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Classic Nepal Tour offers to explore countryside Himalayan village and jungle by short walk/hiking for all age group.
In the beginning visit historic & cultural places as Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath with sacred monasteries, you will drive to Pokhara and start two days short trekking to Pothana and Dhampus on the Annapurna region. You don’t need to be a great trekker to explore this area because it is a low altitude trek goes through the surrounding mountain of the Pokhara valley, including to see the famous Mt Annapurna, Macchapucchre, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu etc. later drive to Chitwan once the royal hunting grounds of the Rana oligarchy to witness the Bengal tiger, rhino, crocodile and so on.
- Destination : Nepal
- Trip Duration : 9N / 10D
- Max Altitude : 2,100 M (6,890 ft) M
- Group Size : 2 person Minimum
- Difficulty Level : Easy
- Travel Season : N/A
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,
Trekking experience in the foothills of Mt. Annapurna
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: Full day tour of Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath:
Day 04: Flight: Kathmandu – Pokhara, Boating at Fewa Lake and visit Pokhara.
Day 05: Trekking: Pokhara – Australian Camp, (1650Mt) 3 Hrs.
Day 06: Trekking: Dhampus – Pokhara: 2 ½ hrs,
Day 07: Drive: Pokhara – Chitwan National Park, Afternoon jungle activities,
Day 08: In Chitwan, full day jungle activities,
Day 09: Drive: Chitwan - Kathmandu (B)
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.
The Durbar square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries.
We will continue to 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.
We will finish visiting Boudhanath, "UNESCO World Heritage site", its massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical Stupa in the world, where many Tibetan refugees residing since 1960 in its premises have built more than 50 Buddhist monasteries. The Stupa is said to have buried the remains of Kassyapa Buddha. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Overnight at hotel.
Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal located 220 km/827 Mt, west of the capital Kathmandu. It is home to Gurkha soldiers. The Annapurna Range with three out of the ten highest mountains in the world — Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu are within approximately 15 – 35 miles of the valley. Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range in the Himalayas, the city is the gateway of famous Mustang trekking, Mount Annapurna Circuit trail and Jomsom – Muktinath, We will visit Vindhyabasini temple, 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, 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 / enjoy the serenity of Pokhara or simply choose some optional tour of paragliding, Zip flyer etc. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Upon arrival you will receive and greet by resort staff, accompanied with refreshment & be given a briefing on our lodge & its facilities. After being given your programs for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.
In the afternoon, Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharu (inhabitant of Jungle). In the evening you will see amazing Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River. In the evening, slide presentation. One of our jungle experts will introduce background data and history of the Royal Chitwan National Park as well as some other topics relating to wildlife. Your questions are most welcome.
Dinner & overnight at jungle resort.
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.
Includes & Excludes
TOUR COST IN US DOLLARS, NET PER PERSON
HTLS IN KTM
HTLS IN POKHARA
RESORT IN CHITWAN
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: Kathmandu – Pokhara
- 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%
- Twin / Dormitory room in guest house inclusive of 3 simple meals, breakfast, lunch & dinner (During Trek)
- Porter (Permitting 12 kg. per Pax), official English speaking trek Sherpa guide, trekking permits (During Trek)
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
Trekking gear / materials
Any other service not mentioned in the service includes column