NEPAL WINTER TOUR

  • DURATION10 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Visit cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara – Chitwan – Chitwan - Kathmandu
  • Explore Pokhara
  • Go on a short hike to Sarangkot
  • Explore Chitwan National Park

Trip Overview

Traveling in winter in Nepal might limit options for trekking, but there are several adventurous tours and short hikes available. We have come up with an amazing winter tour itinerary for you to enjoy your time in Nepal. We also tailor-made Nepal Winter Tour itinerary as per your time, and needs. The Nepal Winter Tour involves historical site visits, wild excursions, and hiking. You will be exploring three famous cities of Nepal- Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan.

All of these three cities have their specialty. Kathmandu is known as the City of Temples. Every nook of the city has temples and shrines. You visit palaces, courtyards, museums, and different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The historical tour in Kathmandu takes you closer to Nepali art and architecture. The next place is Pokhara, the City of Lakes. There are many lakes in and around the city along with different viewpoints. Pokhara is also the home of outdoor sports activities. From paragliding to ultra-light flight and offbeat cycling, you can do many things here.

The Nepal Winter Tour involves a short hike to Sarangkot, which will let you see the remote mountain lifestyle and some stunning views of snow-clustered Himalayan Mountains. The trail goes through lush forests and small settlement areas. This short hike presents the feeling of trekking on the Himalayan trail. Likewise, you will visit caves, waterfalls, temples, lakes, museums, and viewpoints. From here, you drive to Chitwan, the Home of the Wilderness. Travelers love to visit this place to get close to wildlife and see diverse vegetation.

Chitwan comprises the indigenous village tour, canoeing, bird watching, jeep safari, etc. Walk into the serene and unspoiled dense forests, where you will be coming across some of the endangered species of plants and fauna. Spend time with locals and relax soaking in gorgeous sunsets. Nepal Winter Tour is one of the kind in itself that lets you taste every bit of traveling in Nepal. Get in touch with us to know more about the Nepal Winter Tour package.

Major Attractions of Winter Tour in Nepal

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

During the sightseeing in Kathmandu, visit places like Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple. Likewise, you will also visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which once used to be the royal residence. The tour then takes you to the holy Pashupatinath Temple. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the main temple. And, the tour visiting the largest stupa of Nepal, Boudhnath Stupa.

A scenic drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara – Chitwan –Chitwan- Kathmandu

The drive between Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan is long and scenic. Along the route, you can see rolling lush green hills, waterfalls, rivers, terraced fields, and small settlement areas. This drive itself is a reward for those who love long beautiful rides.

Explore Pokhara

Pokhara is a dearly loved city because of its laid-back ambiance, and impressive views even begin the second largest city of Nepal. There are many lakes and caves around the city. You will visit places like Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Temple, World Peace Stupa, and others.

Go on a short hike to Sarangkot

The short hike to Sarangkot offers you a quick experience of traveling in the Himalayas. The trail goes through small beautiful mountain villages, where you can see the lifestyle of the locals. On the way, you can see views of Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983 m).

Explore Chitwan

If you love animals, birds, and flora, then Chitwan is the best destination you can be at. The Chitwan National Park is home to hundreds of species of animals, birds, and flora. Different wild activities like elephant bathing, canoeing, jeep safari, bird watching, indigenous village tour, etc, are included in the package.

Itinerary

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On your arrival day, you will meet with our airport representative at the airport. He is there to welcome you on behalf of us and take you to the hotel. Later, meet with other team members and end the day exploring the vibrant streets of Thamel.

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  • Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the city of colors, specifically, the warm rustic colors that speak the centuries-old brave history of this Himalayan nation. The city has multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During the tour, you get to visit some of those sites like Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhnath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.

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  • Kathmandu

Kathmandu Pokhara drive is beautiful and long. The route is well made and offers views of the hills covered with lush forests, rivers, waterfalls, terraced fields, and small settlement areas. Upon reaching Pokhara, check-in the hotel and relax. Later, explore the bustling Lakeside Market and end the day, enjoying the gorgeous sunset at Phewa Lake.

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  • Pokhara

After breakfast at the hotel, you drive to Phedi, which is an hour-long from Pokhara. The trail is steep and passes through the forest. You can see outstanding views of Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983 m) for this place. Further, continue trekking that leads to Dhampus.

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  • 1500
  • Dhampus

Trek through terraced fields and reach Goldanda. From here, you follow a trail to the southwest and gradually ascend to Naudanda. This place offers stunning views of the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayan range. The trail then leads you to Sarangkot, which is a famous paragliding point.

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  • Sarangkot

Wake up early to catch the gorgeous sunrise from Sarangkot before leaving for Pokhara. Have breakfast and descend through a steep path for an hour. Further, drive back to Pokhara. The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy.

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  • Pokhara

You will drive from Pokhara to Chitwan today. Up to Mugling, follow the same route and head towards Chitwan, enjoying impressive landscapes. In Chitwan, you stay overnight in a resort or beautiful hotel. Today, you will visit the Tharu community village to see the lifestyle, culture, and tradition of this indigenous group. Later, return to the hotel to spend the night.

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  • Chitwan National Park

It is a day full of wild activities. Wake up early and go canoeing. Later, visit the Chitwan National Park, home to numerous species of flora and fauna. You will do a jeep safari to see wildlife like the royal Bengal tiger, one-horned rhino, peacock, bear, deer, wild boar, and other animals. Likewise, you will visit the elephant breeding center to see baby elephants.

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  • Chitwan National Park

After having a delicious breakfast, leave for Kathmandu to reach there on time. The drive will be long and beautiful. Upon reaching Kathmandu, head to the hotel. You will have the rest of the day for shopping and exploring around. We have planned a farewell diner in the evening for you to express our gratitude.

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  • Kathmandu

The trip comes to an end and it is time to say goodbye to each other. On your last day in Kathmandu, you prepare to leave for your home country. Our airport representative will assist you with check-out and transfer you to the airport.

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What's Included

  • Airport Transfers
  • Three night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Two night hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Two nights three days trek to Dhampus - Sarangkot with a guide, meals, accommodation, and transport
  • Two nights’ Accommodation in Chitwan on a full board basis and with Jungle activities
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu-–-Pokhara – Chitwan- Kathmandu private vehicles

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa, which you may easily issue on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver
  • Any expenses, which are not mentioned in including section

FAQs

Nepal winter tour is a combination of city and small trek of Dhampus Sarangkot trek. The winter tour in Nepal includes Cities like Kathmandu, Pokhra, and Chiwan national park, and a short hike to Dhampus-Sarangkot. So, it is an easy tour that is suitable for everyone and even children.

We provide a 3-star hotel for seven nights (3 nights in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara, and 2 nights in Chitwan), and 2 nights in a simple mountain lodge (in Dhampus and Sarangkot). However, the hotel upgrade is available to 4 or 5 stars in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. So, let us know if you want to upgrade the accommodation in Nepal winter tour.

We provide a total of 19 meals (9 breakfast, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners), and these meals will be provided at hotels and lodges you stay. You can expect to get dishes like India, Nepali, and Continental.

Yes, children are allowed to go on the Nepal winter tour as this tour is a child-friendly tour in Nepal. Nepal winter tour is one of the best suitable itineraries for the family with children and school students.

Nepal visa is available on your arrival at Kathmandu airport, or you can apply and get a Nepal visa from our (Nepal’s) embassy/consulate office in your country or region.