Nepal Encompassed - 9 days

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Combine exploration of ancient cities, temples & palaces, breathtaking mountain ranges & thundering waterfalls. Go wild in one of Asia's finest game parks & immerse yourself in local life & culture. Get to know the real Nepal!

Day 1: Kathmandu
Friday. Welcome to Nepal and the start of your holiday! You’ll be met and transferred to your hotel where you will receive a welcome drink and a briefing about your trip. Overnight - Kathmandu
Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu Nepal
This morning there is the option to take a stunning scenic flight over the mountains and after breakfast we explore Kathmandu and its surrounds. The highlights include the Buddhist Stupas of Bodhnath and Swayambhunath, which are fabulous examples of Buddhist temple architecture and a great place to observe Buddhist life and culture. We’ll also explore Patan Durbar Square, home to more than 50 stunning temples and shrines. This evening enjoy dinner and a cultural Nepali dance performance. Overnight - Kathmandu (B, D)
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Days 3 - 4: Chitwan National Park
Kathmandu – Chitwan. On day 3 we take the long drive to Chitwan National Park on a public tourist bus. Hailed as one of Asia’s finest game parks, Chitwan is home to elephants and rhinos, sloth bears and striped hyenas. The remains of day 3 and the whole of day 4 allows free time for you to choose from the various optional activities available in Chitwan National Park. Take a nature walk, a jungle drive, ride on an elephant or journey in a dugout canoe and admire the scenery - if you are lucky you may even see an elusive tiger! Overnight - Chitwan N.P. (B:2, L:2, D:2)
Spot the tiger!
Day 5: Pokhara
Chitwan National Park – Pokhara. Today we take the tourist bus to scenic Pokhara, gateway to the magnificent Annapurna Range, which consists of five mountains over 7200m and Machhapuchare Mountain at 7000m. The local people believe that Machhapuchare is sacred to the god Shiva and therefore is off limits to climbing. There’s time to relax this afternoon. Overnight - Pokhara (B)
Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara. An early start today as we drive to Sarangkot enjoying the views and observing local people, villages and farms. After breakfast we visit the thundering waterfall known as Devi’s falls. We then visit a Tibetan refugee camp, a local school and monastery, and have the chance to pick up some souvenirs from small stalls and a carpet-weaving hall. Returning to our hotel the afternoon is free for you to enjoy - consider opting to go mountain biking, paragliding, boating and horse riding, or if you prefer why not unwind down by the lake. Overnight - Pokhara (B)
Lake Phewa in Pokhara, with panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains
Pokhara – Kathmandu. Fly back to Kathmandu where you have a free day to further explore the city, go shopping or relax. On the morning of day 8 you can opt for a flight over the mountains, and later we drive to Kirtipur, also known as the City of Glory. After Kirtipur visit we drive to the popular New road and walk to Kathmandu Durbar Square also know as Basantapur Durbar Square a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight - Kathmandu (B:2)
Day 9: Kathmandu
Saturday. Kathmandu. Hotel check-out and included onward transfer to the airport. We hope you enjoyed your holiday! Kathmandu (B)

Upgrade Your Stay

Treat yourself and upgrade from basic 3 star to 4-5 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Whilst in Chitwan National Park you will be upgraded to a lodge in a more favorable location, with a higher level of service, although please note that these jungle lodges are still of a basic standard.
Tour Details
  • Starts in: Kathmandu / Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Departs: Fridays - Year round
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:8, Lunch: 2, Dinner: 3
  • Hotel Rating: Basic 3 star hotels. Option to upgrade available
  • Tour Guide: Local guides
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