Kathmandu - Patan - Bhaktapur - Sauraha - Lumbini - Pokhara - Dhampus - Sarankot
Hotel, Resort, Lodge
1,750 M/5,740 FT
Full board meals on the tour
Sep - May
Explore Nepal Tour Highlights
- Explore cultural and heritage sites of Nepal which are listed in the UNESCO heritage sites Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Lumbini, etc
- Jungle safari in Chitwan national park, the first park of Nepal and encounter maximum wild animals
- Sightseeing around Lumbini, Maya Devi temple, Lumbini Garden, Kudan, Japanese Temple and Tilaurakot, etc
- Sightseeing around Pokhara Mahendra Gufa, Bat Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Devi's Fall Gupteshwor Cave, Boating on Phewa Lake & International mountain museum
- Breath stopping mountain view from Sarankot, Australian Camp & Dhampus Village
- The tour taking a different area of Nepal, it let you explore multiple Nepalese cultures
- 2-days easy hiking throughout villages on foot of Annapurna mountain range
- Scenic mounttain flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Explore Nepal tour taking a main touristic attraction in different cities of Nepal and let you have the diverse travel experience of cultural, heritage, nature, thrilling, history, jungle safari and a short hike through the village on the foot of Himalayas.
Explore Nepal tour is the best available Nepal tour with visiting the most attractive places of Nepal Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Lumbini, Sauraha with 2 days hiking throughout beautiful Nepalese villages.
The trip starts from the city of the god and goddess Kathmandu valley. Where you will see historical, cultural heritage and a religious spot of Kathmandu in Nepal. One hour's mountain flights offer you superb Himalayan views of above the 8000m mountains including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and numerous other peaks. Now tour continues out of Kathmandu valley drive goes on cultivate the farm and then raft on Trishul river for 3hrs. That gives you unlimited fun. Upon your arrival at Sauraha, your jungle activities start in the national park such as elephant back safari, elephant bathing, jungle walking, canoeing, bird watching, local villages excursion, and cultural show. Our journey continues in the southern part of Nepal in Tarai, just a few kilometers away from India. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, visit Maya Devi temple, Ashoka pillar and all monasteries made by different countries such as Germany, Vietnam, France, Korean, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Sri-lanka, etc. We continue our journey to Pokhara, city of a lake in central Nepal.
Pokhara is a very touristic place at the lap of Annapurna range and you will see the panoramic Himalayas. The city has a beautiful lake where you can do boating and kayaking. We have 2 days hiking and the trek passing through beautiful landscapes and typical Gurung villages which provides outstanding views of Himalayas. we can watch the sunrise on the Himalayas from Sarangkot.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,428 Ft)
30-Minute Drive ---No--- Hotel
After we received your international flight scheduled, Musical adventure trekking airport representative pick you up from the arrival gate of Tribhuvan international airport. Your guide waits for you with your name written on the placard. Then a short drive to your hotel with a briefing about Nepal and mysterious Kathmandu valley.
Day 02: Cultural and Historical Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
7-8 Hrs Tour ---Breakfast--- Hotel
You are going to explore the secretive Kathmandu valley which is filled-up with cultural sites and religious rhythms. Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour begins after breakfast at the hotel and exploring Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath stupa, Kathmandu durbar square, Swoyambhunath temple then walking along with the local market, Ason Bazaar. We have a professional certificate tour guide for guiding around Kathmandu valley. A guide will explain details and tales of the each below places in 8-hours.
Most secret Hindu temple in the world which set near Kathmandu international airport on the bank of Bagmati River. Also Hindu traditional cremate done along the Holy river and takes a picture of colorful Saadu (ascetic) at Ram Mandir. Pashupatinath temple is a huge complex with different compartments, none-Hindu cannot enter the main temple where four face Shiva in kept also 1025 Shiva Linga is constructed. Also side trip to old-age homes and a dog care center.
Boudhanath stupa, the largest and impressive Buddhist shrine in Kathmandu valley which has great value in Buddhist people also the entire area is surrounded by Tibetan handicraft and antique. The multifarious has several fascinating Buddhist temples and can be reached by a short walk from the main stupa. The impressive scenery of devotees taking circuit with praying wheel on the hand also typical prostration with knee bend down on the wood.
The beautiful shrine is a great example of mix Nepalese culture where can sights both Hindu and Buddhist in the middle of Kathmandu valley. Swoyambhunath complex has several remarkable sites like Statue, Chorten, Monasteries, and Buddha Park, it has three large gilded statues of Buddhist teachers (Buddha, Avalokitesvara, and Padmasambhava). It also called Monkey temple because of the temple occupied by a large number of brown monkeys. You will also see picturesque Kathmandu valley plus towering snow-clad mountains like Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
The oldest royal palace of Nepalese kingdom where several dynasties (Malla and Shah) famous king born and grew up. Kathmandu durbar square divided into different partition like Museum, Kumari house, and Taleju temple. April 2015 earthquake destroyed the maximum temple of the palace and most of them are on renovation state. Masterpiece architecture of wooden carving and stone sculpture is the attraction of Hanuman Dhoka. Also see big bell and statue of the terrifying appearance of lord Shiva, Bhairav. Then the day tour ends with walking along with the local market of Ason Bazaar where can observe the life of local people.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sauraha (160 m/524 Ft)
5-6 Hrs Drive B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
The drive commences after breakfast at the hotel, it is 5-6 hours' drive from Kathmandu to Sauraha and covering 170 Km. Kathmandu to Sauraha drive is a complete scenic journey that provides a vivid view of the countryside also mountain panorama. Upon arrive Hotel in Sauraha, first, have lunch then if the time permitted short walk through Tharu village and seat down on a bank of Rapati River to watch the sunset.
In the option, we offer 3 hours white water rafting in Trishuli River, the rafting begins from 80 km far from Kathmandu place at Charaudi and ends up after 16 km at Mugling.
Day 04: Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
7-8 Hrs Tour B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
The day begins with a wake-up call, then follow Jungle safari itinerary after cup of tea. You will be doing several activities like Elephant back safari, Canoeing, Jungle walks, visiting Elephant breeding center and live Tharu cultural show. Very first proceed for Elephant back safari into the buffer zone, it is a fun trip and gives golden opportunity to encounter various wild animals and different species birds as well as crocodile. We quickly follow the next sequencer that's 2- hours fun jungle walk into the Chitwan national park, a hike through grasses and forest, it brings close to flora and fauna. Before getting back to your hotel have lifetime experience taking a bath with a domestic elephant on the Rapti River. Scheduled let you take rest till 2 pm then program resume with canoeing on the Rapati River on single fame sal tree board for 2 hours. Elephant breeding center is a nearby terminal of canoeing where you will see the fantastic baby elephant. Consequently watching a Tharu cultural live show in the evening.
Day 05: Sauraha - Butwal - Lumbini (110 m/360 Ft)
4-5 Hrs Drive B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
In the morning short warm-up walk along the Rapti River and see maximum birds then returned back to the hotel. The drive towards Lumbini most sacred place in the world. The distance from Sauraha to Lumbini is roughly 180 Km and it takes 5-6 hours' drive. Can do sightseeing on CG temple, the beautiful Indian architecture. After that trip continues to Lumbini, upon arrival Lumbini, room check-in then visits Maya Devi temple, Maya Devi pond, Ashoka Pillar, and Bodhi tree. Also visiting many sacred monasteries that descriptive different countries like Thai Temple, Cambodian temple, Nepal monastery, Korean Temple, Chinese temple then back to the hotel.
Day 06: Tour in Lumbini
6-7 Hrs Tour B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
A day sightseeing around Lumbini Garden and the related places of Buddha. One-day is enough to explore the around Lumbini Garden and excavation of Buddha royal palace (Tilaurakot). Kudan where Buddha son Rahul became a follower of the Buddha path. Also, visit Niklihawa where we can see the remaining part of the Ashoka Pillar. On the way back to the hotel, we stop the Japanese monastery and attend an evening ceremony and visit the large world peace Stupa.
Day 07: Lumbini - Tansen - Pokhara (850 m/2,788 Ft)
6-7 Hrs Drive B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
Today driving to Pokhara, Pokhara is 210 km west from Lumbini through a shorter route via Palpa and it requires 6-7 hours' drive. The Pokhara drive goes through cities and countryside, traffic might disturb in the cities then pretty scenic drive on the hillside. Throughout the drive, the journey offers a spectacular view of Snow Mountains, a picturesque dotted village on the hill and valley also lush green landscapes. Lakeside Pokhara, the beautiful city is laying west of Annapurna mountain range on Shore of Phewa Lake. After room checked-in short walk across the Lakeside and fun boarding on the Phew Lake.
Day 08: Pokhara sightseeing
6-7 Hours Tour B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
Pokhara is another main touristic attraction after Kathmandu, it placed courtyard of the Annapurna mountain range. Pokhara also the entrance and exit of the Annapurna and Upper Mustang Trekking. Day tour around Pokhara included main touristic spots like Davi's fall, International mountain museum, Seti Gorge, Tibetan refugee camp, and several caves (Bat and Mahendra). It is 6-7 hours day tour around Pokhara and begins about 09:00 hours then end-up before getting dark.
Day 09: Pokhara - Kande Village - Australian Camp (2,200 m/7,216 Ft)
4-5 Hrs Trek & 30- Min Drive B/L/D with Hot drinks Guesthouse
After breakfast, the trip commences with a smooth drive on Kali Gandaki
Corridor to Kande Bhanjyan village. A drive offers a breathless view of
Phewa Lake, mountains and rice terraced. An easy hike starts from Kande,
we follow an uphill trail into the rhododendron forest to the
Australian camp where we spend a night in the tea house. Australian camp situated at an elevation of 2,200 m above sea level and entrepreneur operating tea house. It provides magnificent Himalaya's view of the
Annapurna mountain range. During the post-winter rhododendron and magnolia flower make the entire area colorful.
Day 10: Australian Camp - Dhampus - Astam Danda - Pokhara (850 m/ 2,788 Ft)
4 Hrs Trek & 30-Min Drive B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
The day begins with see glorious sunrise on the high snow-clad mountains above the Mardi valley. After admiring the glorious Mountain View and eaten hot breakfast departure from Australian camp. We follow a downhill path into the mixed forest in a subtropical climate, it exposes different species of the birds as well as lovely landscapes setting. We make a tea break at traditional Dhampus village where we experience charming Gurung culture. Trek restarts descend on farmland and passing beautiful Nepalese villages to Astam Danda. Then we drive back to Pokhara on a private vehicle.
Day 11: Pokhara - Sarankot - Bhakatapur - Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,428 Ft)
30-Min flight B/L/D with Hot drinks Hotel
Early in the morning brief drive to Sarankot, the viewpoint above Pokhara valley, the vantage point is famous to view burning sunrise over the high mountains including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Fishtail, Mount Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and chains of the Annapurna mountains.
Then returned to Pokhara, and transfer to Pokhara airport for the Kathmandu flight. After arriving at Kathmandu airport an hour drive to Bhaktapur Durbar square. The old city has a lovely setting of culture, heritage, and architecture. The durbar square is a combination of the impressive architecture in the wood, stone, brick, and metal. The new era is restoring the impressive medieval architecture. While on the Bhaktapur sightseeing, you will witness to see different century arts. Then back to the hotel and have authentic Nepalese dinner at a traditional Nepalese restaurant and enjoy to see live Nepalese culture.
Day 12: Departure
30-Minute Drive Breakfast with Hot drinks ---No---
Last day of your Nepal trips, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan international airport 4 hours before you're scheduled. You may have own time until airport transfer probably does shopping for family and friends.
- International and domestic airport pick-up & drop-off
- Culture and heritage sightseeing to Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Lumbini
- 3 Nights' touristic standard accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basic
- 2 Nights touristic standard accommodation in Sauraha on bed and breakfast basic
- 1 Night touristic standard accommodation in Lumbini on bed and breakfast basic
- 2 Nights touristic standard accommodation in Pokhara in bed and breakfast basic
- 1 Night basic lodge accommodation at Australian camp in the trek
- 2 Days short hiking through Annapurna villages
- Tour lead by an experienced tour guide through starts to end
- 2-3 Nights/Days Chitwan package including meals and activities
- Kathmandu, Lumbini and Pokhara tour by private vehicle
- Entrance fees of Kathmandu valley, Bhaktapur, Patan, Lumbini and Pokhara
- Private transport trip (Kathmandu - Sauraha - Lumbini - Pokhara)
- Scenic mountain flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live culture
What's not included?
- Meals Dinner and Lunch (Kathmandu, Lumbini and Pokhara)
- Personal travel and medical insurance
- Mount flight to have Ariel mountain of Mount Everest and other mountains
- Drinks (Soft, mineral water, and alcohol)
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone call, snacks, internet etc
- Gratitude to guide, driver and hotel staffs
- Any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as ROAD BLOCKAGE due to landslides, FLIGHT DELAYS OR CANCELLATIONS due to weather or technical problems, ACCIDENTS.