Short Annapurna Trek
The Annapurna Circuit is typically rated as one of the "top 20" trekking experiences worldwide. This tour is a shorter version of the full circuit and is ideal for those wishing to experience Nepal’s mountain scenery and experience its ethnic culture within a short time. Travellers who wish the accommodation and food during their trek should be of the highest standard available with electricity and hot showers in some lodges should take this tour.
UNLEASH YOUR MOJO: EXPERIENCE ETHNIC CULTURES ON THIS EXCLUSIVE TREK.
Beginning in Kathmandu, spend two days with your private guide exploring the spectacular temples and stupas, the religious sites for Buddhists and Hindus. Visit surrounding towns to appreciate the Newari architecture and craftsmanship. Take an (optional) early morning flight to view the majestic peaks of Mt. Everest, Makalu and other mountains – a once in a lifetime experience.
Next visit Pokhara, a quiet lakeside town with magnificent views of the Machhapuchare “Fish tail mountain”. It is the trekkers Mecca from where more than a dozen treks start including the most famous like the Jomsom and the Annapurna Circuit. Explore the town to get inspired by the trekkers enthusiasm or take a quiet walk on the adjoining hills to absorb yourself in the blissful beauty of nature.
On the fourth day of the Annapurna trek, stay at Himalayan villages like Ghandrung with slate-roofed houses, paved courtyard, a museum, Buddhist monastery. This is the highlight of the tour where we stay in the amphitheatre of some of the highest mountains in the Himalaya.
A well deserved rest at the Royal Chitwan National Park for two nights. Once a hunting ground for aristocrats, the park is now a protected area, and you have the chance to spot one-horned rhino, leopard, deer, sloth bear, and perhaps even the elusive Bengal tiger, all while riding high atop an elephant's back.
Max your Awim Rafting down the Trisuli River. Transfer to the rafting starting point en route to Chitwan National Park. After we collect our gear, there will be a safety briefing by the river guide. Then, we float down the river encountering medium class rapids from grades 2 to 5. We will pass through a beautiful canyon with Sal forest on both sides of the river before our rafting terminates at Mugling from where we drive to Chitwan.
Kathmandu has an international airport and is easily accessed via flights with Jet Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Lufthansa. On arrival you can exchange your money at a bank just before immigration. Nearby is the visa counter where you can pay for your visa if you haven't got one already. While departing, for an international flight check-in at least two hours before departure, if not earlier as the counter gets busy during high season.