Explore Nepal and endeavour all the unique and must experience aspects of it! Nepal Explore tour lets you get acquainted with a wide variety of offerings when it comes to natural and cultural exploration in Nepal. Visit the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Nepal and go to some fantastic vantage points to uncover the raw appeal of wild towering mountains. Revive yourself with a jungle safari in the pristine, wild, untouched and undisturbed habitat of wild animals.
Your visit to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Nepal is an enlightenment towards the unique art, culture and history preserved in the old palaces, temples and holy spots in Nepal. Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the fantastic demonstrations of fine art. The wood carved pillars, eyes windows, stone carved writings, metal and stone statues in the temples reflects the artistic lifestyle of Malla kings and their followers. Swayambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa is a sacred place for Buddhist people. The white dome with golden spire gives the stupa an alluring look. The monasteries and statues of Lord Buddha makes the environment around stupa auspicious and peaceful. Pashupatinath temple is a holy place for Hindu pilgrims that consists of well-preserved old temples. The ash rubbed Sadhus are the major attraction of this place. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The Maya devi temple, Ashoka pillar and the monasteries built around the heritage site in Lumbini are the must visit places in your exploration journey.
Besides, cultural exploration, wildlife exploration is a unique aspect of Nepal Explore Tour. Visit the dense forest in Chitwan National Park and enjoy elephant ride in between the wild jungle. It is an opportunity to encounter various wild animals and birds like one – horned rhino, Bengal tiger, langur monkeys, wild boar, sloth bear, jungle cats, pythons, crocodiles, elephants, deer, etc. and over 500 species of local and migrating birds. You can also opt for the adventure activities like canoeing.
And what is the meaning of your travel to Nepal if you didn’t get a view of beautiful mountains? Admire the awe inspiring beauty of mountains from Nagarkot. The panoramic views of mountains like Ganesh Himal, Annapurna range, Mt. Everest, Dhaulagiri Himal, Gaurishankar range and many more from this vantage point is magnificent. The lakeside city – Pokhara; there might be no one in the world who is unaware about its beauty. The serene lakes in the backdrop of Annapurna ranges makes this place a natural paradise. The sunrise view from Sarangkot is a bliss that will give a cooling effect to your eyes and your mind!
- Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu
- Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour- Nagarkot
- Day 3: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
- Day 4: Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park
- Day 5: Chitwan Jungle Tour
- Day 6: Visit Elephant Breeding Centre and transfer to Lumbini
- Day 7: Lumbini to Pokhara
- Day 8: Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara Sightseeing
- Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu
- Day 10: Farewell
- All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
- Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- One night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Nagarkot
- Two nights’ accommodation with full board meals at a 3 star hotel in Chitwan National Park
- A night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Lumbini
- Two night’s accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
- All guided sightseeing tours & activities including entry fees
- Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu
- All government taxes and office service charge
- Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Tips for tour guide and river
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu
When you arrive at Tribhuwan International airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be privately transferred to the hotel for check in. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour- Nagarkot
Today, our sightseeing tour commences from the holy temple of Hindu devotees, Pashupatinath temple. Then we move to Boudhanath, 8 km east from Kathmandu. In the afternoon, we drive to Bhaktapur and explore architectural temples, shrines like Lion gate, Golden Gate, and the palace of 55 windows. We, then head towards Nagarkot to see the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset along with spectacular view of Himalayan ranges. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 3: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Your morning starts with the enthralling sunrise along with the splendid mountain views. After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. On arrival, we continue with sightseeing of Patan Durbar Square. We visit Krishna Temple, Patan Durbar with Royal bath, Hiranya Varna Mahavir - a Buddhist Monastery. Then we head to Kathmandu durbar square – a historical palace of Nepal where we see Kumari Temple (Kumar is living goddess of Nepal), Kasthamandap etc. Eventually, we move to Swayambhunath. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 4: Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park
Today, we start our journey to Chitwan. On reaching Chitwan National Park, we attend a briefing program related to our jungle tour.
13:00pm – Lunch
16:00pm – We take a tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village. Then, we visit the National Park Visitor’s centre. It is followed by the sunset view from the bank of Rapti River.
19:00pm – You will be treated by a cultural dance of Tharu community or slideshow presentation on almost everything in Chitwan.
20:00pm – It is time you enjoy your dinner. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Chitwan Jungle Tour
Today, you will just explore the jungle, wildlife and enjoy all of it.
6:00am - Wake up
6:30am - breakfast time
7:00am - Canoe ride along the Rapti river + jungle walk + you can enjoy elephant bathing on your way back
13:00pm - Enjoy your lunch.
15:00pm - Elephant Safari
20:00 - Enjoy your dinner. Overnight stay at Chitwan
Day 6: Visit Elephant Breeding Centre and transfer to Lumbini
We leave for Lumbini approx 9:00am. After a drive of 3-4 hours approximately, we reach Lumbini. The Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where has been revered as the place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon arrival Lumbini, we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal. Overnight stay at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 7: Lumbini to Pokhara
We drive to Pokhara via Tansen Palpa. Upon arrival, check in hotel, in the evening, in the evening, stroll at the Shore of Fewa Lake circulates the blood and energies the body after a long drive. The lake side becomes alive after the dark falls with the lighting of the shops and restaurants etc. It is a great hangout place for lovers of music and cuisines. Overnight stay at Hotel, breakfast included.
Day 8: Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara Sightseeing
Morning drive to Sarangkot for the sunrise view, the village Sarangkot is one of the most beautiful villages near in the Pokhara city. It is located in west part of Pokhara at the height of 1592 meter from sea label. Sarangkot is best place to see the sunrise and panorama mountain range. Upon drive back to Pokhara, we have sightseeing tours of Bindabasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, and Devi’s Falls etc. Overnight stay at the hotel, breakfast included.
Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Scenic drive back to Kathmandu and evening enjoy farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel, dinner and breakfast included.
Day 10: Farewell
Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Nepal Hiking Team will take you to the airport.
If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.