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Best of Nepal

from USD 1918
Tour Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Brace yourself for the adventure that awaits with our best holiday package to Nepal. The tranquillity of the mountains, the quiet monasteries and the winding roads that go on for miles make this one of the best spiritual journeys of your lifetime

Tour Highlights

Nepal, often called as the Switzerland of Asia is a small exciting landlocked nation. For a relatively small country like Nepal has a diverse and distinctive landscape, the best being the Himalayan Ranges. The capital city Kathmandu is the core of urban development of Nepal and the only gateway to the tourism adventure in Nepal. The blend of time-worn temples and advancement makes it for a unique destination worth a visit. Mind boggling activities in Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site gives a thrilling experience. Lastly, the remarkable beauty of Pokhara completes our package tour of Nepal. With picturesque lakes in the backdrop, Pokhara makes for the best photo stop in the world.

World Heritage Sites

  • Chitwan National Park, Chitwan
  • Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu

Tour Itinerary at Glance

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu
Day 3: Kathmandu / Chitwan (Drive: 180 kms / 5-6 hrs
Day 4: Chitwan
Day 5: Chitwan/ Pokhara (Drive: 160 kms/5 hrs)
Day 6: Pokhara
Day 7: Pokhara/ Kathmandu (Drive)
Day 8: Kathmandu
  • - Breakfast
  • - Lunch
  • - Dinner

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance

  1. Whats included in this tour
    • Hotels as mentioned or similar
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
    • All sightseeing and transfers by Air-conditioned transportation
    • Services of English Speaking guide for sightseeing (Local guides for 1-5 Pax and tour escort throughout the tour for 6 pax and above)
    • Entrances fees
    • Jungle activities at Chitwan National Park
    • Boat ride at Phewa Lake
  1. Whats not included in this tour
    • International airfare & departure taxes
    • Insurance & visa fees
    • Drinks/beverages with meals
    • Tips/gratuities
The tour package booking terms and conditions

Before you book a trip with “Bestway2india.com”- An online trading entity of Bestway Tours and Safaris Pvt Ltd , please take the time to read and understand the booking terms and conditions & additional special conditions which apply to certain trips ,themes and promotional offers. These booking conditions form the basis of your contract with “Bestway Tours & Safaris Pvt. Ltd, Suite 403, Suncity Trade Tower, Sector 21, Gurgaon (National Capital Region), Haryana – 122016, (India) , A company incorporated under Indian companies ACT 1956 vide registration number 55-51646

By asking us to confirm your booking, you confirm that you have had the opportunity to read and have read these booking conditions, Essential trip information, Inclusions & Exclusions and cancellation & refund policy and agree to be bound by them.

These booking conditions only apply to holiday arrangements which you book with us on https://www.bestway2india.com (An online trading entity of Bestway Tours & Safaris Pvt Ltd) and which we agree to make , provide, or perform (as applicable) as part of our contract with you. All references in these booking conditions, to “holiday”, “booking”, “contract”, “package”, “tour” or “arrangements” mean such holiday arrangements unless otherwise stated.

  1. Essential Trip Information
    • The prices are Per Person on twin sharing basis.

    • The price is only valid for the mentioned departure date.

    • Please note that smoking is prohibited in public and all parts of the hotels except in designated areas and bedrooms, where smoking is permitted.  Should you desire a smoking bedroom, please let us know.  The fulfillment of this request is subject to availability of smoking rooms and is not guaranteed. 

    • Unless specified, check-in at hotels in India is at 14:00 Hrs and check out is at 12:00 Hrs

    • Our liability does not arise in case of Force Majeure (political disturbances, natural phenomenon etc.)

    • Reporting time at the International at the airport is generally 3 hrs prior to departure of the flight.

  1. Booking Deposit, Cancellation and Refund Policy

    The following booking deposit and cancellation policy applies. 

    For Departure Dates 

    12-Dec-2020 , 25-Jan-2020 , 31-Mar-2021 ,

    Booking Deposit : 15 % of the Tour amount. 

    If you cancle the tour the following cancellation policy will apply

    Cancellation received 

    45 days or more - 15 % including deposit

    44 days - 33 Days - 25 % including deposit.  

    For Departure Dates 

    12-Dec-2020 , 25-Jan-2020 , 31-Mar-2021 ,

    Booking Deposit : 15 % of the Tour amount. 

    If you cancle the tour the following cancellation policy will apply

    Cancellation received 

    45 days or more - 15 % including deposit

    44 days - 33 Days - 25 % including deposit.  

    For Departure Dates 

    12-Dec-2020 , 25-Jan-2020 , 31-Mar-2021 ,

    Booking Deposit : 15 % of the Tour amount. 

    If you cancle the tour the following cancellation policy will apply

    Cancellation received 

    45 days or more - 15 % including deposit

    44 days - 33 Days - 25 % including deposit.  

    For Departure Dates 

    12-Dec-2020 , 25-Jan-2020 , 31-Mar-2021 ,

    Booking Deposit : 15 % of the Tour amount. 

    If you cancle the tour the following cancellation policy will apply

    Cancellation received 

    45 days or more - 15 % including deposit

    44 days - 33 Days - 25 % including deposit.  

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  1. Day 1 - Arrive Kathmandu
    shiv-parvati-yemple-kathmandu Namaste – Welcome to Nepal! -one of the most enchanting travel destinations in the world - a heady mixture of unique culture proudly preserved, mind boggling adventure and remarkable natural beauty. We are then transferred to our hotel and have the balance of the day free.  
    Meals Included
  2. Day 2 - Kathmandu
    durbar-square-kathmandu Today we explore the Kathmandu valley, starting at the Durbar Square located in the heart of old city Kathmandu. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity. We will visit the 17th Century Durbar complex, Hanuman Dhoka, the Paravati Temple, the Great Bell and Drum, Bhairav, the Taleju Temple and an array of temples grouped around it, as well as the Temple of the Living Goddess, the Kumari. We then head to the stupa of Swayambhunath, located on a green hillock west of Kathmandu. The site marks the point where the legendary patriarch Manjushree discovered the lotus of the ancient Valley Lake and is over 2,500 years old. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhists sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu. In the afternoon we visit Bhaktapur¸ also known as Bhadgaon and home to exquisite of medieval art & architecture. A city of farmers, Bhaktapur is also known for its pottery and weaving. It is the best preserved of the valley’s three cities.  Please Note: In the early morning you may take an optional scenic flight over the breathtaking Himalayas to see Mount Everest and other peaks. 
    Meals Included
  3. Day 3 - Kathmandu / Chitwan (Drive: 180 kms / 5-6 hrs
    After breakfast we drive through scenic mountain highway to Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is proud to be called Asia’s one of the best managed parks and is home to ovesr 50 species of mammals, 55 species of amphibians and reptiles and 525 species of birds. Wildlife that thrive here include; the great one-horned Asian Rhinoceros, Gaur, wild Bison, sloth Bear, four different species of Deer, the Rhesus Monkey and the black-faced Langur, the spotted Leopard, the fish-eating Gharial, the flesh-eating marsh Crocodile and the Gangetic Dolphin among many others. It is also one of the last refuges of the Royal Bengal tiger. On arrival we check into our resort. 
    Afternoon embark on a thrilling safari to explore the jungle and the various wildlife and if lucky, the elusive nocturnal Royal Bengal tiger too.  
     
    Meals Included
  4. Day 4 - Chitwan
    Full day jungle activities such as jungle/nature walk, dugout canoe ride and tribal village visit etc. Jungle walk tour allows to explore different habitat, from the flood-plain grassland to the dense Sal forests, where you get the opportunity of good animal sights at your own pace. Since it disturbs the animals less while walking through the forest, it is usually a better chance for discovering wildlife. During the walk, we also get a chance to see the different kind of plants and herbs in the National park. The naturalists can give thorough descriptions of the wildlife and herbs there. 
    Floating down on the River by dugout canoe is the best way to discover the habitat of crocodiles on the bank of the river. It is also a relaxing and better way to watch the different kind of aquatic birds and wildlife species when they come to the bank of the river to drink water. 
    Lunch at the resort
    Go on a conducted tour to the nearby Tharu village. Tharu are indigenous people of the Terai. They have a distinct architectural style, building solely of the natural materials found in the area; straw, wood and mud. The villages are often peaceful, non-industrial havens, with the inhabitants engaged in a yearly agricultural circle.  (Jungle activities may be changed or altered depending on the requirement and situations) Evening, slide show on flora & fauna of the Chitwan park OR folk dance performance by local tribal group. People of the nearby villages (Tharu) will show some of their traditional skills and melodious tribal dances. 
     
    Meals Included
  5. Day 5 - Chitwan/ Pokhara (Drive: 160 kms/5 hrs)
    nepal After breakfast we drive through scenic mountain highway to Pokhara. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchantinarrival we check into our hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. g town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. 
    Meals Included
  6. Day 6 - Pokhara
    Early morning, we take an excursion to Sarangkote hill for closer Mountain View. Sarangkote is the most popular viewpoint in Pokhara. Situated at an altitude of 1,592m, Sarangkote offers the magnificent view of Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Massif (weather permitting). After that we drive back to hotel for breakfast.
    After breakfast, we visit Pokhara including Davi’s fall, the old Bazaar and Bindhyabasini Temple. Locally known as Patale Chhahgo, Davi’s fall is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of the center on the highway to Tansen. In July 1961, Swiss couples were bathing in the stream Pardi Khola, just above the fall. A sudden flood from the Fewa Dam swept away Mrs. David and mysteriously disappeared down in to an underground passage beneath the fall and since fall has been called Davi’s fall. Pokhara’s traditional old bazaar is colorful and is ethnically diverse. Newar architecture and craftsmanship is expressed in its temple and windows. The past richness is expressed in its art and craftsmanship. Bindhyabasini Temple is the center of religious activities in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess, Bhagawati, and another manifestation of Shati. 
    Later, we enjoy boat ride on Phewa Lake. Phewa Lake is the largest lake in Pokhara valley, measuring 1.5 by 4km. lake is best situated for boating and Bird watching and especially photographing the scenic mountains. The excellent settings of the lake and the reflections of the Annapurna Mountains is something no visitors would like to miss during a boating trip. Annapurna rises directly from the valley floor and seems close enough to touch.
     
    Meals Included
  7. Day 7 - Pokhara/ Kathmandu (Drive)
    shiv-parvati-yemple-kathmandu After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same highway. On arrival we check into our hotel. Early evening, we are transferred to the Nepali restaurant to enjoy authentic Nepali dinner which is usually served together with `rakshi’, the Nepali rice-wine. They will also present dances performed by different communities of Nepal like Newars, Sherpas, Magars, Gurungs, Tamangs, Tharus etc; using typical music instruments and dances mimicking animals and birds. This will be a good experience for tourists to experience local food and dances from different communities in Nepal.  
    Meals Included
  8. Day 8 - Kathmandu
    After an incredible tour of Nepal, we are transferred to the international terminal for our flight home.
    Meals Included
  • - Breakfast
  • - Lunch
  • - Dinner

* DENOTES UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES INCLUDED

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  1. FAQ 1 What is the most appropriate type of luggage to bring?

    We strongly recommend bringing a backpack or a duffel bag, as suitcases can be cumbersome and difficult to store in buses, under seats, etc. Keep in mind that you will normally have to carry your own luggage on and off buses and trains and up and down hotel staircases.

  2. FAQ 2 What vaccinations are recommended for this tour?

    It's important that you receive the most accurate and up-to-date travel health information for the region you will be visiting. The only one qualified to provide you with this advice is your family physician or a specialist from a Travel Health clinic. Below are the links to a number of websites that contain excellent background information related to travel health issues. Nevertheless, these websites are no substitute for a personal consultation with a qualified medical professional. For Canadian Citizens: www.travel.gc.ca For American Citizens: www.nc.cdc.gov For UK Citizens: www.travelhealthpro.org For Australian Citizens: www.travelvax.com For EU Citizens: www.healthhype.com

     

  3. FAQ 3 What clothing should I pack for one of your tours?

    We always recommend packing as light as possible however the specific requirements for your tour will vary widely depending on where and when you are traveling. Our 'General Conditions' includes a suggested packing list and these can be downloaded from each individual tour page. The checklist is tour specific and based upon the experience of our ground staff.

  4. FAQ 4 Do your tours include international airfare?

    Travelers arrive from all over the world to begin our tours and it is not possible to include international airfare in our prices. We would be happy to help you arrange flights. Just ask for an air quote when making your booking.

  5. FAQ 5 What type of ground transportation is used on your tours?

    Our ‘General Conditions’ includes the details of all the transports used during the entire service. The details can be found on each individual tour page.

  6. FAQ 6 Are airport transfers included?

    All of our tours include airport transfers and the prices for the same are included in our tour rates.

  7. FAQ 7 Can I join a tour late or leave it early?

    It is possible to join a tour late or leave a tour early. Though you would be responsible for all costs associated with joining a tour late or leaving one early. If you feel this may be necessary please consult our Specialist before you book your tour.

  8. FAQ 8 Can you provide me with a list of the hotels we will be staying at?

    We use a variety of hotels en-route and a complete list of hotels is provided for your tour. Hotel voucher of each hotel registered for the tour is shared too.

  9. FAQ 9 I'm a single traveler, will I be charged a single supplement?

    All of our trips have a single supplement. The cost and the details vary by trip, so please refer to each tour page for details.

  10. FAQ 10 What are the age restrictions on your tours?

    There are no upper age limits for most of our tours (although for tours under ‘Trekking in the Himalayas’ and ‘Himalayan Panorama’ requires a fit medical condition. For the same, we have a ‘Medical Form’ which is mandatory to be filled by all age groups). For children below the age of 12 years, a parent/guardian should be present. If an assistance is needed, it is to be mentioned at the time of booking. The same will be chargeable.

  11. FAQ 11 How many people can join a tour?

    We keep our group sizes very flexible. So a group of 7 or a group of 70, we welcome all with the same zeal and fondness.

  12. FAQ 12 Who are my travelling companions?

    For privacy reasons, we cannot provide you with advance details on your traveling companions. However, our tours appeal to a wide range of travelers, most of whom share a traveling passion and a desire to experience these destinations at a grass-roots level. Our tours are conducted in English and so they attract many travelers from Canada, North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.

  13. FAQ 13 Can I book extra nights of hotel accommodation before or after my tour?

    Yes, in most cases we can arrange additional accommodation at our starting or ending hotels. Please contact our Specialist for price information. Please also note that extra accommodations must be booked outside of 30 days of departure.

  14. FAQ 14 Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget?

    Tips are not included in the tour price and tipping is entirely at your discretion.

Overall Rating 5/5
Best of Nepal Tour Experiences
Reviewed by on Apr, 2018
5/5
Experiences in Kathmandu, Chitwan, And Pokhara, a lot!!
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