ADVENTURE STAY IN NEPAL
ADVENTURE STAY IN NEPAL
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ADVENTURE STAY IN NEPAL
Visit of Nepal’s capital and the occasion of climbing the highest summits in the world. Visit many original monuments : temples, palaces, pagodas, considered as world cultural heritage by UNESCO. Discover the 2 major religions of the region: Buddhism and Hindu by the vestiges in the valleys. Unbelievable landscapes.
STEPS IN YOUR JOURNEY
Swayambunath - Katmandu Dubar Square - Pashupatinah - Buddhanath - Chitwan
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
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  • Day 1
    Arrival in Kathmandu. Visit of Patan Durbar Square
    This is by taking your time that you will arrive to Kathmandu. The morning will be reserved for your check-in and your acclimatization. In the afternoon, you will visit Patan Dubar Square – the ancient royal city which has been the former capital and artistically city of the country, also known under Lalitpur’s name (city of beauty). You will discover a whole of Hindu temples, each one of them built under the reign of a different king in front of the former royal palace. Inside, we can find the Patan museum, reputed for its collection of statues of Hindu and Buddhist divinities. It is certainly the wealthiest museum of Nepal.

    Patan was once a great center for Buddhist teaching, as testimony many monasteries that you will meet in encounter in the maze of alleys of the Medieval Patan. You will have the opportunity to visit the Golden Temple. It is a real piece of goldsmithery, composed of a triple roof and a golden copper facade whose origins go back to the 12th century and where everything is engraved and carved.

    At the corner of an alley, you will also discover the temple Maha buddha, or temple of the nine thousand Buddhas, built in the fourteenth century with the effigy of Buddha. It is, in fact, reproduced on each of the bricks which constitute it, and this, nearly nine thousand times and of all sizes. Beauties that make Nepal a culturally and artistically rich country.

    Great craft center, Patan will know how to seduce you. You will have the opportunity to spend the night in the Newar Chen hotel, former Newar House (the Newars are the first inhabitants of the Katmandu Valley) run by the Shrestha family. This house has been restored and preserved thanks to a UNESCO initiative.

    Included meals: lunch, dinner

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  • Day 2
    Swayambunath - Katmandu Dubar Square
    In the morning, you will visit Swayambunath, also called monkeys temple. You will have the opportunity to go admire well-known Buddhist Stupas located on the top of a hill where hundreds of monkeys are living. This summit offers a remarkable view of Katmandu and its agglomeration.

    Swayambunath is a part of the oldest religious site of Nepal, the city shelters the most ancient Stupo of the valley. It is also considered as one of the first sanctuary Buddhist in the world. Although the site is assimilated to Buddhism, the site is venerated both by Buddhists and Hindus. In the afternoon, you go to Dubar Square of Katmandu – the heart of the former city. This grandiose site, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is none other than the palace (Dubar) where the kings were crowned and from which they ruled. Katmandu Dubar Square is dotted with many sanctuaries, palaces, pagodas, statues and temples dedicated to the innumerable Hindu deities that your guide will help you discover.

    Before going back to Patan’s hotel, you will spend the night in Thamel, a very lively and touristic neighborhood created following the tourism of the 1980s, where you will find the “modern” Kathmandu.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 3
    Pashupatinah - Buddhanath
    The afternoon will be particularly religious thanks to the visit of Pashupatinath (Pashupati is one of the multiple names of the great Shiva god), high-place of the cremation of the deceased in Kathmandu, located on the banks of the river Bagmati. If this place is essentially characterized by its center of cremation, it also gathers many Hindu temples of every sizes, shapes and colors. We also find the famous Saddhus, These men covered with ashes, living outside the world. They cut every link with their family, don’t own anything, and have no roof and feed themselves of donations of the devotees.

    The afternoon will be devoted to the visit of Buddhanath, sanctuary of Buddhism, represented by its gigantic Stuppa surrounded by Tibetan monasteries. This site is populated by many Tibetans who fled to Nepal after the Chinese invasion. It is interesting to go there at the end of the day to attend the ritual of the believers which consists of turning around the Stuppa in a clockwise direction. You will be able to immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere that comes from it and have the opportunity to visit a Tibetan monastery and the temple of Gokarna.

    You will certainly have the occasion of attending a Buddhist mass and the prayers of the monks in the monastery. They always recite mantras, precious meditation supports for the Buddhist monks. The purpose of his practice may be a physical or spiritual benefit. It is characterized by a series of sounds repeated many times according to a certain rhythm, measured by the play of the drums. Between these moments of singing are inserted instrumental passages where are mixed the sounds of the ritual instruments: oboes, trumpets, conches, drums, cymbals and bells. These songs with different vocal registers will allow you to escape the time of a liturgy and invite you to meditation. After this profound moment of spiritual sharing we will return to Patan to spend the night.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 4
    Departure to Pokhara and paragliding
    This is after a travel in the heart of the Nepalese roads that you will have the joy to arrive in Pokhara. After your installation, you will have the opportunity to visit the surroundings of the Lake encircled by Nepalese artisans.

    Pokhara is the third Nepalese city according to its number of inhabitants and is one of the most touristic destination of the country. Its lakes are making it an important holiday town and its proximity to the massif of the Annapurna makes it a very popular destination.

    In the north, the outskirts of the city touches the foot of the Annapurna range and the mountains that dominate the whole horizon are a true source of contemplation and admiration for tourists and local inhabitants.

    No other city in Nepal offers such an impregnable view of the high peaks of the Himalaya. Pokhara offers a very relaxing atmosphere where you will have the opportunity in clear weather and with a little luck to see reflected in the backdrop, in the clear water of the lakes, the summits of the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri.

    In the afternoon, you will leave to Sarangkot, departure place for your paragliding activity. You will be welcomed by the team who will explain to you the process to follow. And then the high jump comes! Along with a professional, you will jump above Pokhara and its lakes. The view is breathtaking: from Dhaulagiri until Machapuchere passing through the Annapurna chain, you will have the chance to contemplate the most beautiful summits of the world. Back to Pokhara, overnight at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 5
    Rest, Davis Fall, Mahadev’s grotto and Tibetan refugee camp
    The amazing « Davis Fall » waterfalls, that you will visit in the morning, allows to admire the karstic relief of the valley, the river dives into a gorge of more than 50 meters before disappearing underground. A deep chasm that leaves contemplative...

    According to the history of the fall, trekkers bathed on day under the Few dam, both the doors has been opened without they noticed it to lower water’s level. None of the trekkers noticed the signal that they had to go away, and they were unfortunately taken away. One of them disappeared mysteriously in the underpass under the fall. It's since then that the fall is called “Davis Fall”, from the name of the unfortunate disappeared.

    We will go next to discover the Mahadev’s grotto, a beautiful cavern which is located in the south of Pokhara’s valley. The cavern possesses many ramifications and we haven’t reached the end yet. The principal segment is 20 meters deep, the bottom is large and spacious. We can find there a picture of Lord Shiva. One of the cavern ramifications brings to the “Davis Fall” that we can approach.

    We will finally visit a Tibetan refugee camp, which will allow you to visit their carpet weaving workshop as well as the monastery. This is a real Tibetan village, where the culture, traditions and way of life of Tibet are perpetuated.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 6 - 7
    Excursion in bicycle
    After breakfast, departure in bicycle from Pokhara to Sarangkot and then Naoudadan to arrive in Dhampus where you will spend the night. The road is tarred up to Sarangkot and then you will take a meandering path between the terraces, rice paddies, fields of corn and wheat.

    Along the way you will sometimes get a chance to see the beautiful lakes of Pokhara. Arrival in Dhampus, a beautiful village offering amazing views on the Himalayan massifs.

    The next day, departure from Dhampus at around 7.00am towards Phedi. The path is particularly pleasant, sloping most of the time, crossing several picturesque villages. The road then follows the Ghobang Khola River to Yangdi. From Yangdi to Pokhara the path joins a broader river, Seti Khola. The landscapes are just as beautiful.

    At your arrival in Pokhara, you will visit the Dinda Shini temple Located on a small hill overlooking the city. It is a very important temple for Hindus living in Pokhara. Return and overnight at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 8
    Rest and boat ride on Fewa lake
    You will have a free morning, you will be able to rest as your wish after these two days of bicycle or decide to stroll in the surroundings.

    In the afternoon, you will embark in pretty wooden boats for a 2-3 hour stroll on Fewa Lake. The atmosphere is magical.

    In the evening, you are going to visit the Old Pokhara. You will discover ancient architectures, houses with wooden doors and windows, or authentic markets. Return and overnight at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 9 - 10 -11
    Rafting and then transfer to Chitwan
    Your hotel is located in Sauraha, a village situated just at the entrance of the National park of Chitwan.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
     

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  • Day 12
    Chitwan, Pirogue on the lake and safari on elephant’s back
    In the morning, a canoe trip down the Rapti River will allow you to enjoy the jungle in a peaceful way. You will sail along the water between two banks rich in abundant flora and will observe migratory birds coming from Russia. Also know that the turbid waters on which you will float shelter crocodiles... so open your eyes and above all, stay on your guard! Two hours of hiking in the jungle will then make you enjoy a rare entertainment.

    The afternoon will be consecrated to a Safari on elephant’s back. The pachyderms will allow you to get more intimately into the heart of the Chitwan National Park to observe the animals without disturbing them; thus, sometimes the tigers will be less timid. You will have more chance to see wild animals and this experience will leave you an unforgettable memory. Return and overnight in Sauhara.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

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  • Day 13
    Back to Kathmandu

    Transfer to Kathmandu. You will enjoy your last day to make what you want to do: shopping for some, relaxing for others.

    Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner


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  • Day 14
    Departure
    You will leave the hotel before 12.00am and then you will be transferred to the airport for your returning flight.

    Included meals: breakfast

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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
ESTIMATED PRICE
(Depending on season, types of accommodation and activities)
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 1411 € / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a tailored trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote.
 
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Name of the city / List of hotels Name of the hotel Room category
Kathmandu Marshyangdi Hotel***
www.hotelmarshyangdi.com
Newa Chen Hotel***
www.newachen.com

Deluxe
Pokhara Barahi Hotel****
www.barahi.com
Deluxe
Rafting Camping Tent
Chitwan Jungle Safari Lodge
www.junglesafarilodge.com
Deluxe

These prices include
  • Every on land transports as described in the itinerary
  • All the accommodations
  • French speaking guide
  • Entrance in the monuments and activities as described in the itinerary
  • All the meals
These prices do not include
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance, sleeping bag, drinks
  • Personal expenses and medical evacuation
  • Tips
  • Single room supplement

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