Nepal Encompassed

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Discover why Nepal is a favourite adventure travel destination

This trip includes everything that makes Nepal a classic travel destination. Discover beautifully preserved palaces and temples in Kathmandu, see picturesque monasteries perched high in the hills, experience traditional Nepalese life and be constantly surrounded by timeless mountain views. Meet Sherpa people, see Newari wooden homes, dine on traditional food and visit the charming towns of Bhaktapur, Bandipur and Pokhara. Add a teahouse trek through the Langtang region, rafting the Seti River, a wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park and the buzz of Kathmandu for a truly remarkable travel experience.

  • Visit Pokhara and be charmed by the air of quiet magic
  • Travel through Chitwan National Park on a safari tour
  • Experience Nepalesei mountain life in Bandipur
  • Explore the cultural treasures of Nepal's eclectic capital, Kathmandu
  • Step back in time in Bhaktapur
  • Sample Nuwakot’s historic charm

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Days 1-2 Kathmandu

Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peaks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.

Day 3 Bhaktapur

An ancient town located close to Kathmandu city, Bhaktapur is like stepping back in time with its heritage buildings, cobblestones, shrines and car-free streets

Days 4-5 Nuwakot

Nuwakot is home to breathtaking mountain vistas, a fascinating bazaar and the Famous Farm, which sits on a terraced hillside with charming accommodation and organic fields.

Days 6-7 Bandipur

Bandipur is a delightful Nepalese town with traditional wooden houses, narrow streets and daily life spilling out into the streets, the same as it has been for centuries.

Days 8-10 Pokhara

Nestled in a valley and sitting on a lake so still it reflects the mountains, Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna Ranges and Nepal's second largest city.

Days 11-13 Chitwan National Park

Home to tigers, one-horned rhinos, leopards and hundreds of other species, beautiful Chitwan National Park covers hundreds of square kilometres of forests, grasslands and flood plains.

Days 14-15 Kathmandu

With the two sister cities of Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan) close by, Kathmandu has a wealth of sights to explore, markets to discover and places to relax in.