Explore and know more about Nepalese culture and lifestyle and enjoy the views of beautiful mountains in the Himalayas with our Nepal Exploration Tour. Nepal Exploration Tour takes you around wonderful cultural sites, famous beautiful cities, lush forests, National Parks in the country. This 15-day Nepal Exploration Tour brings you the opportunity to understand nepalese culture, nature and lifestyle. The places, that Nepal Exploration Tour takes you to, have different charms of their own.
Nepal is the land of unique cultural diversities in addition to the beautiful nature and mountains. Traveling to Nepal provides a great experience of exploring the diversity that this country embodies. In our Nepal Exploration Tour you will enjoy the cultural wonders that have a long history back to the ancient and medieval times in addition to the simple yet beautiful Nepali lifestyle in the modern times. Exploring the middle hills and southern plains of the country this tour will also offer you spiritual and jungle safari exploration. As you travel to different places, also have experiences of diverse nature.
In the beginning of the Nepal Exploration Tour, you will visit different cultural and historical world heritage sites in medieval Kathmandu. Visit Gorkha and explore Gorkha Palace, a monument built in the 17th century. You will then visit Pokhara, a city of turquoise lakes and a major tourist hub. After having done Pokhara city sightseeing, you will drive to Sarankot, a beautiful hillock and mountain view point. Other beautiful places you will visit include Tansen, known as the Queen of the Hills in Nepal. Then, you will drive up to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, and finally visit Chitwan, where you will get to enjoy a jungle safari through the lush forest of Chitwan National Park. You will drive up to daman and enjoy spectacular mountain vews and nature. Next day, visit Bhaktapur and Patan durbar squares. And, on the last day of tour enjoy spectacular mountain view and sun rise and sunset view from beautiful hillock near Kathmandu valley. Finally, you will drive back to Kathmandu.
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Meet our representative at the airport and transfer to hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, proceed for sightseeing tours of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world! and Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000 years old legendary stupa also nick-named as monkey temple.
After breakfast in the hotel, drive to Gorkha-the ancestral seat of the Shah Dynasty Kings and home of the original Gurkha soldiers. After refreshment in the resort, visit the 17th century built Gorkha Palace complex which comprise a temple, palace and fort. The view of Manaslu range from here is just superb.
After breakfast in the resort, retrace 23 km to join the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. The drive offers excellent views of the Himalayas and passes through several roadside bazaars and villages. Check in hotel and after refreshment boating trip to Barahi Temple situated in the middle of the lake.
After breakfast, take a hike to Sarangkot (1592m, 2 and half hours hiking) that offers the excellent views of Annapurnas, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri on a clear weather day. After some rest atop, drive back to Pokhara. Sightseeing of Davis Falls, Gupteswar Cave, Seti Gorge etc.
After breakfast, drive to Tansen renowned as the Queen of Hills of Nepal.The town sprawls over a ridge with pretty Newar houses lining its cobbled streets. Srinagar, the popular vantage point over Tansen offers the splendid views of the Himalayas.
After breakfast, drive to Lumbini-the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The road winds and switches back, making the trip thrilling. After refreshment in the hotel, visit the Lumbini Garden. You will visit the temple of Queen Mayadevi Temple and Ashokan pillar that marks the birthplace of Buddha. Overnight Hotel.
Drive to Chitwan National Park- One of the Asia's best preserved natural habitat of Great One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Benagal Tiger and many other endangered species of mammals, birds and aquatic lives. After refreshment, take a short walk tour to the village of Tharu aboriginal people whose life style remains unchanged over the century.
After breakfast, you will set out on a dog out canoe in Rapti River to watch the aquatic birds. If luck favors you, you will get to see the one of the endangered species of Crocodiles-Gharial. The boat ride lasts for 30 minutes and you will visit the Elephant breeding camp, where you will have chance to play with the young elephant babies and learn how the elephants are captured in the wild, how they are tamed and trained to work for human beings. Option: After the canoe trip, interested people with prior arrangement can take jungle walk tour that lasts 3 hours. It's a complete jungle walk trek on foot, guided by experienced jungle guides and sikaris. Return to hotel in the afternoon. After lunch, you will again go to explore the flora and fauna of the park on the elephant back! Great experience! Great One Horned Rhinoceros is the unmistakable sight. Other animals commonly seen are Sambar, Spotted Deer and wild boars.
AM: Early morning, you will take a bird watching trip guided by our experienced and qualified birdwatcher guides. Chitwan National Park, habitat to more than 500 different species of resident and migratory birds, is a haven for bird watchers. Return to hotel for breakfast and free stay till afternoon.
PM: After lunch, you will go for jeep safari. You will drive through different vegetations like Wetlands, Grasslands, Sal Forest etc. Sometime the park authority do not allow jeep safari in the park and in option, we will offer you trip to the lake of "20 thousands lake" in the buffer zone forest of the park where chance of animal sightseeing is not less compared.
En Route Highlights:
This condensed itinerary focuses on the transition from the natural wonders of Chitwan to the vibrant cityscape of Kathmandu, all while relishing the scenic beauty along the Himalaya Heart Trek route. Adjustments can be made based on preferences and specific travel circumstances. Always stay informed about travel conditions and consult with local experts for the latest updates.
Sightseeing of the ancient township of Bhaktapur-the original capital of Malla Kings of Nepal. The town is the best testimony of preservation of ancient and mediaeval arts and architecture. Visit Thimi-the typical Newari town adjacent to Bhaktapur. Sightseeing of Patan and Bungamati. Patan has the fame as the " City of Arts and Crafts" and in fact you will agree it when you visit the town. After Patan, you will visit Bungamati, another Newari Village where you will have chance to meet the local people and witness their life style.
Transfer to airport for departure.
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