Kathmandu Lumbini Pokhara Chitwan Tour (10 Days) allows you to explore the cultural and historical aspects of Kathmandu Valley and picturesque excursion of the Trishuli River. Kathmandu Lumbini Pokhara Chitwan Tour also presents cultural and religious drive to the most impressive places in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, and many other impressive landmarks. You will get to experience different facets of Nepal while traveling to those amazing places and you will become a part of these wonderful traditions and culture of the country on this the most rewarding Cultural tour of Nepal.
After accomplishing sightseeing in Kathmandu, you will drive to Chitwan National Park to experience the most amazing wildlife and jungle activities. Chitwan National Park is situated in the tropical Terai region which is close to the borders with India, it is also the house of exotic Flora and Fauna, rich bird species and rare wild animals like one-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger. During your stay at the national park, you will enjoy the other activities such as Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, Sightseeing to the most exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem, canoeing, bird watching and walk into the jungle accompanied by a local trained guide. We guarantee that this adventurous trip presents you with a memorable trip of your lifetime.
After the Chitwan Trip, you will proceed to Lumbini, the place where Lord Buddha was born which is situated at the terrain plains of southern Nepal. After the visit to Lumbini you will drive to Pokhara via Tansen. Pokhara is overlooked by the magnificent Annapurna Massif and stunning snow-capped peaks. Throughout this trip, you will be guided to the most famous places in Pokhara including Phewa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, Begnas Lake, Davis Fall and gorge of Seti River. The Spectacular view of Machhapuchchhre (Fishtail) Himal in Pokhara is a backdrop amidst the charming ambiance of nature and makes your trip an experience of a lifetime. In this way, your Kathmandu Lumbini Pokhara Chitwan Tour (10 Days) concludes in Kathmandu.
You will be thrilled watching panoramic flying into Kathmandu with the views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks sprawling down; you will already get excited to explore the country. Our representative from HimalayanWindows will meet you at the airport terminal and transfer to your reserved hotel.
Our guide comes to your hotel to pick you up with transportation. As soon as you take your breakfast, you a Day Sightseeing begins, you will be visiting four major landmarks in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our Guide will give you a perfect idea which place would be the best to initiate. Basically, the trip begins with a tour to Swoyambhunath also known as the Monkey Temple – a 2500 years old landmark; it is said to be, the Radiant Lotus of the Valley-Mythology, established when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of the Wisdom. This Temple is a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists, is located on a beautiful hill inside Kathmandu valley. It is situated on top of the hill that could be observed from almost every part of the Kathmandu Valley. The tourists call this Stupa as ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkey monkeys living around the Places. After the Sightseeing around Monkey Temple, we drive to another landmark, Boudhanath Stupa. This Stupa has been renovated after the Earthquake 2015 as this was also impacted. The Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Stupa and represents Tibetan Buddhists Culture in Nepal. Antique shops around these stupas where you can buy things of your preferences concerning Tibetan Culture and Lifestyles. After a visit to Boudhanath, you will be transferred to the Pashupatinath Temple, which is located at the bank of Bagmati River. It is a sacred Temple for Hindus as many people from different parts of the world visit this temple every year and during the Shiva Ratri, hundreds of thousands of devotees and Sadhus come to attend. The last site of this day is Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal residential quarter, Mahadev Parvati Temple, Temple house of Kumari (Living Goddess) around this Durbar Square. Walk around the local bazaar and back to the hotel.
It is about 160 Km from Kathmandu, which takes about 4-5 hours. You will have a scenic drive following the corridor of Trishuli River. If you wish to attend rafting while the drive to Chitwan, Please check this itinerary, Chitwan tour with Rafting.
After the morning breakfast, Canoe Ride in the Rapti River (a good opportunity to see Bird and Two rare species of Crocodiles like Marsh Mugger and Fish-eating Gharial), jungle walk and visit Elephant Bathing Center. In the Afternoon after Lunch, Elephant Safari (A Good opportunity to see 4 different types of deer, Rhinos, Wild Boar, Monkey, Leopard, Sloth Bear and also encounter with many other mammals that have made Chitwan their home). In the Evening, Enjoy Sun Set view from the bank of Rapti River and Show or Cultural program. Take Dinner and Go to Sleep.
It is about 192 Kilometers drive from Chitwan to Lumbini, it is a scenic drive to Lumbini, when you reach to Lumbini, you will be taken to Maya Devi Temple and stay overnight at your reserved hotel. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha located at the terrain plains of southern Nepal. The Siddhartha Gautam was born at this place in 623 BC as the Shakya Prince and ultimate Buddha enlighten. Since then, this site is being developed as the supreme Buddhist pilgrimage and symbol of world peace.
After breakfast early in the morning, drive to Tansen which is about 120Km from Lumbini; spend some time and have lunch in Tansen. Tansen is itself is very colorful with its old houses and slopes of landscapes. There are various types of People such as Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar, Newar, Limbu and etc. This place is popular for metal crafts, Dhaka clothes, shawls and caps. Again start driving further to Pokhara, the distance is about 75 Km.
After breakfast at the hotel, your sightseeing begins inside the valley of Pokhara. You will be visiting major attractions of Pokhara valley such as Old Bazaar of Pokhara City, Seti Gorge, Bindhyabasini Temple, Buddhist Monastery, Pokhara Regional Museum which shows the traditional and cultural aspects of Western Nepal. Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bahari Temple located in the central part of Phewa Lake are other attractions in Pokhara.
After breakfast, you start driving back to Kathmandu with scenic view of green hills and rivers.
On the day third, same-day second, our guide comes to your hotel, begins your day tour.
After breakfast at the hotel, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbars, Mahaboudha, Krishna Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple and etc. You feel like Patan has been exposed before you as an open museum presenting stunning carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in Pagoda Style with erotic carvings and metalwork faces and many other beautiful facets. Additionally, you will also get to see the handicraft center in Patan. Or, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a home of unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. It is said that Bhaktapur only places in Nepal which is remained untouched by Western Culture. Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Nyatapola Temple, Statue of King Bhupindra and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the pride of Bhaktapur. And drive back to Kathmandu.
Transfer to the airport for your final departure to an onward destination or home.
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