Nepal Panorama Tour and Trek: 15 Days

‘An exciting holiday around best exotic destinations of Nepal Himalayas’
Good to Know
  • Duration 15 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 3210m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Trekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion
  • Best Season September to June


  • Explore the heritage farm villages beyond Kathmandu valley of Panauti town.
  • An exclusive walk off the beaten tracks on less ventured areas by western hikers.
  • Great opportunity to immerse into Nepalese Hindu and Buddhism cultures.
  • A trek facing exciting views in the harmony of local traditional heritage custom.
  • Stunning sunrise from Nagarkot and Poon Hill reflecting on array of snow peaks

Advantage of booking 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.

Trip Introduction: Nepal Panorama Tour and Trekking

Nepal Panorama Tour and Trekking, an exclusive moderate grade country walks exploring lovely traditional villages, adorned with lively heritage. An exciting holiday that fits all types of people and age-group, where walk leads to gradual ups and downs. Enjoyable hike around the outskirt of Kathmandu valley, an opportunity to witness the real and true Nepalese way of life.

A delightful holiday, where tours and hikes take you to hidden corners off the valley rim. Where typical traditional villages are located, on hikes witness the daily activities of rural areas, as they were centuries ago.

From Panauti farm town to scenic Dhulikhel of more than 500 years old Newar town steeped with history and culture. An exciting hill town for fabulous views of snow peaks, in the comfort of nice resorts and hotels.

After a wonderful time at Dhulikhel Hill Town, the walk continues up and downhill with an ever-present view of the Himalayan Range. A pleasant hike through a number of farm villages and into the cool shade of rhododendron, pines, and fir tree forest.

Walk proceeds reaching one of the best scenic viewpoints around Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot, a favorite holiday spot for all city folks of Kathmandu the nearest and accessible hill town. For a spectacular panorama of snow-capped mountains with stunning sunrise views over Central and Eastern Himalaya as far to Everest Region.

Nagarkot like Dhulikhel offers a wide range of accommodation from the budget, standard to luxury class hotels and resorts. A pleasant place for a day or more within a serene environment of lovely forest lined with rhododendron and pine trees. The hike continues for another day after catching the sunrise with an array of mountain views, walk leads downhill to Changunarayan Temple.

Located on a hill close to a quaint farm village, the oldest Hindu temple of Nepal is a masterpiece of architecture. From Changunarayan a short drive to Bhaktapur an interesting city takes you back to the medieval period enjoy the exciting tour. An old city steeped with history and fascinating culture, from here a drive to beautiful Pokhara beyond Kathmandu valley.

An exciting overland journey towards Nepal Mid-West to Pokhara, a famous tourist city of Nepal, blessed with natural beauty. Located on the laps of green hills and Annapurna Himalaya range with majestic Machhapuchare Himal/Fish Tail peak. From Pokhara adventure begins heading to the foothills of Annapurna Himalaya, and then walking uphill through nice farm villages.

Climb leads through an enchanting forest of rhododendron, oaks, and pine trees all the way to Ghorepani. The highest overnight stop at 2,885 m is situated on a high hill amidst a beautiful rhododendron forest, beneath famous Poon Hill. Next early morning an hour hike to the top of Poon Hill at 3,210 m, offers striking sunrise views. Reflecting on 360° wide panorama of Mid-Western Himalayas, from Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu, as far towards Ganesh Himal.

From Ghorepani and Poon Hill, walk leads on an alternative scenic route to Ghandruk, one of the largest Gurung villages. Gurung the main tribes of the Annapurna Region, interwoven to Buddhism religion of age-old culture, a lovely village for an overnight stop. After Ghandruk walks to the main road-head through nice Bhirethati village, where a few hour's drive takes back at Pokhara.

Spending last overnight at a scenic and picturesque city in Pokhara, and then heading down south to Chitwan National Park. Enjoy an exciting time with a jungle safari, and an elephant ride on the lookout for wild animals and exotic birdlife.

Spending two days at Chitwan, regarded as Asia’s best park for wild-life safari and various exciting nature activities. Chitwan National Park is designated as World Heritage Site, where rare endangered mammals’ habitats.
After a great enjoyable time with a wonderful moment at Chitwan and the high hills of Annapurna and then back at Kathmandu. Where our great memorable activities on Nepal Cultural and Nature Tour complete, the best holiday experience around amazing Nepal.

Outline Itinerary of Nepal Panorama Tour and Trekking

Day 01:    Arrival in Kathmandu 1,340 m transfer to hotel.
Day 02:    From Kathmandu drive to Panauti 1,410 m-02 hrs.
Day 03:    Hike from Panauti to Dhulikhel 1,445 m - 06 hrs.
Day 04:    Hike to Nagarkot 2,160 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05:    From Nagarkot Hike to Changunarayan with short drive to Bhaktapur.
Day 06:    From Bhaktapur drive to Pokhara 860 m - 06 hrs.
Day 07:    Drive to Nayapul 1,100 m and hike to Ulleri 1730 m - 06 hrs.
Day 08:    Hike from Ulleri to Ghorepani 2,885 m - 05 hrs.
Day 09:    Morning hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani 2,640 m - 06 hrs.
Day 10:    Trek to Ghandruk village 2,012 m - 04 hrs.
Day 11:    Hike to Bhirethati and drive to Pokhara 860 m- 05 hrs.
Day 12:    Drive to Chitwan near Park premises-05 hrs.
Day 13:    At Chitwan full day jungle activities and safari.
Day 14:    Drive back to Kathmandu-05 hrs.
Day 15:    International departure homeward bound.

    Best time for Nepal Panorama Tour and Trekking

    For these lovely interesting tour and treks, can visit nearly all seasons of the year, except for wet monsoon times from June to August months.
    However, the best seasons are in spring, autumn/falls from March to May, September to November, as well in the wintertime of December to February months.

    Springtime is livelier around the green hills of southern Annapurna Himalaya with wildflowers in bloom, especially rhododendron the national flower of Nepal. In the spring season from March to May, days are mostly clear for views and walks, higher areas cold in the morning and night time.

    Autumn/Falls is another best time to visit Nepal for tours and treks, where days are fine with crystal clear blue sky for everlasting views of snow peaks.

    However gets cold in the late afternoon, night, and morning times especially around high hills and Terai belt the flat land where Chitwan and Lumbini are located.

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      On first day landing at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport, our guide and staff receives for short transfer to hotel. Located in the heart of Kathmandu around interesting area at Thamel, after checking into your rooms our guide will brief with full information of your holiday in Nepal with do’s and don’ts.

      Evening welcome group dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurants, an introduction to local meals with Folk cultural programs as entertainment.

        Following second and third day programs depart from Kathmandu, having hearty breakfast guide will pick you. Where drive of less than two hours reaches at Panauti farm town. As drive leads towards eastern rim of the valley and then uphill to Sanga, a place with tall statue of Lord Shiva. From here enter Banepa town and then head south east on reaching at Panauti for overnight stop in one of its nice Home-Stay huts / cottage. Panauti located in Kavre-Palanchok district within Bagmati Province of Nepal, about 32 km from the capital Kathmandu.

        The town is currently listed as a UNESCO tentative site since 1996, due to its glorious history and age-old culture makes Panauti as a heritage town / village of the country.  

        Before heading to Panauti we visit Swyambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Kathamndu Durbar Square. All these sites are listed in a UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal, most highlights places to visit in Kathmandu.

          With time at Panauti to browse and witness the local interesting traditional farm life and visiting old temples dates back to 16th and 17th Centuray of Malla kingdom period. After a pleasant stay at Panauti, start the morning hike to Dhulikhel heading uphill for an hour on winding trail. Walk leads to neat rows of farm terraces and within cool shade of forest reaching at Namobuddha a holy site of Buddhist religion. An interesting place for short tour of its monastery and religious sites, where supreme Buddha at time of learning cut and fed his flesh to a weak tigress with cubs saving here from hunger.

          A pleasant serene surrounding facing views of distant snow peaks, from here few hours of walks on gradual trail to Dhulikhel in the comfort of a nice hotels or resorts. A great scenic old Newari town of more than 500 years old history, located on main Arniko and B.P. Highways. The town famous for sweeping panorama of Himalayan peaks and sunrise, as well for adventure of Zip Flyer.

            Morning short walk to a nearby hill view point for stunning sunrise, after a good breakfast with snow mountain backdrop. Start the day heading towards high green hill town at Nagarkot, walk follows with long climb on winding uphill.

            On walks rewards you with glorious views of snow peaks range of Central Himalaya, within rural farm villages. A lovely scenic walk past nice tended farm fields with rows of terraces and enter cool forested areas. Then finally reaching Nagarkot for overnight stop in a lovely surroundings of forest with views of Himalayan range of mountains.

            At Nagarkot staying in one of many best hotels and resorts, where rooms facing grand views of snow-capped peaks. Nagarkot a prime holiday destination for Kathmandu city folks, as well for outside visitors to escape the busy city life.

            Nagarkot stand at 2,160 m high, located eastern rim of Kathmandu valley above Bhaktapur city, famous for spectacular sunrise view. As well for wide panorama of Himalayan mountain range from Ganesh, Langtang and Jugal Himal, extends towards Everest range.

              Enjoy the morning stunning sunrise views, reflecting on wide a range of white peaks. After a glorious morning views having hearty breakfast, walk starts towards Bhaktapur.   

              A pleasant walk downhill past farm areas and villages reaching a roadside, and then route diverts into a lovely woods. Lined with tall rhododendron and pine trees then reaching a small town of Changunarayan. Where ancient and oldest temple situated on top of the quaint town, a Hindu temple of Lord Vishnu.

              After an exciting time completing the morning walk, having lunch in a nice restaurants, afternoon short drive to Bhaktapur city.

              A city full of charm takes you to middle age of medieval times a city itself a living museum.  Afternoon after checking into a lovely traditional style hotel enjoy tour of Bhaktapur city it beautiful Durbar square. The whole area steeped with historical monuments with palace courtyard of 55 windows and famous golden gate. Visit Nytapola the tallest temple of Nepal with 5 tier pagoda roofed, the main highlight and landmark of Bhaktapur city. 

                After a wonderful time hiking Panauti to Nagarkot and all the way to Bhaktapur. The next two days away and beyond Kathmandu city and the valley an interesting drive to Pokhara. Located Nepal Mid-West of little more than 5-6 hours exciting journey around low mid-hills to magical city of Pokhara.

                A scenic and picturesque Pokhara, as well famous tourist destination of Nepal and probably in whole Himalaya region.

                Situated on a verdant valley enclosed by tiers of rolling green hills dotted with farm village and terraces. Within a shadow of Annapurna Himalaya and Machhapuchare the Fish Tail peak, reflecting on serene Begnas and Phewa Lakes.

                  From Pokhara, after a pleasant overnight in a nice hotel by the Phewa Lake, morning scenic drive beyond Pokhara valley. Reaching starting point of the trek to Ghorepani and Poon Hill, where walk follows through lovely farm areas and villages. Climb leads to Tirkhedhunga, a village with beautiful waterfalls and then a long uphill on stone steps to Ulleri village. Staying overnight in a mountain lodge facing views of Annapurna peaks with tip of Machhapuchare Himal.

                    Ulleri a large village populated by Magar the main hill tribes of Far Western Himalaya. Morning walk follows on gradual up into lovely forest lined with tall rhododendron, pines and fir trees. A short day walk of few hours on winding path with a slight steep climb to Ghorepani village. Perched on a high ridge in the midst of rhododendron forest beneath famous scenic view point of Poon Hill.

                    Ghorepani a popular short trek around Nepal and Annapurna region, situated on Old Trans Himalaya Salt Trade to Tibet. The village with many good lodges offers long list of comprehensive food menu for travelers.

                      An early morning hike to Poon Hill before sunrise, from the top at 3,210 m high enjoy delightful mountain panorama. Along with stunning sunrise views over chain snow peaks of mid and Far Western Himalayas. After a refreshing morning hike down to Ghorepani for breakfast, and continue walk uphill to Deurali.

                      From the top of Deurali descend to a gorge reaching a small settlement of Bhanthati, for possible lunch break. Afternoon walk down to a stream an hour climb to overnight stop at Tadapani with grand vista of Annapurna peaks.

                        From Tadapani, a pleasant walk into beautiful woodland and downhill to Ghandruk, one of the largest village around southern Annapurna. The village populated by the Gurung people, the hill tribes of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal, follows Buddhism religion and culture. Afternoon at leisure short walk around the village and visit the Gurung museum, of great cultural heritage interest.

                          The next morning from Ghandruk head downhill to a lovely warm village at Bhirethati, located by the bank of Modi River, from here our walk completes taking a few hour drive to Pokhara. At Pokhara for last overnight around Nepal Mid-West and Annapurna Himalaya before the next adventure to Chitwan.

                            From Pokhara after a marvelous experience hiking to Poon Hill and visiting nice traditional hill villages of southern Annapurna Himalaya.

                            Morning from Pokhara an interesting drive to Nepal Mid-South around the flatland of the country known as Terai belt. On reaching at Chitwan close to national park premises, where best hotels and resorts located.

                            Afternoon, having lunch short activities of nature walks or visit the local Tharu village, the indigenous tribes of Terai area.

                              During your stay in Chitwan for two nights and 3 days, you will be engrossed with Jungle program and nature activities.

                              Nature activities, begins early morning before breakfast, an elephant safari into dense jungle on the lookout for wild animals in its natural habitat.

                              Chitwan is famous for endangered animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhinoceros, leopards, herds of deer with more than 600 different species of exotic birds. Activities includes visit of elephant stables and elephant bathing and briefing. After lunch drive into the jungles as well ride on a dug-out canoe floating on Rapti River where you can see fresh water Gangetic Ghariel and Mugger crocodiles, if lucky including fresh water dolphins, and otters.

                              Jungle activities: Morning Bird Watch Tour, Machan (Watch Tower) Tour, Jungle walks, nature walks, elephant/jeep safari with elephant briefing and bathing elephants includes more with entertainment of local Tharu cultural programs.

                                After a great thrill and exciting wild-life safari at deep dense jungle of Chitwan morning after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu for last overnight in Nepal.


                                  Last day in Kathmandu after a wonderful experience in Nepal Cultural, Nature Hike and Tour, depart from the hotel for final departure homeward bound or to respective destinations.


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                                  What's Included
                                  •  All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle.
                                  •  Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant.
                                  •  Twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation with breakfast at three star hotel in City as per itinerary.
                                  •  Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Panauti, Dhulikhel, Nagarkot and in Pokhara with privet vehicle (entrance fees extra).
                                  •  Kathmandu to Panauti, Changunarayan to Bhaktapur to Pokhar to Nayapul to Pokhara to Chitwan to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
                                  •  02 nights/03 day safari activities on full board in Chitwan National Park.
                                  •  A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance.
                                  •  02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
                                  •  Twin/double shearing lodge Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                                  •  Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                  •  All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
                                  •  Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle.     
                                  •  First aid kit.
                                  •  Trekking Planner’s 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.
                                  •  International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
                                  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
                                  •  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 tours (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.
                                  Departure Dates
                                  • Trip departures are available every day of the year.
                                  • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip 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 traveling solo or with your family.
                                  • Have a big group? We can accommodate all of your needs.
                                  • We can help you make it fit your budget.
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                                  Essential Info

                                  Suggested Equipment List.

                                  • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip).
                                  • Day pack.
                                  • Trekking shoes.
                                  • Sports shoes or sandals.
                                  • Sun Hat/cap.
                                  • Warm woolen cap.
                                  • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket.
                                  • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer.
                                  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
                                  • Raincoat.
                                  • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks.
                                  • Hand gloves.
                                  • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.
                                  • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
                                  • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).
                                  • Sun glasses.
                                  • Water bottle.
                                  • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip).
                                  •  Flash or Torch light.
                                  • Camera and batteries.
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