The Best of Nepal tour is a customizable tour. You can add or reduce the days as per your time availability. This is a total of 12 nights 13 days tour. Any group size of any age can do this trip. This trip will cover the most important touring place of Nepal in 13 days. Visiting Kathmandu valley will cover most world heritage sights and the Pokhara tour will cover the Annapurna region Mountains. The Chitwan national park will provide you a great wildlife experience.
Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel: Today you will arrive at Kathmandu international airport. One of our representatives will pick you up and transfer to the hotel. Generally, there will not be any tour activities today unless requested. Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you may explore the touristy area “Thamel”. You may have dinner in Thamel choosing one restaurant or go back to your hotel for dinner.
Day 2. Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Today our sightseeing will start around 9 or 930 am after your breakfast. One of our representatives will introduce the tour guide. Our professional tour guide will take you on the tour and he will look after everything for that day. Today we will visit most important places in Kathmandu like Bhaudhanath (The little Tibet), Pashupatinath (The great Hindu Temple of World), Syambunath (The monkey Temple) and Old royal palace (Kathmandu Darbar Squire).
After completing the tour we may go to Nagarkot for sunset view and overnight stay there. In the morning we can see the sunrise in the Himalayas and drive back to Bhaktapur for sightseeing after breakfast. (Breakfast included)
Day 3. Bhaktapur & Patan visit: You will have your breakfast with a beautiful sunrise and we will leave from here to Nagarkot to Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is a very old city in the Kathmandu valley. You can easily spend a couple of days in Bhaktapur. After completing the Bhaktapur tour we will drive to Patan which is another small city, where you will visit the famous Krishna Temple and the Golden Gate. After completing the tour in Patan we will drive to Kathmandu and check into the hotel and take an easy evening. (Breakfast included)
Day 4. Drive to Lumbini: Today we will drive to Lumbini. This drive will be about 7 hours from Kathmandu. We will drive by a private car/jeep. You may fly to Lumbini. After your arrival in Lumbini, from the airport, we have to drive about 40 minutes to our hotel. Depending on our arrival time, we can do a short tour on arrival.
Day 5. Lumbini explores: Today we will visit all the major places in Lumbini including Buddha’s birthplace and monastery. It will be a full-day tour.
Day 6. Drive to Chitwan: Today we will leave from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. This drive will be about 5 to 6 hours drive through a beautiful and scenic countryside road. In the afternoon we will arrive in Chitwan National park. Depending on our arrival time, we maybe do some activities. In the evening we will participate Slide show or Tharu culture dance and Dinner. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner included)
Day 7. Chitwan National Park: Today we will explore Chitwan National Park doing different activities.
Tharu culture dance etc.
In Chitwan, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the package program. You do not have to pay anything except bottle drinks and alcohol. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner included)
Day 8. Drive to Pokhara: Pokhara is the second most popular city for tourists. Today we will drive to Pokhara for about 4 to 5 hours. As soon as we arrive in Pokhara, we will take a private transport and drive to Sarankot. This drive will be only about 20 minutes. Sarankot is a scenic spot and you may hike to the top of the viewpoint for about 45 minutes. This hike is optional. If you are not interested to go to the top, you will see an excellent view from where the right here where the car will drip you off. You will enjoy watching the Annapurna Himalayas and the secret mountain Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail Mountain) etc. (Breakfast included)
Day 9. Explore Pokhara: Today we will do the tour around Pokhara. It will be full day activities visiting David falls, international mountain museum, Gupteshowr cave, etc. (Breakfast included)
Day 10. Drive back to Kathmandu: We will return to Kathmandu taking a bus ride. The tourist bus ride will be about 6 to 7 hours. After we arrived in Kathmandu we will take another easy and relaxing afternoon. On the way to Kathmandu, you may ride the cable car to Mankamana Temple. A famous Hindu Temple “Manakamana” on the way to Kathmandu, Manakamana means to fulfill your wish. The devotees of the Mankamana deity believe that she will bless them and fulfill all their wishes. This is an optional program. Here we will ride the Cable car to the top of the mountain a unique place in the earth. This cable car ride is about 15 minutes one way. A cable car ride program is an optional program. (Breakfast included)
Day 11. (Optional day in KTM): Today is a leisure day in Kathmandu. You may do some shopping or revisit some places where you like to go back. Prepare for your next day's final departure to your home. You may go to Nepali cultural dance and dinner where proper Nepal set meals will be provided (optional). (Breakfast included)
Day 12. Trip concludes, transfer to Airport: Today we will take you to the airport as per your departure time. If you have an evening flight we will try to arrange a late checkout. Late check out may not be available some time. In that case, we need to check out at noon. (Breakfast included)