Nepal Multi Sports Adventure – 11 days
- Trip Code: ATH9670
- Country: Nepal
- Duration: 11 Days
- Trip Level: ModeratePaths can be rough, steep and have many ups and downs with some exposure to altitude. Early in the season expect snow patches at higher altitudes. Good health conditions and level of fitness are essential. Generally we attain the altitude between 900m to 3,000m.
- Max Altitude: 1600m/5249.3 ft
- Activity: Sightseeing and Cultural Tour, Rafting, Paragliding, Bungee, Jungle Safari, Mountain Flight
- Starts at: Kathmandu
- Ends at: Kathmandu
- Trip Route:
- Best Season: January to June; September to December
- Guided sightseeing in Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
- Exhilarating rafting adventure in the Himalayan glacial river of Trishuli.
- Paragliding fun in Pokhara, plus sightseeing.
- Hiking to Sarangkot from Pokhara.
- Panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges & sunrise from Sarangkot.
- Jungle safari at the Chitwan National Park.
- Kathmandu Valley Rim Biking Tour.
- Adrenaline-packed Bungy jumping.
Nepal is an adventure haven. With its soaring peaks, pristine Himalayan rivers, lush jungles and varied flora and fauna, the country offers the best opportunity for an adventure vacation. Take Nepal Multi Sports Adventure trip and fuel your adrenaline rush with activities like bungy jumping, hiking, white-water rafting, paragliding, mountain biking and wildlife safari.
Your adventure begins from Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour to the city’s prime cultural heritage Sites. After exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you head down to the Himalayan river of Trishuli and spend an exciting day rafting on its fast flowing rapids. More excitement awaits you after your wet and wild adventure in Trishuli. Make your way to Pokhara and take to the skies. Paraglide and feel the freedom of the birds. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Pokhara city with Phewa Lake set in the middle like a sapphire from high above the sky. Hike up to the hilltop viewpoint of Sarangkot for inspiring views of Himalayan peaks (Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre). Enjoy a magical sunrise from a vantage point. Watch the dawn breaking over snow-capped peaks, splashing the white mountains in hues of red, pink and golden. Scream ‘bunngggyyyyyyy’ as you jump and free-fall from a 70-metre high Bungy tower bridge. Explore Chitwan National Park and enjoy some wild encounters with its endangered inhabitants – one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal tiger, spotted eagle- to name a few. Wind up your trip riding through the rough trails of Kathmandu valley on a mountain bike.
- Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 02 – Pre-trip meeting & guided sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 03 – Morning drive to Charaundi for rafting & later transfer to Pokhara by vehicle. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 04 – Early morning 45 minutes Paragliding and guided Sightseeing in Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 05 – Hike(3hrs.) to Sarangkot(1,600m/5,249.2ft.) after breakfast. Overnight at a guesthouse in Sarangkot.
- Day 06 – Sunrise & mountain view from Sarangkot. Drive to Pokhara after breakfast. Transfer to Bungy spot from hotel. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 07 – Drive to Chitwan National Park. Overnight at resort.
- Day 08 – Wildlife Activities at Chitwan National Park. Overnight at resort.
- Day 09 – Drive to Kathmandu(6 hrs.) on a Tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 10 – Day biking trip in and around Kathmandu. Farewell Dinner in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 11 – Transfer to airport for your final departure.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu
Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.
Overnight at Hotel. No meals included.
Day 02 - Pre-trip meeting and guided sightseeing in Kathmandu
We host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring your passport, two copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting.
After the pre-trip meeting, your sightseeing trip will start. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal.
The sightseeing places we visit will include UNESCO World Heritage Sites of,
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.
Lies about 6 kms to the east of downtown Kathmandu and is the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. Buddhanath is also known as Khasti, or dew drops, after an account that builders had to use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during the construction of Bouddhanath.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
As you walk in, you will feel a sense of inner harmony. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a collection of pagoda and shikhara-style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. The attraction of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the Lion gate, the Golden gate, the Palace of fifty five windows, art galleries, and the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast Included.
Day 03 - Morning drive to Charaundi for rafting. Transfer to Pokhara on a private tourist vehicle.
After breakfast we drive to Charaundi (the starting point of our rafting adventure) by tourist vehicle. Surrounded by green hills and flanked by traditional farms, Charaundi is a scenic spot. The river Trishuli cuts through the scenery with its fast-flowing rapids and amazing gorges. Rafting in this Himalayan river is one of the most thrilling adventure activities. Upon reaching Mugling, the ending point of your rafting adventure, you board a private tourist vehicle and drive(3 hrs.) to Pokhara.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast and Lunch Included.
Day 04 - Morning paragliding. Afternoon guided sightseeing.
After breakfast, we head to the paragliding point for an exhilarating flight. Flying tandem(harnessed safely to an experienced paraglider) enjoy flying like a bird for about 30 minutes. Capture amazing views of the city, Phewa Lake and the Himalayan giants – Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri.
Afternoon is reserved for sightseeing in Pokhara. A private vehicle and a professional tour guide will be provided. We will visit the following places:
Phewa Lake & Barahi Temple
Situated at an altitude of 800m above sea level, it is the second largest lake in Nepal. The lake sits like a sparkling jewel with the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhare(Fishtail Peak), Annapurna and the Peace Pagoda reflected on its calm waters. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.
Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake is the island temple of Barahi. The two-storied pagoda temple is dedicated to the female force Shakti.
Seti River Gorge
Carved by Seti-Gandaki, the gorge is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar, Mahendrapool & Prithivi highway Bridge near bus park, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.
Locally known as Patale Chhango, Davis Falls lie in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley. Here the stream flowing from Phewa lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.
The revered Gupteshwar Cave is situated 2 kms from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Davis Falls. The cave is almost 3km long and has some big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.
Tibetan Refugee Camp
The Tibetan village Tashiling in the south and the Tashi Palkhel village in the north of Pokhara are renowned for the production and trade of woolen carpets and other handicrafts. The original Tibetan settlers in this region migrated to Nepal in the ‘50s.
During the tour, we will visit two different museums: one museum displays the lifestyles and history of the Gurungs, Thakalis and Tharu while the other, Gurkha Memorial Museum, is dedicated to the famous Gurkha Warriors who earned their name in many fierce battles fought during the World Wars and numerous operations around the world since 1815. The soldiers of the Gurkha regiment won 13 Victoria Cross medals awarded for exceptional bravery shown in the field.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast Included.
Day 05 - Hike to Sarangkot(3 hrs.) after breakfast. Enjoy panoramic Himalayan views.
After an early breakfast hike up to the hilltop viewpoint of Sarangkot. Explore the local village on the way to Sarangkot (1605 meters). Sarangkot, one of the best destinations in Nepal to view the sunrise and sunset over the snowcapped mountains, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchre.
Overnight at Guesthouse in Sarangkot. Breakfast Included.
Day 06 - Early morning see the sunrise and mountain view from Sarangkot. Drive to Pokhara after breakfast, transfer for the Bungee from your hotel.
A drive of 45 minutes with 25 minutes hike brings us to the view point of Sarangkot. It is the best spot in Pokhara to view the Himalayas. Get mesmerized with the magical sight of the golden sun rising over white spires of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapucchre (Fishtail Peak), including views of the beautiful the Pokhara Valley and Phewa lake. It takes about 15-minute walk down and 45 minutes drive to the hotel in Pokhara.
Drive back to your hotel after breakfast and transfer to the Bungy Jumping spot. It takes only about 30 min drive to reach the bungy spot. After the bungy you will be transferred back to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to spend it as you wish. You can relax at the hotel or stroll around the lakeside area.
Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara. Breakfast Included.
Day 07 - Drive to Chitwan National Park
After an early breakfast you take a drive to Chitwan. Once in Chitwan head to Chitwan National Park, the first national park of Nepal established in 1973. There are more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of the endangered one- horned rhinoceros, tiger, and gharial crocodile along with many other common species of wild animal.On reaching the resort, you would be briefed by the Guest Relations Officer. After lunch take a Tharu Village tour on a bullock cart. Dinner will be ready by the time you return to the resort.
Overnight at Resort. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
Day 08 - Activities in the Chitwan National Park
After breakfast we explore the park on foot or take a jeep ride and watch the endangered animals in their natural habitat. We also enjoy a canoe ride through the grassland and forest upstream of Narayani River. We will take local boats to watch crocodiles along the banks and also visit the Elephant Breeding Centre. Late afternoon you would be entertained with the Tharu Cultural Program. Tharutribes are the indigenous inhabitants of Chitwan.
Overnight at Resort. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
Day 09 - Drive to Kathmandu (6 hrs) on a Tourist vehicle
Today, after morning tea, we follow our guide and head to the nesting sites for some bird watching adventure. Afterwards we return to the resort have breakfast and take the return drive to Kathmandu in a tourist vehicle.
Once in Kathmandu, spend the evening relaxing at your hotel or explore the city on your own. You may want to stroll along the streets and visit the Narayanhiti Palace Museum at the heart of the city, or perhaps do some shopping.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast Included.
Day 10 - Day biking trip in and around Kathmandu. Farewell Dinner in the Evening.
Today we will do the best single track biking in the northern side of the Kathmandu valley. The zigzag way winds through paddy fields and rural villages. You can test your skill on some fine sections of single track. The ride combines sharp, steep climbs anbd sweet down-hills. There are many variations on this route so you can choose and take assistance from your guide depending on your fitness and skill. It is about 70 km of moderate ride, which takes 6 to 7 hours to complete. Ride back to hotel. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. Your guide(s) and an office staff will accompany you.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast and Farewell Dinner Included.
Day 11 - Transfer to airport for your final departure
The trip concludes. Our airport representative will drop you at Kathmandu’s Tribhuwan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
- The price per person for small group journey is fixed as stated below. Group discounts from 10% to 25% are available for booking of two or more than two persons. A group booking of 10 or more people is subjected to a maximum discount with the availability of free trip for one person. If your group is much larger, please contact us to discuss about the discount rate. There are also the options of private and tailor-made journey best suited for you, your family and friends! Start dates are your arrival date in Nepal where as the End dates are the returning date from Nepal Check Availabile Dates:
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- We understand that some clients want their adventure trek/trip to be a private affair, so that it would enable them to spend some of their memorable moments with their near and dear ones at there own Schedule. Considering this, Ace the Himalaya organizes private journeys as well. Please choose your own departure date.
- You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. For example, we could add on more time exploring the Kathmandu Valley or relaxing in Pokhara, or add some wildlife safaris in Chitwan or Bardia National Parks. We can also adjust the trekking route and add some exciting white water rafting on the Seti, Trisuli or Bhote Koshi rivers. To discuss your ideas or to get some suggestions from one of our travel consultants, please fill in our tailor-made request form.
Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a Private Vehicle.
Accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu ,Chitwan, Pokhara including of Breakfast included.
Best possible guesthouse accommodation in Sarangkot including breakfast.
Full board meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Chitwan as well as jungle activities inside the national park.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance performance in the evening before departure.
45 minutes paragliding in Pokhara including the transfer.
Rafting in Trishuli River, including all equipments, guide, permit and lunch.
Bungee jumping in Hemja,Pokhara; including transfer.
Ground transportation to and from Kathmandu by deluxe vehicle.
All guided tours as mentioned in day by day program.
Ace the Himalaya’s licensed English-speaking guide.
The required number of ground staff during the tour like Driver, Helpers etc.
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for our field staff.
Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural and historical sites.
Free Ace the Himalaya duffel/kit bag and sunhat (yours to keep).
All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
Price Does not Include
International airfare and airport departure tax. (See the international flights page)
Your travel insurance. (See the travel insurance page)
Nepal entry visa – you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying US $40 and $ 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara – about USD 15 to USD 20 per person per day.
All Items of Personal nature like drink, Laundry etc
Tips for tour staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)
Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
USD 480 extra per person if you wish to upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel for the entire trip.
All you need to bring for this Tour is simply some comfortable clothes; there is no any requirement of special equipment on the tour. However for your ease, the following gives you the general idea about the personal items you need to manage for the trip. The personal items referred here are optional and depends upon your choice. The most important factor to be considered while choosing the equipments and your Bag-pack, is the time of the year you are travelling.
In a tour, the vehicle transfers all the heavy items and equipments. But the Personal belongings of the clients which is required at any moment like money, water bottle, camera, suns cream and toilet paper etc. should be carried by yourself. It is therefore advisable that you pack the personal belongings into your daypack.
We will supply complimentary water and wind proof duffel bag, which you can use on the tour for your shopping purpose. The duffel bag is yours to keep. We also provide all the rafting equpiment like the Raft, Paddle, waterproof bag, Life-jackets etc.
List of Recommended Equipment for the Tour:
- Duffel or Rucksack bag or suitcase (We will provide one complimentary ACE duffel bag for you to keep.)
- Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears (only if you are travelling in the cold season i.e January, February and December)
- Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
- A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season i.e January, February and December.(optional)
- 1 pair warm gloves (This is required if your are travelling in cold season i.e January, February and December).
- T-shirts (2).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (preferable if you are travelling in rainy season from June to September.)
- 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 pair shorts.
- 2 pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (if you are traveling in winter January, February and December).
- 2 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
- 1 pair light camping shoes or sneakers..
- 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)
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
- 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. Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use.
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. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
- Toiletry kit. Be sure to include hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer
- 2 bandanas.
This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipment can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.
Here's a few answers to most common Questions asked by the customers.
This Adventure tour is suitable for any kind of person, no previous experience is required.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya sign-board. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
All the restaurants that we dine at cater for Continental, Chinese, Mexican, American based cuisine with some local influences, always plenty to choose from.
We use comfortable and reliable Japanese Toyota SUVs, vans or micro-buses to transport our guests. These light-weight vehicles are maneuverable in the narrow roads of Nepal. You will have a vehicle, a guide and a licensed driver at your disposal at all times. We use our own Fleet service for Transportation…Click to know more about our fleet service!
The best season for this Tour is anytime between January to June and September to December.
It depends on the season you’re traveling. During winter (December to February), it is colder at night and relatively warmer during the day, with the temperature ranging from 4°C at night to 22°C. Between March and May, the weather stays prefect as the temperature averages 25°C during the day. From September to December, following the monsoon, the temperature gets cooler and allows for a great time to travel. The average temperature during this season is 20°C. The vehicles and the hotels during the trip will be air-conditioned making your travel very comfortable.
Yes. In fact, our company is the active member of Nepal Tour and Travel Agencies Association.
Yes, they have all received a 45-day training from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center in Nepal. The guides have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project). Please check our Guides Profiles and Training Certificates.
Ace the Himalaya is one of the prime supporters of the social organization Sambhav Nepal. There are several on-going projects in a village called Arupokhari (Gorkha district) which you are more than welcome to visit or even volunteer at. You will be able to gain a different insight into the lives of the people in the hills and also make a difference!
Click here to learn more about our volunteer programs
We cater to all group sizes, while maintaining the field staff ratio to give you the best quality and experience.
Yes, you need to book your own International flights. We are a local agent and it would cost you significantly higher to book through us. Please find more information in the International Flight page.
Laundry service is easily available at your hotel and there are many laundry store in the Kathmandu. Please note that laundry service is not included in the package price.
These facilities are available in all the places in your hotel. Remember to bring your adapters!
There are telephones and Internet facilities available so you can always stay in contact with your family.
ATMs are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy, which might make cash more preferable.
It depends on your spending habits. We estimate USD 12 to 20 a day will be enough to buy lunch, dinner, chocolates and a few drinks.
Tips are always expected. It is a small gesture of thanks to the field staff towards the end of the tour USD 20 per guide and USD 10 per driver per day is recommended per group, but it is entirely up to your wishes.
Bottled water is available in all places. If you wish to drink normal water, you are suggested to use purifying aid, which you need to bring with you.
Our company insures all our staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters. Please browse though Company Information pages to view insurance details.
Here are some documents that you will need to carry with you:
· Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
· Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
· Cash and Traveller’s Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separately
· Flight tickets
· Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.
A holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.
Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Please go into our trip extension page for further information.
No vaccinations are compulsory fro travelling in Bhutan, but we do recommend you are covered for diphtheria TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
We also recommend:
· A dental check-up prior to travelling.
· That you know your blood group in case of emergency.
If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Ace the Himalaya at the time of your booking.