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Lumbini, Nepal

Nepal’s Culture & History Tour

$1,955

During this culture history tour you’ll be introduced to Nepal and shown the highlights of our magical country. You’ll discover the colourful capital Kathmandu, the exciting jungle in the south, Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini, the old kingdom of Palpa and of course delightful Lakeside Pokhara with its spectacular backdrop of the Himalayas.

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  • Group Size Medium Group
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All about the Nepal’s Culture & History Tour.

Nepal’s Cultural & History Tour

During this tour you have a professional guide at your disposal and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle or tourist bus. All accommodations are at 3- to 4-star hotels or lodges available in the area.

Kathmandu

Discover the magic and mystery of Kathmandu and immerse yourself in the fascination throughout the colourful array of bustling streets, rich historic heritage, exquisite temples and religious sites.

Witness as well as experience the unique, exotic Nepalese culture and festivals up close. Meandering drive to the hilltop of Nagarkot for a breathtaking sunrise. It’s the perfect place to view many of the Himalayan greats such as Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shanker as well as Mount Everest; we believe it’s the ideal way to begin your journey.

Chitwan National Park

Climb aboard local boats to observe crocodiles along the banks. Explore the park in a jeep, look for rhinos, tigers, elephants, wild boars and the masses of beautiful birds living here. Just surrender to the pure excitement of activities in the jungle.

Your safari in Chitwan National Park includes an elephant breeding, canoeing and bird watching. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be more solitary and shy. But our expert guides knows how to track these elusive creatures so that you can enjoy a glimpse or two of some of these endangered animals.

Lumbini

The sacred area of Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is one of the holiest places of one of the world’s greatest religions. Lumbini that’s located in the South-Western Terai of Nepal evokes a kind of holy sentiment to the millions of Buddhists all over the world, like Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims.

Tansen

Tansen, the main city of Palpa, was the seat of the Sen Kingdom that roved over the region for 300 years. It’s located approximately 330 kilometers away from Kathmandu. This typical and historical Nepali town hosts numerous fairs and festivals, religious and cultural events. The scenic beauty of the Palpa district is absolutely awe-inspiring.

The major attractions of Tansen are Srinagar hill, Tansen bazaar and the centuries-old palace Ranighat. Though it’s a small town, Tansen is filled with natural, historical and traditional treasures.

Pokhara

Pokhara is a delightful scenic lakeside town with the spectacular backdrop of the mountain Machhapuchhre rising behind all creates an ambiance of peace and relaxation. The city is nestled in a tranquil valley and sports a tropical feel, a fact well appreciated by the beautiful diversity of flowers that bloom throughout.

In and around Pokhara are innumerable must-see places to discover, from the holy Gupteshower cave to the historical museums (dedicated to the famous Gurkha warriors), Sarangkot Hill and the World Peace Pagoda. Furthermore there are many different kinds of day activities from paragliding and rafting to relaxing treatments at one of the many spa’s.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • international & domestic airport pick-up and drop-off
  • private driver and vehicle with AC (Chitwan-Lumbini-Tansen-Pokhara-Sarangkot-Pokhara-Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Kathmandu)
  • experienced, English speaking tour guide (including his/her salary, meals, accommodations & insurance)
  • hotel in Kathmandu (6 nights) – breakfast
  • jungle resort in Chitwan (2 nights) – breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • hotel in Lumbini (1 night) – breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • hotel in Tansen (1 night) – breakfast
  • hotel in Pokhara (3 nights) – breakfast
  • hotel in Nagarkot (1 night) – breakfast
  • fees for UNESCO World Heritage Sites and National Park
  • farewell dinner
  • government taxes, VAT and tourist service charges
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • international airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Nepal airport and airfare departure tax
  • travel health insurance
  • alcohol, hot and cold drinks
  • tips for your tour guide and drivers (will be expected)
  • all other expenses that are not mentioned below ‘cost includes’
  1. Day 1 Kathmandu

    Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.

    hotel

  2. Day 2 Kathmandu Valley

    Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley.

    hotel – breakfast

  3. Day 3 Chitwan - 6 hrs

    Drive to the Chitwan National Park in a tourist vehicle.

    jungle resort – breakfast, lunch & dinner

  4. Day 4 Jungle Safari

    Activities in Chitwan National Park.

    jungle resort – breakfast, lunch & dinner

  5. Day 5 Lumbini - 5/6 hrs

    Drive to Lumbini in a tourist vehicle.

    hotel – breakfast, lunch & dinner

  6. Day 6 Tansen - 4/5 hrs

    Drive to Tansen, Palpa.

    hotel – breakfast

  7. Day 7 Pokhara - 5/6 hrs

    Drive to Pokhara.

    hotel – breakfast

  8. Day 8 Sarangkot - 30 mins

    Drive to Sarangkot for sunrise and mountain views, back to Pokhara.

    hotel – breakfast

  9. Day 9 Exploration Day

    Guided sightseeing in Pokhara.

    hotel – breakfast

  10. Day 10 Kathmandu - 6 hrs

    Drive back to Kathmandu in a tourist vehicle.

    hotel – breakfast

  11. Day 11 Pharping, Godawari & Patan Durbar Square

    Sightseeing in Pharping, Godawari and Patan Durbar Square.

    hotel – breakfast

  12. Day 12 Nagarkot (1 hr)

    Guided sightseeing at Bouddhanath, Changunarayan and an evening drive to Nagarkot hillstation.

    hotel – breakfast

  13. Day 13 Bhaktapur

    Watch the spectacular sunrise in Nagarkot, sightseeing in Bhaktapur and return to Kathmandu.

    hotel – breakfast

  14. Day 14 Kathmandu

    Leisure day in Kathmandu and farewell dinner.

    hotel – breakfast & farewell dinner

  15. Day 15 Tribuwan International Airport

    Transfer back to the airport. 

     breakfast
Hotels & Jungle Resort

Hotels

In Kathmandu, Lumbini, Tansen and Pokhara, you will be staying at 3-star hotels with a private bathroom and wifi. These hotels have a prime location.

In Kathmandu, you will be staying in the travellers neighbourhood Thamel. Your hotel in Lumbini, is close by the temple area. In Tansen, your hotel is in the center. And your hotel in Pokhara, is in Lakeside.

All hotels are nearby restaurants and shops.

Jungle Resort

During your stay in Chitwan National Park, you will be staying at a 3-star jungle resort. Your room will have a private bathroom and wifi.