Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines, transfer to hotels.
On reaching Kathmandu airport via respective airlines, View Nepal guide or staff receives you with a warm welcome then transfer to your hotels, after checking in join at the lobby for meeting and briefing program our guide informs on Best of Nepal Tour which includes Jungle Safari with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant with Cultural Programs.
Day 02: In Kathmandu full day tour at places of interest.
Our interesting tour starts after where our guide will meet for as short drive and visit around Kathmandu at places of great importance, morning tour covers visit of famous Hindu Temple Pashupatinath Temple with golden-roofed pagoda, from here tour of beautiful Bouddhanath huge Stupa, The Bouddhanath Stupa believed to be incarnation of Dharmakaya (Buddha mind) and hence an object of devotion for all Buddhists. The Stupa built in traditional Nepalese architectural style consists of a raised platform this place is also known as “Little Tibet”. Afternoon short drive to Swayambhunath, a popular and famous pilgrimage sites for Buddhist and Hindu as well. An ancient Chaitiya of Asia and a major symbol of Nepal’s Buddhist heritage, Swayambhunath represents Primordial Buddha or Adi-Buddha. The hill top where Swayambhunath Chaitiya is built is called Padmagiri, Vajrakuta, Gosringa, Gopuchha, Samhegu, and Simbhu and listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Swayambhunath area offers grand views of whole Kathmandu valley with distant snow capped peaks. After Swayambhunath visit old palace courtyard square in the heart of Kathmandu at Hanuman Dhoka, an interesting place of old Malla and Shah Regime palace with resident of living Goddess Kumari and old Kastamandap temple (temple built from a wood of single tree) where Kathmandu name derived from.
Day 03: Morning drive to Bhaktapur and to Nagarkot.
Morning a short drive to Bhaktapur a medieval period city, located east of Kathmandu; in Bhaktapur visit of famous heritage places the name Bhaktapur means the city of Devotes. Bhaktapur is 3rd largest city around Kathmandu valley, the city was once a capital of Nepal during great Malla Kingdom from 12th to 15th century. Situated at an altitude of 1,401 meter home to traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs and culture as every-day life of Bhaktapur people. Places of interest in Bhaktapur: Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur Naytapola Temple The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur After a pleasant and exciting time in Bhaktapur, our tour continue with a drive to Nagarkot a famous Hill Resorts of Nepal overnight in Resorts with stunning sunrise and sunsets over Himalayan mountains from Ganesh-Langtang Lirung-Jugal Himal-Gaurishankar to Everest region. Afternoon free and visit the local town or just relax, Nagarkot the highest point of the trip at 2,100 m high.
Day 04: From Nagarkot drive Dhulikhel and Namobuddha then return to Kathmandu.
After a pleasant morning catching early views of sunrise over Himalayan peaks, after breakfast a short drive to Dhulkhel a small town with long history, records show that it has been around for more than 500 years. The artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have created a place of charm and beauty. From here continue drive to Namo-Buddha one of the holiest places for Buddhist in perfect tranquility surrounded with tall pine trees, after an interesting tour and visit of religious sites return back to Kathmandu with afternoon free.
Day 05: Morning drive to Chitwan National Park – 05 hrs.
Starting early morning with breakfast for an interesting overland drive to low land of Nepal known as Terai with warm sub-tropic temperatures where deep dense jungles are located. After a scenic driving past many villages and towns reaching at outskirt of Chitwan National Park where all nice hotels-lodge and resorts are placed, at Chitwan using the best hotels or resort for 2 overnight stops, after lunch a short introductory tour or nature walks with dinner accompanied by local Tharu culture dance programs.
Day 06: In Chitwan full jungle activities and elephant safari.
Full day jungle and nature programs starting early morning before breakfast with varieties of activities includes elephant safari (morning or late afternoon) jungle / nature walks-bird watch tour, canoe ride to see crocodile and water birds, jungle drive with enjoyable elephant bathing and briefing, afternoon Jungle drive / Jungle or Nature walks or elephant safari (if not done earlier).
Day 07: Drive to scenic Pokhara city - 05 hrs.
After an exciting and wonderful time at Chitwan, morning drive leads to one of the famous place in all Himalaya at picturesque Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara overnights in nice hotels by the serene Phewa Lake. Afternoon free for walks around the lake side with interesting shops and stores includes world class restaurants with close views of Annapurna mountain range and stunning peak of Machhapuchare Himal “The Fish Tail”.
Day 08: In Pokhara with tour and optional adventure sports.
Early morning a short drive to Sarankot hill top famous view points for striking sunrise over range of mountains from Dhaulagir-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara green valley and Lake Phewa, a popular spot for Para-Gliding as well. After catching the views of sunrise and mountains back to hotel with sightseeing tour of Pokhara at places of interest. In Pokhara tour of Seti Gorge, Davids / Devi or Pathle Chhago Water Falls- visit Peace Stupa and around Pokhara local markets away from main touristic area.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotels.
After a wonderful and memorable trip around Best of Nepal, morning 6 hours of exciting drive back to Kathmandu with afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.
Day 10: International departure for homeward bound.
Last day in Nepal as per your flight time transfer to Kathmandu international departure for flight back to home countries with a great experience around Best of Nepal exotic destination.