Nepal Highlights Adventure
NEPAL HIGHLIGHTS ADVENTURE
NEPAL HIGHLIGHTS ADVENTURE
Nepal is a country of immense beauty and cultural diversity. From the majestic Himalayan peaks to the dense jungles. Connect with the rich culture and traditions of the Nepali people and be moved by the spiritual energy that pervades the country. Join other Solo Adventurers On this incredible 11 day adventure to experience the best of Nepal. Start by experiencing the colourful scenery and culture of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur’s Newari culture and temples. travel to Chitwan to see the wildlife and birdlife at the Chitwan national park, home to one-horned rhinos, and more than 400 species of birds. We will experience the sacredness of Lord Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini then travel onto Pokhara, a stunningly beautiful city situated in the foothills of the Annapurna mountain , where you will experience breath-taking scenery and friendly locals. A city of lakes would not be complete with a boat ride on beautiful lakes with stunning views .
Welcome to Kathmandu
On arrival you will be greeted by the tour representative and transferred to your hotel. No planned activities, welcome dinner in the evening.
Explore Kathmandu – Full day of sightseeing
After breakfast we we will explore Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a bustling city full of must–see sights and attractions. The city is a living museum of ancient religious sites, centuries–old monuments and temples, and vibrant markets. One of the most iconic sights in Kathmandu is the Boudhanath stupa, a sacred Buddhist shrine that is one of the largest in the world. The Swayambhunath temple is another popular site, with its golden spire set atop a hill and offering stunning views of the city. The Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is filled with fascinating old buildings, temples, and monuments. A visit to Kathmandu is not complete without a stroll through Thamel, the city‘s vibrant hub of restaurants, shops, and nightlife.
Tour of the Medieval City of Bhaktapur
Today after breakfast, we take you to the biggest Stupa which is one of the popular Pilgrimage site for Buddhists, after that we go through biggest temple of Hindus, where you can see Hindus cremation and holy men and lots of devotees. After that, we drive to Bhaktapur, ancient town of Newari people. Old palace,temples,old houses of Bhaktapur’s are the highlights of the day.
Chitwan National Park- Traditional Tharu Village
After breakfast we will set off to Chitwan which is one of the best National Parks for experiencing local wildlife. We will relax on arrival after and then visit the Traditional Tharu Village to experience the local life and learn about their lives and gain an interesting insight, whilst supporting the local community.
Chitwan National Park
Today we will we picked up and taken on a Safari in Chitwan National Park to explore the wildlife of Nepal. The park is one of the best protected areas in Nepal and the subcontinent. It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. The park is home to a variety of wildlife including the one-horned rhinoceros, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, crocodile, and more than 500 species of birds.
Travel from Chitwan to Lumbini the birth place of Buddha
Lumbini is the birthplace of the Buddha and is one of the four most important pilgrimage sites in Buddhism. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims. It is said to be the place where the Buddha received enlightenment and is a place of great spiritual significance for Buddhists.
Day 7/8/9: Pokhara the City of Lakes
We will spending the next three days in Pokhara, with its stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna mountain range, lush green valleys, cascading waterfalls, and tranquil lakes, Pokhara is a paradise for nature lovers. From thrilling adventures like whitewater rafting, paragliding, and zip-lining to peaceful activities such as boating on Phewa Lake and exploring the caves of Mahendra Gufa, Pokhara offers a variety of activities for everyone.
We will start the experience a beautiful sunrise at Sarangkot which is a stunning viewpoint that offers amazing views of the Annapurna range and the Fewa Lake.
Later in the day we will start an orientation tour of Pokhara after which we take boat ride on Phewa Lake and visit the World Peace Pagoda.
We will have free time for the next couple of days when you further explore Pokhara, kick back and relax, or book yourself on of one of thrilling adventures. Maybe take the Cable Car today for fantastic scenery, lush green hills, lake Phewa and the Snow capped Annurpana range in the distance? Or a balloon ride to experience a beautiful sunrise and take in the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. Maybe find inner peace with a introductory meditation/yoga lesson. Not forgetting to sample some of the delicious local cuisine.
Free time in Kathmandu
After breakfast we still our drive back to Kathmandu. On arrival there will be free time before farewell dinner.
Bid a fond farewell to Nepal
You will be transferred to the airport for your international flight home
Check FCO Travel Advice and Entry Requirements
Vaccinations and Health Advice
Packing List and other Useful information
- Backpack or day bag
- Power adaptors- https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/gb/nepal/
- Sun protection - hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
- Travel wipes/ Hand sanitizer/Face Mask
- Insect repellent
- Comfortable Walking shoes/trainers.
- Clothing- When packing for a trip to Nepal, it is important to bring clothing that is comfortable, breathable and suited to the climate. In the warmer months, light and airy cotton clothing is ideal, while in the cooler months a mix of light layers, such as t-shirts, sweatshirts and scarves, will be necessary. If you plan to visit any religious sites, it is important to bring modest clothing such as long trousers and long-sleeved shirts, as well as a scarf to cover your head.
- Medication – If you are carrying prescribed medication, you will need to carry a doctor’s note with you to verify this.
- CURRENCY-The currency used in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). It is important to make sure you have the correct currency when travelling to Nepal as it is not possible to exchange foreign currencies in the country. It is recommended to bring cash rather than cards, as not all businesses and ATMs accept credit or debit cards. It is also important to make sure your notes are in good condition as some businesses may not accept notes that are torn or damaged.