This cultural tour offers you an amazing sightseeing and wildlife expedition. On this tour you will gain an insight into the rich culture and traditions of Nepal. The trip begins with a sightseeing tour to the most remarkable places in Kathmandu. Your exploration of Kathmandu is followed by a brief sightseeing tour in Patan. Patan, known for its unique art and craftsmanship, is sure to leave you mesmerized with its sheer beauty.
After Kathmandu and Patan, your next destination is Pokhara, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Nepal. Pokhara with its exotic locales and unparalleled natural beauty gives you one of the most delightful travel experiences. Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall and the gorge of the Seti River are the major sightseeing places in Pokhara.
From Pokhara, you move on to the Terai lowlands of Chitwan. In Chitwan, you get to visit the Royal Chitwan National Park, known for its rare bird and animal species, wildlife and lush vegetation. Activities in Jungle include elephant safari and jeep safari for sightseeing exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem, canoeing and a walk in the wilderness accompanied by a trained guide.
Taking on this tour, you gain absolute pleasure amidst the natural beauty in some of the best places in Nepal, making this trip a memorable one.
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
A representative and driver from our office will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your designated hotel. We will arrange a meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.
Day 2 Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley
Your tour of the day includes visits to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath. Pashupatinath temple is a temple of Lord Shiva and is regarded as biggest sacred Hindu shrine. You can also witness cremation ritual of Hindus at the cremation areas of the temple. As you visit Boudhanath, you become more enlightened on Buddhism, Buddhist sect, Buddha Shakyamuni and teachings of Gautam Buddha. Then you head Bhaktapur, your next destination. Bhaktapur lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley and is 13 km away from the valley. Its exotic locales like Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, fifty-five windowed Malla palace and other historical monuments portray unique culture of Nepal , tradition, arts and finest craftsmanship taking you to a journey into Nepal culture.
After delicious breakfast, you start your exclusive Kathmandu sightseeing tour. Visits to Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple, a very sacred Hindu pilgrimage site will enlightened you on Nepal culture. After this religious journey, you advance towards your next destination, Bhaktapur which lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley. You get to visit Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, fifty-five windowed Malla palace and other historical monuments. This will definitely enlighten you about unique culture of Nepal, tradition, arts and rare craftsmanship.
After a delicious lunch, you are transported to Patan lying 5kms away from Kathmandu Valley on the South-East. You grasp a better understanding of Nepal culture upon visiting Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple and Golden Temple. Your guide will take you to 2000 years old Swayambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swayambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. By the end of the trip you will be completely immersed into Nepal culture.
Day 3 Fly to Pokhara & Sightseeing in Pokhara
After healthy breakfast you immediately travel to Pokhara which is 200 kms away from Kathmandu. On reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to best resorts or hotels of your choice. Pokhara will have you mesmerized with its majestic sight of snow-capped mountain peaks and exquisite beauty. Pokhara is most popular for its lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Your trip includes visits to all these exotic places. You can go for boating on these famous lakes. Exploring the deep-seated mysteries of intriguing caves like Mahendra Gupha will further heighten your adventure spirit. The Devil's Fall, the gorge of the Seti River and Tibetan refugee camp are the other dotted places you will be sightseeing.
Day 4 Boating on Phewa Lake & drive to Chitwan
After basking in the exotic boating experience on Phewa lake, you drive to Terai lowland of Chitwan.
Day 5 Safari Excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
As you descend towards the Terai lowland of Chitwan, rich wildlife, lush grasslands and spectacular sight of rare species of bird and animals unfolds before you. Chitwan national park is your target destination. It give a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several are species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros and leopard and also leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sightseeing these are very high owing to the expertise and experiences of guides.
Day 6 Safari Excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
Drive to Bharatpur Airport for flight to Kathmandu, free for rest of the day
Elephant safari, Wildlife safari, jeep safari, canoeing and bird watching in the majestic jungles of Chitwan National Park fill you with sheer pleasure. On your jungle safari, you may encounter rare endangered species like one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger. Canoeing through the river gives you sheer pleasure to witness crocodiles and other aquatic species in their natural habitats. You can have the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experience of your lifetime. After this wildlife experience, you are escorted to Bharatpur to catch a flight to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, we can indulge in any kinds of activities of your interest.
Day 7 Depart from Kathmandu
Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.