Trip Duration
11 Days
Start/End Point
Maximum Altitude
At Australian Camp / Thulo Kharka 2,050 m.
Trip Difficulty
Cultural tour- scenic drive and hike with jungle safari
Best Season
All Seasons
Trip Duration

11 Days

  • No hidden charges
  • 100% Secure online booking
  • Daily private trip departure
Trip Duration

11 Days

  • No hidden charges
  • 100% Secure online booking
  • Daily private trip departure

Overview of Exotic Nepal Tour and Hike

Life Himalaya presents an enjoyable and delightful holiday “Exotic Nepal Tour & Hike” which leads you to fascinating activities from scenic drive to Bandipur a hill resort where you can soak with local culture and mountain views, after a visit to Manakamna Temple at Gorkha area on short cable car ride.

Exotic Nepal Tour & Hike continues towards picturesque Pokhara valley where impressive and grand Annapurna Himalaya reflects on its pristine Phewa & Begnas Lakes, a popular touristic destination in all Himalaya blessed with beautiful natural surroundings.

From Pokhara heading towards mid hills covered with serene alpine forest of rhododendron-magnolia and pines trees visiting traditional Gurung people farm villages of great interesting culture in the backdrop of mighty Annapurna Himalayan peaks with majestic Machhapuchare “Fish Tail’ Peak as the hike progress walking on high scenic ridges leading to amazing view points at Australian Camp and Sarankot hill top for stunning sunrise views over chain of snowcapped mountains.

Overnights: Hotels /Lodge or Resorts.

Tour & Hike Grade: Leisure to Moderate with ups and downs

Highest point: At Australian Camp / Thulo Kharka 2,050

Activities: Cultural tour-scenic drive and hike with jungle safari.

Beyond Kathmandu: 07 nights & 08 Days (drive-hike and jungle safari)

Total Trip: 10 nights & 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)

Season: All year except july / August (monsoon wet months)

Highlights of Exotic Nepal Tour and Hike

  • An ever exciting and pleasurable holiday with exciting exotic destinations
  • From interesting historical / cultural tour to scenic hike and ending with jungle safari
  • Amazing country walks in the shade of massive Annapurna Himalaya range of peaks
  • Stunning sunrise views with awesome scenery of mountains and dramatic landscapes
  • Exploring traditional farm villages of immense culture within pristine environment

Exotic Nepal Tour and Hike Itinerary

At Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport on fresh arrival where you will be warmly received by Life Himalaya Trekking staff and then with transfer to your hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city, after refreshment our guide / leader will brief you on Experience Nepal Tour & Hike, includes other information related to this trip with welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant with culture programs.

A free day in Kathmandu after your long flight from home countries, morning tour of Kathmandu at places of interest around world heritage sites around Kathmandu Durbar (palace) square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa with time in the afternoon preparations for Experience Nepal Holidays Tour.

Morning after breakfast an exciting drive on Nepal’s main busy highway through interesting farm villages and towns to reach at the bank of Trisuli River in Kurintar for a short ride in a cable car across the river heading higher to Manakamana village and its holy temple dedicated to Goddess Manakamana a manifestation of Hindu warrior Goddess Kali and Durga where pilgrims sacrifice domestic animals and offer the blood to the deities, an interesting spot with many devotees traveling from all around Nepal and India.

After an exciting moment back on the road for another short drive of few hours to reach a hill village and a small town of Bandipur, located on a scenic spot with medieval period environment and amazing views of Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains, overnight in the comfort of home stay huts run by local village community or in a nice hotel or resort.

At Bandipur with wonderful time, morning couple of hours drives towards picturesque Pokhara valley, a scenic and touristic spot blessed with natural surroundings of high and massive Annapurna range of mountains that reflects on its serene lakes Phewa and Begnas.

A pleasant drive through farm villages and towns with views of snow clad peaks and then reaching at suburb of Pokhara city, our journey continues for another hour to reach at Dhampus village located on a ridge top where the air is much cooler with mountain breeze.

Dhampus village offers panorama of mountains overlooking at Annapurna massive with Mt. Manaslu-Lamjung Himal and as far to Mt. Dhaulagiri towards west includes stunning views of Mt. Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail.’ In Dhampus explore the lovely Gurung people villages of great Buddhist culture.

Dhampus village provides excellent view of sunrise over array of mountain range, after breakfast a short morning walk into alpine woodland of rhododendron-pines and oak trees as the trail climbs gradually with constant views of mountains as the walk brings you at Potana village for overnight stop.

Potana offers glorious views of Annapurna and magnificent towering Mt. Machhapuchare a small nice village with cooler temperature within forested surroundings located on a high hill with fabulous views.

Morning enjoy the views of mountainswith last daywalk starting with a short climb into serene cool woodland reaching a beautiful spot at Thulo Khadka also popularly  known as Australian camp, where in early 1970’s Australian expeditions to Annapurna camped on this spot.

This fantastic spot with several nice lodges with incredible views of snowcapped peaks in the back drop of alpine forest, after a rest with refreshment walk downhill to Kande on the road-head to catch our vehicle for a short to another scenic view point at Sarankot.

A picturesque hill top at 1, 460 meters with super views of mountains, Pokhara green valley and its city with Phewa Lake below, beside the fabulous panorama famous for paragliding which is one of the most popular adventure sports around this scenic place, overnight in this beautiful spot with glorious views of mountains and dramatic landscapes.

Morning wake up with stunning sunrise over chain of peaks, enjoying breakfast with the mountain backdrop views, and then a short drive leads you to amazing Pokhara city by the tranquil Phewa lake with afternoon at leisure or few hours tour of Pokhara at places of interest.

Morning depart Pokhara with an exciting drive past Damauli and Mugling town and the following Trisuli River for few hours on reaching southern flat land of Nepal Terai, where deep dense forest of Chitwan National Park located, in Chitwan transfer in the comfort of nice hotels, located on buffer zone just a mere distance from the main park entrance.

Activities as per Park and Hotel set program for different groups with elephant briefing & bathing (depending upon the depth and size of the river at different seasons) Nature or Introductory walk. Elephant Safari, jungle walk includes visit to the tower (Machan) visit and Jungle drives, afternoon jungle activities of 2-3 hours, refreshing hours at leisure, evening program slide show on Chitwan National Park and its history, flora and wildlife includes local Tharu Cultural Stick Dance program before dinner is served around 8 pm onward.

With early morning nature activities after breakfast an enjoyable exciting drive to Kathmandu, drive leads on the same highway till Mugling town, a junction between Pokhara-Chitwan and
road to Kathmandu.

Drive continues following Trisuli River upstream for few hours and then uphill to reach Kathmandu valley, from the highest point of the valley rim a short drive of an hour back in the hustle-bustle city life of Kathmandu, and then transfer to your hotel with afternoon free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

Last day in amazing Nepal Himalaya, after a memorable and fantastic time on Exotic Nepal Tour & Hike, Life Himalaya staff transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back home or to next respective countries.


What's Included

  • All ground and drive transportation throughout the tour are private.
  • 4 star accommodation with breakfast throughout the tour.
  • Highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Monuments fee
  • All the permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Meals- Breakfast
  • Fare and welcome dinner
  • All activities during the Bhaktapur and Kathmandu

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expense
  • Tips for guide and Driver

Exotic Nepal Tour and Hike - Essential Information

Finally our walk ends at scenic Pokhara valley for the drive to Chitwan national park on the flat land ‘Terai’, situated south of Nepal with warm semi-tropical climate where dense verdant jungles are located.

In Chitwan exciting thrill on elephant backs and other jungle activities on the lookout for rare wild animals and exotic bird life where rare Royal Bengal tiger, one horned rhinoceros are often spotted on safari in the comfort of nice jungle lodge and resorts.

Exotic Nepal Tour & Hike concludes with an interesting drive back to Kathmandu after an enjoyable and mesmerizing time with Life Himalaya Treks excellent services.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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