7 Days Nepal Escape
Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhara
This tour takes you to explore world heritage sites in Kathmandu, enjoy quality safari and activities like elephant back ride and long boat canoe in Chitwan National Park. End the trip with visit to Pokhara — a lovely valley surrounded by the majestic Annapurnas.
Day 1 | D
Upon arrival meet and transfer to hotel. Briefing and welcome drink. Late afternoon walking tour around Thamel, a popular tourist district in Kathmandu Valley and a bustling bazaar which offers a glimpse of Nepal’s vibrant ethnic culture. Evening Dinner.
Day 2 | B, L, D
Kathmandu – Chitwan National Park
After breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the first national park of Nepal established in 1973 to preserve a unique ecosystem significantly valuable to the whole world. The park covering a pristine area of 932 sq. km is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of southern central part of Nepal. Lunch will be on the way. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to jungle lodge. Welcome drinks followed by briefing. Late afternoon short walk in the short walking tour in the Tharu Village where you can view the Tharu community’s artistically decorated thatched huts, their typical dance and how they manage life next to the national park. Evening dinner and Cultural Performance at the lodge.
Day 3 | B, L, D
Chitwan National Park
After breakfast, enjoy a Long Boat Canoe Ride in Rapati River where you can see the crocodile resting at the river bank. This is one of the more serene ways to explore the area as we float downstream with the river’s flow. After that, visit the Elephant Breeding Center and free and easy at Lodge. Lunch will be served at the Lodge. After lunch, you will travel through open grassland and dense forest on an Elephant Back Ride and while doing this you will come across different wild animals including one-horned Rhinoceros, different kind of deers, wild boars, and in rare cases, tigers. Evening dinner.
Day 4 | B
Chitwan National Park – Pokhara
After breakfast, transfer to Pokhara (200km). The Annapurna and the famous Machhapucchare (Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain) tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. Drive takes about 5 hours. This scenic drive will offer great view of local villages, jungle and rivers. Upon reaching Pokhara, check-in hotel. Afternoon an hour boating at scenic Lake Fewa and visit Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake. Late afternoon explore the Lakeside – a mix of hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars and souvenir shops that has thrived along the eastern shore of the enchanting Lake Phewa. Evening dinner.
Day 5 | B
Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara
Early morning, drive up to Sarangkot (1200m) sunrise view point for 30 minutes. Expect a very spectacular view of sunrise over the whole Annapurna range including the Machhapucchare of height close to 7000m. After sunrise, drive back to Pokhara for breakfast. After city tour visit Tibetan Refugees’ Camp, Devi’s Fall and Mahadev Gupteswar Cave. Evening Dinner.
Day 6 | B
Pokhara – Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu (5 hrs). Lunch on the way. Upon arrival check in hotel. Late afternoon explore Asan Tol. It is one of the most well-known historical locations in the city and is famed for its bazaar, festival calendar and strategic location. The bazaar attracts shoppers from all over Kathmandu because of the tremendous variety of merchandise sold here, ranging from foodstuffs, spices and textiles to electronics and bullion. Asan is also one of the popular tourist spots in the city because of its architectural sights and charming ambiance. Evening enjoy a sumptuous traditional Nepalese Cuisine with Cultural Performance.
Day 7 | B
After breakfast check out and city tour visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and if you are lucky, you will get a glimpse of the famous Kumari, the world’s only living Goddess. This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples like Hanumandhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu.. After the tour transfer to airport for departure according to your flight.
- Private A/C transportation including airport transfer
- 1 way Pokhara – Kathmandu domestic flight
- Personal English speaking tour guide
- Meals as per itinerary
- Entrance and activity fees
- Nepal visa (apply upon arrival)
- Travel insurance
- All alcoholic and other beverages
- All personal expenses
- Liabilities of loss, theft and damages