Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhara Tour – 8 Days
8 Days Kathmandu / Chitwan / Pokhara Tour is a carefully crafted touring program that offers an excellent opportunities for tourists to explore and experience the sites of nature, culture & wildlife in Nepal. Kathmandu – Chitwan and Pokhara have long been popular tourist destinations of the country.
In Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, one can explore UNESCO world heritage sites which reflect the richness and diversity of the Nepalese culture of the medieval period. From Kathmandu we drive to the Chitwan National Park where one will enjoy watching wild animals in their natural habitat and spend the whole day involving in diverse jungle activities.
While in Pokhara, an amazing Lake City and most popular tourist destination in Nepal, one can enjoy the most breathtaking views of the Annapurna Himalayan range and tranquil Phewa Lake amidst the surrounding green valleys. Then we drive back to Kathmandu and do shopping before you leave for home country. This tour also provides an opportunity to mingle with local people and experience their ethnic lifestyles.
This tour is highly educational and entertaining offering a great experience with great fun. We are delighted to welcome back our clients to Nepal again who enjoy this unique tour and our quality service.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport Himalayan Mantra Representative will welcome and greet you and transfer to hotel. Today is simply an arrival day and there will be no any organized activities. So, you will have some free time to relax or walk around for local sights. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
AM: After breakfast guided tour begins encompassing Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath
Kathmandu Durbar Squre: It is a historic seat of royalty. The durbar square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and culture life of the people. You will visit here around 1 hour and after that we will drive you to next tourist place.
Swayambhunath: This is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Stupa( Chaityas). It is said to be 2000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire bases are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is three kilometer away from main Kathmandu city and is situated on a hillock about 77m.above the level of the Kathmandu valley. Here you will spend almost 2 hours.
PM: Guided tour of Patan city .
Patan: In this medieval city you will visit ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar square consists of three main Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk..Other attraction is Krishna Temple which was built in the seventeenth century, dedicated to Lord Krishna Back to Kathmandu and stay overnight at hotel
Day 03: Chitwan Safari Tour (175 km 5 hrs)
Early morning drive to Chitwan National Park through the mountain highway enjoying landscapes and mountain views. Arrive at Chitwan, check-in at the hotel/resort. After lunch visit Tharu ethnic village to observe Tharu ethnic lifestyle. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/resort.
Day 04: Jungle Activites AM: Early morning wake -up call. After tea/coffee jungle walks for bird watching and return to the hotel/resort for breakfast. After breakfast leave again for canoe ride in the river to witness crocodiles (Gharial fish eater) and flesh eater marsh mugger, animals and birds. Return to the hotel/resort for lunch. PM: Elephant ride in the jungle to witness wild animals like rhinoceros, sloth bear, spotted deer, leopards, if lucky elusive West Bengal tiger in their natural habitat. Dinner & overnight at the hotel/resort.
Day 05: Drive to Pokhara (180 km 3/4 hrs) After breakfast drive to Pokhara through the country. Arrive Pokhara and check-in at the hotel. PM: Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 06: Sunrise Tour to Sarangkot hill (1592m) Â and Pokhara Sightseeing
AM: Early morning drive to Sarangkot hill to watch sunrise over the spectacular Himalayan ranges at a close distance. Take a stroll around the surrounding villages and view the beautiful Pokhara valley and Phewa lake with the back drop of Majestic Fishtail , Annapurna Dhaulagiri. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
PM: Leave for half day sightseeing tour of Pokhara covering Phewa lake with boat ride to Barahi temple then proceed to Davisâ€™ Fall, Seti Gorge, Tibetan Village, Pokhara Bazaar, Bindya Basini temple, etc. Overnight at hotel
Day 07: Drive back to KathmanduÂ ( 200 km 5/6 hrs)
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu. Arrive in Kathmandu and check-in the hotel.Â Â Stay Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Transfer to international airport for your final departure
A representative from Himalayan Mantra will make departure transfer for you to Tribhuvan International Airport as per your flight departure time.
- All airport/hotel transfers
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
- Â 2 night / 3 days Chitwan Safari Package with 3 meals a day
- Â Resort accommodation with breakfast ,lunch and dinner in Chitwan
- Land transportation Kathmandu â€“ Chitwan – Kathmandu
- An experienced English-speaking escort guide,
- Chitwan National Park Permit Fee
- All applicable government and local taxes including 13 % VAT
- Nepal entry Visa fee
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Travel and Medical insurance
- All monuments Entry Fee
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
- Tips for driver and escort guide
Trip Name: Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhara
Total Duration: 8 Days
Trip Grade: Easy and comfortable
Type of Accommodation: Hotel on B/B plan
Best Season: Sep-Oct-Nov/ Mar-Apr-May
Highest Altitude: 1592m
Mode of Travel: Drive in/ out (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Highlights: Natural and Cultural splendor
Group Size: Min.2 and above
Permits: Require for Monuments
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