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Kathmandu, Gorkha, Bandipur, Pokhara, Lumbini and Chitwan Overland Tour - 10 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

All Sesson

Group Size

Min 4 to more pax

Duration

10 days program

Trek Difficulty

Easy

Maximum Altitude

2322

Accommodation

Hotel

Meal

Delicious food

Region

Nepal

Country

Nepal

Activity

Overland Tour

Destination

Kathmandu, Daman, Gorkha, Bandipur, Pokhara, Tansen, Lumbini and Chitwan

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Overland Nepal Tour can be the very fun that you would love to enjoy for long hours. This type of journey has been quite popular since 1960s through the “Hippie trail” in Nepal.

It is believed that the overland journey originated from Marco Polo in the 13th century after he travelled from Venice to the Chinese court of Kublai Khan. However, can be  make this type for tour package through any government registered travelling agencies, where you’d be provide a tour leader and comfortable bus.

The various overland tours in the form of package based on Natural journey historical journey, cultural journey, traditional journey etc. for the successive overland tours; there are various combined places which travel companies of the country commonly organized as package tours.Likewise some popular package or overland tours in Nepal like; Kathmandu- Gorkha,- Bandipur,- Pokhara- Tansen-  Lumbini package tours. Some other ways to enhance your overland tours are through the nature tours by being in the places like; Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, Koshi-Tappu wildlife Reserve, Shivapuri National Park, Shuklafanta wild life conservation etc. Similarly, Mountain Layers Treks and  Expedition  Pvt. LTD.  is proud to organise the Overland Tour.

Perched on a ridge 2,500m above sea level, Daman offers a sensational 400-km panoramic view of mountains from Dhaulagiri in the west and beyond Everest in the east. Visitors can go for many walks around Daman. The old Tribhuwan Highway leading up to Daman has recently been upgraded with surface drains, retaining walls, and several new bridges. For those wishing to fly to Daman, there is also a helipad next to the Resort. It is a mere 10- minute flight from Kathmandu.     

The ancient capital of the principality of Gorkha that gave the feared Gorkha soldiers their name and from which King Prithivi Narayan Shah set out to unify all of Nepal – is 130 km west of Kathmandu (roughly half way between Kathmandu and Pokhara) and stands at an altitude of 1,135m. The old palace of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the unifier of Nepal, sits atop a ridge with fine views of the Annapurna and Himachuli ranges and the surrounding area. The hike up to the palace takes about 40 minutes from Gorkha town below. Also worth visiting on the ridge are the temples of Kali and Gorkhanath with its legendary cave.

Bandipur is a very old  historical beautiful Newar town.Tthrough pristine forests on the historical trail at Dumre Bazaar to a town that has hardly changed. Well preserved Bandipur is nowdays travelers to experience its unique offerings, In this place rich hill culture, mountain views, and hiking. Bandipur has retained its age-old cultural attributes – temples, shrines, sacred caves, innumerable festivals, and a Newari architecture that harks.The surrounding hills of Bandipur are ideal for hiking along trails that take visitors through tribal villages, verdant forests, and hilltop shrines that once doubled as fortresses. The conquest of the Kathmandu Valley in 1768 by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, many of the valley’s Newar inhabitants fanned out to establish trading posts in the hills.  Some traders made their way to Bandipur, from where they began to meet the needs of an increasingly mercantile British India and the Himalayan hinterland.

Bandipur became a funneling point where all trails from central Nepal converged to head southward, crossing the great Narayani River and the Chitwanjungle to reach the Indian railhead of Narkatia Ganj. Traders came from Tibet with musk pods, mountain herbs, animal skins, and horses. Calico, tobacco, glassware, and kerosene came in from British India.  However, when Nepal opened her doors to the world in the 1950s, Pokhara with its airfield began to gain importance, and in 1972  AD. the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway by-passed Bandipur.When Nepal opened her doors to the world in the 1950s, Pokhara with its airfield began to gain importance, and in 1972 the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway by-passed Bandipur altogether. The place names around Bandipur indicate that Magars, whose chieftains ruled numerous principalities of today’s central Nepal, originally inhabited the surrounding region, known as Tanahun. When king Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha set out to expand his dominion, Tanahun was a powerful adversary that was overcome only after a hard battle.While the Newars are predominant in Bandipur, the Magar and Gurung ethnic groups inhabit the hillsides growing rice, millet, corn and mustard on terrace fields.

Pokhara is the best natural beautiful destination which has more natural journey to make than the cultural. For this place being the transition place to the western Nepal has both the tourism and commercial value. Mainly this place is important to have the majestic view of the Himalayas like Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre among more others.

Along with it, the various lakes like Rupa Lake, Phewa tLake, Begnas tLake. among more others give you the total entertainment. As being the transition point, most trekking, hiking routes starts here. Besides this, some major adventurous life like that of Paragliding, Rafting, canyoning, Kayaking , Ultra Light etc can be experienced very well. If you love the picturesque moment, then Sarangkot would be the most interesting for your memorable event. Some other interesting sights like Mahendra cave, Davi’s falls, Seti river Gorge, Barahi Temple etc will be the additional benefit.

Kathmandu and  Pokhara City tour package, visitors can be choose any suitable time and for the accessibility make take either road route or air route, as the daily schedule from Kathmandu to Pokhara in effective. Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd is proud to organise this  Pokhara Tour

Located in Nepal’s central hills, Tansen at 1,372m offers a lovely setting for those with wanderlust and a desire for solitude.  It not only enjoys a panoramic view of Nepal’s chief attraction, the Himalaya (from Dhaulagiri in the west to Gauri Shankar, north-east of Kathmandu), but from this hilltop vantage point, you can also get a sweeping view of the Tinau River valley below and the surrounding Churia and Mahabharata hills. To the far south is seen the terai (plains) shimmering in glorious sunlight.

The birthplace of the Buddha, Lumbini is located some 250 km west of Kathmandu, in the plains of Kapilvastu.  In the 6th Century B.C., during the time of the Buddha, a confederacy of Sakya clan people lived here.  There are numerous buildings of religious significance in Lumbini, the most important of which is a massive stone pillar erected by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka in 250 B.C.  It was discovered only in 1895 during excavations.  Beside the Ashoka Pillar and the Maya Devi Temple, plinths of huge temples and a pond, where the new-born infant and his mother bathed, have been unearthed. Many monasteries and libraries have been constructed by nations from around the world in Lumbini.

Chitwan is the most differently iconic place has the world famous Chitwan National Park for UNESCO has enlisted as the natural heritage of the world. The incredible bio-diversity and availability of tremendous species of birds, mammals, reptiles, fishes have made this place a must visiting place. The jungle adventure also made this place possible to be popular.

This type of package tour will help experiencing absolutely different world in short time. Visitors can be feel geographical diversity, the varied climatic experience, the great landscape, the topography etc. Along with it, since all these areas are highly developed in culture, tradition, visiters can be interact with the people to share the culture and livelihood. In Chitwan visiters can be enjoying elephant jungle safari and watching many kinds of animals in the jungle, elephant bath in the Rapti river, birds watching etc. Above all the best season will be from January to May and September to November.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival TIA and pick up by private transfer at hotel with B/B plan.

After you land at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be picked by our representative who will welcome you to Nepal and escort you to your hotel via private transport. Later in the evening, you can visit our office or relax at your hotel as you prefer.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 2 : UNESCO world heritage side Sightseeing and trek Preparation overnight at hotel with B/B plan

Today you will have a fun day of sightseeing today as we guide you through the venerated landmarks around Kathmandu. We will visit popular locations like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and the hilltop complex of Swayambhunath. In the afternoon/evening, we will head to Thamel for any last minute shopping that you may need to do for trekking essentials. We will also pass through Kathmandu Durbar Square on our way. Meanwhile, our staff members will acquire the Manaslu Restricted Area trekking permits that you will need for the trip.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Daman (2500m) by car 5hrs. overnight at hotel.

Perched on a ridge (2500m) above sea level, Daman offers a sensational 400-km panoramic view of mountains from Dhaulagiri in the west and beyond Everest in the east. Visitors can go for many walks around Daman. The old Tribhuwan Highway leading up to Daman has recently been upgraded with surface drains, retaining walls, and several new bridges. For those wishing to fly to Daman, there is also a helipad next to the Resort. It is a mere 10- minute flight from Kathmandu.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation BLD
Elevation 2500

Day 4 : Drive from Daman to Gorkha (1135m) 5hrs. And hiking around Gorkha Durbar Square overnight at Hotel

The ancient capital of the principality of Gorkha that gave the feared Gorkha soldiers their name and from which King Prithivi Narayan Shah set out to unify all of Nepal – is 1151 km west of Daman (roughly half way between Kathmandu and Chitwan) and stands at an altitude of (1135m) The old palace of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the unifier of Nepal, sits atop a ridge with fine views of the Annapurna and Himachuli ranges and the surrounding area. The hike up to the palace takes about 40 minutes from Gorkha town below. Also worth visiting on the ridge are the temples of Kali and Gorkhanath with its legendary cave.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1135

Day 5 : Drive from Gorkha to Bandipur (1030m) 2hrs. by car and after lunch visit around Bandipur Bazar then drive to Pokhara (840m) 4hrs.over nighta at B/B plan

Bandipur is a very old historical beautiful Newar town.Tthrough pristine forests on the historical trail at Dumre Bazaar to a town that has hardly changed. Well preserved Bandipur is nowdays travelers to experience its unique offerings, In this place rich hill culture, mountain views, and hiking.

Bandipur has retained its age-old cultural attributes – temples, shrines, sacred caves, innumerable festivals, and a Newari architecture that harks.The surrounding hills of Bandipur are ideal for hiking along trails that take visitors through tribal villages, verdant forests, and hilltop shrines that once doubled as fortresses. The conquest of the Kathmandu Valley in 1768 by King Prithvi Narayan Shah, many of the valley’s Newar inhabitants fanned out to establish trading posts in the hills. Some traders made their way to Bandipur, from where they began to meet the needs of an increasingly mercantile British India and the Himalayan hinterland.However, when Nepal opened her doors to the world in the 1950s, Pokhara with its airfield began to gain importance, and in 1972 AD. the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway by-passed Bandipur.When Nepal opened her doors to the world in the 1950s, Pokhara with its airfield began to gain importance, and in 1972 the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway by-passed Bandipur altogether. The place names around Bandipur indicate that Magars, whose chieftains ruled numerous principalities of today’s central Nepal, originally inhabited the surrounding region, known as Tanahun. When king Prithvi Narayan Shah of Gorkha set out to expand his dominion, Tanahun was a powerful adversary that was overcome only after a hard battle.While the Newars are predominant in Bandipur, the Magar and Gurung ethnic groups inhabit the hillsides growing rice, millet, corn and mustard on terrace fields.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 840

Day 6 : Full day Sightseeing around Pokhara

Early in the morning before surise drive to Sarangkot (1600m) by car 1 hour and can be seen an excellenece sunrise and beautiful mountain views. Then back to Pokhara same hotel and after breakfast visit to go to drive for sightseeing Pokhara city tour like, Devis falls, Guteshwar cave, Tibetan Refugee camp, White peace Pagoda stupa, Dr. K.I. singh Bridge and Chamere cave and back to Lake side then go to Fewa Lake for boating.

Pokhara is the best natural beautiful destination which has more natural journey to make than the cultural. For this place being the transition place to the western Nepal has both the tourism and commercial value. Mainly this place is important to have the majestic view of the Himalayas like Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre among more others.

Along with it, the various lakes like Rupa Lake, Phewa tLake, Begnas tLake. among more others give you the total entertainment. As being the transition point, most trekking, hiking routes starts here. Besides this, some major adventurous life like that of Paragliding, Rafting, canyoning, Kayaking , Ultra Light etc can be experienced very well. If you love the picturesque moment, then Sarangkot would be the most interesting for your memorable event. Some other interesting sights like Mahendra cave, Davi’s falls, Seti river Gorge, Barahi Temple etc will be the additional benefit.

Kathmandu and Pokhara City tour package, visitors can be choose any suitable time and for the accessibility make take either road route or air route, as the daily schedule from Kathmandu to Pokhara in effective. Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd is proud to organise this Pokhara Tour

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 840

Day 7 : Drive from Pokhara to Tansen (1372m) 5hrs. After lunch sightseeing at Tansen Bazar and drive to Lumbuni (150m) 2hrs. overnight at hotel.

The birthplace of the Buddha, Lumbini is located some 250 km west of Kathmandu, in the plains of Kapilvastu. In the 6th Century B.C., during the time of the Buddha, a confederacy of Sakya clan people lived here. There are numerous buildings of religious significance in Lumbini, the most important of which is a massive stone pillar erected by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka in 250 B.C. It was discovered only in 1895 during excavations. Beside the Ashoka Pillar and the Maya Devi Temple, plinths of huge temples and a pond, where the new-born infant and his mother bathed, have been unearthed. Many monasteries and libraries have been constructed by nations from around the world in Lumbini.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 150

Day 8 : Sightseeing around Lumbini and in the day after lunch drive to Chitwan Sauraha (415m) 4hrs. Overnight at Hotel

In the evening watching local tharu cultural dance and back to hotel after dinner sweet sleep.

Chitwan is the most differently iconic place has the world famous Chitwan National Park for UNESCO has enlisted as the natural heritage of the world. The incredible bio-diversity and availability of tremendous species of birds, mammals, reptiles, fishes have made this place a must visiting place. The jungle adventure also made this place possible to be popular.

 

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 415

Day 9 : Full day Chitwan National park activitis Elephant jungle safari, birds watching and kayaking back to hotel.

This type of package tour will help experiencing absolutely different world in short time. Visitors can be feel geographical diversity, the varied climatic experience, the great landscape, the topography etc. Along with it, since all these areas are highly developed in culture, tradition, visiters can be interact with the people to share the culture and livelihood. In Chitwan visiters can be enjoying elephant jungle safari and watching many kinds of animals in the jungle, elephant bath in the Rapti river, birds watching etc. 

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 415

Day 10 : Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu (1350m) 6hrs. overnight at hotel with B/B plan

Kathmandu is the central hub for politics and commerce which is famous for natural beauty, history and holistic place. In fact this place being popular city of temples, have an artistic exposition of graceful temples, elegant palaces, brick paved courtyards and quaint streets. This place is one of the parts of the Kathmandu valley

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Cost Includes

  • Airport and hotel transfer.
  • Hotel room accommodation in Kathmandu (BB).
  • All land transportation.
  • All necessary paper works and permits.
  • Sightseeing, temples entry fee.
  • English speaking trekking guide.
  • All expenses of guide and porters.
  • Welcome dinner.
  • All applicable taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare ticket.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Travel insurance and rescue.
  • Extra night hotel accommodation.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses like bar, phone, laundry, mineral water etc.
  • Tips and gifts.

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Kathmandu, Gorkha, Bandipur, Pokhara, Lumbini and Chitwan Overland Tour

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