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Classic Nepal


  • Durbar Square Nepal - View of the Patan Durbar Square. One of the 3 royal cities in Kathmandu, a very popular tourist place.
  • Holi Festival
  • Prayer Wheels - Lumle holidays
  • Rhinoceros in Chitwan National  Park, Nepal - Lumle holidays

Classic Nepal

 Nepal

12 days from £1499 pp  return flights from LHR

Classic Nepal is suitable for all walks of life which provides you to experience and taste the real Nepal.

At a Glance

  • Explore ancient temples
  • Relax & unwind in tranquil Pokhara
  • Enjoy boating at Few Lake
  • Embark on Jungle Safari
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At Lumle Holidays, our family travel expert bends over backward to guarantee that they produce as best as a potential family occasion for families. Furthermore, we ensure the explorers can make the most of their vacation more than they expect and bring awesome recollections home. This multi-day, Classic Nepal is an ideal occasion created with extraordinary consideration.

Exemplary Classic Nepal tour is appropriate for varying backgrounds which gives you to experience and taste genuine Nepal. Likewise, you will have sufficient opportunity to investigate the sights of Kathmandu like crude Durbar squares, the occupied market slows down in the banks of occupied streets, and scores of antiquated Buddhist and Hindu sanctuaries which you will find very fascinating.

Likewise, you will go to the home of Rhinos and natural life, Chitwan. The Chitwan National Park is known as one of Asia’s most noteworthy natural life holds. Kayaking, town walk, flying creature viewing, and conventional social dance are extraordinary exercises that settle on this family occasion an ideal decision for youngsters.

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Short Itinerary

Day 01: Departure London Heathrow

Day 02: Arrival Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu free day 

Day 04: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 05: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 06: Pokhara sightseeing

Day 07: Pokhara free day 

Day 08: Pokhara to Chitwan

Day 09: Chitwan activities

Day 10: Chitwan to Kathmandu

Day 11: Kathmandu free day 

Day 12: Kathmandu Depart 

Tour Ends

June – August is the rainy season in Nepal. Although holidays can be operated; hiking from Sarangkot – Pokhara and Sunrise trip to Sarangkot will not take place during this period. “Please note roads, traffics, infrastructures and standards in Nepal are not the same as in the UK. Air pollution in Nepal is high compared to the UK. Travel times and distance in the itinerary are approximate and for guidance only; depending on the traffic actual travel time may be longer. For more details about Nepal please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/nepal

 Day 01 : Departure London Heathrow

Today you start your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Kathmandu .

Accommodation: In-flight Meals included: In-flight
 Day 02 : Arrival Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu [approx altitude 1330 meters] airport, you will be met by a Lumle airport representative. You will be escorted to your hotel. You will have some time to relax and recover from the flight.

Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel
 Day 03 : Kathmandu
Day free to explore the city on your own. Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel Meals included: Breakfast

Optional: Mountain Flight at £295 per personEarlier in the morning, you may enjoy an adventure of a lifetime–a scenic flight with close-up views of Mt. Everest and other peaks from as near as five nautical miles. This will incur an extra cost of £295 per person and includes to/from airport transfer with accompanying Lumle representative.

 Day 04 : Kathmandu sightseeing

We start of exploration of Nepal from Kathmandu, a mystical mix of religion, culture and everything in between.

We explore Kathmandu Durbar Square where most of the temples and palaces dating back to 17th and 18th century. Our time in Kathmandu also includes a visit to Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal. You can walk around the Stupa spinning the prayer wheels engraved with chants and offer a traditional butter lamp to Lord Buddha. We than explore nearby is the Swayambhunath is an ancient religious architecture in the Kathmandu valley.

Throughout the trip, you will be accompanied by a driver and an English-speaking guide who will explain the historical and cultural importance of each spot.

Earlier in the morning, you may enjoy an adventure of a lifetime–a scenic flight with close-up views of Mt. Everest and other peaks from as near as five nautical miles. This will incur an extra cost of £295 per person and includes to/from airport transfer with accompanying Lumle representative.

Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 05 : Kathmandu to Pokhara

We now begin our drive to Pokhara via air condition tourist coach. This drive along the banks of Trishuli River will let you enjoy amazing landscapes, glimpses of authentic countryside of Nepal and pristine towns. The journey to Pokhara [altitude: approx 915 meters, distance: 207 kilometres] will take around 7 to 8 hours depending on the traffic. After you reach Pokhara, you will have an entire evening to explore the laid-back city that is the gateway to travellers who love trekking and Himalayas.

You may upgrade to 30 minutes’ domestic flight for £140 per person including to/from airport transfers.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 06 : Pokhara sightseeing

Today we will explore the city by visiting some of its famous lakes, temples like Gupteshwor Mahadev and David’s Fall. You’re accompanied by a driver and an English-speaking guide who can explain the history and cultural importance of each spot.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 07 : Pokhara

Day free to explore the city on your own.

Optional: Sunrise visit to Sarangkot at £95 per person [ including vehicle, guide and entrances ] 

Sarangkot a popular tourist destination in Pokhara, a hill on the western side of Pokhara with an altitude of 1600m, known for its panoramic Himalayan views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu. Alongside it provides an elaborate view of the city of Pokhara. Popular amongst the tourist for sunrise from the view tower at the top.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 08 : Pokhara to Chitwan

We will travel from Pokhara to Chitwan [altitude: about 415 meters, distance 155 kilometres] by air condition tourist coach. On arrival, you’ll check into a wildlife lodge and will have the short brief for your Chitwan stay.

Upon your arrival, you will be provided with the welcome drinks and escorted to your respective rooms. After a period of rest, you will be briefed about the activities in Chitwan. After the briefing, you will have time to have your lunch.

The lunch will be followed by a cultural tour the Tharu Village. Tharus are indigenous people of Terai living there for more than 500 years while still preserving most of their age-old fascinating culture. The same night, you will witness the famous Tharu Stick dance followed by the dinner. You will stay at the hotel for the night.

You may upgrade to 30 minutes’ domestic flight for £140 per person including to/from airport transfers.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
 Day 09 : Chitwan activities

After the breakfast, you will have a host of activities to indulge in throughout the day. A canoe ride in the Rapti River will allow you to watch some fascinating creatures like crocodiles and kingfishers in their natural habitats.

Chitwan is one of the most sought-after places for bird watching, which will be one of the highlights of your stay. A walk along the nature trails and the jeep safari will round up your day pleasantly.

On your return, you will have your dinner and then stay overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
 Day 10 : Chitwan to Kathmandu

You start off your day with the breakfast and after a brief rest, you will be picked up by our vehicle and you drive back to Kathmandu.

We will start a drive back to Kathmandu on air condition tourist coach. The journey from Chitwan to Kathmandu will take about 7-9 hours [approx distance 155 kilometres] depending on the traffic. On arrival, you will be picked up from the tourist coach station and transferred to the hotel.

You may upgrade to 45 minutes’ domestic flight for £125 per person including to/from airport transfers.

Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 11 : Kathmandu
Your final night in Nepal, this is the time to indulge into last minute shopping to collect some souvenirs before finally heading back home. Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel Meals included: Breakfast
 Day 12 : Final Departure

After breakfast, you will be dropped to the airport for your final journey back home. You will have plenty of time on your flight to reflect on your journey and plan your next one.

What's included

  • Economy return flights from London Heathrow
  • All transfers and transportation as per itinerary in Nepal
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Chitwan on twin sharing basis in 3 star or similar standard hotels
  • Accommodation in Chitwan with full board
  • Chitwan activities including jeep safari
  • Entrance fees to the monuments as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with bed & breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara - Chitwan - Kathmandu - overland transportation by A/C tourist coach

What's not included

  • Other meals than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport tax
  • Drinks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Anything not mentioned in what's included

The accommodation in cities such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan in this itinerary includes in good 3-star category hotels. The accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara includes bed & breakfast whereas in Chitwan includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and other cultural programmes.

  • Kathmandu : Norbulinka Boutique Hotel or similar
  • Pokhara : Hotel Mount View or similar
  • Chitwan : Jungle Crown or similar
  • Check-in : 15:00 hours
  • Check-out : Until 12:00 hours
  • Room occupancy : Maximum 2 adults

Offer is based on Twin share so 2 people must book to complete the offer. So valid with 2 full paying adults:

Child discount : Children pay full price as adult

Single person supplement : £795 supplement

Hotels : If the hotels mentioned in the itinerary are unavailable you will stay in hotels of a similar standard

Wheelchair access : The hotels and tour are not suitable for wheelchair users.

Mobile number : Please be sure to fill in mobile number when booking. This is so that the driver can get in touch with you.

Flight Documents : Once your final payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation. You will receive all travel documentation required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.

Flight Times : Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. We search for the best times for you and will do our utmost to provide you with the flights detailed above. However, please note that flight times are subject to availability and may be amended.

Group : In Nepal you will travel in a group of minimum 02 and maximum 20 people.  If no one other than you booked into this date/tour, the tour will still go ahead but you will not be part of the group.

Visa : Please note that in order to visit Nepal, you will require a tourist visa. For the most up-to-date information regarding travel visas – including prices and the required length of time that the document is needed for – we advise that you visit www.gov.uk . Alternatively, you can contact the local embassy of the country you are planning to visit.

Passport : Please note that your passport MUST be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the validation date of your visa.

Visa Documents : Lumle Holidays will send you all the required documentation you need to apply for your visa (including flight information) between 4 and 6 weeks prior to your selected date of departure so you can apply for your Nepal visa in time. At least 3 weeks before your departure date you will receive your flight tickets and the confirmed list of your hotels in Nepal.

Travel Documents : Please ensure you take all your final travel documents with you to Nepal

Personal Information : Please ensure that your personal details are filled in identically to the data on your passport. If this information does not match, you cannot travel to and from your destination. Amendment to this information if entered incorrectly will result in additional charges. If married, please fill in your surname as it appears on your passport.

Tour Itinerary : Please note that in exceptional circumstances the itinerary and/or excursions may be subject to change for reasons outside of the control of Lumle Holidays

Vaccination : If you are travelling to Nepal, you may need to be vaccinated. For the most up-to-date health advice, you should visit your local doctor/GP or visit www.gov.uk

Cancellation Conditions : This offer cannot be cancelled or modified

2 Reviews to “Classic Nepal”


  1. Rating: 5 / 5
    Kate Sun, 9 Sep, 18

    Classic Nepal

    Fantastic value for money.

    Planning of the tour was faultless and everyone we met was friendly and helpful.

    I was very pleasantly surprised by the standard of the hotels. Every hotel provided kettles and tea/coffee in the rooms as well as excellent hot showers and wi-fi. There was a good cooked breakfast every day.

    The trip was really varied. History, hustle-bustle and huge potholes in the road in Kathmandu; tourist shops, beautiful mountain views and great activities in Pokhara (we did para-gliding & white water rafting); and a fabulous dug-out canoe trip down the river at Chitwan, plus a jeep and a walking safari.

    Loved it all!


  2. Rating: 5 / 5
    Dave Jordan Mon, 10 Feb, 20

    Classic Nepal tour

    Feb 10th 2020
    Lumle’s ‘Classic Nepal’ tour was an eye opening experience with a trip that outdid our expectations. From the word go’ the company responded quickly to all queries and the booking process was simple and well managed. The whole tour ran like clockwork from an excellent choice of flights with minimum changeover time at Dubai, being met and escorted to our hotel in Kathmandu and picked up each day by our guide for the week Gita who looked after us and answered all our questions.
    The hotels were well chosen in terms of their situation and of a higher standard than we had expected. The Nepalese are polite, helpful and always smiling, nothing is too much trouble, which in my case being garlic allergic meant that at the Chitwen National Park site included cooking me special portions so I did not lose out.
    Travelling long distances at times between towns was well organised in that there were always enough loo breaks and food stops, every 2-3 hours at well chosen sites with ‘Western loos’ not just squats! Our chosen driver did a brilliant job negotiating both the busy highways and the more uneven surfaces of local roads.
    Though the programme was packed full of tours with additional local guides it included ‘resting’ times so one never felt stretched to the limit and could enjoy times of rest and relaxation.
    A memorable highlight will always be the site of the ‘Fishtail’ peak in the Annapurna range from our bedroom window at Pokhara.
    With a myriad of places to eat nearby, food was never an issue and including beer never exceeded £10 a head.
    This was a marvellous trip and thanks to Lumle’s organisation and itinerary a memorable one in which we made new friends from our small group of 12 co-tourists.
    I look forward to booking my next trip with them and would not hesitate to recommend them – and compared to other companies their prices are non comparable – low on price but high on value. Can’t be beaten!
    5 stars isn’t enough!

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    • Flight time 12-14 hours (via Istanbul, Doha, Abu Dhabi or Delhi)
    • Timezone GMT+5 3/4 hours 
    • Recommended airlines Turkish, Air India, Oman Airways, Etihad, & Qatar Airways
    • Best season Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec

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