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
Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Per Person' price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged provided there is another single traveller booked on the tour date of your choosing. If a roommate cannot be found the single room supplement will apply.
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.
Mulberry Hotel, Kathmandu
The Mulberry Hotel is an inviting oasis in the heart of Kathmandu. The elegant rooms are bright and airy with complimentary WiFi. Guests have a choice of two dining venues at the hotel with a rooftop infinity pool, spa and wellness centre to take advantage of also. The hotel is conveniently located in the popular entertainment district of Thamel and a 30 minute drive from the airport.
Jungle Villa Resort, Chitwan National Park
Situated at the northern borders of Chitwan National Park, the Jungle Villa's cottages contain well-furnished rooms with fully equipped ensuite bathrooms. Wake up to the sights of the World Natural Heritage Site from your private balcony overlooking the Rapti River. The resort's restaurant and outdoor bar serve a variety of cuisines and cocktails crafted from local produce. During the day, the National Park is right on your doorstep, should you wish to view the endangered flora & fauna on a safari tour, or join a village tour to learn about life in local communities.