Culture and Nature experience in a single tour. Join this specially designed tour for the ultimate experience of culture, people, temples, jungles, wildlife and adventure.
Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing at Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Budhanilkantha
After breakfast we will be starting our tour with sightseeing to the following sites:
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important shrines of the Hindu followers. It is one of the biggest and most powerful Shiva’s temples. This place possess much more of cultural behaves and exchanges. The art and the architecture can be seen scattered around each and every corner of the Pashupatinath temple.
Boudhanath: Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu and the largest one in Nepal. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
Budhanilkantha: The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu in Kathmandu is the largest stone carving in Nepal, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill.
Day 3: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan Temple and Patan Durbar Square Sightseeing
We will have a ride to Changunarayanfor today’s Sightseeing. Changunarayan Temple is one of the most ancient and historic temple that exist in north east side of Kathmandu near Bhaktapur. After visiting Changunarayan we head towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is around half an hour drive or 1-2 hours walk. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a perfect example of Ancient Nepalese art and architecture. One can also observe the lifestyle of ‘Newa People’. This square boasts up with numerous temples, ancient palaces, monuments and importantly culture.
Patan: Patan also known as Lalitpur lies around five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is the best representation of Nepalese art and architecture. It has the highest density of temples as compared to Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Some of the common monuments are Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar square, Mahaboudha, Hiranya Verna Mahavihar, Kumbheshwor and many more to see…..
Drive back to Hotel after Sightseeing
Day 4: Transfer to Chitwan by Drive/Flight/Rafting
We will be driving towards Chitwan after breakfast. You can enjoy beautiful views of Mountains, Hills, Villages, and River throughout the ride. It will take around 5-6 hours drive to reach Chitwan. Upon reaching Chitwan Refreshment drink and briefing about the accommodation and the facilities will be briefed. After some rest the manager will brief you about the program of the following days. After that, visit to the Tharu village and the National Park Visitors Center. Sunset view from the riverbank is wonderful and soothing. Slide-show on the wildlife will be done after Dinner.
You can either fly to Chitwan which takes roughly 25 minutes or do a rafting trip to get there which provides the ultimate adventure and fun.
Day 5: Chitwan - Jungle activities
You will be escorted by expert naturalist on various exciting activities including Elephant Back Safari, Canoe ride, Jungle walk, Bird watching, Slide show, Tharu stick dance etc. O/N Chitwan
Day 6: Chitwan – Jungle activities
You will be going out today in thick forest for bird watching then walk back to resort. After some rest Jeep Safari in the dense forest of Chitwan or you can have bicycle ride to the Twenty Thousand Lakes.
Day 7: Transfer Back to Kathmandu by Drive/Flight
Day 8: Swyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square Sightseeing
We will be visiting the following sites after breakfast:
Swyambhunath: Swyambhunath Stupa is one of the oldest Shrines in Nepal. The monument is believed to be self created and the history of the monument backs to the 5th Century. It is also known as the Monkey temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. Swyambhunath complex is comprised of several other temples and shrine some dating back to the Licchavi period and museum, library and Tibetan monastery are recently added.
Kathmandu Durbar Square- Kathmandu Durbar square reflects the palaces and the livelihood of kings of that era when Nepal was just coming into existence. This was the place where the foundation of modern Nepal is formed. This place used to be and still is the center heart of Kathmandu. It s filled with palaces astounding monuments, perfect handicrafts and art, the home of living goddess( Kumari) called Kumari Gahr, biggest example of a pagoda style monument and so on……
After the sightseeing we will be walking back to the hotel passing narrow streets of Kathmandu.
Day 9: Kathmandu Free Day
Day 10: Departure