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Nepalese Experience

  • Kathmandu
  • Chitwan
  • Pokhara
  • 7 nights from
  • £795 per person
  • Trip Code: MC-1155

Holiday Overview

Nepalese Experience

 

A perfect itinerary for anyone wanting to appreciate the landscapes, culture and wildlife of Nepal. Begin in the capital city Kathmandu, explore the valley and the Durbar Squares of Bhaktapur and Kathmandu. Venture to the pristine wilderness of Chitwan National Park, home to tigers, elephants and rhino alongside countless bird species. Gaze in awe at the majestic beauty of the Himalayan mountains and the Annapurna range from Pokhra, beautifully situated on the Phewa Lake, before returning to Kathmandu.

8 Days / 7 Nights

Start / End – Kathmandu

Highlights Include:

Stunning mountain views

Wildlife encounters

Local history and culture 

Nepalese Experience includes:

  • Transfers and Sightseeing as listed
  • 3 nights accommodation Kathmandu
  • 2 nights accommodation Chitwan
  • 2 nights accommodation Pokhara
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Day 1 - Kathmandu

A representative will meet you in the arrival area of the airport after you clear all immigration and custom formalities and greet you by offering a Khada (a traditional ceremonial scarf common in Buddhist culture, it symbolizes purity and compassion).  Depart for your stay at Hotel which is just 25 minutes’ drive in regular day traffic. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals Included - None

Featured accommodation

Vivanta Kathmandu

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Day 2 - Kathmandu and surrounds

After breakfast visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square  Bhaktapur Durbar Square:  Bhaktapur literally translates to ‘City of devotees’. The best preserved of the three main medieval cities of the valley, Bhaktapur comprise some of the most breathtaking religious architecture in the entire country. It has three major squares, Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square; studded with pagoda and Shikhara-style temples.  In the afternoon proceed to Swayambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square.  Swayambhunath Stupa: Perched on top of a conical hill is a white dome with glittering golden spire is visible from all sides of the valley for many miles. This most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath Stupa, is also known as the Monkey Temple. The main stupa can be reached from two access points; a long steep stairway with 365 steps (leading directly to the main platform), and a car road leading to a longer way from the southwest entrance. This stupa too has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites list.  Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar, which means palace, is where the kings were once crowned and where they ruled from. Kathmandu has its Durbar Square at its heart, here the charm of old town blends well with traditional architecture in a rich cultural backdrop. The entire square was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The massive complex consists of three main squares, which is home to palaces, temples, and courtyard.  Enjoy a Rickshaw ride from Kathmandu Durbar Square to Thamel via the small alley of Ason & Indrachwok. Spend some free time in Thamel before returning to your hotel.

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Vivanta Kathmandu

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Day 3 - Kathmandu - Chitwan

After breakfast enjoy a scenic drive to Chitwan  The Chitwan National Park lies in the Inner Terai lowlands and consists of Sal forests, tall elephant grasslands, hills, ox-box lakes and flood plains of the Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. Enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Natural) in 1984, the park spreads over an area of 932 sq.km. The park is home to 56 species of mammals, 49 species of amphibians and reptiles, and 525 species of birds. Upon arrival, there will be short briefing of the resort and the program  After lunch proceed to walking tour of a local Tharu village  

Meals Included – Breakfast Lunch & Dinner 

Featured accommodation

Kasara Resort

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Day 4 - Chitwan

You will follow a full day of jungle experiences with an in-house expert naturalist including Jungle Nature Walk, Bird Watching, Jeep Safari and Canoe Ride. In Evening, enjoy the Tharu Cultural Dance Show 

Meals Included – Breakfast Lunch & Dinner 

Featured accommodation

Kasara Resort

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Day 5 - Chitwan - Pokhara

Today take a scenic drive to Pokhara  Pokhara is the third largest city in Nepal, located 200km to the west of Kathmandu. Three out of the ten highest mountains in the world, including the renowned Annapurna are within 30 miles of the city, making it Nepal’s top trekking destination. It is an ideal place to relax, take walks in the surrounding hills, or engage in the more energetic pursuits of trekking or white-water rafting

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Atithi Resort & SPA

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Day 6 - Pokhara

After an early wakeup call proceed for the sunrise tour from World Peace Stupa, The World Peace Pagoda is a massive Buddhist Stupa situated on the top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. Besides being an impressive sight, the shrine is a great advantage point which offers the spectacular views of the Sunrise, Mountain Ranges, Phewa Lake & Pokhara City. Drive back to Hotel and enjoy breakfast  Later proceed for an hour boating on Phewa Lake, visit Davis Fall and the International Mountain Museum 

In the afternoon visit Matepani Monastery to experience the Monks daily prayer  Matepani Monastery is located (approx. 10 km/ 30 min drive from Pokhara city) Southeast of Pokhara, if you are willing to brave the 300 stairs to the top, you’ll see exactly why it is worth the exercise. Monks from all over the country come to this monastery to study. Their education consists of the main teachings of the Dharma, as well as Buddhist ceremonies and rituals. The monks pray at least twice a day, in the morning and the evening. 

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Atithi Resort & SPA

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Day 7 - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Take the scenic drive to Kathmandu 

In evening, proceed for the farewell dinner at local restaurant with Nepalese Cultural Dance Show 

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Vivanta Kathmandu

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Day 8 - Kathmandu

Today your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.

Meals Included - Breakfast

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