10 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:
Trip style : Hotels & Lodge on trek
Activities: Bridal Photo Session in Thorang-La Pass
We’ve heard a lot of stories of different couples spending their honeymoon in the most awkward places, the couples getting married in the mountains, in the ocean and other places. Keeping in mind about those couples who wish to spend the jolly moments in the Himalayas, Nepal Adventure Team has created this extraordinary package.
The couple will have the bridal photo session (in Western and Nepalese costumes both) in the highest pass in the world, Thorang La pass which falls in Annapurna circuit region. Little bit of country side driving with little bit of hardy trekking along with the scenic flight around the Himalayas can just be the ultimate and most interesting deal for the couples.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m
Day 02:Drive to Jagat 1290m via Besisahar 800m - 08 hrs
Day 03:Drive to Manang village 3450m - 05 hrs
Day 04:Rest day at Manang for local hike and acclimatization.
Day 05:Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m - 04 hours.
Day 06:Trek to Thorang High Camp 4,600 m - 04 hours
Day 07:Cross Thorang-La 5,416 m and most awaited day is here. We take bridal photography in both western and Nepalese costumes then we walk down to Muktinath (holiest of temples) 3,800 m - 07 hours.
Day 08:Drive to Jomsom 2,715 m and fly to Pokhara- 04 hours.
Day 09:Overland Drive to Kathmandu
Day 10:International departure
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu 1350mOn arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, Nepal Adventure Team staffs will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotel in the hub of Kathmandu, Thamel. After refreshment, our guide /leader will brief you regarding hotels, Nepalese customs, culture, traditions and about the whole tour. You can look forward to the surprising welcome dinner. Welcome Dinner, 3 star hotel (or similar).
Day 02Drive to Jagat 1290m via Besisahar 800m - 08 hrs After breakfast, we will take scenic long drive towards Nepal’s Mid West, leading us to Beshisahar town then on the dirt road to Khudi, Bhulbhule and Ngadi following the Marsyangdi river upstream. Drive continues through rice terraces, fields and villages to Syange and then to our first overnight stop, Jagat village, a farm village with many lodges for trekkers. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (BLD), Tea-house lodge.
Day 03Drive to Manang village 3450m - 05 hrs Our drive continues this day towards the dry and arid land, Manang. As we keep driving past Chame and Pisang we will see the settlements changing into more Buddhist cultures and ways; the fresh air of the alpine land welcoming us. Also you will find that the mountain views are getting clearer and the number of peaks in sight increasing in number. BLD, Tea-house lodge.
Day 04Rest day at Manang for local hike and acclimatization. A necessary rest day for acclimatization before heading to higher elevation. You have optional short hiking to explore Manang village and valley. Manang is a large village situated on windswept valley at the bank of Marsyangdi river beneath Annapurna and Gangapurna mountain range; a nice walk can be done uphill for views of Gangapurna glacier and the Manang emerald lake. BLD, Tea-house lodge.
Day 05Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m - 04 hours. After a good rest in Manang, morning walk leads towards Ghunsang village on the uphill path to Yak Kharka. This is an interesting high altitude trekking with super views of snowcapped mountains then crossing a small stream river to reach Yak Kharka, a small settlement with tremendous views of Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Chulu Peaks. BLD, Tea-house lodge.
Day 06Trek to Thorang High Camp 4,600 m - 04 hours As the walk advances to high area, heading closer to the base of Thorang-la, the walk leads to crossing a bridge and then a climb along the river bank of Jarjung. Final one hour steep climb to Thorang High Camp for overnight stop. BLD, Tea-house lodge.
Day 07Cross Thorang-La 5,416 m and most awaited day is here. We take bridal photography in both western and Nepalese costumes then we walk down to Muktinath (holiest of temples) 3,800 m - 07 hours. We Cross Thorang-La 5,416 m (the highest pass in the world) in this most awaited day. We take bridal photography in both Western and Nepalese costumes before we walk down to Muktinath (holiest of temples) 3,800 m. The professional photography teams and the guide will assist you in the preparation and the photo session since it gets very windy if we stop there for long. After wrapping up the photo session, you will climb down to the other dry side of the pass known as Mustang region. BLD, Tea-house lodge.
Day 08Drive to Jomsom 2,715 m and fly to Pokhara- 04 hours. After finishing our early morning prayers in the temple Muktinath (the place of liberation), we drive down to Jomsom to catch the early flight to Pokhara and to avoid the strong winds of day time. Rest of the day by the lakeside of the most famous city in Nepal, Pokhara. Optional sightseeing (costs $50 extra) on request. Breakfast, 3 star hotel or similar
Day 09Overland Drive to Kathmandu The scenic and fascinating overland drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara will take place today. This day drive will let you see and taste the true land formations and geographical structures of Nepal. Passing through the rivers, various types of settlements, rocky and slopy hills, rugged terrains and more. Breakfast, Farewell dinner, 3 star hotel or similar
Day 10International departure After early breakfast, our staffs will drive you to the airport to see you off for your flight back home.
Theres no fixed departure for this particular trip and can be organized anytime of the year on request except July and August. Nepal Adventure team offers more interesting couple packages in the lap of other highest mountains. Please contact us for more info.