WILDLIFE TOUR: 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 when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' is compulsory if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room and this amount needs to be added to the per person price. The single supplement offers the comfort of your own room and is also available to any other person wanting their own room. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.Read More
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.
Vivanta Kathmandu, Kathmandu
This stylish 4 star hotel offers an oasis of modern comforts in the bustling city of Kathmandu. Conveniently located in the vibrant Patan District, just 1.1km from Patan Durbar Square, Vivanta Kathmandu offers spacious en suite guest rooms, equipped with a desk, flat screen tv, mini bar and free WiFi. After a busy day of sightseeing, head to the rooftop to relax in the heated infinity pool, enjoy a drink at the Koko Bar and watch the sunset, taking in the wonderful panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. For those that like to work up a sweat there's a state-of-the art fitness centre and a spa complete with a steam room and sauna to rejuvenate. The hotel has a choice of two restaurants, offering authentic local dishes in addition to international cuisine, and the kitchen is open 24/7, so you can enjoy delicious food at any time of the day or night.
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.
Kasara Resort , Chitwan National Park
Situated on the border of Chitwan National Park, Kasara Resort blends simple luxury with a lush jungle setting. Each guestroom boasts a private, water-garden courtyard, an indoor-outdoor bathroom space and a sun deck set up for personal dining. Alongside a restaurant and spa facilities, guests can take part in an exciting range of outdoor activities. Perhaps enjoy a scenic cruise along the Rapti River in a dugout canoe, take a guided jungle walk in search of native wildlife or cycle around the nearby villages.