INCREDIABLE NEPAL TOUR (7N 8D)

INCREDIABLE NEPAL TOUR (7N 8D)

overview

OVERVIEW
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and Chitwan, all four are must-visit places in Nepal. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal which is rich in cultural heritage. Pokhara (the city of lakes) is popular for its unmatched natural beauty while Lumbini is sacred & religious place of Buddhists where Lord Buddha (the Light of Asia) was born. Similarly, Chitwan is best & rich in the nation for its diverse flora & fauna including endangered animals like Royal Bengal tiger, one horned rhinoceros, etc.

 

This amazing 8-days tour will take you to all these four places. It’s surely going to show you what Nepal is all about. We ensure that these 8 days will give you those experiences of diversity, which you never had nor ever will.

TRIP STYLE Guide Or Individual
GROUP SIZE 1 PAX & Above
ACTIVITY PER DAY 9.30 Am- 4 Pm Depending On The Activities You Will Book Every Day.
MAJOR ACTIVITY Sightseeing & Cultural Tour
PRICES FROM          Per Person.

 

itinerary

  • Day 01;

    Arrival at the Tribhuwan Int`l Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m) & transfer to hotel.

    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan Int`l airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying our agency signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. In hotel, welcome drink followed by tour briefing.

    Meals: No I Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 02;

    Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley

    At around 8am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your tour. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring passport, two copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting.

     

    After the pre-trip meeting, your sightseeing trip will start at around 8:30 am. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide (if needed) at your disposal.

    Destinations we cover :

    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.

    Bouddhanath Stupa (the Buddhist largest stupa in the world)

    Bouddhanath stupa is another must visited place in Kathmandu valley enlisted in world heritage sites in 1979Ad by UNESCO .This colossal stupa is known by the bouddhanath, the God of wisdom. This Bauddha stupa was built just after the demise of Lord Buddha and is the largest single Chhorten in the World.

    Swoyambhunath Stupa /Monkey temple( 2000 years old Buddhist Stupa)

    A golden spire crowning a conical wooded hill, Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles and from all sides of the valley built during the 5th century AD.

    Watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.

     Pasupatinath Temple(one of the biggest, sacred  and famous  Hindu temple in Nepal)

    Pashupatinath temple is also one of world heritage site listed by UNESCO. It is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. It is dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals) which is built in the familiar pagoda style during fifth century by King Prachanda Dev.Meals:  Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 03;

    Drive Kathmandu -Pokhara (200km/6-7hrs.) by tourist vehicle& transfer to hotel.

    At 6:30 am have Breakfast & drive for Pokhara (200KM / 6-7 hours) by tourist luxury bus by observing the scenic views on the national highway along the Trishuli River. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Evening walk around the tourist area of Lake Side and enjoy the view of western Himalayan ranges with Mt. Machhaphuchre.

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 04;

    Sightseeing & visiting around Pokhara Valley

    Early in the morning, about 45 minutes’ drive and 25 minutes hike take us to the top of Sarangkot to see the best sunrise and close views of many mountains like Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machhaphuchre, including views of the beautiful Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. After breakfast at Sarangkot, drive back to the hotel in Pokhara and rest of the day is sightseeing & visiting around Pokhara.

    Destinations we cover:

     Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

    Situated at an altitude of 800m above sea level, it is the second largest lake in the kingdom. With the Barahi Island Temple in the middle of the lake it is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the female force Shakti. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.

    Devi’s fall

    Locally known as Patale Chhango and in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley is where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.

    Gupteswar Cave

    The revered Gupteswar Cave is situated 2 kms from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Devi’s fall and the cave is almost 3 kms long. It has some big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all four. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.

    Bindebasini Temple

    This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple, Goddess Durga, was brought from India. Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offer a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day. The temple is in the area of the bazaar; hence a journey of the old bazaar can be combined with a visit to the temple.

    Museums

    During the tour, we will visit two different museums: one museum displays the lifestyles and history of the Gurungs, Thakalis and Tharu while the other, Gurkha Memorial Museum, is dedicated to the famous Gurkha Warriors who earned their name in many fierce battles fought during the World Wars and numerous operations around the world since 1815. The soldiers of the Gurkha regiment won 13 Victoria Cross medals awarded for exceptional bravery shown in the field.

     Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara

  • Day 05;

    : Drive Pokhara-Chitwan (152km/4-5 Hrs.) by tourist luxury bus & Cultural Show Of Tharu Community in the Evening.

    After breakfast, check out from hotel for driving to Chitwan. On reaching the resort in the National Park, our Guest Relations Officer will brief about program. Then, you will be participating the cultural show of Tharu Community & have dinner there.

    Chitwan is one of Asia’s premier wildlife reserves. Its 360 square miles of tall grasslands and forests are home to a wide variety of mammals and birds, including several endangered species.

    Meals: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) I Overnight stays at Resort or Hotel in Chitwan.

     

  • Day 06:

    Activities in the Chitwan National Park

    Enjoy Jungle observation at Chitwan National park. The highlight being the Elephant Safari in the jungles. Other activities are Canoeing, Dugout canoe, Nature Walk and Bird Watching. Also experience walking through the forests with naturalists.

    Meals: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) I Overnight stays at hotel or resort in Chitwan.

     

  • Day 07;

    Drive back to Kathmandu (160km/5hrs.) & transfer to hotel

    After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu on our private vehicle & reaching hotel, some rest & free for your own leisure time.

     Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel or resort in Nagarkot.

     

  • Day DAY 08:

    Transfer to the airport for your final departure

    After breakfast, drive back to airport for final departure. Our airport representative will drop you to Airport with “sweet memory” of Nepal.

    Tour ends… Sweet memories remain!

     Meals: Breakfast Only

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Traditional welcome on arrival.
  • Welcome drinks upon arrival at hotel.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in respective hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 02 night’s accommodation in respective hotel in Pokhara on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 02 night’s hotel accommodation in respective hotel in Chitwan on AP plan in twin sharing basis.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu & Pokhara by a non a/c vehicle exclusively.
  • Jungle activities in the Chitwan National Park with entrance fees and national park fees.
  • (Elephant safari is the highlight which is included, jeep safari not included).
  • Transportation Kathmandu / Chitwan / Pokhara / Nagarkot / Kathmandu by a non A/c vehicle exclusively.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Special souvenir on departure.
cost exclude
  • Emergency rescue
  • Entrance fees & Guide if any.(Guide costs INR.2000 or US$30 per day)
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.)
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa).
Other Services not mentioned in cost including.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

PROPERTIES

(CLASS)

     IN KATHMANDU IN POKHARA  

IN CHITWAN

LUXURY (5**) Soaltee /

Radisson /

Annapurna /

similar

Hotel Pokhara Grande /

Shangrila Village Resort / Fishtail Lodge /Similar

Jungle villa /

Tiger land /

Landmark /

similar

PREMIUM (5*) Tibet International/

Shangrila /

Royal Singi /

Similar

Hotel Pokhara Grande /

Atithi Resort /

Shangrila Village Resort / Fishtail Lodge /Similar

Center Park /

Hotel West wood

 

DELUXE (4*) Mirage Lords Inn /

Grand /

Summit Residency /similar

Mount Kailash Resort /

Land Mark /

Lake Side Retreat

Jungle Safari Lodge /

Hotel Royal Safari /

Jungle Nepal /

similar

STANDARD (3*) Manang /

Temple Inn/ Nepal Tara / Amadablam /

Moonlight/

Gangjong / Mountain / similar

Dandelion/ Kantipur/ Utsav Himalaya/ similar Jungle Safari Lodge /

Hotel Royal Safari /

Jungle Nepal /

similar

BUDGET ( 2*) Thamel / Heritage /  The Nana Hotels–non A/c rooms/ similar Hotel Center Lake /

Dream Pokhara / similar

The Nana Hotels/ Eden Resort – non A/c

 

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY • Payment Terms : 100 % payments: At the time of confirmation. • Cancellation:  60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost  29 - 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost  14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.  6 days or less no refunds Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available. By making reservations with VirginTrails.com or its associates and depositing your advance payment with agents, our representatives, or us you agree to each of the foregoing terms and conditions and agree that you are thereby bound. You also acknowledge that you have carefully read and understood the foregoing terms and conditions.
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