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Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal. Upon completing the visa formalities and collecting your luggages in the airport, kindly proceed to the exit of the arrival hall. Your trip leader will await you just outside the arrival hall and will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Please look out for a placard of Highland Expeditions at the exit of arrival hall. Enjoy the welcome dinner in the evening where you will take the taste of authentic Nepali dishes.
Day 02 - Exploration of Kathmandu's highlights
Full Day Kathmandu Tour will be organized on this day during which you will be exploring different UNESCO sites in Kathmandu. There are altogether 10 UNESCO sites in Nepal and you will find it amazing that seven UNESCO sites exist in Kathmandu Valley alone at mere radius of 20km distance. We will begin our tour with visit to Pashupatinath which is the most sacred Hindu temple of Nepal. We will witness Hindu cremation ceremony on the Aryaghat that is located at the edge of Bagmati River. We will visit Nepal’s largest Buddhist stupa of Bouddhanath. We can see rich Tibetan culture in Bouddhanath. We will conclude the day tour with visit to Kathmandu Durbar square which is the old Royal Residence of Nepal. Kumari Ghar- the home of Living Goddess, Kasthamandap Temple, Kal Bhairav Statue and Hanuman Dhoka Museum are places of interest in Kathmandu Durbar Square. We will take leisure walk in the tourist hub and ultimate shopping destination of thamel before returning to hotel.
Day 03 - Drive to Chitwan National Park
Our next destination is Chitwan, home of the jungle. We will leave Kathmandu and take 5-6 hrs of drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan. We will be staying tonight in a comfortable jungle lodge near the park. In the evening, we will visit Tharu village where we can witness their traditional stick dance.
Day 04 - Full day jungle activities
This is going to be a very exciting day. There are various options available to explore the dense forest of park. We can walk and chase tiger’s trail. If you choose to walk, we recommend you never to walk alone without guide as several ferocious beasts walk unleash in this jungle. Next alternative is an elephant back riding. Feel the adrenaline of having close encounter with Bengal tiger and one horned rhinoceros from the safe height. We can also participate in cannoning in Rapti River. This park is rich in floras and faunas. The park provides shelter to 43 species of mammals, 45 species of amphibians and 500 species of birds. Gangetic dolphins can be found in Rapti River. We will also visit elephant breeding center.
Day 05 - Drive back to Kathmandu
Our jungle safari concludes today after breakfast. Drive back to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel
Day 06 - International departure
You will be assisted in your last minute preparation. Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Safe Journey!! We hope to see you again.
- Accommodation at Kathmandu Guest House for 3 nights on BB basis
- Accommodation at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge for 2 Nights
- All meals (B,L,D) during safari
- 2N/3 Days Jungle Safari Activities with park fees
- An Experienced licensed tour guide for tour
- Private transportation as per mentioned in the itinerary
- Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu's highlights
- Meals in Kathmandu
- International airfare and Visa
- Personal expenses
- Accommodation (In case of early arrival or journey being incomplete)
- Gratuities for staff