Annapurna & Jungle Safari

Trip Overview Annapurna & Jungle Safari

Annapurna and Jungle Safari

This is an interesting trek and is known as a Royal Trek. It is said that in the past this trail was hiked by Prince Charles. This is not a long and boring type of trek in contrast it is short and effortless trek. The starting point is Pokhara and its final point is in Begnas which will lead the visitors towards the beautiful landscape with incredible observation of the Annapurna Range. This is a different trek as it includes and provides the mixture between Annapurna and Jungle Safari. Side by side visitors can enjoy the dazzling beauty of Annapurna and an opportunity of sightseeing different wild animals with Flora and Fauna.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga

Day 05:  Trek to Ghorepani

Day 06: Trek to Tadapani

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk

Day 08: Return to Pokhara

Day 09: Drive to Chitwan

Day 10: Nepal Safari

Day 11: Return to Kathmandu

Day 12: Departure!!!!

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

On the 1st day you will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you will be received by the staff and transferred into the hotel. In the hotel you will be described upon your arrival. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist Stupa in Boudhanath. You can also visit the Monkey Temple Swyambhunath, built some 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts. In theevening you will be meeting with your trekking guide, checking the equipments and further discussion. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (910m)

In an in the early hours morning you will leave from the hotel for scenic drive towards Pokhara along the Prithivi Highway (approx 6 hours). Besides the wonderful drive along the great natural landscape, foreigners will also have the chances to view rural people and their range of culture along the Highway. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m)

On the fourth day, after breakfast at roughly 07:30 AM, you will drive to Naya Pul (42km) by car/taxi via the large village of Lumle and walk for about 20 minutes to Birethanti, which is a large and prosperous town. Then, finally you reach to Tikedhunga. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 05:  Trek to Ghorepani (2850m)

From Tikhedhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikhe dhunga then trail ascends up a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080m. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hour’s walk from Ulleri. The trail crosses two gleaming streams before making a short and a final walk to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch and for some rest. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Tadapani (2500m)

On the sixth day you have to get up early and hike to Poon Hill. This is exactly the place from where you will see a marvelous view of sunrise and a panoramic view of the Himalayas, including Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna and Machhepuchre, and others of that region. After the trip to Poon Hill, now it’s time to come back to Ghorepan, so that you can have a hot breakfast. When you are done with it we will continue the walk to Tadapani (2500m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1950m)

The Ghandruk trail descends steeply through forests to the village of Ghandruk (1950m) where you will arrive around noon. You will stay overnight there so you can visit the Annapurna conservation museum easily. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Return to Pokhara

On this day you will trek by descending to Nayapul all the way through the refined countryside in the valley of Modi Khola. Then, you will drive to Pokhara where you can see the sights of the Lake city that are present in Pokhara. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 09: Drive to Chitwan

After having breakfast you will drive to Chitwan from Pokhara. Arriving at Sauraha, you get to see the beautiful sunrise, sunset and sight from Rapti River. The advantages to drive Chitwan is you can enjoy the cultural dance performed by Tharu community. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Nepal Safari

This is the highlight pat of this trip where you can enjoy by participating an exciting and adventures activities like Elephant riding, walking in the nature, bird watching, sightseeing village, Elephant breeding center, jungle safari and many more. These are the things which you are waiting from a long time. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 11: Return to Kathmandu

On the 11th day you will return to Kathmandu after an exciting Nepal Safari. You will arrive at Kathmandu in the evening and then you will be transferred into the hotel directly. Overnight stay in a hotel. 

Day 12: Departure!!!!

On the 12th day you will check out from the hotel and move to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu so, that you can return your hometown after a memorable trip in Nepal.

Cost Include
  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Accommodation at Kathmandu & Pokhara 
  • Everyday Breakfast
  • Two star standard hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan
  • In Chitwan: Jungle safari tour with all meals (BLD)
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara – Chitwan-Kathmandu tourist bus transportation
  • Nayapul drop and pick up by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek with standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) 
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Government licensed holder - English Speaking guide and one Porter between each 2 members while on trek

Cost Exclude
  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Medical evacuation (helicopter) in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
  • All kind of Drinks Cold, Hot, Soft and hard drinks
  • Entrance fee and Tips
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

Start Date End Date Price   Availability Booking
2014-02-10 2014-02-25 1275 10% Discount upto Five People in Group OPENED Book
2014-03-10 2014-03-15 1750 10% Discount upto Five People in Group OPENED Book
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Your Program Duration = 12 Days