Golden Triangle Tour of Nepal (8 Days / 7 Nights)
This eight-day comprehensive tour of Nepal includes the enchanting Kathmandu valley visiting its three principal cities of Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur along with other widely-known areas of interest such as the Royal Chitwan National park (932 sq. km) in south central Nepal for a wildlife experience and combining it with a visit to the scenic Pokhara valley in mid west Nepal governed in the north by the majestic Annapurna massif, a glittering wall of ice rising above the tranquil lakes of this beautiful valley.
Day 1: Kathmandu
Sunday, January 20, 2019 - Monday, January 21, 2019
Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet & greet assistance at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu
Monday, January 21, 2019 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Full day tour of Kathmandu city including Durbar Square which is also called Hanuman Dhoka named after the monkey god where a stone statue of Hanuman is placed right next to the main entrance protecting the whole palace; Swayambhunath stupa built in 250 BC, Patan -the capital city of Malla dynasty with many beautiful monuments built between 15th and 17th century and Tibetan Refugee Camp.
Day 3: Kathmandu
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Full day tour of Bhaktapur -the city of devotees, founded in 889, in the shape of a conch shell, Pashupatinath -the largest and holiest Hindu Temple & Bodhnath -the huge Buddhist stupa built during the 5th century.
Day 4: Kathmandu - Chitwan
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - Thursday, January 24, 2019
In the morning drive to the Royal Chitwan National Park (145 km/4.5 hrs.). At the park boundary naturalist will receive and drive you to your jungle lodge. Game viewing in the afternoon. Thanks to the extensive and effective park and reserve system, Chitwan has managed to preserve more endangered species of flora and fauna than any other area.
Day 5: Chitwan
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Friday, January 25, 2019
Full day jungle activities such as elephant safari/jeep safari, dugout canoe ride, bird watching etc. In the evening witness a performance of Tharu stick dance or a slide show on the flora & fauna of the Chitwan Park.
Day 6: Chitwan - Pokhara
Friday, January 25, 2019 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
Drive to Pokhara. Check-in at your hotel. Afternoon at leisure in this beautiful hill resort situated in the central of Nepal, with its sub tropical vegetation of banana palms, citrus trees, rice paddy and mustard fields. Dominated by the Annapurna Massif to the North, the Pokhara valley is dotted with lakes.
Day 7: Pokhara
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - Sunday, January 27, 2019
Morning tour of Pokhara City and a boat ride on the Phewa Lake -the second largest lake of Nepal.
Day 8: Pokhara - Kathmandu
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - Monday, January 28, 2019
Drive back to Kathmandu and departure transfer to connect your outbound flight.