Culture Blends Adventure Tour

Culture Blends Adventure Tour
Activity
Hiking/Tours
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Easy 
  • Max Altitude
    2175 m
  • Group Size
    01 - 20 People 
  • Meals
    Inclusive 
  • Accommodation
    Hotels/Guesthouse 
  • Best Time
    Jan - May & Sept - Dec 
Featured Trip
All Inclusive Price: $699USD

Trip Overview

Discover the essence of Kathmandu through culture blends Adventure tours around the suburbs of Kathmandu valley. This tour visits the incredible marvels of Kathmandu valley and then explores the unsurpassed natural beauty of towns on the periphery of Kathmandu. This trip ensures fascinating traditions, sublime arts and culture, and charming settlements away from bustling Kathmandu. Overall, this incredible tour is a little bit of everything. Spiritual with its finest temples tours and mystical with confounding natural beauty surrounding the touring places and chaotic at the same time.

Culture blends Adventure tour starts with a magical spell of Kathmandu- the capital city of Nepal. Visit the historical landmarks in elaborate designs and stunning architectures. When visiting the world heritage sites of Kathmandu, seeing the artistic beauty demonstrated in the palace and temple buildings leaves the observer speechless. Arts depicted in the woods and metals showcase the religious aspects of Nepal. Furthermore, leaving the historical landmarks, the journey continues to explore the bewildering towns on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Starting with Sundarijal, the tour proceeded to wonderful Nagarkot from the pristine environment of Chisapani.

At Nagarkot, soak up the enthralling mountain scenery and the orange sun rising above giant mountains of Nepal. Moreover, the fascinating aspect of this culture blends adventure tour is the sunrise above the Himalayas of Nepal. The sky meets with jagged peaks during sunrise or sunset and disperses hues of beautiful colors in the sky. And this view is simply breathtaking. After appreciating the snow-clad mountains, hike along with the semi-urban towns of Dhulikhel and then to Bhaktapur and Patan. Patan and Bhaktapur explore the stunning historic temples, museums, and palaces adorning spectacular carvings.

On the whole, with tours of heritage sites and peripheral towns, one gets to understand the cultural aspect of Nepal. Likewise, walking through dense jungles with chances of encountering wild creatures adds adventure to this mesmerizing journey. Riveting with mountains and forests abounding, social interaction makes the journey more encompassing and rewarding.

Highlights of Culture Blends Adventure Tour

  • Guided sightseeing tour of cultural heritage sites such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Hike along the ridges of Kathmandu
  • Savor the breathtaking mountains sights and sunrise view from Nagarkot
  • Interact with the locals while hiking past charming towns of Sundarijal, Chisapani, Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel
  • Take in the scenic panoramic view of Kathmandu from outskirt towns of Kathmandu valley
  • Differentiate the life of people in Kathmandu with people from the outskirts of Kathmandu

Best time for Culture Blends Adventure Tour

The best time for a culture blending adventure tour in Nepal is from March to May (spring), September to November (autumn), and December to February (winter). During springtime, the outskirts of Kathmandu flourishes with rhododendron blooms offering colorful scenery. Similarly, mountain views are the best and most enticing at the same time. On the other hand, autumn is a festive season; thus, suburbs thrive with festivities, carnivals, and of course, fantastic weather. People from the city go back to their town, making the city even more vibrant and lively.

Similarly, the weather around this time is genuinely fantastic and awe-inspiring. Winter additionally is another lovely time for this tour. Usually, people visit Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Chisapani, and Sundarijal as picnic spots during wintertime. Moreover, air and skies remain clear during winter, offering stunning views of snowcapped peaks. Lastly, the summer/monsoon season, which falls from June to August, is the least desirable time for the tour. However, traveling during the rainy season is possible if you are ready with the right gear.

Tour Extension

After relishing the cultural and natural beauty of Kathmandu and its surrounding town, we have several options for you if you would like to extend your tour. One may add a fantastic Chitwan Safari Tour to taste wild scenes of Nepal. Or one can also opt for enchanting Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We offer a tailor-made journey as well. You may share your ideas with our specialists, and we will customize your itinerary to fit your timing, budget, interests, and activities.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2150m) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot (2175m) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Dhulikhel Duration: 5 hrs

Day 06: Drive Back to Kathmandu with Bhaktapur and Patan Sighseeing Tours

Day 07: Farewell/Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • A night accommodation with full board meals at the best available guesthouse in Chisapani
  • A night accommodation with full board meals at a 3-star category hotel in Nagarkot
  • A night accommodation with full board meals at a 3-star category hotel in Dhulikhel
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging
  • All sightseeing tours including entry fees, tour guide, and private vehicle
  • Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant with a cultural dance performance
  • All government taxes and office service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in
  • Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • Tips for tour guide, trekking guide, porter and driver

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Jayadatta Narasipura, USA Dear Ganga and the entire team, We, Narasipura family would like to thank you and your team for making once in a lifetime experience possible. All three of us loved every minute we spent in the Himalayas and Nepal. After my EBC trek, I wanted to experience Himalayas again with my family. Your team made it possible. Every day, we knew what to expect because Paban explained us on previous evening and in the morning. In seven days, we trekked in the lush green forest, saw numerous waterfalls, were inside the clouds, refreshed ourselves in the river and stream water, took multiple breaks with tea, coffee. Even though it was very hard, especially from 3rd to 5th day, we managed to get over the fatigue to continue because of Paban, Gokul and Ganesh’s help and encouragement. They used to tell us to take it easy (Aaramse jayenke) then we can do it, no need to rush. Paban modified the plan/itinerary based on the time of the day and our physical condition. We always ended the day before 5pm. Paban was flexible and booked the best teahouses, he made our trek very enjoyable. On fourth day, we were scheduled to trek to Upper Sinuwa. He changed it, we stayed at Lower Sinuwa. Because of 4th day’s change of plan, he modified fifth day trek too. Every day, as soon as we woke up, we started off with a hot cup of coffee or tea, they served to us without fail. Enjoying first few minutes of the day looking the sunrise in the mountains with a hot drink was so peaceful and relaxing. At the end of every day, we had fun, talking, playing cards, and having delicious dinner with fresh fruits as dessert. It was a beautiful experience. Paban, Gokul and Ganesh treated us royally and with respect, we are grateful to them. Spending last two days of our trek in the Machapuchare and Annapurna basecamps were a bliss, surrounded by the Annapurna mountain range was just amazing, and unbelievable. On the last day of the trip, we loved the cultural tour of the three cities, we were mesmerized by the artwork. Hope we can come back and enjoy Nepal again. We appreciate everything you did for us to accomplish our dream trek. Datta Trip done between 9th to 18th May 2022
Richard, UK "After extensive research regarding which trekking company to entrust with helping me with my dream holiday I chose The Nepal Hiking Team. This was for a number of reasons.
  1. Ganga and his team were super flexible, quick to respond, and allowed me to build a bespoke holiday that suited my schedule.
  2. When things went wrong at my end, they were quick to come up with solutions to help me out
  3. They understood this was a once in a lifetime experience for me, and answered my many and varied questions.
Once I arrived in Nepal it was immediately clear I had made the right decision. I was picked up from the airport, and driven to the hotel where I met Ganga and my guide Dinesh. Dinesh checked that the equipment I had brought with me was suitable, and NHT provided me a down jacket. The next day we flew out of Kathmandu, to EBC and Island Peak. Dinesh looked after me for the next 12 days in the mountains. He is an expert on the local area. Point at any mountain, and he can tell you how high it is and what its name is. He has travelled extensively over the area for more than 8 years, and he uses this knowledge to enrich your holiday experience. Every hotel you stay in, he knows the owners, and ensures you get a comfortable room. Need your washing done, or a hot shower? He will recommend where (and where not!) to get it done. When you are walking the trails he can tell you how much further you have to go, what bits will be difficult, and which easier. If you are looking to book with Nepal Hiking, and are lucky enough to have Dinesh as a guide then you are going to have a fabulous trip"
Walt Risley, USA When searching for a trekking company I wanted to go with a local group. All the reviews for Nepal Hiking Team were excellent so I choose them. From start to finish they had their act together. Initial correspondence and any email questions were answered by Ganga, the man in charge, by the next day. They kept me up to date with everything I needed as far as entry into Nepal. Picked me up from the airport and got me to my hotel without an issue. I joined a couple from Canada for the trek. Our guide Prakash never left our side from breakfast to dinner. He expedited the flight to and from Lukla which would have been a hectic process without him. Since all of us were in our 50s he established early that we would be in no rush. Whether we got to our next location at 2pm or 4pm didn’t matter. I would rather be outside enjoying the trek than in early playing cards. I felt safe and looked after with him. This trek is tough. It’s much steeper than I anticipated and the altitude change from place to place does not reflect the ascents and descents which on some days doubles the heights you actually do. They ascents into Tengbouche and at Dugla pass are particularly tough but at a slow steady pace they are doable by any who are reasonably fit. Once at the guest house the service didn’t end there. Prakash took care of all our needs. Making sure we had enough to eat and enough water. He wouldn’t leave our side until we turned in for the night which was often quite early. His personality was very soothing. We could not have accomplished what we did without him or our 2 porters. While English was not their strength, they would carry our gear ahead of us to the next location and often double back to see if we needed help and were more than happy to help with our day packs. They also accompanied us on some of the acclimation hikes in case some or one of us wanted to climb higher, splitting us up. After the trek everything was taken care of. I needed a PCR COVID test for a tour in Abu Dahbi the day after I left Kathmandu and Ganga arranged for a nurse to administer it to me in the hotel. Seamless. It’s a long review but I really can’t say enough about these guys, especially for the price. For all the service we got it was amazingly reasonable. Would definitely use this company on any return trip to Nepal and highly recommend!     You can also read this review on trip advisor.
Nicola Ross, Australia The Annapurna circuit trek was one of the best treks I’ve ever experienced. I completed it with my sister (we are both in our early sixties) on a private tour in April 2022. It was very well organized by Nepal Hiking Team, a very professional organization. Nina provided wonderful advice on the trip initially. Our guide, Hari was experienced, attentive, capable, and kind. He made the trip a success for us, along with Nomoratz, our porter, who carried our gear with such good humour. The Himalayas are the most majestic mountain range in the world. The trek was very strenuous and challenging, (more for me than my sister) but was such a wonderful experience. We have learned so much about Hinduism and Buddhism and have developed a great affection and respect for the Nepalese people. They are wonderful hosts with a rich culture we have enjoyed learning about. I highly recommend this company, our guide, and porter if you are considering trekking in Nepal. This country offers real adventure, beauty, and cultural experiences to those who venture here. See this review on TripAdvisor (click here)
Beste Gokkilic Yazar, Turkey We did eight days Mardi Himal trek and it was a very pleasant experience. The whole team arranged everything with great professionalism and they were equally precise when something unexpected or out of the plan happened. They took great care for us both during our accommodation in Kathmandu and the trekking period as well. Our guide Dinesh was also extremely helpful and knowledgeable. I would absolutely recommend him, he was always there with his stunning hospitality when we needed. He is also a great teacher, taught me some of the basics of Nepalese language too :D. I would definitely recommend Nepal Hiking Team if you have any plans to travel to Nepal for trekking purposes.