LEGENDARY NEPAL

This trip is designed to give an experience of Nepal and its heritage from various Squares, Temples and Stupas in Kathmandu, .Chitwan, famous for wide range of jungle activities. Chitwan National Park (932 square kms) is famous for One horned rhinos, Bengal tiger, deer, snake, Gharial and many other species of flora and fauna. Lumbini and Mayadevi Temple, the birth place of Lord Buddha and various Temples and Stupas made by different countries. Srinagar at Tansen, a famous hill station in western region of Nepal and a rich cultural heritage of Newar people and the famous Dhaka Topi (National Hat of Nepal). And the beautiful city of lakes, Pokhara is 210 kms from Kathmandu and origin point for trekking to Annapurna Region.

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel. Check-in and refresh. In the evening, enjoy Nepali dinner with cultural program.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmanudu Full Day Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing of Kathmandu city, includes Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holy temple for Hindus and Buddhist in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva at the bank of holy Bagmati River.
Boudhanath Stupa, One of the biggest Stupas in South Asia.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a city of devotees.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive to Chitwan, enroure Rafting
After breakfast, drive to Charaudi(60kms/ 2 hours) to enjoy rafting at Trishuli River.
Enjoy rafting for 2/3 hours. Beach lunch, wrap up and continue to Chitwan (3 hours).
Check-in at resort/lodge in Chitwan with welcome drinks. Evening, enjoy Tharu Cultural program followed by dinner.
Overnight at lodge/resort in Chitwan.

Day 4: Full Day Jungle Activities
This day, you will be doing full day jungle activities like Elephant back safari, canoe ride at Rapti River, visit to crocodile breeding centre, Elephant bath, visit to Tharu village, jungle walk. These activities depend on the time of travel and can be changed as per the naturalist.
Lunch at dinner will be at the lodge/resort.
Overnight at lodge/resort in Chitwan.

Day 5: Drive to Lumbini and Sightseeing
After breakfast, drive to Lumbini( 160 kms/ 4 hours). Enroute, walk 20 minutes to famous Daunne Devi Temple. Lumbini is a UNESCO Heritage sites and birth place of Lord Buddha. Mayadevi Temple (The birthplace of Buddha), Ashok Pillar, Peace Stupa and different Stupas, Temples and Monasteries made by different counties are the major attractions.
Rickshaw ride for sightseeing is another experience of the Lumbini.
Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.

Day 6: Tilaurakot Sightseeing and Drive to Tansen, Palpa
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Tilaurakot (24 kms/ 30 minutes), is the remains of ancient Kapilvastu, Palace of the ancient Shakya kingdom and the childhood home of Prince Siddhartha Gautam.
Afterwards, drive to Tansen (107 kms/ 3 hours), check-in at hotel and free day for relaxation.
Enjoy beautiful Sunset and the Himalaya ranges.
Overnight at lodge in Srinagar, Tansen.

Day 7: Drive to Pokhara and Sightseeing
Early wakeup and enjoy magnificent Sunrise. Breakfast and drive to Pokhara (130 kms/ 4 hours). When you approach Pokhara, you can see magnificent Annapurna range like Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Annapurna, and Mt. Dhaulagiri etc.
Check-in at hotel and proceed for half day sightseeing of Devi’s fall, Mahadev Cave, Bindabasini Temple and Seti George.
Evening, boat ride at Fewa Lake to see the Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake.
Walk around to the Lakeside Bazaar.
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 8: Sarankot Sunrise Tour and Free Day
Early morning drive to Sarankot (30 minutes) to see the Sunrise over Annapurna range.
Return to hotel, breakfast and full day free for adventure activities like Ultra light flight, Paragliding, Jeep line, Bungee Jump, tour to Bat cave and Mahendra Cave, visit to International Mountain Museum etc.
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 9: Fly back to Kathmandu and Full Day Sightseeing
After breakfast, transfer to Pokhara Airport for 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu.
Upon arrival, meet guide and proceed for sightseeing of Kathmandu city, includes Patan Durbar Squares, a city of fine arts.
Swyombhunath Stupa also called Monkey Temple, a Stupa in a small hill of Kathmandu over viewing Kathmandu valley and the surrounding mountains.
Kathmandu Durbar Square, a beautiful square where you can see the living goddess, Kumari.
After sightseeing, walk 20 minutes to Thamel via the narrow street of Ason enjoying several monuments, local shops for spices, vegetable etc.
Thamel is a tourist hub and famous for multi cuisine restaurants, bars, clubs and for shopping.
Eve: Enjoy farewell dinner at one of the nice restaurant.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
Breakfast and timely transfer to airport for departure from Kathmandu.