Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara: The Perfect Nepal Trip for Indians

Trip Facts
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Tour
  • Max. Altitude 1,400 M
  • Trip Style Travel
  • Trip Type Solo or Group
  • Best Time All Season

Highlights

Kathmandu - Unveiling Ancient History and Cultural Tapestry:

  • Explore the grandeur of Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with ancient palaces and temples.
  • Ascend the stairs of Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) for panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley and vibrant prayer flags.
  • Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in the world.
  • Explore the sacred Pashupatinath Mandir, the mystical Guhyeshwari Mandir, and the exquisite Krishna Mandir in Patan.

Chitwan National Park - A Wildlife Paradise Awaits:

  • Experience thrilling jungle safaris on the back of a beautiful elephant or in a jeep, where you can see one-horned rhinos, breathtaking Bengal tigers, Gangetic dolphins, and a variety of wildlife.
  • Enjoy a serene canoe ride down the Rapti River, keeping an eye out for the park's diverse birdlife.
  • Experience the rich Tharu culture with a captivating performance and a traditional Tharu meal.
  • Visit the Chitwan National Park Visitor Center to learn about the park's commendable conservation efforts.

Pokhara - Enchantment by the Lakes and Mountains:

  • Explore Phewa Lake, Pokhara's crown jewel, by renting a colorful paddleboat and soaking in the majestic mountain views.
  • Visit the Barahi Temple, a captivating Hindu shrine on an island in the middle of the lake.
  • Ascend to Sarangkot via a cable car ride for breathtaking panoramic vistas of the Annapurna mountain range, including the iconic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak.
  • Indulge in adventure activities like paragliding or ziplining for an adrenaline rush (optional).
  • Explore the Lakeside area with its shops, cafes, and restaurants, soaking in the charming atmosphere.

Package Type

FeatureBudgetStandardLuxury
Accommodation1 Star Hotel3 Star Hotel5 Star Hotel
TransportationNormal Tourist A/C VehiclePrivate A/C VehicleLocal Flights
SightseeingPrivate CarPrivate A/C CarLuxury A/C Car

Price:

The pricing may vary based on the package you select. We provide affordable rates to accommodate a variety of budgets and group sizes. Please contact us for more information for a personalized price.
 

Why Choose This Tour:

  • Primarily prepared for Indian travelers: this tour offers familiar cuisine alternatives and cultural sensitivity, according to their interests.
  • Unforgettable Experiences: Take in the local customs, visit famous sites, and come across a variety of species.
  • Comfortable Travel: Throughout the journey, enjoy comfortable accommodation and use private transportation.
  • Professional Guides: A committed, government-licensed guide will guarantee an easy and enjoyable encounter.
  • Choices for Luxury to Budget: We provide customizable packages to fit your vacation preferences and price range.

Trip Itinerary

Set off on an unforgettable adventure through Nepal, where towering mountains touch the heavens, historic temples tell tales of yesteryears, and diverse cultures merge seamlessly. This carefully curated itinerary, designed with Indian travelers in mind, ensures a journey that caters to your tastes—be it a budget-friendly expedition or a luxurious escapade.

  • Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2:Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 3:Journey to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 4:Departure for Pokhara
  • Day 5:Pokhara sightseeing
  • Day 6:Drive Back to Kathmandu
  • Day 7:Final Departure from Kathmandu

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, Nepal's enchanting capital, complete your immigration process and collect your luggage. Take in the fresh Himalayan air as you head to your hotel in the bustling Thamel, a popular hub for travelers. This vibrant area boasts an array of colorful shops filled with handcrafted souvenirs, and exquisite pashmina shawls – perfect for picking up gifts for friends and family. In the evening, indulge in a traditional Nepali welcome dinner featuring the iconic Dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice), rich curries, and delicious momos (dumplings).

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1,400 m

After a nourishing breakfast, delve into the heart of Kathmandu's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with ancient palaces and temples showcasing Nepal's architectural brilliance. Imagine the splendor of the former Nepali royalty as you stand before the imposing Hanuman Dhoka Palace and the revered Kumari House.

Next, ascend the stairs to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, perched atop a hill overlooking the city. Witness the vibrant prayer flags fluttering in the breeze and soak in the panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. Embrace the serenity of Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in the world and a significant center for Tibetan Buddhist culture. Observe devotees circumambulating the stupa while chanting mantras, a truly spiritual experience.

As evening descends, explore the sacred Pashupatinath Mandir, the mystical Guhyeshwari Mandir, and the exquisite Krishna Mandir in Patan.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1,400 m

After breakfast, embark on your chosen adventure! Opt for a scenic 5-6 hour drive through the lush countryside, offering glimpses of rural life in Nepal, or take a quicker 20-minute flight for a faster arrival. Once you reach Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, check into your hotel and receive a briefing on the park's activities and safety guidelines.

Set off on an exciting jungle safari, either on the back of a majestic elephant or in a jeep. Explore the park's diverse landscapes, rich with wildlife. Keep your camera ready to capture one-horned rhinos, majestic Bengal tigers, various species of deer and monkeys, and a plethora of birds. Explore the elephant breeding center to understand more about conservation efforts.

Enjoy a peaceful canoe ride and visit the Tharu Museum to learn about the local Tharu culture. In the evening, experience vibrant Tharu cultural dances, providing a perfect end to your adventurous day.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude415 m

Enjoy a refreshing breakfast before checking out of your hotel. Then, set off on a scenic 6-7 hour drive or take a quick 30-minute flight to Pokhara, nestled in the heart of the Annapurna mountain range. Upon arrival, relax at your hotel and soak in the serenity of this picturesque lakeside town.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude822 m

After breakfast, explore Phewa Lake, the shimmering gem of Pokhara. Visit Tal  Barahi Temple, a fascinating Hindu shrine located on an island in the lake, for a unique cultural experience. Also visit Bat Cave, Davis Falls, Mahendra Gufa. Indulge in thrilling activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding, and boating. 

In the afternoon, take a cable car ride up to Sarangkot. This hilltop viewpoint offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna mountain range, including the iconic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak. Witness the magnificent sunrise or sunset over the Himalayas, lighting up the sky with vibrant hues.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude822 m

Start your day with a drive from Pokhara, a scenic bus ride (approximately 6-7 hours) to  Kathmandu or  a shorter flight (approximately 30 minutes). Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1400m

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and do some last-minute souvenir shopping in Thamel.

    It is our regular itinerary if you are looking for a personalized or planning an offline trip. Please, feel free to share our travel experts.

    Cost Details

    • Comfortable Accommodations: Relax in 1-5 star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan National Park.

    • Personalized Guidance: Explore with a dedicated, government-licensed English-speaking local guide for a worry-free experience.

    • Private Transportation: Enjoy sightseeing tours in each city with the convenience of a private vehicle.

    • Cultural Immersion: Witness a captivating Tharu cultural show in Chitwan.

    • Wildlife Encounter: Choose between an exhilarating elephant ride or an adventurous jeep safari in Chitwan National Park.

    • Daily Breakfast: Start your day fueled with breakfast included at all hotels.

    • Action-Packed Itinerary: Discover the captivating destinations of Nepal through a personalized and exciting journey.

    • Permits: All necessary permits for sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan are included, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free exploration.

    • Meals: You'll have a hearty breakfast included each day at your hotels. Lunches and dinners are not included, allowing you the flexibility to explore Nepal's diverse culinary scene at your own pace and budget.

    • Pokhara Activities: For adventure seekers, there's the option to add thrilling activities in the Pokhara Valley (not included in the base price).

    • Flights: International flights to and from Nepal are not included, allowing you to find the best deals based on your origin and travel dates. Mountain flight tickets, offering breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas, are also available as an optional add-on.

    • Personal Expenses: Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks and cold drinks), personal travel insurance, and unforeseen expenses are your responsibility. Tipping for guides is optional but a kind gesture of appreciation for their service.

    Dates & Price

    Start: SundayJul 07, 2024
    End: SaturdayJul 13, 2024
    Price €299
    Status Available
     

    Essential Info

    Namaste!

    We feel honored that you have chosen our 7-day "Exploring Nepal's Beauty" tour for Indian travelers! This exciting journey promises to immerse you in Nepal's rich variety from the lively culture of Kathmandu to the beautiful scenery of Pokhara and the adventurous wildlife experiences at Chitwan National Park.

    Here are some essential information about your upcoming departure:

    Arrival: Kindly inform us of the details of your flight (airline, flight number, and arrival time) at least 48 hours before you arrive in Kathmandu. This will allow us to set up a smooth airport pickup.

    Documents: Make sure you have a valid identity card and any other necessary documents for Nepal.

    Luggage: The baggage allowance for domestic flights inside Nepal is normally 20 kilograms.

    Currency Exchange: Nepal's local currency is the Nepali rupee (NPR). You may exchange currencies at the airport or at recognized money changers in Kathmandu. We recommend carrying cash for modest transactions and tips.

    Dress Code: Nepal has a rich cultural and religious landscape. When visiting temples and pagodas, dress modestly with shoulders and knees covered. Comfortable walking shoes are required for travelers tours.

    Optional Activities: If you want to participate in optional activities such as paragliding, ziplining, or white-water rafting in Pokhara, please let us know in advance so that we can make arrangements for you.

    FAQs

    • Q1. What is the best time to visit Nepal?

      Spring (March-May) and fall (September-November) are the most active seasons, presenting beautiful skies and mountain views but more travelers. Other seasons (February-March and June-August) provide good weather and fewer people.

    • Yes, we can modify the program to your requirements and timing. Please let us know if you have any preferences for activities or accommodation.

    • During the sightseeing tours, there is little walking needed. Jungle safaris are frequently rough, therefore some kind of fitness is required.

      • Visa requirements depend on your nationality. We recommend checking Nepal's Department of Immigration website for the latest information. You can also typically obtain a visa upon arrival at Kathmandu airport.
      • Indian people who travel to Nepal for tourism usually do not need a visa.
      • You'll need a passport with at least 6 months of validity. 
      • For Indian Adhar card or voter ID.
    • The package includes refreshing accommodation in 1–5 star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. Choose your preferred hotel category based on your budget.
       

    • Your accommodation include a daily breakfast. Lunch and dinner are not included, so you can explore Nepal's unique food service at your own pace and budget.

    • The package includes organized sightseeing tours, jungle safari activities (such as jeep or elephant rides), and a Tharu cultural experience.

    • Optional activities in Pokhara include paragliding or ziplining which are charged extra. Please let us know if you are interested.

    • The price varies depending on the package type. Contact us for a personalized quote based on your preferences.

    • The Nepalese rupee (NPR) is the local currency. You may exchange currencies at the airport or at recognized money changers in Kathmandu.

    • Pack modest clothes that covers the shoulders and knees when visiting temples and religious sites. Comfortable walking shoes are advised for travelers tours.

    • Travel insurance is highly recommended to cover any unexpected expenses during your travel.

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