Activities: Short trek in Everest national park, Kathmandu sightseeing, Jungle safari in Chitwan national park and Lumbini tour.
Nepal has got 4 UNESCO Heritage Sites. 14 days' Nepal Heritage Tour is designed with visits of these heritage sites. The best way to explore Everest (Sagarmatha) national park is by short cultural trek. The trekking route goes into the heartland of Sherpas to Tengboche monastery hosting great view of Everest and other peaks. Chitwan national park is another of World Heritage Site in Nepal. This is where last numbers of Royal Bengal Tiger and Asian single horned Rhinos are preserved. About 150 km southwest of Chitwan lies Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. With great archaeological findings, Lumbini is now center of pilgrims. While we are in transit from the trek and tour, we will go around heritage sites of Kathmandu.
Short Everest trek could be planned for about 5 days based on luxury lodges. Alternate to trek, it is possible to take helicopter tour of Base camp and Everest national park.
DAY 01: ARRIVE TO KATHMANDU, NEPAL
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our represent. After formal meeting, drive to the Hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk in the evening that ends with an attractive dinner.
DAY 02: Fly to Lukla (2,800m) | Trek to Phakding (2,750m / 4 hrs). Overnight in a luxury lodge.
Day 03: Trek to Namche (3,440m / 6 hrs). Overnight in a luxury lodge.
Day 04: Namche Rest | Day hike to Everest veiew Hotel, Khumjung village with Sir Edmund Hilary School and local monastery with Yeti skull.
Day 05: Trek back to Phakding
Day 06: Trek back to Lukla
NOTE: Alternate to the trekking, you can take Helicopter tour of Everest base camp with breakfast at Everest view hotel (Hotel at the highest point in the world).
Day 07: Fly back to Kathmandu | Kathmandu SightseeingWe will fly back from Everest Region (Lukla) in the morning. Just chill out till noon. In the late afternoon we will visit Shyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square of Kathmandu cultural heritage site.
Day 08: Drive / Fly to Lumbini | Check in Hotel | Lumbini TourLumbini - the birth place of Buddha is the latest of the Nepal's World Heritage Sites. The finding of 'marker stone' as a birthplace of Buddha is s greatest archaeological triumph of mankind. Beside that monastic zone comprises monasteries depicting Buddhist practices in different part of the world and a museum houses articulates found from excavation for the Buddha's era. The 3 sq. miles area of Lumbini is also a reserve for wildlife and bird.
Day 9-10: Chitwan National park jungle safariAfter spending a beautiful morning in Lumbini, We will drive for 3 hrs to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is declared as World Heritage Site under the category of Natural Sites by UNESCO. 8% of the world bird species, rare mammals including one horned rhinoceros and the bengal tiger makes it exclusive. Chitwan safari includes elephant safari, canoe ride to observe crocodile, bird watching, elephant bathing and more.
Day 11: Drive / Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 12: Kathmandu and Patan TourOut of over 130 distinguished temples and over 5,000 monuments, 7 group of temples and palaces are recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. We will visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and patan on the day.
Day 13: Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan tourBhaktapur and Changunarayan are the last but not the least in our itinerary. While Changunarayan is the oldest pagoda style temple in the valley, Bhaktapur is the living museum. Both are marvelous World Heritage Sites.
Day 14: Drive to the airport and fly back.
Heritage Tour with us:
Kathmandu - Lhasa Tour
Combine this tour with 3 nights 4 days Lhasa Tour starting and ending in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Buddhist pilgrimage of Nepal
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Visit the meditation caves of Tilopa, Naropa, Nagarjuna and Padmasambhava. Lumbini and its surrounding have evidences of life story of Lord Buddha. More >
Everest Helicopter Tour
A helicopter flight is the best option for those sort of time. IN four hrs long flight, you can land at the Everest Base Camp, Kalapatter and have breakfast on the way back in Everest View Hotel. Details >
Yoga & Meditation
If you have extra days in Kathmandu, try one of our highly recommended yoga / meditation centers. Yoga Courses
POKHARA TOURVisit Pokahra 'the natural capital' of Nepal with its astounding setting of beautiful lakes with lush hills offering panoramic view of the Himalaya including three 8,000 m snow peaks. More >
Nepali cooking & Homestay