Scenic & Cultural Tour

Scenic & Cultural Tour
07 days

Scenic & Cultural Tour of Nepal a delightful holiday for all types of people where you will get the best of Nepal with interesting cultural and scenic tours within driving and flying distances with unmatched views of stunning Himalayan Mountains in the backdrop of ancient historical palaces and holy sites. Most of Nepal ancient sites are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as our tour leads to famous and renowned places of great interest, with a tour of medieval Bhaktapur city its great temples and ancient kings palace and courtyard.

Scenic & Cultural Tour of Nepal leads you to the hill town of Nagarkot. Nepal’s best scenic spot with Mountain Resorts rewards you with striking sunrise over a chain of Himalayan peaks including Everest. Scenic & Cultural Tour of Nepal continues with a drive Nepal Mid South to Chitwan National Park for exciting and thrilling wild-life safari on elephant backs on the lookout for rare royal Bengal Tiger, Rhino and other animals with exotic bird life.

After Chitwan towards picturesque Pokhara visit to Sarankot view hilltop for magnificent sunrise over Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains and with a tour of Pokhara to witness local life and culture. Our fabulous tour ends with a drive to back in Kathmandu and taking a panoramic mountain flight with views of Mt. Everest before you depart from amazing Nepal.

Trip info

SCENIC & CULTURAL TOUR OF NEPAL
‘an exciting, delightful and leisure tour of Nepal around interesting destinations’

Trip Profile:

Mode of Tours:                    On hotels and lodge at Chitwan
Chitwan duration:                2 nights and 3 days
Beyond Kathmandu:            4 nights and 5 days
Total Trip:                              07 Nights and 08 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season:                                  nearly all season except monsoon wet months of July and August

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu-Nepal and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Guided Tour at places of interest around world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Chitwan national park and transfer to respective jungle lodge and resorts.
Day 04: Full day jungle activities with wild-life safari.
Day 05: Drive to Pokhara 860 m - 05 hrs journeys.
Day 06: Early morning Sunrise view from Sarankot Hill and afternoon sightseeing tour in Pokhara
Day 07: Morning flight to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot.
Day 08: Morning Mountain Flight with views of Everest, and transfer for international departure.

Itinerarys

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Nepal and transfer to hotel.
On arrival in Kathmandu capital city and hub of Nepal received by our guide and staff and then transfer to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu, with time for group briefing and information regarding your trip in Nepal where evening includes welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with folk programs to entertain you during dinner.

Day 02: Guided Tour at places of interest around world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
Morning tour in the heart of Kathmandu with famous old Durbar Square with many monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square, house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty.

Visit Kasthamandap a unique type of wooden temple also known as Maru Satal, built in 1596 A.D. by King Laxmi Narsingh Malla. The name Kathmandu derived from a temple built with the wood of a single tree.

After a time in Durbar Square, a short drive to Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) of 25 centuries old, stands as one of the world's oldest Buddhist Chaitiya or Stupa.

The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath is the wonder that was Nepal, the glory that was Nepal. It is listed a World Heritage for Site with all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue.

Afternoon visit Bouddhanath Stupa, the largest Buddhist shrine of South Asia, this ancient colossal chorten was built in the 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces and from the bird's eye view it takes the relevant shape or of a lotus flower which indeed remains a very holy object for all the devout Buddhists of the world.

From here a short drive leads to Pashupatinath a holy Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva placed on the bank of Bagmati River, although non-Hindu are not allowed inside the main premise, however, one can watch the devotes and pilgrims on religious prayer from the other side of the river.

Finally, our day tour concludes with a drive back to your hotel with rest of the afternoon free at leisure.

Day 03:  Morning drive to Chitwan - 06 hrs.
The morning after early breakfast starting our enjoyable drive to reach Nepal’s popular and Asia’s best national park in Chitwan for exciting Jungle and wildlife safari.

After an interesting drive past many villages and towns reaching outskirt of Chitwan National Park where all nice hotels-lodge and resorts are placed, at Chitwan using the best hotels or resort for 2 overnight stops, after lunch a short introductory tour or nature walks with dinner accompanied by local Tharu culture dance programs.

Day 04:  In Chitwan full jungle activities and elephant safari.
Full day jungle and nature programs starting the early morning before breakfast with varieties of
activities include elephant safari (morning or late afternoon) jungle/nature walks-bird watch tour, canoe ride to see crocodile and water birds, jungle drive with enjoyable elephant bathing and briefing, afternoon Jungle drive / Jungle or Nature walks or elephant safari (if not done earlier).

Day 05:  Drive to scenic Pokhara - 05 hrs.
After an exciting and wonderful time at Chitwan, morning drive leads to one of the famous places in all Himalaya at picturesque Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara overnights in nice hotels by the serene Phewa Lake. Afternoon free for walks around the lakeside with interesting shops and stores includes world-class restaurants with close views of Annapurna mountain range and the stunning peak of Machapuchare Himal “The Fish Tail”.

Day 06:  Early morning Sunrise view from Sarankot Hill and afternoon sightseeing tour in Pokhara
Early morning a short drive to Sarankot hilltop famous viewpoints for striking sunrise over a range of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt. Manaslu with aerial views of Pokhara green valley and Lake Phewa, a popular spot for Para-Gliding as well.

After catching the views of sunrise and mountains back to the hotel with a sightseeing tour of Pokhara at places of interest.

In Pokhara tour of Seti Gorge, Davids / Devi or Pathle Chhago Water Falls- visit Peace Stupa and around Pokhara local markets away from the main touristic area and then back to your hotel with leisure time for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.  

Day 07: Morning flight to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot.
Morning a scenic flight brings you back at Kathmandu from Pokhara, where another exciting tour leads you to the famous medieval period city at Bhaktapur here a tour of interesting places interwoven with a classic and traditional way of ancient times with its rich heritage of past glory.

Bhaktapur means the city of ‘Devotees’ its ancient name as Bhadgaon, in Bhaktapur visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Bhaktapur Nytapola Temple, The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery, Dattarya Square with famous peacock window
Pottery square and market.

After an interesting time here drive for an hour uphill to Nagarkot, a famous spot for stunning sunrise and sunset views over an array of Himalayan peaks in a tranquil surrounding.

From Nagarkot with exciting visit transfer for the drive back to Kathmandu with time for leisure activities before group dinner with last night in Nepal.

Day 08:   Morning Mountain Flight with views of Everest, and transfer for international departure.
Early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for super panorama flights with array of mountains views with Mt. Everest during an hour flight, with time to get refreshed with last day in amazing Nepal, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel, our guide and staff transfer you to airport for your flight back home or to next respective destination, after an enjoyable and memorable time on Scenic & Cultural Tour of Nepal with great service of Base Camp Trekking.

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  • Lyle Clancy, 4.50 / 5 (6 votes)
    Name : Lyle Clancy

    In October 2014, 2015 I completed another wonderful family trek in Nepal to Langtang and Gosainkund lakes thanks to Sappa and his company “Nepal Base…

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    Name : Christian Bank

    German Language: Wir haben mit Sappa und einem Träger im Mai 2011 eine elftägige Trekking Tour durch die Langtang und Helambu Region gemacht. Wir sind…

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    Adriano Rosa, 4.50 / 5 (6 votes)
    Name : Adriano Rosa

    Sappa é o cara. Visitei o Nepal em duas ocasiões. Na primeira ele foi meu guia no circuito Annapurna, onde caminhamos por 21 dias. Na…

  • Lucie, 4.13 / 5 (15 votes)
    Name : Lucie

    In October 2015 I went to Nepal for the second time. This time I decided to take my family along, because my previous experience with…

  • Krystof, 3.53 / 5 (17 votes)
    Name : Krystof

    Dear Sappa and friends! I loved our trip to Nepal! Thank you for preparing a delicious food for me, for carrying my backpack, teaching me…

  • Teresa Ojeda, 3 / 5 (23 votes)
    Name : Teresa Ojeda

    Sapa amigo!!!! I can´t tell you how much we think of BEAUTIFUL NEPAL and of YOU! the wonderful time we spent together. We are totally…

  • Renata, 3.21 / 5 (19 votes)
    Name : Renata

    Last year it was my first trip to Asia. I had always dreamt about hiking in Himalayas. I was a bit worried as I turned…

  • Stephan Bank, 4.10 / 5 (10 votes)
    Name : Stephan Bank

    We took an 11-day trekking trip with Sappa and a porter in the Langtang and Helambu region in Mai 2011. We entered Langtang valley at…

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Client Reviews

  • Lyle Clancy, 4.50 / 5 (6 votes)
    Name : Lyle Clancy

    In October 2014, 2015 I completed another wonderful family trek in Nepal to Langtang and Gosainkund lakes thanks to Sappa and his company “Nepal Base…

  • Christian Bank, 4 / 5 (6 votes)
    Name : Christian Bank

    German Language: Wir haben mit Sappa und einem Träger im Mai 2011 eine elftägige Trekking Tour durch die Langtang und Helambu Region gemacht. Wir sind…

  • Adriano Rosa
    Adriano Rosa, 4.50 / 5 (6 votes)
    Name : Adriano Rosa

    Sappa é o cara. Visitei o Nepal em duas ocasiões. Na primeira ele foi meu guia no circuito Annapurna, onde caminhamos por 21 dias. Na…

  • Lucie, 4.13 / 5 (15 votes)
    Name : Lucie

    In October 2015 I went to Nepal for the second time. This time I decided to take my family along, because my previous experience with…

  • Krystof, 3.53 / 5 (17 votes)
    Name : Krystof

    Dear Sappa and friends! I loved our trip to Nepal! Thank you for preparing a delicious food for me, for carrying my backpack, teaching me…

  • Teresa Ojeda, 3 / 5 (23 votes)
    Name : Teresa Ojeda

    Sapa amigo!!!! I can´t tell you how much we think of BEAUTIFUL NEPAL and of YOU! the wonderful time we spent together. We are totally…

  • Renata, 3.21 / 5 (19 votes)
    Name : Renata

    Last year it was my first trip to Asia. I had always dreamt about hiking in Himalayas. I was a bit worried as I turned…

  • Stephan Bank, 4.10 / 5 (10 votes)
    Name : Stephan Bank

    We took an 11-day trekking trip with Sappa and a porter in the Langtang and Helambu region in Mai 2011. We entered Langtang valley at…