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Kathmandu-02 AH BEST OF NEPAL
 

Best of Nepal

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Best of Nepal 12 Days / 10 Nights

Nepal is a fascinating country and is loved for its medieval towns and villages, high mountains, enchanting cultures and, most of all, the friendliest people. This tour begins with exploration of the three ancient cities of Kathmandu valley - Kathmandu, Patan and Bakthpur. The journey continues to the tropical lowland jungles of Chitwan National Park, and finally ends at the lakeside town of Pokhara in the foothills of Annapurna Himalaya.

 

Tour Nights

  • Kathmandu: 4 nights
  • Nagarkote: 2 nights
  • Chitwan: 2 nights
  • Pokhra: 2 nights
  • Tour code: AWI50
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Guided tour to Pashupatinath and Boudhnath
  • Tour the ancient city of Kathmandu
  • Visit Pokhra Valley, a beatific town with magnificent lakes
  • Enjoy jungle activities at the best managed wildlife park of Asia, Chitwan National Park
  • Enjoy a morning tour of Patan, the oldest of the three major cities in the Kathmandu valley
  • Behold the remarkable views of the mighty Himalayas from Nagarkot

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK to Kathmandu
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    UK to Kathmandu

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Kathmandu via Delhi.

  • Day 2 Kathmadu
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    Kathmadu

    Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel for three nights. Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, is a city of temples, shrines and living Gods.

  • Day 3 Kathmandu
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    Kathmandu

    Morning city tour visiting Durbar Square noted for its temples, shrines and palaces including the Khasta Mandap, the wooden temple which gave Kathmandu its name, and the temple of Living Goddess or Kumari. Here you will see much evidence of Pagoda style of architecture. Visit Syambunath Stupa with the all-seeing eyes of Buddha overlooking the valley.

  • Day 4 Kathmandu
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    Kathmandu

    Morning tour of Patan. Also known as Lalitpur, Patan is the oldest of the three major cities in the Kathmandu valley, famous for Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples. Visit Durbar Square, built by Malla King in 1917 where most of the buildings have intricate woodwork, and the Tibetan Refugee Centre. Afternoon free.

  • Day 5 Kathmandu to Nagarkote
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    Kathmandu to Nagarkote

    After breakfast visit Bodhnath, one of the world,s largest stupa, and Pashupatinath, a pagoda style temple. Also visit the medieval city of Bhadgaon, one of the ancient cities of Nepal, noted for its wooden carved buildings. The main City Square contains many temples including the five-storied Nyatapole Pagoda and the Golden Gate. Continue on to Nagarkot (7200ft), which offers panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas from Mt Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. Remainder of the day at leisure. Two nights stay at the hotel. 

  • Day 6 Nagarkot
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    Nagarkot

    Early in the morning view the sunrise over the Himalaya. On a clear day you can see Mt Everest from here. Remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains. Nagarkot also has plenty of short walks to offer. A gentle 90 minute walk to see the Tamang culture (Optional).

  • Day 7 Nagarkote to Chitwan
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    Nagarkote to Chitwan

    After breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park, home to one horned rhinoceros, sloth bear, wild boar, gaur, crocodiles, the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and a variety of bird and reptile species.Two night stay at the hotel. 

  • Day 8 Chitwan
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    Chitwan

    Early morning and afternoon jungle safaris.

  • Day 9 Chitwan to Pokhara
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    Chitwan to Pokhara

    Early morning wildlife viewing. After breakfast enjoy a picturesque drive to the lakeside town of Pokhara in the foothills of the mighty Annapurna Himalaya. Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhre and five peaks of Annapurna. Two night stay at the hotel. 

  • Day 10 Pokhara
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    Pokhara

    This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley visiting the city, new market, Seti Gorge, Gupteshawar cave, Devi Fall and Tibetan Camp. Visit Thakali Basti to see Thakali culture. Afternoon at leisure or take a boat ride on the beautiful Phewa Lake.

  • Day 11 Pokhara to Kathmandu
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    Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Drive to Kathmandu. Afternoon free. Evening enjoy the traditional Nepali dinner (Optional).

  • Day 12 Kathmandu to UK Departure
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    Kathmandu to UK Departure

    Transfer to the International airport in Kathmandu towards your onward journey to UK via Delhi with sweet memories.

Dates and Prices

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  • SINGLE ROOM SUPP (PP)
  • PERIOD OF TRAVEL
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Extension

Bhutan - ( 03 Nights ) (Day 12 to Day 15)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Mar - 30 Sep

    £1209*

    £99*

The kingdom of Bhutan is known for many things. The thunder dragon, the concept of gross national happiness and a pristine clean environment are only a few from amongst its multiple charms. Come; embark on a journey through this land nestled in the laps of the mighty Himalayas, a land, where man & nature complement each other.

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Day 1

To Kathmandu-Paro-Thimpu (2,350m)

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Paro. Upon arrival drive towards Thimpu by car and transfer to hotel for 1 night stay in Thimpu. Afternoon, visit National Memorial Chorten and Tasicho Dzong-The secretariat of the national monk body from outside. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu. Read More

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Day 2

Thimpu & Paro (2,250m)

Visit the Painting school of Buddhist art, the National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscript and the indigenous hospital where centuries old healing arts are still practiced, National Textile Museum, Folk Heritage Museum and Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan. Then, visit the handicraft emporium for a little souvenir shopping. Later, drive back to Paro. Overnight at the hotel in Paro. Read More

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Day 3

Paro

Morning, visit Drugyel Dzong. On a clear day, the 7,314m, white domed peak of sacred Mt. Chomolhari (mountain goddess) looms overhead. Later, visit Taa Dzong, the National Museum and Paro Dzong. Overnight at the hotel in Paro. Read More

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Day 4

To UK via Kathmandu

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport via Kathmandu towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Delhi - ( 03 Nights ) (Day 12 to Day 15)
  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Mar - 15 Apr

    £329*

    £229*

  • Period of travel
    Price (pp)
    Single Room Supp (pp)
  • 01 Mar - 15 Apr

    £369*

    £269*

Sometimes chaotic, sometimes quiet, somewhere rustic and somewhere urban, Delhi, the capital of India, is a city of contrasts ready to treat your senses to a wondrous milieu of cuisine, culture, heritage and novelty.

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Day 1

To Delhi Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Delhi and upon arrival, transfer to hotel 3 nights stay in Delhi. Read More

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Day 2

Delhi Explore city tour of Old and New Delhi. Old Delhi built by the Emperor Shahjahan is a bustling city of crowded bazaars and winding alleys teeming with life. New Delhi, designed by British architects Lutyens and Herbert Baker, with wide avenues, landscaped gardens and stately monuments. Visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid Mosque, Chandni chowk bazaar. India Gate, Humayun’s tomb, Qutb Minar and drive past the President’s Palace and the diplomatic enclave. Read More

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Day 3

Delhi

Full Day at leisure. Read More

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Day 4

To UK

Post breakfast, transfer to the International airport in Delhi towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Hotels

  • Hotel Himalaya
    Hotel Himalaya
    Kathmandu
  • Jungle Villa Resort
    Jungle Villa Resort
    Chitwan
  • Temple Tree Resort And Spa
    Temple Tree Resort And Spa
    Pokhra
  • The Fort Resort
    The Fort Resort
    Nagarkot
  • Hotel Radission
    Hotel Radission
    Kathmandu
  • Jungle Villa Resort
    Jungle Villa Resort
    Chitwan
  • Fish Tail Lodge
    Fish Tail Lodge
    Pokhra
  • Club Himalaya Resort
    Club Himalaya Resort
    Nagarkot

Hotel Himalaya

Kathmandu
  • Hotel Himalaya

Hotel Himalaya is located 8 kilometers away from Tribhuwan International Airport and just 2 kilometer from the main city centre. The hotel is tucked away in the quiet green suburbs of the city, spread over a well manicured lu

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Jungle Villa Resort

Chitwan
  • Jungle Villa Resort

Jungle Villa is located in two hectares of vibrant forestland with mature gardens by the bank of the Rapti river at the northern fringe of Chitwan National Park.

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Temple Tree Resort And Spa

Pokhra
  • Temple Tree Resort And Spa

The resort is ideally located right at the centre of the Lakeside in an area called Gaurighat, the only stretch of the Lakeside enjoying a full view of the lake as well as the Himalayas. A short stroll from speciality restaur

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The Fort Resort

Nagarkot
  • The Fort Resort

The Fort Resort Nagarkot is located 30 minutes away from the airport and 35 minutes from the city centre by car.

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Hotel Radission

Kathmandu
  • Hotel Radission

Radisson Hotel Kathmandu your relaxation destination in Kathmandu, you benefit from this hotel's world-class amenities and its convenient location within walking distance of major businesses, diplomatic offices and popular to

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Jungle Villa Resort

Chitwan
  • Jungle Villa Resort

Jungle Villa is located in two hectares of vibrant forestland with mature gardens by the bank of the Rapti river at the northern fringe of Chitwan National Park.

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Fish Tail Lodge

Pokhra
  • Fish Tail Lodge

Situated on a peninsula with the Fewa Lake on one side and a forest-covered hill on the other, the Fish Tail Lodge offers spectacular views all round making it a unique lake resort. Guests are received and transported to the

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Club Himalaya Resort

Nagarkot
  • Club Himalaya Resort

Club Himalaya Resort is situated in North-East of Kathmandu at the height of 7200 feet, the hotel sits on a single independent hill called the windy hills facing long range of magnificent Himalayan's views, river Valleys, Gor

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What's Included?

  • Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Economy class domestic flights within India and Nepal.
  • All Airport transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Room with attached private facilities.
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) at Chitvan National Park and rest of places on Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • Regular jungle activities in Chitwan with the services of local English speaking naturalist.
  • Jungle entry fees.
  • One hour boat ride in Phewa Lake in Pokhara.
  • All applicable entrance fees for the monuments included in the program.
  • Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India & Nepal.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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