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8 day Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhampus Trek and Nargarkot

Dhampus trek ? is one of the classic Himalayan trekking regions. We will get through Hindu villages where we will be assured of a warm welcome; follow trails through oak and forest where the sound of the bird calls fill the air and camp in serene locations that afford magnificent views of the Annapurna Range. During the fall, we will see farmers harvesting rice and millet. We will climb couple of Himalayan hills up to over 1700 m for exceptional views of the Annapurnas and Machhapuchhare. All the above in the company of our magnificent crew whose friendship, sense of humour and caring nature ensure that your trek would be a memorable one.

Highlights of the tour:

  1. 2 days Dhampus trek (Beginner level) ? your lifetime experience to see a close up of the highest peaks in the world ? Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Machhapuchhare (6993m) and Dhaulagiri (8713m).
  2. Visit some of the important Unesco World Heritage Sites - Patan Durbar Square, Swayambunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Pashpupatinath etc.
  3. Enjoy sunrise and sunset with panoramic views of the Himalaya, including the highest peak of the world ? Mt Everest (8848 m).
  4. Visit International Mountain Museum in Pokhara ? information of 1st expedition team that reached Mt Everest (8848m), information of top 10 peaks in the world, DVD show and record of different expedition teams to Mt Everest as well as displays on the history, culture, geology, flora and fauna of the Himalaya.
  5. Arrangement of booking adventure activities at great price ? Mountain flight, paragliding, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking?. (Mountain flight approx. US$125 for 30mins, paragliding approx.US$75 for 30 mins).
  6. Relaxing day at Le Meridien Hotel in Kathmandu for Golf or Spa treatment
    - approx. US$50 for Golf Green Fee, US$30 for famous Indian style Ayurveda massage or Shirodhara massage, US$30 for Body Rub.
  7. Taste different authentic international cuisines - Nepalese, Indian, Italian, Thai, Singaporean, the highlight dinner at famous French restaurant Caroline in Kathmandu ? French dinner with wine.
  8. Round trip domestic flights between Kathmandu and Pokhara, save up more time for the journey
  9. Stay at 5 star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nargarkot.

Itinerary: 8 day Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhampus Trek and Nargarkot

Day 1:Arrival Kathmandu by Thai and transfer to domestic airport for flight to Pokhara, a beautiful resort town which is right by the Phewa Lake and the Himalayas. On the flight you will see stunning views of the Himalayas.

After checking in hotel, meeting with trekking guide for briefing.

Evening: Enjoy authentic Nepali cuisine. Dinner with cultural dance performance at famous Boomerang Restaurant at lakeside

Hotel: Shangri-La or Fish Tail Lodge or same grade

Day 2:
After breakfast, drive to starting trekking point for trekking.

You will walk around 3 hrs to arrive Dhampus (approx. 1750m)

Evening: Enjoy sunset of the Himalayas.

Hotel: on the mountain at Dhampus with beautiful views of the Himalayas

Day 3:
Morning: Enjoy beautiful sunrise and stunning mountain views of the Himalayas.

We will see some of the highest peaks in the world ? Fish Tail /Machhapuchhare (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Annapurna South ( 7219 m) and Dhaulagiri (8713m ).

After breakfast, walk down for around 3 hours. Then, drive back to Pokhara

After lunch , free time adventure activity ? mountain flight, paragliding, canoeing, kayaking, boating, mountain biking or boating in the lake etc.

Evening: Dinner at Italian restaurant at lakeside.

Hotel: Shangri-La or Fish Tail Lodge or same grade

Day 4:After breakfast, domestic flight back to Kathmandu.

After lunch, drive to the famous hill resort area ? Nargarkot (2100 m).

Walk around the hill area to appreciate local sceneries of the villages and terraced fields.

Evening: Dinner at hotel

Hotel: Club Himalayas or same grade

Day 5:
Early morning enjoy sunrise and panoramic views of the Himalayas (including the highest peak of the world ? Mt Everest 8848 m)

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu for sightseeing ? visit some of the important Unesco World Heritage Sites such as Patan Durbar Square, Swayambunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Pashpupatinath

Lunch at Singaporean Restaurant

Dinner at famous Thai Restaurant in Kathmandu, optional free time at bar
Hotel : Hyatt or Radisson or same grade

Day 6:After breakfast, drive to country side Le Meridien Golf and Spa Resort for Golf and Spa Treatment.

Lunch at hotel

Evening: Dinner at famous French dinner with wine at Caroline Restaurant, optional free time at bar
Hotel : Hyatt or Radisson or same grade

Day 7:Free stop over Bangkok.

After breakfast, transfer to airport for connecting flight to Bangkok.

Spend one night in Bangkok to chill out.
Hotel: Stylish boutique hotel - Majestic Grande Sukhumvit or The Davis Bangkok or same grade

Day 8:Connecting flight back to Hong Kong in the morning or afternoon.

Appreciate the differences and Enjoy the journey

  • The working style and service standard may make us impatient, but we should be aware of their local culture.
  • The travel industry in Nepal is less developed compared to their Asian neighbours such as Thailand. Although we try our utmost best to provide you with comfort and pleasure, please bear in mind that a 5-star hotel still needs further improvement.

Notes: 8 day Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhampus Trek and Nargarkot

Tour cost includes:

  • Round trip ticket between Hong Kong and Kathmandu by Thai airline
  • Hotel accommodation at 5 star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nargarkot
  • 2 days one night Dhampus trek including trekking permit, professional guide, porters, accommodation on the mountain
  • Round trip domestic flight tickets between Kathmandu and Pokhara
    (Special arrangement to make you a more comfortable journey and save up lot of time for sightseeing)
  • All sightseeing program according to the itinerary with English speaking guide with private transportation including entrance fees to museums and temples
  • Lunch and dinner at famous restaurants in Nepal including French dinner with wine at famous Caroline Restaurant in Kathmandu
  • One night hotel accommodation with breakfast at 4 star hotel in Bangkok

Tour cost exclude:

  • Airport tax (around HK$850) & visa fee
  • * Travel insurance
  • Telephone, drinks, laundry and other personal expenses
  • Any extra expenses incurred due to bad weather, natural disasters or emergencies
  • Adventure activities ? eg. Mountain flight, paragliding, canoeing, biking?etc
  • Golf and spa treatment at Le Meridien Hotel
  • Transportation, meals and other expenses in Bangkok
  • Tips for the tour : US$12 x 7 days (no tour guide in Bangkok). Total US$84

Booking and Cancellation Policy:

  • High season surcharge will be applied during Christmas and Chinese New Year. Surcharge would be around HK$500 - HK$1,000.
  • Full tour price will be paid when air ticket is confirmed.
  • After ticket is confirmed, the whole package will be arranged by travel agent in Nepal. For cancellation, 25% refund of the tour price will be returned.
  • No refund after air ticket has been issued for group ticket.
  • Details to be confirmed with Guidance Travel Ltd.

Proposed Tour Date / Flight Schedule

Tour Price HK$13,388
(based on a group tour size of 10)

HK$13,688 for 4 persons
HK$13,888 for 2 persons
Tailor-made tour is also available, you are welcome to email us the details for quotation. Please note that, single supplement will be applied to hotel room for odd number group.

Proposed Tour Date

19 Feb 2007, Sun - 26 Feb 2007, Sun (High season surcharge applies)
17 Mar 2007, Sat - 24 Mar 2007, Sat
5 Apr 2007, Thur - 12 Apr 2007, Thur

Flight Schedule

We pick Thai Airways for more reliable services and flight schedule.

TG 603 0755 0940 HK- Bangkok
TG 319 1045 1300 Bankgkok- KATHMANDU


TG 320 1405 1830 KATHMANDU - Bangkok
Next day
TG 600 0800 1145 Bangkok- HK
TG 628 1030 1420
TG 630 1530 1905
TG 606 1600 1945
TG 602 1910 2255


You can apply for land visa after you arrive Kathmandu airport, please bring along one photo and fill up a form at airport. For HKSAR passport holder, visa is free.

For BNO or other passport holders, US$30 for visa fee.

Cash and Currency:
Please bring along US$ cash for your travel expenses. (US$ has better rate than HK$ ). US$1 to around 70 Rupees. You can easily change US$ into local currency Rupees in tourist area. They open from Monday to Sunday. The rate at airport counter may be lower, so it?s better not to change money there. Our guide will bring you to tourist area Thamel upon your check in hotel, so you can change money there.

Tips to Tour Guide:
For tips of your tour US$84 per person, we would like you to pay us in US$cash and we will collect this amount from you in Kathmandu by the end of the tour.

Cash expenses ? Shopping:
For a piece of 28 inches good quality pashmina shawl (70 % pashmina & 30% silk), cost around HK$ 300. For the best quality 100% pashmina scarf cost around HK$450. For silver jewelry, it will cost you from few US$ to US$20 for a piece of pendant or earrings. Nepalese knife cost you from small one US$5 to big one around US$20. Some of the shops accept credit card but they will charge you 4% handling charge.

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Guidance Travel

Guidance Travel
Guidance Travel is an independent travel agency based in Hong Kong. With strong connections in the Travel Industry, we are able to offer you better services in a cost-effective way. Our services include making Worldwide Hotel Reservations, booking Airline Tickets, arranging travel to Conferences and for Business Purposes, and arranging Transportation for both groups and the individual traveller.

Background of Land Operator in Nepal


  • President of Pokhara Tourism Council of Nepal
  • Former Deputy Mayor of Pokhara, Nepal
  • Presient of Pokhara Restaurant and Bar Association
  • Senior Committee Member of Football Association of Nepal
  • Senior Committee Member of Boxing Association of Nepal
  • Owner of famous Boomerang Restaurant ( the biggest garden restaurant in lakeside, Pokhara Nepal ) , opened since 1991
  • Owner of Boomerang Travel in Pokhara Nepal , opened since 1994
  • Owner of Club Amsterdam ( established pub ) in Pokhara Nepal, opened since 1997
  • Owner of Paradiso ( established pub) in Pokhara Nepal, opened since 2004


  • Hong Kong entrepreneur
  • used to live Kathmandu, Nepal and has traveled to Nepal for many times
  • solid experience in travel, PR and marketing
  • international traveler