12 Nights 13 days Nepal Tour

12 Nights 13 days Nepal Tour

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TripGrade: Easy
An Easy Grade Trip - as the name suggests if a trek not that difficulties to trek around. This trip reaches up to 3000 meters high in altitude. The trails will not be that rugged and are highly suitable for family trips. The trips are generally around of a week or little bit more.

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Duration:

13 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Nagarkot 2175m

Group Size

1and +

Trial Access:

Private and comfortable drive.

Best Season:

All over the year.

12 Nights 13 Days Nepal Tour is aimed to provide visitors with a diverse traveling experience that encompasses cultural as well as natural aspects of Nepal. 

Through this enchanting tour you will get to be a brief part of multi culture in Nepal while witnessing their lifestyle and traditions. Other than that, you will get to indulge yourself in the exotic lake city of Nepal i.e. Pokhara, birth place of Lord Buddha i.e. Lumbini and so much more.

This itinerary or trip package will take you across Kathmandu to explore the world heritages sites, the stunning Nuwakot region, the beautiful Bandipur town, the gorgeous second biggest city of Nepal – Pokhara, the lovely Palpa/ Tansen, the historic Lumbini and the spectacular Nagarkot area with breathtaking views.

Get ready for a thrilling vacation with not a moment of boredom as you explore these distinct beauties of Nepal. By the end of this trip,  you would be surprised to realize 12 days could encompass so much life and diversity. 

Kathmandu valley

Nature as well as culture, modernization and traditional values, modern buildings alongside archaic temples, Kathmandu valley is the city like none other. Teeming with durbars (Palaces), temples and diversity, Kathmandu is the ultimate gateway to rest of Nepal.

Kathmandu is so diverse and plentiful that you can visit and explore its aspects alone for more than a week. From the colorful and lively tourist hub Thamel to religiously significant temples like Pashupatinath temple , you will be fascinated by what Kathmandu valley has to offer. Some of the popular landmarks that has established this valley since ages are Boudhanath stupa, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar square etcetera.

Apart from this, the cultural pull of this valley is absolutely ravishing. The ancient architectures, carved pillars, and simply amazing tales behind the temples and stupas of Kathmandu valley will leave you awe-inspired and baffled at the same moment.

Nuwakot

Nuwakot is Located 75 Kilometers from the capital city of Nepal i.e. Kathmandu. Nuwakot homes lovely Nuwakot Durbar with cultural and historical importance. Along with this, Garad Ghar, Ranga Mahal, Taleju temple and Bhairav temple are other unique structures worth giving a shot. The views of Nepal from up here are surreal and exquisite.

The people of Nuwakot belong to different ethnic groups and practice their culture and rituals passed to them from before generations.

Bandipur

At the height of 1030 meters, Bandipur is quite a catch with luxuriant forests, hilltop shrines, tribal settlements and magnetics views. Bandipur is a pristine town with well preserved culture. Every year thousands of tourists opt for Bandipur due the possibility and multi benefits it provides like sacred caves, mountain vistas and hiking.

Pokhara

The second biggest city of Nepal, the cities of Lake, Nepal’s ultimate leisure / Vacation destination, gateway to Annapurna region etcetera. This is how you might have heard of or know about Pokhara. 

The things you can do in Pokhara is eclectic. Starting from boating, relaxing, sightseeing to more adventurous activities like paragliding, bungee, hiking etcetera , Pokhara is the perfect spot.

On a sunny and clear day, there’s a good chance that you will see views of marvelous Mount Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) from your hotel.  You can target some astounding beauties like Sarangkot, Davis falls, enigmatic caves in Pokhara. We assure you that you won’t be disappointed.

Palpa/Tansen

The serene environment of Tansen town calms one to the core. Moreover, the beautiful hills of Shreenagar and Rani Mahal in Palpa/ Tansen are quite a magnet that allure people. The views of Rani Mahal facing Kali Gandaki river is ethereal.

Tansen located in Palpa district is its headquarter. The various ethnic group people here are Magar, Brahmin, Tamang, Tharu, Newari, Limbu, Chettri and Gurung.

Lumbini

Visit Lumbini for calming your mind and soul and get a new look at Life. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha who is known world wide as the light of Asia and founder of Buddhism. The top attractions of Lumbini are Maya Devi temple, World peace pagoda, Maya Devi Temple, Nepal Buddha temple , Panditarama Vipassana Center etcetera.

Nagarkot

Located 32 Km north east of Kathmandu, Nagarkot is popular for stunning mountain panoramas, very pretty sunrise and sunset views and serene environment. Nagarkot even offers you the views of Mount Everest. 

Starting Price

USD 1075 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in city of temples; Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

Our staff with your nameplate will be waiting for you at the airport. After check-in at the hotel in Kathmandu. Evening free on your own.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing of southern Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

Full day sightseeing of the southern Kathmandu valley including Khokana, Bungmati and Patan Durbar Square.

Khokana and Bungmati - These two Newar Villages are located in the outskirts of the Patan District and are proposed as Tentative UNESCO heritage sites by the Nepal government. Khokana has the temple of Rudryaini and is also famous for the Mustard oil production. Bungmati, 20 minutes walk from Khokana through paddy fields is full of old Newari houses and architecture. These twin villages are one of the best places to experience Nepal’s age-old heritage and to observe the daily life of the People. You will feel like walking in 18th century Europe as you go through these streets.

Patan Durbar Square - Patan unlike most of the other cities in Nepal has the majority of the 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.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Sightseeing of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath.

Meals included: BB

Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu City covering Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. The walk from Pashupatinath to Boudhanath is an interesting walk through the suburbs of Kathmandu. You see the change in lifestyle from Hindus to Buddhist during this walk of 30 minutes.

Boudhanath Stupa is one of the oldest monuments 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.

Pashupatinath temple is 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 Pashupatinath temple area is interesting for foreigners. 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 foreigners. Make sure you want to pay them if you take their pictures as they ask for money for being photographed.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 4

Drive to Nuwakot and explore.

Meals included: BB

Drive to Nuwakot. Afternoon sightseeing of Nuwakot Palace area. Walk around the Nuwakot village in the evening.

Nuwakot lies 75 km from Kathmandu city and is a historically important region. It was the entry point to Kathmandu for the Gurkhas and they invaded it in 2nd attempt, after which they successfully invaded Kathmandu. Besides that, the Nuwakot farmhouse or the Famous farm is a nice accommodation with village-style rooms and a nice environment and friendly staff.

Accommodation: Local hotel/ guest house.

Day 5

Drive to Bandipur and explore.

Meals included: BB

Drive to Bandipur (155km/5 hours). Visit the Thani Mai Temple, Notredamn School and Bandipur Bazaar in the Evening. Overnight at Hotel.

We start the day after breakfast and drive towards Bandipur. A Small village in the Tanahun District, it is a new destination in Nepal with a feel of village life and some cultural attractions. The Bazaar area is lively with old houses and friendly people and gives you a feeling of coming back to 18th century Europe. You can also see the sunset and sunrise over the Manaslu range from Bandipur. Besides Manaslu Annapurna range, Ganesh Himal range and others are also visible from Bandipur

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Drive to Pokhara (city of lake paradise).

Meals included: BB

After a warm breakfast at the hotel, we start the 2 hours/55km drive to Pokhara. We will make a few stops on the way as there are lots of places to capture photographs. Rest of the day free around the lakeside.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 7

Pokhara city tour with sunrise view.

Meals included: BB

Early morning wake up and drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view. After breakfast transfer For Sightseeing of Pokhara city including the Davis fall, Gupteshwor cave, Bindabasani temple, Tibetan refugee camp and Seti river gorge. Free time in the afternoon for exploration.

You will get an early morning wakeup call from the reception as we need to drive 12 km from the city of Pokhara to see the sunrise and the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri range. Your city guide will come to receive you after breakfast and drive towards the Davis fall, named after a Swiss coupled washed away by the waterfall in 1961. Then cross the road and go to the Gupteshwor cave with a self-created statue of Lord Shiva and the view of Davis fall coming down from the other side. 5 minutes' walk from the Gupteshwor cave is the Tibetan refugee camp where you can see Tibetan refugees doing different kinds of work for livelihood such as making carpets, making jewelry with semi-precious stones and selling things to tourists. After spending some time understanding Tibet and its political conditions in the area we head towards the Bindabasani temple and the Seti River gorge.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 8

Drive to Palpa/Tansen and explore.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast drive to Palpa/Tansen. In the past, Tansen was on the trade route between the plains and the hills. Tansen is between Pokhara (5 hr, 110km) and Sunauli/Bhairwa (2 hr, 55 km), just off the Siddhartha Highway, and is a pleasant place to stop on the way between the two places Please note that there are no 4 star and 5-star hotels in Tansen.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 9

Drive to Lumbini and explore.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we start the drive to Lumbini (55km/2 hours). Sightseeing of the Maya Devi temple and surrounding monasteries in the evening.

We start our drive from Palpa to Lumbini along the Siddhartha Highway. This is one of the most interesting drives from the plains through the hills to the plains. Along the way, you can see all the geographical features of Nepal from High mountains, Hills and the Terai plains. After reaching Lumbini in the afternoon we rest for a while and set out for the sightseeing of the Maya Devi Garden on foot. There are many monasteries made by different countries and institutions. Among them, the German Monastery by Tara foundation, the Nepal Government Monastery, the Chinese and Korean are the most interesting with a lot of philosophy in them. The birthplace of Buddha is a UNESCO world heritage site and the center of world peace.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 10

Drive back to Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

Drive back to Kathmandu (305km/9 hours). Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 11

Explore and sightseeing of ancient palace and drive to Nagarkot.

Meals included: BB

You can decide the time to start the day after discussing it with your city guide. We suggest starting sightseeing in Kathmandu before 9 so that you skip the busy traffic of Kathmandu. We head towards the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square today. A walk from Kathmandu Durbar Square to Thamel is interesting as it goes through the oldest settlement of the Kathmandu valley and has the local market with clothing’s, spices and groceries, etc. After going through these old palace areas we head towards the hill station of Nagarkot for Sunset view.

Kathmandu Durbar Square - Kathmandu Durbar Square lies in the center of the Kathmandu valley and has some of the most interesting monuments in Nepal. The Kasthamandap, the building from which Kathmandu derived its name, the Kumari Ghar, the House of the Living goddess Kumari, the Taleju temple and the most interesting the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, now a museum are some of the interesting buildings in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Besides that, the program of different kinds and gathering of people from all over Nepal makes it a lively place and the best place to understand Nepal.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square - Bhaktapur is on the eastern side of Kathmandu city and is also referred to as the city of Devotees and the fact is justified by hundreds of temples in the area. The home to the vibrant Newari culture, this is also the city of festivals. The 55 windows palace, the tallest pagoda in Nepal, the Pottery square and the museums in Bhaktapur has made it the best palace area in Nepal and also a must-visit place in Nepal when you are here. The entrance fee 15 USD is a bit on the higher side but once you go to the Bhaktapur Durbar Square you will be happy with the price you have paid.

Nagarkot - Nagarkot is situated at 2100m from sea level and is famous for the sunset and sunrise view. It is 32 km away from Kathmandu city and is a one-night destination for hikers and trekkers as well as people who love to see mountains from distance, from the hotel room or with a beer or coffee in hand. The drive is also very interesting as it winds through the swirling road from Bhaktapur. You can see the Langtang Lirung, Annapurna 2nd, Ganesh Himal range and also Everest on a very clear day.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 12

Drive back to Kathmandu and free day.

Meals included: BB

Drive back to Kathmandu after breakfast. Rest of the day free on your own.

In the evening, farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 13

Departure.

Himalayan trekker's representative will be assisting you in hotel procedure and transfer you to the airport for your scheduled flight back to your hometown.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Citwan, and Lumbini, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • All sightseeing’s in A/c vehicle.
  • 12-night’ accommodation on BB basis.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Guide fees.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, etc.
  • Meals.
  • Travel insurance.


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

Reviews

Your Words - as is. Reviews from Previous Himalayan Trekkers Travelers.

80%

base on 2 Reviews

10 Oct 2019

Ngoc H

Korea

Lumbini !! Unforgettable Nepal experience!!
Thanks a lot raj for the systematic arrangement for my Nepal trip. Guide Pradeep is really knowledgeable and honest, he is fabulous guide who is experienced and had the vast knowledge of history, culture, traditions and religion especially Buddhism and Hinduism. I had unforgettable moment in Lumbini the birth place of Buddha with the adventure mission Nepal team.
I will definitely recommend this company for any sort of Tourisms activity In Nepal and will definitely use their service in my next visit by the end of March 2020.

05 Dec 2019

Tatyana

Malaysia

Thank you for one of the greatest trips I had in my life! I fell in love with Nepal and it's people. I will do my best to return back for much longer trip and I know what travel agent I'll use next time!!

Well done job, guys!
 

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