A tour that takes you for a cultural, historical and wildlife exploration of Kathmandu valley, and Chitwan with a scenic excursion of Nagarkot. This cultural tour to some of the most significant places in Nepal offers you great fun and pleasure. The trip begins in Kathmandu, with visits to the major tourist attractions around Kathmandu Valley. After you visit the major places of Kathmandu, you head off to Chitwan.
In Chitwan National Park, you get in interesting jungle activities like elephant safari, Jungle walk, canoeing trip in Rapti River, bird watching and cultural program, Tharu village tour and Jeep safari for sightseeing exotic wildlife but you have to pay extra for Jeep Safari. You will get to see rare species like the one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger, along with several other birds and animals in your jungle safari. This close encounter with the wildlife will provide you with an experience of a lifetime. After Chitwan your next destination is Nagarkot – A village in hill top from where you will see nice sunrise and sunset views with beautiful mountains.
Duration: 8 days
Program Type: sightseeing tour
Max. Altitude: 2150m at Nagarkot
Mode of Travel: Land
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: 3
Day 01 arrive Kathamndu
Day 02 sightseeing Kathmandu valley
Day 03sightseeing Bhaktapur and Patan
Day 04 Drive Kathmandu to Chitwan
Day 05 full day in Chitwan
Day 06 Drive from Chitwan to Nagarkot
Day 07 Drive from Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Day 08 Depart from kathmandu
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Day 2 Sightseeing around Kathmandu
After an early breakfast, you are ready to do sightseeing tour in 4 major places in Kathmandu – Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu durbar squire. We begin today’s sightseeing tour with a visit to Swoyambhunath a 2500-year old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the god of Wisdom. The 5 dhyani Buddha’s attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa. (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple) then continues tour into Boudhanath it is the world,s largest stupa and of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Nepal. Antique shops where you can buy things of your interest relating to Buddhist surrounded the monastery. After Boudhanath your next spot is The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati River. It is the holiest Temple for Hindus. Many people from different part of Asia visit this Temple. Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, is also a site for Hindu cremation. During the festival Shiva Ratri temple crowed by devotees. Afternoon visit Kathmandu durbar squire, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple, Machhender Bahl-holy place for the Buddhists and Hindus, Temple House of Kumari, the vestal virgin or the living goddess. Walk around the local bazaars then drive to Hotel.
Day 3 Sightseeing tour around Bhaktapur & Patan
After breakfast we take you to Bhaktapur old durbar squire where you will witness unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has remained untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur and you will tour around all these places and drive you to Patan durbar squire to explore Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and many other places of Patan, you feel as if Patan has been unveiled before you as an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and repoussé metalwork facades and many other exquisite facets. You will also get to see handicraft centre in Patan then drive you to Hotel.
Day 4 Kathmandu – Chitwan
Early in the morning you will be drive en route most amazing natural vistas of Himalayan beauty sprawls before you. On reaching the Chitwan. You can dress and our rafting guide will briefing about safety way to raft in Trisuli River then you are ready to do the rafting after around 3 hours rafting then finish your rafting continue drive to Chitwan national park check in hotel.
Day 5 Chitwan
Morning: Breakfast. Canoe ride in the Rapti River, (an good opportunity to see Bird and two rare species of crocodiles; Marsh Mugger as well as fish eating Gharial.) Jungle Walk and visit elephant bathing center. Afternoon: Lunch. Elephant Safari (an opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear also you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home.) Evening: Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River, slight show or culture program. Night: Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 6 Chitwan – Nagarkot
After breakfast, visit to the Government Elephant Breeding Centre or extra jungle activities then you will drive back to Kathmandu Continues drive to hillside call Nagarkot it is best view point for Himalayas and great sunset and sunrise point
Day 7 Nagarkot drive to Kathmandu
Morning witness sunrise at Nagarkot, small village seat at about 7500 Ft altitude, offering fine views from Dhaulagiri in the west, to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a fine day one can even see the tip of the Everest from here. Later depart for Kathmandu and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon you are free to shopping or relax.
Day 8 Depart Kathmandu
End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination