Best of Nepal Tour

'Best of Nepal' is the best trip plan that comprises of adventure activities, trekking, jungle safari, some spiritual hikes, and some recreation and relaxation. This trip takes you to the popular places in and around the city as well as outside, to the villages, city of lakes and deep jungle safaris of Nepal.

Unlike any other trips, this is for those who love the adrenaline rush and has a deep interest in the cultural heritage sites and its ancient myths and stories along with the combined arts and architectures. Although it focuses more on the adventure and adrenaline activities related to mountains and jungles, it also covers the beautiful city tour to pursue maximum satisfaction as the heritage sites reflect the art, culture and hidden secrets of architectures of Nepal. This trip is enjoyable, interesting and unique, requires less energy, time and money and is much more fascinating.
Trip Code: BONT22
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Kathmandu
Duration: 12 Days
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 2 - 10
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Mar-May, Sep-Nov
Elevation: 3710m/ 12171.9ft
Trip Views: 848
Activities: Cultural Tours Overland Tours Hiking
Trip popularity:
Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury
Special Discount: 2 %


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Breakfast: 11
Lunch: 2
Dinner: 3
Car/Bus/Jeep
Hotel: 11 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • The 'Best of Nepal' Itinerary comprises adventure, leisure, recreation, adrenaline and sports activities, hiking, relaxation, jungle activities, and some cultural tours.
  • 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.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • • 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

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Brief Itinerary

  • placeDAY 1 : ARRIVAL
    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;

    Meal:

    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Private Transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • placeDAY 2 : KATHMANDU HERITAGE SITE TOUR
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • City Tour and Sightseeing
  • placeDAY 3 : DRIVE TO POKHARA
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Drive to Pokhara
  • placeDAY 4 : POKHARA SIGHTSEEING
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Pokhara Sightseeing
  • placeDAY 5 : DRIVE TO CHITWAN
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Drive to Chitwan
  • placeDAY 6 : CHITWAN SIGHTSEEING
    We start our tour with full day jungle safari around Chitwan National Park. After breakfast, we visit the elephant breeding center and enjoy bathing the elephants. 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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Chitwan Sightseeing
    • Jungle Safari
  • placeDAY 7 : DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Drive to Kathmandu
  • placeDAY 8 : HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING AROUND BHAKTAPUR, DRIVE TO NAGARKOT
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Sightseeing around Bhaktapur
    • Private Transfer to Nagarkot
  • placeDAY 9 : NAGARKOT SIGHTSEEING
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Nagarkot Sightseeing
  • placeDAY 10 : DRIVE TO NAMOBUDDHA, HIKE TO BALTHALI
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Private Transfer to Namobuddha
    • Hike to Balthali
  • placeDAY 11 : DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU
    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;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Drive to Kathmandu
  • placeDAY 12 : DEPARTURE
    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.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    Activities:

    • Airport Drop on Private Transportation
  • Detail Inclusions
    • Airport transfers with an escort by private vehicle
    • All applicable government taxes
    • Authorized English Speaking Guide
    • Accommodation during the city tour
    • Bed and breakfast(bb) during the tour and all meal(breakfast, lunch, dinner) in Chitwan
    • Deluxe transportation to the destinations mentioned in the itinerary as per the number of Pax
    • Guided sightseeing tour around Kathmandu
    • Standard/Deluxe rooms in Kathmandu on twin /double sharing with breakfast
    • All expenses for all staffs- meal, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation
  • Complimentary
    • Get-to-know (welcome) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • Sim card service (Without Balance)
    • Souvenirs from Nepal
    • Photos of the trip (if requested)
    • Certificate of appreciation (if requested)
  • Exclusions
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Tips for Guide(s) and Driver(s)
    • Entrance fee(s) during the sightseeing
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    • International flights, Nepalese Visa Fee
    • Personal expenses (Phone Calls, Laundry, Bar Bills, etc.)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival or late departure


FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    We use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms for overnight stay during the Silver Triangle Trip as per the client’s personal desire and comfort.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    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.
  • 5. Can I do solo trip ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety.
  • 6. What is the main purpose of this trip ?
    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.
  • 7. Is Best of Nepal trip safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can boast as one of the safest country in South Asia for women; you will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women.
  • 8. What about security during the trip ?
    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.
  • 9. What sort of food can I expect in the trip ?
    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.
  • 10. Is the drinking water safe during the trip ?
    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.
  • 11. What mode of transportation do you use during the trip ?
    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.
  • 12. What is the best season for this trip ?
    You can enjoy this tour in every season but February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December are the best time to do this trek.
  • 13. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    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.
  • 14. What is the appropriate dress for this trip ?
    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.
  • 15. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trip ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the tour, consult the guide.
  • 16. Are we sure to get room while doing this trip ?
    We contact the hotel owner for reservation of the room before we start a trip so there will not be any problem in the particular day.
  • 17. Are your guide(s) reliable and certified ?
    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.
  • 18. How can I charge my electronics ?
    You can charge your electronics in the hotel where you spend your night. But in case of emergency, you can bring your own power bank for charging your electronics.
  • 19. Is there any communication while we are on this trip ?
    You can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the hotel owner after paying certain amount directly.
  • 20. Can I add extra day(s) to my trip ?
    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.
  • 21. What immunizations will I need ?
    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.
  • 22. Can we use credit card during the trip ?
    Yes, you can use the credit card during the trip. But make sure to withdraw few Nepali amounts in case of emergency.
  • 23. How will my booking be processed ?
    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.

Optional Activities

Paragliding

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Flying up above the sky is the dream of most of us. Paragliding, one of the most exciting and mind-blowing activities that take you towards the height and make you feel like a bird. Paragliding in Pokhara presents the splendid views of nature from up above. It is also known as a free-flying and foot-launched aircraft in which Pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing. 

Mountain Flight

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Taking a mountain flight is one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Nepal. You can experience the beauty of those gigantic Himalayas within a minute through a mountain fight. Nepal is famous for the presence of an enormous number of mountain ranges and many visitors come to Nepal to conquer those vast mountains.

Ultra-light

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Nepal is not only the trekker’s destination but also a destination for an adventure lover. Ultra-light flight is one of the best things you can do in Nepal. Where you can take a peek of magnificent snow-capped Himalayas, Kathmandu and Pokhara city. The choice of Pokhara Valley for ultra-light aircraft is appropriate because Pokhara is known for its extensive beauty. Without a trip to Pokhara, your Nepal tour is incomplete because the beautiful nature, green forest, and lakes are worth to take a glance of.  

Skydiving

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Sky diving is an amazing blend of elegance and excitement that can be performed in Nepal. It is a dive from high above the peak, right into the vast mountains to experience the adventure and thrill. Skydiving is an extreme sport which provides the best thrilling experience.

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