Day 01: Flight to Nepal (Kathmandu)
Around Midnight arrival in Nepal. The cosmopolitan city and
the capital Kathmandu is the main gateway for travellers to
Nepal. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu
In the morning you will start your sightseeing by visiting
Durbar Square. Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of
Kathmandu. This is the most important point in Kathmandu to
see the culture and religion of Nepal. You will also visit the
temple of living goddess Kumari. Later you will visit
Swayambhunath. The stupa at Swayambhunath is the most
important and oldest site of Buddhist worship in Nepal. It is
famous for the eyes of Buddha that seem to observing the world
from all 4 directions. After Swayambhunath you will visit
Bodhnath. Bodhnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal.
Day 03: Kathmandu
Today you will drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest
town in the valley but it has been absorbed into Kathmandu.
After visiting Patan you will proceed to Bhaktapur, the third
biggest city of the valley. Here, you will visit the golden
Door, the Palace of 55 windows (15th century) and Pagoda
Nyatapola (18th century).
Day 04: Kathmandu - Phulchowki Danra - Kathmandu
Today you will start your bird watching tour in Kathmandu with
a visit to Phulchowki Danra, the highest of the hill
encircling the valley. On the way you will stop beside the
Trisuli River where you will look out for Kingfisher. Today
whole day you will watch the birds in Phulchowki and later you
will drive back to the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 05: Kathmandu - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve -
Today you will drive further to visit Koshi Tappu Wildlife
Reserve. This wildlife reserve lies in eastern part of Nepal.
The reserve provides the best adventure of spotting hundreds
of rare species of birds and fresh water dolphins. Today whole
day you will watch the birds in the reserve and later drive
back to the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 06: Kathmandu - Pokhara
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to
Pokhara. Pokhara is the gateway to Himalaya. The Pokhara
valley is the second biggest valley in the central hilly
region of Nepal after Kathmandu. Pokhara is situated at an
altitude of just 900 m on the Seti Khola River and is
overshadowed by one of the most beautiful mountains of the
Day 07: Pokhara - Chitwan National Park
Today you will leave the world of mountains and drive to the
south of Nepal to the Royal Chitwan National Park. This
National Park is situated near the Indian Nepal border. The
area of the National Park covers around 950 square km. The
Chitwan National park is the natural habitat of the Tiger,
great one-horned Indian Rhinoceros, Leopard, Gaur, Sloth Bear,
Wild Bear and Sambars. You will have your overnight stay in a
comfortable lodge in the National Park.
Day 08: Chitwan National Park - Bardia National Park
Today you will drive to Royal Bardia National Park. This park
is the largest and most undisturbed wild area of the Terai
region of the Nepal Himalayas. Various other animals found in
this region are Chital or Spotted Deer, Hog Deer, Sambhar,
Swamp Deer, Barasingha, Gaur, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Nilgai
and Himalayan Tahr, Langur, Rhesus Macaque, Jackal,
Yellow-throated Marten, Mongoose and Indian Otter. Birds are
the park's most conspicuous fauna with over 300 resident and
Day 09: Bardia National Park - Daman
Today you will leave Bardia National Park and drive to Daman.
Daman is situated around 2400 m and gives us a fantastic view
of the Himalayan range. If the weather is clear you will enjoy
the panorama from Dhulgiri in extreme west to the Mount
Everest in extreme east.
Day 10: Daman - Kathmandu
Today you will leave Daman and drive to Kathmandu. On the way
you will pass through the villages and small localities and
then drive further to visit Dakshinkali. The temple of
Dakshinkali is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus where still
animal sacrifices for the goddess Kali are performed. In the
evening you will have enough time today to discover the
coloured bazaar of Kathmandu. After the dinner you will leave
Day 11: Kathmandu (Departure)
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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