Nepal, Nepal Tour, 14 Days Nepal Tour

14 Days Nepal Tour (Group Tour)
( 14 days / 13 nights)
(Kathmandu (Durbar Square, Bungamati, Khokana,Bhaktapur,Patan, Pashupatinatha, Boudhanath)-Pokhara-Tansen-Lumbini-Chitwan-Daman-Dhulikhel- Kathmandu)
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Nepal, the only Hindu kingdom of the world is situated between Tibet and India and has thus produced a remarkable mixture of people and culture offering us a fascinating diversity of ethnic and cultural groups with their wonderful historical background.
Day to day life in Nepal is regulated by the religious calendar and strict codes on ritual observance. After Nepal's long period of isolation Kathmandu has become the gateway to Nepal. The Kathmandu Valley, which is the cultural and political centre of Nepal, is magnificent for its wealth of unique temples. We see in Nepal the greatest mountains of the world. Differences in altitude in Nepal leads to great diversity in vegetation type, from the sub-tropical wet Terai to the semi -arid mountains wastes to the high altitude west.


Day 01. Flight to Nepal (Kathmandu)

Today arrival in Nepal. The cosmopolitan City and the capital Kathmandu is the main gateway for travellers to Nepal. You are met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to your Hotel. In the afternoon we enjoy the first impression of Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley is the cultural and political heart of the country. The city enjoyed its most glorious time under the reign of Mallas in the 16th and 17th century. Today we visit Durbar Square. Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. The old royal palace at the centre of the city was surrounded by temples and other important buildings. This is the most important point in Kathmandu to observe the culture and religion of Nepal.

Day 02. Kathmandu Excursion: Bungamati, Khokana, Patan
This morning we visit Bungamati and Khokana. Bungamati is a small Newari village where the inhabitants still pursuing their old professions of wood carving and agriculture as in the old times. Nearby is a the other Newari village named Khokhana . Here is a famous temple of the female deity Durga (incarnation of Goddess Kali). In the afternoon we drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest town in the valley but it has been absorbed into Kathmandu. Patan was previously known as Lalitpur, the beautiful city. The temple architecture here gave this city fame to be unique and most beautiful.

Day 03. Kathmandu Excursion: Pashupatinath, Bodnath
Today we visit the temple city of Pashupatinath which is Nepal's most important Hindu pilgrim site on the banks of the Bagmati river. The temple of Pashupatinath is dedicated to god Shiva. Pashupatinath is one of the seven most important holy cities to Hindus. After the visit of Pashupatinath we visit Bodnath. Bodnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal. Around the octagonal base of Stupa there are 108 images of Buddha where prayer ceremonies of Buddhist Lamas are taking place since over 2000 years.

Day 04. Kathmandu - Pokhara (about 211 kms / 6 hours)
Today we drive to Pokhara, the "gateway to the Himalayas". The Pokhara valley is the second largest valley in the central hilly region of Nepal. Situated at 900 meters above sea level, all year round pleasant temperatures and the subtropical nature is of incomparable beauty. From here we take an amazing view of the holy mountain Machapuchare only 30 km away which is almost 7000 meters above sea level.

Day 05. Pokhara
Early morning sunrise tour to Sarangkot direction (if the weather permits). After a walk of about 40 minutes, we reach the top of Sarangkot. After Sarangkot in the afternoon we visit Rupatal.

Day 06.
Pokhara - Tansen (about 127 kms / 5 hours)
Today we drive to Tansen towards Central Nepal. In the 16th Century Tansen was capital of the Magar kingdom Tanahun. In the 18th Century Tansen was a Newari trading post on the road from Pokhara to Butwal, a major trade route between India and Mustang. After a stop in Waling we cross the Kali Gandaki river and drive through the serpentine road up to Srinagar Danda (1,525 m), from where on a clear day, we have a magnificent view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. We have a walk through a Newari settlement of Tansen.

Day 07. Tansen
From Tansen we have wonderful views of the mountains of the Himalayas. Today we visit some temples in Tansen (Bhagwati Temple, Siddhi Binyak Temple and Laxmi Narayan Temple). Tansen was once an important trading center, this place has able to retain much of its original charm. We walk walk through the bazaar of Tansen and the area from Tansen Bazaar.

Day 08. Tansen - Lumbini (about 85 kms /  3 hours)
Today we drive through the foothills of the Himalayas on to Lumbini (UNESCO World Heritage Site). The place Lumbini is regarded by Buddhists as a sanctuary, because here some 2,500 years of Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama Shakya) was born as a prince in a kingdom. The famous Ashoka Pillar and the temple of Maya Devi are the monuments of this place. Through the support of Buddhists from all over the world Lumbini became one of the most important pilgrimage sites. We visit the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism. We take a rickshaw ride through the park (Lumbini Garden) and visit the Mayadevi temple and one of the many monasteries.

Day 09. Lumbini - Chitwan National Park (about 125 km / 5 hours)
Today we drive from Lumbini towards the Royal Chitwan National Park. This National Park is situated near the Indian Nepal border. The area of the National Park covers around 950 square km. The Chitwan National park is the natural habitat of the Tiger, great one-horned Indian rhinoceros, leopard, gaur, sloth and wild bear, sambar. We stay in a comfortable lodge. In the evening a cultural evening is provided with  folk dances.

Day 10. Chitwan National Park
In the early morning you will have a jungle safari in the Chitwan National Park penetrating through lush grasslands to view wildlife. This grass is commonly known as elephant grass and is very dense and grows to a height of 18-20 ft. In the afternoon we take a ride in Canoe on the Narayani river where there are very good chances of viewing the gharial crocodiles as well as the mugger crocodiles, fresh water dolphins, Otters and varieties of water birds.

Day 11. Chitwan - Daman (about 130 kms / 5 hours)
After the Jungle Activities we have taken place in the early hours in the Chitwan National Park, we drive to Daman. On the way from the 2400m high pass, we have a clear view of the entire Dhaulagiri massif from up to Mount Everest.

Day 12. Daman - Dhulikhel (about 160 kms / 6 hours)
Today begins the journey back towards capital Kathamandu. On the way to Kathmandu we stay one night in Duhlikhel. This place is situated at 1650 m altitude and offers a good weather, stunning views of the Himalayas.

Day 13.
Dhulikhel - Kathmandu (about 70 kms / 2 hours)
Today morning we visit Dhulikhel. Then we drive to Kathmandu. In the afternoon we visit Dakshinkali Temple. The temple of Dakshinkali is a Hindu pilgrimage site and place of sacrifice of the dreaded goddess Kali. In this temple of the goddess Kali (reincarnation of Goddess Durga) are now housed in Dakshinkali twice a week (Tuesdays and Saturdays) nor animal sacrifice.

Day 14. Kathamndu - Himalaya Flight / Kathmandu
Optional: In the Morning Himalayan scenic flight costs, currently about $ 160 per person including airport transfer (highest mountains in the world).  During the afternoon, depending on your departure time, transfer is provided from the hotel to the airport.
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About Hotels:
We provide you the accommodation as per your budget mentioned above in the table of hotels category for any of the booked tour. Hotels provided by us are from budget to luxury class hotels. Luxury hotels are all five stars or of above standard. Deluxe would be a combination of 3 and 4 star Hotels and standard would be a combination of 2 and 3 star or similar hotels. The criteria for selecting hotels by us remains the best value of your money. We also provide you wherever possible accommodation in heritage hotels. Heritage Hotels are old Palaces, Forts and Grand mansions of Maharajas which have been later renovated and converted into Hotels. Rooms are decorated all individually. Rooms are comfortable, romantic and present the flair of olden Maharaja days.

 

Tour Reservation
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Best of Nepal Tour (Group Tour) – Indicative group tour cost in USD on per person basis from 2 to 18 Traveler
(Year 2017 -2018) 

Group Travel Dates

Tour cost in USD from 2 person to 18 person

2

3-5

6-9

10-13

14-18

 

Room Type*

DBL

DBL

DBL

DBL

DBL

SRS*

13.03.17 - 26.03.17 $ 2495 $ 2175 $ 1950 $ 1805 $ 1715 $ + 725
03.04.17 - 16.04.17 $ 2495 $ 2175 $ 1950 $ 1805 $ 1715 $ + 725
02.05.17 - 15.05.17 $ 2145 $ 1870 $ 1680 $ 1555 $ 1475 $ + 625
16.05.17 - 29.05.17 $ 2145 $ 1870 $ 1680 $ 1555 $ 1475 $ + 625
19.09.17 - 02.10.17 $ 2145 $ 1870 $ 1680 $ 1555 $ 1475 $ + 625
03.10.17 - 16.10.17 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795
17.10.17 - 30.10.17 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795
14.11.17 - 27.11.17 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795
05.12.17 - 18.12.17 $ 2360 $ 2060 $ 1850 $ 1710 $ 1625 $ + 690
16.01.18 - 29.01.18 $ 2360 $ 2060 $ 1850 $ 1710 $ 1625 $ + 690
06.02.18 - 19.02.18 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795
13.03.18 - 26.03.18 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795
03.04.18 - 16.04.18 $ 2745 $ 2395 $ 2145 $ 1985 $ 1885 $ + 795

* The international flights are not included in the given cost.
* Approx. 07 weeks before the start of the trip, we will let you know how many participants have signed up for this trip, as the cost of the Tour varies depending on the number of participants.
* For single person traveling alone the “Single Room Supplement” is not valid and a surcharge will be levied on it.
* The tour cost may increase subject to fuel price hike.
* Visa fees (about $ 30) are not included in the given tour cost.

 

*Our Team will be in touch with you regarding the total Tour members in the group as the cost of the tour depend on the number of Travelers, with the increasing number of participants there will be discount at the time of final payment (accordingly to the table).

*Single Room Supplement not valid

DBL* = double room * SRS = Single room supplement

 

Proposed Hotels

Nights

Indo Vacations – Inclusions in the given tour cost:

  • Complete sightseeing program as per the itinerary

  • Accommodation in a double room with shower /bath & WC in the hotels as indicated.

  • Half board (breakfast and dinner in the booked Hotels)

  • Full board in Tansen, Lumbini, Daman and Chitwan. 

  • Drinking water in the vehicle (1 liter per person / day)

  • In Tigerland Resort Chitwan park jungle activities on full board basis.

  • An air-conditioned vehicle, including insurance, fuel etc. with chauffeur (experienced, reliable and English speaking) during the entire tour.

  • Complete sightseeing program as per itinerary

  • Valid guaranteed Contract for the services to be provided by our travel agency.

  • Luggage handling at the hotels

  • Accommodation in double room with shower or bath / WC in the hotels as indicated.

  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary.

  • Travel literature

  • All Applicable taxes

  • Guidance and assistance throughout the tour by a English-speaking local guide (An accompanying Escort would be provided 10 travelers onward).
     

Not included are: International Flights, Camera fees, tips, drinks and any expenses of a personal nature and services which are not covered under inclusions !


Note:

  • (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

  • Flight schedule, hotel and program modifications may take place in case of an emergency.

  • You will need to apply for a Visa to enter India. Please get the visa well in time. On request we will send you more information.

  • For individual Arrivals you will be picked up at no extra cost from the airport and transferred to the booked hotel (advance notice and flight details will be  required).

  • In case the number of tour participants is not achieved to operate a group there is possibility that a surcharge must be levied, or alternatively we reserve the right to withdraw from the travel contract not later than 14 days prior to departure before. (Most of the tour operations are guaranteed on two travelers).

  • Indo Vacations reserve the right of changes which may be beyond our control.

    Testimonials & References from the customers who already traveled with us!

Hotel Soaltee, Kathmandu****

Kathmandu

4

Hotel Fish Tail Lodge, Pokhara*** Pokhara
2
Hotel Srinagar, Tansen Tansen
2
Hotel Lumbini Garden, Lumbini Lumbini
1
Hotel Tigerland Resort, Chitwan*** Chitwan
2
Hotel Everest Panorama Resort, Daman*** Daman
1
Hotel Mirabel Resort, Dhulikel*** Dhulikel
1
Total Nights 13

Heritage Hotels:
Heritage Hotels are old Palaces, Forts and Grand mansions of Maharajas which have been later renovated and converted into Hotels. Rooms are decorated all individually. Rooms are comfortable, romantic and present the flair of olden Maharaja days.

 

Details for the vehicles used are available at the below given links: 

For 1 - 3 person – Etios / Swift Dzire - (4 seats)
For 3 - 5 person – Toyota Innova / Mahindra Xylo - (6 seats)

For 6-9 person - Tempo Traveler - (10 seats)
For 10-15 person mini-bus (18 seats)

For 16-28 passenger bus - (30-35 seats)

 

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