Kathmandu, Pokhara & Jomsom (8 days)

in Sightseeing

As you take on this trip, you will be guided to the most amazing sightseeing places of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, providing you an insight into the rich culture and tradition of Nepal. Then you will head towards Pokhara, where you will get to explore the beautiful ambience of the city. The major tourist attractions in Pokhara include Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall, the gorge of the Seti River, etc.

After your sightseeing tour in Pokhara, you fly to Jomsom which is blessed with exquisite natural beauty. Jomsom is situated on the bank of Kali Gandaki River and is dominated by massive Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri peaks. An excursion around Jomsom gives you a truly rewarding experience of a lifetime. The trip concludes in Chitwan, with a visit to Nepal's biggest National park. The Royal Chitwan National Park, situated in the tropical Terai region, is renowned for being home to various rare species, particularly the one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger. Taking on this fun-filled journey, you get to experience real adventure and pleasure, leaving you with unforgettable memories to cherish.

TRIP FACTS
Trip length: 7 nights / 8 Days
Activity: Sightseeing tour
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu

OUTLINE ITINERARY
Day 01  - Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02  - Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03  - Sightseeing in Pokhara & Boating on Phewa Lake
Day 04  - Fly to Jomsom and Excursion around Jomsom
Day 05  - Fly to Pokhara and Transfer to Royal Chitwan National Park
Day 06  - Safari excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
Day 07  - Return Kathmandu
Day 08  - Depart Kathmandu

Testimonials

NEPAL CULTURAL TOUR

"Our tour guide was friendly, kind, knowledgable and highly professional. The hotels we stayed in were very good. We found the places we visited in Nepal very beautiful and interesting."

Name: Gianpaolo Roffi
Country: Italy
Area: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Chitwan Tour
Date: June, 2009

DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
A representative and driver from our office will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your designated hotel. We will arrange a meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.

Day 2:
AM: sightseeing of Bhaktapur, Pasupathinath & Boudhanath.
PM: sightseeing of Patan and Swayambhunath
As you set for your sightseeing tour after having healthy breakfast, Kathmandu starts unveiling its appeal. Your trip includes visits to Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple, a very sacred Hindu pilgrimage site. Your guide will enlighten you with detailed historical and cultural information about the place. After this religious journey, you march towards your next destination, Bhaktapur. In Bhaktapur you will witness unique culture of Nepal and finest display of craftsmanship. It is the only place in Nepal which still remains untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur and you will tour around all these places.

After relishing a delicious lunch, your will be guided along the interesting places around Patan like Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple etc. You will also visit Swayambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swayambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. By the end of the trip you will be completely immersed into Nepal culture.

Day 3: Fly to Pokhara, Pm: sightseeing of Pokhara city and Boating on Phewa lake
After healthy breakfast you fly to Pokhara. On reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to best resorts or hotels of your choice. Pokhara will have you mesmerized with its majestic sight of snow-capped mountain peaks and exquisite beauty. Pokhara is most popular for its lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Your trip includes visits to all these exotic places. You can savour the pleasure of boating on Phewa lake. Exploring the deep-seated mysteries of intriguing caves like Mahendra Gupha will further heighten your adventure spirit. The Devil's Fall, the gorge of the Seti River and Tibetan refugee camp are the other dotted places you will be sightseeing.

Day 4:
AM: Fly to Jomsom
PM: Excursion around Jomsom
Your next destination is Jomsom. As you fly to Jomsom, fun-filled adventurous journey awaits for you. Pokhara-Jomsom flight gives you the most thrilling panoramic view of Himalayas and rivers. After taking proper rest and meal, you get ready for your excursion in Jomsom. Travelling to Jomsom will take you down to the memory lane of ancient kingdom of Mustang. Muktinath is the most popular site in Jomson. As you visit this sacred site, you will able to grasp a complete picture of Hindu religious and culture, tradition and custom of local people.

Day 5: Fly to Pokhara, drive to Chitwan, transfer to Royal Chitwan National Park
You will directly fly to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you head for Chitwan. Chitwan houses rich wildlife, lush grasslands and rare species of bird and animals. Chitwan national park is your target destination. It give a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several are species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros and leopard and also leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sightseeing these are very high owing to the expertise and experiences of guides.

Day 6: Safari excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
You surrender yourself to the pure pleasure of jungle activities. Your safari excursion includes Elephant safari, Wildlife safari, jeep safari, canoeing and bird watching. On your jungle safari through the majestic jungles of Chitwan National Park, you may encounter rare endangered species like one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger and rich diverse ecosystem. You can have the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experience of your lifetime.

Day 7:
Am:
Drive to Kathmandu
PM
: Free for Independent Activities
After you are done with your tour in Royal Chitwan National Park, you return to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you can indulge in any kind of activities of your interest. You can simply go for shopping, walking, sightseeing or any kind or recreational activities.

Day 8: Depart Kathmandu
Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

Contact us at enquiry@explorehimalaya.com for more information

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This article was published on 2010/12/05