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Tea plantations and religious sites Tour

This is one of the most scenic tours in Nepal. It features some of the best tourist destinations in Nepal which are often overlooked. Daman has fantastic views of the Himalayas and the beautiful landscapes. Janakpur, a religious and historical city, charms with its mesmerizing Hindu temples and hidden secrets. Likewise, Ilam is a small attractive city and center of the tea industry in Nepal.

 

 We specialize in organizing tours in Nepal, which are unique and unfrequented by tourists.

 

Day 1: Welcome to Nepal

Arrival at Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu (1340 meters), a warm welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel. Time to visit the magnificent Boudhanath Stupa, the most important Buddhist cultural center in Kathmandu, as many Tibetan refugees have stopped here, creating more than 50 Tibetan monasteries (Gompa). Since 1979, Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will visit the Monastery Sechen, a retreat for Matthieu Ricard, a renowned French consultant and interpreter of Dalai Lama. If circumstances permit, you can offer a prayer in the monastery, an experience to have at least once in life.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: -

 

Day 2: Guided tour of the Kathmandu valley

After breakfast, head for Swayambhunath Stupa, very close to the center of Kathmandu. This temple is also known as the "MonkeyTemple". You can experience the core Tibetan Buddhism, culture and way of life in the Boudhanath area. Later, visit the temple of Pashupatinath which is one of the most sacred temples for the Hindus. The temple of Pashupatinath is a large golden pagoda decorated with brass with a beautiful silver plated door. After the temple, you visit 'Huge Stupa of Boudhanath, the most important Buddhist cultural center in Kathmandu, as many Tibetan refugees stopped at this resort, creating more than 50 Gompa (Tibetan monasteries). Since 1979, Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 3: Daman

You start today for Daman, which is one of the specialties of this tour. There is a tower equipped with long range telescopes that allow you to have a breathtaking view of the landscapes and the highest peaks in the world.

Overnight: Everest Panorama

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 4: Janakpur

Visit Janakpur, the only city of Mithila culture in Nepal. First, you visit to the imposing JanakiMandir, one of Nepal's largest temples, built in 1955, It is also known as NauLakh (nine hundred thousand) Mandir after the astronomical cost of construction. Janakpur is famous for being the birthplace of Sita, Lord Ram's wife.

Overnight stay: Welcome Hotel or Manaki Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

Day 5: Janakpur

Visit Janakpur's best temples. Nearby is the ancient site of Dhanushadham, another important religious site for the Hindus. It is believed that Dhanusha's pond was made from pieces of the bow of lord Shiva which was broken by Lord Rama.

Overnight stay: Welcome Hotel or Manaki Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 6: Ilam

Depart for Ilam, the tea capital of Nepal. It is famous for its sacred sites, unique culture and unspoiled landscapes of huge tea fields. Visit the Sacred Lake of Mai Pokhari.

Overnight: Chiyabari Cottage Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7: Antu Danda

Panoramic road up to Antu Danda that offers spectacular sunrise and sunset on the Himalayas. If weather permits you can see Mirik, Kurseong and Darjeeling from here. Then visit Mai Beni, the Temple of God Shiva at the confluence of the Mai Khola and JogmaKhola rivers. Return to Ilam.

Overnight: Chiyabari Cottage Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 8: Kanyam & Fikkal

Enjoy the picturesque road to Kanyam and Fikkal, the largest plantation of Ilam and a paradise for photographers. Visit the temple of Pathibhara, the little sister of Pathibhara Devi at Taplejung.

Overnight: Chiyabari Cottage Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 9: Kathmandu

Return to Kathmandu and the rest of the day will be available for leisure.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 10: Bhaktapur & Patan

Visit Bhaktapur, a UNESCO's world heritage site with thousands of architectural wonders through the incredible alleys where the natives have preserved their ancestral traditions. The time seems to be frozen here as nothing has changed for centuries; the fantastic maze of carved wooden facades remains intact and unreal. Continue towards ancient city of Patan, Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan is one of the three real valley towns. It is a destination for art lovers. In fact, Patan is full of wood and stone carvings, metal statues, a dozen Buddhist and Hindu temples, and more than 1,200 monuments. Patan was built in the 3rd century BC by the Kirat dynasty, and was then expanded and enriched under the governments of Licchavi and Malla dynasties during the medieval period. Patan's Durbar Square, like its counterpart in Kathmandu, is a fascinating mix of palaces and elegant pagodas. The Royal Palace is the center of the social and religious life of Patan, and contains a beautiful museum inside. The temples dedicated to Hindu god Krishna here are remarkable 16th century monuments built entirely out of stone.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 11: Goodbye

Transfer to the airport and end of our services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

From 650 Euros per person

Included in the price:

Car and tour guide speaking English for Kathmandu.

Transport out of town with private car

Accommodation in double room with breakfast and main meals (when mentioned)

Transfers to the airport for arrivals / departures.

 

Not included in the price:

Other meals and drinks if not mentioned above,

Tips for guides and drivers,

Personal expenses.

International flights

The Nepalese visa

Travel Insurance.