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On this exclusive trek, we combine the Annapurna Trek with a wildlife safari at Chitwan National Park. This adventure is a fine contrast between trekking the remote foothills of the Annapurna’s and a safari in the vicinity of Chitwan National Park.

After arriving in Kathmandu, you will have time for a break before a briefing with your guides.  Enjoy some sightseeing in Kathmandu before we make our way to Pokhara, set on the beautiful Phew Tal (Lake).  Pokhara is Nepal’s second largest town. 

The trek you are undertaking encompasses all the highlights you would expect from a trek in the Annapurna range. Beginning in the foothills we trek through delightful villages and rural landscapes where we take in the local way of life. We are rewarded with the stunning panorama of the Annapurnas.  From here we depart the main trail to complete a more remote traverse above the Annapurna Circuit, all the while accompanied by stunning mountain views as we make our way to Nayapul.

With two nights in Pokhara, there’s some leisure time to enjoy the culture that Nepal has to offer.  We then head south to Nepal’s Terai region.  A visit to Chitwan reveals an unexpected side to Nepal yet an attractive proposition for nature lovers. Located on the fringe of the Indian plains, the park boasts diverse forest and grasslands. Days are spent venturing into the wilderness on foot, by jeep or dug‑out canoe to view one‑horned black rhinoceros and bengal tigers, sloth bear, leopard, jungle cats, wild boar, otter, Langur, rhesus and the macaque monkey.

We return to Kathmandu where we explore Nepal’s exciting capital before the conclusion of our tour.

We hope you can join us in Nepal!

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PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Ages:
    35 - 55
  • Duration:
    13 Days
  • Status:
    Bookings open
  • Region:
    Asia
  • Destinations:
    Nepal
  • Travel Style:
    Active,Walking
  • Accomodation:
    Camping,Permanent tented camp sites,Hotel
  • Prices:
    From $3899 per person, own room
  • Transport:
    Air,4WD vehicle
  • Pace:
    4
  • Group Size:
    Maximum of 16 travellers
  • Trip Code:
    nepal18-10
  • Terms:
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REVIEWS

Truly a life changing experience. It is a meaningful holiday that puts life in perspective and leaves you with a sense of achievement. 

Mike, 31 years, Central Queensland

Travelling Nepal was amazing. The tour guides, the porters the support team in Australia all worked together to ,make sure we had an amazing time ...and we did. Words just don't capture how special the holiday was. 

Marina, 38 years, South Australia
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INCLUSIONS

  • 2 nights, lodge accommodation,Chitwan National Park
  • 7 nights fully serviced wilderness campsites while trekking
  • 12 breakfasts
  • 8 lunches
  • 8 dinners including all meals on trek valued at US$405
  • Transport to/from Kathmandu/Chitwan/Pokhara
  • Flight Kathmandu/Pokhara valued at US$120
  • All airport transfers*
  • Expert bilingual guide
  • Group medical kit
  • The use of a trek pack including sleeping bag, down or fibre filled jacket and insulated mat, valued at USD $500
  • Souvenir kit bag
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • All park entrance fees and trekking permits and site entry fees
  • Porters to carry all personal and group equipment
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Chitwan jeep safari
  • Late hotel check out on day 13
  • Insurance, protective clothing, food and shelter for porters
  • Activities as per safari schedule with necessary equipment

* Airport transfers included when you book the group nominated flight with us as part of your package. If you make your own flight arrangements, travel on a non-group flight or deviate from the group travel dates, transfer service fee applies.

Itinerary

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Wildlife viewing and nature walks at Chitwan National Park
  • Stunning views of the Annapurna Range
  • Fully supported camping based trek including 3 hearty meals per day prepared by our cooks
  • Local Hindu culture
  • Himalayan Mountain flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu; Pashupatinath (a major Hindu shrine) and the giant Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath
  • Travelling with like-minded solo travellers
AT A GLANCE
  • DAY 1 JOIN KATHMANDU (1330M).
  • DAY 2 HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR. REST OF DAY AT LEISURE.
  • DAY 3 FLY TO POKHARA, COMMENCE TREK TO DHAMPUS (1990M) ‑ WALK APPROX. 3 HRS
  • DAY 4 TO LANDRUK (1600M). WALK APPROX 5 HOURS
  • DAY 5 TREK TO CHOMRUNG (2020M) 6‑7 HOURS
  • DAY 6 TO TADAPANI (2650M). WALK APPROX. 6 HOURS
  • DAY 7 TO GHANDRUK (1990M). WALK APPROX. 6 HRS
  • DAY 8 TREK TO NAYAPUL AND DRIVE POKHARA, WALK APPROX. 2 HOURS, DRIVE 2 HOURS
  • DAY 9 IN POKHARA
  • DAY 10 DRIVE POKHARA TO CHITWAN APPROXIMATELY 4 HRS DRIVE
  • DAY 11 IN CHITWAN
  • DAY 12 DRIVE TO KATHMANDU APPROXIMATELY 5 HRS DRIVE
  • DAY 13  TRIP CONCLUDES KATHMANDU

DAY 1  - SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER 2018
Join Kathmandu (1330m)

Depart Australia on the group flight with Cathay Pacific, arriving Kathmandu, Nepal near the end of the evening. On arrival you will be met by a representative of World Expeditions and transferred to the Radisson hotel to rest for the evening.

Meals: Nil

DAY 2 – MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018
In Kathmandu

This morning a sightseeing tour takes in the key attractions in and around Kathmandu. We will visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath, returning to the hotel by 2pm. In the afternoon you may have time to explore Swayambhunath, Durbar Square, Patan or Bhaktapur, and the lesser-known towns that dot the valley on foot, by bicycle or trishaw. The area has an amazing range of fascinating highlights, whatever your interest. Excellent bookshops, extensive markets, and novelty and handicraft shops contrast with fantastic centres of cultural and spiritual significance - Kathmandu has more World Heritage sites than any other city in the world.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3 –  TUESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2018
Fly to Pokhara, commence trek to Dhampus (1990)m
Walk approximately 3 hours

This morning we take a flight west to Pokhara, Nepal’s second largest town (820m). In good weather we are greeted with sights of the entire Annapurna Range. From here we drive for an hour to a pass between two river valleys to the village of Khare, where we commence our trek. There is no need to rush as this is a short day with plenty of time to reach our overnight stop. The trail ascends for the first hour, following a ridge through fields of bamboo clusters to magnificent rhododendron forest. Villagers greet us with “Namaste”, the traditional Nepalese greeting, as we pass their homes and continue to the ridge top where at the crest the scale of the mountains astounds us. Machapuchare (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Annapurna South (7219m) can be seen from our immediate viewpoint.

NOTE: Maximum of 15kg (33lbs) for checked luggage and maximum of 5kg for hand luggage between Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 –  WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2018
To Landruk (1600m)
Walk approximately 5 hours

The views from our campsite are excellent, and morning generally offers the best opportunity to view the huge peaks. As we walk, the peaks of the Annapurnas will be visible through the scattered rhododendron forest, offering a sample of the trek to come. After our longer uphill morning session, this afternoon will be a more gradual. We descend towards the Mardi Khola, trekking through dense forest of rhododendron, oak and birch until we reach the terraced fields of Landruk. We have time to explore the village and visit the nearby waterfall before spending the night at our private eco camp site.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5 –  THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER 2018
Trek to Chomrung (2020m)
Walk 6-7 hours

High on the opposite side of the river, you can explore the village of Ghandruk. From this point, the trial descends along terraced slopes & forest down to the river. After crossing the river at New Bridge, the trail ascends steeply 500m to join with the trail from Ghandruk. From here it is a short walk to Chomrong (1960m). Chomrong is a village which offers spectacular views of Annapurna South & Machapuchare.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 6 – FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER 2018
to Tadapani (2650m)
Walk approximately 6 hours

Our trail meanders downhill through fields and into forest of rhododendron, magnolia and lichen covered fig. We pass by waterfalls that cascade down narrow gullies that provide the perfect home for many small ferns and delicate plants such as exotic orchids bursting with colour.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 –SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER 2018
To Ghandrukruk (1990m)
Walk approximately 6 hours

It is a wonderful traverse through the forest and a fine contrast from the previous stages on the trek. We gain views of Annapurna South from Bhaisi Kharka before heading through a series of clearings that define the trail to the substantial Gurung settlement of Ghandruk (1990 meters). We visit the local Gurung museum in the heart of the village and then overnight at our private eco campsite.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 8 – SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER 2018
Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara
Walk approximately 2 hours

Today we take a short trek to Nayapul before being transported back to Pokhara for an overnight stay. Remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the Pokhara city. It is important to us that this trek follows few of the commercial tea-house trails. Accordingly the route and campsites may be varied at the discretion of the group leader. Note that the walking hours include rest stops, are a guide only and can vary due to trail or weather conditions. On arrival into Pokhara transfer to your hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9 – MONDAY 15 OCTOBER 2018
Pokhara

Today is at your leisure in Pokhara.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10 – TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2018
Pokhara to Chitwan

This morning we transfer to Chitwan by road. On arrival we are briefed on the planned activities during our stay. Late afternoon and early morning are the best times to sight wildlife, so other times tend to be for less energetic activities. We will have lunch at our lodge and commence our activity program. Our accommodation is at the Chitwan Adventure Lodge outside the park, generally in 2-bed huts with a private bathroom. Solar heated hot water is available in the afternoons.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 – WEDNESDAY 17 OCTOBER 2018
Chitwan

A full day’s activities are available including jungle walks, canoe rides, bird-watching and jeep safari, as well as lectures on other fauna. Our concession area is the territory of many species of wildlife including 3 tigers, 5 leopards, 7 rhino, and many deer, boar, bear, peacocks, an extraordinary number of bird species and is occasionally visited by wild elephants.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12– THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER 2018
Chitwan to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we transfer by road back to Kathmandu.  The journey will take approximately 5 hours.  On arrival in Kathmandu, you have the evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13 – FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER 2018
Depart Kathmandu

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

POST TOUR – FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER 2018
Return to Australia

Travellers on the group airfare return home today.

 

Itineraries are subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. IF there is any itinerary change prior to departure of significance we aim to inform you prior to travel.  Itinerary changes while on tour will be informed by your tour leader/guide while on tour.

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ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS

Destination

Hotel Name

Nights of Stay

Kathmandu

Radisson Hotel – arrival

1

Chitwan National Park

Centre Park Resort

2

Pokhara

Da Yatra Hotel

2

On Trek

Private Eco Campsites

7

Kathmandu

Radisson Hotel – departure

1

Hotels are subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. Should this occur, a hotel of a similar standard will be provided.

HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS

RADISSON HOTEL, KATHMANDU
In Kathmandu we stay at the comfortable, well located Radisson Hotel. The Radisson Hotel is situated in Lazimpat, a quiet and central area of Kathmandu. Only a short 12 minute walk to the main tourist district of Thamel. The hotel has a World Expeditions tour desk in the foyer, free WIFI, a pool and bar, restaurants, room service, currency exchange and free luggage storage whilst you are on trip.

A hearty buffet breakfast is included with every night stay in the Radisson. The Tranquility Spa, within the Radisson offers massage, reflexology, steam room and sauna, plus many beauty treatments for your enjoyment ‑ as a World Expeditions client you will receive a 30% discount off the retail prices on any treatment at the Spa. You can book these services through the Radisson while you are in Nepal.

CENTRE PARK RESORT, CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
Symbolized like a beauteous splendorous fine artwork of nature, Center Park Resort presents itself as an elegant Resort in Chitwan. Located in the lap of green landscapes of the Terai and blessed with dense tropical forest of Chitwan National Park, it gives heavenly pleasure to its guests as well as its visitors.

Dedicated to serving its guests with deluxe and suite rooms make its one of the most luxurious and breathtaking resorts. Serving with prominent and pleasant amenities, the resort provides the real feel "taste of JUNGLE".

DA YATRA HOTEL, POKHARA
A “Neoclassical Luxury Hotel” in the helm of the tourist hub of Pokhara .69 Kms from lake Fewa. The hotel offers an assortment of 46 rooms with satori evoking views of the Himalayas and lake from lake-view rooms and the terrace. Enjoy gourmet food prepared by our chef and kitchen team served by amicable wait-staff.

PRIVATE PERMANENT CAMPSITES, ANNAPURNA REGION
The Annapurna region is an extremely popular area for trekking in the Himalaya, leading to many pressures on the local environment and people. Over time, villages in the area have grown with many lodges and restaurants opening. World Expeditions have observed many companies change over from camping to lodge/ tea house trekking with these developments. These accommodations are reliant on wood from the region for heating, cooking and to generate warm showers. Some have solar technologies which are crude and not consistently functional as they rely on fine weather conditions. World Expeditions has always argued that lodge/tea house trekking is therefore a drain on a natural resource which is becoming increasingly scarce. World Expeditions have a choice to avoid consciously contributing to this problem which is now termed as a deforestation crisis.

The private permanent campsites provide innumerable benefits.

• Firstly, we are able to continue our philosophy of offering camping treks which is the most sustainable type of trekking, whilst offering a greater level of comfort as a result of the construction of a permanent dining room structure which will replace the traditional mess tent.
• Meals will be taken in the dining rooms, and at the end of the trekking day, you may relax with cushioned seating and a pot belly stove that is fueled by yak dung and not wood, to warm the room.
• There are no smoke emissions in the room as the chimney carries it outside.
• An ablution block comprising of several toilets with composting western sit toilets and hand basins are also installed in the camps.
• The World Expedition camps create an atmosphere of privacy and exclusivity and come with fine views of the mountains; a place where our travellers and staff come together, and where camaraderie and friendships are formed. This is known to be a highlight of the World Expedition camping treks and consistently receive feedback that overwhelmingly supports this.
• Finally, World Expedition camping treks employ many local people ‑ a workforce of up to 25% more than a lodge trek provides.

 

Hotel descriptions are taken from the hotel website and edited to suit our page.

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PRICES

Prices per person OWN ROOM/TENT
Tour Only  $3899 
Pre and/or Post Tour Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu
including breakfast
 $210 
Airport Transfers on arrival and departure, Kathmandu

 Included with package when you book your flights with us.
OR $25 each way if you make your own flight arrangements 

SHARE & SAVE
If you are happy to share with a roommate of the same gender, save $850 on package prices above that include your own room (not sharing).

OTHER PRICE INFORMATION:

* International airfare ex Australia is valid from: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth. Once the ticket is issued penalties are incurred for changes, and in some cases airfares may be non-refundable. A reservation with cancellation terms is sent to you, prior to ticketing for your review, and acceptance.

Day/Date Variations:
Due to airline flight schedules and availability, day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure. If additional nights of stay are required, the cost of the additional nights of stay applies.

Taxes & Fuel Costs:
The tour and airfare package includes air taxes to the value of $xxx per person for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and $xxx for Perth. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies are shown as a guide only. At the time final monies are due the amount for the airline tax & fuel surcharge will be updated if there has been any change.

Upgrading Economy Fare to Business Class Fare with Points
The airfare included in a package, or otherwise purchased separately may not allow the use of flyer points to upgrade. However, there is the option of paying a surcharge where we would book the airfare which does allow you to upgrade. The surcharge can be quoted at time of requesting quote and is subject to availability.

Not included: 

  • Airfares
  • Airport Transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage
  • Visa fees
  • Any tips or porterage at airports, hotels, drivers & local staff
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry & medical expenses
  • Incidental expenses such as taxi fares, telecommunications
ROOMMATE MATCH 

Share and save with our roommate match option.

On your request and subject to availability, we will match you with another group member (same gender) so that you can share a room and take advantage of the twin share price.

Reduced Single Supplement:
If we are not able to offer you a roommate match, a 'reduced single supplement' price will be offered. This represents a $150 saving on the standard single supplement price. Alternatively, you have the option decline and receive a full refund of your tour deposit.

If you are not prepared to pay for a reduced single supplement we recommend that you should not pay for the airfare until you have a guaranteed roommate match and this is advised by us in writing.

This supplement becomes due after we finalise the group and before departure.  The reduced single supplement offer only applies to bookings secured with a deposit by Thursday 5 July 2017. After this time the offer is at our discretion.

Please note: if a roommate becomes available after receiving advice of a reduced single supplement rate, your booking automatically reverts to the twin share price and any monies paid for the reduced single supplement will be refunded.

GETTING THERE

Arrive to: Kathmandu, Nepal  
Depart from: Kathmandu, Nepal

VISAS
You must hold a valid passport with a minimum of six 6 months validity from your return date to your home country.

Visitors require a visa for entry to Nepal.

Once you have deposited for the trip and usually around 70-90 days prior we send out pre departure information kits. These will have the detailed instructions provided, including the up to date prices for visas, obtained in your home country.

Please note, that if you are applying in Australia you must fill out the visa form provided and paste or staple your photographs in the top right hand corner. However, please note that THE VISA IS ONLY VALID FOR 6 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE, ie. you must enter and depart Nepal within six months of the date of issue of the visa. If you are American or Canadian you will need to obtain application forms for your visa directly from your nearest embassy/consulate.

It is possible to obtain your Nepal visa on arrival at Kathmandu Airport, however this is not ideal as it can cause long delays to your group. We are requesting that all our group members arrange their visa in advance, from home.

HOTEL CHECK IN /CHECK OUT TIMES
Consider the hotel check in time on arrival and the hotel check out time on departure.

Early Check In
If your flight arrives well in advance of the hotel check in time, then we recommend travellers consider booking an additional night at the hotel the evening prior to guarantee a morning check-in. Early check in without payment can be requested, and is at the discretion of the hotel, but cannot be guaranteed.

Late Check Out
If your flight departs after the hotel check out time we recommend that you make an enquiry with us about securing a late check out with payment.  Some hotels will require payment in full of the next night of stay while others may have a rate for a late check out such as a payment to extend check out until 6pm as an example.

Late check out can be requested but without payment cannot be guaranteed.

FLIGHT ITINERARY
A detailed flight itinerary is provided with quotes.

TRANSFERS
Airport transfers included when you book the group flight with us as part of your package. If you make your own flight arrangements, travel on a non-group flight or deviate from the group travel dates, transfer service fee applies.

DETAILS

Read on for other key trip information that you should know before you decide on joining the group.

TRIP AVAILABILITY
If this trip seems right for you then we encourage you to book early and secure your place with a deposit.  Tour space is limited. Also, many services on this tour must be booked well in advance. To ensure your place, please check trip availability at your earliest convenience. 

FELLOW TRAVELLERS 
You will enjoy this group experience with a maximum group size of 16 travellers. This tour is exclusively for single/solo travellers.

THE PACE  [4 out of 5]
To determine the grade of a particular adventure a number of factors are considered. These include the condition of the walking terrain, the altitude, the number of pass crossings and the length of the trek.

This Annapurna Trek is graded introductory for a trekking adventure. This is primarily due to the altitude and the condition of the trail which is well defined and not unduly demanding. During the trek you will be walking for up to five to six hours a day at a slow but steady pace.

You will need a reasonable level of fitness (remember there is no such thing as an easy trek) and we suggest 30 minutes of aerobic type exercise, (either cycling or jogging) three times a week for the three months leading up to your trek. Hill walking with a daypack in variable weather conditions is also recommended.

ABOUT WALKING DISTANCE
Walking in Nepal is really about the hours, not the km’s, as often the KM are not that far but the walk will involve descents and ascents that take time.  On some days you may be able to actually see where you are going but to get there you have to descend to the river and ascend a hillside or two to get there. 

Roughly the km might be 6-12 km but this is a guide only.

The best training you can do is to walk on hills and stairs. This will get you well prepared. Heading to the Blue Mountains or Kuring-gai National Park and doing some ridge to valley walks are good preparation – rough ground, steps, ascents and descents and variable conditions.

The pace is slow and steady and there is plenty of time each day to get to your next camp. We break for lunch and have plenty of stops along the way.

ABOUT THE MEALS
Special Diet Requirements
Provided we are advised in advance of your departure we are able to cater for vegetarian diets and can assist with medically recommended diets (allergies and intolerances).

Please ensure you discuss your requirements with us well in advance (at least 1 month prior to your trip) to determine whether we can cater to such dietary requirements. Please note that options are likely to be limited in very remote locations or alternatives may be more expensive or unavailable. There may be times when those with special requirements may need to provide their own food. We are unable to guarantee a peanut‑free or allergen‑free trip, and therefore, we strongly encourage that travellers with life‑threatening or severe allergies take all necessary medical precautions to prepare for the possibility of exposure. Passengers must travel with all necessary medications for food allergies and be capable of self‑administering these medications.

Meals on the Trek
While on the trek, it includes a full meal service as part of the trip price.

The cost of meals in tea houses and lodges in the main trekking areas is not cheap, the choices are often limited and a lot of the food is fried. By joining this camping treks you’ll have a full time personal cook and assistant on hand to prepare a creative menu using almost all fresh ingredients and carefully managing the food preparation and hygiene standards that would otherwise cost you $45 a day or more.

Every day is different but here is a sample of one day’s menu on the trail:

Breakfast
Tea, coffee or hot chocolate served in your tent, porridge or a grain cereal, toast with spreads, eggs (fried), omelette or boiled, baked beans and fried tomatoes, boiled water

Lunch
Lemon drink, tomato, cucumber and carrot salad, cheese and gherkins, chapatis, pizza, canned tuna & meats, fresh oranges and bananas, tea, coffee or hot chocolate, boiled water

Dinner
Creamed corn soup, steamed vegetables, steamed rice, fried chicken, goat curry, daal, spaghetti, chocolate cake, fresh apples, tea, coffee or hot chocolate, boiled water

Drinks Supplied on the Trek
You will be supplied with boiled drinking water at camp in the morning and afternoon as required, and at lunch. Staminade and the various other powder concentrates are a good additive. Connect your bottle top to your water bottle if it is not already attached to avoid it falling on the ground and becoming contaminated. Make sure that the rubber seal is in place. Soft drinks and beer are available at some places on the trail. Drinking of alcohol at high altitudes is not encouraged, due to the adverse effects this can have on your health. However if you must, please note the following. Don’t drink alcohol during the day and be aware that alcohol limits your ability to acclimatise to altitude during your ascent. If you wish to drink tea at a tea house, your exposure to harmful bacteria will be greatly reduced if you use your own cup.

GROUP LEADER/ESCORT/GUIDE & TREKKING STAFF
There are staff allocated to a desk on the ground floor of the Radisson Hotel which co-ordinate the operation in Nepal. They are responsible for ensuring that your trip runs as smoothly as possible. Should there be any matter which you wish to discuss, please contact this office and they will be happy to assist you.

Trekking staff will generally consist of your group leader, the sirdar, cook and kitchen staff, Sherpa guides and porters. This self-contained team can take you safely to the remote regions of Nepal and affords you an opportunity to spend time with the Nepalese on a daily basis. They can be a little shy at first but a smile and a joke will soon relax them and you will find them excellent company and great fun.

LUGGAGE INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS
The luggage allowance on internal flights includes hand luggage and is as follows;

  • Kathmandu/Pokhara 15kg checked luggage 5kg hand luggage

ABOUT MOBILE PHONE USE / INTERNET
You may like to purchase a prepaid sim card to take with you while travelling. Otherwise, ask your phone provider about International Roaming packages/offers for your mobile phone. 

SIM cards or international roaming packages can be good options to keep in touch with friends and family back home.  Be sure the sim card you purchase will cover all the countries you are travelling to. 

Many hotels these days offer WiFi—some for free, others for a modest fee.

WhatsApp
If you don’t already use this service, we recommend downloading this application also. It’s a mobile phone App that offers fast, simple, secure messaging and calling for free (data charges may apply – ask your phone provider).

As a general indication, for many of our tours, our guides use WhatsApp to communicate with the group.

TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Truly a life changing experience. It is a meaningful holiday that puts life in perspective and leaves you with a sense of achievement. 

Mike, 31 years, Central Queensland

Travelling Nepal was amazing. The tour guides, the porters the support team in Australia all worked together to ,make sure we had an amazing time ...and we did. Words just don't capture how special the holiday was. 

Marina, 38 years, South Australia

'Just Do It! You will love it and it's "Nothing Like Anything" meeting like minded solo travellers, making new friends and experiencing new cultures and places'

Kathy, 36 Years , WA
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