Dashain Festival Trekking

dashain festival Trek

Dashain Festival trekking also Badadashain or Bijayā Daśamī is the 15-day-long national festival of Nepal.

It is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people throughout the globe. It is not only the longest festival of the country, but also the one which is most anticipated.

The Dashain festival trekking falls in September or October, starting from the shukla paksha (bright lunar fortnight) of the month of Ashvin and ending on purnima, the full moon. Among the 15 days for which it is celebrated, the most important days are the first, seventh, eighth, ninth and the tenth.

Throughout the country Shakti is worshiped in all her manifestations. This Dashain festival trekking is also known for its emphasis on the family gatherings, as well as on a renewal of community ties. People return from all parts of the world, as well as different parts of the country, to celebrate together.

All government offices, educational institutions and other offices remain closed during the festival period.


Outline Itinerary

September 30th 2017 / Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
October 01st 2017 / Day 02 Ghatasthapana (Festival beginning day) Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square and visit Kumari Ghar and Sightseeing in Monkey Temple (Swoyambhunath)
October 02nd 2017 / Day 03 Festival second day drive to Pokhara and overnight in Hotel.
October 03rd 2017 / Day 04 Festival third day drive an hour to Nayapul and commence trek to Tikhedhunga (1573m) Overnight in Lodge
October 04th 2017 / Day 05 Festival fourth day Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2853m)
October 05th 2017 / Day 06 Festival fifth day early in the morning visit Poonhill and have breakfast than continue trek to Tadapani (2652m)
October 06th 2017 / Day 07 Festival sixth day Tadapani to Ghandruk (1963m)
October 07th 2017 / Day 08 Festival seventh day (Phulpati) Ghandruk trek down to Pokhara
October 08th 2017 / Day 09 Festival eighth day (Astami) Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hrs drive and check in Hotel (B)
October 09th 2017 / Day 10 Festival ninth-tenth day (Nawami)
October 10th 2017 / Day 11 Vijaya Dashami Tika (Dashami) Free day in Kathmandu celebrating the festival with our family.
October 11thrd 2017 / Day 12 Festival eleventh day.
October 12th 2017 / Day 13 Festival twelve day
October 13th 2017 / Day 14 Festival thirteen day.
October 14th 2017 / Day 15 Festival fourteen day finish the festival.
October 15th 2017 / Day 16 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle.
September 30th 2017 / Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name "......" which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private vehicle and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip. O/N at hotel.
October 01st 2017 / Day 02 Ghatasthapana (Festival beginning day) Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square and visit Kumari Ghar and Sightseeing in Monkey Temple (Swoyambhunath)
October 02nd 2017 / Day 03 Festival second day drive to Pokhara and overnight in Hotel.
October 03rd 2017 / Day 04 Festival third day drive an hour to Nayapul and commence trek to Tikhedhunga (1573m) Overnight in Lodge
October 04th 2017 / Day 05 Festival fourth day Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2853m) Overnight in Lodge
October 05th 2017 / Day 06 Festival fifth day early in the morning visit Poonhill and have breakfast than continue trek to Tadapani (2652m)
October 06th 2017 / Day 07 Festival sixth day Tadapani to Ghandruk (1963m)
October 07th 2017 / Day 08 Festival seventh day (Phulpati) Ghandruk trek down to Pokhara
October 08th 2017 / Day 09 Festival eighth day (Astami) Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hrs drive and check in Hotel (B)
October 09th 2017 / Day 10 Festival ninth-tenth day (Nawami)
October 10th 2017 / Day 11 Vijaya Dashami Tika (Dashami) Free day in Kathmandu celebrating the festival with our family.
October 11thrd 2017 / Day 12 Festival eleventh day.
October 12th 2017 / Day 13 Festival twelve day
October 13th 2017 / Day 14 Festival thirteen day.
October 14th 2017 / Day 15 Festival fourteen day finish the festival. And rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program. (B, D)
October 15th 2017 / Day 16 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport (B)
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

- Airport Pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
- Kathmandu/Pokhara hotel room on bed and Breakfast (B) basis
- Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
- Sightseeing tour guide fee
- Sightseeing entrance fee
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits fees
- Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permits fees.
- Accommodation and 3 meals a day such as Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (B, L, D) while on the trek in Lodges (Tea house)
- Fully escorted trek with an English speaking license holder local sherpa trekking guide and a porter for each 2 persons.
- All program according to itinerary on full board.
- All land transfer as per above itinerary by our private vehicle
- Skyline Company T-shirt
- Farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant with culture program
- Wage, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staff.

Price Excludes

- Nepal tourist visa fee US$ 30, with multiple entries for 15 days, you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu. (it will be ready within few minutes) You will require each 2 passport size photos.
- Kathmandu hotel Lunch and Dinner (L, D)
- Personal Spending money and all kind of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) bar bill, Int'l Telephone bill, hot shower, batteries charge, laundry etc. Tips for guide, porter and driver. (Tipping is expected).
- Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency  

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