Nepal Exploration

Despite being a small landlocked country, Nepal has endless things to offer and entertain travelers all around the world. From the gigantic mountain to plain lands, Dense forests to the desert of Mustang, city of temples Kathmandu to Lake city of Pokhara, hundreds of Temples, Architectural buildings, and fascinating tradition and culture this country has been blessed with compact diversity. Our Trip 'Discovery Nepal' is well thought of a program that allows you to see Nepal from different perspective and light. If you are looking for a relaxed and efficient way to spend your vacation in Nepal without having to compromise on beauty and adventure, this is the perfect trip that allows you to discover Nepal while you discover your inner self.
Trip Code: NE41
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Kathmandu
Duration: 10 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Mar-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 2000m/ 6561.7ft
Trip Views: 1674
Activities: Cultural Tours Hiking
Trip popularity:
Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury
Special Discount: 5 %


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Breakfast: 9
Lunch: 6
Dinner: 6
Private Vehicle
Hotel: 7 Night(s)
Teahouse: 1 Night(s)
Camping(Tent): 1 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • This trip includes activities like hiking, rafting, sightseeing, jungle safari, and cultural tours.
  • Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot, Chitwan are the major places to be visited included in this trip.
  • Exploration of cultures, art, and architecture along with the ancient Nepali handicrafts and paintings inside the Kathmandu Valley.
  • The trip to Nagarkot and Pokhara proffers us with the amazing views of Nepal Himalayas.

Why this Trip

  • This is a week-long trip that gives you the most of this beautiful country.

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

Location

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Brief Itinerary

  • placeDAY 1 : ARRIVAL
    You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at the airport. You can either visit us for the discussion of the tour or directly check-in at the hotel for a good rest. A wonderful dinner will be arranged for you afterward. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu;

    Meal:

    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Airport Pick Up Services
  • placeDAY 2 : KATHMANDU
    Kathmandu valley is an ancient city with diverse cultures and traditions. It has a significant part in the history of Nepal. Home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it has been chosen as a cultural and historical site of study and excursions throughout history. We’ll observe some of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu throughout the day. Overnight stay at hotel;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Guided Kathmandu tour; Local Food and wine tour (Optional)
  • placeDAY 3 : POKHARA
    Pokhara is a beautiful city often known as “City of Lakes” making it the second most touristic place in Nepal. Pokhara will acquaint you with beautiful Mountain panoramas, Lakes, David’s fall, and enthralling caves. We can reach Pokhara by a brief flight from Kathmandu. You can relax at the Lakeside and take a lovely boat ride to the Lakes. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Gudied City tour
    • Flight to Pokhara
  • placeDAY 4 : AUSTRALIAN CAMP
    The next morning, we wake up and have breakfast, packing our bag packs we head to Kande and from Kande, we begin hiking to Australian Base Camp, it is a peaceful place where the chilly weather is sure to make you feel wonderful. We stay at Australian Camp rejoicing the refreshing weather. Overnight at Australian camp;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Teahouse

    Activities:

    • Hiking to Australian Camp
  • placeDAY 5 : POKHARA
    We wake up before dawn so that we can see the glorious sunrise from the cliff at Australian Camp. It’s so enchanting to watch the sunrise with the spectacular views of high snow capped mountains. After breakfast, we visit the small village of Pothana and descend gradually to the Gurung Village of Dhampus. From Dhampus, we ride back to Pokhara and enjoy the city. Overnight in Pokhara;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • sunrise
    • hike to Pothana
    • drive to Pokhara
  • placeDAY 6 : SETI RIVER CAMP
    On this day, in an Adventurous mood, we drive for 1.5 hrs to Damauli; the starting point for our rafting, this rafting is of grade 2. This will be very adventurous rafting lasting about 3 hours. After that, we will relax at the beach. Overnight at Seti river camp;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Camping

    Activities:

    • White water rafting
  • placeDAY 7 : CHITWAN
    Soon after breakfast, we start the day by rafting for 2 hrs which end at Gaighat. Upon reaching Gaighat, we then drive for 1.5 hrs to reach our hotel in Chitwan. We will have a hearty lunch in Chitwan. Shortly after lunch, we embark on jungle activities. Overnight in Chitwan;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • White water rafting
  • placeDAY 8 : CHITWAN
    This day, we will do the majestic Jungle Safari to explore the National park, followed by Dog out canoe. We will also go on Bird watching, THARU village. And relax at the Beach of Rapti River. Overnight in Chitwan;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Jungle Safari
    • Dog out canoe
    • Museum visit
  • placeDAY 9 : NAGARKOT
    After the week-long adventure, you deserve to relax at chill weather with astonishing mountain views. So we head directly to Nagarkot from Chitwan via Kathmandu. Overnight in Nagarkot;

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accomodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • drive to Nagarkot
  • placeDAY 10 : DEPARTURE
    Depending upon your flight schedule, you will be transferred to airport. Airport check-in time is 3 hours prior to your flight time. Our representative will meet you at the hotel and escort you to the airport.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Accomodation:

    • -

    Activities:

    • Airport drop
    • Shopping arrangements
  • Detail Inclusions
    • Airport transfers with an escort by private vehicle
    • Standard/Deluxe rooms in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan on twin/double sharing with breakfast
    • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
    • Rafting arrangements
    • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trip.
    • Authorized English speaking guide
    • Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Chitwan and Chitwan to Nagarkot transfer by private transportation
    • Equipment clothing for guides including their insurance
    • All applicable government tax
    • All expenses for all staff –meals, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation
    • Medical kit (carried by your trip leader)
  • Complimentary
    • Arrangement of tea, coffee during the trip
    • Get-to-know (welcome) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • Map of Nepal
    • Sim card service (zero balance)
    • Souvenir from Nepal
    • Photos of the trip (if requested)
    • Certificate of appreciation (if requested)
  • Exclusions
    • International flights; Nepalese visa fee
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
    • Tips for guide(s) and driver(s)

     
     


FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    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 ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trip, we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 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 hike hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our 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. For what purpose is this trip Popular ?
    Our trip "Discovery Nepal" is a well thought of program that allows you to see Nepal from different perspective and light. This trip is popular for its gigantic mountainous views to plain lands, from its dense forests to dessert, from the city of temples of Kathmandu to the lake of Pokhara, hundreds of temples and architectural buildings, fascinating culture and tradition blessed with compact diversity.
  • 7. Is this exploration 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. As this trip is not so hard to finish, you won’t be having any difficulty while doing this trip.
  • 8. What about security during this trip ?
    We make sure to take security measures during your exploration trip to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life. 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 this trip ?
    The "Discovery Nepal" trip is for all the beauty and attraction purpose. Hence, this region provides wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy and be healthy.
  • 10. Can we get safe drinking water in this 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 ?
    We use private car, van and deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and fly to Pokhara. We also pick up and drop from the starting and ending point of trip on private car or jeep.
  • 12. What is the best season for this trip ?
    The "Discovery Nepal" trip can be done every season where March, April, September and October are the best time for this trip.
  • 13. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Yes, of course. Your security is our first priority. In any kind of emergency, ask your guide to contact us immediately so that we can manage vehicle for you ASAP and you will be directly transferred to hospital for the treatment.
  • 14. What is appropriate dress for trip ?
    Weather here in Kathmandu Valley is moderate type so you will not have to carry heavy clothes for this trip. So carry light weight waterproof jacket along with comfortable pants and thermal inner wear. Make sure you bring at least one warm jacket with you in case of sudden weather change.
  • 15. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trip, consult the guide.
  • 16. Are we sure to get room while making this trip ?
    We contact the hotel owner for reservation of the room before the trip on a particular day so that we can get you a room as per your own personal desire.
  • 17. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our guides are reliable holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety.
  • 18. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    You can charge your electronics in the hotel where you stay and spend your nights, by paying minimum amount.
  • 19. Is there any communication while we are on this trip ?
    Yes, you will get telephone service which is available in the hotel you will be staying at. In case of emergency, you can also ask your guide for his/her help.
  • 20. Can I add extra days to my trip ?
    If you need extra day to add on your trip, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to your trip can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide’s schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all. So, we really do not recommend this to our clients unless there is an emergency case. But it is 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. How many hours do I have to walk each day ?
    We follow established trails used by local people for the trip. In the case of walk from Pokhara to Australian base camp, you need to walk for about 4 to 5 hours.
  • 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.
  • 24. Can we use the credit card during the trip ?
    Yes, you can use the credit card during the trip. But make sure you withdraw few amount in case of emergency.
  • 25. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle yourself and medicines will be carried by your guide in case of need

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.

Rafting

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Among the varieties of adventurous activities, rafting is one of the thrilling adventures which excite an enormous number of people. It can be carried out in many rivers of Nepal namely, Trishuli, Kali Gandaki, Bhoti Koshi, Seti, etc in September-December or March-June. These rivers contain different grades, higher the grade, higher will be the adventure. If you are looking for a long day rafting, you can choose Seti or Kaligandaki River, whereas if you are looking for a short day rafting, you can choose Trishuli or Bhote Koshi River as per your preference.

Mountain Biking near Kathmandu valley

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Kathmandu is famous for the presence of dense heritage sites reflecting the diverse nature of the ethnic groups of Nepal. In Kathmandu, there are many biking trails made to meet a biker’s fantasy. To explore the beautiful surrounding of Kathmandu valley, the cycling tour is the best option. The trail takes you to observe the spectacular views of the Himalayas and local villages that surround Kathmandu valley.

Cable car

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The cable car is one of the modes of transportation in Nepal which is unique. There are only two cable car stations in Nepal. From the cable car, you can take a glance at the amazing view of Annapurna range, Mt. Manaslu and many other snows capped mountains. Throughout the cable tour, you get to see all those beautiful hills, villages and Trishuli River.

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.

Kayaking

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Kayaking is to experience the thrill of running rapids and also share a unique river culture. Being one of the richest countries in water resources, Nepal provides the facility to experience this electrifying water sport which is close to the heart of most of the adventure lovers.

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