Highlight of Nepal Tour

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
All Inclusive PriceUS $1199US $1299
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Highlight of Nepal Tour an exclusive holiday in Nepal where one will witness great historical, religious and heritage sites within Kathmandu valley three main cities an impressive tour of fascination.

Highlight of Nepal Tour offers you all main places that the country has to offer from world heritage sites, interesting ancient monuments to stunning views of sunrise over array of Himalayan peaks from scenic hill at Nagarkot.

Exciting journey that takes you at traditional cultural farm town of Bandipur to witness the insight of age-old Nepalese cultures in the backdrop of amazing Annapurna and Manaslu peaks.

Enjoying pleasant and exciting time where tour extends to beautiful city in Pokhara one of few places on this planet, where one can observe stunning views of natural beauty facing high mountain range.

Certainly a magnificent country located on the laps of Annapurna Himalaya with majestic Machhapuchare the famous Fish Tail peak that touches the pristine Fewa and Begnas Lakes.

Enjoyable time in Pokhara with beautiful scenery of high mountain range and rolling green hills in the comfort of nice hotels by the lake side, and then journey takes you at Nepal Mid-South for exciting thrill of wild-life safari in Chitwan.

Chitwan national park regarded as best Asia’s park also designated on the list of World Heritage Sites where one can enjoy deep dense tropical jungles with elephant safari on the lookout for exotic wild-life.

At Chitwan with exciting thrills of jungle activities with chances of seeing endangered and elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and Rhinoceros with other animals and various species of bird-life.

Finally our Highlight of Nepal Tour slowly comes to an end after a glorious visit around Nepal’s most attractive places with exciting mountain flight with views of Mt. Everest.


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On first arrival in country’s international airport at Kathmandu meet our Trekking Planner staff and guide for short transfer in the hub of Kathmandu city at Thamel area, an interesting location where all needful items found around in the shops and stores in Thamel.

Check into your rooms after a rest then down at meeting place in the hotel lobby or foyer for group briefing where our guide or leader provides you with information of tours and other useful and necessary subjects to make your stay with us enjoyable.

Evening includes group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant to get the taste of local cuisines with local cultural program to entertainment while you enjoy the dinner.

    Morning after breakfast depart for exciting to adjoining cities of Kathmandu valley at Patan / Lalitpur for interesting tour around its colorful and busy markets.

    Where ancient monuments of temples and stupas located with fascinating Old palace courtyard as tour takes you around places of great interest, where the name Lalitpur means city of fine arts and crafts.

    Enjoy tour of Patan Durbar Square built during Malla era period from 6th to 16th Centuary as well much older monuments that exists.

    From Patan tour extends towards heritage farm villages and town of Bungmati and Khokana with Kirtipur where one can witness Newar the native local farmers life tending crops fields and making potteries and grinding mustard oil that these places famous for, and the head back to your hotel.

      Early morning drive takes you east of Kathmandu city and the valley past Bhaktapur city to reach the high scenic hill at Nagarkot, where you can enjoy stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks as far towards Everest in the east horizon.

      After a fabulous tour and having breakfast at Nagarkot drive downhill to Bhaktapur city area, for exciting historical and heritage tour of old Durbar (royal palace and courtyard) square, of historical importance includes Temple and pagoda with terra-cotta old buildings with magnificent statue of various Gods and Goddess, tour around old palace built during reign of Malla period.

      From Bhaktapur tour takes on the banks of holy Bagmati River at Pashupatinath Temple, dedicated to lord Shiva, with two tiered golden roof and silver doors. It is famous for its beautiful architecture. It is a center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Maha Shivaratri (birth anniversary of Lord Shiva).

      From Pashupatinath walking distance and short drive to reach at Bouddhanath Stupa, a famous Buddhist monument and largest Stupa or Dome in the world.

      On this colossal the ancient stupa; with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, it is said to have been built by Lichchhavi King Mana Dev in the 5th A.D. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The area around also known as Little Tibet due to large number of locals of Tibetan origin resides around with many shops and restaurants that makes one of the interesting part of Bouddhanath.

        Morning at earliest by 6 a.m. drive to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic sweeping mountain flight for an hour facing breathtaking views and panorama of Himalayan Mountain range with Mt. Everest.

        After glorious exciting flight return back to hotel for breakfast and carry on drive taking a bus or car, coach as per size of the group, drive takes you beyond Kathmandu valley heading towards Nepal Mid-West at Dumre town where our route diverts from main road with short climb up to reach at Bandipur town.

        An interesting farm town where you can witness great culture and custom of Nepalese hill people with overnight in local home stay facing grand views of Annapurna and Manaslu range.

          Bandipur offers varieties of attractions includes sunrise and sunset from Tundikhel Hill and Gurung Hill with diversity of flora and fauna with more than 200 species of forest plants, 70 species of birds, 35 species of wild life.

          Visit Siddha cave (probably the largest in Asia) 18 ft width and 50 ft high, situated north of Bandipur, another mysterious cave called “Patalidwar” (a gateway to hell) which holds religious significance for the locals is waiting for tourists to explore the geological marvel, similarly rock climbing on high rocky steeps with delightful eco and scenic walk.

          Bandipur a socio cultural diversity of ancient Newari Hill town, untouched by modernization with ancient brick houses, temples of great significance and architecture of medieval era town boasts festival all year round, besides a plethora of cultural offerings, Neighboring Magar, Gurung, Brahmin, Chetri, Damai and Sarki villages all contribute the cultural diversity of region.

          After a pleasant time at Bandipur having lunch short drive of few hours to reach at scenic Pokhara city.

          Drive follows through farm villages and towns then reaching at Pokhara and then transfer to a nice hotel by the calm Phewa Lake where all nice hotels situated.

            Early morning short drive to Sarankot hill top famous view points for striking sunrise over range of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara green 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.

              Morning travel by private coach or in tourist bus (depending upon the size of the group) with an exciting overland drive on main Kathmandu to Chitwan highway, leading through Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Tadi Bazaar at Chitwan where short drive leads you to your respective hotels within a place called Saura.

              On arrival at Chitwan near park premises where hotels are located after checking in with briefing on the jungle activities and programs, after getting refreshed start afternoon activity with short walk to nearby Tharu village, the indigenous tribe of Terai belt, the low and flatland of Nepal. Evening enjoy the dinner with fascinating Tharu (indigenous tribe of southern Terai and Chitwan) cultural dance.

                Program and activities begins early before breakfast, walk to elephant platform for the ride on elephant backs leading you into dense jungle to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. Other activities includes visit of elephant stables and elephant bathing and briefing. After lunch drive into the jungles as well ride on a dug-out canoe floating on Rapti River where you can see fresh water Gangetic Gharial and Mugger crocodiles, if lucky including fresh water dolphins, and otters.

                Jungle activities:

                Morning Bird Watch Tour, Machan (Watch Tower) Tour, Jungle walks, nature walks, elephant and jeep safari with elephant briefing and bathing elephants include more with entertainment of local Tharu cultural programs.

                  Morning optional nature or bird-watch tour, having breakfast at the lodge / hotel then drive to Bharatpur the main city with an airport of Chitwan district, where short scenic flight of less than 30 minutes brings at Kathmandu and back to your hotel, with afternoon free to enjoy personal activities.

                    After a great and wonderful experience in Nepal with amazing time around best highlights of the country around Annapurna Himalaya with an adventure on jungle safari in Chitwan, on this last day in Nepal our staff and guide transfers you to airport for your flight homeward bound or to next port of call.

                      Highlights of Nepal Tour provided with standard Itinerary days where some days walks and drive can be shorter or longer as per road and weather condition within eight time of the year, designated overnight stops provides you with all meals except in Kathmandu and at Pokhara.

                      We will follow the itinerary if its need to be changes in case of weather, landslides and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decides holding full authority for Trekking Planner Inc, USA.

                      Cost Details


                      • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
                      • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant and Farewel dinner 
                      • Twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation with breakfast at three star hotel in Kathmandu, Bandipur, Chitwan and Pokhara.
                      • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, in Bandipur, Chitwan and in Pokhara with all necessary entrance fee and privet vehicle.
                      • Kathmandu to Bandipur to Pokhara to Chitwan private vehicle and Chitwan to Kathmandu by flight
                      • 02night/03 day safari activities on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Chitwan national Park
                      • Mountain Flight with airport pick up and drop
                      • 01 guide, English speaking, licensed insured, registered, salary, food and accommodation
                      • First add kid box
                      • Trekking Planner's Ti-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps - if necessary.
                      • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
                      • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary


                      • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                      • All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
                      • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Bndipur and Pokhara
                      • Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation
                      • In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
                      • Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, etc)
                      • The 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

                      Essential Info

                      If you have an Indian passport, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp is INR 100,000. When breaking down the cost, Indian citizens pay slightly less than citizens of other nations because India is a member of the SAARC (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka), which lowers the cost of a permit. Additionally, Indian citizens pay less for airline tickets than citizens of other nations, which further lowers the cost of the trip. 

                      People travelling from SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka). have low-cost permits, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp can be 20 to 50 dollars less for holders of these kinds of Trekkers and travelers coming to Nepal.

                      Best Seasons for Highlight of Nepal Tour:

                      Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon wet season from mid-June to mid-September, where southern Himalaya will receive much rains.

                      The best times from March to May in spring season and from October to February months during autumn and winter seasons.

                      March to May much longer sunlight hours where green hills are bright and beautiful with wild flowers in full blooming times, especially rhododendron of various species, make the trek more interesting and very special.

                      Most days are clear from morning till late afternoon, can get cloudy sometimes with chance of snows around higher elevation cold in the morning and night time.

                      Mid-September to February during autumn / fall and winter times most days are crystal clear from morning till mid-afternoon, days are shorter and as well sunlight hours, much cold with freezing temperatures in the morning and night as well in shades.

                      Climate and Weather:

                      Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.

                      Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around high hills.

                      Other months from September to February another great times for tour and hikes, when days are clear for views and to summit the top of the peak, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.

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