Nepal Tours

Nepal Culture Tour

access_time 11 Days / 10 Nights
bookmarks Culture and history
location_on Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Bhaktapur - Chitwan - Pokhara
Explore Nepal beyond trekking with our diverse tour packages. Did you know that Nepal boasts rich culture and remarkable biodiversity? Nowhere else on the planet can you witness the towering Himalayas alongside yaks and buffalo, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of the legendary yeti. Journey from these high peaks to lush sub-tropical jungles teeming with tigers, crocodiles, endangered one-horned rhinos, and majestic elephants. Along the way, we'll make stops at ancient religious and cultural sites, creating a truly unique and comprehensive Nepal experience in a single trip. This Nepal Tour combines the nation's diverse landscapes and activities into a single, unforgettable journey. Discover that Nepal offers more than just trekking—come and experience it for yourself, and you'll be enthralled by this extraordinary travel experience.

Highlights

  • Experience Nepal beyond its renowned treks with a diverse and immersive journey
  • Thrilling wildlife safaris in Chitwan to nature excursions in Pokhara
  • Explore ancient Buddhist stupas, medieval palace squares, and unique Hindu cremation sites in Kathmandu
  • Witnessi the rich cultural diversity and exquisite craftsmanship of the region
  • Relax on mountaintops overlooking the Kathmandu valley at sunset.

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our representative will warmly welcome and assist you. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel, where you can check in and unwind. We’ll gather for a trip briefing later in the evening, and you will be provided with the exact briefing time upon your arrival at the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, we’ll embark on a Kathmandu tour, exploring the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites within the valley. These include:

    • Swayambhunath: The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, renowned as the Monkey Temple.
    • Pashupatinath: A sacred Hindu pilgrimage site where you’ll encounter Sadhus (Holy Men) adorned with ashes and matted dreadlocks. Here, you can witness the distinctive cremation rituals at the Hindu Crematorium.
    • Boudhanath: The world’s largest Buddhist temple, surrounded by monasteries. You can observe Holy Monks engaged in chanting rituals and pilgrims performing kora around the temple.
    • Patan Durbar Square: A Medieval Royal Palace area celebrated for its exquisite fine arts, metalwork, and stone carvings dating back to the 14th century. It’s a prime location to admire the splendid Nepali Architecture.

In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic 1.5-hour drive to Nagarkot, a picturesque hill station famed for its sunrise and mountain vistas. Behold the breathtaking Langtang range, Sisa Pangma, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, and, on exceptionally clear days, even a distant glimpse of Mt. Everest. Witness an enchanting sunrise from this vantage point before bidding farewell to Nagarkot the next day.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Nagarkot.

Rise early to witness a captivating sunrise over Nagarkot. After breakfast, check out from the hotel and embark on a 40-minute drive to Bhaktapur. Explore the enchanting world heritage town for approximately 2 hours, soaking in its historic charm.
Following your Bhaktapur visit, set out on a scenic drive to Chitwan National Park, a journey lasting about 6 hours. This lush national park in southern Nepal, once a hunting ground for British and Nepalese aristocrats, now safeguards a variety of wildlife, including elephants, rhinoceroses, tigers, leopards, and deer. The most thrilling way to encounter this wildlife is by elephant-back safari. Chitwan National Park is also designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Chitwan.

Spend a full day in Chitwan National Park engaging in thrilling activities such as jungle walks, elephant rides, village visits, canoeing, and a tour of the elephant breeding center. A knowledgeable nature guide will accompany you, providing valuable insights into the park’s wildlife, plant life, and fauna. Don’t miss the mesmerizing sunset along the riverbank. In the evening, enjoy a captivating Tharu cultural show, offering a glimpse into the unique language, culture, and traditions of the indigenous Tharu people of the region.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Chitwan.

Embark on a scenic 5-hour drive to reach Pokhara, a renowned nature and tourist haven in Nepal. Often hailed as one of the most stunning lake cities globally, Pokhara also stands as Nepal’s adventure sports capital.
Be prepared to be captivated by the up-close vistas of the Annapurna range and the majestic Mt. Fishtail. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the splendor of Pokhara as you take a boat ride on Lake Fewa. Visit a temple nestled on a small island, adding a spiritual dimension to your exploration of this magnificent city.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Pokhara.

Rise early and embark on a 35-minute drive to Sarangkot, a picturesque hill near Pokhara renowned for its breathtaking sunrise. Witness the Annapurna and Fishtail peaks up close as they unveil their splendor during the sunrise, providing a perfect start to your day.
After the sunrise experience, return to your hotel for a delicious breakfast. Following breakfast, embark on a serene row boating trip on the enchanting Lake Fewa, soaking in the tranquility of the surroundings.
Continue your exploration with visits to Davis Falls, a mysterious cave, and the Tibetan Refugee Camp. If you’re feeling adventurous, you have the option to participate in thrilling activities such as paragliding, ultralight flights, or the exhilarating Zip flyer, available at an additional cost.

Meals included: Breakfast.
Overnight in Pokhara.

After enjoying breakfast, we commence our journey back to Kathmandu. The drive back to Kathmandu will take approximately 7 hours, offering you the chance to relish the scenic landscapes along the way. Alternatively, there is the option to fly back to Kathmandu, which is a 30-minute flight available at an extra cost.
In the evening, we come together for a heartfelt farewell Nepali dinner in Kathmandu, accompanied by a captivating cultural show. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your trip experiences and bid farewell to Nepal in a memorable and festive way.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Today marks the conclusion of your unforgettable Taste of Nepal Tour. We will arrange your transfer to the airport for your journey back home. As you depart, carry with you cherished memories of Nepal’s diverse beauty, culture, and adventures. We hope you had a wonderful time, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Nepal in the future. Safe travels!

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