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In 2015 Gorkha also became infamous as the epicentre of the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in almost a century, although many buildings avoided damage.

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$480 Outdoor Activities

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Day 1:An hour drives to Nayapul (1025m) and trek to Ulleri(2070m) Our trek starts at Nayapul a large village with many shops and teahouses after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. We start walking from Birethanti and after ascending steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently to reach at Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070m. Overnight at guest house. Day 2:Trek to Ghorapani(2860m) from Ulleri(2070m) This path gives us breathtaking views of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. The trail is quite easy and we pass forest and rhododendron trees on the way to Ghorepani. Overnight at guest house. Day 3:Poon Hill(3210m) hiking in the morning, and trek to Tadapani(2630m) An hour early morning hike to Poon Hill (3232m.) offers you the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountains. We hike down to Ghorepani and after a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m.). Most part of the trail we trek through the colorful jungle of pine and rhododendron trees. Overnight at a guesthouse. Day 4:Trek to Ghandruk(1940m), village tour in the evening Today, the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk, it is easy trekking by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests with the chirping sounds of birds .This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village and the home to many Gorkha soldiers. Because of its beautiful mountain views its one of popular destinations for trekkers. We will explore the Gurung village in this day. Overnight at a guesthouse. Day 5:Trek to Birethanti(1025m), and drive to Pokhara Today, it is easy trek to descend from Ghandruk all the way to Kimchi and crossing Seulibazzar via Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara.

$1930 Outdoor Activities

Manalsu Circuit Trek

Manaslu is the eighth highest peak in the world that stands at an altitude of 8,163m/26,781ft and lies in Gorkha district.  The area is protected by Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP). Manaslu trek with Larkya La Pass is one of the remote trekking sites in Nepal.  The trek goes around Mount Manaslu and farthest till Manaslu base camp and Larkya La Pass. Larkya La Pass is the longest pass in Nepal and is also situated at high altitude.   Trekking around Manaslu region offers you an amazing experience of being closest to the wildest nature. The closest view of mountainous beauty with glacial ridges and landscapes offers stunning views. In addition, the rivers, streams, and waterfalls that you come across the trek will add beauty to the trip. You will walk through plains and hills along the narrow and rugged terrain. You will pass through many ancient villages along the way. The people live the quiet and traditional lifestyle. Mostly Tibetan Buddhist culture is followed in this region and people are far from technologies. The exceptional natural and scenic beauty blended with the warm and welcoming hospitality of the village people will give you an amazing and satisfying experience.   Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft) Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (570m/1,870ft) Day 4 : Trek to Soti Khola (730m/2,395ft) Day 5 : Trek to Machha Khola (930m/3,051ft) Day 6 : Trek to Jagat (1,410m/4,625ft) Day 7 : Trek to Deng (1,800m/5,905ft) Day 8 : Trek to Ghap (2,160m/7,086ft) Day 9 : Trek to Lho (2630m/8626ft) Day 10 : Trek to Samagaon (3,530m/11,581ft) Day 11 : Acclimatization Day Day 12 : Trek to Samdo (3,690m/12,106ft) Day 13 : Trek to Larkya Rest House (4,470m/14,665ft) Day 14 : Trek to Bimtang (3,720m/12,204ft) Day 15 : Trek to Dharapani (1,860m/6,102ft) Day 16 : Trek to Bahundanda (1,310m/4,297ft) Day 17 : Trek to Besisahar (7,60m/2,493ft) Day 18 : Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) Day 19 : Departure day

$2950 Cultural & Theme Tours

Amazing Gorkha Historical Tour From Kathmandu,Nepal

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gorakha Nath Temple Gorkha, Gorkha, Gandaki Zone, Western RegionVisitors to Nepal often confess they have never heard of the name “Gorkha”. Yet for years, the ancient name for Nepal was “Gorkhana”, reflecting the union of the nation in the 1760s by Gorkha’s King Prithvi Narayan Shah. His conquest of the nation introduced a common language as well as developing a united culture.The City of Gorkha was his starting point. Situated on a high hill overlooking a fertile green valley is his castle/fortress which afforded the king an expansive view of his surroundings. To the north are the impressive snowcapped Himalayas, with its crown jewel being Mt. Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world.Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Gorakha Nath Temple Gorkha, Gorkha, Gandaki Zone, Western RegionThe morning sun rises over the city of Gorkha. Situated on a high hill overlooking the rivers and fields below, it stands as a sentinel protecting all the eye can see. In ancient times, its kings were the ones to fear. And from their loins came a great king in the 1700s who conquered the entire country of Nepal, thereby keeping it from being a British colony. The city of Gorkha was the capital for King Prithvi Narayan Shah. A warrior king he, with his sword, united the hundreds of tiny kingdoms that dotted Nepal in the mid 1700s. The king had a vision as well as the courage and leadership skills to assert his dominance over a strong-willed people.The city of Gorkha is built on the top of a high hill that affords a commanding view of its surroundings in all directions. At the pinnacle is Gorkha Durbar, the great fortress of the king. Here he could wake up and survey his surroundings. To the north are the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas. Its crown jewel is Mt. Manaslu, rising to an elevation of 8,163 meters (26,781 ft.). Its name means “spirit mountain” and was worshipped by the Tibetans as a god. To the west and south were amazingly fertile valleys which are well watered by fast flowing mountain rivers.The Gorkha Historical Tour will take you to the top to see the fortress, palace and holy site that is the pride of the people. You will marvel at how they built such a fortress on land that is so steep. In the city below, walk the flagstone streets. Take time to visit the national museum which will detail the amazing history of Nepal’s mightiest king, who’s family ruled until 2008.Duration: 10 hours

$1200 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nepal Heritage tour :A comfort tour

Day 01: Prior to landing in the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you could have some excellent view of Himalayan ranges, after customs clearance, meet with our tour coordinator and transfer to hotel.Day 02: Breakfast at hotel, Sightseeing tour in kahtmanduDay 03: Breakfast at hotel and Explore Bhatapur.Day 04: Breakfast at hotel, then drive to Royal Chitwan National Park and check into Resort. Lunch at Resort and then commence jungle activities. Enjoy with Tharu culture program at evening.Day 05: Full day Jungle excursion in the Park including Elephant back safari for viewing of great one horned rhinoceroses, four species dears, two types of crocodiles, sloth bears, leopards, Royal Bengal Tigers and more than 450 species of exotic birds, etc. Canoeing ride and Jungle walking are another attractive tour to observe wild animals.Day 06: Breakfast at Resort, then drive to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Gatum Buddha. Commence sightseeing in this area including Maya Devi Temple, Puskarni Pond where Queen Mayadevi, the Buddha's Mother had given the first purify bath to the infant Buddha. Visit Asoka Pillar and Buddhist monasteries.Day 07: Breakfast at hotel, then scenic drive to Pokhara, the city nature beauty and check into hotel. Explore Fewa lake side by walking.Day 08: Breakfast at hotel, then commence trek to Sarangkot through beautiful terrain. It provides stunning views of snowy mountains, beautiful scenery of Pokhara valley and Fewa Lakes. Overnight at trekking lodge.Dhampus: views of Himalayan ranges including Annapurna south, Himchuli, Fishtail Mountain and beautiful landscapeDay 09: Breakfast at lodge, then commence trek to Dhampus. It provides amazing views of Himalayan ranges including Annapurna south, Himchuli, Fishtail Mountain and beautiful landscape. Overnight at trekking lodge.Day 10: Breakfast at lodge, then trek to Phedi and drive back to Pokahara. Check into hotel. Enjoy with nature beauty.Day 11: Breakfast at hotel, then drive to Bandipur, a pleasant and charming hill town. Check into Resort. It provides beautiful landscape, typical villages and stunning views of snowy mountains.Day 12: Breakfast at Resort, then cynical drive to Gorkha, a place where King Prithivi Narayan Shah was started his historical work to unification from many scattered kingdom to one kingdom which eventually became Nepal. A small beautiful Gorkha town is situated on a hillside overlooking the magnificent views of Himalayan ranges.drive to Kathmandu.overnight at kathmandu.Day 13: Explore Kathmandu.Day 14: Departure to Airport 

$60 Private & Custom Tours

Patan Private Half-Day Tour From Kathmandu

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Patan Museum, Patan (Lalitpur), Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionThe tour guide will assist you at your hotel and take a drive to Patan City. Upon arrival at Patan Durbar Square, visit Krishna Mandir (Temple of Lord Krishna) built in 1637 AD by late King Siddhi Narsingh Malla. This temple is made of pure stone. It is a marvelous structure constructed completely out of stone, with 21 pinnacles. Story of Ramayana and Mahavarat can be seen on carving on the first and second floor of the temple. Patan Museum is inside the Patan Durbar square and is considered as the best museums in Asia. It opens daily from 9:00am to 5:00 pm.Bhimsen Temple on the North west of Durbar Square is built dedicating to Goddess Bhimsen (God of trade and Business). Every during the month of (July - August) sacrifice is done infront of this temple to praise Goddess Bhimsen. Likewise; visit Golden Temple, a Gold gilded temple with statue of Shakya Muni Buddha at the main sanctum of the temple. Mahabuddha temple with thousand and eight statues of Buddha and Rudra Barna Mahavihar that contains a fine and amazing collections of images and statues.Transfer back to your hotel in Kathmandu.Duration: 3 hours

$271 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private 4 Days Darjeeling Tour Package

Day 1: Arrival Bagdogra- Darjeeling (93 Kms/ Approx. 3 Hrs)You will be picked up by our driver between 08:00 am to 2 pm from Bagdodra Airport. Board the comfortable car and get transferred to the booked hotel. Check-in and enjoy an overnight stay.Day 2: Darjeeling SightseeingWake up to a refreshing hilly morning and savour the delicious breakfast served by the hotel. Then get ready for the sightseeing with first visit to ‘Tiger Hill’. Climb an impressive height through few hair-pin bends which lead to a spot offering spellbinding view of world’s third highest peak, Kanchenjunga. If the sky is completely clear then you might also get a chance to see the tip of world’s highest peak Mt. Everest.Visit one of the oldest existing monasteries in Darjeeling ‘Ghoom Monastery’ also called Yiga Choeling Monastery. It boasts a 4.6 metre tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. The high location renders bird’s-eye view of snowy mountains, Maitreya Buddha and Batasia Loop - Darjeeling War Memorial to Gorkha soldiers.         Take a break and rest for sometime in the hotel. Then get ready to continue the sightseeing and visit ‘Himalayan Mountaineering Institute’ established in 1954. It is one of the main tourist attractions and remains closed on Thursdays. The institute is set up with the motive to spread knowledge and boost mountaineering as a sport in the youth. It also houses a gallery displaying paintings, artefacts and literature form of work related to mountaineering.Next visit will be to ‘Zoological National Park’ where you can see major high altitude animals like Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf, etc. It will be followed by visit to ‘Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre’. It is a self help rehabilitation centre built for Tibetan refugees who escaped Tibet after following Dalai Lama. They impress the visitors with their beautifully made handicrafts.In the evening, take a stroll at the Mall Road and browse the shops selling antiques, ethnic clothes, carpets, paintings, accessories and much more. Return to the hotel and have a pleasant overnight stay.Day 3: Darjeeling (Own activities)The day will be free for your personal activities. You can spend it as per wish by going for a hike, exploring nearby places or just having a laid-back time at the hotel room. [No Transportation Inlcuded this day]Day 4: Darjeeling – Bagdogra Airport (93 Kms/ Approx. 3 Hrs) Have breakfast and then leave for Bagdodra Airport by our chauffeur driven car bidding adieu to Darjeeling. Your Darjeeling tour package will hereby terminate .