Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu, such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
Going on a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park and observing endangered one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tigers
Enjoying the serene beauty of Pokhara city, including Phewa Lake, Davis Falls, and World Peace Pagoda
Trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill and witnessing breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges while experiencing traditional Gurung and Magar villages along the way.
The Taste of Nepal Tour is a comprehensive package that offers visitors the opportunity to explore some of the most popular and exciting destinations in Nepal. This tour covers Kathmandu city, Chitwan National Park, Pokhara city and Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, providing a unique blend of cultural, natural and adventure experiences.
The tour starts in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu is a vibrant city that boasts a rich history, cultural heritage, and impressive architecture. Visitors can explore the city's many attractions, including UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa (also known as the Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Visitors can also witness traditional Nepalese handicrafts and art at places like Thamel and Patan.
Chitwan Wildlife Tour
Next on the tour is Chitwan National Park, which is home to an abundance of wildlife, including the endangered one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger. Visitors can go on a jungle safari on the back of an elephant or in a jeep to explore the park and observe the wildlife. Additionally, visitors can experience traditional Tharu culture by visiting a Tharu village and seeing their dances and songs.
The tour then heads to Pokhara, a picturesque city located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Pokhara is known for its stunning natural beauty, including the Phewa Lake, Davis Falls, and the World Peace Pagoda. Visitors can enjoy boating on the lake, paragliding, zip-lining, or simply relaxing in the serene atmosphere of the city.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
The final leg of the tour takes visitors on a trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill, a popular trekking destination in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek is relatively easy and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. It provides stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The trek also takes visitors through traditional Gurung and Magar villages, offering a glimpse into the local culture and lifestyle.
The day Trishuli River Rafting and overnight in River Fun Beach Resorts is a thrilling adventure that includes a day of white water rafting in the Trishuli River and an overnight stay at the River Fun Beach Resort. The rafting trip takes you through rapids of varying difficulty levels and offers stunning views of the river valley. After the rafting, you can relax and enjoy the amenities of the River Fun Beach Resort, including the swimming pool, beach volleyball and bonfire. The resort also offers delicious meals and comfortable accommodation in the midst of the natural beauty of the Trishuli River.
The Taste of Nepal Tour provides visitors with a diverse and exciting experience that captures the essence of Nepal. The tour combines cultural exploration, wildlife adventure, scenic beauty, and trekking into a single package, making it an excellent choice for those looking to make the most of their time in Nepal. The tour offers a perfect balance between leisure and adventure and caters to the interests and preferences of different visitors. It is also an excellent option for families and groups who want to experience Nepal together.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring the city on your own.
After breakfast, you will begin your Kathmandu city tour with a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Swayambhunath Stupa. Later in the day, you can explore the Kathmandu Durbar Square and its ancient palaces, temples and shrines.
Day 3 : Trishuli River Rafting and Overnight in River Fun Beach Resort
After breakfast, you will be driven to Charaudi, which is the starting point of the Trishuli River Rafting adventure. Enjoy the scenic drive and rafting on the river with our experienced guide. After rafting, you will be transferred to the River Fun Beach Resort for an overnight stay. You can relax in the resort and enjoy the evening cultural program.
Hotel: River Fun Beach Resort Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 : Drive Chitwan and Jungle Safari Activities
After breakfast, you will leave for Chitwan National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, you will check-in at your hotel and get briefed about the day's activities. You will go on a jungle walk, Jeep Safari, visit an elephant breeding center and enjoy a canoe ride. In the evening, you can enjoy a cultural dance performance.
After breakfast, you will leave for Pokhara, which is known for its natural beauty and serene environment. Upon arrival, you will check-in at your hotel and have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own.
Hotel: Bodhi Suites & SPA or similar category Meal: Breakfast
Day 6 : Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga
After breakfast, you will drive to Nayapul by private car, which is the starting point of your Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. From here, you will trek through picturesque villages and lush green forests to reach Tikhedhunga, where you will spend the night.
After breakfast, you will continue your trek to Ghorepani, which is a beautiful village located at an altitude of 2,850 meters. Along the way, you will enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. You will spend the night at a teahouse in Ghorepani.
Hotel: Hotel/Lodge (Best)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Trekking Hour: 4/5 hours
Day 8 : Sunrise at Poon Hill and Trek to Tadapani
You will wake up early in the morning and hike to Poon Hill to catch the mesmerizing sunrise view over the Himalayas. After taking in the view, you will trek back to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Later, you will continue your trek to Tadapani where you will spend the night.
Hotel: Hotel/Lodge (Best)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Trekking Hour: 5/6 hours
Day 9 : Trek to Ghandruk and Drive back to Pokhara
After breakfast, we will begin our trek towards Ghandruk. The trail will take us through beautiful rhododendron forests and villages. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village known for its traditional houses, cultural heritage, and stunning views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre ranges. We will have lunch in Ghandruk and then take a drive back to Pokhara.
After breakfast, you will begin your Pokhara city tour by visiting popular attractions such as the Phewa Lake, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, and the International Mountain Museum. You can also explore the colorful local market and indulge in some souvenir shopping.
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu by bus and evening farewell dinner with cultural show
After breakfast, we will take a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. The drive will take around 6-7 hours, and we will stop for lunch on the way. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner with a cultural show in a traditional Nepali restaurant. This will be a perfect opportunity for us to celebrate the completion of our trek and share our experiences with each other.
Today is the last day of our tour. We will check out from our hotel and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. We hope you had a fantastic time on the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and the other activities included in the Test of Nepal Tour. We hope to see you again in Nepal for another exciting adventure.
What is included?
3 star hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara BB Plna
2 Nights Resort Accommodation in Chitwan on MAP Plan
1 Nights in River Fun Beach Resort on MAP Plan
3 Meals during the trek, including breakfast, lunch and dinner
Experienced trekking guide and porters
Required permits and fees for the trek
Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park
All meal and national park fees
Day Rafting in Trishuli River
City guided Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Ground transportation between destinations
Farewell dinner with cultural show in Typical Nepalese restaurant
What isn't included?
International airfare and travel insurance
Visa fees and travel documents
Personal expenses, such as tips, laundry, and phone calls
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
Domestic flight Pokhara to Kathmandu)
Extra meals and snacks outside of the trek
Emergency evacuation and medical expenses
Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions.