Kathmandu-heritage city with cultural tours, Chitwan: Jungle Safari

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Kathmandu-heritage city with cultural tours, Chitwan: Jungle Safari


6 Days

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 Duration: 6 Days
 Trip Grade: Luxury
 Best Season: January, March-May, Sep-Dec
 Altitude: 1350m/4429f
 Activity: Nature and wildlife
 Group Size: 2-15

Embark on a 7-day Kathmandu Valley and Chitwan National Park tour, marveling at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Lalitpur (Patan), and Bhaktapur. Explore the cultural richness through architectural marvels and ancient Hindu and Buddhist relics. Conclude your journey in Chitwan, home to the World Heritage Site, Chitwan National Park. Immerse yourself in the steamy sub-tropical jungles with bird-watching, a laidback elephant-back safari, and an introduction to the tribal culture of the region. It's a captivating blend of heritage exploration and wildlife adventure.




Day 01: Arrival

Day 02: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03 :Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 04: Kathmandu – Chitwan drive

Day 05:  In Chitwan National Park (Jungle activities)

Day 06: Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu

Day 07: Departure


Day 1

Our representative will welcome you in the airport and transfer to the hotel. Our guide will brief you about the tour. If time permits we will proceed to sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambunath.Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. 

Elevation: 1400m./4600 ft
Day 2

Early Morning you can enjoy Mountain Flight (optional tour) It is approximately 1hours Flight that takes you to the Northeast Part of Nepal for the spectacular sight of snowcapped mountains, mainly highest of the worlds including Mt. Everest. Have breakfast at the Hotel.

After breakfast we will proceed for  sightseeing of Kathmandu covering, Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu Temple in Indian subcontinent; Bodhnath- One     of the biggest Buddhist Stupa/Temple in the world.

Pashupatinath: One of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world. The richly ornamented pagoda temple houses the sacred lingam (Phallus). This temple exists prior to 200 years BC but the present structure is 350 years old. Near the temple there are crematoriums in the bank of Bagmati river where Hindus perform their death rituals.

Boudhanath:  It lies about 6 kms east from city center and it is one of the largest Stupas in the World. It looms 36 m high with 04 pairs of eyes facing the four directions. It is built in 5th Century in an octagonal foundation representing Mandala (Lotus). A lot of people of Tibetan origin live in this area and there are dozens of Tibetan monasteries

Bhaktapur: It is the third largest urban center of the valley, located about 30 minutes from Kathmandu, the ancient trade route to Tibet. The city is beautiful and has preserved the traditional character of Malla era, in its Square, in the temples, shrines, buildings, fountains, and the lively streets of potters, wood carvers, weavers and artisans of many ancient traditions. Overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3

After enjoying breakfast we proceed to sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: This UNESCO’s heritage square with its old temples, palaces give you the feeling as if you are in the 17th century. There are dozens of impressive  pagoda style temples and palaces including Jagannath temple with Kamasutra Arts, Taleju temple, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Kasthamandap- a temple believed to be built from a single tree, Basantpur Palace, Open Market of Basantpur, Kalabhairab- the god of death, Big bell, Maju Deval  and  famous House of ‘Kumari’ the living goddess. This is the square where the kings of Nepal are crowned.

Swoyambunath: This Buddhist Stupa watches over the Kathmandu valley with its ‘all seeing eyes’ from atop the Hill. This huge dome shaped structure is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world. Its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a holy lake. The 2000 years old Buddhist Stupa is also known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. 

Patan:  Patan Durbar Square is the main attraction in Lalitpur, the city of fine arts. Patan is also known as Manigal. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts. It is also called as city of festival and feast, fine ancient art, making of metallic and stone carving statue. Lalitpur said to have been founded by King Veer Deva in 299 A.D. but, there is unanimity among scholars that Patan was a well established and developed town since ancient times. Several historical records including many other legends also indicate that Patan is the oldest of all the cities of Kathmandu Valley.Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. Evening you spend on your own way.

Day 4

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu. Once you’re ready, we’ll embark on a scenic drive to Chitwan, which is approximately 175 kilometers away. The drive typically takes around 5 hours, offering a wonderful opportunity to soak in the diverse landscapes of Nepal.

Optional White Water Rafting:

As we make our way to Chitwan, there’s an exciting option to break up the journey with some adventure. If you’re interested, we can stop at the Trishuli River for a thrilling white water rafting experience. This river is known for its excellent rapids, providing both excitement and beautiful views. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rafter, it’s a fun way to add a bit of adrenaline to your day.

Upon arriving in Chitwan, we’ll head to our lodge where a delicious lunch awaits. Take this time to relax and refresh after the journey.

Afternoon Jungle Activities:

Once you’ve had lunch and a little rest, it’s time to explore the natural beauty of Chitwan. The afternoon is packed with exciting activities:

Bird Watching: Chitwan is a paradise for bird lovers, with over 500 species recorded in the area. Our knowledgeable guides will help you spot and identify these beautiful creatures.

Jungle Walk: A guided jungle walk will give you a chance to experience the rich biodiversity of Chitwan National Park up close. Keep an eye out for deer, wild boar, monkeys, and perhaps even a glimpse of the elusive Bengal tiger or one-horned rhinoceros.

Evening Entertainment:

As the day winds down, enjoy an evening of cultural immersion. Back at the lodge, there will be a presentation showcasing the rich history and wildlife of Chitwan. Alternatively, you can witness the vibrant Tharu stick dance, a traditional performance by the indigenous Tharu people of the region. It’s a captivating way to end your day, giving you deeper insight into the local culture and traditions.

Day 5

Morning Elephant Safari:

Start your day with an exhilarating Elephant Safari. Riding on the back of these majestic Asian Elephants, you’ll venture deep into the jungle. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of the one-horned rhinoceros, various species of deer, playful monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bears, leopards, and if luck favors, even the magnificent Royal Bengal tiger.

Canoeing on the River:

Experience the tranquility of Chitwan from a traditional dug-out canoe. Glide silently down the river, observing the diverse birdlife, wild animals, and crocodiles basking on the riverbanks. It’s a peaceful journey that allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Bird Watching:

Chitwan is a haven for bird enthusiasts, boasting around 276 species of birds. During your jungle activities, you’ll have ample opportunities to spot and appreciate these feathered inhabitants, guided by experts who can identify and share insights about the birdlife.

Learning About Asian Elephants:

Gain fascinating insights into the lives of Asian Elephants during your visit. Learn about their behavior, habitat, and the conservation efforts aimed at protecting these incredible creatures.

Evening Tharu Stick Dance:

As the sun sets, enjoy a cultural treat with the Tharu Stick Dance. This traditional performance by the Tharu community showcases their unique rhythmic movements and vibrant attire, offering a glimpse into their rich cultural heritage.

Entire day we will immerse with adventure, wildlife encounters, natural beauty, and cultural immersion in the heart of Chitwan National Park.

Day 6

Village Exploration: Begin your morning with a leisurely stroll through a local village near Chitwan. Accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist, you’ll gain insights into the social and cultural aspects of the villagers’ lives. Discover their traditional lifestyle, customs, and perhaps even participate in activities that offer a glimpse into their daily routines.

Departure to Kathmandu: After your village exploration, it’s time to prepare for your journey back to Kathmandu. Check-out from your lodge and get ready for a scenic drive that takes you through the picturesque landscapes of Nepal, heading towards the bustling capital city.

Return to Kathmandu: Arrive in Kathmandu and check-in at your hotel. Take some time to unwind and settle back into the comfort of city life after your enriching adventure in Chitwan National Park.

Evening Leisure Time: In the evening, you have the freedom to indulge in individual activities. Whether you prefer shopping in Thamel, known for its vibrant markets and unique handicrafts, or trying your luck at a casino for some entertainment, the evening is yours to enjoy as you please.

Day 7

Breakfast at the Hotel:

Start your day with a relaxed breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu. Enjoy a final meal in Nepal, reflecting on the memorable experiences from your trip.

Free Time Until Departure:


After breakfast, the morning is yours to spend as you wish. Take this opportunity for any last-minute shopping, sightseeing, or simply relaxing at your hotel.

Transfer to the Airport:

Later in the day, you will be transferred to the airport in Kathmandu. Your transfer will be scheduled to ensure you arrive in ample time to check-in for your international flight. Sit back and relax during the journey, reminiscing about the adventures and experiences you've had during your stay in Nepal.

Warm Farewell:

As you bid farewell to Nepal, cherish the memories created during your journey. The warmth and hospitality of the Nepali people, the stunning landscapes, and the rich cultural tapestry will remain with you as you depart


1. Accommodation:

Accommodation in city as per booking on twin sharing basis.

4 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu.

2 Nights Hotel in Chitwan.

2. Meals:

Meals on BB Plan in city area.

Full-board meals throughout the tour in Chitwan, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Local and international cuisine options to cater to various preferences.

3. Transportation:

International and Domestic Airport transfers

All necessary ground transportation during the trek.

4. Professional Guide and Porter:

Experienced and knowledgeable trekking guide.

Porter service for carrying trekking equipment, allowing travelers to focus on the journey.

5. Permits and Fees:

Local Area permit in Kathamndu.

Chitwan National Park fees.

6. Safety Measures:

Comprehensive first aid kit and emergency medical evacuation Arrangements.

Experienced staff trained in altitude sickness prevention and response.

7. Cultural Experience:

Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, exploring cultural and historical Landmarks.

Opportunities to interact with local communities and learn about their traditions.

8. Scenic Route:

Trekking through picturesque landscapes, including terraced fields, rhododendron forests, and traditional villages.

Panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare mountain ranges.

9. Flexible Itinerary:

Well-planned trekking itinerary with acclimatization days to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Flexibility to accommodate changes due to weather conditions or unexpected events.

10. Group Activities:

Group activities and bonding opportunities during the trek.

Group celebration upon reaching Annapurna Base Camp.


1. International Flights:

International Flight cost is not included in the package.

2. Personal Expenses:

Expenses such as additional meals, beverages, snacks, and personal Items.

Tips for guides and porters.

3. Travel Insurance:

Travelers are responsible for obtaining their own travel insurance covering 

medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen events.

4. Nepal Visa:

The cost of obtaining a visa for Nepal is not included in the package.

5. Optional Activities:

Optional excursions or activities not specified in the itinerary.

6. Equipment Rental:

Rental costs for trekking gear, if needed, are not included.

7. Additional Accommodations:

Accommodations in Kathmandu before or after the scheduled itinerary are not included.

8. Charges for Extra Services:

Any additional services not mentioned in the itinerary may incur extra charges.

9. Medical Expenses:

Expenses related to pre-existing medical conditions and medications are not covered.

10. Natural Calamities:

Unforeseen events such as natural disasters, political unrest, or any 

circumstances beyond the tour operator's control.


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