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21 Days in Nepal Tour

The places offer the stunning panoramic views of the mountains and known for the best sunrise and sunset views. 21 days in Nepal lets you to know about cultural diversity,

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Trip Fact

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 21 Days

Trip Starts at: Kathmandu

Ends at: Kathmandu

Trip Grade: Easy

Trip Type: Tour.

Best Season: Anytime during the year.

Many of you might be thinking you must do trekking to visit Nepal. Well, that’s only a myth in spite of Nepal being considered as a trekking paradise. In fact this small, beautiful and landlocked country in the Himalayas has so many wonderful places to offer besides trekking. 14 Days in Nepal without trekking is a package designed to our travelers who are no very much interested in trekking. This is just a sample package to visit Nepal even if trekking is not your cup of tea. 

21 Days in Nepal is a long trip in Nepal where you will explore the Kathmandu City and three districts of Kathmandu valley (i.e. Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur) the major tourist destination Bandipur, Pokhara, Chitwan, Palpa and the birth place of the light of Asia Gautama Buddha at Lumbini. You will also visit the famous touristic spot nearby Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. The places offer the stunning panoramic views of the mountains and known for the best sunrise and sunset views. 21 days in Nepal lets you to know about cultural diversity, friendly people, divine natural beauty and delicious foods of Nepal. 21 days in Nepal is a great way to experience the natural and cultural diversity of Nepal. This tour covers every part of Nepal where you can meet the friendliest people with different cultures and lifestyles. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02-03: Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 04: Bhaktapur Sightseeing. Drive to Dhuikhel.

Day 05: Drive to Nagarkot. Overnight at Nagarkot.

Day 06: Drive to Kathmandu.

Day 07: Drive to Bandipur.

Day 08: Explore Bandipur

Day 09: Drive to Pokhara.

Day 10-12: Explore Pokhara and Sarangkot.

Day 13: Drive to Palpa

Day 14: Drive to Lumbini.

Day 15-16: Explore Mayadevi temple, monasteries and Tilaurakot. (Birthplace of Gautam Buddha)

Day 17: Drive to Chitwan.

Day 18-19: Visit Chitwan National Park.

Day 20: Drive to Kathmandu.

Day 21: Final Departure. 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu, our representatives will be standby waiting to receive you. After a short introduction session you will be transferred to respective hotel by our private vehicle. In the evening we will provide a nice welcome dinner with live music. Overnight at Kathmandu.  

Day 02-03: Kathmandu Sightseeing.

The second and third day of the tour you will be exploring the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu. You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu. On the first day you will start sightseeing tour from Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantpur) where you can see Kumari temple, Museum, Kaal vairab (the god of destruction), Taleju Vawani (the goddess temple once opened in the 9th day of  great festival Dashain). After that you will visit the Soyambhunath Stupa which also popular as the monkey temple and the Narayanhiti Royal Palace which is now called as Narayanhiti National Museum. On the second day you will visit the Pashupatinath Temple (the biggest holy temple of Hindus), Patan Durbar Square and Boudhanath Stupa. You will be provided an English speaking tour guide who will give you all the details about the history and importance of the sites. You can also explore the nightlife of the Thamel City at the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu. 

Day 04: Bhaktapur Sightseeing. Drive to Dhuikhel.

Early morning after having breakfast we will drive to Bhaktapur. The drive is about 40 minutes from the main city of Kathmandu depending upon the road condition. Bhaktapur is the second largest district of Nepal. You can get a glimpse of the ancient lifestyle of the people living in Kathmandu in Bhaktapur. You will visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is the royal palace of old Bhaktapur Kingdom. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square reflects the ancient Newari art, lifestyles and architecture. You will visit the 55 window palace, Vatsala Temple, Nyatapole Temple, Lions Gate, mini Pasupati and many more. You can see the finest art and wood carvings visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square. You can also get chance to tase the delicious and famous newari cuisines and special curd ‘Jiju Dhau’ in Bhaktapur. After that you will drive to Dhulikhel which is about half an hour drive from Bhaktapur. Dhulikel is one of the best view point in Nepal and one of the major tourist destinations.  Overnight at Dhulikhel.  

Day 05: Drive to Namobudha. Drive to Nagarkot Overnight at Nagarkot.

Early morning you can get wonderful sunrise views over the mountains. After having breakfast you will drive to Namobuddha. It is one of the most scared Buddhist sites of Nepal. After visiting Namobuddha you will drive to Nagarkot, another famous tourist destination. The drive is about one and half hour from Namobuddha to Nagarkot. Overnight at Nagarkot.

Day 06: Drive to Kathmandu.

Nagarkot is a popular destination for sunrise and sunset view. You can get to see the best sunrise view over the mountains from Nagarkot. A part from that Nagarkot gives you the best picture of mountains. You can get to see wide range of mountains from Nagarkot without trekking. You will have your breakfast and lunch at Nagarkot. After that you will drive back to Kathmandu. The drive is about 2 hours back to Kathmandu. The rest of the time is yours; you can explore the streets of Kathmandu city and Thamel at your own if you want. Overnight at Kathmandu. 

Day 07: Drive to Bandipur. Enroute visit Manakamana Temple.

We will have our breakfast at Kathmandu and drive to Bandipur. En route we will visit Manakamana Temple. Manakamana Temple is situated at an altitude of 1320m above the sea level on a distinguished ridge. You can drive to Manakamana Temple via Gorkha or reach there via cable car from cable car station at Kurintar.  After visiting the temple we will drive to Bandipur which takes about 3-4 hours. Bandipur is a typical Newari village where you can see Newari style buildings and houses. Overnight at Bandipur. 

Day 08: Explore Bandipur

Today we will explore the beautiful Bandipur village.  We will visit Bindebashini Temple, silkworm farm, and Tudikhel from where we can see beautiful panoramic views of the mountains including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machapuchare (6997m), Langtang Lirung (7246m), Manaslu (8162m) and many more. We can taste the delicious newari cusines at Bandipur. Overnight at Bandipur. 

Day 09: Drive to Pokhara. 

We will have our breakfast and drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is also known as the city of lakes being a home to several lakes life, Phewa Taal, Rupa Lake, Begnas Lake and others. A part from this Pokhara is blessed by the extreme beauty of nature making it the most popular touristic hub of Nepal. Pokhara is a junction for almost all of the trekkers and travelers travelling to Annapurna Region. It takes about 2 and half hour from Bandipur to reach Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara you can stroll around the city of lakes and taste the street foods after getting fresh. Overnight at Pokhara. 

Day 10-12: Explore Pokhara and Sarangkot.

You will be exploring Pokhara in these 10-11-12 day of this tour. Being a touristic hub this city has so many wonderful things to offer. On the first day you will visit the famous sightseeing places like Davis Falls, Mahindra Cave, Gupteshowr Mahadev Temple and Meausem. If you are an adventure lover you can also do cycling and paragliding in Pokhara.

Day 10: Visiting Davis Falls, Gupteshowr Mahadev, National Mountain Museum, Tal Barahi Temple.

Day 11: Early morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view and visit Mahendra cave.

Day 12:  Drive to Peace Pagoda, enjoy the views of mountains and lakes and boating at Phewa Lake after coming back.   

Day 13: Drive to Palpa

After exploring the majestic city of Lakes for few days now it’s time to move.  We will have breakfast early in the morning and then drive to Palpa. Palpa is famous for handicraft and cottage industries. The ‘Karuwa’ a typical Nepali water drinking mug and ‘Dhaka’ handmade Nepali Fabric is the most popular products of Tansen and Palpa. The ancient hill town of Tansen in this district offers a more tranquil atmosphere where laid back lifestyle is infectious. Tansen is the headquarter of the Palpa District which showcases some old artistic Newari houses and cobbled streets. You will visit the famous Rani Mahal of Palpa which is located at the banks of Kaligandaki River. Overnight at Palpa.

Day 14: Drive to Lumbini.

Today after exploring the Palpa District you will drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is the birth Place of Gautam Buddha. The drive from Lumbini to Palpa is about 2 hours. After getting fresh you can roam around the market at Sunauli Border (Nepal-India Border). Overnight at Lumbini. 

Day 15-16: Explore Mayadevi temple, monasteries and Tilaurakot. (Birthplace of Gautam Buddha)

The 15 and 16 days of this tour you will be exploring the birth place of Gautam Buddha. On the 15th day you will visit the Mayadevi Temple which is listed UNESCO world heritage sites. It is one of the most preserved pilgrimage site of UNESCO. The main attractions of Lumbini are the Sacred Maya Devi temple, the Ashoka Pillar, the sacred pond and the China Temple. There are shrines and monasteries built by different countries and in different times which reflect the architectural traditions of the respective countries. The Shrines and monasteries gives Lumbini an international feel with a message of universal friendship and brotherhood. It is said that Gautam Buddha walked seven steps right after queen Mayadevi gave birth. The steps are still preserved in the holy site which we can see. On the next day you will drive to Tilaurakot. Tilaurakot is the place where Gautam Buddha spends 29 years of his life. After visiting the site you will drive back to the hotel. Overnight at Lumbini.

Day 17: Drive to Chitwan.

Early morning after breakfast at Lumbini you will drive to Chitwan. The drive takes about 5-6 hours from Lumbini to Chitwan. The drive goes through some major cities like Narayangarh, Bharahawa and Butwal. Upon reaching Chitwan you will check-in to the hotel and after you get fresh we will have a short sightseeing tour. Overnight at Chitwan.

Day 18-19: Explore Chitwan and visit Chitwan National Park.

Today you will have a village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village, Here you will get chance to learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. After that you will visit the National Park Visitor's centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River. 

On the next day you will have jeep safari tour in Chitwan National Park where you can get to see numbers of birds and wild animals including one horned rhino. You will also get chance to enjoy canoe ride in the Rapti River.  Overnight at Chitwan. 

Day 20: Drive to Kathmandu.

After having breakfast you will drive back to Kathmandu. The drive takes about 5-6 hours to reach Kathmandu from Chitwan. The drive gives you a wonderful view of the countryside of Nepal outside the Kathmandu valley. You can also take a flight if you want to skip a long drive. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 21: Final Departure. 

The 21 days tour in Nepal ends here. We hope you had a wonderful experience travelling to Nepal. Our representatives will drop you to the airport prior to your international flight. Please feel free to leave your comments regarding our services before you leave. 

Cost includes

  • Airports pick and drop by our private vehicle
  • Hotel Accommodation on BB basis
  • Transportation by private Vehicle
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu/Nagarkot/pokhara
  • Tour Guide of preferred language
  • Temple and monasteries entrance fees
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner with Nepal cultural program show in typical Nepali restaurant

Cost excludes

  • Air fare domestic and international
  • Nepal Visa fees/Airport taxes
  • Personnel expenses Soft drinks and alcoholic Beverages
  • Your travel insurance
  • Other expense which is not mention above    
  • Tips and Gratitude to our staff
  • Extra meals
  • Cost incurred from unusual situation

Cost includes

  • Airports pick and drop by our private vehicle
  • Hotel Accommodation on BB basis
  • Transportation by private Vehicle
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu/Nagarkot/pokhara
  • Tour Guide of preferred language
  • Temple and monasteries entrance fees
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner with Nepal cultural program show in typical Nepali restaurant

Cost excludes

  • Air fare domestic and international
  • Nepal Visa fees/Airport taxes
  • Personnel expenses Soft drinks and alcoholic Beverages
  • Your travel insurance
  • Other expense which is not mention above    
  • Tips and Gratitude to our staff
  • Extra meals
  • Cost incurred from unusual situation

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