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.
Day-1: Arrive KathmanduDay-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:
Day-1: Arrive Kathmandufor your Annapurna Base camp Trek. Transfer to Hotel.
Day-2: Guided Sightseeingin Kathmandu and preparations for the Annapurna trek.
Day-3: BhaktapurToday, 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: PokharaAfter 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: SarangkotA 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 - KathmanduThis 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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Price includesAirport transfers by private vehicle
Thamel Eco Resort in Kathmandu, twin sharing with breakfast
Kathmandu sightseeing tour, entrance fees, guide, private transportation
Flights: Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on trek (we do not restrict the orders) 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 ExcludesInternational 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 $40
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.
Book your Kathmandu Pokhara Tour
Start from Pokhara
Altitude of 4130m
Not as steep at Everest base camp trek
Lower average altitude than base camp Everest
Several route options
Choice of base camp or circuit trek
Stunning expansive mountain vistas
Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary
Trek from Lukla
Altitude of 5495m
Less busy than base camp for the first 7 days
Steeper and more challenging passes than Everest Base Camp
Breathtaking Gokyo Lakes
Different approach to Everest base camp
Dramatically contrasting scenery and more of a circuit trek
Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek Itinerary
Start from Pokhara
Altitude of 5360m
Very remote with few permanent settlements
Extended strenuous trek
Challenging mountain passes
Lots of snow and ice sections
Dramatically contrasting scenery
Dhaulagiri Trek Itinerary
Trek from Lukla
Altitude of 5495m
A more popular trekking route
Wonderful mix of culture and scenery
Breathtaking views of Everest and surrounding peaks
Same ascent and descent route
Can be combined with Island Peak
Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Trek from Syabru Beshi
Altitude of 3300m
Expect steep sections and long treks
Gives you a great insight into the local cultural of the Tamang people
Wonderful variation of scenery, forests and mountain views
Trek in the Langtang Region
Accommodation in home stays and lodges
Tamang Cultural Trek Itinerary
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