GOLF HOLIDAYS IN THE HIMALAYAS

GOLF HOLIDAYS IN THE HIMALAYAS

( 05 Nights / 06 Days )

overview

The exotic land of Nepal is getting popular among the golfers. During this trip, you will be playing in two different places, Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu and Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara. Golfing in Kathmandu and Pokhara is more than just a leisure activity; it’s an opportunity to get closer to nature.

Gokarna Forest Golf Resort is just 10 kilometers away from the city of Kathmandu. Previously it was the private royal hunting ground of the former Kings of Nepal. This 6,755 yard, par 72, 18 holes golf course was designed by Gleneagles Golf Developments of Scotland and considered one of the in South-Asia.

Similarly, Himalayan Golf Course is situated 7 kilometers away from Pokhara city. It is considered one of the top 10 most unique golf courses in the world. This 6,900 yard, par 73, 18 holes golf course provides the scenic panoramic view of the Annapurna Himalayan range and a snowfed river is flowing right through the golf course.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrival at the Tribhuwan Int`l Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m) & transfer to hotel.

    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan Int`l airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying our agency signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. In hotel, welcome drink followed by tour briefing.

    Meals: No I Overnight stay at 5 Star hotels in Kathmandu.

     

  • Day 02

    Pre-trip Meeting, Golf in Gokarna Forest Resort and Guided Sightseeing

    After breakfast, enjoy playing golf in a course of Gokarna Forest Resort. The resort is home to many species of birds, deer and monkeys wandering freely.

     

    Once golf is over, visit two nearby Word Heritage Sites. Your tour guide will take you to these sites on a private air-conditioned tourist vehicle.

     

    Destinations We Cover:

     

    • Boudhanath: The 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley was built in 5th century. It has four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha looking in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.

     

    • Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and is located 5 km east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple..

     

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at 5 Star hotel in Pokhara.

     

     

     

  • Day 03

    Morning Yoga, Fly to Pokhara (35-Min Flight), Sightseeing in Lakeside

    In the morning, attend a yoga class. Explore asana and yoga fundamentals in the safe and nurturing environment. After this, have breakfast. And be ready to fly to Pokhara. It’s a 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to the Lake City. Once you arrive there, you will be transferred to your hotel. Check in and refresh yourself. There is guided sightseeing in the Pokhara.

     

    Destinations We Cover:

    Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

    Situated at an altitude of 800 m above sea level, it is the second largest lake in Nepal. The Barahi temple is in the middle of the lake. It is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. Built in Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the female force Shakti. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. The thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.

    • Devi’s fall

    Locally known as Patale Chhango and in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley is where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.

     

    • Gupteswar Cave

    The revered Gupteswar Cave is situated 2 kms from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Devi’s fall and the cave is almost 3 kms long. It has some big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all four. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.

     

    • Museums

    During the tour, we will visit two different museums: one museum displays the lifestyles and history of the Gurungs, Thakalis and Tharu while the other, Gurkha Memorial Museum, is dedicated to the famous Gurkha Warriors who earned their name in many fierce battles fought during the World Wars and numerous operations around the world since 1815. The soldiers of the Gurkha regiment won 13 Victoria Cross medals awarded for exceptional bravery shown in the field.

     Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight at 5 Star hotel in Pokhara

  • Day 04

    Play in Himalayan Golf Club and enjoy the bar of Club or explore more about Pokharara

    Play golf with the panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayan range. In the afternoon, you can enjoy the bar of the Himalayan Golf Club or you can explore the city and do some street shopping.

     Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight at 5 Star hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 05

    Fly Back to Kathmandu in the Morning and Additional Guided Sightseeing of Kathmandu

    In the morning, take a flight back to Kathmandu. There is additional sightseeing today too. Visit two World Heritage Sites:

     

    Destinations We Cover:

    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th-century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.

     

    • Swayambhunath Stupa

    The Monkey Temple: This stupa watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey Temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises. In the end of the day, we take you for farewell dinner to a Nepali restaurant. There will be cultural performances.

     Meals: Breakfast & Farwell Dinner Only I Overnight stay at 5 Star hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 06

    Transfer to the airport for your final departure

    After breakfast, our airport representative will drop you back to Airport for your final departure with “sweet memory” of Nepal.

     

    Tour ends… Sweet memories remain!

     

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Traditional welcome on arrival.
  • Arrival & departure transfer by private basis.
  • Welcome drinks upon arrival at hotel.
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara valley sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in respective hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 02 night’s accommodation in respective hotel in Pokhara on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • Domestic Airfare Kathmanu/Pokhara/Kathmandu.
  • Yoga class and golf Course fees.
  • English Speaking guide.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance performance in the evening before departure.
  • All applicable hotel taxes.
  • Special souvenir on departure
cost exclude
  • Services other than specified.
  • Emergency rescue.
  • Entrance fees at visit to monuments & world heritage sites.
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.)
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa).

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

PROPERTIES

(CLASS)

IN KATHMANDU IN POKHARA

 

PREMIUM (5*) Gokarna Forest Resort/Yak & Yeti/Similar Hotel Pokhara Grande /

Shangrila Village Resort /

/Similar

 

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 

 

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