Welcome to Annapurna Region


A wide range of trails are on offer here, from charming three-day village treks in the Annapurna foothills to month-long combinations of the high-altitude Annapurna Circuit and Sanctuary trails. And if you want to beat the crowds (and there are crowds!), there are some excellent under-the-radar treks up the Khopra and Mardi Himal ridges. Rarely is mountain trekking this easy and this spectacular.


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Annapurna Foothills Private Full-Day Hike From Pokhara

At 9am, meet your guide in your hotel lobby. Board your private vehicle and drive to Kande, following the scenic winding highway the offers views of Pokhara valley and the Himalayan ranges. Kande is located on the way to Nayapool where a long version of Annapurna treks start.Start your walk on the trekking route carved inside forest. Reach the Australian Camp where you will see panoramic views of the Annapurna range with Fishtail. It takes about 2 hours to reach to Australian Camp. Afterwards, continue your walk further to Dhampus village. The trekking trail between Australian Camp and Dhampus village passes through a hill ridge and is more challenging compared to initial hike. It takes about 2 hours to reach to Dhampus.Dhampus is a typical Gurung village located on the lap of Annapurna. This village is one of the most photographed villages in the Annapurna region. The village settlement is typical with stone paved lanes and faces towards the mighty Himalayan ranges. The view stretches from Dhaulagiri to Manaslu with the major attraction being Annapurna range and Fishtail.Your guide will take you to visit the village to witness Gurung cultures and traditions. After your visit, start your walk to Phedi. The trekking trail is mostly downhill through the forest. It takes 3 hours to reach to Phedi, from which you will meet your vehicle and driver to transfer you back to your hotel in Pokhara.

$299 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

Nepal provides shelter to over 30 specie of large wild animals and approximately 180 species of mammals. The rhinoceros, tiger, crocodile, snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan black bear, wild and ferocious gaur bovines, four honed antelope, striped hyena, sambar, chital, hog deer, barking deer, sloth bear, palm civet, langur and rhesus macaque monkeys, pangolin, Gangetic dolphin, monitor lizard, python, cobra, green pit viper, tortoises, and many other beasts roam Nepal's jungles. Nepal is also a haven for birds and over 800 species, representing approximately eight percent of the world's population are found here. In fact, Nepal has nearly as many bird species as the whole of North America. The common birds include peafowl, red jungle fowl, various egrets, herons, kingfishers, flycatchers, and woodpeckers.Among the fourteen National Parks and reserves in Nepal, ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK, provide excellent views of Asian wildlife. Theses National Park offers some of the most exciting safari destinations in the world.You will experience the  Jeep Safari tour  and view wild animals in their natural habitat. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy canoe rides on the jungle rivers, take nature walks, go out on bird watching excursions, tour to villages, and witness firsthand the culture of the Tharu community. There are comfortable lodges and resorts with modern facilities available in the jungle..Enjoy two Night  3 days tour, accommodation at  resort with all meals included.Itinerary Day 01: Early morning   at 7: 30 AM pick up from hotel and scenic drive to Royal Chitwan National Park. Check into Resort. Tonight enjoy with Tharu stick dance/ slide show.Day 02: Full day Jungle excursion such as Jeep Safari  tour  to explore great one horned rhinoceros, four species deer, bison, leopards, sloth-bear, two types of crocodiles, more than 450 species of exotic birds and Royal Bengal Tiger. Canoeing tour, Jungle walking. Overnight at resort.Day 03: Early morning our well- trained and experienced naturalist takes you into prime spot for more than 450 species of exotic birds watching tour such as Kingfishers, parakeets, golden orioles, Peacocks, woodpecker etc. Return to Resort after breakfast drive to Kathmandu,

$902 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Annapurna Trip Including The Dhampus Hill Trek

One of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region, this Dhampus Hill trek offers amazing mountain views and passes through pleasant villages resided by the Ghale and Gurung tribes.The major attractions of the hike include the exploration of villages, visiting local schools, meeting with locals and witnessing panoramic scenes of the elevated Himalayas like Mt. Machhapuchare (Fishtail), Himchuli and Annapurna South. In addition, you will experience the picturesque drive along the Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers, enjoy the lush views of country side, see Fewa Lake, gaze over the magnificent Annapurna mountain range, witness a spectacular sunrise and sunset, live in the style of the Nepalese countryside and experience the local culture of the Gurung tribe.Itinerary:Day 1: (L + D)At 10am, your expert trekking guide will come pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Kathmandu Domestic Terminal for the half hour flight to Pokhara, known as the city of lakes.At 10:30 am, after half an hour flight to beautiful city Pokhara, your expert trekking guide then assists you at the airport at Pokhara, and you get in a vehicle for the drive to Phedi. On the way you will have lunch.Then you will hike for 2 hours to the beautiful village known as Dhampus. Dhampus is a popular destination for those seeking nature as well as an interesting cultural prospective. The dinner will be in the lodge and stay overnight here at a local lodge.Day 2: (B + L + D)After breakfast, you will have a short hike to another beautiful place called Sarangkot. Sarangkot is the small hilltop which is famous for its breath taking view of sunrise and Annapurna range and Fishtail (Virgin Mountain). From here, you can see a panoramic sweep of Himalayan peaks, from Dhaulagiri (8167m) in the west to the perfect pyramid that is Machhapuchhare (6997m) and the rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m) in the east. Most people come here at dawn or dusk, when the sun picks out the peaks in brilliant colours. The lunch will be on the way. Enjoy the beautiful scenary and the sunset in the Sarangkot.The dinner will be in the hotel.You will stay here overnight at a hotel.Day 3: (B)Have an early morning wake up call for a view of sunrise over the snow capped mountains. After that, have breakfast and then drive back to Pokhara Domestic Airport for your half hour flight back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu Domestic Terminal, you will be picked up and driven back to your hotel.

$255 Outdoor Activities

Chitwan Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrive Chitwan from Kathmandu or Pokhara Early morning at 6 am, transfer to the bus station & drive to Chitwan by A/C tourist coach either from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Upon arrival in Chitwan, escorted to the resort and your nature guide will give short brief about the safari. After lunch, visit the Tharu Community village watching their day to day lives. Then back to hotel. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. O/N Resort Day 2: In Chitwan - continue safari After breakfast, go for a jeep safari, you will go deep inside the jungle to trace the wild lives and exploring the far corners of the jungle with your experienced nature guide. Then return back to hotel for lunch. Afterwards, canoe ride in dug-out-canoe at the Rapti River where you will notice various mammals and birds. Then visit the elephant breeding center. In the evening, Tharu Cultural Show with their traditional dances and songs. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. O/N Resort Day 3: Chitwan - depart Trip concludes and after breakfast, transfer to the bus station for drive back to Kathmandu or Pokhara.

$255 Outdoor Activities

Chitwan Jungle Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrive Chitwan from Kathmandu or PokharaEarly morning at 6 am, transfer to the bus station & drive to Chitwan by A/C tourist coach either from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Upon arrival in Chitwan, escorted to the resort and your nature guide will give short brief about the safari. After lunch, visit the Tharu Community village watching their day to day lives. Then back to hotel. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. O/N Resort Day 2: In Chitwan - continue safariAfter breakfast, go for the elephant safari and though it's not the most comfortable ride, you will go deep inside the jungle to trace the wild lives. Then return back to hotel for lunch. Afterwards, canoe ride in dug-out-canoe at the Rapti River where you will notice various mammals and birds. Then visit the elephant breeding center. In the evening, Tharu Cultural Show with their traditional dances and songs. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. O/N Resort Day 3: Chitwan - departTrip concludes and after breakfast, transfer to the bus station for drive back to Kathmandu or Pokhara.

$449 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

3 Nights tour of Chitwan National Park

Day 01: Kathmandu/Pokhara – Chitwan Early in the morning (6am) you shall be transferred from your hotel at to the bus station for the drive to Chitwan. (The tour can begin either from Kathmandu - 5hr drive or Pokhara - 4hr drive). Upon arrival in Chitwan, you shall be escorted to lodge from the bus station where a fine lunch awaits you. After lunch, you shall join the Tharu Village Tour to get more insight of the daily lives of the locals. Later on enjoy beautiful sunset at the nearby Sunset View-point. In the evening enjoy a cultural program of ‘Tharu Stick Dance’ performed by the local Tharu community and later on join a dinner at the lodge’s restaurant. Overnight at Lodge. (L/D) Day 2: Canoe Ride and Full day Jungle Walk (Packed Lunch) Early dawn, meet your nature guide and start with a full canoe ride followed by a full day of jungle walk deep inside the jungle. During such walks there's a greater chances of spotting wildlife including rhinos in their natural habitat. In between the walks, you will have your packed lunch then in the evening return back to hotel. Overnight at Lodge. (L/D) Day 3: Full day Jeep Drive (Packed Lunch) After breakfast, go for exhilarating full day jeep drive deep in the jungle again for sightings of more animals such as monkeys, one-horned rhinos, deer, wild boars etc and even ‘Tiger’ if luck favors. Lunch (packed) will be inside the jungle during the break. Later in the afternoon. drive back to your hotel. Overnight at Lodge. (L/D) Day 04: Chitwan - Kathmandu/PokharaAfter your breakfast in the morning and you shall be transferred to the bus station for the drive back to Kathmandu/Pokhara at 9am. In Kathmandu, you shall be transferred to your hotel. (B)

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