Ultimate blend of Culture and Village in Nepal

Nepal Panorama Tour

Nepal panorama tour is an ideal holiday trip for people who have a tight schedule but want to experience both a hiking and a cultural experience together.

Nepal is famous for its distinguished high elevated mountains and its vibrant culture. This Nepal Panorama Tour will allow you to closely observe the magnificent yet ruthless mountains. This trip provides panoramic mountain views featuring glorious mountain sceneries, lush green valleys and spectacular landscapes. Nepal Panorama tour will provide you the opportunity to view the most beautiful Himalayas in Nepal including the world's tallest Mt. Everest. This trip is ideal for nature lovers since you will be staging at some of the eco-friendly lodges and culturally influenced hotels and resorts.  These properties are located in the perfect location. One can get a pleasant view along with great accommodations which will not compromise your comfort.

Some UNESCO-listed world heritage sites are the key monuments of this trip. Pashupatinath,  Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu durbar square are among them that have immense significance. These monuments have a unique history and deep spiritual meanings. Further you will get the opportunity to learn and experience the divine aura of these spiritual sites. The stunning ancient architecture of these historical monuments will captivate you. Followed by the natural attractions in Pokhara which have a fascinating history and eye-catching beauty.

Beautiful places surrounded by pristine nature far from urban life will engulf anyone. You will be staying in different places with different cultural and religious backgrounds. The peaceful settlement will provide an opportunity to learn about the people and their standard of living. The welcoming people and warm atmosphere will make you feel at home. This trip is perfect for people who want to experience authentic culture, local food, nature and a new concept of hospitality. Our 12 days Nepal panorama tour is a specially designed trip to Nepal. It provides a special experience of breathtaking mountain views and heartwarming hospitality from different parts of Nepal.

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Trip Facts

duration Duration 12 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Easy
trip-difficulty Highest Point 2010m
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code NPTAH
trip-code Area Annapurna Region
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation As Mentioned
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the ancient monuments in Kathmandu valley.
  • Visit the prehistoric Newar settlement at Bandipur.
  • Hike to the celestial villages including Dhampus and Ghandruk.
  • Witness the majestic sunrise and astounding mountain view from Sarangkot.
  • Grand Panoramic mountains views along with lush green valleys.
  • Explore the city of lakes - Pokhara. 
  • Meet the locals in different villages of Nepal.

Trip Overview

Nepal panorama tour is an ideal holiday trip for people who have a tight schedule but want to experience both a hiking and a cultural experience together. With the help of this trip, you can have a bit of both things. This trip has no age limitations and is perfect for all age groups as it's not difficult at all. You will get to taste various foods, get involved in different cultures, get a hike through the peaceful jungles and explore the pristine nature and wildlife within. You can participate in peaceful activities like meditation and get along with the locals during your hike to the countryside.

Monuments Exploration in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is recognized as the city of temples as there are hundreds of religious temples and monasteries. There are many ancient monuments and spiritually important sites present inside Kathmandu valley. Each of the historical sites that you see has profound cultural beliefs and interesting history. One fascinating thing about Kathmandu is that there is one temple in every kilometer. The monuments that you will visit during your Kathmandu sightseeing are as follows:

Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) has an amazing history, this is the site where important events used to take place such as Royal events, the Coronation of kings, and many more. Nowadays important events like the traditional worship ceremony of Kumari obtained on the premises of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is surrounded by ancient statues, small ponds, and a series of courtyards such as Mohan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, and Kumari Chowk. The peaceful ambience is meditative for spiritual seekers. The tallest building in the area is the Taleju temple. Kathmandu Durbar Square is rich in art and culture as the Kumari Ghar is still at the site. 

Swayambhunath temple also known as Monkey Temple is a perfect viewpoint from where you can get a majestic view of the whole Kathmandu valley. Centuries-old statues are still shining there with the warm heat of thousands of butter lamps welcoming its visitors. The sweet smell of incense creates a magical atmosphere at the ancient shrine. This Hindu temple is devoted to Manjusri and Saraswati- the Goddess of learning. You will experience spiritual tranquility because of the peaceful environment there.

Pashupatinath temple devoted to Shiva is located on the holy banks of the Bagmati river.  It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. The Pashupatinath complex was built in 1692, during the time of the Maha Shivaratri Festival and Teej Festival this place is packed with its devotees. Aarati is done every evening at 6 PM as a ritual. Pashupatinath temple is considered the most secret pilgrimage site.

Boudhanath Stupa (Khasti Chaitya) is a very fascinating and spiritual sphere and the most visited Buddhist pilgrimage in Kathmandu. Boudhanath is an important monument for Buddhists, devoted to Gautam Budhha. The other name of the Boudhanath is Khasti Chaitya. People moving around the giant white dome, monks chanting in low and placid voices, and the strong smell of divine incense will welcome you to the spiritual site. The dorm is surrounded by 108 small (Manya) prayer wheels, and colorful Lung Ta (Tibetian prayer flags) hanging from the top of the dorm. One can experience spiritual tranquility here in Boudhanath Stupa.

The ancient city of Bhaktapur and Patan Exploration.

Similar to Kathmandu there are other places near Kathmandu valley which have a lot to offer. Bhaktapur locally known as Khwopa has some of the most intricate wood carvings done by the Newar artisans. There are historical monuments that are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. Many religious sites have deep meaning to them. Some of the ancient monuments are Changu Narayan, Nyatapola Temple, Pachpannajhyale Durbar (55 window palace), and many more. Nyatapola Temple is weathered with characteristic stone sculptures, metal, and wood carvings that show the staggering skills of the bygone craftsmen. The beautifully sculptured building is the tallest temple in Nepal with its 5 storeys/5 tier roof. It is built in the traditional pagoda style. This temple is dedicated to Siddhi Lakshmi which is the wrathful manifestation of goddess Durga. It was built in about 1700 by the royalty of  Bhupatrinda Malla.

Pachpannajhyale Durbar/ 55 windowed Palace This one-of-a-kind palace is at Bhaktapur Du Palace and was built by King Bhupatindra Malla. This palace has a unique history as the legends say it was built in honor of his 55 wives. This palace is engraved with gorgeous wood carvings done by artistic Newars.

Patan Durbar Square is a UNESCO world heritage site which is in Patan city, locally known as Lalitpur. The major attraction in Patan is Krishna Temple which is entirely carved out of single stone. It is an exquisite example of terracotta craftsmanship.  Other temples and monuments are as idiosyncratic as the Krishna Temple. Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath temple which is dedicated to God Shiva, and Taleju Bhawani Temple which is dedicated to Taleju Goddess are the attractions of this site. This place not only has beautiful architecture but also has numerous handmade souvenir shops on the way that you can collect.

Nagarkot is best known for its majestic sunrise and marvelous valley view. At an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered the most scenic place in the Bhaktapur district. Nagarkot is not only known for its sunrise but also for its glorious mountain view. Some of the noticeable mountains that you can see from this viewpoint are Manasalu Range, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal Range, Everest Range, and Numbur Range on clear days. Nagarkot is located 32 km northeast of Kathmandu on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu valley far from the urban cities. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the entire Kathmandu valley.

Bandipur is a perfect blend of nature and culture. This beautiful village is nature's gem worth feasting your eyes on. Bandipur is one of Nepal’s unrevealed gems. It blends traditional Newar architecture, mesmerizing Himalayan view, aesthetically pleasing countryside, short hikes, and excellent hospitality. Bandipur is a good location for some short hikes making it the best place to break up the drive between Pokhara to Kathmandu while getting a comforting experience of rustic Nepal in the process. Siddha Gufa is a must-visit place in Bandipur as it is the biggest cave in Nepal. One can hike down to it from or hike down for 30/45 mins if you are traveling from the highway. One can also get an excellent view of majestic Himalayan such as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu, Ganesh, and Langtang.

Sites Exploration in Pokhara

Pokhara is the best destination for its panoramic mountain views and the buzzy lakeside area. Alongside the busy streets and peaceful lakeside, many natural attractions catch your eyes. One can witness the spectacular Himalayas from the amazing Pokhara. The mix of adventure, culture and natural beauty made this city a wonderful place to visit. Explore the nightlife on the lakeside, or just roam around the hustling and bustling streets of Pokhara, everything is amazing. Furthermore, travelers may go for the sunrise in Sarangkot and see the majestic Machhapuchre just in front of their eyes.

This heavenly city never fails to entertain and awe its guests with its mind-blowing beauty. The sites that Pokhara sightseeing will cover are as followed:

World Peace Pagoda also known as Shanti Stupa located on top of Ananda hill giving you a spectacular view of Phewa lake and the entire Pokhara city. Besides being a great viewpoint it has its spiritual importance. The architecture itself is the symbol of spreading peace all over the place. Many people visit the peace pagoda for a spiritual purpose. The area is extremely peaceful and one can not only experience inner tranquility but also get a great view. The quiet atmosphere will take all your stress away for a while.

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is a breathtaking place with beautiful and intricate architecture outside the cave. It is the perfect example of natural and artificial attraction blended. There are numerous sculptures of deities and demons on the walls outside the cave. One can see impressive stalagmites inside the cave. Within the dark cave, there is a great lingam which is worshiped by devotees of Shiva. Further, if you go inside the cave you will be able to explore the natural beauty of the cave even more.

Devi’s fall is also known locally as Patale Chhango (Fall of the Netherworld), Devi’s fall is a savage waterfall located 2 km southwest of Pokhara Airport. This gorgeous waterfall will sweep away all your discomfort with its beauty. With a height of 48 meters and a length of 1479 meters, Devi’s fall is the deepest underground waterfall in Asia. A landmark of Pokhara, Devi’s fall is a must-visit when in Nepal.

Phewa Lake locally known as Baidam Tal is located in the south of the Pokhara valley. As soon as you reach the lakeside you will see numerous colorful boats floating on top of the tranquil surrounding. The lake itself is surrounded by lush green hills giving you an eye-pleasing view. You can do different kinds of activities there such as fishing, swimming,  and many more. On a clear day, you can see the stunning reflection of the majestic mountains above the green hills. The divine Barahi Temple is also situated in the middle of the lake on a small island.

Sarangkot is located on the hill on the western side of Pokhara with an elevation of 1600m. Sarangkot is popular for its sweeping mountain top views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu including the extensive view of the city Pokhara, from the extreme north to south including the Phewa lake. The delightful sunrise and sunset are the major attractions of this place. You can either hike or drive to this wonderful place for relaxation and quality time. There are many adventures that one can participate in such as ultralight flight, paragliding, and other fun activities. The parachute of paragliders will look like confetti in the blue sky.

Villages Explosion near Pokhara

Pokhara is the gateway to brilliant trekking routes and breathtaking adventures. The peaceful city has lots of hidden places that are unexplored. Pokhara not only has lively cities and peaceful lakes but also has beautiful countryside that offers people an opportunity to experience short and easy hikes. Gurung people also called Tamu are ethnic groups in the hill and mountain regions of Pokhara. Gurung's bravery and loyalty to the Gorkha army has been highly renowned. They have a fascinating culture, beautiful traditions, and gratifying hospitality. These villages are seated in perfect locations for providing the marvelous mountain backdrop and unspoiled nature.

The villages that you will explore during your trip to Pokhara are Ghandruk village and Dhampus unique as the names of these villages are the custom and traditions will not fail your expectations. This amicable community will warm your heart through their generosity. These people have maintained their pristine nature and old traditions.

Ghandruk locally known as Konda is a completely Gurung settlement that is one of the most popular villages in Nepal. It is located just 60kms from Pokhara. It is one of the most commercialized villages in Nepal. This popular village is located in the Annapurna conservation area making it the trekking route to Annapurna Base Camp and other famous trekking routes. The majority of trekkers and visitors stay at this village during their trek and visit due to its cozy accommodations with breathtaking mountain scenery. You can learn about the history of this beautiful palace directly from the locals and try on the traditional attires of the natives and gather a completely different experience.

Dhampus is a celestial village with jaw-dropping mountain views and wonderful people. The settlement of Dhampu is similar to Ghandruk as most people living there are Gurung people. Though there are similarities these two villages provide completely different vibes and unique atmospheres. After a short hike towards Dhampus, you can enjoy the heavenly ambience and warm traditional greeting by the elders of the town. Traditional architecture and stone tiled roofs make beautiful looks of the houses in Dhampus. There you can try organic food traditionally prepared giving it a unique taste. Relax and get to know the local people closely.

What to expect from the Nepal Panoramic tour package?

The Nepal Panorama tour package will take you to some of the wonderful places in Nepal. This trip will expose you to the raw nature and beauty of Nepal. A typical Nepali style welcome for you as soon as you step inside Nepal by one of our office representatives outside the airport. Our representative will escort you to your respective hotel/resort. On the first day of your trip, you will explore the beauty of Kathmandu valley and its historical sites as mentioned in the itinerary.

There you will see intricate arts and fascinating historical monuments. Similarly, you will also visit Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar square for some more cultural sightseeing. A professional guid will provide you with in-depth knowledge about the surrounding area. Majestic Himalayas, fabulous natural resources and delicious foods are the symbols of Nepal which you can experience during your cultural tour.

This trip provides you with an unlimited opportunity to get closer to nature and witness some of the most glorious natural phenomena. After finishing your Kathmandu valley tour you will drive to Nagarkot the ideal place for sunrise and sunset views along with luscious greenery. The hotel accommodation on this trip will be the cherry on top location-wise and with excellent service. All the accommodations are vintage and eco-friendly.

Soak in the beauty of the place and drive to Bandipur, the village that seems like it's stuck in time. Besides the vintage village, there are other natural attractions that you can explore. After spending your precious time at this place, drive towards the Cherrapunji of Nepal, Pokhara. This is the place where things get exciting. Pokhara is a beautiful city with considerable places to visit and witness. From here you will start your hiking program toward the most popular villages and cultural villages such as Ghandruk, Dhampus, and Tanchwok.

Hiking to the Gurung Villages

These stunning villages will greet you with unspoiled nature and unique culture. You will hike to these places crossing several beautiful waterfalls as these places are located for hilly reasons. The foods that you will eat there will have authentic taste according to their region. Blend in with the Gurung culture and learn about the traditions of Ghandruk and Dhampus. The people will warm your heart with their warm hospitality. Between Ghandruk and Dhampus you will stop by an eco-lodge located at Tanchwok and stay overnight at this place. 

After exploring nature you will continue your excursion with a short hike toward Dhampus that will take around 3 hours by foot. On the way, you will get to see different kinds of vegetation and various species of birds and wildlife. After arriving at the photogenic place you will see beautiful wildflowers (depending on the season) and dense forest. This perfectly maintained place offers striking sunset in the evening followed by wonderful mountain views. There you will stay overnight and early in the morning hike towards Sarangkot, another amazing viewpoint from here. Additionally you will get a view of the entire Pokhara city and eyesight of Phewa lake and other attractions such as Peace Pagoda.

After finishing your hike you will go for Pokhara sightseeing which includes Peace Pagoda, Devi’s fall, and Gupteshowor Mahadev cave. You can even do some adventurous activities that are popular in Pokhara and also you can go shopping and do other fun things. The next day you will fly back to Kathmandu which will be your leisure day. On this day you can roam around Thamel and other places for shopping and relaxation. This will be the last day of your trip and our office representative will meet you in the evening for a cultural Nepali dinner as your farewell. The next day you’ll be escorted to the airport at a time for your ongoing flight.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival, Welcome to Nepal!

Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you in typical Nepali style at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Boudha, Kathmandu.  

At. 06: 00 PM: We will meet for a coffee talk at your hotel and brief you on details of your ongoing trip itinerary. If your arrival is late after 5 PM we will meet the next morning during breakfast. 

Extra activity that you can participate in Kathmandu during your Cultural Tour, let us know your preference in advance so we can schedule the program accordingly and book as needed.

  • Everest Mountain Flight (It is a 1-hour flight (scheduled at 6:30 AM) with a breathtaking view of the mountain range.) (USD 220 PP)
  • Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu. (USD 300 PP)
  • Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with Kala Patthar Landing. (USD 1100 PP)

duration 30 Minutes
ascent 1350m
trip-accomodation Nepali Ghar
trip-meals N/A
Day 02

Kathmandu Cultural Sightseeing.

At. 08:30 AM: Have your morning meal and get ready for your cultural tour, you will devote your full day to cultural sightseeing inside Kathmandu valley.

At. 09:30 AM: Explore the Pashupatinath Temple devoted to Lord Shiva which is famous for its awe-spiring and astounding pagoda architecture.

At. 11:30 AM: Visit Boudhanath stupa, where you will be welcomed by the divine smell of incense and the cooing and grunting of the pigeons. After arriving at the Boudhanath stupa the divine aura will declare peace among people's souls. You can also enjoy the rooftop view of the entire place while sipping aromatic coffee and yummy food.

At. 02:00 PM: Pay a visit to the ancient Buddhist complex Swayambhunath stupa also known as the Monkey temple.

At. 04:00 PM: At last you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the ancient palace of the Malla kingdom. Kasthamandap, Gaddi Baithak, Kaal Bhairav Statue, Hanuman Dhoka Palace, and several other Pagodas are the things to explore around durbar square.

At. 06:00 PM: You will be dropped back at your hotel in a private vehicle.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Nepali Ghar
trip-meals B
Day 03

Bhaktapur Sightseeing | Nagarkot Overnight.

At. 09:00 AM: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and  Drive to Patan, Lalitpur where you will soak in the historical beauty of the ancient city. There you will discover numerous monuments that once were the palaces of Malla kings. You can collect dazzling handmade items on the durbar premises.

At. 02:00 PM: Drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changu Narayan Temple and Nyatapola Temple. There you will see one-of-a-kind artifacts that are the signatures of the Newar people. This place seems like it is stuck in time due to its perfectly preserved historical buildings and monuments. You can have lunch nearby the site as there are several local as well as continental restaurants with amazing ambience.

At. 03:00 PM: Drive to Nagarkot, through the peaceful lush green valley. (approx 35 mins drive time) evening view of the majestic sunset from the viewpoint of Nagarkot, further you can also go for a short walk up to Nagarkot Hill if you wish. Stay overnight at Nagarkot.

duration 6-8 Hours
ascent 2010m
trip-accomodation Country Villa
trip-meals B
Day 04

Here we go - Bandipur!

At. 05:00 AM: Wake up early in the morning to witness the breathtaking sunrise above the thick clouds along with high elevated mountains. The pure beauty of nature will engross you. Back to the hotel and have a quick breakfast and pack your bags for the upcoming trip.

At. 07:00 AM: Start your journey to Bandipur which will take around 6 hours. On the way, you can participate in exciting activities such as rafting in the Trishuli river. And pay homage to Manakamana Temple which is the most visited Hindu temple.

At. 02:30 PM: Arrive in Newari settlement- Bandipur. Check-in at the hotel located in the core of the historical village area. Explore the natural attractions and take a short hike near the village area to get an astounding sunset and valley view along with a gorgeous Himalayan view.

At. 05:30 PM: Hike down and get along with the locals and learn about the history of this vintage village. Get some snaps of this beautiful place aged like fine wine. Try some of the signature dishes of this town and enjoy yourself. Stay overnight in a classic hotel that gives a vintage vibe.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 140 KM
trip-accomodation Old Inn
trip-meals B
Day 05

Welcome to Pokhara!

At. 07:00 AM: Wake up with a spectacular mountain view. Have your morning meal and get ready for your upcoming trip program. Say goodbye to this aesthetic valley for the last time.

At. 10:00 AM: Drive to Pokhara via Prithvi highway which will take around 2 Hours 35 mins. (Distance between Bandipur and Pokhara is 76.4 km).

At. 02:00 PM: Check into your hotel (Raniban Retreat) situated on top of the hill at the elevation of 1,378 meters above Phewa lake and Pokhara lakeside. On the way to your hotel, you can also have Thakali food.

At. 08:00 PM: Get back to the hotel and observe the nightlife of the city of lakes - Pokhara. The glittering neon lights of stalls by the lakeside will surely amaze you.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 70 KM
trip-accomodation Raniban Retreat
trip-meals B
Day 06

Drive to Nayapul | Hike to Ghandruk Village.

At. 07:00 AM: Have your morning meal and drive to Nayapul from the hotel which will take around 30 mins. The time duration of your hike will be around 5-6 hours. (distance 8.6 km).

At. 07:30 AM: Start walking from Nayapul. From Nayapul to Birethanti, a Gurung settlement where you will see traditional stone and mud houses. It is the route to the popular Annapurna and Machhapuchhre trek route. You will come across two routes one leads to Ghorepani and another to your destination Ghandruk village. Walk towards Lamakhet and then Chimrong.

At. 09:00 AM:  Stop by for tea at Syauli Bazar, one of the popular lunch points where you can have some tea at the local tea houses. They will get to see the day-to-day lifestyle of locals doing the daily chores. 

At. 11:00 AM: You will reach Kimche village from where you will follow the trail towards Ghandruk village. From there, you will hike uphill. The distance from Kimche to Ghandruk is just 2 km. The beauty of the valley will refresh you. 

At. 01:00 PM:  You will reach your destination Ghandruk village. The peaceful environment will fill your heart with joy. Ghandruk village is the biggest village in Nepal. You will be welcomed in the traditional Nepali style. As you get closer to your destination the mountains will greet you with their beauty. 

At. 01:40 PM: Get refreshed and explore the nearby area, Have organic food and blend in with nature, You can explore the village, get in touch with locals, and wear their traditional Gurung dress as it is popular to do while at Ghandruk. 

At.05:30 PM: Witness the stunning sunset followed by the majestic Himalayan view. Stay overnight at this amazing place.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 50 KM
trip-accomodation Ghandruk Eco Resort
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 07

Hike to Tanchwok.

At. 07:00 AM: Have your breakfast and get ready for yet another adventurous day. Go on a morning walk if you wish to.

At. 08:00 AM: Start your journey towards Lumle. The distance between Ghndruk and Lumle is 14 km. Which will take approximately 5 hours on foot. Till Chimrog the trail is the same and from there you will take another route towards Tomjung village. The special thing about this village is that there is a traditional rice mill that still works. 

At.09:30 AM: You will reach Ghaisari, another village area where you can stop by for some tea and talk with the native people and have a chit-chat.

At. 11:40 AM: You will come across a village called Majhgaun through the peaceful jungle where youtube the chance to see different species of birds and animals. After you reach Majhgaun it will take around a 1-hour walk to get to Tanchwok, where you will spend your night. 

At. 01:20 PM: Check in the lodge and get refreshed from the gratifying hike and relax at the eco-lodge. This place is located in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by nature and peace. You can participate in activities such as meditation, yoga, or just simple relaxation. (you can spend your night in a tent if you want) campfire will be optional if you wish.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 11 KM
trip-accomodation Kalsee Eco Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 08

Dhampus Awaiting!

At. 08:00 AM: Have local breakfast at the lodge and walk around observing the surroundings and soak in the beauty and tranquility. 

At. 08:30 AM: Start your hike toward your today’s destination Dhampus, another magnificent village with amazing ambience and beautiful people. It will take around 3 hours. The trail is through the jungle so you will get the opportunity to observe various species of birds and wild animals along with domesticated animals like horses and donkeys. 

At. 09:30 AM: You will reach Pothala which is a short trail for Dhampus but if you wish to walk a little more you can take another trail from the Australian base camp. Upon reaching Pothala it will take around 1.5 hours to get to Dhampus. Stop by for some tea at the local teahouses and gossip with the residents.

At. 01:00 PM: Check in the lodge and get refreshed at the lodge and get ready for the most beautiful sunset from Dhampus village. While you wait for the evening you can go sightseeing around the village. The people will definitely make you feel at home with their warm welcome and beautiful culture. 

At. 05:30 PM: View the most awaited sunset along vibrant mountains lit up with multi colors from the sunset providing a heavenly view. After witnessing the beauty of nature, enjoy an authentic dinner in the company of natives. Hear about the history of the place from the locals and rest for the day.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 9 KM
trip-accomodation Dhampus Eco Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 09

Hike to Sarangkot.

At. 05:00 AM: Wake up to see the sunrise and early morning mountain vista. (Meditate, practice yoga, or go for village sightseeing). 

At. 08:00 AM: Have your morning meal and tie your shoes for another therapeutic day through the calm nature. Today you will cover around 18 km by foot which will take approximately 5 hours. Down the way, you will be accompanied by the astounding beauty and greenery. 

At.02:00 PM: Our local office representative will help you check into the hotel. (take part in thrilling activities if you wish to)

At. 04:00 PM: Enjoy the hotel accommodations and observe the mesmerizing sunset and nightlife of Pokhara full of lights. You can go out for an evening walk or try popular street food near the hotel area. Stay overnight at Sarangkot. 

(thrilling activities to do in Pokhara if you wish to)

Optional Activities in Nepal (Price Subject to Change):

  • Paragliding in Pokhara. (USD 75 PP)

  • Ultra-light flight in Pokhara. (USD 120 PP, 15 Minutes)

  • Zip- flying in Pokhara. (USD 60 PP)

  • Bungee jump in Kushma. (World’s 2nd highest, 228M) (USD 100 PP)

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 7 KM
trip-accomodation Himalayan Deurali
trip-meals B,L
Day 10

Sarangkot Sunrise | Pokhara Sightseeing.

At. 05:15 AM: View sunrise from the hotel premises along with the beautiful Himalayas above the thick blanket of clouds.

At. 08:00 AM: Have your breakfast with a beautiful ambience. Enjoy the excellent service from the hotel. Get ready for a fun day where you will explore the natural attractions of Pokhara. 

At. 10:30 AM: After breakfast, you will be greeted by the driver outside the hotel and guide you throughout your Pokhara sightseeing. You will be embraced by the hypnotic mountain views and lively streets as you go further to the city side. 

At. 12:30 PM: You will drive towards the World Peace Pagoda. One must climb 400 steps to get on top of the dazzling Peace Pagoda. The view from the top is worth all the hassle. You can also visit Devi’s Falls and Gupteshwor Mahadev cave which are famous natural attractions in Pokhara. (Boating in Phewa lake is optional).

At. 03:00 PM: Drive to the lakeside area and spend your evening by the side of Phewa lake. The nightlife of Pokhara will not fail your expectations. You can do numerous things there such as food hunting, and boating at the Phewa lake sparkling with beautiful light reflections. You can also get involved in clubbing and enjoy live music if you wish. 

At. 04:00 PM: Check into the hotel at Pokhara and loosen up. You can self-explore the lively and exciting lakeside and have dinner near your hotel.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Hotel Barahi
trip-meals B
Day 11

Fly Back to Kathmandu. (leisure day)

At. 10:00 AM: Have breakfast and pack your bags for your flight back to Kathmandu. (flight duration is 25 mins) After baggage collection, your transportation will be waiting outside the airport. After check-in at your hotel, you can explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu. You can visit Thamel and spend some time at cozy cafes and restaurants. You can also collect souvenirs like handmade jewelry, clothing items, and many more eye-catching things. (If you feel the need for a guide you will be allowed)

At. 06:00 PM: Lastly, we will meet for a cultural (traditional local dance live performance in folk songs) Nepali dinner in Kathmandu on your farewell.

duration 3-4 Hours
trip-accomodation Nepali Ghar
Day 12

Farewell, We love to see you again!

Have a safe home return! You will have leisure time in Kathmandu after breakfast at your hotel. Our office representative will escort you to the Kathmandu airport 3 hours before on time to board your flight. We hope you enjoyed the trip with us!

duration 30 Minutes
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Trip Guide

Here is the all required information about the Nepal panorama tour in depth, feel free to contact us 24/7 for any kind of assistance. We will be available on WhatsApp to assist instantly. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are the places mentioned in the given itinerary worth visiting?

    Yes, absolutely the mentioned places are worth visiting. The places that are mentioned above offer awe-spiring natural beauty, warm hospitable people, eco-friendly accommodations, and many other factors that make this trip perfect for an age group.

  • Can we customize the trip itinerary?

    Of course, you can customize the trip itinerary according to your preference in terms of duration, cost, and party size. Altitude Himalaya will be more than happy to customize your trip itinerary, you can contact us on WhatsApp 24/7.

  • Where is Ghandruk Village located?

    This beautiful Gurung settlement is located in the Kaski district of the Gandaki province of Nepal. Situated at a distance of 32 km northwest of  Pokhara. It has lots of natural attractions from mesmerizing waterfalls to beautiful dense forests along with warm people.

  • When is the best time to visit Nepal?

    The month of October to November is the peak season for this trip as the temperature is mild, the weather is relatively stable with a clear sky for magnificent mountain views. If you are into monsoon trips then February to mid-April is the best season.

  • Is the tour guided and do I need a guide?

    Yes, you will get a professional and government licensed English-speaking tour guide during your Kathmandu valley cultural sightseeing along with Pokhara sightseeing and on hike days. Besides that, if you need guidance on other days of the trip you will be allowed to have a guide as per your request.

  • What makes our Nepal Panorama Tour different from other tours?

    This trip package is vastly different from other trips because it focuses on nature and its glorious beauty. There are many beautiful places and local villages that you will be visiting. This trip will give you a completely different experience than other trip itineraries. It is specially designed to explore the traditional and cultural settlement and learn about the culture closely. Plus you will get to hike to these beautiful places, observe nature closely and experience little things that are rare to see and experience in other trip itineraries.

Services Includes

  • Kathmandu airport transfer on arrival and departure.

  • Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned sightseeing and transfers.

  • Pokhara to Kathmandu transfer by domestic flight.

  • All (11 nights) hotel accommodations at the mentioned hotels and resorts/ lodges at respective places. 

  • Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.

  • Lunch and Dinner as mentioned in the itinerary during your short hiking trip. 

  • English speaking professional and government licensed tour guide during your sightseeing at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Pokhara.

  • Professional and experienced trekking guide during your hiking trip from Ghandruk to Dhampus.

  • Guide’s salary, food and accommodation during the trip.

  • All mentioned sightseeing entrance fees and permits. 

  • One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.

  • All government and local taxes.

  • Farewell Nepali cultural dinner on your last night in Nepal.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.

  • Lunch and dinner are excluded except in mentioned places.

  • Tips to the driver and guide. (not required but recommended)

  • Services that aren’t mentioned above.

12 Days from US$ 1550
US$ 1500 pp