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Annapurna Combination Rafting-Trekking-Safari (Minimum 04 Pax Needed).

The best of three worlds: rivers, mountains and jungles.

This trip allows you to experience the best combination of wildlife and adventure.

The trip begins with thrilling white water rafting in Trishulii River, one of the most popular and demanding rafting rivers in Nepal suitable for all kinds of paddlers. We board a raft and set off on a leisurely floating trip down the Trisuli.

In order to witness the beauty of some of the highest peaks of the world we trek around the Annapurna Region, a majestic section of the Himalayas in Nepal. This trek not only offers the breathetaking view of the mountains but also allows you to know about the Gurung and Magar community living in Annapurna region while we walk through the colorful rhododendron forests.

After having good time in the mountains we arrive at a rusty jungle lodge where we will be spending couple of days. This stay will be more exciting as you will be experiencing wildlife closely. Elephant ride in the Chitwan National Parks offers you the best possible way to witness some of the animals such as one horned rhinoceros, dears, following with jeep jungle safari which explores the jungle even more allowing you to witness the elusive Royal Bengal tiger and numbers of exotic tropical birds.

After fantastic time in the River, Mountain and Jungle we return back to Kathmandu and departure with wonderful memories.

"This Trekking offers panoramic view of mountains within a short span of time frame. It takes couple of days from Pokhara to reach Ghorepani and Ghandruk, which is the native homeland of world famous Gurkha Soldiers as well as known for the great views including the both famous mountains Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri as well as other prominent snow-capped peaks in the Western Development Region of Nepal. For a panoramic view of northern mountains, Poonhill (3,210m. which is about an hour's climb away from Ghorepani Pass above Ghorepani Village also offers best view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukchey Peak in the northwest and Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Nilgiri in the northeast. The Punhill also offers far-sighted aerial view of Kaligandaking Valley (former main trading route between Nepal and Tibet via Mustang) which is considered as world's deepest gorge between Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna range and one of the popular trekking spots in Nepal."

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 12  Days
Best Time Oct-May   Weather in Nepal
Grade Moderate
Highest access of the trek 3,210 M.
Culture Mixed.
Mode of trekking tour Tea House, Equipment and clothing Checklist 
Most Attraction of the trek

High pass, great Himalayan view etc. Cost includes / excludes

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu [1,330 m]: Upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara [970 m] Via Rafting- (B,L): After an early breakfast, you drive to the rafting starting point where we will begin rafting for about two to three hours on exhilarating rapids. You will then drive to the city of Pokhara to get the chance to view the natural beauty of this area.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul trek to Banthanti [2,130 m] - (B/L/D): After breakfast we drive for one hour to Nayapul and then begin walking towards Birethati. We then cross the river at Birethati and head left along the gentle slope to Tikhedhunga where we cross the Bhurungdi Khola river to start the long steep climb to Ulleri then walk further along to Banthanti where we spend the night. drive an hour and Walking hour 5-6 hours.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani [2,810 m] - (B/L/D): After breakfast we continue our trek along the trail. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, passing through Rhododendron forest then eventually reaching the village of Ghorepani wherewe spend a night.

Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani [2,645 m] - (B/L/D): During the night, your guide will check for clear weather to make the one-hour climb up to the Poonhill viewpoint at 3,210m. It's usually misty when you start off and arrive, then at sunrise the clouds part to reveal one of the most majestic sunrises in the world; Machapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri mountain are all viewable from here.
We then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast before trekking down to Tadapani.
Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2,960 meters). After that we descend to the Banthanti, we then turn off to Tadapani.

Day 06: Tadapani Ghandruk [1,945 m] - (B/L/D): From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal; they have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, Museum and explore the village.

Day 07: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara [970 m] - (B/L): From Ghandruk it's a long descent to the settlement of Shauli Bazaar at 1,140m. Once there, it's an easy and pleasant walk along the Modi Khola riverbank to Birethanti at 1,065m, where we stop for lunch. Birethanti is a beautiful riverside village that is usually busy with many trekkers starting and finishing their treks. From here we trek to Nayapul then catch a car back to Pokhara. The evening is free to relax and catch up on some last minute shopping.

Day 08: Pokhara Drive to Chitwan National Park [850 m] - (B/L/D):After a hearty breakfast, we will drive to Chitwan, Arrive Chitwan National Park. Transfer to the lodge followed by refreshments and a briefing about the Programme

13.00 hrs: Arrival/Briefing/Lunch.
15.30 hrs: Culture tour to Tharu village.
17.00 hrs: Museum tour & sunset viewing over the Rapti River.
19.00 hrs: Dinner.
20.00 hrs: Tharu stick Dance.

Day 09: In Chitwan National Park [850 m] - (B/L/D):

06.00 hrs: Wake-up Call
06.30 hrs: Breakfast
07.15 hrs: Dog-out canoeing (Buddi Rapti) / Shoret Jungle Walk. Visit elephant Breeding Centre
12.30 hrs: Lunch
13.15 hrs: Elephant Bathing
15.00 hrs: Elephant Back Safari
19.00 hrs: Free time for refreshment
20.30 hrs: Dinner

Day 10: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B):

06.00 hrs: Wake-up Call
06.30 hrs: Tea/Coffee
07.00 hrs: Bird Watching.
08.30 hrs: Breakfast
09.15 hrs: Departure.

After breakfast in Chitwan, we drive to Kathmandu. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): There are plenty of interesting sites to visit in the Kathmandu valley like the Old Palaces at Patan, Bhaktapur, Durbar square, Swayambhunath (the monkey temple or you may wonder down town Thamel to shop for souvenirs and sample the various restaurants of Kathmandu. We are happy to offer you some recommendations.

Day 12: Fly back home (1,330m) - (B): We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures.


Trip Cost Includes:

* Arrival & Departure Transfers by private Car on international flights.
* Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
* Accommodation in Chitwan with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
* Trekking Duffle Bag.
* Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the Trekking.
* Accommodation in Tea house (mountain lodge) while trekking.
* Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by Car.
* Kathmandu -Pokhara-Pokhara chitwen-Kathmandu by car.
* Pokhara Chitwan by car.
* 2-3 hours rafting with simple lunch.
* Rafting crew.
* All jungle activities in Chitwan.
* Drive to Bharatpur airport.
* Trekking Porter with Insurance. (We Provide 01 Porter for 02 Pax).
* Trekking Guide with insurance.
* Annapurna combination Trekking Region map.
* Tims / National park / ACAP / Conservation entry fees.
* All Government taxes.
* Office service charge.

Trip Cost Excludes:

* International Airfare.
* Your travel insurance of any kind
* Nepal entry Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
* Drinks, Dessert, Juice, Mineral Water, Heater charge, Hot Shower during the Trekking and main meals in cities.
* Tips for Guide, Porter and driver.

If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

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