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Nepal Heritage Tour


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Explore the historical sites around Kathmandu and visit the famously beautiful temple of Changu Narayan, then board your aircraft for an unforgettable mountain flight. Continue to Lumbini, birthplace of the Lord Buddha, to partake in some inward  reflection before journeying into the jungles of Chitwan National Park. This all-around tour will give you a good insight into the culture, history, and geography of this fascinating country.

 

 


Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

You will be received at Tribhuvan airport by representatives from Mountain Sisters and SLC level students from the Mitrata-Nepal children's home and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Full day of guided sightseeing around Kathmandu - visit Boudanath, Nepal's most renowned and largest Buddhist stupa, Pashupatinath, a famous Hindu pilgrimage site, and Bhaktapur, a UNESCO world heritage site famous for it's architecture and historical Durbar Square.

Day 3: Kathmandu Sightseeing
We continue our tour with a visit to Swayambunath (monkey temple), the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square and a walk through the local bazaars, and an evening in Patan, another UNESCO world heritage site known for it's artistic influences.

Day 4: Mountain flight and Changu Narayan
Transfer to the airport after breakfast and board your aircraft for an unforgettable experience soaring above a sea of himalayan giants in the neighborhood of Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest), the highest point on earth. In the evening we drive to Changu Narayan, an exceptionally beautiful temple of Vishnu. Tour the temple grounds and appreciate the many fascinating stone statues and intricate woodwork.

Day 5: Kathmandu to Lumbini: 8 hour drive
After breakfast, depart from Kathmandu by private van or bus to Lumbini, birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the Lord Buddha.

Day 6: Sightseeing in Lumbini
Guided tour around Lumbini. Visit Maya Devi temple, dedicated to the mother of Siddhartha Gautam, and stroll through the surrounding sacred garden. See the Ashoka Pillar, originally constructed by the Indian emperor Ashoka in 259BC.

Day 7: Lumbini to Chitwan: 5 hour drive
Transfer to Chitwan in the morning by bus or private van. Spend the evening on a Tharu village walk and enjoy a cultural program.

Day 8: Chitwan National Park
Covering an area of 932 square kilometers in the subtropical Terai peninsula, Chitwan National Park is home to a number of species including Nepal's protected tiger, rhinoceros, and elephant populations. Join us for an elephant or jeep safari, river tour, or guided jungle walk.

Day 9: Chitwan to Kathmandu: 6 hour drive
Return to Kathmandu by private van or bus in the afternoon. Spend the evening at your leisure.

Day 10: Departure
Thanks for traveling with us, we hope you enjoyed yourself! Transfer to Tribhuvan airport and onward to your next destination.

 





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