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11 Days Spiritual Journey to Nepal

A life-changing travel experience with the sacred places of Nepal.

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Overview

Nepal has more than 100 sacred places that are fascinating for everyone who would like to know more about the Eastern philosophies, spirituality or the inspirational teachings of Buddha. This transformational travel program combines spiritual, cultural and trekking experiences. During this unique journey you will walk through ancient temples and monasteries, learn more about the holy sages and monks with the purpose of finding inner peace and harmony. Explore the sacred places of Nepal with its wonderful monasteries and temples, as well as the mysterious jungle and Himalaya Mountains.

Schedule

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Today your spiritual travel experience starts with your arrival in Kathmandu, the vibrant capital of Nepal. At your hotel in the district of Thamel, you will have some time to freshen up and have a little briefing about the next few days of your trip. Later, you will discover the fascinating Durbar Square of Patan, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous for its unique architecture and beautiful temples.

Included

Transfer from airport to hotel

Private transportation to Patan with local guide

Typical Nepali dinner (Dal Bhat)

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Thamel

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After a delicious breakfast you will take the plane to Lumbini, which is only a 30-minutes flight away from Kathmandu. Lumbini is a very spiritual and sacred place for many pilgrims because it is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a World Heritage Site. In fact, you can visit over twenty-five Buddhist monasteries built by different countries, meditate in the peaceful environment and feel the energy of this sacred place. After exploring different monasteries with your local guide, you will have free time to discover the village by yourself.

Included

Breakfast

Airport transfer

Flight to Lumbini in the morning

Local guide & transportation

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Lumbini

Not Included

Entrance fee for Lumbini (around 5$ per person)

Lunch & dinner

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Today you will drive to Pokhara from where you will start your adventurous 4 days trekking experience through the beautiful Himalaya Mountains.You will be brought to the starting point of the famous trek to Australian Camp, located 1,900 meters above sea level. The trekking will take around 6-7 hours and is a steep climb up on a small trekking trail. You will enjoy the fascinating landscapes with its beautiful forests, lagoons and little villages. Once you reach the Australian Camp, you will relax after your long hike and enjoy a magnificent close up view of Mount Fishtail (6,997 meters), Mount Himchuli (6,441 meters), Annapurna South (7,219 meters) and many more high mountains! 

Included

Breakfast, dinner

Tourist bus to Pokhara (6-7 hours drive)

Private transportation to starting point of trek (2.5 hours drive)

Porter to carry your personal belongings during trek

Trekking with local guide

Accommodation at Tea House in Pokhara (lodge with shared bathroom)

Not Included

Bags for porters to carry your belongings

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On this day you will start your trekking adventure to Landruk very early in the morning. The path to Landruk will be mostly flat with slide uphill and downhill parts. You will enjoy a nice 1-hour walk through the forests until you reach Pothana, a place with an incredible view of the Himalaya Mountains. The trek continues and you will get the chance to admire Mount Annapurna South and Himchuli in its full glory. You will find small villages and local communities, people working on the fields where they grow corn, millet, rice and seasonal vegetables. After another 3-4 hours walk, you will stop at Tolka to have lunch. You will continue your trek with its beautiful landscape (2-3 hours walk) until you reach Landruk, a settlement with around 50 houses. During dinner you can enjoy the view of Ghandruk, which will be your destination for the next day.

Included

Full board

Trekking activity with local guide (6-7 hours trek)

Accommodation at Tea House in Landruk

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After a large breakfast in the mountains you will continue your trek to Ghandruk, a village where there live the Gurung people and other smaller tribes such as the Brahmin, Kami and Damai. The trail to Ghandruk is a downhill trek for about 2 hours until you reach Modi River. After crossing the river, you will start climbing up the Ghandruk and enjoy an incredible view of Mount Fishtail, Annapurna South, Himchuli and Mardi Himal. After lunch, you will explore the village and have time to visit the Gurung museum.

Included

Full board

Trekking activity with local guide (4-5 hours trek)

Accommodation at Tea House

Not Included

Entrance of Gurung museum (around 1$)

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On this day you will start your journey to Pokhara, walking slightly downhill until you reach Kimche. From there you will be brought to Pokhara, which will take around 2 hours. After your arrival, you have some free time to enjoy lunch and relax a bit after these last days of trekking. Later, you will learn more about the sacred place of Pokhara and explore the Shiva temple, the Gupteshwor cave, a Tipetan refugee camp and many more inspiring places. If there is time, you also have the chance to visit the Bindabasini Hindu Temple by boat, which is located in the middle of Fewa lake.

Included

Breakfast

Trekking with local guide

Private transportation to Pokhara

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Pokhara

Not Included

Entrance fee during sightseeing (around 2$)

Lunch, dinner

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After your breakfast, you will be brought to Chitwan, a settlement where the Tharu people live. You will learn more about the Tharu culture and get to know the wildlife national park of Chitwan, the first national park that was founded in Nepal. After lunch, you will enjoy a short walk near the rivers, enjoy a beautiful sunset and in the evening you will visit the Tharu cultural dance event to let the evening end.

Included

Breakfast

Trekking with local guide

Private transportation to Pokhara

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Pokhara

Not Included

Entrance fee during sightseeing (around 2$)

Lunch

Dinner

Optional boat ride to temple

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Very early in the morning, you will participate in a canoeing activity in a wooden boat, paddling along the Gandaki river and observing the fascinating wildlife, such as exotic birds and crocodiles. Afterwards, you will visit the elephant breeding center, where you can see baby elephants and visit the little elephant museum. You will discover the jungle through a short walk and your local guide will explain more about its unique flora and fauna. Later, you will enjoy an elephant ride for about an hour and afterwards go to the elephant bathing area, where the Mahut clean their elephants. You are free to join them as well!

Included

Full board

Local, English-speaking guide

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Chitwan

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On this day you will explore the jungle on an exciting safari excursion. During this half day activity you will observe many wild animals of the jungle, like musks, deers, barking dees, wild boars, porcupines, rhinos, and with a little luck you can even see a tiger! In case you would like to extend this safari activity to be a full day excursion, you can also add this additional option.

Included

Full board

Jeep safari with guide (4 hours)

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Chitwan

Not Included

Jeep safari for full day (8 hours)

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On this day you will drive back to Kathmandu and continue your journey to Pharping, a very sacred place where there are many beautiful monasteries and temples. In the evening, you will enjoy a farewell dinner in Thamel and have some free time to relax.

Included

Breakfast, dinner

Bus drive to Kathmandu (5 hours drive)

Private transportation to Pharping (2-3 hours drive)

Local guide for the day

Accommodation at boutique hotel in Kathmandu

Not Included

Lunch

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On your last day, you can visit the local markets near Thamel in case you have time before your flight. You can buy some souvenirs and handicrafts before you are brought to the international airport, so you can take your flight back home. 

Included

Breakfast

Transportation to the airport

Not Included

Lunch & dinner

Extend Your Experience

Stay at Buddhist monastery with monks

Stay at Buddhist monastery with monks

Would you like to experience an overnight stay at the monastery? Pray & meditate with the monks and learn more about their lifestyle.

FROM$154 Per Person

Hiking in Nagarkot

Hiking in Nagarkot

Add these 3 days travel feature to extend your spiritual journey in Nepal and explore the beautiful hiking spot of Nagarkot.

FROM$190 Per Person

What's Included

What's Included

Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary

Activities, excursions, transportation, entrance tickets and meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Professional, English-speaking guides during your stay

Entrance fees that are marked as not included

Trekking gear (trekking shoes, clothes, etc.)

Tip for guides, drivers & rest of the staff

Activities, meals and beverages not mentioned in the program or indicated as optional

International flights

Travel insurance

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Standard ticket

Standard ticket

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Add Ons

Jungle Safari Full Day Extension

Jungle Safari Full Day Extension

Extend your half day jungle safari to a full day (8 hours) activity!

PRICE$200.00/pp

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FAQs

  • Rain jacket
  • Strong footwear. Waterproof trekking boots recommended
  • Sandals or jogging shoes for comfort
  • Warm clothes, including jacket and fleeces
  • Camera, memory cards, and batteries
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit and small towel (if you wish to go for a swim with the elephants)
  • Cash in Rupee for snacks, water, souvenirs, tips, etc.
  • Original passport

In northern Nepal summers are cool and winters are severe, while in the south, summers are very hot and winters are mild to cold. Nepal has five seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter. In the southern region of Nepal (Tarai), summer temperatures exceed 40° C, while winter temperatures range from 7°C to 23°C. In mountainous regions, hills and valleys, summers are temperate while winter temperatures can plummet to sub zero. The average temperatures in Nepal drop 6°C for every 1,000 m you gain in altitude. The monsoon season starts around mid-June, peaking in July and August, and winding down in early September and brings rain, humidity and an increase in temperatures across most of Nepal.

All tourists must first apply for a visa from a Nepalese embassy/mission or consulate in their home countries before travelling. Negative results from a PCR test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure from the country of origin are required for entry. All tourists must have travel insurance that includes $5000 worth of coverage for COVID-19. Procedures at the international airport at this time consist of temperature checks and a spray disinfecting area. If you are travelling in Nepal then the government has advised that you carry proof of your negative PCR test and proof of (at least) seven days accommodation with you at all times. The Government of Nepal has lifted its restriction on the entry of passengers originating from the UK. A completed, printed “International Traveler Form” must be presented at check-in. The form can be obtained HERE.

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11 Days Spiritual Journey to Nepal

Nepal·Daily· 11 days / 10 nights

FROM$2100