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Annapurna & Animals

Prices From: $810 AUD
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Tour Code: GIAU
Tour Duration: 12
Countries Visited: Nepal


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Overview

If it's Bengal tiger you want, then Chitwan's the place to go. There's also one-horned Asian rhinos, leopards, monkeys and sloth bears (often described as 'shaggy, dusty and unkempt' - much like you are 12 days in the mountains).(Was Annapurna & Chitwan)


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Tour Itinerary

Day 1-2: Kathmandu

Feed your spiritual side at Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. Then feed your hungry side at Yak Cafe (not very popular with actual yaks).

Day 3-6: Annapurna Trek

Pokhara is a nice change from Kathmandu, with less traffic and more chocolate croissants. And with all the trekking you're about to do, it's practically guilt-free indulgence.

Day 7-8: Whitewater Rafting

Strap on your helmet and your life jacket and hit the Seti River rapids. They're pretty gentle and will take us the 30 kilometres to Chitwan. Stop to swim in the thermally heated water and tease each other's helmet hair.

Day 9-10: Chitwan National Park

Rhino's and tigers and sloth bears, oh my. Hopefully you brought binoculars or you'll have to borrow a pair from your new buddies (try bribing them with food). Take a bit of free time to go on a jeep, canoe or walking safari.

Day 11-12: Kathmandu

How many tigers did you see? Swap stories (and tell a few white lies) with the other travellers back in Kathmandu. There's plenty of time to sip on banana lassis and wish you didn't have to go back to work.

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Included

- Gecko's expert English-speaking local tour guide and guides. - 4 day trek in the Annapurna region. - Twin-share lodge accommodation on trek, generally in rooms with sleeping mattresses. - Porterage on trek. - Gecko’s Kit Bag. - Time to unwind in Pokhara. - 2 day white-water rafting adventure on the Seti River including specialist rafting guides, safety equipment, a cook and a night of camping. - Sightseeing in Kathmandu including transport and entrance fees. - Chitwan National Park entrance fee and elephant ride with a wildlife guide.

Meals

1 breakfast, ,

Not Included

International flights, arrival and departure transfers, airport/departure taxes, visas, pre or post tour accommodation, all other meals, optional tours sightseeing or activities during free time, transfers outside of the tour program, travel insurance, tips and items of a personal nature, laundry and flights unless specified.


Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
17 Feb 201328 Feb 2013$1225
03 Mar 201314 Mar 2013$810
17 Mar 201328 Mar 2013$1080
31 Mar 201311 Apr 2013$1080
14 Apr 201325 Apr 2013$1080
26 May 201306 Jun 2013$1225
23 Jun 201304 Jul 2013$1225
07 Jul 201318 Jul 2013$1225
04 Aug 201315 Aug 2013$1225
01 Sep 201312 Sep 2013$1225
15 Sep 201326 Sep 2013$1225
29 Sep 201310 Oct 2013$1225
13 Oct 201324 Oct 2013$1225
27 Oct 201307 Nov 2013$1225
10 Nov 201321 Nov 2013$1225
24 Nov 201305 Dec 2013$1225
08 Dec 201319 Dec 2013$1225
22 Dec 201302 Jan 2014$1225
05 Jan 201416 Jan 2014$1225
19 Jan 201430 Jan 2014$1225
02 Feb 201413 Feb 2014$1225
16 Feb 201427 Feb 2014$1225
02 Mar 201413 Mar 2014$1225
16 Mar 201427 Mar 2014$1225
30 Mar 201410 Apr 2014$1080
13 Apr 201424 Apr 2014$1080
27 Apr 201408 May 2014$1225
11 May 201422 May 2014$1225
25 May 201405 Jun 2014$1225
08 Jun 201419 Jun 2014$1225

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