Would you like to have the most complete trip possible in Nepal and enjoy all the beauty that the country has to offer? Then this 18-day roundtrip in Nepal is what you are looking for!
After you explored the royal cities of Kathmandu and Patan and visited their cultural Unesco sites, you continue towards Pokhara. But not without spending 2 nights in the lovely medieval town of Bandipur!
Phewa Lake in Pokhara is breathtakingly beautiful. And all the more so when the weather is clear, because then you will see the beautiful Himalayas! Besides some sightseeing, you embark on a small three-day hike at the feet of the Himalayas. Your porter carries most of your luggage and a guide shows you the way. Like this, you can enjoy the surroundings to the fullest. Afterwards you have an extra day to rest or enjoy in Pokhara.
Your tour then goes south, to the birthplace of Buddha. In Lumbini many pilgrims come together every year to worship Buddha. On the huge domain you find more than 30 Buddhist temples and numerous statues! You can also rent a bike and explore the domain by bike. Afterwards you go to Sauraha, near Chitwan National Park. You will spend 3 nights in a beautiful lodge, located next to the river and with their own elephants. A canoe trip and a nice jungle walk in search of wild animals are a great adventure. After the nature of Chitwan, the driver takes you to Pharping. Here you spend the night at the monastery grounds. Engage with the monks and follow one of their puja’s in the monastery.
Finally you end your journey in the medieval city of Bhaktapur, where the pots are drying in the sun. Be sure to taste it’s delicious local yogurt!
In short, this 18-day roundtrip in Nepal is a very diverse trip, which gives you a nice insight into what is to see in beautiful Nepal. Especially if you don’t want to do a long trek but do want a taste of mountain life. For sure you have enough time to spend in the different interesting places of Nepal!
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