Best of Nepal' is the wholesome trip package comprised of adventure activities, trekking, jungle safari, some spiritual hikes, and some recreation and relaxation in one setting. This trip takes you to the popular places in and around the city as well as to the outskirts near the villages, city of lakes and deep jungle safaris of Nepal.
The best of Nepal tour begins in the diverse city Kathmandu, exploring the traditional cities Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, City of Lakes - Pokhara, the oldest National park in Nepal- Chitwan National park, the recreational sunset and sunrise point- Nagarkot whilst also visiting small village settlements like Balthali, Panauti, and Dhulikhel on the outskirts of the capital city within a short time frame.
Unlike many other trips, this Best of Nepal tour is for those who love the adrenaline rush and have a deep interest in the cultural heritage sites and its ancient myths and stories combined with arts and architecture. Although it mostly focuses on adventure activities based on mountains and jungles, this best of Nepal trip also covers the beautiful city tours to the heritage sites beautifully reflecting the intricacies of art, centuries-old culture and beliefs of people in Nepal.
This enjoyable, interesting and unique trip is absolutely strain-free and anyone irrespective of age can equally be a part of it. Apart from short walks during city tours, there aren’t any strenuous walks involved.
Enjoy the best tour around Nepal’s most popular cities in a short time frame with Best of Nepal tour!
2 - 10
3710 m/ 12171.9ft
The 'Best of Nepal' itinerary combines adventure, leisure, recreation, adrenaline and sports activities, hiking, relaxation, jungle activities, and cultural tours in one setting.
It covers the city tour of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Pokhara, Chitwan and some village tours of Balthali, Panauti, and Dhulikhel along with the recreation tour to Nagarkot.
Why this Trip
This trip requires less time, effort and capital. You can enjoy the best of Nepal within a short period of time with the facility of customizing the trip. Moreover, this trip includes the cultural tour, adventure tour, spiritual journey, outdoor trip, and city tour altogether.
•We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
•What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
At the arrival section of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be waiting to welcome you. The airport representative will explain the program upon arrival and escort you to the hotel on a private vehicle. Overnight in Kathmandu;
After breakfast, Kathmandu tour starts. Kathmandu valley is the capital of the country and home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is an incredibly diverse city with a breathtaking Newari culture, centuries-old Hindu and Buddhists cultural sites alongside a plethora of ancient monuments. Throughout the day, we will visit most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the hotel;
Today, we drive through beautiful villages and landscapes to Pokhara. After approximately 7-8 hrs of drive we reach the beautiful lake city Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, we can stroll around the lake side. Overnight stay at hotel;
Pokhara (city of lakes) is a beautiful city situated on a shore of Fewa lake. We will go for sightseeing around the World Peace Stupa, Tal Barahi Temple, Begnas Lake and many more as per your preferences. Shopping around the city, boating on the Fewa lake can also be some other options. You can also stroll around the beautiful lakeside which comes alive in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel;
Today we drive towards the south western part of Nepal- Chitwan from Pokhara. It takes about 4-5 hours to reach Chitwan. Upon reaching Chitwan, we visit the oldest national park in Nepal, Chitwan national park. It is the sanctuary to varieties of rare and endangered animals like one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal tiger, sloth bear, etc. Protecting more than 932 sq. km of forests, marshland, and grassland, this national park is enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight stay at hotel in Chitwan;
We start our tour with full day jungle safari around Chitwan National Park. After breakfast, we go for short walk around jungle. In the afternoon, we drive through the jungles on a Jeep and later go for a canoe ride down the Rapti River. During the safari, we tour around the jungle and get chance to spot deer, the endangered one-horn rhinoceros, along with other wild animals. If lucky, we might spot the rare Royal Bengal Tiger. While canoeing, we get a closer look at the Gharial and Mugger Crocodiles along with fresh water dolphins, otters, and wide varieties of water birds. In the evening, we observe Tharu cultural dance. Overnight at hotel;
Early in the morning, after breakfast, we drive towards Kathmandu from Chitwan. Driving along the plains of Terai, we gradually move along the winding road enjoying the beautiful landscapes of hilly terrains and small houses on the way. After almost 6-7 hours drive, we reach Kathmandu in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu;
The city tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square will be done in the morning which includes visit to the Golden Gate, Nyatapola Temple, 55 Window Palace, National Art Gallery, Taleju Temple, different statues and monuments. After finishing the sightseeing in Bhaktapur, we drive to Nagarkot and view sunset in the evening across the alluring mountains. Overnight stay at hotel in Nagarkot;
Early in the morning, we hike to the tower of Nagarkot to catch the splendid sunrise over the beautiful mountains and hills. If the weather is favorable, we get to spot Mt.Everest from here. After the visit, half day rest in Nagarkot. Overnight at Nagarkot;
We depart early from Nagarkot and drive to Namobuddha which should take us around two hours. Namo Buddha is a pilgrimage site for the Buddhists with an amazing story of compassion and with beautiful views. From Namobuddha, we start our hike to Balthali. The half day hike will end after we reach to Balthali Village Resort. We spend our night there at that resort;
In the morning, we take a jeep to a small historical city Panauti. After visiting some major attractions in Panauti, we drive back to Kathmandu. The half day will be free for you. You can either go for shopping around Thamel or try some unique Nepali cuisines around the freak street in Kathmandu on your own. You can also observe evening prayer at the Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight stay at hotel;
Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport check-in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is usually 12 P.M. Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trip hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their will so we try to keep group as small as group of 14 but it can be increased with the special request of the clients.
This beautiful and amazing tour leads you towards the exotic city of Kathmandu and Pokhara, and naturally diverse place i.e. Chitwan. The Silver Triangle Trip Nepal comprises of adventure, leisure and adrenaline sports, hiking, relaxation, jungle activities and some pilgrimage tours.
We make sure to take security measures during tour to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides for your safety. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
This trip is around the Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara so you can get a wide range of delicious meal. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) is the typical Nepali cuisine of the nation. Also, you can get western meals like pasta, pizza, burger, chicken, noodles, etc.
There are plenty of water stations and mini markets and shops where you can easily get bottled water. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you in case you need it for yourself. You have to buy it for yourself.
We use a private transportation for sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara and Chitwan on car/ van/ deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group. We do pick up and drop from the starting point to the end.
The health of the client is first priority of our team. In case of any emergency you face during the trip, we immediately take action to cure your health by transmitting you to the hospital or first-aiding you. We serve our clients like gods so you don’t have to worry much about this matter.
In summer season, weather at the Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan will be hot, so bring a light dress. Good shoes are very important for hiking in rough terrain, so invest in good quality shoes. Other than summer season, you can bring winter jacket to protect you from cold winds. Apart from that, bring waterproof jacket in case of sudden weather change.
All our guides are trekking and hiking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the hiking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety. They also are well qualified about the city areas along with their ancient hidden stories behind the places.
If you need extra day to complete the trip, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trip can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide's schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trip without any complication.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.