Statue of Lord Buddha in Kathmandu

12 Day tour from Kathmandu through Nepal

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12 days
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What You'll Do
  • Unique experience of Nepalese rural lifestyle
  • Experience of colourful culture, exciting, graceful mountains & friendly people
  • Day hiking experience from Balthali to Namobuddha
  • Elephant back safari and jungle walk in Chitwan National Park
  • Unforgettable experiences visiting Gorkha palace
  • A worth visit to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, the light of Asia
  • A visit to Manakamana temple through cable car (the only one cable car in Nepal), the WISH FULFILLING GODDESS
Overview
We offer you real and authentic journey to facilitate you explore interior Nepal within the shortest possible time with maximum comfort.
What to Expect
It is not how long you travel that ascertains your satisfaction and enjoyment of traveling. Nepal is small but beautiful country with colorful culture, exotic city, graceful mountains and friendly people. Within a small territory, it comprises of highest point of earth to huge biodiversity and lowlands of Terai, complex blending of different religions, sophisticated ancient history and traditions that hold immense significance even in modern-day- a perfect place to experience confluence of the past and the present! We offer you real and authentic journey to facilitate you explore interior Nepal within the shortest possible time with maximum comfort.

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 02: Kathmandu City tour, evening drive to Nagarkot Tour
(distance 32 k.m).
Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights:
Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Shyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Nagarkot itself.

Day 03: Nagarkot - Bhaktapur - Balthali Village Tour
(distance: 40 k.m)
Get up early in the morning to see sunrise as well as panoramic mountains views of Annapurna, Langtang and Gaurishanker Himalaya ranges. After breakfast we drive to Bhaktapur for Bhaktapur city tour. Then we drive to Khopasi and take easy walking to Balthali (40 minutes).
Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: Sun rise view, mountain vista, breathtaking scenery, local culture, Bhaktapur Durbar square, Balthali village etc.

Day 04: Hiking to Namo Buddha (3 hours hiking)
After breakfast we go for hiking tour to Namo Buddha, then drive back to Kathmandu.
Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights:
Namo Buddha: It is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal and one of the holiest in the world. It is known as the place where the Buddha, in a previous life as a prince, gave his body to a starving tigress and her cubs.

Day 05: Drive to Gorkha Durbar (Palace) - and then drive to Bandipur
(Distance: 200 k.m)
Overnight at resort, inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights:
Gorkha Durbar (the palace of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, who unified kingdom of Nepal in eighteenth century ), prominent inhabitants, village tour, hiking, magnificent views of Himalayan peaks , landscapes, traditional culture.
Bandipur: It is a picturesque town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, a land as famous for its natural beauty as for the hospitality of its people.

Day 06: Drive to Pokhara
(distance: 75 k.m)
Afternoon sightseeing tour of David's fall, Mahendra Cave, Old Bazar, Vindebasini temple, Seti River Gorge, Museum and boating at Fewa lake. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: Sightseeing, boating, close up mountain sight, and sunrise view.

Day 07: Sarangkot Tour - drive to Tansen
(distance: 122 k.m)
Early morning drive to Sarangkot to enjoy sunrise and mountain views of Annapurna Himalayas range, and drive back to hotel. After breakfast, we continue our drive to Tansen.
Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: Unique landscape and himalayan peaks, forest of pines and rhodondendron-the national flower, wild flora & fauna, Buddha sutpa, meditation, nature walk.

Day 08: Drive to Lumbini
(distance: 85 k.m)
Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.
Focus: Sightseeing / religious tour

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour


Day 09: Drive to Chitwan (distance: 175 k.m)

13:30 Lunch
16:00 Cultural Tour (visit to Tharu Village)
18:00 Slide show Program / Tharu Stick Dance
21:00 Dinner

Overnight at resort, inclusive of full board meal.

Day 10: Tour Activities
6:30 Breakfast
8:00 Canoeing, Elephant ride, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre
13:00 Lunch 15:00 Elephant back Safari
21:00 Dinner

Overnight at resort, inclusive of full board meal.

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu, enroute visit to Manakamana Temple (distance: 175 k.m to Kathmandu)

6:00 Wake up call
6:30 Tea / Coffee
7:00 Bird watching
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Drive to Kurintar for cable car ride to Manakamana.

Highlights: Cable car trip to Manakamana Temple (the goddess of fulfilling), landscape, Himalayas view

Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast

Day 12: Departure
Drive to Airport to board your flight to onward destination. Tour ends.
What's Included
  • Airport pick up & drop-off by car/van.
  • Twin sharing accommodation at 2/3* hotel as per the program, inclusive of breakfast, but full board meal during the Jungle safari tour in Chitwan National park.
  • An English speaking tour guide for your whole tour.
  • All tour activities as per the program.
  • All tour permits and entry fees.
  • All surface transfer by Private vehicle.
What's Not Included
  • Your personal nature things.
  • Meals other than breakfast (however, full board meals are included in Chitwan)
  • Cold drinks, alcoholic beverages.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Nepal visa.
  • Tips for guide & driver.
  • Note: Tipping is expected, but it's not mandatory.
Meeting Point

On day 01 as per the program, we will pick you up from your arrival point in Kathmandu (normally from Tribhuwan International airport). (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
If you require a tour guide other than English speaking, there will be surcharge of USD 150 total (sharing among the group members)

We operate this tour all year round, but the best time for this tour is from October through June.

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