Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a company representative, who will drop you off at our hotel. After checking in, take a rest or visit Amazing Nepal's office. You may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Amazing Nepal Trek & Expedition. For dinner, you will be served excellent Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's authentic food culture. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and dinner can be scheduled for the following day. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
After breakfast, you will set out for sightseeing of the culturally and architecturally rich heritage sites of the Valley. Places such as the Pashupatinath, the world famous temple precinct of the Hindus, the Boudhnath and Swaymbhunath, the world famous Buddhist stupa precinct, and Kathmandu Durbar Square will open up completely a new cultural world of Nepali art and architecture to you. You will also be taken to the Kumari Ghar, where resides the Virgin Goddess. We will also discuss the trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Chitwan
After breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred by private vehicle to Chitawan (about 4/5 hours) drive through the countryside to reach the Chitawan and you will be transferred to the hotel. After checking into the hotel and refreshed you will brief about full nature programs by our nature guide and head on for activities. After briefing about the nature programs you will be guided for village walk and sunset view and evening dinner with cultural program and overnight.
Day 04: Jungle Excursion at Chitawan
After breakfast, you will set out on a dog out canoe in Rapti River to watch the aquatic birds. If luck favors you, you will get to see the one of the endangered species of crocodiles-Gharial. The boat ride lasts for 30 minutes and you will visit the Elephant breeding camp, where you will have a chance to play with the young elephant babies and learn how the elephants are captured in the wild, how they are tamed and trained to work for human beings.
Option: After the canoe trip, interested people with prior arrangement can take jungle walk tour that lasts 3 hours. It's a complete jungle walk trek on foot, guided by experienced jungle guides and shikaris. Return to hotel in the afternoon.
After lunch, you will again go to explore the flora and fauna of the park on the elephant back! Great experience! Great One Horned Rhinoceros is the unmistakable sight. Other animals commonly seen are Sambar, Spotted deer, and wild boars. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 05: Drive to Lumbini
This morning you will take for bird watching in the river bank of Rapti, where you can find more than 250 species of birds. This place is paradise for bird watcher and after breakfast at 9.00 am you will departure by private transportation to Lumbini (birthplace of Lord Buddha). Here one can see Maya Devi temple, the place where she gave birth to the lord and an Ashoka pillar which has inscriptions identifying the spot as the birthplace, ruins of ancient stupas and monasteries, and Pushkarni pond where Queen Mayadevi took bath before giving birth. The United Nation has agreed to the proposal of developing Lumbini as a WORLD PEACE CITY. New temples and monuments are being developed by foreign pilgrimage here. All temples found in this region form this place a royal Buddhist pilgrimages destination. The China temple, Myanmar Temple, Japan temple, Sri Lanka temple, Vietnam temple and many other temples are the attraction of this place. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Drive to Tansen
After lunch, drive to Tansen the most popular summer resort with far stretching views of the Himalayas. Tansen is a great rarity, a Nepali town big enough to be interesting, yet so far utterly unspoiled. Set at 1400 meters on the southern side of the Mahabharat range in south-central Nepal, it's an ideal hill station, with a marvelously fresh climate. After check-in at the hotel, we will proceed with our tour to this hill station. Overnight in Tansen.
Day 07: Drive to Pokhara
Drive by private vehicle to Pokhara through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara. This nice and pleasant drive will give you a complete idea of the landscape of Nepal. And after reaching Pokhara you will transfer to the hotel and rest of the time explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Sunrise & Sightseeing tour
Early in the morning, you will drive by private vehicle to Sarangkot to see the Sunrise view over Himalaya and back to Hotel. After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred for full day sightseeing trip to Pokhara city, at Davi’s falls, Guptashor cave, Seti Gorge & Peace stupa. Evening explores the surrounding lakeside areas and overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Drive to Phedi and trek to Dhampus
After breakfast we start the day with a short drive to Phedi to begin the trek to Dhampus, supported by porters and your fully qualified trek guide. Considered an easy peak to climb, Dhampus provides spectacular views of Machapuchare (fishtail), Annapurna massif and other giant peaks. Overnight at the lodge in Dhampus.
Day 10: Trek to Ghandruk
After breakfast trek to Ghandrung, one of the most famous destinations for trekkers and known for its beautiful mountain views. Ghandrung is also home to the Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. The Gurung have their own dialect, culture, costumes, and lifestyle. We will have an opportunity to visit the Gurung museum. Overnight at the lodge (extension is possible including 2 more days to round trip to Poon Hill).
Day 11: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara
Today after breakfast we trek down to Nayapul and meet our vehicle for the drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be a departure to Kathmandu by private transportation (about 5/6 hours) through the beautiful river view & Nepalese countryside you will reach your hotel in Kathmandu and overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Sightseeing tour in Patan & Bhaktapur & Dhulikhel
After you done with breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu, take a car drive to Patan. Upon reaching Patan, visit the popular landmarks, such as Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple, and Patan Palace. Patan also was known as 'Lalitpur' is the second largest city in the valley with Buddhist history. The four corners of Patan are marked by stupas built by King Ashok during 250 BC and other historical palaces, religious temples, Buddhist shrines are located inside the Patan city. The Patan Durbar square stands as a symbolic monument of old Newari tradition and culture. It depicts the unique blend of Newari architecture and craftsmanship. The Patan Durbar square is filled with numerous temples, shrines and statues and stone sculptures. The palace or durbar situated in the square once used to the official resident of the Malla Kings. The Krishna Mandir (Temple) is center of attraction and the most important religious center. The stone carvings, 21 golden pinnacles, and carved pillars are an amazing part of this temple. Patan Durbar square is an ideal place to visit and discover traditional Newari architecture, culture, and tradition while unveiling its exotic hidden beauty. You will then head to Bhaktapur where equally beautiful temples and palaces await you. Bhaktapur is another medieval city which has retained its culture and traditions, still unchanged from the past. Visit attractions such as Bhaktapur Dubar Square, Bhaktapur Palace with 55 windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapole temple and several other temples that showcase the traditional art and architecture of Nepal. You can also go for souvenir shopping around Bhaktapur and Patan. Afterwards, drive to Dhulikhel, a famous hill station near Kathmandu. Overnight in Dhulikhel.
Day 14: Visit Dhulikhel, Panauti village & Changunarayan
Early, wake-up to see the sunrise and the Eastern Himalayan views including Mt. Everest, breakfast and then visit Dhulikhel & Panauti Village. Dhulikhel is renowned for its views of the Himalaya and its harbor many species of exotic birds. And the next attraction in Panauti is Newari culture and tradition, Indreshwar Mahadev Temple and the beautiful landscapes that can be seen all around the town. After that, you will be transferred to another heritage site to Chagunarayan. Chagunarayan is often described as the most ancient temple in the Kathmandu Valley. A fifth century stone inscription, the oldest to be discovered in Nepal. The temple now covers sixteen hundred years of Nepalese art history. The temple, built around the third century, is decorated by some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Valley. This is to say that "When you look upon Changu Narayan, you observe the complete cultural development of the Valley." After that, you will return back to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Mountain flight & visit Dakshinkali & Chovar
Wake up early in the Morning for Mountain flight. The one hour flight takes you within camera range of the heights peaks in this world. The aircraft takes off and heads eastward and almost immediately, the peaks come into view. Visit Dakshinkali to see the animal sacrifice at the temple of Goddess Kali. The temple of Dakshinkali is dedicated to one of the most important Hindu Goddess Kali and is one of the most popular places of worship in Kathmandu. Located 22 km from the city center on the southern rim of the Valley, where animal sacrifices are offered to the deity. On the way back, stop at Chobhar, the famous gorge, just 8 km south west of Kathmandu. The narrow gash in the hills was made by Lord Manjushree to drain out the lake which once covered the Valley. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure
Shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
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