Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International airport our representative will escort you the designated hotel. Spend time in leisure activities during evening and stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Check into a hotel upon arrival in Chitwan. Enjoy a welcome drink and learn about jungle activities through a briefing. Enjoy Tharu cultural dance followed by dinner during evening. Overnight stay at the resort in Chitwan.
Day 03: Chitwan National Park
Receive a wake-up with tea/coffee. Have breakfast and start your jungle safari riding an elephant. Visit the elephant breeding centre. Enjoy a canoe ride or jungle hike during afternoon.
Overnight stay at the resort/hotel in Chitwan.
Day 04: Chitwan – Lumbini
After having breakfast drive down to Lumbini. Check into a hotel upon arrival, have a quick lunch and proceed for sightseeing to Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Pushkarni Pond.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Lumbini.
Day 05: Lumbini – Pokhara
Drive towards Pokhara post breakfast. Check into a hotel upon arrival. Proceed for half day sightseeing to World Peace Pagoda in the afternoon. Go for boating in Fewa Lake during evening.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
Bindabasini Temple is the centre of religious activity in the Old Bazaar. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, the manifestation of Shakti. The grounds outside is used as a perfect picnic spot. Festivities galore on Saturdays and Tuesdays when devotees flock there to offer sacrifices.
Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river Seti Gorge runs completely underground at many places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. Its depth is unfathomable – over 20 meters! Mahendra Pul, a small bridge near the old Mission Hospital, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.
Gupteswar Cave is a sacred cave located near Devi’s Fall. The cave is almost three kilometres long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages. This cave holds special place among Hindus since phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in its original form. Clicking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.
Devi’s Fall, locally known as Patale Chhango, is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. It is also known as Devil’s, Devin’s or David’s Fall. Legend has it that a trekker (named Devin or David) was washed away by Pardi Khola and disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 07: Pokhara – Kathmandu
After having breakfast drive down to Kathmandu, approximately 5 hours drive. Check into a hotel upon arrival in Kathmandu. Spend evening in leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 08: Kathmandu – Nagarkot
After breakfast visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath and later proceed to Nagarkot.
Swayambhunath is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old formation. The ‘watchful’ eyes of Lord Buddha are painted on the four sides of the base of this structure. It is a famous World Heritage Site offering a magnificent view of Kathmandu Valley.
Next, head towards Kathmandu Durbar Square to see Taleju Temple, built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 AD; Kal Bhairav, the god of destruction; Nautale Durbar; Nasal Chowk; Gaddi Baithak; the statue of King Pratap Malla and Jagannath.
Pashupatinath, situated 5 km east of Kathmandu, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath with its two-tiered golden roof and silver doors is considered one of the holiest Hindu shrines.
Later, visit Boudhanath, which lies 3 km east of Pashupati. This ancient colossal Buddhist stupa is one of the biggest stupas in the world. It has been listed as the UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu, Valley in Nepal, all of them are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the present town of Bhaktapur, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct squares viz Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square – the group of squares is collectively known as the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and is a must visit site in Kathmandu.
Nagarkot is a hill station located 32 km east of Kathmandu. Enjoy the beautiful countryside view on your way to Nagarkot. It is a popular destination to view Himalayas, sunset and sunrise.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 09: Kathmandu – Departure
Post breakfast spend time in leisure activities till scheduled departure to Tribhuwan International Airport to catch your return flight. This concludes the tour of Nepal. .