KATHMANDU, CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK AND POKHARA TOUR

Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan National Park offer an amazing insight into the cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley. The sites which have won her status include Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhanuth and Bouddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan. Pokhara is often referred to as a jewel in the Himalayas. Known for its clean pristine air and spectacular mountain scenes, it also boasts three major lakes - Phewa, Rupa and Begnas. Pokhara once lay on the important trade route between India and Tibet. Pokhara is blessed with stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna range which forms its backdrop. Nepals varied elevations support more than 850 species of birds, or about 10 percent of the worlds total species. More than 450 species of birds have been spotted in Chitwan National Park.

Overview

Day-1: Arrive Kathmandu

Day-2: Guided Sightseeing

Day-3: Bhaktapur

Day-4: Pokhara

Day-5: Sarangkot

Day-6: Royal Chitwan National Park.

Day-7: Royal Chitwan National Park.

Day-8: Royal Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu

Day-9:

Day-10:

Fast Facts

All year

Best: Spring/Autumn

Tour: 10 days

Hotels and Lodge

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Detailed Itinerary

Day-1: Arrive Kathmandu

for your Annapurna Base camp Trek. Transfer to Hotel.

Day-2: Guided Sightseeing

in Kathmandu and preparations for the Annapurna trek.

Day-3: Bhaktapur

Today, we head to Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, situated at an altitude of 1401m. It is a home to medieval art and architecture and was the site for Burtoluchhis Little Buddha. After lunch, we continue to Patan, also known as Lalitpur, literally the city of fine arts. We then drive to Nagarkot

Day-4: Pokhara

After an early wake up we will be off to see panoramas of the eastern Himalaya including 5 of worlds ten highest peaks. We then drive to Pokhara .

Day-5: Sarangkot

A full day of sightseeing is ahead of us, starting with an early morning drive to Sarangkot to watch the sun rise. We then take in several sights, such as the Vindyavasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, the beautiful Fewa Lake for a peaceful hour of boating, and later, the World Peace Stupa of Lord Buddha. Later, we will visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp and continue to David Falls.

Day-6: Royal Chitwan National Park.

Today we drive to the Royal Chitwan National Park, getting there around 16:00 hrs, We will be transferred by canoes across the River to the waiting elephants which will ferry us to our camp. The Park is home to the great one horned rhinoceros, sloth bear, wild boar, bison, deer, monkeys, crocodiles, leopard, tiger and much more. Overnight stay at Island Jungle Resort.

Day-7: Royal Chitwan National Park.

Early this morning, we will be mounted on elephant back and then taken for a jungle safari for 2 -3 hours penetrating through dense 18-20 ft grasslands. After breakfast we will be taken to the elephant stables were we witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath.

Day-8: Royal Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu

This morning some activities take place before breakfast. After breakfast, elephant, land rover and canoes will transfer you to waiting vehicles for the drive to Kathmandu.

Day-9:

Free at leisure in Kathmandu.

Day-10:

Departure from Kathmandu.

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What's Included

Price includes

Airport transfers by private vehicle
Thamel Eco Resort in Kathmandu, twin sharing with breakfast
Kathmandu sightseeing tour, entrance fees, guide, private transportation
TIMS
Flights: Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on trek. Meals include coffee or tea but not soft drinks, beer, milo etc
Guide and porter (s) on trek; their wages, insurance and expenses
Welcome dinner with live Nepali cultural show
Duffel bag on trek

Price Excludes

International flights, departure taxes and any excess baggage charges.
Mandatory travel and medical insurance
Tips, baggage and porterage
Expenses of a personal nature such as bottled drinks, mineral water etc.
Meals as indicated
Entry Visa $50
Rescue and evacuation
Tips and gratuities
Costs incurred for returning to the hotel earlier than expected (From $35 per night)
Single supplements if applicable
Cost for additional hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as a result or costs incurred for changing the itinerary, if applicable, extra costs incurred for landslides and delays beyond our control etc.
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