Nepal Popular Tour – 11 Days

11 Days Nepal Tour with Short Annapurna Trek

Nepal popular tour is a comprehensive tour package that provides you glimpses of the major tourist attraction of Nepal and encounter with you, the historical, cultural, and natural richness of Nepal. A single package is consist of a Cultural Tour of UNESCO World Heritage cultural and natural sites of Kathmandu Valley, White Water Rafting in Trisuli River, Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park, Sightseeing in the city of lakes Pokhara, and Trekking in Annapurna Region. This wide-ranging tour package is a very easier, economic, and most chosen tourist destination. The cultural vistas, natural faunas, flora, ageless snowcapped Himalayan peaks, religious shrines, ancient palaces, pristine lakes, hamlets with indigenous culture, and many more things can be explored in Nepal’s Most Popular Tour.

11 days Nepal Popular tour begins with a sightseeing tour of Katmandu valley which provides sights of the world-famous temples and Stupas, which are also listed in UNESCO world heritage sites like Pashupatinath (famous Hindu Temple), Boudhanath (The world’s largest Buddhist Stupa) and Swayambhunath also known as Monkey Temple (worshiped by Hindu and Buddhist equally). Known as the city of temples, Kathmandu valley houses ancient royal palaces (Durbar Squares) namely, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar square. While visiting these Durbar Squares, we see the architecture is an amazing amalgamation of religious and cultural significance and ancient wooden and stone craftsmanship. These ancient royal palaces are emblems of the social and cultural life of royal families of ancient times.

After a cultural and historical tour of Kathmandu valley, we join the White Water Rafting in Trisuli River and enjoy a campfire with BBQ, swimming pool, village walk, and camping in Deluxe Safari Tent. With fresh memory rafting in various grade water currents, we will move to Chitwan National Park for Jungle Walking, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, Canoeing, and Elephant bathing. Chitwan National Park offers a sight of one-horned rhinos and other endangered animals and birds. In Chitwan, we can also explore the indigenous culture of the local Tharu people. Chitwan is the best place for visitors which is one of the places on the Nepal Popular Tour.

Afterward, we move to Pokhara where we enjoy sightseeing Lakes, temples, and alluring Himalayan peaks from the picturesque hilltop. The Nepal Most Popular Tour now enters into Annapurna Region where we enjoy trekking through mountain villages with cultural displays, and of course, jaw-dropping views of the Annapurna Himalaya range.

Day 01: Arrival in Nepal

When you are landed at Tribhuvan International Airport, a Kathmandu representative from Real Adventure Nepal welcomes you with a flower garland and red Tika and transfers you to the hotel in the center of Kathmandu. After check-in, you have some rest and freshen up. In the evening, a professional tour guide visits you and briefs you about the tour itineraries, and suggests necessary preparedness. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02: Full Kathmandu city sightseeing tour

Today we take about a 7-8 hour-long guided tour in Kathmandu valley. After breakfast, we visit Kathmandu Durbar square where we explore Hanuman Dhoka (a gate guarded by a stone statue of Hanuman), a statue of Kaal Bhairav, Taleju temple, and Vinayak Temple, and Kumari Home (home for living goddesses Kumari). The ancient royal palace carries over the old and native architectural design, wooden craving, and brickwork along with monuments with a record of historical events. We will stroll around Indra Chowk, Makhan Galli, Moru Tole, and Asan market to see the traditional market and settlement of local Newari People. After Kathmandu Durbar Square, we move to Swayambhunath situated at the north hilltop with mesmerizing view of Kathmandu valley. Also known as the monkey temple, the Swayambhunath temple is worshipped by Buddhist and Hindu people. White Dome style Stupa with Budhha eyes on the four sides, is surrounded by praying wheels houses, and some Hindu temples also. We can also see monkeys jumping here and there and sometimes snatching people's bags. Legend says that Swayambhunath is a self-created temple out of lotus flowers on the island of the lake. After lunch, we move to the Famous Hindu Temple, Pashupatinath in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley. Non-Hindu is not allowed to enter the main temple but we can visit other more than 100 temples around and cross the bridges over the holy Bagmati river and enjoy back and front views of the complex of Pashupatinath Temple we observe various religious ceremonies taking place in the bank of Bagmati rivers like worshipping of deities and Shiva Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord Shiva) and cremation. Then we move to Patan Durbar square which is famous for the Lord Krishna temple, 14-century royal palaces, pillars, stone taps, brick-paved courtyard, and museum. Patan Durbar Square is nearby Mangal Bazaar, an ancient settlement of Newari People, and the famous Bangalamukhi Temple. Drive back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 03: Trisuli Rafting and Overnight in River Fun Beach Resort

We will have early breakfast before 7 am and we drive for 3 hrs. to reach the rafting put-in point. Upon arriving at the rafting starting point, the professional crew member briefs us about safety tips. We will have four to five hours of White Water rafting on I-IV grade water rapids and we will pass by gorges and beautiful farming terraces and waterfalls and ponds. We will have lunch on the riverbank nearby a giant boulder in the shape of a sculpture. After lunch, we raft for an hour to reach River Fun Beach Resort. In River Fun Beach Resort we enjoy a swimming pool, fishing, a Campfire with BBQ, and Camping in Deluxe Safari Tent with cozy accommodation and delicious food. Overnight in River Fun Beach Resort

Day 04: River Fun Beach Resort to Chitwan National Park.

After breakfast, we will have a village walk around to observe the village lifestyle of the local people. After a short trek around the resort, we drive about 2 hours to Chitwan National Park. After check-in hotel, we have lunch and go out to walk around Surah city, encounter local people, and enjoy shopping for local souvenirs shopping of locally made handicrafts. In the evening we enjoy dinner with cultural shows by local Tharu people. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05: Chitwan National Activities

Today after breakfast we do Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park. We can choose either Jeep Safari or Elephant Safari, or we can have a guided jungle tour. During the safari, we see one-horned rhinos, Royal Bengal tigers, bears, and different species of deer, wild boars, crocodiles, and gharial crocodiles. Chitwan National Park is the oldest and largest national park in Nepal which has more than 68 mammals, 543 species of birds, 113 species of fish, and around 700 species of wildlife. Elephant Breeding Center and Gharials Breeding Center are also additional attractions there. After Jungle Safari we can enjoy canoeing in Rapti River and Elephant Bathing also. We also visit Tharu Museum and research center to explore the historical and cultural artifacts of the indigenous Tharu people. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 06: Chitwan National Park to Pokhara (5 hrs drive)

After breakfast, we head to Pokhara via the East-West highway, for half an hour and follow the Prithvi Highway. In Muglin we cross the newly-built bridge over the Trisuli River and follow the road alongside the Trisuli River with a glimpse of the farming terrace and beautiful river settlements until we reach Pokhara. When arriving in Pokhara alluring Annapurna Himalayan Range welcomes us from the north side. After heck in Hotel we, visit Fewa Lake and enjoy boating there. If we have time we can stroll around Lakeside and enjoy the touristic environment there. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 07: Pokhara to Phedi Drive to Dhampus (1750m)

Today, after breakfast, we have a 30-minute drive to Phedi, the entry point of the Annapurna Trekking Region. We walk uphill from Phedi through a green forest of colorful rhododendron forest, traditional Gurung villages, green farming terraces, streams, waterfalls, and ponds. Interaction with local people who are engaged in farming animal herding and tourist service makes our trek more interesting. When we are close to Dhampus we are thrilled with mesmerizing views of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and the Machhapucchre. Dhampus is a beautiful mountain village famous for warm hospitality, unique traditional culture, and vantage point of the beautiful Himalayan landscape. Upon arriving at the lodge we are warmly welcome and served delicious food in the evening we enjoy folk songs and dance. Overnight in Lodge/Guesthouse.

Day 08: Dhampus to Sarangkot Trek via Naundanda- 6 hours walk (2100m)

After a delicious breakfast in the lodge lounge with a beautiful sunrise and the beautiful Himalayan range. We trail golden paddy fields, the milled landscape of emerald green hills, green forests with rhododendron flowers, birds, and beautiful hill settlements until we reach Sarangkot. Sarangkot is a hilltop that provides an enchanting view of Pokhara valley, and it is famous for its exotic sunrise and sunset. The nearest hilltop from Pokhara city is hot famous for Paragliding and jeep flying. Sarangkot view tower offers a breathtaking view of Annapurna (8,091m.), Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), Ganesh Himal (7,446m.), Manaslu (8,165m. Machhapuchhre (6,993m). We don't simply want to leave Sarangkot as it provides magical views to all sides. The sunset and the reelection of sunrays on Fewa Lake are just incredible here. Overnight in Lodge/Guesthouse.

Day 09: Sarangkot Hill to Pokhara

Today we wake in the early morning and climb up to view the tower before the sun appears over the Himalayan range. Sunrise makes us spellbound and we adore the crystal clear view of snowcapped peaks. After breakfast, we can do paragliding from Sarangkot to Pame Pokhara. Alternatively, we can drive back to Pokhara and have a sightseeing tour to Bindabasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, David Falls, World Peace Stupa, and Lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 10: Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we can either have a 30-minute flight or a 6-7 hour bus drive back to Kathmandu. After checking in Hotel, today, you have leisure time. In the evening we have farewell dinner in a boutique and cultural hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 11: Departure to Airport

A representative from Real Adventure helps you transfer from hotel to airport and bid you a final goodbye. Note: if you want to extend your holiday longer during the trip, yes we will help to extend.

Cost Includes
  • Airport Pick up on arrival and Drop on Departure
  • All ground transportation by luxury A/C coach
  • Sightseeing tour as per itinerary
  • Hotel/lodge/Resort accommodation as per itinerary
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara by professional tour guide
  • Jungle activities by professional wildlife tour guide
  • all jungle activities as per itinerary
  • All meal as per given itinerary
  • Trekking as per itinerary
  • Professional trekking guide
  • Trekking permits
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Farewell dinner with cultural show
  • Necessary local tax, fees etc
Cost Excludes
  • All bar items during your Nepal tour
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Domestic air flight/Rescue flight
  • Personal traveler insurance
  • Tips
  • International flight

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Trip Facts

  • Duration:11 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Nepal most popular tour
  • Trip:Tour in Nepal
  • Activity:Kathmandu & Pokhara City tour, Trishuli Rafting, Chitwan Wildlife tour & Ghandruk Trek
  • Max.Altitude:2340 ft.

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