Kathmandu, Chitwan Pokhara & Lumbini Tour
Wildlife trails of Chitwan, Pokhara valley tour and Holy Pilgrimage tour to Lumbini - birthplace of Gautam Buddha are major pleasuring segments of this 10 days Nepal tour. CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK is one of the finest wildlife reserves in Asia situated in the southern lowlands (the Terai) in Nepal. Chitwan National Park have more than 700 species of birds and over 70 species of wild creatures including the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, elephants, one-horned white rhinos, sloths and garial crocodiles. The local people belong to the Tharu tribe and travelers have equal opportunities to visit Tharu villages and to enjoy programmes of Tharu culture. POKHARA is the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu, enclosed by the Annapurna range of the Himalaya (in the shape of a horse shoe). At 800m above sea level, the air is clean and fresh and the sub-tropical climate is ideal. Most travellers stay in favorite Lakeside district which follows the shoreline of Fewa Lake (Nepal's second largest lake). One can even have a view of Machhapuchre - also is popular as fishtail mountain. LUMBINI - birthplace of Gautam Buddha - the Mecca of every Buddhist is one of the four holy places of Buddhism. Lumbini is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in modern Nepal. With its tranquil environ, Lumbini has lot more to offer to the researcher and religious travelers to know the actual history of Gautam Buddha, his holy preaching and how Buddhism started to be taken as religion by people all around the world.
Day to Day arrangements
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet our representative at the airport and transfer to hotel. After some rest sightseeing Tour of Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will visit Kumari -the Living Goddess of Nepal, Legendary Kasthamandap Temple, Hanuman Dhoka Palace and many other shrines. In the evening, typical Nepali dinner with folk dance performances. O/n at Hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu - Nagarkot
After Breakfast Sightseeing Tour of Bhaktapur City is just a 14 kms east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees and is a center of potter and intriguing masks. The major sight seeing places are, Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains the famous Golden gate and the Palace of 55 windows, Nyatapola, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Temple etc. Evening Drive to Nagarkot. Sunset view can be seen from the Hotel. O/n at Hotel.
Day 03 Nagarkot - Chitwan National Park (190 km)
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan National Park Lunch in a resort. Check in Resort. Jungle activities will be followed by different programs such as Elephant Ride Safari, Elephant Birding Camp Visit etc. Dinner will be served. O/n at Resort.
Day 04 Chitwan National Park
Full Day explore the Jungle by different program such as Elephant Ride Safari, Jungle walk, Canoe Trip, Elephant Briding Camp visit etc... Afternoon Lunch & evening Dinner. After Dinner Tharu cultural Show can be seen. O/n at Resort.
Day 05 Chitwan - Bhairahawa/Lumbini (155 km, 4 hrs)
Early morning, take a guided bird watching tour. After breakfast, drive to Bhairahawa. Check in hotel and after refreshment, visit Lumbini (22km)-the birthplace of Lord Buddha where you will see the 4rd century BC Ashokan pillar that marks the birthplace, and the monasteries and temples of various beliefs. Overnight hotel.
Day 06 Lumbini - Tansen - Pokhara (230 km)
Drive to Tansen-refered as the Darjeeling of Nepal. Nestled in the lapse of hilly-slopes, Tansen reminds you of Darjeeling-the queen of the hills of the east. visit the town and sites of interest. You can have Lunch there.Then drive to Pokhara. Check in hotel. O/n hotel.
Day 07 Pokhara
Early morning, you will go to Sarangkot for sunrise view. On a clear weather morning, you will encounter with the view of the Western Range of Himalayas and beautiful sunrise. Return to Pokhara, have Breakfast local sightseeing of Pokhara, including Davis Fall, the mysterious Gupteswar Cave, thrilling Seti Gorge. Its also a great fun to take boating in the tranquil water of Fewa Lake. O/n at hotel.
Day 08 Pokhara - Kathmandu (200 km)
After Breakfast proceed to Kathmandu. After 5-6 hrs drive, you will reach your Hotel. O/n at Hotel.
Day 09 Kathmandu
Free day on your own for shopping & refresh. O/n at hotel.
Day 10 Departure
After Breakfast drive to Airport or for your next destination.