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9 Days Glimpse of Nepal Tour

Duration

9 days

Starting at

Kathmandu Airport

Ending at

Kathmandu Airport

Trip Grading

Easy

Accommodation

3 star Hotels

Meals

Meals as per Inclusions

Attraction

Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park & Lumbini

Acctivities

Cultural tour & Jungle Safari

Discover Nepal: 9 Days Glimpse of Nepal Tour

9 Days Glimpse of Nepal Tour is comprehensive itinerary takes you to some of the most popular destinations in Nepal, offering a deep understanding of the country’s rich culture, diverse lifestyles, and breathtaking scenic beauty. From ancient temples and bustling cities to serene lakes and wildlife sanctuaries, this tour encapsulates the essence of Nepal.

Tour Overview

Your adventure begins with a tour of Boudanath Stupa, a prominent center of Buddhism in Nepal, providing insights into the lifestyles of Tibetan and Sherpa communities. Next, visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, a significant Hindu site where many wish to be cremated. Explore the ancient city of Bhaktapur, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and stunning architecture. These sites are not just monuments but symbolize the hopes and traditions of the Nepalese people.

The tour also includes a visit to Chitwan National Park, one of the best-preserved wildlife habitats, ideal for spotting rare and endangered animals. Before heading to the picturesque lakeside city of Pokhara, you will visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, known as the ‘Light of Asia’.

Throughout the tour, you’ll be accompanied by a professional guide, travel in a comfortable private car or coach, and stay in centrally located 2 or 3-star hotels. You’ll also have ample opportunities to purchase authentic souvenirs, such as carpets, handicrafts, carvings, and thankas.

Tour Highlights of 9 Days Glimpse of Nepal Tour

  1. Kathmandu’s Historic Monuments: Visit five significant sites, including Boudanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Bhaktapur city, Patan, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  2. Chitwan National Park: Explore the pristine wilderness of Chitwan National Park, one of Nepal’s best-preserved wildlife habitats. Enjoy jungle activities and stay in a charming resort, where you can spot rare and endangered animals in their natural environment. A perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
  3. Lumbini: Explore the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and the historical site of Kapilvastu.
  4. Pokhara: Discover the magical lake city with a sunrise tour offering stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayas and the famous Fishtail peak.
  5. Phewa Lake: Enjoy a serene boat ride.
  6. Cultural Dances and Farewell Dinner: Savor Nepalese cultural dances and a farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant.
  7. Scenic Overland Journey: Travel through Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, and Pokhara, enjoying the beautiful landscapes.
  8. Flexible Itinerary and Guides: Benefit from a flexible itinerary tailored to your preferences.

9 Days Glimpse of Nepal Tour quick outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet & greet at the airport; transfer to hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Boudanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bhaktapur city.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan (175 kms – 5 hours). Engage in jungle activities.

Day 04: Continue jungle activities in Chitwan.

Day 05: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini (148 kms – 3.5 hours). Overnight in Lumbini.

Day 06: Morning visit to Tilaurakot, then drive to Pokhara (192 kms – 5 hours). Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 07: Sunrise and sightseeing tour of Pokhara, including an hour-long boat ride on Phewa Lake. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 kms – 5 hours). Quick tour of Patan and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Evening farewell dinner with cultural program.

Day 09: Free time until departure. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet & greet in the airport; transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel at Kathmandu.

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel. The drive from the Kathmandu international airport to hotels in Kathmandu is not long as the airport is in the middle of the city, in 20/30 minutes are in the Hotel. Check into Hotel. After checked in you are on your own for the rest of day.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Boudanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Bhaktapur city. In Kathmandu

After breakfast start tour of Kathamndu valley visiting Boudanath Stupa first. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley and one of the first monuments with a written history. One of the biggest pilgrimages for Tibetans the area around this stupa is also known as the little Tibet in Kathmandu. This was listed in the UNESCO’s world heritage site list in 1979 A.D.

Next is Pashupatinath temple, the most important shrine for Hindus in Kathmandu. Although non-Hindus are not allowed inside the temple premises, the cremation that takes place around the Pasupatinath temple area is interesting for travelers. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1979 this area has a lot of Sadhus/Hindu holy men who are center of attraction for many travelers.

Finally you visit Bhaktapur city. This city is still on the fringe of medieval age. Known as Bhadgaon, it is famous for making mask. Their mask dance is very impressive. Square around the palace (Durbar Square) has many temples built in pagoda style. Famous are a five storied Nyatapola temple built in 1708 AD and Dattatrya temple built in 1427 AD. The intricately carved peacock window and numerous fountains inside the palace are other attraction.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan ( 175 kms – 5 hours drive) – In Chitwan. Jungle activities

After breakfast drive to Chitwan. It is the largest and the best known safari in Asia – The Chitwan National Park. Start half day jungle activities. (Two nights package includes Elephant safari, Canoeing (Crocodile hunt), Visit to Elephant breading center, Jungle walk/ village walk, bird watching, Cultural program.).Lunch / Dinner and over night in resort at Chitwan.

Day 04: In Chitwan – Jungle activities

Start full day jungle activities. Lunch / Dinner and over night in resort at Chitwan..

Day 05: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini – 148 kms – 3.5 hours drive. In Lumbini

After breakfast drive to Lumbini and check in at the hotel. Visit Lumbini Sacred Garden and monasteries and surroundings. Overnight stay in the hotel at Lumbini.

Day 06: Visit Tilaurokot in the morning,latter drive to Pokhara (192 kms/5 hours drive). In Pokhara

After breakfast drive to Tilaurkot, 27km west of Lumbini. An important archaeological site, Tilaurkot evokes the ancient palace of King Suddhodhan, Siddhartha Gautam''s father, where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya prince. The Kapilvastu Museum in Tilaurkot holds coins, pottery, jewelry and ornaments from 700 BC-400 AD. A must for archaeology and history buffs. After this you continue to travel to Pokhara.

Pokhara is situated at an elevation of 915m above sea level and 200 km west of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The richness of valley in pure natural beauty is indeed one of the main attractions to the visitors from all over the world. Just imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, three peaks above 8000m from an elevation of below 1000m within a very close aerial, distance. The valley is equally superb giving as they do elevated close-ups to the snowy peaks. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence summits like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6977m) and the five peaks of Annapurna range rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here.

Day 07: In Pokhara. Sunrise and sightseeing tour of Pokhara with an hour boating in phewa lake.Overnight in hotel at Pokhara

Early morning sunrise tour at Sarnkot. Enjoy an eye fest of the Annapurna range to the north and overlook the Phewa Tal and the valley of Pokhara to the south and east, you drive to Sarankot for stunning views of Annapurna range. Return to Hotel for breakfast. Latter sightseeing includes visit of Fewa Lake and Davi's fall. Lake in the immediate vicinity of the city is Phewa Tal with an Island temple dedicated to Goddess Barahi in the middle. With its serene water reflecting the Annapurna range and a nicely preserved forest on the adjoining southern slope, this legendry second largest lake of the Kingdom remains a major source of attraction for the visiting tourists. It can be explored in canoes locally known as doongas which are available on rent at several points on the lake. This lake can also be enjoyed by swiming and fishing. Fishing rods can be taken on rent from the lake side shops. Visit to the Davi's Fall locally known as Patale Chhango in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley left of the Siddartha Highway is amazing. At this point the stream overflowing Phewa lake suddenly collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several patholes before taking a final plunge.

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 kms / 5 hourd drive). Quick tour of Patan and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Evening farewell dinner with cultural program.

Drive early to catch two important places to see before you leave Nepal. The drive is scenic and lovely. Quick visit to Patan Durbar Square, unlike most of other cities in Nepal Patan has majority of Buddhist population. The Patan city has more than 136 Buddhist monasteries and only 50 Hindu temples. Patan Durbar Square is famous for the south Indian style, Krishna temple, the sunken bath, the tall temple of Taleju and the golden temple. Patan Durbar Square is also famous for carvings done in metal, wood and stone.

After Patan visit to Kathamndu Durbar Square which was the historic seat of Shah Dynasty. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here that Kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to seek here are; Taleju Temple built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D., Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction, Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the Big Bell, Drum and the Jagannath Temple.

In the evening you will be taken farewell dinner that offers cultural program.

Day 09 Free till the departure time. Transfer to the airport to board the flight to the onward destination.

You are free until you pickup from your hotel. Transfer to airport. Depart Kathmandu. Hoping to see

Min - Max (Persons) Adult Price
2 - 3 $1,330.00
4 - 5 $1,240.00
6 - 9 $1,050.00
10 - 15 $970.00
Single - Supplement $255.00

Included

  • 01: Arrival and departure transfers by a/c car/coach
  • 02: Private Sightseeing tour as per itinerary
  • 03: English or your  preferred Speaking tour guide during sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • 04: All monuments/entrance fees as per programme
  • 05: Private transportation from Kathamndu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Pokhara and return
  • 06: Hotel accommodation using 3 star hotels on Bed and Breakfast basis       

Excluded

  • 01: All major meals (lunch and Dinner)and personal nature expenses
  • 02: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.
  • 03. Personal health and accident insurance

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