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Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) Tours and Activities

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The oldest shrine complex in the Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath Temple (sometimes called the Monkey Temple) was said to have been built over 2,000 years ago. Situated at the top of a winding staircase, Swayambhunath has one of the city’s best panoramic views. The complex, containing multiple shrines and a stupa, is considered holy to both Buddhists and Hindus.

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Seven World Heritage Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley

Seven World Heritage Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley

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Kathmandu’s top sights are spread throughout the sprawling capital, meaning most visitors end up missing key attractions. On this action-packed day tour, you’ll cover all of the region’s UNESCO-listed highlights. Travel in a comfortable private car between locations in the city, with a private guide on-hand to supply information and background. You’ll also enjoy lunch in stunning Bhaktapur and venture to Changu Narayan, the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
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$175.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Full Day Culture Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Full Day Culture Tour

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On this private tour of the Kathmandu Valley you’ll discover four UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupati Temple. Explore these landmarks with your own personal guide who describes the religious, historical and cultural significance of each location. A perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Nepal, this full-day trip offers a fantastic overview including round-trip hotel transport in the comfort of a private vehicle.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Tour

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Get a comprehensive tour of Kathmandu, focused on its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in a single day. With a guide in the lead, you'll follow a curated itinerary designed to show you the best of the city, including Swoyambhu, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddha and Pashupati. Your guide will provide primer on Nepali culture and tradition through narration as you travel.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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One Day Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour

One Day Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour

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Discover four of Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a private sightseeing tour. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and the Boudhanath stupa over the course of the day. Learn about the cultural significance of each place as well as their histories from your tour guide and leave Nepal with a newfound appreciation for Hindu and Buddhist culture.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00
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Seven World Heritage Day Tour in Kathmandu Nepal

Seven World Heritage Day Tour in Kathmandu Nepal

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Visit all seven of the Kathmandu Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 12 hours on this action-packed tour. But, you won’t feel rushed as you’ll travel between each site in a comfortable private vehicle with a knowledgeable local guide. This convenient tour includes popular central sites—such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple—as well as lesser-known ones, like Changu Narayan, on the green rural edge of the city.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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Walking tour of Kathmandu with awesome local guides

Walking tour of Kathmandu with awesome local guides

A walking tour is one of the best ways of getting a close-up, intimate look at a city. On this walking tour of Kathmandu you will visit several important UNESCO World Heritage Sites while also getting an insight into the local life and street culture found along the way. Learn about the history of Kathmandu from your English-speaking guide while stretching your legs and seeing the sights.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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$34.00
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Short Day Trip Hiking with 1 Hour Spa Massage in Kathmandu

Short Day Trip Hiking with 1 Hour Spa Massage in Kathmandu

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This is the best,hassle free trip to explore outdoors, nature and hiking with 1 hour relax massage with unlimited steam, sauna and organic green tea offer. Our experienced trekking guide will explain you more about this trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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Swayambhu and Kathmandu Durbar Square Half Day Tour

Swayambhu and Kathmandu Durbar Square Half Day Tour

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This half-day tour is a handy way to learn more about the culture and history of Kathmandu, through visiting two of its UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa are two beautiful and culturally important sites that reveal a lot about Hindu and Buddhist Nepali traditions. Learn about these from your local guide, and understand a lot more than you would if touring independently.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

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Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour: Our One-day social visit in Kathmandu gives a nearby look at Nepal. It not just grandstands the rich culture of the Nepalese individuals yet in addition takes you back in time through its building wonders. The visit takes you to four spots: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Swayambhunath sanctuaries and Patan that hold both religious and social significance to the Nepalese individuals.
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  • 10 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.34
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Kathmandu Sightseen Tour

Kathmandu Sightseen Tour

We will go on the full day guided sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We will head towards the Boudhanath Stupa, which is the largest Stupa of South Asia. We will then visit one of the religious temples of Hindus, Pashupatinath Temple. From here, we will move towards the Swayambhunath Stupa, which is also popularly known as Monkey Temple. Further, we will move towards Patan Durbar Square where we will see temples, shrines, palaces, and courtyards.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.34
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Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Sites Day Tour

Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Sites Day Tour

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Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Tour takes you through the old gallis (alleys) of Patan Durbar Square where timeless wood and stone carvings of hundreds of Hindu and Buddhist idols greet you from every temple wall. You can admire the countless designs on wood carved windows and the architectural achievements of Newar craftsmen of centuries ago. The stone-carved Krishna temple is one of the most amazing craftsmanship in the old Malla palace and the row of pagoda temples enriching the Durbar Square is a sight to see. The Patan Durbar Square is beautiful and filled with rich culture and architecture. You can also visit Swayambhunath and Baudhanath where you can enjoy a blissful time away from the noise and chaos of the city. Spinning hundreds of prayer wheels that encircle the main domes and becoming a part of spiritual enchantments and prayers that take place in the evenings gives you a whole new experience.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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Private Full-Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Private Full-Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Take in Nepal's rich heritage on a private full-day tour of several UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley. Your private guide takes you to the Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and more. Learn about the history and significance of each place as you explore the Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites with your guide. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Kathmandu. Entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Visit four of Kathmandu's top attractions on a private half-day tour. Start by traveling in your comfortable private vehicle from your hotel to the traditional heart of the medieval town. Visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch the monkeys frolic around another heritage site, Swayambhunath Temple; and take in the sacred prayer wheels and incense. Explore Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, which has roots going back to 600 AD. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Kathmandu Cultural Journey - Day Trip | Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu Cultural Journey - Day Trip | Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

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Spend the day exploring the cultural landmarks of the Kathmandu Valley on a private sightseeing tour. Visit a number of Buddhist and Hindu temples as well as the historic Patan Durbar Square and learn about the significance of each location from your tour guide. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors who are short on time.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Explore the beauty of Pokhara- 7 Day Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

Explore the beauty of Pokhara- 7 Day Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

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Soak up two of Nepal’s most stunning locations on this scenic, multi-day tour—without the fuss of planning. Take in the highlights of Nepal, from UNESCO-listed historical attractions in Kathmandu to snow-capped mountains surrounding the lakeside city of Pokhara. Enjoy a relaxing, all-inclusive adventure, capped at only 14 people for a personalized and flexible experience. Upgrade to include domestic flights instead of ground transfers and a thrilling paragliding ride.
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  • 7 days
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour

Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour

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Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour is about exploring all the beautiful aspects and experience all the delights of both countries. In this tour activities like traveling by vehicle through the Bhutanese countryside, with optional walks and day hikes to visit temples, monasteries and villages. At the same time it includes other activities like visiting museum, handicraft shops and weekend market where you will be introduce to Bhutanese and Nepalese culture like food and eating habit and basic etiquette of both countries.
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  • 10 days
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$1,550.00
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22 days 200 hour Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal

22 days 200 hour Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal

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Don’t just learn how to teach yoga. Become a yogi! Cultivate happiness, develop your personal growth and gain self-confidence. We are devoted to spreading authentic wisdom and inspiring both new and experienced practitioners. Is your journey to go deeper in your yoga? Do you want to undertake an internationally recognised course? Are you a beginner hungry for more? Our YTT provides a strong foundation to all levels. We've helped hundreds of students to develop spirituality, understand meditation, pranayama, yogic philosophy and the workings of the body and mind. Our YTT is conducted by highly experienced yoga teachers, compassionate gurus and devotees who infuse students with yogic traits. Upon successful completion, you will receive certificate of International Yoga Teacher recognized by Yoga Alliance, valid all around the world. You will be able to start teaching immediately. So – ready for a new challenge and life transforming travel? Sign up now and welcome to Nepal…
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  • 22 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,846.16
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Kathmandu Full Day Tour

Kathmandu Full Day Tour

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This small-group sightseeing tour of Kathmandu includes several prominent religious monuments. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in front of the old royal palace, and learn about the former Kathmandu Kingdom from your professional guide. Continue on to see the Tibetan Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath and visit Pashupatinath Temple—a shrine that honors Lord Shiva—both sacred sites designated by UNESCO. Finish at the imposing Bouddhanath stupa, the largest in Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Everest Panorama Trek | Mt Everest View Trekking

Everest Panorama Trek | Mt Everest View Trekking

Everest panorama trek is one of the popular and short  trekking destination of Everest region. it's a cheap way to explore the Everest region   for this trekking  we need total 07 Day  This is well known as Everest View trekking. If this trek is compared to other trekking routes of this region, the Panorama Trekking is little easy short but despite of it, it is tremendously beautiful trekking route. It provides you artistic Sherpa villages and their culture with gracious views of world’s highest mountains inclusive Mount Everest. Starting from Lukla after half an hour mountain flight from Kathmandu. As we get down at Lukla airstrip our trekking starts to Phakding, the first stay over place that follows Dudh Koshi River.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,200.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour - 1 Day

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour - 1 Day

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Visit several UNESCO World Heritages sites in and around Kathmandu on a full-day guided tour. Start in Kathmandu Durbar Square where your guide shares commentary on the historical buildings, and the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake. Continue to observe both Hindu and Buddhist traditions in Nepal as you visit Swayambhunath Temple (aka Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. Your tour includes private guide and vehicle, entrance fees, and pickup and drop-off from your hotel or a central meeting point in Kathmandu.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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Kathmandu 1 Day UNESCO Seven Sites World's Heritage Tour in Nepal From Kathmandu

Kathmandu 1 Day UNESCO Seven Sites World's Heritage Tour in Nepal From Kathmandu

One Day Tour includes Seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley Civilization first came to the Kathmandu over 2000 years ago, and each dynasty has left their Unique mark upon the land. There are over 1000 temples in the Kathmandu Valley along with several royal palaces and monasteries. Narrow streets weave their way through the old quarters of the various cities of the Kathmandu Valley with narrow stone houses that rise several stories above the flagstone streets. The Kathmandu Cultural Tour will take you on a one day journey to Seven of the UNESCO Heritage Sites and takes full day . While the entire valley contains seven such sites, four of them can easily be visited in a single day. The tour will reflect a myriad of cultures and spirituality, dating back in some cases over 2000 years. Included in this trip are the following UNESCO sites: Changunarayn, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar & Museum, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath temple.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Bhaktapur

Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Bhaktapur

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Take in the major attractions of Kathmandu Valley with a private guide on a half-day tour from Kathmandu. Travel in a comfortable private vehicle to UNESCO World Heritage sites, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Gain insight into the history and culture of Nepal, and hear about the impact of the 2015 earthquake during this comprehensive private tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00

Visit Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath Stupa with Guide

Visit Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath Stupa with Guide

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Quick and hassle free visit to world famous 2 Buddhist stupas of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath stupa and Baudhdhanath stupa with guide in Private car.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Annapurna Poon Hill Trek Package in Nepal Himalayas

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek Package in Nepal Himalayas

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Embark on one of Nepal’s most iconic expeditions—without the hassle of planning your own trek—during this multi-day, guided hike to Poon Hill. Venture deep into remote and stunning locations, from mountaintop stone villages to lush rhododendron forests, ending with a sunrise panorama over the famous Annapurna chain. Tours include round-trip transportation from Kathmandu, three tasty meals a day, and comfortable overnights.
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  • 6 days
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$599.00
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