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Discover Nepal

Discover Nepal

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In this journey we take you to the best places in Nepal.

So you have an overall picture of what Nepal has to offer you.

We visit all the major cultural places, see the sunset on Everest and Annapurna Range, visit authentique small villages as Bandipur and Ramkot, go on safari to Bardia and Chitwan, visit the birth place of Lord Buddha, and so much more.

This is a trip full of culture, nature, see differents tribes of Nepal …

You could say  ‘a real discovery of Nepal’

Destination

Mustang – Nepal

Dates

31 oct – 20 nov ’19

total 21 days

Altitude

max 3.710 m

Trekking/hiking

 

Yoga level

Discover Hindu & Buddhist background

 

Group Size

min 4 – max 33

Price

Double  3.130 dollar

Single    3.670 dollar

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Begin and end

Kathmandu
Kathmandu

Highlights of this travel

o The three King cities: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur

o Relax at the less touristic Begnas Tale in a beautifull resort with mountain view

o Visit authentique small village as Ramkot (Magar Tribe) – Phalante (Tamang tribe)

o Go to lower Mustang and visit the spiritual city Muktinath

o Wonder around in Pokhara

o Go on safari in the less travelled Bardia

o See the sunrise on Everest Range (Nagarkot) and Anapurna Range (Sarangkot)

o Visit the birth place of Lord Buddha

 

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    Discover Nepal
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Day 1: Arrival in KTM

Pick-up at the airport of Kathmandu.


Transfer to the hotel and free time.

Welcomes diner at a magical place, also called the restaurant of 1001 nights ...
Immediately you have a glimpse of the diversity of tribes in Nepal, all with their own typical food and typical way of dresses.
This evening we also have a briefing about our trip.

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Day 2 - Kathmandu:
Today the day is dominated by the two most important stupas in Nepal, Bouddhanath and Swayabunnath.
These are also two important Buddhist pilgrim places in Nepal.

We start with a walk from our hotel towards the stuppa.
The road goes past the Tibetan community.
We make a kora, walk around the Stupa, and take the stairs up to visit the first floor of the pavement pa
We visit the Tamang monastery from where you have a nice view of the stupa.

We close the morning with lunch on a roof terrace on the beautiful terrace of Padma where we have a unique view of this beautiful stupa.





Afternoon:

We leave by bus to Swayambhuna, the monkey temple.
It is a very impressive experience to make a trip to the stupa on a hilltop in Swayambhunath in Kathmandu. Centuries-old statues, carved icons, hundreds of butter candles and the sweet scent of incense give this ancient religious complex a magical atmosphere.

Swayambhunath dates back to the fifth century and is a holy destination for both Buddhists and Hindus. Because of the many monkeys that live there, it is often called Monkey Temple.
We first stop by bus to the three golden statues - the most common in Buddhism - Boedhha, Avoliketsvarra and Guru Rinpoche.
Then the bus brings us to the entrance halfway up the mountain.
accompanied by the monkeys and under the road we see some Buddha statues.

There we are picked up by the bus and drive back towards the hotel.

Free evening for dinner.
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Day 3 - Patan and Pashupatinath
Nepal has 3 royal cities namely Patan, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.

In the morning we take the bus to Patan, another royal city.
We visit the Durbar Square, the beautiful Mahabouddhi temple, and
bring a home visit to the Kumari, living goddess. Where we are one
receive personal blessing from her.

We eat in a local restaurant in Patan.

In the afternoon we go to Pashupatinath, the most important cremation place for Hindus in Nepal, located on the sacred river Bagmati. Here you can see the ritual of the burning of the people. It is a ritual of preparing the sons who shave their hair, laying flowers down to the burning itself. Out of respect we are on the other side of the river.


Then we make a 40 min walk from Pashupatinath to Bouddha stupa.

Along the way we see the local life of the suburbs of Kathmandu.
The Tibetan community lives around the stupa and we see them around
17 o'clock after their day job the Kora (doing rounds already pray) do around the stupa.
Sit on a bench and enjoy the spectacle.
We conclude with an evening dinner at one of the roof restaurants around the stupa.
Transfer to the hotel.
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Day 4 - Bandipur

We start our journey towards Pokhara where we make a stop in Bandipur. The bus ride will take about 3 hours. On the way we see the beautiful green part of Kathmandu. One of the most charming cities in Nepal, Bandipur, is a living museum of Newari culture, one of the 80 tribes of Nepal. Bandipur is an authentic mountain village, known for its beautiful buildings with carvings. Time seems to have stood still here. We spend the night in an authentic Newari-style hotel. And take a walk in the area of ​​Bandipur.

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Day 5 - Bandipur:
Today we do a hiking - to an authentic village Ramkot.
In this village the ethnic group, Magar tribe, lives in their traditional round houses.
It is a medium hikking of a two to three hours to reach Ramkot.
We have a lunch package that we can use in Rampkot and after the visit of this village we return for a hikking of two to three hours to Bandipur.
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Day 6 - Begnas Tale:
After breakfast we leave for a 3.5 hour drive to Begnas Tale Lake Resort and we have our lunch on the way.
Begnas Tale is an emarld green lake outside of Pokhara.
We are picked up from the parking lot by the small boats and are taken to our hotel.
We stay in a small resort with a view of the Himalayas and the lake. It is an emerald green lake where you can swim, sail a boat, ...

There is a swimming pool ... an ideal moment to take a rest break.

After lunch we make a nice walk in this region.
Where we will experience a totally different nature than at our other places.
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Day 7 - Pokhara:

After breakfast we leave for Pokhara, the third largest city in Nepal. This city is located on the Phewa Lake. The trip to Pokhara will take about one and a half hours. We leave on siteseeing tour. We visit the Tibetan refugee camp, and their Tibetan monastery. The falls of the dew falls with a sacred source. Then we go up the more than 30 steps to the Peace Pagoda and take our lunch at the top. This stupa was built with relics of Buddha. From here we have a beautiful view of the Anapurna, Pokhara city and the Phewa lake. We do a slight trek down from the Peace pagoda to Pokhara center. On our way back we go to the Mountain Museum where we learn all the secrets about the Himalayan mountains and the tribes that live there. In the evening we have dinner in a local restaurant where we have a cultural show.

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Day 8 - lower Mustang:

In the early morning we fly from Pokhara to Jomsom. The flight takes us over the Anapurna and takes about 35 minutes. Here we have arrived in a last hidden kingdom, Mustang. Today Mustang has been annexed to Nepal. The nature of Mustang is mainly desert-like, dry and rocky mountains, a big difference in green Nepal. Nevertheless, we can see the snowy peaks of the Himalayas. The culture is Tibetan - Buddhism, most people who live here are people who came here from Tibet many centuries ago. We immediately leave with Jeeps to the furthest point Muktinath a ride of 2 hours. Here we visit a Hindu temple, Buddhist temple.

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Day 9 - lower Mustang:

On the way back we stop in Kaghbeni. (old town with Bön influence - Shamanism.) Then we drive to Jomsom where we make a trek of 2.5 hours to a beautiful lake with a view of the Himalayas. the descent takes 1 hour. In Jomsom we take time to relax. And in the evening we take a walk to the ancient labyrinth.

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Day 10 - Pokhara:
We take the morning flight from Jomsom back to Pokhara.
Where we return in our same hotel (where we could possibly leave luggage).
Nepal is very known for the 'White water rafting'. They have rivers up to 5+, which means the highest rafting score.
We have a light picnic on the river.
Then we will do a quiet rafting today. It is an experience that you should not miss because there is no better way to really experience nature as if from the water. We go through the valleys and see the green beautiful mountains, rice fields, ...

In the evening we have dinner at a local restaurant in Pokhara.
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Day 11 - Chitwan:

In the early morning we go to Sarangkot. A view place where the sun will show up at the Anapurna Range. A breathtaking view. We return to the hotel for breakfast and leave by bus for a 5-hour drive to Chitwan National Park. On our arrival we have free time in our lunch to relax.

Program Chitwan:

Day 1(Arrival Day)
- Welcome drinks, lunch and program briefing
- Evening Tharu Village Culture tour  and elephant breeding center 
- Dinner and Cultural Dance

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Day 12 - Chitwan:

Day 2 program Chitwan
- Breakfast
- Full Day Jeep Safari (Pack Lunch)
This is the way to have the best jungle experience and the most chance to see wild life.
- Dinner

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Day 13 - Chitwan:

Day 3 program Chitwan:
- Elephant washing and feeding
- Lunch
- 2 hours Canoe trip to the crocodile breeding center with a jungle walk. 
- Dinner

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Day 14 - Lumbini:
A ride of 4 hours takes us to Lumbini - the birthplace of Buddha.
We stop here to break the ride to Bardia in two.

We visit the peace flame, built for world peace, the garden where Buddha was born.
Every Buddhist country has also built its own temples here.
With Rickshaws we visit the 3 most beautiful, the Lotus Stupa, the Nepalese temple and the Chinese temple.
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Day 15 - Bardia

In the early morning we continue our trip to Bardia. We expect to arrive around 2 pm for our lunch and start immediately with our jungle activities. Bardia is known for the tiger and cheetah spotting.

In the afternoon, we head out on a dusk jeep safari to the national park in search of exclusive tigers and leopards. Tigers hunt in the cool of the day so dusk is a great time to catch a glimpse of the great cats patrolling their territorities. The safari will last for two and a half hours. You will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist who will provide in depth knowledge of the local fauna and flora of Bardia National Park.

We stay in the best lodge of Bardia.

 

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Day 16 - Bardia

After breakfast we prepare ourselves for a river safari on the Karnali river. Cruising on the wide expanse of the river, pockets of rapids propel the boats along as gentle waves lap at the sides. Sitting inside a hand-craved boat, keep your eyes peeled for a variety of birdlife and wildlife. Top of the list is the endangered fish-eating Gharial crocodile and its more sinister relative, the Marsh-Mugger.

In the late afternoon, when the weather is cooler and the animals become active, meet with our naturalist for a jeep safari in the national park. Explore nature and convenience of one of our classoc vintage  Land Rovers. During the safari you will encounter wildlife such as different species deer, birds, monkeys, and the endangered one-horned rhinoceros. Bardia also offers good chances of spotting the exclusive Royal Bengal Tiger.

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Day 17 - Bardia

In the morning we will do a jungle walk and come back for lunch.

In the late afternoon we have our flight back to Kathmandu.

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Day 18 - Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
We leave for Nagarhot and make a stop in Bhaktapur - one of the three royal cities. It was also the place that has already been used as a scene for many films.
It is as if you end up in an open-air museum with the many temples.
We also take a walk of about 3 hours through the small streets
from Bhaktapur where we can see different crafts the
potters, the woodcarvers, the coloring of fabrics, ... the
is a real spectacle for the eye ...

We have free time to shop and then we have our lunch on a roof terrace around one of the known squares.
We continue our tour through small villages and rice fields and make a stop in Changurayan, one of the oldest temples in Nepal - and end our day in Nagarkhot where we can have a breathtaking view of the Himalayas.
Free evening for dinner.
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Day 19: Phalante
 
 
We get up at 4:30 to see the sunrise on the Everest ... one
spectacle to never forget.
The first rays of the sun look like gold on the snowy peaks of
the Himalayas.
After breakfast we drive to the village Phalante, where the Tamang tribe lives. This also the hometown of Pramod.
This is a mountain village against the Tibetan border - where no tourists come. We have a picnic and visit the local school.
The school was rebuilt with the project 'a warm heart for Nepal'.

On the way back we stop at Namo Buddha, one of the most important monasteries in Nepal.

In the evening free time for a dinner.
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Day 20 - Kathmandu:
This day we make a mountainflight to the Everest up close
see. Something we will never forget.
The highest mountain in the world. (There is a possibility to do this with a helicopter and land at Everest Base camp.
(This is not included in the price, the people who do not go are free this morning).

In the afternoon:
Guided walk through the streets of Kathmandu to
Durbar Square.
(Durbar Square is the royal square with many buildings).
We go through the specific districts that are typical of
life there.
On the way we see small stupas, dental practices, and
we observe the daily rituals of the population ...
We take a lunch in a restaurant around Durbar Square.
In the evening we have a farewell dinner in Bhojan Griha.
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Day 21 : flight to Belgium

Drop-off at the airport

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Highlights:

o The three King cities: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur

o Relax at the less touristic Begnas Tale in a beautifull resort with mountain view

o Visit authentique small village as Ramkot (Magar Tribe) - Phalante (Tamang tribe)

o Go to lower Mustang and visit the spiritual city Muktinath

o Wonder around in Pokhara

o Go on safari in the less travelled Bardia

o See the sunrise on Everest Range (Nagarkot) and Anapurna Range (Sarangkot)

o Visit the birth place of Lord Buddha

This trip is full booked.
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PRICES:

Double  3.130 dollar

Single    3.670 dollar 

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ADDITIONAL INFO

Included:

  • All meals included one cold drink as mentioned in itinerary.
  • One cup of coffee or tea included with meal
  • Flemish and English/nepali Speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees of sightseeing
  • Pick-up and drop-off airport
  • Permits for National Park Bardia and Chitwan
  • All transport as mentioned
  • Permit for the Mustang and for Annapurna
  • All hotels as mentioned (4 stars - only in Mustang we stay in lodges)


Not included:

  • Flight ticket in and out Nepal (Europe – Nepal and back)
  • Nepali Visa
  • Alcohol
  • Three free evening dinner
  • Tips for guide
  • Personal Travel Insurance (cover your adventure activity as well as medical, emergency evacuation and personal belongings). It is imperative to be insured with suitable cover
  • Personal medical supplies and vaccinations
  • Personal expenses such as phone bills, room service charges, porter age, bar bills (meals exclude bottle and alcohol drinks), tips to guides, porters and drivers, laundry
  • Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
  • Optional tours, excursions and activities
  • Any item not detailed in the “What Is Included”
  • Mountainflight: 230 dollar a person
  • Helicopterflight with landing on Everest Base Camp: 800 dollar a person
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