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Glimpse of Nepal - Ace the Himalaya
8 days

Glimpse of Nepal

From Kathmandu to Lumbini
Tour Operator:
Ace the Himalaya
Max group size:
15
Age range:
13 to 75
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
67064
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Highlights

  • Visit Pokhara, the city of lakes
  • Discover diverse wildlife of Chitwan
  • Take a walking tour of Kathmandu
  • See some of the holiest Buddhist sites
  • Explore the Tibetan village Tashiling

Itinerary

Start in Kathmandu and end in Lumbini! With the Discovery tour Glimpse of Nepal, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 3 other destinations in Nepal. Glimpse of Nepal includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 01 - Arrive in Kathmandu. Half-day guided sightseeing tour around Kathmandu
  2. Day 02 - Drive Kathmandu – Pokhara (200km/7hours) by tourist vehicle
  3. Day 03 - Sunrise view from Sarangkot and Sightseeing in Pokhara
  4. Day 04 - Drive Pokhara – Lumbini (200 kms / 6 hours) by tourist vehicle
  5. Day 05 - Half-day guided tour in Lumbini and drive to Chitwan (4 hours) on a private tourist vehicle
  6. Day 06 - Wildlife activities in Chitwan National Park
  7. Day 07 - Drive to Kathmandu by tourist vehicle (6 hours)
  8. Day 8 - Transfer to the international airport for your final departure
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

  • Glimpse of Nepal reviewer 1
    · January 22nd, 2017
    Great experience with ACE The Himalaya!!! We stayed for two weeks in Nepal and did the eight day tour " Glimpse's of Nepal". We loved their guides, Dil B Lama-Tamang took us for an amazing tour of Kathmandu. He is an expert guide and a patient on as he... Show more
    Trip date: September 2016

Dates & Availability

8 days
Glimpse of Nepal
From Kathmandu to Lumbini
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What immunizations will I need?

      No vaccinations are compulsory fro travelling in Bhutan, but we do recommend you are covered for diphtheria TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.

      We also recommend:

      · A dental check-up prior to travelling.
      · That you know your blood group in case of emergency.

      If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Ace the Himalaya at the time of your booking.

    • Can I add extra days to my trip?

      A holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek, we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

    • What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tours?

      Here are some documents that you will need to carry with you:

      · Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
      · Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
      · Cash and Traveller’s Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separately
      · Flight tickets
      · Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.

    • Are the Ace the Himalaya's staff insured?

      Our company insures all our staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters. Please browse through Company Information pages to view insurance details.

    • Is the water fine to drink? Do I need to bring purifying tablets/filter?

      Bottled water is available in all places. If you wish to drink normal water, you are suggested to use purifying aid, which you need to bring with you.

    • Do I need to tip my guide and driver? How much would that be?

      Tips are always expected. It is a small gesture of thanks to the field staff towards the end of the tour USD 20 per guide and USD 10 per driver per day is recommended per group, but it is entirely up to your wishes.

    • How much additional money do I need per day?

      It depends on your spending habits. We estimate USD 12 to 20 a days will be enough to buy lunch, dinner, chocolates and a few drinks.

    • Can I use credit cards in the places I visit?

      ATMs are available in Kathmandu and pokhara. Major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy, which might make cash more preferable.

    • Is there any communication while we are on tour?

      There are telephones and Internet facilities available so you can always stay in contact with your family.

    • Can I charge my digital camera or other equipments on my trip?

      These facilities are available in all the places in your hotel. Remember to bring your adapters!

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      रू
      Nepalese Rupee
      Nepal
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
      Nepal
      Type E
      Nepal
      Type F
      Nepal
      Type D
      Nepal
      Type M
      Nepal
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Nepal. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 11th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 11th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Ace the Himalaya. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Ace the Himalaya will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Ace the Himalaya" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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