Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will transferred to the hotel for check in, in a private vehicles. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – Nagarkot
Today, our sightseeing tour started from the holy temple of Hindu devotees, Pashupatinath temple. Next, we head to Boudhanath, 8 km east from Kathmandu. In the afternoon, we drive to Bhaktapur. We will explore architectural temples, Golden Gate, shrines like Lion gate, and the palace of 55 windows. Then, we move towards Nagarkot to see the awesome sunrise and sunset along with spectacular view of Himalayan ranges. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Your day starts with the enthralling sunrise along with the magnificent mountain views. After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu and on arrival, we continue with sightseeing of Patan Durbar Square. We visit Krishna temple, Patan Durbar with Royal bath, and Hiranya Varna Mahavir – a Buddhist Monastery. Then we head to Kathmandu Durbar Square, which is a historical palace of Nepal where we see Kumari Temple (Kumari is a living goddess of Nepal), Kasthamandap etc. Eventually, we move to Swayambhunath, a Buddhist pilgrimage. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park
After breakfast, we start our journey to Chitwan. We attend a briefing program related to our jungle tour, on reaching Chitwan National Park.
13:00 PM – Lunch
16:00 PM – We do a tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village. We visit the National Park Visitor’s Centre. Next, we head to bank of Rapti River for a wonderful sunset view.
19:00 PM – You will be greeted by a cultural dance of Tharu community or slideshow presentation on almost everything in Chitwan.
20:00 PM – Enjoy your dinner. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Chitwan Jungle Tour
Today, you will just explore the jungle, wildlife and enjoy all of it.
6:00am – Wake up
6:30am – breakfast time
7:00am – Canoe ride along the Rapti river + jungle walk + you can enjoy elephant bathing on your way back
13:00pm – Enjoy your lunch.
15:00pm – Elephant Safari
20:00 – Enjoy your dinner. Overnight stay at Chitwan
Day 6: Visit Elephant Breeding Centre and transfer to Lumbini.
At morning, we will visit the Elephant Breeding Centre and we leave for Lumbini approx. 9:00 AM. It takes about 4 hours to reach Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where has been admired as the place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini is a UNESCO listed world heritage site. Upon arrival Lumbini, we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and take rest for half an hour. Then we go walking through the sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar. We visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Lumbini to Pokhara
We drive to Pokhara passing through Tansen Palpa. Upon arrival, check in hotel. In the evening, stroll at the Shore of Fewa Lake energizes the body and circulates the blood after a long drive. The lake side becomes alive after the dark falls with the lighting of the restaurants and shops etc. The live music and a good cuisines attracts a lot of visitors. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 8: Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara Sightseeing
The village Sarangkot is one of the most beautiful villages near in the Pokhara city. Early morning, we drive to Sarangkot for the sunrise view, which is located in west part of Pokhara at the height of 1,592 meter from sea level. Sarangkot is best place to see the sunrise and panorama of massive mountain range. From Sarangkot, we drive back to Pokhara, and do a sightseeing tours of Devi’s fall, Mahendra Cave, and Bindabasini Temple etc. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Scenic drive back to Kathmandu. In the evening enjoy farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Farewell
A representative from Visit View Nepal Treks and Expedition will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
- All guided sightseeing tours & activities including entry fees
- All government taxes and office service charge
- Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- One night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Nagarkot
- Two nights’ accommodation with full board meals at a 3 star hotel in Chitwan National Park
- A night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Lumbini.
- Two night’s accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
- Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu
What's not included
- Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Tips for tour guide and Driver
Explore Nepal and discover all the unique and must-experience aspects of it! When it comes to natural and cultural exploration in Nepal, Nepal Explore tour let you get acquainted with a wide variety of offerings. Visit some fantastic vantage points to uncover the raw appeal of wild towering mountains, also explore the UNESCO – listed heritage sites in Nepal. Energize yourself with a jungle safari in the untouched, undisturbed, pristine, and wild habitat of wild animals.
During your visit to the UNESCO-listed heritage sites in Nepal, you can explore the unique art, culture, and history preserved in the old palaces, temples, and holy spots in Nepal. Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the fantastic demonstrations of fine art. The metal and stone statues in the temples, eyes windows, wood-carved pillars, and stone-carved writings reflect the artistic lifestyle of Malla kings and their followers. Boudhanath Stupa and Swyambhunath Stupa is a sacred place for Buddhist people.
Nepal Explore Tour
The white dome with a golden spire gives the stupa an alluring look. The environment around stupa is auspicious and peaceful because of presence of monasteries and statues of Lord Buddha. Pashupatinath temple is a holy pilgrimage for Hindu pilgrims that consists of well-preserved old temples. The major attractions of this place is the ash-rubbed Sadhus in their body. The must-visit places in your exploration journey are the Maya Devi temple, Ashoka pillar, and the monasteries built around the heritage site in Lumbini.
Besides, cultural exploration, wildlife exploration is a unique aspect of Nepal Explore Tour. Explore the Chitwan National Park and enjoy an elephant ride in between the wild jungle. You may also encounter various wild animals and birds like Bengal tiger, one-horned rhino, wild boar, langur monkeys, sloth bear, crocodiles, jungle cats, pythons, elephants, deer, etc. and over 500 species of local and migrating birds. You can also opt for the adventure activities like canoeing.
Admire the awe-inspiring beauty of mountains from Nagarkot. The panoramic views of mountains like Annapurna range, Mt. Everest, Gaurishankar range, Dhaulagiri Himal, Ganesh Himal, and many more from this vantage point are wonderful. The lakeside city – Pokhara; the serene lakes in the backdrop of Annapurna ranges make this place a natural paradise. The sunrise view from Sarangkot is magnificent that will give a cooling effect to your eyes and your mind!