This package offers a tour in three of the major cities in Nepal, Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan. All these cities are connected by nice roadways and offer flight options. Major activities during this tour are sightseeing, cultural exploration and taking part in refreshing activities like boating, jungle safari, watching shows and chilling in the tourist hubs. Unlike trekking in Nepal, each activity can be completed without physical strain and hassle.
Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan tour lets you explore the perfect blend of culture, landscape and lifestyle of Nepal. Kathmandu offers a wide variety of religious sites like Pashupati Nath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and historical sites like Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan Durbar Squares. Kathmandu is not only a place of culture and history but also a centre of fun activities. Live music, pubs and restaurants are few of the many things you can do in your spare time.
Pokhara is another beautiful city surrounded by hills and mountains. Apart from religious and historical places, Pokhara also offers a viewpoint to catch outstanding sunrise/sunset over the Himalayas like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and many others.
Chitwan National Park is an amazing place to explore wildlife in its natural habitat. One-horned rhinoceros, an endangered species is preserved in this park along with animals like Bengal tiger, Clouded leopard, etc. There are two options for Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park, you can either ride an elephant or a jeep.
This Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan tour is perfect for anyone travelling Nepal for the first time or travelling with the family because it doesn’t require any experience. This is a leisure trek and you don't have to walk for long distances or live away from modern products. This fantastic tour lets you explore all of the cultural, religious and natural aspects of Nepal.
KATHMANDU POKHARA CHITWAN TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- Mesmerizing views of sunset and sunrise from Sarangkot
- Visit popular places in Pokhara like Tal Barahi Temple, Phewa Lake, Bat cave, Mahendra cave, Devi's Fall, etc.
- Boating in Phewa Lake and paragliding (optional) to get an amazing aerial view of the Pokhara city and lakes
- Chance to see various exotic animals like one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, gharials, etc.
- Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park and visit elephant breeding centre
- Watch Tharu cultural stick dance and learn more about Tharu culture strolling the villages
What to Expect:
1. Food and Accommodation
During this tour, a 3-star hotel is provided and during your days in Chitwan, you will stay at a jungle lodge. These restaurants provide you with breakfast in the morning. Our destinations are cities and offer a myriad of restaurants serving various food. We want you to enjoy this tour as much as possible and don't want to make it strict and boring. So, for lunch and dinner, you can try any food in any restaurant you like. We can make recommendations based on your choices.
2. Religious and Historical Sites
Kathmandu sightseeing takes you to various historical places like Basantapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square while religious sites can be found every once in a while during this tour. Some important religious sites are Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath Stupa for both Buddhists and Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu and Tal Barahi Temple Bindabasini temple and Gupteshwor Mahadev in Pokhara holds major significance for Hindus. Tal Barahi lies at the eastern side of Phewa lake. Gupteshwor Mahadev lies inside the Mahendra Cave. It is believed that only ones with a pure heart can come out of the narrow entrance of Bat Cave.
3. Landscape and Wildlife
Kathmandu is surrounded by hills and mountains and greeneries can be seen every now and there. Bus rides take you through beautiful villages, rivers and you can get some views of the mountains as well. In Pokhara, Sarangkot is a viewpoint to watch mountains in Annapurna Region and other mountains. Sunrise and sunset look amazing from there. During Pokhara, various lakes and green forests dominate the landscapes. Chitwan National park is full of green lush forests and range of animals live there. It is also famous for birdwatching.
4. People and Their Culture
In Kathmandu, you can find different types of people migrating from various parts of Nepal bringing with them their own culture. Newars are indigenous people of this place and they have a rich culture and tradition. Pokhara has recently become somewhat like Kathmandu due to increasing developments and job prospects. Some major ethnic people living in Pokhara are Brahmin, Gurung, Chhetri, Magar, Newar. In Chitwan, Tharu people live with their distinct culture with other ethnicities like Brahmin, Chhetri, Tharu, Newar, Darai, Gurung, Magars, Tamang, Chepang.