- DAY 01: Arrival Kathmandu.
DAY 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
DAY 03: Drive to Kurintar, Rafting in Trishuli , Transfer to Chitwan.
DAY 04: Safari Activities.
DAY 05: Drive to Pokhara. In the evening – boating.
DAY 06: Sightseeing in Pokhara
DAY 07: AM: Excursion to Sarangkot. Fly back to Kathmandu. PM: Free day.
DAY 08: Depart Kathmandu
- Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
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 2 Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The city presents a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. Patan and Bhaktapur, its two major neighboring cities bear immense historical, cultural and religious significances. There will be a guided tour to the famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal Boudhanath, andSwoyambhunath. Bhaktapur is popular for its medieval temples and Durbar Square. As you visit Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, the 15th century Malla Palace of 55 windows and other historical monuments, you gain invaluable insight into Nepalese culture. You also visit Patan, which is 5km away from Kathmandu . Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple and Golden Temple are the major attractions of Patan.
Day 3 Drive to Kurintar, Rafting in Trishuli and Transfer to Chitwan
You will be driven to Kurintar early in the morning. After 4-hours drive, you arrive in Kurintar. Under the guidance of a river guide, you venture into a river trip up to Kurintar. Rafting along the exciting rapids of Trisuli River like Twin Rock, Ladies Delight and Scout Upset can be a mind-blowing experience. During this meticulously organized river trip, you journey through breath-taking alpine scenery and amazing rapids cutting through some of the most varied geology. After the day’s activity you will be driven to Chitwan.
Day 4 In Chitwan – Jungle Safari in Royal Chitwan National Park
Chitwan prides itself in its rich wildlife and lush vegetation. Rare species of birds and animals, including the one-horned rhino and the Royal Bengal Tiger, inhabit the deep jungle of Chitwan National Park is one of the most interesting tourist destination. You will be taken on a jungle safari to explore its wildlife. Your safari excursion includes elephant safari, jeep safari, canoeing and bird watching. In the evening you get to enjoy the local Tharu stick dance, a slide show demonstrating the culture of Nepal and a special meal.
Day 5 Drive to Pokhara
You drive through Prithvi Highway approx 200km to Pokhara. On your way, you will pass by the banks of Trishuli river, villages, cultivated fields, picturesque landscape and snow-capped Himalayan peaks. You also get excellent views of Himalchuli, Dhaulagiri, the five peaks of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre. After reaching Pokhara, you can either go for boating on Phewa Tal or spend your time as you wish.
Day 6 Sightseeing in Pokhara
Pokhara, a charming city and one of the most famous tourist destinations in Nepal, offers fabulous scenic views. You will definitely enjoy the sightseeing tour. Set amidst the spectacular backdrop of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchere, the must visit sites of Pokhara includes the Phewa Lake, Davis fall, Mahendra cave, the famous Seti Gorge, the beautiful temple of Bindabasini and Pokhara Mountain Museum.
Day 7 Fly to Kathmandu
In the morning you will be taken for an excursion to Sarangkot. On a 3 hour walk (up the mountain) from Pokhara, lies Sarangkot. Located at an altitude of 1592 m, it is the highest point on the Pokhara valley rim .From here you can see the whole Pokhara Valley and the Annapurna ranges (Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Machhapuchure , Annapurna III , Annapurna II , Annapurna IV and Lamjung Himal).
Afterwards you will take a 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu .After reaching Kathmandu, you can spend the remaining hours as you wish.
Day 8 Depart Kathmandu
Our driver and airport representative will drive you to the airport for your final departure.