KATHMANDU CHITWAN TOUR

DURATION : 5 NIGHTS 6 DAYS

DAY 1  KATHMANDU ARRIVAL

Meal – N/A
Pick up Time – As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN

On arrival, meet our representative at the Kathmandu airport & transfer to the hotel. Tour briefing at hotel and rest of the day on leisure, overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur).

DAY 2  KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING

Meal – Breakfast
Sightseeing Places – Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
Time – 7-8 Hrs
Pick up Time – 10:00 AM

DAY PLAN

After breakfast, meet at the hotel lobby for full day Kathmandu sight seen including Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath is revered as national deity of Nepal. The Pashupatinath Temple, located at the bank of the river Bagmati, is considered the most sacred place in Nepal. In myth, Pashupatinath started living in Nepal in the form of a deer, when he saw the Kathmandu Valley and was overwhelmed by its beauty. Chronicles indicate the temple existence prior to 400 A.D. Pashupatinath temple, world heritage site is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. This holy place is picturesque collection of temple ad shrines. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa

Boudhanath is Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanumandhoka or Basantapur Durbar Square)

Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Other major attractions are House of Living goddesses Kumari, Kasthamandap, statue of Kalbhairav, temple of Taleju Devi and so on.

DAY 3 KATHMANDU CHITWAN DRIVE

Meal – Breakfast Lunch, Dinner
Distance – 158 KM
Driving Time – 5 HRS
Pick up Time – 08:00 AM

DAY PLAN

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out from hotel to depart for Chitwan, enjoy a five hours beautiful drive, arrive at Chitwan and check-in at hotel. Visit for Tharu cultural dance in evening. Overnight at hotel.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. It covers an area of 932 km2 (360 sq mi) and is located in the subtropical Inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal in the Chitwan District. In altitude it ranges from about 100 m (330 ft) in the river valleys to 815 m (2,674 ft) in the Churia Hills. In the north and west of the protected area the Narayani-Rapti river system forms a natural boundary to human settlements.

Tharu cultural Dance

The Tharu people have a culture unlike any other in Nepal, and they welcome visitors to Chitwan to join in an evening of song and dance to celebrate their lives and community. The famous Tharu stick dances, and the crazy peacock dance are two highlights, but there are plenty of other surprises. Expect to be invited to join in the dancing, as the evening reaches it’s climax. The dancing takes place in a special community hall, newly improved with air conditioning added to make the evening more enjoyable in the hot season.

Duration : 45 minutes-1 hours

DAY 4  CHITWAN JUNGLE ACTIVITIES

Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sightseeing Places – Elephant safari, Canoe Ride, Visit to elephant breeding center

Pick up Time – As per hotel arrangement

DAY PLAN

After Breakfast visit for Elephant safari and back to hotel for lunch, in afternoon Canoeing Ride, short jungle walk and visit to Elephant Breeding Centre, evening free and overnight at hotel.

Elephant Safari

Duration: 1 hour

An Elephant Safari is the classic Chitwan activity. Up to four guests sit atop a 3 meter high adult elephant, under the guidance of the experienced mahout. It may take a little time to get used to with the gentle rolling motion, but soon you will be relaxed and enjoying the view. On your elephant safari, expect to ford rivers, move silently through the trees and grassland, and get up close to wild boar, kingfisher, deer, and rhino.

Canoe Boat Ride

Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hour

The canoe safaris takes you along Rapti river, and a good chance of seeing crocodiles, kingfisher, serpent eating eagles, monkeys, and other wildlife. The beauty of the canoe safari is the quiet glide through the water, and the chance to see the river, forest and crocodile. The trip takes 45minutes to one hour and finishes conveniently for the Chitwan Hattisar (Elephant Breeding Centre).

Elephant Breeding Centre

The elephant breeding centre supports the wild and trained herds of Chitwan elephants by ensuring a steady supply of elephant calves. Expect to see several cow elephants and calves of ages from a few days to a few years old. Expect also to be moved – there are few things in Chitwan so endearing as a baby elephant.

DAY 5  CHITWAN TO KATHMANDU DRIVE

Meal – Breakfast

Pick up Time – 08:00 AM

DAY PLAN

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Kathmandu. Check – in at the hotel in Kathmandu evening free for personal activities or shopping. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

 DAY 6  DEPARTURE

Meal – Breakfast
Pick up Time – As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN

Morning will be comparatively free and closer to the time of your flight; you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.

Inclusions:

Accommodation as per booking on twin sharing basis
Meals on BB plan
Meals on AP plan at Chitwan
All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
Jungle activities as mentioned in chitwan
All applicable government tax

Exclusions:

Service other than specified.
Entrance and guide fee