Golden Tour of Nepal

  • Duration8 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Maximum Altitude1410
  • Best Season12 month
  • Trip styleTour
  • Start/EndKathmandu

About Golden Tour of Nepal

This Golden Tour has been the most popular tour itinerary involving Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan.


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Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, rich in culture and religion. After arriving at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by our enthusiastic guide with a very smiling face, then be transferred to check in your hotel in downtown by an air-conditioned private vehicle. The rest of today is your free time to take rest or walk around.

In the evening, you will be treated a "Welcome Dinner" at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy authentic Nepalese food.

ional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy authentic Nepalese food.

  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsDinner
  • Max. Altitude1400 m

Breakfast about 7am and transfer for further program. Full day sightseeing last for normally 3:30minutes to 4hours. Lunch around 1pm on your own and dinner around 7/8pm on your own

Boudhanath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal, Furthermore it is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Boudhanath is an imposing structure standing some 36 meters. The Stupa stands on the massive three level mandala style Platforms surrounded by colorful private family houses. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list this site is considered very much like Mecca for the Buddhist. O/N hotel

Pashupatinath Temple

Shiva is one of the three of the main deities of Hinduism. He is regarded as the quintessential destroyer or transformer. As the cycle of destruction and recreation is always in a circle, Shiva’s primary responsibility is maintaining the life cycle. The other two being, Lord Brahma – the creator and lord Vishnu – the Protector.

Pashupatinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Pashupatinath, Lord of the Animals, who protect and care for all men. It is also believed that Lord Shiva once roamed as a deer in the forest behind Pashupatinath.

Hindu devotees on this night throng Shiva shrines everywhere, but the grandest of all activities revolve around the 2,000 year old Pashupatinath temple located on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the Picture Gallery, the Batsala temple, etc. A magnificent statue of King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979.

Patan Durbar Squire 

 Patan, also nicknamed as "The City of Fine Arts" is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar Square is also a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.Patan Square and its surroundings is good specimen of ancient Newari architecture. There are three main courtyards in the palace: MulChowk, SundariChowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. MulChowk, the oldest one, is at the center of Patan square.

  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Duration6 hrs

Breakfast around 7am and drive to Chitwan, which is 150 kilometers from Kathmandu and a 5-6 hour's drive into the mountains. All the way we descend down along the winding road on the banks of the Trishuli River. Chitwan has a particularly rich flora and fauna. Nepal’s 1st national park, the Chitwan National Park together with the adjacent Parsa Wildlife Reserve supports spices diversity much higher than any other on the Indian subcontinent. Rare species include Bengal Tiger, Gharial and the world’s second largest population of Asian Rhinoceros, but also Leopards, Mugger Crocodile, Indian rock python and several species of Deer.

After check in into the hotel and getting refreshed you will be briefed about full nature programs by our guide. Then we head on for activities. There will be a guided village walkand a walk on the banks of the Rapti River to watch the charming sunset views in the sub-tropical jungle. In the evening, have dinner with cultural program by ethnic tribal people with their stick dance and tribal drums, popularly known as Tharu Cultural Program which last for 1 to 1:30minutes.

Evening view Sunset from Rapti River

  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast Lunch and dinner
  • Max. Altitude560 m
  • Duration5-6 Hrs

Today after breakfast, you’ll have a full day at Chitwan National Park, which has been declared by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

You will discover why the National Park holds an important place in preserving the wild lives that are rapidly getting extinct from this planet. You're almost sure to spot water buffalo, egrets, woodpecker, and deer in their natural habitat. The Park is also home to rhinoceros, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild bison, 500 birds, butterflies, as well as the near extinct Gharials crocodiles.

You can do a number of activities here - an elephant safari, a nature walk, bird watching, a jungle drive or a canoe trip. You may even take a bath with an elephant and learn how to wash your elephant! Don't forget take a video of your elephant-bath which will be one of the fondest memories of the lifetime.

  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast ,Lunch and dinner

After Breakfast Around 7:30/ 8am  then , drive to Pokhara which is about 140 kilometers from Chitwan and a 5-6 hour's drive and have lunch on the way by your own.

Pokhara, also nicknamed as the Lake City, is not only Nepal's but one of the most beautiful places on earth. The town offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara owns numerous lakes, known as 'Tal' in Nepali, offer fishing, boating and swimming. Pokhara is also the gateway for trekking in the Annapurna Region.

 We also make a sightseeing trip to some of Pokhara's marketplaces, old bazaars, and landmarks. In the evening, explore the surrounding lakeside areas. 

  • AccommodationAt hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude810 m
  • Duration5-6 Hrs

Early morning around 5am, drive to Sarangkot and have sunrise view. From Sarangkot, you can see a panoramic sweep of Himalayan peaks, from Dhaulagiri (8167m) in the west to the perfect pyramid that is Machhapuchhare (6997m) and the rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m) in the east. Most people come here at dawn or dusk, when the sun picks out the peaks in brilliant colors.

After breakfast, you will visit Devil’s Fall, locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell’s Fall). It is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara Airport on the highway to Tanmen. Then, pay a visit the nearby Gupteswar Gupha, which is a sacred cave. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. Afterwards, you will have a relaxed journey in Phewa Lake which is the second largest lake in Nepal. It is available to take to the lake with one of the beautifully painted boats or walk/cycle around the lakeshore. The most important religious monument in Pokhara, Barahi Temple, is built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake. The two storied pagoda is dedicated to boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector deity representing the female force Shakti. Then go to the International Mountain Musem – a specialized museum s devoted to the mountains of Nepal and the mountaineers who climbed them. Inside you can see original gear from many of the first Himalayan ascents, as well as displays on the history, culture, geology and flora and fauna of the Himalaya.


  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu . Evening free at thamel 

  • AccommodationAt Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Duration7-8 Hrs

Early in the morning you can do mountain flight (Optional).

Mountain Flight in Nepal offers you to encounter with the highest mountains of the world with the closest aerial view. This mountain flight could be the best for those travelers who are restricted by the time for trekking. Mountain flight offers you to encounter with the highest mountains of the world with the closest aerial view. You can have a spectacular view of more than 14 mountains i.e. LangtangLirung (7234m), Shisha Pangma (8013m), Dorge- Lakpa(6966m), Phurbi- Ghyachu (6637m), Chhoba- Bhamare (5970m), GauriSankar (7134m), Melungtse (7182m), Chugimago (6297m), Pigfirago (6620m),Numbur (6957m), Karyolung (6511m), Cho oyu (8201m), Gyachungkang (7952m), Pumori (7161m), Nuptse(7855m), Everest(8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Amadablam(6812m), Chamlang (7319m), Makalu (8463m), and Kanchanjunga (8586m).

After landing transfer to hotel have breakfast and  Final Departure .

  • MealsBreaakfast.

Cost Details


  • Arrival/departure and all transfer (using new Air-condition Car, Hiace, Coaster as per group size)
  • Seven Nights’ Accommodation on twin sharing basis in above mentioned hotels
  • Accompanying professional English-speaking Guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • All Entrance Fee above the Itinerary
  • One Nepali dinner with cultural dance
  • Chitwan hotel Include Lunch and dinner 
  • Any expenses of personal nature for e.g. tel calls, laundry, porterage, mineral water or any other services not mentioned above
  • Any optional program or services not mentioned above Itinerary
  • No refund for un-used tours, rooms, meals and transfer service
  • Tips For Guide and Driver
  • All Meals in Nepal 

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