10 Days Best of Nepal
Explore Nepal as it includes visit to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Kathmandu is mixed city of old and new with many UNESCO World Heritage Sites which are rich in traditional arts & architectures, interesting history & cultures and unique lifestyle of the people. Pokhara is charming & scenic place due to the presence of many beautiful lakes and amazing Fish Tail and Annapurna mountain views in the background. Nagarkot is a small highland close to Kathmandu which commands a panoramic views of many beautiful Himalayas. Visiting to Nagarkot provides scenic landscapes views, sunrise and sunset and amazing Himalayan ranges on a quiet and tranquil environment. Visit Chitwan National Park provides a sense of Jungle feeling with many interesting jungle activities and local culture. The short trek to Dhampus gives an opportunity to visit the Himalayas in a short time where one can experience close up of the Himalayas and daily life style of the villagers.
Day 1 Kathmandu (D)
Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, meet with our representatives and drive to Hotel. Check in to hotel and free time at your own.
Day 2 Kathmandu – Chitwan (B/L/D) 5 hrs drive
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan. Chitwan offers one of the finest wildlife experiences in Asia. In the evening proceed for cultural show which is known as Tharu stick dance.
Day 3 Chitwan – Jungle activities (B/L/D)
Today guests will be escorted by expert naturalist on various exciting activities including
Elephant back safari, Canoe ride, Jungle walk, Bird watching, Slide show.
Day 4 Chitwan – Pokhara (B/L/D) 4.5 hrs drive
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara which is the second largest and the most beautiful city in Nepal. Upon arrival check in to the hotel and proceed for boating in Fewa Lake. In the evening you have free time to explore on your own.
Day 5 Pokhara - Phedi - Dhampus (B/L/D) 1 hr drive / 4 - 5 hrs trek
After breakfast drive to Phedi then trek to Dhampus. Dhampus hill is short & easy but quite a rewarding trek. A hike to Dhampus will give an opportunity to view amazing mountain ranges and also to see and experience the daily lives of the villagers. The trek is best suited for guests who wish to experience Nepal Mountain scenery and ethnic culture in a short time.
Day 6 Dhampus - Sarangkot - Pokhara (B/L/D) 4 – 5 hrs trek / 30 mins drive
After BF walk to Sarangkot a beautiful and enjoyable walk in the middle hills of Nepal that lies near Pokhara, the beautiful lake city.
Day 7 Pokhara – Kathmandu (B/L/D) 6 hrs drive
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu check in to the hotel and free time to explore on your own or rest and relax.
Day 8 Kathmandu – Nagarkot (B/L/D) 1.5 hrs drive
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu durbar square, (UNESCO World heritage site). Kathmandu Durbar Square is the historic place that was also a politically important site until recently. The Kings of Nepal were crowned and their coronation ceremony was solemnized in this durbar square. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The temples, monuments, and palaces are believed to have been built by the Malla kings of the Medieval Nepal.
Then proceed for sightseeing tour to Great Stupa of Boudhanath (UNESCO World heritage site). Boudhanath Stupa holds a great importance to the entire Buddhist around the world. The Stupa is a vast dome-shaped monument representing the Mind of the Buddha, is the primary pilgrimage destination for Tantric Buddhists of the Himalayas and a major draw for Tibetan Buddhists from all over the planet. The history of the Stupa from its origins in the fifth century to the present day is also presented here for the first time.
In the afternoon drive to Nagarkot which is at a height of 2300m above the sea level. From this beautiful highland you can catch excellent views of sunset and sunrise and gorgeous mountain ranges including Mt. Everest on a clear day.
Day 9 Nagarkot – Kathmandu (B/L/D) 1.5 hrs drive
Wake up early morning and enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise and the beautiful Himalayan Panoramas just in front of you. Enjoy the fascination scenery and enjoy you breakfast.
Guest may wish to have some walk in the village side near your hotel. Then we will drive back to Kathmandu and continue the sightseeing Tour.
Proceed for half day sightseeing to the 2000 years old Swoyambhunath Stupa, (UNESCO World heritage site) sometimes also known as the monkey temple .The temple charms with its great dazzling Stupa, while at the same time offers a marvelous view of Kathmandu Valley.
Next destination is Patan Durbar square (UNESCO World heritage site). Patan Durbar Square complex is perhaps the most photographed of the three durbar squares. Located in the heart of Patan city, this was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts.
In the evening we will proceed for farewell dinner with cultural show.
Day 10 Departure (B)
Drive to airport for flight back home.
Trip Name: 10 Days Best of Nepal
Best Season: Sep to Dec, Jan to Jun
Tour Starts: Kathmandu
Tour Ends: Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 2300m
Places Covered: Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Chitwan, Dhampus & Pokhara
Activity: Sightseeing, Cultural & historic tour, Mountain Views, Boating, Himalayam Sunrise, Jungle activities, Short Trek