Trip duration: 8 day(s)
Trip Grade: Pleasure
Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu.
Arrive om Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Welcome & assistance on arrival at Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Hotel check in. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 02 – Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park.
Fly (35 minutes) or Drive (6 hrs drive) from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. Arrive Chitwan National Park. Transfer to the lodge followed by refreshments and a briefing about the Programme and the lodge facilities. Lunch. A talk on the elephants by the naturalists at the elephant stable. Jungle safari on the Elephant back. A slide show presentation about the natural history & flora & fauna of the national park. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 03 - Chitwan National Park.
Full day jungle activities including Nature walk, Elephant Safari, Canoeing, Boat ride, Bird watching, Tharu culture dance program etc. Overnight stay at Lodge.
Day 04 - Chitwan National Park to Pokhara.
Early morning wake up call, tea/coffee and nature walk, after Breakfast drive (6hrs drive) from Chitwan to Pokhara. One gets to view good scenery along the drive. Lunch will be served at the Local restaurant on the way to Pokhara. Finally arrive at the most beautiful city of Mountains and lakes. Pokhara is Nepal's most beautiful natural valley, which is also the most popular tourist destination. The Annapurna, Machhapuchere (Fishtail) and uncountable Mountains always stand high welcoming every visitor with a smile.
Visit the Tibetan Camp, Davd’s fall, Lake side Market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05 – Pokhara.
Early morning wake up call for visit to Sarangkot (1592m) (drive 30 minutes). One gets to see the sunrise and the magnificient views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna IV(7525m), AnnapurnaIII (7555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Back to Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast one hour boating at Phewa Lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas. After boating free time. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06 – Fly to Kathmandu.
After breakfast at the Hotel. Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. If driving (6hrs drive) from Pokhara to Kathmandu, then one gets to view good scenery along the drive. Lunch will be either served at the Local restaurant on the way to Kathmandu or at Kathmandu if flying. Finally arrive at the beautiful city Kathmandu.
Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. Overnight stay at Hotel..
Day 07 – Kathmandu.
Breakfast at Hotel. Patan is often referred to as Lalitpur, which means “city of beauty”. Patan has a long Buddhist History and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 BC.
Visit Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti King Yogaendra Malla’s Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple.
Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century.
Visit Bhaktapur also known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture founded by King Anand Dev in 889 A.D. Visit Nyatpola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08 - Kathmandu.
Breakfast at Hotel. Free time till departure to Airport.