Nepal Cultural Tours
Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu:
On this day you arrive to Kathmandu and we transfer you to your hotel. After arriving at the hotel you rest and rejuvenate and observe the locality. A member of Himalayas facts holidays will brief about the itinerary on this same day.
Day 02 – Kathmandu-Patan Sightseeing:
While our back end personnel will be busy making arrangements for the day to come, we would take the privilege to go around the city and look at some interesting historical relics. On this day we would visit Swayambunath; famous as monkey temple as well, Basantapur Durbar Square; an ancient palace courtyard, and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 03 - Kathmandu – Bhaktapur Sightseeing:
After breakfast, visit Boudhanath stupa , a Buddhist shrine, visit Pashupatinath temple, a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to god Shiva and open air cremation platform. Afternoon visit Bhaktapur city. This city is a treasure and unsoiled reflection of medieval Nepal and is an artistic, archaic courtyard. The main appeals of this city is the prehistoric Durbar square, with its 55 windows, the pagoda style houses and temples, the pottery square; where people spend all day making clay pottery, and the unrefined way of life.
Day 04 - Kathmandu - Chitwan ( 140 Kms. / 5 Hrs.):
On this day of Nepal Explore tour we begin our day early after our breakfast in Kathmandu. After packing our bags and boarding the vehicle, we embark on the most major and busiest highway in Nepal. After around 100 km we leave the highway behind and get on the new highway carved on the hill along Narayani River. Around 2-3 hours of ride we enter the flat land and further to the protected area of Chitwan National Park. On this very day we can have the fun of River beach and see the locality and observe the culture.
Day 05: Chitwan Jungle activities:
Today is an Exciting day and we begin our day with complete enthusiasm. After breakfast we head to Elephant ride venue and take the ride and enter lush green forest and witness some of the rarest wildlife in their most purest form. As the day picks up we head towards Budhi Rapti for Canoeing, on this shallow river we will see some of the largest Ghariyal’s and Crocodile, basking in the sun, very closely. We will finally visit the elephant breeding center before we call it a day with the most wonderful dinner and cultural program.
Day 06 - Chitwan – Lumbini:
We head out to our next destination before the day picks up, immediately after our breakfast. Lumbini is around 150km west from Chitwan and is the birth place of Buddha; a saint upon whose teachings Buddhism was found. Lumbini is very close to the Indian borders and is hot and humid in terms of weather. We reach Lumbini on the same day and withing 4 hours and the drive is not back breaking. We rest our bags at the hotel and immediately get out surveying the birthplace of Buddha. We would see diverse monasteries build by different countries, where bald headed kids, youngsters and old people in maroon robes, known as lama practice their daily rituals and prayers.
Day 07 Lumbini - Pokhara (160 Kms. / 5 Hrs.):
On this day we head to one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal and we head our early. We drive to Pokhara through major highway along some major tributary, 150 km, which takes 5 hours. It is past mid day by the time we reach Pokhara and we do not have a whole lot of thing to do there. We can get pleasure from tasting culinary from all around the world, walk around the fewa lake; the lake where most of Pokhara’s people’s lives revolve around. Take an opportunity boating and reaching the temple which is beautifully located at the center of the lake, take pictures f the sunset on this widely spread lake and rejoice beautiful views of Annapurna massif.
Day 08 - Pokhara Sightseeing:
We can either start this day before daybreak by visiting to Sarangkot and viewing the sunrise or relax and begin late in the morning by enjoying the lake life and culinary. Pokhara is a city of ancient settlements and temples besides the paranormal lakes and awe-inspiring mountains. We would also see the famous shrines of Tal Barahi and Bindabasini.
Day 09 – Pokhara – Kathmandu:
On this day we have our breakfast by 6:30 in the morning and make our way towards toward Kathmandu. The drive takes around 7 hours through bends of lush green hilly terrain and along the major tributaries, with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch
Day 10 – Departure:
We help you transfer to the Airport according to the schedule of your flight. With heavy heart as a result of departure and on the contrary excitement of seeing in future we wave off for this time.