Nepal Vacation Tour - 7 Nights 8 Days

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Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days

Distance: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Lumbini - Nagarkot

Price: USD 450 / INR 23,800

 

Tour Details

 

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing.

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara after visiting Manakamana temple.

Day 4: Pokhara sightseeing.

Day 5: Drive to Lumbini

Day 6: Driving back to Kathmandu to drive towards Nagarkot

Day 7: Driving back to Kathmandu

Day 8: Departure

Food

Shopping

Inclusion

Exclusion

 

Nepal Tourism

 

Are you a globetrotter and want to explore the cultural diversities of the inhabitants of southeast Asian countries, then you must visit Nepal for its breathtaking amusing sights. Nepal is the land covered with snow clad highest mountains and that offers dynamic varieties in the location for vacations. Even after a catastrophic natural disaster, till date, Nepal shows such exquisiteness in the tourism sector to allure the travelers all across the world. Your topophilia will reach its optimum after traveling to this beautiful country. The mainland of Nepal shows varieties in its landscapes. If you are adventure lover then you can trek along the marvelous trails. If you are into adventure sports, then you can release your adrenaline while enjoying various sports. You can enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature while taking your journey into thick woods, or national parks or lush green lands or enjoy droplets splashing out of waterfalls. Nepal shows its glory in all respects to project the high spirits in welcoming the explorers all across the world.

 

The mainland of Nepal has always attracted the cultural studies enthusiasts. It has the largest number of the world’s heritage sites as listed by UNESCO. When a traveler visits such exotic land, he packs excitement in his bag to encounter such historically claimed spaces. Such historical sites open up a complete stature of literary context in the minds of the travelers. A short trip to this exotic land opens up a completely new facet of the cultural heritage of the land.

 

In present days, anthropology influences young travelers to explore different ethnic cultural practices of indigenous groups. As per 2011 census, this country has more than 126 ethnic groups speaking around 123 dialects. These ethnic groups have a difference in cultural practices, linguistic appearance as well as a belief system. The travelers explore such radiant landscapes along with the ethnic practices of the indigenous groups. During the time of specific festivals, the explorers can also come close to understand the unique cultural practices and traditions of these ethnic groups. Festivals are always defined as the complete amalgamation of individuals to celebrate any occasion keeping aside the cultural differences and practices. The vacationers can explore such different cultural practices for a better understanding of the landscape. In terms of tourism as well, every year tourists of different religious values (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Bon Po) visit the exotic land.

 

The enthralling landscapes of Nepal have always amused the vacationers for ages. As compared to other exotic locations, you do not have to think much about the travel expense. It is a land where you can go for a budget trip to accumulate experiences. You can also go for a trip lavishly for enjoying the exotic locations on the top of the world.

 

When a traveler visits an alien land, a question of safety has always been playing in the back of the minds. Nepal is a country where the tourists are welcomed wholeheartedly. Like other big cities, you can stroll around without any fear in your heart. It is a land shows a complete blend of rural and urban culture, plain land and mountainous terrains, pilgrimage and adventurous trekking. You can easily feel the warmth of love from your hosts. Crime will not be an issue to think about while traveling to this beautiful land.

 

Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu

Meal: Breakfast

Altitude: 1400m

Distance: around the city (20 minutes hardly)

Mode of transport: Private car

 

After arrival at the capital city of Kathmandu, you will be picked up by our esteemed drivers from the Tribhuvan International Airport to drop at the respective hotels. You will be welcomed warm-heartedly with welcome drinks and our representatives will brief you the tour itinerary.

 

While traveling to any country or state we are always eager to visit the capital city. With the heart full of such excitement if you travel to Kathmandu, you will not be disappointed. The city has shown its own charm to the travelers. After small interaction and briefing, one can stroll around the city. As you will be tired due to flight, you can start your evening in the amazing streets of Thamel. It is one of the commercialized streets located near the capital city of Kathmandu. While traveling to the streets of Thamel, you will get a kaleidoscopic vision. For the last four decades, the alleys of Thamel are famous for selling different attractive objects. It is a hub of restaurants, cafes, hotels, and bars. You will be completely astonished by the dynamic traffic-free zone as well as horn-free zone.

 

After coming back to the hotel, an exquisite dinner program will be arranged for the tourists. You will also get introduced with art, culture, and lifestyle of the locals. A cultural program will be organized for our honorable guests.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing

Meal: Breakfast

Distance: Around the city

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

After taking breakfast, you will be going for the guided tour of the capital city. The travelers who love to study historical facts will definitely enjoy the city of Kathmandu due to its highest number of world heritage sites.

 

Kathmandu is well known among the tourists for its historical relics. If you spend a few hours a day, then you will explore a few sites dated back from primitive times. It has a total of seven world’s heritage sites as listed by UNESCO. It is a city where you will find pilgrimage sites of different religious values as well.

 

You will be going for the darshan of Pashupatinath. This place holds a view of religious and spiritual values. You will encounter different hermits practicing penance in the holy shrine. The cremations are also carried out in the holy river of Bagmati. Unless the Hindus, no one is allowed to visit the temple premise. Pashupatinath is the national deity of the country and it comes under the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites list. On Maha Shivaratri, more than 1 million devotees visit the sacred temple of Pashupatinath. Prachanda Dev from Lichchavi dynasty built this temple in the 5th century. In the temple complex, you will find other temples, ashrams, and monuments as well. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

 

After this, you will be visiting Patan. You will be followed the visit with Lalitpur, the second largest town located in the valley on the shore of the River Bagmati. You will encounter beautiful ancient architectural masterpieces in the city. Next, you will be visiting the Durbar square. It is mostly the square of temple squad located in the central part of the capital city. In the city, you will find the refugee center of Tibetan community. Here, you will find out the cultural practice of the Tibetan people as well. You will find the carpet industry is the main resources of income for these Tibetan communities. You can also buy beautiful carpets from these local shops. Next, you will be visiting Swayambhunath stupa which is ornamented with beautiful prayer flags. You will see a beautiful overview of the capital city from the top of the stupa. This place is equally visited by both the Hindus and the Buddhists.

 

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara after visiting Manakamana temple

Meal: Breakfast

Altitude: 1400m

Distance: Kathmandu-Pokhara: 205km(6hours) ; Pokhara-Manakamana temple:120km (4hours)

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

After enjoying Nepalese delicacies at your hotel, you will be driving to Pokhara today. It will take around 6 hours from Kathmandu to reach Pokhara. If you are traveling to Nepal, then Pokhara should always be there in your bucket list. One will breathe the fresh air of the valley in this beautiful land of Pokhara. It is known among the trekkers as the gateway of entering Annapurna range. The spellbound beauty of Pokhara influences thousands of backpackers every year to enjoy serenity completely secluded from the hustles of life.

 

On the way to drive, you will take a halt to visit the famous Manakamana temple. This temple is quite popular among the Hindu pilgrims. The spiritual land of Manakamana is believed to fulfill every wish of the pilgrims. This temple shrine is located at the center of Nepal; therefore the pilgrims from any corner of the country can travel to seek blessings from the goddess. It is believed that the devotees from Nepal and India travel to this beautiful religious place once in a lifetime. The traveler love to visit this place to get the beautiful sight of Trishuli River as well. You will find out wide highways constructed along the river joining the remote area like Manakama temple with different corners of Nepal.

 

The temple is located in the district of Gorkha. In Nepali dialect it means bravery. The temple is located at the top where Kurintar is located underneath. The pilgrims have to board cable cars from here to reach the temple. Due to remote locations, the pilgrims have to take these cable cars to seek the blessings from the temple. Earlier it was quite difficult for the pilgrims to reach the top of the temple. The cable car is introduced to cover a total distance of 104km. If you have a serious issue of vertigo, before taking the cable car you should know the altitude of running cable car (258m) and the temple (1302m). From the top of Manakamana temple, the tourists can get the panoramic view of distant mountains like Annapurna, Himalchuli, and Manaslu.

 

After visiting the temple, you will be driving back to Pokhara for an overnight stay.

 

Day 4: Pokhara sightseeing

Meal: Breakfast

Distance: Around the city

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

While traveling to this beautiful country, you will be awestruck with the intact beauty of the neighborhood. Very few South East Asian countries can give you such visual pleasure. Start your day with a beautiful drive across the exotic landscape to reach Sarangkot. With every single day, you will be flabbergasted with the fabulous view of Pokhara. You will feel yourself close to the lap of nature. While backpacking, the travelers start romanticizing nature. This location will give you every opportunity to relish the beauty.

 

Sunrise and mountains always share a soulful relation. You will get a picturesque canvas in front of your sight in Sarangkot. When the first rays of morning sun will fall on your face, you will internalize the famous view of the rising sun in the mountains. It will be a breathtaking moment for every traveler when the sunrise behind the snow-clad mountains of Himalayas. After enjoying such a memorable sight, you will be driving back to the hotel.

 

After taking breakfast, today you will be going for sightseeing around Pokhara. You will be visiting Bindebasini temple at first. It is one of the earliest temples located in the city of Pokhara. Kaski rulers built this temple. Goddess Durga is the prime deity of the temple. You will get a complete view of the Himalayas as well from this region. In the area of the local bazaar, you will find out the temple. With the visit to the temple, you will be visiting the old bazar premises as well. You will also go for visiting a waterfall called Patale Chongo, located around 2kms away in the southwest direction of Pokhara. In the summers and monsoons, you will get the view of the gushing water falling from the waterfall. Next, you will be visiting the Gupteshwar cave, located just on the opposite side of the fall. If you are an ardent lover of architecture, then you will find this cave fascinating due to its natural forms made out of the deposits of limestone. You cannot take photographs in the premises of the caves. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 5: Drive to Lumbini

Meal: Breakfast

Altitude:150m

Distance:170km(6hrs)

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

Early morning after taking breakfast you will get yourself ready for another pilgrimage site that is popularly accepted by the pilgrims.

 

As mentioned earlier, the pilgrims of different religious beliefs come across to visit spiritual sites. Lumbini comes under one of such sites quite famous among the Buddhist pilgrims. You will be thrilled to roam around the places where the enlightened one Lord Buddha had roamed in his childhood days. The mythology and history fanatics will love the holy spirits of the space.

 

In the Terai region of southern Nepal, Lumbini is located. In 623 BC, Lord Buddha took birth in this sacred place. Buddhism and the Mauryan Empire shared an interconnected relationship. You will find those historical inscriptions in the garden of Lumbini. Emperor Ashoka erected pillars with detailed inscriptions of Buddhism on the walls. Mauryan emperor Ashoka after the bloodshed of the Kalinga war preached the teachings of Buddha all across the wall. In the garden complex of Lumbini, you will find Ashokan pillar with its antique inscriptions written in Pali and Brahmi script dated back in 3rd century BC.

 

A large number of archeological surveys were conveyed in this location to gather significant proofs. The archeological relics proved Lumbini as one of the major pilgrimage centers in Buddhism. The government of Nepal restored all these antique properties and exhibited them as one of the popular sites in front of world tourism.

 

At night you will stay overnight over there.

 

Day 6: Driving back to Kathmandu to drive towards Nagarkot

Meal: Breakfast

Altitude:Nagarkot – 2175m

Distance: Lumbini to Kathmandu-266km (7hours); Kathmandu to Nagarkot- 28km(1hr30minutes)

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

After taking breakfast you will be driving back towards Kathmandu. Today you will enjoy the beautiful sights of the landscapes while driving from Kathmandu to Nagarkot. Driving across the trails of mountainous terrains always give the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature. It is an amazing experience to see the sunset in the mountains. While driving on the road, you will get a pleasant view of sudden changes in your journey. The dusky sunlit sight will captivate your sight. You will treasure beautiful images of mountains both in sun rise and sunset for a lifetime. You will stay in Nagarkot for overnight.

 

Day 7: Driving back to Kathmandu

Meal: Breakfast

Mode of transport: bus coach

 

Early in the morning, you can opt for a beautiful sunrise view of Nagarkot. Among the tourists, this location is quite famous for its scenic beauty. One can easily engage in the beautiful panoramic view of Himalayan ranges. If you are adventurous in nature, you can explore your free spirits across these mountainous terrains. It is a great opportunity for the backpackers to go hiking.

 

This small village is located around 32km on the east side of Kathmandu. Among the foreign backpackers, Nagarkot is quite famous for its extraordinary scenic beauty. You will enjoy the calm and serenity all around you. In city life we never get pure air, here you will get an opportunity to breathe fresh air. The natural vegetation with a bio-diversified environment can also give you a chance to explore different varieties of flora and fauna.

 

Nepal has its own architectural styles. If you are fascinated with the old temple architecture, then you can explore such primitive styles in Nagarkot. You can visit Brijeshwari Devi temple, Vajreshwari temple, Mahakali temple. You can also visit the Bhangeri Durbar and its grand palace architecture.

 

You can also go for hiking towards Changu Narayan temple. The enriched works of temple architecture will easily grasp your attention. This two storied temple showed the primitive Nepalese architecture style. The temple is covered with Champak tree. You will find wide ranges of cultural, religious and social artifacts in the museum of Changu Narayan Temple.

 

After a half day sightseeing in Nagarkot, you will be driving back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

 

Day 8: Departure

Meal: Breakfast

Mode of transport: Private car

 

We aim in making the best travel memories for you in your short traveling to Nepal. We always focus on introducing travelers with the best kind of experience in the foreign land. Even on the final day, we want to extend such kind of warm hosting as well. Our driver will drop you at the airport for your homebound flight. We ensure that you carry a casket of memories for your entire life.

 

Food

While traveling to an alien land, the travelers are always inquisitive in treating the taste buds well. In terms of Nepalese delicacies, one will find out a complete blend of Tibetan cuisine and Indian cuisine at the same time. Are you a foodie? Then exotic land can offer you to try distinctive dishes. In terms of cuisine, you will find remarkable flavor. Like Indian dishes, you can try rice, curries, lentil soup as one of the major staple foods. Momos are also famous among the tourists in the streets of Nepal. Whether it is veg or non-veg, you can actually treat your taste buds with the authentic Tibetan cuisine. You can also enjoy Newari cuisine in the valley of Kathmandu. If you are into culinary studies, then you will definitely explore different dishes of ethnic groups. Aloo and Bara are quite famous among the locals. Yomari is also another quite celebrated dish mostly made during Newar festival called Yomari Punhi. This festival occurs during the months at the completion of the rice harvest. Yomari is a sweet dish in a form of bun with infused coconut, sesame seeds, and molasses. You can also try falafels in the busy streets of Thamel. The ravishing smell of the street stalls of Thamel will engage you in having a mouthful of these Doner Kebabs.

 

Shopping

 

Unlike other exotic location, you will never experience a huge financial burden while traveling to Nepal. When tourists travel to foreign lands, they always want to bring small gifts as memoirs for a lifetime. If you are a shopaholic then you can enjoy the shopping spree in the busiest streets of Nepal. Among popular gift items, Thangka paintings are believed to be the most common one. These paintings show a blend of symbols from both Buddhism and Hinduism. These embroidered hand painted craft on textile surely shows the mastery of the weavers. For the purpose of painting, it won’t cost you more than INR 1000.

 

Another gift item that can give you the emotion of Nepalese culture is the rice paper items. These creative handicrafts are made of rice husk. In primitive days, these papers were used for paintings or manuscripts in the royal family. With the passage of time, it is now used for diary paper. The craftsman works tediously to create art out of rice husk. These items are quite popular among the tourists to provide the perfect gift for family members. You will not spend more than INR 300 to bring back memories from Nepal.

 

The enriched cultural life of Nepal always attracts tourists. So another innovative item is the masks and statues made in the form of mythical figurines. During festivals, the Nepalese locals wear these masks and celebrate cultural nights. While traveling to Nepal, this kind of mask is a must try. The starting price of these masks is around INR 500. Apart from this, if you are a connoisseur of traditional jewelry collection then Nepal is the prime hub for you to explore those pieces of jewelry. The beautiful handicraft items with fabulous designs can be worn as neckpiece or handpiece jewelry. With the similar alloy, the craftsman makes utensils used by Newari tribe. Accompanying your jewelry style, you can also make your wardrobe fashionable by buying stylish hemp bags. These spacious bags will add a boho flavor to your dressing sense. If you love to carry elegant bags then these hemp bags will definitely come to your bucket list. Your intense love to collect all these authentic objects all across the world will make these items as décor in the corner of your living room. As compared to other gift items, these handicraft items are quite expensive. The starting cost of such items is around INR 3000. 

 

Inclusion

Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast and dinner at Hotel.

Both way Airport Transfers

Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu , Lumbini and Pokhara

Transportation Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Pokhara-Lumbini Kathmandu by ac vehicle

All Hotel taxes

Exclusion

Nature of personal Expenses, Monasteries fee, Guide, Airfare for flight of Pokhara and etc.

All Rates are Per Person.

Must have 7-10 or more person in each group.

Individual Tour will cost higher than listed above.

 

 

 

 

 

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