Nepal Trekking, Rafting, Wildlife & Culture

12 Night / 13 Days

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Nepal with our most popular tour package, combining the best of Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Chitwan, and Pokhara. This comprehensive package offers a blend of cultural heritage, natural beauty, and wildlife adventure, providing a well-rounded experience of Nepal’s unique charm.Kathmandu Valley is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, rich in traditional arts, architecture, and fascinating history. Here, you can immerse yourself in the unique lifestyle and culture of the Nepali people. Explore ancient temples, palaces, and bustling markets that tell the story of Kathmandu’s vibrant past and present.Nagarkot, a serene village at the rim of the Kathmandu Valley, is renowned for its stunning views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. This village offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise and sunset views over the mountains, and relax in the laid-back atmosphere, perfect for recharging your batteries amidst beautiful scenery.Chitwan National Park, Nepal’s first national park, is located in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal.

Highlights

  • Road trip through enchanting natural beauties
  • Kumari- Living goddess of Nepal
  • Jungle safari and bird watching in Chitwan national park
  • Canoeing on the River Rapti
  • Village exploration through Tharu
  • Rafting in Trishuli river
  • Cycling in Pokhara
  • Sunrise view from Sarangkot
  • Trek in Poonhill
  • Boating on Phewa Lake
  • Thamel street
  • Farewell dinner with cultural Dance show

Nagarkot

Pokhara

Chitwan

Kathmandu

Tour Route

2 Nights

Kathmandu

2 Nights

1 Night

Nagarkote

1 Night

2 Nights

Chitwan

2 Nights

3 Nights

Pokhara

3 Nights

3 Nights

Trek

3 Nights

1 Nights

Pokhara

1 Nights

1 Night

Kathmandu

1 Night

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our representative with a traditional flower garland. You will then be transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Afternoon: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu

Visit Kamari Bahal

Begin your tour with a visit to Kamari Bahal, the Temple of the Living Goddess, Kamari. Kamari is considered to be the incarnation of the “virgin goddess.” The temples, shrines, and various sections of the palace, built over centuries by different dynasties, epitomize the rich religious and cultural life of the Nepali people.

Visit Swoyambhunath Stupa

Continue your tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa, located west of Kathmandu. This 2,500-year-old Buddhist stupa sits atop a green hillock, with the eyes of Buddha painted on its pinnacle, overseeing the righteous behavior of the valley’s inhabitants. It offers a serene atmosphere and a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

Evening: Relax and Overnight Stay

After your sightseeing tour, return to your hotel in Kathmandu for a restful overnight stay. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, reflecting on the cultural richness and historical significance of the places you’ve visited.

Kathmandu

Start your day with a visit to Patan, also known as Lalitpur or the “City of Beauty.” Patan is famous for its intricately carved temples, narrow lanes, and quaint shops. Key attractions include:

  • Krishna Temple: Admire the intricately stone-carved Krishna Temple, a masterpiece of Newari architecture.
  • Patan Durbar Square: Explore Patan Durbar Square, home to many beautiful temples and ancient structures.
  • Hiranyavarna Mahavihar (Golden Temple): Visit this stunning golden temple, a significant religious site in Patan.

Late Morning: Visit Bungamati and Khokana

Bungamati

Next, head to Bungamati, a classic Newari village dating back to the 16th century. Situated atop a spur above the Bagmati River, Bungamati features:

  • Rato Machhendranath Temple: A large shikara-style temple in the center of the lively village square.
  • Traditional Newari Streets: Wander through the narrow streets that are too thin for vehicle traffic, immersing yourself in the village’s historical ambiance.

Khokana

A short walk across the paddy fields from Bungamati takes you to Khokana, another Newari village. Highlights include:

  • Traditional Village Life: Experience the simple yet vibrant life, history, and culture of Khokana.
  • Local Interactions: Engage with the local inhabitants to learn more about their lives and traditions.

Afternoon: Return to Kathmandu

After exploring Bungamati and Khokana, drive back to Kathmandu and check in at your hotel.

Evening: Relax and Overnight Stay

Enjoy your evening at leisure, relaxing at your hotel in Kathmandu and reflecting on the day’s cultural discoveries.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Kathmandu – Bhaktapur – Changu Narayan – Nagarkot (Drive)

Breakfast at the Hotel

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Drive to Bhaktapur

After breakfast, drive 14 km east to Bhaktapur, known as the “City of Devotees.” Bhaktapur is a living showcase of medieval Nepalese town life, rich in art and architecture. At an average elevation of around 1,320 meters, it is home to a vibrant community of farmers, renowned for its pottery and weaving.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which includes:

  • Durbar Square: The heart of Bhaktapur, filled with ancient temples and structures.
  • Golden Gate: An intricately decorated gate leading to the Palace of 55 Windows.
  • Palace of 55 Windows: Known for its unique wooden carvings.
  • Bell of the Barking Dogs: A notable landmark.
  • Nyatapole Temple: The tallest pagoda-style temple in Nepal.
  • Bhairavnath Temple: Another significant temple showcasing exquisite architecture.

Midday: Visit Changu Narayan Temple

Drive 12 km east from Kathmandu to visit Changu Narayan Temple, situated at an altitude of 1,600 meters. This temple, believed to have been built in the 4th century, is adorned with some of the finest specimens of stone, wood, and metal craft in the valley. It stands as a symbol of culture, religion, history, and faith in Kathmandu Valley.

Afternoon: Drive to Nagarkot

Continue your drive to Nagarkot, located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters above sea level. Nagarkot is renowned for its spectacular sunrise views of the Himalayas. Visitors often travel here to spend the night and witness the breathtaking sunrise over Mount Everest and other snow-capped peaks of the eastern Himalayan range.

Evening: Overnight Stay in Nagarkot

Check in at your hotel in Nagarkot and spend the evening at leisure, soaking in the serene mountain environment.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Nagarkot, ready to witness the stunning sunrise over the Himalayas the next morning.

Nagarkote – Chitwan (Drive)

Sunrise View Over the Himalayas

Start your day with a breathtaking sunrise view over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. This experience offers a magnificent panorama of snow-capped peaks, including Mount Everest on clear days.

Breakfast at the Hotel and Check Out

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel, then check out and prepare for your journey to Chitwan National Park.

Morning: Drive to Chitwan National Park with White Water Rafting

Embark on a 5-6 hour drive to Chitwan National Park. En route, stop for an exciting white water rafting adventure on the Trishuli River.

White Water Rafting on Trishuli River

  • Rafting Duration: About 3 hours
  • Lunch: Provided during the rafting trip

Experience the thrill of navigating the rapids while enjoying the scenic beauty of the river and surrounding landscapes.

Arrival in Chitwan and Check-In

Upon arrival in Chitwan, check in at your pre-booked hotel.

Afternoon: Visit to Local Tharu Village

In the afternoon, visit a local Tharu village. Learn about the Tharu people’s unique culture, traditions, and way of life. This visit provides a fascinating insight into the local community.

Evening: Tharu Cultural Dance Show

Enjoy an evening of cultural entertainment with a Tharu cultural dance show at the hotel. The performance showcases traditional Tharu dances and music, offering a glimpse into their rich cultural heritage.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Chitwan, ready to explore the wonders of Chitwan National Park the next day.

Chitwan

Whole Day Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park

Morning Activities:

Elephant Ride Safari

  • Begin your day with an elephant ride safari. Four people can ride on one elephant at a time, offering an elevated view of the grasslands and core areas of the park.
  • Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Highlights: Spot the one-horned rhinoceros and other wildlife. Though the ride might be bumpy, the experience is unforgettable and provides a unique perspective on the park’s ecosystem.

Canoe Ride

  • Enjoy a serene canoe ride along the shores of the rivers in Chitwan.
  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour
  • Highlights: Glide silently past crocodiles and beautiful birds, accompanied by a guide who will provide insights into the wildlife. A boatman will handle the paddling, allowing you to relax and take in the scenery.

Midday Activities:

Visit to Elephant Breeding Center

  • Visit the Elephant Breeding Center in Sauraha to learn about the conservation efforts to protect and breed elephants.
  • Highlights: Observe how elephants’ meals are prepared, learn about their habits, and see baby elephants up close. Established in 1985, this center plays a crucial role in the protection of endangered elephants.
  • Walking Time: About 1 hour (tours or rickshaw transport are available part of the way)

Bird Watching

  • Join a guided bird-watching tour to see some of the 544 bird species found in Chitwan National Park.
  • Highlights: Spot various bird species in their natural habitat, guided by an expert who knows the best spots for bird watching.

Afternoon Activities:

Jungle Walk

  • Take a guided jungle walk to explore the park on foot.
  • Highlights: Experience the wilderness up close, with an experienced guide who knows the jungle intimately.

Evening: Return and Relax

After a full day of safari activities, return to your hotel in Chitwan to relax and unwind.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Chitwan, ready to rest and reflect on the exciting wildlife experiences you’ve had.

Chitwan – Pokhara (Drive)

Breakfast at the Hotel

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Chitwan.

Morning Drive to Pokhara

Embark on a scenic drive along a mountain highway to the Pokhara Valley, famous for its snow-clad mountain peaks, lush green vegetation, and spring-fed lakes.

Sightseeing Tour of Pokhara

Upon arrival in Pokhara, commence a sightseeing tour of the city and its colorful bazaars. Key attractions include:

  • Bindabasini Temple: A significant temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga.
  • Devi’s Falls: Also known as Patale Chhango, a beautiful waterfall with an underground tunnel.
  • Seti Gorge: A deep gorge carved by the Seti River, showcasing the power of natural forces.
  • Phewa Lakeside: A vibrant area by the lake with shops, restaurants, and scenic views.

Afternoon: Visit Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake

Continue your journey to Begnas Lake, located southeast of the Pokhara Valley. This freshwater lake is the third largest in Nepal and is used for irrigation. The water level fluctuates seasonally and is regulated by a dam constructed in 1988 on the western outlet stream, Khudi Khola.

  • Begnas Lake: Enjoy the serene environment and beautiful views of this large freshwater lake.
  • Rupa Lake: Visit Rupa Lake, the third biggest lake in the Pokhara Valley, located at an altitude of 600 meters. Covering an area of about 1.35 km², with an average water depth of 3 meters and a maximum depth of 6 meters, Rupa Lake offers a peaceful and scenic environment. Take a 25-minute boat ride to fully appreciate the lake’s beauty.

Evening: Check-In at Resort

After exploring Begnas and Rupa Lakes, check in at your resort in Pokhara (Begnas area). Enjoy the tranquil setting and relax for the evening.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Pokhara (at Begnas), ready to rest and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Pokhara

Breakfast at the Hotel

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Pokhara (Begnas area).

Day at Leisure

Today is a free day for you to relax and enjoy the serene surroundings of Pokhara. You have several optional activities to choose from:

Optional Activities:

  • Day Hike: Explore the beautiful trails around Pokhara with a day hike. Discover stunning views, local flora and fauna, and experience the tranquility of the region.
  • Visit an Ethnic Village: Visit a nearby ethnic village to learn about the local culture and traditions. Engage with the community and experience their way of life.
  • Ayurveda Treatments/Yoga: Indulge in various Ayurveda treatments or participate in a yoga session to rejuvenate your body and mind.
  • Cycling Tour: Enjoy a cycling tour around the lakeside, taking in the scenic views and fresh air.

Evening Meeting with Trekking Guide

In the evening, meet with your trekking guide to discuss the details of your trek starting the following day. This meeting will help you prepare and ensure you have all the necessary information and equipment for the trek.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Pokhara (at Begnas), ready for the exciting trek ahead.

Pokhara to Ulleri

Breakfast at the Hotel and Check Out

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Pokhara. After breakfast, check out and prepare for your journey.

Morning Drive to Nayapul

Drive 42 km from Pokhara to Nayapul. This scenic drive will take you to the starting point of your trek.

Trekking Itinerary

  1. Nayapul to Birethanti (1050m)

    • Trek Duration: 25 minutes
    • Cross the Modi River and continue your trek.
  2. Birethanti to Ramghai/Hille

    • Follow the trail along the Burundi Khola.
    • Trek Duration: Approximately 2 hours to Ramghai/Hille.
    • Lunch: Stop for lunch in Ramghai/Hille.
  3. Ramghai/Hille to Tirkhedhunga (1577m)

    • After lunch, continue trekking for about 1.5 hours from Ramghai or 30 minutes from Hille to reach Tirkhedhunga, a small Gurung village.
  4. Tirkhedhunga to Ulleri (2073m)

    • Cross a hanging bridge and trek uphill for about 1.5 hours to reach Ulleri.
    • Ulleri is a small Gurung village with stunning views of Annapurna South (7219m) and Himchhuli (6441m).

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at a lodge in Ulleri. Enjoy the hospitality of the Gurung community and the breathtaking mountain views as you rest and prepare for the next day’s trek.

 

Ulleri to Ghorepani (4 hrs)

Breakfast at the Lodge in Ulleri

Start your day with a nutritious breakfast at the lodge in Ulleri, enjoying the early morning views of Annapurna South and Himchhuli.

Trekking Itinerary

  1. Ulleri to Banthanti (2350m)

    • Trek Duration: 45 minutes
    • Begin your trek with a gentle climb to Banthanti, the village before the forest starts.
  2. Banthanti to Nangethanti (2550m)

    • Trek Duration: 1.5 hours
    • Continue with a gentle trek through the beautiful oak and rhododendron forest.
    • Lunch: Stop for lunch in Nangethanti, enjoying a break amidst the serene forest environment.
  3. Nangethanti to Ghorepani (2874m)

    • Trek Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes
    • After lunch, resume your trek to Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village.
    • Enjoy stunning views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges as you approach Ghorepani.

Evening: Relax and Explore Ghorepani

Upon arrival in Ghorepani, take some time to relax and explore the village. Soak in the magnificent mountain views and the peaceful ambiance of this Magar village.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at a lodge in Ghorepani. Rest well and prepare for the exciting day ahead, possibly an early morning hike to Poon Hill for sunrise views over the Himalayas.

 

Ghorepani – Ghandruk – 7 hrs

Early Morning: Sunrise Trip to Poon Hill

Begin your day with a 45-minute hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for a stunning sunrise view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. After enjoying the panoramic vistas, return to Ghorepani for breakfast.

Breakfast at the Lodge in Ghorepani

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge before starting your trek.

Trekking Itinerary

  1. Ghorepani to Deurali

    • Duration: 1.5 hours
    • A gentle trek uphill and along the ridge to Deurali.
  2. Deurali to Banthanti

    • Duration: 1.5 hours
    • A gentle downhill walk to Banthanti for lunch.
  3. Banthanti to Tadapani

    • Duration: 1.5 hours
    • An easy trek with some ups and downs to Tadapani (2660m).
  4. Tadapani to Ghandruk

    • Duration: 2.45 hours
    • Trek through Bhaisekharka to reach Ghandruk (1952m), a picturesque Gurung village with views of Annapurna South, Himchhuli, and Fishtail.

Overnight Stay at the Lodge in Ghandruk

Rest and enjoy the cultural experience in Ghandruk.

 

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and Nayapul – Pokhara (Drive)

After breakfast in Ghandruk, start your trek to Sauli Bazar, which takes about 2.5 hours of downhill and flat walking. From Sauli Bazar, continue with an easy and flat walk along the Modi Khola for another 1.5 hours to reach Birethanti, where you’ll stop for lunch. After lunch, trek for 25 minutes to Nayapool and then drive back to Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara, check in at your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.

Pokhara – Kathmandu (Drive)

Breakfast at the Hotel

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Pokhara.

Drive Back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel.

Afternoon Activities

  • Shopping at Thamel Street: Spend your afternoon shopping in Thamel Street, a popular area known for its vibrant markets and unique souvenirs.
  • Farewell Dinner: Enjoy a farewell dinner with a Nepalese cultural dance show at Utsav Restaurant.

Overnight Stay

Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Leave Kathmandu

 

Breakfast at the Hotel and Check Out

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, check out and prepare for your departure.

Transfer to Kathmandu International Airport

You will be transferred to Kathmandu International Airport to board your flight for your onward journey. Safe travels!

 

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