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At Lumle Holidays, our family travel specialist makes every effort to ensure that, they produce as best as a possible family holiday for families so that they enjoy their family holiday more than they expected and bring wonderful memories home. This 12 day, Classic Nepal is a perfect holiday produced with extreme care. Classic Nepal is suitable for all walks of life which provides you to experience and taste the real Nepal. At this holiday, you will have enough time to explore the sights of Kathmandu; primitive Durbar squares, busy market stalls in the banks of busy roads, and notches of ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples. The trip travels along to Pokhara, the city of tranquil and natural beauty that sits in the laps of the Himalayas.
In Pokhara, you will not only explore great sights of cities, boats in the famous Few Lake but also enjoy the sunrise excursion to the hilltop Sarangkot. Then, you will travel to the home of Rhinos and wildlife, Chitwan. The Chitwan National Park is known as one of Asia’s greatest wildlife reserves. Canoeing, village walk, bird watching, and traditional cultural dance are great activities that make this family holiday a perfect choice for kids.
>>Upgrade Kathmandu & Pokhara in 4 star or similar hotels for £195 per person [Hotels used: Kathmandu – Landmark; Pokhara – Bodhi; Chitwan – Jungle Crown; Nagarkot – Himalayan Villa]
>>Upgrade Kathmandu, Pokhara & Nagarkot in 5 star or similar hotels for £395 per person [Hotels used: Kathmandu – Shangri-La; Pokhara – Grande; Chitwan – Jungle Crown; Nagarkot – Club Himalaya]
>>Add 1 Himalayan Mountain Flight for £199 per person [Includes hotel-airport-hotel transfer by tourist car]
EXTENSIONS BEYOND NEPAL
>>Add 6 nights in INDIA [Delhi, Agra & Jaipur] from £499 per person [Includes flight from Kathmandu – Delhi] [Click for more details]
>>Add 5 nights in BHUTAN [Paro, Thimpu & Punakha] & 1 night in Kathmandu from £1399 per person [Includes flight from Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu] [Click for more details]
Day 01 : Departure London Heathrow
Day 02 : Arrival Kathmandu
Day 03 : Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 04 : Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 05 : Pokhara sightseeing
Day 06 : Sunrise trip to Sarangkot [Optional hiking down to Pokhara]
Day 07 : Pokhara to Chitwan
Day 08 : Chitwan activities
Day 09 : Chitwan to Kathmandu
Day 10 : Kathmandu to Nagarkot [Enroute visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square]
Day 11 : Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Day 12 : Final Departure
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 “
Today you start your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Kathmandu [1 stopover; 1-5 hours’ layovers].Accommodation: In-flight Meals included: In-flight
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
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 £199 per person and includes to/from airport transfer with accompanying Lumle representative.Accommodation: Overnight at the Hotel Meals included: Breakfast
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
On day 5, 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
In the morning, we take a vehicle ride to Sarangkot to witness the sunrise. After viewing the beautiful scenery, we come down by vehicle and proceed to breakfast. Pokhara has something spectacular for everyone that is lucky enough to visit her– Stunning landscapes, adventure activities, cycling along the quiet streets and temple in the middle of the lake. You are free to explore the city on your own.[Optional hiking down to Pokhara]**Hiking excursion is optional. Those who do not wish to hike will have the option of free road transfer from Sarangkot to Pokhara.
For those who wish to opt in for optional hiking down to Pokhara will hike down back from Sarangkot hills passing the unique scenary. The hike will take approximately 3 hours.Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
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
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
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
After breakfast, we will make our journey to Nagarkot, a hill station most often described as one of the best places in Nepal for viewing the panoramic range of Himalayas. The journey from Kathmandu to Nagarkot will take about 2 hours [altitude: approx 2175 meters, distance: 32 kilometres] depending on the traffic.
Before we reach Nagarkot, we stop for an en-route visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu where traditional craft and lifestyle is on full display. It is known locally as a living museum with its brick-paved enclave of the old Royal Palace, Nyathapola Temple and Datatriya temple’s exquisite artwork which all combines to give a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. It’s renowned for its woodcarving and pottery and artists today still carve woods and craft pottery by the roadside.
Nagarkot, located 30 km east of Kathmandu, is an ideal spot to view the Himalayas in the tranquil environment. At sunrise, the Himalayan range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges from the darkness to greet the day with its awe-inspiring majesty and beauty.
You will have a free evening to explore Nagarkot on your own. You might like to take a short walk in the local area.Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
We will enjoy a spectacular sunrise over the Himalayas. After breakfast, there will be some free time before we travel back to Kathmandu.
The evening is free for you to enjoy on your own at Kathmandu; you might like to take a short walk in the local area and have a glimpse of Kathmandu City.Accommodation: Overnight at the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast
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.
The accommodation in cities such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Nagarkot in this itinerary includes in good 3-star category hotels. The accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot includes bed & breakfast whereas in Chitwan includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and other cultural programmes.
Kathmandu : Hotel Rama Inn, Harmika or similar
Pokhara : Hotel Mount View or similar
Chitwan : Jungle Crown or similar
Nagarkot : Himalayan Villa 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 : £600 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
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
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