Nepal is blessed with one of the richest cultures in the world. This is a culture that has become ‘a way of life for an entire society’. This statement holds particularly true in the case of Nepal where every aspect of life, food, clothing and even occupations are culturally tuned to everyday life. Nepal’s exotic culture includes the codes of manners, dress, language, rituals, norms of behaviour and systems of belief that has flowed through its history for generations.
Nepal & its culture, from early Sanskrit texts – which is the medium of both ancient Vedas & of the spread of Buddhist teachings in the 3rd century BC – to influences from every age since perhaps came into existence in the 12th to a 16th-century era of the Mallas & their amazingly well-developed civilization.
Everywhere centered around the durbar squares of Patan, Kathmandu & Bhaktapur itself are noble structures both royal & religious which highlights the Hindu gods, mainly of Vishnu, Brahma & Shiva with superb artifacts from both Hindu & Buddhist traditions; leaving you in no doubt as to the glories of the past & well informed as to the span of civilizations that have flourished & competed here in the land of the mighty Himalayas.
Amidst the extraordinary wonders of it all is the daily toil of a bygone age which mingles with the intricate social complexity of a community which has honed its ways over the same centuries in which the craftsmen have unhurriedly practised their trades – potters, brass & gold workers, woodcarvers, mask-makers & masons in all; toiling their trades from traditions that existed from eras probably as old as the mountains.
Enjoy amazing Nepal tour & sightseeing programs with Rupakot Holidays & walk into a living history & ancient civilization that will literally amaze you at every turn to the corner of a street where the clanging of bells will awaken your senses & take you down to an age that was once-upon-a-time vibrant to its core.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara and sightseeing in Pokhara.
Day 3: Boating on Phewa Lake and transfer to Chitwan.
Day 4: Safari Excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park.
Day 5: Bird watching in Royal Chitwan National Park and transfer to Kathmandu.
Day 6: Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 7: Final departure.
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu at the Tribhuwan International Airport.
Our office representative will be at the airport awaiting your arrival with our office vehicle to pick you up and transfer you to your designated hotel. After refreshing yourself, our tour executive will give you an orientation on your program. After this you are free to get familiar with your surroundings, this will help you to localize. Have supper and then get set for your first overnight in the valley of temples.
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara and Sightseeing.
After a hearty breakfast, we get set for our drive to Pokhara which is 200 km away from Kathmandu. We also have the option of flying. On reaching Pokhara, we check into our designated hotel. Pokhara is a stunner with its grandiose sights of snow-capped mountain peaks and superb natural beauty. Pokhara is most popular for its lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Your trip includes visits to some exotic locations. We enjoy boating on the famous Phewa Lake and if time allows, we will also visit the lovely Begnas Lake that’s in a league of its own. We also go on to explore the deep-seated mysteries of intriguing caves like Mahendra Gupha which will further heighten your adventure spirit and curiosity. Davis fall, the thundering gorge of the Seti River and the Tibetan refugee camp are the other interesting spots which will make a lovely part of our vacation in this wonderful country. Overnight at Pokhara
Day 3: Boating on Begnas Lake & drive to Chitwan.
After basking and revelling in a great boating experience on Begnas lake which is a really special place to spend some time in its peaceful and quiet surroundings, we drive down to the steamy Terai lowlands of Chitwan. We reach Chitwan, refresh and proceed for a brief orientation on necessary information related to the park by the Park’s manager; we then have supper. Overnight at Chitwan in our wild jungle lodges
Day 4: A safari excursion in the Chitwan National Park.
The Terai lowlands of Chitwan is rich with wildlife, lush grasslands and is a spectacular sight of rare bird species and animals which unfolds before us. Chitwan national park is our target destination. It gives us a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several protected species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros and leopard and also bears, wild boar, deer, bison and crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sighting these are very high owing to the expertise and experience of guides.
YOUR WILDLIFE ACTIVITIES IN CHITWAN WILL READ LIKE THIS:
Day 5: Depart Chitwan for Kathmandu.
We enjoy breakfast at our safari lodge amidst the sweet chattering of chirping birds and then stroll around for some memorable last pictures at the park. We then board our vehicle for a drive to Kathmandu (flight option also available). On reaching Kathmandu, we refresh and the rest of the time is yours to do as you would like. In the evening we enjoy a farewell dinner at one of Nepal’s famous restaurants for local delicacies accompanied by a Nepalese cultural dance performed by the local belles. This is a complimentary dinner on behalf of our company ‘Incentive Holidays for the good relations developed over the week. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 6: Full day sightseeing tour (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square).
AM: after an early breakfast, we set out on a tour to the primary historical spots in Kathmandu. We will tour symbolic monuments, temples, monasteries, palaces and UNESCO World Heritage Sites that include: Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square and the temples of Pashupatinath. As we stroll along with the exotic locales of Kathmandu, more diversified cultural settings in the valley welcome us with warm hospitality. At Boudhanath, we get deep insights into Buddhism. This may invoke your spiritual senses. Overnight at your hotel
Day 7: Final departure for our connecting flight home sweet home.
Should you require any extensive activities, please do let us know, we have a vast array of different programs that will even interest the discerning traveller, our ‘No frills’ prices will certainly not hurt your pockets.
Your accommodation in Kathmandu will be made in 3-4-5* star hotels of your choice. All hotel rates are based on BB unless otherwise stated. Accommodations in the valley are comfortable and as close as it gets to home. In Pokhara, the hotel choices are just great by the lakeside, and it doesn’t get better than this. You will just love it. The jungle safari lodges in Chitwan are as comfortable as it gets and it’s a great experience sleeping out in the wild amidst animals that are gentle and shy. Accommodations are never a problem in Nepal…the choices are exclusively yours.
The choice is a delicatessen’s delight in the valley for visitors with vibrant taste buds. You will find cuisines from almost every corner of the planet in this ancient city. If you are a foodie, the lake city of Pokhara has it all; it has to be, with holiday making chefs from across the world who have visited this paradise for some thrilling holidays of their own. Dining in Chitwan at the jungle lodges is a delectable experience of its own. The food is the best ever and the veggies you enjoy are grown in the park itself organically. Bon appetite!
If you come to Nepal and have a flexible schedule, then take the time to visit these places. Nepal always has something to offer its guests. During the peak season (October to December) and (mid of February to May), the stunning panorama of the Himalayas is at its crisp-beautiful-best, but there is really no season in which Nepal is not a beautiful or pleasant place to visit.
Tour Code : RH/FP/07
Trip Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Activities : A tour with a mix of nature and a safari romp of a special kind
Hotel Category : Standard/ Superior Standard/ Deluxe
Transportation : A/C Private Transfer
Starts & Ends in: Kathmandu
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