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7 Days 6 Nights A Glimpse of Nepal (Package 1)

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Highlights

Highlights of the tour:
Kathmandu – guided tour of Swyambhunath, Durbar Square, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, Panauti, Patan, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
Haibung – hike for health and recreation through the hill and river banks.
Nagarkot - its stunning sunset views of the knife-edged Himalayan peaks - including distant Everest.


Tour Duration – 7 days in Kathmandu.
1. Arrive Kathmandu; visit Swyambhunath and Durbar Square through cycle rickshaw ride.
2. Drive to Sundarijal; trek to Haibung.
3. Walk down to visit Dhap Dam; Drive to Nagarkot.
4. Drive to the medieval town of Bhaktapur and Panauti.
5. Drive to Patan.
6. Drive to Kathmandu; visits of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
7. Tours ends.

 

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Please note that the itinerary detailed below may be amended from time to time, for operational reasons or due to force majeure, and night stops may be different to those detailed here. Where possible we will notify you of any changes prior to the commencement of your tour, but this may not always be possible.

Description

Tour Summary – Nepal is rich in culture and heritage is a given, this beautiful country is also crammed with UNESCO World heritage sites. We explore the cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by groups of monuments and buildings which display the full range of historic and artistic achievements. The tours include the Buddhist stupas of Swayambunath and Bouddha Durbar Squares, Haibund, Nagarkot, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, Patan and the Hindu temples of Pashupatinath. A trip combining accessible hikes, extraordinary views of the peaks and visits to historical sites.

 

What is included in Tour Itinerary in Nepal:
6 nights accommodation in 5* premium boutique hotel or 4* Or 3*; 6 days sightseeing tours of Kathmandu, Haibung, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur, Panauti and Patan; other transport as detailed below; services of an English Speaking Nepali Local Guide throughout your journey in Nepal.

 

Included meals – 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners.


Transport – Hiace, Mini Coaster and Large Coach; cycle rickshaw ride in Old Kathmandu and your own two feet!


Tour Leader/Staff – English Speaking Nepali Local Guide in Kathmandu on sightseeing tours and drivers.


Accommodation standard - Hotel on this tour are 5* premium boutique hotel or 4* Or 3*; with comfort and all have modern facilities with a bar and multicuisine restaurants.

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation at hotels/homestay on twin/double sharing basis (6 nights).
  • Daily breakfasts and 3 dinners at hotels in Haibung, Nagarkot, Panauti.
  • Farewell Dinner at local restaurant.
  • Private Chauffeured air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours.
  • Rickshaw ride in Old City, Kathmandu.
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures.
  • All the entry fees to monuments as per the program.
  • 01 Litre water bottle per pax per day.
  • Service of an accompanying English Speaking Local Nepali Guide as per the program.
  • The Goods and Services Tax (GST)

 

EXCLUSIONS

  • Meals as mentioned above (supplement quoted separately).
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, hard beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Any tips and gratuities.
  • Tour Leader Cost (Supplement Quoted Separately).
  • Nepal Visa Fees.
  • Any expenses caused by factors beyond our control like flight cancellation, roadblocks, vehicle malfunction etc.
  • Above cost do not valid from 01 January 2025 onwards.
  • Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above

 


SPECIAL NOTES

  • Check-in time at hotels is usually 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 noon
  • In case of any significant foreign exchange fluctuations or amendment in local
    Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price
    accordingly.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu; afternoon guided tour of Old City

Namaste and welcome to Nepal! Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, pass through immigration and customs where you will be met and greet by our local representative and meet your private tour guide. Afterwards, you’ll transfer to your hotel.


Kathmandu, the busy, colourful and chaotic capital city of Nepal. Centuries of history are revealed in shrines, hidden temples and narrow backstreets, and the Himalaya provides a spectacular backdrop to this intoxicating city. Upon arrival check-in at hotel.


After an initial briefing on your Nepal tour with your guide, proceed to visit Swyambhunath (a.k.a. Monkey temple. Perched on a pedestal high on the hilltop, Swyambhunath is acclaimed as the oldest stupa in the world and is influenced by both the Nepalese and Tibetan forms of Buddhism, which attracts constant stream of pilgrims from all around Nepal.


In the late afternoon, we embark on an interesting ride to take in the 'real' Kathmandu - Rickshaw Evening Explorer: Start your interesting ride on a cycle rickshaw, a.k.a. ‘street helicopters’, through the colorful tourist hub of Thamel, then on to the bustling vegetable and spice markets of Asan – the oldest market square of Kathmandu. Continue to take the backstreets into the Durbar Square. Devoid of tour groups and tastefully illuminated at night, you will certainly feel the soulful side of Kathmandu. After visit we return to hotel.


Overnight stay at hotel. 

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Drive to Sundarijal ( 45 minutes’ drive ) Trek to Haibung ( Approx. 4 hrs. hike )

Drive to the outskirts of Kathmandu to Sundarijal (45mins approx.).

Take a long flight of staircase following the water pipeline to the entrance of Shivpuri National Park. Past the water reservoir, continue on the staircase to the strung-out village of Mulkharka. Climbing over the steps passing through Shyal Mati Waterfall, Mulkharka Village, Bhajjyu tole, and continue walking passing Thulo Chaur,  along the pristine Nagmati River and  to Hille Bhanjyang. From Hille Bhanjyang, its half km downward walks towards east to reach Prakriti Resort.


Prakriti resort and organic farm arrange both leisure and adventure trips. Whereas for adventure enthusiasts wanting to experience Nepal’s famed outdoors but too time- constrained to travel out of Kathmandu valley for the purpose, Shivpuri national park, with its proximity and easy accessibility, is an unspoiled destination for indulging in
stimulating and recreational outdoor activities.

 

Overnight stay in Prakriti Resort.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Walk down to visit Dhap Dam; drive to Nagarkot ( Approx. 1.5 hr. drive )

Walk down to visit Dhap Dam (Approx. 30 minutes).

Dhap Dam provides a refreshing and beautiful atmosphere, making it a recommended spot for groups of friends seeking a one-day trip near Kathmandu. Its accessibility, hiking routes, and natural beauty ensure a rejuvenating and memorable experience.


Drive towards Nagarkot. (1.5hrs approx.) – at an altitude of 2000m, a real balcony facing the Himalayan peaks where you can, if the weather is clear, watch the sunset including distant Everest.

 

Overnights stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Drive to Bhaktapur – Panauti

Return to the valley and to the medieval town of Bhaktapur - to the magnificently preserved old self of Kathmandu valley - it's old-world charm, centuries old marvel of craftsmanship evident in temples and squares, and its people fiercely devotional to its ancestral ways of life and faith. A truly spellbinding transformation.

After Bhaktapur you will visit Panauti. This is a small, but beautiful traditional Newari agricultural town. Local folklore mentions that Panauti was an offering from a King of Bhaktapur to his sister as a dowry gift. Surrounded by green hills and holy rivers, this spiritual town is full of both Hindu and Buddhist temples. Thus, Panauti is considered a
hidden gem of Nepal.


Overnight at Panauti Homestay - This is a great opportunity to experience Nepalese local lifestyle, experience its authentic hospitality and taste the local food as well as supporting and motivating local women-entrepreneurs just by our appreciation of their local culture and tradition.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Drive to Patan

Drive to Patan. Although these days it is part of the sprawl of the Kathmandu conurbation, it has a history of its own not least as the Centre of Sanskrit learning and thus its oft used Sanskrit name of Lalitpur (City of Living Arts). Patan warrants exploration on foot through here all is easily encompassed within the Durbar Square.

Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: Drive to Kathmandu; visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath

After a leisurely breakfast, we drive and proceed for visit to Pashupatinath (holy Hindu temple dedicated to one of the Hindu trinity Gods and God of Destruction - Shiva and the cremation site) and Boudhanath (revered Buddhist pilgrimage site, supposedly the biggest 'stupa'; in the world influenced by Tibetan form of Buddhism).

Evening, farewell Dinner at Nepali Authentic Restaurant.

Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner.

Day 7: Departure

Your tour concludes with departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward or homebound flight.


Meals: Breakfast.

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