Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by a staff / representative from Ang Rita Trek & Expedition as you come out at the airport after the immigration formalities. You will be transferred to a hotel. A briefing of the trekking trip will be arranged at a convenient time.
Day 02: Tour of Swayamnbhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Patan Durbar Square
You visit to Swayambhunath - the Buddhist stupa believed to be 2500 years old towering on the top of a hill commanding sweeping view of Kathmandu valley, the most profound expression of Buddhist symbolism in Nepal and possibly in the world. Next, you visit Kathmandu Durbar Square ( old royal palace ). Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, boasts for distinctive pagoda roofed temples, stone sculpture and old monuments. The main places you see Nine Storey Basantapur Tower with outstanding wood carving, Taleju Temple for its artistic richness and religious importance, Kasthamandap - a huge building believed to be built from the wood of a single tree and Kumari Chwok - abode of living goddess, KUMARI.
In the afternoon, continue sightseeing tour to Patan Durbar Square. Patan - the city of beauty, is the oldest city in Kathmandu valley - full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples. You explore Sundarichowk that contains one of the grandest bathtubs in the world, Krishna Temple - one of the masterpieces of stone art of ages. You visit 12th century Hiranyavarna Mahabihar - a still active Buddhist monastery and Mahabuddha - the replica of famous Mahabouddha in Bodh Gaya of India originally built with nine thousand bricks bearing small images of Buddha on each and every nine thousand bricks. Next you visit Tibetan Handicraft Center to observe how the carpets are made by hand.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and Explore
Fly to Pokhara in the morning and visit around Pokhara. Boating on Phewa Lake in the afternoon.
A mysterious city Pokhara, is a place of remarkable natural beauty only about 200 kms west from Kathmandu. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fishtailed summit of Machhapuchhre (6,977 m) rising behind it has added the importance of it. Phewa lake, Seti river george, Devi's Fall, Gupteshowar cave, Mahendra cave, Tibetan refugee camp, Gorkha Memorial Museum etc are the main attractions of Pokhara during this trip. However, there are hundreds of other attractions in this mysterious city.
Day 04: Free Day in Pokhara
You can hike up to the hills for better views of Pokhara Valley and Himalaya ranges or relax walking around Phewa Lake. You can engage yourself for adventure sports such as para gliding, mountain bike tour etc.
Day 05: Proceed to Chitwan National Park & Commence Jungle Activities
Drive to Chitwan National Park in the morning ( 5 – 6 hrs,). After Lunch commence jungle activities: Jungle walk / elephant safari.
Royal Chitwan National Park stands today as a successful testimony of nature conservation in South Asia. This is the first national park of Nepal established in 1973. There are more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of the endangered one- horned rhinoceros, tiger, and Gharial crocodile along with many other common species of wild animal.
Day 06: Continue Jungle Activities
After breakfast you go for a boat ride on Rapti River and enjoy the tranquil surrounding with sights of different kinds both migratory and local birds and some time crocodile. You walk in the jungle with nature guide for the possible sights of wildlife. Enjoy elephant bathing on Rapti River. After lunch you go for elephant safari to view the wild animals including one horned rhinoceros which are found only in Nepal and India. You enjoy Tharu culture program in the evening.
Day 07: Drive Chitwan – Kathmandu
Early in the morning, you go for bird watching in the jungle and the bank of Rapti River. More than 450 species of birds make their habitat in Chitwan National Park. After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu (6 hrs.) enjoying the scenery along the bank of Trisuli River. Farewell dinner will be arranged in one of the Nepalese restaurants with culture program.
Day 08: Airport Transfer
We will transfer you to Tribhuwan International Airport for your onward journeys.