Photography Tour in Nepal
- Details Itinerary
This is a special Photography tour for keen interested photographers to give them an insightful tour to Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage sites and various other places of Historic, Cultural and Religious importance around the valley. The tour will wander through ancient bazaar’s and medieval palace squares, explore ancient Newari villages which are breathing museums and shrines of the local deities. The tour also takes you to Nepal’s mid-hills and villages to experience country lifestyle and ethnic cultures of the different cast people.
The visit to Pokhara- a striking scenic lake town where nature is amplified with the views of majestic peaks, sparkling water lakes with boating and canoeing thrills will add on a greater value to your photographic tour. Witnessing some natural wonders of nature in waterfalls and gorges and magical dawns that light up the sky and the snowy Himalayan spires in hues of the rising sun and capturing these magical vistas and wonderful landscapes in your camera will obviously fulfilled the expectations of an ideal Photographic tour.
Day 01: Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03 Kathmandu
Day 04: Kathmandu- Chitwan
Day 05: Chitwan
Day 06: Chitwan-Bandipur
Day 07: Bandipur- Pokhara
Day 08: Pokhara
Day 09: Pokhara-Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure Transfer
Day 01: Kathmandu: Arrival transfer to Hotel O/N at Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu:
Full day photography tour with English speaking guide to Pashupatinath Temple( to see the scared Hindu cremation on Bagmiti river )Bouddhanath stupa and Changu Narayan temple (6th century temple) then continue tour to Bhaktapur, It is rich in architectural beauty, filled with ancient Hindu and Buddhist religious sites, and palaces and courtyards where tourists can easily spend days absorbing the traditions and culture of the Newars. Bhaktapur's Durbar Square was added to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1979. Its Durbar Square is home to elaborately carved 55-window palace and the famous Golden Gate, the Big Bell as well as numerous temples. In Taumadi Square lies the 5 storey Nyatapola Temple, Nepal’s tallest pagoda temple. O/N at Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu:
Full day photography tour to other historical town Patan Durbar square and visit to ancient tiny village Bugmati and Khokna.Bungamati is the birthplace of Rato Machhendranath and Khokana is just north of Bungamati. It is a tiny Newari village with a reputation for two things – mustard oil and the local temple.The village is famous for its unusual mustard oil harvesting process in which a heavy wooden beam is used to crush the mustard seeds in order to extract the oil. This oil can be eaten if desired but it can also be used for therapeutic massage. Even if you are not a fan of the mustard plant, you simply have to enjoy the local mustard oil in whatever way appeals to you the most. Swoyambhu nath temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square O/N at Hotel.
Day 04: Kathmandu- Chitwan:
We will begin the 4-5hr drive to the Chitwan National Park then upon arrival lunch and rooms and groups will be assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities. 3:30 PM: Elephant-back safari: You will have a chance to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours until sunset/last light. 7:00 PM: Dinner in the central dining hall. (LB,D) O/N at Resort or Hotel
Day 05: Chitwan:
Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee, then proceed on a Nature Walk/Elephant safari. This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and riverine jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter. After breakfast back at the resort we will have an Elephant briefing programme, where we will learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stables. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants) After lunch time to relax in the peaceful surroundings, or on your verandah. Hammocks and the library are at your disposal. If we are lucky we should be able to arrange a swim and play with the elephants as they have their bath. After dinner we will be entertained by the Tharu Stick dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. (B,L,D)
Day06: Chitwan -Bandipur:
After early morning tea/coffee. Bird Watching then Breakfast. Bring your bags to the bar area on the way.After breakfast, we will make our way by car or Toyota Hiace to Bandipur stoping en route photos. Mid afternoon we will arrive at Bandipur. Here we explore the this charming hillside town with magnificent views. O/N at Hotel on B/B
Day 07: Bandipur- Pokhara:
Very early morning wake up (5:45am) to see the mountain views and breakfast. We will depart Pokhara by pravite transfer for the 3 hour drive to Pokhara.. Arrive afternoon in Pokhara and overnight in this picturesque town with the mountains nearby O/N at Hotel Barahi ON B/B basis.
Day 08: Pokhara:
Early morning Drive to Sarangkot to see the sunrise and Mountain views but weather should permit and back to Hotel for breakfast .After noon you can stroll the streets stopping at the nice coffee shops and restaurants or shop or for the active paddle your own boat or walk to the monastery on the hill for yet more views capture on your camera O/N at Hotel.
Day 09: Pokhara - Kathmandu:
Early morning breakfast then drive to Airport and fly to Kathmandu by Buddha air or Yeti Air around 08.30 to 09.15 HRS . We will pick them at the Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel on B/B basis rest of the day free your own for last minute shopping.
Day 10: Departure transfer to Airport.