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Nepal Cultural Circuit Tour

Package Duration: 13 Days | Difficulty Grade: Easy

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Trip Overview of Nepal Cultural Circuit Tour

Nepal Cultural Circuit Tour offers you the grand tour of Nepal covering almost all the major tourist areas in Nepal and also including many of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal. Nepal is a rich mix of different cultures and traditions melded over thousands of years into a unique whole. Most of the festivals celebrated in Nepal have their own religious significance.  And the dates of most festivals are fixed by famous astrologers after consulting the lunar calendar. The biggest and the most celebrated festival are Dashain and Tihar in Nepal. For almost three weeks joining Nepal cultural tour you’ll get chance for the walk across temples and places of origin, witness breathtaking views of the Himalayas and see Nepal’s beautiful natural surroundings. Cultural circuit tour of Nepal provides an opportunity to visit the villages of different ethnics groups and interact with the friendly locals and witness their daily life as Nepal is considered as the land of colorful cultures, ancient history and people, picturesque scenery and some of the best walking on earth.

Nepal cultural tour covers almost all the UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal and explore the temples, monasteries, palaces with ancient and medieval arts and architectures, and enjoy the views of the Snow-clad Mountains. Kathmandu holds very long history about in cultural, religious and political. We will visit cities decorated with ancient arts, crafts, and architecture of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. All of these are amazing man-made wonders, still standing majestically, some of them as old as 2500 years. Our Nepal Cultural tour continues to the natural heritage Chitwan national park which is regarded as the home of various endangered animals and birds and provides you the great opportunity to explore the nature of Nepal enjoying with the various jungle activities. Tharu cultural dance is regarded as the main highlight of the Chitwan. The colorful costume, festivals which they celebrate with much joy and enthusiasm and gracious hospitality makes your trip wonderful. Similarly, Nepal cultural tour comes to the Lumbini city tour. Pokhara and Sarangkot sightseeing is another major attraction of the cultural tour in Nepal. Its flame rests on the natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains, not on any great historical or cultural endowment. Pokhara is the major destination for tourists as it is also the starting point of main trekking routes in Nepal offering circuit trek of Annapurna.

Similarly, the sightseeing of Nepal cultural circuit tour follows to Bandipur and Gorkha-the ancestral hometown of Gorkha soldiers and Shah Kings of Nepal. Back to Kathmandu valley; visit the medieval villages of Khokana, Bungamati, Dhulikhel and Panauti Village that makes you more familiar to the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of Nepalese and get chance to view their culture and living style from near. Cultural tour of Nepal in a whole that offers you the opportunity to explore the unique characteristics of culture and nature of Nepal. You will get an opportunity to visit the villages of different ethnics groups and interact with the friendly locals and witness their daily life which will be your lifetime memorable tour in Nepal.

Highlights of Nepal Cultural Circuit Tour

Tour Duration: 13 days arrival to Departure

Climate during the tour:
September to Nov: Autumn very pleasant and clear weather, the mountain views are the best. (Maximum 30 Degree Minimum 2 Degree)

March to May (warmest months) the temperatures are mildly warm ((Maximum 33 Degree Minimum 10 Degree)

December to Mid February (Winter) the weather is cold and the sky is clear (Maximum 24 Degree Minimum -2 Degree)

June to August: Summer/ Rainy Season (July/August has more rain) (Maximum 34 Degree Minimum 19 Degree)

Tour Visiting Places: Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Gorkha, Dhulikhel, Pokhara, Sarangkot, Lumbini, Chitwan

Transportation: Good Condition Private Car/Van depends on group size for the tour with a good driver, for long drive Tourist Bus/Flights are available.

Detailed Itinerary of Nepal Cultural Circuit Tour

We will meet you at Airport and transfer to hotel. Have some brief talk about the program and meet with the guide in our office. Manage all the necessary accessories.

This is a full day tour. Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath, the monkey temple, Boudhhanath and the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Situated at a height of 2100m/7500ft. above sea level, Daman is a prime place to view the Himalayan peaks including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorjelakpa, Gaurishankar, Cho You. There is a view tower from where one can have a panoramic view of 300 miles of the Himalayan range. Over night stay at hotel.

Early in the morning we will go to the tower to enjoy a panoramic view of the vast Himalaya. After breakfast we will drive to Chitwan National Park and begin the jungle part of our tour programme.

The activities include Elephant Back Safari, Canoeing, Bird Watching, Tharu Village Visit, Jungle walk and Tharu Cultural Programme. Tharu is the ethnic group of the Terai area where Chitwan National Park is situated.

After having the breakfast we will drive to the birth place of Lord Buddha, the enlightened one, the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism.

After having the breakfast we will set for full day sightseeing of Lumbini. It includes Maya Devi temple, the Ashoka Pillar, the sacred pond, Puskarni, where just prior to giving birth to the Buddha, Maya Devi took the bath. We will then drive to Tilaurakot and stay overnight in a hotel.

Pokhara is another very popular tourist destination in Nepal. As you reach Pokhara enjoy the leisurely walk in streets of Pokhara. Spend the night in your hotel.

After breakfast we will have a full day touring the Pokhara Valley, visiting the Barahi temple, World Peace Pagoda, Seti Gandaki (River Gorge), Devi’s Fall, Gupteswar Gupha (Cave), Mahendra Gupha (Cave), The Old Bazaar (Ganesh tole and Ram Krishna Tole), Bindabasini Temple, Matepani Gumba (Buddhist Monastery), Bhadrakali Temple and the Pokhara Mountain Museum. In the evening we will go boating on the Phewa Lake, a beautiful tranquil lake in Pokhara.

After breakfast we will drive to Gorkha about 3 hour drive. Gorkha holds prominent place in the history of Nepal as it is the birth place of King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of modern Nepal. Gorkha is situated on a hill with fantastic views of the snowy peaks of the Himalaya. It is the origin place of famous Gorkha warriors.

Today after breakfast we will drive back to Kathmandu, about 4 and half hour drive, transfer to hotel and rest.

Khokana and Bungamati are ancient Newari villages (16th century). Panauti village reflects special culture and tradition of the newar community.

We will then transfer you to the international airport to connect to your onward destination.

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Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation through out the tour including breakfast
  • Guided Tour to all the places as per itinerary with private vehicle and tour guide.
  •  Private transportation through out the tour ( car/van / Hiace depends on group size)
  •  Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Tips and gratitude
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    13 Days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Hotel & Lodge

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Easy

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