New York June - 06,2006
We are back from our Himalayan adventure and it was fantastic! 06/06/06 Hi Postak, We are back from our Himalayan adventure and it was fantastic! We really had a great time and were
The cultural highlights of Nepal combined with Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, and Nagarkot Tour is a visual feast of magnificent mountain views, lush green forest, and terraced fields with a mixture of Buddhist foundations and Hindu culture with natural wildlife safari. Awe-inspiring views of the white peaks of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and Manaslu, the world's highest mountain, are plentiful here.
The scenic territory is also a perfect place to connect with a spiritual side. Wilderness extending over miles with various picturesque, isolated hamlets, small villages, river embankments, and forested pathways impart a sense of connecting with the higher self and yet serene countryside. Nagarkot is a naturally inbuilt hill station of Nepal from where a traveler can enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains.
Naturally, Pokhara is the second-largest beautiful city in Nepal. Chitwan has several outstanding wildlife reserves home to hundreds of species of birds, wild animals, and butterflies, including various exotic and endangered species. For the jungle activities: one can go for an open Jeep safari, Tharu village tour, Bird watching, Tharu traditional Dance, Canoe Trip, and nature walking. Walk forest paths lined with mosses, ferns, and orchids.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu, meet and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Depending upon your arrival time, you may spend your free time visiting Katmandu city. This evening, you will be treated to a welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with folk dance and cultural performances. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 2: In Kathmandu Valley.
Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley, where we visit Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, and walk around Thamel. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara.
Today we head west from Kathmandu towards Pokhara. On clear days, most of the way to Pokhara are views of Machhapuchhare and the Annapurna massif cascading rice terraces, rocky gorges, and roaring rapids crossed by precarious suspension bridges. The highway follows a series of deep river valleys, passing several small villages. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 4: In Pokhara.
This morning we will go for an excursion tour to Sarangkot. Sarangkot lies west of the old Pokhara bazaar. Sarangkot is famous for its sunrise view and offers spectacular views of Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, and other majestic peaks of the Himalayas. On the way back, we will stop in at the Bindhyabasini Temple -the center of religious activities of Pokhara and later visit Davis Fall, Gupteshwar Cave, Tibetan Village, and Seti Gorges. In the afternoon we will enjoy a boat ride on Phewa Lake. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 5: Pokhara to chitwan.
Today we shall drive to Chitwan following the Seti gandaki, Marsyangdi river banks until Mugling. From Mugling, we head east toward the Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife species. In the afternoon, we will explore the Tharu village, Indigenous people of the Terai region of Nepal. Overnight in a resort.
Day 6: In Chitwan National Park.
Enjoy a full day in Chitwan National park. You can participate in several activities and enjoy a Jeep safari through the Chitwan National Park. Take a canoe ride on the Rapti River and walk through the jungle to visit the crocodile breeding center. In the evening, enjoy a Tharu cultural performance followed by dinner. Overnight in a resort.
Day 7: Chitwan to Nagarkot.
After breakfast retrace our drive to Kathmandu. On arrival take a diversion to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is renowned for viewing Himalayan peaks at sunrise and is a magnificent sight. Overnight in a resort.
Day 8: Departure.
Transfer to the airport in time for your departure flight to your next destination.
Group SizeAny number of travelers
MealsOnly breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot while all meals in Chitwan
Trip Accommodation3-4* category hotels and resorts
Trip Type Cultural Tour
Wildlife Safari/Jungle Safari and Bird Watching
Trip SeasonsAll the year-round except during the monsoon(June-August) season.
Best MonthsJanuary, February, March, September, October, November, December
Good MonthsApril, May
Lean MonthsJune, July, August
Prices & Dates
The price is based on the number of participants using a private vehicle for all surface transfers.
- 8 members = US$ 680 per person
- 6 members = US$ 755 per person
- 4 members = US$ 885 Per Person
- 2 members = US$ 975 per person
- Single traveler = US$ 1600 (including single room supplement)
- Single room supplement = US$ 210
- Accommodation in the listed hotels or similar.
- Only breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot while all meals are included in Chitwan.
- All transfers and sightseeing by a private vehicle.
- English-speaking local tour guide.
- All entrance fees and service charges.
- Airport taxes.
- Nepal Visa.
- International flights.
- Anything not mentioned in the included section.
Kathmandu: Hotel Shambala or similar
Pokhara: The lakeside retreat or similar
Nagarkot: Club Himalayan Resort or similar.
Chitwan: Jungle Villa Resort or similar.
Min Bahadur Singh was born in 1977 in Bajura district, far western development region of Nepal and later on he moved to Pokhara, permanent resident of Kristi-3 Kaski, Pokhara. He is Trek and City Tour Guide in Pokhara city, Nepal, a city of natural beauty and on the lap of the Himalayas. He has completed his intermediate education level and various training related to the travel and tourism industry. He started his career in the hospitality industry since 1992. He’s worked in the tourism sector for 24 years and has 12 years of guiding experience involving in different travel and trekking agencies in Nepal. Min has joined to this company since 2014, and he does city tour guide in Pokhara and Annapurna region Trekking as well.On top of that, he is also bird watching specialised in the mountain region of Nepal. Min speaks English very well and has been the beloved guide for English speaking tourist. He loves to travel, meet new people and share his ideas and experiences to other people.
Hem Raj Bastola is a permanent inhabitant of Pokhara-25. He has been working as a tour and trekking guide since 2010. Formerly he has worked as a guest service agent at the hotel Pokara Grande. He started his career as a Cave guide, ticket sales man at Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave in Pokhara. So must of his working experience is related to tourism and hospitality industry. Beside his guiding profession, he enjoys reading and writing poetry. His poets have been published in different forums and medias. When get free time loves to work in the field as well.