Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour: 10 Days

“Around Nepal’s Best Exotic Destinations from Scenic, Culture, Historical tour with Jungle Safari”
Good to Know
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 1910m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Cultural, historical and wildlife activities
  • Best Season Sept to May


  • A cultural, historical, and heritage tour with great scenic destinations on the best of Nepal Himalaya.
  • Exciting overland drive to scenic Pokhara valley and Asia’s best safari park of Chitwan.
  • Enjoyable jungle safari on the look-out for rare and endangered wild animals and exotic bird-life.
  • Tour of historical and famous Buddhist sites of Lumbini the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
  • Stunning sunrise view from Sarangkot of the Himalayan peaks with a tour of Pokhara.

Advantage of booking Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour with Trekking Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off passengers at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We use an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Introduction: Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour

Nepal Cultural-Scenic Tour, is a great combination that fascinates you on this marvelous trip with varied exotic destinations to thrill and excite you from the historical, religious, colorful culture and heritage of the traditional Nepalese way of life.

Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour of more than ten days which allows you ample time to soak in local culture and scenic views in the backdrop of the world’s highest Himalayan peaks, where one will be amazed visiting temples and monasteries of great interest, the one and only country in this planet where both Hindu and Buddhism religion merge and blend in peaceful harmony.

Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour leads you around Kathmandu's historical places as the city although semi-modern but still retains its age-old glorious with ancient monuments and lively culture most of the old shrines are listed in World Heritage Sites.

After an interesting time in Kathmandu where an exciting overland journey takes you to scenic Mid-West country at Pokhara, a city blessed with overwhelming views of Annapurna Himalaya that reflects on its serene Phewa and Begnas lakes.

At Pokhara with a scenic and marvelous time enjoying a super sunrise over the chain of peaks then towards Nepal Mid South around warmer and sub-tropical areas of Terai the flatland of Nepal where the dense green jungle is located with Chitwan National Park.

Chitwan a famous park for games provides a habitat for the most endangered species of wildlife, the Royal Bengal Tiger, the One-horned Rhinoceros, the Gangetic Gharial, and freshwater Dolphins, Chitwan where you will find exciting safari destinations in the comfort of a nice jungle lodge and resorts.

After a lovely thrill and enjoyable time in Asia’s best park Chitwan, our next journey leads to the world’s ancient site at Lumbini with a visit to old Sakya kingdom where Lord Buddha was born with the fascinating historical and marvelous moments around Lumbini, then flying back to Kathmandu with everlasting memories and great experience on Nepal Cultural-Scenic Tour.

Outline Itinerary of Nepal Cultural Scenic Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines
Day 2: In Kathmandu full-day sightseeing tour at places of interest
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara 860m and transfer to hotel - 06 hrs journey
Day 4: Drive to Sarangkot for sunrise for mountain views and a tour of Pokhara
Day 5: Drive to Chitwan National Park on the lowland of Mid South - 05 hrs
Day 6: In Chitwan full-day jungle safari and wildlife activities
Day 7: Drive to famous Lumbini and transfer to hotel
Day 8: At Lumbini with a tour of ancient sites of Shakya kingdom
Day 9: From Lumbini drive to Bhairawa and fly back to Kathmandu
Day 10: International departure for home

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      On arrival at Kathmandu international airport, where Trekking Planner representative or guides will receive with warm welcome of Nepalese traditions with garland, and the then transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city.

      After refreshing time in your rooms join for briefing regarding your stay in Nepal with tour details and information, where evening includes a welcome dinner in a nice and pleasant Nepalese restaurant with folk and culture programs.

        Morning after breakfast guide lead you around interesting places around Kathmandu valley, a mixture of modernization with lively ancient culture where you can marvel medieval period villages, retaining old traditions and custom steeped with ancient history, full of world heritage sites of Buddhism, Hinduism with temples and monasteries.

        Tour includes visiting exciting historical and heritage tour around old Durbar ( palace courtyard) square of great importance.

        Tour includes Temple of Kumari (Living young virgin Goddess) Kastamandap Temple where Kathmandu name derived from, a temple built with the wood of a single tree, tour of old palace during the reign of Malla and late Shah kings.

        As tour continues towards famed landmark of Nepal at Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,500 years old a Buddhist Chaitya or Stupa, facing all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, as tour continues towards famed landmark of Nepal at Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,500 years old a Buddhist Chaitya or Stupa, facing all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

        Afternoon tour of famous Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and visit Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the largest dome shaped monument in Asia of Buddhist religion and culture.

        After an exciting and interesting tour head back to hotel preparation for Tilicho Lake and around Annapurna next early morning with exciting drive to Nepal Mid-West.

          After an interesting time in Kathmandu with exciting tour around world heritage sites, 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”.

            Early morning short drive to Sarankot hill top famous view points for super sunrise views over range of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara 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.

              From Pokhara with wonderful and scenic moment morning an interesting drives of nearly five hours on the main highway, where drive follows Trisuli River most of the way towards south on reaching at Chitwan, close to its National Park entrance.

              At Chitwan received by manager, jungle guide or naturalist then you will be briefed regarding information of your stay in Chitwan with jungle programs and activities.

                Full day jungle and nature activities with varied programs starts early morning before breakfast with 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).

                With lunch break in between mid afternoon with rest for few hours and then getting ready for another jungle activity, where evening entertained you with local Tharu folk dance programs before dinner.

                  After a marvelous, exciting time and fun at Chitwan after breakfast drive towards Nepal Far South West to reach at famous Lumbini birth place of Lord Buddha, where drive leads west on low flat country of Nepal, with much warmer temperatures to reach at Lumbini in Rupendevi district.

                  On arrival transfer into a nice hotel / resort with afternoon free to browse around the street of Lumbini near the holy sites, witness local people and villages of much Indian influence and culture due to close border with India at mere distance.

                    Morning visit Lord Buddha’s birth places and around historical sites, Lumbini traditional birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism born in 6th century BC.

                    Buddha have announced, "This is my final rebirth" as he entered the world. Buddhist tradition also has it that he walked immediately after his birth and took seven steps, under each of which a lotus flower bloomed.

                    In 249 BC, the Buddhist convert Emperor Asoka visited Lumbini and constructed four stupas and a stone pillar. Asoka's Pillar bears an inscription that translates as: "King Piyadasi (Asoka), beloved of devas, in the 20 year of the coronation, himself made a royal visit, Buddha Sakyamuni having been born here, a stone railing was built and a stone pillar erected to the Bhagavan ["blessed one"] having been born here. Lumbini village was taxed reduced and entitled to the eight part (only)".

                    The site was rediscovered in 1895, when a German archaeologist came upon Ashoka's Pillar, identified by its inscription. Records made by the Chinese pilgrim Fa Xian were also used in the process of identifying this religiously acclaimed site. Lumbini was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

                      Morning after breakfast as per the flight time for flight to Kathmandu short drive to Bhairawa airport, also called as Gautam Buddha airport, where 50 minutes of sweeping air journey brings you back at Kathmandu, during air grand super panorama of Himalayan chain of mountains with Annapurna peaks.

                      On reaching Kathmandu domestic air-terminal transfer to your hotel with last night in the country of great cultural wonders having amazing time in Nepal.

                        Last day in amazing Nepal, country full of Himalayan wonders with varied fascinating cultures, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel, our guide and staff transfer you to airport for your flight back home or to next respective destination, after an enjoyable and memorable time on Nepal Cultural-Scenic Tour.

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                        What's Included
                        • All airport Pick up drops by private vehicle.
                        • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant.
                        • 03 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
                        • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Lumbini, Chitwan, and Pokhara with a private vehicle.
                        • 02 nights of twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Pokhara.
                        • 02 nights of twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Lumbini.
                        • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Chitwan to Lumbini by Tourist bus.
                        • Bhairahawa to Kathmandu by flight.
                        • 02 nights/03 days safari activities on full board meals plan in Chitwan National Park (Activities; Elephant back Safari, Jungle Walk, Bird watching, Elephant breeding center, Village tours with  sunset view, Canoe Ride, Tharu Cultural Program.).
                        • First aid kit box.
                        • Trekking Planner’s a sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                        • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                        • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
                        What's Excluded
                        •  Nepal Visa fee (Bring accurate fees in USD and two Passport size Photo).
                        •  International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flights).
                        •  Diner and lunch in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini.
                        •  Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
                        •  Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in the city because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trip(due to any reason) than 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 trekking/tours crews and drive.
                        •  Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
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                        Important Note.

                        • This trip departure every day of the year.
                        • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
                        • This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
                        • This trip can be booked privately if you’re travelling solo or private or with family.
                        • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
                        • We can help you make it fit your budget.
                        • We accept instant booking and online payment.
                        Essential Info

                        Suggested Equipment List

                        • Day pack.
                        • Trekking shoes or Sports shoes.
                        • Sun Hat/cap.
                        • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer or Raincoat.
                        • Good quality socks.
                        • Trekking trousers.
                        • Trekking/hiking shirts.
                        • Sunglasses.
                        • Water bottle.
                        • Camera and batteries.
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