Nepal Culture with rafting in Trisuli River
Nepal Culture with rafting in Trisuli River can be considered as the perfect blend of nature, culture, wilderness and adventure. Starting from the culturally rich Kathmandu city, we will embrace the beauty of nature and Himalayas in Pokhara followed by involving in wilderness activities at Chitwan National Park. Being short and easy tour, it can be experienced by any travel enthusiast looking to explore major highlights of Nepal in short period of time.
Pokhara city and visit the major tourist attractions like Davis falls, Mahendra cave, Peace pagoda, boating at Phewa lake along the option of involving in the adventurous activites like paragliding, bungee jumping and zip flying. Pokhara also exhibits the close view of picturesque snow capped mountains that enthralls us in its natural beauty.
Chitwan National Park has been another major highlight of Nepal with the home to more than 450 species of birds along the wonderful opportunity to encounter rare endangered species like one horn rhino, royal Bengal tiger, deers and sloth bears. Further experiencing the jungle safari, elephant ride, jungle walk and other wilderness activities a whole day we drive back towards Kathmandu
- Rafting in Trisuli(optional)
- All major tourist destination visit in Nepal.
- Visit Newari ancient city bugmati and khokana
- Ayurveda spa at Tranquility spa in pokhara
- Elephant safari in chitwan
- Sun reise view from Sarangkot.
- Botting in phewa tal.
- Yoghurt making practical briefing in Bhaktapur.
- Visit local school in nagarkot
- Visit to Thanka painting school.
- Sun set view from Nagarkot
Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1250m). Overnight at a hotel.
Day 02 – Drive to Nagarkot by chagunayaran hiking(2100m)
Day 03 – Hiking in Nagarkot
Day 04 – Early Morning drive to Trishuli river for first day of Rafting. Over night in hotel
Day 05 – Drive to Chitwan. Overnight at Resort.
Day 06 – Activities in the Chitwan National Park. Overnight at Resort in Chitwan.
Day 07 – Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 – Sightseeing in pokhara and free time in the evening.
Day 09 – Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 10 – Sightseeing bugmati and khokana Farewell Dinner in the Evening.
Day 11 – departure
We will be accommodated in Yatri Suites, Yello pagoda Hotel or Hotel Moonlight or Similar in Kathmanduand teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional.Summit Reisen will arrange rooms; however, teahouses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and the trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.
Bed and breakfast will be provided during the trek whereas breakfast will be served in Kathmandu. During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well as Tibetan, Indian and the more common continental cuisines. We have breakfast and dinner on guest houses where we spend the night and have lunch on the way. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Annapurna Trek is not so difficult trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least 5-6 hours a day with a light rucksack. In some days we might even need to walk 8 to 9 hours. Walking in higher altitude is more physically demanding than walking in the lower altitudes; however, if we are in excellent health with average physical fitness, positive attitude, self confidence and strong determination, we can accomplish the trek successfully. Exercising and jogging regularly for a few months prior to the trip is a good idea as it will enhance our strength and stability. Past hiking experience is preferred but no technical skill is required. It is important that we consult with our doctor before booking this trek. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood disease should inform Summit Reisen Nepal before booking the trek.
Best Time to Travel
Autumn (Sept to December) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views.
BB paln = Bed and breakfast
- Overnight with Breakfast in all hotels (B&B Plan).
- Rafting in trisuli river
- Overnight in Chitwan with Full board including Jungle Activities.
- Entrance Fees to City and Monuments and National Park Entry Fees.
- Sightseeing tour in kathmandu & Pokhara with guide
- All Transfer and Sightseeing by private Vehicle.
- Insurance coverage for guide and driver.
- English speaking guide(Possibility of German speaking guide).
- Nepal Visa Fees.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Beverage and expenses of personal nature
- Personal Travel insurance
- Any cost occurred due to landslide, political disorder or natural calamities, flight cancellation or any unforeseen reason, etc.
- Any cost items not mentioned in cost includes clause
Day 01-Arrival in Kathmandu (1250m). Overnight at a hotel
Welcome by our representative at the airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Introduction to the program of your stay.BB plan
Day 02– Drive to Nagarkot by chagunayaran hiking(2100m)
After breakfast we drive to chagunarayan Temple. After visit the Bishnu temple than our hiking start from chagunaryan. Around 2/3 hour hiking, We reach in tilkot than continue drive to Nagarkot. By the hiking we see the mega view of Kathmandu Tal. If weather is clear, we shall see also Himalayas. Overnight in Hotel BB plan
Day 03 – Hiking in Nagarkot
After breakfast we start to hiking. Today we go to Tamang village and hiking around the nagarkot.After hiking we go back to Hotal than lunch at Hotal. After lunch we have free time. BB plan
Day 04– Early Morning drive to Trishuli river for rafting. Over night in hotel
Today we drive to Trisuli river. We have to drive around 3/4 hours than we reach in fishling. From fishling start our rafting. We have around 3/4 hours rafting in trisuli river. We may have lunch during the rafting. BB plan
Day 05– Drive to Chitwan Overnight at Resort.
Today after break we drive to chitwan. After 2.3 hours drive we reach in chitwan. Guide from hotel inform us about the activities of chitwan. In evening time tharu village or elephant safari. Full bord plan
Day 06– Activities in the Chitwan National Park.
Full day activities in Natinal park. Full bord plan
Day 07– Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast we drive to Pokhara. It is second biggest city of Nepal. It takes 4.5 hours from chitwan to pokhara. After
Day 08– Sightseeing in pokhara and free time in the evening.
Eraly morning we drive to Sarankot for sun reise view.From sarankot we see the Annapurna range as well as holy mountain ,call Machaapuchre or fistel,Annapura south, Hiuchuli,Dhaulagiri and many more. After sun reise view we drive to back at Hotal than we have breakfast. After breakfast we have some free time than we go to sightseeing in pokhara. Today we visit to david fall Tibetan refuge camp and international museum. BB plan
Day 09– Drive back to Kathmandu.
After breakfast we drive to Kathmandu . It takes around 5/6 hours from pokhara to kathmandu. BB plan
Day 10– Sightseeing bugmati and khokana and Farewell Dinner
It is an ancient small city of lalitpur. Hier still we see old traditional house and traditional daily life of Newari people. BB plan
Day 11– Departure
Back to home BB plan
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The equipment and clothing you require depends on where and when you trek. Of course, you will not need the same equipment for going up to the Everest Base Camp in the middle of winter and doing a short, low altitude trek.
- One backpack to be carried by the porter with a large plastic bag to put inside the backpack in case of rain
- One light day pack
- One warm sleeping bag, especially if you camp. In tea houses, there is no heating in the rooms
- One pair of waterproof broken in trekking shoes
- Three pairs of socks
- One rain coat
- One down-jacket
- One pair of long pants and one pair of short pants
- Three T-shirts, long and short sleeves
- One sweater
- Three pairs of underwear
- One bathing suit (there may be hot springs along the trek)
- One pair of gloves
- One warm hat / one sun hat
- One pair of sunglasses, with good eye protection if you intend to climb glaciers
- And also: head torch with extra batteries, multi-purpose knife, sun tan lotion, towel, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, a large reusable water bottle, purification drops/tablets to treat the water, medicine (band-aids, blister pads, painkillers, stomach pills, anti-diarrhea tablets, antibiotic, sterile plain and crepe bandages, tube of antiseptic cream, decongestants/antihistamines, throat lozenges, paracetamol or aspirin, camera equipment, binoculars, walking stick
Remember that all this equipment can also be bought or rented in Kathmandu
A typical trekking day
A typical day’s walk lasts from five to seven hours and involves a number of ascents and descents. It is rare to spend much time at the same level. On an organized camping trek, the day is run to a remarkably tight schedule: up at 6 am with a cup of tea, pack the gear before breakfast, start walking at 7 am, stop for lunch around 12 o’clock for about half an hour, start after lunch at noon and stop walking at about 3 pm. The dinner is served around 6.30 pm and followed by a briefing for the next trekking day and then it is time to go to sleep.
Please be aware that this time table may be adjusted according to weather conditions, availability of camp sites, water supply etc.
To ensure you will fully enjoy your trek and make the most of it, we also advise you about the following points which should seriously be taken into account:
Food and Water
Lodges and tea houses are carefully chosen by our staff all along the trek. We will make sure that excellent food will be provided to you and that water is boiled or adequately treated, as this is one of the basic rules for healthy trekking. On a camping trek, your only concern with food is sitting down to eat it! The porters carry all the food along with them and there will be a cook with assistants who can turn out meals of often stunning complexity, like baking a cake
Acclimatization is very important for trekking above 3500m. Our trekking schedules have been carefully designed to maximize your ability to acclimatize safely. We ascend slowly and ensure an adequate number of rest days.
However, it is still possible for mountain sickness and your guide will be watching for symptoms with an experienced eye throughout the trip. These symptoms are commonly headache, nausea, lethargy and sometimes breathlessness. If you or any of the group members display any of these symptoms, we will be able to provide informed advice and ensure a proper course of action.
Please make sure that your medical insurance policy will cover a helicopter evacuation if needed since the fee for such an evacuation can amount to US$ 2000.00 per rescue. Please also check the maximum altitude to which you are covered. Sometimes, you have to subscribe a complementary insurance above 4000 m.
First aid kit
Although a first aid kit is provided, we strongly recommend that you take with you the medicine we listed in the equipment check-list as well as your personal medicines as prescribed by your physician
A valid permit is required for certain areas. In order to obtain it (upon your arrival), two working days and two passports size photographs are required.
Everything is included in the price of the trek, except for the purchase of water and soft / hard drinks so we advise you to always carry Nepalese rupees during your trek. The amount to be carried depends on the area and the duration of the trek.
Be a responsible trekker and minimize your Impact
- Although trekking in the Himalayas plays a vital role in the economy of many mountain areas, it also may have a negative impact which has become a major concern.
- From an ecological point of view, always carry your rubbish with you, drink treated water instead of mineral water in order to reduce the use of plastic bottles.
- Be respectful of the flora and the fauna.
- From a human point of view, please respect Nepalese culture and traditions. It is a good thing before leaving for the trek to have a look at the “Do and Don’t” since an inappropriate behavior, though considered normal in Western countries, could severely shock or hurt local people.
- Do not “steal” pictures and always ask permission from the person before photographing them.
- Please do not give money or sweets to the children directly on your trip, as this encourages them to beg and may contribute to dental problems. If you would like to give something back, you can assist with our charity work by volunteering or giving a donation.
- Cost: $ 1015
- Duration: 11 days
- Country Visited: Nepal
- Trip starts in: Kathmandu
- Trip ends in: Kathmandu
- Max Altitude: 1650m
- Activity: Touring with Hiking
- Trip grade: Normal
- Accomodation: Deluxe hotel in kathmandu, pokhara, chitwan and Balthali
- Transportation: Car, Bus
- Group size: 2-12 pax
- Activity per day: Daily walking 5 to 6 hours