Nepal Multi Cultural Tour – 6 days

Nepal Multi Cultural Tour – 6 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

5N/6D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

2175 meters

Meals

B+B

Accomodation

Hotel

No. of Person

Min. 01 Pax

Highlights

Kathmandu:

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley, home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Marvel at the intricate architecture and historic palaces, temples, and courtyards in the heart of Kathmandu.
Cultural Immersion: Engage with local communities and witness traditional rituals, festivals, and arts and crafts demonstrations.
Thamel: Discover the vibrant streets of Thamel, a bustling hub of shops, restaurants, and cafes offering a mix of Nepali and international cuisines.
Pokhara:

Phewa Lake: Enjoy a tranquil boat ride on Phewa Lake, with stunning views of the surrounding Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains.
Sarangkot: Witness breathtaking sunrise or sunset views over the Himalayas from the hilltop village of Sarangkot.
Peace Pagoda: Visit the World Peace Pagoda, a symbol of peace and harmony, offering panoramic vistas of Pokhara Valley and the mountains.
Adventure Activities: Engage in adrenaline-pumping activities such as paragliding, zip-lining, or trekking in the nearby Annapurna region.
Lumbini:

Birthplace of Buddha: Explore Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and visit sacred sites such as the Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, and various monasteries and stupas.
International Monastic Zone: Experience the spiritual ambiance of the International Monastic Zone, where monasteries from different Buddhist traditions coexist harmoniously.
Lumbini Museum: Gain insights into the life and teachings of Lord Buddha through artifacts, relics, and exhibits at the Lumbini Museum.
Peaceful Retreat: Enjoy the serene and tranquil atmosphere of Lumbini, ideal for meditation, reflection, and spiritual rejuvenation.

Nepal Multi Cultural Tour Overview

Escape the ordinary and dive into the heart of Nepal’s diverse culture with our “Nepal Multi Cultural Tour.” This curated journey weaves together the historic charm of Kathmandu, the breathtaking beauty of Pokhara, and the spiritual serenity of Lumbini, offering a tapestry of experiences for every traveler.

Kathmandu: Unveil the ancient secrets of Kathmandu, a vibrant city where history whispers from every corner. Explore iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the majestic Pashupatinath Temple, wander through bustling Durbar Squares adorned with intricate carvings, and lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleys of the old city. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Hinduism and Buddhism, soak in the vibrant street life, and discover hidden treasures at local markets.

Pokhara: Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Pokhara beckons with its breathtaking natural beauty. Glide across the serene waters of Phewa Lake, witness panoramic mountain vistas from the World Peace Pagoda, and feel the wind beneath your wings as you paraglide over the valley. Embark on thrilling hikes through lush landscapes, challenge yourself on adventurous treks, or simply relax and let the serene beauty of the mountains melt your worries away.

Lumbini: Step into the cradle of spirituality at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Feel the profound peace emanating from the Maya Devi Temple, where Buddha entered the world, and stand in awe beneath the imposing Ashokan Pillar, a testament to ancient faith. Explore the serene Buddhist monasteries and immerse yourself in the sacred aura of this spiritual haven. Travel back in time at the Kapilbastu archaeological site and discover the echoes of Buddha’s early life.

More Than Just a Tour: This unforgettable journey is more than just sightseeing; it’s a cultural immersion. Connect with the warm and welcoming Nepali people, savor the unique flavors of local cuisine, and discover the rhythm of life in each vibrant city. Witness traditional ceremonies, learn fascinating local customs, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Detail Itinerary

As you land at Kathmandu International Airport, you’ll be met by a representative from the tour company.
The representative will be easily identifiable, possibly holding a sign with your name or the tour company’s logo.
Step 2: Transfer to Hotel

Your representative will assist with your luggage and escort you to the vehicle arranged for your transfer.
Enjoy a comfortable ride from the airport to your hotel.
Step 3: Check-In at the Hotel

Upon reaching the hotel, the representative will help you with the check-in process.
Take a moment to freshen up and settle into your accommodations.
Step 4: Tour Briefing

After settling in, you will meet with the tour officer who will provide a comprehensive briefing about the upcoming Nepal Multi Cultural Tour.
The briefing will likely cover the itinerary, important contact information, and any essential details you need to know.

Sounds like you’re in for a whirlwind day exploring some of Kathmandu’s most breathtaking landmarks! Here’s a breakdown of your full day sightseeing:

Morning:

Swayambhunath: Hike up the iconic monkey temple offering panoramic views of the city. Witness intricate shrines, fluttering prayer flags, and the playful monkeys that call the site home.

Mid-morning:

Pashupatinath: Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of this holy Hindu temple complex on the banks of the Bagmati River. Observe ancient rituals, see the sacred Pashupati Nath lingam, and witness the cremation ceremonies (if comfortable).

Afternoon:

Boudhanath Stupa: Marvel at the magnificent white stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the heart of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Spin prayer wheels, soak in the vibrant surroundings, and witness the bustling energy of the surrounding market.

Evening:

Patan Durbar Square: Lose yourself in the artistic beauty of Patan, known for its intricate carvings and charming old streets. Explore the Golden Temple, Mahaboudha temple, and Krishna Mandir, and admire the craftsmanship of the Newari people.

Sounds like a perfect transition from the cultural immersion in Kathmandu to the breathtaking beauty of Pokhara! After a delicious breakfast, you’ll embark on a scenic drive through the Nepalese countryside, with rolling hills, charming villages, and maybe even a glimpse of the majestic Himalayas. Here are some things to look forward to on your journey:

The Drive:

Enjoy the comfortable ride and observe the changing landscapes, from bustling Kathmandu to peaceful countryside.
Keep an eye out for rice paddies, quaint villages, and maybe even some wildlife spotting like monkeys or colorful birds.
If you’re traveling during the rainy season, prepare for lush greenery and dramatic cloud formations over the mountains.

Pokhara Arrival:

Upon arrival in Pokhara, breathe in the fresh mountain air and marvel at the stunning backdrop of the Annapurna range.
Check into your hotel and enjoy a warm Nepali welcome, feeling the hospitality of Pokhara.
Depending on your arrival time, you might have some free time to explore the charming lakeside town, do some souvenir shopping, or simply relax and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

Morning:

Barahi Temple: Start your day by visiting the picturesque Barahi Temple, set amidst the serene waters of Phewa Lake. Enjoy a boat ride to the island temple and soak in the peaceful atmosphere.
World Peace Pagoda: Hike or take a taxi up to the World Peace Pagoda for panoramic views of Pokhara and the Annapurna range. Reflect on the message of peace and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings.
Buddhist Monastery: Dive into the spiritual haven of a local Buddhist monastery. Witness monks’ prayers, explore intricate prayer wheels, and learn about Buddhist traditions.

Afternoon:

Bindhyabasini Temple: Climb the steps up to Bindhyabasini Temple, dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. Marvel at the intricate carvings and enjoy the views of the valley from the vantage point.
Mahadev Cave: Venture into the mysterious Mahadev Cave, known for its stalactites and stalagmites. Learn about the Hindu legend associated with the cave and experience the cool, refreshing atmosphere.

Evening:

Sarangkot Sunset: Head up to Sarangkot, the famous viewpoint, for a mesmerizing sunset overlooking Pokhara Valley. Witness the sky ablaze with colors as the sun dips below the Annapurna peaks. Enjoy the cool mountain air and the breathtaking panorama.

Your journey to Lumbini sounds exciting! Here’s a breakdown of your day with some additional insights:

Morning:

Tansen Stopover: This detour to Tansen, a charming hill station, adds a delightful twist to your journey. Enjoy the cooler climate, scenic views, and the opportunity to observe the traditional Nepali Dhaka topi garment worn by locals. Tansen is known for its rich Newari culture and heritage, so take some time to wander through its narrow streets and explore its temples and markets.

Tips:

Sample some delicious local cuisine, like momos or thakali thali, at a cozy restaurant in Tansen.
Visit the Bhagwati Mandir, a beautiful temple offering mesmerizing views of the valley.
Pick up some unique souvenirs made from Dhaka fabric, like purses or hats.

Afternoon:

Drive to Lumbini: The drive from Tansen to Lumbini offers scenic landscapes, so keep your eyes peeled for rolling hills, lush greenery, and maybe even glimpses of the Himalayas. The anticipation will build as you get closer to the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Evening:

Lumbini Arrival: Check into your hotel in Lumbini and refresh after your journey. Take some time to explore the surrounding area and absorb the serene atmosphere of this spiritual haven.

 

Lumbini offers a wealth of captivating sights and experiences beyond the ones you mentioned. Here’s a breakdown of some additional must-see attractions you can consider adding to your Lumbini itinerary:

Spiritual Sites:

Lumbini Monastic Zone: Immerse yourself in the diverse Buddhist traditions by exploring monasteries from various countries, each featuring unique architectural styles and practices. You might even be fortunate to witness monks’ prayers or chanting rituals.
Lumbini Museum: Gain deeper insights into the life and teachings of Lord Buddha through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and historical information. The museum offers a comprehensive understanding of Buddhism’s origins and development.
Pusdhar Pond: This sacred pond holds significance as the location where Maya Devi, Buddha’s mother, took a holy bath before his birth. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and partake in the customary ritual of washing your hands and face with its waters.

Cultural Landmarks:

Ashoka Pillar: Witness the historical significance of this ancient pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka to mark the birthplace of Buddha. Admire its intricate carvings and inscriptions that tell stories of the past.
Kapilvastu Archaeological Site: Travel back in time to the ancient city where Buddha spent his early years. Explore the remains of palaces, gardens, and other structures that offer glimpses into his pre-enlightenment life.
World Peace Pagoda: Hike up to this iconic stupa perched on a hilltop for breathtaking panoramic views of Lumbini and the surrounding countryside. Reflect on the message of peace and harmony while enjoying the tranquil environment.

Nature and Relaxation:

Lumbini Garden: Stroll through this sprawling park, the birthplace of Buddha, and soak in the serene atmosphere. Witness diverse flora and fauna, enjoy boat rides on the Lumbini Pond, and relish the sacredness of the site.
Stargazing: Escape the city lights and marvel at the dazzling display of stars in the clear night sky of Lumbini. The lack of light pollution makes it a perfect spot for nature lovers and astronomy enthusiasts.
Meditation and Yoga: Many monasteries and retreats in Lumbini offer classes and workshops for those seeking inner peace and relaxation. Immerse yourself in meditation practices or yoga sessions to enhance your spiritual

journey.

A day of boating on Lumbini Lake followed by a leisurely drive back to Kathmandu sounds like a relaxing and scenic experience. Here’s a suggested itinerary for your day:

Morning: Boating on Lumbini Lake

Breakfast at the Hotel:
Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, ensuring you have enough energy for the day’s activities.
Transfer to Lumbini Lake:
Head to Lumbini Lake for a tranquil boating experience. Your transportation to the lake can be arranged by the hotel or tour company.
Boating on Lumbini Lake:
Enjoy a peaceful boat ride on Lumbini Lake. The serene surroundings and the reflection of the landscape on the water make for a calming experience.
Explore the Lake Area:
Depending on the size of the lake, you may have the opportunity to explore different parts of it. Take in the natural beauty and perhaps capture some memorable photos.
Relaxation and Meditation (Optional):
If you’re inclined, take some time for relaxation or meditation on the lakeshore, absorbing the tranquility of the surroundings.

Afternoon: Drive Back to Kathmandu

Lunch:
After the boating experience, have lunch at a local restaurant or at the hotel.
Drive to Kathmandu:
Begin your journey back to Kathmandu. The drive allows you to enjoy the landscapes and observe the changing scenery.
Scenic Stops (Optional):
Depending on the route, consider making stops at scenic viewpoints or interesting places along the way. This could include small towns, viewpoints, or cultural sites.
Arrival in Kathmandu:
Reach Kathmandu in the late afternoon or early evening, depending on the distance and any stops made during the drive.
Check-In at the Hotel:
Check back into your hotel in Kathmandu.
Free Evening:
Spend the evening at your leisure. You may choose to explore Kathmandu further, try a local restaurant, or simply relax at the hotel.

It sounds like you have a flexible departure plan based on the flight schedule. Here’s a general outline for both scenarios:

Morning Flight:

Early Morning:
Depending on your flight time, you may have an early morning check-out from the hotel.
Transfer to International Airport:
The tour representative will see you off at the hotel and arrange transportation to the international airport.
Check-In and Departure:
Arrive at the airport with ample time to complete check-in procedures, security checks, and any other necessary formalities.
Flight Departure:
Board your morning flight and depart for your destination.

Afternoon or Evening Flight:

Free Time:
If your flight is scheduled for the afternoon or evening, you’ll have the morning and part of the afternoon free to explore or relax.
Optional Activities:
Depending on your interests and the time available, you may choose to explore local attractions, do some last-minute shopping, or simply relax at the hotel.
Hotel Check-Out:
Check out from the hotel at the designated time.
Transfer to International Airport:
The tour representative will see you off at the hotel and arrange transportation to the international airport.
Check-In and Departure:
Arrive at the airport with ample time to complete check-in procedures, security checks, and any other necessary formalities.
Flight Departure:
Board your afternoon or evening flight and depart for your destination.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Airport Transfers - Car/Van/Bus/Jeep
  • Accommodation on B/B basis in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini
  • All entrance Fees of Temple, Monastery, Museum, Durbar Square, Monuments and cultural program at evening.
  • Arrangements and transportation expenses during the Tour Packages for Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini
  • City Tour in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini
  • License Holder and Professional Tour Guide for Kathmandu, Lumbini and Pokhara
  • What is Excluded
  • Any unexpected costs that occur due to: * Weather, Trail, Road Blockage, River conditions,
  • Due to circumstances such as: * Sickness, Government action, flight delays,
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Major changes in the itinerary
  • Personal and free-time expenses
  • Cold drinks or alcohol
  • Extra hotel expenses
  • Laundry
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport taxes
  • Entry visas to Nepal
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    Useful Info

    Visas:

    Citizens of most developed countries can obtain a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The visa fee is USD 50 for 15 days, USD 100 for 30 days, and USD 200 for 90 days. You can also apply for a visa online before your trip.
    You will need to have a passport valid for at least six months beyond your stay in Nepal, and you may also be required to show proof of onward travel and sufficient funds for your stay.

    Insurance:

    It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance before your trip to Nepal. This will help to cover the costs of medical care, trip cancellation, and other unexpected events.
    Best time to visit:

    The best time to visit Nepal is during the shoulder seasons, which are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). These times of year offer pleasant weather and fewer crowds. The peak season is winter (December-February), when the weather is clear and dry, but it can be very cold at higher altitudes. The monsoon season is summer (June-August), when it rains heavily, especially in the lowlands.
    Temperature:

    The temperature in Nepal varies depending on the altitude. In Kathmandu, the average temperature in January is 9 degrees Celsius (48 degrees Fahrenheit), and the average temperature in July is 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit). At higher altitudes, such as in the Everest region, the temperatures are much colder.
    Climate:

    Nepal has a diverse climate, with varying temperatures and precipitation levels depending on the region. The lowlands are subtropical, with hot, humid summers and mild winters. The mid-hills have a more temperate climate, with warm summers and cool winters. The highlands are cold and dry, with snowcapped peaks year-round.
    Weather:

    The weather in Nepal can be unpredictable, so it is important to be prepared for anything. Pack for both hot and cold weather, and be sure to bring rain gear, even if you are traveling during the dry season.
    Local food:

    Nepalese food is delicious and flavorful. Some popular dishes include dal bhat (a lentil soup and rice dish), momo (dumplings), and sel roti (a sweet, deep-fried bread). Be sure to try some local dishes while you are in Nepal!

    Seasonal clothes:

    The type of clothes you will need to pack for your trip to Nepal will depend on the time of year you are traveling. In the spring and autumn, you will need to pack for both warm and cool weather. In the summer, you will need to pack for hot and humid weather. In the winter, you will need to pack for cold and dry weather.

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