All Nepal Cultural Tour

All Nepal Cultural Tour

All Nepal Cultural Tour

Destination: Kathmand, Patan, Bhaktapur, Chitwan National Park, Lumbini, Palpa, Pokhara and Bandipur.

The "All Nepal Cultural Tour" insight Hindu and Buddhist culture 14-day break where we discover all UNESCO World Heritage sites around Kathmandu Relaxing jungle safari at Chitwan.

When you visit Nepal, be sure to check out our new exclusive discovery style holiday which will take you to visit some of our major cultural icons. During 12 days holiday, you will get involved in Everest Flight and our experienced trail guides will take you on the Great Buddha trail where you will be able to experience, in person, some of the most scared Buddhist and Hindu religion sites in the world. You will even get a chance to explore Buddha’s birthplace; a breathtakingly beautiful pilgrimage site in Lumbini.

On this holiday, you will find that both Hinduism and Buddhism coexist harmoniously. In fact, they share many of the same sacred pilgrimage sites. Couple this experience with the exquisite natural beauty of this Himalayas, and the friendliness of the Sherpa people, you are guaranteed a breath-taking cultural experience that you will cherish for the rest of your days.

The tour starts with Kathmandu Valley where you will get a chance to explore the word heritage sites located in Kathmandu Valley. Then we move towards Chitwan National Park for 2 nights to have best wildlife activities. After having good time in Chitwan we go to Lumbini, Palpla, Pokhara and Bandipur.

Trip Details

  • Itinerary
  • Cost Includes
  • Useful Info

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Namaste Nepal: We arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu You will be transferred to the hotel. We check-in and you have free time. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing including: Aftrer Breakfast: Sightseeing including: AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century. Lunch Time: 1300hrs - 14:00hrs PM: Patan is often referred to as Lalitpur, which means “city of beauty”. Patan has a long Buddhist History and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 BCE.Visit Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti, King Yogaendra Malla’s Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple, 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu - Nagarkot: AM: Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. Lunch: 1300hrs- 1400hrsPM: After lunch transfer to Nagarkot that lies 35 km east of the Kathmandu city located at the elevation of 7200 ft., which offers 200 miles panorama of the Himalayas of Mt. Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west, Arrive Nagarkot, Hotel Check in. Watch the Sunset and Himalayan views. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 04: Nagarkot - Kathmandu: Morning wake up call for sunrise and Himalayan views in Nagarkot. After Breakfast transfer to Kathmandu on the way back to Kathmandu visit Bhaktapur also known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD visit Nyatapola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 05: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Chitwan National Park: (Option Rafting at Trisuli River if Only 04 Pax or More).
After breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu we have 4-6 hrs drive to Chitwan National Park. Arrive Chitwan National Park. Transfer to the lodge followed by refreshments and a briefing about the Programme

13.00 hrs: Arrival/Briefing/Lunch.
15.30 hrs: Culture tour to Tharu village.
17.00 hrs: Museum tour & sunset viewing over the Rapti River.
19.00 hrs: Dinner.
20.00 hrs: Tharu stick Dance.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 06: In Chitwan National Park:
06.00 hrs: Wake-up Call
06.30 hrs: Breakfast
07.15 hrs: Dog-out canoeing (BuddiRapti) / Shoret Jungle Walk. Visit elephant Breeding Centre
12.30 hrs: Lunch
15.00 hrs: Elephant Back Safari or Jeep Safari.
19.00 hrs: Free time for refreshment
20.30 hrs: Dinner.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 07: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Lumbini:
06.00 hrs: Wake-up Call
06.30 hrs: Tea/Coffee
07.00 hrs: Bird Watching.
08.30 hrs: Breakfast
09.15 hrs: Departure. Drive to Lumbini.
After Breakfast at Hotel in Chitwan we have a drive 3-4 hrs to Lumbini, birth place of lord Buddha, Arrive Lumbini. Hotel check in. Visit Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Myanmar temple and the Lumbini museum. Lumbini is the biggest pilgrimage for the adherent of Buddhist religion in the world. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 08: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Palpa: After breakfast at Hotel in Lumbing we start our driving to Tansen (Palpa) Tansen is the most popular place for the views of the Himalayas. Tansen is a great rarity a Nepali town big enough to be interesting, yet so far utterly unspoiled. Set at 1,400 meters on the southern side of the Mahabharat range in south central Nepal, it's an ideal hill station, with a marvellously fresh climate. Tansen is a bright Himalayan Town. Over here we can enjoy Dhaulagiri in the west and Gauri Shanker in the north east. Then we will return to hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 09: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Pokhara: After having breakfast we will drive about 5-6 hours. We see good scenery along the drive. Also pokhara known as the most beautiful city of Mountains and lakes. Pokhara is Nepal's most beautiful natural valley, which is also the most popular tourist destination. The Annapurna, Machhapuchere (Fishtail) and uncountable Mountains always stand high welcoming every visitor with a smile. We arrive mid afternoon. Rest of the day free for your personal activities. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 10: Breakfast at Hotel Sightseeing tour in Pokhara: Before Breakfast: Very early in the morning wake up call for visit to Sarangkot (1,592m) (drive 30 minutes). One gets to see the sunrise and the magnificent views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), AnnapurnaIII (7,555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Back to Hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast: We have a half day sightseeing tour of Bindhyabasini Temple known for its fabulous view of the city and mountain ranges. Also have a chance to see  unique waterfall know as Davis fall (in Nepali Patale Chango) (Tibetan Camp at Chorepatan), home to the legend of the Devi’s fall (to add a little mystery to your adventure, be sure to ask about the legend when your there). You then head to the illustrious Gorkha Museum that represents the mountains, people, and the area’s environment. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 11: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Bandipur: After breakfast we start driving to Bandipur over the magnificient view of Himalaya. Bandipur, a pleasant and charming hill town is situated on a hill-crest that offers a magnificent view of the central Nepal Himalayas. We experience the real Nepalese country side life while we stay at Bandipur. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 12: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Kathmandu: Early in the morning, we drive from Bandipur to Kathmandu, Nepal's Temple City. The journey is slow and steady as the road winds through villages and passing terrace fields before reaching our destination. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 13: In Kathmandu: Leisure day for last minute shopping and to have good food. We are happy to offer you some recommendations. (Breakfast Included). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 14: Fly back home: We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures. Check out Time at 12:00 noon. (Breakfast Included).

Trip Cost Includes:

  • Arrival Departure and all Transport by private Car.
  • English Speaking Local Guides in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Lumbini and Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation in Chitwan with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • All the monuments Entrance fee.
  • All activities in Chitwan National Park.
  • Office service charge.

Trip Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Drinks and Lunch and Dinners.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Tips for Guide, Porter and driver.

If you are thinking about how to obtain Nepal visa, then the easiest way to obtain it is at the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival in Nepal or else at the immigration entry point if you are entering through the border of India or Tibet.

Note: There are few countries namely Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Cameroon, Swaziland, Iraq, Ethiopia, Liberia, Palestine, etc. People from these countries do not get visa from the immigration entry points of Nepal.)

What do you need to obtain Nepal visa?

If you are thinking of taking visa at the airport or immigration entry point, following are your requirements:

* A valid passport (The passport should have validity of at least six months)
* You should fill the application form for visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
* Two passport size photos
* Visa fees which should be paid in cash.

Entry points to Nepal

* Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
* Eastern Nepal - Kakarvitta, Jhapa.
* Central Nepal - Birjung, Parsa.
* Northern Border - Kodari, Sindhupalchowk. (Now closed after earthquake).
* Northern Border - Kerung, Rasuwa.
* Western - Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa).
* Mid-western - Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj).
* Far western - Kailali (Mohana, Dhangadhi) / Kanchanpur (Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar).

Visa Fees

* USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days.
* USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency for 30 days.
* USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days.
* For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
* Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, if they enter Nepal via air, they will have to show a valid identification certificate (passport/ citizenship certificate). The children under the age of 10 do not need to show identification certificate.

Visa Extension

* Tourist visa extension is done for minimum 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days.
* In the case of delay less than 150 days additional USD 5 per day as late fine.

Transit Visa

When a foreigner has to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point or due to any force landing for whatever the reason, the foreigner can obtain transit visa for a day after paying USD 5 or any other currency equivalent.

Other General Information

* Entering in to Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
* Tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above.
* Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
* You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. Credit card or cheque are not acceptable.
* Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
* If you are obtaining a new passport or travel document, you are advised to contact the Immigration Department for the document transfer.
* Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
* Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
* The culture, tradition and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected.
* Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
Do not perform any activities that would lead to moral turpitude.

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