Nepal On A Budget – 8d/7n

Nepal Private Tour - Kathmandu (2n); Chitwan (2n); Pokhara (2n) & Bhaktapur (1n).

This private tour can be taken any day of the year, subject to availability, with best months October to early June. 

Nepal On A Budget 7 Night Land Travel Costs – Price on Application:

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Nepal Land Tour Inclusions:

  • 2 nts accom at 2-3*Summerhill House, Kathmandu with attached bathroom.
  • 2 nts accom at 3* Green Mansion Resort, Chitwan with attached bathroom
  • 2 nts accom at 3* Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara (or similar) with attached bathroom
  • 1 nt accom at 2+* Shiva Guesthouse – Bhaktapur (or similar).
  • Breakfasts daily.
  • Round trip airport transfers with English speaking representative.
  • All touring as per itinerary in private vehicle with driver.
  • Full day and part day tours of Kathmandu valley with local guide.
  • Sarangkot sunrise excursion & half day tour of Pokhara with local guide.
  • All tours & transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle.

Nepal Land Tour Exclusions:

  • Meals except for breakfasts expect in Chitwan when all meals are provided.
  • Entrance fees to sights and attractions.
  • Safari options at Chitwan.
  • Personal items (drinks; medications; laundry; telephone etc).
  • Travel insurance – this is essential for Nepal.
  • Airfares.
  • Visa fees.

Upgrade Your Hotels?

The hotels in this itinerary are modest 2-3* properties hand-picked for offering great value-for-money.

We can upgrade all hotels to a 3+ to 4* standard, as per list below, for an extra US$ TBA on application pp share twin/double.

  Day 01:

Arrive in Kathmandu.

Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet and greet at the airport. Traditional flower garland or Tibetan Khada welcome. Transfer to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at Summerhill House or similar. (2-3* guesthouse) 

Day 02:

Tour of Kathmandu, Swoyambhunath & Patan (B)

This morning, visit Kathmandu city with its stone paved lanes, colorful bazaars & the Temple of the Living Goddess – Kumari who is considered to be the incarnation of the “Virgin Goddess”; plus the Kal Bhairav Mandir.

Continue to Swoyambhunath stupa, situated west of Kathmandu. It is a 2500 years old Buddhist stupa located atop of green hillock with the eyes of Buddha painted on its pinnacle overlooking righteous behaviour of the valley inhabitants. Around the stupa are hung multi-colored prayer flags whose every flutter releases holy prayers to heaven.

This afternoon, visit Patan city which is also known as Lalitpur or the “city of beauty”. Patan, the oldest city of the valley is the cradle of art and architecture. It is well known for its intricately carved temples, narrow lanes and quaint shops. See the intricately stone-carved Krishna Mandir (temple), Patan Durbar Square and Hiranyavarna Mahavihar (golden temple).

Overnight at Summerhill House or similar

Day 03:

Drive Kathmandu / Chitwan (168 km/5 hrs) (B,L,D)

This morning, drive to Chitwan and transfer to your resort or jungle lodge. This afternoon, jungle activities will be optional and payable directly to the jungle resort.

This evening, enjoy a Tharu cultural dance.

Overnight at Green Mansions Resort (3*) or similar

Day 04:

Chitwan (B,L,D)

This day is free to choose among the various jungle activities available and pay directly to the jungle resort. Activities available are: Elephant-back safari; nature walk to see birds and smaller animals; canoe ride to see crocodiles and water-birds; Tharu tribe village visit and/or Elephant briefing/bathing etc.

Overnight at Green Mansions Resort or similar

Day 05:

Drive Chitwan / Pokhara (148 km/4 hrs) (B)

After breakfast, drive along the scenic mountain highway to the Pokhara valley. The Pokhara valley is one of the most picturesque spots of Nepal and offers a spectacular panorama of Nepal’s central Himalayas with Annapurna I and III, Machapuchare and Manaslu dominating the skyline. Upon reaching Pokhara, transfer to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Lake Paradise or similar (3* deluxe room) 

Day 06:

AM: Sunrise view from Sarangkot (4-5 hrs). PM: Tour of Pokhara (B)

Early in the morning, drive to Sarangkot hill for sunrise view (weather permitting). This is the well-known viewpoint north of Pokhara from where you may have panoramic views of the Annapurna massif, Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,156m) to the west and Mt. Manaslu (8,123m) to the east. Watch as the sun’s rays color the mountain peaks from a pale pink to burnished gold with the rising sun.

This afternoon, continue with a sightseeing tour of Pokhara city and its colorful bazaars including Bindabasini temple and Devis fall. Take a walk along the Phewa lakeside with its rows of restaurants, bars, bookshops and fruit stalls. After the visit, drive back to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel Lake Paradise or similar.

Day 07:

Drive Pokhara / Bhaktapur (212 km/6 hrs) (B)

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive back to Kathmandu and continue on to the ancient Bhaktapur city. Entering the Durbar Square, the sparseness of the temple is immediately apparent, compared to the profusion in the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu and Patan cities. Visit the main square which contains innumerable temples and other architectural show pieces. After the visit, transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at Shiva’s Guest House (new wing) or similar.

Day 08:

Departure Transfer (B)

Transfer to international airport in time to connect your outbound flight.