Classic Nepal Tour

The Classic Nepal tour presents an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in Nepal’s rich tapestry of culture, scenic beauty, and wildlife. This comprehensive journey combines diverse experiences, ranging from cultural immersion in the Kathmandu Valley to serene mountain vistas and natural wonders in Pokhara, concluding with wildlife exploration in Chitwan National Park.

Pokhara encapsulates the quintessence of Nepal, highlighting its rich culture, offering fascinating activities, and providing awe-inspiring views of the mountain ranges, notably the spectacular Mt Annapurna. With the Classic Nepal Tour, your journey goes beyond typical tourist attractions, offering a diverse range of engaging activities and cultural experiences.

The Classic Nepal Tour commences with explorations in the Kathmandu Valley, providing a captivating blend of historical sites, vibrant culture, and intricate architecture. Following this, you will take a scenic drive to the Pokhara Valley, where majestic views of the Annapurna mountain range and the serene Phewa Lake await.

Finally, the tour culminates in the sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan National Park, with a thrilling jeep safari to explore the diverse flora and fauna. The park serves as a habitat for a wide array of wildlife, including rare animals like Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceroses, and various bird species, providing an immersive encounter with Nepal’s fascinating wildlife.

This comprehensive journey provides a glimpse of Nepal’s highlights, encapsulating cultural richness, stunning landscapes, and remarkable wildlife experiences.

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our guide will greet you and transfer you to the hotel. Later in the day, you will explore Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, offers a unique glimpse into the city’s rich culture and historical heritage.

You will continue a short distance north to Swayambunath, one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the valley and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perched atop a hill, this sacred site provides a panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2. In Kathmandu
Today’s itinerary includes Pashupatinath temple, Nepal’s most significant Hindu temple. From there, you will continue to the iconic Boudhanath Stupa, the largest and most revered Buddhist monument in Nepal.

At Boudhanath Stupa, you’ll have the opportunity to witness thousands of pilgrims engaging in the kora (ritual circumnavigation) around the stupa, offering a profoundly spiritual and cultural experience.

Later in the afternoon, you will visit the historic Patan Durbar Square, celebrated for its rich artistic heritage, Newari craftsmanship, and typical Newari culture. Patan boasts a collection of exquisite Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Key sites to explore in this area comprise the Durbar Square, the Patan Museum, Krishna Mandir, and the Baglamukhi Temple, all of which showcase the cultural and architectural splendor of the region. Overnight in Kathmandu.

While you are in Kathmandu you have the option to take the Everest experience flight early in the morning (with extra cost). This mountain flight provides one of the most scenic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest and other 20 peaks

Day 3. Drive to Pokhara(201km/6-7hrs)
The drive to Pokhara is a picturesque journey that unveils the stunning beauty of the Nepalese countryside. Meandering along the riverbanks, the route showcases quaint local villages, terraced farmlands, and the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you have the option to relax at the hotel or venture out to explore the lakeside area. Overnight in Pokhara.

Along the way to Pokhara, you have the choice to embark on a cable car ride and explore the Manakamana temple(at your own cost).

The drive to Pokhara usually takes around 6-7 hours, but the duration can vary depending on traffic and the road condition. Option is also available to fly to Pokhara with an additional cost.

Day 4. In Pokhara
This morning, you’ll embark on an excursion tour to Sarangkot, located west of the old Pokhara bazaar. Sarangkot is renowned for its stunning sunrise views over the Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, and other majestic peaks of the Himalayas.

On your return journey, you will stop at the Bindhyabasini Temple. Following breakfast, you will go for a full-day Pokhara sightseeing tour covering the Mahadev statue at Pumdikot, the Japanese Peace Pagoda, Davis Fall, Gupteshwar Cave, and end the day with a boat ride at the Phewa lake. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 5. Drive to Chitwan
Today you will drive to Chitwan following the Seti Gandaki, and Marsyangdi river banks until Mugling. From Mugling, you head east toward the Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife species. In the afternoon, You will explore the Tharu village, the Indigenous people of the Terai region of Nepal. Overnight in Chitwan.

Day 6. In Chitwan
Enjoy a full day in Chitwan National Park. You can participate in several activities and enjoy a Jeep safari through the Chitwan National Park. Take a canoe ride on the Rapti River, walk through the jungle, and visit the crocodile breeding center. In the evening, enjoy a Tharu cultural performance followed by dinner. Overnight in Chitwan.

Day 7. Drive to Kathmandu
Retrace your drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, check into your hotel, you’ll have the rest of afternoon free. You can go for souvenir shopping or rest and relax at the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 8. Departure
Transfer to the airport in time for your departure flight homewards.