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Nepal Splendour Tour

Nepal Splendour Tour

Nepal has unique splendours including the highest Mount Everest (8,848m/29,028ft) on the earth. The World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley provide a great chance to observe the ancient Nepalese architect, lifestyle of the people here, history and current cultural practices. Hill stations like Nagarkot near Kathmandu and Sarangkot near Pokhara offer the panoramic views of the Himalayas. A scenic flight over the Mt. Everest and the Himalayas are truly unforgettable. Among many adventures, Nepal offers some white water thrills as well on her world famous rivers. There are some spiritual sites for interested people for their peace of mind. The other attraction of Nepal is the jungle adventure in the tropical dense forests. Nepal's forest has varied wildlife, elusive birds and many endangered animals. The safari includes elephant back-ride, canoe ride, village tour, bird watching and jungle walk. The livelihood of the Tharu community living in the Terai is also amazing. Nepal is exceptionally beautiful by its nature and so are the people. The entire tour gives a full excitement visiting monasteries, temples, historic squares, views of majestic Himalayas and of course the jungle trip. The exotic festivals happening almost every month offer the cultural values. An incredible selection of dining opportunities among international cuisines makes you feel that you are at your own house. There are many restaurants that serve only authentic Nepali food and ethnic dishes with live cultural program. Nepal offers an adventurous driving through the country sides and hills. We have designed a tour where you can experience all those splendours of Nepal. Our experienced and knowledgeable guide will fulfill your expectations throughout the tour.

Suggestion: Don't forget to bring your binoculars and camera with extra batteries.

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Reception by the Office Representative at the airport and we shall transfer you by our comfortable vehicle to a hotel located in the downtown followed by a short pre-trip meeting.

After breakfast, sightseeing tour of World Heritage Sites will be started by an experienced City Tour Guide. Tour includes to Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan Durbar Square. The entirely stone made Krishna Temple, three-storied golden temples and the three main courtyards of the Durbar Square are the main attractions of Patan. Then we drive back to our hotel.

After breakfast, we continue our tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square where we can visit the famous Kumari Ghar (Temple of Living Goddess) and the guide will give a short account of Nepal’s history and art related to the shrines and palaces located here. Then we continue our journey towards Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is considered as one of the oldest cities in town and famous for the 15th Century Palace of 55 Windows and the artistic courtyards along with the Golden Gate and Pagoda style temples. When the tour is over, we will drive to Nagarkot about 20 kilometers far from Bhaktapur City for overnight rest. Nagarkot is a popular hill station and provides panoramic view of the Himalayas. The snow peaks look especially gorgeous during sunset and sunrise from here.

We'll awake early to witness the spectacular dawn and the first rays of the sun firing over the Himalayas from Kanchenjunga and Everest in the Far East to Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in the West. After this fantastic view, we sit back for a lovely breakfast. Then we take a drive for approximately 6-7 hours on the bank of the Trishuli River along the scenic road and arrive at Pokhara. Pokhara is an ultimate destination for relaxation with the magnificent Annapurna range and the serenity of beautiful Fewa Lake. Our Pokhara tour starts with a boat ride on the Fewa Lake where we can see the shadow of Mt. Fishtail over the Lake water.

We drive to Sarangkot to witness the Himalayan panorama that dominates Pokhara City early morning. The towering Annapurna and the famous ‘Fishtail’ peaks are the highlights of this trip. We drive back to hotel for breakfast via the visit of sacred Bindhyabasini Temple. After breakfast, we will visit David Falls, Gupteshwor Cave and the World Peace Pagoda. We will also visit the International Mountain Museum before ending today’s tour. You are free to explore the colorful town in the evening.

After breakfast, our drive begins to Chitwan National Park through half of the same road we covered on the previous day. There will be a short briefing on the program and facilities after rooms are assigned. Our tour starts with elephant back-ride safari to explore the jungle and wildlife where you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard and if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. After dinner, we are ready to witness the typical cultural dance performed by local Tharu community. This cultural show is known as Tharu Stick Dance.

With the wake-up call followed by tea or coffee we are ready for a Nature Walk. This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and reverie jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter with. After lunch, we are ready for canoe trip on the Rapti River. A traditional dug-out canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and the animals of the river banks. We continue our excursion to EBC (Elephant Breeding Camp) to learn more about these fascinating animals on a visit to the elephant stable.

After breakfast, we are now retracing our drive through the scenic Highway on the bank of the Trishuli River and end our tour in Kathmandu. After refreshing and taking some rest, we will join the typical Nepali dinner with live cultural program. The show ends at 9PM and we are back to the hotel for rest.

This is the time to say good-bye and transfer to airport. Fly out Kathmandu with some beautiful memories. The drive from Thamel to airport takes about half an hour and needs to report 2 and half hours before the flight time.

Cost Includes:

  • Welcome drinks in Kathmandu
  • Tour pre-departure information
  • An English speaking City Tour Guide as per in the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodations on a twin share basis with breakfast
  • All internal ground transport by private vehicle
  • Full board meals (B/L/D) during the stay in Chitwan and safari activities
  • Emergency co-operation service 

Complimentary:

  • A Trekking Encounters T-shirt
  • A farewell Nepali dinner with live culture program 

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals other than in Chitwan
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Bar and beverages bills, bottled water
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Personal cloths and equipment such as sleeping bag, jacket, boots etc.
  • Insurance for accidental, medical and evacuation
  • Tips to the staff
  • International Airfare and Taxes
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Mt. Everest Flight

Activity: Mount Everest sightseeing flight.
Duration: One hour.
Frequency: Everyday in the morning between 6am to 9am.
Cost: US$ 224 per person. Group discounts available.
Ground transfer: Included by a private vehicle. Two persons minimum needed.
Airport tax: Included.
Airline: Buddha Air, Simrik Airlines and Yeti Airlines. Ask more details

Short Hiking Trips

Sundarijal Nagarkot Trek - 3 days. Ask more details
Sarangkot Dhampus Trek - 3 days. Ask more details
Poonhill Ghorepani Trek - 4/5 days. Ask more details
Jomsom Muktinath Trek - 3 days. Ask more details
Everest View Trek - 4/5 days. Ask more details

Jungle Safari in Bardia National Park

Activities: Jungle safari on elephant-back, jungle walk, boat ride, jeep drive.
Accommodation: Jungle lodges.
Transportation: Not included.
Meals: Included.
Duration: 4 days and 3 nights.
Cost: Starts from US$ 475 per person. Ask more details

Bird Watching in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Activities: Bird watching, boat ride and wildlife viewing on jeep drive.
Accommodation: Resorts, Tented camps.
Transportation: Not included.
Meals: Included.
Duration: 3 days and 2 nights.
Cost: Starts from US$ 480 per person. Ask more details

Rafting in Nepal

Trishuli River: 2/3 Class –1 Day – 17 Kilometers – Cost starts from US$ 30 per person.
Seti River: 3 Class – 2 Days – 32 Kilometers – Cost starts from US$ 80 per person.
KaliGandaki River: 4 Class – 3 Days – 56 Kilometers – Cost starts from US$ 140 per person.
BhoteKoshi River: 4/5 Class – 2 Days – 18 Kilometers – Cost starts from US$ 85 per person.
Cost includes: Top quality Rafting equipment, Highly trained Crew, Well organized camping, Hygienic food.
Transportation: Bus transportation included and depends. Ask more details

Bungy Jumping / Canyoning / Paragliding / Ultralight Flight

We can check and deliver information and cost as per your interest received for Bungy Jumping, Canyoning, Paragliding and Ultralight Flight. Bungy and Canyoning can also be customized together. Ask more details

Shopping Tours

Package available on demand.
Shopping items: Pashmina items, Paubha/Thangka, Woolen Carpets, Root Art, Ceramics, Shaligram (Holy Rocks), Masks of deities, Khukuri, Tea, Spices, Garments and Knitwear, Musical Instruments and Music, Glass Ornaments, Jewelry and Gems, Metal Wares, Sculptures, Wood Carvings, Rudraksha (Rosary), Incense, Natural Buttons, Fiber Products, Wood Game Boards, Fancy Hats, Bamboo Crafts, Bags and Accessories, Leather Articles, Lokta Paper and items made by Lokta, Nepali Dolls, Home Decors, Books and Maps and innumerable other unique items which are found nowhere else. Ask more details

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