Nepal homestay trekking gives a taste of hiking through Nepali villages in the lush Annapurna foothills. The Himalaya hiking tour takes you no higher than 2500m, but the scenery is truly unbelievable with Himalayan ice giants and the snowy flanks. More home stay trekking info, cost and customized itinerary, talk to local trekking guide and leader.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
Arrive at Kathmandu airport where you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this historic and vibrant city.
Day 2: Kathmandu Tour
After breakfast we depart the hotel for a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the city of glory. We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the epicenter of religious and cultural life, an area filled with old temples and historical significance with old glorious Newari architecture. Afterwards we visit Swoyambhunath Stupa, said to be one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the world, which is majestically set high on a hill overlooking Kathmandu Valley. We proceed towards Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This massive temple complex sits alongside the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the courtyard of the temple, whereas tourists can see the temple from the eastern side of the Bagmati River. Later we visit Boudhanath, a Buddhist Stupa said to be one of the largest in the world
Day 3: Fly to Pokhara (884m)
After morning breakfast in the hotel, we take a 25 minute flight to Pokhara. The flight is quite scenic, offering wonderful views of the mountain ranges in whose foothills we will soon be trekking. Upon arrival, you will be on your own for the day.
Day 4: Drive to Thumsikot and trek to Nangidhar (1900m)
After a very exciting 3 hour drive in the rough roads, we will reach Thumsikot. Thumsikot is about 3 hours drive from Pokhara.The drive is a very exciting drive with rough roads and awesome beauties. Lunch is at Thumsikot. The flora and fauna that one gets to see is simply awesome. One can also enjoy the beautiful Begnas lakes and other seven lakes of the region. After the initial easy trek, it now will be a tough ascend for Nangidhar and Pakhrikot; beautiful Gurung villages lying at an altitude of 1900 meters. You can see the beautiful cultures and the lifestyles.
Day 5: Trek to Pasagaon (1650m)
The trek starts with several hours of hiking through jungles and beautiful waterfalls to a place called called Bagaicha where we will have lunch. After lunch we proceed to Pasagaun village. This village is cleaner compared to the Nangidhar and has good food. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Trekking to Ghalegaon (1800)
The longest day of the trekking, it starts with a descending for about 3 hours and again ascended for another 2 and ½ hours. One can stop at Bhujung were we will have lunch. Bhujung, a compact and a densely populated village looks really attractive from the decent into the village. After Bhujung it is a straight walk to Ghalegaun Ghanpokhara for about 2 and ½ hours. This beautiful Gurung village, lying at an altitude of 2016m is simply awesome. One can enjoy the majestic mountain ranges from this place; the early morning sunrise is simply spectacular.
Day 7: Hiking to Khudi (790m) and drive to Pokhara or Kathmandu.
The day trek is simply downhill. One has to continuously down trek for almost four hours before one can stop, Lunch at Khudi. The trail passes through the beautiful forest, if you are lucky enough you will also get to see some of the local wildlife. This area holds a tremendous potential for bird watching. It really can be a birdwatcher paradise. In the afternoon we drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu by tourist coach. In the evening you will be invited to join a farewell dinner were we review the great photos and share experiences of the trip.
Day 9: Kathmandu airport
Fly back home or extend your holidays