Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour - 8 Days

Group Size One Plus Pax
Trip Grade Easy
Accommodation 3 to 5-star hotels as your request
Max. Elevation Sarangkot- 1600 meters
Meals B & B in Kathmandu, Pokhara and full board in Chitwan
Transportation Private vehicle with a air-conditioned / Flight
Best Season Spring (March - May) and Autumn (October - December)
Trip Route Kathmandu valley- Chitwan National Park (Sauraha)- Pokhara city- Kathmandu valley

Highlights

  • Visiting Nepal’s most popular touristic spots are Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan.
  • Explore religious historical, Pilgrimage, and cultural world heritage sites of Buddhists and Hindus in Kathmandu.
  • Magnificent sunrise and sunset view from Sarangkot Pokhara.
  • Boating, an amazing waterfall and Cave are other extraordinary features of this trip.
  • Enjoy the Panoramic Views of Mt. Annapurna (the 10th highest mountain in the world) without trekking from Pokhara.
  • Explore around Chitwan National Park - Tharu village and culture, Enjoy Elephant Safari, Bird Watching.
  • Enjoy bathing with elephants, 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 cultures and traditions. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is surrounded by mountains. There are different religious and historical sites, it is 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 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. Different small villages 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 go to Pokhara. It starts with 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.

Special information about the tour, if you don't know

  • This Itinerary mentioned is from Airport to Airport.
  • The cost details of this tour depend on your group size.
  • Can be changed itinerary on your desires.
  • The itinerary can design according to your budget capacity and time.
  • Please contact us for the Date, Cost, and travel duration of additional tour activities.

Day by Day Itinerary

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

On your arrival at Kathmandu (TIA) Airport, our office staff of Trips Himalaya will come to pick you up from the airport and depart to your Hotel. If your arrival is earlier then you will have a sightseeing tour in someplace like Boudhanath, Soyambhunath, or Pashupatinath. In the evening, you will be served a 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 include Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Bouddhanath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar and many more.

Swayambhunath:

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

Entry Fee of Swayambhunath (Monkey) Temple

PlacesForeign NationalsSAARC NationalsChinese NationalsRemarks
Swayambhunath (Monkey) TempleNPR. 200NPR. 50NPR. 200Entry fees for Nepalese and Below 10 years free.

Pashupatinath:

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

Entry Fee of Pashupatinath Temple

PlacesForeign NationalsSAARC NationalsChinese NationalsRemarks
Pashupatinath TempleNPR. 1000NPR. 1000
NPR. 1000Free for Indian Nationals. Tourists can view the temple from the back premises.

Boudhnath stupa:

Boudhnath stupa is one of the largest Buddhist stupas in 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

PlacesForeign NationalsSAARC NationalsChinese NationalsRemarks
Boudhnath stupaNPR. 400NPR. 100
NPR. 400Entry fees for Nepalese and Below 10 years free.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

You will enjoy another different Hindus Temple known 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 to Kumari Goddess Temple ( living goddess in Nepal). If we have leisure time we will visit Patan Durbar Square. It is also a historical, cultural and ancient art and architectural place in Nepal.

Entry Fees for Kathmandu Durbar Square including Tribhuvan Museum

PlacesForeign NationalsSAARC NationalsChinese NationalsRemarks
Kathmandu Durbar Square including Tribhuvan MuseumNPR. 1000NPR. 150
NPR. 1000Entry fees for Nepalese and 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 cultures.

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 opportunity to sunset view here.


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

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

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

Elephant Safari: The best attraction in Chitwan is sitting on an elephant's back and traveling to the jungle of Chitwan National Park. Elephant or jungle safari is the 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 a more adventure activity to explore Chitwan National Park and to view different water animals and wild animals of Chitwan National Park. Tourists can enjoy the sights of Gharial, crocodiles basking on the banks of the river.

Elephant breeding center: It is the first elephant breeding center in Asia and is 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 the government

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

Entry Fees for Chitwan National park

PlacesForeign nationalsSAARC nationalsChinese NationalsRemarks
Chitwan National parkNPR. 1500NPR. 750NPR. 1500for Nepalese NPR. 100 and Below 10 years free.
Elephant ride
NPR. 2500NPR. 1500NPR. 2500for Nepalese NPR. 500 and Below 10 years free.
Elephant Breeding CampNPR. 50NPR. 25NPR. 50for Nepalese NPR. 100 and Below 10 years free.
Tharu Cultural Museum
NPR. 25NPR. 15NPR. 25for Nepalese NPR. 100 and Below 10 years free.

Note: Prices are exclusive of 13 % VAT (which will be charged separately).


4-5 hrs Breakfast 3 Star hotel or similar

Early in the morning, we will start 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 spot for bird watching with over 400 species of birds. While traveling on a jeep safari or elephant safari you will be able to see the number 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 Pokhara. On the way, you can enjoy the landscape and click pictures of the beautiful views of the countryside. Entering Pokhara if you have time, we’ll visit Phewa lake and 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 and you can observe the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya ranges. After the 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) is 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 during your Pokhara visit. A lake with a diverse aquatic ecosystem and crystal clear water, you will 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 in 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 on your visit to Pokhara.

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave: The Gupteshor cave is famous for its structure and religious value. Translated in English as the cave of hidden gods, this cave is the 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 a magnificent view of the Himalayas Range. During the sunrise and sunset, we can see the rays of the 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 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 the 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 is 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 the Trishuli River. These rivers are the biggest rivers in Nepal and are famous for Trishuli rafting and white water rafting. After reaching 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?

  • International & domestic airport transfers service
  • 3 Night Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • 2 Night 3 Days Full board package in Chitwan.
  • 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with A/C (Depending upon the group size)
  • Government license holder professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All government taxes, Service charges and official expenses.
  • Travel insurance for Nepali staff (guide & driver).
  • Entrance fees for museums and monuments.

What's not Included?

  • Entry Visa fees.
  • All domestic and international airfare
  • Travel insurance for tourists.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Bar bills and Personal Expenses.
  • Tips for Guide and Driver.
  • Emergency rescue.

You Should Know

Accommodation of Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan

We can offer a three-star to a five-star hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Pokhara. We book the hotel of your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans for your hotel preference.

There are 3-star to 5-star hotels in Kathmandu. All hotel accommodations for visiting Kathmandu Chitwan and Pokhara are based on two single-bed sharing, which is included in tour expenses. We choose according to the best service and best food and location, etc.

You will spend 3-star deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara with breakfast. In Chitwan National Park with full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner with room). You will spend 3-star deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu, and Pokhara with breakfast. In Chitwan National Park with full board package (breakfast, lunch, and dinner with room). If you are traveling in a group and prefer a single room, you will need to pay an additional fee. Please let us know before booking a tour for a single room.

​Best time to visit Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara.

You can travel to Nepal all year round for Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara trips, but the best time of the year is Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). These months are the perfect time to visit. The weather is warm and sunny with the best views of the countryside. If you want to avoid the crowds, a winter time (December to February) is also the best option.

Rainy season in Nepal.

The monsoon season in Nepal lasts from June to August and this is not the time to visit. Heavy rains and widespread landslides make it difficult to travel around the country and many tourist facilities are temporarily closed.

Winter season in Nepal.

December to February are the coldest month in Nepal, but clear blue skies and no rain make it a good time to visit Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara. High altitude trekking is not recommended during these months.

FAQ for Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan tour

1. Why Kathmandu Chitwan and Pokhara Tour is famous?

This tour provides a fantastic opportunity to explore ancient historic sites, scenic natural beauties, Tharu culture and exotic wildlife in a short period of time. Panoramic views of the Himalayas, sunrise views, waterfall, Lake, and cave are other extraordinary features of this trip.

2. How many days are enough for the Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan tour?

It depends on your vacation with what you want to see. If you want to visit for a short period even 5 to 6 days should suffice. But if you have enough time for this tour you can completely visit the best places. Consequently, you need to stay for at least 8 to 10 days.

3. When is the best time to visit Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan tour?

Generally speaking, Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) is the best time to visit the Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan city tour. At this time of the year, you will find dry weather, a clear sky, and cultural events. But in this period, there's no wrong time to visit the Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan city.

4. Why is Pokhara famous for tourists?

Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Many tourists travel to Pokhara to see the Himalayan range and lakes. Pokhara city is also popular for boating, hiking, trekking and extra adventure activities like rafting, paragliding, ultra-light and many more. We will also get another opportunity to sunset view here.

5. Why Chitwan National Park is famous?

The Chitwan National Park is a wonderful place to visit. It is famous for the best wildlife-viewing national parks, where we'll have the best chance of spotting endangered One-horned Rhinos, Deer, the Royal Bengal Tiger, Monkeys, crocodiles and lots of birds. There are plenty of other extraordinary activities in this area, including Tharu culture, canoe rides and jungle safaris etc.