Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Tansen, Pokhara, Bandipur, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel, Patan
Explore the highlights of Nepal, including all the best cultural and natural sites. This tour is the perfect introductory tour to a fantastic country that is often overlooked.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (-/-/-)
You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to your Hotel. From here feel free to get familiar with the area by going for a stroll down the street.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley (B/-/-)
After a hearty breakfast, we set out for a sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley which begins in Durbar square. Swayambunath (Monkey temple) in the morning and sightseeing in Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa in the afternoon.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Chitwan (B/L/D)
A 6+ hour, scenic drive along the banks of the Trisuli river to Chitwan with the beautiful landscapes, valleys, mountains, lush green hamlets set amidst colourful rural landscapes and so much more, brief visit at the Tharu village and overnight at our Jungle lodge
Day 04: Chitwan and Jungle Activities (B/L/D)
We set out for a Full day of jungle activities by way of a jeep safari. We finish with a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that’s really exciting to watch in the evening .
Day 05: Chitwan – Lumbini (B/-/-)
Enjoy a scenic 3 hours drive to Lumbini, the Birth Place of the historical ‘Buddha’. The place is big with monuments, temples, and ancients sites making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mayadevi Temple is one of the key visits, which is built on the exact birth place where Buddha, before checking into your hotel.
Day 06: Lumbini – Tansen – Pokhara (B/-/-)
Travel to Pokhara and we will stop, en route, at ancient Palpa, perched high above the Kali Gandaki River. We reach Pokhara in the evening and proceed to your Hotel.
Day 07: Pokhara (B/-/-)
Full day sightseeing tour of Pokhara including a drive to Sarangkot to experience an amazing Sunrise (weather permitting), also visit the Seti Gandaki gorge, the old Bindhyabasini Temple and Phewa lake and Barahi temple, Devi’s falls and cave.
Day 08: Pokhara – Bandipur (B/-/-)
Take a three hour drive to Bandipur – The Bandipur a hilltop town situated on Mahabharat range, renowned for its preserved cultural atmosphere, provincial architecture, interesting walks, astounding views, and warm and amazingly friendly people.
Day 09: Bandipur – Nagarkot (B/-/-)
Travel to Nagarkot though Kathmandu; the Nagarkot is a popular hill top from where excellent sunset/sunrise view can be experienced! .
Day 10: Nagarkot – Bhaktapur- Dhulikhel (B/-/-)
Wake up to a mesmerizing sunrise view over the Himalayas before driving to Bhaktapur. After visiting Bhaktapur, we drive to Dhulkel, another beautiful town with a different perspective of the Himalaya mountains.
Day 11: Dhulikhel- Patan- Kathmandu (B/-/-)
Today we drive to Patan Durbar Square (once the palace of the kings of Patan). The magnificent Krishna temple with its 21 gilded spires, built entirely of stone, is said to be the first specimen of Shikhara-style architecture in Nepal. Return to Kathmandu and check in at your hotel.
Day 12: Departure Kathmandu (B/-/-)
Our escorts & vehicles will be standing by at your hotel to take you to the airport for your departure flight to your next destination.
Number of Days 12
Price From $2595
11 nights Deluxe hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
2 lunches and 2 dinners
Entrance fees, Monument charges
English speaking local tour guide
From $2,595 per person, twin share (land only)