Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destination Covered:- Kathmandu- Lalitpur-Nagarkot- Bhaktapur-Kathmandu- Bandipur- Pokhara- Chitwan National ParkĀ­ -Bharatpur Airport- Kathmandu-final destination
Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu by International flight. Assistance upon arrival and transfer to Hotel.
Kathmandu:-Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom.
Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu
After breakfast excursion to Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath followed by sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu City.
Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray and cremations on the Bagmati River are carried out. We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal.
Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage.
After visiting Bouddhanath drive to City Durbar Square and Kathmandu city visiting:
Kathmandu's Durbar Square, which is one of three durbar (royal palace) squares in the Kathmandu Valley. It is the site of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the Royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and where important ceremonies such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch, still take place Toda and then visit one of the most curious attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Chowk. This glided cage contains the Raj Kumari, a young girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. She is worshipped during religious festivals and makes public appearances at other times for a fee paid to her guards.
In the afternoon visit the Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa which is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3 Lalitpur-Nagarkot- Bhaktapur-Kathmandu
After breakfast sightseeing of Patan and Durbar Square. Patan Also known as Lalitpur , the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan's central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: It's an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathmandu or Bhaktapur. Within the city also lies the Tibetan Refugee Centre, home to most of the valley's Tibetan population. While technically refugees, the Tibetans are some of the wealthiest people in the valley because of the carpet industry they operate. For those looking to bring home a fine Tibetan carpet, this is the place to shop.
In the afternoon excursion to Nagarkot via Bhaktapur and Durbar Square.
Drive to Nagarkot which is situated 32 kilometers ,one and half hour drive east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters. The panoramic view of the major peaks including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. This place is also famous for viewing sunrise and sunset.
On the way back visit Bhaktapur and Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur located about 20 kms east of Kathmandu in the Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur is known as the 'City of Devotees', the 'City of Culture', the 'Living Heritage', and 'Nepal's Cultural Gem'. It is one of the 3 royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 Kathmandu - Bandipur
After breakfast depart Kathmandu for Bandipur exploring villages along the road. Bandipur is a picturesque town nestled in the Himalayan foothills, located some 140 km away from Kathmandu. Arriving in Hotel by eveming.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 5 Bandipur
After breakfast sightseeing of Bandipur.
Return to hotel and in the afternoon again leave for sightseeing of tour of Bandipur and visit the surrounding villages to experience the local life and culture.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 6 Bandipur- Pokhara
After breakfast depart Bandipur for Pokhara while enjoying the countryside views and arriving in Hotel by afternoon.
When you enter the Pokhara valley you will be totally captivated by a true ambience of nature and its exquisite beauty. Pokhara is renowned for its natural setting rather than its historical or cultural endowments.
In the afternoon sightseeing of Pokhara city and visit the World Peace Pagoda to enjoy the panoramic mountain view of the Annapurna range and its neighbouring peaks as well as scenic Pokhara valley.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 7 Pokhara
After breakfast sightseeing of Pokhara city and explore the deep-seated mysteries of impressive limestone Mahendra Gupha cave and the river gorge of Seti and also visit Davis Falls, The International Mountain Museum and other sites of interest.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 8 Pokhara-Chitwan National Park
After breakfast depart Pokhara for Chitwan National Park arriving in Hotel.
In the afternoon exploration of the surrounding Tharu villages. The Tharu are the oldest group of people to inhabit the Nepal Terai (subtropical plains) and usually live close to heavily forested areas. They themselves say that they are a people of the forest.
In the evening, enjoy a slide show on Chitwan National Park and its history, flora and wildlife and a cultural Tharu stick dance.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 9 Chitwan National Park
Morning as well as full day at Chitwan jungle and activities set in the park by the hotel.
This park is listed as a natural world heritage site and considered to be one of the richest wildlife areas in Asia. It also boasts the last and largest remaining area of tall grassland habitat. Over 50 species of mammals are found here including the one horned Asian rhinoceros, bear, fresh water dolphin, the Royal Bengal tiger and over 400 species of colorful birds. As well, one can view gharial (fish eating crocodile), gaur (bison), wild elephant, the four horned antelope, stripped hyena, pangolin (scaly anteater),dolphin, monitor lizard, cobra and krait and rat snakes.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10 Chitwan National Park- Bharatpur Airport- Kathmandu
After breakfast depart Chitwan National Park for Bharatpur airport for the short flight to Kathmandu .Assistance upon arrival and transfer to Hotel.
Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 11
Morning transfer to airport for flight back home.