National Geographic Highlighted Tour in Nepal


  • Exploration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal
  • Discovery of Chobhar Gorge which has an interesting myth about the Kathamndu valley
  • Trying some adventurous tourism activities like paragliding, hot air ballooning, zip flying and ultralight flight in Pokhara
  • Most spectacular view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu regions
  • Glimpse of the endangered species of animals like one-horned rhino and Bengal tiger


National Geographic Highlighted tour is one of the best Nepal tour packages even recognized and referred by National Geography Channel. National Geographic tour package lets you to explore most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in in Nepal except Sagarmatha National Park. You have the privilege to experience the religious, cultural and natural wonders found in Nepal for your lifelong experience. Nat Geo Highlighted tour goes along Chobhar, Kurintar, Chitwan National Park, Lumbini and Pokhara beginning and ending in Kathmandu valley.

You can have the joy of religious shrines, historical sites, cultural landmarks, the birth place of Lord Buddha and the lake city Pokhara.
On the very first day of Nat Geo tour, you will explore the important cultural, historical and religious sites in Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu sightseeing tour takes you alongside Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Pashipatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. You can also visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square and take a short hike to Changunarayan Temple during Kathmandu day tour. Next day, you will explore Chobhar area which lies at about 45-minutes-driving distance from the hotel you are staying in Kathmandu.

  • Day 1 - Kathmandu Arrival

    The team member from Nepal Trekking Routes will receive you at the Kathmandu International Airport. S/he takes you to the hotel which is booked for your accommodation.

  • Day 2 - Kathmadu Sightseeing Day Tour

    Today, after breakfast, the tour guide takes you for Kathmandu Day Tour to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will go to Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. You will enjoy the art and architecture, lifestyle of the Newari people and the Living Goddess Kumari. After witnessing the architectural and cultural sites of the Kathmandu Valley, you will return to the hotel.

  • Day 3 - Drive to Chobhar for Chobhar Day Tour

    As soon as you take your breakfast, you will drive to Chobhar which is about 45 minutes’ driving distance. On the way, you can see a typical Newari settlement area of Kirtipur which contains artistic houses reflecting ancient Newari architecture and culture. Chobhar is a beautiful village hosting a network of natural caves which are also known as ‘Chobhar Caves’. You can visit Dakshinkali Temple which is one of the most important Hindu shrines crowded with thousands of followers every day. Aadinath Temple is the best view point that gives you a mesmerizing outlook of the entire Kathamndu valley. Other attractions of Chobar Day Tour are Chobhar Gorge, Manjushree Caves and the enchanting environment equipped with various flora and fauna. You will spend the night at a teahouse by relishing the serene atmosphere that enriches Chobhar region.

  • Day 4 - Drive to Kurintar for Trishuli River Rafting

    Today, after taking your breakfast, your journey begins towards Kurintar, a touristic place situated on the banks of the Trishuli River. As the Trishuli River is the most recognized channel for white water rafting in Nepal, you can add up to your memory by doing it. You can even lie on the beach of the river and take sunbath by enjoying the greenery around. Trying for catching fish with the help of the fish catching stick for a lifelong memory. At night, a tented camp is built for your rest. The most fascinating aspect of spending night on the banks of the Trishuli River is tasting chicken barbecue accompanied with some hard or soft drinks; YUMMY!

  • Day 5 - Drive to Chitawan for Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

    After taking breakfast at Kurintar, the journey moves ahead to Chitwan district which takes about 3 hours’ drive from here. You know Chitwan is famous for Chitwan National Park which offers you a variety of fun-giving activities in different seasons. You spend the night at a hotel which serves you the local organic cuisines to continental dishes as per your appetite.

  • Day 6 - Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

    Your morning starts with delicious breakfast at the hotel and your guide takes you for jungle safari, one of the adventurous experience in Chitwan. Either driving in a jeep or riding on an elephant back, the Mahout guides you through the dense green forests of national park. You can enjoy the glimpses of endangered species of animals like one-horned rhino, Bengal Tiger, Bengal Fox and so on. You can even visit Crocodile Breeding Center established to save these species of reptiles from extinction.
    Tharu Cultural Heritage is another striking feature of Chitwan side trips. You can stroll around the Tharu homestay site where houses are built in traditional style; people wear cultural attire and ornaments. The Tharu women show you the cultural singing and dancing show in the evening to entertain the tourists who visit them. Nat Geo highlighted tour itinerary is incomplete without enjoying Tharu cultural shows!

  • Day 7 - Drive to Lumbini for Lumbini Day Tour

    Your destination for the day is Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, the “Messenger of the World Peace”. Driving along the East-West Highway (Mahendra Highway) for about 5 hours, you reach Lumbini, a sacred place for Buddhist followers and others as well. Lumbini is popular for many things among which Lumbini Garden is the most acclaimed. Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar and different monasteries built by different countries of the world are the attractions here. Lumbini is a very important place from the archeological aspect as you can see some evidence of art and artifacts of the ancient time. You will really feel the peaceful moment by taking side trips in the vicinity of Lumbini. Overnight stay at a hotel in Lumbini, the surrounding of the Peace-lover plus Enlightened Lord Buddha.

  • Day 8 - Drive to Pokhara for Pokhara Tour

    Today, the tour moves ahead towards Pokhara, one of the most popular touristy places in Nepal, after taking breakfast. On the way, you can enjoy the natural landscapes, trade centers and cultivated farmlands with diverse crops. The driving from Lumbini to Pokhara is really memorable as the hills with dense forests, the rivers you cross on the way and the blacktopped road is really comfortable. At night, you stay at a hotel by enjoying the food items served at the best flavor and hospitality.

  • Day 9 - Pokhara Sightseeing Tour

    One of the most remarkable aspects of National Geographic Highlighted Tour is Pokhara Sightseeing Tour that takes you around the lake city Pokhara. You visit Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Bindhyabasini Temple, Devi’s Fall and other popular places in Pokhara. Similarly, you can take a hike to Sarankot, the only place really famous for adventure activities in Pokhara. If favorable, you can try hot air ballooning, paragliding, zip flying and ultralight flight in the lake city. The second bungee site of Nepal, Pokhara Bungee Jumping is another thrilling activity you can do for lifelong experience. You can experience the rocking night life in Pokhara city to make your Nepal tour more fantastic!

  • Day 10 - Fly Back to Kathmandu

    After taking breakfast at the hotel, you will catch a flight to Kathmandu from Pokhara. During the flight, you can have a glimpse of snowcapped peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges including Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mt. Nilgiri. The landscapes, pristine valleys and trade centers unveiled in the morning sunshine is the reward of Pokhara Kathmandu flight. You can even have a quick look of the snow-clad peaks of Manaslu region like Mt. Lamjung, Mt. Ganesh, etc. from the Kathmandu International Airport, the tour guide takes you directly to the hotel for rest. You can stroll around the Kathmandu valley for shopping or exploring other places of your interest. You can even celebrate the successful completion of Nat Geo tour with your pals to make it a lifelong reminiscence!

  • Day 11 - Final Departure

    Today is the last day of your Nepal Visit this season. Therefore, the representative of Nepal Trekking Routes will accompany you up to the Tribhuvan International Airport for final see-off according to your flight schedule. Have a great time ahead! Wishing you a safe and sound journey with a hope to see you next!

  • All kind of the Grounded Transport with Airport Pick up and Drop off
  • Two night Three days Chitwan jungle safari with three time meal
  • Sightseeing Tour Guide
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight fare
  • Three star level Hotel accommodations with Breakfast plan
  • Lord Buddha Birth place visit
  • Camp fire in river side resort
  • River rafting ticket
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travel insurance
  • Food during the tour in Kathmandu, Lumbini & Pokhara

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