Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour - 8 days

Group Size 1 Plus PAX
Trip Grade Easy
Accommodation Luxury Hotel /Lodge
Max. Elevation Sarangkot,1600 M
Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Transportation Private A/C vehicle / Tourist Bus / Flight
Best Season Spring (March-May)- Autumn (September-November)
Trip Route Kathmandu- Pokhara- Chitwan National Park (Sauraha)- 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.

Overview

Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour, Nepal is a country of different religious and cultural heritage. It has many Mountains and Himalayas, and small villages with unique culture and tradition. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. The city is surrounded by mountains by its side. There are different religious and historical sites that are enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur are the three main cities in Kathmandu Valley. There are different durbar squares in Kathmandu Valley that are preserved from the past.

Chitwan is another tourist place in the inner Terai region of Nepal. It is famous for the Chitwan National Park which is enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The national park is rich in its large number of flora and fauna. You can do different jungle activities such as elephant safari, jeep driving and many more in the jungles of Chitwan. There are different small villages that have unique cultures and traditions. Tharu is the main ethnic group living in Chitwan.

Pokhara is famous for adventure tourism. The city has different beautiful lakes. Barahi Temple, David Falls, Mahendra Cave, Fewa Lake, Seti River George, International Mountain Museum and many more are the main attraction of tourists in Pokhara. You can have different adventurous activities including paragliding in Pokhara.

Our 8 days Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour from Kathmandu to Chitwan and then to Pokhara starts from the exploration of different religious and historical sites in Kathmandu Valley. We drive towards Chitwan and explore the national park and different cultural villages in Chitwan. We then drive towards Pokhara and visit different adventurous places doing adventurous activities. Our Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour ends back in Kathmandu.

Daily itinerary

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

On your arrival in Kathmandu (TIA) Airport, our office staff of Trips Himalaya will come to pick up from airport and departure to your Hotel. If your arrival is earlier then you will have sightseeing tour in some place like Boudhanath, Soyambhunath or Pashupatinath. In the evening, you will be served special dinner that introduces Nepali food culture.


4-5 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Early in the morning, we will drive to visit different religious and historical places in Kathmandu. The UNESCO listed world heritage sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Bouddhanath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar and many more.

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 foreigners – 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

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

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

4-5 hrs Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner 3 Star hotel or similar

After an early breakfast, We will take a flight or drive towards Chitwan following the route on the bank of the Trishuli river with a beautiful view of the Nepali hill. Chitwan is one of the most popular places to visit for wild animals and visit different cultural.

After reach to Chitwan, we can take a short village walking tour of the Tharu community and learn more about the Tharu lifestyle and culture. We will also get another opportunities to sunset view here.


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

In the morning, we prepare for elephant safari inside the Chitwan jungle. We’ll experience the bath giving to the elephant. Bird watching, jungle walk and so on are different activities carried out in the Chitwan jungle.

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.

4-5 hrs 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 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 hotel, take Breakfast then we drive towards Pokhara. On the way, you can enjoy landscape and click pictures of the beautiful views of the countryside. Entering Pokhara if you have time, we’ll visit Phewa lake and to see the beautiful views of mountains such as Machhapuchhre, Dhauligiri and many more.


3-4 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Early in the morning, we will drive to the top of Sarangkot for the sunrise tour. Sarangkot is the best sunrise viewpoint over the Mountain, the sunrise view is amazing where you can observe the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya ranges. After Sunrise tour back to the hotel for breakfast, we’ll visit different religious and cultural, and adventurous places in Pokhara including Barahi Temple, Bindhebasani temple, David Falls, Fewa Lake, International Mountain Museum and so on. You can do different adventurous things including paragliding 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.


6-7 hrs drive, 25 min flight Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Today after breakfast, we’ll prepare to drive back to Kathmandu along the bank of Marshyangdi and Trishuli river. These river are biggest river of Nepal and famous for Trishuli rafting and white water rafting. After reaching in Kathmandu, you can do shopping including different religious and historical garments. We’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu.


30 min from hotel to airport Breakfast

Our tour comes to an end on this day. After an early breakfast, a representative will help you with your final departure. You will reach the airport 3 hours before your flight time.


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.
  • 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