Both Kathmandu and Chitwan are awesome tourist destinations in Nepal extremely rich in natural and cultural heritage sites. Kathmandu offers you numerous historic to religious places for sightseeing whereas the majority of visitors came to participate in jungle activities like elephant riding, jungle walking, canoeing, elephant bathing, and jeep safari. The Kathmandu to Chitwan tour will be a 5-day long tour and a wonderful chance to explore nature, people, and cultural significance at its peak.
Many monasteries, temples, and heritage sites can be found in the Kathmandu valley. We can visit historical sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square, which are the most popular tourist destinations in the Kathmandu Valley. Besides, visitors also enjoy visiting the Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, and Swayambhunath stupa. During sightseeing in durbar square areas, visitors can appreciate the beauty of the architecture. Nearby Kathmandu you can also get to explore many trekking trails around Kathmandu.
Similarly, Chitwan is another lovely destination in the southwest corner of Nepal. It is Nepal's fourth-largest city, covering an area of 2,238 km2, and is well-known for its National Park. Chitwan National Park, Nepal's first national park, was established in 1973 and covers an area of 932 km2. Chitwan National Park is an excellent place to see rare species such as one-horned rhinos, gharials, leopards, Bengal tigers, Indian rock pythons, and others. The park was created primarily to protect the One-Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, and Gharial Crocodile. Likewise, the Tharu community of Chitwan also holds an affluent cultural and traditional beauty you can explore while in Chitwan. So, in Chitwan, you can have an exciting experience of both nature and the generous hospitality of the local indigenous Tharu people. Thus, for someone ready to enjoy a trip full of celebration and cultural brilliance, Chitwan is the best place to be.
Our company representative will welcome you at Airport and transfer you to a related hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Later, we spend the overnight at the hotel and have our dinner.
On the second day, we will go for a brief sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with a professional English-speaking tour guide after having a yummy breakfast. During the sightseeing tour, you will visit the main attractions of Kathmandu valley which are World Heritage Sites, such as Pashupatinath (Hindu temple), Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Boudhanath Stupa (the largest Buddhist stupa in Asia). Besides, we will also try to cover the Kathmandu Durbar Square (Ancient palaces fo Malla kings) and have delicious authentic Newari food.
After breakfast, we will drive to Chitwan from Kathmandu which will take around 5 to 6 hours. Once we reach Chitwan, we will visit Tharu (local people) village in the evening and have stunning original Tharu dishes as our dinner. Later, we will also try to learn about their unique lifestyle and culture. After dinner and some exploration, we move towards our hotel and rest overnight.
Today, we will participate in a variety of adventure activities in Chitwan National Park, such as Elephant safari, Elephant bathing, birdwatching, canoeing, and jungle walk. The Tharu people of Chitwan welcome guests in the evening by performing dance and singing. Famous stick dances and the crazy peacock dance are the main highlights that reflect their unique way of life. Overnight stay in a hotel with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
On the last day of our tour, we eat early morning breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, we will give you a farewell lunch and help you depart to your homeland.
It will cost you around NRs 2000 per person to visit Chitwan National Park.
The best time to visit Chitwan is from October to March due to the clear weather condition. The temperature between October and March is warm but not hot so traveling will be comfortable during this time.
For Chitwan alone, 2 to 3 days are enough to explore the best out of Chitwan whether it be the wildlife or the social extravaganzas.
The cost of the Kathmandu to Chitwan tour is around $120 per person.