Explore Nepal with guide Nepal Holidays. Starting in Kathmandu capital city of Nepal, discover the wonders of Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan National park, Bandipur Village, the Lake City Pokhara and Picturesque Hill Station Nagarkot & Dhulikhel all this encompassing journey through the Himalayas of Nepal.Travel start from the ancient and gorgeous city of Kathmandu. Walk around ancient temples and shrines of three medieval kingdoms namely Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. On this trip you will have exquisite visit to Pashupatinath temple, a Hindu temple. As you approach cremation areas of the temple, you will witness Hindu’s ritual of cremating a corpse. Tour to Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath are other retreats that will be serviced to you. You can have a 360 degree view of Kathmandu valley from Swoyambhunath.
On reaching Chitwan, you will visit Royal Chitwan National Park to sightsee rare bird species, wildlife and lush vegetation. Activities in Jungle include elephant safari and jeep safari for sightseeing exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem, canoeing and a walk in the wilderness accompanied by a trained guide. We also take famous manakamana cable car ride & visit the Hindu Temples on our way to Chitwan.
After one night stay at the Wonderful Mountain village Bandipur. We drive to Pokhara in order to discover a chain of magnificent Annapurna Mountain ranges from Pokhara city. This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. So today the city has not only become the starting point for most popular trekking and rafting destinations but also a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Another attractive prospect of this trip is cultural tour to major cultural heritages and temples of Bhaktapur and Patan. Thereafter, you will be taken to Nagarkot.Nagarkot is one of best hill side place for fantastic Mountain views of Annapurna ranges, Lang tang rages and many more. Nagarkot hill is 32 km, approximately 1 hour scenic drive through rice fields with fresh Air after Bhaktapur city. Early sunrise view at Nagarkot (2175M) is the most fascinating and mesmerizing view.
Dhulikhel is another interesting Himalayan place; from here also you can see panoramic Mountains views. One can hike to Hill side of Dhulikhel for sun set views, walk to Local villages
A representative and driver from our office will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your designated hotel. We will arrange a meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.
Early morning Drive to Domestic Airport for Mountain Flight (Optional). This one-hour flight is the best thing ever happened towards exposing Mt. Everest - the highest peak of the world to a large number of visitors with limited time. Along with the spectacular view of the Everest, the passengers can also view a host of other giants of the Himalayas such as Shisha Pangma, Melungtse, ChoOyu, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam among others.
This experience is enough to last a lifetime. Oue first destination is Swoyambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. Your guide will enlighten you with detailed historical and cultural information about the place. After this you will visit Living goddess home and Kathmandu Durbar square. Locally this, Old royal palace area is called Basantapur Area or Hanuman dhoka Durbar Square. Our next sightseeing will be at Boudha nath (the biggest & Largest Buddhist Stupa in the World). In this Area, you will visit Buddhist Monastery and stop for lunch Break. If weather is clear you can see nearest Mountain of Kathmandu- Ganesh Himal from top of Restaurant. After Lunch, we will visit Hindus temple Pasupatinath & tour for today is over here. Free day to relax or explore yourself.
Drive to Kurintar about 3 hrs and Take about half an hour Cable ride to Manakamana temple (wish fulfillinggoddess in Nepal) and then drive to Chitwan National park by Local bus. From specific place, our Resort/Lodge jeep will pick you and transfer to Lodge/resort. After light Lunch, you will take for Village tour of Chit wan or any other program set by resorts/Lodges.
After delicious Breakfast, Your Jungle Activities will Starts. In morning guests will be mounted on elephant back and taken for a jungle safari for 2-3 hours penetrating through dense grasslands to view wildlife in their natural habitat. This grass commonly known as elephant grass is dense and grows to a height of 18-20 ft. It is the favorite habitat for rhinoceros and other mammals.After Lunch, Canoe ride in Rapti River. This is the more thrilling activities to explore Chitwan National Park and to view different aquatic animals and wildlife. Canoe is a dug out boat made traditionally with a single wooden log by local inhabitant who can be done in the morning & afternoon. Visitors can enjoy sights of Marsh Mugger & Gharial crocodiles basking on the banks of the Rapti River. You are also taken to our elephant stables where a senior naturalist briefs about the interesting and unbelievable habits of elephant. Here one may witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath.In Evening you will take to Cultural show centre for Ethnic cultural Dance of terai region. Overnight at the Best Resort
After breakfast, we drive to Bandipur( a typical Nepali Village) situated at midway on the Prithivi Highway between the capital city Kathmandu and the adventure city Pokhara. This takes about 3 hours on drive. Bandipur Bazzar is situated on a ridge above the highway town of Dumre and presents sightseers with a heady mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Located at an altitude of 1030m, it has been described as a natural view tower, providing a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna Range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu (above 8,000m) and Langtang to the Marsyangdi valley which is below 500m. Apart from the stunning views of the Himalaya and the Marsyangdi Valley, a visit to the town is an opportunity to get a close look at thousands of years old Newar cultural life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley.
After Breakfast, you will drive to Pokhara city (City with Lakes, caves, Mountains and Many more).it is about 2 hrs drives through Rivers, villages and paddy fields. After hotel checking, afternoon take Boating at famous Phewa or Fewa Lake of Pokhara.During Boating visit BARAHI temple which is built at Bowen lake. If weather is clear you can see breathtaking view of Fishtail (Machapuchere in nepali Name), Annapurna South and others. Join Cultural Dinner around Lake Side Area
Early Morning drive to Sarankot hill (1500M) for real Sun rise Views of Annapurna, Daulagiri, Fishtail and other Panoramic Mountains. Drive to Hotel for Breakfast and tour of Mahendra Cave, Bats cave & Seti River George. You will also visit Bhidya basini Temple & Tibetan Refugee Camp. You will further visit to Devi’s fall and Gupteshower Cave. This is about 4-5 hrs tour which includes most of all places that attracts all tourists in Pokhara. After Lunch, You will short drive to Airport and Fly back to Kathmandu. After Arrival to Kathmandu, our Vehicle will drive you to Nagarkot. On your way to Nagarkot breathtaking panoramic Himalayan views of Mt. Everest, Manaslu and Gauri Shankar will have completely smitten. Nagarkot accommodates finest of resorts, hotels, restaurants and cafes. You will spend your night at one of the best resort or hotel in Nagarkot.
Early morning view sunrise. After breakfast drive for Sightseeing of Bhaktapur city - Kathmandu valley's most medieval city also known as Bhadgaon, is situated about 10 miles east of Kathmandu and was one of the three kingdoms of the Mallas. Here one will visit the Lion Gate, the Picture Gallery, the Golden Gate and the Palace, which shows off the Newari craftsmanship of, carved wooden windows and latticework.
We also visit Patan city and its temple and surrounding Areas. After this tour we drive to Dhulikhel. This scenic and ancient town is situated 30 KM east of Kathmandu on the Arniko highway. From here one can have a complete panoramic view of the snowy ranges of the Himalayas.
Today we visit small village Namo budda which houses very old Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery which 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.
After Namobudda we drive back to Thamel Kathmandu & visit local market for shopping. Evening join the farewell dinner at best Nepali Restaurant.
Morning free for Last Minute shopping. Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.