Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara are three major cities of Nepal with their own specialties. Kathmandu, the capital city of the country is known as city of temples in the world and it has cultural significance. Chitwan is famous for jungle safari whereas Pokhara, the city of lakes is one of the naturally gifted cities in the world. This tour package of 8 days lets you explore the best of these three cities.
The trip begins with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You get an opportunity to visit some of UNESCO’s world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple). Pashupatinath Temple, located on the outskirts of Kathmandu city is one of the holiest temples of Hindus. Thousands of Hindus especially from Nepal and India visit the temple to pay homage to Lord Pashupatinath (Lord of Animals), an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Patan Durbar Square, one of the three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu valley used to be the palace of Malla kings and it showcases the architecture of Newa people. Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa are two major spiritual sites of Buddhists in Nepal. After admiring the cultural beauty of Kathmandu valley, we take a drive by tourist bus towards Chitwan which takes us around 4-5 hours to reach our destination. Chitwan owes the first national park of Nepal, Chitwan National Park which is one of the two national parks of Nepal enlisted in UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Many tourists visit the park to spot various endangered animals and birds. You can enjoy your time in Chitwan by involving in various exhilarating jungle activities such as Elephant rides, Jungle walks, Jeep safaris, birds watching, canoeing, etc. After exploring Chitwan National Park, our next destination is Pokhara which can be reached by 3 hours drive from Chitwan. Pokhara, one of the major destinations of tourists visiting Nepal is naturally beautiful with lakes, falls, caves and mountainous beauty. We visit various sites in Pokhara including World Peace Pagoda, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave and International Mountain Museum. We can enjoy our time in Lake Side admiring awe-inspiring views around there. After having great time in Pokhara, we drive back to Kathmandu.
Join this tour package to explore major sites of Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara. You can tour with your friends and family too. Spending your holidays with your friends and family can’t get any better.
We believe emergency medical coverage is very essential for any traveler traveling to Nepal. Travel insurance exists to ensure that trekkers/travelers get medical help if things go wrong. For our treks and trekking peak expeditions in Nepal, you are highly recommended to get yourself insurance that takes account of trekking to 5000–6000m with helicopter evacuation. Lastly, make sure that you compare your insurance plans with others to get the right policy for you.
Yes! A 25 % deposit of the full payment is required to book the respective trip package. We have very simple cancellation policy in case of your trip cancelled.
The full payment due is after your arrival in Kathmandu and before the commencement of the particular trip package that was booked by the client. And if you deposit your full payment two month prior to your arrival we will give you the surprise gift upon your arrival at Hotel.
No, you don’t have to book anything else yourself because we provide a fully guided tour packages to all of our clients. From the airport pick up to your hotel rooms for your stay, all are inclusive to our trip packages, so, even during the entire trip, our guide will accommodate you entirely without the need to book anything yourself.
Cancellation policies are defined as the circumstances in which the “Host Company” will return (or in some cases doesn’t return) the money to their guest when the booked trip package is cancelled. Generally these policies tend to protect the “Host Company” in the event of unpredicted and unanticipated cancellations of a particular trip package. It is expected for our clients to keep in mind that each tour package available through Himalayan Trekking Alliance has a cancellation policy, and we try to do our best when you choose to cancel a tour package booked by or on your behalf.
As we asked for a 25% advance to confirm your trip, this amount will not be refunded if you don’t notify us about your cancellation or any re-scheduled date within five days before your scheduled arrival. However, if you provide us with your re-scheduled dates, we will keep your advance for up to one year from your scheduled arrival and apply it to the cost of your rescheduled trip. We may ask for an additional advance amount if the overall cost of the trip increases.
To apply for Nepal’s entry Visa, you can submit an application for a visa directly on the official website of the Department of Immigration in Nepal before traveling to Nepal. Click here for online application. You can also acquire and obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. You can also obtain an entry visa at the following border points of entry in Nepal if you traveling overland:
Our trekking packages are all inclusive in the basic standards, but we suggest each of you carry Nepalese currency of about Rs 40,000/- to Rs 50,000 (about $400 to $500) for extra expenses for the trip. These includes:
For your safety, this is the suggested trekking gear list for any type of trekking in Nepal. Either you bring most of your trekking gear with you or you can buy all of the following gear in Thamel, Kathmandu from one of the many shops open from 10am to 8pm.
Note: Sleeping bag and down-jacket can be rented in Kathmandu.