10 Days Geological Tour in Nepal
Nepal is a south Asian country that is Neighbours to China and India. These huge countries cover Nepal from all sides. Nepal is exceedingly small in land area compared to the huge neighbors. The country is average in size and area. However, the features and specialties possessed by these small area makes Nepal own of the unique countries in the world. The country has incredibly unique geographical features and high fluctuations in elevation in small areas. Geo tour in Nepal can be wonder and amazing experience due to this very reason.
There is huge possibility of Geo tourism in Nepal there are many resources to study. The country surrounded by the mountains have much to share with the world. The natural resources and beauty of the country is what attract the visitors to get here. The country also has the Himalayan range, due to which it has many peaks in its periphery. The southern borders with India have the terai plains which have the most fertile land in the nation, while the China border have most of the Himalayas with huge mountains and difficult topography.
Day 1 of geo tour in Nepal
Arrival at Kathmandu
After lunch around 4:00 the visitors will be informed about the 7 days schedule some information and answers will be given to them if they have any question to ask
7-8:00 Dinner time
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. The city also holds the only international airport in the country till date. The visitors will arrive through the Tribhuvan International Airport located at the heart of the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu being the capital of the country is the economical as well as the population center of the country. Originally, populated by the Newars in the ancient time now is the home to all the ethnicity of Nepal. People mote here in search of opportunities and stable urban life.
The visitors after arriving in Kathmandu started their geo tour in Nepal. Then after their long and tiresome journey, they will be checked in their hotels. In the afternoon if they want, they can hang around the city or rest up for their upcoming journey.
Day 2 of geo tour in Nepal
From breakfast, the schedule is to visit Kathmandu till nighttime
Kathmandu valley lies at the central region of the country. Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kathmandu districts of Nepal are collectively known as the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu valley is a unique place with a moderate climate and fertile soil. Kathmandu valley is surrounded by hills on all sides and has a bowl-like structure. Various mountain ranges and beautiful mountains are also seen from the Kathmandu valley.
In some winters, the valley has experienced snowfall also while the climate in summer is tropical enough to be able for mango to be harvested. Kathmandu is most unique in the matter of its structure, soil, as well as the climate. According to legends due to its natural defense like the fort, fertile land, and suitable climate it was chosen as the capital of the country by King Prithvi Narayan Shah. These factors make Kathmandu valley the place needed to be visited for geo tour in Nepal.
More than economic and population center of the country it is also the cultural center of the country. Due to the various ethnicity living in the region, the region celebrates vast number of festivals and lifestyles of peoples. Kathmandu is a heaven for culture researchers and visitors.
Along the periphery of the three districts of the Kathmandu valley alone there are total of seven UNESCO world heritage sites. The sites are scattered around the valleys. Some are at the center while some at the end hills of the valley. These locations must visit for everyone who arrive in Nepal. It does not matter if they are here for geo tour in Nepal or others, they are locations that need to be visited one in life.
Majority of these sites are holy temples which are constructed by various kings, around various times. This further helps to study the ancient culture of various time periods.
Day 1 and Day 2 of our geo tour in Nepal is enough to visit all these locations in Kathmandu valley. The sites are of enormous number, but they are close to each other and the vehicle accessibility of all the sites will complete the visit in estimated time.
The night of the day 2 of geo tour in Nepal is also spent at Kathmandu valley.
Day 3 of Geological Study
Kathmandu to Chitwan
Chitwan 7.00 o’clock by bus it takes 7-8 hours to reach
10-11 breakfast (on the way)
6.00 o’clock-introduction about location and a short class
8.00 o’clock- 9.00 o’clock dinner time
From Kathmandu the travelers will leave for Chitwan after they wake up and have breakfast on the way. The drive at average speed along the Prithvi highway will get one to Chitwan around 7-8 hours. On the Prithvi Highway, one can see the gate of Mana Kamana temple. With 2 3 hours spare the travelers if they want can visit the temple. The temple is located at the uphill and need to go through cable car. After brief time they can again return to their journey to Chitwan.
The plains of Chitwan are famous for its Chitwan national park and Narayani river. The travelers ride the vehicle in Prithvi highway to get to their destination.
If the travelers decide to visit the temple, they will only reach Chitwan after dark or late evening. This day there will be no further visit and they will rest after reaching Chitwan.
Our 3rd day of geo tour in Nepal ends in Chitwan.
Day 4 Around Chitwan Region
Chitwan Narayani river and the settlements around Chitwan visit
4th day of geo tour in Nepal will be focused on Narayani river. Narayani river is the one of the major highlights of the Chitwan visit. It is the home to the various wild animals and the geology tells lot about the area and the properties of the plains of the Chitwan. Boats will be taken, and the rivers will be explored. Various wild animals’ birds can be seen during the boating period.
The crocodiles can be seen at the banks of the river. If one is lucky one can also see rhino and tigers along the banks of the river. The river acts as the major water source for the animals as well as humans. Animals around there can be seen drinking from the rivers during boating if they are lucky.
After Narayani visit, the settlements around the Chitwan national park are visited. It is them who are living around the edges of National Park who protect it. Due to their huge efforts with Nepal Army the illegal hunters, and tree smuggling have dropped to minimum. Interacting with them and understanding their lifestyles as well as analyzing the geography of area surrounding Chitwan will be a major source of knowledge during geo tour in Nepal. This is the complete schedule of 4th day of geo tour in Nepal.
Day 5 to Chitwan national park
Chitwan national park is one of the two UNESCO natural heritage sites of Nepal. The national park located at the southern part of the country is famous for its natural beauty and wildlife’s. The Park is a major tourist attraction for both national as well as international tourists.
Chitwan national park is a major destination in geo tour in Nepal. The Park is incredibly famous for the one horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger. Also, there are other wildlife also who are rare and is thriving there. The complete schedule of day 5 of geo tour in Nepal is to visit the park and study about it in depth.
Schedule of day 6 of geo tour in Nepal
7.00 o’clock Pokhara by bus 6-7 hours
10-11 breakfast (on the way)
4.00-5.00 o’clock-introduction about location and a short class
5.00 o’clock- Pokhara geological field to see the biggest boulder of Nepal
7.00 o’clock- 8.00 o’clock dinner time
our visitors will go to Pokhara on their 6th day of geo tour in Nepal
Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal. After travelling in the road for four to six hours the visitors will get to Pokhara. Pokhara is another huge settlement of Nepal in Gandaki district. The city is filled with natural resources and natural wonders. Most of the tourists who arrive in Nepal, want to or visit Pokhara in their Nepal journey.
The travelers who are planning to visit the destinations like manag, mustang, Annapurna region etc. also visit Pokhara as it is on the way to go there. After reaching Pokhara, the visitors will take a short teaching session about the visit. The visit the nearby places as the day was full of long journey.
Day 7 and Day 8 of geo tour in Nepal
Pokhara has enormous number of tourist destinations and attractions. So, one day is not enough to visit them completely so at minimum 2 days are needed to understand Pokhara
Pokhara has many places to visit both from the tourist and geological point. The area consists of two of the most famous lakes of Nepal. The Phewa and Begnas lake. Phewa is located at the city itself while Begnas is little away from city in a quiet place. The city also has Seti river.
Another important geological location are the David falls, Gupte Shor Mahadev, Mahendra cave and the bat cave of Pokhara. The Pokhara city is filled with caves and openings in the ground. All these caves are huge in size, some are worshipped as a temple of gods while some act as natural habitat for bats. It is believed that the subsurface erosion by the Seti river and others is the cause of formation of sink holes and caves in the Pokhara valley.
Pokhara is also the perfect destination to watch the mountains. There is no city in Nepal, from which such majestic views of the mountain and mountain ranges are seen. From the city the Annapurna and Macchapuchre mountain are viewed majestically. For the better view of the mountain range and to view sunrise, people travel to Sarang Kot hill early in the morning. It is few kilometers away from the city and is also used as a spot for paragliding.
Pokhara is also famous for enjoyment and celebration, the lake side area is used by locals and tourists for enjoyment. Our visitors also can enjoy their time there.
Day 9 of geo tour in Nepal
7.00 o’clock by bus for 3 to 4 hours for Bandipur
After 12th geological field
7.00 to 8.00 dinner time
Bandipur is another beautiful settlement few hours away from Pokhara. It is a beautiful destination many do not know about. Bandipur is famous for its beautiful settlement at the top of the hill. The unique thing about Bandipur is that it looks like an ancient Nepalese settlement.
The people of Bandipur have preserved their culture and used it to their advantage to uplift the tourism. The area is clean, looks anciently and no vehicle are allowed to reduce the pollution and preserve the beauty of the area. The hills around the settlement are also beautiful and people visit there to view the sunrise and watch the majestic view.
Day 10 of geo tour in Nepal
8.00 -9.00 breakfast
9 to 12 they can visit around
12- 1.00 lunch
2.00 return to Kathmandu
7:00Check-in the hotel and dinner time.
Day 10 is the last day of our geo tour in Nepal. This day after breakfast the travelers will return to Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is not so far from Kathmandu, so the travelers necessarily need not to travel early in the morning. They can take their time and return to Kathmandu.
Reaching to Kathmandu will officially end geo tour in Nepal. The tour has ended but many adventures, knowledge, and memories have arrived that will remain lifetime.