Days: 14 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Nepal is a multicultural country where we have many of castes, several religions and different ethnic groups. All of them have their own cultural significance. The Culture of Nepal is really unique one of its kind in the world.
We can explore our culture in different regions. Specially, Brahmin , Gurung ,Tamang ,Tharu ,Maithili , Tibetan, Sherpa,Thakali and Newari Culture are popular and alife in Nepal. These Cultures give you a unique taste and experience of the different parts of Nepal.
Swiss Family Trekking & Expedition arranges cultural trips in different parts of Nepal to explore and introduceyou to these blended and unique cultures.
Day 1 Welcome at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Orietation about your program and some general Info about Nepal. Rest of the day free.
Day 2 Full day Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu . Your tour guide will introduce you to the places you are going to visit. He will guide you through the Heritage Sites of Kathmandu such as the 2000 years old Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) , the most sacred Hindu shrine of Lord Pashupatinath’s Temple and the largest Boudhnath Stupa will make your day awesome.
Day 3 Hiking to Shivapuri.
In the morning after breakfast at hotel we will go for a day hiking to Shivapuri with packed lunch or dry food and back to Kathmandu hotel. In this hiking, you will be able to see genuine multicultural aspects of Nepal near Kathmandu.
Day 4 Depart from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park by vehicle (6 hrs)
Checkin at Resort welcome drinks and introduction to your room.
Freshen up and briefing session.
Cultural Tour ( To Visit Tharu Village)
Riverside Sunset view
Tharu stick dance
Day 5 , More activities in Chitwan National Park.
Wake up Call
Canoeing Ride and Elephant Breeding Centre Visit.
Elephant Back safari
Day 6 Breakfast at Resort in Chitwan, Drive to Lumbini by private vehicle.
Wake up Call
Departure to Lumbini.
This is the day you are going to visit the Birth place of the Lord Buddha iin Lumbini. Enjoy the half day guided sightseeing. Inside Lumbin Parki, you will have the opportunity to visiti different Buddhist monasteries representing the different international Buddhist communities. Over night at Lumbini at Hotel.
Day 07 Breakfast at hotel then drive to Pokhara by private vehicle.7 hours
Check in hotel in Pokhara and refreshment, walking around lake side and boating in Fewa Lake, free evening and overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Breakfast at hotel and full day guided sightseeing tour in Pokhara.
Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Nether Fall), Davi's Fall (known variously as Devin's and Devi’'s Fall) is a charming little waterfall located about 2 km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway.
2.World Peace Pagoda.
World Peace Pagoda can be seen on the top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. It has four images of Buddha facing in the four directions. The dome shaped pagoda is an impressive sight and its hilltop location commands a great view. It is a great vantage point which offers spectacular views of the Annapurna.
3.The Old Bazaar.
A stark contrast to Lakeside Pokhara, the old Pokhara Bazaar is 4 km away from Phewa Lake. It is a traditional bazaar and a colorful gathering place for an ethnically diverse group of traders. The temples and monuments bear a close resemblance to the Newari architecture of Kathmandu Valley. Except for the large concrete buildings that have cropped up, the market place retains much of its original charm. It makes for a pleasant walk; there are shops selling anything from edibles and clothing to cosmetics and gold. The old bazaar is also home to one of Pokhara's most important shrines', the Brindhyabasini Mandir. Perched on a shady hillock, this white dome-like structure dominates a spacious stone-paved courtyard. Overnight at Pokhara hotel.
Day 09 Unobstructed Sunrise View with Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Himalays.
Early morning 30 minutes drive to Sarangkot for sunrise with mountain views and terrace field, drive back to Pokhara.This is a free day if you want to shop and hang around on your own. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 10 Breakfast at hotel, Depart from Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hours 210 KM.
We drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle (6 hrs), Free evening walking around your hotel, Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 11 Breakfast at hotel then drive to Nagarkot.
Drive to Changunarayan Temple with a private car, we visit the oldest pagoda style temple which was listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It has been constructed in 4th century. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Narayan. From there we drive to Nagarkot which takes about half hour. This is a vantage point for panoramic Himalayan scenery as well as unobstructed sunrise and sunset view. We can also see the captivating landscapes and the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 12 Nagarkot to Kathmandu.
In the morning we go to view point to see spectacular view of the sunrise and beautiful snow clad mountain ranges, back to hotel and have breakfast, drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square for sightseeing.Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the oldest and the first Kingdome of Medieval Nepal which houses proper Newari Culture and their way of life. Here you will be amazed to see medieval architecture with numbers of old and authentic monuments. After sightseeing tour drive to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Free day in Kathmandu.
You can utilize your spare hours by observing the Narayanhiti Palace Museum situated at the heart of Kathmandu (previous Royal Palace), shopping etc, Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 Final Departurre.
This is your final day and as per flight time we will drop you at Tribhuban International Airport.
Our Tour Package Cost Includes:
* Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport Pick up and drop.
* Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour as per itinerary.
* All ground transportation as per above given itinerary.
* Hotel and Resort as per above given places.
* 2 nights 3 days Jungle safari with full board plan.
* All entrance fees for sightseeing places as per above given itinerary.
Our Tour Package Cost does not include:
* Travel insurance & single supplement of you.
* Items of personal nature and equipment alcohol drinks main meal in Kathmandu, Lumbini and Pokhara.Other than breakfast.
* Laundry and tips.
* Expenses incurred as a result illness of or any other unforeseen events and Emergency evacuation fees.
* Loss incurred by re-routing, inclement weather, floods, famine, political disruptions, strike, riots and other disturbances.
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Tour: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition . The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.