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Kathmandu / Pokhara / Chitwan Tour

Kathmandu / Pokhara / Chitwan Tour
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Activity :
Tour in Nepal
Country :
Nepal
Duration :
7 day(s)
Trip Grading :
Moderate
Climate :
Great climates

 

Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Later on sightseeing of Shwoyambhu & Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Valley has an exotic setting. It is surrounded by a tier of green mountain wall above, which tower mighty snow-capped peaks. The history of the Valley, according to the legends, begins with Shwoyambhu, or the "the self existent". Shwoyambhu is, perhaps, the best place to observe the religious harmony in Nepal. The stupa is among the most ancient in this part of the world. The largest image of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Nepal is in a monastery next to the stupa.

Day 02: Kathmandu
Sightseeing of Bhaktapur & Patan. Bhaktapur means "the city of devotees" in the Sanskrit language. It is also known as Bhadgaun. The palace complex in the middle of the city potrays the prosperity of the Malla years and the details at which the crafts- people then worked. The palace of fifty-five windows stands in the square and it was home to many kings of Bhaktapur. It is perhaps the most popular of the three Newar towns of the Kathmandu Valley. The ancient city of Patan is situated on the southern bank of the river Bagmati and is about 5 km. southwest of Kathmandu. The city is full of Buddhist monuments & Hindu temples. It is also known as the city of artists. Lalitpur, "the city of beauty", is another name for Patan. Later sightseeing of Pashupati & Bouddha Tha Pashupati is the holiest Hindu pilgrimage destination in Nepal. There are linga images of Shiva along with statues, shrines and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. Bouddhnath is among the largest stupas in South Asia, & it has become the focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The white mound looms 36 meters overhead. Later sightseeing of Patan, an ancient city situated on the southern bank of the river Bagmati & is about 5 km. southeast of Kathmandu. The city is full of Buddhists monuments & Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings.

Day 03: Kathmandu / Chitwan:
Early in the morning transfer from Kathmandu to Chitwan by road. One day rafting on the Trishuli River on the way to Royal Chitwan National Park. Nepal has earned a reputation, as one of the best destinations in the world for white water rafting The Trishuli River is one of the most popular rivers. Due to its proximity to Kathmandu & the easy road access, which accompanies it, most rafting companies offer trips on the Trishuli. Many choose to incorporate a ride down the Trishuli with either trip to Pokhara or to the Royal Chitwan National Park. Later transfer to Safari Narayani Lodge, Chitwan.

Day 04: Chitwan:
A day full of jungle activities. Among the 14 national parks and wildlife reserves in the Kingdom, the Royal Chitwan Park is the most popular safari destination. More than 43 species of animals are found in Chitwan. The endangered one-horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Gharial crocodile, four-horned antelope, striped hyena & the Gangetic dolphin are the main attractions. Many adventurers also choose to go down to Chitwan by raft. A jungle safari is an experience you will remember for a long time.

Day 05: Chitwan - Pokhara:
Transfer from Chitwan to Pokhara by road. Later on sightseeing of Davis fall and lake Phewa. Locally known as the Palate Chhango (Hell's Fall). Devi's Fall is a lovely waterfall lying about 2 km southwest of the Pokhara airport. Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the Kingdom, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. Here, one can sail or row a hired boat across to the water or visit the island temple in its middle.

Day 06: Pokhra:
Day at leisure in Pokhara.

Day 07: Pokhara:
Dhulikhel - Early breakfast & later transfer by road from Pokhara to Dhulikhel for an overnight
Day 08: Dhulikhel - Kathmandu:
Sunrise from Dhulikhel, a view one should not miss to watch. Later on assist for the return flight.

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