Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destinations Covered: Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Tour Highlights: Swayambhunath Stupa, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Patan Durbar Square, Wildlife viewing in Royal Chitwan National Park, Pokhara Bindebasini Temple, Seti George, Davis fall, Boating at Phewa Lake.
Day 01: Arrival - Kathmandu (D)
On your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our representatives and transferred to a hotel. After fresh up, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. Visit the famous 2,000 years old Swayambhunath Stupa, one of the two most sacred Buddhist shrines in Nepal. Standing gracefully atop a green hillock, west of Kathmandu, it is also popular as monkey temple. The amazingly impressive Swayambhunath Stupa never fails to charm its visitors. The stupa also offers the most spectacular view of Kathmandu city.
Thereafter, we will proceed to Patan, the oldest and the second largest of the three major cities of the Kathmandu valley. En-route, halt at a Tibetan Refugee Camp to see the Tibetan carpet factory. Here you will see the spinning, dyeing and weaving of the Tibetan Carpets. You may wish to pick up your favorite carpet. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu - Rafting - Chitwan National Park (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will set off for our white water river rafting adventure down the Trishuli River. The trip starts off at a leisurely pace, giving you ample time to familiarize yourself on rafting techniques and build up teamwork. Six exciting rapids await you along the river, building up in crescendo from 'butterfly' to the big water of 'pinball', guaranteed to send thrills down your spine! Ending at the village of Kurintar or Mugling. Relax for few hours at the village. Thereafter, you will be transferred to Chitwan. Overnight stay will be in Chitwan.
Day 03: Chitwan National Park (B/L/D)
The Royal Chitwan National Park (960 Sq Km), a former hunting reserve of the royal families, is the richest wildlife reserve in Nepal, known for its rich and varied wildlife and tall grassland habitat. After breakfast, enjoy an exciting Canoe Ride down the Rapti River and enjoy spotting varied spices of colorful and exotic birds. You can also see a number of Crocodiles on the riverbank. After the Canoe ride, you will enjoy a unique Ox-Cart ride up to the forest side camp bypassing the Tharu village. Thereafter, enjoy a thrilling Elephant Safari in Royal Chitwan National Park to explore the natural beauty and varied wildlife of the park. The well-trained elephants at the park will take you into the deeper parts of the verdant jungle where you can spot grazing one-horned Rhinos and summer Deer, found abundantly in the park. If luck is on our side, you can catch glimpses of Sloth bears, Gaurs and even the endangered Bengal Tigers. Overnight stay will be in Chitwan.
Day 04: Chitwan - Pokhara (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara. Check into your hotel upon arrival at Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. In the evening, enjoy one-hour boating on the scenic Phewa Lake. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 05: Pokhara (B/L/D)
After breakfast, enjoy an exciting sightseeing tour of Pokhara. Visit and explore the various part of this Lakeside Village. The Village provides a stunning view of one the most beautiful Adventures in the world, made up by the majestic Annapurna Range (8,091m, 11th highest in the world), the picturesque and sacred peak of Machhapuchhare (6,997m) and other surrounding snowcapped peaks. In the morning or afternoon, we will visit Bindebasini (Hindu Goddess) Temple, Seti George and Davis Fall followed by a visit to Tibetan Refugees Camp where barter trading is still being practiced. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 06: Pokhara - Kathmandu (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we return to Kathmandu by a luxury coach. Evening will be at leisure. You can explore the Kathmandu city or do some shopping on your own. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 07: Kathmandu - Departure (B)
After breakfast, free till transferred to airport to board a flight for your onward destination or way back home with sweet memories of Nepal.