Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour is a sightseeing and easy tour in Nepal. Valley is the cultural hub of Nepal. There is always something to see and places to visit. Mountain surrounds the Kathmandu Valley which is a bowl-shaped. The valley is full of historic, artistic and cultural interests and is also home to seven UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites. Besides that, there are many temples and shrines throughout the valley with lots of inspiring Hindu and Buddhist deities.
Chitwan National park is one of the richest and most well-known wildlife national parks in Asia. It is situated 165km south-west of Kathmandu. The park is one of the two UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites which covers an area of 932 sq. km and is home to more than 43 species of mammals, 450 out of total estimated 750 specifies of birds in Nepal, many varieties of butterflies and 45 species of amphibians and reptiles. The national park offers a unique ecosystem. Encompassing hills, ox-bow lakes, flood plains, tall grasslands and thick jungles dominated by sal trees.
Pokhara is the second-largest city in Nepal and is a great place to relax. Furthermore, it is also known for its adventure. It is possible to go paragliding and bungee jumping. Pokhara is a sub-tropical valley which is at an altitude of 827m above sea level and 200 km north-west from Kathmandu. Pokhara is surrounded by the mountains and is possible to see the Annapurna ranges from most places in Pokhara.
The main area is situated next to the Fewa Lake. So great to go in the rowing boats, or sit in one of the many riverside places and have a relaxing drink or meal. However, it is the only valley in the world from where one can have stunning panoramic views. You can have views of the snow-capped mountains higher than 8000m. from below 1000m. However, Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour allows you to refresh your mind and brings pleasure.
Airports pick and drop by our private vehicle Car/ Van.
All ground transportation by private vehicle Car/ Van.
Guided sightseeing with entrance fees.
All Jungle activities as mentioned in the itinerary, including meals at Chitwan only
Accommodation in Three Start hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara ,
Flight ticket From Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Domestic airport taxes.
Staff Insurance and All government Taxes.
Air fare international.
Nepal Visa fees & Your travel insurance.
Any kinds of personal expenses.
Any drinks like alcohol, mineral water, juice.
Tips to guide and driver.
Any meal in Kathmandu and pokhara for Luncch and Dinner.
Emergency rescue not expected expensive due to cause of out of our control.
Arrive in Kathmandu.
The view of the snow covered mountain peaks indicate that you have entered the country of the Himalayas where the people are as diverse as the cultures, and where there is always something happening somewhere. Upon arrival, you will meet with our representative at the airport who will assist and help you transfer to a Hotel. Overnight accommodation will be in hotel.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
After breakfast, we will have a full day of guided sightseeing around Kathmandu. Here you can feast your eyes on the rich and colorful history of the country. The tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square- houses the old royal palace of the Kathmandu kingdom, Monkey Temple- swarming with monkeys, Pashupatinath- one of the most significant Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the world, Boudha Stupa- one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. You will be able to appreciate how the country is as it is. From the top of the Monkey Temple to the fluttering of the colorful prayer flags at Boudha Stupa, you will be able to feel the way of life of the people in the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.
Drive to Chitwan by private car.
After breakfast, we travel overland from Kathmandu to Royal Chitwan National Park. We experience you a lots of Safari activities; jungle walks, canoeing, and so forth. Once the night falls down, we entertain you with cultural performances i.e. tharu dance (a typical tradition dance of tharu culture).
In the morning you will have an elephant safari.
Breakfast, the next, you get a full day safari activities in Royal Chitwan national Park - if you are lucky, you will see many amazing creatures that you spend most time to looking for; rhinoceroses, Chitwan Royal Bengal tigers, leopards, monkeys, many types of deer and reptiles. Check your camera gear - preferably with a telephoto lens and you will not miss any shots. Overnight will be at Lodge.
Chitwan to Pokhara Tour.
Relaxing morning with breakfast in Bed. Drive to Pokhara. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the lake.
Pokhara Sightseeing Tour.
Drive to Sarankot for mountain views with a fascinating sunrise. In the afternoon sightseeing around Pokhara valley includes Bindebashini Temple, Devi’s fall, Gupteshwor cave, Mahendra Cave, Barahi Temple etc.
Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Cross the Lake and take a morning walk to World Peace Pagoda. Then fly back to Kathmandu. In the evening enjoy a traditional Nepali meal in a fine Hotel.
Transferred to Airport for your onward destination and to your new life together.
Please be aware that your safety while in Nepal is our number one propriety. All itineraries are subject to change if there are safety concerns, health concerns of people in the group and/or weather concerns. This will be decided by the Tour leader and Guide but we will always discuss the options with the group where possible to ensure peoples wises are taken into account, however, the Tour leader decision is final.
Book our fixed departures
Equipment Check – List
What clothing and equipment to take is one of the things that people worry the most about! We can advise you and help you and it does of course depend on the time of year, the area, the altitude and how many days you are trekking/climbing. When you arrive in Kathmandu we will go through all your equipment to ensure that it is correct for your trip. In Thamel (the tourist area of Kathmandu where you will be staying) there is an abundance of shops seeling equipment and clothing so if anything is forgotten it can easily be sourced.It is also possible to hire climbing equipment and also items such as down jackets, and sleeping bags saving you a large purchase.
The following equipment list is suggested and necessary for both camping and tea house treks. Use this list as a guide line. The basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weight no more than 15kg. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow.
GENERAL CHECK – LIST
The following basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weight no more than 15 kilograms. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow. Use your own experience and judgment to make your decision.
-Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
-Fleece jacket or pullover.
-fleece wind –stopper Jacket (optional)
-Waterproof sheel jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
-Lightweight thermal gloves.
-Lightweight cotton long trousers / pants .
-Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
-Sun hat or Scarf.
-Warm fleece hat or light balaclava.
-T- shirt (2)
-Thin, light weight (inner socks) (4).
-Sunglasses with UV protection.
-Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees ¾ season
-Head lamp (eg petzl) Spare bulbs and batteries.
-Small padlock to lock trek bag.
-Basic first aid kit(see First aid medicine bellow)
-Plastic bags –for keeping items dry inside trek bag.
-Daypack ( 35 to 40 litters/ 2500 to 3000 cubic inches.)
-Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad.
-Small wash towel.
-Footwear appropraite to the trip.
-Waterproof shell trousers / pants. (Preferably berathable fabric)
TREKKING CHECK LIST
In addition to the items listed in our general check list you will need to take the following on your trekking trip:
-Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof sheel outer.
-Down vest and/ or jacket (optional).
-Fleece or wool trousers/ pants.
-Trekking/ hiking boods with spare laces.
-Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
– Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and /or sandals.
-Telescopic trekking/ ski poles (optional)
MOUNTAINERING / CLIMBING CHECK LIST
In addition to the checklists for general trekking equipment above, and depending on the trip you have chosen, various items of mountaineering equipment may also be required, eg:
-Plastic boots and crampons (preferably step – in bindings ) with front points.
-Mountaineering Safety harness.
-Mountaineering Ice axe(60 to 75 cms long – depending on your height and personal preference).
-120 cms (4ft) climbing sling and to locking and unlocking caravines.
-Telescopic ski – sticks (optional).
-Prussik loops .
-Climbing helmet (optional).
-Jumer (Ascender & Descender).
-Rope and Snow bars.
Most if not all of this equipment will be needed for any trip that crosses steep, snow – covered ground, or which includes sections of glacier travel. Our recommendation that you take no more than fifteen kilos of trekking equipment dose not include your plastic boots, ice axe , Crampons ot herness/ carabiners . During the trek, climbing hard wear will be carried separately from your personal trek bag, in group bags untill needed.
In order to minimize your expense outlay for trekking and climbing equipment you may never use again, equipmeent rental and buying is possible in Kathmandu. You find them lot cheaper than you find in europe and in Usa. Shops in Thamel offer a wide range of equipment available for rent and buy. Here is some cost which give you an aidea of the cost to rent in Kathmandu.
-All purpose mountaineering Ice axe (60 – 70 cms)
-Climbing Harness .
-2 looking Carabiners , Climbing Sling.
-12 – point Crampons.
-Plastic Climbing boots.
FIRST AID MEDICINE
-Bandage for Sprains.
-Plaster/ Band- aids.
-Iodine or Water filter(optional)
-Moleskin/ Second skin – for blisters.
-Antiseptic ointment for cuts.
-Anti- bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
-Aspirin/ paractamol- general painkiller.
-Oral rehydration salts.
-Broad – spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin).
-Anti – diarrhea medication (antibiotic).
-Diarrhea stopper (Imodium – optional).
-Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria.
-Diamox (Altitude sickness – can be bought in Kathmandu.
-Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution).
– For more details please see our staying healthy topic.