Nepal Experience tour is one of the best tours in Nepal to experience a glimpse of the country's local culture and tradition along with unique natural landscapes. It is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and also home to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. With over 100 different ethnic groups living in different landscapes, speaking different languages, Nepal is a mix of culture and tradition. Nepal Experience tour offers a chance to explore the rich and diverse culture and traditions and landscapes, which is sure to heal you physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Our 12 days tour starts with a scenic view of the mighty Himalayas, including Mt. Everest by a flight accompanied by a visit to four World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO in Kathmandu. We will also trek in the Annapurna Region, one of the most famous trekking regions in the world. After the trek, we will visit some famous landmarks in the lake city of Pokhara. Then, we will head to Chitwan and experience jungle safari in its tropical jungles. Finally, we will conclude our trek with a scenic drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu.
Nepal Experience tour is one of the easiest yet beautiful tours of Nepal. Anyone willing to delve into the rich culture and tradition and natural beauty of this small country can try out the trip. Despite a short amount of time, the tour provides a mix of natural scenery, adventure, and cultural experiences to the fullest for travelers.
Visit four cultural sites of Nepal listed by UNESCO
Iconic flight visit to Everest and other high peaks of Everest Region
Trek to world-famous Annapurna Region through the trails of Poon Hill along with mountain views
Visit the famous landmarks of the beautiful lake city of Pokhara
A scenic drive from Pokhara to Chitwan
Jungle safari in the tropical jungles of Chitwan
A scenic drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu
- Pick-up and drop (to and from hotel and airport)
- Twin sharing basis accommodations
- Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- All meals in Chitwan throughout the tour
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan
- Trained, Experienced and English-speaking guide
- Porter Service throughout the tour
- All charges for sightseeing and entry fees to temples and national parks
- Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
- Scenic flight to Mt. Everest
- All the necessary documents and paperwork
- A medical kit
- Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag and map (Jacket and sleeping bag to be returned after trip completion)
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- International flight (to and from Kathmandu)
- Visa fees for Nepal (appropriate USD Cash and two password size photo)
- Airport departure tax (Rs. 200 per person)
- Excess bag charges
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Extra night accommodation after the completion of the trip
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Tips for guides and porters
- Personal expenses of traveler (bar bills, laundry, etc.)
- Services not included in Cost Include section
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m) - 30 min drive to the hotel
On the first day, you will arrive in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. At Tribhuwan International Airport, our representative will be waiting for you. Our members will welcome you, and then they will take you to your hotel room in a private vehicle.
After checking in, you can take some rest in your room. There will be a welcome dinner in the evening hosted by the agency. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to experience Nepalese food culture.
Scenic Mt. Everest Flight and Kathmandu Sightseeing - 1 hour (Flight) and 5 hours in sight-seeing in Kathmandu
Early in the morning of our second day, we will take an hour-long mountain flight and experience the closest possible aerial view of the highest mountain peak, Mt. Everest, second highest mountain peak, Mt. Kanchenjunga including other magnificent mountains of the region along with a sight of the Tibetan Plateau.
In the afternoon, we will visit four UNSECO listed World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square is an ancient palace with fabulous art and architecture, which offers a glimpse of ancient history. Pashupatinath Temple is an ancient temple and holy monument for Hindus. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupa and holy place for Buddhists. Swayambhunath Stupa (The Monkey Temple ), meaning "self-existent," is also sacred, especially for Buddhists, but it is also famous among foreigners as it has several monkeys residing in the area.
We will stay another night in Kathmandu.
Fly to Pokhara and Trek to Ulleri (2050 m) - 30 min (flight) 6 hours trek
In the morning, we fly to Pokhara. Try to sit on the right side of the plane to catch mountain views. Once we get to the lake city of Pokhara, we will get the mesmerizing views of the Himalayas, including Manaslu, Machhepuchre, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna.
After taking a rest, we will drive to Naya Pul. From here, we will start our trek. We will pass through sub-tropical valley forests and also carved trails on the side of the cliff. After having our lunch, we will cross Modi Khola via a suspension bridge to reach Tikedhunga village. The hard part on this day is crossing Ulleri Hill that goes upward with many steps and boulders. We will need a lot of stamina to cross the hill. We will reach Ulleri by afternoon and spend a night here.
Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750 m) - 5 hours trek
After having a freshly cooked breakfast in Ulleri, we will ascend towards Ghorepani village. The name Ghorepani translates to "horse-water." It was a famous campsite before it became popular as a trekker's stop. Ghorepani is a beautiful village with small shops selling local crafts and products and few people residing in the area. There are two small settlements; one in a saddle and another one a little lower.
For our convenience, we will be staying in the higher part of Ghorepani village as it offers picturesque views of the snow-capped mountains, including Annapurna and Nilgiri mountains. Ghorepani is at an entirely higher altitude than our previous stop, so that the temperature will be low, and it will be a little chilly in the evening and night.
We will spend the night in Ghorepani. You can have a wonderful small chat with the locals around a fire. The local people here are said to be amicable and helpful here.
Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700 m) - 6 – 7 hours trek
The main highlight of Ghorepani to Poon Hill Trek is the sunrise view in the morning. So, to catch the sunrise view from Poon Hill, we take an early morning climb along the steep trails to the tip of the Poon Hill at 3210 m. It is the highest point of the trek and the most famous trekking destination in the Annapurna Region. It offers an elevated viewpoint to observe beautiful valleys of Mustang, Pokhara, and also mesmerizing views of the Himalayan Mountains that count to more than 20. The jaw-dropping view of the glowing mountains above in the presence of the morning light is sure to melt everyone's heart.
Once we are done taking photos and drinking coffee, we start to head back downwards to Ghorepani. We will have our breakfast and go climbing the nearby ridge. Then, we descend through the rhododendron forests and waterfalls along the way to reach Tadapani to spend the night.
Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940 m) - 3 – 4 hours
From Tadapani, we will start to descend through the dense forest. The path will be covered with rhododendron trees. When they bloom, the track will turn into the garden with red flowers when seen from far. Depending on the season, we might be able to experience the sight of cherry blossom in the afternoon.
After trekking for some time, we will get to the beautiful village of Ghandruk, a village in the slopes with stone houses inhabited by Gurung people. We will still be able to get the view of the Himalayas, including Fishtail, Annapurna, and Hiunchili mountains.
It is also another excellent opportunity to experience the unique culture, tradition, and lifestyle of Gurung people in the Himalayas. We can also visit the Ghandruk Museum.
Ghandruk to Pokhara (823 m) - 4 hours trek 1-hour drive
On this day, we will trek from Ghandru back to NayaPul, the starting point of the trek, and then drive to Pokhara. After having breakfast, we will start heading downwards along the path to reach Birethanti. Through the stone staircase carved in and out of the village followed by terraced farms, we will reach Modi Khola river valley. It keeps on going to Modi Khola river valley without almost any break.
By the time we get to Birethanti, we will be worn out. But we have to keep going. From Birethanti, we will walk for about half an hour, and we will finally reach Naya Pul. This is where the journey on foot comes to an end.
From Naya Pul, we will drive to Pokhara and stay a night there.
Sigh-seeing in Pokhara - 4 hours
Early in the morning, we will leave for Sarankot to catch the sunrise view. Sarankot offers a spectacular spot that overlooks Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara in the south. When the sun rises, and the rays hit the snow-capped mountains, it offers a jaw-dropping view as good as the view in Poon Hill.
Once we are done with the sight-seeing in Sarankot, we head back to Pokhara and start taking the tour of this beautiful city's landmarks. Davis Fall, Shiva Cave, is some of the milestones that we will visit. We will also have some fun by boating in Phewa Lake and visit the Barahi temple set in the middle of the lake.
We will also visit the famous International Mountain Museum (IMM) that records the mountaineering activities of the past and present in the world and particularly the Himalayas. Besides these, we will also take a tour of the Tibetan Refugee Camp and see how they produce and trade woolen carpets and other items. We will spend another night in Pokhara.
Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan (815 m) - 4-5 hour Drive
After having breakfast, we say goodbye to Pokhara and start heading toward Chitwan, a beautiful city set in the foot of Churia hills. It is also home to the first national park of Nepal, Chitwan National Park (CNP), a World Heritage Site.
Once we reach Chitwan, we will take a jungle walk in the national park. We will be able to experience the variety of flora and fauna and spend some time in the presence of the birds singing. In the evening, there will be a presentation of a wide range of flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park. We will spend a night at Chitwan.
Chitwan National Park - 5 hours
Early in the morning of this day, we will ride on the backs of the elephant and go on a jungle safari through the dense forest of Chitwan to experience wildlife in their home. After having breakfast, we will visit the elephant stable and enjoy bathing them. In the afternoon, we will either take a jeep ride through the jungles or take a canoe ride to Rapti River.
During the safari, we will go deep into the forest to spot deer along with other animals and also endangered one-horned rhinos. If we are lucky, we might also encounter Bengal Tiger. If we chose for canoeing, we might encounter Mugger Crocodile and freshwater dolphins along with some other birds.
We will stay a night in Chitwan again.
Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu - 4-5 hours
In the morning, we will engage in birding as Chitwan National Park is home to a variety of birds. Then, we will have breakfast and start our journey towards Kathmandu. We will start from the plains of the Terai and gradually head towards snaky roads as we get near to Kathmandu. We will be able to enjoy the beautiful hills and stunning local villages along the way. We will reach Kathmandu in the evening.
This is where our journey comes to an end. We will conclude our trip with a farewell dinner in the evening.
Final Departure - 30 min drive to the airport
Our journey together in Nepal ends today. Our staff member will escort you to the airport for about 3 hours before your flight. One your way back to your home, you will take a lot of beautiful experiences with you.