Tour Code: EKT/NT 10 Destination: Kathmandu Valley: The City of Cultural Wonders. Nagarkot: The hill station famous for sunrise and Himalayan views. Chitwan National Park: The first national park in Nepal granted the status of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is also famous for elephant safari and jungle activities.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, meet our office representative who will assist you with your transfer to the hotel and take you through the program orientation. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Kathmandu - Nagarkot (BB)
After breakfast go for a cultural sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine. Known as one of the greatest Shiva sites, the temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati River which is 5 kms northeast of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu. Then visit Boudhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is known as the centre of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and is renowned for its richness in Buddhist symbolism. This is followed by a drive to Nagarkot; a hill station 35 km east of Kathmandu city with an elevation of 7200 ft. Nagarkot offers the best view of Himalayan Panorama during sunrise and sunset. Check in to the hotel and spend the night at Nagarkot.
Nagarkot – Bhaktapur - Kathmandu (BB)
Start the day with an enchanting view of the Himalayan Range at Sunrise, Nagarkot is most famous for. Drive back to the hotel for breakfast and then proceed to Bhaktapur city where you can explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one of the most charming architectural showpieces of Kathmandu valley. The square is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara style temples around a fifty five window palace of brick and wood. Then drive back to Kathmandu. Check in to the hotel and spend the night at Kathmandu.
Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park (AP)
After breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park, the first national park in Nepal established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. The National Park is famous for Elephant Safari, Bird Watching, Jungle Walk, Canoeing and other Jungle Activities. On arrival, check in at the hotel and enjoy lunch in the jungle. The National Park guides will provide briefing about the jungle activities that will be followed by a village tour. Enjoy a cultural show program organised by Tharu people in the evening. Spend the night at Chitwan National Park.
Chitwan National Park (AP)
Spend the entire day in nature’s arms and engross yourself in various jungle activities in Chitwan National Park such as Elephant Safari, Canoeing, Jungle Walking, Bird Watching, Elephant Bathing and a lot more. You can also visit the Elephant Breeding Center. Spend the night at Chitwan National Park.
Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu via Manakamana Temple (BB)
Leave next morning for Kathmandu. On the way, visit Manakamana Temple by cable car. This temple of Goddess Durga (Hindu Goddess) is famous among pilgrims, as it is believed that Goddess Manakamana fulfils the wishes of the ones who worship her with a pure heart. After darshan, continue drive to Kathmandu and check in at the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Spend the night at Kathmandu.
Transfer to Airport
Check out of the hotel and get a transfer back to Kathmandu International Airport in time for your flight back home.
**Plan: BB (Bed and Breakfast), AP (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)