- Grade: Easy
- Duration: 9 Days
- Destination: Nepal
- Activities: Special Tours
- Departure: April 16, 2019
- Best Seasons: Autumn & Spring
- Highest Altitude: 1360
- Start-Ends: Kathmandu - Kathmandu
- Price of Package:USD 1050
Wedding Tour in Nepal offers a traditional marriage ceremony as well as rituals of a variety of marriage system and practices in Nepal. This tour is one of the well-liked tours to experience marriage ceremony traditions in Nepal. Since Nepal owes diverse ethnicity, different ethnic community practice marriage process with separate rituals. However, most of the people intensely believe in a traditional and ritualistic marriage practice in Nepal. Wedding tour in Nepal provides you a unique and memorable experience with your better-half following Nepalese marriage rituals. Furthermore, participating in Nepali marriage ceremony as an observer is also a worth experience. Nepali Wedding ceremonies are a very impressive event where both bride and bridegroom worship together in the presence of Fire God. The couple also receives blessings and best wishes form family, relatives, and friends for the eternal marriage relationship.
Types of traditional Marriages
Major types of wedding Ceremony you can experience in Nepal are as follows:
- Baidhik (Hindu) wedding
- Tamang wedding
- Sherpa wedding
- Newari wedding
The wedding tour package offers the intense traveler as well as visitors to observe the Hindu wedding system, its rituals as well as the importance of marriage for beginning conjugal life. Furthermore, this tour particularly premeditates for foreign couples who are enthusiastic to pursue Nepali Wedding systems.
Traditional wedding ceremonies in Nepal occur in certain months and days with good lucks. The Pandit and Priest determine such dates as per the positions of planets and zodiac of the marrying couples. Basically, Mid-January to Mid-March, mid-April to mid-June and mid-November to mid-December is the allotted time for marriage according to Hindu traditions. Therefore, the Nepalese marriage system is unique and rich in culture. Hindu marriage performs in accordance with Vedas. Vedas are Holy Scriptures of Hindu religion which is thousands of years old. For Hindus, Vedas are the essence of Hinduism.
Oriental Journeys design this wedding tour package for those who want their marriage in Nepali traditional styles. Furthermore, this tour package designs for those who want to explore the marriage system in Nepal with direct involvement in the marriage ceremony.
If you are lovebirds and enjoying any tour packages in Nepal and also would like to knot yourself as a married couple in this land of Himalayas, we are always here to support you to fulfill your dream. You can further look for honeymoon packages in Nepal after the wedding.
Cost of Wedding in Nepal
The cost for wedding depends on the activities you choose during the wedding ceremony. Basically, the main cost arises for the Venue, Mandap decoration, Attire for Bride ang Groom, Arrangements, Transportations, Musical Group (Panche Baja or Band Baja) and food for invitees. So, the cost of wedding in Nepal may range from US$ 1000 to US$20,000 based on the type of marriage, venue, activities and facilities you choose. However, the wedding ceremony and activities are customizable depending upon your budget and time.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
- Day 02: Early Morning Drive to Nagarkot for early morning sunrise view and hike to Changu Narayan Temple after Breakfast
- Day 03: Attend marriage Ceremony
- Day 04: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Day 05: Attend Marriage Reception
- Day 06: Drive to Chitwan
- Day 07: Full Day Jungle Activities
- Day 08: Drive Back to Kathmandu
- Day 09: Final departure to the destination
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
Today you will arrive in Kathmandu. After your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by a representative from Oriental Journeys with Khadas and Garlands. Then, you will be transformed to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Early Morning Drive to Nagarkot for early morning sunrise view and hike to Changu Narayan Temple after Breakfast
You will get up early in the morning at 4:00am. An English speaking tour guide from Oriental Journeys will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Nagarkot with your packed breakfast. An hour drive from Thamel to Nagarkot will take you to the hill top view point for the wonderful Sunrise View. After enjoying the majestic view of first rays of sun over the Himalayas and the lush valleys, you will hike down to the historical temple premises of Changunarayan temple. Drive back to Kathmandu in afternoon. You will time to prepare yourself to attend next day's marriage ceremony.
Day 03: Attend marriage Ceremony
Today, you will attend the marriage ceremony after taking breakfast. You will take part in marriage procession from bridegroom's place to ceremony place. You have an opportunity to observe all the procedures of traditional Nepali marriage system for the full day. The procedures like Swayambhar, Kanyadan, Sindoor, Agni Fera including some pranks and cultural flirting will enjoy you. You will enjoy the feast with delicious dishes during the ceremony.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Today, you will go for sightseeing in UNISCO World Cultural Heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Specially Pashupaninath - the famous and greatest Hindu Temple, Bouddhanath - Buddhist Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square -a medieval Royal Palace Square. This will introduce you about the culture, traditions, history, religions and religious harmony in Nepal.
Day 05: Attend Marriage Reception
You have free time in the morning to prepare yourself for the marriage reception. You will enjoy participating the marriage reception in the evening with cultural extravaganzas, dances and cocktail dinner.
Day 06: Drive to Chitwan
Drive Kathmandu to Chitwan in a deluxe tourist vehicle. After driving for 5/6 hours, we will reach at the Chitwan. You will check in hotel nearby National Park. Jungle safari trip starts after luch. A short visit around the Tharu villages will allow you to observe their lifestyle. In the evening, you will experience the Tharu Culture program. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Full Day Jungle Activities
Today, you will go for full day Chitwan national park activities. After breakfast you will go for thrilling canoe trip on Rapti river, Jungle walk to see some wild animals and will visit to elephant breeding center, then Elephant bathing. You will have opportunity to take a shower from elephant trunk. After Lunch rest, you will be going for Elephant back Jungle safari. This is the main attraction of the trip. During the safari you can observe One Horned Rhinos, severeal species of birds, crocodile and different vegetations.
Day 08: Drive Back to Kathmandu
You will be following your guide early in the morning for bird watching inside the national park. After birdwatching tour, your journey will start to Kathmandu following the same route. In the evening visit Thamel market shops for souvenir shopping .
Day 09: Final departure to the destination
A vehicle from Oriental Journeys will take you from hotel and drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport. Finally, this will be a moment to say you good bye till our next visit for another trip in Nepal. You will fly to your next destination.
|Trip Start Date||Trip End Date||Price||Activity|
- Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
- Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
- Chitwan 2 nights 3 days package with full board including all activities
- Sightseeing tour with private car and English guide
- Entrance fee (Kathmandu, Chitwan, and Pokhara)
- Transport by Private same as itinerary
- Wedding arranging cost
- Mandap ready for the wedding
- Panchay Baja Arrange
- Shopping for wedding ceremonies
- Personal shopping for weeding
- Which is not mentioned in this itinerary
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