This short trip through Nepal is wonderful for those who want to try a short trek off the main trails, meet people, have wonderful views of the Manaslu Range in the Himalayas and travel between the cooler months of November and March. Equally important, you will visit villages at the epicenter of the 2015 earthquake, your tourism will help the locals in their recovery, and you can learn first-hand about the effects of the 2015 earthquake on the villagers and how they dealt with the tragedy.
Trip Dates & Pricing
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Land Cost: Starting At $4125 per person*
*Based on 4-6 People (excluding international air)
Experience & Explore
- Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu; Arrival time permitting, PM walk down Asan Tol to Dhurbar Square. Welcome dinner at Thamel House.
- Day 2
Tour Swayambunath. Walk or drive to Vajra Hotel for breakfast. Drive to READ office. Return to hotel for short rest. Mid-afternoon visit Bodhanath and thangka store for demonstration. Then on to Pashupati for the evening aarti ceremony.
- Day 3
Explore Patan & Bhaktapur. Visit with the Kumari goddess and lunch at the Patan Museum.
- Day 4
Drive to Arughat Bazaar for lunch. Continue to Sundi Khola and camp near the confluence of the Budi Gandaki and Sundi Khola.
- Day 5
Trek along the Sundi Khola to the Machha Khola (3051 ft. and 8+ hours trekking).
- Day 6
Trek to Laprak Village, shattered in 2015 by the earthquake, and see how rebuilding is progressing. (6890 ft. 6+ hours)
- Day 7
Trek to Barpak (6398 ft.) with excellent views of the Manaslu range. Cultural show
- Day 8
Day to explore village, ruins, interact with people and learn about quake effects.
- Day 9
1-hour trek to road. Drive 4-5 hours to Gorkha. Visit temple and palace.
- Day 10
Drive Kathmandu. Farewell dinner.
- Day 11
Optional Everest Flight. Transfer for your flight back home.