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Golden Triangle tour in Nepal offers a captivating journey with mountain flight, including three of the most culturally and historically prosperous cities, Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. This tour provides a well-rounded experience of Nepal's diverse landscapes, ancient heritage, vibrant traditions, and iconic jungle safari activities.
The Golden Triangle tour call in Nepal is a well-known destination and an enriching and immersive experience that describes the essence of the country. It allows travelers to explore the intricate tapestry of Nepal's history, culture, natural beauty, and wildlife. Whether you're an adventure seeker, a history enthusiast, or someone who wishes to soak in the serene landscapes and cultural diversity, this tour offers a holistic perspective of Nepal's treasures.
The journey typically begins in the capital city, Kathmandu, the center of Nepal's monuments, temples, and history. Known for its intricate architecture, spiritual significance, and lively street scenes, Kathmandu offers a blend of modernity and tradition. Here, you'll find an array of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. These sites showcase the city's rich history, religious practices, and artistic prowess.
Kathmandu's vibrant markets, narrow alleys, and diverse cuisine provide ample opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture. The city's bazaars offer an array of handicrafts, textiles, spices, and souvenirs, making it a haven for shoppers and explorers alike.
After Kathmandu, the tour takes you to Pokhara, a picturesque town at the base of the Annapurna mountain range. Pokhara is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, tranquil lakes, and adventure sports. Phewa Lake, the second-largest lake in Nepal, is a highlight, offering boating and a serene environment against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas.
Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in paragliding, zip-lining, Bunjee jumping, and trekking. Pokhara also offers a taste of the local Gurkha culture, with opportunities to visit monasteries and engage with the warm-hearted locals.
A journey of the Golden Triangle tour leads to Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO-listed National park known for its incredible biodiversity. The park's dense jungles and grasslands are home to many animals, including the endangered one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, elephants, and various bird species.
Chitwan offers an unforgettable safari experience, allowing visitors to explore the park's diverse ecosystems on elephant-back rides, jeep safaris, or guided nature walks. Apart from wildlife encounters, you can also learn about the local Tharu culture by visiting traditional villages, witnessing traditional dance performances, and indulging in Tharu cuisine.
Throughout the Golden Triangle tour, travelers can engage with the diverse cultures and traditions that define Nepal. From the ancient rituals and practices observed in Kathmandu's temples to the harmonious coexistence of nature and spirituality in Pokhara and the close interaction with indigenous communities in Chitwan, this tour provides an authentic glimpse into Nepal's vibrant heritage.
When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative at the Airport will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name and sometimes your name. Welcome by our representative at the Airport, and then you will be transferred to the hotel and checked in. For a while, take time to refresh. A trip briefing will follow later today, and the time will be notified to you by a member of our staff who will pick you up at the Airport. He will let you know about your tour and travel orientation. If you are tired from a long journey, take a rest if not. Then, please be ready to explore and relax in the important tourist hub, Thamel. For your convenience, I will let you know about some good restaurants, ATMs, money changers, supermarkets, and necessary gear shops for your trip. If you are late back out of our office time, we can reschedule for tomorrow morning or evening for the trip orientation.
In the Morning, around 5.30 am, your exciting day of sightseeing in Kathmandu begins with a breathtaking scenic flight over the Himalayas, including the world-famous Mount Everest. Watch the snow-capped mountains and the rugged landscapes below as you capture some awe-inspiring photographs. After your flight, it's time to satisfy your appetite with a delicious breakfast at the Hotel in Kathmandu. Next on your itinerary is a visit to Shyambhu Nath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. This ancient religious complex offers panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. Explore the intricate architecture, prayer flags, and friendly monkeys that call this place home. Remember to spin the prayer wheels for good luck! Your journey continues to Pashupatinath Temple, one of Nepal's most sacred Hindu temples. You'll witness devotees paying their respects and the unique cremation rituals along the Bagmati River Ghat. Bauddhanath Stupa is your next destination. Perhaps one of Nepal's largest stupas or the world is your next destination. Explore the serene ambiance, observe the devout pilgrims circumambulating the stupa, and soak in the Tibetan Buddhist culture in this area. You can also shop for Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts in the Conclude your day of exploration with a visit to Patan Durbar Square, an architectural masterpiece showcasing Nepal's rich history and culture. Admire the intricately carved temples, courtyards, and the ancient Royal Palace, Patan Museum, which houses a remarkable collection of art and artifacts, and back to the hotel, B/B.
Start your day with a grand Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive to Bhaktapur UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ancient royal palace complex is a Newari architecture and culture treasure trove. Stroll through the intricately designed courtyards, marvel at the historic temples, and observe the skilled artisans at work. Visit the central Durbar Square, Taumadi Square, Pottery Square, and Dattrataya Square. Take advantage of the iconic 55-Window Palace, Vatsala temple, Goldengate, Talaju Bhabani residents of Kumari and Nyatapola Temple, Bhimsen Temple, After your drive hike, enjoy lunch in Bhaktapur, Savor traditional Nepali cuisine, and experience the warm hospitality of the Newari hospitalities Chanju Narayan Temple. Explore the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley. Changu Narayan Temple is an iconic temple dedicated to the god Narayan. If you prefer to hike in the afternoon, the hike offers an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in nature in lush forests and terraced fields, providing beautiful views that take one and a half hours. After our Bhaktapur, Changu, and hike, we headed towards Nagarkot, a picturesque hill station known for its serene ambiance and panoramic views of the Himalayan range. You'll be rewarded with lush landscapes, terraced fields, and charming villages as you drive through winding roads. Upon arrival in Nagarkot, check in to your chosen accommodation and unwind. Spend your evening at Nagarkot. If weather permits, you'll be mesmerized by breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains, including Mount Everest, surrounded by the beauty of the Himalayas and the quiet charm of the countryside.
If the weather is clear, wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise over the Himalayan range from Nagarkot. The first light of day gradually illuminating the snow-capped peaks is a sight. Capture this breathtaking moment after-sunrise view and be ready for a hearty breakfast while gazing at the majestic Himalayas. The tranquil atmosphere and the panoramic view will make your meal truly memorable. After breakfast, return to your room and pack your bags, preparing for your journey to Pokhara. You have two options for traveling to Pokhara. Embark on a picturesque overland journey to Pokhara. The winding roads offer breathtaking countryside views, terraced fields, and lush greenery. Along the way, you can stop at the local village's viewpoints and enjoy some local cuisine at roadside eateries. If you love flying, you can take a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara with a bird's-eye view of Nepal's stunning landscapes, saving you time. Upon reaching Pokhara, check in to your accommodation and unwind after your journey. Pokhara, nestled by the serene Phewa Lake and surrounded by the Annapurna and Machapuchare mountain ranges, offers a tranquil, relaxing setting.
Early morning drives up to Sarangkot for another spectacular sunrise and a stunning view of the Annapurna Mountain and Dhauligiri ranges as well as the beautiful Mountain Machhapucchre (Fishtail) in the Himalayas. After sunrise drives back to Pokhara and join breakfast. There will be a boating trip on the lake and a sightseeing tour of some places like Davis falls, Gupteswor cave etc. A free half-day in Pokhara to do some adventure sports like paragliding, zip flying, ultra-light flight, bungee jumping etc. The day’s adventure sports activities will be at an extra cost. We will be happy to organise those extra activities for you, should you choose to do any. Or simply take your leisurely time on your own to get some massage, stroll around the lakeside, shop etc.
Take your breakfast and drive to Chitwan for amazing jungle safari activities. A six-hour drive takes us to the tropical Chitwan National Park area where we will have various jungle safari activities. Once we reach the hotel in Chitwan, we will be briefed about the activities schedule. We will go for an ethnic Tharu cultural show in the evening,B/L/D included.
A full-day jungle safari activity is scheduled for today. From the Elephant ride to the Jungle walk and canoe ride to the cultural village walk, all activities are scheduled, and we will follow the scheduled activities accordingly. The activities today will bring us face to face with some beautiful animals in the jungle like one-horned rhinoceros, deer, bear, crocodiles, different species of birds and occasional encounters with the royal Bengal tiger. We also visit the elephant breeding centre and elephant bathing place
We take an early morning breakfast and drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus. There is an option to fly back by paying an additional flight cost. The drive will take around five hours to bring us to Kathmandu. Once we arrive at a hotel in Kathmandu, we will have some free time to relax or explore around before we go for the farewell dinner.B/D included.
You will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
The cost of the trip differs based on the services you select and the size of your group. Every trip we arrange is Reasonable and unique, recognizing that each traveller has different needs and desires.
Prepare for a desired holiday customized to whichever trip you prefer, and choose whether you are seeking an affordable adventure, a luxurious resort group, or a solo traveller. Let us plan and attend to all the particulars so your dream vacation comes true. Relax and focus on creating memorable experiences that will remain with you forever.
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