Nepal is one of the most joyful places to visit for Christmas and New Year holiday.  In Nepal, the festival has the great signifies and are celebrated with great joy. Festivals represent the glorious tradition and culture. Beside of our busy schedule, the festival is the only time, that helps to rejoice our happy moments and emotions with our loved ones. It plays an important role to add structure to our social lives and connect us with our families and backgrounds. Throughout the year of an exhausting routine of life, a festival is the best time to get some diversion from the busy schedule and gives the moment to cherish the important moments of life.

All the festival has their own significance and history. They reflect the culture and tradition of the people where the festival is celebrated. The main purpose of celebrating festival is to pass the legends, knowledge, and traditions onto the next generation and so on.  There are many types of cultural festivals such as the National, Religious and Seasonal.  They all serve the purpose of bringing happiness to our lives and strengthen our sense of community.

Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition offers varieties of extensive meal and programs for you to make your holiday wonderful celebration in the chill-out December winter with memorable tours and programs that fascinate you and your family or whom you came with. Tourist hub like Thamel and lakeside of Pokhara hosts live music, social event, concert, Gala dinner and street festival. Be in the most surreal place with luxury to spoil you and you can have the most beautiful sunrise over the Himalaya on the new day of the year.

As Christmas and New Year is the greatest and famous festival in the western part of the world and Christianity. In Nepal Himalayan scenery treks and expedition offers you the whole discovery of Nepal. Here, you can explore beautiful Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Himalaya range with beautiful sunset and stunning sunrise views, culture and heritage sites. Hiking to beautiful ethnic people village Ghorepani, Poonhill and Tadapani, Ghandruk as well as pilgrims sites would be an awesome memory to take home this festive season. Many more wilds animals and of course religion and ethnic groups are the bonus materials as you get here during your tour.

During the New Year and Christmas, colorful short venture trips lie around every corner, exciting glimpses of the high mountains and vast horizons will be exposed to you as you reach the highest points of your trek. Poon Hill (3210m) offers the climax of this trek as the sun touches the snow-capped summits of the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a link of other peaks.

First, imagine the celebration done during such an auspicious occasion of New Year and Christmas in the lap of Himalayas, enjoy a warm and a cozy vacation with your friends, family, and beloved ones. It ensures a great deal of festivity while you spend your holiday. We are very inclined to provide the qualitative memory during this festive season. Book Christmas New Year Holidays Package in Nepal for the mind-boggling memory of your excursion. Taking in a new culture and survey the Himalayas could be a marvelous experience venture.

Highlights of Nepal Tour With New Year and Christmas Festival

  • An amazing 10 day Nepal Tour with Himalayas Trekking.
  • Visit world heritage sites tour in Kathmandu including the local guide.
  • 5 day 4 nights moderate trek into the Annapurna Himalayas with sunrise views.
  • Christmas celebration at the Lakeside of Pokhara.
  • New Year Eve celebration in Kathmandu surrounded by local Nepalese people mixing Nepalese tradition in the western festival.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
  • Day 03: Mountain Flight and Christmas Celebration:
  • Day 04: Fly to Pokhara and Trek to Tikhedhunga:
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani:
  • Day 06: Trek to Poonhill for Sunrise view and Trek to Tadapani:
  • Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk:
  • Day 08: Drive to Pokhara/ New Year Celebration:
  • Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu:
  • Day 10: Final Departure to Your Onward Destination:

Cost Includes:

  • All the Airport Transfers.
  • Four nights’ Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks on the twin sharing basis.
  • Your standard meals during the Trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS permit.
  • Two night’s accommodation in Pokhara including breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide and porter.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, trekking map if necessary.
  • All government taxes.

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • US $ 20 Local Government Tax
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Note

In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

Hotel and Accommodation:

We provide you with the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Tour and Poonhill Trek, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put our every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places). 

In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan to the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.

Food and Beverages:

All the food and Beverages included on the package of Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have the breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for the lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.

Transportation:

We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. We likewise provide the flight to and from Pokhara Airstrip for the trip.

Luggage and Backpack:

The main luggage of your will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave the things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.

Guide and Porters on Trek:

We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek.  Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.

Personnel Expenses:

Personnel Expenses largely influenced upon your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get the significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy the drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provided to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.

Rescue and Evacuation:

Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that, Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with the serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide. 

Trip Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Tour
  • Max Person 02 - 12 Person
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Min Person: 01
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