|Duration:||10 days||Activities:||Travel/Jungle safari|
Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour starts with jungle safari and wildlife adventure in Chitwan National Park observing globally threatened spices together with cultural presentation of indigenous Tharu people.
We move to visit birth place of Lord Buddha, Lumbini, and situated 300km from Kathmandu. Lumbini is the foundation of world peace and pilgrimage for all peace loving people, bearing significance to the life, enlightenment and death of Buddha.
We will travel to the world’s best touristic destination, Pokhara. As Nepal is a Himalayan country, tour to Pokhara will be a fantastic journey where traveler posses enough time to enjoy this lake city and the Himalayan views at the same time.
Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara tour also includes tour in Kathmandu. Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu is very crucial part of trip while we explore famous Hindu pilgrimage, Buddhist pilgrimage and historical monuments and architecture from ancient’s period and equally understand its importance in the lifestyle of Nepalese people.
Extension of Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara tour with other adventure and outdoor activities is also possible.
Arrival at Kathmandu.
You will be welcomed by our staff standing with your name-card in the airport arrival terminal and transferred to your hotel by the private vehicle. There will be a dinner program in one of the Nepalese restaurants with typical Nepalese cuisine. There will be a small meeting about the trip in the evening.
Morning Mountain Flight and Day Kathmandu Sightseeing.
Today after breakfast you will start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ Swayambunath and Buddhists shrine of Bouddhanath which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. Along with it you will visit the medieval palaces of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, these palaces are rich in stone and wood sculptures glorifying the rich artistic history of ancient Nepal.
Drive or Fly to Pokhara – 6/7 hrs driving.
After breakfast at hotel you will drive or Fly to Pokhara. By driving it takes about 6 to 7 hours and by flight it takes about 45 minutes. Rest of the time you will visit Phewa Lake and boating around there.
Morning Visit Sarangkot and day Pokhara Sightseeing.
Today is most important day of you tour because you are going to Sarangkot, a major view point to see the Himalayas. Early morning you will drive to Sarangkot to view the magnificent view of the Annapurna range, Machhepuchhre, Himchuli, Manaslu and many others. After spending couple of hours in Sarangkot you will get back to Hotel for Breakfast. After some rest you will have sightseeing around Pokhara. You will visit Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Mahendra Cave, Seti River Gorge, Barahi Temple, Mountain Museum, World Peace Pagoda etc which are most popular spots.
Drive to Chitwan National Park from Pokhara, 5/6 hours driving.
After breakfast drive to chitwan from Pokhara. You will be welcomed to resort with welcome drinks and after refresh at resort you will explore and walk around Tharu village who are an ethnic group indigenous to the Tarai region. Also village walk you will have sunset view at Rapti river and transfer to resort.
Full day Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park.
Today you will discover why the National Park holds an important place in preserving the wild lives that are rapidly getting extinct from this planet. You’re almost sure to spot one horn rhino, egrets, woodpecker, and deer in their natural habitat. The Park is also home to rhinoceros, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild bison, genetic dolphin, 500 birds, butterflies, as well as the near extinct Gharials crocodiles and 543 species of birds that include critically endangered Bengal florican, the vulnerable lesser adjutant, Grey-crowned Prinia and etc.
Elephant Safari: A traditional way of exploring the jungle. From the elephants back you can see over the high grass and discover the animals there.
Colorful Tharu Village Visit: Experience the culture and traditions of the Tharu people living close to the jungle and wildlife for centuries. In symbiosis and battle with the wild animals. Nature or Jungle Walk : Exploring the area by foot, watch birds, animals and plants. Our experts can take you to good places for spotting a tiger, rhino or any animal.
Elephant Bath: At Rapti river you will take a bath by elephant. Elephant bath is very good for your health.
Cannoning trip: A typical handmade Canoe will take you along the famous Rapti River where you will encounter the Harmless Gharial and the mud drenched crocodile, basking in the sun at the River banks. Moreover, many aquatic birds can be seen on the way.
Tharu Stick Dance: A melodious tribal dance performed by men with rhyme or drums and the clashing of sticks. The dance shows how to rhinos and other wild animals are scared away from the village.
Drive to Lumbini from Chitwan, O/N at Hotel on BB Basis ( Lumbini).
After Chitwan we will head towards Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. It’s a quite long drive and can take about than 3/4 hours.
Sightseeing around Lumbini, O/N at Hotel on BB Basis (Lumbini).
After breakfast you will have Lumbini sightseeing place to visit Japanese temple, Chinese temple, ASOKA PILLER , Vietnam Temple Buddha birth place, Maya Devi Garden and many more other Buddha stupas.
Drive or Fly Back to Kathmandu, O/N at Hotel on BB Basis (Kathmandu).
After breakfast you will drive to Kathmandu which can take 7/8 hours or you will also have a flight option which will take about 30 min. Evening relax your time with shopping souvenirs.
Final Departure, Fly back to your country.
Our representative will transfer you to Airport for you final departure.