Duration: 15 Days
Location: Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Pokhara
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  • DISCOVER NEPAL HERITAGE TOUR

     AN OVERVIEW

    The discover Nepal heritage is designed to give you the glimpse of all the taste of Nepal within two weeks holidays in Nepal. We propose three different services based on your budget, as there are simple budget class guesthouses to standard and luxurious hotel facilities are easily available in this circuit. If you have time and budget constraint, this tour can also be shortened to 10 days excluding the Lumbini and Palpa.
    This circuit is very popular among the travellers who wish to discover the Nepal exclusively exploring all the major cities and sites with our cultural tour guide who have extensive knowledge of art, history, culture and geological and political of Nepal and south Asia.
    A part from the major cities, a day river rafting on Trisuli River gives you the real taste of Himalayan white water rafting experience. If you wish it is still worth to take an hour mountain flight to the Everest on the last day of this trip, which is free day for you.
    Kathmandu City: (Historical, Cultural and Religious importance)

    Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and gateway for both inbound and outbound tourists as there is only one international airport in Nepal. The city is very famous for its historical, religious and cultural importance as there are four religious sites (two Buddhist shrines and two Hindu temples) and three historical old cities Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, which are all enlisted as world heritage site by the UNESCO.
    The Kathmandu Valley capped with white Himalayan peak in the north is a bowl shaped town with its 4 millions population (33 millions in Nepal) along with 1millions tourists every year and ever ending construction works, hundreds of temples and shrines, cow and dogs walking along with people in the busy streets, always smiling faces make you feel something different.
    A part from above sites, visiting a charity school for girls and spending a night in a Buddhist Monastery with monks and lamas will definitely make your stay memorable and would say I will be back again!
    Chitwan National Park: (Flora et Fauna including Jungle Adventure)
    The Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Parks are only two National parks, which are enlisted as world natural heritage site of the UNESCO. Chitwan National Park lies 150km from Kathmandu and is famous for its Royal Bengal Tiger, One horn Rhino, Bears, Asian Elephant, and Peacocks as well as two species of Crocodiles Magar and Gharials. It is also known for many animals and birds such as barking deer, leopards and wild cows along with many species of birds such as kingfisher, eagles, vultures and mina etc.
    Jungle walking, Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari and Dugout Canoe ride in Rapti river which is very exciting as you can see most of these animals in a distance of few meters are the major attractions of the Park.

    Wow… moment is when you encounter a Tiger suddenly during your Jeep drive inside the park but it is only in rare cases if you’re lucky enough on that day!
    The Lumbini (Holy place, Pilgrimage & Spiritual site for inner peace:
    The Lumbini is 150km from Chitwan and is the birthplace of prince Siddhartha Gautama who later became Buddha -the enlighten one in 600 B.C. It is also a UNESCO enlisted World Heritage Site of Nepal.
    The Holy Maya Devi Temple garden and two Monastic Zone (Maha Yana and Theravada) which have hundreds of Monasteries built in the name of various countries of the world. The International Peace Stupa is a must see and visit place in Lumbini.
    It is a very special place for humankind, as you would feel when you are once there.
    Palpa/Tansen (Famous for traditional Nepalese fabrics-Dhaka and serenity environment):
    It a small hill town situated on the slope of a beautiful hill, which is on the way to Pokhara from Lumbini. The city is also famous for traditional Nepalese Dhakka fabrics mostly used to make Nepali Topi (Dhakka Topi). Its water Jar Karuwa was also very popular during 19th century.
    Historically, this town was an ancient kingdom prior to unification of Nepal 1967 and was also the transit point for the ancient salt trade route in between Tibet and India.
    The Palpa is an ideal place to escape from hustling and bustling, pollution, and noise as it offer you a calm and peaceful environment.
    Pokhara (Gateway to Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Mustang region Trek, city of natural beauty et Adventure):
    Pokhara city is 200km west of Kathmandu and is very famous for its natural beauty, neat and clean environment and adventure sports. The city is also the gateway to Annapurna Trek/Expedition, Dhaulagiri Trek/Expedition and for the ancient Tibetan kingdom of Lo-Manthang.
    The city has beautiful scenery with the mountains views too close to your windows and many lakes to explore. Early morning Sunrise view and Mountain View from Sarankot Hill station is very popular for the tourists.bThe city proposes, Paragliding Adventure Sports, ULM flight, Bungee Jumping, Zip flyer, Héli tour, Mountain Bike Tour as well as Mountain Flight.
    The evening walk to its lakeside area and the souvenir shopping boutiques as well as restaurants with various varieties of Nepalese and International cuisines accompanying Music and Dances.
    In 1950, Dr. Tony Hagen once expressed in his documentary that Pokhara is the most beautiful spot on earth.
    Trisuli River Rafting
    Nepal is not only famous for mountaineering and trekking but have also one of the most exciting and challenging white water rafting adventures such as Arun Sunkoshi, Kaligandaki and Marsyangdi rivers but have also relatively easy white water rafting sports such as Trisuli River Rafting.
    We can arrange an exceptional and exciting half-day river rating adventure on the way to Chitwan from Kathmandu. After 3h drive from Kathmandu, the adventure starts from Phishling and ends at Mugling before lunch break and drive to Chitwan. There are many exciting white water rapids in this adventure although level is suitable for the very beginners!

    MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
    UNESCO listed three old cities and four religious sites (WHS) of the Kathmandu Valley.
    Himalayan white water rafting in Trisuli river on the way to Chitwan (Not mandatory to all)
    Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park (WHS) (Jeep drive, Canoe and Jungle trek).
    Pilgrimage to the Holy place of Lumbini (WHS).
    2 days hiking around Pokhara city with Sunrise View and Mountain Views.
    Nepalese and ethnic cultural show in Chitwan, Pokhara and Kathmandu.
    Half day visit to an orphanage specially established for the girl’s education and empowerment.
    A spiritual night in a Buddhist Monastery with Monks, lama and Rimpoche in Kathmandu.
    An hour-long Mountain Flight to see Mt. Everest 8848m (Optional).

  • OUTLINED ITINERARY

    15 Days Extended Tour Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, welcome and transfer to Hotel.
    Day 02: Kathmandu Durbar Square and Showyambhu Stupa Sight Seeing Tour.
    Day 03: Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa Tour.
    Day 04: Bhaktapur- the medieval City and Nepali handmade Paper Factory Visit.
    Day 05: Patan Durbar Squares, Tibetan refugee camp, Nepal’s oldest Catholic Church visit and overnight in Buddhist Monastery.
    Day 06: Drive to Fishling for a day group rafting in fresh water and drive to Chitwan National Park (WHS).
    Day 07: Jungle Activities (Dugouts Canoe, Jungle Walk, Jeep Safari with evening Tharu Cultural program)
    Day 08: Drive to Lumbini and Visit Maya Devi Temple (Birthplace of Buddha).
    Day 09: Half-day Lumbini Monastic zone explorations and drive to Palpa Village.
    Day 10: Half-day Palpa Village tour and drive to Pokhara. Evening, diner accompanied with Nepalese Cultural Program.
    Day 11: Early morning Mountain View from Sarangkot and 2h hiking up to Nag Danda, drive back to Hyangja Tibetan Refugee Camp. Lunch in a Tibetan Restaurant and visit Tibetan refugee Center, Monasteries and Meet Monks and Tibetan Elders.
    Day 12: Drive to International Peace Stupa and walk down to the Phewa Lake and cross the lake in a local boat. Afternoon Leisure time around the lakeside.
    Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and evening free.
    Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu (can opt for Morning Mountain Flight) and departure farewell diner.
    Day 15: Departure at your home country or any other destinations of your choice. 

    Alternative Short Itinerary for time constraint

    10 Days Golden Triangle Express Tour

    Day 01: Arrival and Showyambhunath Stupa visits.
    O/N in Hotel at Thamel, Kathmandu.
    Day 02: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa visit.
    O/N in Hotel at Thamel, Kathmandu.
    Day 03: Patan Durbar Squares and Kirtipur Visits.
    O/N in a Monastery in Sitapaila.
    Day 04: Drive to Chitwan National park, Dough out Canoe ride and Khorsor Elephant breeding centre visit.
    O/N in Hotel in Sauraha.
    Day 05: Jungle Activities (Jungle walk, Jeep Safari and ethnic traditional Tharu Cultural programme)
    O/N in Hotel at Sauraha.
    Day 06: Drive to Pokhara and International Peace Stupa Visit; walk down to lake and cross the lake on boat. Diner at lakeside.
    O/N at Hotel in Pokhara, Lakeside.
    Day 07: Early morning Mountain View from Sarangkot and hike to Nagdanda and drive back to Hyanga Tibetan Refugee Camp. Lunch at a Tibetan Restaurant and visit Tibetan refugee Centre, monasteries and meet monks and Tibetan elders. Diner with traditional Nepalese Dance.
    O/N at Lakeside Pokhara.
    Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu and afternoon free at your leisure. O/N in Hotel at Thamel, Kathmandu.
    Day 09: Bhaktapur Durbar Square visit and afternoon free at your leisure. Departure farewell diner with classical Nepalese Cultural Dance.
    O/N in Hotel at Thamel, Kathmandu.
    Day 10: Drop to Airport for departure at your home country or any other destinations of your choice. 
  • PRICE & DATES 2018
    We can organize this tour any time during the year except rainy season (June to August) and prices are varied depending on choices of your hotel and type of transports. Budget class hotel, standard to luxurious hotels are easily available in this tour.
    March/April/May: 1690$ USD per person (Standard Hotel Category)
    Sept/Oct/Nov:
    Dec/Jan/Fev:
    Note: Please write us for special rates for big group organizer (Group size from 2 Pax to 20 Pax Maximum)
    Included in the price:

    1. All land transfer by tourist Bus or private Mini Car/Bus during the visit depending on the number of participants.
    2. All hotel accommodation in twin sharing basis with meals in Chitwan, Lumbini, Palpa and Pokhara city.
    3. All hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB plan and Arrival & departure farewell diner and monastery diner and all day Lunches are included in Kathmandu.
    4. Monuments entry fees of Kathmandu Valley WHS, Lumbini and Pokhara
    5. A day Rafting in Trisuli River cost
    6. Chitwan Jungle Activities cost but not Elephant Safari & Bull Cart
    7. Cultural Tour Guide and Sherpa’s salary, insurances, food & accommodations.
    8. Agency service charge and government taxes.
    9. All internal communications cost and WIFI
    10. A night stay in a Monastery in Kathmandu.

    Excluded in the price

    1. International Flight Tickets & Travel Insurances
    2. Nepal entry visa fees 40$ for a month long stay obtained on arrival in Airport of Kathmandu.
    3. A sleeping bag/duvet, trek/walking shoes, sun glass/hat/cream etc.
    4. Occasional small donations during monasteries & temple entries and charity visits
    5. All alcoholic beverages, Medicines, laundry & international calls
    6. All your personal expenses such as shopping, relaxations massages, casino, Discotheque and bar cost.
    7. All diner in Kathmandu other than mentioned in the included list.
    8. All other activities cost not mentioned in this program
    9. Single room supplementary cost

    Required Documents to submit during the booking/reservations
    (We guaranty that all your Individual information are kept safe, secret and confidential but you agree that we submit to concerned government offices for the permits and entry permits only)

    1. A copy of your international flight booking to pick-up you in arrival & departure.
    2. A scan copy of your passport that is valid up to more than six month.
    3. Travel/trek insurance documents.

    Reservation & bank detail
    25% of the total amount would required to wire to the account of the agency and remaining payment can be made upon arrival in Kathmandu in cash. If you are already in Nepal, you may pay us directly in cash. We recommend wiring us through the Swift code, as electronic transfer is limited for small payments only in Nepal. For more detail on the cancellation etc. please read the terms & conditions.
    Banking Details
    Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited, KSK Building, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Swift Code: HIMANPKA
    Name of the Beneficiary Account:
    Star World Tours & Travels Private Limited
    Beneficiary Account Number: 01 90 26 15 62 00 14
    Contact:
    Mobile/Cell Phone: 00977- 98 51 05 45 78
    Mobile/Cell Phone: 00977- 98 18 60 05 68
    Email: info@starworldtours.com, yamlama@gmail.com

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