Glimpse of Nepal Tour - 13 Days

Know before you go
  • Duration 13 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Best Season All Year Round
  • Trip Area KTM - Gorkha - Pokhara - Lumbini - Chitwan
  • Maximum Altitude Sarangkot (1600m.|5249ft.)

Highlights

  • Explore the ancient temples of Kathmandu, including Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath
  • Ride the cable car to the Manakamana Temple and soak in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside
  • Visit the historic Gorkha Bazaar and learn about the region's rich history at the Gorkhali temple and museum
  • Immerse yourself in the charm of the traditional village of Bandipur, with its quaint streets and stunning views
  • Witness the breathtaking sunrise over the western Himalayan mountains like Annapurna and Fishtail from Sarangkot in Pokhara
  • Discover the beauty of Pokhara, with its tranquil lakes, serene mountain views, lovely waterfalls, and deep caves
  • Explore the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, Lumbini
  • Learn about Nepalese culture and history at the CG Temple
  • Explore the Chitwan National Park, where you can encounter wildlife species in their natural habitat
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant Tharu culture
  • Opt for an unforgettable Everest scenic flight or EBC helicopter tour

"Embark on a journey of a lifetime. From the bustling city of Kathmandu to the quaint village of Bandipur and the serene lakeside town of Pokhara, this 13 days tour offers a perfect blend of adventure, culture, and natural beauty. Discover the mystical Manakamana Temple, witness the breathtaking sunrise over the western Himalayas from Sarangkot, and explore the birthplace of Gautam Buddha in Lumbini. Whether you're seeking adventure, spiritual enlightenment, or simply a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the Glimpse of Nepal Tour has it all."

Nepal is a beautiful and captivating country with an abundance of natural and cultural wonders to explore. This 13-day tour in Nepal offers a wonderful mix of cultural and natural experiences, allowing visitors to explore the country's rich history and stunning landscapes. It is also a family-friendly tour package, suitable for all ages, with comfortable accommodations and plenty of opportunities for adventure and relaxation. 

Nepal truly is a destination that should be on every traveler's bucket list. You will get the perfect opportunity to explore the natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant lifestyle of Nepali people following this wonderful itinerary. We have named this tour package Glimpse of Nepal Tour because you will be visiting the major during the excursion. The tour covers four famous tourist cities- Kathmandu, Bandipur, Pokhara, and Lumbini in the span of 13 days. 

From cultural immersion to natural excursions and majestic Himalayan mountain views the 13 days tour in Nepal covers all the adventure. One of the best things about the Glimpse of Nepal Tour is that it is designed to provide you with a profound understanding of Nepali culture and tradition. From visiting ancient temples and monuments to exploring traditional villages, you will get a unique insight into the local way of life.

We also call this package Kathmandu Bandipur Pokhara Lumbini tour. The tour is family-friendly and ideal for corporate ventures, providing an opportunity for families and colleagues to bond and create memories that will last a lifetime. The itinerary is carefully curated to cater to the needs of travelers of all ages, with comfortable accommodations, safe transportation, and exciting activities.

One of the other highlights of the Glimpse of Nepal Tour is the optional Everest scenic flight or Everest base camp helicopter tour, which provides a breathtaking aerial view of the majestic Himalayan Mountains. Moreover, the helicopter tour will also allow you to land at Kala Patthar (5545m.|18192ft.) briefly and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at Hotel Everest View (3962m.|13000ft.), one of the highest luxury hotels in the world. You can add any one of these activities to the itinerary as per your budget. 

Experience the adventure of a lifetime in the land of ancient temples, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality - Nepal awaits you!

To book the Glimpse of Nepal Tour, feel free to contact us at info@nepalnirvanatrails.com or text/call us at +977 9841380469. You can do this 13 days tour in Nepal throughout the year, so you don’t need to wait for the perfect season. If you wish to experience the festivities of Nepali people first-hand, we highly recommend doing this tour in the months of September, October, and November. 

Mountain views during the tour

The Glimpse of Nepal Tour lets you witness the western and eastern Himalayan mountains of Nepal. In Pokhara, you will drive to Sarangkot, which is famous for views of Mt. Annapurna (8091m.|26545ft.), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.|26795ft.), and Mt. Fishtail (6993m.|22943ft.). 

Likewise, during your Everest experience flight or EBC helicopter tour, you will get to witness Mt. Everest (8848.86m.|29032ft.), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m.|28169ft.), Mt. Makalu (8481m.|27825ft.), Mt. Shishapangma (8027m.|26335ft.), Mt. Lhotse (8516m.|27940ft.), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188m.|26864ft.), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m.|22349ft.), and numerous others. 

Other tour packages in Nepal

We have many tour packages in Nepal that accommodate travelers with all kinds of their needs. From the best family tour in Nepal to adventure tours, you can select from a wide range of options. Likewise, we also customize tour packages as per our guest's needs to meet their budget and requirements. 

These are our two best-selling tour packages in Nepal- the Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour and the Poon Hill Mardi Himal trek with Chitwan tour. Similarly, we also have one-day tour packages like the Nagarkot tourKathmandu city tour, and Champadevi hiking.

Major highlights of 13 day Glimpse of Nepal Tour in Nepal

Explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhnath Stupa in Kathmandu Valley

Bhaktapur Durbar Square dates back to the 12th century. The square is home to several ancient temples and palaces that display stunning architecture and intricate wood carvings. Likewise, Pashupatinath Temple is a significant Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple complex is located on the banks of the Bagmati River and is known for its stunning pagoda-style architecture. 

Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. The stupa is located in the heart of Kathmandu's Tibetan community and is an important site for Buddhists. If you have time, you can also visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and the very famous Monkey Temple. 

Enjoy a cable car ride to Manakamana Temple 

The Manakamana Temple is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site located in the Gorkha district of Nepal. Visitors get to enjoy a scenic cable car ride to reach the temple, which offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Manakamana and is believed to fulfill the wishes of devotees who visit the temple.

Visit Gorakhkali Temple and Gorkha Museum in Gorkha Bazaar

Gorkha Bazaar is a historic town located in central Nepal that was once the capital of the Gorkha Kingdom. The town is home to the Gorakh Kali Temple, a significant Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Gurkha Museum is also located in the town and houses a collection of artifacts and exhibits related to the town's history.

Relax in the tranquility of Bandipur

Bandipur is a picturesque town located between Kathmandu and Pokhara. The town is known for its beautiful architecture, ancient temples, and stunning views of the Himalayas. Here, you will relax and unwind in the town's peaceful and serene surroundings. Hike to a hilltop to witness a gorgeous sunset and visit the Siddha Gufa (Siddha Cave). 

Unwind at Phewa Lake and enjoy the Himalayan mountain view from Sarangkot in Pokhara

Phewa Lake is a beautiful freshwater lake located in Pokhara, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. Visitors can enjoy boating on the lake. Likewise, Sarangkot is a popular viewpoint that offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). In Pokhara, you will also visit other tourist sites like Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, World Peace Pagoda, Seti Gorge, etc. 

Explore the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha in Lumbini

Lumbini is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. The town is home to several ancient temples and monasteries and is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists from around the world. Here, you will visit the Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Walk in Sacred Garden, and several monasteries.

Visit CG Temples on the way from Lumbini to Chitwan

Located about 25 km west of Chitwan's city center, Shaswat Dham (CG Temples) is a sprawling complex that has become a center of attraction for both Nepalese and foreigners alike. The establishment of the complex is credited to the Chaudhary Foundation Nepal.

One of the standout features of Shaswat Dham is the Gurukul, which is a traditional school where students learn about Hindu culture and values. Additionally, visitors can take yoga classes and explore the religious museum that showcases artifacts and items of cultural significance.

Tour to Chitwan and enjoy a jungle safari

Another highlight of the Glimpse of Nepal tour is the visit to the Chitwan National Park, a remarkable place known for its diverse wildlife and lush vegetation, jeep safari, canoeing, jungle walk, and Tharu village visit. You will get to see wildlife like one-horn rhinos, Bengal Tiger, elephants, deer, wild boar, etc, during the safari. Likewise, you will also come across a wide range of flora and fauna. 

Take a scenic Everest experience flight or EBC helicopter tour in Kathmandu

A scenic Everest experience flight or EBC (Everest Base Camp) helicopter tour is a must-do activity for adventure enthusiasts visiting Kathmandu. The flight or tour offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. It is a perfect day program and does not take more than 4 to 5 hours of your mornings. 

Itinerary

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What's Included

  • Airport transfer services during arrival and departure flight schedule
  • 12-Night 3-star Category hotels with breakfast
  • Guided tour from Airport to airport  
  • All temples/monuments entrance fees
  • Pokhara city tour with Sarangkot Sunrise 
  • Lumbini tour
  • Chitwan National Park safari tours (full board basis including breakfast, lunch, and dinner with all the jungle activities)
  • Farewell Dinner in a fine Restaurant in Thamel
  • Souvenir: Nepal Nirvana Trails T-shirt 
  • Official expenses and government tax/vat.

What's Excluded

  • International flight tickets
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Travel and health Insurance which cover emergency Rescues and evacuations
  • Lunch and Dinner (except Farewell Dinner and Chitwan package)
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu or any other city
  • During the tour time, personal expenses, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bottled water, etc.
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (it is appreciated)

Upcoming Departures

    
Start DateSaturdayJuly 20, 2024End DateThursdayAugust 01, 2024PriceAvailableUS $960
Start DateTuesdayJuly 23, 2024End DateSundayAugust 04, 2024PriceAvailableUS $960
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Useful Info

Best time to visit Nepal

The best time to visit Nepal depends on your interests and the activities you want to do. Generally, Nepal can be visited throughout the year, but the best time to visit Nepal is from October to November and February to April.

September to November is the peak season for tourism in Nepal. It is the best time to visit to experience the clear mountain views, pleasant weather, and colorful festivals. The dry and cool climate, clear blue skies, and stable weather make these months perfect for all kinds of activities, including tours.

February to May is another good time to visit Nepal, especially if you want to enjoy the beautiful blooming of rhododendrons and other wildflowers. The weather during this time is also pleasant, with warm days and cool nights, making it perfect for outdoor activities such as tours, trekking, and hiking. 

If you want to avoid the crowds and get a more authentic experience of Nepal, you can visit during the off-season. It goes from June to August. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with occasional monsoon rains, but you can still explore the cultural heritage and enjoy the natural beauty. 

So Glimpse of Nepal Tour is suitable all year round. Embark on an unforgettable trekking adventure with our exceptional services that blend comfort, expertise, culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. Our experienced guides ensure your safety and guide you through mesmerizing trails, while our reasonable costs make this exhilarating journey accessible to all travel enthusiasts. Book your trek today and experience the thrill of a lifetime.

Any difficulty-related concerns

The glimpse of Nepal tour is an easy venture, thus recommended for people of all ages. The tour involves light walking around historical monuments. We use a private vehicle to drive around the monuments, so you will have pretty comfortable rides. Likewise, there is also no significant increase in elevation. You do not have to worry about altitude sickness.

Accommodation and meals during the tour

During the Glimspe of Nepal Tour, we will book safe and lean best available hotels for our guests in all cities. The rooms will be equipped with the general modern amenities. 

*Note:

  1. If you are on a budget and want to customize the package cost, you can let us know. We will book you the best budget lodge or guest house for the tour to meet your budget or you can book your hotel by yourself.
  2. Likewise, you can also upgrade your accommodation to luxury hotels if you wish. Nepal has some of the most fascinating 5-star and luxury hotels that boast both modern and Nepali heritage. 

Our 13 days tour in Nepal package includes bed and breakfast throughout the tour with complimentary farewell dinner. The citiies we reside at the Glimpse of Nepal tour has the cafes and restaurants usually serving multi-cuisine. You can see a wide range of variety on the menu. Dal bhat is the staple meal in Nepal, and during the tour, you can have them in different styles. You can have whatever you desire. 

For budget travelers, there are plenty of street vendors and small eateries that offer affordable meals. These eateries are also a great way to experience the local food and culture. For those looking for more upscale dining options, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes available in the major tourist destinations. These restaurants offer a range of cuisines, from traditional Nepali to international.

Guide and safety during the tour

Our experienced tour guides are fluent in English and are knowledgeable about the local area, geography, and culture. They will be with you throughout your tour and will assist you in all aspects of your journey, including transportation, accommodation, meals, and activities. Our tour guides are experienced, trained, and friendly individuals who will make your tour in Nepal much more immersive. 

Our team of experienced professionals is available 24/7 to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have during your tour. We will take care of all of your needs in Nepal if you travel with us. We make sure you are traveling safely in Nepal with our team. As Nepal is a highly diverse country with a multitude of emotional and cultural sentiments, we suggest you be respectful and follow the rules while visiting the monuments. 

Do you need travel insurance for this tour?

In terms of risks and accidents, you do not need travel insurance for the Glimpse of Nepal Tour. However, if you wish to have assurance, you can take out travel insurance to protect you from any kind of loss, damage, medical bills, and flight cancellation.

Carefully review the coverage and exclusions of the travel insurance policy before purchasing to ensure that it meets your specific needs. Our travel company can provide recommendations for reputable travel insurance providers that offer coverage for Nepal tours. 

Nepal travel visa

You can obtain a Nepal travel visa at any entry point. Nepal has the provision of on-arrival travel visas for citizens of many countries. Check the travel visa availability for your country before leaving. You can also get a travel visa from the Nepalese embassy or Consulate office in your home country. 

Visitors are required to present a valid passport, a completed visa application form, and a recent passport-size photograph to obtain a visa. The cost of the visa varies depending on the length of stay and the type of visa required. The most common tourist visa is the 15-day visa, which costs USD 30. The maximum duration of a tourist visa is 90 days per calendar year.

Facilities during the Glimpse of Nepal Tour

We have many facilities during the Glimpse of Nepal Tour. Our tour package covers comfortable accommodation, transportation, and a friendly tour guide to accompany you. We will pick you up from the international airport and drop you there as per the itinerary. Likewise, our team will be always there to provide you with any assistance you will need during your tour in Nepal with us. 

Some of the perks you get while traveling with us are:

  • airport pick-up and drop-off
  • no hidden costs
  • 24/7 support
  • flexible itinerary
  • two complimentary dinners in Kathmandu

Group and private joining

We, Nepal Nirvana Trails, offer both group and private tours in Nepal, depending on your preferences and budget. Group tours are a great option for those looking to join other travelers and experience Nepal's culture and attractions together. Our group tours have a set itinerary, and the tour price includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and activities.

Likewise, our private tours offer more flexibility and customization than group tours. Our private tours can be tailored to your specific interests and preferences, allowing you to create your own itinerary and travel at your own pace. Private tours are a great option for families, couples, or solo travelers who prefer a more personalized experience. You can choose the level of comfort and luxury that suit your preferences and budget.

FAQs

  • Yes, visitors to Nepal need a visa to enter the country. You can obtain a visa upon arrival at the airport or apply for one at the Nepalese embassy or consulate in your home country.

  • The currency used in Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR). You can exchange your currency at banks and money exchange offices in Nepal. Similarly, you can withdraw Nepali currency in all ATMs using your international cards.

  • Pack comfortable and lightweight clothing for daytime, and warm layers for the evenings and high altitudes. It is also recommended to pack a rain jacket and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • The electrical outlets used in Nepal are the Type C, D, and M sockets. Bring a universal adapter to ensure compatibility with your electronic devices.

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