Overview

Duration :
12 Days
Secondary Activity:
Safari, Paragliding and Boating
Max altitude :
2,100 m/6,890 ft
Transportation:
Private Vehicle
Trip ends in:
Kathmandu
Accomodation:
Hotel and Resort
Primary activity:
Walking and Drive
Group Size:
Min. 2 pax
Country:
Nepal
Trip starts from:
Kathmandu
Diffficulty:
Leisurely Plus
Meals:
Nepali and Continental
Best Season:
All Seasons
Trip route:
Kathmandu -Chitwan National Park -Pokhara-Nagarkot-Bhaktapur-Kathmandu

Trip introduction

Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Nagarkot Tour is a delightful opportunity to explore major touristic destinations of Nepal. Visit around the world heritage sites at Kathmandu, explore wilderness activities at Chitwan National Park, experience the magical paradise city of Pokhara, and spectacle excellent views of the Himalayas from Nagarkot. It is a short and easy Nepal tour that is best experienced with your loved ones regardless of their age and fitness level.

We start our exclusive Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Nagarkot Tour from culturally affluent Kathmandu city. Specially we visit UNESCO world heritage sites initiating from Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath stupa, pilgrimage Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath temple and finally end our day with a visit to Boudhanath stupa and nearby monasteries. All of these heritage sites received major damage during the Gorkha earthquake, however, it is absolutely safe to visit around and have a view in a different way. After completion of Kathmandu exploration, we head towards Chitwan in a 5 hours drive on a private vehicle. We relax at the Sauraha hotel with a mesmerizing sunset view.

During our time in Chitwan, we experience Jungle walks, Bird watching, Canoe trip, Tharu cultural dance, Elephant safari, elephant drive, and other wilderness activities. Further, we head towards naturally blessed Pokhara city, where we explore the best of nature’s grandeur. Highlights of Pokhara visit would be boating at Phewa lake, visit Tal Barahi mandir in middle of the lake, visit Bindabasini Temple, Davi’s fall, bat cave and you can even take part in adventures like paragliding, zipflying, bungee etc. Finally we return Kathmandu, drive towards Nagarkot and view spectacular sunset, sunrise views. In this way our exclusive Kathmandu Chitwan Nagarkot Pokhara Tour comes to the conclusion after sightseeing around another world heritage site, Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Join Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Nagarkot Tour with Nepal Mountain Trekkers during any time of the year. Turn your tour in Nepal Holiday into a lifetime of memory with this exclusive Nepal Tour Package.

Special Note:

If this itinerary doesn’t suit your requirement or if you want to customize it, please feel free to contact us. This trek could be customized as per your required time-frame and budget limits.

Overview

  • Day 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu overnight in the Hotel:
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (Kathmandu Durbar Sq, Bouddhanath Temple, Pasupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Monkey Temple):
  • Day 3
    Drive to Chitwan National Park (167 Km) – 4-5 by private car/van:
  • Day 4
    Activities in Chitwan [full day program] (Jungle walks, Bird watching, Canoe trip, Tharu Culture Dance, Elephant safari (Additional Jeep Drive), Elephant Bath):
  • Day 5
    Visit Elephant Breeding Centre and Drive to Pokhara (148 km/4-5 hours:
  • Day 6
    Pokhara Valley Sightseeing (Fewa Lake, Bindhya Basini Temple, Barahi Temple, Pokhara City Sightseeing):
  • Day 7
    Early in the morning go to Sarangot for sunrise view of the Annapurna Himalaya [full day program] (Paragliding, Davi’s Fall, Bat Cave):
  • Day 8
    Pokhara to Nagarkot and see sunset view (228 km/ 6-7 hours):
  • Day 9
    Nagarkot Sunrise View, Drive to Telkot and hike to Changu Narayan Temple:
  • Day 10
    Bhaktapur Durbar Sq. Sightseeing and overnight at Bhaktapur:
  • Day 11
    Bhaktapur to Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel:
  • Day 12
    Kathmandu to Tribhuvan International Airport (Departure):

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu overnight in the Hotel::

Receive greetings from our representative outside the terminal of Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu after you complete the formalities. You shall then be transferred to a hotel for your stay where you relax for your Kathmandu stay. Depending on your time of arrival, you may explore the immediate vicinity of your hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (Kathmandu Durbar Sq, Bouddhanath Temple, Pasupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Monkey Temple)::

Before we embark on a tour to explore the magical natural surroundings, we shall pay a visit to the historical heritages of Kathmandu. Beginning with the nearby Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical royal resident of Malla and Shah Kings with the royal palace, unique temples, and intricate carvings as well as other heritages, we shall explore other religious heritages also. Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage at the bank of the holy Bagmati River, boasts of its rich legacy, several historical temples, and display of final rites at the bank of the river is one of the few prominent heritages in our visit. Swayambhunath and Boudhanath are the Buddhist sacred places that preserve the legacy and teachings of Buddhism and radiate peace through centuries’ old stupas and other cultural ensembles. After exploring these UNESCO World Heritage Sites we shall return back to our hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Drive to Chitwan National Park (167 Km) – 4-5 by private car/van::

Today we shall start our journey for the destinations outside the Kathmandu valley and the beginning of this journey shall be the Chitwan city. On a journey from the hills to the plains of Nepal, you shall very well notice the changes in weather, landscape, lifestyle, and other aspects of society and culture of the locals. From the narrow and windy roads in the hills to the straight roads surrounded by huge farming lands and plains, you shall be mesmerized. We shall drive to the famous place of Sauraha in Chitwan which is close to the Chitwan National Park where we shall be going for a full day activity tomorrow. In the afternoon stroll around the immediate vicinity to observe the local lifestyle and beautiful sunset. Stay overnight in Chitwan.

Day 4 : Activities in Chitwan [full day program] (Jungle walks, Bird watching, Canoe trip, Tharu Culture Dance, Elephant safari (Additional Jeep Drive), Elephant Bath)::

Today we shall explore the natural wilderness and wildlife diversity of Chitwan including the Chitwan National Park. We shall go for a jungle walk inside the natural sanctuary and observe the different varieties of birds and floras, lakes amidst the forest and many peaceful spots to get relaxed. We shall also go for Bird Watching as per the guidance of the local guides who shall be well informed about the varieties of these beautiful creatures flying in this sanctuary. We shall also go on a canoe trip in the Rapti River. Float on the waters of this calm river and look out for an opportunity to get a look at some of the rare species of crocodile including the Ghariyals. Besides, you can also get to see different species of birds and other animals. Traverse through the jungles with a royal feel when you go for Elephant Safari. Sitting at the back of this mammoth animal, you can watch the Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned rhinoceros, Leopard, and other animals from a much closer distance. Take a bath with the giant Elephants at the river and experience nature at its best. You may also go for Jeep Drive additionally if you are interested. Stay overnight in Chitwan.

Day 5 : Visit Elephant Breeding Centre and Drive to Pokhara (148 km/4-5 hours::

Today we shall leave our hotel very early for the Elephant Breeding Centre nearby the national park. Here you shall witness the playful activities of baby elephants and get to know about the breeding, care, food, and shelter as well as other information from the concerned authority and your guide. Return to the hotel for breakfast and then pack your bags as we shall be leaving for scenic Pokhara. We shall gradually enter the cool environment of the valley through changing landscape and environment. Reach to Pokhara after a drive of about 4-5 hours. Later in the afternoon, you may stroll around the quaint and scenic Lake Side of the beautiful Fewa Lake. Have a pleasant evening walk and return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 6 : Pokhara Valley Sightseeing (Fewa Lake, Bindhya Basini Temple, Barahi Temple, Pokhara City Sightseeing)::

Today we shall explore one of the most celebrated and beautiful cities of Nepal, the Pokhara city. From boating on the beautiful Fewa Lake where you shall see the reflection of the unique Fishtail Mountain on the waters of the lake and visit the Tal Barahi Temple which lies at the middle of the lake. From the International Mountaineering Museum to the famous Bindhya Basini Temple, you shall have a lot of sites in Pokhara City for you to explore. The number of sites to be explored depends on the practical conditions and will be decided on a mutual basis. After exploring the scenic landscape of Pokhara we shall return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 7 : Early in the morning go to Sarangot for sunrise view of the Annapurna Himalaya [full day program] (Paragliding, Davi’s Fall, Bat Cave)::

On another beautiful day around the gorgeous Pokhara valley, we shall leave our hotel before the day breaks for watching truly outstanding sunrise over the Himalayas from the hill station of Sarangkot. From this hill, you shall witness the orb of the sun gradually rising over the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri Peak, Machhapuchhre Peak, Lamjung Himal Peak, and rolling hills covered by mountain mist and enveloped by green lush forest. After sunrise and having breakfast we shall engage in full-day activity in some of the adventure sports. Sarangkot is considered the best spot for Paragliding around Pokhara. You shall fly over villages, monasteries, lakes, jungles and share airspace with eagles, Giffin vultures, kites, and other birds during your paragliding. We shall then return to Pokhara for visiting the famous Bat Cave and roaring yet cool Devi’s Fall in Pokhara. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 8 : Pokhara to Nagarkot and see sunset view (228 km/ 6-7 hours)::

After we have explored the Pokhara valley and its surrounding areas, we shall leave for the Kathmandu valley and have one of the most popular hill stations, Nagarkot, as our destination. Driving through the twists and turns of highway accompanied by perennial rivers and cool waterfalls, lush hills, and occasional glimpses of Himalayas we shall reach Nagarkot. Take proper rest at the hotel and in the evening we shall go to the viewpoint of Nagarkot where we shall be witnessing one of the most romantic sunsets in Nepal. Not everything that goes down is ugly! The setting sun over the Himalayas stretching far and wide is a truly breathtaking sight. Stay overnight in Nagarkot.

Day 9 : Nagarkot Sunrise View, Drive to Telkot and hike to Changu Narayan Temple::

Early morning before the day breaks, we shall again head to the Nagarkot View Tower for witnessing the magical sunrise over the Himalayas. The sight of golden rays of sun painting the white snow sheets of the Himalayas in its color is magnificent to watch. After lunch, we shall then explore the vicinity of Nagarkot and later on leave for Telkot. Traveling along the serpentine-shaped roads accompanied by rural settings and a view of mountains and lush hills, we shall reach Telkot. After getting prepared for an enriching trek we shall then leave Telkot for the ancient Changu Narayan Temple. Through the villages inhabited by indigenous Tamang community besides others, we shall navigate our ways through the green landscape, villages having traditional houses adorned with carvings by local craftsmen, savor the local dishes and drinks as well as observing the unadulterated lifestyle of the locals. Reach to the ancient Changu Narayan Temple with ancient heritages. Complete the exploration and sightseeing and return to Bhaktapur Hotel. Stay overnight in Bhaktapur.

Day 10 : Bhaktapur Durbar Sq. Sightseeing and overnight at Bhaktapur::

We shall today explore the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square that has very well preserved the allure of medieval architecture and heritage. The historical Bhaktapur Durbar Square located in the middle of the square is a masterpiece of architecture and woodcarving in itself. With four distinct squares (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square, and Pottery Square), this heritage has ancient temples of Batsala, Nyatapole, and Dattatraya Temple among many others, the most beautiful and richly molded Golden Gate and many other monuments in and around the vicinity of the square. The Taleju Temple and resident of Goddess Kumari, worshipped as the Living Goddess (one of the three such Kumari Goddess in cities of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan) is another major attraction. Locals giving shape to the locally made clays and other pottery in the Pottery Square is another attraction here. Stay overnight in Bhaktapur after exploring this ancient heritage.

Day 11 : Bhaktapur to Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel::

Today we shall return back to Kathmandu after completing the adventure and exploration around the various interesting destinations. A drive of around 13 km from Bhaktapur to Kathmandu takes short time. After relaxing at the hotel you may spend wandering around the streets of your immediate vicinity of the hotel and may also go for some souvenir shopping for your friends and families back at your home town. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 12 : Kathmandu to Tribhuvan International Airport (Departure)::

Today the entertaining and interesting Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Nagarkot Tour comes to an end. You may extend your stay in this beautiful nation by taking other packages of ours. Otherwise, our representative shall escort you to the international airport for your onward flight as per your flight schedule. While returning you shall have ample time to plan for your next trip to this Himalayan nation.

Price Includes

  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • All places sightseeing by Private Vehicle with driver
  • Tour Guide [English, Spanish, German and Chinese]
  • 3 nights Hotel in Thamel (Hotel Green Horizon) [B/B]
  • 2 nights 3 days (Package) in Chitwan [BLD]
  • 3 nights Hotel in Pokhara[B/B]
  • Paragliding in Pokhara
  • 1 nights Hotel in Nagarkot[B/B]
  • 2 nights Hotel in Bhaktapur [B/B]
  • Emergency Rescue Service
  • 13% VAT and 10% Service charge
  • Farewell Dinner

Price Excludes

  • Visa fee to enter Nepal (Visa Information)
  • International flight tickets and extra baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation and meal costs in Kathmandu due to any change in the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel insurance/ Rescue operation costs
  • All personal expenses
  • All temple and square entrance fee
  • Lunch and Dinner except for Chitwan
  • Tips for guide and driver

Trip Gallery

Equipments

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses

Upper Body

  • Cotton t-shirts or thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket(Light-weighted)

Lower Body

  • Lightweight cotton pants (long)
  • Waterproof pants

Feet

  • Thin inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable hiking boots
  • Light-weighted Sandles

Hands

  • Gloves
  • Creams

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
  • Trekking bag (Rucksack)/Duffel bag
  • Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
  • Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries

Miscellaneous

  • Medicines: We recommend you bring your regular medicines; we will provide a first aid kit from our side.
  • Light-weighted Towel
  • Swiss Knife
  • Passport and extra passport photos
  • Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer

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