8 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:
Activities: visiting world heritage sites with scenic overland drive, and jungle safari.
Trip Mode: Hotels - Resorts & Lodge
Seasons: All season except July & August the wet months.
“an interesting and exclusive tour around Nepal heritage sites, picturesque and popular touristic spot of Bandipur and Pokhara with magnificent Annapurna Himalaya backdrop, a scenic drive to Asia’s’ best national park at Chitwan and overnight in Nagarkot with stunning sunrise over chain of Himalaya peaks.”
Nepal scenic tour a classic cultural with great combination of scenic overland drive around best part of Nepal with thrills and exciting elephant ride at Asia’s best National Park in Chitwan with cultural village tour of Bandipur including picturesque Pokhara valley and Nagarkot.
All these fascinating holiday with interesting Nepal scenic tour of one week duration in the comfort of nice hotels led by expert and professional Nepal Adventure Team cultural guides and staff providing with enough information of the area from culture, religion, custom, flora / fauna and wonderful folk tales of the Himalaya.
Nepal scenic tour concludes with enjoyable and memorable time around best areas of Nepal including grand services of Nepal Adventure Team.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
Day 02:Drive to Chitwan - 05 hrs.
Day 03:Drive to Bandipur - 05 hrs overland journey.
Day 04:Drive to Pokhara - 03 hrs.
Day 05:At Pokhara sunrise views and hike to Buddhist Peace Stupa.
Day 06:Drive to Nagarkot via Kathmandu - 08 hrs.
Day 07:Drive back to Kathmandu with tour of Bhaktapur.
Day 08:International departure for homeward bound.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines. On arrival at Kathmandu international airport terminal Nepal Adventure Team staff and guide will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around the interesting area of Thamel. After refreshment our guide / leader will brief with information regarding hotels, Nepal Trip with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with folk cultural program.
Day 02Drive to Chitwan - 05 hrs. Morning an interesting overland drive to famous and popular Chitwan National Park listed as Asia’s best park, drive leads downhill leaving the hills to flatland of Nepal known as Terai with warm sub-tropical climate, a drive of five hours, on reaching Chitwan transfer to respective hotel / Resort or Jungle Lodge where you will be briefed about jungle activities’ and elephant ride, afternoon time permitting a short introductory nature walk or visit of local Tharu villages for an hour and back in the comfort of nice hotels / lodge with evening cultural program with dinner.
Day 03Drive to Bandipur - 05 hrs overland journey. An early morning jungle activities with elephant safari into the deep forested area on the lookout for wild life and exotic birds chances of seeing one horned rhinoceros, deer, sloth beer and might see the rare Royal Bengal Tiger with many species of bird life. After an exciting tour on elephant back return to the lodge for breakfast and a drive to Bandipur. A scenic drive of less than five hours reaching the mid hills at Bandipur located on Kathmandu / Pokhara highway with short off route from Dhumre and Damauli town. A socio cultural diversity of ancient Newari hill town untouched by modernization with an abundance of medieval period houses, temples of great significance and architecture. This medieval era town boasts festival all year round, besides a plethora of cultural offerings, Neighboring Magar, Gurung, Brahmin, Chetri, Damai and Sarki villages all contribute the cultural diversity of region. On the basis of tourist views like the popular trend of home stay at villages with good culture and hospitality of Bandipur, various folklore and tribal dances as “Ghatu Nach”“Rodhi”,“Chudka”, “Balun”,“Maruni” etc. Virtually, one who reaches Bandipur never forgets to visit twice and thrice because of its heavenly retreats and enjoyable stay. Special Attractions: A tourist nature paradise overlooking incredible expanse of Marshyangdi river which cascades and takes a sharp turn eastward on its way to join the Trisuli river at Mugling bazaar, located in central areas of mixed canopy of pine and Sal forest and lush terraced fields It offers a breath-taking sweep of the Himalayan range from Langtang in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west The view of glorious sunshine and sunset from Tundikhel and Gurungche hill makes a wonderful scene to tourists. Diversity of flora and fauna of Bandipur offers more than 200 species of forest plants, 70 species of birds, 35 species of wild life. Siddha cave (probably the biggest cave in Asia) 18 feet width and 50 feet high situated north of Bandipur to explore makes an exciting adventure. After entrance to huge and dark where numerous sub trails, gorge and holes created by waterfalls, rock cliffs carved in different magical figures, deep wide and long size of cave attracts the tourists. One can study stalagmite structure. It is said that this cavern has not been fully explored.
Day 04Drive to Pokhara - 03 hrs. A leisure morning in this nice and pleasant village after breakfast drive leads on the Kathmandu / Pokhara highway a scenic drive of few hours to reach Pokhara, a popular touristic spot in all Himalaya region blessed with natural beauty where the high Annapurna mountain range and majestic Mt. Machapuchare “Fish Tail” reflects on its serene Lakes of Phewa and Begnas, and on reaching transfer to a nice hotels with afternoon free for stroll around the Phewa lake side where the hotels are located
Day 05At Pokhara sunrise views and hike to Buddhist Peace Stupa. At Pokhara starting the tour early morning with a short drive to a hill side at Sarankot for stunning sunrise view over array of snowcapped mountains from world’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, 10th highest Mt. Annapurna 8,091 m and 8th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m including range of smaller peaks with ever present majestic Mt. Machapuchare “Fish Tail” standing high at 6,993 meters. Sarankot tallest point at 1, 460 meters with stunning sunrise views over snowcapped mountains, Pokhara valley with Phewa Lake below, beside fabulous panorama, this place is famous for paragliding which is one of the most popular adventure sports around, after a great fresh morning return back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast a short boat ride and hike to Peace Stupa an excellent view point located on a ridge. Peace / Shanti Stupa, a Buddhist pagoda on a hilltop, also known as Ananda hill. Shanti for Peace in Sanskrit, this beautiful spot offers tremendous overwhelming views of Pokhara valley and of the snow capped peaks towards north. Afternoon visit David’s fall or Pathelo-Chhango a huge volume of waterfalls (depending upon the season) and visit the nearby Gupteshwor Cave a deep cave where Seti River flows with torrent speed, this cave with lord Shiva temple. After a great moment transfer back to hotel with rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 06Drive to Nagarkot via Kathmandu - 08 hrs. Today an interesting drive from warm sub-tropic of Chitwan to mountainous and hill area of Nagarkot with cooler climate, starting early morning after breakfast drive leads back into mid-hills on leaving the flatland Terai, finally our scenic drive brings you at Kathmandu valley suburb and continue drive past medieval city of Bhaktapur and on the uphill drive on top of a hill at 2,100 meters high where Nagarkot town is located, offering incredible views of sunrise / sunset over chain of Himalayan peaks. On reaching at Nagarkot transfer to a nice hotel or resort with time for short walks around this scenic spot of Nagarkot where the air is cooler and fresh.
Day 07Drive back to Kathmandu with tour of Bhaktapur. On catching the morning sunrise over the snow clad peaks drive descends to Bhaktapur, a beautiful charming city with immense past glory, where you can immerse in medieval times, located east of Kathmandu valley rim, third largest city around Kathmandu valley, once a capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom during 12th to 15th century. Bhaktapur with great ancient culture, traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs of every-day life, Bhaktapur the city of ‘Devotees’ its ancient name Bhadgaon, slowly turning into modernization, still retains its past glory with old temples, royal courtyard and bazaar itself steeped with old history and monuments with many heritage sites to visit in this old part of the city of Bhaktapur. After a pleasant tour of Bhaktapur and then drive back to Kathmandu with afternoon free for short stroll around Thamel or shopping souvenirs.
Day 08International departure for homeward bound. Your last day in amazing Nepal as per international flight time NAT staff transfer you to international airport for your flight back home or to next port of call, after a great and remarkable Nepal Trip with wonderful service of Nepal Adventure Team its guides and staff.
If you are interested for more adventurous activities like Paragliding, river rafting, Zip flyer, horse riding, bungee jump and others, please let us know. Like weve been saying all the time , the tours can be lengthened or shortened as per the clients request. Thank you. :)
This tour can be done anytime of the year except July and August as per the request.