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.
Walking, culture, white water rafting
- 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: KathmanduDownload Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (4,500')
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Haatiban Resort (6,100').
Day 2 : Day hike to Champadevi (7,500')
Hike to Champadevi.
Day 3 : Sightseeing at Swayambhunath and drive to Summit River Lodge
Visit Swayambhunath, then drive to the Trisuli River. Optional rafting in the afternoon.
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.
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.
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
$2,895 (2-3 members)
$400 single supplement
Yak & Yeti HotelKathmandu, 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.