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Nature and Culture Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 453 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 453 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Kathmandu. Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. A traditional warm welcome by our airport representative. Briefing about the package in the hotel. Rest time at Leisure. Evening typical welcome dinner. Includes: (D)

Day 2: Kathmandu - Nagarkot. We begin our full day sight seeing tour of Kathmandu valley by visiting two very important religious centers, Pashupatinath temple for the Hindus, nearby along the banks of the river Bagmati is the cremation area for the dead. Boudhanath is possibly the largest Stupa in the world and the center for Tibetan school of Buddhism. We then drive on to Bhaktapur the medical cities of devotees and the best preserved of all the old cities of Katmandu Valley. We then drive to our resort in Nagarkot. We have Himalayan sunset views and we spend the night in the resort. Includes: (B)

Day 3: Nagarkot - Kathmandu. We wake up early in the morning to enjoy the beautiful sunrise view. After breakfast we drive back and start our valley sight seeing tour with a visit to Patan city famous for its arts and crafts. Tour highlights are the Shikara - style Krishna Temple, Patan Durbar with Royal bath, Hiranya Varna Mahavir - a Buddhist Monastery. Then we will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the place of the Malla and then the Shah Kings of Nepal. Places of interest here are the Kasthamandap, a medieval rest said to give Kathmandu its name, Kumari Temple, abode of the virgin goddess. From here we visit Swoyambhunath stupa on top of the hill overlooking Kathmandu valley. Back to hotel. In the evening we go by Rickshaw to have a Typical Nepalese Dinner accompanied by typical culture program. We come back by Rickshaw to hotel. Includes: (B, D)

Day 4: Kathmandu - Pokhara. After breakfast, we drive to Pokhara through scenic mountain terrain. This picturesque town set on the laps of Annapurna Mountains is the staging area of all treks in this region. And upon reaching Pokhara we relax in our hotel. Boating on Fewa Lake is an optional you can enjoy. The evening can be spend most enjoyably on the bank of the Fewa Lake which reflects the towering Fishtail Peak in its water. Includes: (B)

Day 5: Pokhara - Chitwan. After breakfast, we are driven to Royal Chitwan National Park, our destination for wild viewing. We bring our safari activities just after Lunch with a briefing, elephant ride/jungle walks/canoe ride/jeep ride in pursuit of myriad flora and fauna including the rhinoceros and the Royal Bengal Tigers. In the evening we have some cultural entertainment plus bonfire during winter. Includes: (B, L, D)

Day 6: Chitwan. Today we have full day jungle activities. Includes: (B, L, D)

Day 7: Chitwan - Kathmandu. We drive back to Kathmandu and relax in our hotel. Day at leisure. Time for last shopping. Evening farewell dinner.

Day 8: Departure. We are free today until our departure transfer to the airport. Includes: (B)

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pick up and drop
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- All sightseeing trip as mentioned
- All entry fees during sightseeing
- Meals as mentioned
- Hotel accommodation
- Nagerkot Excursion
- Pokhara trip
- 2 day Royal Chitwan National Park

Price Excludes:
- Meals other than mentioned
- Drinks and bar bill
- Tipping
- Personal Insurance
- Other things not mentioned

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007

Activity: Trekking; Rafting; Safari; Rock climbing; Biking; Bungee Jumping; Canoing; Fishing; Cannoning; Vehicle hire; Accommodation; Air Ticketing; Mountain flight - Flora and Fauna Study - Climb to Everest and other Himalaya - Educational tours for students - Trip for people involved in environment awareness...

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