This tour has been designed for our clients wanting to experience & cover famous cultural spots in Nepal within a week. After covering culturally rich Kathmandu Valley, naturally beautiful Pokhara, Shakyamuni Gautama Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini, there will be two nights stay on the outskirt of Chitwan National Park which will be just nature, indigenous people, Jungle Safaris and away from hectic city life. The last night will be in Kathmandu having free time for shopping & dining.
Day 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (D)
Arrive in Kathmandu airport. NCTA representative will assist & transfer you to the hotel booked for the night. You will check in & refresh. In the afternoon, NCTA guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and explains you the details of entire tour. After the discussion, the guide will take you to the tour of Swayambhunath Stupa & Kathmandu Durbar Square. Return to the hotel for the overnight.
Day 02: KATHMANDU (B, D)
Breakfast in the hotel. After the breakfast the guide will take you for the sightseeing of Boudhnath, Pashupatinath & Bhaktapur. Visit to Nagarkot or Dhulikhel is optional. Your dinner is arranged in the local restaurant with local meal & cultural dances highlighting ethnic diversity.
DAY 03: KATHMANDU-POKHARA (B)
Early breakfast at hotel, scenic drive to Pokhara. Road passes through low hills, terraced agricultural fields, villages and rivers showcasing the natural and cultural diversity within a short distance. Around 13:00hr arrive in Pokhara & check in to the hotel.
In the afternoon, you will visit major attraction like Mahendra Pul, Bindvashini Temple, Tibetan Handicraft Center, Seti Gorge, Davis Falls and Barahi Temple. You may spend your time in popular touristic hub – The Lake Side & have dinner before returning to the hotel for the overnight.
Day 04: POKHARA-LUMBINI (B, D)
After breakfast drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Drive to Lumbini is about 7 hours. Check in the hotel. In the late afternoon visit the sacred garden - the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Dinner is arranged in the same hotel you will stay for the night.
Day 05: LUMBINI-CHITWAN (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan National Park. Arrive at the Lodge for Lunch. Check in for two nights. Meals & activities are inclusive and arranged as per 2 nights/3 days Jungle Safari package consisting Jungle walk, Village Visit, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, Cultural dance, Bird Watching, Elephant Bathing, River canoeing, etc.
Day 06: CHITWAN (B, L, D)
Full day jungle activities.
Day 07: CHITWAN/KATHMANDU (B)
Drive back to Kathmandu (5hrs). Check in the hotel.
Day 08: DEPARTURE FROM KATHMANDU (B)
After breakfast drive to Tribhuwan International Airport for your flight to next destination.