Nepal Experience Tour

Nepal Experience Tour is designed in such a way, that in the beginning we visit all the important religious hotspots in Kathmandu Valley like Pashupatinath temple, Asia's holiest Hindu pilgrimage, then to Swayambhu Temple located on the hilltop in the heart of Kathmandu Valley overlooking the entire city and then we go to Basantapur Durbar Square where Kumari the living goddess resides. After all the city sightseeing we then go for a day rafting in Trishuli river. The next day we visit the world heritage site Chitwan National Park where sitting on the back of elephant we go for safari to view rare animals like rhinocerous, crocodile, deer, depending on luck one can even see royal bengal tiger any many other asiatic animals in the wild. We then head towards scenic town of Pokhara and visit Tibetan camps, ancient caves and gorges, etc. We fly back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu – Raft

Day 04: Raft – Jungle Safari

Day 05: Jungle Safari

Day 06: Jungle Safari - Pokhara

Day 07: Pokhara - Sarangkot

Day 08: Pokhara - Kathmandu

Day 09: Day at leisure in Kathmandu

Day 10: Final Departure

Day 01: Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu. Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. The tour manager will give pre-tour briefing. Remainder of the day at leisure.O/N at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu
AM: Pashupatinath Temple- the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to Lord Shiva, built in 1996. We carry on the sightseeing tour of the Patan- A city of architecture and fine arts. Some times known as "town with a Thousand Golden Roofs".Visit Tibetan Handicraft Center at Jawalakhel to watch carpet weaving.

PM: Sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath- the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the entire Kathmandu valley spread out below. A short drive will take you to Bouddhanath- the world's largest stupa; a sight of great generation to the Buddhist. We continue to Kathmandu Durbar Square- the temple of the Living Goddess and the Royal palace. Finally, visit Kastamandap- a temple built from a single tree from which the Kathmandu derives its name. O/N at hotel

Day 03: Kathmandu – Raft
Early morning breakfast is served and takes 2 hours of drive to the raft put in point. White Water Rafting in Trishuli River – over crashing waves and swirling rapids for the excitement of a lifetime. O/N at river bank in tents.

Day 04: Raft – Jungle Safari
Rafting is continued after breakfast till the lunchtime & after lunch, we end up with raft & proceed to Royal Chitwan National Park for wildlife activities.Upon arrival meet by the naturalist and transfer to the jungle resort. The manager will brief the guests about the activities. In the late afternoon, the guests will be taken for a jungle safari on elephant back so that they can penetrate deep into the jungle for viewing and photographing wildlife or a jungle walk is organized to experience the abundant bird life and the flora & fauna of the park. If you are lucky, you may see the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger both on nature walk as well on elephant safari. A hearty meal of continental or Nepalese cuisine will be served in the evening around the campfire. O/N at Jungle Lodge.

Day 05: Jungle Safari
Early morning guests will be mounted on elephant back and taken for jungle safari for 2-3 hours penetrating through dense grassland to view wildlife. This grass commonly known as elephant grass is dense and grows to a height of 18-20 ft. It is the favorite habitat of the rhinoceros and other mammals. After breakfast, the guests are taken to our elephant stables where the senior naturalist will give a talk about the habitats of the elephant. Here one may witness the rare scenic of the elephant at bath. Afternoon free to relax. Evening dinner served around the campfire followed by Tharu stick dance. O/N at Jungle Lodge.

Day 06: Jungle Safari – Pokhara
After breakfast, guests will be transferred to waiting vehicles for drive to Pokhara- one of the most picturesque valleys in Nepal, 125 mile west of Kathmandu and under the shadow of the Annapurna Ranges. A rare combination of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited by friendly ethnic tribes. O/N at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 07: Pokhara – Sarangkot
After breakfast, Packed lunch is carried and starts the pleasant hike to Sarangkot – the most popular hilltop offering the superb panoramic view of the Himalayas. Its hike to places within the rim of the Pokhara Valley and walks to the surrounding villages offer captivating glimpses of rural life. Back to Pokhara. O/N at hotel.

Day 08: Pokhara – Kathmandu
Either take a morning flight to Kathmandu enjoying the mountain scenery or take enough time to go for shopping in Kathmandu or take a drive of approx. 5 hours back to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel.

Day 09: Day at leisure in Kathmandu
Free day on your own to go for last minute shopping or to do something of your interest. Evening dinner followed by Nepali cultural program. O/N at hotel.

Day 10: Transfer to airport for onward destination.

Cost Includes
- Arrival/departure and all transfer (using new Air-conditioned car, Hiace, Coaster as per group size)
- 9 nights’ Accommodation on twin sharing basis
- Accompanying professional English Speaking Guide
- One bottle of mineral water per person per day
- All Entrance Fee

Cost Excludes
- Any expenses of personal nature for e.g. telephone calls, laundry, porter age, mineral water or any other services not mentioned above
- Tips For Guide and Driver
- Food
- Any optional program or services not mentioned in above Itinerary
- No refund for un-used tours, rooms, meals and transfer service