Day 1: Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, meet and then transfer
to Kathmandu by appropriate tourist vehicle, rest of the day will
be free to relax, overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu
Morning and be ready for the sightseeing. At 10 O'clock tour guide
will pick up you .We continue the city sightseeing. Pashupatinath
temple- the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated
to lord Shiva, built in 1696. We carry on the sightseeing tour of
the Patan- A city of architecture and fine arts. Sometimes known
as "Town with a Thousand Golden Roofs". Visit Tibetan
Handicraft center at Jawalakhel to watch carpet weaving.
Early evening take a sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath- the oldest
Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the entire
Kathmandu valley spread out below. A short drive will take you to
Boudhanath- the worlds largest stupa; a sight of great generation
to the Buddhist. We continue to Kathmandu durbar square the
temple of the Living Goddess and the old Royal Palace. Finally,
visit Kasthamandup a temple built from a single tree from
which the Kathmandu derives its name. Transfer to hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu-Pokhara
Morning, drive to Pokhara -one of the most picturesque valley in
Nepal, 200 km west from Kathmandu, 6 hour drive by tourist bus and
under the shadow of the Annapurna Himalayan range. A rare combination
of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited
by friendly ethnic tribes. Sightseeing of Phewa lake, Mahendra cave,
Davi's fall and more. Over night at Hotel in Pokhara.
Day 4: Pokhara-Tansen (Palpa)
Morning, drive to Tansen, 130 km , 3-4 hour drive in Siddhartha
Highway, check in & lunch, short briefing and start sight seeing
tour of important places, view sunset over Himalaya and overnight
Day 5: Tansen (Palpa)-Lumbini
Early morning View Sunrise and later drive to Lumbini, 76 km, check
in, briefing, take lunch and start sightseeing tour of Lumbini,
There are numerous buildings of religious significance of Lumbini.
A massive stone pillar was erected by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka
in 250 BC. The Maya Devi shrine houses a stone sculpture of Buddha's
nativity scene and is said to be located in the exact place Buddha
was born in a palace garden. Tilaurakot was the capital city of
the Sakya kingdom now in ruins. This is the place where Lord Buddha
spent 29 years of his life before he left the comforts of his palace
on the quest of "Nirvava". The area is about one sq. miles.
In the eastern side we see the remains of the Mahaviniskramana Dwara
(the gate from which Buddha departed seeking the Truth, leaving
behind all worldly life). There is a museum which at the moment
is housing all the archaeological remains excavated from these areas.
overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: Lumbini - Chitawan
Drive to Royal Chitawan 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 for the park. If
you are lucky, you may see the elusive Royal Bengal tiger both on
nature walk as well as on elephant safari. A hearty meal of continental
or Nepalese cuisine will be served in the evening around the campfire.
Enjoy Tharu cultural show programs in the evening, overnight in
Day 7: Chitawan - Kathmandu
Morning drive to Kathmandu , Check in and sightseeing of Bhaktapur
City- Kathmandu valley's most medieval city also known as Bhadgaon
and was one of the three kingdoms of Mallas. It is famous for Lion
gate, the picture Gallery, the Golden gate and palace of 55 windows.
overnight at Hotel. If time permits, sightseeing will be in the
morning or last day)
Day 8: Kathmandu - Back home
Morning checkout & transfer to International airport to board
the flight for onward journey.