Sample Tour Package Itinerary:


11 Days Nepal Tour

Day 01        

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

 Upon arrival at Kathmandu-Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).Please note that guest(s) should look the signage with their name once they come out of Arrival Terminal Hall after collecting the baggage.

 Guest will be transferred to the hotel. Travel agencies Representative will escort the guest up to hotel and will help in check in process at the hotel

Welcome drinks and key distribution 

 Overnight at the hotel

Day 02        

Breakfast at the hotel

 Morning sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath Stupa

 Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The kings of Nepal were crowned and solemnized here. Interesting sites are Taleju temple, gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (living goddess).

 Swoyambhunath Stupa (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

The world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas built 2000 years ago situated on a hillock about 77 meter above the level of the Kathmandu valley. Visitors will also have a grand view of the valley from this spot.

 Transfer to Boudhanath to witness the evening prayer

 Boudhanath (Little Tibet) – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Boudha is among the largest Stupas in south Asia. It has become the focal point of Buddhism in Nepal. The white mound looms thirty – six meters overhead. The Stupa is located on the ancient trade route to China. Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers here.

 Overnight at the hotel

 Day 03       

Breakfast at the hotel

Morning visit Dakshinkali Temple

Dakshinkali

The temple of Dakshinkali is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali and is one of the most popular places of worship in Kathmandu, located 22 km from the city center on the southern of the Valley past Pharping village, the shrine is especially crowded on Tuesdays and Saturdays when animal sacrifices are offered to the deity. On the way back, stop at Chobhar gorge. The narrow gash in the hills was made by Lord Manjushree to drain out the lake which once covered the Valley

 Afternoon sightseeing tour of Patan Durbar Square, Bungamati and Khokana

 Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square boasts of many famous sites and unique architecture. Krishna Mandir in this Square was built to honor an incarnation of Vishnu. One of the best examples of stone architecture in the world, scenes from Mahabharat, Asia’s greatest mythological war, are carved on the temple’s walls.

 Bungmati and Khokana

About 6 km South of Patan lies the two medieval village of Bungmati and Khokana. To reach these villages one has to follow the straight road from the Tibetan refugee Camp on Jawalakhel. About 5000 people live in Bungmati and 3000 inhabitants in Khokana. Most of the people are Newars. From Khokana, Bungmati is 15 minutes walk. In these villages on can see typical Newari houses. Also these villages are popular for chilly and mustard oil. The best time to visit Bungmati and Khokana is in October and November because at that time the whole village looks colorful. They hand red chilly garland from the top floor to the ground floor in the whole village. Most of the farmers in these villages are either involved in spinning or oil pressing business. The mustard oil of Khokana is still popular in Kathmandu valley.

 Overnight at the hotel

Day 04       

Breakfast at the hotel

Drive to Chitwan (165 KM/ Approx. 5 Hrs)

 Lunch at Riverside Spring Resort (RSR)

 Riverside Spring Resort (RSSR)

Spread over 15 acres of lush, landscaped, river parkland, this cradle of nature fronts a large, sand beach alongside the sapphire waters of the Trisuli River as it negotiates a lazy S-bend. Between the restaurant and the beach, is a fantasy, landscape and fresh water swimming pool.

Continue drive to Chitwan

 Royal Chitwan National Park (RCNP)–UNESCO World Heritage Site

This is one of Nepal’s largest forest reserves with a wide range of wildlife; the great one horned rhinoceros, several species of deer, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, fresh water dolphin, crocodile, more than 350 species of birds and the elusive royal Bengal tiger. This is one of the best-managed national parks in the world, which covers an area of 1040 sq. km. It is situated 160 km southwest of Kathmandu.

 RCNP is the last home for about 250 remaining endangered Asian one-horned rhinoceros.

 Arrive Royal Chitwan National Park and check-in at the Lodge

 In the late afternoon, the guests will be taken deep into the jungle for viewing and photographing wildlife or a jungle walk is organized for the guests to experience the abundant bird life and flora and fauna of the Park. If guests are lucky, they may see the elusive Royal Bengal tiger both on nature walk as well as on elephant safari.

 Dinner and overnight at Lodge

Day 05       

Full day jungle activities

 Early morning guests will be mounted on elephant back and taken for a jungle safari for 2-3 hours penetrating through dense grasslands to view wildlife. This grass commonly known as elephant grass is dense and grows to a height of 18-20 ft. It is the favourite habitat of the rhinoceros and other mammals.

After breakfast, the guests are taken to our elephant stables where the senior naturalists will give a talk about the habits of the elephants. Here one may witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath.

 Lunch at Lodge

 In the afternoon guests may relax around the lodge OR take a drive through the jungles in Land Rovers followed by a dugout canoe ride down the river where there are very good chances of viewing the Gharial crocodiles as well as the Mugger crocodiles, fresh water dolphins, Otters and varieties of water birds OR guests may go on a nature walk with one of our naturalists to know about the flora of the Royal Chitwan National Park.

At the end of the canoe ride, waiting Land Rovers will drive guests back to the lodge.

 Dinner and overnight at Lodge

Day 06       

Early morning jungle activities

Once again in the morning, guests may have an elephant ride or one of their favourite programs before their departure depending on the time of departure from the lodge.

 Breakfast at Lodge

 Depart Chitwan for Pokhara (Approx: 6 hrs drive)

 Arrive Pokhara and transfer to the hotel

 Pokhara Valley

Pokhara valley is one of the most picturesque spot of Nepal. The beauty of Pokhara is enhanced by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. Situated 200 KM west of Kathmandu at an altitude of 827 meter from sea-level. For the mountain viewers Pokhara offers a magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre (Fishtail), five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is the only place in the world to provide such a dramatic views in a sub-tropical setting. Machapuchre, for example, is only 28 km from Phewa Lake and not a single mountain range intervenes between the two.

 Check in at the hotel

Sightseeing tour of Begnas Lake and boat ride at Begnas Lake

 Begnas lake

Begnas Lake, the second largest lake of Pokhara Valley is situated at an altitude of 650m. It is located in the Siswa village on the eastern part of Pokhara and is 13 km away from the Pokhara city. It covers an area of 3 sq. km. Average water depth of the lake is 9.37 and the maximum water depth is 13.84m. The capacity of the lake is 29.05 million cubic meter. It is comparatively deeper in the northern and western part in the comparison to eastern and southern part. The lake water is drained out by Khudi Khola from the western part.

 Lunch at Begnas Resort

 Begnas Lake Resort

Located in a quiet corner east of bustling Pokhara town, lies this wondrous paradise – the Begnas lake, known for its clear spring-fed water and pristine lush surroundings just the setting for your ESCAPE TO ANOTHER WORLD…

 Just the spot for active holidaymakers, the possibilities out of here are simply innumerable. Apart from boating and fishing, the resort’s prime location amidst unadulterated nature offers interesting walks of surprising variety.

 Overnight at the hotel

 Day 07       

Breakfast at the hotel

 Sightseeing tour of Pokhara city including Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev, Tibetan Refugee camp and International Mountain Museum

 Devi’s fall

Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell’s fall). Devi’s fall (also known as Devin’s and David’s) is a lovely waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker called David as washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared into an underground passage beneath the fall.

Gupteshwor Mahadev

Gupteshwar Cave is also known as the Gupteswar Gupha. The Gupteshwar Cave holds a special religious importance especially to the local people. This cave is regarded holy by the Hindus. The main highlight of the site is the Shivalinga, the phallic symbol of the Lord Shiva. The linga is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. It is just across the Devi’s fall. From the end of the cave, you can see the view of Davis Fall.

International Mountain Museum (IMM)

IMM has an impressive exhibition of the customs, tradition, heritage, culture and way of life of the world mountain peoples around the world.

 IMM’s gallery presents the geological facts about the origin of world mountain system, the gallery displays and gives explanations on the subjects like geology, glaciology, rivers originated from the mountain or glacial rivers, mineral deposits and flora fauna etc.

 It comprises the historical ascents and explorations in and around the Everest. IMM also displays the development of the climbing gears and required equipments for mountaineering, climbing and other mountain activities.

 Overnight at the hotel

 Day 08       

Early morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise over the western Himalayas (weather permitting)

 Sarangkot

Sarangkot is the highest point on the Pokhara valley. It is located at an altitude of 1592m above sea level.  One of the most enjoyable trips to Sarangkot will provide the magnificent view of Fishtail and Annapurna range peaks on clear days.

 Breakfast at the hotel

 Transfer to airport for fight to Kathmandu

 Depart Pokhara for Kathmandu (30 minutes flight)

 Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Nagarkot

 Nagarkot

Nagarkot is situated on top of a ridge at an altitude of over 2000 meters above sea level. It is renowned for sunrise and sunset views along with majestic peaks of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. It also offers a panoramic view of Bhaktapur.

 Arrive Nagarkot; check in at the hotel

 Afternoon village tour of Nagarkot Hills

 Hill villages in Nepal present a picture of the bygone era. Guests will witness villagers working in the field and carry daily activities in the most natural setting. Villagers still use pre historic technology to plow their fields and carry other activities in agriculture sector. For Western technologically advanced civilization, the village tour would be one of the most exciting aspects on their Nepal visit. 

 Evening sunset view over the Eastern Himalayas (weather permitting)

 Dinner and overnight at the hotel

 Day 09

Breakfast at the hotel

 Early morning sunrise view over the Eastern Himalayas (weather permitting)

 Drive back to Kathmandu

 On the way sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

 Bhaktapur (UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

Bhaktapur means “the city of devotees” in Nepali language. It is also known as Bhadgaon and was founded in 889 AD by King Anand Dev. Today it covers an area of four square miles and is flanked by Khasa Khusung and Hanumante Rivers. The Durbar Square in the middle of the city portrays the prosperity of the Malla years and the details at which the crafts people then worked. The Palace of Fifty-five windows stands in the square, which was also home to many kings of Bhaktapur

 Continue drive to Kathmandu

 Arrive Kathmandu and re-check in at the hotel

 Evening dinner at Garden of Dreams – “Rum Doodle Restaurant and Bar”

 Overnight at the hotel

 Day 10       

Breakfast at the hotel

 Morning sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple

 Pashupatinath Temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Pashupatinath Temple is the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world, lies 5 km east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can he seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati river flowing beside the temple.

 Evening free for own activities

 Overnight at the hotel

 Day 11        

Breakfast at the hotel

 Guest will have a breakfast at the hotel. Please note that guest(s) need to be at the international airport at least 2 hrs 30 minutes in advance for the check in process at the airport. Travel’s Representative will meet the guests at the hotel and will re-check with guests regarding airport departure tax that needs to be paid inside the airport.

 Travel’s Representative will escort guests to TIA. However, please note, they are not allowed to go inside the airport for help in check-in process. Hence, Travel’s Representative will brief regarding the check-in process at the hotel.

For more itinerary and cost, please, contact for info@dntt.com.np or dntt@wlink.com.np

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