Kathmandu - Chitwan - Lumbini - Pokhara Tour- 9 days
Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara tour-9 days offers you visits to pilgrimage sites along with encounters with some of the most beautiful species of wild lives and birds. The Kathmandu city comprises of outnumbered Hindu pilgrimage sites. Later, we enjoy beautiful times in Lake Site in Pokhara. In the similar way, you can also visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Lumbini and then finally explore inside the Chitwan National Park, which is a home to thousands of species of wild lives, birds, flora and fauna.
Kathmandu is nowadays ‘Dustmandu’ however known as the live museum forever. Surrounded by green hilly geography at all directions, this hollow valley serves a perfect temperature for exploration. Pashupatinath temple , Swayambhunath Stupa or Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Budhanilkantha and Boudhanath Stupa are among the most precious assets of the city. These sites are the World Heritage sites of UNESCO.
Ultimately, Chitwan provides a pleasant feeling of green vegetation. A preserved area here, known as Chitwan National Park serves as a home to thousands of rare as well as non-rare species of wild lives, flora and fauna. Getting into this protected area has been an ideal idea to most of the previous visitors as you get to encounter with some of the must-see living organisms. The area is also known to be a paradise for bird lovers. Jungle Safari, Canoeing, Bird Watching and Crocodile watching, Jungle Walk, Elephant safari, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre and Tharu Cultural Show are the most exciting things to do in Chitwan. Chitwan is famous for One-horned rhino and Bengali tiger.
Lumbini is another most popular destination for sightseeing. It is known to be birthplace of founder of Buddhism; Lord Gautam Buddha. This is the reason the city comprises of outnumbered pilgrimage sites for Buddhists. Some of the most frequently visited sites in Lumbini are the Ashokan Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, The Crane Sanctuary, The Sacred Garden and several other monasteries. Besides, one can organize or participate in Yoga and meditation in this peaceful scared land.
Remarkably beautiful, Pokhara is considered as a paradise for explorers. Outnumbered visitors enter the city for sightseeing. Lake Side, the banks of Phewa Lake is the perfect place to hangout. You can also perform boating in the lake where the beautiful shadow of Mount Machapuchhre reflects. Apart from this, Sarangkot offers various outdoor adventurous sports such as paragliding, zip flying and light aircraft flights. Form the hotel or restaurant you stay, we can witness stunning mountain views including Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre( Fishtail), Gangapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and several other minor peaks.
Highlights of Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour-9 days
- Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley include Swoyombhunath/ Monkey Temple, Bouddhanatha Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Visit Pokhara, tourists’ paradise, boating, paragliding and stunning sunrise and mountain views from Sarangkot
- Lumbini, one of the most sacred land, the birthplace of lord Buddha
- Chitwan National Park and its Exciting activities like Jungle Safari, Canoeing, Bird Watching and Crocodile watching, Jungle Walk, Elephant safari, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre and Tharu Cultural Show
Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu Airport and Check in Hotel
Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After you get refreshed, we have a short orientation meeting introducing guide, porter and the description about the trip. We also prepare the necessary equipment. Be with 3 passport size photographs, passport and travel insurance. Welcome dinner and orientation.
Day 02 - Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour ( Swyombhunatha, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple) All are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
We begin our Kathmandu sightseeing after breakfast at around 8. This is a guided sightseeing. We have a van or car and a professional city guide.Our visit is to UNESCO World Heritage sites located withn the valley like Pashupatinath, Swyombbunath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. We have lunch during our tour. After lunch we still continue our city tour and we end today's tour at around 4. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara ( 6 Hrs) Explore Lakeside Pokhara in the evening
If we choose to fly, it is 30 minutes scenic flight or if we choose to drive, it takes 7-8 hours. The road is , indeed not good enough, Sometimes, we have heavy traffic in narrow road. If we arrive early in Pokhara, we can do some sightseeing and other activities. Overnight in hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04- Drive to Sarnagkot for Sunrise and mountain views, Pokhara Sightseeing and One hour Boating in the Lake Phewa
Early in the morning, we drive to Sarnagkot for sunrise and mountain views. We begin our drive at 4.30 am in them orning and it takes around 1 hour to get the top of the hillock. Then, we begin our Pokhara sightseeing tour after breakfast. We go to visit Davi’s Fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Barahi Temple, Seti Gorge and finally we do one hour boating for the seeet ending of this tour. Paragliding is also possible but it is optional.
Day 05 : Drive to Lumbini ( 8 hrs)
It is 8 hours drive from Pokhara to Lumbini via Chitwan. We follow the same road till we get Munglign. Then the road divides one to Chitwan and the other to Kathmandu. We follow the road to Chitwan and pass it and we further drive for 3-4 hours to get Lumbini. Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
Day 06 : Lumbini Tour
We explore Lumbini for the whole day. We visit Ashokan Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, The Crane Sanctuary, The Sacred Garden and several other monasteries. We also can organize yoga and meditation in this sacred land.
Day 07 : Drive to Chitwan ( 3-4 hrs drive) Evening- Tharu Cultural Show
We catch a tourist bus to Chitwan form Lumbini. It is 3-4 hours drive from Lumbini to Chitwan. We participate in Tharu Cultural show in the evening.
Day 08 : Rest of the Chitwan Program Day 04 : Rest of Chitwan Programs like Canoeing, Jungle Safari, Bird and Crocodile Watching, Visit to Elephant breeding center etc.
First, we do canoeing and birdwatching at the same at the bank of Rapti River. At the same time we watch crocodiles. Then, we participate in a short jungle walk. After our lunch we go for jeep or elephant safari for 3-4 hours. Finally, we go to visit elephant breeding center and end our Chitwan program.
Day 09 : Drive to Kathmandu ( 6 hrs)
We take a tourist bus and head for Kathmandu from Chitwan after our breakfast. It takes around 6 hours drive from Chitwan if there is no huge traffic. Sometimes, we have heavy traffic and may take longer time. Prepare some snacks, fruits and other light foods to enjoy during the drive. We arrive at Kathmandu and spend overnioght at hotel.
US $ 870* All Inclusive Price
Duration: 8Nights / 9 Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Destination: Nepal, Asia
Group Size: Begins from One....
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara and All Meals in Chitwan and Lumbini
Best Season: All round the year
Elevation: 1300-900 m