Teej Festival Tour

Trip Duration 08 nights 09 days
Trip Code NAP-TEEj-004
Trip Grade Hiking/walking
Trip Cost USD 885 per passenger
Best Time August/September

Overview

Nepal Adventure Point welcomes you to Nepal and celebrates the Teej festival with us in Nepal. We organize the Teej festival festival's familiarization trip in Nepal every year. This special packages program we have included special travel activities that include sightseeing, hiking and safari programs that are meant for healing the body, mind and spirit to give you a fresh start for the Teej festival

Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal. It falls in the month of August or early September. Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of their husband. Unmarried girls also observe fast on this day for a good husband. A Teej celebration lasts for three pious days. Traditional dances and songs form an important feature of Teej celebrations. Red color is considered auspicious for women observing Teej fast and so most of them dress up in red or bridal clothes.

Teej Celebrations - Teej is an annual festival of Nepali women. The festival is celebrated with utmost dedication and love by the women in Nepal. Preparations for the festival begin well in advance. Fabric stores, sarees and suit outlets are stocked with the bridal red color fabric. Women spend most of the time shopping when Teej is near.

Teej festival celebrations are carried further with sumptuous feasts and traditional performances. On this day, women dress up beautifully. They clad themselves in red colored apparels, wear glass bangles, heavy ornaments and apply henna. Teej gives women an opportunity to dress like the newly wed. They worship the epitome of divine marriage – Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, for longevity and prosperity for their husband and family. All the interested travellers are requested to register their trip at the Nepal Adventure Point before the 4 weeks period of the trip date.

Highlights

* Historical, cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
* Experience and celebrate the Holi festival in Nepal

Trip Summary

Trip Grade Hiking/walking
Trip Duration 08 nights 09 days
Trip code NAP-TEEj-004
Trip Start/Ends Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude Sarangkot (1725m)
Trip Cost USD 885 per passenger
Group Size Minimum 2 upto 32 passengers
Accessibillity Guided tour around the Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan and Pokhara
The Route Kathmand-Chitwan-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Season August/September
Trip Valid This offer is valid on reservations made from September through December 31, 2018.
Trip Facilities Standard hotel/Resort

Itinerary

Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Nepal Adventure Point who will drop us off at our hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or we may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. 

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swoyambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Nepal Adventure Point briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us an opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. 

After breakfast, we drive to rafting put in point at Trishuli River. This River package will let you; enjoy the most thrilling white water river rafting for 3 heavenly hours. After a briefing about safe rafting from your River guide, you will be all set for your rafting trips down the Trishuli River of grade 3 & 4. This rafting trip is sure to give you the most amazing experience filled with utmost thrill. After an adventurous rafting session in Trishuli, we drive to Chitwan National Park. The park is one of Asia's most famous national parks, the forest & grassland landscape is home to many birds and animals including the majestic Indian elephant and the ever-elusive Bengal Tiger. The park is most famous however for its population of the rare one-horned rhinoceros. We include various activities in and around the park, including a gentle canoe ride down the Rapti River, a half-day jungle walk, jeep and elephant safaris, as well as a local village walk and cultural program.

This day enjoy elephant back safari, canoeing elephant ride and breeding centre visit, bird watching and see wild animals like rhinos, peacocks, crocodiles, deer’s etc. You will visit deep in the national park on elephant back. You will see one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. After 2-3-hours of elephant safari, you can enjoy canoeing river. Later in the evening, you will enjoy Tharu cultural program. You can have the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experience of your lifetime in Chitwan National Park.

We complete our last activities at the Chitwan National Park. Leaving the lowlands behind, you head back into the foothills of the Himalayas to Pokhara (140-kms/5-hrs). The drive is very much similar to that we had while coming to Chitwan from Kathmandu. Pokhara is popular city after Kathmandu because of its beauty; relaxed atmosphere the lakeside town affords magnificent views of the snow-capped peaks of the mighty Annapurna mountain range. There is plenty to keep you busy in and around the town, including short walks, caves, boat rides and nearby excursions.

Early in the morning we drive approximately 30 minutes to reach the Sarangkot hill (1592m) At Sarangkot one gets to see the sunrise and the magnificent views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna IV (7525m), AnnapurnaIII (7555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Enjoy the beautiful sunrise, mountains and Himalayan ranges and return back to hotel for the breakfast. After breakfast, depart for the full day sightseeing. Major tour highlights are Bindobasini temple, Devi’s fall, Gupteshowr cave, world peace stupa, Mahendra cave. Later enjoy the boating at Fewa Lake. In the evening, enjoy your free time for shopping and other individual activities.

Finally, it is back to Kathmandu for one last chance to wander around the city and perhaps do some last minute shopping or a little more sightseeing. In the evening we will have farewell dinner at the traditional restaurant.

Will have some free time until the time to leave to airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Nepal Adventure Point will transfer you to the airport to connect onward destination or join another programs with Nepal Adventure Point!!

Cost Included

* Activities:Sightseeing, walking, Safari activities and driving trip as per the itinerary.
* Accommodation:3 nights’ hotel in Kathmandu, 2 night hotel in Pokhara, and 2 night lodge/resort in Chitwan on twin sharing bedroom
* Food: 7 breakfast 2/2 lunch and dinner at Chitwan
* Staffs:First hand knowledgeable English speaking tour guide, naturalist guide at Chitwan and expert driver
* Transportation:Arrival/departure transfer, Kathmandu to Chitwan, Chitwan to Pokhara and return and surface road-head transliortation.
* Company and Government’s service charge:All applicable Government taxes and  official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipiment, air and road-head transportation

Cost Excluded

* Kathmandu to Baratpur and Pokhara to Kathmandu flight
* Personal travel equipments
* All lunch nd dinner, accept at Chitwan national park
* Bar bills and beverages
* Tilis/Gratuities for your crews
* All monastery and temple entrance fees
* Olitional activities
*nAnd unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure lPint

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