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Nuwakot Local Appreciation Trip

Trip length 10 days
Category Trekking
Price $

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Departure

10th Apr and 27th Sep.

Max. no of travellers 12
Status of the Program
Best Season Except Jun-Aug

Description

 This Nuwakot trip is for those wanting an authentic experience of local Nepali village life. The trip will take you through villages of Nuwakot and Samari; here you will enjoy accommodation in traditional village houses with authentic local Nepali hospitality and experience sustainable tourism that is positive for the whole local community.  You are offered the chance to interact with local villagers, enjoy nature tours and short hikes. You will discover that their simplicity, warmth and friendliness are as appreciable as the beautiful countryside they live in.

 

The lifestyle of this area follows an agrarian way, where the Nepali villagers are still following the old practices and traditions. The working life of these villagers on the rural outposts involve farming and rearing livestock, their day begins at sunrise and continues well after dark depending on the seasons. Although much of the area is considered to live below the poverty line, the genuine friendliness and welcome of the local villagers is something you will not forget.

 

Both retreats at Samari and Nuwakot are run on sustainable tourism/eco-friendly principles and offer tourists the chance to experience local culture and history. Both retreats are traditional old buildings that have been restored and slightly renovated for the convenience of travellers. The renovations have used local materials and workers, and the daily upkeep and produce used is all locally sourced.

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Package

We have designed this package for people who want a short low altitude trek in the less visited areas of Nepal. This is a sustainable trek which provides opportunity to see the lives of local people closely.

 

Our Services

 

 

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 By booking this trip, you will be supporting local economy and child education in rural Nepal.

 

 

Testimonials

1.   Willi and Janet Thomsen, Act, Australia -  

"You organised everything we asked for on the trip exactly as discussed and our full compliments to you and your personnel for an unforgettable trip. We would not hesitate to recommend your company to other trekkers. Please feel free to allow us to represent your interests or offer us as referees to any other prospective ACT clients. Thanks for the experience."

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Day To Day Itinerary

DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (overnight in hotel).

You may have free time during the day depending on what time you arrive. A briefing will be given by our trekking leader in the late afternoon. He will discuss our trekking program in detail. The evening is free, but usually our tour leader will ask if the travellers want to have a group dinner (optional and at the traveller's own expense) at one of Kathmandu’s fine Nepali restaurants.

DAY 02: We will drive from Kathmandu to Nuwakot.

From Kathmandu, the drive will be for about 7-8 hours passing picturesque villages, riverside bazaars, magnificent mountain vistas and paddy fields before reaching the hill top village of Nuwakot.

DAY 03: Today we will go for sightseeing of historical town of Nuwakot. We will also visit a local school and interact with the students before driving to next village called Samari.

Sightseeing of Nuwakot village will include visiting an old palace, adjoining temples, a walk around the village and a special visit to the local school makes, all making your stay at Nuwakot a memorable one.

From Nuwakot, we will proceed towards another village, Samari. Sparsely populated and filled with lush greenery and scenic mountain views, Samari will rejuvenate your senses during your stay here. You will relax overnight at a local house of indigenous Magar people. The house has been renovated for a comfortable stay while preserving all the heritage features.

DAY 04: We will trek in the surrounding area exploring the villages, lives of local people and beautiful mountain vistas.

DAY 05: We will trek to Pokari/Maibal and return to Samari.

From Nuwakot you proceed towards another village, Samari. Sparsely populated and filled with lush greenery and scenic mountain views your stay at Samari will rejuvenate your senses. You stay at an old Magar house that has been renovated recently.

DAY 06: We will trek to Sele (Overnight camping).

DAY 07: We will explore the surrounding area and trek to a nearby ridge for a panoramic view of the Himalayas.

DAY 08: We will trek to Dhading.

We trek to Dhading and drive back to Kathmandu or to our next destination.

DAY 09: Free day in Kathmandu or extended trip to Pokhara or Chitwan.

DAY 10: Final departure from Kathmandu or transfer for the extended trip.

What is Included

Summary of accommodation, transportation, meals and equipments

Transport

All land transfers are in private vehicle.

Accomodation

3 Star hotel in Kathmandu. On trek, we stay in local lodges, retreats at Samari & Nuwakot, and in tent.

Meals

Breakfasts are included during the hotel stay in Kathmandu and three meals a day are included for the duration of the trek.

Equipment

Any items necessary for the trip, including personal items such as toiletries, need to be provided by you. A recommended list of items will be included in the trip note which will be provided at the time of booking.

Complimentary

A farewell dinne.

Not Included

International flights, airport departure taxes, visas, insurance, meals not listed, any optional tours and activities during free time, camera fees, excess baggage charges, personal medical supplies, personal trekking equipment, drinking water on trek, hot water on trek, showers on trek (if available), bar bills, laundry, tips or gratuities and items of a personal nature.

 

 

Any extra costs incurred due to 'Nepal band' (strikes and closures), natural calamities, flight delays etc. Cancellation of flight etc due to unforeseen uncertainties beyond our representatives and agents control.

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Sherpa Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd. Lic# TA-0033126, VIC.