Taste Of Nepal Tour

Trip Duration 15 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Activity Hike & Tour
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 3210 M
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For those travelers who are planning their holiday in City and Mountains with mixed adventures then the Taste of Nepal Tour package is the complete package. This trip combines best places of Nepal within 15 days. Taste of Nepal Tour start from the historical towns; Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, which are famous for cultural heritage, traditions, and food. In Kathmandu, you will visit Monkey Temple (Swyambhunath), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and major places inside this town.

After Kathmandu driving in Himalayan Nepal offers spectacular mountain ranges, green hills, rivers, landscape, snaky roads. Kathmandu looks quite busy and crowded but once you get out from Kathmandu you will not stop taking pictures. Trishuli river is one of the best rafting rivers in Nepal, staying over in the river camp with the campfire is another exciting part of this trip.

Pokhara is the remarkable city in Asia, 210 km away from Kathmandu. Pokhara is easily accessible by roads or by flight from Kathmandu. Pokhara pristine air, spectacular backdrop of snowy peaks and lakes around the town makes you not to leave from here. Pokhara is known as the adventure town, Pokhara offers Paragliding, Zip flyer, Bungee Jump, mountain biking, and many others.

Our Taste of Nepal trip covers Ghorepani Poon-Hill trekking, Poon Hill trek offers breathtaking mountain scenery. Poon hill trek is short and best trekking in Nepal for the child to older people; this trek has no risk of altitude sickness. The maximum height of poon hill trekking is 3200m. Passing through streams, forest, villages, and rhododendron trees (national flower of Nepal) 4 Days Ghorepani Trek cover, Tikhedhunga, Poonhil, and Ghandruk-town of Gurung people.

After Poonhill trek, this tour will take you to the birthplace of Lord Buddha and Chitwan National Park. If this is your first time in Nepal and want to explore Nepal within 2 weeks then Taste of Nepal Tour is one of the best.

If you are Indian citizen the trip price will be slightly different, get the best quote for group booking.


Trip Highlights

  • 3 Ancient kingdoms visit (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan).
  • Culture, world heritage sites including Buddhist Monasteries.
  • City of adventure and the Mountains Pokhara.
  • The best view point to see world's talles peaks Poonhill Trek.
  • Birth Place of Buddha, Lumbini visit.
  • Home of Royal Bengal Tiger, Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour.

Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel. Check Day Tours Nepal play card at the airport.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing Am: After breakfast you will be taken to the sightseeing tour of major places around Kathmandu city and continue trip with visit to Buddhist Stupa-Swayambhunath. Your guide will escort you to historic monuments, temples and monasteries. PM: You will proceed to Patan for sightseeing of the city and lunch at Patan. The city is 3 Km south east from Kathmandu. The city is full of Buddhist Monuments & Hindu temples,with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities also and wonderful carving. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03:Kathmandu – Kurintar (Rafting camp) 3 hrs drive Early morning drive to the rafting point (Charaudi) on the banks of the Trishuli River where you will brief about rafting. The raft trip starts with small rapids and soon catches up with bigger rapids rated as Grade IV on the scale developed in the Colorado River. In the late afternoon set up camp at a scenic riverside beach (Kurintar). Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
  • Day 04:Kurintar – Pokhara 3 hrs drive After breakfast, goodbye to rafting crew and drive to Pokhara and transfer to hotel in Pokhara. Pokhara stands at 884 meters above sea level and is an ideal vacationer’s paradise, with its crystal clear lakes, magnificent views of the Annapurna Mountain Range and its bustling but quaint lakeside bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 05:Pokhara – Sightseeing, warm up. Drive to the Sarangkot (Paragliding spot), Paragliding is an optional service. Sarangkot is a beautiful village best known for its sunrise, where on a clear day you can see an unobstructed view of the Himalayan Mountains of Annapurna range, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Fishtail. Another main attraction in Sarangkot is to spend an hour in the sky paragliding with fantastic views of the mountains and the city below. Paragliding in Nepal can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeker. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth. In the later afternoon sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley with 1 hour boat ride at Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 06:Pokhara – Nayapul – Tikhedhunga (1577 m). (Trekking 3 Hrs) After breakfast drive to Nayapul which is a trek start point. After crossing the bridge, there is a check post where the National Park entry permit must be purchased prior to starting the trek. Then we trek to Tikhedhunga which is at an altitude of 1577 meters. Overnight at lodge in Tikhedhunga.
  • Day 07:Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani 2840m. (Trekking 5 -6 Hrs) After breakfast trek to Ghorepani, the trek duration 5 – 6 hours. Ghorepani at an altitude of 2724 meters is one of the largest Magar village (Ethnic people of Nepal) in the Annapurna region and one of the major trail junction and also famous for the views of the surrounding mountains. Overnight at lodge in Ghorepani.
  • Day 08:Ghorepani – Poonhill (3210m) – Ghandruk (1940 m). (Trekking 6 -7 Hrs) Early morning trek to Poonhill to view the sunrise over Annapurna range. Shortly after return to Ghorepani for breakfast. Then later the trek to Ghandruk the famous Gurung Village. Overnight at lodge in Ghandruk.
  • Day 09:Ghandruk – Nayapul (1010m) – Pokhara (Trekking 5- 6 hrs) After breakfast trek back to Nayapul, and later drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 10:Pokhara – Lumbini (7 hrs drive) Lumbini (185 kms 7 hours drive), Lumbini is a small town and a famous Buddhists Pilgrimage. Overnight in Lumbini.
  • Day 11:Lumbini – Chitwan (3 & ½ hrs drive) Chitwan (135 Kms 3 & ½ hours drive) Morning: Sightseeing tour of lumbini, it is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations located in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. Buddha is known as the light of Asia. Millions of People around all over the world come here to visit. Lumbini is listed in the World Heritage Monument list by UNESCO. Later on drive to Chitwan. Upon arrival you will be met by the naturalist or guest relation officer and brief you about the jungles activities. For animal lovers, Chitwan National Park offer them an opportunity of a lifetime to see Royal Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinos, various species of birds and butterflies. Overnight at lodge in chitwan.
  • Day 12:Chitwan Full day jungle activities Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park, such as elephant safari, jeep safari, canoeing and bird watching etc. Chitwan National Park gives a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several are species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros, leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Over at lodge in Chitwan.
  • Day 13:Chitwan – Kathmandu (5 hrs drive) After drive to Kathmandu, overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.
  • Day 14:Kathmandu Bhaktapur Sightseeing AM: Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur city which is also known as the ‘City of Devotees’, the ‘City of culture’, the ‘Living Heritage’, and Nepal’s Cultural Gem’. Bhaktapur is filled with monuments, most terra-cotta with carved wood columns, palaces and temples with elaborate carving, gilded roofs, open courtyards. The city is dotted with pagodas and religious shrines. PM: Later continue trip to oldest Hindu temple Pashupatinath Temple, which was established in 5th century and the holiest Buddhist site Boudhanath Stupa which is closely associated with Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Padmapani). Afternoon last moment shopping around thamel. Evening: Transfer to local restaurant for farewell dinner. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 15:Final Departure. After breakfast you are free till you will be met by our representative to escort you to Tribhuwan International Airport for your onward flight.

Cost Includes

City Part (Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini)

  • All the Private transportation (A/C Vehicle).
  • Deluxe hotels on B&B basis in the cities (Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini).
  • Guided City Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner.
  • City Maps
  • Local Simcard (if Needed)

Chitwan Part.

  • Full board based in Chitwan (Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner)
  • Jungle Safar Activities.
  • Nature Guide.
  • Tea, Coffee Snacks.

Trekking part (Ghorepani Poon HIll Trek)

  • All trekking permits including government taxes.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodation during the trek.
  • English Speaking Guide, and Porter to carry bags.
  • Allowances, salary, and insurance for staff
  • Souvineer from Day Tours Nepal.
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Map.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals in cities (Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like bar bill, tips & others
  • Program other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Nepal visa – Multiple Entrée 30 days – USD 40
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, delays, landslide, etc..
  • Entrance fees for monuments and heritage site.

Equipment List

Trekking Equipment

Obviously you will be in higher elevation while trekking in Nepal. The weather will be different in every region but also have to pack the proper trekking equipment. Day Tours Nepal is selling Nepal’s Top Best selling treks and all are Tea-house Trekking so you don’t need to think of Camping gears.

While buying clothing please pick warm clothing especially during the winter season (Dec-Feb) in Nepal. We also suggest you to get the proper light backpack and have enough space to pack your stuff. If you are confused to buy the Trekking gears than no worries you can buy the Trekking equipment in Nepal too.

We recommend you to get check the below list for Trekking in Nepal.


  • Warm jacket – down jacket, if possible.
  • Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
  • Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Hat, pair of gloves and scarf
  • Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
  • Shorts and trousers, or skirt
  • 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
  • 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
  • Proper hiking boots
  • Running shoes and flip-flops
  • 2-3 t-shirts

During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:

  • The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
  • Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
  • Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
  • Snow gaiters

Trekking Gear

  • Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
  • Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
  • Map of the trekking area (Day Tours Nepal will proivde Trekking Map so you don't need to buy)
  • Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag and silk liner
  • 2 x water bottles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Toiletries
  • A small light weight and quick drying towel
  • Bar of soap
  • Sunscreen (SPF +20)
  • Earplugs
  • Insect repellants (for lower elevations)

First aid kid

  • Water purification tables or a water filter
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 3,500+ m elevations)
  • Toilet paper
  • Optional items
  • Camera, battery etc
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • Trekking poles
  • GPS unit
  • Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
  • Sewing/repair kit
  • Pocket knife
  • Candles (for lodges)
  • Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

Usefull Info

  • If you don't have enough time for the entire trip then we can make it shorter.
  • During the mid winter Rafting might not be possible (optional).
  • If you are thinking to hike with kids, then it's fine and we will arrange it.
  • To make travel easy instead of taking road trip we can arrange domestic flight ticekts (optional)
  • Please write for group or couple price.

Trip Map