Arrive Kathmandu Meeting & assistance on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport & transfer to Hotel. PM: Half day tour of Kathmandu city & Swoyambhunath Stupa. In this tour visit the 17th Century Durbar complex & Hanuman Dhoka, temple of living goddess, Narayan Mandir, & Kasthmandap a wooden temple built from a single tree, Shiva Paravati temple, great Bell & Drum, Seto Bhairav, Kal Bhairav & Taleju Temple. Later proceed to Swoyambhunath one of the oldest Buddhist stupa overlooking the entire Kathmandu valley also known as the Monkey Temple. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Pokhara: The rare combinations of snow clad peaks & snow fed lakes & rivers has helped to make the valley of Pokhara (200 km) one of the most picturesque natural attractions in the kingdom. A must for all visitors to Pokhara valley is the Phewa Lake. A half day sightseeing tour of Pokhara consists of Pokhara bazar, Davin's fall & Seti Gorge. Half day sightseeing tour of Pokhara & Boat ride on Phewa Lake. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
After breakfast transfer from Pokhara to Chitwan by surface. Proceed by road to Royal Chitwan National Park, 150 kms 4/5 hrs drive south east of Pokhara. Upon arrival, check-in at Jungle Lodge, refreshments & briefing about the programmes. Afternoon: Jungle activities of Elephant safari, walking etc. Overnight at Lodge on full board.
Full Day Jungle activities include jungle safari on elephant back, nature walks, jungle drive, canoeing & bird watching in the park having 360 sq. miles of tall grassland & thick forests. We will attempt to search out some of the elusive animals of the Terai, & with the skill of the fully will encounter the one horned Rhino, various types of deer, boar & leopard & if we are very fortunate the elusive tiger. Overnight at Lodge on Full board. Day 06: Chitwan/Kathmandu After breakfast transfer from Chitwan to Kathmandu by surface. Upon arrival in Kathmandu check-in at hotel in Kathmandu. Rest of the day at leisure.
Am: Free for optional tour. Pm: Half day tour of Pasupatinath, Bouddhanath & Bhadgaon city. Visit Pashupati Nath area where you can see famous Lord Shiva temple & Hindu cremation ground. Though you are not allowed to go inside the temple as it is strictly for Hindus only, you can clearly see the temple & the activities from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. The two-tier golden roof & silver doors of the temple are famous all over the world. Later visit Bouddhanath, the 2500 years old Buddhist stupa In the Valley built in 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people & their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels. Later visit Bhadgaon, Bhadgaon is another Newar city founded in the 9th century. Visit the ncient gateway, Durbar Square the Royal Residential Quarter of Bhupatindra Malla, famous five storied temple of Nyatapola in Pagoda style, Batsala temple, Bhairavnath temple, Duttatraya temple, Pujari Math & Palace of 55 windows PM: free for optional tour