See Mt Everest, Royal Bengal Tiger and Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha in a 14 day Nepal heritage tour. Visit all 4 UNESCO heritage sites of Nepal.
Nepal heritage tour is 14 days Nepal tour visiting the 4 UNESCO World heritage sites of Nepal. Everest, Chitwan, Lumbini and Kathmandu represent the best of Nepal’s nature, culture and spirituality. The best way to explore Everest (Sagarmatha) national park is by short cultural trek. The trekking route goes into the heartland of Sherpas to Namche Bazaar offering great view of Everest and other peaks. The short trek in Everest national park could be organized based on luxury and deluxe lodges.
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 and people on spiritual quest. While we are in transit from the trek and tour, we will go around heritage sites of Kathmandu.
The heritage tour could be done throughout winter months of January and February. The temperature is moderate throughout the touring places with chilly morning and evening. The temperature will be between - 5℃ (min) at Namche Bazaar and about 27℃ in Lumbini. Clear sky guarantees the Himalayan views and the colorful festivals increase the cultural encounters. The tropical regions of Chitwan and Lumbini start to cool down. Warm sun makes wildlife in Chitwan jungle to come out in the clearings.
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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).
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 in Kathmandu, 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.
14 days Nepal Tour is the best trip visiting the World Heritage sites of Nepal. The itinerary includes the visit of Everest, Kathmandu, Chitwan and Lumbini, enlisted by UNESCO as world heritage sites. The Nepal Heritage tour gives the complete insight of the Himalaya from its unique culture, nature, wildlife, history and spirituality.
Nepal Heritage tour could be customized as 8 days Nepal tour. It is possible to fly to Mt Everest base camp and back by helicopter within 3 hrs. The Everest base camp helicopter sightseeing trip costs about USD 4,500 shared by three members. But during the peak tourist season of October, November, March and April, helicopter tour of Everest base camp is available as cheap as USD 1,000 / person on group sharing basis.
Heritage Tour with us:
Booked a 14 day trip in Nepal through I Tour Nepal. Rabindra was easy to deal with and very prompt in replying to emails. The tour itself was excellent and went very smoothly, even when we added a Heli tour of Everest basecamp to our itinerary. Our guides and drivers were very capable and went out of their way to ensure we were happy. Would have no hesitation in recommending the company to anyone contemplating a trip to Nepal. Edward - AustraliaMust to do & stay in Nepal
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