Nepal Culture Tour

5/5

$750
Per Person

Overview

Nepal Culture Tour is designed for those visitors who are looking for different type of flavors on their vacation. Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara tour covers major places including different culture in different places, historical palaces and temples, different local peoples living style, wild animals, national parks, lakes, striking ranges of mountains, and so on. Chitwan National Park is enlisted in the world heritage list and has more than 700 different species of flora and fauna and over 70 species of wild creatures including elephants, endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned white rhinos, gharial crocodiles and sloths. This place is inhabitant of Tharu tribe and visitors have equal opportunities to visit Tharu villages and to enjoy their Tharu culture programs.

Pokhara is another most admired and beautiful destination in Nepal for holidays which is enclosed in a horse shoe shape by the Annapurna range of the Himalaya. Pokhara is situated at 800m above sea level where the atmosphere is sparkling and fresh and the sub-tropical climate is just wonderful. The majority of the travelers adore staying in the most preferred Lakeside region which trail the shoreline of Fewa Lake; Second largest Lake of Nepal. One can even have an exceptional panorama of spectacular Machhapuchre which is popularly known as fishtail mountain

Best time of year for Nepal Culture Tour is Sep – Nov and March – May. Jan, Feb, June July and August are also believed favorable months for this trip.

Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks is an expert tour and travel operator of Nepal where we operate Nepal Culture Tour with our experienced expert government license holder Tour Guide throughout the tour. We endeavor to organize Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara tour by providing our best service to our valuable clients.Nepal Culture Tour is a safe and easy tour especially for the visitors who are enthusiastically fascinated towards the culture of Nepal. We invite all our visitors to plan your Nepal tour and enjoy your vacation with us.Nepal Culture Tour starts from Kathmandu, the capital city and lasts for 8 days and we ensure you for the best services including best Hotels and Resorts as well.

Included/Exclude

  •  Welcome Nepali Dinner with cultural programs
  •  All surface transfers including arrival and departure transfers in a private car
  •  Guided city tour including one English speaking tour guide and all entry fees, etc.
  •  Three star hotel on bed and breakfast basis, twin sharing rooms
  •  Salary, insurance and all expenses of our guide and porter for the hike
  • All the expenses of personal nature, Nepal entry visa (USD 30 for 15days Multiple visa) and one photograph, granted upon arrival in Kathmandu. Water, alcoholic drinks, tips, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Trip Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and Tour of Swayambhunath/Kathmandu Durbar Square

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative at the airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. After refreshment you will be taken for sightseeing tour of:
Swayambhunath:
At the crest of a green hillock west of Kathmandu, stands the great self born Buddhist Stupa. This is a place where Manjushree, the legendary patriarch mystically discovered the lotus of the prehistoric gorge lake some 2500 years back. Created to specific system each one with a symbolic importance, the stupa of Swayambhunath is a model of its type. Swayambhunath, which is also traditionally referred as a Monkey Temple provides the best view point for the entire Kathmandu valley as well.
Kathmandu City:
You will visit Katmandu Durbar Square which includes Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient and historic palace named after God monkey, Hanuman. And, go around the temple of Kumari, the residence of Living Goddess. Kumari means the chaste girl. After that you will see a very attractive temple Kasthamandap which is believed to be constructed from a single tree trunk and the name Katmandu is derivated from this temple.
In the evening, typical Nepali dinner with folk dance performances. O/n at Hotel.

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Day 2: Kathmandu - Bhaktapur Tour and Drive to Nagarkot

After breakfast, drive to sightseeing tour in Bhaktapur city.
Bhaktapur City:
Bhaktapur, the word symbolizes as the city of devotees, was once a booming town on the trade route to Tibet. The former capital city of Kathmandu valley has conserved its traditional character better than the other two cities, for the reason that, its location is more isolated. It is situated in the 14 km east of Kathmandu valley. Today, it preserve its beauty in the form of, famed Golden Gate, ornate woodcarvings, large and spacious Durbar Square( Palace area), 55windows palace, potter shaping with their pottery, Nyatapola, Dattatreya, Bhairavnath Temples and the mesmerizing Newari ( specific cast) life styles. Later in the evening you will drive to Nagarkot and stay overnight. Beautiful Sunset view can be observed from the Hotel. And all above sites are enlisted as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Afternoon after city tour of Bhaktapur, drive half an hour to Nagarkot. Sunset view can be seen in the evening. Overnight at Resort.

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Day 3: Nagarkot - Chitwan National Park (190km)

Early morning, beautiful sunrise view including panaromic view of Mountain ranges can be seen from the Hotel. And after breakfast, you will drive 190 km to Chitwan. Check in Resort and have your lunch. Jungle activities will be followed by various programs. Dinner will be served and stay overnight at the Resort.

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Day 4: Chitwan National Park

Today, you will travel around the Jungle for the entire day followed by different programs like Jungle walk, Elephant Ride Safari, Elephant Breeding Camp visit, Canoe Trip etc and take your Lunch. Later after the Dinner you can enjoy the cultural show of Tharu people and overnight stay at hotel.

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Day 5: Chitwan – Pokhara

After breakfast, you will drive for 5-6 hrs with the striking river side view to reach Pokhara. After hotel check in and refreshment in the afternoon, sightseeing of Pokhara such as, Gupteshore cave, Davi's fall including boating at Fewa Lake will be done and stay overnight in the hotel.

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Day 6: Pokhara

After Breakfast, trek to Peace stupa begins which is situated at little high altitude in Pokhara, from where you can see the improved view of astonishing Fewa Lake and Pokhara valley as well. One can enjoy his/her day in the Stupa itself and later in the afternoon, you will walk back to Hotel and stay overnight.

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Day 7: Pokhara - Kathmandu (200 km)

After Breakfast, you will proceed to Kathmandu. After 5-6 hrs drive, you will arrive at Kathmandu and move to your Hotel. Relax for the rest of the day and stay. or hang around the city or some shopping around the city. Overnight in the hotel.

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Day 8: Departure

After Breakfast you will depart for Airport or for your next destination.

 

Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.

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Clothing and Equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph