• Trip Code : NTE-KPT33
  • Trip Duration : 9 Days
  • Trip Level : Demanding
  • Trip Max Altitude : 1340
  • Trip Start Location : Kathmandu
  • Trip End Location : Kathmandu
  • Trip Route : Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan
  • Trip Best Season : March-April, August-November & December- February

Trip Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage site; Darbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Syambhunatha, Hanumandhoka, and so on.
  • visit Ancient Hindu temple; Changu Narayan temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, The Nyataponla Temple, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Square and so on
  •  View scenic spot, sunrise and sunset and panoramic views of the Himalayans
  • From Sarankot enjoy an amazing sunrise view and mountain views such as Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Annapurna, Everest many more.
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Impressive Mountains view; Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Sisa pagma, Choyu, Gauri Shankar
  • Explore unique culture of Tharu
     

Trip Information

Nepal is a unique country throughout the world due to its physical setting and its natural beauty. Nepal is filled with the extraordinary geographical structure, vast wilderness, varied flora and fauna, cultural diversity, natural beauty, a spectacular mountain vista, historical monuments or shrines, artistic architectures, and many more.  Kathmandu-Chitwan- Pokhara tour is one of the best tours in Nepal to explore the natural diversity, cultural harmony and geographical setting of Nepal. Our tours start with the sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, the capital city of Nepal as well as tourist hub and exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as; A holy place for both Hindu and Buddhist, Pashupatinath Temple, the monkey temple called Syambhunath, the largest Buddhanath Stupa and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square with our professional guide. We will also explore Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.  You will get chances to witness various artistic temples located inside the valley and observe gods and goddesses in the shape of pagodas and stupas that are heavily decorated with the creatively carved wood and metals.  The Kathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara tour goes to Chitwan through the highway along the beautiful Trisuli river with the beautiful scenery of the green mountain and local settlements as well as shops on the way. Chitwan, the Terai land is famous for National Park, and its various rare and endanger flora and fauna habituated in its natural wilderness. This sweet tour offers you to experience the wild wilderness in Chitwan and enjoy with the unique ethnic Tharu cultural programs in the evening. National Park Offers you Elephant riding, boating and doing Jungle safari in National Park with the hope of witnessing the rare and endangers animals such as; one-horned rhinoceros, gharials and many more in the jungle.

After you visit wild reservation area, we will head towards the Pokhara, the city of Lake, situated on the lap of the Himalayas. Pokhara is a natural paradise, which offers you an unbelievable sunrise and Himalayas view from the Sarankot. With the astounding Himalayas views (the Mt. Machhapuchre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Annapurna, Everest), you will stroll around the paradise city Pokhare and explore it. This heavenly city offers you to have unique experience of boating in the Fewa lake with the reflection of golden glow Machhapuchre is really incredible. Beside magnificent views, discovering the Mahendra cave, Shanti Stupa, magical Davids falls and many more is another wonder that you will get to discovers over here.  As you discover hidden valley of Pokhara, we will return back to Kathmandu through flight or drive, it depends up on You.


Short Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft).
  • Day 2 - Kathmandu UNESCO World heritage Sightseeing.
  • Day 3 - Kathmandu to Nagarkot.
  • Day 4 - Drive Nagarkot to Chitwan.
  • Day 5 - Full days excursion in Chitwan
  • Day 6 - Drive Chitwan to Pokhara
  • Day 7 - Full day sightseeing at Pokhara
  • Day 8 - Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 9 - Transfer to International Airport.
  1. Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft).
    • Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport.
    • Our representative will greet you and he/she will drop you to your hotel.
    • Hotel checkout and rest and relax.
    • In the evening, our representative will provide you brief explanations about our tour.
    • Enjoy welcome dinner with our team.
    • Overnight at the hotel. 

    Hotel/Private Transport service
     

  2. Day 2 Kathmandu UNESCO World heritage Sightseeing.
    • Have morning breakfast and begin tour.
    • Visit some historical and religious places in the Kathmandu Valley. 
    • Start our sightseeing tour within Kathmandu, observing the UNESCO World Heritage site such as; Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Temple, Hanuman Dhoka Square and Buddhanath Stupa. 
    • Overnight in the Kathmandu

    Hotel/Breakfast/Private Transport service

  3. Day 3 Kathmandu to Nagarkot.
    • Before breakfast and head toward Nagarkot, situated at the elevation of 6,800 feet above the sea level. 
    • Before heading towards Nagarkot, explore the ancient Bhaktapur city.
    • Explore theirnative culture like Newar.
    • Explore Pottery and visit Ancient Hindu temple; Changu Narayan temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, The Nyataponla Temple, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Square and so on. 
    • Visit the National Art Gallery which contains paintings and medieval belonging to Hindu and Buddhist traditions.
    •  Continue drive towards Nagarkot, scenic spots.
    • Enjoy impressive sunset, sunrise and wonderful mountains views. 
    • Enjoy with the breathtaking view of the sunset, sunrise and impressive Mountains scenery like Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Sisa pagma, Choyu, Gauri Shankar and so on.

    Hotel/Breakfast/Private Transport service

  4. Day 4 Drive Nagarkot to Chitwan.
    • Early morning breakfast.
    • Drive toward Chitwan that is about 175km from Kathmandu.  
    • We’ll go down along the turning roads on the bank of the Trisuli River. 
    • Around 4 hours’ drive takes you to the beautiful city Chitwan. 
    • After certain rest in Chitwan, in the evening, we will visit Tharu village and enjoy typical Tharu cultural dance.

    Hotel/Breakfast/ Dinner/Private Transport service

  5. Day 5 Full days excursion in Chitwan
    • Morning breakfast.
    • Visit second biggest National Park in Nepal.
    • Ascend on an elephant for jungle tour through dense grassland. 
    • Enjoy elephant bathing and visit stables. 
    • Drive through the jungle and explore the natural beauties, verities of birds and animals.
    • Visit amazing Elephant health and breeding center. 
    • Enjoy playing with baby elephants.

    Hotel/Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner/Private Transport service

  6. Day 6 Drive Chitwan to Pokhara
    • Early morning Breakfast.
    • Drive to Pokhara. 
    • Continue tour towards the naturally beautiful city Pokhara. 
    • It takes around 6 to 7 hours to travel by jeep from Chitwan to Pokhara.
    • Witness some scenic environment and diverse villages on the way. 
    • Take a short rest in Pokhara, and enjoy boating on the Phewa Lake and visit the Tal Barahi Temple which is situated almost middle of the Fewa Lake. 
    • Explore the wonderful World Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa) along with Devid’s fall (famous waterfall) and the Gupteshore Mahadev cave under the waterfall.

     

    Hotel/Breakfast/Private Transport service

  7. Day 7 Full day sightseeing at Pokhara
    • Morning breakfast.
    • Today is the explore day.
    • Explore the natural paradise of Pokhara, Nepal.
    • Make short trek to Sarankot for an amazing sunrise view and mountain views such as Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Annapurna, Everest many more.
    • On the way to back, you will also visit Bindabasini Temple.
    • Stroll in the city, do shopping for souvenirs and enjoy other activities that Pokhara offers. 
    • If you want then you can also enjoy adventurous sport such as; paragliding, helicopter tours, bungee jumping and one of the world’s longest zip line ride. 

    Hotel/Breakfast/Private Transport service

     

  8. Day 8 Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
    • Morning breakfast and depart.
    • Drive back to Kathmandu in Ac tourist bus. 
    • Enjoy farewell dinner which reflects Nepali culture and the successful celebration of our tour in Kathmandu.
    • Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

    Hotel/Breakfast/Private Transport service

  9. Day 9 Transfer to International Airport.

     

    • Our tour comes to an end this day.
    • A representative will help you to reach you towards your final destination.
    • Wish you safe flight.

    Breakfast/Private transport service
     

Price Includes

  • 3 Nights 3 star hotel Accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • 2 Nights 3 star hotel Accommodation with breakfast in Pokhara
  • 2 Nights 3 star hotel Accommodation with 3 times meals in Chitwan
  • Private transport service for entire tour using Car, Jeep, Van and bushes depend on Group size
  • Professional gov License tour leader for entire tour.

Price Does not Include

  • Nepal entry visa and your personal travel insurance of any kind
  • International airfare
  • Drinks and main meals while on city like Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tips and items of personal nature expenses like postage, laundry etc
  • Entrance fees during the sight seeing.

Trekking equipment and clothing needed for this trek

Clothing for Kathmandu:- Informal clothing is all that is required. Remember to dress in a modest fashion. Light clothing is usually all that will be required for most of the year. During the winter months, December to February, it will be chilly in the early mornings and evenings. A warm fleece or similar jacket will be required. Do bring along a swimming costume as our hotel in Kathmandu has a swimming pool.

The price per person for the Small group Journey is fixed as stated below. There is also the option of private and tailor made journey best suited for you, your family and friends. The discount is subjected to increase with the number of people in your group. Bigger the group better the discount so group bookings are highly encouraged. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. All your departure is guaranteed to run?

    YES, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.

  2. Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?

    This is a difficult thing to measure. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

  3. Can I add extra days to my trek or trip?

    Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Please inbox us [email protected] for further information.

  4. Is Nepal Travel Expedition staff insured?

    Our Company insures all our trekking staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpa and porters. Please visit our company information page.

  5. What is the best session for this trekking?

    Our trekking season extends from mid- September to May. From early September the monsoonal rains decrease. By end of September through to December the weather is usually stable with mild to warm days, cold nights. February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December are the best time to do trek in Nepal. From July to mid-September is raining season in Nepal.

  6. What is your cancellation policy?

    Cancellation notice is required, minimum of 20 days prior to trip departure. If the reason is valid the Trip shall then be termed as cancelled and the cancellation charge of 30% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.

    If you do not cancel your trip prior to 20 days due to whatsoever reasons, you must be aware that the trip you’ve already bought is completely non-refundable as per our terms and conditions. If you cancel the trip and need to submit a claim to your insurance company, we can help with the supporting documentation such as a receipt of advance monies paid. If your trip is cut short due to weather/illness/personal reasons, there is no refund for accommodations unused.

     

  7. Is it possible to reserve a trip now pay deposit later or do I have to pay deposit at booking reservation?

    The trip will be confirmed only when we receive the completed final booking form and 20% deposit payment. You can pay the rest of the balance when you arrive in Kathmandu by USD Cash, Credit cards (Master, Visa and American Express) any card payment requires 4% bank fee while doing the transaction, which is taken by bank itself. 

  8. Do we book own international flights to and from Nepal?

    Yes, you need to book your own International flights. We are a local agent and it would cost you significantly higher to book through us.

  9. What mode of transportation do you use?

    Depending on the nature of the travel, the transportation to and from the destination varies from domestic flights to vehicule transportation to even horse rides on mules and yaks and porter. We provide you only those options, which enhance your local experience while allowing you to travel comfortably and efficiently. We use private tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and pickups. Depending on the group size we use cars, minibus, big bushes, vans or alternatively 4WD SUVs, more traveling along the narrow and bumpy roads of Nepal. All the vehicles are usually air-conditioned unless we are traveling in cooler areas. For domestic flights that need to used some remore destination from Kathmandu-Lukla, Kathmandu-pokhara-Jomsom, Kathmandu - Tumling tar, Kathmandu - Teiplajung, Kathmandu- Nepaljung-Jupal, Kathmandu- Nepaljung- Simikot,  Kathmandu- Nepaljung-Surkhet etc  we use Sita Air, Tara Air and Summit Air -popular domestic airlines.

  10. How much additional money do I need per day for the trek?

    It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu, you can allocate USD 10 to USD 20 for a lunch and a dinner. USD 15 to USD 20 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower and a few drinks during the trekking. Please note, higher you go the things would be expensive especially at higher altitude; all the goods are supplied either by helicopter, horse, mules or porters therefore  things are more expensive.

  11. If I am vegetarian, is that a problem?

    No problem at all because mostly, the lodges in the Everest region serve the vegetarian meals. We always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid the food poisoning, eating heavy meals and non- vegetarian meals at the high altitude is not really safe for the stomach.

  12. What short of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu and in the trekking?

    We use standard rooms at three star hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast included. Along the trekking routes, teahouses/lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you Ace the Himalaya sleeping bags if needed (to be returned after the trip) but it is a good idea to always have your own sleeping equipment. The lodges in trekking routes usually provide single and double rooms, or occasionally a dormitory. At times when possible, dining will be around a bonfire. In teahouses, food will be prepared in the kitchen, which you should not enter without permission.

  13. What types of extra document do I need?

    Please bring a copy of your travel insurance, a copy of your passport and 3 photos (passport size) with you for your trip to Nepal. You would need photos for permits.

  14. Can I obtain visa for Nepal upon on arrival at airport?

    YES, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100.

  15. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?

    Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Nepal Travel Expedition signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle

Note:- Above mention information is just the guide line and a standard template of what we provide. The trip can be customize at your request to accommodate your specific require programmed the timeframe for the trip.

Trip Note:- During the trip you might face different different problems such as weather, local politics , transport or a multitude of other factor that are beyond our control could bring change in the programmed. However every unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially atered,  if alternative way is necessary, then the tour leader will take decision that the best alternative option. We try to make understand everything clear that we can to minimize its effect but we can not ensure unseen result of changes or delays.

Why this trip make different ?

Nepal Travel Expedition work closedy with One of the main supporters Charity service in Nepal. And contribute 10% of the tour cost for Ophan Childrens (sherpa Outdoor Foundation) We support then in many different ways.

Donation and Charity !

Nepal Travel Expedition donate 10% of its annual revenue to Sherpa Outdoor Foundation Orphan Children Home Which is Located Lalitpur one can visit while you are in Nepal after or before the trip.  We support Childrens for Food, School, Clothes, Medicine also supporting stationary materials to Government School which is located at Lamjung district trying to build liberary for them where they could find different book to read. For this project we are trying collect donation.

Sponsorship and Partnership (volunteering programmed)

One of of the mazor activities of Sherpa outdoor Children home in Lalitpur is fully conducted and collebrate with Nepal Travel Expedition and sister concern organization Nepal wildlife safari. The Volunteering concern programmed delivered by Nepal Travel Expedition and Sherpa Outdoor Foundation aim to mobilize team of exports and interested individuals as an economic measure in providing human capital for education, health, community to share teaching skill various Government school in different part of country and community to delivered humanity skills also in our children home.

 

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