Nepal is an incredible destination for travelers all around the world. The unexplored natural and cultural heritage of the tiny Himalayan nation will enchant you. The 5 nights 6 days Nepal tour itinerary will cover all the famous destinations of the country in a short span of time.
Nepal is rich in natural heritage and boasts of the snow-capped Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, and others. Eight of the top ten highest mountain peaks in the world lie in Nepal. This exciting tour provides you with the opportunity to observe the gorgeous Himalayan sunrise along the tour.
Moreover, the cultural heritage of the ancient Kathmandu valley is another attraction of the trek. The incredible hospitality of the welcoming nature of the local people makes Nepal a popular destination among tourists. If you have a short time on your schedule, then the 5 nights 6 days Nepal Tour Itinerary is ideal for you.
Furthermore, the adventurous jungle safari in the vast green landscapes of the Chitwan National Park will refresh you to the core. The 5 nights 6 days Nepal Tour is the perfect combination of the natural and cultural aspects of the country. Read on to know more about the 5 nights 6 Days Nepal Tour itinerary in detail.
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Highlights of the Tour
- Sightseeing opportunity of the ancient durbar squares, temples, and shrines of Kathmandu valley
- Exploring the various landmarks of the quaint city of Pokhara
- Spectacular Himalayan sunrise view from the Sarangkot viewpoint
- Majestic views of the snow-capped mountains including the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, and others
- Incredible hospitality of the local people
- Jungle safari in the vast Terai landscapes of the Chitwan National Park
- Tasting the delicious local cuisine
5 Nights 6 Days Nepal Tour Itinerary in Detail
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 1310m, Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will get transferred to the hotel. You can rest and stroll around the streets of Thamel in the evening. After returning to your hotel, you can have a sumptuous dinner and prepare for the trip. You will stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Sightseeing at Kathmandu, Drive to Chitwan
Max. Altitude: 1310m, Kathmandu
Drive duration: 6-7 hours
After having breakfast, we will commence our 5 night 6 days Nepal Tour. We will start our tour with a guided sightseeing tour of the ancient old city of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a medieval city with many religious temples, durbars squares, and Buddhist vihars.
You can find seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. The temples and idols are more than 2500 years old. Our tour starts with a scenic hike to the famous Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple). The temple located at a hilltop provides you with magnificent views of the entire Kathmandu Valley. There are other important religious sites of Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath as well.
Moreover, after observing the beautiful view of the valley, we will then proceed to explore the various durbar squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. The Newari settlements and the lifestyle of the local people is unique and mesmerizing. You can also pay a visit to the house of living Goddess Kumari in the premises of the Basantapur Durbar Square.
Furthermore, after observing the beautiful landmarks of the Kathmandu valley, we will drive to Chitwan in the evening. The local Tharu community performs their cultural dance in the evening as a part of the welcoming ceremony. You can also taste the various Tharu cuisines for dinner. You will stay at the hotel overnight in Chitwan.
Day 3: Jungle Safari at Chitwan, Drive to Pokhara
Max. Altitude: 1310m, Kathmandu
Drive duration: 6-7 hours
After breakfast, we start our Jungle Safari adventure at the famous Chitwan National Park. You can also go on a canoeing adventure in the Rapti river. The jungle safari in the vast Terai landscapes of the Chitwan National Park is a great adventure.
Moreover, you can also spot the rare and endangered wildlife species of the region, including the One-horned Rhino and the Royal Bengal tiger. The National park works in conservation of the rare and endangered species through various sanctuaries and breeding centres.
Furthermore, there are two types of safaris available, including the Elephant Safari and the Jeep safari. The moderate and pleasant temperatures in Chitwan makes the safari a memorable experience. We will return to our hotel to have lunch and then drive to the lake city of Pokhara. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara.
Day 4: Sightseeing in Pokhara.
Max. Altitude: 910m, Pokhara
After eating a delicious breakfast, we will go on a sightseeing tour of the beautiful city of Pokhara. Pokhara remains surrounded by the snow-capped mountain peaks of the famous Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. There are many lakes in and around Pokhara as well, which makes the city quite beautiful.
Pokhara is also a famous tourist hub as there are many landmarks and adventure sports in Pokhara. The serene lakes of the region and the incredible beauty of the place will spellbind you. You will travel in a relaxed atmosphere throughout the tour. We will explore the city’s famous landmarks.
Moreover, this includes the famous Phewa Lake, World Peace Pagoda, Mahendra Cave, Davis Falls, International Mountain Museum, and others. The pilgrimage of the essential Hindu shrines of Bindabasini Temple and Tal Barahi temple is also on the cards. You can also go boating, kayaking, and rowing around the Phewa lake.
Furthermore, there are other lakes around the region including the Begnas Lake, and Rupa Lake, as well. In the evening, you can stroll around the streets of Lakeside and enjoy the vibrant nightlife of the area. You can also enjoy the atmosphere around the various pubs, bars, nightclubs, cafes, and others. You will stay overnight at the hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara.
Day 5: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 1592m, Sarangkot
Drive duration: 6-7 hours
You will take an early morning drive to the famous Sarangkot viewpoint. You can observe the magnificent sunrise overlooking the gorgeous snow-capped mountains. The majestic views of the entire Pokhara valley and the Phewa lake from Sarangkot are breathtaking.
Located at an altitude of 1592m, Sarangkot provides us with the views of the snow-capped mountains, including Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, and others. Paragliding in Nepal is another incredible adventure sport, and Sarangkot is one of the best spots for paragliding in Nepal.
Moreover, you can return to the city and go on a sightseeing adventure of the remaining attractions of the city. After having lunch at the hotel, we start our drive back to the capital city of Kathmandu. You will stay overnight at the hotel after arriving in the city as our 5 Nights 6 Days Nepal Tour Itinerary comes to an official end.
Day 6: Departure from Kathmandu
Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. You can then board the flight to your desired destination.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – 5 Nights 6 Days Nepal Tour Itinerary
When is the best time to visit Nepal?
Autumn (September-November) and Spring (March-May) are the two best times for travelling in the country. The pleasant weather and moderate temperatures in the region will enchant you.
Moreover, the atmosphere remains tranquil, and there are fewer chances of rainfall in the region. You will find wildflowers blooming all over the hills in the Spring season. The scenic views of the snow-capped mountains will spellbind you, hence it is the best time to travel in Nepal.
Is travelling to Nepal safe?
Nepal experienced a devastating earthquake in April 2015. However, Nepal has gone through extensive renovation and restoration process through local initiation. Many ancient temples, arts, and artifacts have been completely restored.
Hence, Nepal is quite safe to travel. However, you need to be careful with your luggage and take the necessary precautions during the trip.
How to apply for a Nepal visa?
You can get the tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will need your passport, and two passports size photos to get this visa on arrival.
The cost for visas is $30 for 15 days, $50 for 30 days, and $125 for 90 days from the date of issue. You can apply for a visa online as well.
What permits are necessary for the 5 nights 6 days Nepal tour itinerary?
There are various permits required if you are on a trekking adventure in Nepal. However, no special permits are necessary in this short trip package of 5 nights 6 days Nepal tour itinerary.
Is there any possibility of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) generally occurs at the elevation of 3,500 meters or above. Since this is a short trek that moves around the altitude of 3000 meters, you don’t have to worry about AMS at all.
However, it is always recommended to take necessary precautions and preventive measures like keeping yourself hydrated with water and other fluids.
Is travel insurance required while travelling in Nepal?
Travel insurance is an essential part of your trip to Nepal. It is crucial if you are trekking the high altitude Himalayan region. You must ensure that travel insurance covers all the factors including theft, accidents, helicopter evacuation, robberies, natural disasters, and medical costs.
Do I need a guide or porter?
A tour guide will help you immensely during the journey. They will guide you and help you with the local knowledge and language to create memorable moments. You will get to know more about the ancient culture and heritage of the country.
They also ensure that you will remain safe and ensure the successful completion of the journey. However, in this tour you will not be travelling with your luggage, and thus a porter is not necessary.
What essential documents do I need to bring?
A valid passport, travel insurance, flight tickets, emergency contact numbers, and cash, are some of the essential documents you need to bring with yourself.
Can I travel solo?
Yes, you can travel solo in the country. However, travelling with a guide is safer and comfortable comparatively.
What is the time and phone code of Nepal?
The time of Nepal is GMT/UTC + 5H45, and the country code is +977.
What currency should I bring in Nepal?
You can bring USD/Pounds/Euros for visa and other costs. There are many exchange counters where you can exchange your money to Nepali Rupees.
What are the primary social etiquettes to follow in Nepal?
You should always take your shoes off while entering a temple, and take permission before taking pictures of the Hindu Temples. “Namaste” is generally prefered form of greeting instead of hugs or handshakes. You should also dress conservatively and not wear shorts and sleeveless as far as possible.