FOOT AND SHADOWS WALKING HOLIDAY TOURS

Family Tours Package

Nepal, is a popular touristic country for adventure sports, trekking-climbing-rafting-mountaineering expeditions equally famous cultural and religious tour as Nepal around Kathmandu-Patan (Lalitpur) Bhaktapur, Pokhara,Lumbini and Chitwan many other places steeped with ancient world heritage sites of temples, monasteries, stupas , Jungle Safari and old royal palace is the beautiful courtyard. All the sightseeing tours led by professional Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours cultural city guides showing you the wonders, mystical and impressive places around places of interest for your enjoyable delights. Our  8 days tour visiting places of interest around Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan.

Day 01:- Arrival at Tribhuwan International airport (Kathmandu). Our Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours airport representative meets you and transfer you to hotel by the private Vehicle. Evening company provide welcome dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show. Our tour guide or company representative will explain about your program in evening time. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel. (Dinner Included).

Day 02 :- Today, after breakfast you will visit  UNESCO world heritage sites main attraction of Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath ( Holy God Shiva’s Temple ), Bouddhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath or (Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Pashupatinath Temple :- Pashupatinath temple  is one of the is a famous, sacred Hindu temple in the world. Pashupatinath temple is located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Pashupatinath temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites’ list since 1979. One of the major Festivals of the Pashupatinath temple is Maha Shiva Ratri, Bala chaturthi and Teej on which day uncountable devotees visit the Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the oldest hindu temple in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath Temple’s existence dates back to 400 B.C. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva. According to Gopalraj Vamsavali, the oldest ever chronicle in Nepal, this temple was built by Supuspa Deva, a Linchchhavi King, who according to the stone inscription erected by Jayadeva 11 in the courtyard of Pashupatinath in 753 AD, happened to be the ruler 39 generations before Manadeva (464-505 AD).

Boudhanath Stupa:- Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest ancient Stupa of the world. The influx of large populations of refugees from Tibet has seen the construction of over 50 Tibetan Gompas (Monasteries) around Boudhanath. As of 1979, Boudhanath Stupa is a listed  UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bauddhanath stupa was built just after the demise of Lord Buddha and is the largest single Chhorten in the world. Many kilograms of gold were used in the decoration of the holy building. The legend of its building begins with one person: Boudhanath stupa is one of the holy places of Buddhist people it is believed that thousands of Buddhas and heavenly Deities incarnated as Lamas in the Boudha stupa It is said that because of Rabne, the rays of Bodhisattvas entered in the song from heaven and the holy sound of was heard in the sky.

Swyambhunath or (Monkey Temple) :- Swyambhunath Stupa  is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu valley is lies  west side  of Kathmandu city. Swyambhunath stupa is probably the most sacred among Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Swyambhunath stupa has Buddha’s eyes and eyebrows painted on. In swyambhunath area we found many varieties of trees on the hill, there are also shops, restaurants. According to Swayambhu Purana the entire valley was once filled with an enormous lake, out of which grew a lotus. The valley came to be known as Swayambhu meaning is “Self-Created. Each morning before dawn hundreds of Buddhist (Vajrayana) and Hindu pilgrims ascend the 365 steps from easterns side that lead up the hill, passing the gilded Vajra (Tibetan: Dorje) and two lions guarding the entrance, and begin a series of clockwise circumambulations of the Swyambhunath stupa. Swayambhunath is among the oldest religious sites in Nepal Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in around swyambhunath temple.

 Kathmandu Durbar Square :- Kathmandu Darbar square is one of  the Ancient palaces of Mall and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. Old Durbar palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Durbar square surrounds quadrangles, revealing courtyards and temples. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace. palaces courtyards and temple was built between the 12th and 18th centuries,When Kathmandu City became independent under the rule of King Ratna Malla (1484–1520), the palaces in the square became the Royal Palaces for its Malla Kings. When Prithvi Narayan Shah invaded the Kathmandu Valley in 1769, he favored the Kathmandu Durbar Square for his palace. Other subsequent Shah kings continued to rule from the square until 1896 when they moved to the Narayan Hiti Palace. Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the most curious attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Chok. This gilded cage contains the Raj Kumari, a girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. She is worshiped during religious festivals and makes public appearances at other times for a fee paid to her guards.

Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. (Breakfast Included)

Day 03:- After morning breakfast you will drive to Pokhara From Kathmandu  by Private tourist vehicle- ( 220km. take time  6  hours driving. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel.(Breakfast Included).

Day 04 :- Early morning drive to Sarangkot hill for the panoramic views of surrounding Himalayas and sunrise. After back hotel we having breakfast you will visit Pokhara city.

Introduction about Pokhara city :-

Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours offer an exciting tour of picturesque Pokhara valley where the Annapurna reflects on its pristine Lakes of Phewa . Pokhara an amazing valley, one of the most popular touristic in all Himalayan range, nature has certainly gifted Pokhara with awesome natural surrounding with pristine lakes, rolling green hills dotted with traditional villages in the shade of towering Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains with ever present stunning Mt. Machhapuchhre ‘Fish Tail’ which reflects on its beautiful Phewa. Unlike busy Kathmandu, Pokhara city with peaceful environment, a sub-tropical valley with unique scenery of mountains, where one can marvel the beauty of the Himalaya. Pokhara located mid west Nepal, linked by main highway of 220 km driving distance from Kathmandu, by air 30 minutes flight with view panorama of Himalayan peaks.

Pokhara offers variety of outdoor sports beside its cultural typical country traditional villages with outstanding scenery of the landscapes, snow capped mountains, moderate tropical climate, and beautiful pristine lakes of Begnas, Rupa and Phewa. Pokhara with its natural beauty is also a starting point of Nepal’s most popular adventure destinations. Most of the trekking, mountaineering expeditions begins from this remarkable place and it’s a also an ideal spot for all types of holiday makers at present Paragliding and Ultra light flight among popular activities on air with alluring views of snow capped peaks and aerial look of Pokhara valley. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel. (Breakfast Included).

Day 05:- After morning breakfast you will drive to Chitwan national park. Take time 5 hours  driving. Checking in to the hotel after  refreshed  our nature tour guide brief  about Program.There will be a guided village walk and a walk on the banks of the Rapti River to watch the charming sunset views in the sub-tropical jungle. After dinner ethnic tribal people cultural show program with stick dance and tribal drums. Overnight at Chitwan Resort (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 06:- Full day jungle safari tour.

 About Chitwan National Park: Area 932 sq.kms.

One of the oldest and most popular National Parks in Nepal is situated within the inner subtropical Terai lowlands of Southern-Central Nepal. The park was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1984.The Park covers a pristine area with a unique ecosystem of significant value to the world. It contains the Churia hills, ox-bow lakes and flood plains of the rivers Rapti, Reu and Narayani. There are more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The Park is famous for the Endangered and elusive “Royal Bengal Tiger”. The park is home to the one horns Rhinoceros, fresh water Gharial crocodile along with many other common species such as gaur (Asian bison) wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards and pythons. Other animals found in the park include sambars, chital (spotted deer) barking deer,sloth bear, palm civets, languor’s and rhesus monkeys. The park is also famous for over 450 species of birds. Among the endangered birds are the Bengal florican, the Giant Hornbill, the Lesser Florican, the Black Stork and White Stork. Common birds seen in the park including Peafowl, Red Jungle fowl, and different species of Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Flycatchers and Woodpeckers. The best time for bird watching is around March and December.The park can be reached via a 190 km road, a drive of approximately 5-6 hours and by air about a 20 minute flight to Bharatpur including Elephant ride and  four wheel drive.It may also be reached by the ultimate way with a surge of adrenaline and scenic floats Rafting on the Trisuli River.  Overnight at Chitwan Resort (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included) 

Day 07:- After morning breakfast you will drive back to Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels. Evening time  company organize you farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural show program.  Overnight Kathmandu Hotel ( Breakfast, Dinner included )

Day 08:- Final Departure day, Our Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours airport representative will drop to the international by private tourist vehicle.

( Breakfast Included )


Price Includes

  1. Airport transfers airport pick up / drop as per the itinerary.
  2. All accommodation in hotel twin sharing basic.
  3. In Chitwan( Breakfast , Lunch and dinner included)
  4. Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with culture dance show  performance in the evening time.
  5. All ground Transportation Kathmandu to Kathmandu by Private Tourist Vehicle.
  6. Guided city tour a private vehicle.
  7. Government licensed holder English-speaking guide.
  8. All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
  9. Entrance fees for Temples, Monasteries, Museums and Monuments.

Price Excludes

  1. International airfare to/ from Nepal.
  2. Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  3. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara. ( you can eat variety food your choice )
  4. Insurance premiums.
  5. Single Supplementary.
  6. Incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  7. Tips and gratitude provided to staff.
  8. Bar bills, laundry, soft drink, bottle water and Personal Expenses.

Nepal has different climatic conditions so warm clothes are required during winter (pullovers or thick jackets) and in summer cotton clothes are preferably better and a light jacket.

NOTE  :-

Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours with extension trip in Kathmandu and beyond:
Para Gliding-Zip Flyer- Rafting Bhote Kosi River – Sun Kosi River- Trisuli River- Short hiking and trekking.