Glimpse of Nepal Tour

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Deposit $500 per person - paid at the time of signup; fully refundable up to 90 days prior to departure

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This tour combines several highlights of a trip to Nepal.  The tour starts in Kathmandu and explores the main cities of the valley, as well as several historical, religious and cultural sites.  You will visit UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, the lovely city of Pokhara, the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini and the southern jungles of Chitwan National Park.


This 9-day cultural tour takes you to several places of interest in Nepal.  The trip begins in Kathmandu, with visits to the major tourist attractions as well as the most significant Hindu and Buddhist temples.  Next, we will drive to the beautiful city of Pokhara in central Nepal.  To the north, several white Himalayan peaks loom in the distance.  The beautiful Phewa Lake, Mahendra Gupha (cave temple), the gorge of the Seti River and Davis Fall are the most popular destinations in Pokhara.


Next driving south, you will visit Lumbini, where Lord Buddha was born in 563 BC.  This world-famous historical and religious site was enlisted by UNESCO in 1997.  Next, we will drive to Chitwan in the flatlands close to the border of India.  At Royal Chitwan National Park you will indulge in several interesting jungle activities, including an elephant safari and a jeep safari in hopes of sighting exotic wildlife such as the rare one-horned rhino, the Royal Bengal Tiger, the sloth bear, and other animals.


A variety of birds, butterflies, and insects also live in this region.  This diverse ecosystem is best experienced by canoe or while on a guided jungle walk.  Elephant bath-time is a daily event in the nearby Rapti River.  If you are up for getting wet - you can help.  The close encounters offered in this trip are sure to amount to an adventure of a lifetime.



Day 1:  Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 2:  Visit the UNESCO Heritage sites in Kathmandu, Hindu and Buddhist temples

Day 3:  Drive to Pokhara, on the way visit Manakamana Temple - 6-7 hour drive

Day 4:  City tour in Pokhara

Day 5:  After breakfast drive to Lumbini, lunch stop on the way - 6-7 hour drive

Day 6: Lumbini Tour

Day 7:  After Breakfast, Drive to Sauraha Chitwan - 3-hour drive

Day 8:  Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park

Day 9:  Drive back to Kathmandu - 7-hour drive

Day 10:  Departure from Kathmandu



» Airport/hotel transfers

» Hotel with breakfast during the trip 

» Welcome and farewell dinner

» Tour guide and temple/monument entrance fees

» Transportation as described in the itinerary



» Nepal visa fee

» Lunch and dinner during the trip

» International flights

» Travel, health and evacuation/rescue insurance

» Personal expenses 

» Tips for guides and driver


Please contact us for more information.

Imperial Expedition 

218 S. Main Street,
​Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Office: (734) 997-7229

Direct: (303) 834-5512