- Breakfast Everyday
- Price per person for a minimum of 2 passengers (on twin sharing basis)
- Airport transfers
- 3 nights hotel stay in Kathmandu
- 2 nights hotel stay in Chitwan on JP
- 2 Nights in Pokhara
- 1 night Jomsom
- Kathmandu- Pokhara –Jomsom-Pokhara- Kathmandu transfers
- 1 Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
- 1 excursion To Muktinath ( SIC)
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrival and Transfer to hotel. After Lunch Free for individual activities.
Day 2 : Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
After breakfast sightseeing of KATHMANDU covering Kathmandu Durbar Square , Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu Temple in Indian subcontinent; Boudhanth- One of the biggest Buddhist Stupa/Temple in the world.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.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.
Day 3 : Kathmandu – Chitwan drive
After breakfast drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan( 175 kms, 05 hrs ) for Jungle safari. enroute OPTIONAL cable car ride to Manakamana temple ( temple of wish fulfilling goddess). 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 4 : 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 5 : 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 6 : Pokhara- Jomsom flight ( Jomsom-Muktinath-Jomsom)
Early morning Transfer to the airport to fly to JOmsom. 25 minutes scenice flight by 16 -17 seater plane ( Twin otter or Dornier) will take you to Jomsom airport situated in the bank of Kaligandaki river. On arrival hotel staff will give necessary assistance while transferring to the hotel. Hotel is situated in walking distance ( 05 minutes max) from the airport. Brief rest at the hotel and you will be transferred to Muktinath by Jeep for Muktinath darshan after having darshan drive back to Jomsom for O/N stay. Muktinath: Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath valley at an altitude of 3710 mtr at the foot of the Thorong La Mountain pass ( Part of the Himalayas), Mustang district, Nepal. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which sometimes is called Muktinath as well. The Hindus call the sacred place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the 'Place of Salvation'. Mainly the temple is with a predominant Shree Vaishanava origin and worshipped by Buddhists also. This temple is considered one of the most important Divya Darshan Dham. The ancient name of this place , before Buddhist origin is known as Thiru Saligramam. This houses the Saligrama Sila ( also Known as fossil stones) considered to be the naturally available form of Narayana.
Day 7 : Jomsom – Pokhara flight
( note: these flights ( to and from Jomsom ) are subject to weather conditions and clients should be aware of possible flight Cancellations and alternative arrangements of surface transfers ( tricky drives /rough drives) if required) Early morning walk down to Jomsom airport to fly to Pokhara. On arrival in Pokhara transfer to the Hotel . Brief rest and proceed for Pokhara Sightseeing covering Devi’s Fall,Guptsewar Cave,lakeside Seti gorge , Mahendra Pool etc. Evening free . Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 8 : Breakfast. Drive from Pokhara - KATHMANDU
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. Later after breakfast transfer to the airport in time to connect your flight to Kathmandu . On arrival transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu . PM Free for shopping or Individual activities . O/n at the hotel.
Day 9 : Departure transfer
Early morning free for OPTIONAL MOUNTAIN FLIGHT . Breakfast. Later transfer to the airport in time to connect the international flight . Warm Farewell.
Per Person for 8 Night 9 Day