Old monasteries, helpful locals and amazing treks on the roof of the world makes Nepal a remarkable adventure destination. Nepal has an excellent infrastructure for trekkers, there are some countries in the world that are as well set up for free travel as Nepal. Modern Nepal is a fascinating, diverse place now, it’s still a place you can travel and have a wonderful time. Come and experience this peaceful country with the mighty Himalayas at the backdrop and ample opportunities for adventure, hiking and photo stop. The mixing of cultures over the years has given Nepal a story as fascinating as the landscape. Explore this Himalayan Kingdom and start on the various travel options made available by us. Avail great deals on Nepal tour packages with Journey Cart Holidays
On arrival at Kathmandu International airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Embark on a city tour of Kathmandu. This full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu includes several prominent religious monuments. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a World Heritage site located in front of the old royal palace, and learn about the former Kathmandu Kingdom from your professional guide. Continue on to see the Tibetan Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath and visit Pashupatinath Temple — a shrine that honors Lord Shiva — both sacred sites designated by UNESCO. Finish at the imposing Boudhanath stupa, the largest in Kathmandu Valley. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Morning, embark on a trip to Chandragiri. Opened in 2016, the Chandragiri Cable Car is the easiest way of ascending a mountain in Nepal. From the top you will see panoramic views of Kathmandu and the snow-capped Himalaya beyond, and the ride itself is exciting, too. On this hassle-free tour you will be picked up from your hotel so you don’t need to worry about hailing taxis or catching buses. Enjoy lunch with a view at the top. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, check out and depart by a private vehicle to Pokhara (approx 6 hrs drive). Arrive at Pokhara and check in at the hotel. Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal. Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range, the city is also a base for trekkers. Pokhara is also the number one adventure city in Nepal as well as for leisure and relaxing. There is plenty of entertainment for individual travellers as well as families with kids. In Pokhara you can experience the best in trekking, boating, hiking, pony rides, paragliding or simply relax at one of the lakes near the city with the stunning Annapurna mountain range at the background. Relax in your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
After breakfast, proceed for a morning excursion to „Sarangkot‟ a 45 minutes car ride from Pokhara and 45 minutes hike to the main view point. Sarangkot is renowned for its panoramic Himalayan views – Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu as well as the city of Pokhara and Phewa Lake. In recent times, Sarangkot has become very popular for paragliding which is a wonderful experience for an adventure seeker. Then return back to Pokhara. Later in the afternoon, do sightseeing of Pokhara town – see „Devi‟s Falls‟, the water forms an underground tunnel after reaching the bottom. Then visit the Bindhya Basini Temple‟ – a oldest Hindu temple in the Pokhara Valley, has immense cultural value and dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati. Then visit the „Mahendra Pool Bridge‟- the main marketplace of Pokhara and enjoy boating on Phewa Lake.Phewa Lake is situated at an altitude of 784 m above sea level with an island temple in the middle of the lake. The reflection of the Annapurna range can be seen in its serene waters. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
After breakfast, check out and depart for Chitwan. Arrive at Chitwan National Park and check in a jungle lodge. Chitwan National Park was established in 1973 and is the first national park in Nepal. It ahs tropical and sub-tropical forests The park is home to atleast 68 species of animals, the main being the Bengal Tiger. There are also more than 500 species of birds anf 56 species of flora and fauna. One can also see the protected one-horned rhino and the Gharial crocodile. The park also has the world‟s largest terrestrial mammal, the wild elephant. The park offers interesting sights and activities. Rest of the day at leisure to relax in your lodge and enjoy the sounds of the various birds. Overnight at the jungle lodge in Chitwan.
After breakfast, proceed to on an elephant-back safari to get a closer view of the endangered one-horned rhino. One may also get a glimpse of the Bengal tiger. There is also an elephant breeding centre which gives information on the baby elephants born there. See the grasslands and waterholes in the park. Besides this the park also offers – half/full day of private jungle treks, jeep jungle tours, river boating and canoeing in the Rapti ricer. Overnight at the jungle lodge in Chitwan.
After breakfast, check out and transfer back to Kathmandu. Arrive at Kathmandu and directly visit „Boudhanath‟ which is a stupa in Kathmandu. This is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight back home.