Country:Nepal Duration:09 Days
Trip Level:Easy Altitude:1300M
Activities:Culture & wildlife tour Accommodation:Hotel
Group Size:1- 15 people Transport:Car/jeep/Bus/Flight
Starts at:Kathmandu Ends at:Kathmandu
Trip Route:Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan
Best Seasons:All time

Welcome to Nepal! Each part of Nepal has its own cultural setting. Tradition, religion, belief, language, social organization and people are the important aspects of culture in Nepal. Sacred pilgrimage sites, historical monuments and memorials reflect richness of Nepalese culture. As our professional multilingual guides take you on cultural tours in Nepal, you will gain invaluable insight into Nepali lifestyles. Interacting directly with ethnic communities will add excitement to your holiday and rejuvenate you spiritually. Experience the cultural delights of Nepal with us depending on your time availability - within a day to over a week.

Outline itinerary 

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. 
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city, Monkey temple, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath.

Meals Included: breakfast

Option 1; AM (1 hour): Mountain Flight 
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara. PM: Boat ride at Lake Phewa.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 04: Sun rise view from Sharangkot & Sightseeing tour in Pokhara.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Option 2; PM (14-1700 hrs): Ayurveda Health Massage 
Day 05: Drive to Chitwan. PM: Jungle activities.

Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner 
Day 06: Jungle activities

Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner 
Day 07: Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 08: Sightseeing tour of Patan city, Bhaktapur city. 

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 09: Final departure.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

  • Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
  • All Necessary Transport by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • 04 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis.
  • 02 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Pokhara on bed & breakfast basis.
  • 02 nights / 03 days twin/double room accommodation as per the above hotel in Chitwan on full board basis including jungle activities with jeep drive and national park entrance fees.
  • All sightseeing tours and transfers as per the above itinerary with our local English speaking guide including monumental entrance fees.
  • Airfare for the sector Bharatpur (Chitwan) to Kathmandu with airport transfers.
  • All government taxes, Vat, tourist Service and official expenses.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal! It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley

Optional - Mountain Flight: One of the must-see landmarks of Nepal is, of course, the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest. An awe-stricken silence comes close to matching the experience of a mountain flight. For one hour, you'll fly over the Eastern Himalayan Ranges of Nepal where some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Everest lie for a surreal feeling as you come face to face with the world's tallest and most enigmatic of Mountains. Even those visitors who like the rigors of a trek won't miss the opportunity to "conquer" the mountains in one stunning swoop.

Kathmandu City: Kasthamandap, the source of the name Kathmandu means 'made from the timber of a single tree'. Also known as Kantipur, the capital Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal's art and culture. It is a place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples and monuments. Kathmandu Durbar Square with its arrays of temples, Seto Machhindranath and the ancient palace of the former Nepali Royals enriches your experience of the centuries old civilisation.

Swayambhunath: Said to be around 2000 years old, this Buddhist Stupa sits atop a hill. The main stupa is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire crowned by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. The hill of Swayambhu is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. You'll get a scenic view of Kathmandu city from there.

Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple dating back to 400 A.D. is one of the oldest Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is for the Hindus what Mecca is for the Muslims. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in Pagoda Style with gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. You'll also be able to see cremation grounds that lie on the bank of Bagmati behind the temple.

Boudhanath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal; Boudhanath is one of the holiest structures imposing a height of 36 meters with three massive level Mandala style platforms. It is surrounded by colourful buildings housing families creating a friendly enclosure. The Stupa is visited every year by tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. Included meals: B

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara

After Breakfast at the hotel then we will drive to Pokhara.  Pokhara  is a remarkable place of natural beauty. At an elevation lower than that of Kathmandu, it has much more tropical feel to it; a fact well appreciated by the beautiful diverse flowers that prosper in this environment. The enchanting city with a population of around 95,000 has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panaromic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of the lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.

The valleys surrounding Pokhara is home to thick forest, gushing rivers, emerald lakes and of course, the views of world famous Himalayas.

The city is also known as the center of adventure.

Phewa Lake: Spend a quiet time boating in the ultimate lake where the reflections of Mount Annapurna and Machhapuchhre range falls. You will also see a variety of fishes while boating. An island temple is located at the middle of the lake. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake. It's hard to escape the draw of Phewa Lake and any visitor with even a few spare minutes should endeavour to take a boat out on the water to fully experience the wonderful views of the reflected mountains. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara. Included meals: B

Day 04: Pokhara sightseeing

An early morning drive to view awesome Sarangkot, which lays 9 kms North West of Pokhara. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Conveniently perched high on the top of a ridge at 1,592m, the serene hill resort offers a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range stretching from east to west and the un- spoilt rural settlements just below those towering peaks. Viewing 700m down from the top of Sarangkot, you will get splendid sights of the entire stretch of Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake and many more. Breakfast at the hotel after sarangkot visit.

Devi's fall: Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell's fall), Devi's fall is an amazing waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. It was named after Devi, a Swiss lady who was swept away when the floodgates were accidently opened, never to be seen again.

Seti River Gorge: Carved by Seti River, the gorge is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. Ki Singh Bridge at Bagar, Mahendra Bridge & Prithivi Highway Bridge near Bus Park provides a perfect view of the deep river gorge with turbulent rush of milk like water.

Tibetan Villages: Tibetan Villages, Tashiling in the south and Tashil Palkhel in the north of Pokhara Valley are the two Tibetan villages that are inhabited by the Tibetan people who keep themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicrafts.

Annapurna Museum: Also known as the Natural History Museum, it is located at Prithvi Narayan Campus east of the old bazaar. Managed by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the museum has an exceptional collection of butterflies, insects, birds, and models of wildlife as well as samples of various precious and semi-precious stones and volcanic rocks. Overnight at Hotel in pokhara. Included meals: B

Day 05: Phkhara to Chitwan

Drive towards Chitwan from Pokhara. The journey which heads southeast takes about 4-5 hrs under normal road condition and is approx. 140 kms. The Royal Chitwan National Park is in the lush valley of Chitwan at the foothills of Churia ranges which houses the first National Park of the Kingdom. This National Park is famous for its variety of wildlife, especially the Great One Horned Rhinoceros and the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. Lunch at resort.

Elephant ride: How about a ride on an elephant's back in the dense forest witnessing wildlife activities? Don't miss an opportunity to learn a little about these gigantic mammals. A ride on them will allow you to approach some of the world's rarest animals such as rhinos and sloth bears closely. The ride usually lasts an hour or more.

Bird watching: The Chitwan National Park is the realm of more than 450 species of birds. In other words, some people have commented the park as a heaven of the bird world. Take a guided tour through the forest to hear the colourful birds' early morning chirps and watch them fly. Overnight at Hotel in Chitwan  Included meals: BLD

Day 06: at Chitwan

Look out for a day of safari after breakfast at hotel!

Jungle Drive: Ride on a jeep through the dense forest inside the park, passing all sorts of wildlife and vegetation is a thrill itself. There will be chances of discovering more wildlife as you go along. Jeep safari is not only the fastest way to discover wild activities but is also the safest. And to add up to your wildlife experience, what more can you expect than a visit to the crocodile breeding farm en route.

Nature walk or jungle walks: Jungle Walks allows one to explore several different wildlife habitat areas, from the flood-plain grassland to the dense Sal forests. There, one gets an opportunity to encounter a variety of animals including the endangered ones. Since walking through the forest disturbs the animals less, you'll have a better chance for discovering wildlife. One can also learn useful information about different kinds of plants and herbs in the National park.

Dugout canoe ride: Floating down Rapti River on a dugout canoe is the best way to discover the habitat of crocodiles in the river (from a safe distance). It is also a relaxing and a better way to watch the different kind of birds and wildlife species drink water on the bank of the serene river. Dinner and overnight at Resort in chitwan. Included meals: BLD

Day 07: Chitwan-Kathmandu

In the morning Drive/ fly back to Kathmandu and Leisure time in the evening. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu. Included meals: B

Optional 1 (14.00 to 17.00): Ayurveda Spa Treatment

The ayurveda spa where we work with internationally known her expertise and the quality of the treatments. In addition, by the pure air and soil of the Himalayas, the plants used in Nepalese Ayurveda particularly powerful and rich in energy. Upon arrival you will be by the friendly provided staff with a cup of herbal tea. You will be asked to form to answer some questions. About your health these answers are important to adjust. Treatment as well as possible to your needs women As far as possible handled by female staff and women through male staff. After each section you briefly the time to get good at and to work. Effect of the treatment on you after the treatment you will get a cup of herbal tea offered: tasty and good for the removal of the loosened toxins. See our website for various wellness treatments

Day 08: Sightseeing at Bhaktapur & Patan city.

After breakfast commence the sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and Patan City.

Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon): Also known as city of devotees, Bhaktapur is the home of medieval art and architecture. Lying 14 kilometers/9 miles east of Kathmandu City, this place was founded in the 9th Century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at the height of 4,600 ft. above sea level. In Bhadgaon, you will visit the Durbar Square with the Palace of 55 windows built by King Bhupatindra Malla. The famous five-storied Nyatapol temple on the terraces of which stands a pair of figures - two goddesses, two strong men, two elephants, two lions and two griffins is the tallest temple in the valley and was also built by King Bhupatindra Malla. It is one of the best examples of Pagoda styled temples.

Patan City: Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan is one of 3 royal cities in the valley. A destination for connoisseurs of fine arts, Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments.

Patan is believed to have been built in the third century B.C. by the Kirat dynasty later expanded and enriched by the Lichhavi and the Malla rulers in the medieval period. Patan Durbar Square, like its counterpart in Kathmandu, is an enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former Royal palace complex is the centre of Patan's religious and social life, and houses a beautiful museum. One remarkable monument here is 16th century temples dedicated to the Hindu go Krishna, built entirely of stone. Day concludes with dinner at a Nepalese Restaurant with cultural show. Overnight at hotel in kathmandu. Included meals: BD

Day 09: Departure

We ensure that that you will leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime. Our representative will drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. Journey well! (Or stay longer for other tours & treks, game drive at National parks, rafting etc. - ask us)

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Additional Information

Option program price

Program /price

1 person

2 people

3-5 people

6- 10 people

11 & above

Option 1

(1 Hour)

$170 PP

$165PP

$160PP

$155 PP

$155 PP

Option 2

(3 hour)

$80 PP

$75 PP

$70 PP

$65 PP

$65 PP 

 

Extra Price for standard hotel $ 220 PP & for deluxe  $500 PP

 Available Hotels

Normal  (1 or 2 star )

Standard (3 star)

Deluxe (4 to 5 star)

Hotel Encounter

Fuji hotel

Hotel Panorama

Crystal palace

Pokhara Eco resort 

Hotel park side or similar

Hotel moonlight

Grand Norling

Apshara boutique

Dandelion hotel

Lakefront resort

Unique wildlife resort

Hotel Heritage or Similar

Gokarna forest  resort

Hotel shanker

Temple tree resort

Shangri-La village Resort

Green park resort

Land mark forest resort or

Similar

 

 Mountain flight by Helicopter (3.5 hours; KTM-EBC-Khongde-KTM)
$4050 (4/5 people including National Park Fee, Airport Tax, Breakfast & Transport)

  • Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
  • All Necessary Transport by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • 04 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis.
  • 02 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Pokhara on bed & breakfast basis.
  • 02 nights / 03 days twin/double room accommodation as per the above hotel in Chitwan on full board basis including jungle activities with jeep drive and national park entrance fees.
  • All sightseeing tours and transfers as per the above itinerary with our local English speaking guide including monumental entrance fees.
  • Airfare for the sector Bharatpur (Chitwan) to Kathmandu with airport transfers.
  • All government taxes, Vat, tourist Service and official expenses.
  • International Airfare and taxes.
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in kathamandu & Pokhara
  • Bottled and alcoholic drinks during breakfast and dinners.
  • Tipping (Tips)
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any insurance
  • Nepal entry visa – you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying US $40 and $ 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • All Items of Personal nature like drink, Laundry etc.
  • Single room supplement on request.
  • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.