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Tour Overview

Discover the essence of Nepal in this 9-day tour, a perfect blend of cultural exploration and natural wonders. Begin in Kathmandu, where ancient temples and vibrant markets beckon. Explore Pokhara's tranquil lakes and mystical caves, then venture into the wild at Chitwan National Park, encountering diverse wildlife. Wake up to the stunning sunrise at Sarangkot and relish Himalayan vistas from Nagarkot. Immerse in local traditions and savor authentic cuisine, creating cherished memories of Nepal's beauty and hospitality.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Discover Ancient Splendors: Explore Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical marvel adorned with royal palaces, courtyards, and intricate Nepalese architecture.
  • Sacred Serenity: Visit Pashupatinath Temple, a revered Hindu site along the Bagmati River, offering glimpses into spiritual rituals and sacred traditions.
  • Tranquil Phewa Lake: Enjoy a serene boat ride on Pokhara's Phewa Lake, surrounded by the majestic Annapurna Mountain Range, creating a picturesque ambiance.
  • Wildlife Adventure: Embark on a thrilling jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, encountering rhinoceros, exotic birds, and the possibility of spotting elusive sloth bears.
  • Sunrise Spectacle: Witness the awe-inspiring sunrise from Sarangkot, casting golden hues over the Annapurna Range, a breathtaking moment that will linger in your memory.
  • Himalayan Panorama: Experience the panoramic vistas of the snow-capped Himalayan Range from Nagarkot, offering a captivating view of the world's highest peaks.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, your guide and driver will warmly welcome you to Kathmandu, Nepal's vibrant capital. They will transfer you to your hotel, allowing you to settle in and relax. You might want to take a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood to get a feel for the local atmosphere. Your guide will be available to assist you with any initial queries and provide useful tips for your upcoming adventure.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Kathmandu

  2. Begin your day with a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical site that showcases ancient Nepalese architecture, royal palaces, and courtyards. Your guide will share fascinating stories about the kings who once ruled from here.

    Nepal Kathmandu Durbar Square
    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    Next, you'll head to the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, where you can observe Hindu rituals and ceremonies along the Bagmati River. Afterwards, visit the magnificent Boudhanath Stupa, an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists. Here, you can walk clockwise around the stupa, spinning prayer wheels and absorbing the serene atmosphere. The day concludes at the Swayambhunath Monkey Temple, where you can climb the stairs and be rewarded with panoramic views of the city.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kathmandu

    Nepal Swayambhunath Monkey Temple
    Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

  3. Take an early morning flight to Pokhara, Nepal's picturesque lake city nestled beside the Annapurna Mountain Range. Upon arrival, you'll be captivated by the serene beauty of Phewa Lake. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on its calm waters, surrounded by the towering peaks and lush hills. This experience offers a perfect introduction to Pokhara's tranquil ambiance.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Pokhara

    Nepal Pokhara Phewa Lake
    Phewa Lake

  4. Explore Pokhara's natural wonders, starting with Davis Falls, a unique waterfall that cascades into an underground tunnel. Venture into the mystical Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, a sacred Hindu site with intricate rock formations and hidden shrines.

    Nepal Pokhara Davis Falls
    Davis Falls

    At the International Mountain Museum, you'll delve into the world of mountaineering, learning about famous climbers and the Himalayan peaks. Conclude your day at the World Peace Pagoda, an architectural marvel offering breathtaking views of Pokhara Valley and the Annapurna Range at sunset.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Pokhara

  5. Rise early to reach Sarangkot, a hilltop vantage point renowned for its spectacular sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. As the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues, you'll be awe-struck by the beauty of the snow-capped peaks.

    Nepal Sarangkot
    Nepal Sarangkot

    Afterwards, take a leisurely walk through a Tharu village, interacting with the locals and gaining insights into their traditional way of life. In the evening, immerse yourself in Tharu culture, enjoying traditional Tharu dancing and a delicious dinner. After the tour, drive to Chitwan.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Chitwan

  6. Embark on a thrilling jungle safari adventure in Chitwan National Park. Climb aboard a jeep and venture deep into the lush forest, keeping an eye out for rhinoceros, diverse bird species, and graceful deer. With luck, you might spot wild elephants and the elusive sloth bear, making this safari a memorable wildlife experience.

    Nepal Chitwan National Park
    Rhinoceros in Chitwan National Park

    Later, glide down the Rapti River in a canoe, observing crocodiles sunning themselves along the banks. Visit the Tharu Museum to learn about the rich cultural heritage of the Tharu people, the indigenous inhabitants of the region.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Chitwan

  7. Embark on a scenic drive from Chitwan to Nagarkot, a charming hill station nestled in the Kathmandu Valley. As you ascend, the landscapes transform, offering panoramic views of terraced fields, rolling hills, and, on clear days, the majestic snow-capped Himalayan Range. Arriving in Nagarkot, you'll be greeted by a serene atmosphere and breathtaking vistas.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Nagarkot

  8. Wake up before dawn to witness a mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayas. The first light of day paints the snow-capped peaks with hues of gold and pink, creating a truly magical spectacle.

    Nepal Nagarkot Sunrise
    Nagarkot Sunrise View

    After capturing this moment, you'll drive back to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur, a medieval city renowned for its well-preserved architecture. Explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square, admiring the intricately carved Golden Gate and other historical landmarks. Your journey continues to Patan Durbar Square, where you'll marvel at ancient temples, palaces, and courtyards, showcasing the architectural brilliance of the Malla period.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Kathmandu

    Nepal Bhaktapur Golden Gate
    Golden Gate in Bhaktapur

  9. Enjoy your final moments in Kathmandu at your leisure. Depending on your departure time, you might explore the nearby markets for souvenirs or relax in a local cafe, reminiscing about your adventures in Nepal. When it's time, your driver will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey or flight back home, marking the end of your unforgettable Nepal experience. Safe travels!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $1359 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price Includes

  • 8 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Air tickets mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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