Best of Nepal Tour 9 Days trip code: EH0105

Best Months

  • March-May
  • Sept-Nov

Duration

  • 9 Days

Grade / Difficulty

  • Soft tour

Accomodation

  • Hotels/ Jungle lodges

Price:

630USD
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Best of urban Nepal; Kathmandu, Pokhara & Chitwan, Best of Nepal Tour

Best of Nepal tour is Nepal’s one of best guided sightseeing tours that showcases three most beautiful towns of the country having diversely equal highlights. The tour comprises Kathmandu and its neighboring towns, Pokhara  & Chitwan.

Kathmandu collectively with Patan & Bhaktapur is the home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites and incredible Newari culture. The wildlife hub of the country Chitwan National Park in Chitwan caters sights of wild animals enjoying the wilds. Pokhara the most beautiful city of lakes with the mesmerizing backdrop of Mt. Fishtail and Annapurna Range offers opportunity to sight the best of Himalayan panorama.

Since these three destinations, which are closely located to each other are the most facilitated areas of the country, Best of Nepal Tour in brief has all diverse highlights of the country. The tour has nature, culture, wildlife, history, adventure and most importantly, the luxury throughout.

Centuries old monasteries, temples and durbar squares in Kathmandu Valley, which are the center of Nepalese history, culture, devotion and religion are the primary highlights of the trip. The fascinating way to explore the wilds on the back of giant Asiatic Elephant at Chitwan National Park is probably the best in Asia. Immersing oneself into nature and experiencing thrills during one of the adventurous activities out of pool of many in Pokhara adds great pleasure to the tour.

Luxury hotels and resorts, experienced and informative guides and the world class hospitality at every occasion guarantees that your Best of Nepal tour would be a lifetime experience.

Bullet point Highlights

  • The sighseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • The wildlife actvities in Chitwan
  • The ride along the serpentine Nepalese highways 
  • The tourist Pokhara and the Himalayan panorama from here
  • The adventurous actvities of your choice in Pokhara
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WHATS INCLUDED IN $630
  • 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
Day to Day Itinerary
  • Day 01: : Arrive to Kathmandu; transfer to your hotel
  • Day 02: : Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath & Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Day 03: : Sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square; Overnight in Bhaktapur
  • Day 04: : Drive to Chitwan 166km 6-7 hrs drive
  • Day 05: : Jungle activity at Chitwan National Park
  • Day 06: : Drive to Pokhara 146km; Sunset view from Peace Pagoda
  • Day 07: : Sightseeing tour of Pokhara; Adventure activity of your choice
  • Day 08: : Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 09: : Depart Kathmandu
Service Excludes
  • Nepal visa 
  • International flight fare
  • Food in Kathmandu & 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

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 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. 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. Stroll around Boudhanath, a large dome shaped stupa 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. 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 Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square; Overnight in Bhaktapur

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 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. Overnight in Bhaktapur

Day 04:: Drive to Chitwan 166km 6-7 hrs drive

Today, 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 Pokhara 146km; Sunset view from Peace Pagoda

Today after the breakfast we head towards Pokhara. Until Mugling we drive along the same road we drove couple of days before. Then we drive 90km along Prithiwi Highway to reach Pokhara. 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 07:: Sightseeing tour of Pokhara; Adventure activity of your choice

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. At the end of the day, we drive back to our hotel Enjoy the evening on your own.

Day 08:: 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 09:: 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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