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Dhulikhel 2 nights
Chitwan National Park2 nights
Pokhara 2 nights
Kathmandu1 night

CHOICE OF ACCOMMODATION - See price grid below


11 days from £1530

International flights NOT included - see below


Comprehensive coverage of Nepal's fabulous historic and natural attractions




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.

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.

DAY 3 – Free.

A day at leisure. The World Discovery representatives are on hand to organise any further sightseeing you may wish to do, including an Everest Mountain flight (below).
Meals included: Full 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.


Nepal Holidays - Bhaktapur DAY 4 – Further Kathmandu sightseeing. Drive to Dhulikhel.

The Bagmati River is a tributary of the Ganges, and on its banks, a short drive away from Kathmandu, lies the Hindu holy site of Pasupatinath. In the afternoon visit the glorious medieval town of Bhaktapur (left) before driving to the Dhulikhel.
Meals included: Breakfast, dinner.


DAY 5 - Dhulikhel.

A day to relax in the peaceful atmosphere of Dhulikhel, with its views of the distant Himalaya. There is a selection of enjoyable guided walks available to some of the nearby villages.
Meals included: Breakfast, dinner.

DAY 6 – Fly to Chitwan National Park.

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

DAY 7 - Chitwan National Park.

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

DAY 8 - By road to Pokhara. Boat trip on Phewa Lake.

Depart this morning by road to Pokhara. On arrival transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a short boat trip on the scenic Phewa Lake.
Meals included: Breakfast.

 Nepal Holidays - Working in the fields, PokharaDAY 9 - Pokhara.

The Pokhara Valley is one of Nepal's most scenic destinations, and is famed as the gateway to the magnificent Annapurna range of mountains. Dominating the valley is the almost perfectly triangular Machhapuchhare, or Fishtail Mountain. This morning take a tour of Pokhara town, including the old quarter with its distinctive Newari houses, and the busy market. The rest of your time is free to relax at your hotel, or perhaps take a short walk in the nearby foothills. For those who like trekking there is the option of extending your stay in this region for a few more days and walking some of the mountain trails. You can either stay in the comfortable lodges of Ker & Downey featured on our 'Annapurna Lodge Trek' itinerary, or we can arrange a guided trekking itinerary based on tented accommodation
Pictured: rice picker near Pokhara.
Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 10 - Fly to Kathmandu.

After breakfast transfer to the airport 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, dinner.

DAY 11 – Depart.

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: Classic Nepal (Reference: WDNP002)
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
Dhulikhel - Dhulikhel Mountain Resort
Chitwan National Park - Jungle Villa Resort
Pokhara - Shangri-La Village

Standard Hotels
Kathmandu - Hyatt Regency
Dhulikhel - Dhulikhel Mountain Resort
Chitwan National Park - Tigerland Safari Resort
Pokhara - Shangri-La Village

Superior Hotels
Kathmandu - Dwarika's Kathmandu Hotel
Dhulikhel - Dwarika's Himalayan Shangri-La
Chitwan National Park - Kasara Jungle Resort
Pokhara - Shangri-La Village

Single Room Supplements on request.

The price includes:

  • Hotel and lodge accommodation as listed above in twin-bedded rooms with private facilities.
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners as shown in the itinerary.
  • Scheduled flights between Kathmandu and Bharatpur and between Pokhara and Kathmandu, including taxes.
  • Private transportation and the services of an English-speaking driver. Transportation during your stay in 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 and Pokhara.
  • The services of naturalist guides in 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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