Discover the unique lifestyles of the local people on this cultural immersion tour throughout Nepal. We will visit a Buddhist pilgrimage site at the hilltop of Namo Buddha, Daman, Bandipur and Dumre. See neo-classical and Newari architecture from the 19th century, Nepalese traditional settlement, natural beauty and village culture.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met and transferred by your guide to the hotel. Explore the distinct neighborhood of Thamel and local tourist markets. Enjoy an evening dinner with a cultural show.
After breakfast, we will travel to an ancient medieval temple of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath Stupa. Enjoy spending time with the locals in Bhaktapur to learn of their lifestyle, culture and activities. We will head to Dhulikhel, known for one of finest panoramic mountain views before heading to Namobuddha. An important Buddhist pilgrimage site, this Buddha Village offers a short walk to Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery. We will have an overnight stay in an eco-friendly resort in Namobuddha.
In the morning, we will drive to Daman with a stop at scenic tourist sites of Kirtipur and Chandragiri hilltop. At Daman, you will admire the panoramic views of the Himalayas. An overnight stay will be at Daman.
On day four, we will travel to Bandipur, a historic village on top of a ridge in the Mahabharat Range. Explore the live museum of Newari community culture and eco-friendly credentials. After lunch, we will explore the area on foot as we visit Tundikhel where you will have fantastic views of the entire Annapurna Range as well as Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal and the Langtang Range. Stay overnight in Bandipur.
After breakfast, we will drive towards Pokhara to stop at Begnas Bazaar, a bustling bazaar town. In the afternoon, we will walk around to see the lush forest and terraced fields. We will be spending the night at the Lake Resort.
A morning drive to Kande will allow us time to hike to an Australian camp to enjoy a scenic view of the Himalayas. We will continue walking to Dhampus village to see the lifestyle and culture of the local people and stay overnight.
A full day will start early as we will hike to the Phedi. From here, we will drive to Pokhara to explore and have a boat ride at Phewa Lake. We will also visit Barahi Temple and Mahendra Cave. After lunch, we will fly to Kathmandu for an overnight stay.
You will be transferred to the airport by private vehicle for your flight.