Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Tensen and Pokhara Tour: This tour is a special package for Nepal lovers as it includes all major cities of Nepal including all climates and varies in topography. This trip includes Nepals major modern cities Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara. The tour offers quite the variety from Kathmandus ancient temples, to Chitwans exotic jungle, to the serenity of Lumbini (birthplace of Buddha), and finally Pokharas endless adventure sports with natural beauties that lies in the clear water lakes to the high Himalayas. The shadow of mountains falling over the lakes makes you forget every sorrow. This trip is well recommended if you only have a short time in Nepal and want to see as much as possible.
Day 01 :Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02 :Kathmandu Valley City Tour
Day 03 :Drive to Chitwan National Park
Day 04 :Safari Excursion in Chitwan National Park
Day 05 :Chitwan to Lumbini
Day 06 : Lumbini to Tansen
Day 07 :Tansen to Pokhara
Day 08 :Sightseeing in Pokhara Valley
Day 09 :Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 10 :Final Depature
Day 01 :Kathmandu ArrivalArrive in Kathmandu airport where you will be welcomed by the representative from Adventure Bound (P) Ltd who will drive you to the Hotel that you are staying in.
Day 02 :Kathmandu Valley City Tour After breakfast you will go for Kathmandu city tour that includes biggest Hindu temple Pashupatinath where the dead bodies are criminated on the bank of Bagmati River, and then you will visit Boudha stupa which is one of the biggest stupa in Asia. You will enjoy the 16th century art and craft at Kathmandu and Patan durbar square then finally visit Swyambhunath temple also named monkey temple, a name given due to massive presence of monkeys. From the top of the temple you can see almost all part of Kathmandu valley. Then the day will finish with a joyful experience.
Day 03 :Drive to Chitwan National ParkAfter breakfast you will drive to Chitwan National Park for jungle activities. You will be taken to the resort where you will be briefed about day to day activities then you will be given a room. You will be provided the lunch then you have some activities i.e. village walk and culture show.
Day 04 :Safari Excursion in Chitwan National Park Early in the morning, we will be mounted on elephants for a jungle safari through dense grasslands to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. After breakfast, we visit the elephant stables and even enjoy bathing the elephants. During the afternoon we can drive through the jungles followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. While canoeing, we may get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with fresh water dolphins, otters and varieties of water birds.Or,we may even go for bird watching or nature walks and come closer to a variety of wild flora and fauna found in the park.Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 05 :Chitwan to Lumbini After early wakeup we walk out for bird watching. After breakfast we will drive to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. We reach Lumbini by midday so we will have lunch at Lumbini. After lunch we still have some time to visit Mayadevi temple. The history of Mayadevi temple begins in 623 BC when Buddha was born near the tree. You can still see the tree, the pond where Buddha was bathed for the first time and also the foot step of Buddha which is believed that Buddha made those steps right after he was born.
Day 06 : Lumbini to TansenAfter breakfast you will again walk in to the temples inside the Lumbini to see the other temples and monasteries that were made by various countries. Then we will drive to Tansen which is situated 1,310 meters above sea level, at the southern slope of Mahabharat range. Tansen is a colorful town with old houses and beautiful landscapes. Tansen is a home for many ethnic groups including Magar, Brahmin, Chhetri, Newar and more. It is known for its metal crafts, Dhaka cloth, shawls and caps. You will explore the city around for a day staying overnight at Tansen city.
Day 07 :Tansen to PokharaAfter breakfast, we will enjoy a 75 km scenic drive from Tansen to Pokhara. After we check in to the hotel you can go for short nap. In the evening you can walk along the Fewa Lake enjoying the beautiful environment with cold breeze from the lake and High Mountains in north.
Day 08 :Sightseeing in Pokhara ValleyEarly morning we will drive to Sarangkot view point for great sunrise view over the Annapurna mountain range. Then we will drive back to the hotel and have breakfast. After breakfast, we will go sightseeing around Pokhara that includes the international museum, Seti river gorge, Mahendra cave, Devis fall, Bindibashini temple and the old bazaar. In the evening, we will enjoy an hour long boat ride on Fewa Lake.
Day 09 :Fly Pokhara to KathmanduThe quick 30 minute flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu is almost as good as a mountain flight, if you have clear weather. You will be taking the morning flight so that you enjoy the rest of the day on your own wandering around and shopping souvenirs for your friends and family.
Day 10 :Final Depature On the final day, drive to the airport to catch the international flight.
Your available days might not suit exactly in the provided itinerary; in those cases please feel free to contact us we can customize the itinerary as per your need and availability. If you can the interest for the adventure activities like Paragliding, and Everest mountain flight we can accommodate the timing within this schedule.
USD 560 extra per person is required, if you wish to upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel in Kathmandu,Chitwan,Lumbani and Pokhara.
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