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7 Days in Nepal - 20 Best Vacation Packages

  • Author: Naba Raj Amgai
  • Posted on: Fri Jan 22, 2021
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7 days in Nepal is perfect to soak in all the best landscape, sceneries, culture and tradition of the regions. Nepal is a country with beautiful landscapes and culturally rich traditions and people that you should not be missing out on.  If you wish to do trekking around the Himalayas or want to witness the culture and festivals, then there is room for everything. 

With a full week in Nepal, there is plenty of time to enjoy the sightseeing tour. You can combine the highlights of Chitwan, Pokhara and Kathmandu. There are many reasons to come and visit Nepal.

We have listed you 20 best recommended itineraries where you can choose the best ones as per your time, budget and needs.


1. Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Annapurna Base Camp short trek is one of the famous trekking destinations in Nepal which can be enjoyed in just 7 days. Get indulge in the ethnic Gurung culture, warm hospitality and beautiful mountain views. Witness the views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli.

Start the journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara where you are surrounded with the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu. Hike through the village of Matque to witness the green hills, farms, lush forest till you reach Himalaya via Chhomrong.

From Himalaya, crossing the small village of Dovan, reach Annapurna Base Camp. You can see Machhapuchhre Base Camp right in front of you as you ascend to the Annapurna Base Camp. Retrace your way back to Matque from Bamboo before dflying to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Itinerary:

Day 1

Arrive in Kathmandu and flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Matque and trek to Chhomrong

Day 3

Ascend from Chhomrong to Himalaya

Day 4

Ascend from Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp

Day 5

Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo

Day 6

Hike from Bamboo to Matque and return to Kathmandu via Pokhara by flight  

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek of Nepal is one of the easiest treks in the Annapurna region, half-hour drive from Pokhara. Enjoy the 7 day adventure with a chance to get near the world’s highest peak in Annapurna Region. Pass through the ancient trail connecting the ethnic communities and rhododendron forest.

The journey starts with a beautiful trip to Kathmandu where you will explore the beauty of the capital city with Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath, durbar squares and Pashupatinath temple. Take a scenic flight to Pokhara and hike uphill through the terraced fields of Tikhedhunga. Climb the 3767 steps and walk through the rhododendron forests to reach Ghorepani, the hub of the trekkers.

Early morning, ascend to Poon Hill which is a stunning place to enjoy the sunrise from the snowy peaks of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Singa Chuli and Fishtail. After, retrace to Nayapul via Ghorepani and drive back to Pokhara before flying to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Trek to Tikhedhunga

Day 3

Hike from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Day 4

Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani

Day 5

Ascend from Tadapani to Pokhara via Nayapul

Day 6

Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

3. Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Mardi Himal trek is a beautiful trek in the Annapurna region that rewards you with the views of the Himalayan vistas. Enjoy the off the beaten path trek in Annapurna region with Mardi Himal Trek in 7 days. Witness the stunning landscape, culturally rich groups, and thick rhododendron forest with majestic mountains on the backdrop. The trek rewards you with the views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal, Annapurna I and Machhapuchhre.

The journey starts with a scenic drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara where you will enjoy the green landscape, fresh breeze and mountain views. From Kimche, ascend to Ghandruk which is one of the ethnic Gurung villages of the region.

Get a close look at the local culture, tradition, hospitality and cuisine of the local groups. On the 5th day, reach Mardi Himal which is the highest point of the trek. Descend to Kande via Low Camp before flying back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Kathmandu and drive or flight to Pokhara

Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Kimche and trek to Ghandruk

Day 3

Ascend from Ghandruk to Forest Camp

Day 4

Ascend from Forest Camp to High Camp

Day 5

Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp and trek to Low Camp

Day 6

Descend from Low Camp to Kande and flight to Kathmandu via Pokhara

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

4. Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Everest View Trek is a 7-day long trek in the Everest region that offers the view of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt Everest with Everest View Trek. Enjoy the diverse landscape, Sherpa culture, rhododendron forest, and walk through the Sagarmatha National Park to witness the flora and fauna.

The trek starts with one of the enthralling flight experience from Kathmandu to Lukla followed by a hike to Phakding. Trek to Namche Bazaar which is one of the main trading hubs and the Sherpa capital of Khumbu region.

Cross the suspension bridges, rhododendron forests and glacial rivers to reach Tengboche where you can visit the largest monastery of the region, Tengboche Monastery. Retrace to Namche and Lukla before taking a flight back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Day 2

Trek to Namche Bazar

Day 3

At Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day

Day 4

Ascend to Tengboche

Day 5

Trek to Namche

Day 6

Descend to Lukla

Day 7

Fly to Kathmandu and final depart from Kathmandu

7 days in Nepal is a great opportunity to explore the beauty of the country. Nepal is a small country blessed with beautiful places, landscapes and culturally rich people and traditions. It is home to eight of the world’s fourteen 8000m peaks making it perfect for trekking and exploring valleys, lakes, caves, temples, monasteries and many more.

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5. Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Ghandruk trekking is a short trekking in the Annapurna region located in Phedi, a less than 1-hour drive from Pokhara. 7 days in enough to relish the traditional village of Nepal and enjoy the breathtaking views of the snowy mountains such as Mt Fishtail and Annapurna South. Walk around the rhododendron forest and peek into the culture of the local people in the Annapurna region.

The journey starts as you enjoy the amazing landmarks of the Kathmandu city including Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath, durbar squares and many more. Take a scenic flight to Pokhara where you will drive to Phedi and explore the authentic Gurung village.

From Dhampus, ascend on the trail overlooking the Annapurna ranges and Lamjung Himal. The trail reaches Ghandruk village, one of the largest Gurung settlements in Nepal where you get to see peaks such as Machhapuchhre, Mt Annapurna and Gangapura. Visit Annapurna Mountain Conservation Area Project to encounter various flora and fauna. Later fly back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Free day in Kathmandu and explore Kathmandu Valley

Day 3

Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Trek to Pothana

Day 4

Trek Pothana to Landruk

Day 5

Trek Landruk to Ghandruk

Day 6

Trek to Nayapul and reach Kathmandu 

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

6. Luxury Annapurna Panorama Trek

Luxury Annapurna Panorama Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Enjoy the luxury trekking experience in 7 days where you get to experience the culture of ethnic communities and get the opportunity to stay in the luxury lodges overlooking the stunning views of the mountains.

The trip starts as you explore the beautiful city of Kathmandu with different monuments, monasteries and temples. Take a scenic flight to Pokhara overlooking Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and Manaslu. Hike to the beautiful Gurung village of Dhampus where you get to see the ethnic group of Gurung. Pass through the orchid and rhododendron forest to reach Landruk is a large Gurung settlement above the Modi River.

Following the trail towards the Modi Khola, reach Ghandruk overlooking the Himalayan views of Gangapura, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Mount Annapurna. You can also visit the Annapurna Mountain Conservation Area Project to explore varied flora and fauna. Later retrace the trail to Kimche before flying back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Recommended Read: The 11 Best Short Treks In Nepal

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Drive to Astam

Day 3

Hike from Astam to Dhampus

Day 4

Ascend from Dhampus to Landruk

Day 5

Ascend from Landruk to Ghandruk

Day 6

Hike to Kimche, flight to Kathmandu via Pokhara

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

7. Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Lower Mustang trekking explores the prohibited Kingdom of Mustang located north of the Himalayas in the Tibetan plateau. If you have less time to spare and still want to experience the isolated land of Mustang, lower Mustang trek is right for you. The trek takes you through the region bordering Annapurna and Mustang which offers a great view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Enjoy the warm hospitality of Gurung and Thakali people as you spend the night at the home stay.

The trip starts as you enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kathmandu and the important landmarks that offers cultural significance of the city. You will explore the Swayambhunath Stupa, durbar square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath temple and so on.

Take a scenic flight to Pokhara where you can see beautiful mountains such as Annapurna I, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri,and Shishapangma can be seen. Enjoy the city of seven lakes and relish the ambiance as you relax by the lakeside.

Fly to Jomsom, headquarter of Mustang. The flight goes over the Kali Gandaki gorge which is the deepest gorge in the world. Cross the small village of Ekle Bhatti and reach Kagbeni. Continue walking up to Muktinath temple which is the sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists.

You can walk through 108 water sprouts which is believed to relive you from any sins. Overlooking the views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, retrace to Jomsom before heading back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu

Day 2

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 3

Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and move to Kagbeni

Day 4

Hike from Kagbeni to Muktinath

Day 5

Descend from Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 6

Fly to Kathmandu via Pokhara

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu

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8. Namche Bazaar Trek

Namche Bazaar Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to November and March to May

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Namche Bazaar is a small and market town balanced high in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu District.  If you have short trekking time, you can take a trail to Namche Bazaar, the traditional Sherpa village and trading hub of the Khumbu region. Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park to explore varied flora and fauna. The trail takes you through suspension bridges, monasteries with the view of mighty Everest on the background.

The trek starts as you explore the beautiful capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. You can visit the Kathmandu Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and other important landmarks. Take a scenic flight to Lukla which is one of the most enthralling flying experiences of a lifetime. Trekking from Phakding, reach Namche Bazaar, the trading hub of Khumbu region.

You walk through Sagarmatha National Park where you will see varied flora and fauna in the dense forest. Namche Bazaar is a tourist hub where you will find many restaurants, cafes and trekking gears’ shops.

You can explore the village and head to Khunde Hospital, set up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or walk up to the Everest View Hotel which is a hotel situated at the highest elevation. You will have a great view of Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Everest. Retrace back to Lukla before heading back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu,Nepal

Day 2

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

Day 3

Hike from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 4

Rest day in Namche Bazaar

Day 5

Hike from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 6

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

9. Namche Bazaar Trek With Helicopter Tour

Namche Bazaar Trek with Helicopter Tour

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking, Helicopter Tour

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Namche Bazaar is the traditional Sherpa village of Khumbu region, where many trekkers visit to start the Everest climbing journey. Explore the beauty of Namche Bazaar with a short trek and helicopter tour in just 7 days. The adventure ends with an aerial view through the helicopter tour of the snow-capped mountains.

Explore the beautiful capital city of Kathmandu and enjoy Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as Monkey Temple because of the vast population of Monkey here. Then, visit Patan City, where you can see the ethnic group of Newar who have saved their culture from generation to generation.

Visit Bhaktapur city to explore the antique and amazing history along with the monuments and palaces. Explore the Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath to enjoy their evening player.

Take a scenic flight to Lukla, where you get the enthralling experience of a lifetime. Trek a short distance through local villages, rhododendron forest, suspension bridges to reach Namche Bazaar.Enjoy the Sagarmatha National Park to watch varied and rare flora and fauna. Optionally, you can walk to the highest elevation hotel, Everest View Hotel, to get the surrounding's panoramic view.

Enjoy the helicopter tour to get the aerial views of Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and stop at Everest Base Camp before flying to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore Kathmandu Valley

Day 3

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Day 4

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 5

Rest day in Namche Bazaar and explore around

Day 6

Helicopter Tour from Namche to Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

10. Panchase Trek

Panchase Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Panchase trek is an off the beaten path hike in the rural areas, near Pokhara filled with lush green forest in the Annapurna region. If you are a novice trekker and want to enjoy the easier trails with your families and elderly in just 7 days, then Panchase Trek is definitely the right choice for you. Each day is short; around 3-4 hours where you will have enough time to rest and soak in the beauty of the natural landscape. You will trek through the beautiful forest with orchid species. Not to forget, the three 8000m mountains-Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu glows in the background along with Panchase Peak, Lamjung, Gangapurna and Macchapuchare.

The trip starts with the journey to the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Explore the beautiful landmarks such as Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and durbar squares in the city. Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu and enjoy the boat ride in Phewa Lake of Pokhara, the City of seven lakes.

The trail takes you to Shanti Stupa, a popular tourist destination that will give you a stunning Phewa Lake view. As you hike along the trail, cross Bumdi village towards Panchase Bhanjyang.

The mountains such as Machhapucchare, Lamjung, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and Manaslu are seen in the distance. Walkthrough the forest filled with flora and fauna and ascend to the stone steps to Panchase Peak. Descend to Naudanda and then drive back to Pokhara before heading to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore the landmarks of Kathmandu and drive to Pokhara

Day 3

Enjoy at Lake Phewa and trek to Bumdi.

Day 4

Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang

Day 5

Hike to Bhadaure

Day 6

Ascend to Naudanda and drive to Kathmandu via Pokhara

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu

11. Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Pikey Peak Trek is a newly introduced trekking route in the Solukhumbu region that offers an up-close view of Everest and the lower Khumbu region. If you want to stand on the same place where Sir Edmund Hillary claimed that the lower Everest region's view is best, then Pikey Peak trek is the best. Pikey peak is one of the best short treks where you can get the best views of the mountains and indulge into the culture of the ethnic groups in 7 days.

Explore Kathmandu city's beauty where you can visit places like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Take a long drive to Dhap, where the trek starts. The trail takes you through Sigane, Japre and to Pikey Base Camp. It goes below Taklung Danda where you will cross the rhododendron forest. You will get clear views from Annapurna to Kanchenjunga.

Cross the trail to Deurali Pass at 3700m with the views of Pikey Peak on the background. The trail descends to Shivalaya, where you will enjoy the ethnic culture. If you wish to extend the trek, you can continue to Those or Jiri or drive back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu

Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap, Trek to Sigane or Japre

Day 3

Hike from Japre to Pikey Base Camp

Day 4

Ascend from Pikey Peak Base Camp to Chaulakharka via Pikey Peak

Day 5

Hike from Chaulakharka to Shivalaya

Day 6

Drive from Shivalaya to Kathmandu

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu

12. Balthali Village Trek

Balthali Village Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Balthali Village Trek is located east of Kathmandu 40km away from the capital city that offers a traditional and rural journey to enjoy different Himalayan ranges' splendid views. If you want to submerge yourself in local customs and enjoy the history and ancient temples and the people in 7 days, the Balthali village trek is right for you. Enjoy the Buddhist culture and the significance of the place as you hike to this beautiful village of Balthali.

Enjoy the capital city of Kathmandu where you explore durbar squares, Swayambhunath stupa, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and many more. Drive to Jarsing Pauwa where the trekking begins. Hike to Nagarkot which is the nearest hill station to Kathmandu where you get to see the green landscape and the mountain views of Mt Everest.

Hike to Dhulikhel which is as beautiful as the outskirts of the valley. Here, you get to enjoy the daily lifestyle of the people in the village. Visit Namo Buddha which is 40km outside the valley. You can enjoy the Buddhist pilgrimage site on the hilltop along with Thrangu Tashi Yangste monastery. Finally reach Balthali, a charming village where you interact with the locals and know about their daily lifestyle.

Finally, move to Panauti which is an old town between the small rivers with the myth that believed the place has powers. Cremations are performed at the banks and a festival is hosted once every 12 years.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu to Jarsing Pauwa, Trek to Nagarkot

Day 3

Hike from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel

Day 4

Ascend from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha

Day 5

Hike from Namo Buddha to Balthali

Day 6

Trek to Panauti, Drive to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

13. Kalinchowk Temple Trek

Kalinchowk Temple Trek

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

The sacred place of Kalinchowk is sitauted at 3780 meters within the Dolakha District of the Bagmati Province of Nepal where you can hike to the temple. Take a walk to the Hindu pilgrimage site and enjoy the adrenaline rush at white water rafting along the beauty of the mountains surrounding you in just 7 days. The trail has a high vertiginous ridgeline which will surely give a thrilling experience.

The trip starts with exploring the beautiful city of Kathmandu where you will wander around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and beautiful cultural landmarks. Enjoy the scenic drive to Charikot where you will ascend on the elevation.

You will reach headquarter of Dolakha District. Trekking to the campsite of Deurali, cross the dense forest filled with rhododendron forests. If you get, you will see the national bird, Danphe. Trek to the Kalinchowk temple surrounded by Numbur Himal and Gauri Shankar mountains.

The temple of famous for both Hindus and Buddhist and you will see a huge crowd during the autumn season. Descend to Charikot and enjoy the night exploring the village before heading back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu

Day 2

Explore Kathmandu

Day 3

Drive Kathmandu to Charikot

Day 4

Hike from Charikot to Campsite

Day 5

Ascend to Kalinchowk Temple then descend to Kuri Camp

Day 6

Descend to Charikot and drive to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu

14. Best Of Chitwan National Park

Best of Chitwan National Park

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Nature and Wildlife

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Chitwan National Park is in the southern Nepal which lets you experience wildlife like no other places. Enjoy the diverse topography of Nepal is just 7 days where you go from the hilly area of Kathmandu to the plain land of Terai. Terai is home to lush jungles and varied wildlife which you should not miss out. Enjoy the rare one-horned rhinoceros and birds that will leave you stunned.

Explore the beautiful capital of Nepal, Kathmandu where you explore Swayambhunath which is also called the Monkey temple because of its population. The stupa is situated at the top of the hill, enabling you to get the amazing site of the valley itself.

Visit Patan City and explore the true beauty it has. Patan has antique monuments and palace that gives you information on the culture, traditions and its glorious past. The ethnic group of Newar has maintained their culture and their taste for food. You should definitely try some! Bhaktapur Durbar Square is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its amusing culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone sculptures. You will get the taste of the local curd, Jhu Jhu dhau.

As you reach Chitwan, you will be taken to Chitwan National park. You will have a superb chance of seeing one-horned rhinos, monkeys and some of the more than 500 species of birds. You may see a leopard, sloth bear and wild elephant and royal Bengal tiger if you're lucky.

The inhabitants, Tharu have the never fading culture and tradition that is still prevalent in Chitwan.  You can walk through the Tharu village and get to know about their living and cultures. You can see the traditional art and crafts they use as living.

You can enjoy the amazing elephant ride and elephant bath where you can get splashed with fresh water in the hot temperature. You can enjoy the Jungle walk on the back of the elephant and enjoy the beauty of Chitwan. Fly to Kathmandu and depart to the home country.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival on Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Flight from Kathmandu to Chitwan

Day 3-5

Explore Chitwan

Day 6

Fly to Kathmandu

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

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15. Kathmandu And Pokhara Tour

Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June (this tour can do all round the year)

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Kathmandu Pokhara tour is one of the best short Culture and City Tours in Nepal through the beautiful landscape with the surreal mountain. Kathmandu is rich in culture, traditions and ancient heritage sites and Pokhara is the hub for natural beauty. If you have only 7 days to spare and want to explore Nepal's relaxing yet cultural side, the Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour is the right choice. The week-long itinerary focuses on exploring the ancient temples and world heritage squares along with the serene beauty of mountains and landscape.

The journey starts with the exploration of Kathmandu where you will visit Swayambhunath Stupa which is also called as Monkey Temple. The next day you will explore Patan Durbar Square which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites filled with ancient monuments and histories.

Visit the most important landmark, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath, a sacred site for Hindus and Buddhists. Explore Bhaktapur which is one of the three kingdoms of Kathmandu Valley, where the monuments date back to the 17th century.

After exploring the capital, we move on to Nepal's second-largest city and the most beautiful place, Pokhara, also called City of seven Lakes. As you step in the city, you will be blessed with the mountains surrounding you from all the direction.

Take up a short hike to Peace Stupa, where you will enjoy the valley and the lake views from the top of a hill. Also, Sarangkot is one of the great stop to enjoy adventurous sport such as Paragliding. As you wander, enjoy the lovely ambiance at the lakeside and relish the delicious cuisine on the last day of the tour. Drive back to Kathmandu and depart to the home country.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore the landmarks of Kathmandu

Day 3

Enjoy the UNESCO Heritage Sites

Day 4

Explore the temples

Day 5

Drive to Pokhara

Day 6

Explore Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

16. Kathmandu Valley Tour With Day Hikes

Kathmandu Valley Tour with Day Hikes

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

The beauty of Kathmandu can be known inside-out in just 7 days, where you will experience everything from cultural sites, local cuisines and the hospitality of the people. The Kathmandu Valley Tour is a 7-day package for you and your family to enjoy Nepal's history and cultural beauty.

The trip starts as you visit Swayambhunath Stupa which is also called the Monkey Temple. The stupa is located at the top of the hill overlooking the valley. You will explore the structure and history of the valley. The next day, you will be given information about the country's major religions along with the sacred sites.

Enjoy the cultural walk in the village of Bungamati and Khokana where you will peek into the valley's suburban lifestyle. Take a hike to Shivapuri National Park to the Nagi Gompa where you will explore different monasteries.

On the third day, explore one of the oldest Hindu temples of the Kathmandu valley, the Changu Narayan Temple. From here, you will hike to Nagarkot, the nearest hill station to Kathmandu valley.

You will enjoy the green landscape and even get to see Mt Everest from the viewpoint. From Nagarkot, hike to Dhulikhel which is about 4 hours. Following the ancient and cultural city of Patan and Bhaktapur, take a day off to relax and enjoy yourself with the local people before heading back to their home country.
 

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore Kathmandu

Day 3

Hike to Changu Narayan and Nagarkot

Day 4

Hike to Dhulikhel

Day 5

Explore Patan and Bhaktapur

Day 6

Free day

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

17. Newari Culture In The Kathmandu Valley

Newari Culture in the Kathmandu Valley

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June (this trip can  do all round the year )

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Newari culture is found in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan where you will explore these three ancient places to know more about the Newar and their cultures. In just 7 days, enjoy Nepal's ethnic group, Newars where you will experience the culturally rich architecture, festival, food, and more.

You will explore Patan, the city of fine arts where you will taste Newari culture and the cuisine at your welcome dinner. Patan is a city of 55 temples, 136 Buddhist monasteries, and famous for its artisans who ace in metal works. Patan Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is an old royal palace and a host of attractive temples.

Enjoy the twin village of Bungamati and Khokana. Bungamati is known as the home to rain god, Rato Macchhindranath. Khokana is known for its oil mills. The mustard oil seed is example of living culture. Explore the historical and cultural site of Bungamati and Khokana and take a peek look at its local lifestyle.

Explore Bhaktapur's beautiful city, an ancient royal city with numerous culturally rich monuments, architectures, and traditions. It is the largest city of Kathmandu valley. You will explore Bhaktapur Museum, Potters' Square Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and the five-story Nyatapola Temple.

In Kathmandu, explore Kathmandu with Kathmandu Durbar Square which depicts the Newari artists, architecture and culture. You can visit ancient markets of Ason Bazaar where you can shop for your loved ones. You can enjoy the free day dressing up like Newari people and enjoying the traditional dance, music and food.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Nepal

Day 2

Explore Patan

Day 3

Tour Bungamati & Khokana Villages

Day 4

Enjoy Bhaktapur Tour

Day 5

Drive to Kathmandu - Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Ason Bazaar

Day 6

Free Day in Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu

18. Best Of Central Nepal Tour

Best of Central Nepal Tour

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June (this tour can do all round the year)

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)


The best of Central Nepal tour is just 7 days, which lets you explore Kathmandu, Bandipur and Pokhara's highlights. You will enjoy the ancient history along with the natural beauty of the place.

The Kathmandu valley has 7 World Heritage Sites which you shall visit. Move to Swayambhunath which is also called the Monkey Temple because of the monkey population it has. It is situated on top of hill due to which you can see the whole valley.

Later in the day, move to Patan City to see the ethnic group of Newar who have saved their culture from generation to generation. Visit Bhaktapur city to explore the antique and amazing history along with the monuments and palaces. Later in the day, visit Pashupatinath temple to enjoy their evening player and Boudhanath for a peaceful vibe.

Take a scenic drive to Bandipur where you get to see the living museum of Newari community. There are narrow alleys filled with Newari houses, architecture, culture and cuisine.

Later, drive to Pokhara and go for boating on Phewa Lake, visit Bindabasini Mandir, located at the middle of the island. Along the way you can see the amazing Machhepuchare peak. Later in the day, you can visit Mahendra gufa where you can see numerous bats.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore Kathmandu Valley

Day 3

Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur

Day 4

Drive from Bandipur to Pokhara

Day 5

Explore Pokhara Valley

Day 6

Flight back to Kathmandu

Day 7

Depart from Kathmandu, Nepal

19. Golden Triangle Tour

Golden Triangle Tour

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Nature and Wildlife

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Golden Triangle Tour is 7 days tour to enjoy and experience Nepal's diverse nature, relish the visit to Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan.

Kathmandu is a stunning capital with ancient history and cultural significance. Pokhara is a beautiful city of nature and adventurous sport where you can either relax on the lakeside or do paragliding from the top of the hill. Chitwan is in the plain land where you can encounter wildlife with a safari through the jungles.

The journey takes you to Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city where you visit important landmarks such as Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, and many durbar squares. Drive to Pokhara where you can see the majestic mountains surrounding you.

Enjoy the natural beauty and breathtaking views in Pokhara. Reach Chitwan where you can go for canoeing as well to see crocodiles from the near distance. The local inhabitants are the Tharu people whose Tharu dance is very popular in Chitwan for their rich and ancient culture.

While you are in Chitwan, you can get a jungle or jeep safari trip. You will be able to see numerous animals such as rhino, tiger, crocodiles, and deer and so on in their natural settings along with varieties of floras.  Also, you can go for canoeing or rest in the amazing ambiance of Sauraha.
 

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival on Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 3

Explore Pokhara

Day 4

Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan

Day 5

Enjoy the Chitwan National Park

Day 6

Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu

Day 7

Farewell from Kathmandu, Nepal

20. Kathmandu, Pokhara And Chitwan Tour

Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan Tour

Trip Facts and Overview

Duration:

7 Days

Activity:

Culture and City Tours, Trekking and Hiking, Nature and Wildlife

Difficulty Level:

Easy

Best Time to Travel:

September to June

Tour Types:

Private Tour (Private and Tailor-Made)

Experience the highlights of Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan in 7 days where you can enjoy the change in topography, ambiance and landscapes. Start with Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city, followed by a drive to Pokhara, the city of seven lakes and reach Chitwan to explore different wildlife.

Start the Kathmandu journey where you will explore spectacular places like Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will visit Swayambhunath, also called the Monkey temple because of its large monkey population. Later, visit Patan City where you can see Krishna Mandir, Mul Chowk, Patan Museum etc

Take a scenic flight to Pokhara. Visit the Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in Nepal that enhances to the fascinating beauty of Pokhara. It provides artistic calmness to nature lovers. In the middle of the lake stands the Varahi Temple, where Hindu worshippers worship goddess Varahi. Later, drive to Astam, a small village famous for sunset and sunrise on the Himalayas. You can get a 360-degree panoramic view of the Annapurna ranges. Return to Pokhara from Astam and fly to Chitwan to get the best of Chitwan- a wilderness of amusing environment that includes animals, birds, reptiles and aquatic animals of many kinds. The highlights of this park are One-Horned Rhino and some hundred nocturnal Tigers that live in the park's thick forests. Fly to Kathmandu and depart to the home country.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2

Explore Kathmandu

Day 3

Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Drive to Astam

Day 4

Drive from Astam to Pokhara

Day 5

Flight to Chitwan-Chitwan National Park

Day 6

Jungle Safari and fly to Kathmandu

Day 7

Departure from Kathmandu, Nepal


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  • Author: Naba Raj Amgai
  • Posted on: Friday Jan 22, 2021
Naba Raj

About Author - Naba Raj Amgai

Naba Raj Amgai, stepped into the world of travel and tourism in 1996. He is Founder and Managing Director of Third Rock Adventures.

Beginning his journey in the tourism industry as a humble Porter Guide to founding hospitality establishments and an adventure travel company, he has come a long way.

In a career spanning more than two decades, he has achieved more than anybody dreams of achieving. Along with his professional achievements, his selfless contribution towards his community and society has won him a lot of accolades and praises.

Having dedicated more than two decades in the tourism and hospitality sector, he has amassed a wealth of experience.

After passing high school, he began helping out some trekking guides and was soon recruited as a porter guide at a reputed trekking agency. Within a short time, he was individually guiding clients across the well-known trails of the Himalayas.

He went on to lead tour groups on multi-country tours to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Being a part of mountain climbing expeditions familiarised him with expedition logistics and operations. Later on, he went to become the Executive Director and took over the reins of Operations, Sales and Marketing departments. Spending several years in the tourism field has made Naba Raj Amgai a destination expert.

Travelling is his passion and he has been to many countries across the world – USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Holland, Germany, Austria and many parts of Asia.

His journeys to different parts of the world have enriched his travel experience and knowledge. This experience has been instrumental in planning and organizing successful trips for several clients.

As of today many reputed travel companies, hotels and restaurants are under his leadership. A dynamic and proactive leader, he continues to inspire and motivate people from all walks of life.

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