Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
On your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be greeted with flower garlands/Khadas. Our representative will then take you to your hotel. If time prevails, you will visit office for paperwork.
Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, you will visit popular world heritage monuments in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, and Pashupatinath. Alternatively, you can choose Bhakatapur and Patan sightseeing. By late afternoon you will drive back to your hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
After early morning breakfast drive from Pokhara to Kande and trek to Forest Camp (2,500m) via Australian Camp (2060m) takes about 5 hrs.The one and a half hrs drive to Kande on a well paved road, followed by a short trek to Australian Camp (2060m) takes about 3 hours. The trail passes through rhododendron, oak and pine forests all the way to Forest Campvia Pothana and Deurali village that takes about another 3 hrs. Stay overnight at lodge.
Early morning trek from Forest Camp to High Camp (3,580) takes about 6 hours. The trail goes through rhododendron and pine forests buzzing with birds and wild animals. The High Camp offers an excellent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Macchapuchre and other peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.
After early morning breakfast, trek from High Camp to Mardi Himal West Base Camp/Upper View point (4,450m) and back to Low Camp takes about 6 hours. You will make a steep ascent to view point and then descend to Mardi Himal Base Camp. The trail is covered with lush vegetation and colourful flowers.You will have the opportunity to watch beautiful views of Annapurna South, AnnapuraI, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, Mardi Himal as well as Pokhara Valley. Stay overnight at lodge.
Early morning trek from Low Camp to Siding Village (1,885m) takes about 5 hours. Follow a downhill path making through rhododendron forest. You will witness cattle sheds and small hamlets along the way. After reaching Siding, you will take a short drive to Pokhara which takes about 1 hr. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
After morning breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 6 hours. You will enjoy beautiful views of mountains, hills, rivers and villages as you enjoy the highway ride.
As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.
I want to thank you for the tour(s) you set up for me while in KTM. Your group got me to see the 7 Stupas I wanted to see...and then the mountain flight today. The guide was very knowledgeable and spoke great English. The Driver showed up on time ...every time.. Even at 5am! Thank you! Michael Genji Takeuchi USA
Spectacular ! is the word for our EBC Trek with Hari – the best guide ! Harry(me), age 75, and Jeff, my son, age 51, were well provided for on our 12 day trek. We highly recommend Environmental Trekking Nava, Hari – and our porter, Ikla. Thank you (Dun Babat), Harry & Jeff Schlieff, Minnesota, USA
Mountain views from Mardi are simply the best.
Below is a list of equipment and clothing required for trekking. The necessity of these items depends on the type, altitude, timing and destination of trekking. Appropriate trekking gears are not only required for the comfort/pleasure of your trek but also to improve safety factor. Please have a look over these items in order to fully prepare and thoroughly enjoy the trekking.
Rucksack, Sleeping bag, Duffel bag, Walking Poles, walking boots,
sandals, Toiletries (Soaps, Toilet papers, Sanitizers, toothpaste, tooth
Thermal underwear, Down
jacket, Shorts, Trekking trousers, Towels, Woolen gloves, Gaiters,
Fleece jacket or Pullover, Wind/water proof jacket, Raincoat, Warm
Sun hat, Sunglasses, Snow goggles, Sunscreen, Lip balm
Headlamp, Flash light, Binoculars, Cameras (chargers and batteries),
Water bottle/bladder, Water purification Iodine tablets, Energy bars and snacks
First Aid Kit
Altimeter, Compass, Binoculars, Books/magazines, GPS, Pocket knife, Candles (for lodges), Notebook with pencil/pen, etc
Tent, Stove and fuel, Utensils for cooking, eating and drinking, sleeping mattresses
Note: We can also provide sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, walking poles, and First Aid Kit in case if you don’t have one. These items are inclusive of total package price.
There are various permits such as trekking permits, national park permits, conservation area permits required for trekkers and tourists.
TIMs is an abbreviation of ‘Trekkers’ Information Management Systems’. TIMs is kind of a permit card issued by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board. TIMs is mandatory for entering all normal trekking areas in Nepal.
In the TIMS Card, you will have to fill in information about the dates of your trip, the itinerary, and a contact number. These data will be inserted in the visitors’ database, where they can be accessed for park management purposes or for rescue missions in case of accidents and/or natural calamities.
Trekkers and tourists can avail the card at specific counters designated by TAAN and NTB including their own head offices in Kathmandu.
There are two types of TIM Cards:
(a) Individual (Green coloured) TIMS
Free Individual Trekker (FIT) or Single trekkers who are planning to trek without the help of assistants (guides or porters) are required to obtain Green TIMS card. Green TIMS card can be obtained by paying Nepali currency equivalent to US$20 per person. The form can be filled out by the trekkers themselves by visiting the nearest TIMS Center. Such FIT trekkers will have to take full responsibility of the possible risks while trekking.
(b) Group (Blue coloured) TIMS
Blue TIMS card is for those trekkers who are travelling in groups accompanied by assistants (guides and/or porters). Such groups of trekkers will be taking the service of government-authorized trekking agencies. The trekking agencies will help the groups to obtain Blue TIMS card by paying Nepali currency equivalent of US$20 per person.
Please note: Citizens of SAARC countries will have to pay NRs. 200. Nepali currency equivalent of US$ 10 per person