Nepal is a country of diversity, a standout country with the perfect geographical distribution of mountains, hills, and plains. 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites for such a small country itself speak volumes of its importance and significance in the planet. This holiday, witness the most beautiful creation of nature intertwined extraordinarily with medieval and sacred sites and experience the picture-perfect nation inclusive of an incredible never-ending range of Himalayas and hills, free-flowing rivers, vast forests with spectacular wildlife, insane waterfalls, and the most colorful and harmonious settlement of humankind.
Welcome to Kathmandu
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and proceed through immigration process.
As you exit the baggage hall area, you will be greeted by our friendly tour representative with a welcoming smile and a “Khada,” a piece of cloth representing the sincerity of one’s offering in Buddhist culture. The tour representative will then escort you to your vehicle and will accompany you as you drive to your designated hotel in this vibrant capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Experience the daily hustle and bustle of the busy capital as you drive to the hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, freshen up and ease your tiredness from your flight for a while, the rest of the day is at leisure. Feel free to stroll around the hotel and its surroundings and enjoy the scenic beauty of hills and mountains far at the horizon and anticipate an adventurous vacation in this country overloaded with nature, heritage, and culture.
As the daylight dimmers, enjoy a pleasing dinner at the hotel and prepare for a comfortable overnight stay.
Kathmandu Valley Tour
Wake up early in the morning amongst the sweet sounds of bells of temples as the locals carry out their daily ritual of deity worship.
Enjoy the hospitality and a lovely breakfast with warmth of the morning sun in a quiet and peaceful environment. Later, get ready to begin your tour of Kathmandu Valley, once believed to be a massive lake drained by deity Manjushree forming a valley suitable for human settlement. As your first stop, make your way to the most obvious destination of Kathmandu, Swayambhunath, the famous Monkey Temple. The glory of the city and residence for thousands of monkeys (hence the name, Monkey Temple), Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex of magnificent architectures sitting at the top of a hill just west of the city. Enjoy the stunning complex studded with a giant whitewashed dome with four faces of Buddha keeping watch over the city. Browse the shops and stores surrounding the complex displaying amazing work of arts and crafts and enjoy the panoramic view of the amazing city. Soon after, proceed towards Bhaktapur, one of the three cities in valley, known for medieval arts, architectures, and religious sites. Discover medieval, historic, and legendary monuments, statues, and structures each carrying unique mythical or historical significance. Stroll through the narrow alleyways in the most loved public square in the country witnessing traditional clay works, fascinating wood works, abundance of arts and crafts, and most friendly and lovely locals. Relax and learn about the rich culture and fascinating history Bhaktapur displays while you sit back at the square with mountainous backdrop enjoying the most popular food of the city, “Juju Dhau” (traditionally made extremely famous curd). Later in the day, drive through the roads of Bhaktapur with glorious views on both sides and arrive at Boudha in the heart of the capital city. This religious complex similar to Swayambhunath is well recognized for its massive whitewashed dome, the huge Boudhanath Stupa, believed to be built in or around 5th century. Entirely surrounded by various curious arts and crafts, traditional houses, Tibetan antiquities, and authentic restaurants, this public square is a place of tranquil inside the bustling city. Experience the environment of heavenly peace and pleasure amidst the soothing sound of Buddhist prayers by monks, rhythmic flights of pigeons, and the aromatic smell of holy incense.
Ending the fabulous day, proceed towards the hotel accompanied by the driver for a restful overnight stay after a delicious authentic dinner.
Enjoy the beautiful morning with a pleasant breakfast at the hotel in this city of arts and tradition and get ready to discover one of the most sacred destinations in Nepal, Lumbini.
After breakfast, accompanied by the tour representative proceed towards the Airport to catch a domestic flight leaving for Bhairahawa. Upon arrival to the Terai plains, you will be driven to your designated hotel where you can freshen up and rest for a while before starting your tour. Later in the day, head towards Lumbini, the holiest of the holy places where a prince called Siddhartha was born who later would be known as Gautam Buddha, a synonym for peace. Soak up the peaceful atmosphere in the spiritual environment. Witness Lumbini Garden and the tree where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Buddha after laboring on her way to her parent’s home in Devadaha. Visit 25 stunning international Buddhist monasteries and take part in meditation in company of the monks and learn a thing or two about Buddhism and its spiritual significance on your mind, body, and soul and even the mankind. Explore Mayadevi Temple and its surroundings and browse through the immaculate architectures and ancient archaeological evidences hinting and revealing the truth of Lord Buddha’s birth more than 2000 years ago. Experience the blissfulness and the feeling of Nirvana for which Lumbini is known for around the world and deservedly awarded one of the greatest World Heritage sites.
As the sun sets at the horizon, head to your hotel in Bhairahawa for a lovely dinner and a comfy overnight stay.
Wake up in the serene morning and start your day with a freshly-prepared breakfast at the hotel in Bhairahawa.
After breakfast, you will be picked up by the driver to proceed towards Chitwan in a private car. Enjoy extremely beautiful landscapes as you drive on a beautiful road through the tall hills alongside the calmly flowing river. Upon arriving Chitwan, you will be escorted to your designated hotel. Freshen up and relax for a while at the hotel before proceeding to the main event of the day. In the evening, you will be visiting a small local tribe, the Tharu village. The area is pretty much famous because of the Tharu tribe and even the name of the place has been derived from the Tharu language, “chit” meaning dense and “ban” meaning forest. Get an insight on daily lifestyle of the tribe, fascinating traditions, and rich history and culture. Explore the unique village comprising medieval styled huts as home, cattle, and rice and vegetable gardens and interact with the villagers as you stroll around the village observing Tharu lifestyle and their exciting daily activities. Later in the evening, enjoy a pleasingly delicious dinner in company of the locals as they start their most popular and most amazing Tharu Stick Dance for your delight.
After spending the day of a completely unique experience, head back to your hotel in Chitwan and rest your body with a restful overnight stay.
Freshen up a little early in the morning this day and grab a quick tea or coffee as something amazing is planned as the sun rises.
After tea, promptly proceed to the forest and lakes for an extremely rare pleasure of bird watching with more than 500 reported species of birds homing the vast forest of Chitwan. Catch the glimpse of and photograph the most exotic birds like white throated kingfisher, spotted eagle, paradise flycatcher, egrets, peacock, and storks to name a few. Soon thereafter, return to the hotel for a pleasant breakfast and rest for a while before you start today’s tour. Later in the afternoon, visit the elephant breeding center at Chitwan National Park. Learn how the mahouts (elephant carers) care for the gigantic mammals and see the little calves as they spend their time playfully around their mother. Later, explore the National Park listed in World Heritages site as you canoe on the Rapti River discovering the most fantastic and stunning view of the forest with different species of mammals roaming around the shores going about their daily life. Get a closer look at the exotic and rare wildlife as you ride on the gentle giants on your awesome elephant safari including sloth bears, swamp deer, Sambar, spotted deer, wild bison, striped hyena, leopards, monitor lizard, python, and lots and lots more. Capture the beauty of endangered One-Horned Rhino, Bengal Tiger, Gaur, and Four-Horned Antelope among many as they roam in the jungle freely, an extremely rare sight that the generation after us are most likely to be deprived of if the current rate of decline in these exotic animals persists. Late in the evening, enjoy the magical view of sunset from the bank of the river and take advantage of a greatest photography opportunity.
As the daylight dimmers, end your adventurous day and head back to the hotel for a mouth-pleasing authentic dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
Journey to Pokhara
Enjoy a heart-healthy breakfast in the fresh morning of this nature-rich city and get busy packing up your belongings as today, you will be traveling to Pokhara, the City of Lakes.
After breakfast, the tour representative and the driver will accompany you on your journey to the most loved holiday destination of Nepal, Pokhara. Drive through the roads at the bottom of extremely beautiful and awe-inspiring hills on both sides with a spectacular view of river flowing swiftly originating from the mountains far away. Make most of your rest stops at various points on your journey photographing the mesmerizing scenery. As you get closer to Pokhara City, it won’t be long before you realize why this is the most loved holiday destination of the nation and why it has been frequently mentioned as one of the most beautiful places in the entire world. Upon arrival, check in into your designated hotel and rest up for a while. Regardless of where you are inside the city, the view you get is always one of the loveliest view you have ever seen; the specialty of this blessed city! In the evening, get out of the hotel and take a boat ride on Phewa Lake nearby the hotel. The cool breeze, fresh air, calm water, the hills surrounding the lake, the close up view of range of mountains behind the hills, and the reflection of Mount Macchapuchhre on the lake is the feeling that one wouldn’t be able to describe using mere words; like the God just grabbed a brush and delivered his best! Later, sit by the lake a little longer and squeeze out some more of the nature’s pleasure or just stroll through the streets of lakeside area lined up with old bazaars, traditional arts and crafts shops, restaurants, pubs, shopping arenas, and serene gardens.
Later in the night, head back to the hotel for a delicious local cuisine for dinner and a comfy overnight stay.
Full Day Sightseeing of Pokhara
This morning, rise up before the sun does, freshen up, and then head towards Sarangkot, an easily accessible hill in Pokhara, as a delightful treat awaits you.
Make sure you arrive at Sarangkot pretty early and grab the best spot facing Annapurna Himalayan Range. As the sun rises from behind the vast Himalayan range lighting up the top of the mountains just above the dense fog, you will witness the greatest wonder of nature and the most glorious sunrise you have ever experienced. Capture the awesome sight of fascinating small villages just down the hill and a beautiful panoramic view of the city as the sun shines on this heavenly place sitting atop the magnificent hill enjoying a hot tea and a fresh breakfast. Take advantage of extra hours you earned waking up early and stroll through the lovely village flaunting numerous jaw-dropping sights, or better, take an adventurous route of Pokhara and get an eagle eye view of this magical land as you glide over the city paragliding, hand gliding, zip flying, or skydiving. Later in the day, visit Pokhara’s numerous attractions including but not limited to Bindhyabasini temple, an ancient temple sitting atop a small hill with astonishing view from the temple grounds; Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, an amazing cavern formed from years and years of water flowing through and cutting upon the rocks; Devi’s Falls, an impressive white-foamed waterfall between two small hills with waters forming an underground tunnel; and Mahendra Cave or the Bat Cave, a narrow entrance leading to quite a wide underground paradise homing thousands of bats and walls artistically carved with images depicting deities and wild animals. Enjoy the surreal experience as you visit all these places collecting unforgettable memories.
Wrap up the fantastic day of thrilling adventure and spellbinding sightseeing with a delicious authentic dinner at the hotel and a restful overnight stay.
Return to Kathmandu
Greet the warm sun in the morning with a fresh breakfast at the hotel. Keep a lookout for vendors passing by the streets selling early morning hot and fresh bakery items, the specialty of the city.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Pokhara and follow the instructions of the tour guide and proceed towards your vehicle for your return trip to Kathmandu Valley. Start the delightful journey through numerous beautiful hills and bridges on the highway and take advantage of rest stops photographing the amazing landscapes. Later in the evening, arrive Kathmandu Valley, a museum in itself filled with mythological and ancient heritage and culture blending quite uniquely with modern pop culture and arts. Upon arrival, stroll through the streets of the vibrant capital city. Explore the narrow alleyways and bustling streets in the evening. Collect souvenirs and memorabilia as you visit lively illuminated marketplaces browsing extremely famous distinctive trinkets, traditional arts and crafts, Tibetan antiques, designer wears, and lots more.
Ending the tiresome day, head back to your hotel in Kathmandu and enjoy delicious Nepali cuisine and ready yourself for a quiet and relaxing overnight stay.
Enjoy a lovely breakfast at the hotel and manage your time in the morning in accordance to your flight schedule. Later, proceed to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu to catch a return flight to your sweet home with fond memories of Nepalese hospitality and a marvelous holiday.
- Airport arrival and departure during the tour.
- KTM-CHW-LUM-PKR-KTM by Private Car.
- Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley.
- 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Basis.
- 2 Night Accommodation in Chitwan on full Board basis.
- 2 Night Accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis.
- 1 Night Accommodation in Lumbini on BB basis.
- Guide Cost.
- KATHMANDU-BHAIRAWA, BHARATPUR – POKHARA, POKHARA – KATHMANDU BY FLIGHT
- 13% government tax where applicable.
- Meals (Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu,Lumbini & Pokhara.
- Items of Personal Consumption (mineral water, alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.)
- Items not mentioned under ‘price covers’.
- Any Entrance Fees.
Visa Information Nepal
A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal-China border.
Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
To renew a Visa you can go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.
A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background.
Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss,Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen.
Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee
a. Tourist Visa Nepal
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
b. Gratis (Free) Visa
- For first visit in one visa year (January to December) , gratis visa for 30 days is available
only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan
and Sri Lanka. However, visa can be extended from the Immigration Department on
payment of visa fee as specified above.
- Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
c. Nepal Visa For Indian Nationals
Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. As per the Nepalese Immigration, Indian
Nationals traveling to Nepal by air must posses any one of the following documents.
- Election Commission Card
d. Nepal Visa For Chinese Nationals
As per official circular of the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, China, Chinese nationals applying
for tourist visa to Nepal are being provided “gratis tourist visa” from Jan. 5, 2016, from
following Nepali missions in the People’s Republic of China:
- Embassy of Nepal, Beijing
- Consulate General of Nepal, Lhasa
- Consulate General of Nepal, Hong Kong
- Honorary Consulate of Nepal, Shanghai
e. Other Visa Information
Nationals from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia,
Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan will need to obtain visa from Nepal Embassies or Diplomatic
Missions in their respective countries, as they do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry
points of Nepal.
f. Visa Extension for Nepal
Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31).
Learn more about applying for Nepal visa online by clicking here Online Visa Application for
For further visa information for Nepal, please contact: Department of Immigration
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868/ 4433934
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