Best of Nepal Tour - 9 Days

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Duration9 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude2065 M
ActivitiesTours & Hike
Group Size2
Best TimeRound of the year

Kathmandu, Rafting, Chitwan, Pokhara and Austrilian Camp Hike - 9 Days

Experience the best of Nepal with our "Test of Nepal" 9 days tour, a journey that captures the essence of this enchanting Himalayan country. From the vibrant streets of Kathmandu to the serene landscapes of Pokhara, this tour offers a perfect blend of adventure, culture and natural beauty.

Begin your adventure in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Nestled in the heart of the country, Kathmandu is a city rich in history and culture. Explore ancient temples, bustling markets and meet friendly locals. Highlights include the iconic Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and the historic Durbar Square. Each site tells a story of Nepal’s glorious past and vibrant present.

Next, feel the adrenaline rush with an exhilarating rafting trip on the Trishuli River. Navigate through thrilling rapids surrounded by breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape. This adventure is perfect for those seeking both excitement and natural beauty. After a day of rafting, relax and unwind with an overnight stay at a River Fun Beach Resort, enjoying the peaceful sounds of nature.

The journey continues to Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Embark on a wildlife safari in the lush jungles of Nepal’s Terai region. Look out for Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceroses and Asian elephants. The safari also offers birdwatching opportunities with over 500 species of birds. Experience the wilderness with guided jungle walks, elephant rides and canoe trips.

Travel to the picturesque city of Pokhara, known as the "Gateway to the Annapurna Circuit." Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and stunning views of Phewa Lake, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra Cave, international mountain muesuem and the World Peace Pagoda. Pokhara’s serene environment and scenic beauty make it a perfect retreat for travelers.

Conclude your tour with a day hike to Australian Camp. Situated atop a hill, this spot offers panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Hike through lush forests, charming villages and terraced farmlands, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Nepal.

Trip Highlighted 

Kathmandu City

Explore the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, a site adorned with ancient structures narrating Nepal's rich past. Admire the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, along with significant temples like Taleju Temple and Kumari Ghar. Functioning as a living museum, the square hosts cultural events like Indra Jatra. Another gem, Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur, preserves the architecture of the Malla era, coming to life during festivals such as Indra Jatra and Dashain. Bhaktapur Durbar Square, dating back to the 12th century in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, boasts temples like Vatsala and Nyatapola, bustling with energy during events like Bhaktapur Jatra.

Visit the Swayambhunath Stupa, renowned as the "Monkey Temple," perched on a hill with a history spanning over 2,000 years. Featuring a white dome, golden spire, and Buddha's eyes, it offers a panoramic view of Kathmandu. Boudhanath Stupa, another ancient Buddhist site from the 5th century, exudes tranquility with colorful prayer flags and serves as a serene haven for prayer and meditation. Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu sacred site dedicated to Lord Shiva, stands by the Bagmati River, renowned for its ghats hosting Hindu funeral rites.

Rafting & Night at River Fun Beach Resort

Trishuli Rafting is like a thrilling rollercoaster ride on water! You hop on a raft and ride down the exciting Trishuli River in Nepal, with big waves and amazing views of the mountains.

After a day of splashing and fun, you can relax at the River Fun Beach Resort. It's right by the river, so you can hear the water flowing as you rest. The resort has cozy rooms and yummy food, so you can recharge your energy. You can even play games or take a stroll by the riverbank.

Combining Trishuli Rafting with an overnight stay at River Fun Beach Resort is like having two adventures in one! It's perfect for anyone who loves excitement and relaxation all in the same trip.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park, located in the subtropical lowlands of southern Nepal, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its rich biodiversity. Covering an area of 932 square kilometers, the park is home to diverse ecosystems including dense forests, grasslands, and wetlands. It is particularly famous for its population of endangered species such as the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, and gharial crocodile. Visitors to Chitwan can embark on thrilling jungle safaris, elephant rides, and nature walks to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. The park also offers cultural experiences, allowing visitors to interact with indigenous Tharu communities and witness traditional performances. Chitwan National Park is a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

Pokhara City

Journey to Sarangkot near Pokhara for a captivating sunrise and optional paragliding, an exhilarating activity not included in the standard tour. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Phewa Lake at the heart of Pokhara, surrounded by the majestic Annapurna range. Whether opting for a boat ride or a leisurely stroll along the shores, you can appreciate the reflection of nature in the crystal-clear waters. Witness the enchanting David's Fall, a mesmerizing waterfall formed by the overflow of the Pardi Khola stream, showcasing the innate beauty of Nepal's landscapes. While paragliding incurs additional costs, it adds an extra layer of excitement to your tour. Customize your itinerary to relish the diverse offerings of Nepal, seamlessly blending ancient history, wildlife adventures, riverside serenity, and thrilling rafting experiences.

Australian Camp Day Hike

Australian Camp, nestled atop a hill in Nepal, offers a mesmerizing retreat amidst the Himalayas. Known for its panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, this scenic spot is a haven for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Accessible from Pokhara, Australian Camp beckons with its lush forests, quaint villages, and terraced farmland. Hikers can embark on day hikes to this vantage point, immersing themselves in the tranquility of the Nepalese countryside. Whether you seek breathtaking vistas, serene surroundings, or cultural immersion, Australian Camp promises an unforgettable experience. Soak in the beauty of nature, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and create cherished memories in this Himalayan paradise.

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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you'll be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After check-in, you can relax and freshen up in your room. In the evening, there will be a group meeting where you'll meet your fellow travelers and receive a briefing about the upcoming itinerary. Afterward, you'll have the rest of the evening free to explore the nearby area or simply relax at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you'll embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. The tour includes visits to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites:

Pashupatinath Temple: A sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on the banks of the Bagmati River.

Boudhanath Stupa: One of the largest stupas in Nepal and a center of Tibetan Buddhism.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: A historic square with ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards, showcasing Newari architecture.

Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple): A revered Buddhist stupa atop a hill, offering panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and inhabited by monkeys.

After the sightseeing tour, you'll return to the hotel for overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Meals: BAccommodation: Hotel

Early in the morning after breakfast, you'll depart for Trishuli River for an exciting whitewater rafting adventure. The starting point, Charaudi Red House, is approximately 81 km from Kathmandu and can be reached in about 3 hours by road. Upon arrival, your guide will provide a short safety briefing before you begin the thrilling rafting journey.

After 3 hours of exhilarating rafting, you'll reach River Fun Beach Resort, the endpoint of your rafting adventure. This resort is renowned for its scenic beauty and is a favorite among nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. You'll check-in and spend the rest of the day relaxing amidst nature. Overnight stay at River Fun Beach Resort.

Meals: B/L/DAccommodation: Resort

After breakfast at the resort, you'll drive to Chitwan National Park, a journey of approximately 64 km taking about 1.5 hours by car. Upon arrival, you'll check into your hotel and prepare for a day filled with jungle adventure activities, including:

Jeep Safari/Elephant Safari: Explore the wilderness of Chitwan National Park in search of wildlife like rhinos, tigers, and various bird species.

Canyon Ride: Experience the thrill of riding through the rugged terrain of the canyon.

Visit Government Elephant Breeding Center: Learn about elephant conservation efforts and observe baby elephants.

Birdwatching, Jungle Walk, and Village Walk: Explore the diverse flora and fauna of the jungle and interact with the local Tharu community.

Tharu Cultural Show: Enjoy a traditional Tharu dance performance in the evening.

After a day of adventure, you'll return to the resort for overnight stay in Chitwan.

Meals: B/L/DAccommodation: ResortDuration: 1.5 hrsDistance: 64 km

After breakfast, you'll depart for Pokhara, a scenic city located approximately 160 km from Chitwan, which takes about 5 hours by road. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you'll check into your hotel. Later in the day, you'll enjoy boating on Phewa Lake, visit Lakeside, and explore the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.

Meals: BAccommodation: HotelDuration: 5 hrsDistance: 160 km

After breakfast at the hotel, you'll drive to Kande, which takes about an hour. From Kande, you'll start a hike to Australian Camp, situated at an altitude of 2065 meters above sea level. The hike takes approximately 3 hours, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush landscapes. Upon reaching Australian Camp, you'll have lunch and spend some time enjoying the panoramic views. Later, you'll descend to Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Max Altitude: 2065 m Meals: B/LAccommodation: Hotel

Today, after breakfast, you'll embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Pokhara, visiting its major attractions:

World Peace Stupa: A Buddhist pagoda-style monument offering breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara Valley.

Mahendra Cave: A natural limestone cave with stalactites and stalagmites, named after King Mahendra.

David's Fall: A unique waterfall where the water disappears into an underground tunnel.

International Mountain Museum: Learn about the history, culture, and mountaineering in the Himalayas.

After the tour, you'll return to the hotel for overnight stay in Pokhara.

Meals: BAccommodation: Hotel

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Pokhara Domestic Airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel. You'll have some free time to explore Thamel, a popular tourist district known for its shops, restaurants, and vibrant atmosphere. In the evening, you'll enjoy a farewell dinner with a cultural show at a typical Nepalese restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: B/DAccommodation: Hotel

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey. This marks the end of your memorable trip to Nepal filled with adventure, culture, and natural beauty.

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Cost Details
  • All airport arrival and transfers
  • All ground Transportation by private vehicles
  • Domestic flights (Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan (3* Hotel)
  • 2 Nights Resort in Chitwan on AP Plan (3* Hotel)
  • 2 Nights Hotel in Pokhara on BB Plan (3* Hotel)
  • 1 Night in River Fun Beach Resort on AP Plan
  • A professional local guided tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • A professional wildlife nature guide in Chitwan National park
  • 3 hours whitewater rafting with all equipment
  • All sightseeing entrance fees
  • All expenses for guide and driver
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (such as souvenirs, laundry, drinks)
  • Additional meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Tips for guides and drivers
Dates & Availability

Private Trip, Departure everyday 

Essential Information

Kathmandu City Tour:

  • Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a vibrant cultural hub with a rich history dating back centuries.
  • Explore ancient temples like Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa.
  • Visit historic Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing intricate architecture and Nepalese craftsmanship.
  • Experience the hustle and bustle of local markets, where you can interact with friendly locals and shop for souvenirs.
  • Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere and learn about Nepal's cultural heritage through guided tours and cultural experiences.

Pokhara City Tour:

  • Pokhara, known as the "Gateway to the Annapurna Circuit," is a picturesque city nestled in the lap of the Himalayas.
  • Enjoy serene boat rides on Phewa Lake, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and lush greenery.
  • Visit Devi’s Fall, a mesmerizing waterfall cascading into a deep gorge, and explore Mahendra Cave with its stunning rock formations.
  • Discover the fascinating exhibits at the International Mountain Museum, offering insights into Nepal's mountaineering history and culture.
  • Relax and rejuvenate in the tranquil ambiance of Pokhara, soaking in its natural beauty and laid-back atmosphere.

Trishuli Rafting:

  • Trishuli River, one of Nepal's most popular rafting destinations, offers thrilling rapids and stunning scenery.
  • Experience the adrenaline rush of navigating through Class III and IV rapids, suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape as you raft down the river, surrounded by lush forests and terraced hillsides.
  • Relax and unwind at River Fun Beach Resort, where you can camp overnight and enjoy the tranquility of the riverside setting.

Chitwan Wildlife Safari:

  • Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is renowned for its rich biodiversity and diverse wildlife.
  • Embark on an exciting wildlife safari through the lush jungles of the Terai region, home to Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceroses, and Asian elephants.
  • Explore the park's extensive network of trails on guided jungle walks, where you can spot various bird species and other wildlife.
  • Experience the thrill of elephant rides and canoe trips along the Rapti River, offering unique perspectives of the park's wildlife and landscapes.

Pokhara and Australian Camp Day Hike:

  • Enjoy a scenic day hike from Pokhara to Australian Camp, situated atop a hill overlooking the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.
  • Trek through lush forests, charming villages and terraced farmlands, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Nepalese countryside.
  • Experience the tranquility of Australian Camp, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
  • Capture breathtaking photographs of the sunrise or sunset against the backdrop of the Himalayas, creating unforgettable memories of your hike.
Why With Us?

Choosing Real Adventure Nepal for your Kathmandu city tour, Trishuli rafting, jungle safari, Pokhara tour and Australian Camp day hike offers several compelling reasons:

Expertise: Real Adventure Nepal specializes in organizing adventure tours and excursions across Nepal. With their expertise and local knowledge, you can expect well-planned itineraries and seamless experiences.

Professional Guides: You'll be accompanied by experienced and knowledgeable guides who are passionate about sharing the beauty and culture of Nepal. They'll enhance your experience by providing insights into the destinations you visit.

Safety First: Safety is a top priority for Real Adventure Nepal. Whether you're rafting on Trishuli River, embarking on a jungle safari, or hiking to Australian Camp, you can trust that safety measures are in place to ensure a secure and enjoyable adventure.

Quality Equipment: For activities like rafting and hiking, having the right equipment is essential. Real Adventure Nepal provides high-quality gear and equipment to ensure your comfort and safety throughout the journey.

Eco-Friendly Practices: Real Adventure Nepal is committed to responsible tourism and minimizing the environmental impact of their tours. They strive to operate in an eco-friendly manner, respecting and preserving the natural beauty of Nepal's landscapes.

Personalized Experiences: Whether you're a thrill-seeker looking for adrenaline-pumping adventures or a nature enthusiast seeking tranquility, Real Adventure Nepal offers personalized experiences tailored to your preferences and interests.

Cultural Immersion: With Real Adventure Nepal, you'll have opportunities to immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of Nepal. From exploring ancient temples in Kathmandu to interacting with locals during your travels, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the country's traditions and way of life.

Memorable Experiences: Real Adventure Nepal is dedicated to creating unforgettable memories for their clients. Whether it's witnessing the sunrise over the Himalayas from Australian Camp or spotting wildlife during a jungle safari, you're sure to come away with lasting impressions of your adventure in Nepal.