Discover Nepal – 12 Days Nepal Tour
This 12 Days Discover Nepal is a special trip which is a combination or culture, traditional, nature and soft adventure in Nepal. Our Discover Nepal tour includes a night trek in the hill of Nepal. The trip includes Kathmandu and sightseeing to its surrounded areas which are rich in culture and heritage, arts and architecture. Chitwan National Park which includes various Jungle activities. Pokhara which is known as the “Dreamland of Nepal” due to its beautiful landscapes, lakes, and mountains.
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Dhampus is a beautiful hillside village, where you see the amazing view of Annapurna mountain range. This trek is short and people of all age group can enjoy this trek to Dhampus. This is one of the popular short treks in Nepal. Nagarkot is a small beautiful highland close to Kathmandu valley, which provides a great view of sunrise and sunset with the magnificent mountain ranges and a peaceful and tranquil environment.
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Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, our representatives will be present at the arrival gate of the Airport with your name written on a placard. The warm welcome to our guests and transfer to hotel.
Kathmandu sightseeing (B)
After breakfast proceeds to the 2000 years old Swoyambhunath stupa, (UNESCO World Heritage site) sometimes also known as the monkey temple.The temple charms with its great dazzling stupa, while at the same time offers a marvelous view of Kathmandu Valley.
Next destination is Patan Durbar square. (UNESCO World heritage site). Patan Durbar Square complex is perhaps the most photographed of the three durbar squares. Located in the heart of Patan city, this was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts.
After Patan, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Pashupatinath Temple is Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the greatest Lord Shiva sites. The temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. The temple is the seat of the national deity, Pashupatinath. Hindus from all over the world visit Pashupatinath temple. Cremation of the bodies of Hindus is done along the bank of Bagmati river in Pashupatinath temple after they are dead.
After Patan, proceed to Kathmandu durbar square, (UNESCO World heritage site). Kathmandu Durbar Square is the historic place that was also a politically important site until recently. The Kings of Nepal were crowned and their coronation ceremony was solemnized in this durbar square. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The temples, monuments, and palaces are believed to have been built by the Malla kings of the Medieval Nepal. Enjoy an hour of rickshaw ride in the durbar square area. There are still many rickshaws present in Kathmandu which is popular among tourists and even locals ride them for short distance travel within the city.
Kathmandu – Chitwan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan. Chitwan offers one of the finest wildlife experiences in Asia. In the evening proceed for the cultural show which is known as Tharu stick dance.
Jungle activities (B/L/D)
Today guests will be escorted by an expert naturalist on various exciting activities including elephant back safari, Canoe ride, Jungle walk, Bird watching, Slide show.
Chitwan – Pokhara (B)
Pokhara – Phedi – Dhampus (B/L/D)
Dhampus – Sarangkot – Pokhara (B)
After BF walk to Sarangkot a beautiful and enjoyable walk in the middle hills of Nepal that lies near Pokhara, the beautiful lake city.
Pokhara sightseeing (B)
After breakfast, we will start our half day city tour of Pokhara which includes, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Davis Fall, Bindebasini Temple, Seti Gorge and Tibetan refugee camp. After the sightseeing we will drive you to a small hill where a small Pagoda is located named as World Peace Pagoda, From the top of the hill, you can have a very good view of Pokhara city and the lakes. In the evening free time to explore lake side area.
Pokhara – Bandipur (B)
After breakfast, drive to Bandipur. Bandipur is a small hilly village from where the beautiful view of the mountains can be seen. The place has beautiful Newari architecture. Explore the area and enjoy the scenery.
Bandipur – Kathmandu – Nagarkot (B)
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu. Enjoy the view and landscape on your way back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we will continue our drive to Nagarkot. Once we reach check in to your hotel. Guests can enjoy the peaceful environment and beautiful sunset from Nagarkot. Nagarkot is at a height of 2300 m above sea level. From here you can catch the excellent view of sunset and sunrise with beautiful mountain ranges. It commands a classic panorama of the Himalayan ranges. You can see many major peaks of the Himalayas, like Langtang, Langtang-Lirung, Chobha Bhamre, Amadablam, Dorje Lhakpa, Gaurishankar and many other peaks of the Himalaya, including Mount Everest on a clear day.
Nagarkot – Kathmandu (B/D)
Wake up early morning to see the sunrise and the beautiful Mountain View from your hotel. Enjoy the mesmerizing scenery and the morning air with your breakfast. After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu and check in to your hotel.
On the way back to Kathmandu visit Changu Narayan. Changu Narayan is an ancient Hindu temple which is located on a hilltop. The temple is surrounded by a forest and a small village known as Changu village. The Manahara River flows beside the hill. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and held in special reverence by the Hindu People. The temple is considered as the oldest temple in Nepal.
After Changu Narayan Temple, we will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Bhaktapur literally translates to Place of Devotees. Bhaktapur is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa and is considered as a cultural gem. It is an ancient Newar city in the east corner of the Kathmandu valley about eight miles from the capital city, Kathmandu. Bhaktapur was the largest of the three Newar kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley and was the capital of Nepal during the great “Malla” Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century. Today it is the third largest city in the Kathmandu valley, with a population of more than 300,000, of which the vast majority is still Newars. Bhaktapur has the best-preserved palace courtyards and old city center in Nepal and is listed as a world heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks.
After the city tour, we will drive you to a traditional Nepalese Restaurant for farewell dinner and to thank you for visiting our country. The food served will be authentic Nepalese cuisine with cultural show.
Drive to airport for flight back home with wonderful memories of 12 days Discover Nepal.