An introduction to the Highlights of Nepal Tour. This short adventure encompasses the highlights of this fascinating country from its capital, Kathmandu, which is a major centre of Buddhism and Hinduism, to the majestic Himalaya, where we take a walk in the foothills of the Annapurnas and gaze in wonder at the snow-capped mountains. In eight days we experience the diversity of Nepal and understand why visitors return to this incredible place time and again. Chitwan National Park showcases the country's wildlife; a place to ride on the back of elephants and go in search of the great Indian rhino.
- Bodhnath Stupa
- 1-day Annapurna Lodge Walk
- Chitwan National Park
- Elephant Safari
Meeting and greetings on arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time free to relax from jetlag. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel commence sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley visiting Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temple in Nepal, Boudhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in Nepal and Bhaktapur - a fascinating town with its Bhaktapur's Dubar Square featuring the Victorian illustrations style with temples and temple complexes and Patan city. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after Breakfast drive to Kurintal in around 3.30 hrs. Check in at Resort on arrival on the side of the River. Afternoon proceed to Manakamana temple Known as goddess of wishes by cable car, enjoy the surrounding atmosphere and mountain views. Overnight at the Resort.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel drive to Royal Chitwan National Park. Check into the Jungle lodge on arrival. At Chitwan National Park you will experience a lots of Safari activities, jungle walks, canoeing, 4 wheel drive safaris. Evening witness cultural performances including bonfire. Overnight at the lodge.
Morning after an early breakfast proceed for full day safari activities in Royal Chitwan National Park - if you are lucky enough, you will come across seeing many amazing animals like rhinoceroses, Chitwan's royal Bengal tigers, leopards, monkeys, deer and reptiles. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Morning proceed to the jungle for Bird watching. Late morning drive to Lumbini in around 4 hrs time and check into the Hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the important archaeological site of Tilaurkot (27km west of Lumbini) , the ancient palace of King Suddodha (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. Visit museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house and the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden. Return to Lumbini for overnight stay.
IMorning after breakfast at the hotel drive to ancient town of Tajsen Palpa in around 2 hours time. Check in at the hotel on arrival. Later proceed to visit Old artistic Newari houses and cobbled streets shape the town-scape. The town's hill, Shreenagar, allows breathtaking views of the Himalayan range from Dhaulagiri in the west to Ganesh Himal in the east. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the lodge drive to Pokhara in around 4 horus. Check into the Resort hotel on arrival. Afternoon commence tour to visit Pokhara town - the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu by visiting of Phewa Lake, admire the stunning view of the Fish Tail's Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. Enjoy the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake. Enjoy stunning views of mountains. Overnight at the Resort hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Pokhara visiting Gupteswory Cave, Davids Fall, Bindyabasini Temple and Fewa Lake. Overnight at the Hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel short drive to Phedi (around half an hour). On arrival Hike to Dhampus
(approximate 3 Hours). Check in at the hotel on arrival for overnight stay.
Approximate 6 -7 hrs trek. Check in Hotel on arrival for overnight stay.
Morning after leisurely breakfast at the hotel at Sarankot down hill trek to reach Pokhara in around 4 hrs time. Arrive and check in Hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel drive to Kathmandu in around 6 hours time and check in at the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast at the hotel commence full day visit to see Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath Stupa. Visit local market. Overnight at the hotel.
Transfer to Kathmandu airport in order to board flight for onward destination.
Option : Fly to Delhi or Kolkata and travel to Orissa or Darjeeling and Sikkim
OR Fly to Delhi and travel to Northern India !