Nepal is a country of marvelous mountains, lovely hills, diversified climatic zones and the people of the different ethnic group in a small area. People who are looking for natural adventures this country is paradise. First of all, Nepal is famous for trekking and mountaineering and other adventures such as Bungee Jumping, Canoeing, White Water Rafting, Para Jumping, and Paragliding. Except for these activities this country is equally popular for non-adventurous events which is the best way to see and visit Nepal through different way from few days to weeks.
Long Walk Adventures Team has designed Nepal’s Special Tour in such a way that a traveler can able to visit all the major and happening touristic destination of the country. This is a fantastic opportunity to tour around old cities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur that gives you the insight of the old city lifestyle and tradition which are still well preserved. Besides the city tour, when you leave the Kathmandu valley you will be able to see the countryside surrounded by hills and the settlements of different ethnic groups, marvelous mountain and landscapes.
From the Mahabharata hills of Bandipur and Pokhara/Sarangkot a fantastic place to the view of sunrise and sunset over the Annapurna Ranges Mountains makes this trip more interesting. Finally, while driving to Chitwan National Park passing through major highway and the mountain river you will be able to see the rich diversity of Nepal in Terai region filled fully with flora and fauna, Jungle safari on jeep or elephant, canoe ride in a Rapti river or jungle walk to watch different species of birds and more specific one-horned Asian Rhinoceros and Water Gavial. Meet and dance with an ancient ethnic group of Nepal, The Tharus in Chitwan and know about their survival technique in Terai region. The tour ends in Kathmandu Valley to return back to your country having a memorable experience of your visit in Nepal.
Itinerary in Details
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu airport. Meet our representative in the airport and transfer to Hotel. Briefing of the tour and dinner. Stay overnight in the Hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in and around Kathmandu City. The places to visit on this day are Sowaybhunath and Kathmandu Royal Palace enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of ancient palace and temples of the former King of Nepal. Kathmandu Royal Palace is most popular for the palace of living Goddess Kumari, the reincarnation of Goddess Parvati according to Hindu’s belief. Sowyambhunath Stupa is ancient white dome-shaped Stupa built before 2000 years and it is in the hilltop middle of the Kathmandu which is also major Hindus and Buddhist pilgrimage site. Back to Hotel and stay overnight.
Day 03: Half-day Sightseen of Lalitpur (Patan) Royal Palace which is equally popular for ancient arts and handicrafts, temples, Royal Palace and its courtyard now changed into a museum, Newar Ancient Monasteries, and temples. Leave Bhaktapur city and drive towards Dhulikhel and stop and pass through the oldest town. Leave the Dhulikhel city and start our day hike for 4 hours to reach Namobuddha Village, an anciently sacred pilgrimage for Buddhist, now a popular hiking destination. Namobuddha Monastery is also a great attraction and the hill filled with colorful prayers flags on the top of the hill. Stay overnight in Namobuddha Monastery and participate in morning prayers with the monks. On a clear day, you are able to see the fantastic views of the Himalayan ranges during sunrise or sunset. Stay overnight in Namobuddha (Resort or in Monastery according to your demand).
Day 04: Hike of two-and-half hours to arrive medieval Newari town of Panauti popular for its ancient architecture and temples. Take a vehicle to arrive an ancient town of Bhaktapur and explore this ancient town popular for many Hindu and Buddhist Temple, Royal Palace, rich in its ancient traditions, culture, and festivities. Stay overnight in the ancient city of Bhaktapur.
Day 05: Prepare your luggage ready to move towards the west of Kathmandu valley 143 km from the town to reach the small hilly town of Bandipur. A hilly town nestled on the top of the Mahabharata Hills at the altitude of 1100m. It takes nearly 6/7 hours to arrive in this places. Enjoy the scenic view of the hills and mountain river Trishuli passing through the busiest highway of Nepal. Enjoy the sunset over the famous mountain of Nepal, Annapurna Ranges, Manaslu Ranges, and Bouddha Himal Ranges. Stay overnight in a hotel in a beautiful town.
Day 06: Stay early in the morning to have a stunning sunrise view. The best way is to hike 30 minutes uphill to have a fantastic view of mountains and hills. Come down and after breakfast drive towards Pokhara Valley, 80 km away from Bandipur. It takes three hours to reach Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, start your short visit to this wonderful valley. The main attraction is Davis Fall, Fewa Lake, and World Peace Stupa. You will be able to see the whole city and beautiful lake from the World Peace Stupa of Pokhara. Hike down to the base of the Fewa Lake for one hour and take a boat to cross the Lake while visiting a famous Temple of Barahi Temple built in a tiny Island of Few Lake. Cross the river and explore the modern touristic town of Pokhara. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 07: Early morning trip to Sarangkot. 5 a.m. leaving from Hotel to reach the hilltop of Sarangkot takes an hour drive from Pokhara. Enjoy the fantastic sunrise view over the Annapurna Ranges which includes Fishtail (Macchapucchere) 6997m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7937m, Hiuchuli 6441, and Dhaulagiri 8167m. Continue Pokhara Valley Tour, visit Tibetan Refugee Camp, Mountain Museum, Bindabasini Temple, Old Pokhara, and Begnas Lake. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 08: Check out and drive to Chitwan, which is about 140 KM and it takes 5 hours or more from Pokhara due to the construction of Road expansion project from Mugling to Narayanghat. Upon arrival lunch at Hotel/Resort and visit to National Park. Enjoy your Evening with Tharu Stick Dance and sunset over the Rapti River. Overnight at Chitwan.
Day 09: Proceed to different activities in Chitwan National Park starting from Canoe Ride, Jungle Walk, Jeep Safari/ Elephant Safari. Overnight at Chitwan.
Day 10: Walk early in the morning to enjoy bird watching at Chitwan National Park. Take breakfast and leave for Kathmandu. The distance is 150 km takes 5/6 hours to arrive in Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 11: On the last day of your trip to Nepal visit ancient Bouddhnath Stupa of Kathmandu and major cremation site of Hindu’s at Pashupatinath Temple. Both sites are ancient pilgrimage site of Hindus and Buddhist. Buy a souvenir or small gifts for your loved one around Bouddhanath Stupa. Farewell dinner with traditional dance.
Day 12: Your last day in Nepal. We will transfer you to the International Airport for your final departure.
Please contact us for furthermore details. This programme is changed according to your demand, budget, and time.