Maximum Group Size: 12
Starts in Kathmandu on Sunday 22nd September 2013
Finishes in Kathmandu on Monday 7th October 2013
Entrance Fees Included for all sites visited as part of the itinerary
Fully Escorted by Deb Kindness who has over 20 years of experience in India & Nepal.
Cost AUD3290 per person twin share
Photographer: Andrea Robinson, Images by Andrea and Photo Tour Experts
|15 nights Hotels/Lodges||Airport Transfers||5 dinners|
|Domestic flights||15 Breakfasts|
|Private vehicle||5 Lunches|
This is a sensational adventure into Nepal. A land of mystery and tradition, mystics and mountains, rivers and jungles. Join us as we explore the ancient towns and villages of the Kathmandu valley, spend time in hilltop villages with magical mountain views at dawn. Trek through the jungle searching for rhinos and tigers – on elephant back and on foot. Raft the whitewaters of primordial rivers. Chill out in laid back Pokhara surrounded by the most spectacular lakes and mountains. Take a mountain flight into the heart of the majestic Himalayan ranges, and spend a couple of days trekking through the spectacular Nepalese mountains. Above and beyond all of this, you will experience a unique culture with some of the friendliest people you will ever meet.
And joining us for this Incredible tour is Andrea Robinson, from Photo Tour Experts who will ensure you have the opportunity to capture the most amazing images by being there to help you as you need it to find great spots, help with camera settings if needed and offer some great advice and suggestions on getting some great photographs. If you are only a beginner Andrea will be there to offer one on one advice.
This trip caters to all levels of photography skill. We happily welcome those with little experience that require lots of help and advice. We also welcome experienced amateur and professional photographers that just want some great locations to visit.
Experience the Complete Nepal on this Small Group Tour, fully escorted within Nepal by a western tour leader, Andrea, your Photography expert and a full time Nepalese Tour Guide, we also have the service of local porters and guides for various activities.
Day 1 Kathmandu (Bhaktapur)
Arrival Day. We meet at 6pm to have a brief chat about our tour before heading out to dinner in Bhaktapur.
Day 2 Bhaktapur (B)
We spend the day sightseeing in the magical ancient town of Bhaktapur and the temple of Changu Narayan.
Day 3 Nuwakot (BLD)
We travel by private vehicle today to Nuwakot in the hills surrounding the Kathmandu Valley.
Day 4 Nuwakot (BLD)
Awaken to majestic Himalayan views before a day in and around Nuwakot to explore the village and traditional way of life in this part of Nepal.
Day 5 Chitwan National Park (BLD)
We experience one of the most popular adventures in Nepal – rafting down the Trisuli river – for a few hours before travelling on to Chitwan National Park, where we stay in the friendly little village of Sauraha.
Days 6-7 Chitwan National Park (BLD)
Two amazing days of exploration await you as we trek through the jungle on elephant and by jeep looking for Rhino’s and Tigers, witness a cultural show, canoe down the river, possible catching sight of some crocodiles and visit an elephant breeding centre. There’s the opportunity to try bathing the elephants or go for a jungle walk.
Day 8 Bandipur (BLD)
We travel towards Pokhara today stopping for the night at the charming village of Bandipur, stunningly situated on a ridge with magnificent mountain views.
Days 9-10 Pokhara (B)
We arrive in Pokhara today where you will have the opportunity to explore the town, shops or explore some of the sights – Temples, Tibetan settlements and more.
Day 11 Kagbeni (B)
A morning mountain flight to Jomsom, with spectacular view of Mount Dhaulagiri and Machapuchre drops us in the heart of the Annapurna range. We trek through the surrounding environ & villages then continue to Kagbeni (part of the Annapurna trekking Circuit) for the evening. Kagbeni is the gateway to the ancient kingdom of Mustang, once closed to foreigners, and still requiring special permits. Views from Kagbeni up the Mustang Valley are simply stunning.
Day 12 Jomsom (B)
More gentle trekking today from Kagbeni to Lupra, taking the opportunity to visit the ancient Lupra Bon Monastery, before descending to Jomsom.
Day 13 Pokhara (B)
We take another exhilarating mountain flight back to Pokhara where you have the rest of the day to relax, do more walks or take a boat out on Lake Phewa.
Days 14-15 Kathmandu (B)
A short flight brings us back to Kathmandu where we have the time to explore the sights of this charming quaint capital city small enough to walk around on foot. Durbar Square, Boudnath, Swayambhunath and the tourist centre of Thamel offer a host of adventures to be had
Day 16 Departure Day (B)
There are no organised activities today. You are free to depart at any time.
15 nights accommodation; All internal transportation including flights between Pokara and Jomsom and from Pokhara to Kathmandu; All entrance fees at included sightseeing. Meals as indicated; 1/2 day rafting on the Trisuli river; Chitwan National Park activies: Jeep Safari,, elephant back jungle safari, canoe trip, Elephant breeding centre, cultural show; 2 day trek (approx 4 hours per day) with porters; Nepali Tour Guide, Western Tour Escort and your Photography Expert.
Everest Scenic Flight (Approx cost USD185)
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