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A Taste of Nepal


A Taste of Nepal

Nepal Holidays - Sadhu (holy man) at Pasupatinath

Kathmandu3 nights
Chitwan National Park2 nights
Kathmandu1 night

CHOICE OF ACCOMMODATION - see price grid below


7 days from £755

International flights NOT included - see below


The perfect introduction to this spectacular Himalayan land including the historic city of Kathmandu and the prolific wildlife of Chitwan National Park




DAY 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu.

On arrival in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, you will be met by a representative of World Discovery outside immigration and customs. You will then be taken by private car direct to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.  Recommended flight from London: Qatar Airways from London Heathrow via Doha (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.

DAY 2 – Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Your World Discovery Nepal holiday begins after breakfast, when you meet your private guide and spend the morning visiting the highlights of Kathmandu. The afternoon is at leisure, with the opportunity of taking an optional excursion to Patan.
Meals included: Breakfast.

 Nepal Holidays - Everest Mountain Flight



This experience of a lifetime offers you the chance to view the mighty Himalayan peaks including Everest, the highest mountain on earth.  This is the closest one can get to the peaks without having to trek or climb.  Everest Mountain flight details.


DAY 3 – Kathmandu.  Optional Excursions.

A day to relax at your hotel, do some shopping, or explore some of the other attractions within easy reach of the capital. For those with an interest in history and architecture, a must-see attraction is the glorious medieval town of Bhaktapur. Also worth visiting is the Hindu holy site of Pasupatinath. Your World Discovery representative is on hand to organise these and other visits on your behalf.
Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 4 – Fly to the Chitwan National Park.

In the morning fly to Bharatpur, gateway to the Chitwan National Park, and transfer by road to your lodge. The first jungle activity will be organised for the late afternoon.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

 Nepal Holidays - Chitwan leopard by Antony FleischmanDAY 5 – Chitwan National Park.

Gameviewing in Chitwan National Park.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.


Left: Leopard in Chitwan National Park.  Picture Credit: Antony Fleischman.


DAY 6 – Return to Kathmandu.

After breakfast transfer to Bharatpur for the return flight to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening we recommend a special farewell dinner at the unique Dwarika's Kathmandu Hotel - cost, including transfers, £38pp (£30pp if you are already staying at the hotel).
Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 7 – Depart for home.

Private transfer to the airport for your international flight home.
Meals included: Breakfast.


International Flights

There are no direct flights between London and Kathmandu. We recommend the services of Qatar Airways from London Heathrow to Doha with a good onward connection to Kathmandu. Flights are daily throughout the year. Current timings (subject to possible change) are as follows:
Heathrow/Doha. Depart at 15.05; arrive Doha at 23.89
Doha/Kathmandu. Depart at 01.05 (next day); arrive Kathmandu at 08.30
Kathmandu/Doha. Depart at 09.30; arrive Doha at 11.45
Doha/Heathrow. Depart at 12.30; arrive Heathrow at 17.55

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use Qatar Airways website.  There are many other connecting routes, some of which may offer lower fares.  We recommend the Skyscanner website for searching for the best options.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).


Nepal Holidays: A Taste of Nepal (Reference: WDNP001)
2018 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:

Daily departures




Jan to Apr
Oct to Dec

PLEASE NOTE: From May to September we do not recommend travelling to the Chitwan National Park due to the weather conditions.

Affordable Hotels
Kathmandu - Himalaya
Chitwan National Park - Jungle Villa Resort

Standard Hotels
Kathmandu - Hyatt Regency  
Chitwan National Park - Tigerland Resort

Superior Hotels
Kathmandu - Dwarika's Kathmandu Hotel
Chitwan National Park - Kasara Jungle Resort

Single Room Supplements on request.

The price includes:

  • Hotel and lodge accommodation as listed above in twin-bedded rooms with private facilities.
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners as shown in the itinerary.
  • Scheduled flights between Kathmandu and Bharatpur (and v.v.), including taxes.
  • Private air-conditioned transportation and the services of an English-speaking driver. Transportation during your stay in the Chitwan National Park will be on a shared basis.
  • All sightseeing as shown (unless indicated as ‘optional’), including entrance fees.
  • Your own private local guides in the Kathmandu Valley.
  • The services of naturalist guides in the Chitwan National Park.

Not included in the price:

  • International flights (see our recommendation above). We are happy to discuss the flights with you and give you further guidance.
  • International airport taxes.
  • Optional sightseeing.
  • Tipping. We will give you guidance in this often sensitive matter
  • A Nepal Visa. This can be obtained before departure from Embassy of Nepal in London, or alternatively you can purchase the visa (current price US$25) on arrival at Kathmandu Airport (recommended).

A deposit of £250 per person is required at the time of booking. The balance of the price for your Nepal holiday must be paid at least 8 weeks before your departure date.

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