Duration: 09 Nights/ 10 Days
Destinations Covered: Kathmandu - Chitwan - Lumbini - Pokhara - Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Kathmandu
Tour Highlights: Lumbini (Birth place of Lord Buddha), Kirtipur, Swayambhunath Stupa, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Patan Durbar Square, Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Activities in Royal Chitwan National Park, Pokhara Bindebasini Temple, Seti George, Davis fall, Boating at Phewa Lake, 2-days trekking in Kathmandu Valley.
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 Kirtipur. Situated atop a picturesque hill, Kirtipur is a small historic town in southwest of Kathmandu. Visit the famous Tribhuwan University, Nepal's premier seat of education, located at the foothills of Kirtipur. Kirtipur offers many attractions like old shrines and temples and old houses to its visitors. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu-Chitwan (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we drive to Chitwan, famous for its wildlife reserve. Enjoy a delicious lunch on arrival at Chitwan. In the evening, go for few side trips. Later, the camp manager will brief you about the trips to Chitwan National Park. 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-Lumbini (B/L/D)
After breakfast drive to Bhairawa (Lumbini), the birthplace of Lord Buddha. On arrival, check in to a hotel. After lunch at the hotel, proceed to see the Birthplace of Lord Buddha. The main attractions you will see in Lumbini include the Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, and Ashoka Pillar, which was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 B.C. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Lumbini.
Day 05: Lumbini-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 06: 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 panorama 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 07: 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 08: Kathmandu-Nagarkot (B/L/D)
After breakfast, 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.
After sightseeing tour of Patan, we will proceed to Nagarkot. Located at an altitude of at 2, 300 m above sea level Nagarkot is an enchantingly beautiful town known for its scenic beauty. Enjoy the most spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan ranges. On a clear day, you can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the Mt. Everest (8,848 m), the highest mountain peak in the world. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 09: Nagarkot-Kathmandu (B/L/D)
You will wake up to the cold highland morning to catch the sunrise and an enchantingly beautiful view of the Himalayas at dawn. After breakfast, we drive to Kathmandu. On arrival, visit the Bodhnath Stupa, the largest Stupa in Nepal, and the famous Kathmandu Durbar Square. Thereafter, we will drive back to hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the Kathmandu city. Overnight stay will be at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: 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.