Meet and assistance by Loyal representative/guide, transfer to hotel. PM: Explore Kathmandu, walking through the old city. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square including Kumari house, Kasthamandap, freak street and other historical monumens. Welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (B/L/ D)
Early morning, possibility to take mountain flight (optional) which offers the magnificent panoramas over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest. Back to hotel for breakfast. AM: visit Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) which is one of the most beautiful UNESCO sites in Kathmandu. Lunch in Patan. PM: visit craft city of Patan. Visit Patan Durbar Square, museum, golden temple and several other monuments in the old city. Dinner at hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu – Nagarkot (B/L/ D)
AM: visit Boudhnath, the biggest Buddhist stupa in Nepal. Visit Pashupatinath temple, Nepal’s biggest hindu temple which is famous for its cremation Ghats and many colorful religious activities. Lunch at Bhaktapur. PM: visit Bhaktapur city. Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapola temple, pottery square etc. then drive to Nagarkot. 20km. Nagarkot offers scenic view over the mountains. Overnight at Nagarkot.
Day 4: Nagarkot – Kathmandu - Kurintar (B/L/ D)
Early morning, possibility to see sunrise over the Himalayas. After breakfast, drive to Majhimtar (5 hrs) for rafting. Lunch on the way before rafting. 2 hrs rafting. Rafting ends at Kurintar. Walk to the hotel, check in. PM: short hike around Kurintar. Dinner and overnight at Kurintar.
Day 5: Kurintar – Manakamana – Pokhara (B/L/ D)
AM: Visit Manakamana temple by cable car, walk to the viewpoint to see Manaslu and Annapurna mountains. Then drive to Pokhara (3hrs). Lunch at lakeside. Boating in Fewa lake (45m), visit Davise fall and Tibetan village. Dinner at hotel.
Day 6: Pokhara (B/L/ D)
Early morning drive to World Peace Pagoda to see sunrise over the Annapurna Mountains, walk 20m to get to the ste pagoda.. After sunrise non walkers walk down to the bus and drive back to the hotel for breakfast. Walkers walk 2 hrs to Dam side through forest and rice field. They carry packed breakfast. Lunch at lakeside restaurant. PM: visit Bindabasini temple, walk through the old city, visit Pokhara fruit and vegetable market and international mountain museum. Dinner at hotel.
Day 7: Pokhara – Tansen (B/L/ D)
Drive to Tansen (5 hrs). lunch at Tansen. PM: visit Tansen city including Tansen Durbar, Sital Pati, colorful red mud houses and hindu and Buddhist monuments. Walking through the small street. Visit Srinagar hill. Dinner and overnight at Tansen.
Day 8: Tansen – Lumbini (B/L/ D)
Drive to Lumbuni (3 hrs), visit Mahayan monastic zone, Mayadevi temple, Ashok pillar, holy tree and pond in the sacred garden. After lunch, visit Therabada monastic zone, ride rickshaw to explore the village and rice field. Evening visit Japanese Peace Pagoda to see sunset. Dinner and overnight at Lumbuni.
Day 9: Lumbini – Chitwan (B/L/ D)
Drive to Chitwan National Park (5 hrs). Lunch at jungle lodge. PM: Elephant back safari. Dinner and overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Chitwan (B/L/ D)
Full day jungle activities including jeep safari, visit crocodile breeding farm, jungle walk and canoeing in the river. Evening, watch Tharu culture dance. Dinner and overnight at lodge.
Day 11: Chitwan – Bandipur (B/L/ D)
Drive to Bandipur (4 hrs). Lunch at hotel. PM: 2 hrs walk around Bandipur. Enjoy magnificient view over Ganesh himal, Manaslu and Annapurna ranges of Himalayas. Visit Bandipur including temples, old town and mountain view point.
Day 12: Bandipur – Kathmandu (B/L/ D)
Drive to Kathmandu (5 hrs). Check in at hotel. PM: Free time in Thamel for shopping and walking around. Dinner at Thamel and drive back to hotel.
Day 13: Departure transfer (B/. / .)
Free till departure. Check out time 11:00 AM
Later, timely transfer to the airport to connect international flight.
- Surface transfers by private AC vehicle.
- Services by English speaking guide throughout the tour.
- Accommodations on twin sharing basis.
- All meals.
- All required permits and monument entrance fees.
- Applicable local taxes.
Cost doesn’t include:
- International airfare
- Nepal visa fee
- All kinds of personal expenses like drinks, laundry, telephone etc.
- Tips for driver and guide.
- Other things not mentioned in the inclusions.
- Activities if mentioned optional in the itinerary