Pokhara & Chitwan (4N/5D)

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Pokhara

Pokhara is a sub-metropolitan and the second largest city of Nepal as well as the headquarters of Kaski District, Gandaki Zone and the Western Development Region. It is located 200 kilometres (120 miles) west of the capital Kathmandu. Despite being a comparatively smaller valley than Kathmandu. Pokhara lies on an important old trading route between China and India. There are numerous temples and gumbas in and around pokhara valley. Many temples serve as combined places of worship for Hindus and Buddhists.

List of places to visit in Pokhara Nepal:

1. Begnas Lake:

Begnas Lake is one of the top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. Begnas Lake is a freshwater lake in Pokhara city of Nepal. This lake is getting high popularity in the tourism sector. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Nepal. It is attracting thousands of visitor per years. Begnas Tal is about 10km southeast of Pokhara, a road leaves the Prithvi Highway.

2. Rupa Lake:

Rupa Lake is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. A fifteen-kilometer drive to the east of town lies two fascinating lakes which are less visited. The trip is an alternative to Fewa Tal. A hike to Panchabhaiya offers the fascinating view of twin lakes and Annapurna Himal on the background. Rupa Lake is also in the list of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal. Rupa Tal is about 10km southeast of Pokhara, a road leaves the Prithvi Highway.

3. Phewa Tal:

Phewa Tal is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. Tal means lake in Nepali. Phewa Tal is the largest lake in the Pokhara valley. The lake is the center of attraction and most enchanting lake among other lakes of the Pokhara valley. The lake is best situated for boating, bird watching and especially photographing the scenic mountains. The excellent setting of the lake and the reflections of the Annapurna Mountain are something no visitor would like the miss on a boating trip. Phewa Tal is also the list of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal.

4. Barahi Temple:

Barahi Temple is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. It is built in the middle of Phewa lake dedicated to the Goddess Baraha – the universal protector is the boar manifestation of Goddess Shakti. She is often worshiped with the sacrifice of animals. Nobody forgets to visit this Barahi Temple. So, we have ranked here the list of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal.

5. Sarangkot:

Sarangkot is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. It is situated at 1500 meters which are a former fort of Kaski Kings. An early morning drive to watch the sunrise is the best-recommended trip. Nowhere else in the world can one enjoy such a magnificent panorama up so close? Starting from Dhaulagiri in the extreme left, the view includes Annapurna South, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th , and Machapuchhre and Lamjung. Sarangkot is here is the list of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal but Sarangkot lies places to visit around the Pokhara. It is not far from town city of Pokhara.

6. World Peace Pagoda:

World Peace Pagoda is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. List of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal includes World Peace Pagoda. This is a most beautiful place of the country Nepal. A massive Buddhist Stupa is situated on top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa lake. Besides being an impressive sight in itself, the shrine is a great vantage point, which offers a spectacular view of the Himalayas, Phewa Lake, and Pokhara city.

7. Devi’s Fall:

Devi’s Fall is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. Locally known as Patale Chhango, is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south -west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. The water is the drainage of the Phewa lake and submerges into the earth creating a wonderful waterfall and one of nature’s wonderful of the valley.

8. The old Bazar:

is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. Pokhara’s traditional bazaar is colorful and so are its ethnically diverse traders. Newar architecture and craftsmanship is expressed in its temples and in the windows. The past richness is expressed in its art and craftsmanship.

9. Bindya Basini temple:

Bindya Basini temple is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. Bindhyabasini Temple is the center of religious activities in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. People offer the sacrifice of animals on the belief that she will help them fulfill their desires and wishes.

10. Gupteshor Guffa (Cave):

Gupteshor Guffa (Cave) is another Top 10 Places to visit in Pokhara Nepal. A scared cave known as Gupteswor Gufa lies 2 km away from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading south-west from the city. The entrance is right across Devi’s Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. List of places to visit in Pokhara, Nepal includes the Gupteshwor Guffa.

In short, Pokhara is not the work of an artist. The landscape of the valley itself is a beautiful portrayal of natural beauty. It is a pure gift of nature. So, it is a paradise for the naturalists and dreamland for the lovers. At the same time, it is a focal point of luxury queens. The vein-like motorable roads, abundant facilities of ultra modern life viz- sky-rocketing shopping malls, mushrooming number of schools and colleges, luxury hotels, hospitals and research centers etc. prove that the city is galloping to modernity and prosperity.

Chitwan

The Chitwan District is one of 75 districts of Nepal, and is located in the southwestern part with Bharatpur, the fifth largest city of Nepal, as its district headquarters. The district takes its name from the Chitwan Valley, one of Nepal’s Inner Terai valleys between the Mahabharat and Siwalik ranges, both considered foothills of the Himalayas. Narayangadh is located on the banks of the Narayani River, and is the main town with numerous shopping zones where people come from all over the district and neighbouring districts. 

Chitwan is very popular for tasty Taas a spicy fried goat-meat lunch dish served with Bhuja or Cheura available in many restaurants. Momo, Sukuti Khaja Set and other Newa Cuisine also available. Dal bhat is the staple food of the area, meat and dairy products are also widely consumed. For centuries, traditional fermented foods and beverages have constituted about 20 per cent of the local diet. Depending on altitudinal variation, finger millet, wheat, buckwheat, barley, vegetable, potato, and soybeans are grown. Things to do in Chitwan:

  1. Chitwan Jungle Safari
  2. Bird Watching Tours
  3. Elephant/Jeep Safari and nature walk
  4. Tharu Cultural Show
  5. Canoe ride and bird watching
  6. Elephant and Crocodile breeding center visit
  7. Night tower stay at jungle

Pokhara & Chitwan

4N/5D (BB Plan)

DAY 01- (KATHMANDU TO POKHARA)

  • Receiving at Kathmandu Airport and after that drive to Pokhara
  • Arrive Pokhara and check in at Hotel.
  • Evening walk in lakeside.
  • Overnight at Hotel

DAY 02- (POKHARA)

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Early morning excursion to Sarangkot for sunrise view.
  • Visit Bindebasini Temple, Devi’s fall, Gupteshwor Cave and One hour Phewa Lake boat ride including visit of Barahi Temple.
  • Evening leisure time for shopping.
  • Overnight at Hotel

DAY 03- (POKHARA-CHITWAN BY ROAD) 

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Drive to Chitwan
  • Check in at hotel.
  • At evening time guests will be taken for village walk depending on the time of arrival at the resort.
  • Tharu Stick Cultural Dance show.
  • Dinner at your respective hotel.
  • Overnight at Hotel

DAY 04- (CHITWAN) 

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Elephant Safari, Sunset from river bank, Canoe ride, Jungle safari, Elephant Breeding Center and Bird watching (Full day at Chitwan)
  • Lunch and Dinner at hotel.
  • Overnight at hotel

After breakfast, you are taken to our elephant stables where a senior naturalist briefs about the interesting and unbelievable habits of elephant. Here one may witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath. Lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon you may choose to relax around the resort or take a drive through the jungles in four wheel drive jeep followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. The river ride provides opportunity of viewing the gharial crocodiles as well as the mugger crocodiles, fresh water dolphins, otters and varieties of water birds.

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You may also feel like going for a nature walk or birding with one of our naturalists to know more about the flora of the Chitwan National Park Those on canoe ride are taken back to the resort four wheel drive jeep from the endpoint.

DAY 05- (CHITWAN TO KATHMANDU) 

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Check out from Hotel
  • Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu International Airport
  • This day you will be transferred to your airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.

Route: Kathmandu/Pokhara/Chitwan by road (If you want then we can arrange flight also)

You have an option of both driving as well as flying back to Kathmandu from Bharatpur airport. It will be just a 25 minutes flight.

Tour Ends

Inclusions:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation at respective hotel with breakfast in Pokhara
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at respective hotel with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Chitwan.
  • One hour boat ride at Phewa Lake including visit of Barahi Temple in Pokhara 
  • Visit of Sarangkot and Pokhara tour with a local English speaking guide
  • All jungle activities as mentioned in the program in Chitwan 
  • National Park Fee 
  • Sightseeing Entrance fees
  • Tour guide fees 
  • Transportation Pokhara/Chitwan / Kathmandu by A/c or non A/c car / van exclusively depending on the no of pax.
  • Entrance fees of Pokhara’s activities as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Presently applicable Hotel Taxes (24.3% VAT and Service Charge)
  • Breakfast in Pokhara and Chitwan.
  • Lunch and dinner in Chitwan.

Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses (Tips, beverage, laundry, telephone call, etc.) 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cost of Boating
  • Lunch & Dinner in Pokhara.
  • Cost of Paragliding and Ultra-Flight (30 min/60min/90min) is not included. If you want to do paragliding then we will manage for you.
  • International airfare
  • Domestic Airfare for Chitwan (Bharatpur)/Kathmandu

Note: If you will be bored by vehicle and you want to travel through Domestic Flight then we will arrange Domestic flight as well.

Paragliding: is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying Para gliders lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing comprising a large number of interconnected baffled cells.

Ultra-Light Flight: Ultra-light Flight aircraft is another medium to observe the full spectrum of the magnificent Pokhara valley along with mountain peaks and lakes at the same time.

Bungee Jump:  Nepal’s first and only tower Bungee, High Ground Bungee & Swing has something for everyone. Located at a convenient 20 minutes from Pokhara Lakeside, the jump site offers a spellbinding view of the Himalayas, the hills and the rivers that will take your breath away.

Zip Flyer: Zip flyer is the one of attractive adventure activities in Nepal and has been attracting tourists with different opportunities of adventure sports, has ushered in yet another new product for adventure tourism. The Zip-flyer that starts from the 1625mtrs in Sarangkot and ends at 960mtrs in Hemmja plain would attract the adventure tourist in Pokhara and Zip flyer in Nepal is the longest one in the world which is 1860mtrs long, Alaska US has Zip flyer but which is 1600mtrs long only.The Zip flyer is very amazing adventure to the tourist they can easily view Annapurna mountain range, Fishtail, Daulagiri range, Lamjung Himal ranga and Panoramic view of Pokhara valley and tourist feel flying in to the air which runs 140km/per hour speed. Zip flyer is Comfortable and installed the best technology for its authenticity, strength and durability.

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  • Trip Duration : 4N/5D (2N Pokhara & 2N Chitwan)
  • Start - End : Kathmandu Airport - Kathmandu Airport
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