A cultural exploration
Nepal is the most exciting incentive travel destinations in the world with an exhilarating blend of unique ethnicity proudly preserved. Amusing, enchanting adventure, and remarkable natural beauty which will be incredible to see and experience. The great culture, people, tradition, and ancient traditional hospitality are an added bonus, of course. This is a relatively easy trek for those that are not into high altitude trekking, and gives you a chance to see some lovely areas of the Annapurna Himal.
This relaxed and easy tour takes you through the bustling streets of Kathmandu to the major sights such as the ancient city of Bhaktapur and onto Pokhara. It then heads to the famous Royal Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is rich in plant and animal life, including one of the last populations of single-horned Indian Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) and the Bengal tiger Panthera tigris tigris.
The park is a popular destination for ecotourists and includes canoeing, elephant rides, and guided jungle walks.
Day-3: Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Day-4: Drive to Pokhara
Day-5: Pokhara city
Day-6: Drive to Royal Chitwan National Park
Day-7: Morning activities
Day-8: This morning some activities
Day-9: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day-1: Arrive Kathmandu overnight at the Hotel.
Day-2: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day-3: BhaktapurToday we drive to Bhaktapur, home of medieval art and architecture. It was the site for Burtoluchhi's Little Buddha. The urban city is shaped like a conch-shell, Bhaktapur meaning city of Devotees. Here, pottery and weaving are its traditional industries. After lunch, we will continue to Patan (The City of Finest Arts). Also known as 'Lalitpur' literally the city of fine arts is perhaps a living museum as she still retains her medieval air of the ancient times and almost half the inner city residents are craftsmen in their own right. We then head to Nagarkot for our overnight stay at a Resort.
Day-4: PokharaWith an early morning wake up, we will head off to see the panoramas of the eastern Himalaya including 5 of world's ten highest peaks - Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho O Yu, Makalu and Manaslu. After breakfast we will drive to Pokhara. Overnight Hotel.
Day-5: PokharaThe day will be spent sightseeing the attractions of Pokhara city. we will start by driving early morning to Sarangkot for a view of sunrise. Returning to Pokhara we'll visit the Vindyavasini Temple, Mahendra Cave and get back to the hotel for breakfast. Later we'll continue to beautiful Fewa Lake for a peaceful hour of boating followed by a hike of about 45 minutes, to the World Peace Stupa of Lord Buddha. Later we will visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp and then continue to David Falls before getting back to the Hotel.
Day-6: Pokhara to ChitwanAfter breakfast at the Resort, we'll drive to Royal Chitwan National Park arriving around16:00 hrs. Here naturalists at the ghat (river crossing point) will transfer you by canoes across the River to the waiting elephants which will ferry you to your camp, situated in the heart of the Park, home to the great one horned rhinoceros, sloth bear, wild boar, gaur(bison), 4 species of deer, 2 species of monkeys, 2 species of crocodiles, leopard, the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger, over 400 species of birds and various other reptiles. Overnight stay at Island Jungle Resort
Day-7: ChitwanEarly morning you will be mounted on elephants and taken for a jungle safari for 2 -3 hours penetrating through dense 18-20 ft grasslands. It is the favorite habitat of rhinoceros and other mammals. After breakfast you will be taken to the elephant stables. Here you may witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath. Take your bathing suit along. In the afternoon you may just relax around the camp or take a dugout canoe ride down the Narayani River to view the gharial and the marsh mugger crocodiles. Dinner will be served around the campfire at the Island Jungle Resort.
Day-8: Chitwan to KathmanduThis morning some activities take place before breakfast. After breakfast, elephant, land rover and canoes will transfer you to waiting vehicles for the drive to Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.
Day-9: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day-10: Final DepartureFinal Departure from Kathmandu.
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