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Kathmandu and Chitwan tour

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Kathmandu and Chitwan tour

Kathmandu and Chitwan Tours are one of the best Tours in Nepal. You can explore two different regions of the country. Kathmandu valley is regarding as one of the most fascinating valleys in Nepal. Chitwan National park is situated in inner Terai of Nepal. It is home for one horned Asian Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, rare and common wild animals, and more then 500 migratory and residential ...See more

Kathmandu and Chitwan Tours are one of the best Tours in Nepal. You can explore two different regions of the country. Kathmandu valley is regarding as one of the most fascinating valleys in Nepal. Chitwan National park is situated in inner Terai of Nepal. It is home for one horned Asian Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, rare and common wild animals, and more then 500 migratory and residential birds. Nepal offers an amazing variety of sightseeing attractions and adventures opportunities found nowhere else in the world.

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Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites
  • View hundreds of rare species of birds and wildlife habitats around Chitwan National Park
  • Jungle fun activities and further spot birds at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
  • Sightseeing around ancient medieval town of Bhaktapur

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. Ovenight at hotel.

Day 03: Jungle safari at Chitwan National Park. Overnight at resort.

Day 04: Jungle Safari at Chitwan National Park. Overnight at resort.

Day 05: Half day sightseeing of Kathmandu. Overnight at hoel

Day 06: Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to the International airport for onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,

Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m. You are welcomed by Eco Trip Nepal the hospitable meeting and transferred to hotel. Our guide will explain briefly the program upon arrival at hotel. Kathmandu and Chitwan briefing with officially arrangments. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: In Kathmandu (The Magical Kathmandu)

Your local tour leader will meet you at the hotel and introduce you to the cities of Katmandu Valley. We begin our morning visiting Kathmandu’s main sites, including Durbar Square, Taleju Temple and the House of the Living Goddess. Durbar Square (UNESCO Heritage site), one of the old capitals of the Kathmandu valley, is a synthesis of Hindu and Buddhist temples, stupas and statues, and is often the site of festivals, marriages and other ceremonies. Kathmandu’s Durbar (palace) the heart of the capital was where the city’s kings were once crowned and legitimized, and from where they ruled. Next, we climb the many steps to Swayambhunath (UNESCO Heritage site) known by the name ‘the monkey temple’ with its commanding views of Kathmandu (at 1420 m), its whitewashed stupas and its unique synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism. From here we can see the mighty Himalaya rising above the valley. Journey to nearby Patan (UNESCO Heritage site), the city of arts and architecture founded in AD 250 and known for its fine works in bronze, silver and copper. Many of these treasures can be seen in the new Patan Museum.  Time permits also visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp to watch a demonstration in carpet weaving.

Day 03: In Chitwan (Chitwan National Park)

It is a beautiful journey on the Kathmandu -Chitwan highway, through Nepal's middle hill & Tarai, to the Royal Chitwon National Park. By making an early start we shall aim to reach our hotel for a late lunch. Enroute, we will make few stops to look for country life, birds like vultures, eagles, Wallcreeper & Braun Dipper in Trisuli River and its rocky walls. This evening we shall paddle down the Rapti River in search of water birds, crocodile or go for Elephant safari looking for Rhinos and Tigers.
The Park comprises 1000 sq.km of Sal and riverine jungle and magnificent environment with a great variety of wildlife than any other area of Nepal. Over 480 species of birds have been recorded here and we can expect to see nearly one third of these, as well as many mammals and reptiles. These are likely to include the endangered Great One Horned Rhinoceros, wild boar, sambar, muntjc, spotted and hog deers, rhesus and hanuman monkeys, and possibly marsh muggar and fish eating gharial crocodiles. Tiger, leopard, sloth bears, and gaur (wild bison) are all common and regularly seen by the lucky ones!

Day 04: In Chitwan (Heart of the Jungle)

A full day based at the wildlife lodge we shall explore the jungle and search the grasslands for tigers, rhinos and other animals – on elephant back, and go bird-watching in the forest on foot. The dry Sal forest, Grassland dominates the Park and that hold a wide variety of species birds & mammals. This should be an outstanding day.

Day 05: In Kathmandu

Another early morning walk or elephant ride, back to the lodge, where the vehicle is waiting to take us to Bharatpur airport. We will enjoy our last day in Magical Kathmandu with plenty of time for shopping in Thamel the main tourist area of Kathmandu. Thamel is a myriad of banners, signs, music shops, bakeries, internet cafes, restaurants, bars, hotels, shops of all imaginable varieties and eccentrically clad backpackers. In the evening will head out for dinner on one of Kathmandu's excellent restaurants and farewell. Over dinner we will reflect our activities and personal insights.

Day 06: Kathmandu

Free till departure. Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to the International airport for onward destination.

Services

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 3 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2 night’s standard hotel in Chitwan with full board basis
  • Service of tour guide
  • Accident and evacuation insurance for tour guide
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees, necessary permits
  • Local guide and representative throughout the tour
  • Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hot line
  • All meals marked as included in the itinerary

Excluded

  • Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
  • Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
  • Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
  • Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

 

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What makes this trip different?

Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.

Financial support to direct beneficiaries:  In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.

Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.

Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.

For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org