14 Days Luxury Nepal Trip

Region

Annapurna Region

Duration

14 Days

Max Altitude

3210m

Best Season

Throughout the year

Activity Per Day

5-6 Hours

Transportation

Tourist Bus, Private Car Or Plane Flight (optional)

Grade

2- Moderate

Min Group Size

2 people

Overview

Nepal Trip with Chitwan Jungle Safari and Trishuli River is a 14 days packaged tour prepared by Himalayan Social Journey where you can rejoice the culture, tradition, wilderness of Nepal and at the same time get the exciting thrilling experience through White river rafting in Trishuli River. The trip will take you to the heart of Annapurna with thrilling Rafting and Chitwan Jungle Safari. The trip is the perfect mesh of nature, adventure and culture. This trips will take you to the Himalayas of the Annapurna region to the flatlands of Chitwan.

Through trekking in the hills of Annapurna, relish the pleasure of being in the close proximity of the Himalayas and blend in the culture of Gurung, Magar and Thakali.

Moreover, get your adrenaline rush pumped through your vein by enjoying the adventurous white river rafting in this trip. Overall, this trip is definitely an all-rounder where you can get the thrill of being in the Himalayas, in the wild nature and pleasure of rafting through the wild rapids of water. Lastly, make an awesome memory of travelling the different parts of Nepal in just 14 days with an amazing crew of Himalayan Social Journey. A strongly claimed to be the one and only a special trip which not only satisfies your eyes with the stunning beauty of nature, it also entirely heals you through a spiritual journey like yoga and meditation is 14 Days Nepal Trip with jungle safari, rafting, trekking with Luxury 5 Star accommodation.

As it is the easy type of trip offered to all types of people of different ages, they can enjoy the true nature of the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill. Besides, we have more attractions which are Whitewater Rafting in Trisuli River where you will have the heavenly pleasure and Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park with various flora and fauna.

In this trip, you'll have experience of all type of accommodation in Nepal from the family house to the luxury 5- star.

Highlight of Luxury Nepal Trip 

  • Share the inspiring knowledge with Nepalese people and Buddhist Monks
  • Makes a terrific gift to the adventure-seeking person in your life
  • Accommodation from the family house to luxury 5 star
  • Entry- Easy level trek in the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill
  • Experienced local guide bestows knowledge on Nepali culture and traditions
  • Scenery beauty of Annapurna
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Whitewater rafting in Trishuli River
  • Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park

Journey and what to expect

This trip begins from Kathmandu with a drive to Benighat/Charaudi from where we start rafting. In reality, we are going to encounter the Trishuli River Rafting. We experience the rushes of white water waterway boating for 4-5 hours and go through the night at a riverside seashore resort. The following day, we drive for Chitwan. Presently, we start to encounter Chitwan exercises like Tharu Cultural Show, Canoeing, Bird Watching, Jungle Walk, Jeep Safari and visit Crocodile and elephant rearing focus. 

Subsequent to going through two evenings in Chitwan, we drive to Pokhara. Further, we drive to  Nayapool and start trekking to Poonhill subsequent to finishing the beautiful mountains beguiling ethnic villages, rhododendron forests loaded with winged animals, freshwater waterways, stone-cleared ways, suspension extensions and profound sub-tropical valleys, all set underneath the lovely Annapurna's. While trekking, you'll get the decent and comfortable emotions at the really flawless and well-overseen family visitor house. Yours climb to Poonhill in the early morning offers eminent dawn and Annapurna Massif. You will also catch some piece of Dhaulagiri on a far off skyline. Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, Ghandruk are the best places to visit and experience nearby individuals' way of life. You will have your convenience in the well-rumored 5-star lodgings in urban areas. This is one of the most well-known travel bundles of Nepal that incorporates a section level trek in Annapurna with Nepal Tour, boating and Jungle Activities. You will begin and end the excursion in Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary ( 14 Days )

  • 1

    Your arrival to Kathmandu

    Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to hotel, orientation program at 5:00 pm. At evening welcome dinner with cultural program. Overnight at Hotel Aloft. (D)

    Accommodation: Hotel Aloft
    Meal: Dinner
    Activity: Orientation Program

  • 2

    Rafting in Trishuli

    You will be driving from Kathmandu to Charaudi where you will be experiencing the thrill of rafting in fast flowing river of Nepal. After your rafting, you will be driven to Pokhara where you will be spending your night.

    Accommodation: Pokhar Grande Hotel
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Rafting in Trishuli River and driving to Pokhara

  • 3

    Birethani from Pokhara and trek to Ulleri

    You will be driving from Birethani to Pokhara and from Pokhara, your trek will officially begin. You will be trekking to Ulleri from here strolling through the best views a rural typical villages of Nepal have to offer. 

    Accommodation: Guesthouse
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Driving-1:30hrs and Trekking 4-5hrs
    Altitude: 2000m

  • 4

    Trek to Ghorepani

    From Ulleri, you will walk through a stunning jungle path that will lead you to Ghorepani. This trek shall be a reminder of how beautiful Nepal is and how majestic nature is. Overnight at Guest House. (B.B)

    Accommodation: Guesthouse
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Trekking 4-5hrs
    Altitude: 2800m

  • 5

    Hike to Poonhill

    Early morning hiking to Poonhill to see Sunrise and Mountain View, panoramic view of 10 different peaks and exploration day in Ghorepani (B.B)

    Accommodation: Guesthouse
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Trekking 3hrs
    Altitude: 3210m

  • 6

    Trek to Tadapani

    After spending a day in Ghorepani, the next day we will trek to Tadapani. Tadapani is a small town. Tadhapani means "far waters" literally in Nepali, as the water supply once was a long way from the village. They've found out, don't worry. There are a few paths in Tadhapani which intersect. A trail leads north to Chhomrong via Chuile and Gurjung. A new road to Khopra and the Hidden Lake is also to the north.

    Accommodation: Guesthouse
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Trekking 4-5hrs
    Altitude: 2700m

  • 7

    Trek to Ghandruk

    After the early morning breakfast the next day, you will trek down to Ghandruk, a beautiful old Gurung Village. You will be amazed by the livelihood of the people, beauty of village and simplicity and humility of the people. The village has stunning views of the majestic peaks of Mount Annapurna, Mount Machapuchare, Mount Gangapurna, and Mount Hiunchuli and further serves as a gateway to the mountain range of Poon which makes them one of the provincial tourist destinations. Overnight at Guest House (B.B)

    Accommodation: Guesthouse
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Trekking 4-5hrs
    Altitude: 1940m

  • 8

    Back to Pokhara through Nayapul

    Trek to Nayapul via Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara Grande or Mount Kailash Resort (B.B)

    Accommodation: Pokhara Grande/Mount Kailash Resort
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Trekking 4-5hrs
    Altitude: 1100m

  • 9

    Pokhara Sightseeing

    Sightseeing in Pokhara and Paragliding (Paragliding is optional). Overnight at Pokhara Grande or Mount Kailash Resort. (BB)

    Accommodation: Pokhara Grande/Mount Kailash Resort
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Pokhara Sightseeing 4-5 Hours
    Altitude: 1400m

  • 10

    Arrival in Chitwan

    Drive to Chitwan approx 3-4 hours and transfer to Hotel, Welcome drinks, Evening walk, and Tharu cultural show. Overnight at Hotel Greenpark or Kasara Resort. (BLD)

    Accommodation: Hotel Greenpark/ Kasara Resort
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    Activity: 3-4 Hours driving
    Altitude: 415 m

  • 11

    Chitwan National Park

    Morning breakfast and Elephant Back Safari or jeep drive, Jungle walk, Canoeing trip, Tharu village visit, bird watching. Overnight at Hotel Green Park or Kasara Resort. (BLD)

    Accommodation: Hotel Green Park or Kasara Resort
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
    Activity: Jungle safari 2-3 Hours
    Altitude: 415 m

  • 12

    Back to Kathmandu

    After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by drive or by flight (flight is optional). After your arrival 30-minute special massage. Overnight  Hotel Aloft(B.B)

    Accommodation: Hotel Aloft
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Free Day in Kathmandu and 30min full body massage

  • 13

    Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

    After breakfast guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle. Overnight at Hotel Aloft (B.B)

    Accommodation: Hotel Aloft
    Meal: Breakfast
    Activity: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour 4-5 Hours

  • 14

    Your Departure to your home country

    After breakfast transfer to the airport for your departure. (B)

    Meal: Breakfast

Include

  • Airport pickup & drop
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu,Hotel Aloft, in Chitwan (Hotel Green Park or Kasara Resort) and in Pokhara (Pokhara Grande or Hotel Mount Kailash Resort), in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Meals, accommodation insurance, and other expenses of the trekking crew (guide and porters) 2 people will have one porter and highly experienced English speaking guide.
  • Rafting in Trishuli river with meals
  • Necessary Rafting equipment. (Helmet, Life jacket, Paddle.)
  • All activities (Elephant bathing or jeep drive , bird watching, Elephant breeding, canoeing, Jungle safari Tharu village visit, Tharu cultural dance) and meals (BLD) in Chitwan (Hotel Seven Star)
  • Company T-Shirt
  • Simple accommodation in the lodge with breakfast during the trek
  • Necessary permit, TIMS, and national park fees
  • Necessary equipment during the trek [Sleeping Bag, Duffle Bag and if necessary]
  • Welcome dinner with cultural programs.
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private vehicle
  • Luxurious transportation Kathmandu - Rafting starting place - Chitwan - Pokhara - Kathmandu and private transportation Pokhara -Nayapul - Pokhara
  • Fresh Fruits in the mountains
  • Half an hour full body massage on the ending day of the trip
  • All Government Taxes and any other official expenses

Exclude

  • Personal equipment and clothing
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and trekking days. (Meal costs about US 4$ - 7$ per item depending on the place where you eat)
  • City sightseeing entry fee in Kathmandu (Entrance fee cost RS 400+250+1000 )

Route Map

14 Days Luxury Nepal Trip

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01 Jan, 2021 - 15 Jan, 2021
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16 Jan, 2021 - 30 Jan, 2021
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Trekking Difficulty

Experience is not necessary. Good health and a minimum of fitness are still required as you walk 4/5 hours a day. Easy grade treks are short in duration and at a lower altitude. Yet walking and going up gentle mountains, well-defined trails and regular stages of 5 to 6 hours over decent passable paths over 3000 m of elevation, about 10 kilometres each day, is typically ideal for one week and many people with an average fitness level. Trekking in this class is also ideal for family groups with smaller or time-limited children. These low-altitude treks often offer colourful horizons in a number of areas.

You may also be interested in our similar package 12 days-  Annapurna Poonhill Circuit Trek with Optional Chitwan Jungle Safari. 

Best seasons to do this trek

Spring and autumn mark this trek for the best time. The weather is moderate and favorable, and the visibility is clearest during this season.

And on the drier routes, you get to walk. During this time of year, you don't have to worry about the rain or leaks.

But even in summer and winter, this walk is feasible.

The road can be found slippery and leek-faced during the summer/monsoon. But the walk isn't a major issue with proper plumage and insect repellents.

You can find the hill slippery in winter because of the snow and at high altitudes, feel very cold. But you can easily go to this trek with the warm clothes and a happy heart.

Experience of trekking in different seasons have been broken down here in detail. 

Permits required for the trek

Both Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) and an Annapurna National Park Permit also known as Annapurna Conservation Area Permits  (sometimes also known as the Annapurna Protected Area Permits) would be required for this trip. 

The Annapurna Conservation Area is home to the majority of trekking trails, including the world-famous Annapurna Base Camp circuit. Other people are expected to obtain a TIMS card for trekking in the Annapurna region as well as a permit from the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).

Annapurna Region Permits and charges :

  • ACAP offer to give foreigners a rate of three thousand NPR (Approx. US$ 30).
  • SAARC nationals ACAP permit cost: 200 NPR Entry Charge
  • TIMS allows: 1,000 NPRs (about $10 dollars).

The costs of these will be taken into account in your trekking fee and your guide will oversee the entire operation (organization and travel through the trek).

These permits put you back about $40-50 for trekkers doing it alone.

You will always have to carry these permits on the trail with you as they are checked at various checkpoints.

Travel and Transportation Modes

There are two options of transportation used through out this trip.

On land: Touring to and from city destinations is done on a private vehicle such as a car, jeep or microbus. Luxury tourist buses, which are only hired by the company for the most part, make the long distance travel. You will may have to take a public bus on some trip, but you do not need to worry about your protection or comfort because you ride with our guides and support staff in a group.

By air: Transportation by plane is available to fly from Kathmandu- Pokhara (flight is optional and cost is USD 110PP- One way) and Pokhara- Chitwan and back to Kathmandu (USD 90- one way) at the end of the trip.

If you want to experience helicopter ride to Annapurna Base Camp and no trek, then you can have a look at our program Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour with Everest Scenic flight

Accommodations used in this trip

In Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan, you will be spending luxurious night in five star hotels or resorts as mentioned in itineraries however during the trek, teahouses shall be used that are handpicked by our guides based on their quality and services.

The tea houses are not the Shangri-La, they are a nice place to rest at the end of an long day's stroll. They are built of stone and wood.

Rooms are typically twin sharing rooms with ample space to stretch.

Most rooms have a separate shower and toilet — even though we do our best to manage tea houses with hot showers! There will also be a seating space, which will be like a living room with a fireplace or boiler that will warm up to the night.

Fooding and catering

While you will be enjoying varieites of delicasies in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan during your luxurious stay in 5 star accommodation or eating outside in full fledged cafes, restaurants and diners, you will also have an ample opportunity to get healthy food varieties while on the trek.

The food is served on the Trek according to the menu of the tea house. Pancakes, chapati, bread, french toasts, egg, tea, coffee, butter tea, milk are expected to be served for breakfast. Dinner will include items such as dal bhaat, curries, chapatis, momo, noodle, thupka, dhindo, etc.

It is also very convenient and expected to eat your evening meal in the same tea house in which you stay, and you will usually be told to order your dinner when you sign in.

Availability of Drinking Water 

Planning to have at least two liters of water when trekking every day is a smart way to start. Filling up water is quick. Taps in, out or in guesthouses mean that there are plenty of places to fill your bottles and/or your water bladders.This could be where you stay, a lunch stop, or a shared public tap used by locals. Use an efficient sterilization method to make sure your water is safe and not contaminated in anyway.Bottled water is available to buy throughout the trek, but we would advise against this for a number of reasons.You do not need them if you use sterilization method. Environment concerns are there and also buying water is expensive up in the mountains.

Electricity and connectivity 

Free WiFi and charge is generally available (with some exceptions) you can find free WiFi and charge, most places charge a modest fee (e.g. Rs100-400) to use WiFi or charge; WiFi can be unreliable, sluggish or unusable. 

To improve your connectivity, carry your phone with the Nepal SIM, you'll get more than you'd think (GPRS/EDGE speed). Village electricity could be perfect during your stay. Tea houses can have the electricity to charge your electronics either from solar sources or from a battery bank but it is most wise to either have your own or not depend on electronic devices.

Ensuring Safety

Travel insurance

We suggest taking out an insurance plan for your individual accountability, accidents and illnesses during the service. Regarding the type of activity, you may be asked to show a certificate of insurance for help and support, sanitation and search. This service is private and not free in Nepal, the helicopter will not take off until it is convinced to pay for the insurance.

Personal Safety

Wherever you are your health and security is your responsibilities. In the city area be aware of scammers and touts. Outside the airport, or on the road, taxis are likely to charge more than normal. Pickpockets are active in cities and also in the mountains. Even if you are experienced trekker or have good health and stamina, you don’t know mountains of Nepal and hence, it is wise to keep up with your guide and stay close with your group.

Valuable items like gold or diamond chains, rings, bracelets are best not carried to the mountains and also keep your day pack with you safe. Your passport, permits, phone, cameras are supposed to be with you all the time. Keep the money you carry safe and securely.

Dont try to get too close to the animals or go extra lengths for the photos during your jungle safari, rafting and also trekking times. It is expected and is also for your safety that you travel with responsibility and sensibility. 

As long as you are respecting local norms and culture and are open minded towards local community, you will be treated well and respected regardless of what gender, religion, and culture you are from.

Physical Fitness and Trekking Difficulties

This is one of Nepal's easiest treks. In comparison with other hiking destinations, the potential for altitude sickness is also very low. You have to walk 6-7 hours a day, which means good health and strong will. It will definitely help you a lot, though, if you have a previous trek or walking experience. In the event of bad weather, the trek may be difficult for you. Expect lots of stairs, ascends and descends and prepare accordingly.

Persons with a medical condition before the trip is considered must seek medical advice / agreement.

This Tour with HSJ

Guides and Porters

Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced, hospitable and respected trekking outfits in Nepal. The team is fully licensed and affiliated with the Trekking Agency's Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Nepal Tourism Board, Govt. of Nepal, Sustainable Tourism Network, Himalayan Rescue Association and Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project. You will be provided with the professional and an experienced English speaking trekking guide with the good knowledge of the place and the trek. The trekking crew is skilled with the experience of over 10 years, well-trained, friendly guide and, courteous and helpful porters, assured of a wonderfully memorable experience.

For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people as per group size. The porter will carry 12-15 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your day pack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, headlight, gadgets, etc. The safety and concerns of our porters is our collective responsibility. We take our responsibilities towards them and their safety concerns strictly. On your part, please carry only things that are of absolute necessities.

Other Programs and complimentary services with this trip

  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • Yoga Classes
  • Spa services

How do we make sure you get the best experience of this trek?

We are your completely flexible travel partner. Want to follow different routes? We have you covered. Have extra time in Nepal? Excellent! We have more add-on tours like Chitwan Jungle Safari, Cable Car ride to Chandragiri hills, Cooking and Yoga classes in Kathmandu, and so on. Would like to customize the trip? Well, why not? Give us your ideas and we will prepare a complete itinerary for you. Do you want to use different standards of accommodations than provided in the itineraries? Of course! You absolutely can. From your arrival until you depart, your wishes are our command. Feel free to make the request.

Booking

We accept 20 percent of deposit or at least USD 100 for your booking payments and other necessary documents and the rest of the due amount of total trip cost may be submitted later but must be before two weeks of the departure date. You can also make the payment upon arrival to Kathmandu. During the reservations, documents like a copy of your passport should be sent via email along with insurance policies for travel, arrival, and departure flight. Do not forget to bring 4 pp sized photos with you.  Payment shall be rendered directly from our website by bank transfer, western union, and electronic payment. The remaining travel costs can be paid by cash or credit card upon arrival in Nepal or by bank transfers. In addition, we make all the confirmation of the payments via email.

Last-minute booking

It is best to book in advance but for those who cannot, for whatever reason, make a last-minute reservation special arrangement for Himalayan Social Journey. In the case of last-minute reservation, 100% tour payment will be approved within 24 hours. We try to operate a trek at any time but we are not liable for the delay in case of last-minute reservation, because of uncontrolled changes such as weather and the availability of accommodation.

Feedbacks

Throughout the years of business, we have always put the customer's feedback as our inspiration towards making our company a great travel partner. With many ups and downs, and good and not so good feedbacks we have reached where we are now. At the end of the trek, while you are with the crew during farewell dinner, we would appreciate it if you give us your valuable feedback, an account of good and bad experiences, recommendations, and also your honest rating to our trip advisor page.

FAQ's

You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon your arrival at USD 30 (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa, USD 50 for a 30 days visa and USD 125 for a 90 days Multiple visas, and you can also extend it later on if you wish. They have newly installed technology (visa machine) which makes it no longer necessary to have a passport photo. Important! Please bring 3 photos for your trekking permit, TIMS and for others.

Besides trekking packages and tour operation, we arrange international air tickets to the major airports of all over the world. Himalayan social journey travel agency is the one-stop travel solution company; we offer all travel related product at the best possible rates with excellent services.

Please keep this thing in your mind that there are some airport touts and scam artists who take advantage of tourists. They might offer to carry your luggage and they want a large amount of money. Sometimes they intimidate our drivers and even take away their signs. Anyway...if you want someone to help you with your luggage you can give them NOT MORE THAN 1 - 2 DOLLARS. This is a small hassle that tourists sometimes face upon arrival at the airport. Do not stress about this but just be aware not to give more than a few dollars for their luggage handling if you choose to take someone's services. Nepalese in general are very kind and hospitable people.

Some major currencies (USD, AUD and EURO) are accepted for both visas and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in both Kathmandu and Namche and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Generally, the orientation meeting is scheduled in the Kathmandu hotel at 4 or 5 pm and this will be informed by our representatives after your arrival. The tour starts with an orientation meeting and ends up after the scheduled trip after the breakfast.

If you plan to arrive early or depart late please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected] And if you'll be spending extra time in Nepal please let us know. We will book your extra night accommodation at same trip hotels

For each tour date, there will be several separate groups. Each group will have a maximum of 14 people with its own experienced English speaking guide. During the trek, there will be a suitable number of porters to carry your luggage.

The cost of our trip is based on a twin-sharing basis so there will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation or you are a solo traveller, you'll find the option for "single supplement". Additional cost will be applicable as a Single Supplementary Charge for the single room during the trip.

No refund will be made for 20% deposit amount in case of cancellation of trip for any other else reason. Having paid the full amount of any trip, you will get your money back but still, cancellation charge (20%) is invoiced to you. And for the voucher holders, since you have purchased the voucher from the deal companies, we have to follow their cancellation policy. But for both the conditions, we are flexible to postpone your trip in any later days. Written notification of your cancellation should be made to cancel any trip.

Sometimes travellers are unable to finish the scheduled trek due to the various reasons or they ended up not completing the trek/tour for health or personal reasons. In this case please realize that we cannot offer you any refunds for unused days on the tour/tour. You have to understand that our costs are the same as we have an obligation to pay our guides and porters for the time they have committed.

All the breakfast during your trip is included but the lunches and dinners are not except welcome dinner in the first day at the local restaurant. Meals during Kathmandu stay and trekking days cost from $5 to $8 per item depending on what you choose to eat.

There will not be any problem for vegetarian, most of the lodges serve vegetarian meals. We always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid food poisoning, eating heavy meals and non- vegetarian meals at a high altitude is not really safe for the stomach.

You have to manage yourself for the drinking water. There are two good options for having proper drinking water during the trek. You can bring water purification tablets or fill your bottle for a nominal fee from the recognized and regulated "pure water" stations along the trek. As the alternative, you can also easily purchase bottled water at the lodges. The bottled water costs USD 2$ - 4$ per litre. It is very important that you drink at least 3 litres of pure water daily during the trek.

The width of Nepal is only about 200 km on an average, but within this short distance, the altitude of the land rises from 60 m up to 8,848 m. Hence the weather depends upon the altitude of the place in Nepal. However, in general, Nepal has four climatic seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter.

Spring starts from March to May. The temperature of this season fluctuates between 20C to 30C (68F to 86F). Summer starts from June last to August. These are also the monsoon months with occasional evening-thunderstorms and hot temperature. Autumn starts from late September and ends by November. During this period, the climate is generally dry and mild with temperature fluctuating between 20C to 30C (68F to 86F). Winter starts from December until February. The mornings and evenings are very cold while the afternoon is pretty sunny. The temperature during these months rises from 10C to 20C (59F to 68F). At higher altitudes, it is cold during the winter months.

The trip hotel in Kathmandu does provide free storage services. So you can store your luggage and clothing that are not required for the trekking and you can collect it after your Trek and Tour.

There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. All our guides carry local sim cards both Nepal Telecom and N-cell in order to update the whereabouts and situation of our every client. You may pass the number of our guide to your family for the callback or you can make a call from the guide’s mobile and pay him directly for the international call too. Also, we have kept a satellite phone at Dingboche, which has a poor connection to the network of phones. Our guides use it during the case of emergency and also clients can use them by paying its rental fee. During the tour there will be easy access for International cal through cyber and communication Center. You will get Wi-Fi connection too in some of the places in the mountains for the extra cost. 

Remember to bring TWO and THREE pin travel adapters! You can also buy the adapters in the supermarkets or electronic shops in the Kathmandu. Our guide can help you with it.

It’s difficult to give an exact amount of money that you should bring. Costs will vary according to how much you want to spend for shopping and where and what meals (lunch & dinner) you want to eat. Trekkers find that around $20 (for lunch & dinner) a day is reasonable for the trekking days. You may have to pay for Wi-Fi, electricity and hot showers too (up in the mountains during the trek). Hence allocating the allowance for each day accordingly would suffice. 

  • Daypack (rucksack)
  • Backpack (a porter will carry it) Recommended size: about 50-litre capacity (10-12 KGS per person) if you are travelling with a friend you can share one pack between the two of you.
  • Well-worn hiking boots or shoes
  • A pair of sandals
  • Sleeping Bag (HSJ will provide if you do not have your own)
  • A one-litre hard water bottle to be filled up along the trekking trail
  • Warm jacket Light-weight cotton clothing
  • Waterproof jacket (a fold -away windcheater is fine)
  • Light sweater
  • Bath towel
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Knee supports (optional for the downhill portions of the trek)
  • Trekking pole
  • Water purification (Himalayan Social Journey will provide
  • water purification tablet)
  • Small First-aid-kit (Himalayan Social Journey will also provide one)
  • Headlamp (preferable) or Flashlight (torch)
  • Camera
  • Loose stomach and nausea medicine
  • Toiletries for the trek (toilet paper, soap, Towel shampoo etc...)

If you have purchased a voucher from any deal company, please come in contact with us with the voucher code (redemption code) so that the voucher can be redeemed on time. Since we need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements, kindly confirm your spot with your suitable date at-least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to availability of spots. You can redeem you voucher through this link too : https://hsj.com.np/voucher-redemption

If you plan to arrive early or depart late please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected] And if you'll be spending extra time in Nepal please let us know. We will book your extra night accommodation at same trip hotels, Hotel Holy Himalaya , Himalayan Suite Hotel, Hotel Mulberry, Aloft Hotel, and Gokarna Forest Resort for your convenience. 

If you would like to book extra activities such as Paragliding (100pp), Bungy jump (70pp), Mountain flight (USD 180pp), Heli Tour (USD 800pp –based on 5pax) Bhaktapur Sightseeing many more programs. You can book by contacting us at [email protected] For longer excursions such as Bhutan, Tibet, India, and any other treks also, we can help but please contact us immediately at [email protected]

For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people as per group size. The porter will carry 12-15 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your day pack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, headlight, gadgets, etc. The safety and concerns of our porters is our collective responsibility. We take our responsibilities towards them and their safety concerns strictly. On your part, please carry only things that are of absolute necessities.

A general rule of thumb for tipping is USD 50-60 for guide and porter if you are fully satisfied with their service. So we suggest you allocate a minimum of USD 50 for tipping. This is just a guideline and you may tip whatever /how much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trek a memorable one.

If you are considering to donate, School supplies (pens, notebooks, coloured pencils, etc...). These gifts can be directly turned over to our company when you arrive in Kathmandu. And we will manage them to distribute through our proper channels.
As for your the need of much of your trekking clothes and tour supplies and gears, they can be easily purchased in Kathmandu near our hotel at good prices. Bring hiking boots/shoes from your country. The Nepali ones are not recommended. Your guide will assist you to get anything you may need here.

We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a lifetime journey. We perform our duties honestly & seriously to make your journey very smooth & pleasant. However, the entire programs in Nepal are conducted strictly under the rules and regulation of their policies. So in this case, we will give options to choose a different itinerary for an enjoyable holiday. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

The sleeping bags we provide are of good quality. They help you sustain the colder climate in Nepali mountains up to -25 degree Celsius of temperature. However if you need the one of your own, you can buy one here. Your guide shall assist you to get it here. Keep the track of the weather forecast of the area and pack your clothes accordingly. This would help you be prepared for the type of weather Nepali Mountains are accustomed to.

The size of the duffel bag that we provide is 60-70 liter.

Yes, you will have free access to the power in the city areas however with your ascends to the mountain and as you climb to higher altitudes, extra charge would be applicable for the use of power supply or wireless internet connections.