Nepal Eco-culture tour is 10 days perfectly combined tour of both natural and cultural beauties of Nepal. Those who have immense interest to know about auspicious values and magical creation of super nature can join the trip. This trip is design by covering most of excellent hill stations of Nepal by means of providing maximum level of entertainment outcomes to our every visitor.
Nepal consists of one of the key part of natural and cultural heritages in the world. The biodiversity, ecological features, rare flora and fauna, multi ethnicity, culture, tradition, religion and lifestyle are the unbeatable assets of Nepal. The proper availability of all these indispensable tourism products helps to generate tourism in Nepal, which is one of the most fascinating activities in the world.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350m), transfer to hotel, welcome dinner
At the time of your arrival in Kathmandu Airport; Trekking Mart will do well manage for your transfer to hotel. After you come out of gate by completing all custom formalities, our representative will greet you and then you will transfer to the selected hotel. After that you can have free time and at the evening you will have welcome dinner of typical Nepali cuisine with fantastic cultural dance presentation. Meal: Dinner.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudhanath
Today we make a complete guided tour of UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. This auspicious tour covers the Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath. These sites reflect the living images of religions, culture and history of Kathmandu as well as the whole unified Nepal. Swayambhunath & Boudhanath are sacred sites for Buddhism whereas Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square are supreme destination for all Hindu peoples. Temples and stupas with fine art and carvings, ancient durbar, statues are the major tangible attractions of our tour. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 03: Patan & Bhaktapur sightseeing: Overnight at Bhaktapur
Beside yesterdays’ Kathmandu valley houses 3 more UNESCO world heritage sites. Today we visit two of them- Bhaktapur & Patan. These two ancient cities of Kathmandu valley are the typical landmarks of ancient art & crafts bearing apex auspicious values. Durbar Squares (Palaces) with temples & monuments in the surrounding are the prime features. At the both places we can find supreme level of art and crafts. Thus Patan is known as "city of fine arts" whereas Bhaktapur is "city of Devotees".
Day 04: Drive to Dhulikhel, hike to Panauti
Today in the morning we drive to our next destination Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is inhabitant by Newars and is the best place for splendid view of dozens of mid-eastern mountains. We chek in to our hotel and make one more fantastic day tour to Panauti. Panauti is well known for Triveni Ghat and Makar mela celebrated once a 12 year. Temples and monasteries of these towns reflects the cultural well-off of country. Overnight at Dhulikhel. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 05: Drive from Dhulikhel to Gorkha
Today we drive for 141km west of Kathmandu and reach to Gorkha. Gorkha is the most popular historical hill station in Nepal's history from where unification of diversified Nepal was started.The landmark is well recognized for bravery, wining history, enchanting location and scattered local settlements. Visit historic Gorkha Durbar (palace), Gorkha museum and beautiful scenery around. Overnight at hotel. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 06: Drive from Gorkha to Bandipur (1,030m)
In the morning explore around the growing city Gorkha Bazaar and then drive to Bandipur. This old strategic point is 143km west of Kathmandu having 1030m altitude. Bandipur is Newar people dominated place where most houses are of typical Newari style and also have a living museum of Newari culture. The location offers panoramic view of Annapurna range, diverse flora and fauna, agricultural fields and other breathtaking landscapes. Hike around the village, admire the super nature, interact with the local and enjoy their reception as well as their way of life. Night stay at Bandipur. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 07: Drive from Bandipur to Pokhara (827m) and Pokhara Sightseeing
From Bandipur, we make a drive of 60 km to Pokhara. This touristic city houses number of lakes and thus also called city of lakes. This fresh urbanized city is equally valued in music and culture as well as majestic nature. Close view of Annapurna and Manaslu range, lakes, caves etc. are the supreme creation of nature. On arrival, we make a sightseeing tour around these focal points including local markets and old bazaars. Night stay at hotel. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 08: Explore Pokhara city
Early morning, drive to Sarangkot to see the stunning view of sunrise, back to hotel, have breakfast and is followed by sightseeing around the valley which extend for full day. We cross Phewa lake by boat and then hike to World Peace Pagoda. On return, we visit to Mahendra cave, Devi’s fall, Seti River Gorge, Mountain Museum, Bindabasini temple etc. In the evening we can experience the night life of Pokhara too. Overnight at hotel. Meal: Breakfast.
Note: If you want to enjoy the unbelievable gliding (flying) experience, let us know. We offer you the Paragliding trip from the beautiful hilltop Sarangkot.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu
This day we return back to Kathmandu by summarizing our "Eco-culture tour" in Nepal. This 200 km back drive offers us to admire natural drainage system (river), agricultural fields, forests and disparate human settlement. On arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. The remaining time is as per you. You can do your last minute shopping in Nepal or explore around. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel. Meal: Breakfast.
Day 10: Departure transfer
At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination. Trekking Mart family wishes your best time ahead. Meal: Breakfast.