Kathmandu, Pokhara Jomsom

The best of Nepal tour extended with an excursion to the Himalayan Windy City, Jomsom.

As you take on this trip, you will be guided to the most amazing sightseeing places of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, providing you an insight into the rich culture and tradition of Nepal. Then you will head towards Pokhara, where you will get to explore the beautiful ambience of the city. The major tourist attractions in Pokhara include Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall, the gorge of the Seti River, etc.

After your sightseeing tour in Pokhara, you fly to Jomsom which is blessed with exquisite natural beauty. Jomsom is situated on the bank of Kali Gandaki River and is dominated by massive Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri peaks. An excursion around Jomsom gives you a truly rewarding experience of a lifetime. The trip concludes in Chitwan, with a visit to Nepal’s biggest National park. The Royal Chitwan National Park, situated in the tropical Terai region, is renowned for being home to various rare species, particularly the one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger. Taking on this fun-filled journey, you get to experience real adventure and pleasure, leaving you with unforgettable memories to cherish.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  • Day 2 Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Day 3 Fly to Pokhara (25mins); Sightseeing tour in Pokhara & Boating on Phewa Lake
  • Day 4 Fly to Jomsom (20 mins); Excursion around Jomsom
  • Day 5 Fly to Pokhara (20 mins); Drive to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 6 Safari excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
  • Day 7 Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 8 Depart Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Kathmandu

    It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane lands at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the arrivals and escort you to your hotel. .

  • Day 2

    Sightseeing tour in Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan Durbar Square

    We begin our sightseeing tour with a visit to Boudhanath - the largest stupa in Nepal and a center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu. The stupa is designed like a giant mandala (a representation of a Buddhist cosmos). Our next destination is Pashupatinath Temple, which is dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Shiva and is regarded as the most sacred Hindu shrine in Nepal. Here you can witness cremation ritual of Hindus at ‘Aryaghat’, the cremation area of the temple. Then you head to Patan which lies 5 km away from Kathmandu Valley on the South-East. Patan is one of the three medieval cities in Kathmandu and a destination for connoisseurs of fine arts. We take a tour of the Patan Durbar Square - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the square is the Patan Museum (originally a Malla palace), Krishna Mandir- a stone temple of Lord Krishna with its 21 spires and bas-relief art depicting scenes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, Royal Bath or 'Tushahity' and surrounding Hindu and Buddhist temples..

  • Day 3

    Fly to Pokhara (25mins); Sightseeing tour in Pokhara & Boating on Phewa Lake

    It takes around 25 minutes to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. While flying to Pokhara, you can enjoy the fantastic views of shimmering mountain ranges and spectacular landscapes below you. On reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to the best resorts or hotels of your choice. Pokhara will have you mesmerized with its majestic sight of snow-capped mountain peaks and exquisite beauty. You will visit some of the popular landmarks of Pokhara like Devis waterfall, Seti gorge, Bindabasini temple, Guptseshowor Cave etc. You can also savour the pleasure of boating on Phewa lake..

  • Day 4

    Fly to Jomsom (20 mins); Excursion around Jomsom

    Your next destination is Jomsom. As you fly to Jomsom, fun-filled adventurous journey awaits for you. Pokhara-Jomsom flight gives you the most thrilling panoramic view of Himalayas and rivers. After taking proper rest and meal, you get ready for your excursion in Jomsom. Travelling to Jomsom will take you down to the memory lane of ancient kingdom of Mustang. Muktinath is the most popular site in Jomson. As you visit this sacred site, you will able to grasp a complete picture of Hindu religious and culture, tradition and custom of local people. .

  • Day 5

    Fly to Pokhara (20 mins); Drive to Chitwan National Park

    You will fly to Pokhara and head for Chitwan (4/5 hrs’ drive). Chitwan houses rich wildlife, lush grasslands and rare species of bird and animals. Chitwan National Park is your target destination. It gives a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several are species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sightseeing these are very high owing to the expertise and experiences of guides. .

  • Day 6

    Safari excursion in Chitwan National Park

    You surrender yourself to the pure pleasure of jungle activities. Your safari excursion includes Wildlife safari, canoeing, jungle walking, bird watching etc. On your jungle safari through the majestic jungles of Chitwan National Park, you may encounter rare endangered species like one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger and rich diverse ecosystem. You can have the most thrilling and exciting wildlife experience of your lifetime..

  • Day 7

    Drive to Kathmandu

    After your tour in Chitwan National Park, you return to Kathmandu (6 hrs). On reaching Kathmandu, you can indulge in any kind of activities of your interest. You can simply go for shopping, walking, sightseeing or any kind or recreational activities..

  • Day 8

    Depart Kathmandu

    Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime..

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