Nepal is one of the world’s extraordinary countries: a geographical wonder and ethnological crossroads. The Nepal Panorama trip is unique blends of natural, cultural & jungle experiences. It offers varied highlights such as cultural heritages of Kathmandu, breathtaking mountain views; amazing Lake City Pokhara, elephant back safari, indigenous Tharu people’s lifestyle, scenic drive etc.
Kathmandu Valley is a living museum of Himalayan civilization and culture. After exploration of Kathmandu, a scenic drive will take you to Pokhara. The rare combinations of snow clad peaks and snow fed lakes and rivers have helped to make the valley of Pokhara one of the most picturesque and natural attractions in the country. Chitwan, which means heart of the jungle, is one of the finest national parks in Asia, renowned for its diverse and dense wildlife and indigenous Tharu people and their culture. There are excellent lodges outside the park providing the opportunity to observe animals in their natural habitat and traditional Tharu villages.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu:
Pick up at airport, transfer to Hotel. Meal: Dinner
Day 02: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu:
The rich tapestry of the cultural heritage of Nepal is synthesized in Kathmandu Valley, representing elegant architecture, refined culture, colorful bazaars and simple hospitable people. Today you will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Soyambhunath (monkey temple), Patan Durbar Square and Boudhanath.
Visit the Soyambhunath stupa on a hillock over looking Kathmandu valley. Well known as ‘Monkey Temple’ the golden spire crowning, Soyambhunath is the most ancient and mystical of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Then visit Patan - the first city of Nepal. The ancient name of Patan is Lalitpur, meaning city of beauty. The city is believed to be the first settlement in the Valley and famous for its amazing collection of fantastically carved temples and palace courtyards. You can also visit Nepali Handicraft Shop in Patan Industrial Zone for authentic Nepali souvenirs. Late afternoon, you’ll visit Boudhanath, possibly the world’s largest Buddhist stupa and a site of great veneration and Tibetan cultural. Visit Tibetan monastery and painting school. Meal: Breakfast
Day 03: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu:
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur.
Then visit the temple of Pashupatinath –the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. Situated at the holy river Bgmati, Aryaghat of Pashupati is the most sacred and popular cremation site of Nepal. Then drive to Bhaktapur that lies 14 km east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur meaning the "city of devotees" is the home of medieval art & architecture and still retains its rich medieval aroma. A city of farmers, Bhaktapur is also known for its pottery and weaving. The intricately carved temples, alleyways and timeless atmosphere of this place are simply fascinating. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the center of Bhaktapur. The Square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights some of the finest medieval arts of Nepal. Meal: Breakfast
Day 04: Fly to Pokhara:
This morning a short scenic flight takes you to Pokhara and its unique charm derived from a year-round splendid climate, spectacular lake and stunning views of Macchapucchare, or Fish Tail Mountain, and the mighty Annapurnas. Take a short drive to your resort where an eye opening views of Himalayas welcome you. After lunch, a short walk to surrounding villages and spend the afternoon in leisure enjoying the panorama. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 05: In Resort:
After breakfast, hike to Kaskikot village and return to resort for lunch.Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 06: Drive to Pokhara:
The most beautiful town of Nepal – Pokhara is a colorful town with tranquil Fewa Lake. After check-in at your hotel, you’ll’ explore the sights of Pokhara such as Gupteswore cave, Davi’s Fall and Tibetan Refugee camp and boating on Fewa Lake. Meal: Breakfast
Day 07: Drive to Chitwan National Park:
Early morning, after breakfast you will leave for Chitwan National Park. It is about four and half hours beautiful drive through scenic Trisuli gorge and flat fertile land of Tarai in southern Nepal.
You will stay two nights at Chitwan village at the border of Chitwan National Park. This two days Chitwan package provides different jungle activities such as elephant back safari, boat ride, jungle walk, bird watching, tribal dance program, visiting tribal Tharu village etc. The activities will be in group. Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Jungle activities in National Park. Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu:
5 hours scenic drive. It is a beautiful scenic drive where you can experience Nepali way of life through the window of vehicle. The drive is one of the highlights of the trip. We stop at Highway restaurant for lunch. Meal: Breakfast
Day 10: Depart from Kathmandu:
Transfer to airport. Meal: Breakfast