Grand Nepal Tour
This trip comprise Gorkha-the ancestral
home of Shah Kings of Nepal and famous Gurkha
soldiers among other highlights of Nepal. (Kathmandu
Itinerary In Detail
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu.
Meet our representative at the airport and transfer
Day 02 : Kathmandu.
AM After breakfast in the hotel, proceed for sightseeing
tours of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu
Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath
Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture
in the world! and Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000
years old legendary stupa also nick-named as monkey
Day 03 : Kathmandu-Gorkha
( 136km, 5 hrs)
After breakfast in the hotel, drive to Gorkha-the
ancestral seat of the Shah Dynasty Kings and home
of the original Gurkha soldiers. After refreshment
in the resort, visit the 17th century built Gorkha
Palace complex which comprise a temple, palace
and fort. The view of Manaslu range from here
is just superb.
Day 04 : Ghorka-Pokhara
( 110km, 4 hrs)
After breakfast in the resort, retrace 23 km to
join the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. The drive
offers excellent views of the Himalayas and passes
through several roadside bazaars and villages.
Check in hotel and after refreshment boating trip
to Barahi Temple situated in the middle of the
Day 05 : Pokhara
AM After breakfast, take a hike to Sarangkot (1592m,
2 and half hours hiking) that offers the excellent
views of Annapurnas, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri
on a clear weather day. After some rest atop,
drive back to Pokhara.Sightseeing of Davis Falls,
Gupteswar Cave, Seti Gorge etc.
Day 06 : Pokhara-Tansen
( 118km, 4 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Tansen renowned as the
Queen of Hills of Nepal.The town sprawls over
a ridge with pretty Newar houses lining its cobbled
streets. Srinagar, the popular vantage point over
Tansen offers the splendid views of the Himalayas.
Day 07 : Tansen-Lumbini/Bhairahawa
( 65km, 3 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Lumbini-the birthplace
of Lord Buddha. The road winds and switches back,
making the trip thrilling. After refreshment in
the hotel, visit the Lumbini Garden. You will
visit the temple of Queen Mayadevi Temple and
Ashokan pillar that marks the birthplace of Buddha.
Day 08 : Lumbini-Chitwan
( 158km, 4 hrs)
Drive to Chitwan National Park- One of the Asia's
best preserved natural habitat of Great one horned
rhinoceros, Royal Benagal Tiger and many other
endangered species of mammals, birds and aquatic
lives. After refreshment, take a short walk tour
to the village of Tharu aboriginal people whose
life style remains unchanged over the century.
Day 09 : Chitwan
After breakfast, you will set out on a dog out
canoe in Rapti River to watch the aquatic birds.
If luck favors you, you will get to see the one
of the endangered species of crocodiles-Gharial.
The boat ride lasts for 30 minutes and you will
visit the Elephant breeding camp, where you will
have chance to play with the young elephant babies
and learn how the elephants are captured in the
wild, how they are tamed and trained to work for
Option: After the canoe
trip, interestrd people with prior arrangement
can take jungle walk tour that lasts 3 hours.
It's a complete jungle walk trek on foot, guided
by experienced jungle guides and sikaris. Return
to hotel in the afternoon.
After lunch, you will again go
to explore the flora and fauna of the park on
the elephant back! Great experience! Great One
Horned Rhinoceros is the unmistakable sight. Other
animals commonly seen are Sambar, Spotted deer
and wild boars.
Day 10 : Chitwan
AM: Early morning, you will take a bird watching
trip guided by our experienced and qualified birdwatcher
guides. Chitwan National Park, habitat to more
than 500 different species of resident and migratory
birds, is a haven for bird watchers. Return to
hotel for breakfast and free stay till afternoon.
PM: After lunch, you will go for jeep safari.
You will drive through different vegetations like
wetlands, grasslands, Sal forest etc. Sometime
the park authority do not allow jeep safari in
the park and in option, we will offer you trip
to the lake of "20 thousands lake" in
the buffer zone forest of the park where chance
of animal sightseeing is not less compared.
Day 11 : Chitwan-Daman (
140km, 5 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Daman along the winding
and snaking road carved out of the hills densely
forested with Rhododendron flowers. In Spring,
the forest reddens with Rhododendron flowers and
gives the impression that the whole forest is
in fire. Daman, situated in an altitude of 2400m,
claims to have the sight of Mount Everest on a
clear weather day. Overnight bungalow.
Day 12 : Daman-Kathmandu
( 96 km, 3 hrs)
Get up early morning for the most beautiful sunrise
view of the world! Go to the observatory for the
Himalayan Panorama view and after breakfast, continue
your journey to Kathmandu.
Day 13 : Kathmandu
Sightseeing of the ancient township of Bhaktapur-the
original capital of Malla Kings of Nepal. The
town is the best testimony of preservation of
ancient and mediaeval arts and architecture. Visit
Thimi-the typical Newari town adjacent to Bhaktapur.
Sightseeing of Patan and Bungamati. Patan has
the fame as the " City of Arts and Crafts"
and in fact you will agree it when you visit the
town. After Patan, you will visit Bungamati, another
Newari Village where you will have chance to meet
the local people and witness their life style.
Day 14 : Excursion to Nagarkot
or Dhulikhel or Kakani.
Today, you can take an excursion to your choice
of hill resorts situated in the surrounding hills
of Kathmandu. Early morning trip rewards you with
excellent Sunrise view over the Himalayan Panorama.
Day 15 : Departure
Transfer to airport for departure