Nepal Round Tour literally means, travelling in a valley or to many interesting place with a series of visits in Nepal. It starts from Kathmandu valley and goes to Gorkha, Pokhara, Tansen, Lumbini, Chitwan and ends in Kathmandu. The taste of village, hiking, sightseeing, viewpoints, river valley, civilization centers, hills, plain lands, jungle safari and shopping are including in this trip.
Nepal Round Tour offers to visit village with rice terrace and life style of local people, culture, festival, animal husbandry, food, dress, food habit, type of houses and tradition. You will take a hiking experience, reach a viewpoint with a glimpse of Himalayan with sunrise, and sun set view. The full of enjoyment is with nature, clean air and greenery. The wetland with numerous birds is another attraction. The visit to the city of world famous Gurkhas, Tibetan refugee settlement with monastery with Tibetan Buddhism, the famous Hindu temple with religious activities. The plain lands of Nepal with birthplace of peace Buddha and famous tropical forest with wildlife and nature sound and famous Tharu cultural show will be a remarkable for your life.
Nepal Round Tour is interesting to know Nepal and its beauty. The Himalayan country with ethnic/cast group, their festival, rich dress, culture is superb. You will see the different mountain shapes of same mountain from a different viewpoint. You will see the agriculture base of culture of farmer in Nepal. This tour is a bit long but it will be a full of enjoyment and photographic opportunities for your life memory. See the time and highlights of this trip are written below.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport 1337m and Transfer to Balthali Gaon
When your flight arrives at Tribhuban International Airport. Take your bags and go to immigration to put a visa time in Nepal. Check our office board with representative and he will pick up you with car then transfer to hotel. It is 35km distance takes minimum one-hour drive then 40 minutes hiking to reach the hotel in Balthali. Do check in and we brief you about your tour, time; place and hotel with introduce an experience government license holder culture guide for your whole trip.
Day 02: Namo Buddha, Panauti and Dhulikhel Tour
Namo Boudha 1750m is very holy Buddhist place is believed that once prince gave his body flesh for starving tigress with her 5 cubs and saved the life nearby forest and lama, monks with monastery with Himalayan view with rice fields. It is 40km far from Kathmandu. Panauti is beautiful village with popular confluence of three Holy River and temple including Indreswore Mahadev and many others with stupas around there. Dhulikhel 1440m is another highway town with temples and ethnics group and the spectacular Himalayan view and neat and clean air. The view of villages with terraced field is so beautiful. Stay overnight in Dhulikhel at hotel with breakfast.
Day 03: Bhaktapur, Changunarayan and Nagarkot Tours
Bhaktapur is the city of Hindu devotees with 5 roof Nyatapola Temple with Taumadhi Tole, golden gate, 55 windows palace with beautiful palace square, pottery square and Datratraya square with 15 century old temple and wood carving peacock. Changunarayan is a famous protected God Vishnu Temple situated on a hill with small hamlet with 5th century old historic inscription and beautiful pagoda types of temple with Himalayan view and village with rice-terraced view. Nagarkot is popular viewpoint for Himalayan view, village view and tranquility with neat and clean air. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Nagarkot.
Day 04: Sankhu Bajra Yogini, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Tours
Take a hot breakfast and enjoy the Himalayan view with sun rise then drive to Sankhu and take 50 minute hiking from the Newar town with the view of green hill and rice terrace. Here is a 7th-8th century old statue with mid-17th century old temple and holy cave. Drive back to Boudhanath. Bouddhanath-Bouddhanath is popular for the largest Buddhanath Stupa with 5th century old, Tibetan refugee settlement with their painting school, big prayer wheels and several monasteries with monks and lamas. Pashupatinath is popular for Hindu live cremation center bank of the holy Bagmati River, Pashupatinath Temples and other temple of Shiva Lingam, Hindu holy men and sub-tropical forest with deer and an activity of Asamese monkeys. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 05: Sleeping Vishnu, Ngagi Gompa and Patan Tours
Sleeping Vishnu is famous stone carving is built in 631AD with protector god Vishnu is sleeping on the serpent deity with a pool. It is a Hindu temple. Take a hiking inside the Shivapuri National Park to go Ngagi Gompa. It tales 2 hours time with gravel road with the superb view of Kathmandu valley. You will see the nuns in the Gompa. Climb back to Patan. Patan is believed an oldest city, beautiful platue, city of art including bronze and paintings. There are 250 BC old Ashoka stupa, golden temple, 5-roof Hindu Temple, Mahabaudha Shrines and beautiful palace square. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 06: Kathmandu, Swayambunath, Kirtipur, Dakshinkali and Pharping Tours
Kathmandu Durbar is famous for 12th to 18th century old monuments with Kumari house and museum with palace and Freak Street, which was famous in 1960 and1970. The nine-storey medieval Shah Dynasty palace is famous here. Swayambhunath is popular for old Buddhist Stupa, an activity of Asamese monkey and panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley. Kirtipur is another quite Newar town with Himalayan view, Kathmandu city view, the famous 12th century Bag Bhairab and 17th century Uma Maheswor temple and Chilanco Stupa is 16th old. You can see the crowd of Hindu pilgrims with the activities of worship and sacrifice of male animals. There is forest and streams near the temple and you can see the local people are waiting their customer with local agro products. Pharping is famous for Tibetan Buddhism and the popular place of two caves that was once used by Guru Padhmasambhava in 8th century. The handprint is there and the famous Bajra Yogini temple and natural originated statue of Ganesh and Tara is there. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 07: Kakani and Nagarjun Hill Hiking Tours
Kakani offers superb view of snow capped mountains including Annapurna I 8091m, Himalchuli 7893m, Manaslu 8163m, Dorjelakpa, Chobba Bhamre 6016m, Langtang 7246m, Gaurishanker 7134m and others. Sun set view is good from here. It is a popular picnic spot for locals too. It is 29km far way and situated 1982m high above sea level with surrounding village and mountain museum and the memory park of Thai Airbus which was crashed in 1992 and died 113 people. Drive back to Nagarjun and take a hiking with 2.30 hours time to get the top 2095m with the superb view of surrounding Kathmandu valley with snow-capped mountains. Climb back to Kathmandu and stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 08: Drive to Daman
Daman is a popular view point of Nepal with an altitude of 2400m/7874ft above sea level. It is about 80km/50mile south-west of Kathmandu and takes 3 hours by car to get here. It is a natural place where is clean air, tranquility, greenery and panoramic view of Himalayas. Daman offers the great views of entire Himalayan range approximate 400km length starts Mount Everest in the east and Dhaulagiri in the west. Above the peaceful hill of this town has telescope attached view tower with a small money entrance to enjoy the all eight thousands snow capped mountains of Nepal is possible with clean weather. Here is temple, botanical garden and rhododendron forest. You can enjoy with cycling and pony trip. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Daman.
Day 09: Drive to Chitwan National Park
Drive back to Chitwan National park via Hetauda, which is a highway town in Terai region. Take a lunch and join with the activities of Jungle with package. Stay overnight at hotel with full board of meal in Chitwan.
Day 10: Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
Take a hot breakfast and join with their package jungle programs in Chitwan National Park. The program including elephant riding, canoe, and jungle walks elephant bath and son on. Stay overnight at hotel with full board of meal in Chitwan.
Day 11: Drive to Lumbini Garden
Take a hot breakfast in Chitwan and do some last activities and drive to Lumbini. It is about 175km with the view of highway town, rivers, forest and local people and mountains while driving towards the west of Terai. Take a lunch and visit Lumbini Garden and surrounding areas, which is famous, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. There is monastic zone and village according to the plan of Lumbini. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Lumbini.
Day 12: Drive to Tansen
Take a hot breakfast then drive to Tansen. It is about 85km distance with the beautiful view passing through plain land to hill region with the view of forest, highway town, rivers, rivulets, green valley, hills and snowcapped mountain. Tansen1372m is famous for a small historic kingdom of Nepal with the great view of terraced fields, plain land of Terai, snow capped mountain and other green hills and the local people with the Newar town. Here is a palace, temples and largest gate of Nepal. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Tansen.
Day 13: Drive to Pokhara
Take a hot breakfast and drive to Pokhara. It is about 122km distance with the great view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan view. The view of highway town and green valley, forest and river view which is lot of enjoyment with driving. Once you will cross the Kaligandaki River with holy place. Take a lunch at Pokhara and join a boating trip at Phewa Lake. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Pokhara.
Day 14: Pokhara Sightseeing Tours
Wake up early in the morning and drive to Sarankot for sunrise and Himalayan view from hilltop. Drive back to Bindyabasini Temple, it is a Hindu temple of 17th century old with daily religious activities of pilgrims with a Himalayan views. Visit to Seti River gorge down to the ground from the KC Bridge then drive to David Falls for flying water with the history of the waterfalls. Drive back to International Mountain Museum with the history, photographic of all 14-world highest mountain peaks in the world, librarery, artificial climbing peak, ethnic people’s museum and slide show with beautiful garden around here with real Mountain View. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Pokhara.
Day 15: Drive to Gorkha and Bandipur
Drive with Pokhara-Kathmandu Highway until Abukhaireni then take a left towards the Gorkha Bazaar. It is 88km until Abukhaireni then 24km to the Gorkha with the view of highway town, rivers, mountain views, forest, rice terrace and forest on the way to the destination. Gorkha is the city of the Shah Dynasty King Prithvi Narayan. You can see the palace with 40 minutes climbing uphill. You will see the museum and town and take a lunch here then take another 49km to the Bandipur. It is a village with view of Spectacular Mountain, river valley and terraced field. It is a quite village with local people. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Bandipur.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu via Manakamana
Tour Take a hot breakfast and drive to Cable Car Stand 287m, which is about 37km paved road with river valley and highway town. Wait on a line then entry to the Cable Car with 2.8km distance up towards the Manakamana Temple 1335m. Visit and pray wish fulfill goddess with 17th century old temple, which has the view of snowcapped mountain and crowded pilgrims. Climb back to the highway with the view of Trishuli River and Green Mountain. Take another 104km distance with paved highway with the view of river valley, village, highway town and terraced fields to get Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Departure to Tribhuban International Airport
You should enter the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule. It is 6 km car ride with our representative takes minimum 30 minutes time to get there. We hope you enjoyed once in Nepal and it is not enough so we optimist next visit with us for new program. We wish you safe and happy flight journey to next destination with putting scarf (Khata). We make sure you are not going to pay any airport take because it is already included in your flight ticket.
Where is Nepal ?
Nepal is landlocked country located in southern Asia couched between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal is geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse. The capital city of the country is Kathmandu, commonly known as ‘city of temples’ where we can explore traditional artistic beauty. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, Nepal is where the ice-cold of the mountains meets the steamy heat of the Indian plains. Moreover, it's a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best trekking on earth. The Himalaya's most sophisticated urban cultures took shape here, in the three great mini kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley- Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur - home to a world-class artistic and architectural heritage.
What is Nepal known for?
Nepal is Known for Mt. Everest, highest peak in the world and Lord Buddha, who was the pioneer of Buddhist religion. Besides, among 14 eight thousand meters cross mountains in the world, eight are located in this naturally beautiful country. Nepal has been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of peak climbing expeditions with the identification of more than one thousand peaks above 6,000 meters .Trekking through the Everest region offers astounding mountain views, an opportunity to take a glimpse into the life of world heritage sites, discovering variety of Himalayan flora and faunas, and an opportunity to explore the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Overall, Nepal is known for its hospitality and the local people believes in the mantra ‘Atithi Deba Bhaba’ (Guest are god).
Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?
Yes! Nepal visa is easily available up on arrival in the entry places. Make the process easier by downloading & completing the application form, having the correct USD cash and two passport photographs.
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent Nepali currency
Is the country politically safe and stable?
Nepal is one of the new democratic countries in the world with many active political parties, ideas, ideologies and leaders. As such there might be some disturbances in some parts of the country. But it does not and will not affect the daily life of the residents in the other parts. Life moves on as usual, unperturbed.
How to enter Nepal?
Nepal can be enter by two ways,
By air: Some of the major international airlines operating schedule services to Nepal are Royal Nepal Airlines, British Airways, Biman Bangladesh, China South West Airlines, Druk Air, Gulf Air, India Air, Thai Airways, Qatar, Pakistan Air, Jet Air and Singapore Airlines. By air, you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (only one international airport) located in the heart of Kathmandu City.
By Road: There are several entry points by land route mainly from Nepal / Indian borders;
Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu. Traveling by bus is recommended if you can cope with 10 to 12 hours of long drive in return for a fascinating mountainous views and snail tail roads that meet above the clouds.
Do you have Airport pickup facilities?
Definitely! We do have airport pick up facilities for our customers who have booked for our any packages. We don't charge any money. As the time you booked your trip, you have to inform us.
What is the best time to visit Nepal?
September and April are warm with the temperature ranging between 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit. In October, November, late February and March it is typically 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. In December and January it is much cooler, between 45-70 degrees Fahrenheit, and you may experience foggy conditions as well. As there is an ideal time to visit Nepal. Nepal can be visited the whole year round. Light weight clothing is recommended from May to October. Warm garments are required from October to March. An umbrella or a raincoat is a must for the rainy season.
How can I make the payment?
There are various payment options by which you can make payment to Glory Nepal team. You can make payment by cash, bank transfer, online credit card payment and Travelers checks. If you wish to use another option of payment suitable to you, then Glory Nepal will assist you for that.
Why should I book the tour through Glory Nepal?
Glory Nepal team is a recognized Holiday Planner and service provider related with the Nepal Tourism Sector. The Team of Glory Nepal is able to work on your any kind of travel requirements as it is associated with a team of Tour Escorts, Guides who are well trained, fluent in different languages and with long experience in related sectors. We do offer verities of Nepal Tour, Trek, Jungle Safari, Adventure packages but beside that we are best in organizing special tailor made itineraries in any areas of Nepal. As our motto is "Guest's Satisfaction is our Achievements" we are always here to assist you for your holiday to Nepal.
What does grading (Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Strenuous) means?
"Grading" is a term used for rating treks based on difficulty. According to Himalayan Glacier standards and experience, we have divided the trekking into four types, namely Easy, Moderate, Difficult and Strenuous- the challenge in terms of both technicality and geography increases as we move higher in that order. Thus, Easy Treks could be suitable for all while Strenuous and Difficult Treks are meant only for those who have certain experience and capability.
This can help you choose a trek or climb especially in the Himalayan Region that best suits your fitness level and experience. Please keep in mind that this is a general guide only. A variety of factors, including weather, may add to the challenge.
No previous trek experience and any physical preparation are required to attempt this trek. An interest in walking will be enough to take up such treks. Such treks usually vary from 2 days hike to 5 days trekking and can reach up to an altitude of 3000 m. Treks usually on well maintained paths and passes through ridges and involve walking up to 5 hours a day.
Moderate Treks will require at least 6-7 hours of walking every day, crossing 4000 m above high altitude passes, and long and exhausting walks through often rough trails, rocks and boulders. Therefore, you will require physical and mental fitness, positive attitude and interests and previous hiking or camping experience is preferred. You should prepare to face high altitude.
Previous trekking experience and technical knowledge is essential in Difficult Treks. Besides walking through rough trails for 6-7 hours and crossing high passes as high as 5000 m, you will also be glacier crossings on snow/ice. You will be facing high altitude air with low level of oxygen and continuous walking over huge stretch of Himalayan valleys. Positive attitude and perseverance is required.
Strenuous Treks involve long days, long hours of challenging walks, high altitude passes above 5000 m, difficult terrains and glacier and snow walking. No doubt you need to be mentally and physically fit and in excellent health condition. As part of technical requirements, you will require to have rock and ice climbing experience with the knowledge of use of ice axe and crampons. You should consider joining one of the rock climbing and glacier walking classes prior to heading for Trek.
Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
There are many ATM machines in the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley. ATM machines are slowly being introduced to other cities like Bhuwtal and Dharan.
What types of cards are accepted? Debit or Credit? Visas or Masters or Discovers or Dinners?
Most popular cards accepted in Nepal are VISA, MASTERCARD and American Express. Both Debit and Credit Cards are accepted here. American Travelers Cheques are also accepted in most Banks, Hotels, and Travel companies.
Are there any tourist police in Nepal?
Of course there is tourist police located near the Nepal Tourism Development Board's Office. Also, there are complaint counters at the airport and Basantapur Durbar Square. Tourist police are specially trained in English and have detailed local knowledge to assist tourists. For security and travel related assistance, you can reach any of the officers from telephone 4-247041, 4-4268969 during 11 a.m to 5 p.m
Is Nepal safe? Is a woman traveling alone safe with your company?
Absolutely Nepal is safe for traveler. Firstly, Nepal is considered as one of the peaceful countries in the world (chances are it's safer here than your home-country). Secondly, while you're on one of our trips, we take personal responsibility for your well-being, a responsibility we commit very seriously.
• All the entrance fees while sightseeing in the city.
• Guided Katmandu sightseeing tour by Car.
• All accommodation on B/B basis.
• 13% government tax where applicable.
• International flights, visa and departure taxes
• Airport pick up and drop.
• Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
• All the expenses in except mention in the include section
Domestic Airport Tax
• Domestic airport tax
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• Costs arising from unforeseen events outside our control
All the entrance feels for sight seeing in the city
International flights, visa and departure taxes
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