. You will encounter the some of the big rapids today. This is also good day for the bird viewers. Lunch will be served before the confluence of Seti and Trishuli River. After the confluences, again go through an exciting rapid before the camp. Now you are on Trishuli River.
Day 9: River rafting and Chitwan.
Today the rivers widen and scenery is different. We float down to Devghat, most of the time passing through the kaligandaki and Trishuli. From here the waiting vehicle will take you to Royal Chitwan National Park which is one of the Asia richest and most spectacular wildlife sanctuaries. Upon arrival at the camp, you will be briefed about the activities in the park. The activates include wildlife viewing on the elephant back, , boat trips, jungle treks and bird watching excursions and slide shows on wildlife. The wildlife of Chitwan is famous for the rare greater one-horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger, and several species of deer, sloth bears, leopard, the marsh mugger and gharial crocodiles and over 450 species of birds.
Day 10: Chitwan tour activities.
Chitwan tour activities like Elephant safari in jungle, Jungle walking, Canoe rafting, Tharu village walk and Tharu cultural dance program.
Day 11: Chitwan Kathmandu Overland Tour.
A scenic 5 hours drive along the River will bring you back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Kathmandu
Today is the last opportunity for some shopping or sightseeing tour in Kathmandu before you leave for your home.
Day 13: Kathmandu Airport.
Transfer to airport for the flight back to home.