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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 9 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Local leader
  • Minimum Group Size: 2 people
  • Cost: 2020 - £1,225 (US$1,595 or €1,395) 2021 - £1,225 (US$1,595 or €1,395)
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What does this include

Price includes:

  • All transfers including airport collections
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle.
  • Twin share room at Hotel Tibet or Hotel Ambassador in Kathmandu, Club Himalaya in Nagarkot, Dhulikhel Lodge Resort in Dhulikhel, Namo Buddha Resort near Namo Buddha monastery, Baltali Resort in Baltali and Hotel Planet Bhaktapur in Bhaktapur
  • Breakfast only at hotels in Kathmandu, all meals included for other places on itinerary.
  • All trekking arrangements including permits, entrance fees and Sherpa guide.
  • Four wheel drive vehicle throughout trek (for bagagge and support)
  • Complimentary Kathmandu Valley trekking map
  • 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 and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu
  • Travel & trekking insurance
  • Nepal visa for 15 days
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
Trip Grade Moderate

Trip Grade Moderate

Suitability: a good choice for most hill walkers, reasonable level of fitness required.

1) Walking times: average 5 to 7 hours walking per day for up to 14 days usually with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,000m.

3) Terrain: for most of time following well-travelled trails, there will be daily ascent and descent.

4) Remoteness: usually not too remote and often there is a reasonable level of infrastructure such as lodge accommodation and cell/ mobile phone reception.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Kathmandu 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3Drive to Changu Narayan (1,500m), walk to Nagarkot (2,040m) 
  • Day 4Walk to Dhulikhel (1,600m) 
  • Day 5Walk to Namo Buddha (1,800m) 
  • Day 6Walk to Baltali village (1,730m) 
  • Day 7Walk to Khopasi Village, drive to Bhaktapur via Panauti 
  • Day 8Drive to Kathmandu, afternoon at leisure 
  • Day 9Fly back home 
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