Kathmandu, Pokhara, Australia camp, and Dhampus is an adventurous packages where you can thrill yourself with an adventure. Kathmandu is the heritage capital and also the capital city of Nepal. Here in Kathmandu, you can find different kinds of ancient structures and monuments. There are many temples and stupas that you will visit such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, and Patan durbar square. From Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Pokhara and enjoy your leisure time for the day and then move on towards Kande and then you will experience an adventurous uphill hike towards Australian camp enjoying the scenic view of the rhododendron forest and surrounding mountains. Rhododendron is also the National flower of Nepal. Then from the Australian camp, you will hike downhill to Dhampus where you will be staying for a night. Finally, from Dhampus, we will return back to Pokhara and enjoy the beautiful city of Lake and admire the beauty of the Annapurna Himalayan Ranges along with equally petrifying sister peaks.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1400m/4594ft
When you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, a representative from Kantipur Holidays will be there to greet you and take you to your hotel. Once you have checked in, you can take some time to rest or visit the Kantipur Holidays office.
Later in the evening, Kantipur Holidays will host a welcome dinner where you can enjoy excellent, authentic Nepalese cuisine and get a taste of the local food culture. This will be a great opportunity to meet your fellow travelers and get to know your tour guide.
Meals: Welcome Dinner
Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley UNESCO heritage tour
After breakfast, we will begin our guided tour of four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. The first stop will be Kathmandu Durbar Square, which was once the palace of the ancient kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom.
Next, we will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus around the world. We will also explore popular Buddhist stupas in Kathmandu, including Swayambhunath, which is located in the heart of the city and is often called the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys in the temple area.
Finally, we will visit Bouddhanath, one of the largest stupas in the world and a popular Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destination in Kathmandu. The Boudhnath area is also famous for over 50 Tibetan gompas or monasteries. This tour will be a great opportunity to immerse yourself in Nepal's rich cultural and religious heritage.
Day 3 : Kathmandu to Pokhara 822m/2697ft
We’ll drive from Kathmandu, the city of temples to Pokhara, the city of lakes. It takes about 6-7 hours we pass by the beautiful landscapes of terrace farming, fields of barley, rice, and rivers along the way. When we arrive in the city of lakes i.e. Pokhara, we will drive you to your hotel where you take rest and stay. In the evening, you shall be able to enjoy the respite of a beautiful boat ride at Fewa Lake and on a clear day, you can see the lucid reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and the Annapurna Range on the crystalline surface of the water as well.
Driving Duration: 6 to 7 hours
Day 4 : Drive to Kande, then hike to Australian Camp 2060m/6758ft
Early in the morning after breakfast, we drive to Kande. Kande is located on the Baglung-Pokhara highway. It is a small hill station that receives maximum rainfall in Nepal. From Kande, we hike to the Australian Base Camp. Along the way, you can find rhododendron forests, farmlands, and small settlements. Upon reaching the base camp, you are rewarded with the majestic views of the Annapurna range and equally petrifying sister peaks.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Driving Duration: 1 hour
Trekking Duration: 1 hour
Day 5 : Hike to Dhampus 1650m/5413ft
In the morning you are rewarded with majestic views of the Annapurna range. If you get up early, you can also get a beautiful sunrise view from here. After breakfast and spending some quality time at the Australian Base Camp, we hike towards Dhampus. Dhampus is a small village inhabited mostly by the Gurung communities. It offers you a beautiful view of the mountains and neighboring peaks. People are so friendly and hospitable that you should never forget to give a smile to them.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Trekking Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Day 6 : Hike from Dhampus to Phedi, then drive to Pokhara
After breakfast in the morning, we start our hike down to Phedi. Along the way, you can explore more about the lifestyle of the villagers and farmlands. Once we reach Phedi, you transfer to Pokhara in a private vehicle. The afternoon is yours to explore on your own. There are lots of activities to do in Pokhara like boating, taking a small hike to neighboring hill stations, trying some street foods, checking in some bars/cafes, etc.
Hiking Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Driving Duration: 30 minutes
Day 7 : Drive back to Kathmandu
Once we finish breakfast, we depart from Pokhara and bid farewell to the stunning northward view of the city. Our drive towards Kathmandu will follow river banks, offering picturesque views of hills and rural Nepalese life.
Driving Duration: 6 to 7 hours
Day 8 : Final Departure
Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Kantipur Holidays will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight.
Payment Terms & Methods :
* 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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