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Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, Pokhara & Dhulikhel - are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Your first destination is Kathmandu. Numerous temples and pagodas await you.
A visit to the famous Boudhanath Stupa is not to be missed, of course.
At the Chitwan National Park you go on a discovery tour. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
You will take a boat ride on Lake Phewa and enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains.
In Bhaktapur, time seems to have stood still. Impressive palaces determine the unique atmosphere.
A true oasis of well-being is The Dwarika's Hotel in Kathmandu.
Here you will surely find a peaceful sleep.
Surrounded by lush green valleys, the eco-friendly The Pavilion Himalayas welcomes you.
With a minimum size of about 90 m², all rooms are designed in a modern and Nepalese style.
Pure relaxation! Just let yourself go.
Every room at The Dwarika's Resort are furnished with local materials.
Spend an unforgettable night under the stars.
Explore the highlights of Nepal on a private guided tour
Experience contrasts: cultural treasures, the Himalayan mountains & pure nature
Stay in selected 5-star luxury hotels
Experience untouched jungle and numerous animals at Chitwan National Park
This tour includes a domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
On this 11-day round trip with a private guide, you will get to know Nepal’s attractions. Stay in 5-star luxury accommodations and immerse yourself in this country’s abundant diversity: Numerous cultural treasures, impressive wilderness and fascinating views of the majestic Himalayan Mountains. This ideal combination of relaxation & adventure allows you to explore Nepal’s many facets.
The best time to travel to Nepal is the dry season, which means the months before and after the monsoon season. Between October and November and from February to April the rainfall decreases and the temperatures are pleasantly wam (24°-28° Celsius). Pokhara and Chitwan National Park are always slightly warmer than the capital Kathmandu.
Welcome to Southeast Asia! After landing at the Kathmandu International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by your English-speaking guide in the arrivals hall. Together, you will head to your transfer vehicle and depart for your first accommodation, The Dwarika's Hotel, which will be your home for the next three nights.
Located in the heart of bustling downtown Kathmandu, this Nepalese-style, family-run, luxury hotel is a true oasis of tranquility. Built in the style of the majestic Newari palaces, the hotel is home to a magnificent collection of artifacts dating back to the 13th century!
Check into your comfortable room and the rest of the day is at leisure. Use your first day in Nepal to recover from your long journey. Arrive at leisure and relax by the inviting outdoor pool! The cozy four-poster beds around it really leave nothing to be desired. Relax - the next few days hold great adventures for you!
Kathmandu Airport - Kathmandu Hotel trip duration: approx. 10 minutes / approx. 2 km
3-night stay at The Dwarika's Hotel***** with breakfast and 2x lunch in Deluxe Heritage Room, Kathmandu, Nepal
Start today with a true flight of fancy (optional). Enjoy spectacular views of the highest mountains in the world on this 50-minute-long panoramic excursion: Makalu, Lhotse, Gauri Sanker and Langtang are just some of the highlights that await you here. Admire this magnificent panorama and feel free as a bird as you glide past the snow-covered mountain slopes. Afterwards, you will return to your hotel and afterwards you can strengthen yourself at a rich breakfast buffet.
Afterwards, we have organized a guided sightseeing tour for you. You will visit Patan Durbar Square, which is similar to Kathamandu Durbar Square with numerous temples and pagodas. You will stroll to the historic Pantan Museum where you will have a light lunch.
Fortified by your meal, you will continue your sightseeing tour in Boudhanath Stupa, a Buddhist temple complex in the eastern part of Kathmandu. Known as one of the largest stupas in the world, this is the center of the Tibetan community in Nepal. Several monasteries and temples, as well as many restaurants and cafes, line the circular square here. Although the sight is visited every day by numerous praying pilgrims and tourists, you will experience a place of tranquility here. Do you feel this very special atmosphere? You can walk around the stupa and enjoy a great view of the temple from the roof terrace of a café.
You can end the evening comfortably with a cool drink in your hotel.
Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast at the restaurant before hitting the lively streets of Kathmandu. Your first destination is the popular Durbar Square, also known as the historical center of Kathmandu. Over 50 pagodas, numerous temples and a colorful, lively life await you here.
Afterwards, you will stroll through the fragrant spice market at Ason to the historic stupa at Sigha Bahal, from where you will continue your way to Thamel. Wondering what awaits you here? The "Garden of Dreams" is a small, well-kept garden complex in hectic Kathmandu that invites you to linger. Here you can enjoy a moment of tranquility, take a deep breath and let the new impressions sink in over a delicious lunch at The Kaiser Café.
In the afternoon, you will continue your sightseeing tour. With your English-speaking guide, you will visit the stupa of Swayambhunath stupa, which is one of the oldest shrines in the country. But why is this temple complex also called the Monkey Temple? Located on a mountain, the sanctuary was inhabited by a horde of monkeys, which nowadays have even lost their shyness towards humans.
Afterwards, you will return to your hotel.
Today will bring another adventure! After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, you will leave the bustling city of Kathmandu and head to the Chitwan National Park, about six hours away. The panoramic drive goes past majestic mountains and along winding roads. Look forward to great photo opportunities as far as the eye (or your camera lens) can see.
Chitwan National Park is located in the subtropical lowlands of Nepal, the Terai, and has green, untouched plains and virgin forest. Numerous animals such as deer, monkeys, leopards, crocodiles, armored rhinos, elephants and a variety of rare bird species are found here. Also, if you are lucky, you may see the Bengal Tiger in the wild!
During the afternoon, you will reach your accommodation, where a sumptuous lunch will already be waiting for you. Enjoy the local food and rest from the journey. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to participate in unforgettable jungle activities. Just don't forget to pack your camera - great wildlife encounters await you!
Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park trip duration: approx. 6 hours / approx. 180 km
2 nights in Barahi Jungle Lodge**** with full board and jungle activities in standard room, Meghauli, Nepal
Today is all about exciting safaris. Fortify yourself with a hearty breakfast at your lodge before heading out into the jungle. Listen to the sounds of nature and watch closely what is happening around you. Are you ready for another adventure?
Discover Nepal's diverse wildlife and flora on an unforgettable jeep, foot or river safari. Hear the rustling in the trees? On a bird watching tour, with a little luck, you can take great photos of rare bird species. Would you have thought that Nepal's oldest national park is home to about 400 species of birds?
Let the sounds of nature wake you up for the last time before you pack your bags and continue to Pokhara.
Pokhara is the second most important tourist destination in Nepal after Kathmandu. It is located on the shores of the picturesque Lake Phewa, considered one of the most beautiful in all of Nepal.
After about four hours, you will reach your destination for today. You will check into your accommodation, The Pavilion Himalayas, and end the day as you wish. Situated in the midst of untouched nature, relaxation is a priority here. Enjoy the magnificent view of the surrounding lush green valleys while relaxing in the outdoor pool, which is open all year round. Alternatively, indulge in soothing body treatments and relaxing massages (optional) in the first-class spa and wellness area.
Chitwan National Park - Pokhara trip duration: approx. 5.5 hours / approx. 170 km
2 nights at The Pavilion Himalayas***** with full board in standard room, Pokhara, Nepal
Did you have a good rest yesterday? Today you will put on your walking shoes and go sightseeing in Pokhara. First, you can expect a two-hour hike to the peace stupa, which towers about 1113 m above the Phewa Valley. Built by Buddhist monks from a Japanese organization, the structure aims to promote peace among all races and faiths. And don’t forget: Once at the top, if the weather is good, you will be rewarded with a fantastic view of the Annapurna massif and the picturesque Phewa Lake. Enjoy this magnificent panorama and capture this view for eternity. With great photos in your luggage, head back through the forest to your starting point.
Afterwards, take a boat ride on the picturesque Phewa Lake and visit the Hindu Barahi Temple, located in the middle of a small island in the lake. Strengthen yourself with a delicious lunch and browse for traditional souvenirs for your loved ones at home.
You will return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Today you will be transferred to Pokhara airport where you will take your domestic flight to Kathmandu. After about 30 minutes, you will reach Nepal's capital and continue with your guide to Bhaktapur. Here, time seems to have gradually stopped. Medieval temples and impressive palaces define this very special atmosphere. With your guide, you will visit the pottery market, which is only a few minutes on foot away from popular Durbar Square. Here you will be immersed in a world of clay with vessels of different colors and shapes. Watch local artisans create pottery and take home a souvenir or two for your loved ones back home.
We have also arranged lunch for you today at a local restaurant, of course. Enjoy local specialties and rest before departing with your guide to your next accommodation in Dhulikhel.
You will check into your luxury hotel and spend the rest of the day as you wish. Make yourself comfortable with a cool drink by the outdoor pool and take in the outstanding view of the mountains - this is what relaxation looks like. In the evening, you will be served a delicious meal.
Pokhara - Kathmandu flight duration: approx. 25 minutes
3 nights at The Dwarika's Resort***** full board in a Junior Suite, Dhulikhel, Nepal
Enjoy the impressive sunrise over the Himalayan mountains from your suite or start the day deeply relaxed after the morning yoga class with a hearty breakfast. Now it's time to recharge your batteries since we will take you on an adventurous hike via Panauti to the Namobuddha Monastery.
Situated at the confluence of the Roshi and Punyamati rivers, time seems to have stood still in Panauti. The well-preserved old town has been largely inhabited by the indigenous people of the Kathmandu Valley, the Newas, for hundreds of years.
Afterwards, your trek continues to the Namobuddha Monastery. What’s so special about this place? According to legend, this is where Buddha offered his own flesh to a tigress who had not caught any food for her cubs for days. Surrounded by picturesque hills and terraced fields, you will experience a special place of silence here. Numerous colorful prayer flags and the fascinating view of the Himalayan mountains make the visit unforgettable.
You will have a picnic lunch before returning to your hotel with renewed energy. Now you have time to unwind your soul: Rebalance your body and mind with a professionally guided meditation in the hotel's spa area.
Spend the day according to your preferences. Enjoy the picturesque view of the Himalayan Mountains and take part in one of the many resort activities. Are you longing for rest and relaxation? Or would you prefer a little more action? At the luxurious The Dwarika's Resort, you'll be spoiled for choice.
Learn the fascinating art of pottery and indulge in soothing massages as well as other relaxing body treatments at the on-site spa. For lovers of the great outdoors, a rafting tour and mountain biking is just the thing - pure adrenaline.
Or how about a cooking class with the chef of the house? Here you will learn to prepare a traditional dumpling. Alternatively, you can also pay a visit to the hotel's own organic farm, which is just a short walk away from your resort.
The last day of your trip has begun. Enjoy the rich breakfast in the restaurant before you pack your bags and are transferred to Kathmandu International Airport. Now it is time to say goodbye. With all kinds of new impressions and great photos in your luggage, you will start your return flight.
If you wish to extend your stay on site or in another region, you can of course contact us. We will be happy to make you a custom offer. We recommend a combination with the Kingdom of Bhutan.
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The Dwarika's Hotel*****, Kathmandu, Nepal (3 nights)
Crowned a Heritage Award winner by the Pacific Asia Travel Association, this 5-star luxury hotel offers a little oasis of well-being in the midst of the bustling city of Kathmandu. The 83 individually decorated rooms are set in the tranquil courtyard and feature furniture made from local materials such as ceramics, brass and slate. In addition, the spacious rooms have a satellite TV, a safe, air conditioning, and a private bathroom. What also makes this hotel special are the numerous artifacts dating back to the 13th century, which are a reminder of Nepal's cultural heritage.
Three restaurants and a bar will spoil you with culinary delights of the highest standard. Look forward to local delicacies, Japanese dishes and a first-class selection of international dishes. Fruity cocktails are served overlooking the inviting outdoor pool in the Fusion Bar. Enjoy soothing body treatments in the spa area and be pampered by the professional team.
Barahi Jungle Lodge****, Meghauli, Nepal (2 nights)
Not far from Nepal's most famous national park, the Barahi Jungle Lodge awaits you on a 12-acre property on the banks of the Rapti River. The 35 rooms all have private balconies and promise great views of the jungle as well as the river. Modern design paired with Nepali elements such as wood and bamboo define the unique ambience. Other amenities include a spacious bathroom, satellite TV and air conditioning.
The in-house restaurant tempts guests with delicacies of Nepalese, Continental, Indian, Thai and Chinese cuisines, and the bar offers wines, liquors and spirits.
After an eventful day in Chitwan National Park, unwind by the outdoor pool and attend a traditional dance performance in the evening.
The Pavilion Himalayas*****, Pokhara, Nepal (2 nights)
Far from the hustle and bustle of city life, this eco-friendly hotel welcomes you to a gorgeous natural setting surrounded by lush green valleys and the majestic Himalayan Mountains. The 15 spacious rooms in modern and Nepalese design leave nothing to be desired. With a minimum size of about 90 m², each of the rooms has its own bathroom, terrace or balcony and fireplace. Internet is available free of charge.
In the in-house restaurant, you can enjoy Nepalese delicacies. Fruits and vegetables are of course home-grown here. Relax by the wonderful outdoor pool and take it easy in the hotel's spa & wellness area. Several soothing massages and body treatments are available for a fee.
Lake Phewa is about four kilometers away and the Peace Stupa is about three kilometers from your hotel.
The Dwarika's Resort*****, Dhulikhel, Nepal (3 nights)
With magnificent views of the Himalayan Mountains, the luxurious The Dwarika's Resort offers a true oasis of well-being. The 39 spacious suites are modernly decorated with local materials and feature all the luxurious amenities. Among them, you'll find an open bathroom with bathrobes and hairdryer, a flat-screen TV, a sofa, and a minibar. Each suite is also equipped with its own terrace with a day bed. If you wish, you can even sleep under the stars.
There are three restaurants to choose from at The Dwarika's Resort. Fresh produce from the Himalayan region as well as from the nearby organic farm is the order of the day here. Japanese dishes and delicacies of continental cuisine are also freshly prepared for you.
Relax by the inviting outdoor pool and in the spa area. Yoga, meditation, and soothing body treatments bring body and mind back into harmony. Here you can enjoy the benefits of Ayurveda and Buddhist medicine.
Duration of the trip: 11 days / 10 nights
3 nights in Kathmandu at The Dwarika's Hotel.
2 nights in Meghauli at the Barahi Jungle Lodge
2 nights in Pokhara at The Pavailion Himalayas
3 nights in Dhulikhel at The Dwarika's Resort