Wonders of Nepal

Nepal is a wonderful world in itself. It is the melting pot of 40 ethnic groups, 123 languages, and 6 religions living together in harmony and there has never been a recorded dispute among them. One of the most diverse countries in terms of Biodiversity Nepal is a tiny country that only occupies 0.1% of the global area but is home to 8 out of 14 high mountains in the world including Mt Everest, 33 climbable peaks, hundreds of trekking routes, 20 National Parks and Conservation areas, Nestles 4.3 % of world’s known Flora and Fauna, 5.2% of Mammals, 9.5 % Birds etc. Talking about the World Heritage sites according to the 2013 index, there are 981 world heritage sites in 160 states, among them 10 world heritage sites are in Nepal. These ten world heritage sites are divided into 2 groups as 8 are in cultural and other 2 are in the natural world heritage sites. Kathmandu Valley contains 7 world heritage sites within the area of 7 km another 3 are outside the Kathmandu valley. 7 heritage sites inside the Kathmandu valley are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Changunarayan. These heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley are established in 1979AD. Another 3 of them which are outside the Kathmandu valley are Lumbini (established in 1997), Chitwan National Park (established in 1984) and Sagarmatha National Park (established in 1979). All these World Heritage sites are visited as ancient temples, Stupas and watching different varieties of flora and fauna along with Jungle Safari. This trip is deliberately designed to take you to all the wonderful heritage sites in Nepal that will make you subscribe to the fact that Nepal is a Wonderworld in itself.
Trip Code: WON41
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Chitwan
Duration: 10 Days
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Jan-Jun,Sep-Dec
Elevation: 1400m/ 4593.2ft
Trip Views: 918
Activities: Cultural Tours Overland Tours
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury


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Breakfast: 9
Lunch: 7
Dinner: 6
Car
Flight
Hotel: 9 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • The trip comprises of visiting 10 world heritage sites.
  • Mountain flight is also included for scenic mountains view.
  • Trip includes some of the biggest shrines of Hindu and Buddhist People.
  • Trip includes Visiting National Park for watching some of the endangered animals and vegetation.

Why this Trip

  • To observe the ancient architecture, temples Stupas Flora, fauna and amazing views of mountains throughout the journey.10 days tour of world heritage sites of Nepal is one of the best tours for those people who want to see cultural sites, wildlife, and panoramic views of the mountains altogether in one visit.

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
    Arrival to the Katmandu you will be welcome by our representative. With the help of our representative, you will be transferred to the hotel.At evening you will be invited to dinner in a typical restaurant with a wonderful cultural program where itinerary of the trip discussed.

    Meal:

    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Airport pick up
    • Cultural Show
  • placeDAY 2 : KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
    Today after breakfast we firstly go for the sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. In this place, we can see the living Goddess name as ‘Kumari’. Straightly from there, we will go to the Patan Durbar Square which is situated at the center of the Latipur where we can see the architectural heritage also. Then for today, at last, we will go to Boudhanath Stupa and old stupa of Swayambhunath better Known as Monkey temple.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Sightseeing
    • Entrance fee
    • Private Vehicle
    • Food and wine tour(Optional)
  • placeDAY 3 : BHAKTAPUR SIGHTSEEING
    Early morning after breakfast we drive straight towards the Changu Narayan Temple. Changu is the oldest temple of Nepal and origin spot of History of Nepal.There we can see the ancient Hindu temple and the museum which show all history of Changu Narayan temple.After visiting the wonderful Changu Naryan we drive to Bhaktapur which is only 6km far from there. Bhaktapur is also known as Bhadgoan. Reaching there we go for sightseeing of Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square, which cover almost all Bhaktapur sightseeing. Bhaktapur is the living epitome of cultural perseverance in modern society, people here still follow the centuries-old culture and tradition and worship the typical Nepali temples that are the living proof of ancient Nepalese architecture. Even after the disastrous earthquake, many temples have been ruined but there's still so more to see.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Bhaktapur Sightseeing
    • Entrance fee
    • Private Vehicle
  • placeDAY 4 : MOUNTAIN FLIGHT
    Today we keep the cultural quest aside and opt for mountains instead. Nepal is not just beautiful culture and architecture but also magnificent sky piercing Mountains, so while you are in Nepal why not see the mountains from near through mountain fight. Early morning we transfer to the airport and take off on an adventure to see the Majestic Mt. Everest and other mountains. After the incredible mountain flight, we depart from airport and go for the sightseeing of Biggest Hindu Shrine of Lord Shiva name as the Pashupatinath temple which is located on the Banks of the Bagmati River. There in Pashupatinath, we visit Aryaghat where the cremation of the Hindu people is done by the bank of Holy river Bagmati. It is believed that to be cremated in ARyaghat after the death will open the gates to the heaven, it is quite and sight and probably one the most remarkable sight you will remember from Nepal; it's enthralling and spiritual. Rest of day is free to explore as you wish.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Mountain Flight
    • Pashupatinath Sightseeing
  • placeDAY 5 : DRIVE TO LUMBINI
    Today our destination is to visit Lumbini so early morning our departure from Kathmandu. It takes about 7 hours to reach there. After reaching there you will be directly transferred to the hotel.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Private transfer to Lumbini
  • placeDAY 6 : LUMBINI SIGHTSEEING
    Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha situated near the border of India and Nepal. Today we are going for the sightseeing of different place of Lumbini. Kapilbastu which is the famous place of Lumbini as Buddha was born there and he spent this childhood in that place. In Lumbini, we can see 62 archaeological sites. We also go to visit the Kudan, Ramagramstupa, Sagarhawa and other sites.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Entrance fee
    • Lumbini Sightseeing
  • placeDAY 7 : DRIVE TO CHITWAN
    The last destination of our trip is Chitwan so today we depart from Lumbini; we directly go to the Chitwan. 4hr drive from Lumbini; we reach Chitwan and transfer to the Hotel. Then in the evening, we go to see the Tharu Cultural and Riverside sunset views and also we can dance with Tharu stick dance.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Privat transfer to Chitwan
    • Tharu Culture Show
  • placeDAY 8 : CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
    Early morning after breakfast we go to do many Jungle activities like elephant riding, Jungle Safari, Elephant Bath, Bird Watching and many more activities. Elephant riding is the major attraction in the Chitwan National Park and after that, you have the option to bath with Elephant. Another major attraction of Chitwan is BishHajarTaal which is the famous among locals, museum and Tharu village. This day is full of fun activities that will engage you from morning to evening.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Jungle Safari
    • Elephant Riding and bath
    • Museum
    • Visit Tharu Village
    • Birdwatching
  • placeDAY 9 : DRIVE TO KATHMANDU
    After doing the entire jungle walk and many fun activities in the Chitwan National Park today we come back to the Kathmandu, which is 97km far andIt takes 5 hours to reach the Kathmandu from Chitwan. The evening will be followed by Cultural dinner program from Swotah team to bid you farewell after the amazing time spent together.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    Accommodation:

    • Hotel

    Activities:

    • Private Transfer to Kathmandu
    • Cultural farewell show.
  • placeDAY 10 : DEPARTURE
    Today you will have less time to do things in Kathmandu but Swotah will arrange Wonderful Herbal Massage for relaxation; a perfect way to end the journey. After visiting market for some shopping, our representative will escort you to the airport and greet you farewell in Nepali Style.

    Meal:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Accommodation:

    Activities:

    • Airport Drop
    • Herbal Massage
    • Shopping arrangements
    • Souvenir
  • Detail Inclusions
    • Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle.
    • Standard/Deluxe rooms in Kathmandu on twin/double sharing with breakfast.
    • Mountain Flight.
    • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu along with ticket fees.
    • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the tour.
    • Authorized English-speaking guide.
    • Round Kathmandu to Lumbini, Lumbini to Chitwan and Chitwan to Kathmandu transfer by private transportation.
    • All applicable government tax.
    • All expenses of the guide –meals, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation.
    • All necessary paperwork.
  • Complimentary
    • Get-to-know (welcome) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Map of World Heritage Sites.
    • Souvenir from Nepal.
    • Sim card service(zero balance).
    • Photos and videos of the trip(if requested).
    • Certificate of appreciation(if requested).
  • Exclusions
    • International flights; Nepalese visa fee.
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary.
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
    • Travel and rescue insurance.
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, etc.).
    • Tips for guide(s), 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 and during trip we use lodge/guesthouses/hotel 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 trek 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 go solo ?
    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 tour ?
    10 days tour of world heritage sites of Nepal is one of the best tours for those people who want to see cultural sites, wildlife, and panoramic views of the mountains altogether in one visits.
  • 7. What about security during tour ?
    We make sure to take security measures during tour 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.
  • 8. What sort of food can I expect in tour ?
    Since this tour is around the Kathmandu, Chitwan and Lumbini so you can get wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc.
  • 9. Is the drinking water safe in during tour ?
    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.
  • 10. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private transportation for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Chitwan, Lumbini on car, van and deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group.
  • 11. What is the best season for this trip ?
    Every season is good for this trip but March, April, September and October are the best time to do this trip.
  • 12. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    In case of emergency ask your guide to contact us so that we can manage vehicle for you and you will be directly transfer to hospital for the treatment.
  • 13. 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 tour, consult the guide.
  • 14. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our guides are experts 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Is there any communication while we are on 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.
  • 17. Can I add extra days to my trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trip, you will 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 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.
  • 18. 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 trekking without any complication.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Can we use the credit card during the trip ?
    Yes, you can use but it is better to transfer your money so that you can enjoy your trip without any problems.

Optional Activities

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.

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.

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