Best of Nepal 11 days

Best of Nepal  11 days

Best of Nepal - Welcome to the Kingdom on Nepal. From the lofty, snow capped Mt Everest and the mountainous border with Tibet to the shimmering heat of the lower plains bordering India, no land is more diverse in amazing landscapes and ancient cultures, or more universally welcoming and fascinating. 


 
Kathmandu  •  Bhaktapur  •  Royal Chitwan National Park  •  Bandipur  •  Pokhara  •  Nagarkot
 
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
    Best of Nepal  11 days

    Day 1 – Arrive Kathmandu

    Arrive Kathmandu airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Stay three nights at the Hotel Yak & Yeti.

    Day 2 – Kathmandu

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu begins at Kumari Bahal, home to a young living goddess. Visit Swayambhunath, an important two thousand year old hilltop temple. On a clear day there are views to the Himalayas in the east. Travel to Patan on the southern banks of the Bagmati River, the first settlement in the Kathmandu Valley, to see an amazing collection of elaborately carved temples and monuments in wood, stone and metal. (B)

    Day 3 – Kathmandu

    Visit two World Heritage listed religious sites this morning, the Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. See devotees taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River then visit the ancient city of Bhaktapur, the third major town in the valley. Enjoy the cobblestone streets free of traffic and visit Lion Gate, the five storied Nyatopolo Temple and the Palace of 55 Windows. (B)

    Day 4 – Kathmandu – Chitwan

    Take a short flight to Bharatpur and transfer to the Royal Chitwan National Park. This wildlife reserve, one of the best managed and preserved in Asia, contains many species of rare animals and birds. On arrival, a guest briefing will take place, then a nature walk with boat ride.

    Stay two nights at the Barahi Jungle Lodge.  (B,L,D)

    Day 5 – Royal Chitwan National Park

    There will be plenty of opportunities to view the Park’s wildlife today, with bird watching, jungle walks and a crocodile spotting cruise on the Narayani River included. Rhinos, deer, monkeys and elephants can be found, and you may be lucky enough to see a leopard or Bengal tiger. (B,L,D)

    Day 6 – Chitwan – Bandipur

    After breakfast, take a four hour drive to Bandipur. Tour the town which has maintained its age-old flavour with a mix of history, architecture, incredible views, caves and unspoiled landscapes.

    Stay one night at The Old Inn. (B)

    Day 7 – Bandipur – Pokhara

    Drive to Pokhara. Take a boat trip on Phewa Lake passing a simple three-story villa, the winter home of the King of Nepal. Stop at the small golden temple nestled in foliage on an island in the centre of the lake. Many fishermen and other pilgrims take their long canoes, carved from tree trunks, to the island to visit the shrine.

    Stay two nights at the Fishtail Lodge.  (B)

    Day 8 – Pokhara

    Pokhara is situated in an area of great natural beauty. The lakeside setting, mild climate and mountain views, add to Pokhara’s charm. Highlights of the day include visits to Mahendra Cave, a waterfall, Bindebashini Temple, and the hill resort of Sarangkot for views of the Annapurna Range. (B)

    Day 9 – Pokhara – Kathmandu

    Fly back to Kathmandu. In the afternoon take a walk around the Thamel district – the main tourist hub of the city which bustles with activity into the night.

    Stay one night at the Hotel Yak & Yeti. (B)

    Day 10 – Kathmandu – Nagarkot

    Drive to Nagarkot today, stopping along the way at the temple of Changu Narayan.

    Nagarkot is famous for its hilltop position. The rest of the day is at leisure. Your hotel room has a balcony from which to enjoy sunset and sunrise views of the surrounding snow covered mountain ranges.

    Stay one night at Hotel Club Himalaya Resort.  (B)

    Day 11 – Nagarkot – Depart Kathmandu

    At leisure until transfer to the Kathmandu airport for the flight home.  (B)

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  • Departure Dates and Prices
    Departure Twin Share Land Only Single supp.
    01Apr17-31Mar18 $3208 $1173
    01Apr18-31Mar19 $3208 $1173

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.

  • Price Includes:

    Price Includes:

    • 10 nights in 3 to 5 star hotels as listed, or similar
    • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
    • All transfers, sightseeing, entrance fees and evening entertainment as listed
    • Flights Kathmandu-Bharatpur and Pokhara-Kathmandu, airport and airline taxes and fuel surcharges
    • Safaris in Royal Chitwan National Park with naturalist guide
    • InterAsia travel bag

     

    Price Excludes:

    • Visa fees
    • Gratuities

     

    Depart any day.

 

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Best of Nepal  11 days
 

Highlights

  • The busy squares of Kathmandu
  • Views of the Himalaya from your hotel room balcony in Nagarkot
  • Boat ride across the lake in Pokhara, and sunset views of the Annapurna Range
  • Safari and jungle walks in Chitwan National Park
 
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