Holiday in the Heavens - Himalaya mountains of Nepal : Here is something different combined with elephant ride in the jungle and a relaxing way to view the great mountains! After doing very interesting sightseeing of UNESCO world heritage sights in Kathmandu Valley, we will drive you to the ideal mountain village of Nagarkot for something different taste. Here you will be enjoying great moments with unbeatable mountain views and rural people's life style. From Nagarkot drive to to Pokhara for boating and mountain view in the lake city. One of the most beautiful picturesque lake city in the world, have excellent Panoramic view of Annapurna and Fishtail mountain ranges reflecting at the Phewa Lake.
From Pokhara we drive to the jungle of Chitwan National Park for an exciting environment where animals share their natural habitat with us! Stay in a deluxe, yet rustic lodge for two nights, or spent one in a comfy-tented cabin. We will spent some time relaxing along the Rapti river, enjoying a fascinating cultural show of the Tharu traditional stick dances, a jungle walk, Elephant ride, Tiger search, Rhino watching and a canoeing, bird-watching day trip. Then back to Kathmandu and do our final bargain shopping and take Nepalese cultural show and dinner before you leave for home.
Nepal Panorama tour 7 night 8 days, Kathmandu - Nagarkot Pokhara and Chitwan
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Day 1 : Arrival Kathmandu, pick up from airport by Earthbound Expeditions representative and Check into hotel rest day
Day 2 : Kathmandu sightseeing and Nagarkot : After brekfast go to see Swayambhu nath known as Monkey Temple - one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in Valley, Shiva Temple of Pashupatinath - the cremation places of Hindu death body, Boudhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple, Patan Durbar Square- the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century, later we drive up to Nagarkot ( 7, 200ft) - a beautiful hill station, which in a clear day provides magnificent Mountain panorama, from Everest in the east to Annapurna in the west, eight of the world's tallest Mountain in a peaceful rural settings. B
Day 3 : Early morning sunrise and mountain view anddrive to Bhaktapur the World heritage town and later drive to Chitwan National Park by bus about 5 hours. Chitwan once the hunting ground of British and Nepalese aristocrats. Today, the animals - Elephant, Rhinoceros, Tiger, leopard and deer - are protected, not shot. It is listed in UNESCO world heritage sights and one of the first finest National park in Asia.
The greatest thrill here is to scout for wildlife on the back of an elephant. B, L, D
Day 4 : We spent Full day at Chitwan National Park for the Jungle safari activities includes jungle walk, elephant riding, village visit, canoeing, bird-watching, Elephant bathing etc. B, L, D
Day 5: After breakfast we drive to Pokhara - 200 km west of Kathmandu - at least 5 hours drive.
Pokhara is a famous sightseeing point for travelers with beautiful lake and mountain ranges. One of the most beautiful lake cities in the world. Overnight in hotel. B
Day 6 : Early morning drive to Sarangkot – 6500ft. a hill top view point for sunrise and close-up view of Annapurna & Fishtail Mountain.
After breakfast full day in Pokhara excursions and sight-seeing in Pokhara : David’s fall, boating in Phewa lake and temple visit. Stay in Pokhara. B
(Optional hike of Naudanda Sarangkot or world peace stupa or Nirmal Pokhari at USD 17 per person extra - min 2 participants).
Day 7 : After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by bus (or have option to fly USD 99 per person extra).
A half-day shopping or free and enjoy a typical Nepali cultural show and dinner in evening. B, D
Day 8 : Airport drive for departure to home. B