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  • Head to the Himalayan hills and experience the unique culture of Nepal on this amazing 8 or 12-night tour.
  • This must-visit destination is home to rich and varied landscapes, countless mystical temples and an ancient way of life.
  • Highlights include a sunrise breakfast in the Himalayas, a safari in Chitwan Park and a choice of three and four-star accommodation - perfect for the shoestring and luxurious traveller.

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Your Destination

Nepal, home of Mount Everest is a must visit destination - enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pashupatinah and the temple lined streets of  Kathmandu. Only opening its borders to outsiders in the 1950's it remains shrouded in a mystical allure, enticing climbers, adventures sports lovers and backpackers to its astonishingly varied landscapes.

Nepal country is home to hundreds of exquisite monuments, sculptures, artistic temples and magnificent art – reminders of the golden era in Nepal’s architecture. In this 7 day private tour you will experience the giddy heights of the Himalayan hills, getting a spectacular view of Everest, and absorb the unique culture of this fascinating country.

8 Night Itinerary

8 Night Itinerary
Day 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (attention arrival from 7am - any earlier arrival will result in an extra night in Kathmandu)
Once you arrive at the airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel by your driver. Enjoy a free morning and complimentary lunch at your hotel before setting off to visit Swayambunath (UNESCO)- the oldest place of worship in the valley. After here, you will travel to the old town of Kathmandu: Hanuman Dhoka's Durbar Square (UNESCO), the Royal Sanctuary of Teleju, the Kumari house and the colourful bazaar of Thamel, the high point of the hippie era. 

Overnight at hotel, with dinner at leisure.

Day 02: KATHMANDU  
After breakfast, head on a walk around the Shivaite temple of Pashupatinath (UNESCO), the small Benares of Nepal, before joining the Tibetan district of Bodnath (UNESCO) and its large white stupa of the 14th century topped with flags of prayer, the high place of Buddhist pilgrimage.
Later, you will head to Bhaktapur (UNESCO), an old medieval town with cobbled streets, which houses elaborate palaces of typically Newar style, venerated temples and a crowd of craftsmen's shops... A real open-air museum.

Overnight at the hotel, with included meals.

DAY 03: KATHMANDU - DHULIKHEL (27 Km / 30 Minutes)
Enjoy breakfast before heading off on a morning discovery of Patan (UNESCO), an ancient royal city remarkably preserved, where reigns an atmosphere out of time at the foot of its high pagodas of carved wood and red bricks.
It's about five miles southwest of Kathmandu on the top of a hill. It is an ancient town of Newar village and people are farmers and live in the old traditional culture. The city offers to see many ancient Buddhist temples and shrines. You can find weaving people in old traditional looms.
In the afternoon, you will have a short stop by road to Dhulikhel, traditional Newar village, built on a ridge, at 2000 m of altitude. 

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: KATHMANDU – POKHARA (205 Km / 05 Heures)
You will have a morning drive to Pokhara after breakfast - a pleasant climate resort renowned for its mild climate and breathtaking view of the Annapurna range. Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Phewa (about 1h) and journey to the temple of the goddess Varahi, nestled on a small romantic island. 

In the afternoon, you will visit more of Pokhara: the Devis falls, the Bindebasani temple in the old town, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga, the gorges and the natural basins of the Seti river.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: TREK (Pokhara – Sarangkot – 10 Kms)
On this day you will see a sunrise over the Himalayas from Sarankot (1,592 m) and enjoy a picnic breakfast at the summit (weather permitting). It is a good preparation for the longer trek you have the option of doing and there are beautiful views to be seen as well as hearing several varieties of birds in the morning. You will encounter stairs and sometimes a steep hiking trails, with some views overlooking Pokhara from above.

There are two hiking trails in Sarangkot, Sedi Bagar is the most popular. Duration: 2h30 to 3h ascent; 1h30 descent from the lake. Perfect for anyone who wants to do something active and rewarding whilst on holiday. 
At the end of the day return, Pokhara then enjoy free time to stroll in the alleys and shops of the local bazaar.

Overnight at the hotel.


Day 06: POKHARA – CHITWAN (199 Km / 04 Heures)
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan Reserve where you will enjoy an afternoon at leisure and a stay in the heart of the jungle.

Overnight in a lodge in the heart of the jungle, with meals.


Day 07: ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK 
Depart early in the morning, after breakfast, by elephant or jeep - on this day you will go for a walk through the jungle, where you can discover the flora and fauna of the Chitwan reserve.
In the afternoon, you will also go on a short walk around the lodge after returning from your morning walk for lunch. Canoeing may also be possible in the afternoon.

Overnight in a lodge in the heart of the jungle, with meals.


Day 08: CHITWAN – KATHMANDU (201 Km / 04 Hrs)
After breakfast, depart for Kathmandu. Once checked in to your hotel, you will then enjoy free time to stroll around your local area. 

Overnight at the hotel, with meals included. 

Day 09: KATHMANDU – AIRPORT - DEPART
Our members will receive a complimentary breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the airport for an international flight home.

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12 Night Itinerary

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (attention arrival from 7am - any earlier arrival will result in an extra night in Kathmandu)
Once you arrive at the airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel by your driver. Enjoy a free morning and complimentary lunch at your hotel before setting off to visit Swayambunath (UNESCO)- the oldest place of worship in the valley. After here, you will travel to the old town of Kathmandu: Hanuman Dhoka's Durbar Square (UNESCO), the Royal Sanctuary of Teleju, the Kumari house and the colourful bazaar of Thamel, the high point of the hippie era. 

Overnight at hotel, with dinner at leisure.


Day 2: KATHMANDU - PATAN - BUNGMATI - KHOKANA - KATHMANDU  
You will head on your first excursion after breakfast. Head to the old town of Patan located on the south bank of the Bagmati River. It is composed of many Buddhist monuments and about ten Hindu temples and is famous for being the city of artists. It is also known as Lalitpur, "the city of beauty". 
In the afternoon, you will visit Bungmati and Khokana, two 16th century villages south of Kathmandu. Bungmati is the winter home of Lord Rato Machhendranath, Patan's protective God. You will stroll through narrow streets surrounded by wooden and brick houses. Karya Binayak's tomb is located between the two villages. In the Newar village of Khokana, you can see old oil factories in the village houses.

Overnight at the hotel, with meals

Day 3: KATHMANDU - POKHARA (210 km/7h)  
After breakfast, Drive to Pokhara, an enchanting city nestled in a quiet valley at 827 m altitudes. The valley, covered with thick forests cheered by crystalline rivers and lakes, offers magnificent views over the Himalayas and the Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machchapuchhre Mountains and five peaks of Annapurna. 
On the way, you will stop at Bandipur, which is an open-air museum of culture and Newar architecture. Walk in the medieval village and you will visit the Bindebasini Mandir temple dedicated to Durga.

Overnight at the hotel, with meals

Day 4: POKHARA  
In the morning, you will go on a 2-3h hiking through rice fields and salt forests to the Peace Pagoda built by the Buddhist monks of the Japanese organization Nipponzan Myohoji to promote peace in the world (after breakfast).
When you return to Pokhara, you will enjoy an afternoon cruise on Phewa Tal Lake, the second largest lake in the country. Enjoy free time therefore and head for a stroll in the city.  

Overnight at the hotel, with meals

Day 05: TREK (Pokhara – Sarangkot – 10 Kms)
On this day you will see a sunrise over the Himalayas from Sarankot (1,592 m) and enjoy a picnic breakfast at the summit (weather permitting). It is a good preparation for the longer trek you have the option of doing and there are beautiful views to be seen as well as hearing several varieties of birds in the morning. You will encounter stairs and sometimes a steep hiking trails, with some views overlooking Pokhara from above.
There are two hiking trails in Sarangkot, Sedi Bagar is the most popular. Duration: 2h30 to 3h ascent; 1h30 descent from the lake. Perfect for anyone who wants to do something active and rewarding whilst on holiday. At the end of the day return, Pokhara then enjoy free time to stroll in the alleys and shops of the local bazaar.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: POKHARA - TANSEN - LUMBINI, Buddha's birthplace (202 km/8h)  
After breakfast, drive to Tansen, a small town inhabited by the Newar ethnic group that gives a glimpse of Nepal's past. Continue on to Lumbini, and see more of this small village of the Terai and cradle of Buddhism. This is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhists from all over the world, classified World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.  

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: LUMBINI
On this day, after breakfast, you will visit Lumbini: the pillar of Ashoka, the temple dedicated to the mother of Buddha and erected by the emperor Ashoka in 249 BC, the Puskarni basin where the mother of Buddha bathed before giving birth to her son and the temple of Mayadevi which exactly locates the birthplace of Buddha.  

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: LUMBINI - CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK (170 km/4h)  
Drive to Chitwan National Park after breakfast. This is a place that is listed as a Natural Heritage site by UNESCO and it is one of the largest forest areas in Asia, teeming with wild species such as the extremely rare unicorn rhinoceros, several varieties of fallow deer, the juggling bear, the leopard, the wild boar, the freshwater dolphin, the crocodile, the elusive Bengal tiger and over 350 species of birds.  

Overnight at the hotel, with dinner.

Day 9: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
This day is dedicated to exploring Chitwan Park with a naturalist. After your breakfast at the hotel, you will enjoy walking in nature, bird watching and more...  

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK - KATHMANDU (176 km/6h)  
After breakfast, you will return to Kathmandu by a superb road crossing magnificent landscapes and villages.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: KATHMANDU - BHADGAON (BHAKTAPUR) - NAGARKOT – KATHMANDU (35 km/1h)  
Drive to Nagarkot, a small village perched at an altitude of 2 168 m, after breakfast and enjoy exceptional panoramas over the mountains on your way. You will visit Bhadgaon which was founded in the 9th century and shaped like a conch. You will also discover the temple of Nyatapola.  

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: KATHMANDU -  CHANGUNARAYAN - DHULIKHEL - KATHMANDU (35 km/1h)  
On your last day, enjoy breakfast before heading out to visit the temple of Changunarayan, registered with the World Heritage. Dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, it is one of the most beautiful specimens of pagoda architecture. The exquisite woodcarvings and stone make it a remarkable building. 

After here, departure for Dhulikhel. This city offers a magnificent view of the snow-covered mountains of the Karyolung to the east and the Himalchuli to the west. The ancient crossing point of the Tibetan road, the temples and wooden houses bear witness to a glorious past.

Then you will visit the temple of Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva, with its golden 2-level roof and silver door, it is considered one of the most sacred temples for Hindus. You can observe the temple and the activities that take place in the courtyard from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River and visit the colossal stupa of Buddhanath, the world centre of Tibetan Buddhism.
Overnight at hotel, with included farewell dinner.

Day 13: DHULIKHEL - PANAUTI – KATHMANDU - DEPARTURE
You will have enough time in the morning to enjoy your last breakfast and head out on an excursion to Panauti (50 km/3h).

Located at the confluence of the Punyamati and Roshi Khola rivers, where the banks are dotted with temples and cremation ghats, you will discover the temple of Indreshwar Mahadev.
Return to Kathmandu airport and depart on your return flight home.

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- This route has a significant mileage; roads can be bumpy and long trips with frequent early morning starts.
- The program visits regions at an altitude of around 3000 m altitude. Depending on the season some visits may be diverted or changed.
- Royal Chitwan Park is closed from 01 July to 30 September each year (monsoon period)

Your 3 & 4* Hotels

You will stay in the below hotels (or similar) on a Half Board basis and in Standard Rooms throughout.

Rooms sleep up to:

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Please note: The bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed / camp bed.

Kathmandu:
Hotel Mariott 4*
The first Marriott hotel in Nepal, Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu welcomes you to a modern and comfortable property. The 115 bedrooms offer free wifi, plush bedding, marble bathrooms and 24-hour room service.
Kava Restaurant serves a superb buffet breakfast and all-day dining. Additional facilities include a fitness centre.

Thamel Eco Resort 3*
Enjoy a stay in simplistic and elegant surroundings at this eco-conscious hotel. Featuring Nepalese architecture and a great location, guests will feel more than at home.
Pokhran:
Mount Kailash Resort 4*
This tranquil resort is surrounded by the natural beauty of Phewa Lake, undisturbed green hills and majestic Annapurna mountain range. It offers  51 bedrooms with all the modern amenities, two dining spaces with an outdoor terrace, a beautiful garden and a spa.

Hotel Peninsula 3*
Located on the amazing location near lakeside of Pokhara is this bright, airy and homely hotel. Guests staying here can enjoy spacious rooms with a view of beautiful Pokhara

Lumbini: 
Hotel Lumbini Village Lodge 4*
Set in the Himalayan foothills outside Kathmandu, This gorgeous village lodge is a peaceful retreat offering guests unique mountain views, great accommodation and organic cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a bicycle rental service which is on offer at the hotel.

Hotel Nirvana 3*
Also situated in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, this three-star hotel is a great option for budget travellers and offers 40 spacious and comfortable, air-conditioned rooms.
Chitwan:
Green Park Chitwan 4*

Located just in front of Chitwan Park, a two-minute walk from the river, this welcoming property offers comfort and modernity in nature. With just 32 bedrooms, you can be assured of attentive and personal service.

Each room is individually styled, with local artwork and furnishings and a private balcony. Amenities include air-conditioning, LED Television, free wifi, Tea/Coffee maker, minibar, and hairdryer. The restaurant offers Indian, Nepali, Chinese and Continental dishes, with indoor and outdoor dining spaces. The outdoor swimming pool is great for relaxing in both summer and winter.

Unique Wild Resort 3*
For a low budget option, with an equally stunning green location, head to this unique wild resort and enjoy being minutes away from the popular Rapti River. 

Optional Excursion

Our members can add on the following activity for an additional fee at the next stage of the booking process...

Mountain Flight 
Get picked up from your hotel at and head to the skies for a once-in-a-lifetime Everest experience on this awe-inspiring mountain flight-seeing tour. 
Guests will taxi in their aircraft to and from Kathmandu airport can indulge in one hour's worth of unspoiled panoramic views. You will be gifted a booklet in order to identify each peak.  

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Transfers are provided throughout, as per itinerary.

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Price Includes:

  • VP welcome at arrival
  • All transfers based on program
  • Nights in the hotels mentioned in the program (or similar)
  • Breakfast based on the program & meals in the Chitwan national park for 2 nights
  • All the feed entrance on the site based on the program
  • English guide supplement
  • A private car with A/C
  • Navigation on the Pehwa lake
  • Safari in the Chitwan national park
  • Farewell dinner (from 12 nights)
  • All government local taxes

Price Excludes:

  • Internal flights and taxes
  • Any increases resulting from changes in fuel prices
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Tourist taxes or exit fees, to be paid on the spot
  • Costs related to visa formalities, vaccinations etc
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

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Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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