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(N)Day 2: Kathmandu
Arrive and transfer to Traditional Comfort / Hyatt Regency* for a 3-night stay. Rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy an evening meal at the local Bricks Café or try the taster menu at Krishnarpan (payable locally). (N)Day 3: Kathmandu
Explore Old Kathmandu visiting Durbar Square, Kumari Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Kal Bharirav shrine, Itum Bahal courtyard and the bustling markets of Ason and Indra Chowk. Enjoy lunch in the Kaiser Cafe in the quiet of the Garden of Dreams. Late-afternoon visit to Swayambhunath stupa to enjoy the sunset view. (B)Day 4: Kathmandu
Morning visit to the ancient city of Bhaktapur taking in 55 Window Palace, Old Malla Royal Palace, the five-storey temple and Potters’ Square. Late-afternoon visit to Boudhanath stupa to witness local Tibetans performing the colorful and vibrant kora. Continue to Pashupatinath temple to witness the Bagmati aarti. (B)Day 5: Bandipur
Drive to Bandipur for a 2-night stay at The Old Inn. Afternoon walk through this Newari village to the Tindhara water taps. Enjoy sunset views from the Thani Mai Temple. (B, L, D)Day 6: Bandipur
Experience sunrise over the Himalayan range from the terrace of your hotel. After breakfast, enjoy a half-day day walk to Ramkot village, with a packed lunch. (B, L, D)Day 7: Pokhara
Drive to Pokhara for a 3-night stay at Barahi / Temple Tree Resort & Spa*. Wander at leisure by the lakeside, enjoying tea and snacks in the local tea shops. (B)Day 8: Pokhara
Morning visit to the World Peace Pagoda, offering sublime views of the Annapurna range. Descend on foot through forests to Lake Phewa for a boat ride across the lake. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon visit to the Tashi Palkhiel Tibetan monastery, settlement and monastic school. This can be combined with a visit to the Gurkha Museum. (B)Day 9: Pokhara
Day at leisure or enjoy one of the easy hikes which are available in the surrounding foothills – Bagnaskot, Thulokot or Dhampus. (B)Day 10: Chitwan National Park
Drive to Meghauli for a 2-night stay at Kasara Resort / Barahi Jungle Lodge*. Here you can enjoy an evening boat safari along the Rapti river in search of gharials, elephants and rhinos. (B, L, D)Day 11: Chitwan National Park
Morning 4×4 safari in Chitwan. Afternoon 4×4 safari or visit to the local Tharu community. Evening cultural performance. (B, L, D)Day 12: Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu and stay overnight at Traditional Comfort / Hyatt Regency*. (B)Days 13-14: Kathmandu • Fly home
Morning tour of Patan with its magnificent Golden Temple and Durbar Square. Late check out available. Evening flight home, arriving the following day. (B) (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Tour standards
Superior tour departures are based in 4- and 5-star accommodation. Luxury tour departures will feature upgraded accommodation as indicated by the asterisks. Prices are based on the standard room category.*Luxury option available
The Luxury option starts from £2,595pp.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Traditional Comfort is a modern hotel, located a 30-minute walk from Durbar square. The red brick building is traditional of Newar design, as are the wood carvings, bronze fixtures and decorative tile-work that feature at the property. As one of the tallest buildings in Kathmandu, the rooftop also offers excellent unobstructed views of the city and is an ideal place to sit with a drink and watch the sunset. Guestrooms are elegantly designed with wood furnishings. Features: 37 rooms, restaurant & bar, library, BBQ terrace, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, tea & coffee making facilities.
Located in Lakeside, the tourist hub of Pokhara, Temple Tree resort is ideally situated near all the restaurants and shops in this area as well as being a short walk from the scenic Lake Phewa. Each of the 47 comfortably furnished rooms has its own small private terrace or balcony and looks on to the landscaped grounds. Facilities include two restaurants, a bar, infinity pool and spa.
Located in the buffer zone of Nepal's Chitwan National Park, the Kasara Jungle Resort blends simple luxury with contemporary style and is surrounded by verdant jungle. The guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, and feature several thoughtful Nepalese touches. The restaurant serves traditional Nepalese cuisine using locally sourced ingredients, although some international favourites are available. Several activities are available at the resort including 4x4 safaris, jungle walks, cycling and birdwatching excursions. Features: 35 rooms, restaurant, swimming pool, spa, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, day bed, desk, tea & coffee making facilities.
The Hyatt Regency is set in 37 acres of gardens and is located ten kilometres from the city centre of Kathmandu on the road to Boudhanath Stupa, the most holy of Tibetan Buddhist shrines outside Tibet. The hotel is considered to be the best in Kathmandu in terms of accommodation and faculties and has 284 rooms and 6 suites.
The Barahi Jungle Lodge is situated on the banks of the Rapti river, close to the iconic Chitwan National Park and approximately 32km away from Bharatpur domestic airport. The property offers 35 boutique guestrooms decorated with a mix of traditional and contemporary Nepali design themes, equipped with en suite facilities, a flatscreen television, air conditioning and minibar. Rooms also feature private balconies with views out over the river and national park. The lodge has an in-house restaurant that serves a mixture of local, regional, Chinese and continental dishes, while room service options are also available. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a spa offering a full range of treatments.
Low season from £2145 per person
High season from £2145 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
Discounts cannot be combined with any other current or subsequent Cox & Kings offer. Discounts apply to new bookings only and cannot be applied retrospectively. Offers are subject to availability.
S: Prices marked with an (S) symbol are designated as ‘Super Offers’. These select tour departures have been highlighted to help you recognise the best value offers currently available on our website.