Kathmandu, Chitwan & Pokhara Tour - 11 Days

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This tour covers the amazing places of Nepal. This program starts from the Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal which is rich in culture, historical monuments, and many others and continues with the Jungle Safari in the Chitwan National Park which is one of the Asia’s finest National Park to the Lumbini, birth place of Lord Buddha and then with the tranquil valley of Pokhara in the west offering mesmerizing close up view of mountains and wrap up with predominantly a Newari town called Bandipur.

Kathmandu is the historical and architectural point of Nepal. . Although small in size, Kathmandu Valley has some beautiful historical places. During this trip you will be visiting some UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu valley and stroll around local markets and lively streets.

Then we travel towards the Terai belt of Nepal where Chitwan National Park lies which is famous for wildlife safari and typical Tharu Culture.

After then we travel to the Lumbini, to be the witness of the birth place of Lord Buddha.

Then we travel to Pokhara valley situated in a tranquil location and surrounded by nature.  During the good weather the views of snowcapped mountains are just amazing and mesmerizing.

Lastly, we travel to the cool place Bandipur which is a Newari town.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Old historical & religious heritage sites
  • Local markets
  • Mountains and Sunrise view (weather permits)
  • Jungle Safari

FACT FILES:

  • Area : Popular places of Nepal
  • Season: September- December, March-May
  • Activities : Cultural Tour, Jungle Safari, Mountain view
  • Max. Elevation: 1,600m

Day 1
Arrival

Upon arrival you will be warmly greeted by our representatives in the airport and takes you to your designated hotel. Before check in short briefing session will be arranged.

Overnight at hotel

Day 2
Visit Swyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square

After breakfast today we will be visiting to the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaitya Swayambhunath. Built in 250 BC and known to be the oldest in Nepal, this stupa displays typical Buddhist architecture located in the small hill inside Kathmandu Valley. The vicinity of the Swayambunath stupa is surrounded by hundreds of other Buddhist shrines all around.

Then we drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square situated in the heart of the city. This ancient palace is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar. This palace is named after Hanuman, the monkey god, as a stone statue of Hanuman is placed right next to the main entrance protecting the whole palace.

From here we walk through typical Nepali markets to busy touristic Thamel Area.

Day 3
Visit Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

After breakfast today we drive to Boudhanath Stupa an ancient colossal stupa built during the 5th century. This is one of the biggest stupa in the world and is the center of world Tibetan Buddhism.

Then we visit to Pashupatinath Temple, a two tiered golden roof and silver door temple which is considered one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Number of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions are built here. This is a temple of Lord Shiva and the largest temple complex in Nepal.

And then we drive to the Bhaktapur – city of devotee and the home of traditional art and architecture, magnificent windows, pottery and so on.

Overnight at hotel

Day 4
Fly to Bharatpur and drive to Chitwan National Park

Today we take approx 25 minutes flight to Bharatpur and 45 min drive to resort in Chitwan National Park. After check in to the resort trained naturalist welcome you and brief you about program. In day time we start a bullock cart ride to visit the village which takes you to Tharu houses and experience the coexistence of modernity and tradition in the village. In the evening you have dinner with Tharu Cultural dance.

Overnight at resort.

Day 5
Full day Jungle Activities

Today after breakfast we go for canoeing in the Rapti River which is a peaceful ride looking out for Crocodiles and several Wetland Species, migrants and residents and if lucky gets a closer view of the Rhinos wallowing in water.

And then the guide takes you to the elephant breeding centre where guide brief you about the elephant. Later go with them to swim in the river while washing and cleaning them and also get washed in process.

After lunch in the afternoon safaris are organized in the core area of the National Park using lodge’s owned 4X4 vehicle. Jeep safari is the most preferred way to experience the dense flora and vivacious wildlife of Chitwan as we pass through various habitats following the tracks in the company of an experienced naturalist.

Overnight at resort.

Day 6
Drive to Lumbini

After breakfast today we take approx 3 hrs drive to the Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. And after having lunch in the hotel we head to the Mayadevi temple where there is a birth mark stone of Gautam Buddha, Holi pond where Buddha’s mother took ritual dip, Emperor Ashokan Piller and other historic bricks and stones.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 7
Fly to Pokhara

Today we drive approx 30 minutes to Bhairahawa airport and take a 20 minutes flight to the tranquil place Pokhara. Upon arrival we check in to the hotel. In the evening we head for boating in the most popular lake Fewa.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8
Pokhara sightseeing

Today we have to wake up early in the morning and drive 45 min to Sarangkot for sunrise. Then we return back to the hotel for breakfast. After that we explore the other beauty of Pokhara town.

Sightseeing places: World Peace Pagoda, Davis fall, Gupteshwor Temple, Bindabasini temple, Old Pkr Town, Intl. Mountain Museum and Mahendra cave.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9
Drive to Bandipur

Today after breakfast drive to Bandipur which takes around 3/4hrs drive.

Bandipur is a picturesque hill top town located almost halfway through the highway linking Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is located at an altitude of 3400 feet. The weather of Bandipur is cool all the year round. It is predominantly a Newari town. Late afternoon cultural walk around the Bandipur town a well-preserved cultural site. Walk back on the stone paved path in between the local houses to hotel.

Overnight at hotel

Day 10
Drive back to Kathmandu

Today after breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu. It takes around 5 hrs to reach Kathmandu valley.

Overnight at hotel

Day 11
Departure

As per the flight schedule we will transfer you to the Airport for your flight back home.

COST INCLUDES

  • Hotel Accommodation during stay on B&B basis
  • Sightseeing tour as stated above
  • Private AC Vehicle during the tour
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu/Bharatpur, Bhairahawa/Pokhara)
  • Jungle activities on AP basis in Chitwan National Park
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee during the sightseeing tour
  • Arrival/Departure transfers

COST EXCLUDES

  • Nepali entry visa @ US $ 30.- net per person for 15 days can be obtained at Tribhuvan International airport. Passport needs to be atleast 6 months valid on the day of departure from Nepal, 01 Passport size photograph and visa fee needs to be paid cash in US DOLLAR ( Price can be change without any prior notice)
  • Meals - Lunch and Dinner
  • Your personal gears for travelling
  • Travelling Insurance
  • International flight tickets
  • Any extra cost involved in case of natural disaster, political turmoil, epidemics, flight cancellation etc.
  • Tips for staff not mandatory but expected
  • Anything not mentioned in the above include box

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