Nepal is a small but beautiful country with colorful culture, exotic city, graceful mountains and friendly people. Within a small territory, it comprises the highest point of earth to huge biodiversity and lowlands of Terai, complex blending of different religions, sophisticated ancient history and traditions that hold immense significance even in modern-day- a perfect place to experience confluence of the past and the present!.
In Nepal tour, you will visit the most popular historical and cultural sightseeing places in Kathmandu valley such as Swayambhunath (Budda stupa), Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), Darbar Square etc. All the sites that you will visit are World Heritage Sites, which depict the historical, cultural and sociological significance. In addition to this, you will also explore the old palaces with many traditional wooden, stone and silver arts in Bhaktapur. Likewise, you will hike to Nagarkot for the stunning views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges and green hills with the villages.
In this tour you will explore following destinations:
A: Syambhunath Stupa (Budda Stupa)
B. Bouddhanath Stupa (Budda Stupa)
C. Pashupatinath Temple (Hindu temple)
D: Patan / Lalitpur City(city of great art and masterpiece handicrafts)
E. Changunarayan (Oldest temple in Nepal 1500 years old)
F. Nagarkot (most scenic spots in the region, renowned for its sunrise views of the Himalayas)
G. Bhaktapur (City of Culture, UNESCO World heritage site)
H. Namobudda, Dhulikhel, Panauti
I. Chitawan (wild-life safari and cultural tour)
J. Lumbini (Birth place of Gautam Budda)
K. Pokhara (Beautiful city)
Day 01: Welcome you in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport received by our representative and transfer to the hotel in the center of Kathmandu city around interesting Thamel area or nearby. On checking into your rooms getting refreshed briefing of the tour with other useful information.
Day 02: Kathmandu world heritage site tour
Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (world heritage sites) – Boudhanath stupa (Buddist temple), Pashupatinath temple (Hindu Temple), Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) and Patan city tour.
Day 03: Sunrise View to Nagarkot, day hike tour to Changunarayan temple and world heritage site at Bhaktapur
Early in the morning we will off to Nagarkot for sunrise view, then we will move to Changunarayan, 1500 years old Hindu temple. Further, we proceed to Bhaktapur ‘home to the traditional Newari culture’. In Bhaktapur we will visit royal palace with its golden door, Nepal’s highest temple, the five story high Nyatapol, potters’ square, where the people still make pottery in the traditional way and many, many more attractions.
Day 04: Tour to Dhulikhel, Namobudda and Panauti
In the morning after your breakfast, we start our tour to Dhulikhel, scenic view-point hill and town of Dhulikhel, enjoy the super panorama of Himalayan Mountains facing Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Jugal Himal range with peaks of Gaurishankar. Enjoy visiting this old Newar town, the indigenous tribe of Kathmandu valley and of Dhulikhel and then short drive takes you into the tranquil and serene forest surrounding at Namobuddha.
Day 05: Drive to Chitwan
We will start with Morning overland journey to reach at Chitwan from Kathmandu an exciting drive of 4-5 hours on Nepal main highway, reaching at Chitwan transfer into a hotel, situated on the buffer zone of the park premises a mere distance from the main park entrance. Afternoon leisure nature walks or visits Tharu village native of Chitwan and Nepal Terai areas.
Day 06-07: Jungle activities at Chitawan National park
Jungle activities starts with elephant briefing & bathing Nature or Introductory walk. Elephant Safari, jungle walk includes a visit to the tower (Machan) visit and Jungle drives. In the evening we will attain local Tharu Cultural Stick Dance program before dinner.
Day 08: Drive from Chitawan to Lumbini (Birth place of Budda)
Early morning at 6:00 AM after your breakfast, we drive for the Lumbini, birth place of Gautam Budda. Reach there at 11 and after checking in the hotel, visit the Lumbini area (Brith place of Lord Buddha) including the Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka pillar and some famous international monasteries around and back to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Drive to Pokhara
In the morning after breakfast, we start drive to the Pokhara with scenic views of hills and mountains.
Day 10: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Pokhara city tour starting from David Falls, followed by Gupteswor Cave, Visit Tibetian refugee camp, further to Seti river Gorge and back to hotel for overnight.
Day 11: Sightseeing in Pokhara with sunrise and sunset view
Early morning sunrise tour to Sarangkot, which offers one excellent sunrise over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan Range along with Mt. Fishtail. We back to Pokhara city and visit fewa lake and at 4 o’clock drive to Stupa famous sunset viewpoint in Pokhara with white colored world’s peace pagoda. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Morning transfer for the journey back to Kathmandu where a drive leads on the scenic and interesting road past farm villages and towns and then uphill to reach Kathmandu valley and the city. After an exciting drive of 5-6 hours reaching Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with afternoon free for individual activities.
Day 13: Rest day and shopping day
After fulfillment of your desire, today you take rest and do shopping in Kathmandu for souvenir to your loved one.
Day 14: International departure for homeward bound.
Last day in Nepal the country of Himalayan wonders and impressive cultures, as your international flight time transfer to the international airport in Kathmandu for home-ward bound or to respective destinations, after a memorable experience on Nepal with great services of Nepal Highpoint Trekking.
Kathmandu airport pickups and drops
5 Nights Hotel accommodation in tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
2 nights’ accommodation in resorts in Chitawan (Bed/Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).
1 Night hotel accommodation in Lumbini (Bed and breakfast)
3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Pokhara (Bed and Breakfast).
Well trained and experience city tour guide.
Transportation in AC Deluxe tourist bus
All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicles as per the itinerary.
Staff cost – Their insurance, Food and accommodation, salary and insurance.
All necessary paper works – National park permit and Nepal Government permit
All Government and local taxes.
Your personal nature expenses and travel insurance.
Meals while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini