Kathmandu & Wildlife

Tour Type:
Private Escorted Tours
Start:
Kathmandu
Duration:
6 Days
End:
Kathmandu
Departs:
Daily

Starting From

NZ$ 1787
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Besides mountains, there are various wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Nepal. We visit the Chitwan National Park, UNESCO sites in Kathmandu, temples and ancient architectural treasures. 

Itinerary

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DAY 1

Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS executive in the arrival lounge followed by an assisted transfer to the designated hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 2

After breakfast travel to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. Formerly called Royal Chitwan National Park it was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. Chitwan is one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the Terai region, which formerly extended over the foothills of Nepal.

DAY 3

After breakfast, enjoy wildlife safari. Experience rich wildlife, lush grasslands and spectacular sight of rare species of bird and animals such as one-horned rhinoceros, leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison and wild crocodiles in their natural habitat. Afternoon walk around the nearby village to witness the daily life of the locals.

DAY 4

Early morning drive back to Kathmandu. Later sightseeing tour of Kathmandu visiting the 5th century-old Pashupatinath temple, one of the largest Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath temple and the famous Durbar Square. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhnath dominates the skyline. This ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Swyambhunath, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu region. Pashupatinath Temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. It is regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindus in the world. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to this temple that is also known as 'The Temple of Living Beings'.

DAY 5

Enjoy an excursion to Patan and Bhaktapur to witness a treasure of ancient Newari architecture and arts. Bhaktapur is an ancient Newar town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artwork.

DAY 6

After breakfast, the tour finishes by late afternoon with a direct assisted transfer to airport to connect your onward return flight.

Inclusion


Accommodation with private facilities

Travel by private air-conditioned car with driver 

Private local English-speaking guide

Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D=Dinner)

Shared Jeep Wildlife safari

Entrance fees and tickets

Assistance and transfers 

All current taxes

Exclusion


International Airfares

Any meals other than specified, drinks, laundry, mineral water, telephone calls, postage

Camera and Video entry charges at Monuments/Forts etc

Train or domestic airfares excluding those mentioned in includes column

Optional tour and meals unless otherwise mentioned in the includes column

Visa & passport fees

Travel insurance of any kind

Tips and gratuities

Extra baggage charges

Early check in or late checkout