Highlights of Nepal Tour

Tour Overview

Introducing Nepal combines natural, cultural and wildlife experiences in Highlights of Nepal Tour. This Tour of Nepal provides travelers an opportunity to see all facets of this captivating country. With a marvelous 2000-year-old culture infused with a mixture of Hinduism and Buddhism, Kathmandu abounds with religious festivals and temples, history, and activities. We also visit Nagarkot, a village located in the hills of the valley that offers remarkable views of the Himalayas. Next, drive south to the sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan National Park and explore the area by canoeing and jungle safari. From Chitwan, we continue our journey to the fantastic Lake City of Pokhara. The 9-day trip to Nepal includes discovering Nepal’s fascinating cultural variety, short hiking experience, incredible mountain views and rich wildlife. Get the best deal on Nepal Tour Packages with Inspiring India Tours.

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  • DURATION 8 Nights / 9 Days
  • START CITY Kathmandu
  • END CITY Kathmandu
  • TYPE OF TRIP Cultural & Historical
Destinations: Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan

Tour Highlights

  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Kathmandu)
  • Bouddhanath Stupa (Kathmandu)
  • Swayambhunath (Kathmandu)
  • Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Amazing view of the Himalayan Range

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu

On arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative. Transferred to hotel where our representative helps you check in and brief you about the following tours. Have some free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 2 : Kathmandu

Morning after breakfast explore the major temple towns in the Kathmandu Valley at the foot of the Himalayan Mountains visiting the gilded copper gate in Bhaktapur Darbar Square- a masterpiece with breathtaking art and architecture including the National Art Gallery, Hanuman Dhaoka and Swayambunath. Afternoon enjoy sightseeing tour of Boudhnath- the largest Buddhist stupa in the world, Patan and Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Kathmandu

This morning enjoy the excursion to Nagarkot situated approximately 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, and one of the international tourist destination with beautiful sights of the whole Lang tang range ,views the beautiful landscapes and mountains with the Kathmandu valley. It is famous for its sunrise view of the Himalaya with Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range. Nagarkot also offers a wonderful view of the Kathmandu Valley and enjoy the cool mountain air in the town of Nagarkot. Afterward return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4 : Kathmandu – Chitwan

After breakfast, travel to Chitwan National Park ((145 km/5 hrs), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the first national park in Nepal & Chitwan has managed to preserve more endangered species of flora and fauna than any other area. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your very own naturalist. Enjoy a Welcome Drink while learning more about the park and its history. After settling in and a leisurely lunch, this afternoon get ready for your first adventure; an exciting Elephant Jungle Safari. Afterwards, return to the resort and enjoy tea, coffee and a slide show presentation on the local wildlife by the senior naturalist. Tonight, a wonderful dinner at the resort's Round House with ample time to share today's elephant adventure with your fellow travelers.

Day 5 : Chitwan

Chitwan Full day jungle activities such as elephant safari/jeep safari, dugout canoe ride, bird watching etc. In the evening witness a performance of Tharu stick dance or a slide show on the flora & fauna of the Chitwan Park.

Day 6 : Chitwan-Pokhara (823m/2,700ft): 134km, 4-5 hours

After breakfast travel into the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Range in Pokhara.
Pokhara has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. After breakfast, we leave Chitwan for Pokhara, also known as The Lake City owing to the large number of lakes in the city. The road first passes through the subtropical jungles and fertile vegetation in Chitwan. As we leave Chitwan, the landscape changes. We see hills, small settlements and terraced farms. Upon our arrival in Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, we are rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m), the five peaks of Annapurna and others. We check-in to our hotel and take a rest. We may also stroll in the streets of Pokhara and just enjoy being in one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 7 : Sightseeing in Pokhara

Early in the morning we leave for Sarangkot, a hill that overlooks the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara city in the south. From here, we catch amazing views of the sun as it rises in the mighty Himalayas. We then head back to Pokhara and continue touring the city’s landmarks. Davis Falls is a unique waterfall that flows directly into a narrow and deep canal which has no end. The Shiva Cave is located near Davis Fall and houses a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, a primary Hindu God. We also do some boating in Phewa Lake, the largest lake in Pokhara and visit Bindyabasini Temple located at the center of the Lake. We visit the famous International Mountain Museum (IMM) that records, documents and chronicles the past and present development of mountaineering activities in the world and the Himalayas in particular. We also tour the Tibetan refugee camp and witness how the refugees keep themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicraft items. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 8 : Pokhara-Kathmandu

After breakfast, we say goodbye to the beautiful northern skyline of Pokhara and drive towards Kathmandu. This will be a journey along river banks with wonderful views of hills and rural Nepalese lifestyle. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 9 : Depart from Kathmandu

After leisurely breakfast, in time you will be transferred to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport to board the flight to the home.

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