"Best of Nepal Tour" is designed understanding our travelers preferences and interests of seeing the best of Nepal's culture, nature and wildlife without traveling to higher elevation. 

This tour incorporates Kathmandu Valley, which boasts on seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and thousands of other small temples and stupas dotted in every corner of this Heritage Valley. The best of Nepal's wildlife can be witnessed in Chitwan National Park and Pokhara wows on the best of Nepal's nature at relatively lower elevation. Summing up the best of Nepal Tour truly caters the best of every aspect inside Nepal that a traveler would prefer to see while visiting a new country.

Highlights of Best of Nepal

  • The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu that include Pashupatinath (largest Hindu shrine of Nepal), Boudhanath (largest Buddhist Stupa), Swayambhunath ( Self emerged Monkey Temple) and Durbar Squares of three medieval towns Patan Bhaktapur and Kathmandu.
  • The cultural practices of Hindus and Tibetan Buddhists travelers get to see during the visits to heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Medieval and ancient tines artistic wonders at Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.
  • Several wildlife activities in Chitwan National Park like Elephant Safari, River Canoeing, Nature Walk and Birwatching Tours, which allow travelers to spot several endangered species like one-horned rhino, bengal tiger and gangetic dolphin among others. 
  • Tharu culture in the villages that lie inside the community forests of Chitwan National Park.
  • The scenic town Pokhara, where travelers explore lakes, deep seated gorges, and mystical caves.
  • Boating in Fewa Lake while savoring the views of Annapurna Himalayas and beautiful Mt. Fishtail.
  • Visit to Sarangkot, a hilltop that caters exceptionally excellent panorama of wide spread Himalayan Range from Dhaulagiri to Annapurna with Fishtail in between.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrival day in Kathmandu
  • Explore Kathmandu Valley
  • Drive to Chitwan
  • Explore Chitwan
  • Drive to Pokhara
  • Sightseeing at Pokhara and go for Boating
  • Explore pokhara, Sarangkot
  • Drive to Kathmandu
  • Explore Patan and Bhaktapur
  • Departure day from Kathmandu

Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Day 01:

Arrival day in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1400m

Bed and dinner
 

After your Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu, our representative will welcome you and then you will be taken to your hotel. Our tour operator will explain briefly about the program. Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you may explore "Thamel". O/N Kathmandu.

Day 02:

Explore Kathmandu Valley (Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square & swayambhunath)

Altitude: 1400m

B/B

After breakfast, we will move for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley; we will visit Pashupatinath, which is the famous Hindu Temple in Nepal. We keep visiting different places like stupa of Lord Buddha which is the largest stupa of South Asia. After that we will move to Kathmandu Durbar Square where we will visit different ancient places known for its own norms and values. We will visit to swayambhunath temple; this temple is lovingly called the 'monkey temple', for the innumerable monkeys that have made the temple their permanent residence. Swayambhunath is a stupa based on top of hill, from where we can generally view the scenery of Kathmandu Valley. After the exploration of Kathmandu we will drop you to hotel. O/N Kathmandu.

Day 03:

Drive to Chitwan 5-6 hrs drive
Altitude: 150m
B/L/D

 

After morning breakfast, we travel (5 hours) to Royal Chitwan National Park. After a short rest, visit to the Tharu village and the National Park Visitors Center. Sunset view from the riverbank. Dinner. Slide-show on the wildlife.O/N at Chitwan Park.

Day 04:

Wildlife activities at Chitwan National Park
Altitude: 150m

B/L/D

After breakfast, Dugout canoe trip followed by a Nature Walk Program or a visit to the Elephant Breeding Farm. Enjoy an ox-cart ride or a jeep drive back to the resort. After a refreshment you can wash the elephants and swim with them in the Rapti River. Lunch. Elephant back safari. Dinner. You will be entertained with Tharu stick dance and different cultural performances with the bonfire. O/N at Chitwan Park.

Day 05:

Drive to Pokhara 146km 5-6 hrs drive
Altitude: 827m

B/B
 

Today morning you will go for Bird watching and after breakfast, we drive to Pokhara (3 hours), on the way we will scenic mountain terrain, its fame rests on the natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains. After you reach to Pokhara, you can also see the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a nice backdrop to Pokhara from the lake. O/N at Pokhara.

Day 06:

Sightseeing at Pokhara and go for Boating
Altitude: 827m

B/B
 

Pokhara is the starting point for some of the most famous treks in Nepal, and there are also plenty of short walks and day trips, that can be made around the valley.

Today after breakfast, we will spend enjoyably the morning trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, you can admire the beautiful view of the Fish Tail's Peak reflected in the surface of the water. Aside from Phewa Lake, we keep visiting the Seti River gorge - one of the best places to see. we visit Davis fall, Binda basini & Museum. We will go for boating today. O/N Pokhara.

Day 07:

Explore pokhara, Sarangkot
Altitude: 1950m

B/B
 

After breakfast, we will drive to Sarangkot where we will have an opportunity to take a glimpse to the limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa and stuuning view from Sarangkot, etc. O/N Pokhara.

Day 08:

Drive to Kathmandu 200km 7-8 hrs drive
Altitude: 1400m

B/B 
 

After morning breakfast, we travel (6-7 hours) to Kathmandu. Today you will take rest and enjoy your time. O/N Kathmandu.

Day 09:

Explore Patan and Bhaktapur
Altitude: 14000m

B/B & Dinner
 

Today after breakfast we move towards the patan, Take the pleasure of discovering this Patan Durbar Square which has been entitled in the World Heritage Site. Krishna Mandir is Kathmandu's finest stone wrought monument. 
After exploring Krishna Mandir, we move towards Bhakatapur. Bhaktapur is a popular day-trip destination for the tourists. Bhaktapur main square, Durbar square, palace with the 55- windows constructed by King jitamitra Malla are the main attraction of the area. O/N at Kathmandu.

Day 10:

Departure day from Kathmandu
Breakfast
Free day for shopping and departure

 

Free morning, after breakfast, if you having enough time, you may explore mian down town of kathmandu thamel, shopping paradise. Ontime transfer to airport and our trip ends here.

Price: US $640 per person

Inclusions

• Airport pick up and transfer to hotel

• Welcome dinner in Kathmandu

• 3days in 3 star standard hotels in kathmandu on BB plan

• 3 days in pokhara on BB plan

• All pick up drop by private vehicle

• Kathmandu valley sightseeing, necessary arrangements

• Pokhara valley sightseeing, necessary arrangements

• 2nights/3 days complete safari in Chitwan National Park

• Chitwan sightseeing and necessary arrangements

• Round trip private Car

• Entry fees & All the monuments fees

• Round trip English speaking scot

• Departure transfer

Exclusions

• Nepal Visa/intl. flights in/out Nepal

• Personal travel insurance

• Personal nature expenses & tips

• Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara

• Any additional trips

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

We do have several departure dates for our trekking /climbing trips. Please find your convenient departure date from the below listed year and write us. Being as a Nepal based adventure travel Company, we do have permanent trekking set up in mountains so we are very much flexible for the departure dates for our every Himalayan trip. Please view our available group dates as stated and if the listed dates are not matching your expected time for this trip, write us with your personal date, we are happy to organize this trip to you as per your own selected date and we can open the same date for our group departure date.

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Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure and sightseeing tour in Nepal, tour arranged by A.A will be easy trip but also sometimes weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so, you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.

Nepal and Nepali people
Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as American Express, Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal.

Nepali believes that “guests are God” so no need to worry about the safety matter. Although you will be careful about it and always consult your guide. However, you are under our care on any trips you would be joining us so do not have to worry.

Passport & Visa Information
Nepal visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip.

Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa.

Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.

• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)

• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)

• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)

• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)

• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)

• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)

• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

 Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost

Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

 (For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, and Tel: 00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453,

Download visa form-: www.nepalimmigration.gov.np

Group Size
In our trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is twenty or more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online or ask us with your personal dates, we will open group date on the same date.

Our Guides, trip and safety
Despite the fact that you are with Advanced Adventures P. Ltd, it is very essential that you are accompanied with very experienced and qualified tour guide for the safety and successful of the trip. Our guides are trained and licensed from Nepal Government and fluent in any language as per your need. Our guides are especially for the tour so that they have very good knowledge about the historical places with its entire history and many more. We assure you that your trip is at the right and professional hands.

Meals, Accommodation and Transportation
While in Kathmandu and any other tour, we use 3 star standard or similar categories hotel on our trips. They are will all the modern facilities, rooms are with attached bath, 24 hours hot/cold water running, back up light if case of no electricity as it is usual at dry season, free WI-FI and internet access.. Our entire accommodation is at twin share unless stated but single supplement accommodation is also available on personal request at the additional cost of US$- 200.

In city, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary but while in Safari tour (Either in Chitwan National park or Bardia National park) full board of meals are included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea and Coffee). We will offer fresh and hygienic food so that you do not have to worry.

On our every tour, we use deluxe private transport so it is very comfort and convenient as per the tourist requirements. And depending on the group size, car (3 seated), Toyota Van (6 seated and 12 seated), Coaster Bus (22 seated) would be used. Depending on the tour you choose, you might have to use tourist bus for long distance drive which is comfortable and the best tourist vehicles available in Nepal.

(Upgrade hotel to 4 stars or 5 stars is possible in Kathmandu, please write us if you interested)

Tour Best Seasons
We do have two different best seasons for the mentioned tour which are the best season as we call here in Nepal but we run the tour trip throughout the year.

Spring: - (March, April, May) - Best warmest time of the year, best visibility, good Temperature.

Autumn:- (Mid September, October and November) - Excellent weather, crystal clear blue skies, best visibility.

Winter Months: - (December, January and February) - Winter also well, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this accordingly.

Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August). We can still run the trip but not the best to be honest.

Travel Insurance and Vaccination
Travel insurance is compulsory. You are required to purchase comprehensive travel insurance before travelling with us. Please make sure that you know exactly what you are covered for. Make sure that your travel insurance covers trip cancellation insurance, general medical expenses, and hospitalizations.

Vaccination is required to plan to your trip to Nepal but it is not a must to have thing to come, but highly suggested. Your doctor will have the information of vaccination you would require to the country you will be travelling. Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal.

To Book
once you would choose which trip you would like to book with us, write us with the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation. We have online trip booking option, you may go on that link, choose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us. If you need to have your own date, please kindly write us so that we are happy for your own date.

Once your trip booking request would be received, we would suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip. Non-refundable deposit of 20% (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected trip.

Please don't hesitate to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking Process.

 

Notation: Airport Stops Route

Equipments

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. 

Head:
Sun hat or scarf 
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 
Sunglasses with UV protection

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves 
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:
T-shirts (2) 
Light and expedition weight thermal tops 
Fleece jacket or pullover 
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)
shell jacket 

T- Shirt and Down Jacket
Advanced Adventure provide you this

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4) 
Hiking shorts (2) 
Lightweight cotton long pants 
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 
Fleece or wool pants 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
 

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4) 
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4) 
Hiking boots with spare laces 
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F - Advanced Adventure provide this 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag- Advanced Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag.
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal) 
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 
Thermarest sleeping pad 
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries
Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars 
Reading book 
Trail Map/Guide book 
Journal & Pen 
Walkman 
Pencils and small notebooks 
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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