Delhi - Kathmandu - Pokhra - Chitwan - Kathmandu - DelhiDay 01 / Arrive Delhi
Welcome to India, arrive Delhi. Meet assist at the airport by our tour representative and then transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi - Kathmandu
Breakfast in the hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi:
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting:-Red Fort - The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 metres on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid - Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara. Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit :-Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Evening transfer to domestic airport to board the flight for kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel, night stay in kathmandu hotel.
Day 03 / Kathmandu
After breakfast proceed sightseeing tour of the KATHMANDU CITY - Katmandu valley The bowl like Small Mountain - sheltered Kathmandu valley is the historical center of Nepal and the place where kingdoms rose and fell, palaces and temples were built and rebuilt, and Nepalese art and culture were developed and refined is equally religious. Kathmandu valley has been called on big museum - a vast store of Hindu and Buddhist art with more shrines and temples per square km than anywhere else in the world. Nepalese culture has immense vitality and countless festivals are celebrated each year. institutions such as the ''Living Goddess'' forms a direct link between the past and the present. The valley is above 25 km from east to west and 20 km from north to south with an area of 570 square km and a population of 1.1 million. Kathmandu lies at a height of around 1300 meters while the surrounding hills range from 1500 meters to 2800 meters in height. Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker and Everest are visible from different points in the valley. PASUPATINATH TEMPLE: The temple of Pashupatinath is Nepal's most scared Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent's greatest Shiva sites, a sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river. BOUDDHANATH STUPA: Bouddhanath is the center of Tibetan culture in Nepal. The 36-meter-high stupa of Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. Bouddhanath Stupa was renovated by Licchavi rulers in the eighth century. The mandala design in Bouddhanath is a copy of the one in Gyangtse in Tibet. The stupa is located in the area of ancient trade route to Tibet where Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many decided to live around Bouddhanath. Hence, a complete township has developed around Bouddhanath. Night stay in Kathmandu hotel.
After breakfast proceed for SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA - Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and mysterious of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley. Its origin is related to the visit of Manjushree – a Bodhisatva sage who created the Kathmandu Valley from a primordial lake. According to a legend of 15th century Swayambhu Puran, it is believed that past Buddha planted a lotus that miraculously blossomed from the lake. Manjushree, while meditating at the sacred mountain, had a vision of the brilliant but mysterious light radiated by the lotus and flew across China and Tibet to worship it. In order to make it accessible to the pilgrims, Manjushree drained out water from the lake and thus, the lotus was transformed into a hilltop and the light into Swayambhunath Stupa. Hence, the derivation of the title Swayambhu, which means self-creation. This superior white mound and glittering golden spire is visible from all sides of the valley. Both Hindu and Buddhists equally worship Swayambhunath eve though it is a Buddhist Stupa. Night stay in Kathmandu hotel.
Day 05 / Kathmandu - Pokhara
After relaxed breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Pokhara. Arrive Pokhara, on arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon, enjoy a boat ride in Phewa Lake is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. Here, one can sail or row a hired boat across the water of the lake or visit the island temple in the middle of the lake. Night stay in pokhra hotel.
After breakfast drive to Chitwan - one of Asia's finest national parks. Chitwan has about 150 Bengal tigers left of the one time 3000 or so. Though poaching is a serious threat, the real threat for these majestic animals is the gradual loss of its habitat. A male tiger requires almost 60km space, and a female one requires a third of it. Chitwan is simply not big enough to handle many tigers. It is rare for one to actually see a tiger, though looking for one is an interesting part of the trip. Night stay in chitwan hotel.
Day 07 / Royal Chitwan National Park
After relaxed breakfast proceed for full day tour of jungle and nature activities will be undertaken from elephant backs. Explore the natural habitat. Night stay in chitwan hotel.
After breakfast drive to kathmandu via the Prithvi Highway. Four to five hours road journey is highlighted with scenic countryside and Trisuli River. Spectacular views of the distant snow peaks make this drive memorable. Arrive kathmandu & night stay at kathmandu hotel.
Day 09 / Kathmandu - Delhi - Departure
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi arrive Delhi transfer to International airport to board the flight for onward journey or way back home.