Kathmandu Lumbini Chitwan and Pokhara Tour

Trip Description

Kathmandu Lumbini Chitwan and Pokhara  tour is one of the combined tour and considered to be one of the best tour in Nepal. This is one of the ways to explore three geographic condition of Nepal Terai, the plain, the hilly and mountain, so as to offer you some of the best sightseeing tour in Nepal. Each of these spots Kathmandu, Lumbini, Chitwan and Pokhara has their different specialty to offer. For instance, Kathmandu, the largest valley, and capital city Nepal according to legend it was once a huge lake, has connection to the outside world by mountain roads running north to China and south to India. This is the hub of several temples and historical sites. Therefore why there is famous saying that Kathmandu is the capital city of temples and monuments. It is the home of seven world heritage sites, located simply 20 km away from each other, listed by UNESCO, namely, Bhaktapur durbar square,  Patan durbar square, Kathmandu durbar square, Pasupatinath temple, Shoyambhunath , Bouddhanath and Changunarayan. You can have tour to these heritage sites, as per your interest and availability of your time. Kathmandu is the home of several shrines, temple, hidden courtyards, these all make you feel a peaceful heaven from the bustle of the street. You can walk and stroll around or hire a rickshaw and explore the exotic bazaar, vibrant culture, artistic monuments blended into daily life.
Thin Air Adventure Team has designed this trip to offer you the best tour to some of the best tourist hub in Nepal. During this trip you will have an opportunity to explore the cultural and religious sties mainly in Kathmandu and Lumbini, the fascinating buildings, arts and architectures, as aforementioned. Chitwan, the popular place for conservation, where there is also located a national park, titled Chitwan National. You will explore varied range of endangered animals and birds on elephant back or jeep ride and also go for boating or bird watching tour.
The tour starts right from Kathmandu, and then you will have short drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan, centre for conservation of endangered birds and animals and then you will have a drive to Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha, in plain land in Bhairahawa and after exploring all around Lumbini, you will have drive back to Pokhara via Palpa and Syanja. Pokhara is the lake city and the picturesque valley. It is also the gateway to Annapurna region trekking. From Pokhara you will have magnificent views of Annapurna Himalayan range, Mt. Fishtail known as Mt. Machhapuchre, right in front of you and have a range of adventure activities like paragliding, sky diving, boating, fishing, will have a short drive to Sarangkot, and have wonderful views of the magnificent Himalayas namely the Annapurna Himalayan range, Mt. Fishtail, known as Mt. Machhapuchre, right in front finally after making trip to all around, you will return back to Kathmandu.
 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

The views of the snow clad mountain peaks indicate that you have entered the country of the Himalayans where the people here are as diverse as the cultures here, where there is always something happening somewhere. Upon arrival, you will meet with our representative at the airport who will assist and help you transfer to a Hotel. Overnight accommodation will be in hotel.

Day 02: Sight seeing tour around Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will have a full day guided sight –seeing tour around Kathmandu where you can feast your eyes on the rich and colorful history of the country. The tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square houses the old royal palace of the Kathmandu kingdom, Monkey Temple swarming with monkeys, Pashupatinath one of the most significant Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the world, Boudha Stupa one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. One will be able to appreciate how the country is as it is. From the top of the Monkey Temple to the fluttering of the colorful prayer flags at Boudha Stupa, you will be able to feel the way of life of the people in the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Chitwan Driving duration: 4 to 5 hours

01:00 Pick up from the Bus stop to Hotel Parkside

02:00 Lunch

04:30 Sightseeing tour (visit Tharu village, Elephant stable, Visitor Center and Sunset view point)

07:00 Dinner and Culture program (Tharu stick dance 1hrs)

Day 04:

6:00      Wakeup call

6:30      Breakfast

7:00      Canoeing and Elephant breeding center. Or (Canoeing (35min) and Jungle walk 2 to 3 hour.)

12:00    Lunch

03:00     Elephant Safari

07:00     Dinner

Day 05:

6:00      Wakeup call

6:30      Bird watching

7:30      Breakfast

8:30      Departure to bus stop

9:00      Bus to Lumbini

Lumbini is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE. Lumbini is one of the four magnets of the pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha; the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya and Sarnath.  One can go sightseeing of the Lumbini garden & various monasteries that are scattered around the area. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel in Lumbini.

Day 06: Drive to Pokhara

We will be driving to Pokhara in the morning. One can enjoy the views of the green hills, beautiful valleys and some mountain views along the way. Pokhara is regarded as tourists’ paradise where natural and cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples, etc coexist. One can have the pleasure of observing views of Phewa Taal (lake), Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel

Day 07: Exploration of Pokhara

We will start off with a early drive to Sarangkot to capture the tranquil magical view of the city before sunrise and also to view the first rays of sunlight hitting the mountains on the backdrop. Sarangkot offers panoramic views of the Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other mountains. After an exhilarating start, we will drive back to Pokhara, where a whole day of sightseeing awaits us; Mahendra Cave, Bat cave, Davis falls….etc. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

Day 08: Pokhara to Kathmandu  Driving duration: 7 to 8 hours

You will take a ride back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will have the whole day to yourself. You can indulge yourself in your personal activities / Shopping. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

Day 09: Departure

Transfer to Airport for departure.