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Pokhara: Sunrise Tour to Sarangkot

1. Pokhara: Sunrise Tour to Sarangkot

After pickup from your hotel, enjoy an early morning drive to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is one of the best viewpoints to admire the Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and other mountains. You will admire a glorious sunrise from 1592 meters above sea level. The faint glow of the sun will slowly illuminate the peaks in a medley of colors, offering a truly inspiring scene.   After tea or coffee in a small tea house in Sarangkot, you will start the journey back to Pokhara. Enjoy a scenic drive through small villages, winding dirt trails and lush forests. Once back in Pokhara, visit Bindhya Basini Temple, the most sacred temple in Pokhara, built during the 17th century. You will then be dropped back to your hotel.

From Kathmandu: 11-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek

2. From Kathmandu: 11-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek

This 11-day Annapurna Base Camp experience offers a shorter trekking trip for those time-pressed travelers.  • Day one: Arrival in Kathmandu (4,264 feet) Take in an amazing view of The Himalayas as you approach Kathmandu. At the airport, you will be welcomed by a local representative. In the evening, settle in for some authentic Nepalese cuisine, an excellent introduction to the country’s food and culture. Stay overnight in Kathmandu. • Day two: 30-minute flight to Pokhara (2,700 feet), trek to Ghandruk (6,360 feet) in 5-6 hours  Take a flight to Pokhara. The right side of the plane will offer the best views of The Himalayas. Local representatives will pick you up at the Pokhara airport. Take a one hour and 20-minute drive to Nayapul (new bridge) on the main road near Birethanti and begin your trek. From Birethanti, trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, you can visit the Gurung museum. Overnight in Ghandruk. • Day three: Ghandruk to Chhomrong (7,120 feet), 5–6 hours • Day four: Chhomrong to Bamboo (7,578 feet), 4-5 hours • Day five: Bamboo to Deurali (10,595 feet), 3-4 hours • Day six: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (13,545 feet) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (1,2135 feet), 5–6 hours • Day seven: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo, 7-8 hours • Day eight: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (5,770 feet), 5–6 hours • Day nine: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara, 6-hour trek, 1-hour drive • Day ten: Fly to Kathmandu Fly back to Kathmandu in the afternoon. In Kathmandu, you may spend the day exploring or shopping for souvenirs, lovely pashminas, or intricate art work. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu. • Day eleven: Final departure, home sweet home  Local representatives will transport you to the meeting point or your hotel in Thamel to conclude the tour.

From Pokhara: Sunrise View from Sarangkot Viewing Point

3. From Pokhara: Sunrise View from Sarangkot Viewing Point

Wake up early in the morning and take the 25-minute scenic drive to reach the beautiful hill of Sarangkot, one of the most popular Himalayan viewing points in Pokhara, towering at an altitude of 1600 meters. The hill offers a spectacular and mesmerizing sunrise view over the famous Himalayan mountain range. The sunrise view over the snow-capped peaks is breathtaking during the dawn. Take full advantage of a visit to Sarangkot Vantage Point, which propounds the Annapurna range along with Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and many more mountains, before you return to your hotel.

From Kathmandu: Ghandruk Ghorepani 10-Day Guided Trek

4. From Kathmandu: Ghandruk Ghorepani 10-Day Guided Trek

This 10-day trek from Kathmandu takes you deep into the Himalayan wilderness to explore the model village of Ghandruk and admire the sunrise from atop Poon Hill. Trek along the Modi Khola River and even take a revitalizing dip in the Jhinu natural water springs while making memories that are sure to last a lifetime.  Day 1  Pick up from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) and check in to the hotel in Kathmandu (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel). Day 2 Drive 6-7 hours from Kathmandu (1320m) to Pokhara (914m) in an air-conditioned car. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel Third Pole). Day 3 Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) and embark on a 4.5-hour trek along the Modi Khola River to Tikhedhunga (1577m) via Birethanti. Overnight at Tea House Lodge. Day 4 Trek a steep section along the ridge from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m). Overnight in Ghorepani at Tea House Lodge. Day 5 Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m) and then to Tadapani (2675m). Overnight in Tadapani at Tea House Lodge. Day 6  Enjoy an easy trek through oak and rhododendron forests from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m). Overnight at Tea House Lodge. Day 7 From Ghandruk descend gently down to Dhampus passing through Pothana village (1900m). Take a transfer from Nayapul to Pokhara for an overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel Third Pole). Day 8 Rest day in Pokhara. For those seeking an extra adventure, paragliding, ziplining, and ultra-light activities are available for an additional cost. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel third Pole). Day 9 Drive approximately 7 hours from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.  On the way, stop by the Damauli, Dumre, Muglin, and Kurintar where Nepal's first cable car runs up to Manakamana Temple. It is also possible to book a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu for an additional cost. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel). Day 10 Enjoy breakfast and free time in Kathmandu before departing for the airport in a private vehicle.

From Kathmandu: 10-Day Ghorepani Yoga Trek

5. From Kathmandu: 10-Day Ghorepani Yoga Trek

Day 1  Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, get picked up by your friendly driver and transferred to your 3* hotel in the city center. Enjoy some free time for sightseeing then destress with a 1-hour sleep meditation before bed.  Day 2 Start the day with a 1-hour yoga session followed by breakfast. After breakfast, travel to Pokhara and admire green hills, beautiful valleys and rolling mountains along the way. End the day with another sleep meditation session before bed.  Day 3  Enjoy another yoga session before breakfast then make your way to Nayapul, where your trek begins. Trek from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga on a 4.5-hour trek before spending the night at a traditional tea lodge, where you will once again be treated to a sleep meditation before bed.  Day 4 After your morning yoga session and breakfast, begin the trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani. You will be spending the night at another tea lodge. Day 5 Today, experience the breathtaking beauty of the sunrise over Poon Hill during your trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani. Tonight's accommodation is at another tea lodge and you will enjoy another sleep meditation before bed.  Day 6 Relax today with a relatively easy trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk before spending the night at a tea lodge. Day 7 Begin your descent after breakfast as you travel through Nayapul and Pokhara to reach the village of Pothana. Spend the night at a 3* hotel in Pokhara. Day 8 After your morning yoga session, spend the rest of the day exploring Pokhara at your own pace. See sights such as Davis Falls and the World Peace Pagoda or alternatively spend the day relaxing at your hotel.  Day 9 Begin the journey back to Kathmandu then destress after your 7-hour drive with a 1-hour sleep meditation before spending the night at a 3* hotel. Day 10 After your final morning yoga session, spend the rest of the day relaxing or doing a last-minute spot of souvenir shopping before getting dropped off at the airport in time for your flight.

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