Walking the Annapurna Foothills

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21805
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • This walking holiday is a great introduction to the pleasures of Himalayan teahouse trekking
  • Relax after the moderate grade 4-day trek in the friendly lakeside town of Pokhara
  • Look out for a wide variety of animal species and the rare one-horned rhino in Chitwan National Park
Start and end in Kathmandu, the "Walking The Annapurna Foothills" tour is a guided active and outdoor tour that takes 13 days. You will travel through Kathmandu, Bumdi, Pokhara and 3 other destinations in Nepal. "Walking The Annapurna Foothills" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This walking holiday is a superb introduction to the pleasures of Himalayan teahouse trekking. Enjoy a gentle four-day trek in the quieter foothills of the Himalaya among traditional villages and beautifully terraced fields with spectacular views of the Annapurna range.



Kathmandu - Explore the temples and bazaars of Nepal's capital

Chitwan National Park - Spot a wide variety of animal species and the rare one-horned rhino

Pokhara - Relax after the trek in this friendly lakeside town
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Walking tour of old city
  • Day 3 : Drive to Kurintar; optional whitewater rafting along the Trisuli River
  • Day 4 : Drive to Kande via Pokhara; trek to Badauri (1661m)
  • Day 5 : Hike with panoramic mountain views to Panchase Bhanjyang (2100m)
  • Day 6 : Trek through forest and meadow to Bumdi (1500m)
  • Day 7 : Trek back to Pokhara (850m) via Peace Pagoda
  • Day 8 : A free day in Pokhara to relax and explore
  • Day 9 : Drive to lodge near Chitwan National Park; briefing and village walk
  • Day 10 : Full day of activities in Chitwan National Park
  • Day 11 : Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 12 : A free day in Kathmandu with various optional trips available
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Mila Hotel (4 nights)
  • Riverside Springs Resort (1 night)
  • Badauri Tea House (1 night)
  • Panchase Bhanjyang Tea House (1 night)
  • Bumdi Tea House (1 night)
  • Hotel Sarowar (2 nights)
  • Tharu Community Lodge (2 nights)
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
Others
  • Naturalist(s)
  • Porter(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kathmandu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Walking the Annapurna Foothills tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Helen
  • On Jan 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Nepal was an amazing country with such diversity and so much culture to learn about. Seeing the mountains on the trek was a huge highlight. Its worth understanding that being in the mountains is unpredictable so the weather can... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking the Annapurna Foothills tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 August 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking the Annapurna Foothills tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Walking the Annapurna Foothills tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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