Kathmandu, Chitwan and Lumbini, irtipur, Swayambhunath Stupa (monument), Tibetan Refugee Camp, Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa (monument), Kathmandu Durbar Square. Pokhara,to tour Bindhebasini Temple, (Hindu Goddess) Seti George, Davis Fall, Tibetan Refugee Camp and Boating on Fewa lake.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, meet with local representative and transfer to hotel. After freshening up is a sightseeing tour to Kirtipur. Kirtipur is a small historic town which is south west of Kathmandu and situated on top of hill. Tribhuvan University, Nepal’s premier seat of education is located at the foothills of Kirtipur. This historic town has many things to offer like old shrines and temples, and old houses.
Day: 02 Kathmandu – Chitwan
Departure from Kathmandu to Chitwan, it takes approx 6 hours to reach the largest & the best known safari in Asia-The Chitwan National Park.
DAY 03 Chitwan National Park (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
The Chitwan National Park, occupying approximately 960 sq km, was formally a hunting ground reserved for the royal families, now boasts of one of the richest areas in wildlife and tall grassland habitat. After breakfast, set off on a canoe ride down the Rapti River to enjoy the many species of birds and one can also see crocodiles idling on the riverbank. After the end of the trip will be the ox-cart ride back to the camp by passing the Tharu village, and thereafter, followed by an elephant ride. These well trained elephants will take into the deeper parts of the jungle where grazing one-horned rhinoceros and summer deer abound. If lucky, one may catch a glimpse of the sloth bear, gaur and even the endangered Bengal tigers.
DAY 04 Chitwan and Lumbini
After breakfast, leave for Bhairawa (Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha). On arrival, check-in to the hotel. After lunch is the visit to the birth place of Lord Buddha. The main feature in Lumbini is the Sacred Garden and the Maya Devi Temple and the Asoka Pillar which was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC.
DAY 05 Lumbini and Kathmandu
After breakfast, return to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and the evening is free and easy.
DAY 06 Kathmandu
After breakfast, visit the 2000 year old Swayambhunath Stupa (monument) which rests on top of a green hillock west of Kathmandu. This place is also known as the Monkey Temple as well. Charmed with its dazzling stupa while at the same time, it offers a marvelous view of Kathmandu city. The next destination is Patan, the oldest and the second largest of the three major cities in Kathmandu valley. Midway, visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp and tour the Tibetan carpet factory. There one will see the spinning, dyeing and weaving of Tibetan carpets. One may wish to purchase carpet(s) of one’s choice. The remaining afternoon is free and easy for shopping, etc.
DAY 07 Departure
After breakfast, it is again free and easy until the transfer to the airport for the flight to on onward destination.