Maximum Group Size: 12
Dates: 12-27 October 2014
Starts in Bhaktapur (Kathmandu)
Finishes in Kathmandu
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 AUD4450 per person twin share
(early bird special of AUD4150 if booked by 31st March 2014)
Photography coach/tutor: Andrea Robinson, Images by Andrea and Photo Tour Experts
|15 nights Hotels/Lodges||Airport Transfers||8 dinners|
|Domestic flights||15 Breakfasts|
|Private Minibus||6 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 by jeep. 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 discovering the spectacular Mustang region. 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 for a group dinner in Bhaktapur.
Day 2 Bhaktapur
We spend the morning sightseeing in the magical ancient town and World Heritage site of Bhaktapur and then sunset at the temple of Changu Narayan.
Day 3 Nuwakot
We travel 3-4 hours on a windy, bumpy but very scenic road by private bus today to Nuwakot in the hills northwest of the Kathmandu Valley.
Day 4 Nuwakot
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
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.
Days 6-7 Chitwan National Park
Two amazing days of exploration and photography await you as we trek through the jungle on elephant and by jeep, witness a cultural show, canoe down the river and have a picnic breakfast at the stunning 20,000 lakes. You might even get to bathe elephants in the river.
Day 8 Bandipur
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
We arrive in Pokhara today where you will have the opportunity to explore the town, shops or visit some of the sights – Temples, Tibetan settlements and hilltop viewpoints.
Day 11 Kagbeni
A morning mountain flight to Jomsom drops us in the high into the Mustang region on the Annapurna trekking circuit. We take a jeep up the Kali Gandaki gorge (the deepest in the world) to the ancient and charming Tibetan village of Kagbeni.
Day 12 Jomsom
An optional trek today for those more adventurous to the small settlement of Lupra provides breathtaking mountain scenery before we descend back down the gorge to Jomsom. Jeeps back to Jomsom for the rest of us.
Day 13 Pokhara
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 the lake for amazing views of the Annapurna Range.
Days 14-15 Kathmandu
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 and the tourist centre of Thamel offer a host of adventures to be had.
Day 16 Departure Day
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, cultural show; Nepali Tour Guide, Western Tour Escort and your Photography Expert.
Everest Scenic Flight (Approx cost USD190)
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