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Christmas and New year Holiday-2017

Christmas Holiday tour package in Nepal is a perfect choice to spend your valuable Christmas & New year holiday. Christmas Holiday tour package in Nepal is recommended for families, couples, and friends groups who want to spend excellent time in Nepal for Christmas and New Year holiday. The tour offers an exclusive opportunity to explore Nepal mutual with Natural beauty and cultural riches. Kathmandu valley reserves the traditional cultural heritages timing back from 13th to 14th century. Seven of these monuments are listed in the World Cultural Heritage list by UNESCO. Unlocking the tradition and mysteries of these historic cultural heritages are importance exploring.

Pokhara is also the most popular city in Nepal as a traveler’s destination whose beauty lies limitless. On a very good weather the mirror image of Fish Tail Mountain on Phewa Lake is interesting. Boating on Phewa Lake to reach Barahi temple at the middle of the Lake is an unforgettable experience of your lifetime. Furthermore, a short trekking from Pokhara to Ghorepani Poon Hill for the splendid view of Annapurna Mountain range adds more color to the trek. In this short trek you will explore the glory village “Ghandruk” which is exclusively attractive both in natural landscapes and cultural riches. Here we have made the tour package itinerary for 10 days but it can be added with more number of days or customized to shorter days according to your need and holiday frame.

Outline Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft].

Day 02: Sightseeing Tours around Kathmandu Valley.

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft] and free time to visit Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara Naya Pul and trekking to Tikhedhunga [1520m/4,986ft] 6-7 hours.

Day 05: Trek Tikhedhunga to from Ghorepani [2874m/9429ft] 5-6 hours.

Day 06: Hiking to Poonhill & Trekking to Tadapani [2,630m/8,628ft] 5-6 hours.

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani Ghandruk [1,984 m/6,509ft] 5-6 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Naya Pool [2,070m/6,791ft] 4-5 hours and further drive to Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Day 10: Transfer to Tribhuwan international airport for your final departure.

*Note: This in an outline trekking itinerary of Christmas & New  year Holiday Tours Package in Nepal. We would also customize the itinerary as per your request & holiday duration. Feel free to contact us.

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The Trip cost will be different depending on the Group Size, duration of trip and services required please contact us through our email info@mountainnepaltrek.com with details to get better quote.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick-up and drove.
  • 3 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB plan.
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara with private vehicle.
  • All sightseeing entry fees.
  • All necessary paper work and permits.
  • Flight ticket to Pokhara including airport taxes.
  • Trekking Guide & porter’s salary and their accommodation.
  • Tea-house/Lodge accommodation and all meals during trekking part.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  • All government taxes and service charge.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals in Kathmandu except breakfast.
  • International airfares along with taxes
  • Expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet and others
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Any extra transportation except in itinerary [we can arrange upon request]
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Helicopter rescue due to out of control. (Your travel insurance must it covers).
  • Some extra assistance like if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse  to came back [if applicable this you have to pay them directly]
  • Tips to our staffs, guide and porters. (It is not compulsory but expected).
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price.

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft].

Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport you will transfer to the hotel by our airport representative. After your freshness we will have talk about your trekking plan in the hotel or our office. You will meet your guide also. You can ask your question about the trek. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tours around Kathmandu Valley.               

After your breakfast we will start sightseeing tour with our excellent tour guide. Including Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Monkey Temple (Swyambhunath Stupa), Kathmandu Durbar Squre, Patan Durbar Squar etc. In the tour you have to chances to learn historical, cultural and traditional background of Nepal. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft] and free time to visit Pokhara.

Today morning we leave to Pokhara using half an hour (30 minutes) flight from Kathmandu. Today you will have a free time in Pokhara you can visit around Pokhara.  Pokhara is gorgeous lake city which offers panoramic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machapuchre, Mt. Manaslu and Mt Annapurna. Stay overnight in hotel of Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara Naya Pul and trekking to Tikhedhunga [1520m/4,986ft] 6-7 hours.

After taking breakfast in Pokhara, we drive to Naya pul the trekking opening point which takes one and half hour drive from Pokhara. Then we turn along the bank of Modi River, to attend Birethanti. This is a huge excellent town. From Birethanti the way climbs always up the side of the valley to Hile, and then we sharply scales throughout local villages to reach Tikhedhunga [1520m/4,986ft]. Stay overnight at hotel of Tikhedhunga.

Day 05: Trek Tikhedhunga to from Ghorepani [2874m/9429ft] 5-6 hours.

Today early morning after taking breakfast, we start our journey to Ulleri. While the region is entirely stunning, everyone appeared attractive beyond any hesitation there are unthinkably more than 3200 steps. From Ulleri we goes by passing a wonderful deferral bridge, the perspectives as we climb out of the valley are mostly unbelievable. Then the trekking trail continues to Ghorepani throughout the rhododendrons, pine and oak forest. There are such a huge number of grand perspectives that you could successfully take several photographs. Stay Overnight at Guesthouse of Ghorepani.

Day 06: Hiking to Poonhill & Trekking to Tadapani [2,630m/8,628ft] 5-6 hours.

Early in the morning, we start our hike up to Poon hill (3210mtr). From Poon hill we can see magnificent Sunrise views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091), Nilgiri (6940m), Manaslu (8163m), Machapuchre (6997m) and other some peaks. The sunrise view will be memorable experience in your life. After exploring one hour at Poon hill we come back to Ghorepani. After taking breakfast at Ghorepani we walk throughout the rhododendron and pine forests, with unbelievable perspectives of the tops. On the way you can explore different tiny sanctums and commemorations, some of which are very magnificent. Tadapani [2,630m/8,628ft] is the main tentative focus for travelers between Ghorepani and Chhomrong. 

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani Ghandruk [1,984 m/6,509ft] 5-6 hours.

In the morning you can have incredible perspectives of Himalayan Mountains, particularly Annapurna south and Mt. Fishtail. After taking breakfast, the trekking trial descends towards Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the cultural village of Gurung citizens which take approximately 5 hours. Similarly, we go with a forested trial in the dark and deep valleys. The Ghandruk village is admired trekking destination which offers magnificent mountain views and tradition daily life of Gurung peoples.

Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Naya Pool [2,070m/6,791ft] 4-5 hours and further drive to Pokhara.

Today is the final day of our Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. From Ghandruk, we take a particularly steep plunge down, and the view on our trial downward is most likely the best of the trekking. It is mostly stairs until we hit the river at Syauli Bazaar. From Syauli Bazaar the track experiences, the rice field and a few towns to reach Birethanti. Then we arrive up to Nayapul then catch our car drive over to Pokhara. And stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Today we will come back Kathmandu. That takes 6-7 hours by bus and half an-hour by flight. In evening we will offer you farewell dinner with cultural shows in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel. In evening we offer you a farewell dinner in a neighboring famous restaurant with cultural shows.

Day 10: Transfer to Tribhuwan international airport for your final departure.

Team of Gold Mountain Nepal Treks say good-bye and takes you to the international airport to catch your flight back to your home with wishing you a nice journey.

Information of passport and visas

You must to have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date of your trips.  You can easily get visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuwan International Airport). Nepalese visas cost is USD 25 for 15 days & USD 40 for 30 days. 

Information of money & credit card

In Nepal you have to pay 3.5 % credit card commission as per Nepal’s Bank rules, on your payable amount of the total cost.  So, please be positive that you bring some cash in USD to pay us. The same, for your extra expenses as well which are not included in our cost. We would like to request you not to change your money in the Airport expect your emergency case. You get the exchange rate is very low there. Our office well provides you the facility to exchange your money. Or, you can change from Money Changers or bank as well. Master Card, Visa Card, Paypal also accepted in major shopping center and in most of the tourist class hotels. 

Bring required personal/official document

We want to suggest that to bring some of the required documents like valid passport, 4 extra passport sized photographs (for trekking permits), your travel insurance, airline tickets and luggage tags. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at Kathmandu. For details information about the required official papers don't be hesitate to ask us. 

Case of flight delay

Flight by plane and helicopter are might be cancellations or delay cause of bad weather in remote areas. Some other times, operational complication may occur which is more possible to happen in Everest Region- Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight, Annapurna region- Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara flight, Dolpa, Simikot , Jumla region etc. As these flights have some problem with fixed schedule, it is also suggested to carry extra money for food and accommodations. Trekking in the remote areas, especially during unusual season, you’re advised to keep extra days to prepare with some delays and avoid frustrating result. In case of delay in flight previous to trek departure or at the end of the trek, you need to manage your accommodation and food costs by yourself. 

About your travel insurance

We request to all our valued clients to make and bring your complete travel insurance package. Your insurance must cover against medical, emergency evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation, natural calamity, lost of gears, theft or damage your baggage etc. 

Electricity Crisis Problem in Nepal

It is difficult to told you that Nepal has an electricity problem because Nepal is 2nd richest country in water resource but it is true Nepal still facing the problem. It means there is electricity off for some hours in day and night time. Most of the hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other cities are possible to have no battery backup. In that case Air condition may not work and, sometimes, TV and other electric utensils may not run. Some hotels have possible to run the TV and AC as well. But, only few of them are lies in this standard category.

So, be organized for this while you are traveling in Nepal.  For that situation, we suggested you to bring the flashlight with extra batteries. 

Clothing and Equipment for Traveling in Mountains of Nepal

Trekking in the Mountains require to arrangement of equipment as you have to find yourself comfortable at higher altitude of Mountains. The basic clothing items are listed here please notice that.

Personal Equipment

  • Down jacket or sweater.
  • Wind/Water proof jacket (opt).
  • Down vest and/or jacket (opt)
  • Gloves (2 pairs).
  • Sun hat or scarf.
  • Sunglasses with UV protection.
  • T-shirts minimum 2.
  • Underwear (3).
  • Hiking shorts (2).
  • Lightweight cotton long pants.
  • Light & Expedition weight thermal bottoms.
  • Wool pants.
  • Waterproof pants.
  • Thin, lightweight internal socks (4).
  • Thick, warm wool Trekking/Hiking socks (4).
  • Hiking boots with extra laces.
  • Camp shoes or sandals.

 Other Necessary Equipment

  • Sleeping bag at least rated to zero degrees F.
  • Head light with extra bulbs and batteries.
  • Basic First Aid Kit (Normal Medicine e.g. Sitamol, Diamox etc.)
  • Large plastic bags to keep dry inside items of trek bag.
  • Trekking Bag (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches is OK).
  • Water bottles (2).
  • Toilet paper.
  • Small washable towel.

 

*We manage all camping equipment for the Camping Trekking. 

Can I buy/rent equipment in Kathmandu

Yes, you can do that but it is not actually required to spend large amount of your money to buy extra equipment and clothing earlier to your trip because most of the trekking equipment can be hired from Trekking shops within Kathmandu. Most of the gear is locally contrived. Some Chinese equipment are possible to be more expensive but qualitative. You can take Sleeping bag and down jacket easily on rent. Each item can be rented for less than USD 1 per day. You have to manage other items buying them yourself. Surely these items are more possible to be cheaper than those in your Country or hometown. We will display all the necessary equipment you need on the second day of your arrival. 

How to book my trip

First choose the trip which you want to do? Then contact us through mail or phone, email is more effective and clear as well, after getting your email or call we will process for your booking. To confirm your booking, we need 20% amount of your total amount the payment can be made throughout the Bank transfer, Credit card payment (Master/Visa Card) or through online money transfers also Western Unions, Money Gram or others. After we get the 20% amount your booking will be confirmed and you will get the official booking and payment receipt from us. The rest amount you can pay after arrival at our office or hotel.

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Our First Time Nepal Visit was so exciting

We went for a family holiday trip to Nepal, Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition made us preparations for our trip and we had a very enjoyable holiday in Nepal. We were satisfied by all means. We stayed in many places like Kathmandu,Phokara and Chitwan. The hotels which have arranged for us were really best and the cost also effective. The vehicle which was given to us during the tour was also perfect. Thanks for making an unforgettable family holiday. Thanks to Bishnu and team of Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition. Hope we’ll do visit Nepal more regularly through Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition.

Tomas & his family,

Israel

Great Experience of Everest Base Camp Trek

Hi! I just finished my Everest Base Camp Trek. The trip was organized by Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition, headed by Mr. Bishnu. It was well organized and Bishnu was very visible on all expenses.

Thanks to Bishnu & my guide Krishna for the great experience.

Hope to be back in Nepal next year.

Princess Haleema,

England

Trip Facts

Activities: Tours & Trekking

Trip Duration: 10 Days.

Trip Grade: Easy.

Maximum Altitude: 3210m/10531ft. [Poon-hill]

Best Trekking Season: March-Jun and September-December are the best month however you can done the trekking in other rest month as well.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Tea-houses or lodges during the treks. (We can upgrade or downgrade hotel category in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per your request). 

Meals: Breakfast in hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara and all meals during the trip.

Transportation: Our private vehicle and domestic flights.

Group Size: Minimum 1 person.

Price: Contact Us.