Dates: January 4, 2010 – January 16, 2010 (depart U.S. January 2, arrive Nepal January 4)
Duration: 13 days
Group Size: 30 students & partners
Accommodation: A combination of high-end hotels & guesthouse.
Price per person: USD 1995 (excl. airfare) *
Price includes: All accommodation (double occupancy), all indicated activities, all transportation including airport pick-up and drop-off, all guiding, all breakfasts, 7 lunches & 9 dinners, airfare from Pokhara to Kathmandu, Everest mountain flight.
Price does not include: Airfare to and from Nepal, all meals not listed, single supplement (USD 395), insurance, drinks.
* Please Note: The operator reserves the right to add a surcharge in the event that exchange rate fluctuations result in cost increases.
Day 2 (Jan 5): Today we will embark on a spectacular mountain flightseeing tour past Everest. In the afternoon we will pay a visit to Pashupati Nath (the most important temple in Nepal and one of the largest Hindu temples in SE Asia) and Boudhanath (one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal).
Day 3 (Jan 6): We will spend the day by heading to the spectacular Kathmandu Valley to visit the Monkey Temple, Patan (one of three Royal cities on the Kathmandu Valley – famous for its arts and handicrafts) and Bhaktapur Durbar (a magnificent palace that is also a Unesco World Heritage Site).
Day 4 (Jan 7): We will take a two-day safari trip in the Chitwan National Park, one of Nepal's natural wonders and home to one of the last populations of Indian Rhinoceros and the Bengal Tiger. Activities will include hiking and elephant riding.