Nepal is known for its diversified culture, custom and tradition. The country is divided into 3 geographical regions: Himalayas, Hilly and Terai and each has its own charm. The Himalayas will take your breath away with its abundant natural beauty and high peak mountains. The hilly region is surrounded by high hills and rocks with most of the ancient monuments and temples located here.  Terai is known as the granary of Nepal. The flatland provides abundant vegetation and herbs and supplies throughout the country.

Desire Adventures brings you a unique 12 days package to travel around the major cities of Nepal and experience the country at its best. We will visit Kathmandu, Palpa, Pokhara and Chitwan during the tour. From the chaotic beauty of Kathmandu to the beautiful town of Palpa, the laidback city of Pokhara and the thrilling National Park of Chitwan; the package is astonishing and full of unexpected adventures. The tour is best if you want to explore Nepal through its culture and tradition, people, nature, wildlife and adventures. 

What's included

  • Pickup and Drop from Hotels and Airport
  • Tourist Standard Hotels throughout the trip
  • Bed and Breakfast in Kathmandu, Lumbini, Palpa and Pokhara
  • Full meal in Chitwan (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • Guided city tour of all the towns in private transportation
  • Welcome dinner at a Nepalese restaurant with entertainment
  • One tour guide and his entire expenses
  • City Map (if required) 
What's Excluded
  • Nepal arrival Visa (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days. You can get visa upon arrival)
  • International Airfare
  • Extra meals
  • All required monument and national park entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Any extending trip

Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival, our team representative will accompany you from the airport to your hotel. You will be staying in a tourist standard hotel with facilities available. After freshening up, we will visit our head office in Thamel to attain more information regarding the trip. You will also meet your tour guide today. Nevertheless, if your flight is delayed or at night, we will directly go for dinner at a Nepali restaurant with local cuisine and traditional shows.

Meals Included: Dinner

Kathmandu is a city famous for local food, ancient monasteries and diverse culture. As soon as you land in Nepal, you will be overwhelmed with the unique beauty of the capital with its mixture of modern buildings and historic architecture and its booming sound, smell and sight. Today after breakfast, we set off on an adventure to explore this city and understand the diversity among harmony in Kathmandu. We will stop at sites like Pashupatinath; a historic temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the banks of the Bagmati River, Swayambhunath; a brilliant Stupa with the eyes of the Buddha in its four corners overlooking the entire Kathmandu valley from atop a hill, Boudhanath; a Stupa located towards the east of the valley with Tibetan settlements and Basantapur Durbar Square; the royal palace constructed during the Lichhavi period showcasing magnificent Nepali architecture. If time lets us, we will also visit Patan Durbar Square which is located at the center of the city of Lalitpur. After spending the day exploring the capital, we return to our hotel in our private transportation.

Meals Included: Breakfast

After breakfast, we will start our journey for today towards Chitwan National Park.  Chitwan is situated about 98 kms towards the south west of Kathmandu Valley and takes about 5 hours drive. The scenario is beautiful along the way with forests, landscapes and tall hills along the way of Trishuli and Narayani River. But as soon as we reach Terai, we can see a lot of plains and grasslands. Upon arrival, we check-in to our hotel and have lunch. Since we will be arriving late afternoon, we can also stroll around the city of Chitwan and explore the lifestyle of the locals. You will be served dinner at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will tour the Chitwan National Park today famous for its wild species of birds and animals. Chitwan, which literal transfers to, “Heart of the Jungle” is known as the best wildlife viewing National Parks in Asia. The National Park extends to 192 sq kms. Today we will enjoy bird watching and canoe ride in the Rapti River. We can witness some deadly crocodiles and water birds residing in the river. After lunch, we will explore more in the jungle through jeep safari or elephant safari. If lucky, we can witness the fierce Bengal tiger or the rare species of One-Horned Rhino. We will also come across an ethnic group in the Terai known as the Tharu Community. We can enjoy the popular Tharu dance in the city and learn more about their tradition. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our destination for today will be Lumbini, also known as the birthplace of Lord Buddha or Siddhartha Gautama. Buddha is known as the Light of Asia and Buddhism is practiced all over the world today. Perhaps his philosophy was taken into account because of the simple preaching and practice of non craving and detachment. Lumbini is considered as a holy place since a lot of pilgrims visit this site every year. The drive from Chitwan to Lumbini takes up to 3 hours and lies further west along the highway to Butwal. Upon arrival at Lumbini, we check in to our tourist standard hotel. We can also take a stroll around the town and explore the culture and lifestyle of the local people.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we will have a tour of the beautiful park located in Lumbini. Known as the birthplace of Buddha, Lumbini is a religious site with beautiful lush gardens and ancient architectures marking the birth of Siddhartha Gautam. The major attraction of the place are; Ashoka Pillar erected by Prince Ashoka on the spot of Buddha’s birth, various Buddhist monasteries built by countries all around the world, the Buddha Temple which was built by the king of Mustang, Maya Devi Temple and the sacred pond. We can soak up the peaceful atmosphere around the area and spend time in the magnificent garden amongst the prayer flags and the Bodhi Tree.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Early morning after breakfast, we will drive from Lumbini to Tansen, Palpa. Tansen is a hilltop settlement in Palpa district about 2 hours ride from Lumbini. Best known for its Newar culture and architecture, it is a perfect getaway and a less known travel destination among tourists which makes it even more special. The major attraction of the town includes temples and palaces known best for its architecture and the panoramic view of the hills and the plains. We spend the night at a tourist standard hotel in Tansen, Palpa.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Our destination for today will be Pokhara, 121.7kms north of Palpa. In the 4 hours long drive; we can view the beautiful scenario of hills and landscapes along the highway. Pokhara, also known as the trekkers’ hub, is well known for its peaceful environment surrounding tall mountains and tranquil lakes. Yet it is a popular destination to start the famous Annapurna trail trek and is filled with a lot of adventurous activities. Upon arriving at Pokhara, we check-in to the hotel and freshen up. In the evening you can stroll around the Lakeside and get indulged in the Pokhara vibe.

Meals Included: Breakfast

In the morning of the 9th day, we head out for our destination to Pokhara. We will visit some of the major tourist attractions and understand what makes Pokhara truly beautiful. In the morning, we will leave for the International Mountain Museum. The museum traces the history of the Himalayas and the mountaineers who climbed them. We will also visit some famous temples and caves such as Gupteswor Cave and Devi’s Fall residing in the valley. In the evening we will take a trip to the World Peace Pagoda situated on top of a hill. Beautiful scenario of the Pokhara city can be seen from this place. This is a perfect time to capture the beauty of the city. Overnight stay will be at a tourist standard hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Early in the morning, we head out to Sarangkot to experience the sunrise view amidst the splendid mountains. Sarangkot is a beautiful hill famously known for its breathtaking view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. After the sunrise, we head down to the city and have our breakfast. Our next destination will be Bindabasini Temple, one of the most popular and holy temples residing in the city and Seti River Gorge. Later, we will yet again visit another museum, the Gorkha Museum which tributes the bravery and dedication of the courageous Gorkha Soldiers.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Today will be our last day in the beautiful Pokhara City. After breakfast, we will catch the morning tourist bus leaving for Kathmandu from the Tourist Bus Park. The drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take about 5-6 hours. Along the journey we can witness beautiful natural scenarios and also get a jest of the lifestyle of people living in the rural areas of Nepal. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, we will return to our hotel and relax after a tiring yet exciting day of travel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

On the departure Day, our company representative will drop you off at the airport. Nevertheless, if your flight is at night you can still stroll around the city and buy souvenirs. If you wish to extend your trip or plan your next trip, Desire Adventures will help you customize and plan your itinerary. Have a safe flight back home. Namaste!

Our Guides:

With growing tourism in Nepal, the growth of travel and expedition companies have mounted to its peak. The companies seek the best leaders and guides to compete in the market while giving the best service to the clients. Although there are a numbers of companies promising you the best trip of your life, many neglect giving the knowledge on safety measurements and sustainable tourism to their team. From luxury travels to pocket friendly trips, our team guides deliver you the best of Nepal keeping your schedule, preference and welfare in mind.

Extensive insights on history and culture of the country:

Nepal has abundance of cultural and natural beauty. The charming architecture and rich history of the temples and Stupas are listed under UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our guides are well learned and experienced to give you insights on the country's hidden history and natural beauty. From world renowned sites to less traveled local areas, we make sure to provide you information on the benevolent locals, culture and lands that stretch out from the mighty Himalayas to the Terai Plains.

Round the clock service:

Our guides provide you exceptional service 24*7 throughout the trek. Weather it requires giving information, helping with communication or any other skills, our team makes sure you get the facilities regardless of timing. We have well trained English speaking guides working in the fields and value your timing and schedule and try to work as compatible as they can. In addition both our office staff and our field staff have exceptional knowledge on the products we offer. With any queries, you can email/ call/ message us as we try to respond as soon as possible. With extensive field study, our office staff constantly communicates with our trekking guides, tour guides and climbing Sherpa’s to update the information in the trekking region.

Licensed with minimum 5 years of experience:

Trekking has been commercialized in the last few years since Nepal was recognized as the most efficient country to trek. With growing commercialization comes competitive market. Nevertheless, our climbing Sherpas and team representatives along with the guides are required to have minimum of 5 years of experience with a certified license.

Importance to Sustainable Tourism:

We value the importance of sustainable economy and development. Thus, we hire local porters, guides and climbers to train them and give them a platform to work for themselves and their family. All our team members belong to local native groups and have been trained for trekking in the Himalayas and other regions of Nepal.

No exceptions with quality and equipments:

Our teams of guides are well trained with proper English speaking and communication skills via education and experience. We are also equipped with first-aid kits and trekking apparatus like oximeters, maps, first-aid kits and mobile phone for emergency.  Perhaps what separates us from others is the relationship our company has with the climbing Sherpa’s and trekking guides.

5:1 Client Guide Ratio

We maintain a 5:1 client guide ratio i.e. with every 5 clients we provide 1 guide. A team leader/guide with be appointed for a team of 5 trekkers in the group. Nevertheless, an assistant leader will also be provided with every addition of 5 pax. You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers who will be carrying 25-30 kilograms of weight. We wish for your travels to be worthy and adventurous with no difficulties or hurdles. 

We are able to depart Nepal Introductory Tour every day at no extra cost. So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure Date

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