No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. — Lin Yutang
Welcome to Land of Himalayas.
Being sandwiched between big “India” and “China”, “Nepal” is the most incredible mountain land on the earth. Having eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, “Nepal” gives an adventurous call to all the mountain lovers. It roars, it whispers, it cries to all the world travelers, who born to see the gigantic beauty of mountain king “Everest”. Yes it’s the golden land to achieve the golden victory of “Everest” climbing. The great “Annapurna Range” is also another reason to make “Nepal” very remarkable in mountain beauty. In another way, it shows the way to reach “The Jerusalem of South Asia, Lumbini”. As “Jerusalem”, the birthplace of“Jesus”, “Lumbini” is also one of the holiest places on the earth being the birthplace of “Gautama Buddha”. To all the Buddhist societies, it is the “Jerusalem” for sure. Apart from this, “Nepal” provides a very nostalgic sensuousness by it’s old pride town “Bhaktapur”. It makes an initiative to take you before few hundred years. World famous temples like “Bodnath”, “Pashupatinath”, “Swayambhunath” call thousands of pilgrims each year. City like “Kathmandu” and “Pokhara” give an enchanting chaos to the passer by with it’s local cuisines and amazing happy-hearted Nepalese. After all this if you want to memorize your whole experience sitting beside an quiet breathtaking lake and write it down in your old travel diary, then there is nothing better in the world than “Lake Phoksundo” in “Dolpo”. So with all his diversities “Nepal” is holding an open arm to you for a warm hug. So, why are you still reading? Pack your bag with some woolen clothes and hiking boot and “Let’s Get Lost” in this land of mountain heaven with us.
Arrive in Kathmandu. Upon arrival, meeting assistance and transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon, commence on a half-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Morning, visit Old Kathmandu city with its stone paved lanes which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kumari Ghar, Kasthamandap, Tribhuwan Museum & other temples dotted inside Hanuman Dhoka area.
After visit, continue to Swoyambhunath stupa located at hilltop overlooking Kathmandu valley. Swoyambhunath stupa is also known as “Monkey temple” and is popular for view of Himalayas and entire valley floor. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning, drive along a scenic mountain highway to Chitwan. Upon arrival check-in at Jungle Lodge. After lunch, commence on a half-day Jungle activities such as Elephant back safari to see wildlife of Nepal.
The Chitwan National park is one of the finest national parks in Asia, it lies in the lowlands of south-central Nepal, covering an area of 932 sq. km and is listed a World Heritage site since 1984. It is renowned for its variety and amount of wildlife. It is home for some endangered species such as The Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhinoceros, Leopard, Gaurs as well as Sloth Bear, Monkeys and varieties of Deer etc. Overnight at Jungle Lodge.
Commence on a full-day Jungle activities such as Canoe ride on Rapti river to see Crocodile & Water birds, Tharu village visit to see their lifestyle, Nature walk and Bird watching to explore more wildlife of Nepal. Overnight at Jungle Lodge in Chitwan.
Morning, drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is famous for wonderful views of Himalayas and its snow fed lakes. Pokhara’s bewitching beauty has been the subject of many travel writers. Its pristine air, spectacular backdrop of snowy peaks, serene lakes and surrounding greenery make it ‘the jewel in the Himalaya’, a place of remarkable natural beauty. With the magnificent Annapurna range forming the backdrop and the serenity of three major lakes – Phewa, Rupa and Begnas – Pokhara is the ultimate destination for relaxation. Pokhara Valley, gateway to the Annapurna region where many a trekker finds his Shangri-la, sits high on the list of ‘must visit’ places in Nepal. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at Hotel.
Early morning, excursion to Sarangkot to see sunrise over Mt. Annapurna, Dulagiri massif & Mt. Fishtail (escorted by driver). Return to hotel for breakfast.
Later commence on a half-day Pokhara city tour which includes Bindavashini temple, Seti Gorge, Devis fall & Gupteshowr Mahadev cave. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same highway. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning, visit the temple of Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the sacred Bagmati river, temple of Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath, with a tiered golden roof and silver doors, is famous for its superb architecture and is the holiest of Hindu shrines in Nepal.
Proceed further to one of Nepal’s largest Stupa of Bodhnath. This Stupa, set in a pattern of a “Mandala” is encircled by houses and monasteries where Rinpoches (Buddhist monks) reside. Around the base is a ring of 108 images of the Buddha and 147 insets containing prayer wheels.
Transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to connect outbound flight.
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|3* (Standard)||Hotel Manang (Deluxe) in Kathmandu www.hotelmanang.com
Chitwan Forest Resort (Standard) in Chitwan www.chitwanforestresort.com
Base Camp Resort (Deluxe) in Pokhara www.basecamp-resort.com
|3* deluxe (First Class)||Hotel Grand (Deluxe) in Kathmandu www.grandhotelnepal.com
Hotel Royal Park (Standard) in Chitwan www.royalparkhotel.com.np
Trek O Tel (Deluxe) in Pokhara www.acehotelsnepal.com/trekotel/
|4* (Superior)||Everest Hotel (Superior) in Kathmandu www.theeveresthotel.com
Green Mansions Resort (Deluxe) in Chitwan www.greenmansionsresort.com
Temple Tree Resort (Deluxe) in Pokhara www.templetreenepal.com
Daily Breakfast except at Chitwan
2 nights at Hotel in Kathmandu with daily breakfast
1 night at Hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast
2 nights at Jungle Lodge in Chitwan with all meals
2 nights at Hotel in Pokhara with daily breakfast
Airport pickup and drop with assistance using non-air conditioned vehicle
Sightseeing tours as per the tour itinerary using non- air conditioned vehicle
Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Chitwan-Pokhara-Kathmandu private surface transfer using non-air conditioned vehicle
All jungle activities in Chitwan escorted by an English speaking naturalist
Chitwan National Park entrance fee as currently applicable & subject to change
Government taxes as currently applicable
Visa fees or Permit
Meals other than what is mentioned in the itinerary
Tips to driver and guides locally
All surcharges for Airport transfers after the Scheduled Seat in coach timings
Guaranteed early check in / late check out charges
Any expenses of personal nature
Surcharges as applicable
Monuments entrance fees as applicable & payable on the spot
Guide fee if required guide for sightseeing tours except in Chitwan
Meals at all places except at Chitwan
Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Rates are valid from 01st April – 31st October’14
The rates are valid for minimum 02 adults travelling together at all times.
The rates are not valid on block out dates.
The surcharges and compulsory dinner mentioned are tentative and subject to change at the time.
The flight duration is based from Ex Kolkata and tentative. It is subject to Hub and Flight at the time of booking.
Surcharges wherever applicable would be advised at the time of booking.
The rates are subject to availability of hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours at the time of booking. We reserve the right to use an alternate hotel accommodation of an equal or higher standard. If we source a more expensive alternative, we reserve the right to re-quote based on the higher rates.
Prices are not valid during Festival periods.
Rates are valid for Indian Nationals only.
We are not holding any Hotel blocks for this package.
International Check in & check out time at all hotels is 1200 hours, early check in and check out is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Transfers wherever included are without night surcharges.
No refunds either in part or in full will be made for any unutilized service.
All the sightseeing tours and excursions are organized by local companies. The timings and days of operation are subject to alteration. Changes if any will be intimated at the time of booking.