Discover Nepal Tour is a comprehensive journey that lets you experience the various aspects of Nepal. Nepal is one of the most popular destinations amongst adventure seekers and holidaymakers. This tour offers you the opportunity to discover the rich and varied cultures, nature, architecture, and landscapes. Besides, it will also provide some of the finest mountain views with sunset and sunrise views. Thus, making this tour a unique and unforgettable experience in Nepal.
Above all, this trip lets you discover the cultural highlights of Nepal. Furthermore, it also takes you on a visit to some quaint little villages and provide a first-hand experience of the lifestyle of the people. Similarly, explore the architectural sites and religious monuments and learn more about their art, architecture, history, culture, and tradition. Besides temples and monasteries, we shall also visit cultural and natural heritage sites.
The Discover Nepal Tour begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur. Then, explore the architectural heritage of the medieval town of Bandipur. Next, drive to the picturesque lake city of Pokhara. From here journey focuses on Tansen and Lumbini. Visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Then to Chitwan National Park, one of Asia’s best National Parks. From Chitwan drive to Nagarkot. Finally, drive to Kathmandu and conclude our discover Nepal tour with a visit to some of the Unesco World Heritage sites.
- Visit Patan, the city of fine arts, and Bhaktapur, the ancient city of devotees
- Visit Bandipur, a picturesque remote village town with exotic culture, heritage, and lifestyle.
- Explore the beauty of Pokhara enhanced by its lovely lakes.
- Enjoy the spectacular panoramic Mountain views from Sarangkot.
- Visit Tansen, a typical Nepali town with numerous fairs, festivals, and religious and cultural events.
- Experience a hike from Shreenagar to Tansen Bazar, and visit Tansen Durbar.
- Visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
- Explore Chitwan National Park-one of Asia’s most famous national parks.
- Experience the sunrise and sunset from Nagarkot.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the airport, meet and transfer to the hotel.
Rest and relax at the hotel or go for a self-guided tour around Thamel and the local streets of Kathmandu. Enjoy a welcome dinner with a typical Nepali cultural program in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Drive Kathmandu-Bandipur
After breakfast, we shall drive to the medieval Newari town of Bandipur. This town is well-preserved with many fine examples of 18th-century architecture, cafes, shops, and temples. The afternoon is free to wander the cobbled streets and explore the architectural heritage in the colorful houses of the villages. Also, experience the impact of Newari architecture. Overnight in Bandipur.
Day 3: Bandipur-Pokhara
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with spectacular mountain views. If you are interested, there is the option to hike to Ramkot village(3 hrs round trip). Then drive about 2 hrs to Pokhara(82 km). On arrival, check into the hotel, rest, and relax. Later, we will go for an hour boat ride in the Phewa Lake and visit the Tal Barahi temple. The evening is free to stroll around the lakeside and visit the local market. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 4: In Pokhara
Early morning, we will take an excursion to Sarangkot to experience the sunrise view. Sarangkot is famous for sunrise and sunset with a panoramic view of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, and other mountains. After the visit, we will return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, a full day of sightseeing covering; World Peace Pagoda, Devis falls, Gupteswor Cave, Seti George, Tibetan Refugee center, and Pokhara Mountain Museum. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 5: Pokhara-Tansen
Today we will drive to our next destination, Tansen. It will take about 4-5 hrs to cover 157 km. Check into your hotel, and later we will visit Tansen Bazar, Bhagawati Nath Temple, Narayan Tole, and Tansen Durbar. Overnight in Tansen.
Day 6: Tansen-Lumbini
Early morning we will visit the Shreenagar hills for a spectacular sunrise view. Today, we will visit the Tansen Bazar and the Bhagawatinath temple. After lunch, we will drive to Lumbini via the Siddhartha Highway. Overnight in Lumbini.
Day 7: In Lumbini
After breakfast, take an excursion to Tilaurakot, the ancient capital of Kapilvastu, the Kingdom of the Sakya Dynasty, where Lord Buddha was born. We will also tour the Monastery complex, Ashokan pillar, Maya Devi Temple, the sacred Garden, and Lumbini Museum. Overnight in Lumbini.
Day 8: Lumbini-Chitwan
Early morning we will drive to Chitwan. It takes about 4-5 hrs to cover 159km. Upon arrival, check-in at the resort. There will be a short briefing regarding the program. After lunch, we will visit a Tharu village. Enjoy the riverside sunset view, followed by a slide show regarding various flora and fauna of Chitwan. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 9: In Chitwan
Today you have a full day to explore the National Park. There are several activities that you can participate in: including jungle walks, Jeep Safari, Elephant Briefing, Elephant Bathing (seasonal-only summer time), Canoeing on the Rapti River, Crocodile Breeding, Conservation Center Tour, Riverside sunset view, and Tharu Cultural dance show in the evening. Overnight in Chitwan
Day 10: Chitwan-Nagarkot
Early morning, bird watching at the riverside. Then after breakfast, we shall drive towards Kathmandu. At Bhaktapur, we will take a diversion towards Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the best spots for soaking up panoramic mountain vistas. You can have the fantastic panoramic mountain view of the Annapurna ranges, Langtang ranges, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal. Overnight in Nagarkot.
Day 11: Nagarkot-Kathmandu
In the morning, enjoy the spectacular sunrise over the mountain ranges. Today we have a full-day sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley covering Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Departure
Transfer to the airport as per your flight schedule.
- All transfers by private vehicle.
- English Speaking local guide throughout the tour.
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with entrance fees.
- Accommodation in 3-4* hotels with only breakfast in other places, while all meals are included in Chitwan.
- One dinner with cultural performance in Kathmandu.
- Nepal visa fee.
- International flight to and from Kathmandu.
- Any meals, lunch dinner besides the indicated above.
- All kinds of bar bills and beverages like cold drinks, hot drinks and any other personal expenses not mentioned above.
- Travel medical insurance.
- Personal equipment and clothing.