Complete Nepal Tour 11 Days trip code: EH0109

Best Months

March-May | Sept-Nov

Duration

11 Days

Grade / Difficulty

Soft tour

Accomodation

Hotels/ Jungle lodges

Max Elevation

Description

Short but a diverse tour of Nepal, Complete Nepal Tour

A unique tour which comprises the best of cultural diversity, Nepalese historical landmarks, visit to the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, thrilling wildlife activities, off the beaten destinations and the natural magnificence, Complete Nepal Tour is the best way to explore Nepal’s diverse highlights apart from the Himalayas. 

The tour begins with the cultural sightseeing tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu, where travelers get to see the historical wonders as well as the remains of ancient monuments grounded by the devastating quake of April 25. Wildlife Safari in Chitwan considered the best in Asia is wonderful opportunity to sight endangered species. To experience the absolute peace at Lumbini is a fantastic way to discover the philosophy of Buddhism. Off the beaten destinations like Tansen and Bandipur cater great mixture of nature and culture and the second largest tourist town Pokhara allows the sightings of Himalayan panorama dominated by Annapurna massif and Mt. Fishtail. The tour is the ideal fusion of diversity activities wise, culturally and geographically. It is in fact the complete glimpse of diversely beautiful Nepal.

In brief highlights of the Complete Nepal Tour includes the cultural valley Kathmandu, wildlife hub Chitwan, the serene Lumbini, scenic Pokhara, offbeat hilltown Tansen and  exhilarating rides along twisted Nepalese highways. 

Bullet point Highlights

  • The sighseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • The wildlife actvities in Chitwan
  • Thorough exploration of Budhha's birthplace Lumbini
  • The ride along the serpentine Nepalese highways stopping in historic towns like Tansen
  • The tourist Pokhara and the Himalayan panorama from here

 

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COST INCLUDES

⦁ Expert tour guide who can speak English or language as per the requirement 

⦁ Entry fees to all heritage sites during sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

⦁ Kathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara-Kathmandu road transfer

⦁ 4 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast

⦁ 2 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast

⦁ 2 nights' full board accommodation at jungle resort in Chitwan

⦁ Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle

⦁ Equipment clothing for staffs

⦁ Insurance for all staff 

⦁ All applicable government tax

COST EXCLUDES

⦁ Nepal visa 

⦁ International flight fare

⦁ Food in Kathmandu, Tansen & Pokhara except breakfast

⦁ Personal gears & clothing (available on hire in Kathmandu)

⦁ Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason

⦁ Drinks, snacks while walking

⦁ Any other tours, transfers and services other than mentioned above

⦁ Tips for Guide cand Driver

⦁ Your insurance & Medical Expenses

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Trip Overview

Day 01:

Arrive to Kathmandu; transfer to your hotel

Flying in to the Himalayan nation Nepal is different in itself. Witness the towering Himalayan giant’s minutes before landing Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu if the weather permits. Enjoy the cordial Nepalese welcome in arrival terminals of the airport and drive to your designated hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02:

Sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath & Kathmandu Durbar Square

Today you will be taken to Kathmandu most beautiful locales where culture history and the heritage of the ancient town spills in every corner. Today our day starts with the sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath. Famous as Monkey Temple, the UNESCO World Heritage Site was significantly damaged by the quake 2015. However, the main stupa sustained the quake and hence travelers have lot to sight here. Tibetan culture and Newari culture could be seen here in full flow as the site comprises both Buddhist and Hindu monuments and the deities within. Then we drive to Pashupatinath. Explore the biggest hub of Hinduism in Nepal Pashupatinath where travelers get to experience the important aspects of the religion. Pashupatinath Temple wasn’t at affected during the quake.  Kathmandu sighseeing tour continues to the largest dome shapes stupa of the world, Boudhanath. Stroll around Boudhanath, where Tibetan culture and Buddhism are seen at its best. Boudhantah was negligibly affected during the quake. Though Kathmandu Durbar Square was badly harmed by quake 2015, the site still has its ancient aura. The last heritage site on the list for the day is Kathmandu Durbar Square. Exploration of Kathmandu Durbar Square is an awesome experience as it takes you to Nepal’s one of the oldest architectural landmarks where local Newari culture also has been prospering for ages.

Day 03:

Sightseeing tour of Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square; drive to Nagarkot

Then we drive to Patan Durbar Square. The best among three Durbar Squares of the Valley, Patan Durbar Square was slightly affected during the quake and hence architectural highlights of the Heritage Site can still be observed. Post lunch, we drive to Bhaktapur. Partially damaged during the quake, Bhaktapur Durbar Square still boasts on its amazing ancient Nyatapole. Moreover, the typical Newari culture can be observed here along with traditional pottery works in pottery workshops. After the sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square we drive uphill along the pine forest to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is the most papular hill station around Kathmandu Valley. Explore around and sight the sun setting down the Himalayan giants.

Day 04:

Sunrise view from Nagarkot & Drive to Chitwan 186km 6-7 hrs drive

In the early morning we wake up to see one of the best sunrise views of the world. When the sun emerges, the sunray that falls on Himalayan peaks from Manaslu to Kanchenjunga with Everest, Gaurishanker, Langtang, and Makalu in between, we admire the beauty of nature. Enjoy the sunrise view until the hot breakfast is served. Post breakfast, we drive 100 km along the snaky Prithwi Highway until Mugling. Next 36 kilometers along the similar road brings us to Narayanghat. The drive until here most of the times runs above Himalayan Rivers. Beyond Narayanghat, we travel along the lowland Nepal. However, the local and diverse lifestyles in frequent highway towns and diverse landscapes are interesting aspects to observe during the drive. Once, we reach Chitwan we check into our resort nearby Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is the Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a short breather and delicious lunch we set off to explore the jungle herding the back of giant Elephant. The park is the home to endangered species like one horned rhino, gangetic dolphin, Royal Bengal Tiger and ghariyal crocodile among others. Enjoy the safari and ride back to your resort. 

Day 05:

Jungle activity at Chitwan National Park

Today we begin the day with the early morning canoe ride in Rapti River. Possibility of sighting abundant bird species and their activities is very high during the canoe ride. Enjoy the mild thrill and drive back to your resort for breakfast. In the afternoon we go for the jeep drive deeper into the woods, where we have plenty of opportunities to sight more wild species in the wilds. We come back for the lunch, rest for an hour or so and then ride on the Elephant to Elephant breeding center. The evening today is full of fun as local tribal clan tharus will perform their traditional dance in our resort.

Day 06:

Drive to Lumbini 110km 5-6 hrs drive; Sightseeing tour of Lumbini

After the breakfast our tour continues. We drive along Mahendra Highway until Butwal and head towards Lumbini. Once we arrive to Lumbini, we check into our hotel and set out to explore the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Puskarini Pond, Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar & the monastic zone among other are the prime highlights of the sightseeing in Lumbini. The feeling of peacefulness while walking in peaceful Lumbini Garden offers you the sensation of absolute peace. Overnight in a hotel in Lumbini.

Day 07:

Early morning sightseeing tour of Lumbini & drive to Tansen; 97km 4 hrs drive

After the morning glimpse of Lumbini, where you can witness the sacred activities of devotees including monks and nuns, we continue the journey towards Tansen. Until Butwal we drive back on the road, we traveled the previous day. Then, the ride becomes little bit thrilling as it stretches along the most snaky section of defamed Siddhartha Highway. Once we reach Tansen, we check into our hotel. Perched on the lap of the spectacular Srinagar Hill at an altitude of 1310m, Tansen commands a gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas as well as the plains of Terai. Explore around.

Day 08:

Sightseeing tour of Tansen and drive to Pokhara; 140km 6 hrs drive

Continuing the ride along the snaky Siddhartha Highway we drive towards Pokhara. The ride today is extra thrilling as it rides over the sheer cliff of several hundred feet high often. Once, we reach Pokhara we check into our Hotel in Lakeside and set out to explore the tourist hub in town. Before the sunset we drive to a Peace Pagoda hilltop that overlooks Pokhara and magnificent Fewa Lake. Sunset is amazing from here. Verdant forest, green lake and the silvery Himalayan peaks gradually turning into gold during the sunset is wonderful to watch from the hilltop. The widespread Himalayan Ranges seen from here include Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Mt Fishtail among others. Then we drive back to Pokhara and enjoy the evening in tourist hub of town, Lakeside.

Day 09:

Sightseeing tour of Pokhara

Today our day starts with the magnificent views of Himalayan peaks from Annapurna to Dhaulagiri with Fishtail in between. Then we set off to explore the natural wonders of Pokhara. We enjoy walking in the darkness of caves like Mahendra Cave and Bat Cave. We search the gushing water of Seti River in o gorge above KI Singh Bridge. We see force of water flowing into earth at Davis Falls and we enjoy serene boating at serene Fewa Lake. We even stop at Barahi Temple, which lies in the middle of the lake and witness extreme Hindu devotion. Post lunch, we drive to another hilltop that overlooks Pokhara. Sarangkot is the hub of aerial adventure in Pokhara. We can fly with the hawks during paragliding from Sarangkot that offers opportunity to sight Himalayan giants very closely from the sky. If you are interested in other adventure activity please let us know. Pokhara offers bungee jump, zip-flying and ultra-light flights too. 

Day 10:

Drive back to Kathmandu

Today we drive back to Kathmandu along Prithiwi Highway. Enjoy the drive. As we arrive to Kathmandu we will check into our hotel in the city. Evening on your own.

Day 11:

Depart Kathmandu

Our representative will escort to the airport for the final see off to your onward destination. Have a safe flight and visit Nepal time and again we have much more to show.

 

 

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