Overview

This tour offers a complete holiday experience of various activities that begins with sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley, thrilling experience of one day white water rafting, 2 days of Jungle safari in Royal Chitwan National Park, the best park in Nepal for seeing animals in wild, boasts of 450 species of birds including four species of deer, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar and many other wildlife. This park is well known for one horned Rhinoceros and it is a shelter for Royal Bengal Tigers. Beside this, Chitwan also supports a great variety of flora and fauna. Visit to Pokhara, place of remarkable natural beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fishtailed summit of Mt. Machhapuchhare rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. Clearly the most stunning of Pokhara's sights is the spectacular panorama of the Annapurna range which forms its backdrop. Experience short hiking nearby Annapurna national Park to enjoy and test of walking in the Himalaya and villages en-routes.

 

Tour begins with warm traditional welcome and quick safety briefing followed by comprehensive trip briefing next day, introduction to your guide and entertain last minutes questions.

13 Nights 14 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

Kathmandu Portion:

  • 5 nights accommodation in twin sharing BB basis (Bed and Breakfast) in Hotel as per the itinerary
  • 2 Half day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • 1 Half day guided sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur
  • 1 professional English speaking guide
  • Private transportation during sightseeing
  • All entrance fee during sightseeing

 

Pokhara Portion:

  • 2 nights accommodation in twin sharing BB basis (Bed and Breakfast) in Hotel as per the itinerary
  • 1 Half day guided sightseeing tour of Pokhara
  • 1 professional English speaking guide
  • Private transportation during sightseeing
  • All entrance fee during sightseeing

 

Rafting Portion:

  • 1nights / 2 days rafting in Trisuli River
  • Accommodation in twin sharing AP basis in Tented Camp during rafting
  • All meals during rafting
  • Safety jackets, helmets
  • Guide, boat during rafting
  • River permit

 

Chitwan Portion:

  • 3 nights / 4 Days full board Chitwan package
  • Chitwan National park fee
  • Jungle activities such as Jungle walk, Elephant back safari, visit to Elephant breeding centre, Dugout canoe, Tharu cultural show, visit to Tharu village
  • Jungle guide during the tour

 

Nagarkot Portion:

  • 1 night accommodation in twin sharing AP basis in Hotel in Nagarkot as per the itinerary
  • All meals during stay in Nagarkot

 

Trek Portion:

  • 2 nights accommodation in twin sharing AP (all meals) basis in best available lodge en-route trek
  • ACAP Permit fee
  • TIMS Fee
  • Transportation to and from trek initiation point
  • 1 experienced trekking guide during trek
  • Guide’s equipment and transportation

Transportation:

  • All airport transfers as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Nagarkot – Kathmandu in private car
  • Kathmandu – Raft initiation point – Chitwan
  • Chitwan – Pokhara
  • Pokhara – Kathmandu
  • Transportation to and from trek initiation point from Pokhara

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Nepal Visa
  • Travel insurance (must cover all risk undertaken)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara city
  • Liquor beverages (hard and soft drinks)
  • Expenses of personal nature e.g. Phone calls, laundry etc
  • Gratuity for staff
  • Services not mention herein
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • All major world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • White water rafting.
  • Short hike in Pokhara.
  • Overnight escape to Dhulikhel for Mountain View.
Itinerary

Outline Itinerary:

 

No. of Days

Itinerary

Overnight

01:

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Hotel (BB)

02:

Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu

Hotel (BB)

03:

Drive to Raft initiation point. Rafting begins

Camping (AP)

04:

Raft till Narayangadh. Pick-up and transfer to Chitwan.

Afternoon: Jungle Activities

Jungle Lodge (AP)

05:

Jungle Activities

Jungle Lodge (AP)

06:

Drive to Pokhara. Afternoon: Half day S/S in Pokhara

Hotel (BB)

07:

Drive to trek initiation point. Then trek to Kalikasthan

Available lodge (AP)

08:

Trek to Shyaglung

Available lodge (AP)

09:

Trek ends. Pick-up and transfer to Pokhara

Hotel (BB)

10:

Drive back to Kathmandu.

Hotel (BB)

11:

Half Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Afternoon: Drive to Nagarkot

Hotel (BB)

12:

Early morning wake up call for sunrise view of the Himalayan Ranges. Drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon: Tour of Budhanalikantha

Hotel (BB)

13:

Day at leisure. Evening: Farewell dinner

Hotel (BB)

14:

Holiday extension or transfer to airport for departure.

Tour Concludes

 

Detailed Itinerary:

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: (BB)

Arrival in Kathmandu where you will be met and transferred to Hotel, just walking distance to any styles of good restaurants and shops. Our Representative will give you short briefing on hotel facilities and safety. Tonight we only have a short introduction to the area, just what you need to know before the main briefing tomorrow. Kathmandu offers various restaurants and fast-food for food lovers. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu

 

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu: (BB)

After having your breakfast, our Tour Guide will pick you up from hotel for a day sightseeing of world heritage sites. First you will visit Swyambhunath also known as The Monkey Temple is a 2500-years old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of Wisdom. Then, you'll visit Patan City where you can see the historic Durbar Square, The Golden Gate, The Sky piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of King Yogendra Malla. After having lunch in Patan City your guide will bring you to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here you will visit the Hanuman Dhoka (the ancient royal residential quarter), Temple House of Kumari (The living Goddess) and local markets. Later on, you'll be return back to the hotel walking through local market. Evening: Welcome dinner host by Basanta Adventure. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu (BB)

 

Day 03: Drive to Raft initiation point. Rafting begins: (Full Board)

Today you’ll have an early morning drive to Charaudi – Raft initiation point. This trip hitting a few class 2 or 3 rapids called "LADISE DELIGHT” and stop for the lunch. After lunch white water hit a class 2 to 3 rapid called "UPSET" and "SURPRISE" At Fishling stop and have hot Tea/Coffee with snacks. And we are done for today’s raft and enjoy our night. Camping in beach. O/N Camping in river beach (AP)

 

Day 04: Raft till Narayangadh. Pick-up and transfer to Chitwan. Afternoon: Jungle activities: (Full Board)

Around 6:30 in the morning wake up Tea and Breakfast quick pack-up and set our (approx 8 to 9 a.m.) run white water hit a class 2 or 3 rapid "BIJILI RAPID" and "TEA POT" and stop for the lunch. After that raft is going to take out point Simal tal we’ll end our rafting and then drive to Chitwan National Park. Upon arrival, Chitwan Lodge will serve you welcome drink and followed by Lunch. Later Guide will brief you on Jungle activities. And start your jungle activities. First you’ll do a short canoeing to reach to Elephant breeding centre. Then, on return you’ll have your dinner. O/N at Jungle Lodge in Sauraha, Chitwan (AP)

 

Day 05: Jungle Activities: (Full Board)

After an early morning wake-up call by your guide, you’ll start doing remaining of your activities. First you’ll be enjoying elephant back safari inside the jungle. Then you’ll enjoy bathing the elephant in Rapti River. On return you’ll have your lunch and then you’ll be visiting ancient Chitwan Museum where you’ll learn about the history of wildlife of National Park. Then you’ll be going on a Jungle walk with your guide and experience the thrill of wildlife. Then on return you’ll be enjoying a cultural dance program shown by the local Tharu people with sticks and fire. O/N at Jungle Lodge in Sauraha, Chitwan (AP)

 

Day 06: Drive to Pokhara. Afternoon: Half day S/S in Pokhara: (BB)

Today you’ll have an early morning wake-up call by your guide and enjoy bird watching near Rapti River. This place is heaven for bird lovers. After having your breakfast, you’ll then drive to Pokhara which is almost 6hrs of driving. You’ll then have a half day sightseeing in Pokhara. O/N at Hotel in Pokhara (BB)

 

Day 07: Drive to trek initiation point. Then trek to Kalikasthan: (Full Board)

First we’ll have a short drive to Bijaypur Khola your trek initiation point. Then we will start walking uphill for about 3-4 hours through the villages of Bahuns and Chettris. We get to see the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri to our east and Manaslu to the west. Skyline camp will be set up around Kalikasthan area. Overnight stay at Kalikasthan. O/N at best available lodge in Kalikasthan (AP)

 

Day 08: Trek to Shyaglung: (Full Board)

After breakfast the morning walk starts along a ridge past picturesque villages and farming country of the Gurung. After lunch we will climb to the village of Syanglung. This is one of the main areas from which Gurkha forces are recruited. O/N at best available lodge in Shyaglung (AP)

 

Day 09: Trek ends. Pick-up and transfer to Pokhara: (BB)

Today is the end of your trek. After having your breakfast you’ll pick-up by a private vehicle and transfer to Pokhara. Remaining day is a free day for you in Pokhara. You can now do necessary shopping and washing or enjoy walking in Lake Side are. O/N at Hotel in Pokhara (BB)

 

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu: (BB)

Today we'll have an early morning drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in a clean & comfortable Tourist Coach. It will take 6-7 hrs to drive. We'll reach Kathmandu late afternoon then enjoy our night at Thamel. Upon arrival your reconfirmed international flight tickets will be distributed. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu (BB)

 

Day 11: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Afternoon: Drive to Nagarkot: (Full Board)

Today you’ll have a half day sightseeing in Boudhanath & Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bouddha also known as ‘The Little Tibet’ is a 2500-year old Buddhist Stupa, - a holy place and center of Tibetan Buddhism. Then, we’ll drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur which is also known as Bhadgaon is another Newar city founded in the 9th century. In Bhaktapur you'll be visiting the ancient Gateway, Durbar Square the Royal Residential quarter of Bhupatindra Malla, the famous five-storied temple of Nyatapola in pagoda style and other temples. You can also do shopping in local markets of Bhaktapur. You will take your lunch in one of restaurant located in the middle of the square. Then, we'll continue our journey to Nagarkot 2300m above the sea level. This spot provides an excellent view of the sunset and Mt. Everest can be seen on a clear day. Rest of the afternoon we spend in the resort viewing the Himalayan sunset and relaxing. We spend the night in the resort. O/N at Hotel in Nagarkot (AP)

 

Day 12: Early morning wake up call for sunrise view of the Himalayan Ranges. Drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon: Tour of Budhanalikantha (BB)

After an early morning view of sunrise and having your breakfast we’ll continue our journey back to Kathmandu via beautiful Newari city Bhaktapur. After having your lunch in your hotel y you’ll then drive to Budhanalikantha. Budhanalikantha is about 8km northeast of Kathmandu and 15km from Thamel, at the base of Shivapuri hill. Budhanalikantha is a colossal statue of lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of snakes. The fifth-century statue lies in the middle of a small pond. An interesting feature of this shrine is that the reigning King of Nepal may not visit the spot according to an old tradition. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu (BB)

 

Day 13: Day at leisure. Evening: Farewell dinner: (BB)

This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel or explore Kathmandu city, shopping, washing etc. Later on evening you’ll have a farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu (BB)

 

Day 14: Holiday extension or transfer to airport for final departure:

Today either you’ll have your holiday extension for another tour or we will transfer you to airport for final departure flight. Tour Concludes.