Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan Lumbini Tour gives broad and real picture of Nepal. The tour unfolds the beauty of mountains, lakes, art and architecture and key religious site of the world—Lumbini—birth place of Lord Buddha.
The crux of the tour is to offer guest maximum satisfaction by taking them to the religious site.
Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha is a place where seekers of truth want to reach once in a life. It the same place that gave birth to the profounder of love, compassion and truth. Visit to monasteries in Lumbini make you so peaceful.
The tour is suitable for anybody type of traveller from lonely to group or from honeymoon couple to family with kids.
The package shows you will see all three major touring cities—Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. The culture, art and architecture and tradition of the valley is mesmerizing for any trekker whereas the beauty of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) in Pokhara will leave deep impression of beauty in your heart forever.
You will visit all six UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites-- Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Pokhara—City of Lakes—is a natural vantage point from where you get stunning view of Fishtail Mountain accompanied by the beauty of lake and adventure activities like paragliding, zip flyer and many more.
The package takes you to the jungle of Chitwan district where you get chance to observe more than 43 species of mammals including endangered species of the world—Royal Bengal Tiger and One-Horned Rhino. It is a place where you can watch more than 500 species of birds including migrant birds from Siberia, Russia.
A representative of Adventure white Mountain will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and will transfer you to the hotel. If you are fresh enough and not tired by journey, you can take short walk over Thamel and enjoy the evening. Overnight in a hotel.
The real fun begins from today as you will be visiting four UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu.
We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square in the beginning. Here you get chance to see century old palace called Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Lord Hanuman (Monkey God) is enshrined at the entrance of the palace and due to it the palace is named after it. The Durbar Square is stretched at an area of five acres. Entire Square is divided into two quadrangles—outer and inner.
The Hanuman Dhoka Palace is covered within inner part wehereas Kumari Ghar, Shiva-Parvati Temple, Kashtamandap, is located at outer part of the vicinity. Living Goddes (Kumari) lives in Kumari Ghar. She is worshipped as female energy and it the system of worshipping her was started many centuries ago when Malla dynasty ruled the Valley.
Before the quake of 25th April, 2015 there were 50 temples in this area and at present there are around 20 such sites including Hanuman Dhoka Palace.
From here we move towards Pashupatinath Temple. Lord Shiva is worshipped here in the form of Linga. It is the greatest Shrine of Hindu. The temple is located on the bank of Bagmati River.
Bouddhanath is another place of our visit today. No any exact record is found regarding the foundation date of Bouddhanath. Some believe that the stupa was built by one of the Kings of Lichhavi dynasty more than 2000 years ago.
The stupa is built in octagonal-mandala structure and is protected by wall from all side. There in the wall you can see 108 depiction of Amitabh Buddha.
From here we move towards Swoyambhunath. It is located in a hillock. It is said that the civilization of Kathmandu Valley started with Swoyambhunath. The literal meaning of Swoyambhunath is self-existing.
Legends say that Lord Buddha visited here and gave sermon to his disciples here.
Overnight at hotel.
Patan is rich in culture and art and architecture. Newari culture and tradition reached its peak here during Malla dynasty. The stone carvings here and the palaces here speak the reality.
Built in a rock, Krishna Temple is really beautifully carved where you can read scriptures of Mahabharat and Ramayan in its beam. Lord Krishna is enshrined in the temple. We also visit Patan Durbar Square today. The palace gives complete understanding of Nepal’s history.
On this very day we drive to Bhaktapur, city of art and architecture. This city reached its peak during Malla dynasty. Lion’s Gate, 55-Window Palace and other temples are the main attraction of this place.
Overnight in a resort.
After having a breakfast we leave Kathmandu for Pokhara- City of lakes. We either go in a private vehicle or a tourist bus. It takes around four to five hours to reach Pokhara. The journey in between is so marvelous. You can view Trishuli River, cable car and various waterfalls on the way. Right before entering Pokhara the breathtaking view of Machhpuchhre (Fishtail) mountain will leave you speechless.
You arrive at Pokhara by noon. You can enjoy boating in Phewa Lake. It is one of the popular lakes of Nepal and is located at the heart of Pokhara. Evening walk in the lakeside is truly wonderful.
Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.
After breakfast we drive towards Sarangkot. It is a hill station from where you can get beautiful view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Its majestic view will mesmerize you forever. Sarangkot is popular for adventure sports. You can experience paragliding or zip flyer here.
We get back to Pokhara at noon. Here you have several places to visit like Davis Fall, Shiva Cave, Mahendra Cave. In the evening you can enjoy boating in Phewa Lake. We will also visit at International Mountain Museum. This museum keeps record of all mountaineering activities happening in the world.
After early breakfast, we head towards Chitwan in tourist bus. We follow Prithvi Highway till Mugling and ten ride on Narayanghad-Mugling Highway to reach Chitwan National Park. As we reach Chitwan, our staff will brief you about the activities that we will be experiencing here while on our stay. During evening we will enjoy our dinner along with cultural programme that is performed by Tharu.
The fun begins from early morning. We ride on elephant back and penetrate deep inside the jungle. You can even boat at Rapti River. You will see Mugger crocodile and One-Horned Rhino. If lucky enough you can see tiger.
You will visit elephant/crocodile breeding center at noon. The visit to Tharu Museum will inform you many things about this group of Nepal.
We will spend over night in Chitwan at hotel.
Lumbini is 192 km away from Chitwan. It takes around four hours to arrive at Lumbini. We will lunch at Lumbini. You can stroll around Lumbini today and get out look of Terai people of Nepal.
We will visit Maya Devi Temple and get the look of birth place of Lord Buddha. You can visit monasteries built in the premises of Lumbini. Each of the monastery has its own uniqueness.
Overnight accommodation in a hotel.
After breakfast, we drive for Kathmandu. We still have time to roam around Thamel. In the evening XYZ will offer you dinner.
Overnight accommodation in a hotel.
Here ends your trekking today. A representative of Adventure White Mountain will drop you to the airport three hours before your arranged flight to help you reach your destination.