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Nepal Cultural – Scenic Tour

"explore country’s best places from historical, cultural to scenic sites"

Trip Duration: 10 Days

Highlights of Nepal Cultural – Scenic Tour

  • Tour beyond Kathmandu valley at places of great delights and interest
  • Visit scenic old Dhulikhel town and holy Buddhist sites of Namobuddha
  • Grand views of sunrise from Sarankot hill at scenic and beautiful Pokhara city
  • Explore Nepal Far South West at Lumbini the birth place of Lord Buddha
Trip Profile:
  • Tour Mode: Accommodation In Tourist standard Hotels
  • Tour Grade: Leisure short walks and drives with scenic flights
  • Day tour:  Minimum of 04 hrs to maximum 05 hrs.
  • Total Trip: 09 Nights and 10 Days (From Arrival to Departure).

Nepal Cultural – Scenic Tour Overview

Nepal Scenic and Cultural Tour a great combination with best parts of the country where one can soak into immense cultural heritage of Nepalese of both Hindu and Buddhist religion that makes Nepal a great country to visit. Nepal Scenic and Cultural Tour begins right from you arrival in Kathmandu with tour of its famous world heritage sites, and then heading beyond the valley at scenic Dhulikhel a old Newari town of more than 500 years of history offers super panorama of sunrise over array of Himalayan peaks and then visit of Namobuddha holy sites within pristine location an impressive place explore its religious monuments.

Nepal Scenic and Cultural Tour extends heading Nepal Mid-West to reach at famous touristic spot at Pokhara city blessed with natural beauty of snow capped mountains, green hills, verdant valley and serene lakes. Enjoying time at Pokhara visiting scenic view points and dramatic natural wonders then heading towards Lumbini around Nepal Far South West at Terai belt the flatland of the country with warmer sub-tropical temperatures.

At Lumbini tour of famous historical and religious sites around Lord Buddha’s birth place known as the ‘Light of Asia’ after an interesting and exciting time on head back to Kathmandu to complete our wonderful trips on Nepal Scenic and Cultural Tour.

Best Seasons for Sightseeing Tour and short hike

Nearly all seasons of the year where March to May spring time will be the best time with fine clear morning till afternoon, with some chances of rains sometimes.

October to mid December another best months around Autumn/Fall and pre winter, when most of the days are clear for views and walks but can be much colder and freezing as altitude gains with chances of snow sometimes.

Monsoon months begin from mid June to mid September a wet rainy seasons where less number of travelers visits Nepal for various reasons and tours.

Nepal Cultural – Scenic Tour Short Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour of Kathmandu heritage sites
  • Day 03: Drive to Dhulikhel with overnight stops on Mountain Resorts
  • Day 04: Catch sunrise over Himalayan peaks with tour of Namobuddha and  drive to Kathmandu.
  • Day 05:  Drive to scenic Pokhara renowned touristic spot.
  • Day 06:  In Pokhara with tours at places of interest
  • Day 07: Drive to Lumbini birth place of Lord Buddha – 06 hrs.
  • Day 08:  At Lumbini visit historical and religious sites.
  • Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu from Bhairawa – 50 mins and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 10: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.

Nepal Cultural – Scenic Tour Detailed Itinerary


01
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Reaching Kathmandu received by our representative and staff for short transfer to your hotel.
  • Hotel located in the heart of Kathmandu with time to catch some activities of Nepalese traditional life and culture
  • Dinner in nice restaurants to get first tastes of Nepalese delicious cuisines.
02
Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour of Kathmandu heritage sites
  • Morning after breakfast received by our city guide receives you for short drive to reach right in the heart of Kathmandu at old Durbars Square.
  • A lively place full of ancient religious and historical monuments of great work of Masterpiece arts and crafts which you see around its architectural wonders
  • Visit old palace and royal courtyard of Malla to Shah Regime where our guides provides you with full information of the places.
  • Day tour includes following places from Old Durbar Square onwards with lunch break in between during interesting tour.
  • Tour includes Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath Temple all These interesting places listed in World Heritage Sites of great wonders.
03
Day 03: Drive to Dhulikhel with overnight stops on Mountain Resorts
  • Morning drive to Dhulikhel with interesting scenery of rural life of Kathmandu
  • valley villages and town as you reach at Dhulikhel for overnight stop and lunch time.
  • Afternoon visit Dhulikhel town believed to be of more than 500 years old populated by Newar the native of Kathmandu valley.
  • A blend of both Hindu and Buddhist temples and Chaitya with views of Himalayan peaks towards north and in the comfort of nice hotels or Mountain Resorts.
04
Day 04: Catch sunrise over Himalayan peaks with tour of Namobuddha and drive to Kathmandu.
  • Morning catch stunning sunrise views over array of Himalayan peaks right from the hotel courtyard and terraces.
  • After breakfast short drive to reach at famous Buddhist sites of Namobuddha located on peaceful environment with serene woodland of firs and rhododendron trees.
  • This sacred site known as Three Stupas of Nepal where Lord Buddha offered his own body without regret to a tigress suffering from great hunger.
  • What follows is a history of this supreme and distinguished sacred site, whose location is unmistaken based on the clear identification given in the Sutra Requested by the Tigress and so forth.
  • After an interesting time head back to Kathmandu within exciting and scenic ride to your hotel.
05
Day 05: Drive to scenic Pokhara renowned touristic spot.
  • Morning drive leads to famous and picturesque Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara overnights in nice hotels by the serene Phewa Lake.
  • Afternoon free for walks around the lake side with interesting shops and stores includes world class restaurants
  • At Pokhara views of Annapurna Mountains with stunning Machhapuchare Himal “The Fish Tail”.
06
Day 06: In Pokhara with tours at places of interest.
  • Early morning drive to Sarankot hill a famous view points for super sunrise views over range of mountains
  • Along with sunrise views includes Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara valley and Lake Phewa, a popular spot for Para-Gliding as well.
  • After catching the views of sunrise and mountains back to hotel with sightseeing tour of Pokhara at places of interest.
  • In Pokhara tour of Seti Gorge, Davids / Devi or Pathle Chhago Water Falls- visit Peace Stupa and around Pokhara local markets away from main touristic area.
07
Day 07: Drive to Lumbini birth place of Lord Buddha - 06 hrs.
  • From Pokhara morning an interesting drives of nearly six hours on main highway to reach low south west of Nepal at Lumbini.
  • Birth place of Lord Buddha, where drive leads west on low flat country of Nepal, with much warmer temperatures to reach at Lumbini in Rupendevi district
  • On arrival transfer into a nice hotel / resort afternoon free for walk around the street of Lumbini near its holy sites
  • Observe local people and villages of much Indian influence and culture due to close border with India at mere distance.
08
Day 08: At Lumbini visit historical and religious sites.
  • Morning visit Lord Buddha’s birth places and around historical sites, Lumbini traditional birthplace of Gautama Buddha.
  • Founder of Buddhism born in 6th century BC as he entered the world with Buddhist traditions
  • After his birth and took seven steps, under each of which a lotus flower bloomed.
  • In 249 BC, the Buddhist convert Emperor Asoka visited Lumbini and constructed four stupas and a stone pillar.
  • Asoka’s Pillar bears an inscription that translates as: “King Piyadasi (Asoka), beloved of devas, in the 20 year of the coronation, as he himself made a royal visit
  • The site was rediscovered in 1895, when a German archaeologist came upon Ashoka’s Pillar, identified by its inscription.
  • Records made by Chinese pilgrim Fa Xian were also used in the process of identifying this religiously acclaimed site.
  • Lumbini was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
09
Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu from Bhairawa - 50 mins and transfer to hotel.
  • Morning after breakfast as flight time for Kathmandu short drive to Bhairawa airport named as Gautam Buddha airport
  • 50 minutes sweeping air journey brings you at Kathmandu, during air grand views of Himalayan chain of mountains with Annapurna peaks.
  • On reaching Kathmandu domestic air-terminal transfer to your hotel with last night in the country of great cultural wonders having amazing time in Nepal.
10
Day 10: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.
  • Depart from the hotel as per your time for international flights.
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks guides and staff transfer you to Kathmandu International airport.
  • After a grand interesting time on Nepal Scenic and Cultural Tour with exciting experience to take back home
Cost Includes
  • Airport pickup/drop by private vehicle
  • 3 night’s accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfas
  • Kathmandu valley, world heritage site tour with private car
  • Fluent English speaking, well experienced tour guide holding government affiliated licensed
  • All tour program provide service as per BB (Bed and Breakfast plan)
  • Guided Tour in Kathmandu, Lumbini, Dhulikhal, Namobuddha Pokhara and Lumbuni with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Farewell dinner at one of the popular and typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance & Music
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks & Expedition Gifts (T shirt and success certificate)
  • One tour guide and his entire expenses
  • All required monument/world heritage site entrance fees
  • All Government Taxes
Cost Excludes
  • Nepal arrival Visa
  • During Kathmandu and entire tour program lunch and dinner
  • Entire beverages, mineral water, beer etc. during trip
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Any extending programs
  • Tipping tour guide and driver (expected but not mandatory)

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Duration: 10 Days

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Group Size: 2-12 People

  • Difficulty: Moderate

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