Itinerary of the Kathmandu Chitwan Pokhara Tour Package: DAY 1 - ARRIVAL TO KATHMANDU - On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from our office will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure to freshen up and relax. - Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu. DAY 2 - GUIDED SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU - Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath, a pagoda style Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is considered to be the powerhouse of Hindu spiritual power in religious terms. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple is 6 kms from Kathmandu city.Behind the temples are the cremation grounds. - Boudhnath Stupa: Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list, this enormous stupa where thousands of pilgrims gather daily to make a ritual circumnavigation of the dome, beneath the watchful eyes of the Buddha, which gaze out from the gilded central tower. This is one of the few places in the world where Tibetan Buddhist culture is accessible and unfetered, and the lanes around the stupa are crammed with monasteries and the surrounding is a paraphernalia for Buddhist life. - Kathmandu’s Durbar Square: is one of three royal palace squares in the Kathmandu Valley. This site was the royal residence until the 19th century where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch use to take place. - Swoyambhunath Temple: This Buddhist Stupa, said to be 2000 years old is a perfect architecture of gilded spire and white washed dome located under thousands of fluttering prayer flags. From the spire, four faces of Buddha stare out across the valley in the cardinal directions. The entire structure is symbolic. - Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu. - Meals: Breakfast. DAY 3 - DRIVE TO CHTWAN AND DO THE VILLAGE TOUR AND JOIN CULTURAL DANCE - Driving for 5 hours we reach our Lodge in Chitwan National Park where we spend two nights. We freshen up and go for village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus and also visit the National Park Visitor’s centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River. - In the evening we watch and join the Tharu cultural dance presentation by the local villagers in which you can participate or Slide show presentation on almost everything under the Chitwan. - Overnight: Resort in Chitwan. - Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. DAY 4 - ACTIVITIES IN CHITWAN - After breakfast in the lodge we go for canoe ride along the Rapti River which is an excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. - Jungle Walk. - On the way back one can enjoy the elephant bathing. - After lunch we go for Jeep Safari which is an excellent opportunity to see different kinds of animals such as deer, rhinoceros, wild bore, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and the Royal Bengal Tiger. - Overnight: Resort in Chitwan. - Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. DAY 5 - HAVE BREAKFAST AND DRIVE TO POKHARA - Enjoy your breakfast and drive to Pokhara and drop you at your hotel. - Pokhara: Situated about 200 km west of the capital Kathmandu, Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal and is the second most populous city in the country. Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range the city is also a base for trekkers undertaking many short or long treks. The serene of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them makes Pokhara an ambience of peace and magic. - Overnight: Hotel in Pokhara. - Meals: Breakfast. DAY 6 - SUNRISE VIEW FROM SARANGKOT HILL & GUIDED SIGHTSEEING IN POKHARA - Just at a distance of 45 minute drive, Sarangkot is a beautiful village best known for its sunrise, where on a clear day you can see an unobstructed view of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range and Fishtail. - After viewing the ethereal lightshow in the mountains, we can go for paragliding adventure (OPTIONAL). - Phewa Lake is a semi natural freshwater lake at an altitude of 742m located in the south of the Pokhara. The Annapurna range on the north is only about 28 km (linear distance) away from the lake, and the lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. The Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake and thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake. - Davi's fall: Locally known as Patale Chhango is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. The water that feeds the Davi’s Fall comes from the Phewa Lake, which follows a rocky stream to eventually rush down the waterfall and disappear. The passages that run under the ground are connected to the hole below the waterfall. The best time to view this spectacular sight is during the monsoon season when there is a high rainfall and the summer season. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was dipping in the Pardi Khola (river) when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again. - Overnight: Hotel in Pokhara. - Meals: Breakfast. DAY 7 - DRIVE TO KATHMANDU AND DROP TO YOUR HOTEL - We spend our last evening in Kathmandu in a farewell meal together sharing photos recalling the excitements of trip and exchanging emails in one of the traditional Nepalese restaurant. - Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu. - Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Meal. DAY 8 - AIRPORT TRANSFER - Today after breakfast you are in leisure on your own. You will be escorted to airport for your flight home at your flight time. - Meals: Breakfast.