Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Upon landing at the infamous Tribhuvan International Airport, one of our representatives from Index Adventure will be there to welcome you, who will then transfer you to the hotel. After checking in at the hotel, give some time to yourself to relax your body after the tedious flight. We will briefly explain the entire tour program in the evening. O/N at Hotel. (A).
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing.
Exploring Kathmandu valley is going to be quite the rendezvous. Kathmandu is a bustling city filled with modern influences. However, even up to this day, ancient cultures and heritages are still intact. Today, we will take you out on a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley to view these ancient cultures and heritages. The key places include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa. These historic, pilgrimage and medieval places will offer you the ancient history of Nepal, art, and culture, traditions and religion in one glimpse. O/N at Hotel. (A, B).
Day 3: Kathmandu– Trishuli River Rafting– Pokhara.
Today is going to be a long and adventurous day. We hit the road right after breakfast towards Pokhara. A couple of hour’s scenic drive is going to offer you splendid views of terraced rice fields and green hills. En route Pokhara, we will unleash our inner adventurer by rafting on the white water Rivers of Trishuli. In the afternoon, you get down to Kuringhat, where you can chill as we do some fishing and swimming. Later, we drive to Pokhara in a private vehicle. O/N at Hotel. (A, B).
Day 4: Morning Sunrise Sarangkot Hill - Pokhara Sightseeing.
When one is at Pokhara, one definitely has to go up to Sarangkot in order to catch the sun rising and gently casting its rays on the peaks of the Annapurna range and this is how we are going to start the day fantastically. As for the entire day, we will ensure that you visit the tourist attraction sites of Pokhara. We’ll end the day boating and chill on the Phewa Lake for an hour with the tranquil views of the surrounding Himalayas. O/N at Hotel. (A, B).
Day 5: Drive to Lumbini.
Time to say goodbye to Pokhara and start our scenic drive to the lowlands of Lumbini, which takes about 6-7 hours. As we enter the southern plain of Nepal, the climate tends to be generally warm and humid. After we get to Lumbini, we check-in at the hotel and take some rest. O/N at Hotel. (A, B).
Day 6: Lumbini Sightseeing.
Another day for us to be in our explorer mode as we explore the birthplace of Lord Buddha, along with the ancient heritage and exquisite Buddhist monasteries that grace this city. What will catch your eyes are the Lumbini Garden, the Maya Devi Temple, Pushkarni Pool and other various temples built by the followers of Lord Buddha. Kapilvastu is a place in Lumbini, where Buddha was conceived around the sixth century B.C and even right up 'till today, there are as yet archeological explorations going ahead looking for further facts and evidence. O/N at Hotel. (A, B).
Day 7: Drive to Chitwan National Park.
Time has come for us to get close to nature and earth itself with a drive towards the jungles of Chitwan National Park. Explore the local villages and get insights regarding the local Tharu communities’ lifestyles. Dance the night away, as you enjoy the Tharu people’s cultural performance- Stick Dance. O/N at Hotel. (Full board meal and accommodation).
Day 8: Jungle activities.
Prepare yourselves for the highlight of the trip. Right after breakfast, we will be exploring the jungles of Chitwan. You will be undertaking thrilling activities such as an elephant ride, jungle safari, canoe ride, bird watching, jungle walk, and others. Feel extremely enclosed by the tranquility of nature and the wildlife along with the rich local culture. Have your fantastic dinner and end the day hotel as you crash right in bed later. O/N at Hotel. (Full board meal and accommodation).
Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Our entire trip has almost come to an end and after breakfast, we close our chapter of Chitwan and drive back to Kathmandu for about 6 hours with a wonderful memory of the entire trip. For one last time, enjoy the scenic views of the Himalayas, white water rivers, and dense forests. Enjoy your last night at Nepal with a walk around the glistening walking streets of Thamel.
Day 10: Final departure.
Time has come to go back home with memories of a lifetime. As per your flight time, Index Adventure will drop you to the airport and bid you farewell. We wish you a safe journey and we hope to be a part of your trips to Nepal in the future.