Nepal Classic Tour
Lumbini is the birth place of Siddartha Gautam (Lord Budha). It is the pilgrimage destination of the World's millions of people faithful to all school of Buddhism. The main
Nagarkot is an ancient village,east of Kathmandu and from here we can see Mt.Everest and other peaks of the Himalayas. The top of the Nagarkot commands accelerating views in all directions. The altitude of Nagarkot is 2229m/7133ft from the sea level. It is 32km away from Kathmandu.
Dhulikhel is also 32 km from Kathmandu and it is popular for Himalayan view point. Many visitor’s visit here to stretch their legs before setting off on longer treks.Some old Newari houses and several temples are as much interesting as watching the view of Himalayas.
Pokhara is a resort city of remarkable beauty.The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificent summit of Machhapuchre rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic.Clearly the most stunning of Pokhara’s sights is the spectacular panoroma of the Annapurna ranges which forms its backdrop. The most popular sites of Pokhara is Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra Gupha (Cave), Mountain Museum, Seti River Gorge and some other temples.
Day 01: Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet and greet assistance at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu
Morning take a walking tour of old Kathmandu city following the old path across Vishnumati river to Swayambhunath. Afternoon visit the low-tiered golden temple -Pashupatinath, the holiest of Hindus temple and Boddhanath -the largest Buddhist Stupa.
Day 03: Kathmandu
Drive south to Dakshinkali. Visit Pharping village and continue on to the old Newari villages of Bungmati and Khokana. Newars are inhabitants of a Tibeto-Burman origin and are among the largest indigenous groups of Nepal. They are usually inclined towards commerce, trade and farming and follow Buddhism as well as Hinduism.
Day 04: Kathmandu – Pokhara
Morning drive to the most scenic Himalayan destination -Pokhara (200km/6hrs) in the centre of Nepal. Afternoon free.
Day 05: Pokhara
A day hikes to Begnaskot or Sarangkot village.
Day 06: Pokhara
Sightseeing tour of Pokhara City and its bazaars. Afternoon take a boat ride on Phewa lake.
Day 07: Pokhara – Tansen
Drive to Tansen (80km/4hrs) a typical small hill town in western Nepal. Check-in at hotel.
Day 08: Tansen
Full day hiking trip to Ranighat built on the banks of Kaligandaki river or a day tour of Tansen town and its colorful bazaars.
Day 09: Tansen – Lumbini – Chitwan
Morning drive to Lumbini (105kms/4hrs) the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Visit Lumbini on own. Later continue on to Royal Chitwan National Park (75kms/4½ hrs) and check in at the jungle lodge. Dinner and overnight at the jungle lodge.
Day 10: Chitwan
Full day jungle activities including elephant back safari, nature walk, canoe ride, bird watching, elephant briefing, Tharu stick dance, slide presentation etc.
Day 11: Chitwan – Nagarkot
Drive back to Kathmandu (145km) from where you continue on to Nagarkot (Alt 2100-m) set on a ridge above Kathmandu with a panoramic view of the great Himalayan peaks including Annapurna, Fishtail, Everest and Kanchanjunga.
Day 12: Nagarkot – Dhulikhel
Visit Nagarkot and continue on to Changunarayan temple, the oldest and finest pagoda architecture in the world. Commence walking through paddy fields and typical farming villages to Bhaktapur. Late afternoon drive to Dhulikhel.
Day 13: Dhulikhel
Magnificent sunrise views from your hotel. After breakfast, commence a full -day hike to Namoboudha carrying lunch boxes. Walk through scattered huts and farms to Panauti, an old and interesting village. Drive back to Dhulikhel in time to see a colorful sunset.
Day 14: Dhulikhel – Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu (35km) and transfer to connect your outbound flight.