DAY 1: SONOULI (95 KM)
Gorakhpur to Sunouli. How many hours driving? Evening visit to Lumbini, birthplace of Lord Buddha. Overnight in Hotel at Sunouli.
DAY 2: POKHARA (230 KM)
5-6 hour drive to Pokhara. Overnight in Resort at Pokhara.
DAY 3: POKHARA
Sightseeing in Pokhara including Fewa Lake, Devis Fall and Bundebashine Temple. Overnight in Resort at Pokhara.
DAY 4: KATHMANDU (210 KM)
6-7 hour drive to Kathmandu via Manakamana devi Darshan. Overnight in Hotel at Kathmandu.
DAY 5: KATHMANDU
Sightseeing in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath Temple, Swayabhunath, Budha Nikanth and Boudhanath. Overnight in Hotel at Kathmandu.
DAY 6: NAGARKOT & BHAKTAPUR
Early morning drive to Nagarkot for sunrise. Day sightseeing in Bhaktapur. Return to Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel at Kathmandu.
DAY 7: CHITWAN (160 KM)
4-5 hour drive to Chitwan. Overnight in Chitwan. Overnight in Resort at Chitwan National Park.
DAY 8: CHITWAN
Elephant Safari. Evening cultural program. Overnight in Chitwan. Overnight in Resort at Chitwan National Park.
DAY 9: GORAKHPUR (225 KM)
5-6 hour drive to Gorakhpur railway station. Visit Darshan of Lord Gorakhnath. Depart Gorakhpur for onward destination.
Upper Body – Head / Ears / Eyes
- Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears ( only if you are travelling in the cold season i.e January, February, November and December)
- Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
- Headlamp – Black Diamond and Petzl both make several good ones. Make sure to bring extra batteries and that they are lithium batteries so that they will last in the colder temperatures. These are indispensable for getting around at night, reading, etc. so, don’t go cheap here.
- Some people like ear-muffs; These are optional; a good hat, balaclava, and hooded jacket should really be sufficient, but this is a personal choice for some people (optional).
- A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season (optional).
- 1 pair liner gloves, thin wool or synthetic, useful alone on mild days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth.
- T-shirts (2).
- Fleece jacket or pullover.
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket.
- 2 women sports bras, Synthetic, no cotton!
Lower Body – Legs
- 2 pairs nylon hiking shorts – Quick drying type, not cotton!
- 2 pairs lightweight long underwear – capilene or other synthetic.
- 1 pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.
- 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis).
- All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags.
- 2 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
- 2 pairs heavy weight socks to be worn over liner socks preferable for cold season.
- 1 pair light shoes or sneakers. Good for around the trip and in Kathmandu.
- 1 pair sandals (Optional).
Medicines and First Aid Kits
(Please note our guide will also carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well)
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.
Miscellaneous, but Important !
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies).
- Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of your).
- Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip balm. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.