Kathmandu – Nagarkot – Chitwan – Pokhara – Kathmandu (8 nights / 9 days)
Designed for the first-time visitor, this Nepal tour showcases the very best of this Himalayan Kingdom has to offer. The tour starts with the enchanting valley of Kathmandu, where three rival medieval kingdoms of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur once vied with one another to produce spectacular palaces, pagodas, stupas and temples. In the nearby hill resort of Nagarkot, you witness panoramic mountain views. The next stop is Chitwan National Park, known for its rich wildlife including the one-horned rhino, tiger, and over 450 species of birds. You end the tour in the lake district of Pokhara, a large valley in the shadows of the Annapurna Himalaya, an ideal place to relax with several trekking options.
You will arrive Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel for two nights’ stay.
In the morning you will visit the sights of Kathmandu including the Swayambhunath Stupa, Kastha Mandap, and Kumari Devi. Afternoon sightseeing covers the ancient capital of Patan, the artistic and architectural centre of Kathmandu Valley, and the Tibetan Handicrafts Centre with a fine collection of carpets, shawls, and jewellery.
Today morning you have an option of an early morning one-hour flight over the highest mountains in the world, including Everest. Later you will visit Boudhnath, Pashupatinath, and Bhadgaon, and drive on to Nagarkot for an overnight stay.
Nagarkot offers a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks. Weather permitting; you will witness a spectacular sunrise at Nagarkot. Later you will drive to Chitwan National Park, one of Asia’s finest wildlife areas. You will stay in Chitwan for two nights. You will enjoy wildlife activities including elephant safaris, game drives, nature walks, and canoe-rides. The cool winter evenings are spent round a campfire.
Today you will drive to the valley of Pokhara, with its picturesque Phewa Lake. The towering Annapurna range lies directly to the north of Pokhara. You will spend two nights in Pokhara. It is an ideal place for relaxation and a popular gateway for Nepal’s most sought-after treks in the Annapurna region.
The day is at leisure to enjoy this beautiful hill station.
Fly to Kathmandu late morning for an overnight stay. Remainder of the day is at leisure.
You will be transferred to the airport to board your flight back home.