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Eco-Community Cultural Trek

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$1600


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Breakfast: 13
Lunch: 9
Dinner: 8
Private Vehicle
Hotel: 6 Night(s)
Teahouse: 7 Night(s)

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Eco-Community Cultural Trek

Eco-community cultural trek is the blend of natural beauty and culture altogether which takes you to beautiful mountain vistas and the rich cultural heritage of the Annapurna region in western Nepal. The trail transverses through farming communities residing on the lap of high mountains.

This trip is well designed to get you acquainted with the beautiful rhododendron forests, sacred Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries, tranquil lakes reflecting the beauty of Annapurna. Interaction with the local people is the prime objective of this trek because that’s the way we get to know about the people and their culture from the community.

Trip Code

ECT62

Starts

Syangja

Finishes

Pokhara

Duration

14 Days

Difficulty

Easy

Group-Size

1 - 7

Age

Minimum 16

Seasons

Mar-May,Sep-Nov

Elevation

3300 m/ 10826.8ft

Trip View

1260

Activities

Trekking

Travel Style

Original

Trip popularity

TRIP FACTS

14 days of trip is blended with Eco-Community and cultural trek. All together that makes you familiar with the vibrant and unique culture of different people of Nepal on a small area.

Why this Trip

If you want to see Nepal and how people live in a community practising their culture, this trip can serve your needs very well. By the end of the trip, you will have a better insight into community practice, culture, people and their warm hospitality.

Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible

Brief Itinerary

With great pleasure, we will welcome you to the country of generosity and kindness. You will be escorted either to our office first or directly to the hotel according to your comfort. In the evening, we meet for a nice cultural dinner and discuss our itinerary in more details. Overnight in Kathmandu;

Meal:

  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Airport pick up
  • welcome dinner
You will find yourself in the state of contentment while visiting those famous cultural heritages. We start our full day sightseeing in the morning, and return back late afternoon. Overnight in Kathmandu;

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Guided tour of Kathmandu
Today we head towards Syangja, a district famous for producing citrus fruits in Nepal. We depart for Syangja early in the morning. Lunch will be served whilst travelling. We pass through beautiful hilly villages along with the Trishuli River. Upon reaching Pokhara we will further drive to Syangja where we interact with the farmers and observe their farming techniques. During the evening, we drive to Pokhara that is a beautiful city with lakes and crowned with one of the highest mountains in the world.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Drive to Syangja and Pokhara
Soon after the breakfast, we leave to visit the Galeshwor Temple that stands on a single rock and is dedicated to the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. After observing the accolade Hindu shrine We stretch our feet and walk all the way to Banskharka following the Annapurna trail. The beautiful village of Bansakharka is inhabited by the distinct Magar community of Nepal. We get to see their wonderful culture and farms that have been producing mandarins, oranges and honey. We enjoy the local food and organic fruits straight from the trees. The village has a scenic surrounding of rhododendron forest and lush vegetations.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Stay at Banskharka is going to be fun today. We stroll around in the citrus farms interacting with the farmers and observing their farming practices. A lot of people in this village has joined British Gurkha so we share a hearty conversation with retired British Gurkhas and learn their experiences during the war. A special cultural function is arranged for us in the evening that depicts their true culture and local Nepalese cuisine.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Today we trek towards Dandakateri earliest possible. We walk through trails that provide a spectacular view of Mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. We interact with the local people and see their traditions and culture. After resting for a while in Dandakateri we trek back to Banskharka and spend overnight there.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Today we head to Nagi Village by following the trail that passes through the jungle where we can see many vegetation and rare wild animals like wild deer and different birds with butterflies. We reach Nagi Village in the afternoon where people of Nagi awaits us with cultural show at night. We enjoy the hospitality and culture of locals and taste local authentic food. Overnight at Nagi.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Today we spend our day exploring the attractions nearby the Nagi Village. We visit several Hindu temples and cottage industries like handmade Nepali paper, mushroom cultivation, and vegetable seed production. The tour will also get us acquainted with the rich cultural heritage of the area. Overnight in Nagi Village;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Today we trek on a stone-paved trail that leads to Mohare Danda, located at 3,330m altitudes. It's a long day and the scenery along the way is fascinating, we reach there by the evening. We enjoy the hospitality and authentic cuisines of the place from friendly locals. Overnight at Mohare Danda.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Today we leave Mohare Dande and depart to Nagi. Overnight at Nagi Village.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
We hit the trail to reach out for Pokhara, we take the route that passes through Mallaj Lekhphant in Parbat District. We enjoy a picturesque hilly landscape along the way and sit for lunch at Ratamata. Then participate in a 2/3 hours long interaction program with teachers and students in Gram Prakash Higher Secondary School. Overnight in Pokhara;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Trekking
We leave towards Sarangkot before the dawn in the hope that we can catch the sunrise. We drive for 2 hours and finally reach the Sarangkot, we will be welcomed by the chill atmosphere and glorious sunrise added with the terrific views of Pokhara city from the Tower. We can observe the panoramic view of Mt.Annapurna Range. After returning to Pokhara we visit the very popular Fewa Lake, Davis Fall, Mahendra Cave, Museum etc. Pokhara is very famous for adventurous sports, you can do the paragliding, zipliner, bungee jump etc. At night time the lake side of Pokhara comes alive, you can enjoy pubs and bars. Overnight in Pokhara;

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Guided tour of Pokhara
After 6-7 hours drive, we reach the heart of the country. This is a day for you and therefore you can explore the shops and spas of the city or join the evening worship at Pashupatinath. Overnight in Kathmandu;

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Transportation to Kathmandu
After breakfast, our representative will escort you to the airport 3hrs before the departure;

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

Activities:

  • Airport drop off

FAQS

Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety.
Yes, Nepal can boast as one of the safest country in South Asia for women, you will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. Millennium Trek is one of the off beaten village trek and home stay areas where you can find people with respectful and helpful nature with welcoming hospitality towards the trekkers.
We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
Eco-Community Cultural Trek is a trek where most of the night; we spend on tea house/ lodges. They provide wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
We use private car/jeep/van depending on the size of the group for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara on private transportation and back.
The best seasons for Eco-Community Cultural Trek are February, March, April, September, October, November and December.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In case of emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage the rescue team. You then will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal innerwear t to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village, try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek, consult the guide.
We contact the lodge/guesthouse/teahouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
All our guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
While trekking, you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your own power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
While trekking, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse/tea house owner after paying certain amount directly.
If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
Usually, we have to walk about 6-8 hours a day. But it should not be taken as certain thing because the hours of walk depends on client’s speed. So it is really relative.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
No, you cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek. You can use credit card only in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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