View Nepal Treks presents an Exclusive Tour Nepal covering all the best heritage and cultures sites that Nepal has to offer. Starting with an exciting and interesting sightseeing tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur cities located in one valley, steeped with history ancient monuments of places to monasteries and temples.
This exclusive tour extends with a visit to scenic hills of Nagarkot to beautiful Pokhara located on the laps of Annapurna Himalaya with pristine Phewa and Begnas Lakes.
Our enjoyable holiday leads to hidden and forgotten town of Palpa where you can witness traditional and medieval period way of life as it was for thousands of years.
Finally, this marvelous Exclusive Tour Nepal concludes with a visit at Lumbini where Lord Buddha was born then a scenic flight reaches you back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines, transfer to hotels.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of places of interest around Kathmandu.
Day 03: Morning drive to Bhaktapur and to Nagarkot.
Day 04: Drive to scenic Pokhara city - 07 hrs.
Day 05: In Pokhara with a tour and optional adventure sports.
Day 06: Drive to Tansen, Palpa - 04 hrs.
Day 07: Morning visit Palpa town and drive to Lumbini - 03 hrs
Day 08: Morning visits Buddha’s birthplace and interesting sites afternoon fly/drive back to Kathmandu and transfers to hotel.
Day 09: International departure for homeward bound.
Nearly all seasons is suitable for this trek except the monsoon months of July to mid-September, March and April will be a flowering season where one can be fascinated with wildflowers in full bloom especially the rhododendron flowers of various colors and species.
All tours are escorted by well trained and knowledgeable English-speaking guides. The services of guides speaking other languages (e.g. Japanese, German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian-Dutch and French) may also be provided with sufficient prior notice and at an additional cost. Group escorts are well versed in their related fields.
On arrival via respective airlines, View Nepal guide and staff receives you for transfer to your hotels, after checking in join at lobby for briefing program where our guide informs you on our Excusive Tour of Nepal, includes welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant with Cultural Programs.
Our interesting tour starts after where our guide will meet for as short drive and visit around Kathmandu at places of great importance, morning tour covers visit of famous Hindu Temple Pashupatinath Temple with golden roofed pagoda, from here tour of beautiful Bouddhanath huge Stupa, The Bouddhanath Stupa believed to be incarnation of Dharmakaya (Buddha mind) and hence an object of devotion for all Buddhists. The Stupa built in traditional Nepalese architectural style consists of a raised platform this place is also known as “Little Tibet”. Afternoon short drive to Swayambhunath, a popular and famous pilgrimage sites for Buddhist and Hindu as well. An ancient Chaitiya of Asia and a major symbol of Nepal’s Buddhist heritage, Swayambhunath represents Primordial Buddha or Adi-Buddha. The hill top where Swayambhunath Chaitiya is built is called Padmagiri, Vajrakuta, Gosringa, Gopuchha, Samhegu, and Simbhu and listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Swayambhunath area offers grand views of whole Kathmandu valley with distant snow capped peaks. After Swayambhunath visit old palace courtyard square in the heart of Kathmandu at Hanuman Dhoka, an interesting place of old Malla and Shah Regime palace with resident of living Goddess Kumari and old Kastamandap temple (temple built from a wood of single tree) where Kathmandu name derived from.
Morning a short drive to Bhaktapur a medieval period city, located east of Kathmandu; in Bhaktapur visit of famous heritage places the name Bhaktapur means the city of Devotes. Bhaktapur is 3rd largest city around Kathmandu valley, the city was once a capital of Nepal during great Malla Kingdom from 12th to 15th century. Situated at an altitude of 1,401 meter home to traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs and culture as every-day life of Bhaktapur people. Places of interest in Bhaktapur: Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur Naytapola Temple The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur After a pleasant and exciting time in Bhaktapur, our tour continue with a drive to Nagarkot a famous Hill Resorts of Nepal overnight in Resorts with stunning sunrise and sunsets over Himalayan mountains from Ganesh-Langtang Lirung-Jugal Himal-Gaurishankar to Everest region. Afternoon free and visit the local town or just relax, Nagarkot the highest point of the trip at 2,100 m high.
After catching the morning views of mountains and gorgeous sunrise, drive leads to one of the famous place in all Himalaya at picturesque Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara with overnights in nice hotels by serene Phewa Lake. Afternoon free for walks around the lake side with interesting shops and stores includes world class restaurants with close views of Annapurna mountain range and stunning peak of Machhapuchare Himal “The Fish Tail”.
Early morning a short drive to Sarankot hill top famous view points for striking sunrise over range of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara green valley and Lake Phewa, a popular spot for Para-Gliding as well. After catching the views of sunrise and mountains back to hotel with sightseeing tour of Pokhara at places of interest. In Pokhara tour of Seti Gorge, Davids / Devi or Pathle Chhago Water Falls- visit Peace Stupa and around Pokhara local markets away from main touristic area.
After a pleasant time Pokhara, morning drive leads south west of Nepal to the mid hills town of Palpa, balanced on the lap of beautiful Srinagar Danda (hill), Tansen takes pride with gorgeous views of mountain panorama and as well plains of Terai. Tansen is among a few towns outside the capital which bears a rich legacy of traditional art and architecture. On reaching Palpa overnight in local style hotels of nice comfort and visit the street of Palpa Tansen with time in late afternoon.
Morning with time to visit some of its historical sites like Tansen Durbar, built in 1927 AD by Pratap Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana, is a grand imposing palace in the heart of the town, once the seat of the Rana governors, the Durbar is now the district secretariat of Palpa district. Shitalpati (the Round House) is another attraction of Tansen. Built by Khadga Shamsher, the original Shitalpati is of octagonal shape. The ‘Baggi Dhoka’, the biggest gate of its kind in Nepal is located in this square. The locals often compare it with architecture of Mugal Empire in India. Afternoon with lunch at Palpa then drive to Lumbini taking few hours to reach Buddha’s birth place in the comfort of nice hotels / resorts.
Morning tour around Lord Buddha birth place which holds a special place in the world of Buddhism. It is also mentioned in the Mahaparinibbana Sutta that the Buddha advised his followers to visit Lumbini. Emperor Asoka of Magadha Kingdom of India made a pilgrimage in 3rd Century BC and built world famous pillar with inscription stating”Here Lord Buddha was born”. Chinese pilgrims Tsen Tsai (4th Century A.D.), Fa-hsien (5th Century A.D.) and Hiuen-Tsang(7th Century A.D.) accounted their travel to Lumbini mentioning that they witness the holy tree, the pond, stupas and shrines. Hiuen Tsang described the Asoka Pillar with a horse capital on the top of it. Temple of Maya Devi, mother of Lord Buddha has been recently renovated under the vigilance of UNESCO. Several foreign monasteries and stupas have been constructed in Lumbini area. After an interesting tour drive to Bhairahawa airport for flight to Kathmandu on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels.
Last day in Nepal as per your flight time transfer to Kathmandu international departure for flight back to home countries with a great experience on Exclusive Tour of Nepal.