Merry Christmas and Happy New year from Nepal. You will spend your Christmas and New Year holiday in Nepal with most memorable time. Spend day and night at Pokhara during Christmas; be at panoramic Mountain View point Poonhill to explore stunning mountain views with first ray of sunrise in the day of New Year. Hiking around mountain village and spend some quality time with local peoples.
Nepal Highland Treks recommend perfect tour package in Nepal during Christmas and New Year. Nepal is one of the most festive places to celebrate Christmas and New Year holiday. Month of December and January is also a perfect time to have short hiking tour near the Himalaya and explore UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu, Natural city Pokhara. Celebrate your Christmas at Natural city Pokhara and New Year at Himalaya. Touristic hub Lake side in Pokhara celebrates 3 days new year with streets festival is also option to be there during the time.
Special designed festival tour offering Natural and cultural site hiking near Pokhara. Be at 3,200 miters altitude to discover panoramic Himalayan peak with beautiful sunrise over mountain at day of New Year. Stay at Nepalese ethnical houses as home stay in Lwang village and back to Pokhara. Be at UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Itinerary can be combining with some other adventure activities in Pokhara. Paragliding, Bungee jumping, swing, ultra flight or hiking around natural city Pokhara are the options. One hour flight over mountain to explore Mount Everest and hundreds of other Himalayan peak from Kathmandu is another option.
Day 01:Arrive in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel 1350m
Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Explore UNESCO heritage sites. Sightseeing in Bhaktapur, Bauddhanath and Pashupatinath. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03:Fly or drive to Pokhara. celebrate Christmas Eve and overnight at Hotel 915 miters
Day 04:Drive to Lwang Village (2 Hours from Pokhara). Explore around and overnight at home stay 1,550 miters
Day 05:Trek to Landruk (6/7 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 1,620 miters
Day 06:Trek to Ghandruk (6 Hours) overnight at local tea house 1,950 miters
Day 07:Trek to Tadapani (5 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 2,500 miters
Day 08:Trek to Ghorepani (6 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 2,860 miters
Day 09:Hike to Poonhill (1 Hour) at early in the morning and trekking down to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at local tea house 1,480 miteres
Day 10:Trek back to Nayapool (4 Hours) and drive back to Pokhara (1 and Half hours). Celebrate new year eve. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11:Drive or fly back to Kathmandu, free time and overnight at Hotel 1,450 miteres
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel 1350mArrive at Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu. Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up and transfer to hotel. If time permits, meet and discuss about the whole plan. walking tour at evening in Thamel. Thamel is touristic hub in Kathmandu.
Day 2Day in Kathmandu. Explore UNESCO heritage sites. Sightseeing in Bhaktapur, Bauddhanath and Pashupatinath. Overnight at Hotel After breakfast in Hotel, our guide will lead you major UNESCO heritage sights. we cover one biggest hindu temple, another biggest Buddhist temple and one oldest Durbar squire. Bhaktpur Durbar squire, biggest Buddhist stupa Bauddhanath and biggest Hindu temple Pashupatinath. come back to Hotel and overnight
Day 3Fly or drive to Pokhara. celebrate Christmas Eve and overnight at Hotel 915 miters Pokhara is 200 kilometer from Kathmandu. It normally take 7 hours in drive and 25 minutes in flight. Lake side of Pokhara is tourist hub to celebrate Christ Eve. Restaurants and hotels are decorative for Christmas and offer attractive program, package for Christmas. not only foreigners, there are Nepalese Christian, Hindu, Buddhist are celebrating this festival.
Day 4Drive to Lwang Village (2 Hours from Pokhara). Explore around and overnight at home stay 1,550 miters Stay at Pokhara up to late morning. After breakfast, drive to Lwang village which is about 2 hours drive with jeep. Lwang village is typical home stay village at the bottom of Himalayas. Hiking around the village, visit tea garden. Evening dinner in local home.
Day 5Trek to Landruk (6/7 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 1,620 miters Day of trekking inside dense forest and stunning view of Moount Fishtail, Annapurna south and Himchuli. Trekking first to Mardi Himal route and turn to Landruk village. Take break for lunch and tea in warm welcomed places. Entire day is scenic with mountain view, landscape and local typical villages.
Day 6Trek to Ghandruk (6 Hours) overnight at local tea house 1,950 miters After your breakfast in local tea house, start walking towards Madi river. The first section of trekking from Landruk village to the river is downhill and immediately uphill after crossing river bridge. after 3 hours of serious steep walk, reach at big Gurung village Ghandruk. Visit Gurung museum, walking around the village and overnight at typical at house.
Day 7Trek to Tadapani (5 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 2,500 miters The morning view with the sunrise in the mountain from Ghandruk village is just a beautiful. after breakfast, we start to trek to Tadapani. Short trekking through dense forest with the up and flat hill reach at Tadapani. Annapurna mountain range is scenic during whole day. Tadapani is the main junction for trekkers to Annapurna base camp, Ghorepani Punhill and Ghandruk.
Day 8Trek to Ghorepani (6 Hours) Overnight at local tea house 2,860 miters Trek down towards Ghorepani through Rhododendron forest with small villages on the way. Trekking path today is easy ups and down. Ghorepani is the big village in the bottom of Pun Hill (3,200 miters) we also can hike to Poonhill for sunset view if weather is clear and can see good Himalayan views.
Day 9Hike to Poonhill (1 Hour) at early in the morning and trekking down to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at local tea house 1,480 miteresEarly in the morning hike to Poon Hill. It is 3,200 miters height to see sunrise views and Panoramic mountains. Mount Fishtail, Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and other Himalayan rages are stunning from here. Among them, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri are over 8000 miters mountain. Hike back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Trek down to Tikhedhunga and overnight at tea house
Day 10Trek back to Nayapool (4 Hours) and drive back to Pokhara (1 and Half hours). Celebrate new year eve. Overnight at Hotel About 4 hours trekking back to Nayapool. It is easy trekking through small village and flat trekking trails. Catch our private car drive back to Pokhara. check in hotel and celebrate New year eve. There are lot restaurants and hotel in Lake side Pokhara offers new year eve party. celebrate and overnight at hotel in Pokhara
Day 11Drive or fly back to Kathmandu, free time and overnight at Hotel 1,450 miteres Option to take 6/7 hours driving back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Either with regular tourist bus or by private car. Another option is to fly back Kathmandu. It is only 25 minutes and flights are available from morning till late afternoon. Free time at Kathmandu
Day 12Departure we manage departure transportation to International airport. it is important to be at airport before 3 hours from your original flight time.