Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan Leisure Tour

This tour takes you through amazing Kathmandu, splendid Pokhara and Phewa lake along with wildlife safari at Chitwan in a matter of 7 nights and 8 days.

  • Bhaktapur Panorama, Nepal

  • Patan Durbar Square, Nepal

  • Kathmandu

  • Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu

  • Thamel Shopping, Kathmandu

  • Annapurna Range from Nagarkot

  • Mahendra Caves in Pokhara, Nepal

OVerview

What is in Nepal?
For over forty years or more, Nepal has been an extremely fascinating destination for travelers, scholars, and researchers. For those interested in culture, the Kathmandu valley, is endowed with seven World Heritage sites. This valley was divided into three kingdoms less than a century ago. It now contains countless architectural monuments, and vestiges of varied cultural and religious traditions.

Kathmandu Valley consist of:

Kathmandu:
Kathmandu the capital of Nepal has lot to offer in terms of Palaces, Temples and Monasteries. Apart from wonderful Palace and Darbar Square, it also has a great shopping and scenic places where time just flies past and travellers delight.
Thamel area in heart of city has recently emerged as the most popular tourist destination. Being approachable by 15 to 20 minute walk from the center of Kathmandu. Thamel has clean narrow streets full of mushrooming lodges, hotels for budget travellers. Restaurants, bars and other tourists oriented shops can be seen bustling with activities.
Patan
Patan (The city of beauty) is situated on the southern bank of the holy river Bagamti (a tributary of the Ganges) some five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. Nowadays, it has virtually become part of sub metropolitan Kathmandu. The city is famed for its wealth of Buddhist and Hindu temples with an abundance of fine bronze gateways and wonderful carvings. Patan is known for its expert craftsmen and metal workers.
Pokhara
Most of the tourists visiting Pokhara begin and end trek to the Annapurna Base Camp and Mustang. The tourist district is along the north shore of the Phewalake. Pokhra  is mainly made up of small shops, non-star tourist hotels, restaurants.
Phewa Lake, Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley is the most popular tourist destination.
It connects Pokhara city; parts of Sarangkot and Kaskikot. The lake is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake.

Chitwan
Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. Formerly called Royal Chitwan National Park it was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984.

Nepal

Itinerary

Duration : 7 Nights & 8 Days – Kathmandu  to Kathmandu

Day 1: Kathmandu
•    Arrival in Kathmandu, assist and transfer to Hotel by Red Rose representative.
•    Evening free for excursion.
•    O/ N at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu
•    Breakfast at hotel
•    Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing includes Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupaninath, etc.
•    Evening free.
•    O/ N at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 3: Kathmandu/ Pokhara (200km/6-7hrs)
•    Breakfast at hotel.
•    Departure from Kathmandu to Pokhara
•    Hotel check in Pokhara
•    Evening: One hour boating in Fewa Lake
•    O/N at hotel in Pokhara
Day 4: Pokhara activities
•    Early in the morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view.
•    Breakfast at hotel.
•    Full day sightseeing includes: David falls, Mahendra cave, K I sing pool, Bindiyabasini Temple, etc.
•    Evening free for shopping in Lake Side city market.
•    O/N at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 5: Pokhara/ Chitwan (145 kms/5 Hours)
•    Breakfast at hotel.
•    Drop to Chitwan (Sauraha)
•    Check in Hotel, fresh up and lunch
•    Activities: Slide Show, Tharu Cultural Program, Elephant Ride, Village Tour, etc.
•    Dinner at the hotel
•    O/ N at Hotel in Chitwan
Day6: Chitwan activities
•    Breakfast at the hotel
•    Activities: Slide Show, Elephant Ride, Jungle Walk, Canoe Ride, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre, Bird Watching, Village Tour and Tharu Culture Program, etc.
•    Dinner in the hotel
•    O/N at hotel in Chitwan.
Day7: Chitwan/ Kathmandu (165km/ 6hrs)
•    Breakfast at the hotel
•    Drove to Kathmandu,
•    Hotel check in Kathmandu
•    Evening free for shopping and excursion
•    O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 8: Kathmandu to onward destination
•    Breakfast at the hotel
•    Transfer to airport for your onward destination

Price

Cost : * Call us for Group Discount. Extra bed for children would be charged seperately.

What is included and excluded?

Cost Includes:
    Airport/ Hotel / Airport Transportation
    3 Nights hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu
    2 Nights hotel Accommodation in Pokhara
    Kathmandu/ Pokhara/ Kathmandu Transportation.
    Full day Kathmandu sightseeing
    Early morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view
    Full day Pokhara sightseeing
    One hour Boating in Fewa Lake Pokhara
    One bottle mineral water during sightseeing
    English speaking tourist guide

Cost excludes: Expense of personal nature, food, personal insurance. tips to drivers and guides, Entrance fees to monasteries, temples and monuments.

What if the locations on itinerary changes while on tour? Will there be refund for not showing them?
Due to changes in weather conditions, strike or communal disturbances the itineraries need to be changed instantly. Our representative would take care of ensuring that they provide different options at that time. However, we would not be able to refund the amount where the locations were not covered due to aforesaid reasons as these are beyond our control.

T&C

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We strives for cost effectiveness by having a maximum 6 guests and hence initial amount collected is based upon that. It might so happen that the number of people might become smaller than expected. Himalayan Fantasy representative will get in touch with guests within 15 days of the departure date on the final group size.Thus, the differential amount need be paid by guests due to this change.

Booking must be confirmed 20 days prior to date of departure by paying the full amount – It takes lot of effort, time and money in planning the tours in remote locations due to terrain and logistics involved. You would appreciate that it causes lot of inconvenience to people staying there due to cancellation as they would have reserved the hotel/lodges for us.

All expenses accruing from change in schedule due to weather conditions or health issues are to be borne by the guests. Himalayan Fantasy would not be responsible for the weather changes or personal health issues. We shall take adequate precaution and always check the weather condition in advance, but cannot say.

Cancellation policy – While we strive to plan everything for you well in advance, enabling your trip to be hassle-free and fun filled. Implication is that fees, permits, accommodation expenses need to be paid in advance at those locations and in most cases they would not refund to us. Any cancellation would be inconvenient and loss to all those who were involved in making your journey memorable. Considering the cascading effect you would appreciate that it is fair that the cost has to be borne by you. However, our policy on cancellation would be as under:

  •     Cancellation prior to 20 days from date of departure : Full Refund
  •     Cancellation between 19 days to 15 days prior to date of  departure: 50% Refund
  •     Cancellation between 14 days prior to date of departure and departure date: No Refund
  •     No Show : No Refund

FAQ

Passport / Permit requirement for Nepal? What documents are required?
For Indian nationals a valid Indian passport or voters ID card is required if you are traveling by road or flying into Kathmandu International Airport require Passport for entry.

The crossing points from India include Mahendranagar, Dhangadhi and Nepalgunj in the west, Sunali, Birganj and Kakarbhitta in the east. Please bear in mind that everyone has to change buses at the border whether they book a through ticket or not, and that despite claims to the contrary, there are no tourist buses on either side of the border. You can board direct buses to the Nepal border from Delhi, Varanasi, Calcutta, Patna and Darjeeling. From the border, you can board Nepali buses to Kathmandu.

For school student or children – Original Birth certificate is required or Valid Passport (any one).

Note: Driving License / Pan Card / OCI card is not accepted as travel document in Nepal for children

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