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The whole experience was a positive one which I would not hesitate to recommend to others.
Keith Jardine (UK) | Mera Peak, Nepal

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  • Bandipur
  • View from Dhulikel
  • Garden of Dreams in Kathmandu
  • Durbar square in Kathmandu
  • Old Inn in Bandipur
  • World Peace Stupa above Pokhara
  • Mountain and lake view from World Peace Stupa above Pokhara

Highlights Tour of Nepal

Our Highlights Tour of Nepal is a perfect introduction to this fascinating country while staying in a hotel every night of itinerary. You have time to explore Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhulikel, Bandipur and Namo Buddha.

There are superb mountain panorama views of the Himalayas from your hotels at Bandipur, Pokhara and Dhulikel. On a clear day you will see Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Mount Machapuchare (known as Fishtail mountain) .

Throughout this itinerary you stay at mid level hotels mainly three star (Kathmandu: Hotel Tibet; Bandipur: Old Inn; Pokhara: Hotel Landmark or Trek O’ Tel and in Dhulikel: Dhulikhel Lodge Resort).

There is no day to day trekking in this itinerary apart from the option to walk from Namo Buddha to Dhulikhel on Day 10 however there are opportunities for day walks while in Pokhara, Bandipur and Dhulikel.

You have the option to join one of our fixed date departures or to have a private tour tailored to dates that suit you.

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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Cultural Tours
  • Duration: 9 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Local leader
  • Minimum Group Size: 2 people
  • Cost: 2020 - £995 (US$1,295 or €1,135) 2021 - £995 (US$1,295 or €1,135)
    What does this include?
What does this include

Price includes:

  • Internal travel in private car or minibus with driver.
  • Private transfers including airport collections.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle.
  • Twin share rooms at all locations
  • Breakfast only at all hotels.
  • Rubberised luggage tags posted to you before departure.
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone or face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes.

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa for 15 days.
  • Lunch and evening meals all places on itinerary.
  • Tips (guidance on amounts included in our "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes).
  • Other items not listed in "What is included".
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Trip Grade Easy

Trip Grade Easy

Suitability: most people in good health.

1) Walking times: transport by private vehicle with driver to various places of interest then sightseeing on foot at each location.

2) Altitude: usually less than 3,000m.

3) Terrain: sightseeing in cities and some optional day walks on well-travelled trails.

4) Remoteness: hotel and road based tour.

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Trip Dates

  • March 13th to 21st 2020
  • October 9th to 17th 2020
  • March 12th to 20th 2021
  • October 8th to 16th 2021

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel Tibet. 
  • Day 2Kathmandu sightseeing. Overnight Hotel Tibet. 
  • Day 3Drive to Bandipur, afternoon village walk. Overnight Old Inn. 
  • Day 4Drive to Pokhara. Overnight Kailash Resort. 
  • Day 5Day in Pokhara, walk to World Peace Stupa. Overnight Kailash Resort. 
  • Day 6Fly to Kathmandu, drive to Namo Buddha. Overnight Namo Buddha Resort. 
  • Day 7Walk or drive to Dhulikhel. Overnight Dhulikhel Lodge Resort. 
  • Day 8Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel Tibet. 
  • Day 9Fly back home 
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