6 Days Kathmandu Chitwan & Pokhara Tour
Nepal is a paradise for the like-minded trekkers and adventure-seekers. But, besides adventure, tourists will also get what most of us ask for: a scenic joy. The tour in the cities of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan has been the termed as the Golden Triangle Tour in Nepal. It is called so because of the three different aspects all of these cities.
Kathmandu is called the city of temples. As it is famous for the antiquity of the temples and the mix of religions it contains, the city has been termed as one of the best cultural destinations in the world. It is said that the Newar community of the valley has festivals all year round.
Likewise, the city of Pokhara is popular as the Cherrapunji of Nepal. The city is famous for its mix of the natural scenic beauty more than the any other place in the country. The place is the home of the world famous Phewa Lake. Besides that, the place also contains the David’s Fall and the caves of Mahendra and Chamero.
Similarly, Chitwan is the home of the endangered One Horned Rhino and the Royal Bengal Tiger. This place stays as the best place for enjoying the whole host of flora and fauna of the country. Enjoy the more than 700 species of wildlife residing in the Chitwan National Park. Also, have a look at the endemic bird of Nepal, the Spiny Babbler (Kadey Vyakur).
Day 01: Arrival and Half Day Sightseeing Tour
Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City.
Day 03: Drive to Chitwan [167 km /5 Hrs Drive]
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara City [200km/ 6 Hrs Drive]
Day 05: Sightseeing and drive to Kathmandu City [200km /6 Hrs Drive]
Day 06: Departure Day
Day 01Arrival and Half Day Sightseeing Tour
Welcome to the land of Nepal at 1350m. You will be warmly welcomed by our representative and escorted to your hotel and will describe you about your entire tour program in detail. Later on half day sightseeing tour of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
Boudha Nath Temple:
Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal lies a further 2 km north from Pashupatinath Temple and also the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Buddha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. It was probably built in the 14th century after the Mughal invasions; various interesting legends are told regarding the reasons for its construction. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhism. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and local Nepal’s, as well as a popular tourist site.
It is the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, first established in 5th century. The holiest Hindu pilgrimage place in Nepal Pashupatinath has received the attention of worshippers for at least fifteen hundred years. Dedicated to Shiva the lord of Destruction the temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River. A circuit of the Pashupatinath area takes visitors past a sixth century statue of the Buddha an eighth century statue of Brahma the Creator freshly painted skeletal images guarding temple gates, and other magnificent temples dedicates to various deities in the complex. Pashupati Nath Temple is situated 5 km. east of Kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupati Nath, with tow 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.
- FoodsNo Meals
- Accommodation3 star Hotel
Day 02Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City.
After breakfast you will have full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city consist of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhnunath Temple and Patan City.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples like Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17h -century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square, protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city.
It is the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the almost entire Kathmandu valley spread out below. Swayambhunath is a best place to observe religious harmony between Nepalese Buddhists and Hindus. The stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshippers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Situated on the top of a hill. It provides an excellent view of the Katmandu Valley. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country.
Swoyambhunath literally means ‘Self-Existent One.’ Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Manadeva. By the thirteenth century Swoyambhunath had developed into an important Buddhist learning site.
Patan City is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, Guardian Deities, and wonderful carvings. Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The entire temple is constructed of the stone. Noted for its craftsmen and metal workers, it is known as the city of fine arts or city of artists. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today’s visitors.
- FoodsBreakfast Only
- Accommodation3 star Hotel
Day 03Drive to Chitwan [167 km /5 Hrs Drive]
After breakfast drive to Chitawan National park for exclusive jungle safari. Small city say Muglin, Narayangargh will be drive pass then finally to Sauraha where many touristy hotels are located. Upon arrival at hotel meet by the guide, welcome drink and allocate room for accommodation.
Chitwan National Park has long been one the country’ treasures of natural wonders. The park is situated in south central Nepal, covering 932 sq. km. in the subtropical lowlands of the inner TERAI. The area comprising the Tikauli forest-from Rapti River to the foothills of the Mahabharat-extending over an area of 175 sq. km. was declared Mrigakunja in 1959. The park and the local people jointly initiate community development activities and manage natural resources in the buffer zone. The park consists of a diversity of ecosystems, including the Churia hills, ox-bow lakes and the flood plains of the Rapti, Reu and Narayani rivers. The Churia hills rise slowly towards the east from 150m to more than 800m. The western portion of the park is comprised of the lower but more rugged “Someshwor hills”. The park shares its western boundary with the “Parsa Wildlife Reserve”.
Tharu cultural dance: [6:30 PM]
A melodious ethnic dance performed by men and women with rhyme or drums. The clashing of sticks represents and performance how to keep away the rhinos and other wild animals from the human habitat and their farming land.
- FoodsBreakfast, lunch and Dinner
- Accommodation3 Star hotel
Day 04Drive to Pokhara City [146km/ 5 Hrs Drive]
Wake up early in morning after breakfast ready for Jungle safari.
Elephant Back Safari:
One can monitor wildlife activities in the deep jungle while sitting back on an Elephant. The duration of the elephant back safari is about 1 & half hour. Elephant ride is the most pleasant activities in the park. After safari, you will board a vehicle to start the drive to the Pokhara Valley. On your way to Pokhara, you can enjoy the beautiful picturesque scenes of the countryside. Enjoy the green hills, rivers, and every other thing you see during the drive. Also, get several opportunities to look at the high peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchhre. Among such peaks, you will also have the chance to encounter the cultural diversity of the region
Pokhara is a resort city of remarkable beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificent summit of Machhapuchhre rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic. Pokhara is part of a once vibrant caravan route extending between India and Tibet. This is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here. Upon arrival move to hotel for check in process.
Afternoon: Boating on Fewa Lake to visit Tal Barahi Temple.
Early evening enjoy walking, eating at the lakeside market on own then overnight.
- FoodsBreakfast only
- Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 05Sightseeing and drive to Kathmandu City [200km /6 Hrs Drive]
Early Morning visit Sarangkot for Sunrise.
Pick up time: 5:30am
Sarangkot is a 1,600m high hill situated on the northern shore of Phewa lake. On the way to Sarangkot you’ll pass through Schima-Catonopsis forest and there is a lot of opportunity to watch birds. It’s a 2 hour walk from Phewa Lake. On reaching the hill, you can find good hotels and a tower on the top of the hill from where you can view the Pokhara Valley and also the wide range of Annapurna.
Drive to hotel for breakfast. On the way to hotel visit Bindabasini Temple.
Breakfast at hotel
After breakfast half day sightseeing tour of Pokhara consists of: David’s fall, Gupteswor Cave. Later on Drive back to Kathmandu City.
- FoodsBreakfast Only
- Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 06Departure Day
Our Office representative will escort you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way to home, you have plenty of time to plan your next adventure to the wonderful country of Nepal.
- FoodsBreakfast Only
- AccommodationNo Accommodation
- On Twin sharing Room basis as mentioned in above Itinerary.
- Bed and Breakfast at hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara as mentioned in the program.
- Full Board Basis on Chitwan [BLD]
- Using A/c private Vehicle for Arrival/departure transfers, sightseeing tour and out station trip to Pokhara and Chitwan
- English speaking guide for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu City and Pokhara
- Natural English Speaking Guide in Chitwan
- Meeting and assistance on Arrival/Departure by Office representative.
- Porterage on arrival/departure at airports.
- Monument Entrance Fees at all places as per the Itinerary.
- Mineral water during sightseeing.
- Our 24 hour personal care and Attention
- Boating on Fewa Lake
- 13 % Govt. Tax (Vat) on total cost included,
- Additional 10 % Service charge on meal & accommodation also included.
Kathmandu: Hotel Manag www.hotelmanang.com or similar
Chitwan : Hotel Hermitage www.hermitagechitwan.com or similar
Pokhara: Hotel Kantipur www.hotelkantipur.com or similar
- Lunch and Dinner wish list in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per the Itinerary
- Insurance coverage
- Any international Fare
- Personal expenses like telephone bills, laundry charges, table drinks, tips, camera/video-camera fee at monuments etc.
- Any items not mentioned in above include section
Date & Cost
|Trip Start Date||Trip End Date||Status||Price|
|31 Jul 2018||30 Sep 2019||OPEN||Usd 440||Book Now|
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Policy Regarding Cancellation / NO SHOW / EARLY DEPARTURE
In the event of cancellation of tour / travel/Trekking services – due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason, we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:-
Before 60 days – No cancellation charge.
From 60 days to 45 days – 10% of the total tour / service cost
From 45 days to 15 days – 15% of the total tour / service cost
From 15 days to 07 days – 25% of the total tour / service cost
From 07 days to 02 days (48 hrs) – 50% of the total tour / service cost
From 48 hours to arrival or NO SHOW – NO REFUND
In case of peak season hotel bookings a separate cancellation policy is applicable (which would be advised as and when required).
In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount, which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
Note: Air ticket cancellation charge will be as per airlines’s rule.
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Program Code: PTT-MT-008
Duration: 6 Days
Program Type: Multidays Tour Program
Maximum Altitude:1600 M
Mode of Travel:Land Transport
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu