Cultural Tour and Trekking (13 days)
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Cultural Tour and Treks is a pilgrimage tour to Muktinath which is situated in the district of Mustang in the north central part of Nepal, at an altitude of about 3710 meters from the sea level at a distance of 110 kilometers north of Pokhara. Your journey begins with cultural and natural sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley followed by adventures and glorious mountain sightseeing at Pokhara. From Next day you will be trekking for Muktinath passing through dense forest, Himalayan vistas, small villages and experiencing typical way of life via several places like Ghorepani, Tatopani, Marpha, Kagbeni and finally at Muktinath where you will do religious activities.
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
You will be warmly welcomed by Well Nepal Treks representative at your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu and escorted you to hotel and and our representative describe the itinerary of your tour. Stay overnight at hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Day
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara
After breakfast you will drive for Pokhara or you can go via flight. After your arrival at Pokhara you will be taken to your hotel then get fresh and you will move out to explore Pokhara by boating in Phewa lake and visit several places like Brindabasini Temple and surrounding of hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pokhara sightseeing tour
Early in the morning you will hike to Sarangkot, beautiful village sitting on top of hill just 5 KM away from Lakeside of Pokhara, and from where you can view beautiful sunrise over the snowy capped mountain and it also offers panoramic view of green hills, Pokhara Valley, rural villages and several snowcapped mountains like Annappurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and surrounding peaks. You can perform paragliding here which will add more adventure in your tour. Then you will have sightseeing at David’s fall, Mahendra Cave, Phewa Lake, White Peace Pagoda etc. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Pokhara to Ghorepani (2750 M).
After having quality breakfast we head to Nayapul by private car which is one hour drive and same day trek to Ulleri. From Ulleri you start trekking further ahead with spectacular views of Mount Annapurna south (7219m) & Himchuli (6441m) and places like Banthati and Tangethati from where Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167M), highest of Annapurna Region, looks stunning. After about 6 hours walk you rest at lodge.
Day 6: Ghorepani to Poon hill and trek Tatopani (1190 M)
Early in the morning you will climb up to Poon hill to see magnificent sunrise and 180 degree panorama of Annapurna region. Then you return back to Ghorepani then pass through villages called Sikha, Ghar Khola and suspension bridges you will arrive at Tatopani, hot spring. This place is regarded as a pilgrimage site and popular among the trekkers to sooth their tired legs and muscles. Stay overnight at Tatopani,
Day 7: Tatopani to Marpha (2667 M)
fter Brekfast you headed towards Marpha passing through the deep gorge of Kali Gandaki valley, Waterfalls, khochepani we reach at Thakali village called Ghasa which is famous for different species of birds’ habitat. We will enjoy lunch at Ghasa then continue our journey. The trail steeply continues up through forests, rivers, villages-Lete, LarJung, Tukuche and some agricultural land. Stay at Marpha Village.
Day 8: Marpha to Kagbeni (2810 M)
After breakfast you will continue your journey to Kagbeni via Jomsom, headquarter of Jomsom District. Jomsom bears an airport too. Trailing through the Jomsom, Kali Gandaki valley, Panga River we reach at a village, Ekle Bhatti, located on a bank of two rivers. History says it is a salt trade route to Tibet through upper Mustang. During the way you will see some black stones at Kali Gandaki beach, Hindus believes them as face of god, “saligrams”, and worship them. Stay overnight at Kagbeni.
Day 9: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3710 M)
After Brekfast trail continues to Muktinath through villages called Khingar and Jarkot. The journey will be with a special permit check through the river bank of Kali Gandaki up stream. There are lots of mountain and beautiful natural scenes which you can capture for your beautiful collections of trek. Further walk from dessert Jarkot leads to Pilgrimage site Muktinath Temple of lord Vishnu i.e. temple of Salvation. Both Hindu and Buddhist worship Muktinath temple. This temple has 108 stoned water taps and after taking bath from all those taps, believed that people will get salvation. Overnight Stay overnight at lodge
Day 10: Muktinath to Jomsom (2700 M)
After your religious tasks at temple you will have breakfast and enjoying beautiful Dhaulagiri Mountain and Buddhist monastery we head back to Jomsom and take good lunch. We settle here for rest of the day today and engage exploring this beautiful town including Jomsom Bazaar/Market. Stay overnight at Lodge
Day 11: Jomsom to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu
After breakfast and head towards airport of Jomsoom which connects you to Pokhara directly. Enjoy the 15 minutes flight and you are at Pokhara. You will enjoy Pokhara shortly and then drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 12: Rest day
You must have got tired after such long tours so in this day you will have full rest. In order to get yourself relaxed and your body away from any physical disturbance, you can enjoy several healing therapies and massages. You can also do shopping and enjoy souvenir shops before leaving this mighty land. Tonight you will have recall what you have experienced and achieved from that trek, memories of those beautiful natures, kind peoples and their lifestyle, different cultures and many more will just put smile on you forever. Tonight, you will have great Nepali dinner with your crew and teammates with great Nepali music’s. Enjoy free Dinner and hotel services tonight.
Day 13: Farewell
Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle
Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara standard hotels with breakfast.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu with tour guide.
Entrance fee of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu, National park fees on Treks
Accommodation on Lodge/Guest House while on treks.
Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking including Tea/coffee.
Experienced government license holder trek guide and porter to carry your luggage.
Insurance of our field staff.
Permits and Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
Pokhara- Jomsom -Pokhara flight ticket including 15kg Baggage’s
TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
All additional government tax & Permit.
Nepal entry visa fee
International / any air fare.
Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, Political Disturbances etc.