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In this "Himalayan village tour" one could see the beautiful medieval capital of Nepal with its ancient palaces of the Malla dynasty; monuments and temples of Hindu and Buddhist religion, including its villages and the jungle are untouched by modern civilization for centuries are unforgettable memories of the tour, it is the first step in organizing to see Nepal with Mt Everest Himalaya for you, your family and friends.
In the beginning visit historic & cultural places as Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath with sacred monasteries, Sankhu, Bajra Yogini, later drive to Chitwan once the royal hunting grounds of the Rana oligarchy to witness the Bengal tiger, rhino, crocodile and so on, Bandipur, the medieval trading route between china & India, Then proceed to Pokhara, from Sarangkot you will see the famous Mt Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu etc.
- Destination : Nepal
- Trip Duration : 9N / 10D
- Max Altitude : 2,195 M (7,201 ft M
- Group Size : 2 person Minimum
- Difficulty Level : Easy
- Travel Season : Jan-Dec
World Heritage Site, Historic & cultural medieval capital city:
Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur,
Chitwan – The best preserved national park, once the royal hunting grounds of the Rana oligarchy,
Pokhara – Foothills of Mt. Annapurna with Panoramic Himalayan range views,
Bandipur – the medieval trading route between china & India,
Mesmerizing views of the terraced farmlands, forests, beautiful villages
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, welcome & transferred to your Hotel, afternoon free for personal activities,
Day 02: Full day tour of Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu & Patan durbar square,
(Optional: Early morning you could take an optional Mount Everest flight tour – The Highest Mountain on Earth).
Day 03: Drive: Kathmandu – Chitwan National Park: 5 – 6 hrs. Afternoon jungle activities,
Day 04: In Chitwan: full day of jungle activities
Day 05: Drive: Chitwan – Pokhara (152km, 5 Hrs), Afternoon boating,
Day 06: In Pokhara: Morning visit Sarangkot (1,600 Mt.), David Fall, and Gupteswor cave:
Day 07: Drive: Pokhara – Bandipur (74 Km, 2 ½ Hrs / 1030Mt):
Day 08: Drive: Bandipur – Kathmandu – Nagarkot (2,195Mt): 5 hrs / 160 km
Day 09: Full day tour of Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath:
Day 10: Final departure transfer to the airport. End of our service.
Visit Swoyambhunath Stupa with its 2,500 year history, UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the definitive experiences of Kathmandu. An ancient religious complex mobbed by monkeys and soaring above the city on a lofty hilltop, the fascinating, chaotic jumble of Buddhist and Hindu iconography. Even the 2015 earthquake failed to topple Kathmandu's best loved temple, you could see ancient carvings everywhere and the smell of incense and butter lamps, the mystical atmosphere is heightened in the morning a devotees who make a ritual circumnavigation of the stupa, spinning the prayer wheels set into its base. The emperor Ashoka allegedly visited 2000 years ago, this famous stupa is surrounded by beautiful houses of priest, Chaityas and monastery.
Later we will visit the Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site), the city of fine arts & craft in metal, stone, terracotta, officially known as Lalitpur Metropolitan City, it is one of the largest cities of Nepal, It is famous for its rich cultural heritage, where you will see in its ancient palace with golden gate and window, temples of Krishna, Shiva, Golden temple (Hiranya Barna Mahabihar) as well as some monasteries & beautiful courtyard.
Overnight at hotel.
In afternoon, Elephant back Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and the Royal Bengal Tiger (If you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home. In the evening, Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers. Dinner & Overnight at resort / lodge.
In the afternoon take a boat ride in Phewa Lake and reach the temple of Tal Barahi temple in the island, later simply walk around the main tourist hub near Fewa Lake side, overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Later we will visit the famous “David fall”, a beautiful waterfall, it marks the point where a stream from Phewa Lake vanishes underground through a narrow gorge into a mysterious hole in the ground, the Gupteshwor Shiva Cave, one of the longest caves in Nepal and Tibetan refugee camp.
In the afternoon, enjoy the serenity of Pokhara or simply choose some optional tour of paragliding, Zip flyer etc. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Bandipur is located on a hillside between the Kathmandu – Pokhara highway in the district of Tanahu in Nepal. It is a well-preserved old town and its cultural environment makes it very attractive to know the customs and lifestyles of the Nepalese population. We visit the town on foot and travel along its narrow, bustling streets.
Bandipur was established as a funneling point of trade by Newar traders from Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu valley after it had been conquered in 1768 by Prithvi Narayan Shah. They took advantage of its malaria free location to develop it into an important stop along the India-Tibet trade route. With them they brought their cultural heritage and architecture which basically has remained unchanged to this day.
Originally a simple Magar village in the early 19th. Century Bandipur developed into prosperous trading center and a community with town-like features: substantial buildings, with their neoclassical façades and shuttered windows and streets paved with slabs of silverish slate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Visit to Pashupatinath, a famous UNESCO's a cultural heritage & sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, it serves as the seat of the national deity, This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagamati river", Considered as Varanasi for Hindus, where one could witness their final rituals of cremation.
Continue visit Boudhanath, “UNESCO World Heritage Site”, its massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical Stupa which is the largest in the world. From 1960, Tibetan refugee residing at this place and has constructed over 50 Buddhist (Monasteries). The Stupa is said to have entombed the remains of Kassyapa Buddha. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Includes & Excludes
TOUR COST IN US DOLLARS, NET PER PERSON
HTLS IN KTM
HTLS IN NAGARKOT
RESORT IN CHITWAN
HTLS IN POKHARA
HTLS IN BANDIPUR
TOUR COST PER PERSON
- Meeting & Assistance on Arr. / Dep. at airport/ Hotel by Sampurna travels Representatives.
- All private transfers on A/C car, van or coach
- Nonalcoholic welcome drinks on arrival at hotel
- Flight: Pokhara – Kathmandu
- Dbl / Sgl / Twin sharing room onBB at KTM & PKR
- Dbl / Sgl / Twin sharing room on MAP at Bandipur & Nagarkot
- In Chitwan: all jungle activities on full board basis
- Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with any language Speaking local tour guide
- Monument entrance fees during visit/tour
- Presently applicable Govt. tax & service tax 24.3%
Service Not Included:
- International air fare / Nepal visa
- Any meal which is not mentioned in the program
- Personal Travel / Rescue insurance
- Photography fees inside the monument
- Extra cost due to natural and political causes such as landslides, unrest, snow, strikes etc.
- All personal / nature expenses of table drinks, telephone, laundry, tips to guide, driver, escort, airport porterage, restaurant etc.
- Any other service not mentioned in the service includes column