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If you’re a bit of a wuss give this one a miss. This is 12 days of whitewater rafting, mountain trekking and tiger searching in Nepal. Who’s pumped?
(Was Annapurna & Chitwan)
Accommodation: Hotel Shakti or similar, Kathmandu
Meet up with your crew for a chat about your trip. Get to know each other over a bite to eat in the Thamel area.
Feed your spiritual side at Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. Then feed your hungry side at Yak Cafe (not very popular with actual yaks).
Relax in Pokhara for the night before our trek begins on Day 4. Stay in lodges along the way as we follow the Modi Khola River Valley to Ghandruk and Pothana.
(Walking time: approx 5 hours)
(Walking time: approx 5 hours)
(Walking time: approx 4 hours)
Meals included: 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Hit the rapids on the Seti River. Raft for around 30 kilometres over the next two days.
(Walking time: approx 2 hours)
Meals included: 1 breakfast
Go on safari in search of Royal Bengal tigers and the endangered Indian rhinos. In your free time you can go on a jeep, canoe or walking safari.
Catch the bus back to Kathmandu. Plenty of time to relax in a café and wish you didn’t have to go home and back to work.
The trip ends today after breakfast, but for those who wish to stay on, there's a lot to see in Kathmandu
A good level of fitness is required. You will trek on hilly terrain, generally on well-defined paths, walking between 4-5 hours per day. Altitude may exceed 3200 metres - check the trip notes for details.
• Gecko's expert English-speaking local tour guide and guides.
• 4 day trek in the Annapurna region.
• Twin-share lodge accommodation on trek, generally in rooms with sleeping mattresses.
• Porterage on trek.
• Gecko’s Kit Bag.
• Time to unwind in Pokhara.
• 2 day white-water rafting adventure on the Seti River including specialist rafting guides, safety equipment, a cook and a night of camping.
• Sightseeing in Kathmandu including transport and entrance fees.
• Chitwan National Park entrance fee and elephant ride with a wildlife guide.
International flights, arrival and departure transfers, airport/departure taxes, visas, pre or post tour accommodation, all other meals, optional tours sightseeing or activities during free time, transfers outside of the tour program, travel insurance, tips and items of a personal nature, laundry and flights unless specified.
A good quality sleeping bag and down jacket are required for this trip. These items are available for hire in Kathmandu.
Please note that the optional Single Supplement (if you want your own room) applies ONLY to hotels. Single rooms are not available while on trek.
The information provided here is given in good faith and has been compiled with all reasonable care. However, things change and some of the information may become out of date. Please ensure that you have the most up-to-date information for your trip. We recommend that you check the trip notes for your tour around one month before departure. If you have any queries, please contact your travel agent or our staff in Australia. We are here to help you!
15 November 2013