$ 0Trip Price
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. 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 : 1,600 M (5,249 ft) M
- Group Size : 2 person Minimum
- Difficulty Level : N/A
- 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,
Hindu rituals to goddess Kali temple with Pharping monastery
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 jungle activities,
Day 05: Drive: Chitwan – Pokhara (152km, 5 Hrs) In the afternoon boat ride in Fewa lake, city tour
Day 06: Drive: Pokhara – Kathmandu: Morning visit Sarangkot (1,600 Mt.):
Day 07: Full day tour of Nagarkot, Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur:
Day 08: Full day tour of Sankhu Village, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath:
Day 09: Full day tour of Dakshinkali, Pharping, and Kirtipur,
Day 10: Final departure transfer to the airport. End of our service.
Full day visit to the most important monuments of the Nepalese capital. Visit the Kumari Palace (Living goddess) where the Kumari acknowledges their greetings from her balcony window, Kathmandu Durbar square (The World Heritage site) where you could see the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings, who ruled over the city. This square is surrounded by gigantic figure of Kal Bhairab (the God of Destruction), courtyards and temples. Currently the place is known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Monkey god adjoining to the palace entrance. A place with old temples and palaces is the place where Kings of Nepal were crowned and have their coronations solemnized.
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.
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, Drive back to Kathmandu, rest of the day at leisure, overnight at hotel in Kathmandu,
Drive downhill to Bhaktapur, UNESCO World Heritage site & the medieval capital city, it lies 14 km east of Kathmandu, we will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square where we will see their exquisite woodworks in the Palace of 55 windows with its golden gate, the beautiful Dattatreya Square, Nyatapola with Bhairab Temple Square and ceramics.
The Durbar square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Overnight at hotel.
We will finish visiting Pashupatinath, "UNESCO World Heritage site", the sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, which serves as the seat of the national deity, this "extensive Hindu temple ground" offers an "extensive collection of temples, ashrams, sculptures etc. for centuries along the banks of the sacred river Bagamati ", considered Varanasi for Hindus, where you could witness their final rituals of cremation. Overnight at hotel.
Visit Kirtipur, one of the oldest Newar medieval settlements and one is still a center of Newar cultural, the name Kirtipur comes from Kirti (glory) and Pur (city). It is also said that once a queen named Kirti ruled over this place, so it might have been named after this queen. It consists of many temples, Gumba (Buddhist monastery), and overnight at hotel.
Includes & Excludes
TOUR COST IN US DOLLARS, NET PER PERSON
HTLS IN KTM
RESORT IN CHITWAN
HTLS IN POKHARA
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
- Dbl / Sgl / Twin sharing room onBB at KTM & PKR
- In Chitwan: all jungle activities on full board basis
- Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with any language Speaking local tour guide
- One time 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