Active Holiday Nepal Tour
Nepal, as the world knows, is a land of topographical diversities crossed by high mountains and turbulent rivers with a mosaic of diverse ethnic groups with their own individual & distinct culture and prominence. Many have named Nepal as an anthropological garden; where diverse race, clans, tribes and indigenous people which is not easily available elsewhere in the Himalayan atmosphere. In this package, we will be visiting places like Bhaktapur, Patan, Swyambhu, Boudha and many other places of tourist interest. During the tour, we came to know the historic part of Nepal and its growth.
You will experience the ancient valley of Kathmandu including thrills of white water rafting on the Trishuli river and fascinating Pokhara valley and Chitwan National park in this tour. The natural beauty of Pokhara in mid-west Nepal is simply bewitching. The Chitwan National Park, includes the great one-horned Asian Rhinoceros, Gaur, Sloth Bear, four different species of Deer, Monkey and the black-faced Langur, the spotted Leopard and Bengal Tiger etc.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. It lies 230 km away from Kathmandu in Rupendehi District of Southern Terai (lowland); an altitude of 600 ft. above sea level. Lumbini also has many new monasteries in different nations. The China temple is a very beautiful pagoda-style temple with many prayers and meditation cells. In Lumbini, visitors can additionally get insight into the life of Lord Buddha and the development of Buddhism. Around 62 archaeological sites here preserve the significance to the life, enlightenment and death of Buddha.
Pokhara, is a paradise for tourists. Pokhara has natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus. It also provides the view of many different mountains. You can also see the views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu – Chitwan
Day 04: Chitwan National Park
Day 05: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini
Day 06: Drive from Lumbini to Pokhara
Day 07: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 09: Final departure
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport and You will be welcomed outside the arrival terminal gate by our representative then transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
After breakfast in the morning, our driver will pick you up from your hotel to Proceed on for the Kathmandu valley day tour as below.
- SWYAMBHUNATH STUPA:
Also known as the ‘Monkey Temple’ Syambhunath stupa is believed to be the first place of pilgrimage in the Kathmandu Valley. Syambhunath complex consists of several other temples dating back to the 7th century, however, the Tibetan Monastery has been recently built. It takes a 40-50 minute walk from Thamel. The area is a landmark because it offers the best view of Kathmandu Valley. Entry Fee: Rs 200 per person.
- PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE:
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is the holiest Hindu site in Nepal and the country’s largest shrine complex. The temple stands for the symbol of faith and culture holding its ground beside the holy river – Bagmati. Every year thousands of Hindu followers from all over the country as well as from India pay a visit to this temple as it holds a huge proportion of religious significance among Hindu society. Entry Fee: Rs 1000 per person.
- BOUDDHANATH STUPA:
Bouddhanath Stupa is a massive, whitewashed stupa which rises 36 m above the street. It is among the largest stupa in the World and the biggest in Nepal. It is the heart of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Posters of smiling Dalai Lama, traditional art workshops and local restaurants are in abundance throughout the narrow streets of Bouddha. It remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists as well as for local Nepalese. Entry Fee: Rs 400 per person.
- PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:
Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan Durbar Square is well known for its fine Pagoda style temples, stone statues, and unique architectures. Likewise, the palace complex is home to various Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments with bronze gateways and exquisite carvings dating back to many centuries. The major attraction of Patan Durbar Square includes Keshav Narayan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Mul Chowk, Patan Museum, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Mahabouddha Temple, and Golden Window. Entry Fee: Rs 1000 per person
Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 03: Kathmandu – Chitwan
After early breakfast, drive to Chitwan at around 6:30 am from Kathmandu. This National park having 932 sq. km is said to be one of the best in south Asia and famous for its population of the one-horned Asian rhinoceros, several species of deer, monkeys, sloth bear, wild boar, spotted leopard, the Bengal tiger as well as other lesser mammals, birds and reptiles. Overnight at your hotel in Chitwan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 04: Chitwan Wildlife Activities
A full day of jungle activities such as nature walks, canoe ride, jungle walks, tribal village visit etc; In the evening a slide presentation on Nepalese wildlife or a Tharu tribal dance programmes. Overnight at your hotel in Chitwan.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 05: Chitwan – Lumbini
Morning, drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha (192 km / 5-6 hrs). Later, visit the scared Lumbini garden, Mayadevi temple, Pushkarni pond, Ramagram etc. Overnight at your hotel in Lumbini.
Day 06: Lumbini – Pokhara
Morning, drive to Pokhara valley (199 km / 6-7 hrs), famed for its emerald lakes and awesome snow peaks looming overhead. Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Overnight at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 07: Pokhara Valley Sightseeing
Early morning, a tour of Sarangkot hill for sunrise view / Mountain View. At an elevation of 1590m, Sarangkote is perched on a high ridge to the northwest of Pokhara and has panoramic mountain views from Dhaulagiri and across the Annapurnas to Manaslu, as well as south over the Pokhara Valley. you will visit Davi’s Fall, Gupteshore Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Seti Gorge and Bindebasini Temple.
Day 08: Pokhara – Kathmandu
After breakfast, commence your return journey back to Kathmandu. (Possibility to fly back with supplementary charge). Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 09: Departure
Transfer to the airport to connect the international flight.
- Pickups and drops
- Kathmandu and Pokhara Vally Sightseeing
- 3 Star Category Hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini including Breakfast
- 3 Star Category Hotels in Chitwan including Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner
- Farewell dinners
- Transportation in a comfortable Tourist Bus.
- National park entrance fees
- All jungle activities in Chitwan with Local Guide as mentioned in the itinerary
- All government and local taxes
Price Not Included
- Nepalese visa fee
- Airfare for international and domestic flights
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation if required
- Personal expenses
- Entrance fees for sightseeing
- Tour Guide
This list is only a guide. there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the below equipment can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.
- Warm wool or synthetic hat that covers your ears (only if you are traveling in the cold season i.e January, February and December)
- Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
- A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season i.e January, February and December.(optional)
- T-shirts (2).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (preferable if you are traveling in rainy season from June to September.)
- 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 pair shorts.
- 2 pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (if you are traveling in winter January, February and December).
- liner socks, synthetic or Capilene.
- 1 pair light camping shoes or sneakers.
- 1 pair sandals (Optional).
Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.
Miscellaneous, but Important !
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies).
- Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date).
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
- Toiletry kit. Be sure to include hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer
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