Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara tour by Chalkabira is a perfect combination of experiencing magnificent architecture & rich culture of Kathmandu valley, wildlife liveliness of the Chitwan National Park and certainly the natural paradise of the Pokhara Valley. Walking around Kathmandu will give you immense insights into the Nepalese history, culture, architecture and its various art forms. Besides this, a tour of Chitwan National Park will quench your thirst of enjoying wild life activities like Elephant ride through the National Park, canoe trip in the dense jungle, giving Elephant a bath in the Rapti River and ending it all with a cultural dance of Tharu community beneath the stars. It will be an unforgettable time of your life when you reach the city of Pokhara and have breathtaking views of the Himalaya massifs all around you. Apart from this, you’re in a treat for boating in the beautiful lakes of Pokhara and enjoying the night life to the fullest.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, meet our team and get transfer to hotel. After getting all refreshed you can head out and explore the streets of Kathmandu, especially the Thamel area which is backpacker’s paradise, indulge into some delicious street food and get yourself excited for the upcoming days.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
This day is dedicated to exploring the vibrant capital city of Nepal. The Durbar Square with its temples, markets and busy atmosphere is a must visit. It is also worth the climb to visit the Swayambhunath – the ‘monkey temple’. Explore the network of street markets and alley bazaars and Pashupatinath. The neighbouring towns of Patan and Bhaktapur are well worth a visit.
It can be a paradise for people with religious bent of mind as you will find many monasteries, temple and places to visit in Kathmandu. You can visit Hanuman Dhoka which is considered to be one of the must visit place in Kathmandu. To soothe your spiritual senses, you can also visit the Golden temple which is untouched by earthquake and was founded in the 12th century. A spectacular view of first stupa at Bodhnath draws the attention of a lot of tourists. Or you can take a stroll by the Garden of Dreams which has some of the most serene and gorgeous enclaves.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Chitwan
Today we leave early in the morning to Chitwan National Park which is a 6 hour drive. The drive has to offer incredible views of the Kathmandu valley, waterfalls on the way and the dense forests. Upon arrival we have lunch and get briefed about our next safari activities. On elephant back we go through the dense forests of Chitwan spotting wild animals and various species of birds. We end the evening enjoying the cultural dance of Tharu community and dinner.
Day 04: Chitwan to Pokhara.
Early in the wake you can soak in the peace jugle has to offer by taking a short walk and enjoying the chirping sounds of birds in the background. After breakfast we leave for the beautiful town of Pokhara which is around 5 and half hours away by road. We again check in to our hotel and get refreshed for one hour boating ride in the beautiful Phewa lake. We can also visit Tal Barahi temple and the rest of the evening can be utilized by strolling around the lakeside, eating delicious momos and buy that jacket you always wanted from a real Tibetan market.
Day 05: Pokhara Sightseeing – back to Kathmandu
Early in the morning we drive to Sarangkot which is at an altitude of 1590m to see the sunrise and to have an unforgettable view of the Mount Everest from such an altitude. After soaking in the view, we drive back to Pokhara and on the way we stop by Davis Falls which is a waterfall in which the water forms an underground tunnel after reaching the bottom. It is absolutely a unique sight. We have breakfast in Pokhara and leave for Kathmandu which is a 6 hour drive. After checking in the hotel we you can have the evening to yourself and enjoy the last night in Nepal.
Day 06: Final Departure
This is the departure day as we say ‘Namaste’ to the memories that will last a lifetime. There are no activities planned for today and you are able to depart the hotel at any time. Check out time from the hotel is at 12 noon. If you are departing later, you can arrange luggage storage at the hotel.