Nepal holiday-Himalaya discovery tour

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  • Total Duration:12 days
  • Best Time:Sept to June
  • Max Elevation:2195m/7201ft
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
All inclusive price $875.00PP

Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max Elevation:2195m/7201ft
  • Total Duration:12 days
  • Best Time:Sept to June
  • Activities:Natural, Culture and historical tours in Nepal
  • Tour duration:10 days
  • Trip Start from :Kathmandu
  • Trip End at :Kathmandu
  • Accommodation:Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
  • Meals:Full board in Chitwan & Breakfast basis in City
  • Transportation:Private vehicles /Tourist Bus/Flight
  • Group size :2-10 pax
  • Per Day tours :5-6 hrs

Want to enjoy your vacation browsing through the cities of an exotic destination, exploring beautiful mountains, well how about visiting Nepal for a change. With her snow covered Himalayas, Nepal has in store a captivating and adventurous treasure awaiting for you. Nepal, the country of high Himalayas, majestic mountains, strange wildlife and diverse cultures is a world in itself. Nepal has a unique landscape stretches from the highest point of Mt.Everest to the Terai low lands where diverse human cultures and natural habitats can be found.Nepal holiday-Himalaya discovery tour is one of the best tours package in Nepal to see most popular tourist destination in Nepal.

Nepal holiday-Himalaya discovery tour is a perfect adventure tour for those who want a relaxed trip through the exciting mountain panorama view without any risk than easy rambles. Kathmandu is your starting point before you travel to west for a pleasure stay in an ethnic Nepalese hill village. Nagarkot one of the most scenic spots. It is known for the sunrise view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest as well as other peaks of the Himalayan range of the eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offer the panoramic view of Kathmandu valley. After Kathmandu as you reach in Pokhara you will take off before dawn in the morning to Sarankot’s panorama view of the mountains. Pokhara, the city of lakes, is the second largest city of Nepal after Kathmandu, 3 eight-thousand meter tall peaks (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu) can be seen from the city. Due to the presence of Annapurna mountain range, the city is also hub for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna circuit through the ACAP region of Annapurna ranges in the Himalayas. Then, you will be headed towards south to the world famous Chitwan National Park, where you make an exciting Elephant back safari to see One-Horned Rhino and Other Wild Animals and Birds.

Trekking planner organizes Nepal holiday-Himalaya discovery tour package with reasonable price and provide quality service including meals and accommodation and safe drinking water. Nepal holiday-Himalaya discovery tour can do any time of the year but September to May is the main tour season in Nepal. We also offer customize treks and tours for individuals and group. We look forward to make your vacation enjoyable and hassle-free.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m)
  • Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu
  • Day 03:Day Hike to Nagarkot
  • Day 04: Drive to Nuwakot
  • Day 05: Drive to Bandipur Village
  • Day 06: Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 07: Full day in Pokhara/Sunrise trip to Sarangko
  • Day 08: Drive to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 09: Full day in Chitwan National Park with safari activities
  • Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Mt. Flight/Full day in Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Final Departure

"Ready-Made itinerary presented in website can be operated for individuals, couples and small groups on a private tailor-made basis, starting on a date of your choice. Please contact Trekking Planner to discuss about your tour plan.”

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m)

On arrival in international airport in Kathmandu you will be greet by Trekking Planner’s representative and take you to the hotel. After check in, you will have some time to relax and later in the afternoon meet the other member of the group and get short description about entire trip. In the evening you will meet group for welcome dinner at one of the famous cultural/traditional restaurants in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu

Today after breakfast you begin a day’s sightseeing tours in Kathmandu. You make your way to Swayambhunath, known as monkey temple- a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site and for stunning views across the valley. After spending some time in Swayambhunath drive to one of the famous Hindus temple know Pashupatinath located nearby Holy River call Baghmati. Later in the afternoon drive to Bhaktapur City- a UNESCO world heritage site and city of potters and pagodas. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03:Day Hike to Nagarkot

Today after an early morning breakfast drive to Changunarayan , one of the oldest temple in the city. After short explore around the area start day walk to Nagarkot through the scenic countryside with nice view of the mountain. Nagarkot is one of the famous hill towns for sunrise and sunset from where you will be able to see such a nice panoramic view of the Himalayan including Mt Everest. Stay overnight in Nagarkot.

Day 04: Drive to Nuwakot

The morning is free to explore. After breakfast in the late morning, you will journey north to little known Nuwakot, a delightful small town near the Trisuli River. You will stay at the wonderful, locally-owned famous Farm House. You will have a chance here to enjoy the charming sitting with number of short walk/explore around the area.

Day 05: Drive to Bandipur Village

After wonderful time in Nuwakot, this morning you leave for Bandipur, a traditional village located high on a ridge in the hillside (1005m). The journey to Bandipur is through the scenic countryside. To be in Bandipur you have superb views up the Marsyangdi river valley to the Himalaya beyond.

Day 06: Drive to Pokhara

After wonderful time in Bandipur the journey leads toward Lakeside city of Pokhara. Once you check in hotel you will have time to stroll around the city, take a boat trip to Phewa Lake. If the weather is good in the evening you will be enjoying the sunset over the magnificent Annapurna Mountain including Mt. Fish-Tail.

Day 07: Full day in Pokhara/Sunrise trip to Sarangko

You have an early morning rise to travel to the hilltop village of Sarangko for sunrise. This is a famous place to see the icy peaks of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu including Mt. FishTail. After breakfast in Sarangkot you have short hike down to Pokhara with nice view of the Lake. In the afternoon you will explore Waterfall, Mountain Museum, Peace Pagoda, Cave and Tibetan Village.

Day 08: Drive to Chitwan National Park

After such a wonderful time in Pokhara, today you have scenic countryside journey to the world’s famous Chitwan National Park, spread over 932 square Kilometer of floodplain, home of one horn Rhino, Bison, Wild Boar, Monkeys and a wide array of birds and the most famous, rear royal Bengal Tiger. On arrival in the resort you will get short information about the activities that you get in the Park. Later in the afternoon you will get some of the activities according to your time such as Elephant Safari/Jungle walk/Village tours. Evening you will get Tharu Cultural program.

Day 09: Full day in Chitwan National Park with safari activities

Your day start with cup of hot tea in the bed! After breakfast, an experience jungle guide will accompany you on an Elephant Safari deep into the jungle. Another highlight of the trip is the canoe ride on Rapti Rive watching crocodiles and Jungle walk. Afternoon you will explore the Elephant Breeding Center.

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu

If the given activities is not finish on those two days you will get one of the activities in the morning the after breakfast you will take day drive through the scenic countryside to Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 11: Mt. Flight/Full day in Kathmandu

After wondreful time aroudn the country, today an early morning according to given time you will be picked up form hotel and transsfer to the domestic airport for scenic flight around the mountian include Mt. Everest. This flight goes over 25000F close by Mt Everest. After one hour flight transfer back to hotel, take your breakfast and take a easy day explore/ last momnet shopping around the city.

Day 12: Final Departure

Our office representative will meet you at your hotel and transfer to the international airport according to your flight time. Or join next program with us.

“Trekking Planner will try to keep day-to-day schedule as per the detailed itinerary but there might be some flexibility due to other factors beyond our control. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, difficulty with transportation and politics can lead to enforced changes. So, it is not possible to guarantee as per the itinerary. In the case, trip leader will manage it to minimize your inconvenience.”

We wish you have a wonderful time with us!

Cost Includes

  • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • 04 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB plan in Kathmandu
  • 01 Night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB plan in Nagarkot
  • 01 Night twin/double shearing standard accommodation on BB Plan in Nuwakot
  • 01 Nights twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB Plan in Bandipur
  • 02 night twin/double shearing accommodation BB plan in Pokhara
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and in Pokhara with privet vehicle.
  • Mt Everest flight with private transportation
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
  • Sunrise tours in Sarangkot in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu to Changunarayan, Nagarkot to Nuwakot to Bandipur to Pokhara to Chitwan to KTM by private vehicle
  • 02 nights/03 day safari activities on full board in Chitwan national Park

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate fee in USD and two passport size photo)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu, in Nagarkot, in Nuwakot, in Bandipur and in Pokhara
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in city because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the tours (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips to the guide and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

useful info

Safe drinking water

Basically, we can get mineral water bottles. we suggest you to drink boiled water which may charge small fee, found in hotels and better to bring chlorine tablets to purify water, helpful for protection of environment.

Recharging Batteries of Electronic Items

Hydro electricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like camera, batteries, iPod, iPhone etc. Hotels or lodges provide these facilities. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.

Garbage Disposal

Use a dustbins and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbage in the way where dustbin facilities is not available and conserve the environment.

Travel Insurance

You should be sufficiently protected and need to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer the appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.

Washing and Toilet facilities

All the hotels houses offers hot showers, which can be in bathroom. Every lodge have some kind of washing facilities according to the standard of hotel. Toilet are mainly Asian squat style.

How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip?

Trekking planner is the government licensed trekking company in Nepal as we can see a photos of legal documents in about us section. Under following terms and condition, we accept your booking:
We required non-refundable deposit Of 15% down payment in advance is mandatory to book a flight tickets, hotel booking and Tims as well as permit process. Booking must be done 5 days earlier and amount can be either bank transfer or western Union, money gram as well as through credit cards and the rest amount must be paid upon your arrival to Nepal.

Equipment for this trip

  • Bag pack.
  • Day bag.( Small handbag)
  • shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Sun Hat, cap
  • Jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock.
  • 2/3 pairs of trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of shirts.
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

Most Common FAQs

Where do I apply to get my visa?
The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.
What if I decided to stay more than 60 days in Nepal? Where and what should I do to extend my Tourist Visa?
There’s no problem in it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office. Nevertheless, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal under tourist-visa for more than 150 cumulative days.

How to Enter Nepal?
In order to fly directly to Nepal from your home country, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. TIA has direct air link with Osaka, Shanghai, London, Frankfurt, Hongkong, Singapore, Bangkok, Delhi, Dubai, Bombay and Calcutta. Lufthansa, Royal Nepal Airlines (RNAC), Air India, Singapore Airlines, Thai are the airlines that carry most of the foreign travelers into Kathmandu; and if you buy tickets from any other airlines, you will probably connect with one of these airlines for the final leg of your flight. Alternatively, if you have time and enthusiasm, traveling overland to Nepal via India is an option.

When is the best time to travel in Nepal?
The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and February to May.

What is the national language of Nepal?
Nepal’s national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in Hindi language – the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also official language of Nepal.

What’s the common form of greeting in Nepal?
It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you? I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.

What are some basic Nepali customs that I should know about?

  • Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one’s home
  • Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
  • Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
  • Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.
  • Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel

What time is it now in Nepal and what’s the phone code?
Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 4410329 First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.

What is the currency of Nepal?
Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. Coin hasn’t been popular in Nepal and hence is almost always ignored in business. The coins of the following denominations can be found: 1 paisa, 5 paisa, 10 paisa, 50 paisa and 1 Rs, 2 Rs, and 5 Rs. It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted elsewhere.

Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.

Will my Cell phone (mobile phone) work in Nepal?
Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming’ package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

What are health requirements to visit Nepal?
Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Nepal.

" We have been trekking once with Dipak when he was our guide on two tailor-made treks in the Nepal regions of Annapurna and Everest. We had booked these treks through an agency, and we were so impressed with Dipak’s work that we stayed in contact with him. Two years later we went on a third trek..."
Norma Sherratt & Chris Sherratt ,Bristol, UK
“Everest Base Camp Trek & Jungle Safari in Chitwan” We researched many companies to book our EBC trek and after exchanged e-mails with Dipak he helped plan our EBC trek, tour in Kathmandu and Jungle Safari in Chitwan in a professional, helpful and organized manner. On arrival in Kathmandu, we were greeted at the airport with a friendly, warm welcome from Dipak and he helped settle us in at our hotel and took us out for a traditional Nepalese meal as well as organizing a day tour with guide of Kathmandu. Dipak's organization of our EBC trek was wonderful and the guide he supplied on the trek was informative, friendly and very organized in looking after us, making sure we had enough food, tea, and a decent bed for the night after a long day walking. The trek was beautiful and we had an amazing experience. We went back to Kathmandu after the trek was finished and Dipak greeted us and hear about our adventure and keep us informed about our next part of the trip - Jungle Safari in Chitwan. We stayed in Chitwan National Park for 4 nights 3 days and stayed at a lovely lodge by the river just outside the town. We went on Elephant safari, Jungle walks, bird watching, canoeing, traditional evening performance and much needed relaxing after our EBC trek. We had lovely accommodation and by the river and very helpful staff who looked after our every need. It was our first visit to Nepal and Dipak made our trip hassle free, organized and all with a warm welcome which meant we could enjoy our trek to the fullest. I would recommend Dipak and Trekking Planner services and I myself would love to return to complete some Annapurna trekking in the future and will be using Trekking Planner Nepal to do so. Many thanks for such a brilliant holiday of a lifetime! Lauren Connors Visited November 2014
We had a good trip in Nepal last year on part of the Annapurna circuit, the Jomsom trek, with Dipak as our guide. His experience and knowledge of the area are second to none and when we return to Nepal we will certainly be contacting him again. We received a first-class, personal service and, remarks from other visitors we met in various tea houses who had booked with other trekking companies, were that our package was superior to theirs. For a reliable service and interesting trek, we strongly recommend this guide and his team.
Lynne & Patrick Ward-Booth Essex,England
There are no words that can adequately describe the experience we had on the Everest View Trek (Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, the Dudh Kosi River and all the places in between). The word "Awesome" falls considerably short in describing our experience. My wife and I were recently married and from our first date, we both had always wanted to trek in the Himalayas. Deepak was the catalyst that made our Trek one of the tremendous experiences of our lives. He was knowledgeable about the mountains and the cultures. He is also a very enjoyable person to be with. And that in and of itself is extremely important if you plan any type of extended Trek. My wife and I were lucky we had the chance to have Deeps as our guide. We still keep in contact with Deeps and have recommended him to friends. Our hope is to someday get back to Nepal, and when we do, there is only one person I would want for our guide.
Mike and Molly ,USA

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