Heritage Nepal & Wildlife Trails
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  • Destination:Nepal
  • Duration:20 days
  • DATES : May 20 - Jun 09
    • Accommodation :Superior/Deluxe/Super Deluxe
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Katmandu Valley: 


The capital city, Katmandu is enriched with temples more than homes and festivals exceeding the number of days in a year. The whole valley with its seven heritage sites has been enlisted in cultural World Heritage Site list. The place has more to offer and it is not only administrative capital of the country but the capital of traditional culture and physical resources. Three Durbar Squares – Katmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath and Changu Narayan are the places most revered by the whole world. Kathmandu is a fascinating old city where pagodas, narrow cobbled lanes, old carved windows, and stone shrines are backdrops of lifestyle. Here the experiences are amazing, views fascinating, and the climate charming.There are living Goddesses whose smiles are a benediction. There are reincarnate Lamas who foresee the future with a roll of dice and scriptural reference. There are walks that lead the adventurous to legendary places where ogres once lived. There are hidden gardens behind palaces yet unseen and courtyards where miracles happen, and a city the Buddha visited.



Kathmandu City Tour 


AM: Sightseeing tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple.
Pashupatinath is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple served as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.



Bouddhanath is the center of Tibetan culture in Nepal. The 36 m. high stupa of Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupa in South Asia. Licchavi rulers renovated Bouddhanath Stupa in the eighth century. The mandala design in Bouddhanath is a copy of the one in Gyangtse in Tibet. The stupa is located in the area of ancient trade route to Tibet where Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many decided to live around Bouddhanath. Hence, a complete township has developed around Bouddhanath. The stupa is said to entomb the remains of a Kasyap sage venerable both to Buddhists and Hindus.





Bhaktapur Durbar Square-


Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the center of Bhaktapur. The Square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights some of the finest medieval arts of Nepal. The main items of interest in Bhaktapur Durbar Square are the Lion Gate, the Golden Gate and the statues of kings on stone monoliths. The Golden Gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla as the entrance to the main courtyard of the Fifty-five Windowed Palace. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in A.D. 1427 and was remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the seventeenth century. The art Gallery of Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains ancient paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods.



Changu Narayan Temple-


Breakfast at the hotel and today we drive to Mandawa and by afternoon we reach Mandawa and check in at the hotel and later we go for half day tour of havelis and paintings of Mandawa & overnight at the hotel.





Located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, is one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur district and is renowned for its spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya when the weather is clear. Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal.





is an ancient trading town of quaint streets and charming atmosphere, which lies 135 km out on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. Bandipur retains its age-old cultural attributes. Bandipur is a picturesque town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, a land as famous for its natural beauty as for the hospitality of its people. Due to its preserved, old time cultural atmosphere, Bandipur has increasingly been coming to the attention of tourism. Formerly a Magar village, Bandipur today is settled by a variety of Nepali ethnicities with different beliefs: the Bahuns, the Chettris, the Newars, the Damais, Kamis, Sarkis, Kasais, the Magars and Gurungs.






The natural beauty of Pokhara in Midwestern Nepal is simply bewitching. Forming the backdrop are the spectacular Annapurna Mountains with the magnificent fish-tailed Machhapuchhre dominating the scene. Adding to Pokhara’s enchantment are the three serene lakes of Phewa, Rupa and Begnas.Nature Tour covering Davis Falls, Cave & Lake Side. Overnight Stay at Hotel or Resort.


The Annapurna Conservation Area, 


in the north of central Nepal, has been one of the best trekking areas in the world and the most visited trekking area in Nepal. Beginning 790 meters, the area reaches as high as 8,091 meters of Mt. Annapurna. Some attractions are Jomsom, famous Hindu temple Muktinath, hills with rhododendrons, panoramic view of Annapurna ranges and Tilicho Lake area (at an altitude of 4,919 meters). The vegetation in this region includes various species of orchids and rhododendron. Wildlife includes around 100 different kinds of mammals including rare snow leopards and blue sheep.



Chitwan National Park


Nestled at the foot of the Himalayas, Chitwan has a particularly rich flora and fauna and is home to one of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros and is also one of the last refuges of the Bengal Tiger. Chitwan National Park (CNP), established in 1973, was Nepal’s first National Park. Located in the Southern Central Terai of Nepal, it formerly extended over the foothills, the property covers an area of 93,200 hectares, extends over four districts: Chitwan, Nawalparasi, Parsa and Makwanpur.


The park is the last surviving example of the natural ecosystems of the ‘Terai’ region and covers subtropical lowland, wedged between two east-west river valleys at the base of the Siwalik range of the outer Himalayas. The core area lies between the Narayani (Gandak) and Rapti rivers to the north and the Reu River a nd Nepal-India international border in the south, over the Sumeswar and Churia hills, and from the Dawney hills west of the Narayani, and borders with Parsa Wildlife Reserve to the east. In 1996, an area of 75,000 hectares consisting of forests and private lands and surrounding the park was declared as a buffer zone. In 2003, Beeshazar and associated lakes within the buffer zone were designated as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention




Baradia National Park 


Wilderness in the relatively unexplored deep jungles for western Nepal where wildlife is more than abundant. Remote challenging and offering unique adventure for wildlife and nature lovers. The Bardia National Park was initially a Royal Hunting Reserve. It was in 1976 that it was gazetted as royal Karnali Wildlife Reserve with an area of only 368 sq km and was also declared a wildlife sanctuary, in 1982; it was renamed as Royal Bardia Wildlife Reserve which also includes the Babai valley. But the villages were located in Baghaura phanta and Lamkoili phanta before the establishment of hunting reserve and were relocated outside reserve boundary. When villages have been resettled outside the reserve boundary, the farming has ceased. Since then natural vegetation is regenerating, making it an area of prime habitat for wildlife. It was only in 1988 that it granted a status of National Park in order to preserve the dwindling species of rare ecosystem, including flora and fauna, particularly the tiger and its other prey spices. With the help of seven political parties including Maoist, the Royal word has been avoided in 18th May 2006, after a big demonstration. This park is the largest and most untouched wilderness area in the terai providing excellent habitat for most of the endangered spices of wildlife and birds. The park now covers an area of 968 sq km and is divided into several regions- each with their own diverse flora and fauna. It was only in 1994 that basic facilities existed for independent visitors. It has extensive and varied wildlife -all endangered rhinoceros, wild elephant, the Bengal tiger, swamp deer, black buck, gharial and mugger crocodile, gangetic dolphin.


Detail Tour Itinerary 



Day 01: Kathmandu (By Flight)

Today we are transferred to the Airport to take early flight to Kathmandu, upon arrival check in at the hotel and our rest of day is free for leisure and Overnight at the hotel. Meals; Dinner



Day 02: Kathmandu

Breakfast & commence your city tour covering Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure and Swyambhunath Stupa….. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals; Breakfast



Day 03: Kathmandu – Nagarkot 

Breakfast at the hotel and today we drive to Nagarkot and enoroute we visit bhaktapur & Changunarayan Temple and later upon arrival check in at the hotel and a saw first glimpse of Kathmandu valley and later we visit famous sights of Nagarkot and overnight at the hotel.
Meals; Breakfast



Day 04: Nagarkot – Trishuli Rafting – Bandipur Village 

Drive to Kathmandu to Trishuli River -4 hrs / Enjoy Rafting for 2-3 hrs / Lunch and Drive another 2 hrs to Bandipur Village situated on the top of Hills.Short excursion around Village and Overnight stay at Resort.
Meals; Breakfast, Lunch



Day 05: Bandipur – Pokhara 

Breakfast at the hotel and today we drive to Pokhara and by late afternoon we reach Pokhara and check in at the hotel and our rest of day is free for leisure and overnight at the hotel.
Meals; Breakfast



Day 06: Pokhara – Tirkhedunga (1500 M )

Pokhara drive Nayapul trek to Tirkheduga – Drive 1 hour/ drive 4h walk I Pokhara drive to Nayapul it takes 1h. And Trek to Tirkhedunga. 4-hour trek to Tirkhedunga (1500 m). The trail winds its way through bamboo forests and passes by a spectacular waterfall. Overnight in Tikhedhunga Lodge(1500m)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



DAY 07: Tirkhedunga Trek To Ghorepani – 5-6 Hours Walk 

The Annapurna South (7273m) and the Hiunchuli gradually unfold on this pleasant walk uphill through fields and pastures and later through rhododendrons and oak woods. Ghorepani was originally a horse watering post, which has evolved into an important crossroads for tourists and the numerous mule caravans on the Jomoson-Pokhara trip. Overnight in Ghorepani Hotel (2870m)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 08: Ghorepani Visit Poon Hill (3195 M) & Return Trek To Tadapani 6 Hours Walk 

We leave early morning for Poon Hill, to catch the early morning sunlight on the panorama of peaks: Dhaulaghiri, Annapurnas, and Machhapuchare… This is an option but really worth the while. We then retrace our steps to Ghorepani and continue towards Tadapani through rhododendron woods. Overnight in Tadapani Hotel (2590m)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 09: Tadapani Trek To Ghandrung (1940m) In 3 – 4 Hours Walk 

The trail gently descends through a subtropical forest highlighted by huge bamboo massifs and giant rhododendrons. Gandrung is the main village of the Gurung tribe, warriors known for their contribution to the famous Gurkha regiments. Afternoon Ghanrung village Excursion as well visits the old Gurung Museum and return. Overnight in Ghandruk (1940mm)
Meals; Dinner



Day 10: Ghandrung To Dhampus (2100m) 4 – 5 Hours Walks 

This morning you will see nice view Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, fishtail and Lamjung Himal and we continue our descent to the Modi Khola (River) then climb up to Landrung and continue trek to Tolkha. Overnight in Tolkha (1700m)



Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 11: Dhampus To Phedi & Pokhara Valley.

Pleasant walk through terraced paddy fields. Superb vistas of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Tolkha to Dheurali little bit hard walk and after that very easy walk to Dhampus Phedi & drive to Pokhara.Overnight in Pokhara. We arrive pokhara for Lunch. Explore Pokhara including International Museums etc depending on the time permits. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Pokhara.
Meals: Breakfast



Day 12: Pokhara – Royal Chitwan National Park 

UNESCO recalls Chitwan as one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the ‘Terai’ region, which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal at the foot of the Himalayas. The Chitwan National Park has been enlisted in natural World Heritage Site. It has a particularly rich flora and fauna. One of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros lives in the park, which is also one of the last refuges of the Bengal tiger. Activities & Overnight stay at Jungle Lodge


Arrive, meet and transfer to Jungle Resort. On reaching resort, our guest relations officer will brief guest.

1:00 p.m.: Lunch.

3:30 p.m.: Elephant CENTER / Jungle Walk / Village walk.

8:00 p.m.: Dinner.




Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 13: Chitwan National Park 

5:30 a.m.: Wake up call followed by tea/coffee.

6:00 a.m.: Bird watching / Elephant Safari / Jeep safari.

8:00 a.m.: Breakfast.

9:30 a.m.: Crocodile walk. A 45 minutes walk through grassland and forest upstream of the Narayani River. Board boats to observe crocodiles along the banks while floating back to the camp.

1:00 p.m.: Lunch.

3:30 p.m.: Elephant Safari /Canoe / Visit Observation Tower / Nature Walk with Boat Ride.

8:00 p.m.: Dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 14: Chitwan National Park 


5:30 a.m.: Wake up call followed by tea/coffee.
6:00 a.m.: Bird watching / Elephant Safari / Jeep Safari.
8:00 a.m.: Breakfast/ Canoe
9:30 a.m.: (Option 1) Boat Excursion to AmattariGhat followed by a full day Nature Trek to the Churia Hills. Pack lunch enroute and return by jeep.
9:30 am: (Option 2) Visit a local village to see and learn about the people of Chitwan. Return to camp.
1:00 p.m.: Lunch.
3:30 p.m.: Boat excursion to AmaltariGhat and return by jeep / land rover.
8:00 p.m.: Dinner.




Day 15: Chitwan National Park 

5:30 a.m.: Wake up call followed by tea/coffee.
6:00 a.m.: Bird watching / Jeep Safari /J jungle walk.
8:00 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: Cultural tour – Tharu Village, explore their culture. Return to Camp
8:00 am: Dinner



Day 16: Chitwan – Lumbini (200 KM – 5 ½ Hours Drive)
5:30 am: Wake up call followed by tea/coffee.
6:00 am: Jeep Safari / Elephant Safari / Jungle walk.


After breakfast, we travel overland from Chitwan to the Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where has been revered as the place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.Upon arrival Lumbini, we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal.



Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



Day 17: Lumbini – Bardia National Park
Drive to Bardia National Park from Lumbini.You will then be transferred to our Lodge where you will be offered refreshment and be given a briefing on our lodge and its facilities.

Evening : Village tour / Dinner / Overnight at Lodge / Resort.



Day 18: Bardia National Park

05:30: Wake up call
06:00: Breakfast / Jeep Safari
09:00: Elephant ride (for an hour), an excellent opportunity to get the lifetime experience on the elephant back and to see the wildlife of the Park. Visit to visitor Center, Crocodile Breeding Center and Tharu Cultural Museum.
13:00: Lunch
15:00: Jungle Walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.
20:00: Dinner



Day 19; Bardia National Park
05:30: Wake up call
06:00: Breakfast
07:30: Tiger Tracking and Bird Watching. An excellent opportunity to see a Royal Bengal tiger and a great many species of birds found in Bardia. 13:00: Lunch
14:30: Jeep Drive. An excellent opportunity to see wild animals and you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home.
20:00: Dinner




Day 20: Bardia National Park – Kathmandu

06:00: Wake up call
06:30: Breakfast / Jeep Safari
07:00: Visit to Karnali River for Dolphin Sightseeing
12:00: Lunch& Drive to Nepaljung Airport ( 2.3 hrs)
upon arrival at Kathmandu you will be transfer to Airport and Rest of the day is free and overnight at the hotel.



Day 21: Kathmandu – Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and we will be transfer to international airport to take a direct flight to homebound journey.