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World Heritage Sites And Wildlife

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Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Easy
Starting point
Your accommodations in Kathmandu
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Pickup Option
Free Pickup

During this 7-day tour, you'll visit a total of 8 UNESCO Listed World Heritage Sites in both Chitwan & Kathmandu., eventually ending up in Chitwan National Park. Here we will get involved in fun-filled activities in nature. This is an easy tour suitable for any age group.

What to expect?

Itinerary:

Day 1: You arrive at Kathmandu airport and our car will pick you up from the airport and drop you to your hotel

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • You arrive Kathmandu and our representative will pick you up from the airport and drop you to your hotel.

No meals included on this day.

Accommodation included: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Visit to World Heritage Sites

Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur), Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • Like its counterpart in Kathmandu, Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting combination of palace buildings, artistic courtyards, and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. One remarkable monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone.

Stop At: Changunarayan Temple

  • Changunarayan Temple is situated on a ridge overlooking the valley, about 12 km to the east of Kathmandu. It is dedicated to the Hindu god Bishnu and is one of the finest and oldest specimens of pagoda architecture built in 323 AD by King Hari Dutta Varma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings, and its position above the Kathmandu Valley affords a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside.

Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • As that of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square, this is the third medieval city-states in Kathmandu Valley which is home of medieval art and architecture. Located 14 kms east of Kathmandu City, this place was founded in the 9th Century. Bhaktapur has three major squares full of a towering array of temples overlooked by the Palace of 55 windows built by King Bupatindra Malla. The Nyatapola Temple, also built by King Bhupatindra Malla, is the best example of Pagoda style and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures - two famous strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation included: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive to Chitwan and Activities in Chitwan

Stop At: Chitwan Tharu Village, Sauraha, Chitwan District, Narayani Zone, Central Region

  • We drive to Chitwan for 5 hours, check in to the hotel. Freshen up, have lunch and go for village tour walking along the Rapti river.

Stop At: Sauraha Tharu Culture House, Sauraha, Chitwan District, Narayani Zone, Central Region

  • In the evening after dinner we go for watching Tharu cultural dance and can participate if you want.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, & dinner

Accommodation included: Hotel in Chitwan

Day 4: Activities in Chitwan National Park

Stop At: Chitwan National Park, Sauraha, Chitwan District, Narayani Zone, Central Region

  • After breakfast in the lodge we go for a canoe ride along the Rapti River which is an excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. We'll walk through the jungle on the way back, so that we can enjoy the elephant bathing.

Stop At: Chitwan National Park, Sauraha, Chitwan District, Narayani Zone, Central Region

  • After lunch we go for Jeep Safari which is an excellent opportunity to see different kinds of animals such as deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear, and the Royal Bengal Tiger.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, & dinner

Accommodation included: Hotel in Chitwan

Day 5: Drive back to Kathmandu

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • Today we drive back to Kathmandu and drop you to your hotel Duration: 6 hours

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation included: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 6: Visits to World Heritage Sites and Farewell Dinner with Dance

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • Pashupatinath, a pagoda-style Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is considered to be the powerhouse of Hindu spiritual power in religious terms. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple is 6 kms from Kathmandu city. Behind the temples are the cremation grounds.

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list, this enormous stupa where thousands of pilgrims gather daily to make a ritual circumnavigation of the dome, beneath the watchful eyes of the Buddha, which gaze out from the gilded central tower. This is one of the few places in the world where Tibetan Buddhist culture is accessible and unfettered, and the lanes around the stupa are crammed with monasteries and the surrounding is paraphernalia for Buddhist life.

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • Kathmandu’s Durbar Square is one of three royal palace squares in the Kathmandu Valley. This site was the royal residence until the 19th century where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch use to take place.

Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

  • This Buddhist Stupa said to be 2000 years old is a perfect architecture of gilded spire and whitewashed dome located under thousands of fluttering prayer flags. From the spire, four faces of Buddha stare out across the valley in the cardinal directions. The entire structure is symbolic.

  • We spend our last evening in Kathmandu in a farewell meal together sharing photos recalling the excitements of the trip and exchanging emails in one of the traditional Nepalese restaurants.

Meals included: breakfast, dinner

Accommodation included: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 7: Your flight back home

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport

  • Today after breakfast you are in leisure on your own. You will be escorted to the airport for your flight home at your flight time.

Meals included: Breakfast

No accommodation included on this day.

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

What is included?

  • All airport/hotel pick up and drop off in private vehicles
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All permit fees and jungle activities in Chitwan National Park
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner while in Chitwan according to the itinerary
  • An English speaking knowledgeable tour guide/nature guide in Chitwan
  • Ground transportation
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural dance

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)
  • Overnight items

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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