Kathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara Tour 10 Days.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. This city is the heart of the country. Due to presence of many temples and monasteries this is the key city to explore or to visit. The famous world heritages of Nepal like Kathmandu durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and other many temples are the most attractive place of the valley.
Pokhara-Chitawan Tour is another interesting place to visit. Majority of tourist used to visit the national park of this region which is enlisted in the natural heritages of Nepal. We can see the one horned rhino along with many extinct animals like deer, sloth, bear, leopards, crocodiles, monkeys with the combination of different species of butterflies and birds.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
After the landing of your flight, you will be warmly received by the representative of the A One Nepal Trek. She/he will guide you towards the nearest and best hotel arranged by company. The leisure time will be at Kathmandu visiting around the valley and preparing for the trekking. We will enjoy the delicious dinner at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Visit world’s heritage sites. Which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley – famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals.
Pashupatinath Temple: It is one of the most known holy places for Hindu pilgrims in Kathmandu valley. The whole vicinity of Pashupatinath is dense with ages old pagoda model temples with golden plated roofs and the gorgeous woodcarvings on the doors and windows. To the south of the temple, the “Holy” Bagmati river flows down sweeping the burnt dust of dead bodies produced from the cremation on its side. A small green holy wood forest breeze maintains the site cool all the time.
Boudhanath Stupa: It is one of the nice places to visit in Kathmandu valley, which has the biggest stupa. When someone enters the gate the holy prayer to sense peace is heard all around. All the Buddhists want to visit Boudhanath to feel the real sense of Buddhism. Boudhanath Stupa – one of the biggest stupa in the valley has been built on 17th Century.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Around the square there are some temples stood upright piercing the sky canopy and through the thousands of pigeon they spread the message of peace. Kumari temple is one of the most important parts of the square site where the ‘Living Goddess’ resides. Apart from those temples, a museum will be waiting for its visitors with an opportunity to unravel the treasures unabashedly. To visit this site is to know the historical facts of Nepal.
Soyambhunath Stupa: It is also known as ‘Monkey Temple’. The wide area of Soyambhunath is a hillock surrounded by small forest with some golden temples of Lord Buddha at the western gate and a main temple at the top of the hill. The most interesting thing with Soyambhunath is the nice view of Kathmandu valley to be seen from the top of the hill. Various kinds and sizes of monkeys are seen guarding the hillock. A lot of monasteries with big prayer wheels are the main attraction for the visitors.[Hotel+Breakfast]
Day 02: Heritage Tour to Patan and Bhaktapur.
Patan Durbar Square:
Complex, situated in the center of Patan city, also known as Lalitpur, houses the residence of the former Patan royal family. Patan Square and its surroundings is good specimen of ancient Newari architecture. There are three main courtyards in the palace: Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. Mul Chowk, the oldest one, is at the centre of Patan square.
Several multi-sized and multi-styled temples occupy the western part of the complex. Main among those are rocky Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple,Shiva temple and the Golden Temple of Hiranya Varna.
Mul Chowk:This is the most famous and one of the largest courtyards among three main chowks. Bidya Temple is located at the center of the courtyard and the Taleju temples stand around the courtyard.
Sundari Chowk: Sundari Chowk is to the south of the Mul Chowk with its sunken tank known as Tusha Hiti Mul Chowk & Taleju Temple.
Keshav Narayan Chowk: Keshav Narayan Chowk is towards the northern part. Dominating Degutale temple is next to it. It is the site of the earliest Malla palace in Patan. The Chowk sits on the older foundations of a Buddhist monastery.
Krishna Temple: This temple of red stone, dedicated to Hindu Lord Krishna was erected in the 17th century. The temple is considered to be the first one to be constructed in Shikara architecture. Thanks to this attribute, it holds a commanding position in the durbar square. The elegant shikhara-style temple is ranked as one of the gems of Durbar Square. The temple is compared with sacred Mount Meru, which is abode of the god Shiva according to Hindu scriptures.
Mahaboudha: Buddhist temple Mahaboudha, which is made of clay bricks, lies to the east of the Durbar Square. Hundereds of Buddha images are engraved in the bricks. The temple is known for its fine terra cota work.
Kumbheshwor: The five-storied pagoda-style Lord Siva temple was constructed by King Jayasthiti Malla. Inside the temple is a natural spring whose source, is said to be the famous glacial lake of Gosainkunda. The golden work was added later in 1422 A.D. One the festival of Janai Purnima, ritual bathing takes place and a fair is also held.
Jagat narayan Temple: Jagatnarayan temple is a tall shikhara style temple devoted to Lord Vishnu. Red bricks are used for the construction of the temple. The temple also holds a fine metal statue of Garuda, Ganesh and Hanuman, all related to Hindu religion and mythology.
Rudra Varna Mahavihar: This Buddhist monastery holds amazing collection of images and idols in metal, stone and wood. Legend holds that the Kings in the ancient times were crowned in this monastery. Many of the treasures offered by the people can be seen here even today.
The Ashokan Stupas: Indian Emperor Ashoka visited Nepal in 250 B.C and constructed four ancient stupas at the four corners of Patan. The four stupas are located in Pulchowk, Lagankhel, Ebahi and in Teta (way to Sano Gaon) respectively.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Is an assortment of pagoda and shikhara-style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. Bhaktapur known as ”Bhadgoun”. The square is part of a charming valley as it highlights the idols of ancient kings perched on top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries, the wood carvings in very place – struts, lintels, tympanums, gateways and windows – all seem to form a well orchestrated symphony.
The Lion Gate:The massive gate that dates back to 1696 AD is guarded by two huge statues of lions at the either sides. The dreadful stone image of Lord Shiva and the fearful image of Ugrachandi attract the tourists from far off.
The Golden Gate(SunDhoka):The Golden gate is said to be the most beautiful and richly moulded specimen of its kind in the entire world. The door is a embellished with monsters and mythical creatures of marvellous intricacy. The Golden Gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla and is the entrance to the main courtyard of the Palace of fifty-five windows.
The Palace of Fifty Five Windows:Keshav Narayan Chowk is the Northern-most part of the Patan Darbar palace complex, with the dominating Degutale temple next to it. This magnificent palace was built during the reign of King Yakshay Malla in AD 1427 and was subsequently remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the seventeenth century. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony with fifty-five Windows, considered a unique masterpiece of woodcarving.
The Art Gallery:The Art Gallery contains ancient paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods and descriptions. The gallery is particularly famous among researchers on Hinduism and Buddhism.
The Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla:This statue depicts King Bhupendra Malla in the act of worship and is located on a column facing the palace. This is considered the most magnificent statue among the many statues inthesquares.
Nyatapola:This is the most famous pagoda of Nepal, which was built in 1702 A.D by Bhupatendra Mala. This temple was dedicated to Siddhilaxmi, the tantric mother goddess of supreme power. Nyatapola in Newari means a five tiered symbolizing five basic elements – water, earth,fire,wind and sky.
Pashupati Temple:According to a folklore, a Bhaktapur native who was a great devotee of Lord Pashupati, had a dream in which lord Shiva told him to build a temple for him so that he could move into it. He obeyed this command and thus the temple came into existence.
Vatsala Temple:This 17th century stone temple, dedicated to a mother goddess, is full of intricate works on stone.
Pottare Place: Bhaktapur is industrial part of Kathmandu valley. Local people “Kumale” makes many kinds traditional pot by clay. Also many famous products of Bhaktapur are yogurt and black cap and as well as metal work.
Day 04: Kathmandu-Chitawan.
From kathmandu, we will drive towards the beautiful and natural place of Nepal i.e. Chitwan. We will drive for several hours to reach at Chitwan. The leisure time can be spending visiting the local market of the region. We will visit the national park in the next day. We will spend the whole day exploring around the Chitwan national park encountering with the wild animals and birds. The day will be remarkable at Chitwan.
On Your arrival at Sauraha Bus park, Tadi. You will then be transferred to the Resort where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing & its facilities. After being given your programes for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.
15:00 Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Visit to the National Park Visitor's centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River.
19:00 Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers.
Day 05: Chitawan National park activities.
06:00 Wake up call.
07:00 Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. + Jungle Walk + on the way back one can enjoy the elephant bathing.
15:00 Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and theRoyal Bengal Tiger (If you are lucky).You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home.
19:00 Tharu cultural dance presentation or Slides show presentation.
Day 06: Chitawan to Pokhara.
06:00 Wake up call.
07:00 Visit to the Government Elephant Breeding Centre.
Day 07: Chitawan To Pokhara.
From Chitwan, we will drive to Pokhara,which will take about 6 hours. The road view of the region will be demanding and beautiful. The night will be at Pokhar enjoying the dinner with the colleagues and fellow trekkers.
Day 08:Pokhara tour.
Full day Pokhara tour. Wake up at 4:30 to Drive Sarangkot for sunrise view over gigantic Himalaya.Mt.Annapurna I (8091m),Mt. Machhapuchhre (6996m), Lamjung Himal,Mt. Dhaulagiri I (8167m),Mt.Annapurna south(7219m) etc are some of the best peak that can be seen.from hill. Spending our some of the precious time then we will return back to Hotel for breakfast.Although,we will have our lunch & continue toward visiting the tour, David's fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave,Tibetan Refusee camp, International Museam and Evening walk besides Fewa lake also visit Barahi Island.
Day 09:Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Early morning we will be enjoyed with the crystal clear view of rising sun. After having breakfast we will drive to Kathmandu. Our journey goes for around 7 to 8 hours. We will have lunch in our way. Country side, road side old houses and greenery forest in some places with fast flowing river will be so much impressive. After reaching Kathmandu you will be shifted toward your hotel.
Day 10: Farewell
After enjoying a night at Kathmandu, we will wake up early in the morning and will do some last minute shopping at the local market of Nepal. Then we will process for the departure. We will attend at the small farewell program organized by the A One Nepal Trek and will get into the flight to fly over to our own destination.
- Airport pick up and drop.
- 3 nights 2 Star standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
- 2 nights your standard hotel in Pokhara with BB.
- 3 Days/2 nights Chitawan activities with all meal.
- 2 days Kathmandu city tour with guide and private drive.
- 1 days Pokhara city tour with guide and private drive.
- Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Chitawan/Pokhara / Kathmandu
- An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
- All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
- Trip certificate by Company.
- A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Meal city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
- All meal during the tour.
- Entrance Tickets during the tour.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Local donation & Tips for guides.
- Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
Around Kathamandu Valley tour package will provide you a chance of study Hindus temples culture and tradition, ancient durbar square with amaizing skill of wood carving, their historical meaning, wonderfull view of Himalayan range from Nagarkot ,Newari culture and food and many more.Wildlife safari,Elephant back safari,Tharu Culture,Birth place of Buddha,Second biggest city Pokhara and panoramic mountain from Pokhara.
Safety – Health- facility:
Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid and hospital with in 20 minutes.
Your Personal Travel Insurance:
We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.
Meals and Water:
During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.
Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara:
We used 2 star hotel as per plan and cost.Let us advice as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels.
Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.(tax, flight and monuments fee is not free)
|Trip Start Date||Trip End Date||Price for:1-4 person of Group.||Price for:5-10 person of Group.|
|Every day:||USD 999 per Person.||USD 959 Per Person.|