Kathmandu Royal Chitwan Tour

Kathmandu Royal Chitwan Tour

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.

Kathmandu Royal Chitwan Tour Overview

Day-1: Kathmandu

Day-2: Kathmandu

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-10: Departure

Kathmandu Royal Chitwan Tour Detailed Itinerary

Day-1: Arrive Kathmandu overnight at the Hotel.

Day-2: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day-3: Today 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: With 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: The 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: After 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: Early 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 ofrhinoceros 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: This 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 Departure
Final Departure from Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu Jungle Safari

Nepal Visa Information

Tourist entry visas can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following entry points in Nepal:

Tribhuvan International Airport,
Kathmandu Kakarvitta,
Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
Parsa (Central Nepal)
Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal

Tourist Visa Fees Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Jungle Safari Nepal Trek
Duration 10 Days
Best time April to October
Sleeping Hotels and Tents

Nepal Visa Information

Trek Grade: 1CFP
A combination of long days with steep paths and some mountain scrambling. The route follows reasonable paths through thick vegetation, up hillsides, slippery shale surfaces. Snow and or ice may be encountered along the route.

There is no need for technical climbing equipment. Altitude levels up to and around to 4200m. Medium risk of altitude sickness. General level of fitness is required e.g. hill walking for about 5km. Daypacks will weight about 4kg.

Fully Portered

Dates and Costs

All of these treks are arranged on a private basis. Costs vary based on the number of people.

For current prices

Kathmandu and Jungle Safari

Price includes
All trekking and travel permits
Local English speaking guide
Private transfers
Entrance fees
Lodge fees
All meals while trekking
Hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing, including breakfast).
One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (for Kathmandu joining)
All ground transfer as per our itinerary
Dinner with Nepalese Cultural program (for Kathmandu joining)

Prices excludes
International flights
Required airport taxes
Visa's and vaccinations
Porters tips
Items of clothing, sleeping bags and miscellaneous drinks, etc.
Airport Taxes (see below)
Extra expenses and/or additional days caused due to unexpected events (delays, porterage because of land slides and other natural events.)

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