Nepal Tour Guide’s All Nepal Tour covers the highlighted places like Bandipur, Palpa, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini, and is designed so you can get a complete experience of Nepal. This tour combines sightseeing of world heritage sights, white water rafting, gentle hiking in hilly areas and jungle safari.
Your dive into Nepal’s fantastical world starts with cultural sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. This first day tour takes you back in time through the Kathmandu valley’s architectural and cultural wonders. The focal point of each of these cities are the durbar squares where several social festivals are performed.
You will find these durbar squares rich in medieval artifacts, most even dating back to the 12th century. Temples like Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath temple and Pashupatinath temple hold tremendous religious significance to the people of Nepal and travelling these sites showcase Nepalese art and architecture at its finest.
Heading 80km north-west of Kathmandu we reach the picturesque district of Nuwakot. This was once a thriving commercial hub of Nepal owing to the past trade route to Tibet but has now taken a more laid back approach. Sites like the famous Seven-storey Palace, organic-friendly The Famous Farm House keep you comfortable but if adventure is more on your mind then canyoning down Bulbule waterfall and the buzzing Nuwakot bazaar will enliven you.
Before making your way to Pokhara, you make a day’s stop at Bandipur city to relish sites like Bandipur silk farm, Thani Mai Temple viewpoint, Khadga Devi Temple and the largest cave of Nepal- the Siddha Gufa. All these make Bandipur a gem in the heart of Nepal and a must see place.
Then, the next destination is the ultimate cherry on top of you whole Nepal tour- Pokhara. This is the tourist hub of the whole country and sees travellers from all around the world. The plethora of lakes are enough to fill one’s heart with serenity. The numerous caves scattered throughout ignite a sense of mystical wonder.
Pokhara is also the adventure gateway of Nepal and you can also enjoy bungee jumping, rafting, fishing, zip lining, sky diving and many other thrilling activities to pump up your adrenaline. Being the center point for all major trekking routes begin from, so a day’s hike to the surrounding hills will give you a spectacular panoramic view of the mountains while you can almost touch them.
Tansen – The Cultural Hub
Taking a break from your wild nights at Pokhara, you head on to Tansen, Palpa. Walking through the cobbled steps of this medieval city, you enjoy a where you enjoy a more quiet life.
Tansen is also home to the traditional colorful woven Dhaka fabric that has now become synonymous with Nepal and is the choice of souvenir items. The Magars and Newars make up the larger population of the district and there are plenty of community homestays available for you to day-dream.
Lumbini – The Buddha’s Place
The drive from Palpa to Lumbini is one of the most interesting drives that takes you from the hills to the plains. This district is located in southern Nepal close to the Indian border and is the place where Siddhartha Gautam was born. This place became a pivotal place for buddhists after Buddhism spread worldwide.
Sites like the Queen Maya Devi Temple, Sacred Pond and Sacred Garden hold tremendous significance to the life of Gautam Buddha and hence is a much frequented. Other sites are the famous Ashoka Pillar and the international monasteries region.
There are over 30 monasteries here, all from different countries and carry their own unique identity and tradition. Walking shoulder to shoulder with the locals and the pilgrims, you will get the feeling of nothing less than devotion carrying over since ancient times.
Chitwan National Park
Getting glimpses of the endangered white rhino and Nepal tiger at Chitwan National Park will perfectly wrap up you Nepal tour. In this 17 day all Nepal tour, you will get an insight into the natural wonders, lifestyle, culture and religion of Nepal. No other trip will offer such diverse experience in a short time.