Nepal, a South Asian nation with a rich historical and cultural background, is the birthplace of Buddha, home to Mt. Everest (8848m), and the discreet gateway to the Himalayan Shangri-La. The Nepal Highlights tour with UNESCO Heritage and Everest flight facilitates a complete cultural tour of Nepal. The tour explores each of the ten world heritage sites in the country and entails a plethora of cultures, religions, lifestyles, traditions, and art that have been inherited over the ages. A serene mountain flight to Mount Everest is the cherry on the cake.
The 10-day tour begins upon your arrival at Kathmandu. The tour officially commences with the scenic mountain flight to Everest (8848m). You will witness Everest, along with Lhotse, Makalu, and numerous peaks during the tour. The day ends with a brief tour of UNESCO-designated sites inside Kathmandu city, namely; Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The next day, you’ll embark on the tour to explore the UNESCO-designated sites in the neighboring Patan and Bhaktapur cities. Afterward, you’ll drive 148km south of Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. A UNESCO designated site, Chitwan is a protected region and home to the Royal Bengal tiger and One-horned Rhino. After exploring the lush tropical forests, indigenous culture, and wildlife of Chitwan, you’ll advance west to the city of Lumbini. Lumbini is a historical city renowned as the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The UNESCO-designated Mayadevi Temple, Peace Pagoda, and numerous other stupas are the highlights of this tour. After completing the journey in Lumbini, you’ll drive 169km north to the touristic city of Pokhara. An ultimate getaway, Pokhara boasts numerous UNESCO-designated sites along with adventure activities such as cycling, boating, paragliding, caving, zip-lining, etc. You’ll indulge in the Pokhara city tour along with an early morning drive to Sarangkot (1600m) to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and magnificent panorama of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri peaks. The tour ends in Kathmandu. You can undertake the tour anytime throughout the year, however, spring (Mar-Jun) and autumn (Sep-Nov) guarantee the best weather and accessibility.
Himalayan Recreation thrives on the demands and expectations of its clients. We, over the years, have carefully identified the necessities of travelers and crafted trips to address such aspirations. We ensure you that the Nepal highlights tour will surely be one of the most delightful experiences you will undertake.