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Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath

Visiting best places of Nepal which has historical and cultural significance plus which offers exciting adventurous experience, best of Nepal Tour designed by Visit Nepal Tibet Trek fits for all tour lovers. These are actually designed for luxury travel seekers to guarantee first-rate service and extra facilities throughout the tour in Nepal.
 
Let us take you to the best places in Nepal to make your holiday one of the most excellent holiday experience ever. Best of Nepal Tour offers you a lot of alluring places to visit Katmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, where you will see many old temples, handicrafts and more. Kathmandu is a capital city where one can visit Boudhanath, Buddhist stupa; Swayambhunath, monkey temple; Pashupatinath, a famous Hindu temple and many fascinating places to visit. Besides, Dhulikhel is the place lying nearby Kathmandu where one can take pleasure in seeing the natural sights of country side and peak view including the visit to the monastery of Buddhist, Namobuddha.

Moreover, Nagarkot is one of the best destinations of Nepal tour for witnessing beautiful sunrise and sunset view and you can also see enormous Mt. Everest. Pokhara is the most admired destination of Nepal Tour which is surrounded by the range of Annapurna Himalayas. Here, the most attractive place to visit is Lakeside region near the shoreline of Nepal’s second largest lake, Fewa Tal. Also, you will be spellbound by the view of Machhapuchhre or fishtail peak.
 
Nepal Best tour bestows idyllic and luxurious hotels and resorts to stay in along with the amazing views of scenic landscape and cultural exploration during the tour. Best of Nepal tour will be definitely one of the best experiences you have ever experienced.

Best of Nepal Tour - Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1400m), meet our representative and transfer to hotel, Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour of Swayambhunath/Kathmandu Durbar Square/Patan City
Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinath/Bauddhanath/Bhaktapur
Day 04: Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park
Day 05: Chitwan National Park
Day 06: Chitwan - Pokhara                                                                                                                                       Day 07: Pokhara
Day 08: Pokhara – Kathmandu – Nagarkot
Day 09: Nagarkot drive to Dhulikhel – Namobuddha – Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure

SERVICE INCLUDED

1) Welcome Nepali Dinner with cultural programs
2) All surface transfers including arrival and departure transfers in a private car
3) Guided city tour including one English speaking tour guide and all entry fees, etc.
4) Three star hotel on bed and breakfast basis, twin sharing rooms
5) Salary, insurance and all expenses of our guide and porter for the hike.


Cost Excludes

All the expenses of personal nature, Nepal entry visa (USD30 for 15 dyas multiple visa) and one photograph, granted upon arrival in Kathmandu. Water, alcoholic drinks, tips, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Best of Nepal Tour - Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1400m.)
After you arrive in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative at the airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. You will be briefly described about your tour and check in to the Hotel. Evening take you for a welcome Nepali typical Nepali Dinner with Cultural programs. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour of Swayambhunath/Kathmandu Durbar Square/Patan City
After Breakfast sightseeing tour at

Swayambhunath:
The large Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath on the peak of a hill lying west to Kathmandu, Swayambhunath is one of the most popular places to visit. The temple is recognized as the 'Monkey Temple'. According to myths, the Kathmandu Valley was some time ago a lake and the hill where Swayambhunath sets was cropped up naturally (Swayambhunath), similar to a lotus leaf blossomed from the filthy waters of the lake. From the hilltop at Swayambhunath you will see views of Kathmandu valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the famous places which embrace wonderful architecture and arty adornment. The beautiful palaces including Hanuman Dhoka Palace, well-known Kasthamandap Temple, and many other temples, constructed in between 1200 to 1768 A.D. Also, you can visit the Living Goddess, Kumari.

Patan City:
The Patan Durbar Square has been highly praised as one of the richest city for art and architecture in Nepal. Most of the shrines seen today were constructed between the 16th to 18th centuries. It is recognized as the hub of sculpture and for the excellent craft of the artist.Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinath/Bauddhanath/Bhaktapur
After breakfast sightseeing tour at

Boudhanath:
The largest ancient Buddhist Stupa in Nepal as well as in South Asia is situated in the east region Kathmandu of the valley. It was constructed by the Lichchhavi King Man Dev in the 4th century A.D. is the religious centre for Nepal's large population of Tibetan exiles, and the streets here around the Stupa are full of maroon-robed monks. This is one of the few places in the world where Tibetan culture is available, lively and unfettered.

Pashupatinath:
Nepal's most significant Hindu temple lies on the shore of the holy Bagmati River, on the eastern periphery of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is also the central Shiva temple that draws disciples and Sadhus from different parts of Nepal as well as India. The temple lies 5 km. east of the Kathmandu on the shore of the sacred River, Bagmati where dead body is cremated according to Hindu rituals.


Bhaktapur City:
Bhaktapur is also known as Bhadgaon means ‘City of Rice' or Khwopa which means City of Devotee in Newari. It is located in the east region of Kathmandu valley which keeps hold of much of its attractiveness in the form of metaphorical woodcarvings, legendary Golden Gate, large and beautiful Durbar Square, pottery square, 55windows palace, Bhairavnath, Nyatapola, and Dattatreya Temples and more . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park
After breakfast 4-5hrs drive to Chitwan National Park. Check in to the Resort, after refreshment lunch will be served. Guide will brief for all the jungel activities. Evening Dinner. Overnight at resort.

Day 05: Chitwan National Park
Today you will visit full day around the jungle and experience Elephant Ride, Jungle walk, Canoe Trip, Camp visit, Elephant Breeding etc. In the afternoon you have your lunch and have dinner at resort. After dinner, you will see interesting Tharu cultural show. Overnight at Resort.

Day 06: Chitwan – Pokhara
From Chitwan today you drive for 5-6 hrs to to Pokhara. In the afternoon, you can go for sightseeing in Pokhara like Devis fall, boating at Fewa Lake, Gupteshore cave and more. Overnight at Hotel.


Day 07: Pokhara
After breakfast hike to a hill station called Peace stupa in Pokhara. From here, you can see  beautiful view of Beautiful Fewa Lake as well as Pokhara valley. We will walk back to hotel in the afternoon. Shopping or hang around the city. O/n Hotel.

Day 08: Pokhara – Kathmandu – Nagarkot
After around 5 hours drive from Pokhara you reach Kathmandu then continue one hour drive to Nagarkot. In the evening, sunset view can be observed from the Hotel in Nagarkot. Overnight at Resort.

Day 09 Nagarkot drive to Dhulikhel – Namobuddha – Kathmandu
After Breakfast drive to Dhulikhel then continue drive to Namobuddha. Visit a Buddhist Monastery and a historical place where one of the compassionate Buddha sacrificed his own flesh in order to feed the hungry Tiger. Then slowly drive down to Kathmandu. O/n Hotel.

Day 10 Departure
Drive to Airport for final departure.

Trip Duration: 10 Days
Country: Nepal
Trip Start from: Kathmandu
Trip Ends at: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: very easy
Minimum Group Size: 1 Person & above
Activities: Historical, Cultural, Religious and Natural Tour
Meals during Trip: Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels, Guest House
Mode of Transportation:  Private Comfortable Car/van/Hiace/tourist bus
Best Travel season: Throughout the year
Highlights of the tour: Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan City, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur City, Chitwan National Park, Pokhara and Nagarkot

Trip Duration: 9 Nights/ 10 Days
Country: Nepal
Trip Start from: Kathmandu
Trip Ends at: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: easy
Minimum Group Size: 1 Person & above
Activities: Historical, Cultural and religious Tour
Meals during Trip:  Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels, Guest House
Mode of Transportation:  Private Comfortable Car/van/Hiace/tourist bus
Best Travel season: Throughout the year

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

Trip Photos

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