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A trip to Nepal is guaranteed to be a fascinating adventure. A country of awe-inspiring vistas, from the majestic Mt. Everest and the Himalayan Mountains — home to eight of the world’s ten highest peaks — to the expansive plains in the south, Nepal is also the birth place of the Lord Buddha. So, whether you are admiring the country’s impressive peaks or are exploring some hidden treasures off the usual beaten track, Nepal is a country that will prove to be simply remarkable.
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu
Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 3: Kathmandu, via Bhaktapur and Namo Buddha (including sightseeing) to Dhulikhel Day 4: Dhulikhel to Chitwan
Day 5: Chitwan guided jungle safari
Day 6: Chitwan to Lumbini and Lumbini sightseeing
Day 7: Lumbini to Pokhara
Day 8: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 9: Start poonhill trekking
Day 10: Poonhill trekking
Day 11: Poonhill trekking
Day 12: Poonhill trekking and return to Pokhara
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
Day 14: Departure
Major Highlights List
*please note, we do not support elephant riding, or any other form of tourism activities that may cause harm to animals.
Arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Meet & Greet at the arrival hall by our representative and transfer to the hotel which is located in the hearth of Thamel, the tourist area of Kathmandu with many shops, bars, restaurants and spa’s. The rest of the day can be spent as free time. Included: Airport transfer, overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa.
The best way to get to know fascinating Kathmandu is to explore it by guided sightseeing tour. This tour will bring you to Kathmandu’s must sees including, Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the old kings square with many old temples, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudha stupa which is the largest stupa in the world and Pashupatinath temple, the most sacred temple of Kathmandu where you can experience a traditional Nepalese cremation ceremony. You will be back in the hotel in the late afternoon where you can wander around Thamel (the tourist area of Kathmandu) to have a nice diner and drinks. Included: Breakfast, full day private travelinfo2go guided sightseeing tour, all entry fees and overnight in hotel Yatri suites and Spa.
Your tour will continue in the morning after your breakfast. You will drive to the city of Bhaktapur where you will have a morning sightseeing program. Bhaktapur is one of the 3 king cities of Kathmandu valley and here you can find many old temples, small alleys with old architecture and little shops selling local handicraft products. You can have lunch on your own in Bhaktapur. After lunch you continue your route to Namo Buddha which is a very serene monastery and temple in the green mountains of Kathmandu valley. The views are amazing and you can observe the lifestyle of the monks that live here. After the you will continue your trip to the Namo Buddha resort, a very relaxing and quiet place to enjoy the rest of the day. Included: Breakfast, full day private Travelinfo2go guided sightseeing tour, entry fees and overnight in Gaia Holiday Home
Driving distance: 160km – driving duration: 6/7 hours
After breakfast, you travel overland from Kathmandu valley to Royal Chitwan National Park. After lunch you will be headed for a Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. In the evening, you will attend a Tharu cultural dance show (which you can also participate in) by the local villagers. Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Diner, afternoon guided sightseeing tour, evening program, private travelinfo2go transfer to Chitwan, entry fees, overnight in Adventure Safari Lodge or Rainforest resort.
After breakfast, you will go on a Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish-eating Gharial. The Canoe ride will be followed by a Jungle walk where your guide will take you into the jungle to search for wild animals. In the afternoon you will take a jeep tour through the Jungle of Chitwan. Another amazing change to spot wildlife. Included: Breakfast, lunch, diner, full day guided sightseeing program, entry fees, Overnight in Adventure Safari Lodge or Rainforest resort.
Driving distance: 150km – driving duration: 4/5 hours
In the morning, after your breakfast the you will move from Chitwan to Lumbini which is a 4/5-hour drive through the terai region of Nepal. You are sure to enjoy the views of the lush rolling green hills, beautiful valleys and mountain views along the way. Lumbini is known as the birth place of Buddha and a world-famous pilgrimage site with many temples, culture and religion. Lumbini is listed as a UNESCO world heritage side and known as one of the most famous pilgrimage sides in Asia. Many countries around the world have their own temples in this area. Tonight, you will get the unique opportunity to stay in a guest house inside a monastery. Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner, private travelinfo2go transfer to Lumbini, entry fees, afternoon guided sightseeing tour and overnight in Sakya Guest house.
In the early morning you will move from Lumbini to Pokhara. Once you have arrived in Pokhara, you will have free time in the afternoon to explore the lake side (tourist area) of Pokhara with the amazing views over Lake Fewa. Here you will find many nice restaurants, bars and shops that will entertain you the rest of the day and evening. The lake side is an amazing place to enjoy a drink in the evening and stroll around for souvenir shopping. Included: Breakfast, private Travelinfo2go transfer to Pokhara, overnight in hotel Kuti resort.
Today you will rise early as today you will head to Sarangkot (30-minute drive) to capture a tranquil and spectacular view over the city before sunrise and view the first rays of sunlight hitting the mountains in the background. Sarangkot offers panoramic views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other mountains. After returning in the hotel, breakfast is waiting for you. In the early afternoon, you will start your sightseeing tour to visit the sights of Pokhara including, International Mountain Museum, Devis Falls, Gupteshwor cave and Seti river gorge. In the late afternoon just before sunset, you will visit the World Peace Pagoda, situated at the Phewa Lake, with an amazing view over Pokhara. Included: Breakfast, full-day guided sightseeing tour, entry fees, overnight in hotel Kuti resort.
Driving duration: 1,5 hours – hiking duration: 5/6 hours
After breakfast; You will be driving to the trek commencing point. You will start walking through the old villages and meandering green hills. Terraced paddy fields along the neighboring yet distant hills and the wind gushing in your face makes for a pleasant and smooth drive with much time to enjoy the landscape. You will have your Lunch stop at Hile and commence walking to Ulleri via Thikhedhunga. As you reach Ulleri, you will check-in to the lodge where you can have a traditional Nepalese mountain diner. Included: Breakfast, Transfer from Pokhara to trekking starting point, trekking guide, Porter and overnight at a local trekking lodge.
Hiking duration: 4/5 hours – altitude 2750m
You will have your breakfast in the lodge in Ulleri and then commence walking to reach Ghorepani. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn, understand and get pure experience about the lifestyle of the local mountain people. Along the way, one can enjoy the majestic view of Machhapuchhre (6997m), Huinchuli (6441m), and Annapurna South (7219m) and the world’s largest rhododendron forest. You will reach Ghorepani in the afternoon and check-in to the lodge. Now, you can stroll around the village and interact with the local people and other trekkers, you will have a great view over the Himalaya mountains from here. Included: Guide, Porter and overnight at a local trekking lodge.
Hiking duration: 6/7 hours – altitude 3210m
In the early morning you will start trekking from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) and then to Tadapani (2650m). You will begin the trek to Poon hill (3210m) in the early morning to catch the first ray of sunlight. The pleasant sunrise at Poonhill trek passes through culturally rich villages that are set against the background of majestic mountains. Along with sunrise view over Mt. Annapurna, Poonhill also offers panoramic views of several mountains including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains. You will return and have your breakfast at Ghorepani, and then commence trek to Tadapani (2650 m). The trek will begin through the thick forest of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. One can observe and appreciate nature’s beauty; waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, birds and green valleys. Included: Guide, Porter and overnight at a local trekking lodge.
Hiking duration: 7/8 hours – altitude 1700m
After Breakfast in the trekking lodge, you will start the last day of the trek. You will hike through jungle areas. You will walk from Tadapani towards Ghandruk. From Ghandruk you hike down to Kimche. In Kimche there is transport available towards Pokhara where you will be dropped at your
hotel. Included: Guide, Porter, transfer from Kande to Pokhara and overnight in Kuti resort.
Driving distance: 240km – Driving duration: 8 hours
On day 10 your driver will take you back to Kathmandu which is a journey of approximately six to seven hours. After 3,5 hours driving, we will make a stop of around 1 hour to explore the city of Bandipur which is a beautiful old town. Here you can have a good lunch and enjoy the scenery. After lunch we continue to Kathmandu. You will be transferred back to your hotel to relax. Included: Breakfast, private transfer to Kathmandu and overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa.
Approximately 3 hours before departure of your flight, you will be transferred to Kathmandu international airport where we guide you to the check-in hall. From here we hope you had an amazing journey through our country, Nepal. And we hope to see you again. Included: Breakfast, private airport transfer.