Best Nepal Tour for 11 days is the perfect way to spend your time enjoying the cultural and natural diversity of Nepal. Nepal has many places for recreational tourism. Full of beautiful valleys, wonderful mountain ranges, amazing wildlife, and historical places, Nepal is a fun country for outdoor recreational activities. In the Nepal Recreational Tour, you will go to some of the most popular valleys and wildlife areas of Nepal and experience the beauty of a recreational tour unlike in any other place.
Your Nepal recreational tour will start in the city of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a cultural and well as a religious hotspot where you will find plenty of fascinating temples that stretch across beautiful this city. Next, you will head out to Pokhara, a magical valley that is surrounded by the Annapurna Mountains. The city is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the country.
From Pokhara, you will go to Tansen- a town that has a rich history but is relatively not well-known among travelers. Your next destination after you have explored Tansen is Lumbini- the birthplace of Lord Buddha and an emblem of peace and harmony in this country.
Your final destination is a thrilling adventure to Chitwan National Park. This park is a wholesome adventure where you are most likely to encounter exotic animals and plants that are preserved in this region.
There are a variety of options while going out on this trip. Firstly, you can choose the means of transportation that you like. You can either travel by airways or roadways. You will also reside at some of the most beautiful hotels and lodges of the region that you are visiting. You will also have plenty of opportunities to shop or buy souvenirs of your choice.
One of the biggest reasons that the Nepal Recreational Tour is popular is that it gives you a chance to explore all the various possibilities you can imagine while traveling. You can explore the glory of nature in scenic sights. You’ll come out a tad smarter after brushing past museums. You’ll explore the culture of a region and gain an appreciation of the animal as well as the plant kingdom.
A combo recreational tour in Nepal is your chance of exploring all the possibilities that you can have during a recreational tour. Let us take a closer look at the places you will go to during this recreational tour.
BEST NEPAL TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- Mesmerizing views of sunset and sunrise from Sarangkot and Srinagar
- Visit popular places in Pokhara like Tal Barahi Temple, Phewa Lake, Bat cave, Mahendra cave, Devi's Fall, etc.
- Visit Rani Mahal, Tansen Durbar and explore Newari culture and history in Tansen
- Visit the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and one of the UNESCO world heritage sites Lumbini.
- Boating in Phewa Lake and paragliding (optional) to get an amazing aerial view of the Pokhara city and lakes
- Chance to see various exotic animals like one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, gharials, etc.
- Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, canoeing and visit elephant breeding center
- Watch Tharu cultural stick dance and learn more about Tharu culture strolling the villages
What to Expect
1. Food and Accommodation
We will arrange best-recommended 3-star hotels with bed and breakfast service for you during this tour. In Chitwan, the hotel provides all breakfast, lunch and dinner for you. You can also try various street foods or special local food only found in certain places. Palpa and Kathmandu are also famous for Newari food. Any changes or upgrades in accommodation can be done. Also, let us know about any special dietary requests.
Kathmandu is the heart of Nepal’s culture, history, as well as arts. Various UNESCO world heritage sites lie here. Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Basantapur Durbar Area, is one of the most important historical places where you find many palaces in which kings of medieval times lived in. Swayambhunath Temple gives you a panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley from this temple. Above the base of this temple lies a cubical structure in which the eyes of the Buddha are inscribed in all directions. Pashupatinath is a temple lies in the banks of the Bagmati river. Devotees come to pay homage to Lord Shiva. There is also a crematorium that lies along the banks of the Bagmati river that is visible from this temple. Boudhanath Stupa a religious destination for both Hindus and Buddhists has 29 monasteries and nunneries around it.
Pokhara is a well-renowned city that oozes beauty with its extraordinary landscape. Boating in Phewa lake is a must-do activity in Pokhara. This lake city also has various religious sites. Bindhyabasini is a temple that is dedicated to the Hindu deity Bhagwati. This temple is considered to be one of the Shaktipiths in this country. Barahi is a two-story temple that is constructed in the pagoda style. It is located in the east section of the Phewa Lake and is dedicated to the Goddess Barahi. Another highlight of this city is Devi’s fall.
You will also go to the Tibetan refugee camp and the museum to learn about Tibetan culture. Pokhara is another place where you can go souvenir shopping for things like clothing, carpets, and rugs, wooden carvings, rings and bracelets, etc.
Tansen is an ‘off-the-beaten-track’ hilly town in Nepal which lies midway between Pokhara and the Indian border. This town has artistic Newari houses, cobbled bazaar, lush green hills, and the bank of the Kali Gandaki river. Tansen Durbar is a major attraction of this town. It is a grand palace that was built in 1927. Rani Mahal, also considered to be the Taj Mahal of Nepal, is a beautiful palace located in the banks of the Kali Gandaki river of Tansen. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions of this region. Bhagwati Temple and Amar Narayan Temple are places of religious importance in this region.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is one of the major tourist attractions in the southern part of Nepal. Lumbini is home to many monasteries, ancient monuments, museums, and a research institute. The most popular place in Lumbini is the Maya Devi Temple. It is believed that Buddha was born here. There is a pool outside this temple where Buddha was believed to have taken a dip after his birth.
There are many monasteries in Lumbini. The most notable ones are the Chinese Monastery, World Peace Pagoda, Myanmar Golden Temple, and Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar. The Ashoka Pillar, which was built by King Ashoka, is a place where devotees light up incense sticks in the bowls that are placed on the sides of this pillar.
Chitwan National Park lying here is a World Heritage Site and home to various wild animals like Bengal Tigers, One-horned rhinoceros, and Asiatic elephants. You can go on a jungle safari in this national park and have a thrilling time in the wilderness of nature. Around 540 bird species have been recorded in this area. You can find many exotic reptiles like gharial and mugger crocodiles, monitor lizard, rock python and king cobra. You can go for a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park riding in the back of an elephant or a jeep. Either way, you will have plenty of opportunities to spot all sorts of plants, animals, and birds in this natural site. Touring in this place also lets you and watch Tharu dance shows explore their culture.