Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Days


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWN110
Trip Duration
14 Day(s)
Activities
Culture and Heritage
Start Point
Kathmandu
End Point
Kathmandu
Max Altitude
2175m
Group Size
1-12 Pax
Best Season
March-May, Sep-Nov
Difficulty Level
Easy
Accomodations & Meals

  • 5N 3-Star Hotels in Kathmandu
  • 2N 3-Star Hotels in Pokhara
  • 2N 3-Star Hotels in Lumbini
  • 2N 3-Star Hotels in Chitwan
  • 2N hotels in Bandipur & Nagarkot
  • All Meals and bottled water
Locations Covered

Trip Highlights

  • Sunrise from Sarangkot, Pokhara – See Annapurna massifs including Fishtail
  • A spiritual visit to Lumbini – the birthplace of the Lord Buddha
  • Jeep Safari at Chitwan National Park – Chances to see Royal Bengal Tiger and One-horned Rhino
  • Explore historic Kathmandu valley and visit Durbar Squares, Stupas, and Temples
  • Experience the real Nepalese traditional food and lifestyles
  • Meet Living Goddess ‘Kumari’ at Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Overview


Explore Nepal to learn about culture, history, and tradition choosing Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Days. This two-week itinerary is specially designed for senior citizens, families, and couples who wanted to discover the major parts of the Himalayan country full of spirits with luxury. A well planned guided itinerary that offers not only a mix of culture, heritage, and religion but presents the way of learning real Nepal and its living lifestyles.   This Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Day stretches from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan where you will have a complete taste of nature, culture, and traditions. From enjoying early morning sunrise view at Sarangkot, Pokhara to see the Annapurna Massif including Fishtail, boating around Phewa Lake, having a spiritual visit to Lumbini - the birthplace of Lord Buddha, indulging yourself in Chitwan National Park, taking a jeep/elephant ride, and opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tiger…

Explore Nepal to learn about culture, history, and tradition choosing Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Days. This two-week itinerary is specially designed for senior citizens, families, and couples who wanted to discover the major parts of the Himalayan country full of spirits with luxury. A well planned guided itinerary that offers not only a mix of culture, heritage, and religion but presents the way of learning real Nepal and its living lifestyles.

 

This Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Day stretches from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan where you will have a complete taste of nature, culture, and traditions. From enjoying early morning sunrise view at Sarangkot, Pokhara to see the Annapurna Massif including Fishtail, boating around Phewa Lake, having a spiritual visit to Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha, indulging yourself in Chitwan National Park, taking a jeep/elephant ride, and opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tiger & one-horned Rhinoceros, exploring the ancient Temples and Stupas in Kathmandu valley, experiencing the real Nepalese traditional food, and meeting the living Goddess ‘Kumari’ at Kathmandu Durbar Squares are the major highlights and attractions of this Authentic Nepal Tour Itinerary 14 Days.

 


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Apart from this, you will enjoy the spectacular view of the Himalaya while landing at Kathmandu airport (if you land during the daytime) or take a mountain flight or helicopter ride to Everest Base Camp, take side trips to Bhutan or Lhasa, Tibet or Ghorepani Poonhill Trek as add-on trips that give you extra miles to experience Nepal and neighboring destinations in real shape. Take this opportunity choosing this best 2-week itinerary in Nepal and experience the real Nepal as you can at least once in your lifetime. We give you the best experience providing comfortable transportation, professional tour guide, and taking you to the best authentic restaurants to have a powerful experience in Nepal that may remain for last forever.

 

The best season to enjoy this authentic Nepal trip would be during spring ‘pre-monsoon’ (March, April, and May) and autumn ‘post-monsoon’ (September, October, and November). The other season such as summer (June, July, and August) is the rainy season with heavy rain and chances of landslides (landscapes are green and beautiful, though) and winter (December, January, and February) is the coldest months but clear weather and blue sky.

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Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Welcome by our team and Transfer to the hotel, Brief about the program. If you are landing during the day, you will have spectacular mountain views of the Himalaya before you land.

Welcome Dinner is provided at one of the authentic restaurants

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Visit Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath.

After a good breakfast, our guide comes to meet you at the hotel and we proceed for the day sightseeing in Kathmandu. We will visit the following places:

The Swoyambhunath Stupa:  A famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists, is situated on a beautiful hill. It is a holy Stupa among the ancient Buddhist Mahachaitya of the Kathmandu valley. It is situated atop a hill that could be observed from almost every part of Kathmandu valley. The tourists call the Stupa ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkeys living around the place.

 

The Kathmandu Durbar square: one of the three major palace areas of Kathmandu valley, is an ancient palace that carries significant historical importance. Compared to the other palaces squares in Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, this is the largest and possesses the finest examples of Newari craftsmanship on its temples monuments, and palace buildings built by different kings. Also, you will meet Living Goddess ‘Kumari’ inside Kathmandu Durbar Square premises.

 

The Pashupatinath Temple: Located at Gaushala, Deupatan area of Kathmandu, is a major pilgrimage site for the Hindus. According to the religious scriptures, Lord Pashupatinath is worshiped as the protective deity of the Hindus.

 

The Boudhanath Stupa: A very important religious site for the followers of Buddhism. It is located northeast from the Kathmandu city center. The Stupa is regarded as the center of faith for the Buddhists. The entire area is known as Boudha. This is also considered as the largest Stupa in Nepal.

Learn more about Kathmandu Valley Things To Do.

All meals are included. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

After the good breakfast of the hotel in Kathmandu, we drive to Bandipur. The total distance of today’s drive is about 150 kilometers and it takes about four to five hours. Bandipur is a hill station that has retained its age-old cultural attributes, temples, shrines, sacred caves, and innumerable festivals.

Stay overnight at the hotel in Bandipur.

All meals are included.

After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Pokhara, a short drive for a couple of hours; you reach the tourist hub Pokhara. Pokhara lies at an altitude of 915 meters above sea level and it is a city of Lakes in central Nepal. Also, Pokhara is the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp and another popular trail in the Himalaya. Phewa Lake, Bararhi temple, Sarangkot, 2-story pagoda are the main highlights of Pokhara city.

This day, you will boat around Phewa lake and have free time for self-explore around Lakeside in the evening.

Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara, all meals are included.

Early morning sunrise view from Sarangkot from the altitude of 1700 meters above sea level. About half an hour’s drive from the hotel early in the morning before sunrise, you will reach to Sarangkot to enjoy the stunning views of the Annapurna massif including the Fishtail and Pokhara valley view. On the way back to the hotel to have breakfast, visit Bindabasini Temple en-route.

After breakfast, take a short drive to World Peace Stupa and visit Davis fall and back to the hotel.

Evening: free time for self-explore around Phewa Lake

Overnight at the hotel, all meals are included.

From Pokhara, we will drive towards the Lumbini via Tansen. We can drive for several hours through the hilly road to reach the Lumbini – the birthplace of the Lord Buddha. Lumbini is the Buddhist pilgrimage site. According to Buddhist traditions, Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam in 563 B.C who became Buddha after the enlightenment.

The night will be near Lumbini at one of the local hotels or lodges. All meals are included.

Today we will wake up early in the morning and after having breakfast we will begin our visit to the Lumbini. We can visit the important archeological places of the Lumbini where we can enjoy the great view of the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha. Besides, we can also visit the museum which will enable us to know more about Buddhism and other several things related to Lord Buddha and his ancient history. Similarly, we can visit different places in the Lumbini in our leisure time.

Overnight at the hotel in Lumbini. All meals are included.

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Chitwan, the distance from Lumbini to Chitwan is about 155 Kilometers and the total drive takes about four to five hours.

  • Sightseeing tour in Chitwan (visit Tharu village, Elephant stable, visitor center & sunset viewpoint)
  • Cultural program (Tharu stick dance)

Overnight at the hotel/resort in Sauraha Chitwan, all meals included

A full day activity in Chitwan National Park

  • Jeep Safari (2-3 hours, there are 8 people in one Jeep Ride)
  • Canoe ride and sightseeing around

Overnight at the hotel/resort in Sauraha Chitwan, all meals are included.

After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu, the total distance of the drive to Nagarkot is about 180 Kilometers via Kathmandu and it takes about five to six hours. Transfer to Nagarkot

  • Sunset view from Nagarkot

Overnight at the hotel in Nagarkot, all meals are included.

Sunrise view from Nagarkot [If weather permits]

Full day sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur durbar square and Patan Durbar Squares

Bhaktapur Durbar Square: BDS  is one of the major tourist attractions of Kathmandu valley. It served as the Capital of Nepal during the Mall kingdom until 1769 AD. The courtyards, temples, palace buildings, statues, and monuments inside the square were constructed in different eras by Newari artists. Some of the major monuments and temples inside the Bhaktapur Durbar Square are the Golden Gate., 55- Window palace Big Bell, Dog barking Bell, Siddhilaxmi Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Statue of King Bhupendra Mall, National art Gallery and Vatshala Temple and etc. In the Newari dialect, the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is known as “Layaku.”

 

Patan Durbar Square: PDS is the main attraction of the Lalitpur district. Enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site, this courtyard has earned a distinct place for works in the field of arts and architecture that reflect on each temple, monument, and palace building that were mostly built during the Malla period between the 16th, 17th, and 18th century. The square offers myriad opportunities for visitors willing to study and research the artistic and architectural masterpieces, history, and culture of Lalitpur. Foreign visitors are required to buy tickets to enter the Durbar Square.

Learn more about Bhaktapur and Patan things to do.

Drive to the hotel and stay overnight in Kathmandu. All meals are included.

Today’s program is flexible and instead of the Chandragiri hill trip, you may choose any other trips around Kathmandu valley like hiking, pilgrimage trip to Dakshinkali, Chovar, Budalilakanta, and etc. However, it is requested to choose one program for the whole group.

You will drive to Chandragiri hills by CABLE CAR – Enjoy the scenic view of Kathmandu valley and mountains. Spend some time in the hills and back to Hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu. All meals are included. 

Cultural Dinner at one of the Nepalese authentic restaurants

This day, we provide you breakfast and let you have a free day in Kathmandu. You can relax; go for a massage, shopping, and etc.

Our staff will help you with any kind of activity on request, please feel free to ask.

Lunch and Dinner are on your own. We let you choose your own dishes on your own expenses.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu. Breakfast is included. 

Finally, the tour ends with full of Nepal’s great memories. Depending on your departure flight time, we will transfer you to the airport for your final flight back home.

  • Breakfast at the hotel is included
  • Free time until departure

Goodbye, Pheri Bhetaula! 🙂

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What's Included


  • Airport pick-up and drop by private transport
  • Transportation by private vehicle during the tour
  • Accommodation Plan: 1 Pax - Single, 2 Pax - Twin, 3 Pax - Triple
  • All Meals: B.-Breakfast, L.-Lunches, D.-Dinner
  • An English Speaking Nepalese guide throughout the tour
  • All Entrance fees of landmarks mentioned in the itinerary
  • Government Tax and other office service charge

What's Excluded


  • Single supplement, if necessary
  • International or Domestic tickets and airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa (US$30 for 15 Days, US$ 50 for 30 Days)
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, meals starters, desserts, etc
  • Personal expenses, Telephone calls, laundry, tips and etc
  • Travel, Medical insurance, and first aid kit

Customer Reviews


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John UY . Jul 24, 2019
3 Country Tour - Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my…

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my wife was really surprised! Thanks for that one, sir! Our only interest was Bhutan and they offer everything including visas. Then, he was kind enough to suggest Tibet and we were like, why not? Since it’s a neighboring country and we haven’t visited it either. We ended up booking the 3 Country tour. Including Nepal yes! Nepal was very entertaining and with our very educated guide Anish! He knew his stuff. Smiling fella! Minus the rain coz we missed our helicopter ride to see up close and personal the all-mighty Mt Everest. But don’t get me wrong. Even if Anup knew that our helicopter ride would be canceled he still showed up, at 6 am! He kept trying and calling constantly if there could be any possibility that we could do the tour but sadly no. That is customer service at its finest. Haven’t encountered such customer service like his. 5 stars on that! Tibet was something else. Altitude sickness yes but we managed. Karma our guide was very accommodating and will give us time to wander around on our own. Knows how to manage time especially visiting the Potala Palace. When he said he’ll meet us at 7 am. He was at the hotel right on the dot. Talk about punctuality! Bhutan was magical! The moment when you land. Everything is just a breeze. Even immigration was very friendly! I have no complaints! Sangay our guide was great! We felt like we weren’t tourists. More like friends. He explained everything perfectly. He even told us to roll down our windows coz of the fresh air. The hike to Tiger’s Nest is no joke but Sangay was there all the way. We have no negative feedback the whole time we were there in the kingdom of Bhutan. A must place to visit! Our only concern was the breakfast at Shambhala Palace in Tibet. To us, it was a cool experience to have Tibetan breakfast such as the tsampa but to the others, they might not be able to enjoy it. Fewer choices of food but that didn’t bother us. Eggs, toast coffee, and tea. No continental breakfast here but we were happy about it. The hotel is nice though! Loving the touch of every piece of furniture they have. Hi-tech shower! When we had dinner they have to fetch it from the other hotel coz the cook wasn’t there anymore. They didn’t say the kitchen is closed. They still provide. We were shocked! We felt bad for the guy delivering the food to us but we gave him a decent tip. Wish we knew all their names coz they were all very nice to us from the beginning when we arrived greeted with a smile and the day we left. The security guard even gave us bottled water on the way back to Nepal. We will surely miss those hardworking folks over there! Keep smiling! One word. Anup will do anything to make your trip a memorable one coz ours was. Even side trips such as having breakfast and having us tried all the dishes or snacks that we wanted to try! Also, even if we were at other Countries he keeps in touch thru WhatsApp just to make sure everything was still in order. He even kept on checking the helicopter ride when we were away! Thumbs up, sir! Hope your business will continue to grow and may you have more customers and friends to come! You are indeed an amazing travel consultant. Thanks again for having us and making our trip a memorable one! Thank   you all, Mr and Mrs. Uy
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Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

Check the latest update and requirements to enter Nepal post-COVID-19

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

BEST TIME TO VISIT 

Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon season.

Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

FAQS


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »

Namaste from HimalayanWindows!   HimalayanWindows is a company operated by travel professionals involved in the travel industry for more than a decade. We operate package tours for Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. HimalayanWindows believes that Our Motto is to satisfy every customer in all aspects. We would like to introduce ourselves as a tour and trekking operator in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Moreover, we are also a direct tour operator for Tibet… Read More »

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