Trip Facts

  • Duration:9 Days
  • Trip Grade: None
  • Trip Profile:Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara Tour
  • Geography:Valley/Hills/Terai Plains
  • Accommodation:Hotel/Lodge/Resort
  • Meals:All meals included in Chitwan and breakfast included during rest of the tour.
  • Ethnic People:Newar/Tharu/Brahmin/Chhetri/Gurung
  • Religious:Hindu/Buddhists
  • Transportation:Tourist bus/Private vehicle
  • Group Size:02-10 Pax

Highlight

  • Explore the marvelous world heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley
  • Visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha at Lumbini and explore its attractions
  • Head to the Chitwan National Park and relish its biodiversity
  • Explore Lumbini and its Buddhism-influenced monuments
     

Overview

Nepal is a beautiful holiday destination that presents many amazing sites and locations that are simply splendid to explore and know about. Nepal's multiculturalism and diverse biosphere in terms of terrain and topography present many natural and religious features. As such, the Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara Tour combines all of the best places of interest of Nepal into one neat package. This tour by Himalaya Land Treks presents the best features of each of the renewed locations of Nepal in a short amount of time. 
The Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara Tour takes you to the listed four cities that have many historical and cultural treasures. The tour starts from the Kathmandu valley, where the capital of Nepal is located. Kathmandu city has for major UNESCO World Heritage Sites- the Pashupatinath Temple, the Kathmandu Durbar square, the Swayambhunath Stupa, and the Boudhanath stupa. 
The tour then takes you to the old city of Bhaktapur where the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located. The city is famous for its pottery and handicrafts. Moreover, the tour also includes a visit to Nagarkot, one of the marvelous hill stations of Nepal from where the panoramic view of Kathmandu city is simply breath-taking. In like manner, the tour heads to the Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Here, you can enjoy an unforgettable jungle safari in the woodlands of the national park riding the back of an elephant!
Similarly, the tour also includes visiting the cities of Lumbini and Pokhara. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and Pokhara city is renowned all over the country as the tourist hub of Nepal. In Pokhara, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Annapurna Mountains and visit many numerous attractions like the Bindhyabasini temple, Mahendra Cave, Davis Fall, and the Phewa Lake among many others.
While making sure every one of us enjoys the journey thoroughly, it is also necessary to make sure we do it safely which needs a planned itinerary and well-trained personnel. We, here at Himalaya Land Treks, have been doing so for over a decade and we assure you a lovely adventure through the Himalayas. 

Itinerary of Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft)

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport at any time, you will be greeted by a Himalaya Land Treks’ representative. Next, you will be transferred to the hotel where you will stay overnight.

Day 2: Kathmandu city sightseeing

Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast

The Kathmandu city sightseeing includes visiting the four major UNESCO World Heritage Sites- Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The temple of Pashupatinath is located by the banks of the holy Bagmati River and is one of the biggest Hindu temples. The Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest Buddhist shrines in all of Nepal. The Swayambhunath Temple is a revered site to both the Hindu and the Buddhist people of Nepal. Lastly, the Kathmandu Durbar square is a series of old and ancient monuments, temples, palaces and statues that are the remnant of the medieval Nepal.

Day 3: Drive and Explore [Kathmandu – Bhaktapur – Nagarkot]

Hotel
Breakfast

Today, you will visit the Bhaktapur Durbar square of the Bhaktapur city, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like the Durbar Square of Kathmandu, the Bhaktapur Durbar square is also has a series of courtyards with old palaces and temples. It is a great way to take in the unique architectural beauty of the old buildings. After exploring the city a bit, where you can buy handicrafts and look at the city's pottery scene, you will then drive to Nagarkot- a famous hill station situated near Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 4: Drive from Nagarkot to Chitwan National Park (415m/1631ft)|4-5 Hrs

Resort
Breakfast/Dinner

You will wake up early in the morning to witness the gorgeous sunrise view from Nagarkot. The sun rises amidst the mountain peaks and the phenomenon is simply breath-taking. You can see mountain ranges like Everest, Ganesh, Langtang, and Jugal from the hill station. Then, after breakfast, you will have a drive to Chitwan National Park, which takes about 5 to 6 hours. After arriving at the park, you will be taken to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5: In Chitwan

Resort
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Today, you will spend the day enjoying the many features of the Chitwan National Park. The day's schedule includes a jungle safari on the back of an elephant, visiting the ethnic Tharu village, enjoying a boat ride on the Rapti River and visiting the Elephant Breeding Center. You can head to the local Tharu village and observe the traditional Tharu culture dance. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini (150m/492ft)|4 Hrs and Explore

hotel
Breakfast

From Chitwan, you will visit Lumbini; the drive to Lumbini takes about 4 to 5 hours. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and here, you can visit the holy Mayadevi Temple and also explore the unearthed palace remains of Lord Buddha's childhood. Additionally, Lumbini also has many monasteries and shrines that are each built in different architectural styles. After exploring Lumbini, you will then be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 7: Drive from Lumbini to Pokhara (820m/2690ft), 4-5 Hrs

hotel
Breakfast

From Lumbini, you will take a beautiful drive to Pokhara city. The drive is pleasant and presents many waterfalls, hillocks of woodlands, rivers, and farmlands. Pokhara is a tourist hub of Nepal and is beautifully located near the Annapurna Himalayas, as well as being snugly situated beside the Phewa Lake. After arriving in Pokhara, you will be taken to your Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 8: Pokhara city exploration and Farewell Dinner

Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast/Farewell Dinner

Pokhara city has many sites and locations to explore. You will be roaming around the city visiting its many wonderful features, like the Mahendra cave, Devi's fall, the World Peace Pagoda, the Bindhyabasini Temple, the International Mountain Museum and others. In the evening, you can also enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the pristine Phewa Lake in the shadows of the Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m). As the tour comes to an end, Himalaya Land Treks will host a farewell dinner to all the participants. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft), 6-7 Hrs

Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast

Today, you will bid farewell to the Annapurna Mountains and drive back to Kathmandu, which takes about 6 hours.

Inclusion

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure.
  • Accommodation during the tour. on a BB basis.
  • All jungle activities in Chitwan.
  • Sarankot Sunrise tour.
  • All meals included in Chitwan and breakfast included during the rest of the tour.
  • The facility of nature guides during the safari.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking tour guides.
  • Transportation in private vehicles.
  • farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

Exclusion

  • Airfare for domestic and international flights.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • All monument entrance fees.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

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