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9 Nights 10 days Best of Nepal Tour

Nepal

9 Nights 10 days Best of Nepal Tour

Trip Rating

4/5 Out of 3 Reviews

Trip Duration

10 Days

Trial Access

Private and comfortable drive

Country

Nepal

Max Altitude

Sarangkot 1,600 M

Activity Level

easy

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Best Season

All Year Round

Nepal has amalgam views of various attractions that tourists love and that is no surprise. This 9 nights 10 days Best of Nepal Tour is a complete package that includes the tour of Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Chitwan, and its periphery.

In addition, Bandipur provides you a traditional village life experience that houses old temples with its Newari Culture.

Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu Valley holds a wealth of historical sites each one more amazing than the next. Indeed the Malla regimes (13th – 14th AD) build some magnificent structures but the ones most interesting for the precision and longevity are the fantastic sites of Patan, Bhaktapur, and Kathmandu Durbar square.

These ancient sites have some unique stone cutting and building styles as well as carving styles with exquisite craftsmanship.

Kathmandu Durbar Square is an ancient courtyard palace where historical kings used to rule the country from. The Pashupatinath Temple, the Swayambhunath Stupa & the largest stupa of south Asia -the Boudhanath Stupa, are UNESCO world heritage sites as well as pilgrimage both for Hindus and Buddhists with great historical significance. 

Pokhara City offers beautiful views of the entire ranges of Annapurna & Dhaulagiri as well as an up-close view of Mount Fishtail. We visit the Davis Fall (waterfall), Mahendra cave, mountaineering museum, and Tibetan settlement camp, etc. Boating in Fewa lake is also very admirable in Pokhara inclusive in the package.

Chitwan is the home to Chitwan National Park, a protected vast rich wilderness, has the possibility for watching rare birds as well as and animals. The flora and fauna of the park are among the richest in Asia.

You can experience a jungle safari on the back of an elephant and go on foot or put canyoning in the game to make it more of an adventure. There are more than 400 species of birds, elephants, one-horned rhinos, royal Bengal tiger tigers, crocodiles, and countless others to keep you engaged.

Additional adventure activities such as paragliding, bungee jumping, or Heli Tour to Annapurna Base Camp can also be added to this 9 Days Nepal Tour at an extra cost.

Bandipur is a Hill Station in the Tanahun District that showcases village life and local cultural attractions of Newar communities. The Bazaar area is lively with old houses and friendly people and gives you a feeling of coming back to 18th century Europe; also famous for sunset and sunrise views of the Manaslu range, Annapurna range, Ganesh Himal range.

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$ 810

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

30 mins

1,350 m

Our team of Himalayan trekkers welcomes you to the beautiful and adventurous country of Nepal. We meet and greet at the airport then you are driven to your hotel. After check-in at the hotel, you may stroll around the streets of Thamel or meet us in our office.

Dinner

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2

Southern Kathmandu sightseeing

5-6 hrs

1,350 m

Early morning after breafast, we will take the tour UNESCO World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhubhunath and Patan Durbar Square. We day exploring the heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley.

Patan unlike most of the other cities in Nepal has the majority of the Buddhist population. The city has more than 136 Buddhist monasteries and around 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. 

All the Durbar Square are famous for carvings done in metal, wood, and stone. 

Breakfast

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 3

Scenic drive to Pokhara

6-7 hrs

827 m

After a warm breakfast at the hotel, we start a 7 hours/200km drive to Pokhara. We will make a few stops on the way as there are lots of places to capture photographs. We will follow the Trishuli river until Mugling and then onwards go in the opposite direction of the Marshayngdi river for a while. 

Besides the small and simple villages, the Prithvi Highway also offers a nice view of mountains, most notably Khairini (place) onwards. If the weather is clear you can see the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and Annapurna as soon as you start going down from Kathmandu. 

In the evening stroll around the lakeside or depending on the time you reach Pokhara fo for a boating trip in the Phewa lake.

Breakfast

3 star hotel

Day 4

Hike to Sarangkot & Pokhara Tour

30 mins drive/2-3 hrs hike

1,600 m

Today we wake up early in the morning and drive to Sarangkot for sunrise views. You will see lots of nature lovers here on this hilltop and the views are quite amazing.

After breakfast, we set down to Pokhara city and start our tour starting from Davis fall. Then cross the road and go to the Gupteshwor cave with a self-created statue of Lord Shiva and also get a view of Davis fall 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. Next, we head towards the Bindabasani temple and the Seti River gorge.

Breakfast

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 5

Pokhara Tour - 2nd Day

827 m

Today after breakfast we start our tour boating in the Phewa Lake at around 10 am. We will take a hike to the world peace Pagoda or if you prefer any adrenaline pumping adventure - you can buy a package for bungee jumping, paragliding, mountain flight, canyoning, ultralight which is very popular in Pokhara

Breakfast

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 6

Drive to Bandipur & Explore

2 hrs

1,030 m

Drive to Bandipur (55km/2 hours). Visit the Thani Mai Temple, Notredamn School and BandipurBazaar in the Evening.

We start the day after breakfast and drive towards Bandipur. A small village in the Tanahun District, 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 the Manaslu Annapurna range, the Ganesh Himal range and others are also visible from Bandipur.

Breakfast

3 star hotel

Day 7

Drive to Chitwan & Visit Tharu village

6 hrs

415 m

Drive to Chitwan (170km/6 hours). Tharu village walks in the afternoon. Tharu cultural program in the evening before dinner.

The drive from Bandipur to Chitwan is a scenic drive of 4 hours. The change in the vegetation and lifestyle of the people is very significant. We will reach Chitwan for Lunch on this day. After a brief rest, we take a walk through the village of the Tharu people, one of the famous indigenous groups in Nepal. 

They are famous for the unique culture they have which they brought with them from Rajasthan in India from where they migrated. After a brief walk in the village to understand better we will come back to the hotel to see the Tharu dance program, which is a collection of many different dances that are performed by Tharu in different festivals.

Breakfast

3 star hotel

Day 8

Chitwan National Park & Jungle Activity

5-6 Hrs

415 m

After breakfast, we go ahead for the canoeing and elephant breeding center visit. We go to the elephant bathing place, if you want to participate you can enjoy the shower on an elephant. After lunch Elephant safari and Nature walk.

Yes, you are in the periphery of the Chitwan national park, The best habitat for tropical animals and plants in Nepal. This is an exciting day ahead of you. After breakfast in the morning, we drive for a while from your jungle camp and go canoeing in the Budi Rapti river. 

The canoeing lasts for a maximum of 40 minutes and during those 40 minutes, you see at least 20 species of birds and 2 species of crocodiles basking in the sun. There are chances to see the one-horned rhino and other wild animals. 

After the canoeing, we go to the elephant breeding center where female elephants are kept for breeding. You might also see a few small naughty ones coming to play with the visitors. We drive to the elephant bathing place in Sauraha. You can participate in elephant bathing if you want.

It cost you 2-3 dollars for a shower on top of an elephant. We head back to the hotel for lunch and rest for a while. At around 3 pm we will go for the elephant ride inside the Chitwan national park which lasts for 2 hours. There you can see many animals including a one-horned rhino, deers, monkeys, and more.

Breakfast

3 star hotel

Day 9

Return drive to Kathmandu

6 hrs

1,350 m

Drive back to Kathmandu. Free time in the evening. Overnight.

Breakfast & Dinner

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 10

Final departure

30 mins

1,400 m

The Himalayan trekkers' airport representative will assist and transfer you to the airport for your scheduled flight. 

Have a safe journey and please do visit Nepal again!

Breakfast

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Accommodation

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

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, 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.

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings. 

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

  • All airport transfers
  • All ground transfers as well as sightseeing in a private vehicle
  • All Heritage site entrance fees and permits
  • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation with on BB basis
  • Jungle activites in Chitwan National Park
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide with adequate knowledge of history
  • Welcome/farewell dinner
  • All necessary government taxes and officaial expenses

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares
  • Visa for Nepal and entry fee
  • Extra cost if occurred from unfavorable unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blockade, flight cancellation,etc
  • Personal Expenses including table drinks 
  • Lunch and Dinner if not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips/gratitudes 
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the includes section

Gearlist

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing

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