8 Days Adventure Nepal Tour with Whitewater Rafting
Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhara – Nagarkot
A classic tour to Nepal with the thrill of rafting in the Himalaya Glacier waters. Great for those seeking a mild outdoor experience minus the challenge.
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 – Rafting – Chitwan National Park
After breakfast enjoy a two hour scenic drive along Trisuli River to the rafting start point.
Meet up with Rafting crew who will provide river safety briefing and demonstrate rafting equipment. Have fun whitewater rafting in the great outdoors for about three hours. At the end point, change into dry clothing and enjoy a specially packed picnic lunch.
After that 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. Drive takes about 1 and half hours. Upon arrival meet and transfer to Jungle Lodge. Welcome drinks and briefing.
Late afternoon short walk in the Tharu Village to take in the scenery of the rustic countryside. Evening dinner and Cultural Performance at the lodge.
Day 3 | B, L, D
Chitwan National Park
After breakfast long boat Canoe in Rapati River where you can see the crocodile resting at the river bank. After that visit Elephant Breeding Center. After lunch, some rest time and enjoy the nature on an Elephant Back Ride. You may come across endangered species of mammals such as the one-horned Rhinoceros. Other wild animals found in the park are hog deer, barking deer, sloth bear, rhesus monkey etc. Evening dinner.
Day 4 | B, L
Chitwan National Park – Pokhara
After breakfast transfer to Pokhara. The Annapurna and the famous Machhapucchare (Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain) tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. Drive takes about four and half hours. Upon arrival check-in to hotel. Afternoon city tour to Tibetan Refugees’ Camp, Devi’s Fall and Mahadev Gupteswar Cave. Late afternoon an hour leisure boating at scenic Lake Fewa and visit Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake. 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, L, D
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 breakfast relax around Lakeside and shopping. Evening dinner.
Day 6 | B, L, D
Pokhara – Kathmandu – Nagarkot
After breakfast, drive to Nagarkot (6 hrs). sunrise and sunset from this popular hill resort present you the breathtaking view of the Eastern Himalayan Range including Mt. Everest which can be seen on a clear day. It is a scenic drive with lots of lovely quaint little houses and paddy fields which takes about one and half hours. Lunch will be on the way. Upon arrival, check in resort. Enjoy a relaxing short nature walk and catch the gorgeous sunset. Evening dinner.
Day 7 | B, L, D
Nagarkot – Kathmandu
Awake in the morning to the cold but stunningly spectacular sunrise over Nagarkot Hill. The first ray of the sun firing the peak glimmering red, slowly lighting the Himalaya range. Mt Everest in the far east and Langtang and the Dhaulagiri peak in the west.After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. On the way, 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. Lunch in the city centre.
After lunch visit Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the world’s largest Stupa built in the fifth century AD. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design with hundreds of prayer wheels and 108 small images of Buddha all around.Late afternoon free to 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 8 | B
Kathmandu – Departure
After breakfast, transfer to airport for departure according to your flight schedule.
- Private A/C transportation including airport transfer
- Half day Whitewater rafting with equipment
- 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