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Nepal Glimpse of Nepal Tour

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Glimpse of Nepal Tour allows you to discover Nepal through the local people themselves. This tour offers an authentic Nepal experience, giving you the opportunity to understand the culture, customs, practices and lifestyle of Nepali people. Stay at Heritage and Eco organic resorts and enjoy short hikes through hills and villages. This tour is suitable for all age groups.

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport 

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu. Here you will meet our representative, who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program by one of our representatives.

Night at Nepali Ghar Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing

After breakfast, start a full day of sightseeing at UNESCO heritage sites. Visit Bouddhanath, one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage sites, and Pashupatinath Temple on the banks of the Bagmati River. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries. You will also visit Patan Durbar Square, which is a distinct place for arts and architecture. Here you can see temples, monuments and palaces built during the Malla period between 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The rest of the day is free for you to explore!

Night at Nepali Ghar Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Kathmandu Bouddhanath Pashupatinath Patan

Day 3: Hiking to Namo Buddha

After breakfast, we will drive to Dhulikhel, the start point of the trek, which is 30 km from Kathmandu and around a 1 & ½ hour drive. We will start trekking with a view of farms and villages along the way. We will pass through the countryside to the east of Kathmandu, with streams, rivers, forests, farmland, hills and plateaus, and we will reach the Namo Buddha (1982m), situated on hill above Panauti. This stunning hike is unforgettable! 

Night at Namobuddha Village Resort in Namo Buddha. 

Kathmandu Dhulikhel Namo Buddha Panauti

Day 4: Hike to Panauti village and Bhaktapur

Today we will hike to the thriving Newari village of Panauti, proud home to the massive, three-tiered Indreshwor Mahadev. Some authorities believe this to be the original structure from 1294 AD, which would make it the oldest surviving structure in Nepal. Drive to Bhaktapur. We will take a tour of the medieval town of Bhaktapur, a town that preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture and lifestyle. We will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pottery Square and Taumadi Square.

Night at Heritage Hotel in Bhaktapur. 

Panauti Bhaktapur

Day 5: Newar Cultural Village

Today we have a drive of around 6 hours to Bandipur. Bandipur is the Newar Cultural Village, and offers a mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Don't miss the view of the beautiful mountains, including Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Langtang, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal from Tundikhel. In the evening, feel free to take a walk around to admire the views and chat with the friendly local people. 

Night at Old Inn Heritage Hotel in Bandipur. 

Bhaktapur Bandīpur Dhaulagiri Machhapuchhre

Day 6: Explore the enchanting town of Bandipur

We will explore Bandipur village in the morning. Afterwards, we will drive to Pokhara for around 3 hours. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. In the afternoon, we will do some sightseeing of the Bindhyabasini Temple, Gupteshower Cave, popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits, and Devi’s Fall, which comes gushing out before disappearing underground. Later you will be able to do an hour of boating on Phewa Lake.

Night at White Pearl Boutique Hotel in Pokhara. 

Day 7: Breathtaking views from Dhampus

After breakfast we will drive to Phedi (45mins) and from there we will start our walk towards Dhampus village (3 to 4hrs). This village offers a close up view of Annapurna and many other mountains. Aside from breathtaking views, Dhampus also offers an opportunity to experience Nepalese countryside, observe the daily life of villagers, and see them work in fields or farms. You can spend the rest of the day enjoying the views from Dhampus and exploring the village.

Night at Tea House Lodge in Dhampus village. 

Lac Phewa Dhampus

Day 8: Visit to Australian Camp 

After walking for an hour, we will reach the Australian Camp. This camp is the center of Dhampus Jungle, and it offers great jungle scenery and views of Annapurna South, Fishtial, Mt Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri and Himchuli. From Australian Camp we will hike down to Kande for around 2 hours and drive back to Pokhara (1 hour).
Night at White Pearl Boutique Hotel in Pokhara.

Dhampus Australian Camp Kande Pokhara

Day 9: Back to Kathmandu

After breakfast we will drive back to Kathmandu and check in to your hotel, where you will be offered a refreshment. You have the rest of the day to unwind and relax, perhaps doing some shopping or just wandering around.

Night at Nepali Ghar Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Pokhara Kathmandu

Day 10: Departure day

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight, a representative will transfer you to the airport for final departure to your home country.


Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu Bouddhanath Pashupatinath Patan Dhulikhel Namo Buddha Panauti Bhaktapur Bandīpur Dhaulagiri Machhapuchhre Pokhara Lac Phewa Dhampus Australian Camp Kande

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $890 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax Single Supplementary
Price per person in double room $920 $390

Included in price:

  • Private car with a/c for all transfer and tours as mentioned in an itinerary
  • Short trek to Namobuddha- Panauti and Dhampus- Australian Camp
  • Accommodation at Heritage & Organic Eco Resort on BB plan as mentioned
  • All breakfast in hotel, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
  • An Experienced English Speaking Guide for sightseeing tour. Guide are different is different places
  • All government taxes and service charges

Not included in price:

  • International Airfare, Nepal VISA Fees ($25 per person), Excess baggage charge in Domestic flight, Travel Insurance
  • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
  • Any extra expenses incurred from flight cancellation or delay, sudden price escalations in hotels, transport, flight or any other items, any form of rescue

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