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Golf At Majestic Himalaya Of Nepal- 06 DAYS
Kathmandu- Central Region- Nepal
6 Days
14 Persons
English
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Brief

Golf Tour has specially designed for those who want to passionate play golf at Majestic Himalaya of Nepal. Nepal is not the only destination for trekking adventures. Nepal is also an ideal destination for golfers. We have some famous golf courses that provide an excellent opportunity to play in the tranquil natural beauty and in the backdrop of the spectacular Himalayan panorama.

Golf vacation in the majestic Himalayas, known as the "Rooftop of the World", has to be the ultimate experience. All-inclusive golf holiday packages in the Himalayas offer cultural experiences of Nepal, world-renowned golf courses on some of the world's highest fairways, five-star luxury accommodation, the opportunity for local sightseeing and optional flight to Everest flight is breathtaking mountains scenery including the snow-covered peaks of Everest. Combine cultural activities, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and unique activities with a round of golf at every opportunity, whilst enjoying all the comforts of home in a five-star luxury resort.

For non-golfers, the trip is equally accommodating. Indulge in luxury spa therapies and Ayurvedic treatments at the Gokarna Forest Resort's Oasis Spa. Imagine a relaxing massage or beauty treatment delivered by highly skilled beauticians amidst some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the world. Boutique shopping, sightseeing, and outdoor adventures can all be combined in a wonderful golf vacation in Nepal

Tour Detail

DAY 01
Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our representative. Please look for signage of Natraj Trekking with your name once you come out of Arrival Terminal Hall after collecting your luggage.

You will be escorted by our representative to Gokarna Forest Resort (Approx 10 km and take 30 minutes drive from airport)

Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A winding road climb leads through the forest up to the main complex, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture, Rana period lodges, and sanctuaries harmoniously blending with nature.

Upon arrival at the hotel, guest will be provided welcome drinks along with the room key

Check in at Gokarna Forest Resort
Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort

Meals included: No

DAY 02
In Kathmandu

Option tour of Everest Flight
Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort
One round of golf - 18 holes
Afternoon visits Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort
For Both golfers/Nongolfers

Option tour of Everest Flight
Early morning we take a private a/c vehicle to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for the flight to Everest. (Cost for optional tour of Everest Flight – USD 185 per person. This cost includes airfare, domestic departure tax, round trip escorted transfers in a private vehicle)

Mountain flight appeals to all categories of travelers. For those who are restricted by time or other considerations from going trekking, these flights offer a panoramic view of the Himalaya in just one hour. Even those visitors who like the rigors of a trek still don't miss the opportunity to "conquer" the mountains in one fell swoop.

Travelers take off from Kathmandu in the early morning for an hour's worth of spectacular mountain scenery. As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don't have to wait too long to find out what's in store for them. There they are - the mountains, as they always have been. First, to their far left visitors see Gosaithan, also called Shisha Pangma, standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaithan, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley. Finally, there's Everest (8,848 m) itself, known as Sagarmatha by the Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans.

Mountain flight in Nepal is to be "Once in a lifetime experience"

Each passenger will provide an individual window seat during the entire flight. During the flight, sometimes passengers can also go to the cockpit from where they can take some spectacular pictures. Please note that flight departs from Kathmandu for Everest flight is around morning from 6:30 hrs – 7:30 hrs (Flight depends on weather conditions)

Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort

For Golfers

Morning-One round of golf - 18 holes at Gokarna Forest Resort included in the package cost

Gokarna Forest Resort-South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses. Crafted by lead architect David Mclay Kidd, assisted by Director of Turfgrass Management, James Kidd, under the direction of Gleneagles Golf Developments. Undulating Bent Grass Greens built to USGA specifications. Soft cushions of local Bermuda fairways. Lush unyielding forests hundreds of years old. Winding streams. Wandering hills and valleys opening to a holy river's plain. Cynical monkey's watching your progress. Shy spotted deer peering from the trees. The lofty Himalayas keeping score. Truly enchanting.

On your left, wander through the Highlights of all 6,715 yards of this magical par 72 golf course. David Kidd of Gleneagles - Golf Designer of the year 1999 - Golf Digest

For NonGolfers

Morning: Nongolfers can take package of Spa & Health Club of Gokarna Forest (cost be paid directly at Gokarna Forest Resort as per the choice of package)

SPA & HEALTH CLUB of Gokarna Forest Resort

Amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care with a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor swimming pool, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well-equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large windows

For Both golfers/Nongolfers

Afternoon you will be driven to Bhaktapur (approx 30 minutes drive) for sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square (World UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

Bhaktapur is perfectly preserved Newari town of Bhaktapur in the eastern corner of the Kathmandu Valley. Also, know as Bhadgaon or the City of the Devotees, Bhaktapur evokes the feel of a medieval village, a snapshot of a time when the city lay along the prosperous trade routes between Tibet, China, and India.

The ancient centre of the town is a dazzling collection of temples, palaces and monasteries that has earned it a place on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites and a wander around this cultural gem, taking in its beguiling charms and enjoying the sight of artisans going about their craft much as they have for generations, makes for a captivating visit.

Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 03
Kathmandu/ Pokhara fly

Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort
Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara
For golfers (One round of golf - 9 holes golf at Himalayan Golf Course)
For non-golfers – One-hour boat ride at Phewa Lake including visit Barahi Temple
Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort
Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

After breakfast in the hotel, we take a/c private vehicle to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport for the 25-minute flight to Pokhara. It is a most interesting flight, with the peaks of the Greater Himalaya clearly visible through the right-hand window as we travel westwards. Particularly prominent are Manaslu and the Annapurna group as we approach the airport at Pokhara. Getting off the plane and into the heart of Pokhara is impressive, as is the sight of the snow peaks of the Annapurna Himal which form the skyline to the north.

Arrive Pokhara, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Shangri-La Village

Pokhara is situated at an elevation of 915 m above sea level. The richness of valley in pure natural beauty is indeed one of the main attractions to the visitors from all over the world. Just imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, three peaks above 8000m from an elevation of below 1000m within a very close aerial, distance. The valley is equally superb giving as they do elevated close-ups to the snowy peaks. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence summits like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6977m) and the five peaks of Annapurna range rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris, and Thakalis are other major communities here.

Check in at Shangri-La Village Resort

The Shangri-La Village nestles in the tranquil heart of Pokhara. The great getaway of Nepal - beneath a towering rampart of majestic show peaks. Every room offers a spectacular view. Architecture inspired by the forms and textures of Village Nepal, charming gardens, reflecting pools that mirror the splendor of the Himalayas, a swimming pool that uses also a waterfall…. These are some of the wonderful surprises that the Shangri-La Village has in store for its guests.

Shangri~La Village Resort is a functional resort for the most. It is also comfortable and fulfills a brief where it manages to incorporate village elements in its design. The overall effect is pleasing, especially, as noted before, the garden, which is really spectacular. The way the profile of the Shangri~La Village Resort is spread out and broken up into split levels is a unique feature, saving it from becoming a concrete block trying to call itself a village.

For Golfers

You will be taken to Himalayan Golf Course in a private vehicle for Golf (it will be approx 20 minutes drive from your hotel)

One round of golf - 9 holes golf at Himalayan Golf Course (approx 3 hrs)

A golfing high at Pokhara's Himalayan Golf Course

The Himalayan Golf Course, Pokhara is the place to head for in Nepal. It's a must for the golfing connoisseur. Considered by many to be one of the 10 most unique golf courses in the world.

Adventure golf at its truest, the course's includes some of the most visually dynamic holes known to golf. Himalayan Golf Course has certainly been very successful in putting Pokhara in the golfer's map. The course was designed and constructed by an Ex-British Army Sandhurst commissioned officer Major Ram Gurung MBE , and opened for play in January 1998. The course has been the venue for the Nepal Surya Western (professional) Open for the past twelve years.

Himalayan Golf Course has located just 7 km away from downtown Pokhara, the twice played 9 hole course is well laid out for championships at 6,900 yards with a par of 73. It has 11 greens and different tee positions and lies for the most part inside a sweeping canyon created by the Himalayan snowed waters of the Bijayapur river.

For NonGolfers

Afternoon, you will be taken to Phewa Lake for a boat ride (approx 1 hr) including the visit of Barahi Temple( island temple) it's in middle.

Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the country, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. The Barahi Temple is the most important monument in Pokhara; Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector deity representing the female force Shakti.

Free time or walking around lakeside market

Lakeside-The eastern shore of Phewa Lake, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located.

Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 04
In Pokhara

Early morning sunrise views at Sarangkot
Breakfast at Shangri~La Village Resort
One round of golf - 9 holes golf at The Yeti's Golf Course- Fulbari Resort
Afternoon visits Mountain Museum and Tibetan Refugee Camp
Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort
For both golfers/nongolfers

An early morning, guest will be driven to excursion tour of Sarangkot for sunrise view (weather permitting)

Sarangkot is the highest point on the Pokhara valley rim. It is located an altitude of 1592 m above sea level. This place provides the best view of Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake and beyond to the main spine of the Annapurna ranges (Annapurna South 7195, Annapurna I 7647, Machhapuchhre 6997, Annapurna III 7555, Annapurna II 7937, Annapurna IV 7525, Lamjung Himal 6986.). Please note that mountains view are weather permitting

Breakfast at Shangri~La Village Resort

You will be taken to Himalayan Golf Course in a private vehicle for Golf (it will be approx 15 minutes drive from your hotel)

For Golfers

One round of golf - 9 holes golf at The Yeti's Golf Course- Fulbari Resort

The Fulbari Resort & Spa is the only property in Pokhara to have its own golf course, The Yeti's Golf Course. It is a 9 Hole Executive Golf Course, designed to be Nepal's most iconic and unique course that challenges not only amateurs but even pros. Overlooking the Seti River gorge, players not only have to navigate the usual water hazards and sand traps, but also the 300 ft. gorges that intersect some holes.

One needs 1 hour and 30 minutes to finish the first round of the holes. Sounds easy? But wait! It's quite difficult because of the deliberate small greens, narrow fairways and closed out-of-bound (O/B) fenced with surrounding water ponds. Although only 9 holes the use of alternate tees, greens, and pin positions, gives the feeling of playing a full 18 hole layout. The location is spectacular and a number of the tee shots across the Seti Gorge will mentally challenge even the very best golfer. But the area is tranquil, the views of the Himalayas to the north, and the Seti River far below, stunning, and by the 19th hole you really will have earned your refreshment.

For nongolfers

This afternoon, we'll visit the Mountain Museum housing expedition memorabilia and information on ethnic groups, flora, and fauna. We'll also visit Tashiling, a long established settlement of Tibetan refugees. We spend some time here watching wool being sorted, dyed and eventually made into Tibetan carpets which are exported all over the world.

Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 05
Pokhara/ Kathmandu fly

Breakfast at Shangri-La Village Resort
Fly to Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Yak & Yeti
Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square
Visit Thamel or Free time to relax
Overnight at Hotel Yak & Yeti
After breakfast, you will drive Pokhara airport for flight back to Kathmandu in the morning flight around 9 am departing from Pokhara so that you will have more time in Kathmandu. Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu is approx 25 minutes

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel Yak & Yeti ( We have chosen Hotel Yak & Yeti for your last night stay as Hotel Yak & Yeti is centrally located in downtown and all major places/shopping center/restaurants located within walking distance)

Check in at Hotel Yak & Yeti

Hotel Yak and Yeti is a luxury 5-star deluxe hotel in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. Modern day sophistication greets cultural heritage in the ample grounds of the 100-year-old palace and newly designed structure of the hotel. Find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens as you remain just moments away from all the shops and adventure of the Kathmandu city, located at Durbar Marg.

Now Hotel Yak & Yeti has 150 deluxe rooms and suites have been built (designed to harmonize with the special features of the Lal Durbar) to supplement the existing accommodation, bringing the total number of rooms available in the hotel to 270 rooms.

Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square

Afternoon, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour Kathmandu Durbar Square in the heart of the city. Many of Kathmandu's most historic and important temples are located here. Interesting things for visitors to see are Taleju temple, gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (living goddess)

Rest of the time free for own activities or visit Thamel

Overnight at Hotel Yak & Yeti

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 06
Depart Kathmandu

You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us and we expect that you plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal again.

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight time, a representative from Natraj Trekking will transfer you to the airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

Price Detail
Inclusions

Transport, Entrance Fee, Guide, etc

Welcome with flower garland by our representative upon arrival
All tours and transfers in a private vehicle as per the program
Services of an English speaking guide in Kathmandu
Services of a local station English guide in Pokhara
Monument entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
One hour boat ride at Phewa Lake in Pokhara
One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Accommodations

2 nights at Gokarna Forest Resort in Kathmandu
2 nights at Shangri-La Village in Pokhara
1 night at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu
Daily Breakfast
24.3% VAT and Service Charge

Airfare

Kathmandu/ Pokhara by flight
Pokhara/Kathmandu by flight

Exclusions

International Airfare
Nepal Visa Fee
Personal expenses (Tips, beverage, laundry, telephone call, etc)
Travel Insurance/ Emergency Evacuation Cost
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
The above rates are valid till December 31, 2013

Note: The price does not include: undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Golf At Majestic Himalaya Of Nepal- 06 DAYS
Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
6 Days
14 Persons
English
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Brief

Golf Tour has specially designed for those who want to passionate play golf at Majestic Himalaya of Nepal. Nepal is not the only destination for trekking adventures. Nepal is also an ideal destination for golfers. We have some famous golf courses that provide an excellent opportunity to play in the tranquil natural beauty and in the backdrop of the spectacular Himalayan panorama.

Golf vacation in the majestic Himalayas, known as the "Rooftop of the World", has to be the ultimate experience. All-inclusive golf holiday packages in the Himalayas offer cultural experiences of Nepal, world-renowned golf courses on some of the world's highest fairways, five-star luxury accommodation, the opportunity for local sightseeing and optional flight to Everest flight is breathtaking mountains scenery including the snow-covered peaks of Everest. Combine cultural activities, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and unique activities with a round of golf at every opportunity, whilst enjoying all the comforts of home in a five-star luxury resort.

For non-golfers, the trip is equally accommodating. Indulge in luxury spa therapies and Ayurvedic treatments at the Gokarna Forest Resort's Oasis Spa. Imagine a relaxing massage or beauty treatment delivered by highly skilled beauticians amidst some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the world. Boutique shopping, sightseeing, and outdoor adventures can all be combined in a wonderful golf vacation in Nepal

Tour Detail

DAY 01
Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our representative. Please look for signage of Natraj Trekking with your name once you come out of Arrival Terminal Hall after collecting your luggage.

You will be escorted by our representative to Gokarna Forest Resort (Approx 10 km and take 30 minutes drive from airport)

Gokarna Forest Resort is located inside the serene temperate Gokarna Forest, the former private Royal hunting grounds of the Kings of Nepal. A winding road climb leads through the forest up to the main complex, comprising a mix of subtly majestic Malla period architecture, Rana period lodges, and sanctuaries harmoniously blending with nature.

Upon arrival at the hotel, guest will be provided welcome drinks along with the room key

Check in at Gokarna Forest Resort
Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort

Meals included: No

DAY 02
In Kathmandu

Option tour of Everest Flight
Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort
One round of golf - 18 holes
Afternoon visits Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort
For Both golfers/Nongolfers

Option tour of Everest Flight
Early morning we take a private a/c vehicle to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for the flight to Everest. (Cost for optional tour of Everest Flight – USD 185 per person. This cost includes airfare, domestic departure tax, round trip escorted transfers in a private vehicle)

Mountain flight appeals to all categories of travelers. For those who are restricted by time or other considerations from going trekking, these flights offer a panoramic view of the Himalaya in just one hour. Even those visitors who like the rigors of a trek still don't miss the opportunity to "conquer" the mountains in one fell swoop.

Travelers take off from Kathmandu in the early morning for an hour's worth of spectacular mountain scenery. As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don't have to wait too long to find out what's in store for them. There they are - the mountains, as they always have been. First, to their far left visitors see Gosaithan, also called Shisha Pangma, standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaithan, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley. Finally, there's Everest (8,848 m) itself, known as Sagarmatha by the Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans.

Mountain flight in Nepal is to be "Once in a lifetime experience"

Each passenger will provide an individual window seat during the entire flight. During the flight, sometimes passengers can also go to the cockpit from where they can take some spectacular pictures. Please note that flight departs from Kathmandu for Everest flight is around morning from 6:30 hrs – 7:30 hrs (Flight depends on weather conditions)

Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort

For Golfers

Morning-One round of golf - 18 holes at Gokarna Forest Resort included in the package cost

Gokarna Forest Resort-South Asia's finest, and one of the world's most spectacular Golf Resort Courses. Crafted by lead architect David Mclay Kidd, assisted by Director of Turfgrass Management, James Kidd, under the direction of Gleneagles Golf Developments. Undulating Bent Grass Greens built to USGA specifications. Soft cushions of local Bermuda fairways. Lush unyielding forests hundreds of years old. Winding streams. Wandering hills and valleys opening to a holy river's plain. Cynical monkey's watching your progress. Shy spotted deer peering from the trees. The lofty Himalayas keeping score. Truly enchanting.

On your left, wander through the Highlights of all 6,715 yards of this magical par 72 golf course. David Kidd of Gleneagles - Golf Designer of the year 1999 - Golf Digest

For NonGolfers

Morning: Nongolfers can take package of Spa & Health Club of Gokarna Forest (cost be paid directly at Gokarna Forest Resort as per the choice of package)

SPA & HEALTH CLUB of Gokarna Forest Resort

Amongst majestic trees on the edge of a plateau overlooking Gokarna Forest and the grassed valley below, Harmony Spa combines therapeutic care with a natural environment impossible to recreate elsewhere. Included are a variety of rejuvenating courses, emphasizing Ayurvedic treatments within Ayura, a dedicated Ayurvedic treatment area, the Adam & Eve, and Serenity massage rooms. The Health club encompasses Apsara, the Beauty Treatment center, an indoor swimming pool, luxurious changing rooms each with a Sauna, Steam room, and Jacuzzi. The large well-equipped gym, the finest in the country, overlooks the forest through large windows

For Both golfers/Nongolfers

Afternoon you will be driven to Bhaktapur (approx 30 minutes drive) for sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square (World UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

Bhaktapur is perfectly preserved Newari town of Bhaktapur in the eastern corner of the Kathmandu Valley. Also, know as Bhadgaon or the City of the Devotees, Bhaktapur evokes the feel of a medieval village, a snapshot of a time when the city lay along the prosperous trade routes between Tibet, China, and India.

The ancient centre of the town is a dazzling collection of temples, palaces and monasteries that has earned it a place on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites and a wander around this cultural gem, taking in its beguiling charms and enjoying the sight of artisans going about their craft much as they have for generations, makes for a captivating visit.

Overnight at Gokarna Forest Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 03
Kathmandu/ Pokhara fly

Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort
Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara
For golfers (One round of golf - 9 holes golf at Himalayan Golf Course)
For non-golfers – One-hour boat ride at Phewa Lake including visit Barahi Temple
Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort
Breakfast at Gokarna Forest Resort

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

After breakfast in the hotel, we take a/c private vehicle to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport for the 25-minute flight to Pokhara. It is a most interesting flight, with the peaks of the Greater Himalaya clearly visible through the right-hand window as we travel westwards. Particularly prominent are Manaslu and the Annapurna group as we approach the airport at Pokhara. Getting off the plane and into the heart of Pokhara is impressive, as is the sight of the snow peaks of the Annapurna Himal which form the skyline to the north.

Arrive Pokhara, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Shangri-La Village

Pokhara is situated at an elevation of 915 m above sea level. The richness of valley in pure natural beauty is indeed one of the main attractions to the visitors from all over the world. Just imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, three peaks above 8000m from an elevation of below 1000m within a very close aerial, distance. The valley is equally superb giving as they do elevated close-ups to the snowy peaks. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence summits like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6977m) and the five peaks of Annapurna range rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris, and Thakalis are other major communities here.

Check in at Shangri-La Village Resort

The Shangri-La Village nestles in the tranquil heart of Pokhara. The great getaway of Nepal - beneath a towering rampart of majestic show peaks. Every room offers a spectacular view. Architecture inspired by the forms and textures of Village Nepal, charming gardens, reflecting pools that mirror the splendor of the Himalayas, a swimming pool that uses also a waterfall…. These are some of the wonderful surprises that the Shangri-La Village has in store for its guests.

Shangri~La Village Resort is a functional resort for the most. It is also comfortable and fulfills a brief where it manages to incorporate village elements in its design. The overall effect is pleasing, especially, as noted before, the garden, which is really spectacular. The way the profile of the Shangri~La Village Resort is spread out and broken up into split levels is a unique feature, saving it from becoming a concrete block trying to call itself a village.

For Golfers

You will be taken to Himalayan Golf Course in a private vehicle for Golf (it will be approx 20 minutes drive from your hotel)

One round of golf - 9 holes golf at Himalayan Golf Course (approx 3 hrs)

A golfing high at Pokhara's Himalayan Golf Course

The Himalayan Golf Course, Pokhara is the place to head for in Nepal. It's a must for the golfing connoisseur. Considered by many to be one of the 10 most unique golf courses in the world.

Adventure golf at its truest, the course's includes some of the most visually dynamic holes known to golf. Himalayan Golf Course has certainly been very successful in putting Pokhara in the golfer's map. The course was designed and constructed by an Ex-British Army Sandhurst commissioned officer Major Ram Gurung MBE , and opened for play in January 1998. The course has been the venue for the Nepal Surya Western (professional) Open for the past twelve years.

Himalayan Golf Course has located just 7 km away from downtown Pokhara, the twice played 9 hole course is well laid out for championships at 6,900 yards with a par of 73. It has 11 greens and different tee positions and lies for the most part inside a sweeping canyon created by the Himalayan snowed waters of the Bijayapur river.

For NonGolfers

Afternoon, you will be taken to Phewa Lake for a boat ride (approx 1 hr) including the visit of Barahi Temple( island temple) it's in middle.

Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the country, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. The Barahi Temple is the most important monument in Pokhara; Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector deity representing the female force Shakti.

Free time or walking around lakeside market

Lakeside-The eastern shore of Phewa Lake, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located.

Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 04
In Pokhara

Early morning sunrise views at Sarangkot
Breakfast at Shangri~La Village Resort
One round of golf - 9 holes golf at The Yeti's Golf Course- Fulbari Resort
Afternoon visits Mountain Museum and Tibetan Refugee Camp
Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort
For both golfers/nongolfers

An early morning, guest will be driven to excursion tour of Sarangkot for sunrise view (weather permitting)

Sarangkot is the highest point on the Pokhara valley rim. It is located an altitude of 1592 m above sea level. This place provides the best view of Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake and beyond to the main spine of the Annapurna ranges (Annapurna South 7195, Annapurna I 7647, Machhapuchhre 6997, Annapurna III 7555, Annapurna II 7937, Annapurna IV 7525, Lamjung Himal 6986.). Please note that mountains view are weather permitting

Breakfast at Shangri~La Village Resort

You will be taken to Himalayan Golf Course in a private vehicle for Golf (it will be approx 15 minutes drive from your hotel)

For Golfers

One round of golf - 9 holes golf at The Yeti's Golf Course- Fulbari Resort

The Fulbari Resort & Spa is the only property in Pokhara to have its own golf course, The Yeti's Golf Course. It is a 9 Hole Executive Golf Course, designed to be Nepal's most iconic and unique course that challenges not only amateurs but even pros. Overlooking the Seti River gorge, players not only have to navigate the usual water hazards and sand traps, but also the 300 ft. gorges that intersect some holes.

One needs 1 hour and 30 minutes to finish the first round of the holes. Sounds easy? But wait! It's quite difficult because of the deliberate small greens, narrow fairways and closed out-of-bound (O/B) fenced with surrounding water ponds. Although only 9 holes the use of alternate tees, greens, and pin positions, gives the feeling of playing a full 18 hole layout. The location is spectacular and a number of the tee shots across the Seti Gorge will mentally challenge even the very best golfer. But the area is tranquil, the views of the Himalayas to the north, and the Seti River far below, stunning, and by the 19th hole you really will have earned your refreshment.

For nongolfers

This afternoon, we'll visit the Mountain Museum housing expedition memorabilia and information on ethnic groups, flora, and fauna. We'll also visit Tashiling, a long established settlement of Tibetan refugees. We spend some time here watching wool being sorted, dyed and eventually made into Tibetan carpets which are exported all over the world.

Overnight at Shangri~La Village Resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 05
Pokhara/ Kathmandu fly

Breakfast at Shangri-La Village Resort
Fly to Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Yak & Yeti
Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square
Visit Thamel or Free time to relax
Overnight at Hotel Yak & Yeti
After breakfast, you will drive Pokhara airport for flight back to Kathmandu in the morning flight around 9 am departing from Pokhara so that you will have more time in Kathmandu. Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu is approx 25 minutes

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel Yak & Yeti ( We have chosen Hotel Yak & Yeti for your last night stay as Hotel Yak & Yeti is centrally located in downtown and all major places/shopping center/restaurants located within walking distance)

Check in at Hotel Yak & Yeti

Hotel Yak and Yeti is a luxury 5-star deluxe hotel in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. Modern day sophistication greets cultural heritage in the ample grounds of the 100-year-old palace and newly designed structure of the hotel. Find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples, and emerald gardens as you remain just moments away from all the shops and adventure of the Kathmandu city, located at Durbar Marg.

Now Hotel Yak & Yeti has 150 deluxe rooms and suites have been built (designed to harmonize with the special features of the Lal Durbar) to supplement the existing accommodation, bringing the total number of rooms available in the hotel to 270 rooms.

Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square

Afternoon, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour Kathmandu Durbar Square in the heart of the city. Many of Kathmandu's most historic and important temples are located here. Interesting things for visitors to see are Taleju temple, gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (living goddess)

Rest of the time free for own activities or visit Thamel

Overnight at Hotel Yak & Yeti

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 06
Depart Kathmandu

You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us and we expect that you plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal again.

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight time, a representative from Natraj Trekking will transfer you to the airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Price Detail

Transport, Entrance Fee, Guide, etc

Welcome with flower garland by our representative upon arrival
All tours and transfers in a private vehicle as per the program
Services of an English speaking guide in Kathmandu
Services of a local station English guide in Pokhara
Monument entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
One hour boat ride at Phewa Lake in Pokhara
One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Accommodations

2 nights at Gokarna Forest Resort in Kathmandu
2 nights at Shangri-La Village in Pokhara
1 night at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu
Daily Breakfast
24.3% VAT and Service Charge

Airfare

Kathmandu/ Pokhara by flight
Pokhara/Kathmandu by flight

International Airfare
Nepal Visa Fee
Personal expenses (Tips, beverage, laundry, telephone call, etc)
Travel Insurance/ Emergency Evacuation Cost
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
The above rates are valid till December 31, 2013

Note: The price does not include: undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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