Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, and Pokhara are famous city Nepal. By combining these cities we can make a short tour. Natural beauty, cultural heritage sites, and the history of world heritage sites are the main attraction of this tour. Besides this Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, and Pokhara contain uncountable architectural monuments and vestiges of varied traditions and cultures. These cities have their own long history, distinctive, architecture; fascinating art, and most places are suitable for sightseeing. Bouddhanath Buddhist Stupas, Swayambunath (Monkey temple), and Hindu temples like Pashupatinath, Chagunaraya, etc are some of the religious places. Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur durbar squares are the main three important historical durbar squares of the Kathmandu valleys. This tour is not only to enjoy but we can knowledge of historical information.
Nepal is a melting pot of cultures, with over 100 ethnic groups and languages spoken throughout the country. The dominant culture is Nepali, which is the official language and is spoken by the majority of the population. Other major ethnic groups include the Newars, Tamangs, Gurungs, and Sherpas, each with its unique customs, traditions, and beliefs.
Religion also plays a significant role in Nepali culture, with Hinduism and Buddhism being the two major religions. The blend of these two religions has given rise to a unique form of spirituality that is reflected in the country’s art, architecture, and festivals.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a vibrant hub of culture, art, and spirituality. Known as the “city of temples,” Kathmandu has over 1000 Buddhist and Hindu temples, each with its unique architecture and history. Some of the must-visit temples in Kathmandu include Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Hanuman Dhoka Palace.
In addition to the temples, Kathmandu is also home to vibrant markets, where you can find everything from traditional handicrafts to modern fashion. The narrow alleyways of Thamel are a shopper’s paradise, with shops selling everything from colorful prayer flags to handmade jewelry.
Chitwan National Park, located in the southern part of Nepal, is a wildlife reserve that is home to over 500 species of birds and 68 species of mammals, including the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, and Asian elephant. A visit to Chitwan promises to be an adventure like no other, with jungle safaris, elephant rides, and bird-watching tours on offer.
Day1. Arrival to Kathmandu After landing flight at TIA, representative of Adventure Mountain Guide will warmly receive you. We will move towards the hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner we will give brief description of the program to Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini tour.
Day 02: Sight-seeing tour around Kathmandu Today, we spend our day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley with guide. We will visit Pashupatinath, which is regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath known as Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath known as Monkey Temple. From Swayambhunath, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur Durbar Square). Finally, we return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Chitwan Driving duration: 4 to 5 hours We will take a drive to Chitwan which takes us about 4 to 5 hours. We will have Lunch and take rest for some time after reaching chitwan. Tharu village, Elephant stable, Visitor Center and Sunset view point are some of the places where we will visit. Then we will return back to hotel and have dinner. Lastly we will watch Tharu stick dance about 1 hour.
Day 04: Sight-seeing tour around Chitwan 4 to 5 hours Today we will spend whole day by sightseeing in Chitwan. We will visit around Chitwan National Park and learn habitat of wildlife. Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned Rhino, Gharial crocodile, Asian Elephant, Sloth bear, Leopard etc. are some of the rare animals of this national park. Canoe Trip, Bird Watching, Jungle Drive, Nature Walk, Elephant Breeding, Village tour, Cultural Program, Elephant safari and Crocodile Walk are some of the activity which we will do. Then we will return back to hotel to stay night.
Day 05: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini 4 hours Early in the morning after having breakfast we will move to Lumbini the birth place of Lord Buddha situated at the southwest of Rupandehi which takes approximately about 4 hours. Broken Ashoka Pillar, remnants of old monastery, images of Buddha’s mother Maya Devi are some of the famous things which we will see. In Lumbini Bhojpuri and Tharu are the main cultures.
Day 06: Sightseeing tour of Lumbini. Stay overnight at hotel in Lumbini. Today we will explore whole Lumbini. Sacred Garden spread over 8 sq km and possessing all the treasure of the historic area is the main attraction of Lumbini. We will explore and get knowledge about Ashoka Pillar, remnants of old monastery, Mayadevi temple, Astha Dhatu (relics), and so on.
Day 07: Drive from Lumbini to Palpa Tansen. Stay overnight at hotel in Tansen. From Lumbini, we will have half day tour of Palpa Tansen. It is situated at a hill called Shreengar Danda. Tansen is a bright Himalayan Town. Over here we can enjoy Dhaulagiri in the west and Gauri Shanker in the north east. Then we will return to hotel, have dinner and stay night.
Day 08: Drive from Palpa to Pokhara 3 hours. After having breakfast we will move to Pokhara the beautiful valley. It takes approximately about 3 hours. There we can see broken rare combination of snow clad peaks, snow fed lakes and rivers has helped to make the Valley of Pokhara. Then we will stay in one of the best hotel in lakeside area.
Day 09: Excursion in and around Pokhara.Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara. Early in the morning we will wake and view the rising sun. Then we will have breakfast. After that we will hire boat, visit the island temple in the middle of the lake, the eastern shore, popularly known as Lakeside or Baidam, the favorite haunt of all travelers’ restaurants, handicraft shops and other tourist site area. Again we will visit Begnas Lake, Mahendra Gupha and Devil’s fall.
Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Sarangkot for sunrise view and back to Kathmandu. And finally we will drive from Pokahra to Kathmandu. Early morning, we will go to Sarangkot for sunrise view. On a clear weather morning, the view of the Western Range of Himalayas is just superb. Return to Pokhara, have lunch and proceed to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we will spend our leisure time in visiting thamel area.
Day 11: Farewell After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to march ourselves towards the international airport of Nepal. We have to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. We will attend a small farewell program organized by Adventure Mountain Guide. After then we will catch the flight to return back to the home country. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.