Nepal Classic Tour is a perfect blend of everything that Nepal has to offer. From the mountains to the hills and the flatland, the tour is packed with exciting adventures. The tour features notable landmarks, diverse landscapes, and exceptional natural life of the most exotic destinations of Nepal and tops it off with an exposure to the rich history and culture of the country, making it just the right tour package for curious travelers.
Nepal Classic Tour is the ultimate way to explore Nepal which begins with your exploration of various UNESCO listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley along with a short trip to the hill station nearest to the valley. The tour quickly explores prominent sites in Kathmandu like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Moving on to Pokhara, the tour takes you much further to Tadapani via Ghandruk village , which hosts spectacular views of Annapurna South (7219m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m). The tour also features a hike through the lush rhododendron forest of Ghorepani to reach the famous vantage point, Poon Hill (3193m). A mind-blowing sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs along with the unique Machhapuchhre Peak (6997m) greet you in Poon Hill. The tour takes you back to Pokhara, from where you leave for Chitwan but only after the exciting whitewater rafting in Trishuli River. The classic rafting adventure pumps up your adrenaline and makes you feel alive. You then reach Chitwan National Park, where the sub-tropical forests and the colorful Tharu villages await you. In Chitwan National Park, you can take part in activities sun as jungle safari, elephant bathing, canoe ride, bird watching, and so on. An amazing cultural performance by the indigenous Tharu community concludes your classic tour.
Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be warmly welcomed and picked by our representatives who will then drop you at a hotel.
After breakfast, you will be picked from the hotel to explore the historic Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site. The wood and stone carvings in the many temples and monuments as well as the traditional houses of the Newars make it a pleasant sight for the eyes and also an amazing opportunity to learn the history of ancient Bhaktapur city. you will visit Patan Durbar Square where you can see Krishna Mandir, Mul Chowk, Patan Museum, and so on. You will also visit some holy shrines like Pashupatinath and Boudhanath, which hold religious values for Hindus and Buddhists respectively. Later, you will explore the vibrant area of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today you will take a flight to Pokhara, which will take about 20 minutes. As you fly, you can get amazing views of the Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Ganesh Himal (7422m) beyond the clouds. After arrival in Pokhara you will drive to Kyumi which takes about 2 hours to reach. You start the trek towards Tadapani by crossing the Ghandruk Village. Ascending along the stone steps, you will be able to get breathtaking landscapes as you walk past small villages. Upon reaching Tadapani, you will be welcomed by a stunning view of Annapurna South (7219m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m). The picturesque village is inhabited by the Gurung ethnics who are extremely warm and hospitable. Overnight in Tadapani.
Leaving the beautiful Ghandruk village, today you walk through lush rhododendron forests on flag-stone steps as you proceed towards Ghorepani. You will first make a steep ascent to reach Deurali and then descend on a forested trail to reach Ghorepani. Throughout the journey, you will be able to get enthralling views of Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m). Ghorepani is situated on the foot of Poon Hill hence hosts beautiful sceneries, comprising of the mountains and the lush hills. Overnight in guesthouse in Ghorepani.
You will start your hike to Poon Hill before dawn so that you can catch the enchanting sunrise over the snowy mountains. After watching the sunrise view, you will descend to Tikhedhunga on the stone-paved trail via Ulleri. Catch the private vehicle from Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. Enjoy the evening with live music and amazing food at one of the restaurants. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.
Today you will drive towards Chitwan, but first, an exciting rafting adventure awaits you. You will go for the classic whitewater rafting in Trishuli River, which lets you experience thrilling rapids of the raging river. You can later enjoy swimming, cliff jumping, and simply soaking up the beautiful scenery. Later, you will drive to Chitwan National Park where you will stay overnight in a resort/ hotel.
It is a fun day today packed with the exploration of the amazing Chitwan National Park. You will go for jungle safari in a jeep, keeping a look-out for the rare animals like the one-horned rhino and Bengal tiger. Many colorful birds are seen inside the national park adding charm to the already satisfying journey. You can later go for an elephant bath and get splashed with the cold water of Rapti River by an elephant. You can also partake in the canoe ride if you want. In the evening, the indigenous Tharu community will perform their cultural stick dance, giving you a glimpse of their way of life. Overnight in Chitwan National Park.
Before leaving Chitwan, you go for bird watching inside the national park, which is home to more than 500 species of birds. You then drive alongside the Trishuli River enjoying the beautiful landscapes comprised of lush hills and countryside settlements to reach Kathmandu. Back in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Today is the farewell day. We will drop you at the airport after breakfast and a quick group photo.