Nepal Photography Tour

Duration: 11 Days
At a Glance
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-12
  • Max. Altitude 2100m

Highlights

  • Kathmandu & Its Heritages
  • Nagarkot View Point
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Lumbini – The birthplace of Lord Buddha
  • Pokhara - The city of Lakes
  • Bandipur – An ancient Town

Nepal Photography Tour Overview

There are only a few places on earth to capture the best photo, and one of them. Nepal is a breath-taking country, offering a rich canvas where you can develop your passion for photography.

Nepal is a Photographic country with numerous historical monuments, cultural and religious pilgrimages and heritage, and viewpoints to have wonderful sunrise and sunset views, and much more that make every second of the touring voyage a special and lifetime experience.

With the eight highest mountains and 10 UNESCO world heritage sites, every corner of the country is a place for photography in Nepal. Whether you are an enthusiast, beginner, or professional photographer, Nepal can be your next destination to travel for photography.

We at Outfitter Himalaya have designed 11 days Photography Tour that includes a visit to Kathmandu & its cultural heritages, viewpoints of Nagarkot & Sarangkot to catch the Himalayas and sunrises over them. The Nepal photography tour further goes to one of the natural UNESCO heritages, the Chitwan National Park, Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Pokhara, the city of Lakes, and Bandipur.

You will wonder at every nook and corner that includes the bustling streets of Kathmandu, varied landscapes, beautiful art, and architecture, which offer you an outstanding opportunity to capture them in your camera on this 11-Day Nepal Photography Tour.

Highlights of Nepal Photography Tour

Kathmandu & Its Heritages

Kathmandu is an Awesome and vibrant city itself to explore around, especially, the cultural, historical, and religious monuments are the main attraction for tourists. Some of the sites of Kathmandu are listed by UNESCO as World UNESCO cultural heritages, which are Kathmandu Durbar Squares, Patan Durbar Squares, Bhaktapur Durbar Squares, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Baudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.

Nagarkot View Point

Nagarkot Viewpoint is one of the most popular and the best scenic hilltops near Kathmandu, from where an Awesome sunrise and sunset views with the backdrop of majestic mountains are viewed.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is home to numerous wildlife, and it is rich in floras and faunas. The Chitwan is only 150m above sea level and gets steamy & hot from March-June, with peak temperatures reaching 39°C in the Shade, and short grass in the area during Feb-May makes the best to experience the jungle adventure. The autumn months are heavenly bliss, with stunning Himalayan views, and in winter (December-January), it is pleasantly warmed compared to Kathmandu & other cities.

Lumbini – The birthplace of Lord Buddha

Lumbini is one of the 10 world sites for religious pilgrimage and the sole source of the world's one of the major religions- Buddhism. The Lumbini is the source of world peace and prosperity and no doubt one of the places to be visited in your lifetime.

Pokhara - The city of Lakes

Pokhara is an interesting mix of different cultures & traditions and a virtual junction for high & wild adventure activities in Nepal. Pokhara is a pretty Himalayan city, which is located at the foothills of the Himalayas.

Pokhara is a city of lakes, viewpoints, temples, caves, and many more.

Bandipur – An ancient Town

Bandipur is an ancient trading town with quaint streets and a charming atmosphere. Bandipur is situated on a ridge top south of Dumre, which lies 135 km from Kathmandu, and many people travel to Bandipur to see the ancient town and Great views of the Himalayas.

Itinerary

The Nepal Photography tour is made for 11 days. The 11-day itinerary of Nepal photography itinerary includes many destinations in Nepal; however, this is just a guideline itinerary and it is customizable.

We at Outfitter Himalaya can design an itinerary for you according to your interests, we can offer you a shorter or a longer itinerary, so let us know the time and interests you have for the customized tour program. You can also find some other itineary, which are best for the Photography.

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You are met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel. The evening is relevant-ly free, and after you have refreshed, you can get familiar with the area by going for a stroll down the street.

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After a good rest & a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you go on a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. The tour begins in Swayambunath (Monkey temple) & goes to Kathmandu Dur-bar square in the morning and tours to Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa in the afternoon.

The sites you visit are UNESCO declared world heritage sites & you will truly enjoy visiting these ancient monuments & learning of their mystic history from your professional guide and having a great photograph.

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After enjoying a good breakfast in your hotel, we will embark on sightseeing at the ancient Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

These Squire are ancient Royal Palaces and are highly known for their immense & tragic historical features that include heritage monuments that still echo vibrant histories.

The Tour starts from Patan Durbar squire and goes to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Squire. After touring Bhaktapur, travel to Nagarkot, check into the hotel, and have a Wonderful Sunset view.

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You will have a Wonderful Sunrise View over the Himalayas & Valleys in the early morning.

After having breakfast at the hotel, we travel to Chitwan National Park and it is about a 6-7 hours wonderfully scenic drive along the banks of the Trisuli river valley. You can view the beautiful landscapes, valleys, mountains, lush green hamlets set amidst color rural landscapes, and much more.

On reaching at Lodge in Chitwan, you will have a brief about the tour in Chitwan and go on a visit to the Tharu village.

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After having breakfast at the lodge, we set out for a full day of jungle activities that include Jungle Walking, Jungle Safari across streams & into the jungles.

We also enjoy watching the Elephants bathing and visiting the Elephant Breeding center. We enjoy a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that’s exciting to watch in the evening.

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After having breakfast at the lodge, you go on a short bird-watching tour. We then travel from Chitwan to Lumbini, which is a scenic 4 hours (190 km) drive to Lumbini, the Birth Place of Lord Buddha.

Lumbini is one of the world's major religious, architectural, and historical sites. We devote our time today to visit as many places & sites in Lumbini as possible. The place is a big area with monuments, temples, and ancients’ sites, that made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

First, we visit the Mayadevi temple, which built in the exact place where Buddha was born. We spend some time wandering around the gardens, some of the important landmarks and monuments in Lumbini include Ashoka's Pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC) on the spot of Buddha's birth, which also has the oldest inscription in Nepal.

There are many Buddhist Temples founded by devotees from different countries, which in-clude Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese and Burmese, Korean, etc.

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After breakfast, you go to visit some places in Lumbini if there are any left from yesterday's tour.

We then start our travel to Pokhara, and we will stop at ancient Palpa en route to have lunch & visiting sometime in Palpa. We continue our travel to Pokhara.

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We start our tour early morning and drive to Sarangkot Viewpoint to have a wonderful sun-rise view over the Himalayas.

Sarangkot presents picturesque views of the major mountains of the Annapurna region like Annapurna massif (8,091 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), and many more.

We then return to Pokhara and also visit the old Bindhya Basini temple en route and have breakfast at the hotel.

We then go on tour to visit Seti Gandaki gorge, Peace stupa, Devi’s falls, and Gumteshwar cave and also go boating at Phewa Lake and visit the Barahi temple.

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After having breakfast at the hotel, we take a three-hour drive to Bandipur. The Bandipur a hilltop town situated in the Mahabharat range. Bandipur is a picturesque town renowned for its preserved old-time cultural atmosphere, provincial architecture, interesting walks, astound-ing views, and warm and amazingly friendly people.

We will have a visit to the town and overnight at the hotel.

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After having breakfast at the hotel, we will travel to Kathmandu. Check in to the hotel, and the rest of the day is free for shopping and wandering around as this is your last night's stay in Nepal.

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We are doubly sure you have enjoyed a Wonderful Photography Tour of different places in Nepal.

We hope that the Tour showed you the true depths of Nepal’s natural beauty, Landscapes, Culture, and heritages.

We know that you will always remember this combo vacation & will return home to tell sto-ries of your amazing experiences in the incredible Himalayan nation of Nepal.

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers
  • All transport by private tourist vehicle
  • Local tour guide throughout the tour.
  • 10 nights 3-star hotel accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Total of 15 meals (10 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners)
  • All the entrance fees to visit the monuments in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • National Park entry fee in Chitwan National Park

Exclusions

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals, which are not stated
  • Your personnel expense
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide & driver
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

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