Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour - 10 days

Group Size 1+ PAX
Trip Grade Easy
Accommodation Hotel/Resort
Max. Elevation Sarangkot,1600 M
Meals B-L-D
Transportation Private vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
Best Season Any Season
Trip Route Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara- Kathmandu

highlights

  • Visiting Nepal’s most popular touristic spots in Kathmandu valley, its three most magnificent "medieval kingdoms" - Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan.
  • Explore religious historical, Pilgrimage, cultural world heritage sites of Buddhist and Hindu in Kathmandu.
  • Magnificent sunrise and sunset view of Nepal from Sarangkot Pokhara (City of Lake) with Boating, amazing waterfall and Cave are other extraordinary features of this trip.
  • Enjoying the Panoramic Views of Mt. Annapurna (10th highest mountain in the world) without trekking from Pokhara.
  • Explore around Chitwan National Park - Tharu village and cultural, Enjoy Elephant Safari, Bird Watching, Enjoy bathing with Elephant, Encounter One-horned rhinos and many more.
  • Provides the best opportunity to explore the Lumbini (Birthplace of the Lord Buddha), Maya Devi Temple, Asoka Pillar, Sacred Pond, Famous Bodhi Tree etc.

Overview

Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour, Nepal is a tourism country full of religious and cultural heritage. Most of the tourists prefer visiting Kathmandu, Pokhara along with the areas of different flora and fauna, and historical places. Kathmandu is a capital city of Nepal. There are different religious and cultural heritages that are enlisted by UNESCO World Heritage Site. Different Durbar Squares in Kathmandu have unique art and architecture that are preserved from past. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur are the main cities within Kathmandu Valley. These cities have their different cultural and historical sites.

Chitwan is another tourist place in the Terai region of Nepal. It is famous for Chitwan National park which is enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site and has different species of flora and fauna. The ethnic group of Tharu people in Chitwan makes the region the major place for tourist’s attraction.

Lumbini is known as the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. It is the pilgrimage destinationfor millions of Buddhists. The site is enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are different Monasteries and Stupas in Lumbini.

Pokhara is a place for adventure tourism. Different trekking routes start from Pokhara. You can see different mountains such as Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare and many more from Pokhara. Pokhara is famous for the Barahi Temple, Fewa Lakes, Mahendra Cave, David Falls, Seti River George, International Mountain Museum and many more. You can trek to Sarangkot and have a paragliding during this tour. Many couples also select this tour package.

Our 10 days Our Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour package from Kathmandu to Lumbini including Pokhara and Chitwan starts from Kathmandu with the exploration different religious and cultural heritages in Kathmandu Valley. We follow the path of Pokhara and visit different adventures of Pokhara. Then we drive to Chitwan and visit the Chitwan National Park and observe the unique culture and tradition of Tharu people living in Chitwan. We then drive towards Lumbini and visit different Monasteries and Stupas. Our tour comes to an end back in Kathmandu.

Daily itinerary

30 min drive from airport to hotel Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

As soon you arrive in Kathmandu, a representative will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel. We’ll discuss the tour later. In the evening, you will be served a special type of dinner in the evening that introduces Nepali food culture.


4-5 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

The next morning, we visit different religious places including Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath, Soyambhunath Temple many more. Then we move towards different Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley

Pashupatinath:

The most popular Hindu temple in Nepal. It is located on the banks of the holy (Bagmati) River. This temple is dedicated to Lord of Shiva. Inside the temple permitted for Hindus people only, however, can go another side of the temple to see the rituals Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and ceremony of funerals pyres burning on the ghats.

Entry Fee of Pashupatinath Temple

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 1000
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 1000 (Free for Indian Nationals)
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 1000
  • Nepalese- Free
  • Tourists can view the temple from the back premises.

Boudhnath stupa:

Boudhnath stupa is one of the largest Buddhist stupas of South Asia. This stupa is surrounded by Tibetan settlements and monasteries. In Boudhnath you will see the Buddhist rituals traditions, Buddhist prayer flags and mane.

Entry Fees for Boudhnath stupa

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 400
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 100
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 400
  • Nepalese- Free
  • Below 10 years free

Swayambhunath:

The Buddhist temple, also known as the "monkey temple". It is situated on a hill station, with the best Panoramic views of Kathmandu valley and green forest surrounding it. If the weather is clear, you will see wonderful snow-capped mountains views.

Entry Fee of Swayambhunath Temple

  • Entry fee for foreigner – NPR 200
  • Entry fee for SAARC citizens – NPR 50
  • Entry fee for locals – free to visit
  • Children below the age of 10 are free to enter

Kathmandu Durbar Square

You will enjoy with another different Hindus Temple know as Kathmandu Durbar Square. A place of old history and rich culture here is one of the major attractions was Kastamandap Temple a temple built from the wood of a single tree. Then you will have a visit of Kumari Goddess Temple ( living goddess in Nepal). If we have leisure time we will visit Patan Durbar Square. It is also historical, cultural and ancient arts and architectural places of Nepal.

Entry Fees for Kathmandu Durbar Square including Tribhuvan Museum

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 1000
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 150
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 1000
  • Nepalese- Free
  • Below 10 years free

6-7 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

After an early breakfast, we drive towards Pokhara. The trail goes through different views of beautiful Mountains and Himalayas. After reaching Pokhara, we can see the views of different mountains including Machhapuchhre, Dhauligiri and many more. We’ll stay overnight in Pokhara.


3-4 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

As morning rises, we move towards different tourist places in Pokhara including Barahi Temple, Bindhebasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, David Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and many more. You can also do some adventurous things such as paragliding in Pokhara. We’ll stay overnight in Pokhara.

Shanti Stupa(World peace Pagoda): Shanti Stupa (World peace Pagoda) located at the top of Anadu hill. A Buddhist pilgrimage and the perfect locus to view the mesmerizing view of Phewa lake and the whole Pokhara city. Similarly, one can get also view the wonderful sunset befalling upon the city of Pokhara in a peaceful environment.

Phewa Lake: A proper way to relish and take a break into a calm and lively lake Phewa in your Pokhara visit. A lake with a diverse aquatic ecosystem and crystal clear water, you will be gain peace of mind here. Similarly, on a clear day, you can see the magnificent reflection of mount Annapurna and mount fishtail clear on the surface of the lake. On a small island inside this lake is a sacred Hindu temple of Tal Barahi.

Tal Barahi Temple: Situated in the middle of a beautiful Phewa lake in the lap of the Himalayas is the Hindu Temple of Tal Barahi. A Temple of goddess Durga, the goddess of power and the protector. Pilgrims from the whole nation converge into this place to offer their prayers and offerings to the goddess here. A visit here is an opportunity to get knowledge of the Hindu culture and tradition from a close distance.

Davis Fall: One of the most popular visited tourist places in Pokhara city, Davis fall is a narrow underground Waterfall tunneling through the city of Pokhara. Patale Chango as called by the local people is a sight to enjoy in your visit to Pokhara.

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave: The Gupteshor cave is famous for structure and religious value. Translated in English as the cave of hidden god, this cave is largest cave in south asia. It is about 9992 feet long, and Full of statues of Hindu gods we can see a magnificent view of Davis fall falling from above the ground towards its end.

Sarangkot: Sarangkot is a small village providing the magnificent view of the Himalaya Range. During the sunrise and sunset, we can see the rays of sun hitting the white- Himalayas and Annapurna Mountain range to give a heavenly scene of a lifetime. Sarangkot is also the take-off place of the famous Pokhara paragliding.

Bindabasini Temple: The Temple is one of the most reached Hindu temples in the Pokhara city. It is also one of the oldest Hindu temples of Goddess Bhagwati. Rituals and pujas are performed on different occasions to please goddess Bhagwati. You can get a chance to experience a traditional Hindu marriage here if you are lucky.

Seti River Gorge: Gorge formed by grueling Seti river is a chance to see this unique natural phenomenon where the fast flowing water of the Seti river flows deep down the gorge. Seti river as known for its milky white river.


3-4 hrs Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner 3 Star hotel or similar

The next morning, we prepare for a drive towards Lumbini know as birth place of lord Buddha. The route goes through beautiful mountain, green forest with river and natural waterfall. After reaching Lumbini, we walk through different villages that have unique culture and tradition We’ll stay overnight in Lumbini.


3-4 hrs Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner 3 Star hotel or similar

Today after breakfast, we explore different Monasteries and Stupas in Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha and is pilgrimage place for Buddhists. It was listed on UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Today you can visit more than twenty-five Buddhist monasteries built by various countries from France to Vietnam, study at Buddhism, meditate and visit the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha within the sacred Mayadevi Gardens. Lumbini is the holy site for all Buddhists people. But there are other various sites that are the main attraction of Lumbini. They are:

Maya Devi Temple: The Maya Devi temple and the tank which is near to the temple are a part of the sacred and holy complex. Maya Devi was the mother of Gautam Buddha. The young Buddha emerging out of her on the right side and taking seven steps.

Ashoka Pillar: Ashoka Pillar is another major attraction of Lumbini. The Great Emperor Ashoka visited here and erected an inscribed pillar marking the birth of Buddha.

World Peace Pagoda: It is one of favorite place in Lumbini. Surrounded by the beauty of nature and the peaceful environment. People from all over the world come there to meditate and relax. Opening hours 5 am – noon & 1 pm – 10pm

Entry Fees for Lumbini

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 200
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 100
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 200
  • Nepalese- Free
  • Indians.- NPR 16

Entry Fees for Lumbini Museum

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 50
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 50
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 50
  • Nepalese- 10

Closed on Tuesdays


4-5 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

The next morning, we drive towards Lumbini. The route goes through different houses and plain lands in the Terai region. After reaching Chitwan we take walking tour on the Tharu Village and learn about Tharu lifestyle with cultural. We will also get another opportunity to sunset view from the bank of Rapti river. We’ll stay overnight in Chitwan Sauraha.


3-4 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Today after breakfast, we prepare for elephant ridge inside the Chitwan National Park. We’ll experience the bath giving to the elephant. Bird watching, jungle walk and so on are different activities carried out in the National Park.

Jeep safari: Jeep safari is one of most important opportunity to see the wild animals in Chitwan National Park, where we are able to see lots of birds and wild animals including Bengal tiger one-horned rhino, deer and many more.

Elephant Safari: The best attraction in Chitwan is sit on elephant back and travelling to the jungle of Chitwan National Park. Elephant or jungle safari is an best way to see the birds and wild animals including Bengal tiger one-horned rhino, deer and many more.

Canoe ride: Canoe ride in Rapti river is the more advanture activities to explore Chitwan National Park and to view different water animals and wild animals of Chitwan National Park. Tourist can enjoy sights of Gharial, crocodiles basking on the banks of the river.

Elephant breeding center: It is a first elephant breeding centre in Asia and situated in Chitwan. Our guide will take you to the elephant breeding center to show the baby elephants with their parents. They will explain the nature, habits and lifestyle of the elephant. The Centre is owned by government

Tharu cultural program: The Tharu people of Chitwan welcome guests by traditional tharu dance and singing in the evening time, where we are able to get enjoy popular Tharu stick dances and amazing peacock dance are two main highlights which reflect their life styles.

Entry Fees for Chitwan National park

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 1,500 per day per entry +13% VAT
  • SAARC Nationals- NPR 750 per day per entry+13% VAT
  • Chinese- NPR 1,500 per day per entry+13% VAT
  • Nepalese- NPR 100+13% VAT

Elephant ride fare in Chitwan National park

  • Foreigner: NPR 2,500;
  • SAARC: NPR 1,500;
  • Nepali NPR 500

Entry Fees for Elephant Breeding Camp

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 50
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 25
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 50
  • Nepalese- NPR 10

Entry Fees for Tharu Cultural Museum

  • Foreign Nationals- NPR 25
  • SAARC Nationals - NPR 15
  • Chinese Nepalese- NPR 25
  • Nepalese- NPR 10
  • Below 10 years free.

8-9 hrs drive, 35 min drive Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Early in the morning, we will start our another morning trip to Chitwan National Park for Bird watching tour.

Bird watching tour: Bird watching tour means observation or study of birds. Chitwan National Park is the most famous spots for bird watching with over 400 species of birds. While travelling on a jeep safari or elephant safari you will able to see numbers of birds. Blue-Throat, long-tailed, storks, Brown crakes, etc are the popular birds found in Chitwan National Park.

After back to the hotel, take breakfast then we drive towards Kathmandu city. The route goes on the bank of the Narayani and Trishuli river with the views of beautiful mountains around. After reaching in Kathmandu, we go shopping for different religious and historical garments. We’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu.


30 min hotel to airport Breakfast

Our tour comes to an end this day. After an early breakfast and hotel checkout, a representative will help you with your final departure.


what's included?

  • 3 Night Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • One Night Hotel in Nagarkot Including diner and breakfast.
  • 2 Night 3 Days Full board package in Chitwan
  • 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • 2 Night Hotel in Lumbini including breakfast.
  • All road transportation by Private vehicle
  • Government license holder English speaking Tour guide.

What's not included?

  • Air fare domestic and international
  • Entrance fees.
  • Your travel insurance
  • The Lunch on the way while driving to Kathmandu –Chitwan- Pokhara.
  • Any kinds of personal expenses
  • Any drinks like alcohol, mineral water, juice
  • Tips for Guide and Driver.
  • Emergency rescue