Duration : 11 Nights/ 12 Days
Destinations Covered : Kathmandu - Kurintar - Chitwan - Pokhara - Sarangkot - Nagarkot - Dhulikhel - Kathmandu
Day 01 : ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
Upon Arrival You will meet and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the time is free to either relax or explore the City. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 02 : KATHMANDU
A full day of sightseeing in Kathmandu. The tour starts with a visit to Swayambhu Nath, known as the monkey temple and the largest and most sacred of the Hindu temples, offering good views of the surrounding valley. You will also visit the Cremation grounds on the banks of the Bagmati River at Pasupatinath and the main Buddhist Stupa at Boudha Nath, the centre of the Tibetan community in Kathmandu. There will also be time to visit Durbar Square, the bustling heart of the old town and home to the Living Goddess, one of the many deities worshiped in Nepal. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03 : KATHMANDU – CHITWAN ( BY SURFACE) VIA KURINTAR
Morning Visit Manakamana temple & return back to Kurintar by cable-car (10 minutes duration) and Drive to Chitwan . Lunch will be served, rooms assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities. 4:00 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 and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. 7:00 PM: Dinner in the central dining hall. Overnight at Resort
Day 04: ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
5:30 AM: Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee, and then proceeds on a Nature Walk. This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and riverine jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter.
8:30 AM: Breakfast
9:30 AM: Elephant briefing programmed: Learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stables. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants)
1.00 PM: Lunch Remaining hours before the afternoon program: take a dip in the pool, or relax on your verandah. Hammocks and the library are at your disposal.
4:00 PM: Canoeing: A traditional dug-out canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti river to view aquatic birds and the animals of the river banks. Back to resort through the Jungle.
7:00 PM: Tharu Stick dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances.
8:00 PM: Dinner around the campfire. Overnight at Resort .
Day 05 : ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK – POKHARA( BY SURFACE)
5.30 AM: Bird Watching (or another elephant ride) after early morning tea/coffee.
8.00 AM: Breakfast
9.00 AM: Luggage down and departure at 9.30 AM. to Pokhara.
The actual program for your stay will be given to you on arrival at Resort camp. The activities are adjusted to the length of your stay, the season and present weather conditions. Naturally, it may not always be possible to follow this schedule to the minute and the circumstances may force us to alter the program at short notice. On safari in the jungle you will be accompanied by expert naturalists who will advise on safety procedures and we request you to respect their judgement at all times. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 06: POKHARA –SARANGKOT – POKHARA
Early in the morning drive to Sarangkot for Sunrise view and 4 hrs down town to the Pokhara by walk and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: POKHARA
Fullday Pokhara valley Sightseeing of Davis fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Seti river, Mahendra Pul, old Pokhara city, Bindhabasini Temple, museum and includes boating in Phewa lake with Tal Barahi Temple and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 : POKHARA – NAGARKOT ( BY SURFACE)
Morning drive by private car from Pokhara to Nagarkot - for Sunset and Sunrise view overnight stay at Hotel .
Day 09 : NAGARKOT- DHULIKHEL( BY SURFACE)
After Sunrise view have breakfast and then Drive to Dhulikhel and rest of the time for exploring and overnight stay at Resort .
Day 10 : DHULIKHEL – KATHMANDU ( BY SURFACE)
Morning Sightseeing of Bhaktapur-the original capital of Malla Kings of Nepal. The town is the best testimony of preservation of ancient and mediaeval arts and architecture. Visit Thimi-the typical Newari town adjacent to Bhaktapur and onto Kathmandu for overnight stay.
Day 11 : KATHMANDU
Morning Sightseeing tour of Dakshinkali and Chovar . Overnight at Hotel
Day 12 : LEAVE KATHMANDU
Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward Journey