- 2 nights hotel stay in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu drive
- 2 Nights in Pokhara
- 1 Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
- 1 halfday sightseeing in Pokhara
- 2 nights hotel in Chitwan on JP ( jungle activities and all meals)
- All required airport transfers by NON A/C car
- Kathmandu-Chitwan–Pokhara-Kathmandu surface transfer by Non A/C private vehicle
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrival and Transfer to hotel. PM: sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath.Kathmandu Durbar Square:This UNESCO’s heritage square with its old temples, palaces give you the feeling as if you are in the 17th century. There are dozens of impressive pagoda style temples and palaces including Jagannath temple with KAMASUTRA Arts, Taleju temple ,Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square,Kasthamandap- a temple believed to be build from a single tree, Basantpur Palace, Open Market of Basantpur, Kalabhairab- the god of death, Big bell, Maju Deval and famous House of ‘Kumari’ the living goddess. This is the square where the kings of Nepal are crowned. Swayambhunath:This Buddhist Stupa watches over the Kathmandu valley with its ‘all seeing eyes’ from atop the Hill.This huge dome shaped structure is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world. Its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a holy lake. This 2000 years old Buddhist stupa is also known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. O/n at the hotel.
Day 2 : Kathmandu – Chitwan drive
After breakfast drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan( 175 kms, 05 hrs ) for Jungle safari. Enroute OPTIONAL (If interested) this day we can do Optional White water Rafting in Trishuli river for 02 hrs. On arrival Lunch and PM: jungle activities covering PM: Elephant-back safari ( 2-3 hrs) Guests will ride on elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, Sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. Other activities include Bird watching and Jungle walk. Evening slide presentation or Tharu stick dance at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the jungle resort.
Day 3 : In Chitwan National Park ( Jungle activities)
Full day jungle activities including Elephant Safari, Canoeing, Bird watching, etc. AM: Wake up call with tea and cookies .We proceed for Bird Watching .There are about 276 species of birds. Breakfast at the hotel and we go for Elephant briefing to learn about Asian Elephants. Afternoon Lunch . we also do the canoeing (it is the traditional dug-out canoe which takes you on the silent trip down the river with views of birds and animals on the river bank.Evening we have the Tharu Stick Dance. Barbeque dinner and overnight at the Jungle lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 4 : Chitwan National Park- Pokhara drive
Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee, then start a village walk our naturalist will brief you about the social and cultural aspect of the villagers and will show you their lifestyle.Luggage down and departure from Chitwan to Pokhara . 05 hrs scenic drive takes you to Pokhara .On arrival in Pokhara check in at the resort. PM : Optional 01 Hour boating at Phewa lake and visit the Tal Barahi temple . Evening We may walk down to Lakeside which is the tourist center and it is full of pubs, bars, shops and restaurants.
Day 5 : In Pokhara
Sightseeing Early morning excursion to Sarangkot for Sunrise over the Himalayas (in the clear weather one can see the Best view of Mt Annapurna ranges & other Himalayas. On return breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast little rest then we proceed for city sightseeing of Pokhara covering Devi’s Fall , Guptsewar Cave, lakeside Seti gorge , Mahendra Pool etc. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6 : Breakfast. Drive from Pokhara - KATHMANDU
Later in the morning ( 0700 hrs ) after breakfast we depart from Pokhara to Kathmandu enroute OPTIONAL cable car ride to Manakamana temple. On arrival in Kathmandu check in at the hotel . Evening free . O/n at the hotel.
Day 7 : H/d Sightseeing and Departure
Morning after breakfast visit Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu Temple in Indian subcontinent; Boudhanth- One of the biggest Buddhist Stupa/Temple in the world. Later in the day transfer to the airport in time to connect the international flight.Pashupatinath: One of the most sacred Hindu temple in the world. The richly ornamented pagoda temple houses the sacred lingam( Phallus). This temple exists prior to 200 yrs BC but the present structure is 350 yrs old. Near the temple there are crematoriums in the bank of Bagmati river where Hindus observe the death rituals. Boudhanath: It lies about 6 kms east from city center and it is one of the largest Stupas in the World. It looms 36 m high with 04 pairs of eyes facing the four directions. It is built in 5th Century in an octagonal foundation representing Mandala (Lotus). A lot of people of Tibetan origin live in this area and there are dozens of Tibetan monasteries.
Per Person for 6 Night 7 Day