New Year Holiday 2021 - All Inclusive Trek

We have designed the New Year Holiday Trek 2021 in the bewitching land of Himalayas making way up to 3210m (Poon Hill). The trek is a unique soft adventure in Annapurna region, which is quite suitable for short vacationers, and beginners in trekking/hiking.

The trekking trail winds through mix-valleys, dense forests of rhododendron and pine trees and icy waterfalls. At the climax of this trek, trekkers will climb on Poon Hill in the early morning to enjoy spectacular mountain views and sun-rise over the high Himalayas. In and around every corner is an exciting glance of the high mountains when one reaches the highest point (POON HILL 3210m) of the trip. The serene and picturesque hill top (POON HILL) is closely surrounded by snowcapped Himalayan peaks overlooking the rolling green hills, panoramic landscape and valleys. Poon Hill offers awesome panorama of Himalayas: Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7,939m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7,219), Machhapuchhre (literally Fishtail 6,993m), Mt. Dhaulagiri  8167m, Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Himchuli (6,441m), Mardi Himal (5,588m), Lamjung Himal (6,932m) and so on. 

You just rejuvenate yourselves, we make your New Year Holiday 2021 an ever memorable and glorious one! 

Travel Route: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Naudanda - Nayapul - Birethanti - Hile - Tikhedhunga - Ulleri - Banthanti - Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Banthanti - Tadapani - Ghandruk - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Highlights of the Package

  • A trek in the foot hill of Himalayas up to 3210m
  • Guided tours in the UNESCO's heritage sites and local villages of different ethnic groups
  • Magnificent views of Himalayan peaks including Sisapangma 8013m in Tibet from Dhulikhel
  • Close view of sunrise over the high Himalayas
  • Walk through Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Boating in a Pristine Alpine Lake (Phewa Tal)
  • Opportunity to intermingle with Nepalese Culture and Lifestyle
  • Experiences of New Year Celebration in the land of Himalayas

An outline of itinerary

[23 December 2020] Arrival in Nepal. We warmly welcome our guests at the exit terminal gate of Kathmandu Airport and escort you to Dhulikhel 30 kilometers away from Kathmandu, check-in at "Dhulikhel Lodge Resort" situated atop a hill providing incredible views of panoramic landscape and a long range of Himalayas.

[24 December 2020] Drive back to Kathmandu. En route to Kathmandu, we arrange guided tours of UNESCO's heritage sites; Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bouddhanath (the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal) and Pashupatinath (the holiest temple of Hindus), check-in at pre-booked hotel located in down-town, Thamel (Samsara Resort Hotel). 

[25 December 2020] Kathmandu-Pokhara flight in the morning. The flight is really scenic and stunning one. As soon as you arrive in Pokhara, we escort you to a 4-Star hotel (Hotel Barahi) located in Lakeside. We then take you to World Peace Pagoda that is built for the peace in the world. Boating in Phewa Lake. We serve you with Lunch and dinner in a restauranct nearby hotel on appropriate time. 

[26 December 2020] Pokhara-Hile (Trek Start Point) drive, and commence trek to Banthanti, overnight stay in a lodge. 

[27 December 2020] Leaving behind the Banthanti, we commence the day's trek to Ghorepani at 2800m. We will have lunch, dinner and accommodation in a local lodge, "Hotel Hilltop". The lodge offers amazing views of Himalayas and lush forest of different types of trees. 

[28 December 2020] Climb on Poon Hill 3210m for the best views of the Himalayan range of Annapurna region and sunrise over the high Himalayas. Return to the lodge for breakfast and resume trek to another Banthanti passing through jungle, mountain ridge and high passes. We spend the night in a lodge. 

[29 December 2020] Resume trek soon after breakfast to the village of Ghandruk 1950m, overnight stay in a lodge

[30 December 2020] Trek to Kimche and drive to Pokhara in our standby vehicle, check-in at Hote Barahi

[31 December 2020] Pokhara - New Year Eve Celebration

[01 January 2021] Pokhara-Kathmandu flight in the morning, check-in at our hotel, visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Local Market. 

[02 January 2021] Depart Nepal for home country

TRIP COST
This is a "Fully Catered (all-inclusive) New Year Holiday Package" except alcoholic drinks. We sincerely request you to check the list of service included in the price and excluded from the price before booking the package. 

SERVICE INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE   

  1. Well experienced and authorized English Speaking Tour Guide for guided tour in Kathmandu as per suggested itinerary
  2. Well trained, experienced and certified Trekking Guide for trekking as per suggested itinerary 
  3. Ground Transport as per itinerary 
  4. Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu flights including airport service charge (US $ 123*2 ways = $ 246 Per Person)
  5. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner including tea/coffee for entire trip 
  6. Trekking Permits (US $ 10 Per Person)
  7. Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permits (US $ 20 Per Person)
  8. Entrance Permit of: Bhaktapur (US $ 15 Per Person), Pashupatinath (US $ 10 Per Person) and Bouddhanath (US $ 4 Per Person) 
  9. Porters to carry your luggage and other supplies during trek
  10. Boating Fee in Phewa Lake
  11. A 3* Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu for 2 nights and Dhulikhel for 1 night and a 4* Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara for 3 nights - twin/double bedded rooms
  12. Accommodation in Lodges during Trek - twin/double bedded rooms

PRICE
The price detailed below covers all services mentioned above. If the package doesn’t suit you, please feel free to contact us for the amendment of package as per your needs at rajesh.himalayas@gmail.com OR asira.khanal@gmail.com so that we can redesign the program based on your available time, interest and budget. 

After 15 paying clients, a Tour Leader gets 100 per cent complimentary of our service except government’s levy US $ 70.

A group of 15 Pax  :   US $ 1175 Per Person 
A group of 14 Pax  :   US $ 1190 Per Person
A group of 13 Pax  :   US $ 1200 Per Person
A group of 12 Pax  :   US $ 1215 Per Person
A group of 11 Pax  :   US $ 1225 Per Person
A group of 10 Pax  :   US $ 1240 Per Person
A group of 9 Pax    :   US $ 1255 Per Person
A group of 8 Pax    :   US $ 1270 Per Person
A group of 7 Pax    :   US $ 1285 Per Person
A group of 6 Pax    :   US $ 1310 Per Person
A group of 5 Pax    :   US $ 1360 Per Person
A group of 4 Pax    :   US $ 1410 Per Person
A group of 3 Pax    :   US $ 1480 Per Person
A group of 2 Pax    :   US $ 1600 Per Person

SERVICE EXCLUDED FROM THE PACKAGE: Under-mentioned services are excluded from the package. We can provide these service on request. 

  1. Travel / Trekking Equipment and Gears of personal use
  2. Insurance for holidaymakers (travellers)
  3. Alcoholic Drinks
  4. International Flights
  5. All other things not mentioned in the list of included service


ITINERARY with short DESCRIPTION

[23 December 2020] Arrival in Nepal, drive to Dhulikhel 
The flight to Nepal is highly pleasing for every holidaymaker. Travelers can capture breathtaking views of Himalayas and panoramic landscape in their camera through the windows of their aircraft arriving in Nepal.

As soon as you complete immigration formality; we welcome you at the exit gate of Kathmandu airport and escort you to Dhulikhel, a tranquil valley to the east of Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Dhulikhel, you will check-in into a royal hotel (Dhulikhel Lodge Resort) situated atop a hill having a widespread garden of several types of flowers. The hotel owns lush forest different types of plants and trees those offer perfect accommodation for various species of birds and butterfly. From your room you can see amazing views of Himalayan peaks; Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, Gaurishanker, Sisapangma (8013 situated in Tibet, China), and panoramic valley, and picturesque villages. One will take pleasure by strolling in the garden and jungle of the Resort. Depending on arrival time, you can enjoy buffet meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

[24 December 2020] Drive back to Kathmandu. En route to Kathmandu, we arrange guided tours of UNESCO's heritage sites; Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bouddhanath (the largest Buddhist Pagoda in Nepal) and Pashupatinath (the holiest temple of Hindus) for you.   

Bhaktapur was an independent Malla Kingdom until 243 years back. The tour of Bhaktapur awards you an impressive Nepalese architecture and provides a deep knowledge of Nepal's history, religion, tradition and culture. The tour comprises the sites of Malla ruler's Durbar, Lion Gate, Fifty-five windowed Palace, Golden Gate, Nyatapola, temple of Dattatreya, Local Village, Ceramic Industry and other historical monuments and shrines.

As soon as the excursion complete of Bhaktapur, you will head for Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Soon after completion the tour of Pashupatinath, we drive to a pre-booked 3* hotel situated in downtown, Thamel (the main tourist town).

Today, We serve you hot lunch in a rooftop restaurant of Bouddhanath and dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural show.

[25 December 2020] We arrange flight to Pokhara in the morning. The flight is really scenic and stunning one. Pokhara is a panoramic valley surrounded by breathtaking Himalayan Peaks. Some 35 minutes of flight offers you amazing views of Himalayas, Alpine Rivers, Pristine Lakes, Panoramic Landscape and beautiful villages. As soon as you arrive in Pokhara, we escort you to a 4* hotel (Hotel Barahi) located in Lakeside. After refreshment in the hotel, we take you to World Peace Stupa in a vehicle. The stupa is built for the peace of the world and is one of the best view-points in this valley. After the visit of Stupa, we descend to Phewa Lake on foot through a forest of various types of trees and cross the lake in wooden paddle boat to Lakeside for Lunch. We visit local market and return to hotel to take shower and rest. In the evening we serve you with dinner in a restaurant nearby the hotel. 

[26 December 2020] Soon after breakfast, we drive to Hile and start a gentle walk of 30 minutes to Tikhedhunga for lunch. After having hot lunch in a local restaurant, we resume the day's trek. From Tikhe Dhunga, the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge and then ascends steep "stone-staircase" up to the village of Ulleri at 2080 meter. Beyond the village, the trail climbs gently. After a short ascent, you will reach at the day's stop; Banthanti. We spend a night in a lodge. 

[27 December 2020] Leaving behind the Banthanti, we commence gentle trek for Ghorepani at 2800m. We will have lunch, dinner and spend the night in "Hotel Hilltop") that is located in quite suitable place for next day's activiities. From Ghorepani, you can see the spectacular views of Himalayan Peaks; Dhaulagiri (s), Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna-1, Hiunchuli and so on. 

[28 December 2020] Climb Poon Hill 3210m, trek to another Banthanti village (not the previously visited): An early start is essential for a close view of sun-rise over the high Himalayas. A normal hike of 1 hour brings you on the top of Poon Hill 3210 that offers brilliant views of sunrise and Himalayan range. After spending about an hour there, you will return to the lodge for breakfast. Soon after breakfast, you will head for the day's stop, the village of another Banthanti through lush forest and high passes. The trail from Ghorepani at first descneds for 15 minutes. In a while the trail ascends through pine and rhododendron forests. You will then walk on high-pass-trail for 2 hour and the trail desncends to another Banthati.  

[29 December 2020] Trek from Banthanti to Ghandruk 1950m via Tadapani 2520m: Tadapani has cluster of lodges and is a stop point for those travellers intending to go to Annapurna Base Camp. We leave behind the Tadapani and descend to Bhainse. The trail passes through dense forest of various types trees including rhododendron and pine trees. Ghandrung (Ghandruk) is the dwelling of Gurung family renowned as brave warrior during world war and ever smiling people. In Ghandrung, you will visit Annapurna Conservation Office and museum. You spend a night there in Ghandruk. 

[30 December 2020] Trek to Syauli Bazaar and drive to Pokhara in our standby Jeep or Bus, check-in at Hotel Barahi 4*. Have rest. 

[31 December 2020] Pokhara - New Year Celebration: Pokhara is well developed tourist town nestled in a tranquil valley surrounded by Himalayas. Besides rich natural phenomena it has almost of modern facilities including internet service, shopping centers, dance restaurants/bars, and hotels. Meantime, we arrange necessary things to celebrate New Year in the evening either in the hotel or in a restaurant of Lakeside.

[01 January 2021] Pokhara-Kathmandu flight: After breakfast you will drive for airport to take a flight to Kathmandu. The day allows you to buy souvenirs in local market of Kathmandu.

[02 January 2021] Depart Nepal for home country