History Introducing Nepal

 
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Duration: 9 Days

Departure From: Kathmandu

Country: Nepal

Nepal is one of the developing nation sandwiched between two giants India and China. Though you don’t get to see any big unique modern infrastructure, what you get here is warm hospitality and tremendous love of the different ethnic people living here. Many travelers visit this magnificent Himalayan country each year which has tremendous offers. Nepal was open to the outside world from 1951 and is much famous for a spiritual tour as is filled with different temples, monasteries, historical palaces and much more. The largest and capital city is Kathmandu and on this 9 days tour, we will be exploring different rich cultures, some of the historical cultural sites, and the palaces having lots of myth.

While touring our expert and experienced guide will explain all the facts of the different UNESCO World Heritage Site. You also get to explore the different celebrations of Nepal as of different ethnic people like Brahmins, Gurung, Newar, Magar, Rai, Chettri, Sherpa, Tibetan etc have different varieties of festivals to celebrate and are held throughout the year. Just to mention, Nepal is a country that relishes the most number of public holidays in a year.

Our tour covers sightseeing Kathmandu city sensing the four main UNESCO World Heritage Sites as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swambhunath temple and the colossal Boudhanath Stupa. Next, we will be traversing the other two cities namely Patan and Bhaktapur. After exploring arts, architectures of these antiquated cities, we will drive to the height of Nagarkot to enjoy the twilight view and early next morning we enjoy the sunrise view with the Himalayas which looks magnificently great.

Next, we drive to Chitwan. The following day we will be enjoying the Chitwan National Park riding on elephant back for a jungle safari. What we can do here is observe various floras of this region which are well preserved. We can also spot rare one-horned rhino, tigers, and much more different wildlife here. The following day we will drive to another hotspot of beauty i.e. Pokhara. Here, you will be remunerated with the views of different Annapurna range and several other peaks like Fishtail and famous lake called Phewa.  The following day, we will be hiking to Sarangkot. From the top of this hill, you get the overwhelming views of the Annapurna and few other snowcapped peaks including the top view of entire Pokhara valley. We mark the completion of our tour by sightseeing the Pokhara city.

The flawless time for Introducing Nepal tour can mostly rejoice in spring (March-May) and fall (September-December). It is the perfect time to holiday in Nepal with your friend, family or beloved ones. If you are well adapted to cold, you may try touring on winter (December-February) too to avoid masses. For more information about History Introducing Nepal, please feel free to contact or email us.

Below we list our itinerary for History Introducing Nepal tour:

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)

As you arrive at the international airport of Kathmandu, and after finishing all the airport formalities like Visa stamping, security clearance - our team of Accent Himalaya will be there waiting for you at the terminal gate and then welcome you. After reaching the hotel, you can take rest or freshen up or visit the office of Accent Himalaya The company will offer you a welcome dinner in fine Nepali restaurants which serves you authentic Nepali cuisine. We will be spending our night at Kathmandu.

  Welcome Dinner

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath

Today after breakfast, we will be sightseeing the main heritage sites of Kathmandu such as - the Kathmandu Durbar square which displays Nepali arts and architecture. The durbar (palace) is beautifully built with fine arts and architecture. Next, we visit the Boudhanath Stupa which is one of the biggest stupas in the world. Then the - Swayambhunath temple which is pilgrimage site both for Hindus and Buddhists. Our next destination is the Pashupatinath temple. Temple of  Lord Shiva and is situated on the bank of Bagmati River. 

  Breakfast

Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur and sunset views from Nagarkot

Patan Durbar square is also enlisted in the world heritage sites and the square is rich in ancient’s arts and architecture. After that, we will be visiting the Bhaktapur city - one of the appealing city with a real local lifestyle conserved over centuries of separation from the hustle and the bustle of Kathmandu. As in Bhaktapur city, we will be exploring the water spouts, golden gate, Nyata- pola temple and palace which have 55 windows. After that, we will drive to Nagarkot for the sunset view. Nagarkot is one of the beautiful villages best known for viewing the sunrise and sunset views including with the spectacular Himalayas. We will be spending our night at Nagarkot.

  Breakfast

Day 04: Sunrise from Nagarkot then drive to Chitwan (815 m/2,674 ft): 5-6 hours

Early morning, we will be enjoying the sunrise view including with the Himalayas and after having our breakfast, we will head to Chitwan which is 175 kilometer from Kathmandu. Descending down alongside the winding road on the bank of the Trishuli River, we will then check into the hotel. After that, we will be walking on the bank of Rapti River and here we will be enjoying the sunset view and in the evening - we will be enjoying our dinner along with the performance of cultural dance program.

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Chitwan National Park

Early in the morning, we will ride on the elephant back and head through the dense forests to spot different wildlife. You can also see elephants taking bath. And in the afternoon, you can take a ride on canoe in the Rapti river. While canoeing, we will get to spot Mugger, crocodile, gharial, dolphins and different kinds of aquatic birds. We will be also be observing different kinds of birds of the national park and walk through nature where you come across different flora and fauna. We will be spending our night at Chitwan.

 

 

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (823 m/2,700ft): 134km, 4-5 hours

Today after having our breakfast, we will be driving to Pokhara -the city of the lake. As you arrive at Pokhara, you will be rewarded with the spectacular Himalayas views including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna range and the Machapuchre (Fishtail). We will then check in to our hotel and later explore Pokhara. We will be spending our night at Pokhara.

  Breakfast

Day 07: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Early in the morning, we will be heading to Sarangkot - a top hill to get the magnificent views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Even the sunrise and sunset views are very pleasant to watch. After spending some time at the hill, we will retrace back to Pokhara city and start our tour by exploring the Davis fall, Shiva cave and do some boating in the serene Phewa lake. We next will be visiting the international mountain museum and the refugee camp. We will be spending our night at Pokhara.

  Breakfast

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 213km, 5-6 hours

Today we will drive to Kathmandu - a beautiful scenic drive crossing along sideways of terraced fields and remote local villages. After reaching Kathmandu, our team member will take you to the respective hotel for you to take some rest or you can do souvenir shopping to gift your loved ones. In the evening, Accent Himalaya will be hosting a farewell dinner as for the successful completion of the tour. We will be spending our night at Hotel in Kathmandu.

  Breakfast and Farewell Lunch

Day 09: Final departure

Our tour finally comes to an end here and our team member will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight.

  Breakfast

Includes and Excludes

What's Included

  • Pickup and drop from hotel and airport
  • 3 - star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Jungle resort in Chitwan
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals in Chitwan
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
  • T-shirt and city map
  • Heritage sites and national park entrance fees
  • All jungle activities in Chitwan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Airfare for international and domestic flights
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation if required
  • Excess luggage charges
  • Individual expenses
  • Services not mentioned in "What's Included" section

Trip Note

 

 

Accommodation

Accent Himalaya manages its best to provide good food and comfortable accommodation. During your tour, standard hotel (rated 2-3 stars) will be provided. However, if you are willing to spend more, we can arrange some luxurious room from 4-5 star hotels.

Meals

All the meals and breakfast required for you are included in our package. Dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge where you spend overnight and the team leader or guide will find you a good place for lunch on the way to your destination.

Luggage/Backpack

You will be carrying a small backpack with your water bottle, camera, tissue paper, towel, or other gears that you need to use frequently. The clothes and gears that you don’t need can be packed and left in the locker or safe deposit box in the hotel free of cost.

Normal weight limit at Nepal’s domestic airline is 15 kg including your hand carry and in case you exceed the limit, you need to pay the extra amount which is not included in our package.

Guide

Accent Himalaya provides you a very trained and experienced tour guide who will handle all the logistics and other issues that may emerge during your tour. If you are visiting in a bigger group, we will provide you an additional guide.

Personal Expenses on Trek

Personal expense literally depends upon your personal habit; whether you are alcoholic or non-alcoholic, extravagant or thrifty and so on. Normally, the cost of the meal and accommodation during the trek are covered in our package and you will be liable to pay for table drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking, souvenirs, hot shower (available in some places) tips to the guide or porters, meals during your stay at Kathmandu (a normal meal costs $ 5-7 in Kathmandu) as well as the entrance fees during your city tour to different places in Kathmandu (approximately $ 25). Tips to the guide or porter are your personal choice. However, we advise you to give tip and allocate 5-10 percent of your total tour cost if you are filled with their service.

Our Greetings at Airport

We advise you to flow the information of your international flight details after you confirm your Trip with Accent Himalaya for our meeting and greetings. Right after you cross the Customs and check out of the terminal building, you will find our representative holding a placard with your name or the name of the company (Accent Himalaya) and drop you to your hotel in a private car. In case you have booked the hotel by yourself, we suggest you inform us in advance the name of the hotel you are about to stay so that our representative can drop you to your hotel and would be easier to meet with the team leader or the guide.

Itinerary and Possible Changes on it

Our normal Itinerary is the most usual and practicable. In the package, the days of your arrival and departure and a day of city tour are also counted. In case you have managed your further schedule, you want to exclude those days and just want us to help you with the trip part, upon your inquiry, we can rearrange and adjust the itinerary according to your wish and let you know about the final cost for the trip.

Also, you can extend your trip if you feel it necessary with consultation with our guide on the way to your destination but we recommend you to finish the trip within the last day mentioned in our package as many unforeseen circumstances may befall at any time.

Booking and Payment

You are required to make 20% (non-refundable) payment in advance in order to confirm and book the trip along with a photocopy of your passport and flight details (arrival detail, flight name, number and time) and the remaining 80% balance is due when you arrive in Nepal. You have an option of paying the advance by bank transfer or credit card. So, do let us know which modes of payment are convenient for you, then we will forward the details of payment.

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