Mowgli’s Package 27

Duration: 12 nights 13 days

Royal Trek-Home Stay-Manakamana Temple-Wildlife Safari-Chitwan National Park-Kathmandu-Pokhara Valley Sightseeing

This 12 night 13 day tour gives you a real experience of Nepalese lifestyles, religion (with a visit to Manakamana, a famous Hindu temple) and culture. Including a unique opportunity of staying with local families on the beautiful Royal trek, as well as sightseeing in the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley' s and a safari adventure in the Royal Chitwan National Park, the land of the rhino.
     
Day One
Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel 
 
 
Welcome drink
 
 
Check in at hotel
 
 
Refresh, lunch and rest
 
6: 00 pm
Introduction to Nepal and review of trip itinerary
 
7: 00 pm
Dinner at the hotel
 
     
Day Two
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
Drive to the cable car station to visit the famous Manakamana temple
 
1: 00 pm 
Lunch at Manakamna
3: 00 pm
Drive to Pokhara
 
5: 30 pm
Welcome drink
 
 
Check in hotel and refresh
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner at hotel
 
     
Day Three
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
Start of the Royal trek. The trail begins by passing through settlements as it climbs smoothly up onto a ridge before reaching Kalikasthan, from this vantage point there are superb views of the Machhapuchre and the Annapurna ranges.
1: 00 pm 
Lunch
 
5: 30 pm
Overnight home stay with Gurung family in Kalikasthan
 
6: 30 pm 
Dinner with family
 
     
Day Four
 
6: 30 am 
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
The trail continues along a forested ridge line through Thulokot to Mathi; from here it is a short climb to Naudanda. Continuing along the ridge to a school in Lipini village, a small but steep climb follows up through forests to the Gurung village of Shaklung at 1730m.
1: 00 pm
Lunch
 
5: 30 pm
Overnight home stay with Gurung family in Shaklung
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner with family
     
Day Five
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am 
From Shaklung the track drops sharply down the southern sides of the hill to a Chautara shelter before another climb up to Chisopani.
1: 00 pm
Lunch break
 
5: 30 pm
Overnight home stay with Gurung family in Chisopani
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner with family
 
     
Day Six
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
From Chisopani the trail descends sharply into the valley and follows a stream which flows to Rupa Tal. From here we begin the ultimate climb up to the ridge of Begnas Tal before a final decent to Begnas Bazaar, where we get picked up for a 30 minute drive back to Pokhara.
1: 00 pm
Lunch break
 
5: 30 pm 
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner followed by typical Nepalese folk dancing
 
     
Day Seven
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
Full day' s sightseeing around Pokhara
1: 00 pm
Lunch break
 
5: 30 pm
Sunset views from Phewa Lake with drinks and snacks
 
6: 30 pm 
Dinner at hotel
 
     
Day Eight
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
Five hour drive to the Royal Chitwan National Park, once maintained as a royal hunting reserve by the Rana prime minister for top officials and their guests. Today the park is considered as one of Asia' s finest National Parks and it is renowned for the protection of endangered species.
1: 00 pm
Welcome drink, check in hotel, refresh lunch and rest
 
4: 00 pm
Village tour
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner at hotel
     
Day Nine
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am 
Half day excursion including a canoe trip and Jungle walk inside the Royal Chitwan National Park, exploring riverine forest and grassland. There is the possibility of seeing different wildlife, including the endangered greater one-horned rhino, the Gharial crocodile and the elusive Royal Bengal tiger.
12: 00 pm 
An exciting new addition to the programme, bathing with elephants
 
1: 00 pm
Lunch at hotel
 
3: 00 pm
Elephant safari looking for various wildlife
 
5: 30 pm 
Sunset views from the river bank with drinks and snacks
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner with special dancing performed by the indigenous Tharu people
     
Day Ten
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am 
Trip to the elephant breeding center
 
9: 30 am
Back to hotel
 
10:00am
Six hour drive to Kathmandu
 
1: 00 pm
Lunch on the way
 
5: 00 pm
Welcome drink
 
 
Check in at hotel, refresh and rest
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner at hotel
 
     
Day Eleven
   
6: 30 am
Breakfast
 
7: 00 am
Full day sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley including Katmandu' s Durbar Square, Patan' s Durbar Square and Bhaktapur' s Durbar Square all are World Heritage Sites.
1: 00 pm
Lunch break
 
6: 30 pm
Dinner at hotel
 
     
Day Twelve
 
8: 00 am
Breakfast followed by leisure time
 
1: 00 pm 
Lunch break
 
7: 00 pm
Dinner with a special Nepali culture program and overall trip evaluation
 
     
Day Thirteen
   
 
Departure to the airport depending on your flight schedule 

 

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