Duration : 7 days
Best Season : All year round
Grade : Easy
Max. Altitude : 1300m
Our seven day Classical Nepal Tour will give you the opportunity to taste both the rich culture of Nepal as well as experience its unique geographical diversity. Nepal has more than seventy ethnic groups each living with their own unique culture and tradition, and has a topography that ranges from sixty meters at sea level to a soaring 8848 m elevation at Mt Everest. Visit the tropical jungles of Chitwan with its unique fauna such as the one horned pygmy rhino, as well as the beautiful lakeside town of Pokhara, nestled in a beautiful valley surrounded by the word’s highest mountains including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and Annapurna. Pokhara’s famous Fewa Lake with its stunning reflection of the high Himalaya, is also a popular place to go boating.
This tour is especially designed to cover almost every major tourist attraction in Nepal. There are a few extra adventures we can include, such as short river rafting on the way to Chitwan. We can offer options for enjoying the tour either by road or by flight service. The trip route itself can modified as per guest requirements.
Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to hotel, Thamel excursion
Upon arrival at the airport, our office representative will receive you and transfer to your hotel. After short check in process, we will brief you about your trip and information about the local place, people and other necessary information. Depending on your flight time, we will arrange to visit one sightseeing spot. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Sightseeing (Kathmandu Valley)
After breakfast we will begin sightseeing in Kathmandu, tour guide will pick you up from hotel and today visit UNESCO world heritage sights Boudhanath Stupa, Soyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanuman Dhoka Palace). In the palace area you can see Kumari Ghar (Living Goddess Kumari), Kastamandap Temple and others. Lunch will be on the way at your convenience. Evening drive back to hotel.
Day 3 : Drive to Chitwan (Jungle Safari)
Today morning after breakfast we will drive about 4 hrs (160km) to Chitwan. The road descends Kathmandu alongside the Trisuli River where you can enjoy views of hills, mountains, rivers and local villages. You will shortly arrive in Chitwan, a popular destination for wildlife experiences. Check in at hotel and short brief about activities. After lunch we will take an elephant ride inside the forest where we can see one-horned rhino and other wild animals and birds. In the evening you can enjoy sunset views by the Rapti River with chilled beer. BBQ service can be arrange at your request at hotel. Before dinner you will see a Tharu Cultural performance. Dinner and overnight at lodge/hotel in Chitwan.
Day 4 : Jungle safari and drive to Pokhara
Early morning start for canoe (boat) ride on the Rapti River where you can see several reptiles and birds. After breakfast we slowly prepare to move towards Pokhara. After a 4 hr drive (about 150km) we will arrive in the beautiful town Pokhara. Check in process and then lunch. You can relax and enjoy your afternoon with boating at Fewa Lake and dinner/drinks at Bar/Restaurant at Lakeside. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 5 : Sightseeing (Pokhara)
Early morning about 5 am, guide will knock on your door and we will drive to Sarangkot, a small hill top to enjoy a sunrise with magnificent views of Fishtail Mountain and Annapurna. On the way back down, you will visit Bindabasini Temple (A popular Hindu Temple), Old town and Seti Gorge. Arrive at hotel and proceed for breakfast and then a couple of free hours to relax on your own. You can do tandem flight, lltra light flight, zip flyer or other adventurous activity. Evening we will drive you to visit Davi's Fall, Cave and Tibetan refugee camp. You can see how Tibetan people are living at the camp and if you wish you can help them by buying some souvenirs. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 6 : Drive or fly to Kathmandu
After breakfast we will drive back to Kathmandu, which is about 200km, arriving early evening. Check in at hotel, then you will have free time to hang around Thamel, or do some shopping Evening will be dinner at traditional restaurant with live performance. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 7 : Departure
Depending on your international flight time, you can take short walk around local market or you can catch mountain flight to see Mt. Everest. We will pick you up from hotel 3 hrs before your flight time to drive to airport for your departure.
- Camera, Chargers, Phone, ID/Passport, Personal medical kit, Diary, Money-wallet etc...
- Shoes / Sandle
- Umbrella or rain coat
- Day bag
- Airport arrival and departure
- 6 night hotel accommodation (B/B plan)
- Private transport for sightseeing as per itinerary
- Chitwan Jungle Safari (1N2D package)
- Tour guide (English Speaking or preferred language)
- Bottle water
- Sightseeing entrance fees
- Lunch and dinner
- Drinks and beverage
- Personal nature expenses
- Medical and other
- Single supplement
- Additional service activities
- Staff tips