15 Nights 16 Days All Nepal Tour

Cultural & Religious Tours

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USD $ 1,275 / per person

Trip Info

  • Duration

    16 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    Nagarkot (2,175) m

  • Difficulty

    easy

  • Starts From

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends At

    Kathmandu

  • Transport

    Private and comfortable drive

  • Region/Type

    Nepal Package Tours
  • Best Season:

    • All Year Round

Overview

Nepal, the true Himalayan Kingdom welcomes you with open arms! 

Despite being insanely popularly for the land of high Himalayan mountains, Nepal has more to offer than just the snow peaks (although it is an unmissable element). The diverse landscape of Nepal contributes to an even more diverse flora and fauna. 

Similarly, Nepal boasts an exceptionally rich and diverse cultural asset (some of which are even enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage) among which treating guests like "gods" is a highly prized cultural trait. So, gracious hospitality will surely be extended every corner you step your foot in.

All Nepal Tour consisting of 16 days is a perfect package for anyone who wants to explore the true essence of Nepal. This well-integrated package will take you to some of the most popular must-visit places in Nepal. A perfect way to spend your holidays.

Check out the itinerary for more information on places, accommodation, and more.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

🕑 30 mins

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

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: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2: Southern Kathmandu sightseeing (Khokana, Bungmati & Patan Durbar Square)

🕑 5-6 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 3: Full-day Kathmandu sightseeind day 2 (Boudhanath & Pashupatinath)

🕑 5-6 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

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 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.

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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 4: Drive to Bajra Barahi Temple & hike to Botanical Garden

🕑 1 hr drive & 3-4 hrs hike

Max Altitude: 1,550 m

After breakfast, Drive to the Temple of Bajra Barahi and start hiking to the Botanical garden. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

This is a day hike starting from the Chapagaun V.D.C in Patan. It’s 3 hours of a hike through paddy fields and suburban villages. The highest point reached is 1550 m from sea level and offers the complete view of the Kathmandu valley and 3 famous peaks Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. This trail goes through the Tamang village where the people still have a traditional way of life. 70% of the walk goes through the pine forest with lots of Rhododendron trees and various wildflowers. The walk ends at the Botanical garden of the Godavari where you can observe various species of rare plants and flowers found in Nepal. The forest above the botanical garden is famous for bird watching and it’s the migratory passage for birds coming in and out of the Kathmandu valley. Altogether more than 350 species of birds are recorded in the area. You can spend a whole day exploring the botanical garden combined with the hike.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 5: Drive to Nuwakot & explore

🕑 3 hrs

Max Altitude: 900 m

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

Nuwakot lies 75 km from the Kathmandu city and is 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 staffs.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Local hotel

Day 6: Scenic drive to Bandipur & explore

🕑 5 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,030 m

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

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 7: Comfortable drive to Pokhara

🕑 2 hrs

Max Altitude: 827 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 8: Drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view & Pokhara city tour

🕑 30 mins

Max Altitude: 1,600 m

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 tourist. After spending some time to understand Tibet and its political conditions in the area we head towards the Bindabasani temple and the Seti river gorge

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 9: Drive to Palpa/Tansen & explore

🕑 4-5 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,310 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 10: Drive to Lumbini & explore

🕑 2 hrs

Max Altitude: 150 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 11: Drive to Chitwan

🕑 6 hrs

Max Altitude: 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 Pokhara to Chitwan is a scenic drive of 6 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 their resistance against Malaria, also for the huts they live in and 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 12: Sightseeing and jungle tour in Chitwan national park

Max Altitude: 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 for the canoeing in the Budi Rapti river. The canoeing lasts for maximum 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 the 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 one-horned rhino, 4 species of deer, monkeys and many more.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu

🕑 5 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

Drive back to Kathmandu (170km/5 hours). Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 14: Explore the ancient palace (museum) & drive to Nagarkot

🕑 1.5 hrs

Max Altitude: 2,195 m

You can decide the time to start the day after discussing 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 the 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 15: Return to Kathmandu & free/spare day

🕑 1.5 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

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

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu

🕑 30 mins

Our airport representative will assist and transfer you to the airport for your scheduled flight back to your hometown. 

Please do visit Nepal and other Himalayan nation with Himalayan trekkers on your upcoming holidays! 

Meals: Breakfast

Includes

  • All arrival and departure transfers
  • All sightseeings in private vehicle with A/c
  • 16 nights’ accommodation in 3 Star category hotels
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per the itinerary
  • All jungle activities in Chitwan
  • Welcome/Farewell dinner
  • All applicable government taxes and offical expenses

Excludes

  • International Airfares
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees (USD 25- 15 Days, Cash On Arrival)
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide, and Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable condition such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the includes section

Accommodation

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

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

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

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

Reviews

ADAM

Australia

Thank you all for a terrific first experience in Nepal. Every service was more than adequate and every request was taken care of. Your genuine honesty, hospitality, and friendship will be memories. I treasure of Nepal as much as the mountains, jungles, and the food. Hopefully, in the not too distant future, it will all happen again.

All the best in the future.  Sciolto E Disnvolto.
 

Harry Charlies

United Kingdom

Great customer service....

My Husband and I spent a memorable fifteen day holiday in Nepal. The entire trip from start to finish was organised by himalayan trekkers..... Everything was well organized by the Team.... We both had a great time .....Highly recommended!

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