17 Days Nepal Tour

Most of us connect Nepal with stunning mountain views, tall hills, hiking, and other activities. However, Nepal has a lot more to offer than just trekking and mountains. That is a Nepal tour . The comprehensive 17-day Nepal tour will bring you closer to Nepali traditions, culture, religion, and community.

If you are planning a long tour in Nepal then this 17 Days Nepal Tour will be enough for you to explore the famous places in Nepal. Similarly, you will experience the diverse culture, natural sceneries & rich history of Nepal along the way.

In this 17 Days Nepal Tour package the tour covers the capital city; Kathmandu and the entire Chitwan national park, Lumbini – birthplace of Buddha including beautiful Pokhara city. While everyone says Nepal is for only trekking and peak climbing, this Nepal tours offers much more than you can imagine.

The tour starts from the capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. It has many cultural heritage sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Buddha stupa, Swayambhunath temple, and Changunarayan temple. Following the itinerary, the next destination will be in Terai region which is called Chitwan.

Chitwan national park also is listed in the world heritage site where you can explore for rare wild lives including Bengal tiger and one-horned Rhino. And this place shows Tharu ethnic rich culture as well. You can enjoy Jungle Safari in this place.

The next destination is Lumbini which is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Most Buddhist people want to visit this place at least once in their life. It can be explored through many different monastery. There are Japanese, Korean, Manmar, Bhutanese, French, German and many more monasteries. And Pokhara always attracts tourist for its beauty. You can see Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu Himalaya ranges where 8,000 m mountains are standing tall. Pokhara is popular for its lakes, mountains, paragliding. Here is the 17 Days Nepal Tour outline itinerary:

Highlights of Nepal Tour Package:

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Highlights of Nepal tour
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu historical & religious places
  • Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Visit the Lumbini; the birth place of Lord Buddha
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara & beautiful sunrise view
  • River Rafting in Trishuli River

Nepal tour map

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Nepal tour map

Why to tour with Pristine Nepal? 

Pristine Nepal Treks is a family of a well-organized, disciplined, co-operative and helpful peoples. We have very experienced guides with humorous and co-operative nature.

On top of that these following qualities makes us stand out among hundreds of trekking agencies of Nepal:

    • Government registered company 
    • Team of highly dedicated and experienced professional
    • Socially reputed company
    • Top notch services
    • Commitment to social work/ volunteering in Nepal
    • No hidden charges
    • 60% of repeat customers
    • Well-crafted itinerary and package
    • 24-hour assistance from expert
    • Sustainable and responsible tourism.

Who will come to receive us at airport?

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Welcoming-ceremony

Either Mr Chin or the tour leader Mr Ganesh Bhakta Magar himself will be there in airport with flower necklace or khadha  to welcome you.

17 Days Nepal Tour Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathamndu & Transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathamndu heritage sightseeing tour (Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, & Bouddha Stupa)

Day 03: Kathmandu heritage sightseeing tour (Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square)

Day 04: Drive three hours to Trishuli river and rafting for three hours, stay at resort

Day 05: Drive to Chitwan National Park from resort

Day 06: Safari activities, canon ride on Rapti river, elephant back safari

Day 07: Jungle jeep safari

Day 08: Drive to Lumbini and exploring Tilaulakot

Day 09: Exploring monasteries and Buddha Maya Garden

Day 10: Drive to Pokhara

Day 11: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 12: Sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 13: Drive to Salang

Day 14: Visit local black smith working place and gandharva village’

Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu to home

Inclusion & Exclusion of 17 Days Nepal Tour

The cost inclusion & exclusion depends upon the price of the package. In this Nepal trip we offer the following services and excludes some of the services:

Inclusion in Nepal Tour:

  • Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle
  • Private vehicle for whole trip
  • A tour guide for whole trip
  • Trisuli river rafting and Trisuli Riverside Resort with snacks, dinner and
    breskfast
  • 5 night hotel in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing with breakfast
    (Hotel name: Hotel Thamel Park)
  • Two full day heritage sightseeing in Kathmandu with monument fee
  • Three night four days Chitwan National Park with full board meal and
    activities (Hotel name: Hotel Parkland)
  • Two night Lumbini hotel on the basis of twin sharing with breakfast and
    activities (Hotel name: Buddha Maya garden)
  • Three night Pokhara hotel on the basis of twin sharing with breakfast (Hotel
    Splendid View)
  • Two full day sightseeing in Pokhara with entrance fee
  • Three night home stay at Salang with food
  • Jeep from/to Baireni(For Salang)
  • Pristine Nepal Trek’s duffel bag if needed
  • Farewell dinner at reputable restaurant in Kathamndu

Exclusion in Nepal Tour:

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance and international flight
  • Tips to tour guide and driver
  • Meals except for breakfast, Chitwan and Salang

Packing list for the 17 Days Nepal Tour:

The packing list depend upon which season you are planning and where you are going. Usually, Spring & Autumn season is the best time to plan this trip. Hence, here is the recommended packing list for this Nepal tour:

Clothing: During the Spring & Fall season, you need to pack a mix of lightweight & warm clothing which includes:

  • Hiking Pants & Shorts
  • Long Sleeve Shirts
  • Light Jacket or Fleece jacket
  • Comfortable Hiking Shoe
  • Warm Socks
  • Sun Block Hat
  • Sun Glass

Medical Supplies: Most of the medical supplies will be carried by our guide which includes tablets for headache, diarrhea, motion sickness, hydration tablet & other required supplies. As for the medicine that your doctor prescribed, you need to bring what you may need.

Toiletries: We recommend you to bring the biodegradable products which will minimize impact on the environment. Pack the basic toiletries that you will use in daily basis like toothpaste, shampoo, soap, tissue paper, toilet paper, sanitizer & others.

Sun Protection: The weather in Chitwan is hot than other places. During the day, you will need to protect your skin from direct sunlight. Consider packing some sunscreen, sunglass, and sun-block hat.

Electronics: Bring the necessary chargers for your device, extra batteries to non-stop capture your journey, adopters, memory cards, and others.

Required Documents: Have your travel insurance done, and bring the important documents such as your passport, visas, photo and any document that tour comapny ask.

Cash & Credits: Once you arrive in Kathamndu, you can exchange your currency to Nepali currency. For booking this package we accept dollar, credit card or your country currency. Be sure to inform your bank about your travel plans to avoid any issue with fraud.

Other items: A personal daypack or shoulder bag for carrying all the required stuff is essential. Also bring the insect repeller, torch, water bottle, trekking pole (optional), and any other necessary gears.

When packing for this Nepal trip package, consider making your backpack light and make some space in your luggage for any souvenirs you may buy during the trip.

Itinerary

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Kathmandu view from Soyambhu Temple

Today will be your arrival at the International Airport of Kathmandu where our staff member will be there to pick you up. After a short ride, you will then drop at the star hotel inside the Thamel area, Kathmandu. In the evening time, we will have a short briefing about your trip, requirements, guides, etc.

Krishna-mandir
Krishna Mandir

After the delicious breakfast, our tour guide will be there to accompany you today for the Kathmandu heritage tour. Inside Kathmandu, there are seven cultural Heritage sites i.e Monkey Temple (Swaymbhunath), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple.

We will bring you to the four different cultural heritage site in the first day, Monkey temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and Budhha Stupa. Every site has its historical and religious significant. You will see living Goddess in Kathmandu Durbar Square, link about living Goddess is here: The One And Only Living Kumari Goddess – Pristine Nepal

Pashupatinath temple is belongs to lord Shiva. But open cremation on the bank of the river side will be interesting for you. You will be given each and every piece of information about the heritage sites.

Bhaktapur-Durbar-SquareThe day will start after your breakfast. Second day of Kathmandu heritage tour will be Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square. Both sites have their own historical importance. Our tour guide will describe regarding both heritage city. Bhaktapur is famous for its pottery and Patan is famous for its copper work.

Rafting-in-trisuli-river
Rafting in trisuli river

After exploring Kathmandu heritage site today you have about three hours drive to Trisuli river. This river is on the way to go to Pokhara and Chitwan too. Trisuli river is very popular for rafting. It is famous as white water rafting. You can have about three hour rafting and stay at resort. (There are three different category of room, one is tent room, one is cottage room and one is deluxe. You may choose any of them.)

Chitwan-National-Park
Chitwan National Park

After enjoying at Trisuli River side resort, today you will drive to Chitwan National park. It is approximately three hours drive to Chitwan. In the evening you will have riverside jungle walk.

Elephant-Safari
Elephant safari

You will have full day activities. They will take you to the Rapti river after breakfast for canon boat riding. Rapti river is famous for its crocodile. After boat riding you will go for elephant breeding center and jungle walk too. You will have some break after lunch. They will bring you to the elephant back riding safari. It will be more than an hour. Normally, you will have one-horned rhino attraction on this elephant back safari. Then you will go to Tharu village tour on the way back to the hotel. And will go to see Tharu culture program.

Jungle-safari
Jungle-safari

After having breakfast you will go for jeep driving for a day. They will drive into national park where you can have many wild lives seen. Probably, you can see Bengal tiger too. It is about 6 hours driving inside dense forest area.

Lumbini
lumbini

After a beautiful time in Chitwan, you will drive to Lumbini for 3 to 4 hours. Lumbini is Buddha birthplace. In the afternoon you will have a visit to many different monastery. Then visit to Buddha Maya garden too. There are many monastery like German monastery, French monastery, Japanese monastery, Chinese Monastery, Korean monastery, Manmar monastery, Thai monastery etc. You may go to visit Tilaurakot in the afternoon and visit those monastery and Buddha Maya garden in second day.

Lumbini
Explore Lumbini

Tilaurakot is considered as a capital city of Buddha time. Father of Buddha, Suddodhan was a king and Tilaurakot was capital city of Kapilvastu. Despite it is not in existence now, they have found it underneath the ground this city. The buried city is still under investigation. You will go back to the hotel after visiting Tilaurakot for an overnight stay.

Fewa-lake-Pokhara
Fewa lake

After a wonderful time in Lumbini, you will have a drive to Pokhara. It is about 130 km to Pokhara from Lumbini. The road journey is goes through beautiful mountain and valleys. It takes about 5 hour drive to Pokhara.

sightseeing-pokhara You will be ready for sun rising view from Sarangkot early in the morning. It takes approximately half an hour drive from Pokhara to Sarangkot. You can have beautiful mountain views including 8,000m mountains, mount Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Mt. Manaslu 8,163m and Annapurna I 8,091m. Of course, other 7,000m and 6,000m mountain too. After sun rising view, you will go for breakfast. You will have Bindhyabasini temple visit, Seti gorge view, David falls, Bindhyabasini Temple, Bad cave in the afternoon.

Davids-fall
Davids fall

After having a breakfast you will go for world peace pagoda. This is located on the top of mountain from where you can have beautiful Pokhara city view. It is only half an hour drive from your hotel. And of course, this place offers amazing view of Annapurna Himalaya region and Dhaulagiri Himalaya region. After world peace pagoda you will go to see David Falls on the way back which offers beauty of water falls into the deep gorge. You can go Gupteswar cave as well from where you can see this David Falls very clear. After lunch, you can go to international mountain museum where you can witness Nepal mountain ethnic people.

It is about 85 km from Bandipur to Salang village. It is almost on the way to Kathmandu. You will drive to Baireni with your same vehicle, from this place to Salang village 16 km will be four wheel drive and overnight stay at local family.

All places you visited Kathmandu heritage site, Chitawan National park, Lumbini, Pokhara and Bandipur are touristic places. Salang is not touristic place. This is real Nepal living area. Of course, you will find it very different this place than other. Magar people have majority in this place but there are many other tribe as well. In Hindu society, there is caste system and unfortunately, there is cast discrimination. You will go to see blacksmith work place. They are called KAMI. Kami is considered as lowest caste in Hindu society and Brahmin is considered as high cast people. Magar are middle. Very sadly, there is still untouchable practice, means lower caste people are not allowed to touch even water, food. If they touched Brahmin’s water, food those high caste people do not eat and drink this touched. Those Kami people have Aaraan. Aaraan is working place of blacksmith. And there is Gandharva people as well. Gandharva tribe is also called lower caste people. They have very few population in Nepal. They are really minority. Singing and playing Sarangi (The fiddle, types of violin) is their ancestral profession. They used to go village to village, door to door for singing. And still some Gandharva people go for this. They make Sarangi themselves. You may go their place and see how they make Sarangi and play it. Of course, you will see culture of Magar people. They make Raksi. Raksi is popular alcoholic drink in Nepal. Magar people are mostly involved in farming

authentic-Kathmandu
Authentic Kathmandu

After staying two night here today you will go to Kathmandu. You will have jeep driving to Baireni 16 km and there will be other private vehicle from Baireni to Kathmandu. It is about 60 km to Kathmandu.

This two day will be your free day. If you need any assistant for this day we will be happy to assist.

As per your international flight we will drop to the airport.

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