An amazing tour, promising the best of mesmerizing mountain views and Nepalese culture…
Insightful tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, thrilling helicopter rides to the picturesque lakeside town of Pokhara and to the magnificent Annapurna Base Camp, with awe inspiring views of Annapurna range, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Jugal Himal and other Himalayan giants, this remains an unforgettable tour. The ultimate luxury tour offers insights into Nepali culture and magnificent aerial Himalayan mountain vistas.
OPTION 1: Without Hotel Accommodation at Pokhara
You will be greeted by a panoramic view of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below once you fly in the sky of Kathmandu. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities. Overnight at Hotel .
After the early morning breakfast, a fully guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu kicks off. We drive Boudhanath. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. The Tibetan flavor is well observed in the backstreets of Boudhanath. The maroon-robed monks enchanting the holy prayers and the mega statues of Buddha indulged in different mudras is a great opportunity to grasp the practices of rich Buddhist culture. Then you will be driving to the next major destination in Kathmandu- Pashupatinath. The scattered small temples devoted to different Hindu deities along with the main temple dedicated to supreme Hindu God- Shiva are the highlights of Pashupatinath. The cremation procedure ongoing at Aryaghat; a bank of Bagmati River is a worthwhile observation to understand the Hindu rituals during the funerals. After lunch, we take a drive to Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most artistic and glorious Durbar Square in the valley appeals a thorough exploration. Arousing wooden crafts throughout the scattered monuments in the backstreets of Patan Durbar Square is worth appreciable. After the tour of these two mega destinations of the valley, we drive back to hotel. Overnight in hotel .
We wake up early to enjoy your Annapurna Base Camp Heli tour. After boarding the helicopter, we fly over lush vegetation and raging rivers all the way to the Himalayas, where we could sight the most beautiful views of mountains including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Lamjung Himal among others. We stop briefly at Annapurna Base Camp to take pictures. Afternoon we fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Later get refreshed and head towards Thamel’s legendary restaurant ‘Rum Doddle’ for farewell dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu OR Fly to Annapurna Base Camp and fly to Pokhara If you choose to stay in Pokhara, we will fly to Pokhara. Enjoy the lunch at Fishtail Lodge Pokhara, from where the mountains you have recently visited still look magnificent. Fishtail Lodge is an exotic hotel by Fewa Lake in Pokhara. In the afternoon, you can sail on the wooden plank over Fewa Lake to the lakeshore and stroll in the streets of Lakeside on your own. Overnight in Pokhara .
Our support team will take you to the airport for your flight home. Or you can stay longer for short tours such as game drive at National parks, rafting, Tibet tours, mountain biking etc. "OR" Fly to Kathmandu and depart Kathmandu If you have stayed in Pokhara, you fly to Kathmandu and then catch your international flight as per your flight schedule. Our office representative takes you to the airport for both your domestic and international flight. .
We work with the motto "Tourism for Development". Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged segments of Nepal.