The very best of Nepal

“Nepal is a country with the best of mountains, forests, wildlife, and lakes.”

Travelling as a couple strengthens the bond between two people. Nepal is the perfect place to re-imagine your bond and appreciation for each other in a truly distinctive and unique journey that you both like. “Right from beautiful views of the Himalayan ranges to colourful cities to the rich folklore and amazing people; Nepal leaves anyone and everyone mesmerised.” In this bespoke romantic saga, our specialists have handpicked the cities and destinations which offer an array of enchanting experiences; some luxurious and rustic, others adventurers and surreal. Come, explore Nepal with us. There is a touch of everything one can ask for during their travels. We will be visiting the places of worship in Kathmandu along with the bustling markets, the elegant lakes and temples in Pokhara. Get ready for an unforgettable experience of your life.

Highlights :

  • In Kathmandu, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and the Patan Darbar Square
  • Boating in the Phewa lake in Pokhara
  • Trek to Dhampus/Australian camp
  • Hiking to Namobuddha
  • Unesco World heritage site of Bhaktapur Durbar square
Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu

Welcome to the hill kingdom

Hello and welcome to Nepal! It is your first day here, so it is important that you get some rest and prepare for what will undoubtedly be a busy yet memorable 10 days. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02

Kathmandu

Largest Buddhist stupa in Boudhanath

After breakfast we take a heritage walk from our hotel to Boudhanath, which is the world’s largest Buddhist Stupa and a site of great veneration for Buddhists. The unique aspect of this great Buddhist monument is that it is set in the octagonal Mandala design. Hundreds of prayer wheels and the 108 images of the Buddha set into the niches around this huge structure make it even more mesmerizing. We will also be learning about Buddhism from a monk or a lama in the nearby monastery located near Boudhanath. He will be more than happy to give you his blessings and answer all your questions about Buddhism. We can also place a prayer flag with assistance from the Lama and light a butter lamp. Enjoy high tea at a local restaurant overlooking the Boudhanath stupa afterwards. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03

Kathmandu

Optional excursion: Mt. Everest flight.

This morning we will have an opportunity to see Mt Everest on a 45-minute mountain flight (weather permitting).

Mountain flights allows tourists to get a breath-taking view of the Himalayas. Along with Mt Everest you will get to see many other peaks as well which are over 21,000ft. Later we return to our hotel for breakfast. Afternoon will see us visit Swayambunath & Patan. Patan, a locale of Kathmandu, is a cradle of arts and architecture and rightly admired for its Durbar Square, known for being one of the finest urban streetscapes in the world. Our second stop is the Swayambhunath stupa, which is on a sacred hilltop, and invariably well-attended by gracefully-attired Buddhist pilgrims lighting butter lamps. If you listen carefully you can even hear the prayers amidst a backdrop of mountain peaks. In the evening we will visit the early-twentieth century Babar Mahal. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 04

Kathmandu

Royal Palace of Nepal

After breakfast we will be heading to the Royal Palace of Nepal, which served as a residence for the monarchy of Nepal. Out of the 30 rooms, 19 are open to the public, giving you a fine chance to learn more about the monarchy’s history. From there we proceed to the Pashupatinath temple situated on the banks of Bagmati river, which is considered to be the most holy temple in the world of Nepalese Hinduism. The sight of a cremation being performed on the banks of the river is very common. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 05

Kathmandu – Pokhara

Enchanting town

Today we will take a flight to Pokhara. Once we are settled at the hotel, we shall proceed for some sightseeing, starting with a visit to one of the Tibetan settlementsHere, prayers flags gently flutter while criss-crossing from building to building, content-looking monks go about their daily routine, and vendors cheerily sell that most classic of Tibetan dishes, momos (dumplings). Next, we take in Bindhya Bashini Temple, which is one of the oldest temples here and part of the Kaski Kingdom, with the goddess Durga as the main deity of the temple. After this, we will head to the beautiful Phewa Lake for a 1 hour boat ride. Finally we will visit the International Mountain Museum, which is dedicated to the mountains of Nepal and all those who have climbed in them.

OPTIONAL: High Tea Session with Everest Mountaineers at the International Mountain Museum.

Would you like to have a conversation with a Sherpa who has climbed Everest several times? The professional Sherpa will come to visit you as per your convenience at your hotel, and you can sip your tea or coffee and listen to the Sherpa regale you with tales of Everest adventures. You can share in the magical moment of reaching the top of the world while looking at stunning pictures, the equipment that he carried while ascending and the clothes he wore while undertaking this colossal achievement. The personal touch extended by the Sherpa can be heartfelt and poignant as he shares the loss of his friends during his encounters with the magnificent, yet dangerous mountains.

Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 06

Pokhara – Kande - Australian Camp - Dhampus - Phedi - Pokhara

Trek to Dhampus/Australian Camp

After breakfast we drive from Pokhara to the village of Kande (1hr drive), enjoying marvellous views of the Annapurna Himalaya. The uphill hike begins at Kande and brings you to the Australian Camp (6,400 ft) after 1.5 hrs walk, with beautiful views back down of the Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. Many species of birds can also be spotted here. Continue downhill hiking down the ridge toward Dhampus village (6,000 ft) through oak and rhododendron forest. Dhampus is situated at an altitude of over 5,700ft above sea level, offering mesmerising views of the Annapurna mountain range. It also serves as one of the main entry points to the Annapurna Base Camp and other trekking trails of Annapurna Region. From Dhampus, the trail becomes steeper as you hike up to Phedi village, passing through settlements of various ethnic groups and beautiful subtropical forest. You may see many trekkers on the trail to Annapurna Base Camp here. From Phedi, we are driven to Pokhara (1hr drive). Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 07

Pokhara – Kathmandu – Dhulikhel

Panoramic vistas of the Himalayas

Today after breakfast we will be driving to Kathmandu (205kms/6hrs). Upon reaching Kathmandu we will drive onward to Dhulikhel, a small town from where we can get some of the best views of the Himalayan Range, including Ganesh Himal, Mt. Lhotse, Lantang Himal and Gaurishanker Himal. Dhulikhel itself is blessed with lush green surroundings, and terrace cultivation surrounding traditional villages. Time to soak in the glories of nature here!Overnight in Dhulikhel.

Day 08

Dhulikhel – Namobuddha – Bhaktapur

Hiking to Namobuddha

This morning we can enjoy a spectacular sunrise view of the Himalayas from our hotel terrace. After breakfast we will be hiking to Namobuddha. The hike will take around 2 hours and we will be able to pass through typical Nepalese villages before we reach the Buddhist Monastery and stupa in Namobuddha. You can interact with the monks and also light an oil lamp. It is believed that Buddha came to Namobuddha (which means ‘Hail to the Buddha’) in one of his incarnations and fed his flesh to a hungry tigress so she could feed her cubs. There is an ancient stone slab and a stupa with the all-seeing eyes of the Buddha that commemorate that occasion. There are several stupas and colorful flags fluttering in the cool breeze. A big statue of Buddha and several closely lined-up stupa in the back drop of the enchanting Himalaya provide an alluring opportunity for photographers of all talents. Later, we will drive to Panauti (30 mins), which is a medieval site and a historical city boasting many Buddhist and Hindu monuments. Finally we shall drive to Bhaktapur (20 mins). The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Bhaktapur.

Day 09

Bhaktapur - Kathmandu

Bamboo school in Bhaktapur

After breakfast we shall do some sightseeing in Bhaktapur. We will visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which showcases the finest medieval art of Nepal. Particular points of interest include the Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Nyatapola temple and the statues of Kings on stone monoliths. Bhaktapur is also popular for its pottery. You can visit the pottery square and see how this age-old craft tradition has survived over the years. Later we drive to the Bamboo School in Bhaktapur (known as Samata Siksha Niketan) which is well-known within the sphere of education in Nepal and so-called in reference to its bamboo design. The school has a very minimal fee, allowing children from poor and downtrodden families to attend. We will spend time with the students and the teachers and then drive to Kathmandu. We will visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square and see the many temples in this area.

Optional: Meet a local celebrity followed by dinner

In the evening, you will have dinner with a local celebrity. He or she will share experiences associated to their field.

Dinner will be in Bhojan Griha, which offers traditional Nepalese cuisine along with a cultural programme. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 10

Departure from Kathmandu

See you soon

Today our fantastic trip to Nepal comes to an end. We hope you enjoyed you stay here as much as we enjoyed our time with you. We wish you a safe flight home. See you soon!

Price 2018

Price Comfort Deluxe
01 pers $ 2,002 $ 2,313
02 pers $ 1,112 $ 1,266
03 pers $ 1,188 $ 1,341
04 pers $ 1,028 $ 1,184
05 pers $ 932 $ 1,092
06 pers $ 868 $ 1,030
07 pers $ 823 $ 984
08 pers $ 787 $ 952
09 pers $ 761 $ 927

* price per person


THE PRICE INCLUDES


  • Hotel accommodations inclusive of bed and breakfast in all places using 1 double/twin room.
  • Ground transfers by Air-conditioned private car.
  • Entrance fees at sites, museums and shows mentioned in the program.
  • English Speaking Guide for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, Namobuddha, Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel and Pokhara.
  • All applicable taxes

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE


  • International Flight & Airport taxes (International)
  • Insurance and visa costs
  • Expenses of Personal nature
  • Drinks
  • Camera and Video charges
  • Tips to guides and drivers
  • Meals other than bed / breakfast.
  • Domestic Flight
  • Learning about Buddhism from a monk – Subject to availability and chargeable. The charges depend upon the rank of the Lamas.
  • Any other Expenses that are not mentioned above

Remarks:


  • Our rates are subject to change.
  • Early check-in / late checkout subject to availability.
  • At present we are not holding accommodation at any Hotel.
  • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.

YOUR HOTELS (or similar):


Each destination has a unique character, a story. So we choose the most beautiful destinations, we also choose the most charming hotels for you. In addition, we will offer you options to choose from depending on the style of travel that suits you. You will stay in comfortable, deluxe, luxury or ultra luxury hotels depending on your budget.

With a population of 28.5 million inhabitants, Nepal is surrounded by two emerging giants, India and China to the north east and west. It has a natural resources and cultural diversity remains witness to a rich civilization. Seven sites are also listed as World Heritage by Unesco. This long isolated mysterious territory opened to tourism to the delight of adventurers in search of thrills and particular emotions. Known for its trek to the Himalayas and majestic Hindu and Buddhist temples near the country of Tibet is also incredibly rider. The undeniable strength of Nepal is surely its people have a gift for the kindness and empathy, people know how to welcome and give the best of themselves for the welfare of travelers, a touching quality that defines the Nepal as one of the most hospitable countries in the world.

What would the Nepal without these momos! Tibetan recipe borrowed from the famous ravioli steamed, boiled, fried stuffed with meat or vegetables and seasoned with spices of all kinds became the star of the appointment friendly. A share without moderation momo emblem of a country with strong traditions is exported beyond the boundaries and gives us a taste of the journey into the unknown.

Festivals

Perhaps Nepal is regarded as a home to more yearly festivals and holidays than any other nation on earth. We recommend some of the most vibrant and beautiful festivals you should not miss while traveling to Nepal. Please plan your trip around these festivals and get an added flavor of this culturally rich country.

Losar Festival: Losar is celebrated for three days as a Tibetan New Year. Many Buddhist monasteries participate in this colorful celebration and ritual. The best place to enjoy this festival is to visit monasteries in Kathmandu Valley. It is usually celebrated around February.

Maha Shivaratri: This is an auspicious festival for the Hindus, celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. You can experience the deep dedication and ritual ceremonies at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. This is usually celebrated in the month of March.

Holi: The festival of colors has created a wave in Nepal. Although is it celebrated nationwide, you experience the best of it in Bhaktapur. This festival is celebrated in March.

Gai Jatra: Every year in the month of August, people dress in colorful outfits for this festival, the “Festival of Cows” Gai jatra is a very colorful festival. Costumes and colorful processions mark the event in Kathmandu along with comedy and laughter. This tradition comes from an eighteen-century king who gathered his people together to cheer up the queen after the death of their son.

Teej: A festival for married women, where they fast and pay respects to the Lord Shiva and to grant their husbands a long happy life. The unmarried women alos take part in the traditional rituals and dances whiled dressed in bridal costumes hoping for a good husband. This s celebrated across the Hindu community in September.

Tihar: This Hindu festival is also known as the “Festival of Light” or Deepawali. Candles, lanterns and colored tinsel are used to decorate homes over a three-day period.

International Passport

For most trips, your passport will be enough. It must be valid for up to six months after your return trip. Passports can be easily obtained from your municipality, although there may be delays during holiday periods and holidays. Note that the passport is also required for children. For some destinations, it will be mandatory to send us a copy of your passport immediately after booking a trip.

Visa

Entry to Nepal requires obtaining a visa. You must be in possession of a passport with a validity of 6 months minimum. For more information please visit this site: http://www.immigration.gov.np/

The initial visa is for 90 days. If you require a visa to enter multiple times,  you must specify at the time of application:

– 15 days, multiple entries: USD 25

– 30 days, multiple entries: USD 40

– 90 days, multiple entries: USD 100

We recommend you to get your visa 4 to 6 weeks before your arrival.

Minors traveling with an adult: Parents

When a minor is traveling with a parent, the officials at the airport might ask for proof of documents to confirm your relationship. Some countries require certificates such as a birth certificate. Check with the embassy or consulate of the country of destination regarding the requirements.

Minors traveling with an adult: Others

When a minor is traveling with someone other than the parents or a family member, some countries require a declaration by the relatives to give permission for this trip. Check with the embassy or consulate of the country of destination regarding the requirements.

Accommodation

Each destination has a unique character, a story. So we chose the most beautiful destinations, we also handpicked the most suitable hotels for your comfort. In addition, we offer options to choose according to your budget and travel style that suits you.

We offer three options in MOST of our programs:

Simple and comfortable – These are clean and comfortable hotels. As per P&M standard, they fall into a 2-3 star categorization.

Deluxe – In this option, we offer a mix of charming and deluxe hotels. Some of them are heritage palaces, which are now famous contemporary hotels. As per P&M standard, they fall into a 4-5 star categorization.

Luxury – For the ultimate luxury holiday, we have a collection of rustic, chic and stylish hotels combined with laid back indulgence and unmatched amenities. These international favorites are the best in the destinations.

Transport

Typically, road condition in Nepal is good. The presence of highways allows communication to all parts of Nepal without many problems, however, we must recognize that some roads are in poor condition, it must account on average 5 hours of road to cover a distance of 200 km.

Transport is a very significant part of your trip to Nepal. We ensure the quality of the vehicles and the drivers are trained to show you the best landscapes, rural life, by the side of highways, and be attentive to all your requirements. The drive in the Himalayan area can be tough, but you will certainly enjoy the journeys with our expert and hospitable drivers. All our trips are inclusive of transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary contracted and we will not surprise you by asking any additional fees for your small wishes.

Flights

The airline and the flight schedules are subject to change. P&M will keep you informed about the latest changes in the schedule, if any.

Land Package

The price in the website are indicative and may change as per the latest amendment given by the hotels or suppliers. However, P&M will honor the rates once they are offered to you and you have made the payment for the package, even partially. In the case of international or domestic flights, the additional airport taxes that are imposed by local authorities shall be passed to you.

It is also possible to book international flights with P&M. Since we have good connections with several airlines, we will be happy to assist you for your requirements.

These people are our most amazing assets, taking you on beautiful trips with P&M. Who can explain a city or town better than the locals? This is why we always work with the locals carrying a passion for their culture. Their knowledge of destinations is immaculate; eagerly indulging you to experience the journey of the moment. All destinations, most of the cities and towns have English-speaking local guides. These guides are employed by our local agents and get regular training’s pertaining to our requirements. We evaluate their performance after each trip based on your feedback’s.

The services of local guides are included in the program (if opted by you in the package). They not only show you around the city but also purchase the tickets at the monuments. They are available to answer any of your travel related queries.

Although P&M pays them with the standard rates of travel-based companies, they expect a tip at the end of the trip. We recommend a tip of 5 €/ day/ person.

Insurance

Unforeseen Circumstances

Although our travels are organized with detailed planning, the climate and other factors may change due to some unforeseen events. These however, should not spoil your travel or ruin your fun. In case such circumstances arise, be assured that you have 24/7 P&M support staff ready to offer the most suited solutions to your problems. We do our best to provide the quickest resolutions; nevertheless, we are not responsible for any factor beyond our control.

Weather

Nepal’s climate allows stays throughout the year in the country, but this is typical of countries with a monsoon season.  The dry season (October to May) is followed by a wet season (June to September) — it can get very hot in the summer in the capital. The best months are October and November, when the sky is particularly clear and the temperatures are still mild and the pastures are green. December to February is winter and it can get very cold, some mountain passes will be closed, as most lodges in altitude. All climates are present in Nepal and change with altitude: tropical in the jungles of the Terai, temperate in the valleys and mountains are cold.

Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the following vaccinations for travellers going to Nepal (as well as being up to date with measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations):

  1. Viral hepatitis A and B
  2. Typhoid fever
  3. Polio
  4. Malaria

It’s a good idea to consult your government’s travel-health website before departure.

Credit cards & ATMs

In all cities and you can withdraw cash with a bankcard with VISA, Master Card and American Express. Cash can be exchanged at a bank or the hotel where you are staying. Credit cards are accepted in most of the hotels, restaurants and shopping places except the very remote village areas. The banks at the international airports are open day and night.

Mobile in Nepal

In most areas of Nepal, you will get a wide network coverage, however you will get better connection on international roaming.

Gastronomy

Nepal is not a strict vegetarian country and you will find a good variety of food. They have adapted cousins from neighboring countries such as India, China and Tibet, while adding more flavors to the original recipe.

Clothing

To respect the Nepalese culture, the dress code is something that the traveler should know. In religious places, people are expected to wear clothes that go beyond the knees. Women are expected to cover their heads in some religious sites.

Electrical outlet

There is no reason for you not to take your electrical items due to electrical outlet; the Nepalese market most of adapter.

Internet

There aren’t many cafes in Thamel (Kathmandu) and Lakeside (Pokhara).  It will be available in most hotels or guest house in Thamel but know they are more expensive than elsewhere: about 200 Rps / h against 100 Rps/h than the rest of the country. Good connections, in general, are available especially in the most modern cafes, where you can also usually communicate by Skype.

What makes Parallels and Meridians different?

We believe that holidays should be planned thoughtfully. Hence, we spend a good amount of time planning and offering you products considering your requirements. Amazing journeys begin the moment you contact us for a personalized trip. We design programs exactly as you wish; you will always remain a partner in making it a dream holiday.

What can I expect in a holiday with Parallels and Meridians?

Our trips bring you closer to the local community and culture as you will be taken to some of the places where no tourists have gone before. Our travel experts are always in search of something new, inspirational and entertaining. These ideas are intricately designed around your style of travel, creating a perfect trip for you.

How do you create a style of travel?

People are different, and so are their ways of traveling. We speak to several people from different walks of life, locals, travelers, families, and even bloggers, to get a better idea on the ways they prefer to travel. The styles of travel are created through their contributions and the expertise of our travel designers. It is our success formula in making exceptional trips for you.

Why do you make the trips participative?

In our small endeavor to support the local community, we found this as the most encouraging and heartfelt experience for both our guests and ourselves. We don’t indulge into activities with big charitable organizations, but quietly do our bit with the help of our guests. Our projects are humble and mostly recommended by our guests. For example, teaching basic French to the drivers (while traveling with him) actually came from one of our guest.

Hotels

What are the different hotel combinations you offer?

Each destination has a unique character and history, so do their hotels. We have selected the best hotels as per your style and budget. We offer 3 options in most of our programs:

Simple and comfortable – These are clean and comfortable hotels. As per P&M standard, they fall into a 2-3 star categorization.

Deluxe

– In this option, we offer a mix of charming and deluxe hotels. Some of them are heritage palaces, which are now famous contemporary hotels. As per P&M standard, they fall into a 4-5 star categorization.

Luxury

– For the ultimate luxury holiday, we have a collection of rustic, chic and stylish hotels combined with laid back indulgence and unmatched amenities. These international favorites are the best in the destinations.

How many beds can we have in a room?

A room will usually have a double bed. Most hotels will be able to add one extra bed.

If we’re traveling as a family, can we have interconnected rooms?

Some hotels offer interconnected rooms. If they don’t have, we ask them to provide two rooms next to each other or on the same floor.

Can I choose my own set of hotels?

Yes, you can. Just send us your wish list and we will do our best to fulfill your requirements.

What is the category of hotels included in the itinerary on the website?

You will have the option to choose the categories of the hotels you want to stay in. There are a few exceptions, however, some places like villages in Rajasthan or hiking tents in Bhutan will not offer you luxury. We will clearly advice you on this.

How does Parallels and Meridians choose the hotels?

We choose hotels based on our personal experiences. We will not recommend a hotel unless we have stayed there ourselves or have it recommended by our contributors.

Transport

What kind of vehicle do you provide?

Generally, this depends on the number of people. We provide cars for two people and micro van for three and more people. All our vehicles have air-conditioning.

Can we choose our own type of vehicle?

Yes, you can. Just let us know while sending us the information for your trip.

Are we sharing the car with someone else?

No. The car is for private use and you will share it only the people you are travelling with.

Does the car stay at my disposal every day?

Yes, it does. Our drivers are flexible and will remain at your disposal.

Guide

Do we have a guide in every city?

Yes, a guide will be provided to you in each city unless there is no visit scheduled.

How do you select your guides?

We select guides who understand your interests and requirements. They carry a flair for their culture and tradition, offering the best experiences to our clients. All our tour guides are locals, have professional licenses and are known for their passion and knowledge of the destination. We only hire highly rated guides with years of experience.

How do I plan my trip with you?

Once a program is picked from the website and the query form is filled, our travel experts will start working on the program. They will carefully prepare a tailor-made itinerary for you and will present it in details. Your itinerary will be refined and polished until you are satisfied and happy to book with us. As it is very important for us to understand your requirements, please do not hesitate to ask questions and voice your concerns or desires.

I like one of your family programs. Can it be tailor-made for a couple?

Yes, it can. All our programs can be further tailored for your specific requirements. You will be amazed to see the countless possibilities in our programs as per your style.

Can I make my own itinerary?

Yes, you can. Simply fill the form or send us e-mail at hello@parallelsandmeridians.com

How do you decide your pricing?

The itineraries in the website have indicative pricing which may change as per your personalized travel request. We choose the most important sightseeing, destinations, guides and hotels, which makes a great holiday experience for our guests. As we do not want to surprise you with hidden costs, we always include essential costs in the program. Although we are not necessarily the cheapest, we do aim to offer exceptional overall value for money and rely on our clients for repeat business and recommendations for your future dream holidays.

Can I adjust my budget?

Of course, our experts can share plenty ideas with you, fitting your budget. However, we make sure that quality is never compromised. We immediately inform you with our inability to offer you something that is below standard or of low quality. It is always better to say no than to regret a bad holiday experience.

What is included in the cost of your packages?

Our services start the moment you arrive at your destination, where a representative will be awaiting your arrival. All accommodations, transfers, local flights as well as arranged activities, unless otherwise specified will be included. Our trips are on breakfast-only basis except some special meals like welcome lunch or a special farewell dinner.

Why don’t you offer trips on full board?

We could; however, you will agree with us that everybody has different tastes. Moreover, the local cuisine is also an important aspect of your trip. Why should we charge you extra for some meals in hotels and expensive restaurants, when you can enjoy the spontaneity of discovering restaurants on your own? This is why we intentionally refuse to include all meals in our itineraries. If you are on a safari or a trekking trip, all meals are included as these are remote areas without restaurant alternatives. In lieu of this, you will receive a list of recommended restaurants, where you can have a taste of authentic cuisines.

How do I get the assurance of my travel safety?

Having our headquarter in France, P&M provides all necessary financial and legal guarantees to our travelers. You not only get the best travel programs from us but also experience a memorable and safe travel arranged by our local correspondents with 24/24 assistance. To ensure that all our local agents offer best services, quality travel and assurance, we have an office in India supervising all the activities in Asia. In addition, for your peace of mind, we support you with a range of insurances to meet your needs.

Who will be taking care of my trip when I am on the go?

You will have a dedicated travel expert from the first moment of contact. The travel expert will work with you before and during the trip.

What are the different modes of payment you accept?

The different modes of payment we accept are bank transfer and online payment by credit or debit card. You can pay either 30 or 50% at the time of the booking and the remaining, one month prior to your travel.

How secure is my credit card for online payment?

As your trusted partner P&M guarantees secure payment via secure payment platform enabling you to make transactions by credit card or debit card. The credit or debit card details are never reserved with us for your complete peace of mind.

Where can I see the reviews on P&M?

All reviews given by our travellers are regularly uploaded to our website. Furthermore, many of our guests have shared their experiences with P&M at the sites of Trip Advisor and Trust Pilot. We are proud to share with you that; – 98% of our travelers rated our services excellent or very good – 97% of our travelers recommend our agency to their friends – 98% of our travelers would be willing to repeat the experience with P&M.

 

Traveling with us is the best way to come closer to the daily life of the locals. Impart your knowledge, skills and art with them. If you are an artist, a photographer, a cook or whichever skills you have that can be shared with the local community, please feel free to tell us about them, and we will organize a special activity for you at a right place to support them. In our very first communication with you, we will ask your interest and if you are willing to participate in an activity for even just one hour.

In 2016, our participants have already taught over 400 hours, the equivalent of 17 days!

Our conscious tourism does not end there; we constantly propose new participatory activities:

There are many young kids who aspire to take the job of ‘guide’. We are helping them to speak better English, or teaching them skills and techniques of travel guiding.

Post the earthquake, life is still struggling in Nepal. We are helping some small shops and businesses to get into the mainstream; not by giving money, but improvising some ideas to run their business more effectively.

“In your route, though you choose to take part in any one of these options, your trip will be the same number of days and the price will not change under any circumstances.”

How much do you donate?

Nothing Actually. We just need little bit of your time and involvement.

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