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Hiking from Kathmandu to Nepal’s Himalayas

Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel & Himalayas

Best time to travel
Oct – May
Perfect for
All
Ideal Length
11 nights
From (incl flights)
€5,299 pp

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Kathmandu.
  • Private transfers and all guiding requirements.
  • Exciting tours in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur which include visits to sacred temples and exploring bustling markets.
  • 12 nights’ luxury accommodation, including staying in trekking lodges dotted across the Himalayas.
  • 7 days trek through the Annapurna mountain range with experienced guides.
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Introduction

For many, Nepal remains a largely undiscovered destination known for its incredible mountain treks. This suggested itinerary brings together a carefully planned Himalayan trek with some added luxury at the end. Discover breathtaking mountain views, charming hillside villages, religious monuments and temples, and spot jungle wildlife during this 12 night trip. This fascinating country has maintained a level of isolation from the outside world that has protected its fascinating history and culture. Don’t miss a thing with visits to the nation’s capital as well as Himalayan villages existing in harmony at high altitudes.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Kathmandu.

You will be greeted on arrival by your driver and privately transferred to a traditional Nepalese hotel.

Get to know Kathmandu on a guided tour.

Spend two nights in the city enjoying exciting day tours. Visit the famous Buddhist shrine, Boudhanath Stupa before moving on to Pashupatinath temple for an afternoon of culture and history. Your private guide will teach you all there is to know about these fascinating landmarks.

Kathmandu
Allow us to arrange an exciting rickshaw ride around Asons Bazaar.

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of this busy market which is bursting with colour and culture. Browse the stalls selling dried foods, clothing, spices and much more.

Rickshaw Nepal
Visit the famous Monkey Temple.

Also known as Swayambhunath Stupa, this temple is an ancient Buddhist shrine which has incredible, panoramic views of the city. The temple is so beautiful; it is said that the glory of Kathmandu began at this site.

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After an action-packed stay in the city, depart for Pokhara.

This is where your trek begins. You will be driven to the starting point and begin your guided trek on arrival. Hike through the lower foothills of Annapurna for three or four hours before arriving at the first lodge.

Pokhara Nepal
Spend six nights trekking through the changing landscape.

The trail passes through small hamlets, terraced rice fields and forests with spectacular views of the surrounding valley. Walk-through forests of oak, rhododendron and silver birch with incredible views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Lamjung.

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Finish your trek in the village of Phedi.

From here, you will be collected and transferred back to Pokhara where you can enjoy some time to rest and recuperate. Spend two nights at a relaxing eco-luxury property.

Himalaya Lodge
Immerse yourself in some local culture by visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Bhaktapur city is a beautiful culmination of brick roads, charming cottages and an old fashioned way of life that has remained untouched by largescale urbanisation. At its centre, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is home to incredible monuments which reflect the glory days of the Malla Dynasty. Here you will visit Nyatapola Temple, Bhairavnath Temple and the famous Golden Gate.

Bhaktapur Nepal
Arrive in Dhulikhel for your final night.

Relax in the Himalayan salt room, swim in the pool or take a pottery class to unwind before your trip comes to an end.

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Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Dwarika's-Hotel

Dwarika’s Hotel

Home to one of the largest private woodwork collections in the world, Dwarika’s Hotel is a beautiful Nepalese property full of history and heritage.

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The-Pavillions-Himalayas

The Pavilions Himalayas

The Pavilions Himalayas is a beautiful eco-luxury property situated near Pokhara. The hotel is surrounded by rice paddies and offers stunning views of Nepal’s most famous mountains.

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Dwarika's-Resort

Dwarika’s Resort

Located just one hour from Kathmandu, Dwarika’s Resort Dhulikhel is a luxurious cultural retreat. The resort is set on 20 acres of forested hillside and offers superb views of the Himalayas.

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What people are saying

In summary, it was a first class trip which we truly enjoyed. We have not one single complaint and in fact we tip our hats to OROKO, you exceeded our expectations. It is a great feeling when you just know everything is organised.

Rose & John – Sorrento, May 2019

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