Duration: 9 Days
Departure From: Kathmandu
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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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath
Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur and sunset views from Nagarkot
Day 04: Sunrise from Nagarkot then drive to Chitwan (815 m/2,674 ft): 5-6 hours
Day 05: Chitwan National Park
Day 06: Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (823 m/2,700ft): 134km, 4-5 hours
Day 07: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 213km, 5-6 hours
Day 09: Final departure
Includes and Excludes
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.