Patan Durbar Squire

Best of Nepal Family & Friends 9 Day Tour

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9 days
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What You'll Do
  • Magnificent view of Himalaya, Keep on touch with local peoples,Sleep in lap of Annapurna
  • Experience the different culture, Lumbini heritage site tour, Maya devi Temple and Tilaurakot, Unforgettable Jungle Activitie
  • Elephant Ride and one horn lion, Unique World Mountain flight, Sunrise vie from Sarangkot
  • Panorama View of Annapurna Range
The highlights of Nepal for Family & Friends Tour was designed for a group of participants possibly of varied ages to experience easy exotic adventure and to help the group to develop good and positive bonding in a fun adventure setting.
What to Expect
Nepal is of all the world's remaining jungle, one of the most enchanting is Chitiwan national park" A World Heritage Site" in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. This National park established in 1973 in the south parts of center Nepal. In Chitwan, you will discover a lots World of towering trees, twisting vines, of Per-historical Rhino and lumbering Elephant, of crocodile, Pythons and deer of brilliantly colored birds and tiger.

Pokhara, One of the most charming valley in the Himalayas, Offers spectacular panoramic view of the Annapurna range including very famous mountain Dhaulagari and Machhapuchhre(fish tell)at 6977m dimidiating the sky. Beside the snowy Mountains, other charms of the valley are its eminent Fewa, Bagnesh and Rupa lakes. One side there is many Nature Beauty of Waterfalls, Cave White Water River gorgeous you other side Culture and Religions Temple, Monastery grasp people.

Introduction to Kathmandu

Kathmandu(1400m) history dates back an impressive 2000 years. It is located centrally in Kathmandu Valley with its metropolitan area consistings of three cities: Kathmandu (Kantipur), Patan and Bhatapur. Thamel the old part of the city with quaint short and narrow streets, numerous nooks and crannies contains hotels, restaurants, offices and shops. Durbar Square, world heritage site, is important and fascinating place to visit, containing numerous Hindu temples, statutes of various Hindu deities and the palace of Kumari, the living goddess. Other important place is Pashupatinath, the biggest Hindu temple in the world, considered the most significant for Hindu followers attracting numerous pilgrims and colourful Sadus; for many Hindu it is a preferred cremation site on banks of Bagmati River. There are two significant Buddhist Gompas in Kathmandu Swayambhunath and Baudhanath, and also world heritage sites. Nagarkot, the highest hill in the range surrounding Kathmandu Valley, some 35km from the city centre offers unprecedented view on Langtang range and some of the giants beyond the range such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Cho Oyu and Shishapangma.

Introduction to Pokhara:

History of Pokhara is linked with an important old trading route between China and India. In 17th centaury Pokhara was a part of very influential Kingdom of Kaski ruled by Shah Dynasty. Pokhara Valley is a home to ethnic groups of Brahmin, Gurung and Newar who are predominantly Hindu with a minority of Buddhists in particularly of Tibetan origin. It is one of the most spectacular valleys in Nepal, where two 8000m peaks Annapurna(8091m) and Dhaulagiri(8167m) raise up dramatically within 30km from Pokhara(1000m) forming incredibly picturesque vista over the Phewa Tal (lake). At Sarangkot (1680m) you will experience the golden sunrise view of Annapurna and magnificent vista of Lake Phewa and city of Pokhara. There will be optional activity of paragliding back to Pokhara on 45 minutes para-flight tandem. We also visit the amazing Bidubashini temple complex, Old Market, David’s Fall with Hindu Grotto Temple and the cave and Tibetan Buddhist monastery.

Introduction to Chitwan National Park:

Chitwan National Park the first national park in Nepal formerly called Royal Chitwan National Park it was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. It covers an area of 932 sq km and is located in the subtropical Inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal in the Chitwan district. In altitude it ranges from about 100 metres (330 ft) in the river valleys to 815 metres (2,674 ft) in the Churia Hills. The park contains rich fauna and flora including exotic and endangered Bengal Tigers, Crocodile spices, Indian Rhino and Elephants. The stay and activities inside park are organised and controlled by the rangers to ensure safety of visitors and environmental protection and include elephant bathing rituals and safaris, bird watching, jungle walks and canoeing. The park also offers informative slideshow, introduction to local culture with the Tharu traditional dance shows. The rivers feeding to Chitwan allow a number of options for spectacular rafting adventures on Seti and Treshuli Rivers.

Introduction to Lumbini:

Lumbini a small town in Western Terrai plains, the birthplace of Lord Buddha has been declared by UNESCO a world heritage site due to its historical, archaeological and cultural significance. In Lumbini you will experience Buddhist spirituality and see 2500 years old archaeological site; you will travel on rickshaw to see amazing monastic area funded by Buddhist communities from many countries in the world. In accordance to Buddhist tradition Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563BC, who as Buddha Gautama founded Buddhist tradition. You will see well preserved archaeological ruins under the Maya Devi temple including the marker of exact spot of Buddha’s birth as designated by Buddhist scholars. You will also see the pond next to the temple where accordance to Buddhist believes Queen Maya Devi took a ritual bath before giving birth. During times of Buddha Lumbini was a garden area, where Buddha conducted his teachings. The garden area has been restored and the antiquities have been dutifully preserved.

Highlights of Nepal for Family and Friends Tour

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: We take one hour scenic mountain flight early in the morning, which will take us to the top of the world to admire spectacular vista of Everest and all other 13 highest peaks in the world, all over 8000m as well as hundreds of peaks over 6000m. After the scenic flight we will continue sightseeing in Kathmandu visiting Kapan monastery and significant temples and gompas of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath. We will conclude the day with well deserved Welcome dinner.

Day 03: Early morning we will take one hour flight to Lumbini and visit Maya Devi temple, the archaeological reserve of Buddha’s birthplace including Lumbini Gardens, where Buddha conducted his teachings; we also will see Asoka Pillar and a number of other Buddhist related monuments; we will take the rickshaw ride to visit the monastic district. We will stay overnight in Lumbini.

Day 04: Early morning we visit Tilaurakot, where Buddha spend 29 years of his sheltered life as a young price unaware of poverty and suffering outside the palace walls. We return to the hotel for a breakfast and drive to Chitwan for jungle safari program. The safari program includes many activities conducted over two days. Park rangers will schedule all activities. We finish the day enjoying sunset over the river and a drink in the bar located at the river banks and stay overnight in the jungle resort.

Day 05: Second day of jungle safari activities will include elephant bathing, elephant riding and the opportunity to close encounters with these magnificent and highly intelligent creatures. You will be able to come close to elephant and interact with them including touching and patting. You will be amazed with their dexterity, gentleness and intelligence. You will be able to bathe in the river with the elephant. While riding elephants through the jungle we will hope to see rhinos, maybe tigers, dears, giant pythons and more. Rangers also arrange other activities such as nature walks, canoeing and bird watching. We will spend second night in the jungle resort.

Day 06: After breakfast we’ll take 4-5 hrs drive to Pokhara through spectacular Seti River valley. We will spend rest of the day relaxing in Pokhara at your leisure, boating on the lake and enjoying the tourist atmosphere of Pokhara tourist village. There is B/B arrangement so you will have opportunity to enjoy lunch and diner at your preferred restaurant. We will stay overnight in Pokhara Village Resort or equivalent style quality accommodation.

Day 07: Around 5am we will drive to Sarangkot (1680m) for golden sunrise and as optional activity you can return down to Pokhara on paragliding tandem 45 minutes para-flight. We’ll continue sightseeing in Pokhara for the rest of the day visiting Hindu temples at David’s Falls grotto and Bindubashini and Tibetan Buddhist monastery. On the way we will also visit some spectacular nature. We will stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 08: We will catch morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel in Thamel, with which you should be familiar. This will be a day for your shopping in Thamel and personal discoveries of interesting corners, nooks and crannies in touristy but charming Thamel. You can also stroll to nearby Durbar Square. We will conclude your Highlight Tour of Nepal with a Farewell dinner.

Day 09: After breakfast we’ll arrange transfer to the airport for your flight or alternatively you can join another tour.
What's Included
  • Pick up and drop-off from/to Kathmandu airport.
  • Transportation by private vehicle (Bus, Car ,Van) as per Itinerary
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit )
  • A Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour.
  • 1/2 Days full board Lumbini Activities
  • 2/3 Days Full Board Jungle safari Activities
  • Escorted English speaking tour guide
  • All necessary monument entrance fee
  • All meals at Chitwan National Park segment.
  • Mountain Flight ticket and transportation
  • Welcome Dinner in Kathmandu after your arrival.
  • 2/3 Days full Board package in Pokhara.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara valley
  • Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Lumbini
  • Flight Ticket from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary)
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.
  • Snowy Horizon Special Gifts (T-shirt, Pashmina )
  • Our service charges
What's Not Included
  • Hotel Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Nepal visa fee & Personal nature expenses
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa can be obtained easy at the arrival
  • Mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls, internet.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Pick up and Drop from Kathmandu Airport (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This can be modified according to your customer time and requirements.

• The Itinerary may be changed after understanding by both of us. Additional activities could be added or reduce as per client's request before confirming the trip. Price for reduced activities could be deducted and additional activities could be added as per mutual understanding.
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