We offers Kathmandu Chitwan City Tour an impressive and exciting exotic tour around the best areas of Nepal a combination of historical, cultural and scenic sightseeing tour with Jungle Safari in Asia’s best national park at Chitwan riding on elephants in the midst of verdant deep jungles of sub-tropical climate in the comfort of nice and cozy jungle lodge with modern facilities.
Starting this wonderful Pagodas-Palaces & Jungle Safari Tour in Kathmandu with ancient historical sites and monuments listed as World Heritage Sites with breathe-taking mountain flight where one can view panorama of mountains including Mt. Everest 8,848 meters during an hour flight.
After an interesting sightseeing tour of old medieval period sites, our tour continues beyond Kathmandu heading to Asia’s best and famous Chitwan National Park for jungle activities and elephant safari on the lookout for rare wildlife Royal Bengal Tiger, Rhinoceros many types of deer’s and other animals with more than 70 different species of bird life.
After an enjoyable, remarkable time “Kathmandu Chitwan City Tour” concluding this fabulous trip in Kathmandu with excellent services of Destination Holidays and its expert guide / staff.
From the moment on landing at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our staff will receive you with a warm welcome and transfer you to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. After getting refresh join other group member for trip orientation and briefing by our guide / leader regarding sightseeing tour, hotels, do and don’ts along with evening group dinner.
Morning our expert city guide receives you for an interesting sightseeing tour at places of interest, as Kathmandu is steeped with historical and cultural monuments listed in World Heritage by UNESCO, all tour accompanied by expert cultural tour guide. Tour with a short drive towards west of the city at Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hillock with grand panorama of Kathmandu city, green hills that encircles the valley with snowcapped mountains towards north.
Swayambhunath oldest historical sites of 2,500 years old listed as world heritage more than 2, 5000 years old Buddhist religious monument with huge stupa dominated by four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking at four directions North, South, East and West. At Syambhunath visit of monastery and small chapels this area surrounded with serene forest with lot of monkeys around, this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.
Our interesting tour continues around Kathmandu Durbar Square, full of ancient historical monuments, visit of old royal durbar square and Hanuman dhoka (palace) tour of old Kastamandap Temple (where Kathmandu was named after) a temple built from a wood of a single tree, tour of Kumari Goddess (living virgin goddess) resident area where Kumari are from young age, after menstruation period replaced by another young Kumari.
Walk around old freak street famous place in early 1960’s to 80’s for budget tourist and hippies before Thamel.
With mid-day lunch break afternoon short drive to Pashupatinath Temple area, non-Hindu’s restricted inside the main temple complex; but visitors can observe the temple from the opposite bank of Baghmati river, holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda terracotta roofs and four silver doors surrounded with pristine forest with lot of monkeys around. This place is crowded in the month of February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva). Close to Baghmati river cremations are done for all Hindu religion. From here a short drive towards north east at Bouddhanath Stupa also called “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants and monasteries.
After a nice historical and cultural sightseeing tour return back to respective hotels preparation for another exciting trip to Chitwan National Park for jungle safari.
Morning after having breakfast a scenic drive to Chitwan National Park an interesting journey of less than five hours, on reaching low land of Nepal Terai around Chitwan transfer to respective hotel / Resort or Jungle Lodge where you will be briefed about jungle activities’ and elephant ride. Chitwan listed as Asia’ Best National Park and included in World Heritage Sites. Afternoon a short introductory nature walk or visit of local Tharu villages for an hour and back in the comfort of nice hotels / lodge with evening cultural program with dinner.
Early morning jungle activities with elephant safari in search of elusive and rare Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhinoceros, and four species of deer’s with many other wildlife and more than 70 different species of birdlife.
After an interesting and exciting safari for an hour or two return to the hotel for breakfast with another short activities before lunch dugout canoe ride downstream on Rapti River on the lookout for water / marsh bird life including 2 species of crocodile Marsh Muggar and fresh water Gangetic Gharial.
After lunch jungle walk or an interesting jungle drive after few hours of exciting moment ending the day back in the lodge with evening Tharu cultural show and buffet dinner.
Early morning a short nature or bird watch tour and after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu with an interesting drive following the highway from low flatland to mid hills to reach back in the hustle bustle city life of Kathmandu and then on reaching at respective hotels for last overnight in Nepal with farewell dinner among fellow group member. Day 06: Morning tour and transfer to airport for homeward bound. Today, last day in Nepal with great memories and amazing experience of Pagodas-Palaces & Jungle Safari Tour, as per your international flight time our staff transfers you to Kathmandu international airport for your final departure homeward bound or to next port of call.
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