Starting from: Kathmandu
Ending To: Kathmandu
Culture: Mixture Nepalese culture
Highest Point: Poon hill 3210m
*Heritage sight and mountain flight in Kathmandu
*Panoramic mountain view in trekking & Natural beauty in Pokhara
*One horn Rhino and Tharu culture in Chitwan
Duration: 11 days
If you wish to enjoy all the best of Nepal in a single visit , this could be the trip for you.The main highlights of a Nepal trip are the spectacular Himalayas, the beautiful countryside, the heritage sites in Kathmandu, the wildlife safari in Chitwan National park and the whitewater rafting in the Himalayan rivers.
We first explore the heritage sites in Kathmandu, next morning we fly to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara whose skyline is dominated by the mighty Himalayas - Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Machhapuchare.A scenic four day trek to the Annapurna foot hills will expose you closer view of these mountains and offer an opportunity to experience Nepalese countryside. Next we head for Chitwan National Park in the tropical lowland of Terai. It is a great jungle trip to enjoy elephant back safari, canoe ride, birdwatching and visit to the elephant breeding centre etc. The trip concludes with a thrilling white water rafting in Trisuli river.
This itinerary is rush free and enjoyed by people of all ages. However , for elderly people or for family groups with kids, the four day trek is better done in five days , making the trip length 12 days.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Bouddhanath stupa.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara. Enjoy the serene mountains and boating on the lake.Short sightseeing tour around Pokhara. Overnight in a hotel by the lake.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2855)
Day 06: Climb to poon hill 3200m, enjoy great Himalayan panorama and trek to Ghandruk.
Day 07: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Day 08: Drive Pokhara to Chitwan ( 5 hrs ). A few safari activities.Stay in a safari lodge by the national park
Day 09: Full day safari activities including canoeing on the river, jungle walking elephant back safari, bird watching , elephant breeding centre visit etc
Day 10: Drive Chitwan to rafting point in Trishuli river for 2.5 hours. Enjoy three hours of thrilling rafting. Drive further to Kathmandu ( 3 hours ). Celebrate your amazing trip with farewell Nepali dinner.
Day 11: Fly back home.