Luxury Trekking in Nepal is for luxury seekers. This Luxury Trekking in Nepal has technically designed itinerary by Luxury Holidays Nepal ensuring both luxury and safety during your stay in Nepal. Some trekkers may have a question 'Can Trekking in Nepal be luxury?' The answer is 'Yes'. We have offered the best quality of mountain and city accommodation to guarantee luxury throughout the trip.
This Luxury Trekking in Nepal offers you an astounding opportunity to explore both Everest and Annapurna region with a visit to Kathmandu and Pokhara. Witnessing Mt. Everest from Hotel Everest View, visiting Namche Bazar via Lukla will be a spectacular adventure in Everest region. Again, we trek to on the foothills of Annapurna mountain panorama via Pokhara and celebrate incredible mountain views with a stunning sunrise.
Luxury Trekking in Nepal begins from Kathmandu with an exploration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites includes Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swyambunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Patan Durbar square. This visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu is the best way to know Nepalese history, civilization, culture and religion.
Next, you will take a short and scenic from the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes you to the gateway of the Everest region. You will begin to trek in Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the national park located at the highest altitude of the world. You will get your permit checked at Monjo and begin to experience the core wilderness of Sagarmatha National Park. Further, you will explore the abundance of diverse flora and fauna in the surrounding of Namche.
You will arrive at Namche passing Jorsalle and then climb to Hotel Everest View and witness Mt. Everest and beautiful Khumjung village. Everest View Hotel lies just a few minutes away from Namche Bazaar. It is in fact, Everest View Hotel is listed in the Guinness’ Book of World Records as the highest located Hotel in the world. From all of the hotel’s windows, you can get views of the Mount Everest and other peaks. It is a great place to stay and take in the beauty of the region. Then return back to Namche Bazaar. At Namche Bazaar you will explore Traditional Tibetan market, luxury restaurants, souvenir shops, Sherpa Cultural Museum and many more.
You will backtrack along the same trail from Namche to Lukla and scenic flight to Kathmandu.
The second portion of Luxury Trekking in Nepal takes us to mesmerizing Annapurna region. Now, the Luxury Trekking in Nepal takes you to the heart of vibrant Gurung culture in Ghandruk, a big Gurung village at the foot of the Annapurna Himalayan range. You can explore their lifestyle and customs by strolling around the village and visiting the museum and stay in 5-star category Lodge. Ghandruk is a model village in Nepal for promoting rural tourism with local resources. Ghandruk offers us a mesmerizing view of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre ( Fishtail). A show about Annapurna Conservation Area, German Bakery, Gurung people and their culture and organic foods items are the major highlights of Ghandruk village. Now, we trek to Majhgaon via Landruk and end our tour by exploring beautiful Pokhara city.
In this Luxury Trekking in Nepal, Luxury Holidays Nepal offers you five-star luxury accommodation and private luxury transportation throughout the journey.
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After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Luxury Holidays Nepal will pick up from the airport and take to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit Luxury Holidays Nepal’s office. At evening, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your tour and trekking guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring your passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After the pre-trip meeting, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Luxury Holidays Nepal. For dinner, you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine, which will introduce you to the country’s food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide for your sightseeing tour. You will visit the following sites.
Swyambunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site):
You can watch over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site):
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples of Nepal. It is located on the banks of Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the most important temple dedicated to god Shiva.
Boudhanath Stupa is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in the 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site):
Patan Durbar Square - located in central of city Lalitpur. It displays the Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts.
The rest of your time is free for further exploration and some shopping nearby your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
An early morning start takes you to Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu for the 30-minute scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla at 2,804 m/9,199 ft. On arrival at the airport, a guide will brief you and introduce your porters before your trek begins towards Manjo.
After landing, you will explore the village while Sherpa crew sort and load your trekking equipment. Then, the trek begins by descending towards the Dudh Kosi River where you join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2,713 m/8,900 ft). The walking is easy. After passing through the small village of Ghat, it is a short walk to Phakding and then to Manjo.
Overnight in Monjo.
After breakfast, you will continue trek along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing the majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagarmatha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views through Namche Bazaar. Again, start your trek to Everest View Hotel. It lies just a few minutes away from Namche Bazaar. It is in fact, Everest View Hotel is listed in the Guinness’ Book of World Records as the highest located Hotel in the world. From all of the hotel’s windows, you can get views of the Mount Everest and other peaks. It is a great place to stay and take in the beauty of the region.
Overnight at the Everest View Hotel.
After breakfast, trek down to Namche Bazaar. It lies just a few minutes away from the Everest View Hotel. Namche Bazaar is known as the Gateway to Everest, which is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange, internet cafe and a bakery. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail.
Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
The trail descends steeply downward so you need to walk cautiously as your shaky legs continuously battle the rocky terrain. After crossing the suspension bridges over the fast flowing Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, the trail becomes more level and natural. After your arrival in Lukla, you will stretch those sore legs and recall the experiences of the last couple of weeks.
Overnight in Lukla.
You catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after your long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, you can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If you want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, you may do that day. Your guides can help you with both souvenir shopping.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, fly to Pokhara (known as The Lake City owing to a large number of lakes in the city). As you leave Kathmandu, the landscape changes. Then drive to Ghandruk from Pokhara. You will see hills, small settlements and terraced farms.
Overnight in Ghandruk.
We will stay overnight at La Bee lodge- Ker and Downey Nepal. After breakfast regular day hike will commence again- first you will be drop down to the Modi Khola River bank nearby Bee Hive Teahouse lodge and cross the bridge then the trail goes through hill terraced field climb up to Landruk village. At Landruk you will stop for the lunch and continue up to the final stop place for overnight stay.
Overnight in Landruk.
Following leisurely breakfast, leave the La Bee lodge & trek to Majgaon: a Gurung village. Trek time to the Majgaon is just 3 to 4 hours and much time is spent contouring round and through pretty villages that have remained unchanged for centuries. After lunch at the lodge, take a rest and enjoy the views of the region along with the mountains. During the evening time, should there be more than 6 guests, the children along with the mother group will visit your place and perform local dances and typical songs of the region.
Overnight in Majgaon.
After breakfast, you will walk down to Lumle where you take your vehicle down to Pokhara. Pokhara is the major tourist destination since the advent of trekking in Nepal. Pokhara valley also has a beautiful lake, Phewa Lake. You have the rest of the day as leisure and you can enjoy the roaming around the street.
Overnight in Pokhara.
Breakfast at the hotel. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The places you visit are as below:
Lies in the center of the religious old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park grounds offer a fine picnic and relaxing area.
Locally known as Patale Chhango and in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley is where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.
The revered Gupteshwor Cave is situated 2 kms from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Devi’s fall and the cave is almost 3 kms long. It has some big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all four. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.
Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple:
Situated at an altitude of 800m above sea level, it is the second largest lake in the kingdom. With the Barahi Island Temple in the middle of the lake it is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the female force Shakti. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.
Seti River Gorges:
Carved by Seti-Gandaki is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar, Mahendrapool & Prithivi highway Bridge near bus park, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.
Overnight in Pokhara.
After breakfast fly back to Kathmandu. The Pokhara-Kathmandu flight swifts along with the Himalayas unveiling Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. After returning to Kathmandu, you have the afternoon and the evening to stroll along the streets of Kathmandu for some last-minute shopping. There is a farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, mountain biking and other activities.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
After a few days of fun and excitement, the day to bid farewell has arrived. Our representatives will escort you to the Tribhuwan International Airport as per your flight time.
After the wonderful opportunity to organize this tour for you we wish you a safe and happy journey ahead.
Luxury Holidays Nepal will provide you 5 star hotels in (The Dwarika's Hotel) and in Pokhara (The Pavilions Himalayas) and highest available standard Lodges and Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (We provide accommodation at Yeti Mountain Home, Everest View Hotel, Himalaya lodge- Ker and Downey Nepal, La Bee lodge- Ker and Downey Nepal and Ker & Downey's Gurung Lodge with attached toilet bathroom facilities) in a twin/double sharing bed basis.
Food on the way (Journey):
Your breakfast included in Kathmandu and Pokhara and all standard meals during trekking. Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trail in the local lodge.
Transportation on Journey:
Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you private luxury vehicle for airport transferal, sightseeing tour, Pokhara to Ghandruk and flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu and Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage are carried and moved by the porters. You should carry the water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag which will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 15kg and for more weight you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.
Payment of the Due Balance:
The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal (Online payment). If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made. There is no handling charge for payment by bank transfer.
If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).
When and where should you arrive?
Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends on after the scheduled trip after breakfast.
You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel.
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting at email@example.com
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.
Currencies accepted in Nepal:
Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both visa and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in Kathmandu and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.
We do not hope that there may arise any serious problem for you in your journey, but if you get caught by serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place in the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance which will cover your cost. Be Insured(As you will reach up to 5600meter). (See the travel insurance page)
Trip Extensions/ Add on trips:
If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest Trek, Annapurna Basecamp Trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Bunjee Jumping, Rafting, Peak Climbing, etc.
A general rule of thumb for tipping is to USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the trek. Porters do appreciate a personal tip, although it is not uncommon for the Guide and his Porters to pool the tips they have collected before splitting it amongst themselves, with the Guide is getting a little more for overseeing the welfare and safety of both the Travelers and Porters as a whole. That said, this is just a guide and you may tip however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.
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Note: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.