Nepal nature religion combo tour is a special package that allows you to relish the glory of Mother Nature by visiting the sites of religious importance. Not all the travellers who visit Nepal come for mountains and nature, there are many people who visit this country with a religious purpose, especially Hindu and Buddhist travellers. Nepal is now a secular state but prior to that, it used to be a Hindu kingdom. The country is dominated by people who follow the Hindu religion. Also, the Buddhist religion is the second-highest religion followed by people in Nepal. The founder of Buddhism, Lord Buddha was born in Nepal. No wonder the influence of Buddhism can be noticed in the stupas and monasteries around Nepal.
Religious sites like Pashupatinath temple, Muktinath temples, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath stupa, etc are the major highlights of this tour. Besides, these, you can also visit other small temples and stupas in the route. Pashupatinath temple is the holiest temple of Lord Shiva. Muktinath is a popular temple of Lord Vishnu in the Annapurna region. Likewise, Boudhanath stupa and Swayambhunath stupa are two UNESCO listed heritage sites included in this tour.
Apart from the religious aspect, the tour comprises of the natural glory of Nepal. You will be driven through some spectacular locations of Nepal. Pokhara is a lakeside city full of natural glories. You can stay beside the lake and admire the glories of hills and mountains. Kagbeni and Muktinath are two wonderful locations known for the stunning beauty of mountains that the place offers. Likewise, Ghorepani is a wonderful village that rewards with the close-up views of mountains in the Annapurna region. Last but not the least, Poonhill is a vantage point known for the glorious views of the sunrise amidst the mountains.
Nepal Nature Religion combo tour includes jungle safari adventure. It takes you to the jungles of Chitwan to explore wildlife. You can enjoy jungle walk, jungle safari, and some adventurous encounters with wild animals and birds. So, are you ready for this wonderful tour? Let us know! World Alpine Treks is all set to make your journey even more wonderful.
The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance if any at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.
The second day is a day tour just to warm up prior to your tour journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples, and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder, the city has seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of rich history, fine culture, and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to KathmanduDurbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples, and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. After that, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa respectively.
Pashupatinath temple is the holy temple of Lord Shiva. It is one of the important temples that hold high value amongst the Hindu pilgrims. A temple is a living form of ancient temples and statues. The history of the temple dates back to the century. It’s an absolute opportunity to get some insights on Hindu religion, culture, and practices. The Hindu cremation site and colorful Sadhus around the temple are the highlights of this temple. (Inclusive of breakfast)
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for a drive to the lakeside city of Pokhara. Today, we take a scenic drive along the Prithvi highway for around six to seven hours to Pokhara. We pass through some amazing landscapes throughout the journey. In the first half portion, we will be able to get some stunning views of the Trishuli river along with hills and villages. In the second half, the countryside landscape and the greenery will keep you engaged. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Pokhara. Check in to the hotel and rest for a while. In the evening, we can walk down lakeside and enjoy some fascinating views of lakes and mountains. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Pokhara (inclusive of breakfast and lunch)
It’s a pleasing day today. We take a scenic drive along with the village of Khobang. We pass the narrow alleyways that joins the houses in the village. There is a monastery called Kantigompa on the way. We visit the monastery and continue towards Kagbeni. Kagbeni is a beautiful village that lies in the bank of the Kali Gandaki River. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodges in Kagbeni. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today, we drive up towards Muktinath. Muktinath is a very popular spiritual hub of the Annapurna region. The place holds a high value amongst Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Many Hindu pilgrims visit this place early with high dedication and devotion. At first, we drive up to Khingar and continue along with a fortress-like village to Jharkot. We further follow a trail that takes us to Muktinath. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodge in Muktinath. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
In the morning, after breakfast, and drive you towards Pokhara. It is a wonderful ride along with a lush environment and charming villages. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Pokhara. Check in to the hotel and rest for a while. In the evening, we can walk down lakeside and enjoy some fascinating views of lakes and mountains. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Pokhara (inclusive of breakfast and lunch)
Today, we head for another exciting adventure. After relishing natural beauty in Pokhara, we head towards the Chitwan National Park for a jungle safari experience. After breakfast in the hotel, we take a drive towards Chitwan. Upon arrival, we take a short briefing session on our jungle tour. In the evening, we can walk around Tharu communities nearby and explore their unique culture and lifestyle. After the exploration, you can enjoy dinner with a cultural program at the hotel tonight. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today is an interesting day of our tour as we will be close to the wildlife in the dense jungle of the national park. If lucky, you may encounter some rare species of animals that include one-horned rhino, Bengal tigers, peacocks, monkeys, and many other birds and animals. Your jungle tour is scheduled as follows:
6:30 am– breakfast time
7:00 am onwards – jungle walk/ canoeing/ elephant bath, etc.
3:00 pm – enjoy lunch
3:30 pm onwards – elephant safari
8:00 pm – delicious dinner
In the early morning, you will be taken to the elephant breeding center in the national park. You can explore the place for a while and get back to your hotel for breakfast. In the afternoon, you can enjoy your day with a day walk and exploration around the Tharu villages in the evening. Tonight, at a hotel in Chitwan (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Concluding our trip, we pack up for our journey to Kathmandu. We drive back via the route of Prithvi highway to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Kathmandu. (Inclusive of breakfast and lunch)
Before a few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)