PERSONAL & PRIVATE TREKKING | NEPAL

EJIG's ROYAL TREK - 8 Days : EJIG - 33

Kathmandu Trekking Dhampus Pokhra

The highest elevation reached is 6,000 feet. Throughout the trek you will have an excellent view of Annapurna peaks.
Accommodation is in tented camps while on trek.

DAY 1 - Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu. A representative from Exotic Journeys will meet and transfer you to hotel. Accommodation will be available for occupancy by 12 noon

Balance of the day at leisure.

Overnight: The Everest Hotel or Royal Singi Hotel or similar.

DAY 2 - Kathmandu

City tour visiting Pashupatinath - One of the holiest Hindu shrines situated on the banks of the Holy Bagmati River. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga, (or phallic symbol) of Lord Shiva. This is also a cremation site for Hindus, where the dead bodies are burned with ritual ceremony on the banks of the holy river. Just a few minutes drive from Pashupatinath is Boudhanath which is one of the biggest stupas in the world. With its four pair of eyes in four cardinal directions, it keeps watch for righteous behaviour and human property.

In the afternoon we drive to Swayambhunath. Regarded as more than 2000 years old this stupa is situated at 77m/253ft above the level of the valley and thus has magnificent birdseye view of Kathmandu Valley. From Swayambhunath we drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square. With more than 50 temples and shrines within a few blocks, the square contains one of the most concentrated groupings of historical structures in the valley. This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu.

Overnight at :
The Everest Hotel or Royal Singi Hotel or similar (B).

DAY 3 - Trekking

Fly to Pokhra. Trek for four hours.

Overnight :
Tented Camp / Guest House (B, L, D).

DAY 4 - Trekking

Trek along the Ghalel ridge for five hours.

Overnight :
Tented Camp / Guest House (B, L, D).

DAY 5 - Trekking

Trek to Dhampus for five hours.

Overnight :
Tented Camp / Guest House (B, L, D).

DAY 6 - Pokhra

Trek back to Pokhra.

Overnight :
Hotel Fish Tail or similar (B, L, D).

DAY 7 - Kathmandu

Fly to Kathmandu. Day at leisure.

Overnight :
The Everest Hotel or Royal Singi Hotel or similar (B)

DAY 8 - Kathmandu

Checkout from the hotel by noon.
Transfer to airport.
Depart on your onward journey.

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Itineraries are designed with current flight schedules and remain subject to adjustment / change.

Notes and Packing list:

  1. Trip Insurance : Mandatory.
  2. 4 Passport size photographs for obtaining Permit.
  3. Recommended Injection/ shots:
    1. Cholera
    2. Typhoid - paratyphoid
    3. Tetanus
    4. Polio (oral)
    5. Typhus
    6. Hepatitis
    7. Meningitis
    8. Malaria
  4. Clothing and equipment:
    1. Sleeping bag - either down or fiber filled. Also available on rental in Kathmandu – US $ 15 per week) or you can bring your own
    2. Rucksack or backpack - day pack (waterproof)
    3. Duffel bag or stuff-bag (water proof)- without frame made of nylon or canvas
    4. Sunglass or dark goggles would be better.
    5. Sun hat with brim and woolen hat
    6. Water bottle (1 liter) with good cap
    7. Down jacket, wool shirt and heavy sweater in autumn and early spring
      trek.
    8. Socks-woolen or pile and cotton (3 pair each)
    9. Gloves or mittens - woolen
    10. Shorts and trousers or skirts. Long Skirts are better for women.
    11. Shirts - cotton long and short sleeved
    12. Shirts - woolen long sleeved
    13. Walking shoe - trek boot are useful in all condition. Running shoes are sufficient in short trek and hike.
    14. Sleeper or sandals - to use at campsite.
    15. Flash light
    16. Pocket knife (if you are travelling in airplane, put it inside your check in baggage)
  5. Medical Supply
    . Sun Lotion
    . Chapstick
    . Foot Powder
    . Bandage and tapes
    . Moleskin or blister tape
    . Lomotil or medicine for Diarrhea
    . Decongestant medicine
    . Aspirin
    . Antiseptic cream
    . Cough syrup
    . Water purification tablet

Call for assistance.

Departure Dates - 2018
January 5 12 19 26
February 2 9 16 23 30
March 2 9 16 23 30
April 6 13 20 27
September 7 14 21 28
October 5 12 19 26
November 2 9 16 23 30
December 7 14 21 28
EJIG - 33 - Trekking - 8 Days
Prices : Guest Houses Per Person
Double Occupancy $ 1095.00
Airfare : Kathmandu - Pokhra - Kathmandu $ 250.00
Single Room Supp. $ 280.00
Add : If Tented camp accommodation is preferred. $ 390.00
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Airport Security fee, fuel surcharges and taxes not included.

Land Prices are guaranteed at the time of booking. Airfares are guaranteed only when ticketed.

International airfares are from Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Newark. Airfares from other cities are available upon request.

Competitive airfares are available on other airlines upon request.

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