Within this mountainous country with deep valley in between peaks and mid hill ranges, we explore the wilds of the jungle at Royal Chitwan National Park and the cultural tour of Kathmandu city and quaint little picturesque township of Pokhara which reveals a true sense of aesthetic perfection and a deep understanding of integrated social function.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Raft and drive to Chitwan. O/N at hotel.
Day 03: Jungle safari at Chitwan. O/N at Jungle Lodge.
Day 04: Transfer to Pokhara. O/N at hotel.
Day 05: Drive & Hike Sarangkot. O/N at hotel.
Day 06: Flight to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel.
Day 07: Transfer to airport for onward destination.
Day 01: Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu. Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. The tour manager will give pre-tour briefing. Remainder of the day at leisure.O/N at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu – Raft – Jungle Safari
Early morning breakfast is served and takes 2 hours of drive to the raft put in point. White Water Rafting in Trishuli River – over crashing waves and swirling rapids for the excitement of a lifetime. After lunch, drive to Chitwan National Park for exclusive Jungle Safari. Upon arrival meet by the naturalist and transfer to the jungle resort. The manager will brief the guests about the activities. In the late afternoon, the guests will be taken for a jungle safari on elephant back so that they can penetrate deep into the jungle for viewing and photographing wildlife or a jungle walk is organized to experience the abundant bird life and the flora & fauna of the park. If you are lucky, you may see the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger both on Nature walk as well on elephant safari. A hearty meal of continental or Nepalese cuisine will be served in the evening around the campfire. O/N at hotel.
Day 03: Jungle Safari
Early morning guests will be mounted on elephant back and taken for jungle safari for 2-3 hours penetrating through dense grassland to view wildlife. This grass commonly known as elephant grass is dense and grows to a height of 18-20 ft. It is the favorite habitat of the rhinoceros and other mammals. After breakfast, the guests are taken to our elephant stables where the senior naturalist will give a talk about the habitats of the elephant. Here one may witness the rare scenic of the elephant at bath. Afternoon free to relax. Evening dinner served around the campfire followed by Tharu stick dance. O/N at hotel.
Day 04: Jungle safari – Pokhara
After breakfast, guests will be transferred to waiting vehicles for drive to Pokhara- one of the most picturesque valleys in Nepal, 125 mile west of Kathmandu and under the shadow of the Annapurna Ranges. A rare combination of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited by friendly ethnic tribes. O/N at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 05: Pokhara –Sarangkot
After breakfast, Packed lunch is carried and starts the pleasant hike to Sarangkot – the most popular hilltop offering the superb panoramic view of the Himalayas. Its hike to places within the rim of the Pokhara Valley and walks to the surrounding villages offer captivating glimpses of rural life. Back to Pokhara. O/N at hotel.
Day 06: Pokhara – Kathmandu
Either take a morning flight to Kathmandu enjoying the mountain scenery or take enough time to go for shopping in Kathmandu or take a drive of approx. 5 hours back to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel.
Transfer to airport for onward destination.