Zoom in on Nepalese culture and geography armed with a camera and keen eyes. This tour will take you to all kinds of terrain in Nepal to witness the diverse landscapes, cultures, flora and fauna. We will show you countless interesting things you can carry home in your cameras across the country. From the flatlands in the South, rich in life of all kinds, to the gorgeous mountains in the North, the majestic Himalayas; come wander across the country of wonders and make many lasting memories everywhere you go. This trip will take you to the jungles, areas bordering both India and China, cities and villages, throughout Nepal, well designed to fit a photographer’s needs, with something to capture every morning and evening, with time to have fun in between.
You will be welcomed at the airport by one of our crew and taken to your hotel. Introduction and briefing about your trip will follow. If you arrive early, we'll take you somewhere nice to spend the day.
Bhaktapur, less than 20 kilometers from Kathmandu, is a gem of a city. It has many narrow alleys, many spots of interest, different ancient squares with old buildings- including palaces and buildings from a bygone era, and many welcoming people in traditional garb- a great place for taking pictures. Spend the whole day in Bhaktapur- there are many great things to capture here. Talk to your guide and find the best locations for your camera according to what you're interested in.
We'll leave Bhaktapur very early in the morning and go to Pashupatinath- the biggest Hindu site in Kathmandu- an important site for Hindus all over the world. We'll catch the sunrise and snap away at the many temples in the area. Prepare to see holy men, monkeys, the Bagmati River, and devotees from all over.
After lunch, we'll head for the greatest Buddhist Stupa in the valley, one of the biggest in the world. The most important destination for Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal, you will find many devotees from across the bporder circumambulating the magnificent structure.
Pokhara is the nicest city in Nepal- a lake town with much to offer. You will see the Annapurna Himalayan range from parts of this city, a beautiful lake, A much cleaner city than Kathmandu, and a haven for people that just want to chill and relax for as long as you want. There is paragliding here, bungy diving, a zipline, rafting and other activities which you might want to go for. We will spend two nights in Pokhara
Rise early in the morning to catch the sunrise from atop a hill where you can see the Annapurna Himalayan range up close. The Fishtail peak towers in front of you along with other peaks from the Annapurna range. Ask your guide what you can do for the rest of the day. Paragliding is a great way to spend your time. Or you can rent an ultra light aircraft to take you closer to the mountains. In the evening we'll take you to the picturesque World Peace Pagoda from where you can see both the lake and the mountains.
Since there are no direct flights from Pokhara to Chitwan, you'll have to drive to Chitwan which takes 4-5 hours. Your package in Chitwan includes an elephant safari, a jungle walk, a visit to the Elephant breeding center, a boat ride- great for taking snapshots of birds and crocodiles, and a cultural show where the indigenous people of the region will sing and dance for you. Chitwan is a great place full of wildlife. Make the most of it. In the evening we'll take you to see the beautiful jungle sunset of Chitwan.
Finish the activities listed in your package and rent a jeep to the heart of the jungle if you wish. There are more chances to catch glimpses of exotic animals if you opt for the jeep ride. You'll see the rhino, and if you're lucky, the elusive Royal Bengal tiger, along with countless other species of plants and animals.
Today we drive back to Kathmandu (4-5 hours in moderate traffic) and keep going for another hour and a half till we reach Nagarkot. Nagarkot is famous for the scenic views of the mountains it offers. The Langtang range, the Ganesh Himal, the Everest range, and other Himalayan ranges can be seen from here. Spend the night in Nagarkot and wait for the beautiful sunrise.
After sunrise and breakfast, come back to Kathmandu valley. We'll take you to Patan, a historic site full of temples and ancient buildings. Ask your guide for recommendations on what parts of Thamel you'd like to visit. For dinner, we'll take you to a restaurant with cultural songs and dances. Enjoy your last night in Nepal. We recommend spending time in Thamel where bars and restaurants abound, along with gift shops and stores that sell everything from incense sticks to Thanka paintings. Cashmere products are very popular too.
We'll drop you off at the airport and say our goodbyes, hoping to see you again.