Kathmandu & Chitwan NP - 6 days
Go on safari in Chitwan National Park in search of wildlife, take in the stupas and squares of Kathmandu and witness the magic of singing bowls performed by Buddhist monks in Patan on this short and sweet 6 day tour of Nepal.
Welcome to Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink upon arrival and then spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Chitwan National Park
Kathmandu – Chitwan National Park. On the morning of day 2 you’ll leave Kathmandu and travel onward to Chitwan National Park - Nepal’s premier NP granted World Heritage status in 1984. Chitwan is home to more than 500 species including the vulnerable one horned rhinoceros, gharial crocodile, Indian elephant, sambar deer, bison, striped hyenas and the elusive Royal Bengal tiger. Later today tour the village by ox cart and witness a Tharu cultural dance show.
The following day offers guided bird watching/ nature walk, a jeep safari and boating (subject to weather). Watch the elephant bath and a slide show presentation in the evening.
Overnight: Chitwan National Park | Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2
Chitwan National Park – Kathmandu. Transfer back to Kathmandu on day 4 and enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure. The following morning there will be an optional flight over Mount Everest before starting your guided sightseeing of Patan City. Here you have the unique chance to witness the magic of singing bowls performed by Buddhist monks.
In the afternoon enjoys visits to Swayambhunath – a sacred temple that overlooks the city, the bustling New Road and the famous Kathmandu Durbar Square. End the day with a rickshaw ride from the Old City to Thamel followed by a farewell dinner and show.
Overnight: Kathmandu | Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 1
Your tour comes to an end today, included transfer to airport.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Hotel Manaslu, Kathmandu
Set over 3 floors, Hotel Manaslu is a charming hotel decorated in a classic Nepali style - using local artisans to create an aura of beautiful Newari tradition. Guest rooms are well furnished with air conditioning and en suite facilities. The hotel also benefits from an out door pool, cocktail bar and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel can arrange shuttles into the centre of Kathmandu which is just over a mile away.
Machan Country Villa, Chitwan National Park
Machan Country Villa is designed in the style of a traditional Tharu village. Guests are accommodated in the 6 thatched cottages and 10 rooms in the Long House, which are all comfortably furnished with modern amenities including air conditioning. The hotel has a lovely bar and restaurant serving up a whole host of Nepali, Pan Asian and Continental cuisine. All food is sourced locally ensuring that every meal is perfectly fresh and of the highest quality whilst supporting the local community. Perhaps rise early for a sunrise breakfast or enjoy a sunset BBQ in the hotel’s garden. The property is ideally located near the Chitwan National Park.