Nepal is a small but naturally beautiful country. It is not only rich in spectacular Mountains and temples rather it is rich in wildlife preservation and its beauty too. This amazing Temples and Tigers tour in Nepal will take you to explore the historical, cultural, artistic and century-old monuments and shrines of temples as well as stupas within Valley. Standing at an elevation of approximately 1400 meters, Kathmandu Valley is fused with the dwell art and the ancient architecture. It is also surrounded by the four stunning hills namely Shivapuri, Nagarjun, Chandragiri, and Phulchoki. You will also explore UNESCO World Heritage sites including Pashupati Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Bhaktapur, and Patan Durbar Square and Changu Narayan. During your visit of Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, you will also get chances to encounter with local folks and explore their unique cultures, and traditions, along with the living pattern.
Explore Bardiya National Park
Bardiya National Park, the largest untouched wilderness is one of the most famous destinations to experience real wilderness adventure in the Terai region of western Nepal. It is one of the largest protected areas that has covered 968km2 (374sq mi) area of Terai. Around 70 percent of the area is filled with the beautiful Sal trees and rest of the 30 percent is with whispering grassland, savannah, and riverine forest. This beautiful National park is boarder with the stunning Geruwa and Karnali Rivers which is spectacular to explore. Bardiya National Park is a home place to the rare and endangered Royal Bengal Tiger and One-Horned Rhinoceros. In this National Park, more than 30 different mammals and 250 bird’s species have been recorded. This amazing and exciting journey will provide you an opportunity to encounter various endangers wildlife including, Tiger, Rhinoceros, Elephant, and five species of deer. Apart from this National Park, you can also visit Karnali River and witness and enjoy Gigantic Dolphin and two Crocodile species. This tour also offers you to meet with the native ethnic people called Tharu and observe their unique culture and tradition. Bird Watching and canoeing/ boating in the Karnali river are other specific features of Temples and Tigers tour.
The route of the Temples and Tigers Tour in Nepal
The journey of Temples and Tigers Tour will begin after your arrival at Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. After arrival, you will explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal, which include Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square to explore and observe the rich heritage of Nepal. After that, you will head towards Bardiya National Park, where you can enjoy Jungle safari and explore native settlements and get involved with their unique and rare cultures and traditions. After exploration, you will return to Kathmandu and you will visit the ancient city of Patan, called the Town of Beauty.
The best seasons to do Temple and Tigers Tour in Nepal
Although around the year is the best time to explore naturally beautiful country Nepal, some travelers prefer to travel according to their vacation schedule and best seasons they preferred. Most of the travelers come to Nepal during the spring and autumn seasons. In these seasons the weather and temperature are good enough to explore each corner of Nepal as well as to make one of the best travel memories of Tigers and Temples tour in Nepal. They will find very pleasant and clear weather, where they can have stunning and clear mountains view and its surroundings. The temperature they can feel is maximum of 30 Degree in a day and minimum 2 Degree at night. Clear sky with an amazing view of the Himalayas and its surrounding make these seasons one of the best and ideal seasons to visit and explore heavenly Nepal.
“Temples & Tigers”
Duration of the tour –8 nights/9 days
Highlights – One of Nepal’s best kept secrets: Bardia National Park & the cultural gem: the Royal City of Bhaktapur
Day 01 – Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel
Day 02 – Visit of Bhaktapur and the ancient Hindu temple of Changu Narayan
Day 03 – Visit of Boudha Stupa, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath
Day 04 – Flight to Nepalgunj and then transfer by jeep to Bardia National Park
Day 05 – Safari activities
Day 06 – Visit of the Karnali Bridge over the Karnali River. The asymmetric, single-tower, cable-stayed bridge is the longest of its type in Nepal. Safari activities and time to rest
Day 07 – Flight back to Kathmandu
Day 08 – Visit of Patan and free afternoon
Day 09 – Drop off at the airport for departure