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Nepal Backpackers Trip

It is high time you pack your bags for some adventure in Nepal. Are you geared up for the remarkable short trip that will lead you to be high in spirits for days to come? Come to explore the exotic scenery and beauty of Nepal in your limited time span. Travellers who believe in a meaningful trip and freedom to choose their own activities in their travel are perfect for this package. Nepal Big Mountain offers you a blend of an easy route yet filled with an adequate amount of freedom in a limited time span and trail overflowed with the natural beauty.

Group size: 2 to 10 Max-Altitude: 1400 m
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Moderate 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: Welcome Dinner and Cultural Meal
Accommodation: Tourist Standard Hotel

Trip Introduction

Many travellers wonder if they can be engulfed in natural beauty without being caught in a treacherous route. For our customers, Nepal Big Mountain has come up with a unique blend of a short trek that will take you to the routes of the beautiful snow-capped mountains, serene lakes, and mesmerizing pagoda with nepal backpackers trip.

The Nepal Backpackers Tour takes you to explore the bizarre exquisiteness of the elegant Pokhara city. Moderate level of fitness is required for the delicacy of carrying the backpack to trek for around 6 hours. Unlike other treks, this particular package is unique as you get to rest and take pleasure in the captivating views without being exhausted.

Moreover, you are spellbound by the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges. The quiet, serene and amazingly beautiful Dhampus provides a view of gorgeous peaks. This shall include the Annapurna range, the Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal and other peaks. The mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are kept under top 10 highest peaks in the world.

In addition to this, this package provides you with the sovereignty of deciding the sightseeing areas in Pokhara. You can be overwhelmed by the charm of serene lakes by boating. You can also be occupied by the adventures of paragliding, rafting, bungee jumping and many more.

Along with it, there is a provision of visiting the famous Peace Pagoda of Pokhara where you will come across Mani walls, prayer wheels, colourful prayer flags, and other Buddhist culture. This will help you discover peace within yourselves calming your souls to the core before you return to your daily routine all over. You get to discover the serenity of the Gupteshwor temple and Bindabasini.

So, are you ready to uncover the reasons for increasing tourists in Pokhara each year? Come and join Nepal Big Mountain’s package to discover your lost beam of amusement.

Please do check out our other variation of city tours here .

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)

Nepal Big Mountain Travel believes in persistence and belongingness. On day 1, arrival day, a representative in formal attire with garlands (Mala) and traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf (Khata) will welcome you. This is a traditional welcoming gesture of Nepalese. The representative will guide you to the hotel. You can wander around the streets of Thamel and explore shops during the late afternoon. Then, a cultural dinner is presented overnight at Tourist Standard hotel in Kathmandu or similar class.

Main attractions:

  • Unique and traditional welcome
  • Welcome dinner- traditional Nepali cuisine
  • The inception of your trip
  • Wander around streets of Thamel
  • Explore shops of traditional Thankas, restaurants, handmade articrafts, street foods and many more

Included meals: Dinner

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (204.5 km/5-6 hrs ride)

New daylight begins the day and you devour your breakfast early in the morning. Then, you go on an interesting long drive of 5-6 hours to Pokhara from Kathmandu. You will engage in observing the beauty of Pokhara passing through Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you a prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer. During the afternoon, you can go boating in Fewa Lake. You observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges. At evening, you can see the pleasant view of the sunset as well and capture the moment in your camera. You stay the night at tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Major attractions:

  • The magnificent sight of high current Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti
  • You can go boating in Fewa Lake
  • Observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges
  • Set your eyes at the pleasant view of the sunset
  • Capture the beautiful scenery in your camera for future reference

Included meals:

Day 3: Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus (1750 m)

You begin with your breakfast, then, you go on a 30-minute ride to Phedi on a private vehicle. Your day in Phedi will be an adventurous hike to the scenic views. That is climbing through beautiful forest and countryside for the next 3 hours to reach the hilltop named Dhampus.

The quiet, serene and amazingly beautiful Dhampus provides a view of gorgeous peaks. This shall include the Annapurna range, the Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal and other peaks. The mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are kept under top 10 highest peaks in the world. You will spend overnight at Dhampus.

Major attractions:

  • An adventurous hike to the scenic views
  • The freshness of the climb from forests and countryside of Dhampus
  • Quiet, serene and amazing view of the gorgeous peaks
  • Have the delight to view two of the 10 highest peaks in the world
  • You have the adrenaline rush of watching the snowcapped Himalayan range

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Trek to Sarangkot via Naundanda (1443m)

Enjoying the sunrise and breakfast early in the morning, you start trekking uphill to Sarangkot from Kande to Naundanda, a local village. You emerge from the area of Dhampus from where you can enjoy the panoramic scenery of Annapurna, Macchapuchre, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himal. You move towards Sarangkot for 6 hours trek. When you accomplish today’s goal of reaching Sarangkot, you gain the reward of the mesmerizing view of the sunrise over the White Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including Fishtail from the Sarangkot tower. You spend the night at a teahouse in Sarangkot.

Major attractions:

  • Discover the civilization of Naundanda village
  • Enjoy the panoramic scenery of Annapurna, Macchapuchre, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himal
  • Move towards Sarangkot for 6 hours trek
  • Gain the reward of the mesmerizing view of the sunrise over the Himalayan ranges.
  • Analyze beauty of White Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including Fishtail from the Sarangkot tower

Included meals:

Day 5: Trek downhill to Pokhara Lakeside (32km distance)

After your breakfast in the hotel, you will return to Pokhara after 3 hours walk. You can go to the famous Peace Pagoda another side from the Lake by taking a boat and hike up to there. You will spend some quality time at the Lake Side. You can enjoy boating in Fewa Lake and a religious trip to the temple situated in the middle of the lake, Tal Barahi, giving you a feeling of a religious island. If you want to be drawn aback by boating in the serene lake that covers Sarangkot and Kaskikot as well as gets a bonus of soothing your eyes with the view of the reflection of Mount Macchapuchre, Fewa Lake awaits you in Pokhara. Explore the reasons for the rise in tourist’s rate in Pokhara every year.

Major attractions:

  • Spend some quality time at the Lake Side
  • Enjoy boating in serene Fewa Lake
  • Explore different adventurous activities
  • A religious trip to the pagoda situated on the other side of the lake, Peace Pagoda to energize your spirit
  • Get a bonus of soothing your eyes with the view of the reflection of Mount Macchapuchre while boating

Included meals:

Day 6: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Today is a free day, which offers you many prospects. You can choose from a range of activities that are in the bucket list of many travellers. It can be awe-striking activities like paragliding, bungee jumping, etc. you can also choose this day to be your religious visit or amazing sightseeing to David’s fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev, Old city, Bindabasini. The hotel awaits you after your wonderful day with a delicious meal. A tourist class hotel in Pokhara or similar class will be your resting place.

Major attractions:

  • Choose from a range of activities that are in the bucket list of many travellers
  • Engage in awe-striking activities like paragliding, bungee jumping, etc
  • Involve in the religious visit to your religious visit to Gupteshwor Mahadev and Bindabasini
  • Amazing sightseeing to David’s fall and Old City
  • Return back for some delicious meal and rest with the view of the mesmerizing sunset

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Drive back to Kathmandu (204.5 km/5-6 hrs ride)

Today lies ahead of you with a breakfast and a beautiful view of sunrise. You drive back from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a tourist bus. The 5-hour route, you will be engaged observe the beauty of Pokhara passing through Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you a prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer. You can collaborate with our other package of sightseeing in Kathmandu, a day trip. You will spend overnight in the tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Major attractions:

  • The magnificent sight of high current Himalayan Rivers- Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti
  • A chance to collaborate with our other package of sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer
  • Rest in your tourist standard hotel and rejuvenate yourself by the alluring facilities

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Departure

You have breakfast early in the morning. With the conclusion of necessary steps for departure, a representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Big Mountain expects a happy customer to travel again.

Major attractions:

  • Departure day
  • Concluding breakfast early in the morning
  • Depart with beautiful memories
  • A representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will see you off to Tribhuvan International Airport
  • You are associated with your spirit smile with the end of an adventurous and memorable journey of Nepal Backpackers Tour.

Included meals: Breakfast

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required. Availability of guides depends on the high seasons.

In any case, specified language speaking guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides English speaking guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance
  • All entrance fees
  • Sim Card
  • Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle
  • All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 1 porter per 2 pax
  • General First aid kits
  • One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour
  • All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Optional: USD 25 per person per day for the provision of lunch and dinner in city tours
  • Optional: USD 30 per person per day for the provision of breakfast, lunch, and dinner during hiking periods

The Trekking Group

Accommodations

You stay at Tourist Standard hotel in all cities and teahouses throughout the tour. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the tour, you can take a hot water bath in the hotel and recreate yourself for the amazing tour that awaits you the next day. Activities may include enjoying a drink in the bar with your new travel friends and exploring the unique service every hotel provides. The stay in teahouses will be in a calm and cosy lodge with Wi-Fi so that you can watch YouTube vlogs and other sites of your choice.  You can feel the natural beauty of the place through the serene hotel in a quiet environment away from the city pollution. You can upgrade your room and hotel with a reasonable extra charge. However, it might be difficult to find a single room at higher elevations.

Meals

The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu. Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. The trip excludes the other breakfast and dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense.

Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours. In addition to it, during the trekking period, for the prerequisites of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the minimum amount of extra USD 40 per person per day is provided such that you have the convenience of easy access to meals throughout the trek.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip that is able to walk for 6 hours with a backpack. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. Main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast on the tour for a meaningful journey. However, the traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases, allergies or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under the perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. Children, youngsters, adults, or elders, anyone is welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardian.

People with severe premedical conditions must consult their doctors and inform Nepal Big Mountain before the trip.

Best Time to Travel

Nepal Backpackers Tour welcomes its guests any time of the year, as the weather is well suited in all seasons. Along with it, the trip is a blend of adventure and culture in a short with great comfort. There is a rush of tourists during their vacations. It is suggested that you visit in the month of September- November as you can enjoy the spring weather with the biggest occasion of Nepal that lasts a month, Dashain and Tihar.

The choice of these months will give you a great chance to view the beauty of Himalayas at their best. There are blooming flowers in this season. The trail will be colourful and eye-catching giving you a different level of energy during these months.

Additional Information

Altogether, this is a trip of eight days nine nights. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to info@nbmtravel.com. You must specify any kinds of a health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller at an earlier stage before booking.

This trip will provide you with the opportunity to wander around the wonderful city – Pokhara You will be able to view the world’s tenth highest peak, Annapurna during the trip.

Tips are also expected from the trekker if the trek and tour guides show satisfactory performance.