Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan National Park and Pokhara Tour

Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan National Park and Pokhara Tour


Nepal is religiously and culturally blessed with world heritage sites. These world heritage sites hold both historical and architectural heritage. This tour includes the three most important sites, which include sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara, and a safari in Chitwan National Park.

Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu Valley, decorated with Newari culture and architectural influence, has been the epicenter of the historical importance of Nepal for many generations.Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur are known for the unique designs of pagoda style. These can be found in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. These Durbar Squares are ancient palaces for various dynasties.

Swayambhunath Temple is one of the most renowned religious sites for Buddhists. Swayambhunath Stupa is the main highlight of this temple, along with various monasteries.

Pashupatinath Temple is similarly one of the most important holy sites for the people of Hinduism along the banks of the Bagmati River.


Pokhara, a premier tourist destination nestled amidst the awe-inspiring Annapurna Massif, boasts the serene beauty of Fewa Lake. Embark on a boat ride to soak in panoramic vistas of towering peaks mirrored in tranquil waters, with the sacred Tal Barahi Temple providing a spiritual sanctuary.

Venture to the captivating Davis Falls, where cascading waters from Phewa Lake plunge into a deep gorge, and explore the mesmerising Mahendra Cave with its labyrinthine passages and stunning rock formations.

Ascend to the World Peace Pagoda, a beacon of tranquillity offering breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara Valley, perfect for meditation and reflection.

Marvel at the rugged beauty of the Seti River Gorge, carved by the untamed Seti River, creating a dramatic landscape that captivates the senses.

Immerse yourself in Pokhara's natural tapestry, where cultural exploration and spiritual enlightenment intertwine with Nepal's awe-inspiring landscapes, offering an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park, Nepal's pioneering conservation area established in 1973, unveils a rich tapestry of biodiversity waiting to be explored. Embark on a thrilling adventure atop majestic elephants, traversing lush forests and grasslands, immersing yourself in the park's vibrant ecosystem. Alternatively, experience the park's wonders through exhilarating jeep safaris, serene canoe rides along winding rivers, or leisurely nature walks.

Marvel at the iconic residents of Chitwan, including the majestic Bengal Tiger, the one-horned rhinoceros, and the elusive rock Python, roaming freely within the park's boundaries. Whereas, one horned rhinoceros is often found roaming in the streets of “Sauraha”. The entrance to this wonderland in chitwan. Witness Nepal's remarkable commitment to conservation, with Chitwan achieving zero poaching of key species for years, thanks to the dedicated collaboration between local communities and park authorities.

A visit to Chitwan National Park is not only a chance to revel in Nepal's awe-inspiring natural landscapes but also an opportunity to contribute to the ongoing preservation of its rich biodiversity. Explore verdant forests, meandering rivers, and encounter magnificent wildlife, becoming part of a legacy that ensures Chitwan remains a sanctuary for generations to come

- Accommodation
- Transportation (including transfers between Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, and Pokhara)
- Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan National Park, and Pokhara
- Guide services (where applicable)
- Entrance fees (where applicable)
- Activities such as elephant rides, jungle safaris, boat rides, etc.

Additional Information:
- Minimum Participants: 1
- Maximum Participants: 7
- Availability: Year-round
- Note: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. The exact inclusions and exclusions should be clarified with the tour operator or provider.


Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

At Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, a designated individual will greet you upon your arrival. Once all the necessary formalities have been completed, you will be escorted to your hotel, where you will be briefed on your itinerary.

Overnight stay at hotel on a BB basis.


Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today's exploration begins with a journey through the cultural and historical wonders of Kathmandu Valley, a region steeped in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We commence our expedition at Kathmandu Durbar Square, an emblematic nexus of Nepal's royal legacy. Here, amid the ancient stone-paved courtyards and intricately carved wooden palaces, visitors are transported back in time to an era of regal grandeur. The imposing structures such as the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the Taleju Temple, and the revered Kumari Ghar, where the Living Goddess Kumari resides, stand as testaments to the city's illustrious past.

Continuing our odyssey, we ascend to the lofty heights of Swayambhunath Temple, fondly known as the "Monkey Temple." Perched majestically atop a hill, this iconic Buddhist stupa commands panoramic views of the valley below. Adorned with fluttering prayer flags and bustling with the playful antics of resident monkeys, Swayambhunath offers a spiritual haven for pilgrims and visitors alike.

Our pilgrimage then leads us to Boudhanath Temple, an imposing sanctuary of peace and tranquility. Encircled by a sea of prayer flags and adorned with ancient symbols, this colossal stupa serves as a sacred focal point for devout Buddhists. As we join the rhythmic chants and spinning prayer wheels, we immerse ourselves in the timeless rituals and spiritual reverence that permeate this revered site.

Lastly, we pay homage to the sacred banks of the Bagmati River at Pashupatinath Temple, the holiest Hindu shrine in Nepal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this sacred complex resonates with the echoes of ancient hymns and timeless devotion. Amidst the solemn rituals of cremation and the ornate temples that line the riverbanks, visitors bear witness to the enduring spiritual legacy that pervades this revered pilgrimage site.

Throughout our journey, we encounter myriad other cultural gems and architectural marvels that punctuate the landscape of Kathmandu Valley. From ancient palaces to bustling marketplaces, each stop offers a glimpse into Nepal's rich cultural tapestry and spiritual heritage. As we navigate through this labyrinth of history and tradition, we are beckoned to embark on a profound journey of discovery and enlightenment, exploring the timeless beauty and cultural diversity that define this enchanting region.

Overnight stay at hotel on BB basis.


Day 3: Nagarkot Sunset view

Today's itinerary promises a journey through the rich tapestry of history, culture, and spirituality as we explore the ancient cities of Patan and Bhaktapur before concluding our day with a serene retreat to Nagarkot Hill station. Our day begins with an exploration of the architectural wonders and sacred sites that grace the heart of Patan and Bhaktapur.

In Patan, we immerse ourselves in the timeless beauty of Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exquisite Newari architecture and ancient monuments. Here, amidst the labyrinth of intricately carved temples and palaces, we pay homage to the revered Krishna Temple, a testament to the city's rich Hindu heritage.

Continuing our journey, we venture to Bhaktapur, an ancient city steeped in history and tradition. At Bhaktapur Durbar Square, we marvel at the magnificence of ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards that echo the grandeur of bygone eras. Our exploration leads us to the Golden Temple, a sacred sanctuary adorned with gilded statues and intricate woodcarvings, offering a glimpse into the spiritual fervor that defines this sacred city.

As we traverse the cobblestone streets of Bhaktapur, we are captivated by the towering presence of Nyatapol, a five-story pagoda that stands as a symbol of resilience and strength. Its towering structure and exquisite craftsmanship leave an indelible impression on our hearts, serving as a testament to the enduring spirit of the Nepalese people.

As the day draws to a close, we bid farewell to the ancient cities of Patan and Bhaktapur and embark on a scenic drive to Nagarkot Hill station. Nestled amidst the rolling hills and lush forests, Nagarkot offers a tranquil haven for travelers seeking solace in nature's embrace. Here, amidst the serene beauty of the Himalayan foothills, we prepare to witness the spectacle of the early sunrise over the panoramic views of snow-capped mountain peaks, a breathtaking finale to our day of exploration and discovery.

Overnight stay at hotel on a BB basis.


Day 4: Fly to Pokhara

After a hearty breakfast, our journey continues as we depart for Changunarayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest Hindu temples in Nepal. Situated atop a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley, Changunarayan Temple is revered for its exquisite architecture and ancient stone carvings, offering a glimpse into Nepal's rich cultural heritage. As we explore the temple complex and its surrounding area, we pay homage to the divine deities and soak in the spiritual ambiance that pervades this sacred site.

Following our visit to Changunarayan Temple, we embark on a scenic drive to Tribhuvan International Airport, where we catch a short 30-minute flight to the picturesque city of Pokhara. Upon arrival at Pokhara Airport, our dedicated team will be on hand to greet you and escort you to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.

Nestled amidst the breathtaking panorama of the Annapurna Massif, Pokhara offers a serene sanctuary for travelers seeking solace in nature's embrace. From the tranquil shores of Fewa Lake to the majestic peaks that adorn the horizon, Pokhara beckons with its unparalleled beauty and charm. As we settle into our accommodations, we prepare to embark on a new chapter of our journey, filled with adventure, exploration, and unforgettable experiences in the enchanting city of Pokhara.

Overnight stay at hotel on a BB basis.


Day 5: Sarangkot Sunrise view

As the first light of dawn breaks over the horizon, we embark on an unforgettable journey to Sarangkot, a scenic hill station renowned for its breathtaking views of the Annapurna Massif. Nestled amidst the rolling hills and verdant landscapes, Sarangkot offers a front-row seat to nature's spectacle as we witness the majestic sunrise painting the sky with hues of gold and crimson. With the towering peaks of the Annapurna range as our backdrop, we are captivated by the ethereal beauty of the Himalayan dawn, a moment of serenity and wonder that will linger in our memories forever.

After soaking in the mesmerizing sunrise, we make our way back to Pokhara city, where a sumptuous breakfast awaits us. Energized and rejuvenated, we set out to explore the myriad attractions that adorn the landscape of Pokhara, starting with the captivating Davis Falls. Formed by the cascading waters of the Phewa Lake outlet, Davis Falls is a natural wonder that captivates visitors with its sheer power and beauty.

Next, we venture to Fewa Lake, the serene centerpiece of Pokhara's natural splendor. Here, amidst the tranquil waters and verdant surroundings, we embark on a leisurely boat ride, soaking in the panoramic views of the Annapurna Massif reflected in the shimmering lake. As we glide across the pristine waters, we are enveloped by a sense of tranquility and awe, immersed in the timeless beauty of our surroundings.

Our exploration continues as we traverse the Seti River Gorge, a natural marvel carved by the rushing waters of the Seti River. From the vantage points along the gorge, we marvel at the rugged terrain and towering cliffs that flank the river, a testament to the raw power of nature.

As the day draws to a close, we reflect on the myriad wonders we have encountered in Pokhara, from the majestic sunrise over Sarangkot to the serene beauty of Fewa Lake and the awe-inspiring Davis Falls. With hearts full of memories and spirits uplifted by the natural splendor that surrounds us, we prepare to bid farewell to Pokhara, knowing that the enchanting allure of this magical city will forever remain in our hearts.

Overnight stay at hotel on BB basis.


Day 6: Drive to Bandipur

Today's itinerary promises a delightful blend of urban exploration, lakeside charm, and rural tranquility as we embark on a journey through Pokhara city and the picturesque village of Bandipur. Our day begins with a leisurely stroll through the downtown area of Pokhara, where we immerse ourselves in the vibrant hustle and bustle of city life. From bustling marketplaces to quaint cafes and artisan boutiques, Pokhara's downtown offers a myriad of experiences waiting to be discovered.

Next, we meander along the serene shores of Phewa Lake, exploring the enchanting lakeside promenade that beckons with its panoramic views and laid-back atmosphere. Here, amidst the gentle lapping of waves and the distant echo of temple bells, we find solace in the natural beauty that surrounds us, soaking in the tranquility of this idyllic setting.

Following a leisurely lunch, we bid farewell to Pokhara and embark on a scenic drive to Bandipur, a charming hilltop village nestled amidst the rolling hills of central Nepal. As we traverse winding mountain roads and lush green valleys, we are treated to sweeping vistas of terraced fields, traditional villages, and distant snow-capped peaks, offering a glimpse into the timeless beauty of rural Nepal.

Upon our arrival in Bandipur, we settle into our accommodations and prepare for an evening of exploration. As the golden hues of dusk envelop the village, we set out on a hike to a nearby old village, where time seems to stand still amidst ancient stone houses, cobbled streets, and terraced fields. Here, amidst the echoes of bygone eras and the whispers of history, we immerse ourselves in the rich cultural heritage and rural charm that define the essence of Bandipur.

As the stars begin to twinkle in the night sky, we return to our hotel, our hearts full of memories and our spirits uplifted by the beauty of the landscapes we have encountered. Tomorrow promises new adventures and discoveries, but for now, we savor the quiet serenity of this enchanting village, grateful for the moments of peace and reflection that it has bestowed upon us.

Overnight stay at hotel on a BB basis.


Day 7: Chitwan National Park        

As the first light of dawn graces the horizon, we bid farewell to the tranquil village of Bandipur and embark on our journey to the lush jungles of Chitwan. With anticipation in our hearts and excitement in the air, we set out early, eager to explore the natural wonders that await us.

Upon our arrival in Chitwan, we are greeted with warm smiles and a sense of anticipation as we prepare for the adventures that lie ahead. After a brief respite and a hearty lunch, we gather for a comprehensive briefing about the afternoon program, eager to immerse ourselves in the wonders of Chitwan National Park.

Our journey continues as we make our way to a wildlife safari resort, our home base for the duration of our stay in Chitwan. Here, amidst the serene surroundings of the jungle, we receive a warm welcome and a detailed briefing about the various activities and excursions that await us.

With our spirits high and our senses keen, we set out to explore the untamed wilderness of Chitwan National Park. From thrilling jungle safaris to leisurely nature walks, each excursion offers a unique opportunity to encounter the diverse array of flora and fauna that call this pristine wilderness home.

As we traverse through dense forests and winding rivers, we keep our eyes peeled for glimpses of elusive wildlife, from majestic Bengal tigers to graceful one-horned rhinoceroses and colorful bird species. With each step, we deepen our connection to the natural world, gaining a newfound appreciation for the delicate balance of life that thrives within the heart of Chitwan.

As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the landscape, we return to our safari resort, our hearts full of wonder and our minds alive with memories of the day's adventures. As we gather for a well-deserved rest and hearty meal, we reflect on the magic of Chitwan National Park and the profound sense of awe it has inspired within us. Tomorrow promises new adventures and discoveries, but for now, we bask in the tranquility of the jungle, grateful for the opportunity to witness its untamed beauty up close.

Overnight stay at a resort or similar on a full-board basis.


Day 8: Jungle Safari in Chitwan

Today is dedicated to immersing ourselves fully in the wonders of Chitwan National Park, a pristine wilderness teeming with life and natural beauty. From dawn until dusk, we embark on a series of exhilarating safari activities that promise unforgettable encounters with the rich biodiversity of this remarkable ecosystem.

Our day begins with a jungle walk, venturing deep into the heart of the forest on foot to explore its hidden wonders. Guided by experienced naturalists, we tread softly through the undergrowth, our senses heightened as we listen for the calls of birds and the rustle of leaves that signal the presence of wildlife. Along the way, we marvel at the diverse flora and fauna that surround us, from towering trees and lush vegetation to colorful butterflies and elusive mammals that dart through the shadows.

Next, we embark on a serene canoe ride along the tranquil waters of the Rapti River, gliding silently through the jungle as we observe the myriad bird species that inhabit its banks. With each paddle stroke, we draw closer to the heart of nature, our spirits lifted by the beauty of our surroundings and the sense of peace that pervades the air.

As the sun reaches its zenith, we pause for a well-deserved break and a delicious picnic lunch amidst the scenic beauty of Chitwan National Park. Replenished and rejuvenated, we continue our adventure with an exhilarating elephant ride, climbing aboard these gentle giants for a journey through the forest unlike any other. From our lofty perch atop the elephant's back, we gain a unique perspective of the jungle, scanning the landscape for signs of wildlife and marveling at the majesty of our surroundings.

Throughout the day, we are treated to a series of safari activities that offer intimate encounters with the natural world, from birdwatching and wildlife spotting to cultural experiences that highlight the rich heritage of the indigenous Tharu community. As the sun sets on another day in paradise, we return to our safari lodge, our hearts full of memories and our minds alive with the magic of Chitwan National Park.

Overnight stay at a resort or similar on a full-board basis.


Day 9: Fly back to Kathmandu

With the morning light, we set off for one last adventure in Chitwan National Park, indulging in jungle safari activities before bidding farewell to its wilderness. Returning to Kathmandu, we're transferred to our hotel, granting us free time to explore the city's treasures. As evening falls, we come together for a farewell dinner, sharing stories of our journey and cherishing the memories made.

Overnight stay at hotel on a BB basis.


Day 10: Departure

Today is yours to enjoy as you please, whether it's exploring Kathmandu's vibrant streets or simply taking a moment to rest and reflect. Later, as you bid farewell to Nepal, know that its beauty will remain etched in your heart forever. Safe travels and farewell.


Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All airport pickup and drop-off is done by private transportation.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with a Nagarkot sunset view.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight
  • All necessary transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Kathmandu accommodates the 3N-BB Plan.
  • Sunset view and 1N accommodation at Nagarkot.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara with 2N accommodation and 1N in Bandipur on a BB basis.
  • Jungle safari and 2N accommodation in Chitwan.
  • Bandipur Sightseeing and stay 1 night. (BB Plan)
  • First aid and medical kit.

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses,bar bills, tips, and travel insurance.
  • International air fares to and from Nepal.
  • All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu (which we do provide on your request with an extra charge).
  • Personal travel and health insurance.
  • Emergency evacuation. 
  • Extra expenses due to flight delay, strikes, weather conditions, or any events that are out of control.
  • Anything not included in the Includes column.




  • Arrangements for accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard that meets the price.
  • Additional permits are on direct payment basis and depend on discretion of the Nepal Government . Permit Office.
  • National Park areas are strict, and visitation depends on the permit availability. In cases  of non-issuance of permits, AAA Nepal Holiday will not be responsible.
  • AAA Nepal Holiday reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point due to reasons including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation/rerouting of flights, closure of/entry restrictions at a place of visit, political issues, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/ compensation claims arising out of this.
  • Traffic jams are a common issue here as the highways are under construction, so please cooperate with the drivers and bus staff.
  • These places are meant for comfort or leisure, so sit back and relax.
  • Your cooperation with locals and weather will enhance your trip experience.
  • In the evening you can go through the local market or nearby area. Note that there won’t be any services of transport in the evening.


All travellers travelling to Nepal should carry their own set of protective gears such as:



- Lightweight, breathable, and moisture-wicking shirts and pants (e.g., quick-dry fabrics like nylon or polyester)

- Lightweight, long-sleeved shirts and pants for sun protection (optional)

- Shorts or lightweight trousers

- Comfortable walking shoes or sandals with good traction

- Lightweight rain jacket or poncho

- Hat or cap with a wide brim for sun protection



- Sunglasses with UV protection

- High-SPF sunscreen and lip balm

- Insect repellent (with DEET or picaridin)

- Lightweight daypack or small backpack

- Reusable water bottle or hydration pack

- Quick-dry towel

- Flashlight or headlamp (for Chitwan jungle activities)



- Personal hygiene items

- Medication (if any)

- Hand sanitizer

- Toilet paper or tissues

- Lightweight, quick-dry towel



- Passport and visa (if required)

- Travel insurance documents

- Copies of important documents

- Local currency (Nepalese Rupees)


Camera gear:

- Camera (with extra batteries and memory cards)

- Binoculars (optional, but useful for wildlife viewing in Chitwan)



- Power bank or portable charger

- Universal travel adapter

- Lightweight, packable backpack or duffel bag

- Snacks or energy bars

- Ziplock bags (for separating wet and dry items)

- Small dry bag or waterproof pouch (for Chitwan jungle activities)

- Lightweight, breathable rain cover for your backpack


Remember to pack lightweight, breathable, and quick-drying fabrics to stay cool and comfortable during the warm summer months. Additionally, ensure you have adequate sun protection, insect repellent, and hydration options.



All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 1,130 per person

Trip Summary

Trip Information

  • Trip Duration : 10 days, 9 nights days
  • Best Season : January to June & September to December
  • Country : Nepal
  • Group size : Min 1

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