OVERVIEW OF TOUR - DESCRIPTION ABOUT TOUR
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations: Kathmandu / Chitwan / Pokhra / Kathmandu.
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TOUR PLAN - Detailed Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Pick up from airport and transfer to Hotel. Have welcome drinks and check in. If time permits one can visit nearby markets self.
The Kathmandu Valley contains three royal cities - Kathmandu; Patan and Bhaktapur. Kirtipur and Thimi are two other smaller municipalities. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Valley.
After check-in sightseeing, visit Boudha Nath Temple - the world’s largest stupa; a sight of great reneration to the Buddhist. Pashupatinath Temple - the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, built in 1696. And Guheswari Temple - Near Pashupatinath is located another historic and holy temple of Guheswari. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple courtyard.
If time does not permit for above sightseeing, we will arrange these tours on last day before departure.
Day 02: Kathmandu – Chitwan drive
After breakfast drive to Chitawan National park for exclusive jungle safari. Small city say Muglin , Narayangargh will be drive pass then finally to Sauraha where many touristy hotels are located. Upon arrival at hotel meet by the guide, welcome drink and allocate room for accommodation.
Just chill out beside the tranquility of the Rapti River and watch the appealing elephant taking a bath or if it’s too tempting, join them while taking a dip down the river.
Tharu cultural dance:
A melodious ethnic dance performed by men and women with rhyme or drums. The clashing of sticks represents and performance how to keep away the rhinos and other wild animals from the human habitat and their farming land. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 03: Chitwan
After breakfast following programs
Dugout canoe ride:
Floating down to Rapti River on a dugout canoe is the best way to discover the habitat of crocodiles in the river. It is also a relaxing and better way to watch the different kind of birds and wildlife species, while they are drinking water in the bank of river Rapti.
Elephant Breeding Centre: Elephant Breeding Center (EBC) was established in 1985 at Chitwan National Park and is the only EBC in Nepal. A breeding center for increasing number of elephants but not having compartment for mating with wild bull. Well trained and appropriate number of staff should be provided and an Elephant Camps Service should be creator. You may not want to miss the opportunity to explore Elephant breeding center where number of elephants are kept for reproducing purpose only.
Jeep Safari [Optional tour with extra cost approx. Usd 20-30 per person in group joining]
For jungle safari, four wheel jeep is easy to go deep into the park, viewing some of the rare species of flora and fauna. You can also go on foot in to the park escorted by your experience guide who will interpret to you the concealed secrets of the jungle.
Elephant Back Safari:
One can monitor wildlife activities in the deep jungle while sitting back on an Elephant. The duration of the elephant back safari is about 1 & half hour. Elephant ride is the most pleasant activities in the park. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 04: Chitwan – Pokhra drive
Bird Watching: The Chitwan National Park is the realm of more than 450 species of birds. Most people consider it as a heaven of the bird world. The best way to explore and study the different bird's activities and behave is to walk with a guide along the riverside of Chitwan National park.
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara -one of the most picturesque valley in Nepal, under the shadow of the Annapurna Himalayan range. A rare combination of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited by friendly ethnic tribes.
After check in sightseeing of Phewa Lake, Boating, World Peace Pagoda & visit to Barahi Temple. Early evening enjoy walking, eating at the lakeside market on own then overnight.
Day 05: Pokhra
Early morning around 5 AM visit Sarangkot which is sunrise & Mountain View point. After enjoying some time back to Hotel for breakfast
After breakfast city tours which includes visit to Bindhabasini Temple, Davis fall, Gupteshwore temple/cave, Tibetean Refugee Camp & Int’l Mountain Musuem. Early evening enjoy walking, eating at the lakeside market on own then overnight. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Pokhra – Kathmandu drive
After breakfast drive to Kathamndu. Later sightseeing of Swayambhunath temple: the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the entire Kathmandu valley spread out below.
Patan: The ancient city of Patan, lying 5 Kms southeast of Kathmandu, is known as the city of fine arts. The city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. Patan Durbar Square: The old palace of the medieval rulers of Patan, believed to have been founded by King Veer Deva in 299 A.D. The square contains innumerable buildings embellished with elaborately carved windows and balconies in the Newar tradition. Krishna Mandir: A seventeenth century temple, which is entirely built by stones, is most sacred and is based on "shikhar shaili" literally meaning "in the shape of a mountain".
Hiranya Varna Mahavihar: A three storied golden pagoda of Lokeshwar (Lord Buddha) built in the 12th century. Mahaboudha - A temple of one thousand Buddhas made of terracotta bricks.
Patan Industrial Estate: Situated at Lagankhel near Sat Dobato, it is known for handicrafts such as wood carvings, metalcraft, handwoven woolen carpets and thanka paintings. There is a shopping arcade where handicrafts are on exhibition and Thamel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Kathmandu – Delhi by Flight
After breakfast departure transfer to airport for flight to Delhi.