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Great mountain views and white water in this quick getaway in Nepal

We begin our holiday in style in a delightful lodge set in the tranquil beauty of the Kathmandu Valley with spectacular mountain vistas. From here, gentle walks are planned to the medieval town of Bhaktapur, now a World Heritage Site, where one can glimpse traditional architecture and artisans at work. The raft or drive to Kurintar and relax on the ridge overlooking the Trishuli River.  Make a wish at the wish-fulfilling deity temple of Manakamana and visit the quaint town of Bandipur.
 

Activities

Walking, culture, white water rafting

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas from a low elevation
  • Make a wish at a wish-fulfilling deity temple
  • Explore medieval Bhaktapur and quaint villages.

Duration: 6 days Start Location: Kathmandu End Location: Kathmandu

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    Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (4,500')

    Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Haatiban Resort (6,100').

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    Day 2 : Day hike to Champadevi (7,500')

    Hike to Champadevi.

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    Day 3 : Sightseeing at Swayambhunath and drive to Summit River Lodge

    Visit Swayambhunath, then drive to the Trisuli River. Optional rafting in the afternoon.

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    Day 4 : Excursion to Manakamana Temple (4,300')

    Walk from Abu Khaireni to the hilltop shrine of Manakama. Return to the lodge in the afternoon.

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    Day 5 : Village walk

    Village walk followed by transfer to Kathmandu for overnight.

  • Day 6 : Departure

    Transfer to the Kathmandu Airport for your flight home or onwards.

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DATES: Best time to go: October - December Departures: Oct 13 - 18, 2014 Oct 27, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 Nov 10 - 15, 2014 Dec 10 - 15, 2014 Mar 15 - 20, 2015 Apr 16 - 21, 2015 Oct 17 - 22, 2015 Nov 10 - 15, 2015 Nov 23 - 28, 2015 Dec 7 - 12, 2015

PRICING:

2014/2015 Prices

$2,895 (2-3 members)
$2,395 (4-12 members)

$400 single supplement

  • Yak & Yeti Hotel
    Kathmandu, Nepal

    A 5-star deluxe oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, the Yak & Yeti is the perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored Nepali tradition. Guests will find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples and emerald gardens, while enjoying a state-of-the-art gymnasium, spa, shopping arcade, atrium, tennis courts and swimming pools.

Properties shown are representative of the accommodations we use on this trip, may not be inclusive of all accommodations we use, and are subject to change.

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Easy

Many activities are optional and involve fairly easy travel. Trips may include short hikes of two to three hours or optional walks at low elevations. Includes less demanding sea kayaking and river rafting trips with Class I-II rapids.

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More active trips involving hiking over moderate terrain, usually - but not always - with vehicle support and at elevations less than 10,000 feet, or trips with long hiking days, multiple sea kayaking days, wilderness camping, or other invigorating activity. On many trips, you can elect to skip a day's activity, depending on logistics. Includes more demanding sea kayaking trips and river rafting trips with Class III rapids.

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Departure Dates

Oct 13 - 18, 2014 Oct 27, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014 Nov 10 - 15, 2014 Dec 10 - 15, 2014 Mar 15 - 20, 2015 Apr 16 - 21, 2015 Oct 17 - 22, 2015 Nov 10 - 15, 2015 Nov 23 - 28, 2015 Dec 7 - 12, 2015
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