Kathmandu, Pokhara & Jomsom

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Overview

Incredible tour to get closer perspective of Nepal’s incredible assets!

As you take on this tour in Nepal, you will be guided to the most beautiful sightseeing places of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, providing you an insight into the rich culture and tradition of Nepal. Then you will head towards Pokhara, where you will get to explore the beautiful ambience of the city. The major tourist attractions of tour in Pokhara include Phewa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall, the gorge of the Seti River, etc. After your sightseeing tour in Pokhara, you will fly to Jomsom which is blessed with exquisite natural beauty. Jomsom is situated on the bank of Kali Gandaki River and is dominated by massive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks. An excursion around Jomsom gives you a truly rewarding experience of a lifetime. The trip concludes in Chitwan, with a visit to Nepal’s oldest National Park. Chitwan National Park, situated in the tropical Terai region, is renowned for being home to various rare species, particularly the one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger. Taking on this fun-filled journey, you get to experience real adventure and pleasure, leaving you with unforgettable memories to cherish.

Itinerary

You will be greeted by a panoramic view of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below once you fly in the sky of Kathmandu. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your trip activities.

After the early morning breakfast, you travel along the exotic locales of Kathmandu, where more diversified cultural settings in the valley welcome you. A day tour of the valley will take you to Boudhanath, where you will grab an opportunity for the insightful peep into the invaluable culture attached to Tibetan Buddhist. This may make you feel like you have just been on a spiritual journey. Bouddhanath is the largest dome-shaped stupa in the country where the practices of Buddhism can be observed at its best. Then it continues to Pashupatinath, the major Hindu shrine offers countless temples dedicated to different Hindu deities within its widespread area. However, the main temple Pashupatinath is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Destroyer - Shiva dwells here as protector of animal kinds as per the myth. A final destination to explore could be Patan Durbar Square, where Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and many other places of Patan, will unveil before you as an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with sensual carvings and repose metalwork facades.

It takes around 25 minutes to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. While flying to Pokhara, you can enjoy the fantastic views of shimmering mountain ranges and spectacular landscapes below you. On reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to the best resorts or hotels of your choice. Pokhara will have you mesmerized with its majestic sight of snow-capped mountain peaks and exquisite beauty. You will visit some of the popular landmarks of Pokhara like Devis waterfall, Seti gorge, Bindabasini temple, Guptseshowor Cave etc. You can also savor the pleasure of boating on Phewa Lake.

Your next destination is Jomsom. As you fly to Jomsom, fun-filled adventurous journey waits for you. Pokhara-Jomsom flight gives you the most thrilling panoramic view of Himalayas and rivers. After taking proper rest and meal, you get ready for your excursion in Jomsom. Travelling to Jomsom will take you down to the memory lane of ancient kingdom of Mustang. Muktinath is the most popular site in Jomson. As you visit this sacred site, you will able to grasp a complete picture of Hindu religious and culture, tradition and custom of local people.

You will fly to Pokhara and head for Chitwan (4/5 hrs’ drive). Chitwan houses rich wildlife, lush grasslands and rare species of bird and animals. Chitwan National Park is your target destination. It gives a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several are species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sightseeing these are very high owing to the expertise and experiences of guides.

You surrender yourself to the pure pleasure of jungle activities. Your safari excursion includes Wildlife safari, canoeing, jungle walking, bird watching etc. On your jungle safari through the majestic jungles of Chitwan National Park, you may encounter rare endangered species like one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger and rich diverse ecosystem. You can have the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experience of your lifetime.

After your tour in Chitwan National Park, you return to Kathmandu. Our exotic Nepal cultural tour concludes here. On reaching Kathmandu, you can indulge in any kind of activities of your interest. You can simply go for shopping, walking, sightseeing or any kind or recreational activities.

Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

General Information

TOUR GUIDE

We have a team of highly experienced and multilingual guides (guides who can speak your language – major languages only). They are professionally trained and are thoroughly versed about nature, culture and history of each place in this itinerary.

 

TOUR AVAILABILITY

We operate Nepal tours for private team of any size. So you can enjoy your private trip without having to deal and confront with other people who have different interests and attitude. Each trip is accompanied by a tour guide and driver(s). Nepal tours of four to eight days in duration are ideal for an extension trip if you have booked any longer trekking holidays in Nepal or tours/treks in Tibet.

 

ACCOMMODATION

All the destination of the Kathmandu, Pokhara and Jomsom touroffers a wide range of accommodation facilities, from 5 star luxury hotels to budget-priced guest houses. Top hotels give you high quality services. Explore Himalaya will assist you in hotel reservation.

 

MEAL

Breakfast is included but lunch and dinner are excluded in all our tour costs. You will have breakfast at Hotel Everest View, one of the highest resorts in the world situated at an altitude 3880m. In Kathmandu, there are plenty of quality restaurants that serve Nepali, oriental and continental dishes. A good continental lunch or dinner at a good restaurant costs approximately USD 10-15. Full board option is also available on request.

 

MEETING/AIRPORT TRANSFERS

In this exotic Nepal tour, airport pick-ups and drops are included. You need to pass on your International flight details to us for a “meeting and greeting” service at airport. On arrival you just pass on the Customs and come out of the Terminal building where you will see someone standing with a placard with either ‘Explore Himalaya’ or your name written on it. Our airport representative or tour officer will greet you and welcome you at the airport. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you will be briefed about your further activities in detail. After your trip in Nepalis over you will be transferred back to the airport in time to catch your flight back home.

 

VEHICLE

We have a fleet of latest model luxury vehicles of all types and sizes, from small two-seater luxury cars to large capacity luxury tourist coaches. 4WD Land cruisers are used in off-road destinations like Jiri and Manang. Size and type of vehicle depend on size of your group. We use two-seater car for 1-2 persons, micro luxury 6-seater van for 3-5 persons, 10 seater van for 6-9 persons and tourist coach or coaster for group size above 10 persons. Our drivers are specially trained to serve in the hospitality industry. The vehicles are checked carefully before assigning them to your service.

 

TIPS

Tips are appreciated by your support team after the completion of your trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. As a suggestion, we advise that you can allocate 5- 10 % of the total tour cost as tips.

 

CLOTHING

Clothing varies with the types of tours and seasons. From April to the end of October, it is warm in Kathmandu. In Nepal clothing for traveling purpose should be comfortable and light. You can also wear longer shorts provided that it is weather- friendly. In the months of November to the end of March, days are usually warm and evenings are cool. Put on your summer clothes during the day time but in the evening and night it is advisable to carry a light jacket. Winter season starts from December to February. One must be equipped with sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc to stay protected from the cold. Though this is a Heli tour of 3 hours, you still need to be properly dressed as you going in the altitude with a stopover above 3800m. In accordance to Nepali weather you can have your clothes well-packed in your luggage or you can also purchase clothes of your choice and needs from the clothing stores in Nepal.

    The Trip Cost Includes
    • 3 night’s accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast
    • 1 night’s accommodation at 3-star hotel in P0khara on twin sharing with breakfast
    • 1 nights’ accommodation at 3-star hotel in Jomsom on twin sharing with breakfast
    • 2 nights accommodation at 3 star hotel in Chitwan on twin sharing on full board
    • Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park as per the package
    • Airport transfers in private vehicle with an escort
    • Sightseeing Tour with English speaking local guide
    • Entrance fees to the monuments as per the itinerary
    • Tour transfers in private vehicle
    • Airfares Pokhara/Jomsom/Pokhara
    • Airfares Pokhara/Kathmandu

    The Trip Cost Excludes
    • Nepal visa fees
    • Any airfares and airport taxes
    • All Lunch and Dinner
    • Personal expenses like; internet, bar bills, laundry etc.
    • Tips for guide or local staff etc.
    • Personal Insurance and Medical expenses
    • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/rescue due to any unforeseen reasons
    • Any other services other than mentioned under “Price Includes”

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BOOKING PROCEDURE

Your booking of this Cultural tour of Nepal will be confirmed by email once we receive your deposit of $500 and the signed copy of booking form and contract. The balance is due no later than two months prior to departure. If you book a tour less than 2 months prior to departure, you must send the full payment within 7 days of confirmation by us.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel your booking, the following scale of charges will apply: • 2 months before departure – Loss of deposit (US$ 500) • 29 days to 2 months before departure – 30% of total trip cost • 10 to 28 days before departure – 60% of total trip cost • Less than 10 days before departure – 100% of total trip cost

DISCLAIMER

It is fundamental to acknowledge that trip is an adventure tour in mountains. This requires some flexibility. The itinerary is taken only as a guideline. We cannot be held responsible for any delays caused by International or domestic flights, strikes, Government regulations, weather or natural casualties etc. In such cases, Explore Himalaya shall provide suitable alternatives which will be decided upon mutual agreement. If you have any questions regarding this trip, please feel free to contact us at enquiry@explorehimalaya.com or directly by phone: +977-1-4418100. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours.

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