Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan-Bardia-Shuklaphanta Tour

Trip duration: 11 day(s)
Trip Grade: Pleasure

Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century.

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu.
Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Welcome & assistance on arrival at Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Hotel check in. Over night stay at Hotel.

Day 02 - Drive to Pokhara.
Early morning after breakfast drive from kathmandu to pokhara. One gets to view good scenery along the drive. Lunch will be served at the Local restaurant on the way to Pokhara. Finally arrive at the most beautiful city of Mountains and lakes. Pokhara is Nepal's most beautiful natural valley, which is also the most popular tourist destination. The Annapurna, Machhapuchere (Fishtail) and uncountable Mountains always stand high welcoming every visitor with a smile. visit the Tibetan Camp, David's fall, Lake side Market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 03 - Pokhara.
Early morning before the sun spread the shine wake up for visit to Sarangkot (1592m) (drive 30 minutes). One gets to see the sunrise and the magnificient views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna IV(7525m), AnnapurnaIII (7555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Back to Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast one hour boating at Phewa Lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas. After boating free time. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 04 - Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan.
Arrive Chitwan National Park. Transfer to the lodge followed by refreshments and a briefing about the Programme and the lodge facilities. Lunch. A talk on the elephants by the naturalists at the elephant stable. Jungle safari on the Elephant back. A slide show presentation about the natural history & flora & fauna of the national park. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Day 05: Full day at Chiwan.
Full day jungle activities including Nature walk, Elephant Safari, Canoeing, Boat ride, Bird watching, Tharu culture dance program etc. Overnight stay at Lodge

Day 06: Drive from Chitwan to Bardia.
Early morning after breakfast drive towards bardia. Lunch will be served at the Local restaurant on the way to Bardia. Travelers can get the sight of beautiful nature including rivers, plain lands with the green habitation. At Bardia visit to crocodile breeding center and tharu village. Jungle drive will be exiciting moment. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 07- Full day at Bardia.
This day will be the exploration day to detain the beauty of Bardia National Park which is rich with having 50 mapples including one horned rinocerous, elephants, and different types of deer. Bangle of tigres, different types of birds, different variety of fish gives the additional attraction to the Bardiya National Park. We can either stay at hotel or arrange the home stay at one of the tharu’s villager to experience their culture and food habit.

Day 08 - Bardia to Dhangadi.
After experiencing the breathetaking wildlife of Bardia,The trip ahead towards the Dhangadi. After a drive of 45 mins from Bardiya will cross amazing one pillor bridge of 500m. made over the Karnali River which connect the Mid western and Far western region of Nepal. After 1hr drive from Karnali Bridge we reach tikapur where we can enjoy delecious lunch where we can have various dishes of banana . After visiting Tikapur Park the trip turns towards ghoraghori Lake and head towards Shukla Phata wildlife reserve which is close by. As we observe the beauty of Shukla Phata reserve and back to Dhangadi and stay overnight.

Day 09 - Fly back to Kathmandu.
As our trip is complete we will take 70 minutes flight to Kathmandu, and remaining day at Kathmandu and spend the night at hotel

Day 10 - Exploration day at Kathmandu.
Patan is often referred to as Lalitpur, which means “city of beauty”. Patan has a long Buddhist history and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 BC.

Visit Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti King Yogaendra Malla’s Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple.
Visit Bhaktapur (also known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture) founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD visit Nyatpola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 11- Departure.
Breakfast at Hotel. Free time till departure to Airport.