HIGHLIGHTS OF NEPAL

HIGHLIGHTS OF NEPAL

Top highlights of Nepal, an incredible travel trip including the spectacular Himalayan scenery, villages, tribes, culture and good vibes.

Nepal offers the unique experience of the most exciting scenic mountain travel trip.

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TOUR ROUTE : Kathmandu (2) – Pokhara (2) – Chitwan National Park (2) – Kathmandu (1) - Nagarkot (1) – Kathmandu (1)

TOUR DURATION : 09 Nights / 10 Days

 

FROM $ 1400,00 PER PERSON in double occupancy in a 5* Hotel: (Min. 2 passengers)

 

De Luxe and Luxury Travel accommodation available upon request.

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Special rates for more than 2 passengers.

 

 

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis 
  • Daily breakfast at hotel 
  • All meals at Chitwan National Park 
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing & excursion tours 
  • Monument Entrance Fees 
  • Chauffeured air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers and sightseeing tours •
  • Boat Ride at Lake Phewa 
  • All activities as per itinerary, in Chitwan National Park 
  • All currently applicable taxes

NOT INCLUDED

  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc. 
  • Local payments in domestic currency, such as tips and gratuities 
  • Domestic / International air fare 
  • Nepal Visa Fees 
  • Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above

 

SPECIAL NOTES 

  • Check-in, check-out time at hotels is usually 12:00 noon 
  • In case of any significant foreign exchange fluctuations or amendment in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.

 

Special rates for more than 2 passengers.

Please contact us for more information.

ITINERARY 

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu - This morning, arrive Kathmandu, the beautiful capital city of Kingdom of Nepal. Upon clearing airport formalities, transfer to your hotel, take some rest and freshen up. This afternoon, visit Boudhanath Stupa, meaning the ‘Lord of Wisdom’.

This Tibetan Buddhist monument is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. Also visit Pashupatinath Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world, on the banks of Bagmati River.

Although only Hindus are allowed inside the temple, visitors can clearly see the temple and the activities performed inside, from the eastern bank of Bagmati River.

Day 02: Discover Kathmandu -Spend the morning at leisure in Kathmandu.

Later today visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the historic seat of Nepalese royalty built between the 12 - 18 centuries. The Durbar square is famous for its exquisite architecture, museums, temples and artistic embellishments. You also get an opportunity to buy some interesting souvenirs here.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu – Pokhara (210 Kms / 6 Hrs) After breakfast, visit Swayambhunath Stupa, one of the world’s oldest Buddhist chaityas, acclaimed to be more than 2500 years old. Situated on a hillock, 3 kms west of Kathmandu this is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal. Later, embark on a scenic drive to Pokhara.

Continue drive to Pokhara. Surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains, with a magnificent lake of crystal-clear Himalayan water, Pokhara is a serene hill town in the foothills of Himalayas. Pokhara offers fascinating view of Annapurna range including the fish tail peak of Machapuchare. The locals, called Pokhralis, will greet you with warm smiles and unforgettable hospitality. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for 2 nights stay.

Day 04: Day in Pokhara - Rise early this morning, for a short drive to Sarangkot, to view a spectacular sunrise over the Annapurna ranges. Later, drive back to Pokhara.

Day 05: Pokhara to Chitwan National Park - (160 Kms / 4 Hrs) After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Chitwan National Park, in the foothills of Himalayas.

Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and freshen up. This afternoon, enjoy an Elephant Back Safari to explore the jungle and its wildlife. Popular wildlife at Chitwan National Park includes the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkey, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, and leopard and tigers. Perched high on the back of your elephant, you'll be safely out of reach of anything lurking in the tall grass. Each elephant seats 4 people.

Day 06: Day in Chitwan National Park - Enjoy an early morning Nature Walk identifying birds, plants and other wildlife in the open grasslands, and jungles of Sal forests. Chitwan is most beautiful at dawn with the sun rising above the jungles and the glistening river.

After breakfast, join an Elephant Briefing Program, where you get an opportunity to visit elephant stables and learn more about these gigantic animals. For the more adventurous, you may also try your hand at giving these mammals a good scrub and wash!

After lunch, a traditional Dug-Out Wooden Canoe Cruise takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and crocodiles of the banks of the river. (not available from 15 March – 30 September)

This evening, enjoy Dinner around Camp Fire with the indigenous Tharu Stick Dance Show, whereby farmers from nearby villages showcase their traditional skills and dances.

Day 07: Drive Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu - (185 Kms / 5 Hrs) This morning, embark on your return drive to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, check in at your hotel.

 

Day 08: Drive Kathmandu – Nagarkot - (35 Kms / 1 Hr) This morning embark on a short drive north east of Kathmandu, to Nagarkot (approx 2200 meters).

Nagarkot is famous for its panoramic views of the snowy Himalayan peaks including a distant pyramid of Mount Everest (subject to weather conditions).

Enroute, make a brief stop at the quaint town of Thimi. Exquisite temples and other religious shrines dot the streets of this town. This potters town is known for its artistic masks and earthen pots, often seen spread out on the streets to dry in the sun.

Upon arrival in Nagarkot, check in at your hotel for overnight stay. Enjoy fascinating sunset views of the Himalayas in the evening.


Day 09: Drive Nagarkot – Kathmandu (35 Kms / 1 Hr) Early this morning, enjoy spectacular sunrise views of the Himalayan peaks at Nagarkot.

This is the best close range Himalayan vantage point from anywhere in the Kathmandu valley.

Day 10: Depart Kathmandu -

Option for Scenic Flight over Mount Everest: Nepal offers the unique experience of scenic mountain flights over the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch your flight for onward destination.

 

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Special rates for more than 2 passengers. 

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This Nepal Trip Tour has many options and Cultural Connections for you to choose as:

  • A visit to the medieval Newari Villages.
  • Activities as ; Ultra Light Flight and Paragliding in Pokhara.
  • Visit Kirtipur & Chobhar in the Kathmandu valley.
  • Visit Chobhar; its caves and the Chobhar gorge.
  • Visit to Changu Narayan Temple in Kathmandu.
  • Dinner with Cultural Performance in Kathmandu.
  • A Scenic Flight over Mount Everest
  • An Helicopter Tour around Kathmandu Valley

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Please Note: Culture Connection activities are optional and are not included in the published rate.

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