spring and autumn
nights in lodges and hotel
Welcome at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Visit to the tourist and commercial district of Thamel
Flight Kathmandu-Pokhara (25 minutes) or transfer by bus (6 to 8h journey). Walk around Lake Phewa. Visit by boat to the Baharai Hindu temple on the lake's island.
Transfer by cab to Phedi (45-minute journey), then walk to Australian Camp via the pretty villages of Dhampus and Pothana (4 to 5-hour walk).
We leave Australian Camp to hike over beautiful hills to Nagarkot to watch the sunrise over the Annapurnas and Macchapucchare the next day (5-6h walk).
We descend for 2 hours along pretty paths overlooking the valley. A stop at Bindhabasani Temple, where we feel a deep inner calm, and then we take the cab to Pokhara. The rest of the day is spent visiting the International Mountain Museum and the Mahadev Caves.
A cab takes us to Lake Begnas, where we find peace and quiet along its banks. We then walk to a small village to discover a way of life where time has no hold. We stay overnight close to the lake.
Back to Pokhara in the morning to visit the Tibetan refugee camp. We then head to the shores of Lake Phewa for a canoe trip and a climb to the World Peace Stûpa overlooking the lake and the city. Paragliding available on this day.
Transfer Pokhara-Kathmandu by plane, bus or private car, then visit and stroll around Kathmandu to discover its temples and squares from another time.
Transfer to the airport and departure.