Lumbini is the birth place of Siddharth Gautam, the Sakya prince and the ultimate Buddha, the ‘Enlightened One’, is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism.
Arrive Kathmandu and meet with our company representative at Tribhuvan International Airport. The representative of the company will escort you to your hotel where you will relax and spend your night.
Hanumandhoka or Durbar square is a historical seat of royalty. With its old temples and palaces, it epitomizes the religious and culture life of the people. It is here that kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Swayambhu is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2,000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire’s base are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is situated on a hillock above the level of the Kathmandu valley and hence commands an excellent view of the valley. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
The Stupa of Bouddhanath lies 8km east of Kathmandu. This is ancient colossal Stupa which is one of the biggest in the world, and the centre of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Pashupatinath temple is also a UNESCO heritage monument.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square - The golden gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows. The gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is embellished with deities and monsters with marvelous intricacy. The balcony of the palace is a masterpiece of wood carving. There is a bronze bell on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the ‘bell of barking dogs’, which was rung to signal curfew during those days. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Patan is situated in the heart of the city and constitutes the focus of visitors attraction. The square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar Square consists of three courtyards, one among which holds a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal Bath called Tushshity. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Changu Narayan, said to have been built in 323 AD and is said to be the oldest temple in the valley. The ancient temple of Changu Narayan is located on a high hilltop that is also known as Changu or Dolagiri. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Narayanhity Royal Palace is the palace where the royal massacre took place in 2009, when the king and queen were assassinated. Foreigners are allowed to visit the palace.
Drive to Pokhara.
Pokhara, an enchanting city nestled in the tranquil valley (827 m), is the starting point for many of Nepal’s most popular trekking and rafting destinations. The serenity of Phewa lake and the magnificence of the fish-tail summit of Macchapuchhere (Fish tail) 6,977m rising behind create an ambience of peace and magic. One can even spend the day rowing the beautiful lake.
Drive to Lumbini.
Lumbini is the birth place of Siddharth Gautam, the Sakya prince and the ultimate Buddha, the ‘Enlightened One’, is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism. The main attraction at Lumbini remains the Sacred Garden spread over 8 sq km and possessing all the treasures of the historic area. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List.
Drive to Bhairawa, and take the flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Our representative will then transfer you to the Tribhuvan International airport of Kathmandu from where you take your flight to home/onward destination.
We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.
If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:
00 (977) 1-470-1398
Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.
As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.
Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.
Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.
A complete kit list is to be found on this website.
Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.