Kathmandu – Patan – Bhaktapur – Nagarkot – Rafting- Pokhara Trekking – Chitwan
Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, meet our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu
In the morning one hour Everest flight (Mountain flight). Then we will have breakfast and full day Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley the most popular place in the kingdom was known as Kantipur in earlier times. The tour highlights are the living Goddess “Kumari” who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotes, Kastamandap temple, the temple made out of single tree and name Kathmandu is derived from Durbar Square and drive to Swyambhu Nath which lies on top of hill is the Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu. The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathmandu.
After breakfast we visit Patan city , the city of fines arts and crafts. It is in this town that world famous brass, bronze and copperware works are done, all by hand made. The tour highlights are Shikhara style Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar Square, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, the golden roofed Buddhist Monastery, Mahaboudha Temple, the temple of thousand Buddha and visit to Indurstrial estate and Tibetan handicraft center where one can see a live demonstration of carpet weaving by hand. Afternoon Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur, the best restored of the medieval Royal cities of the valley. The Sightseeing tour includes the famous, “Golden Gate” place of 55 windows” and the “Nyatapola temple” the valley’s tallest temple and drive to Changunarayan considered to be the oldest temple extant in Kathmandu valley, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was built in 323 A.D. by King Hari Dutta Malla. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. There after proceed to Nagarkot hilltop for close views of the Himalayas Mountains. Overnight at Nagarkot hotel.
Drive to Charaudi for ¾ hours, the rafting put – in – point then we will meet our raft crew. The leader of the raft will give short briefing on safety procedure. The whole day we will encounter several big- small rapids but the main interesting one are after Majhimtar which is just before the “upset” rapid and according to the Colorado river rating scale this rapid has been rated from 3 to 4. All tricky rapids bear Nepali name as well as common names, which will be told by the rafter. Lunch will be served on the beach of the river just before going through the Upset rapids. Shortly after lunch we will encounter another rapid known as “surprise”. It is indeed, for the current accelerates and the rapids increase in size and frequency. Overnight at Kuringhat camp.
After breakfast, we will continue raft – encountering Mugling and Simaltal rapid and pass another Marshyangdi river, which has flowed down, from Manang valley. Arrive put- out-point, drive to Pokhara.
After breakfast we will drive to Nayapul (about 45 minutes) and start tea house trekking to Tikhe-Dhunga (4 hours). Overnight at typical local house (lodge).
After breakfast ascending around 2 hours to Ulleri village (one of the Gurung village), from here another one and half hour to Bhanthanti for lunch, After lunch again 2 hours to Ghorepani for dinner and overnight.
Wake up early to hike about 45 minutes to reach PunHill to close view of mountain range such as Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri etc. Walk down to lodge for breakfast. After breakfast continue wake to Tadapanni about 4 hours and lunch. Then continue to Ghandrung for another 2 hours. Dinner and overnigh.
After breakfast at lodge and descending to Birethanti for lunch, which takes about 4 hours, after lunch another 20 minutes to Nayapul, from where you will be driven back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
After breakfast full day sightseeing in Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
Drive to Royal Chitwan National Park, which takes about four hour drive. Arrive Chitwan and transfer to Rainbow Safari Resort. Upon arrival briefing about activities and facilities, After lunch naturalist will take you culture tour to Tharu village, Museum tour, sun set tour in the evening Tharu stick dance overnight at Rainbow Safari Resort.
Whole day jungle activities which include elephant ride, canoe, bird watching, nature walk, visit to elephant breeding center, Tharu village, jeep drive etc. Overninght at Rainbow Safari Resort.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu transfer to hotel.
Whole day leisure for shopping.