Duration : 9 Nights/ 10 Days
Destination Covered : Kathmandu - Pokhara -Kilikasthan- Syaglung- Chisapani-Pokhara -Chitwan - Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu , you will be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There is time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. Stay overnight in Kathmandu .
Day 2 : KATHMANDU - POKHARA
You have breakfast being of the early morning before 07:00 am . This morning you will drive to Pokhara (200km), depart 07:00 am in the morning, approximately 7 hours way by tourist bus. Lunch is on spot along the way to Pokhara. You will be arriving Pokhara in late afternoon (approx. 02:00 pm ).
Pokhara lakeside villages sits, "front row center" to one of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. The Annapurna and famous "Fishtail" mountain peak of Machhapuchhare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara and you spend there will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You are free in Pokhara Valley also called "Magic land" or "Dreamland" of Nepal , to explore the various interesting place as your own like boating in Fewa Lake over looking the region of Annapurna range of Himalayans. In the evening you will prepare yourself for your trek to Poon Hill. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
Day 3 : POKHARA - KILIKASTHAN
After breakfast, we drive to Vijayapur Khola, start trek form there. We walk about an hour through the flat rice field and across the river. If you are taking this trek in the summer the river may be hard to cross if it is flooded. After crossing the river the trail starts to ascend to Kalikasthan. Lunch will be served at the middle of the climb. We arrive at Kalikasthan and camp at the top of the grassy land. Stay overnight in Camping (Kalikasthan
Day 4 : KALIKASTHAN - SYAGLUNG
After breakfast, we start walking through the villages. We will walk on the ridge of the mountain with good views if Annapurna and Llamjung Himal. Stay overnight in Syanglung.
Day 5 : SYAGLUNG - CHISAPANI
Walk through the Gurung Village , rhododendron and Sal forest. Half way through the walk there is a 400metre descent and 600 metre ascent to arrive at Chisopani - this is the best point to see the Himalayan Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna . Stay overnight in Camping (Chispani).
Day 6 : CHISAPANI - POKHARA
We walk half way down hill to Rupatal and climb about 200 metres to arrive at Suyndare Danda and walk 15 minutes down to Begnas Tal for an hours boating to catch the transfer to Pokhara. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
Day 7 : KATHMANDU - RIVER RAFTING - CHITWAN
After breakfast, we drive to rafting site (Trisuli River for White Water Rafting) It takes approximately 2 hours drive from Kathmandu - this river is popular as access to Prithvi Highway makes "breaking off' the journey easy. Trisuli River is also an ideal beginner's River. Lunch will be served after ? hrs rafting in the riverside. After lunch, we drive to Chitwan National Park upon arrival, rooms assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities.
04:00 PM : Elephant-back safari: Guests will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard, if lucky, and the Royal begal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours.
Day 8 : ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
05:30 AM: Wake-up call and be followed by tea or coffee, and then proceed on a Nature Walk - this encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and reverie jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter.
08:30 AM : Breakfast
09:30 AM : Elephant briefing program: learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stable. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants)
01:00 PM : Lunch. After lunch, canoeing: a traditional dug-out canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and then animals of the river banks. We transfer back to resort through the Jungle.
07:00 PM : Tharu Stick dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances.
08:00 PM : Dinner around the campfire.
Day 9 : ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK - KATHMANDU
05:30 AM: Bird Watching (or another elephant ride) after early morning tea/coffee.
08:00 AM : Breakfast
09:00 AM : Luggage down
09:30 AM : Depart for Kathmandu . The actual program for your stay will be given to you on arrival at resort / camp. The activities are adjusted to the season and weather conditions. Naturally, it may not always be possible to follow this schedule to the minute and the circumstances accompanied by expert naturalists who will advice on safety procedures and we request you to respect their judgment at all the times. If you wish to stroll in the forest alone, a guide will have to accompany you for your safety. Stay overnight in Kathmandu .
Day 10 : DEPART KATHMANDU
After breakfast, you are free until time to leave the international airport for your next destination.