- Total Duration:15 Days
- Start Point:Kathmandu
- Trip Grade:Easy
- Max Elevation: 1900m/6234ft
- Accommodation:Double/twin shearing accommodation
- Meals:Breakfast basis
- Transportation:Private Vehicle/tourist bus/flight
- Best Time:Sept to May
Circuit tours in Nepal is completely a motor tour, covering the and natural sites of Nepal. This Cultural, Historical and Natural city tours begins from Kathmandu Valley with an exploration of its medieval and ancient temples, palaces, arts, and crafts. You will visit some typical Newari villages like Bungamati and Khokana, which despite being so close from Kathmandu are far away from modernization. Nagarkot and Tansen are the high hill town from where you can enjoy the views of the serene Himalayas and terraced hills, valleys and countries. Cultural Tours in Nepal also includes –Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park covers the historical and cultural sites like Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and Gorkha, the ancestral hometown of Gurkha soldiers and Shah Kings of Nepal.
Trekking Planner arranges all types of tours in Nepal with reasonable price. We provide all possible help and guidelines to make your holiday enjoyable and hassle-free. We also offer to customize treks and tours for individual and group. Such a kind of activities in Nepal can do any time of the year and we are able to organize during all season but Sept to May is the best time of the year.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
- Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu
- Day 03: Kathmandu-Nagarkot via Bhaktapur
- Day 04: Drive to Kathmandu via Bungamati and Khokana
- Day 05: Drive to Chitwan
- Day 06: Full day in Chitwan
- Day 07: Drive to Lumbini
- Day08: Full day in Lumbini
- Day 09: Drive to Tansen
- Day 10: Drive to Pokhara
- Day 11: Full day in Pokhara
- Day 12: Drive to Gorkha (3-4hrs)
- Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu (4-5 hrs)
- Day 14: Full day in Kathmanu
- Day 15: Final departure
US $1350.00 per person
Single Supplement US 250.00
- All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
- Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
- 05 night twin/double shearing Deluxe accommodation on BB at three star hotel in Kathmandu
- 02 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Pokhara
- Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, in Pokhara, in Lumbani, in Tansen and in Gorkha with all necessary entrance fee and privet vehicle
- Mt Everest flight with private transportation
- Kathmandu to Nagarkot to Chitwan to Lumbani to Tansen to Pokhara to Gorkha to Kathmandu by Private Vehicle (if you travel by Tourist bus/Local bus the cost will be different )
- 02night/03 day safari activities on full board in Chitwan national Park
- Safe drinking water and first add kid box
- 02 nights twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Lumbani
- 01 nights twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Gorkha
- 01 Night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Tansen
- 01 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Nagarkot
Cost does not Include
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate fee in USD and two passport size photo)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
- Airport departure tax (RS 200.00 per person per departure) for domestic flight
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu, in Nagarkot,in Lumbani, in Tansen, in Pokhara and in Gorkah
- Meals during the traveling time
- Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
- Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in city because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary
- Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
- Tips to the guide and drive
- Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
- Anything not included in service includes column
Before you go
Safe drinking water
Basically, we can get mineral water bottles. we suggest you to drink boiled water which may charge small fee, found in hotels and better to bring chlorine tablets to purify water, helpful for protection of environment.
Recharging Batteries of Electronic Items
Hydroelectricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like camera, batteries, iPod, iPhone etc. Hotels or lodges provide these facilities. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.
Use a dustbins and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbages in the way where dustbin facilities is not available and conserve the environment.
You should be sufficiently protected and need to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer the appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.
Washing and Toilet facilities
All the hotels houses offers hot showers, which can be in bathroom. Every lodge have some kind of washing facilities according to the standard of hotel. Toilet are mainly Asian squat style.
How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip?
Trekking planner is the government licensed trekking company in Nepal as we can see a photos of legal documents in about us section. Under following terms and condition, we accept your booking:
We required non-fundable deposit Of 15% down payment in advance is mandatory to book a flight tickets, hotel booking and Tims as well as permit process. Booking must be done 5 days earlier and amount can be either bank transfer or Western Union, money gram as well as through credit cards and the rest amount must be paid upon your arrival to Nepal.
"Ready-Made itinerary presented in a website can be operated for individuals, couples and small groups on a private tailor-made basis, starting on a date of your choice. Please contact Trekking Planner to discuss your tour plan."
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu airport, welcoming by using the Nepalese traditional garland of seasonal flowers then transferred to hotel by our airport representative. Briefing the program of travel Kathmandu upon arrival at hotel, after refreshment your tour guide will take you to the Kathmandu Durbar square for half day sightseeing tours. Traditional dinner with a cultural program in typical Nepalese restaurant and Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu
Today an early morning drive will come to pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for 01 hrs scenic Mt Everest Experience fight. Back to hotel for breakfast, after breakfast your tours guide will take you to the day sightseeing tours to Monkey Temple- one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in Valley, Pashupatinath- the cremation places of Hindu death body, Bodhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple, Patan Durbar Square- the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu-Nagarkot via Bhaktapur
Today after breakfast, drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. One of the oldest Newari cities in the valley, which is found in the 9th century, after wonderful sightseeing in the Durbar Square of Bhupatindra Malla, Famous five storied temple of Nyatapola in Pagoda style, 55 window Palace etc drive to the Nagarkot through the scenic countryside. Stay overnight at the hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 04: Drive to Kathmandu via Bungamati and Khokana
An early morning sunrise view in the Himalayan today after breakfast drive to Bungamati and Khokana is an ancient Newari Village where the lifestyle of people has remained unchanged yet. The temple of Matshyendranath is another attraction. Drive back to Kathmandu, lunch will be some where on the way. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Drive to Chitwan
After an early morning breakfast at the hotel, Drive through the scenic countryside to Chitwan National. This is such a nice place in Nepal for Safari activities. Upon arrival at the hotel, they will provide a welcome drink and lunch. After refreshment you will start day excursion with local Guide. Stay overnight at the hotel
Note: You can fly to Chitwan which takes 25min
Day 06: Full day in Chitwan
Full Day Jungle activities include jungle safari on elephant back, nature walks, jungle drive, canoe ridge and bird watching in the park having 360 sq. miles of tall grassland and thick forests. We will attempt to search out some of the elusive animals of the Terai, and with the skill of the fully will encounter the one-horned Rhino, various types of deer, boar, and leopard and if we are very fortunate the elusive tiger. Later on this evening you will be able to watch Tharu Cultural Dance. Stay overnight at the hotel
Day 07: Drive to Lumbini
Today in the morning you will have one of the activities than breakfast, after breakfast you will have day scenic drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha which is famous for people from all over the world. This is known as holy place. You will have sightseeing tours around Lumbini. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day08: Full day in Lumbini
After breakfast, we begin the trip by driving away, 27km west of Lumbini; visit the important archaeological site, Tilaurkot, the ancient palace of King Suddodha (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. Allow yourself for a moment to wander around and soak the atmosphere. There's a museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house. End up the remarkable tour in Tilaurkot by visiting the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Drive to Tansen
Today after breakfast your drive goes continually winding hilly road to the Tansen. This is such a nice scenic countryside drive. Tansen is a very beautiful countryside from where you will see such a nice view of the massive mountain and beautiful valley. It has one of the oldest kings Palace which one used by our past king. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Drive to Pokhara
Today an early morning after breakfast you will start day scenic countryside drive to the Lakeside city of Pokhara. After check in you will have rest full day. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Full day in Pokhara
Today after breakfast you will have guided sightseeing tours in Pokhara.
Day 12: Drive to Gorkha (3-4hrs)
Today, after breakfast you will have day scenic countryside drive to historical place Gorkha .This is the hometown of original Gurkha warriors who have been famous in the world for their bravery and honesty. Visit the Gorkha Palace and temple and visit the local village. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu (4-5 hrs)
So after long driving tours, today you will drive back to Kathmandu through the scenic countryside. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Full day in Kathmanu
A free day for shopping or optional tour. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Final departure
After wonderful time in Nepal's cultural tours today you will transfer to the international airport for final departure.
"Trekking Planner will try to keep the day-to-day schedule as per the detailed itinerary but there might be some flexibility due to other factors beyond our control. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, difficulty with transportation and politics can lead to enforced changes. So, it is not possible to guarantee as per the itinerary. In the case, the trip leader will manage it to minimize your inconvenience." We wish you have a wonderful time with us!
Most Common FAQs
The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.
There's no problem in it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office. Nevertheless, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal under tourist-visa for more than 150 cumulative days.
In order to fly directly to Nepal from your home country, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. TIA has direct air link with Osaka, Shanghai, London, Frankfurt, Hongkong, Singapore, Bangkok, Delhi, Dubai, Bombay and Calcutta. Lufthansa, Royal Nepal Airlines (RNAC), Air India, Singapore Airlines, Thai are the airlines that carry most of the foreign travelers into Kathmandu; and if you buy tickets from any other airlines, you will probably connect with one of these airlines for the final leg of your flight. Alternatively, if you have time and enthusiasm, traveling overland to Nepal via India is an option.
The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and February to May.
Nepal's national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in Hindi language - the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also official language of Nepal.
It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you? I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.
- Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one's home
- Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
- Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
- Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.
- Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel
Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 4410329 First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.
Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. Coin hasn't been popular in Nepal and hence is almost always ignored in business. The coins of the following denominations can be found: 1 paisa, 5 paisa, 10 paisa, 50 paisa and 1 Rs, 2 Rs, and 5 Rs. It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted elsewhere.
Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.
Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming' package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.
Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Nepal.