12 Nights / 13 Days
September to January; March to May
Hotel– 09; Tented Campsite – 03
Kathmandu, Pokhara – Bed and Breakfast basis; Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Last/Borderland Resort, Chitwan, Bandipur– All meals included
In deluxe AC vehicles / coaches depending on the group size
This tour makes you experience Nepal like never before. It offers multiple activities, right from rafting, bungee jumping, to the wildlife safaris. Besides this, we also visit the towns of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel that offer magnificent views of the Himalayan peaks. Our last stop is Pokhara where besides sightseeing we do a short hike to Sarangkot. Sarangkot offers panoramic views of Mt. Machapuchare, the Annapurna Himalayan Range including the Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL KATHMANDU (1,402 m / 4,600 ft). DRIVE TO NAGARKOT (32 kms, 1.5 hr)
DAY 2: DAY HIKE TO NALA (3 hrs). DRIVE TO DHULIKHEL (1,440 m / 4,725 ft; 15 kms; 45 min)
DAY 3: DHULIKHEL - LAST RESORT (72 kms; 3 hrs)
DAY 4: FREE DAY AT LAST RESORT
DAY 5 RAFTING IN BHOTE KOSI RIVER
DAY 6: DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU
DAY 7: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU
Kathmandu Durbar Square: It is the historic seat of royalty. The Durbar square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of people. It is here that kings of Nepal are crowed and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to see her are Taleju Temple built by Mahendra Mall in 1549 AD, the temple of Kal Bhairav, the god of destruction, Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Mall, the Big Drum, the Jagannath temple and Kasthmandap. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.
Goddess Kumari (the only living goddess in the world): Kumari (Vestal Virgin) or the only living Goddes in the world, who represents a very ancient Hindu deity of Nepal locally known as Taleju, is Buddhist by birth, The temple Kumari is situated in the vicinity of Hanuman Dhoka Palace. The building has intricately carved wooden balconies and window screens. The Kumari acknowledges greetings from her balcony window. Once a year during Indra Jatra festival the king of Nepal seeks the Kumari’s blessing.
Kasthamandap Temple: Located near the temple of Kumari, it is said to have been built by King Laxmi Narsingha Malla in the beginning of the sixteenth century. It is said to be constructed from the wood of a single tree. The city of Kathmandu derives its name from this temple.
Boudha Nath Stupa: The stupa lies 8 km east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in world, and the centre of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. It was listed in the UNESCO World heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.
Pashupati Nath Temple: Situated 5 km east of kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupati Nath, with two-tiered golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. Although only Hindus are allowed inside temple, visitors can clearly see the temple and the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river. The temple was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.
Overnight in hotel.
DAY 8: DRIVE TO CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK (150 m / 492 ft; 196 kms; 5 hours)
DAY 9: FULL DAY JUNGLE ACTIVITY
After a hearty lunch at camp, the afternoon is free for the much deserved mid-afternoon siesta or a visit to the library for general information on the National park. In the late afternoon, one can participate in the programmes offered at the camp, which includes jungle drives in Land Rovers visiting different lakes inside the Park, canoe rides/ floats or an escorted nature-walk and bird-watching excursion. Dinner and overnight at jungle lodge.