Nepal Golden Triangle Tour

Nepal Golden Triangle Tour Covered

(Kathmandu City – Chitwan National Park – Lumbini Buddha Burn Place – Pokhara City Tour)

Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan are the most popular tourist destinations and Lumbini , the birth place of Lord  Buddha is world renowned UNESCO listed world heritage site. The Nepal Golden Triangle Tour package is a holistic option to observe the natural fauna and flora, cultural, historical as well as religious richness of Nepal. This ten days tour package stars from the sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.

Kathmandu houses world famous Hindu Temple Pashupatinath which is crowed by hindu devotees and displays the ancient arts and architectures. Swayambhunath, situated on the hilltop is one of the oldest Stupas of Kathmandu valley, which provides enchanting view of Kathmandu Valley. Also known as the Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath is pilgrim site for Hindu and Buddhists people. Kathmandu is inhabited by indigenous Newari people who still keep the traditional culture alive. The three districts of Kathmandu valley namely Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have dwelt durbar squares (ancient royal palaces) which exhibit antique arts and architecture decorated with stone carving and wooden carving and temples with Tundal(sex position wood carving). The temple in premises of Kathmandu Durbar Square houses living Goddesses called Kumari. Boudhhanath, a large Stupa with Tibetan cultural display is another attraction which is swarming with Buddhist devotees.

After sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley, we move to our next destination, Trisuli River rafting. Trisuli river rafting is best for those who are looking for moderate speed rafting with some rapid speed waves. Trisuli River flows between Dadhing and Gorkha districts and provides the scenery of  gorge, small tributaries of Trisuli river, green vegetation and farming land on both sides of river and cable car leading to a Manakamana Temple. After Rafting we accommodate in River Fun Beach Resort enjoying fire camp, swimming and hiking to nearby villages.

Then our journey heads to Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is renowned for rare one-horned rhino. More than 43 species mammals and 405 species of birds dwell in this park. This is the first national park of Nepal which was named as Mahindra Mriga Kunja (Mahendra Deep Park initially established by late king Mahendra in 1959 and as Royal Chitwan National Park in 1973 and was listed by UNSESCO in 1984. This park covers 932 sq. km extending from Chure hill to flat land bordering to India in the south. Encircled by three rivers; Narayani, Rapti and  Reu khola , the park also has more than 45 species of amphibians and reptiles like crocodile, alligator,  cobra, green pit viper and various species of frogs and tortoises.

Nepal Golden Triangle Tour now, heads to birth place of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini. Lumbini is beautiful place and popular of Mayadevi Mandir with stone sculpture which depicts birth of Buddha, as it shows mother of Gautam Budhha Mayadevi is holding tree branch during labor pain. The ancient archeology dated with 3 century BC can be seen in the brick ruins and stone stand around Mayadevi temple. The sacred Bodi tree near by holy pond, ornamented with praying flags and surrounded by monks with prying chants, Ashok pillar made by an emperor Ahoka in 3rd century B.C are main attraction of Ahoka Temple.  Myanmar Golden Temple,World Peace Pagod,Dharma swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar,China temple, Lumbini Museum and the Stupa and Monastris made by different countries are other attraction of Lumbini.

Our final destination Pokhara, the city of Lake is 5-6 hours’ drive from Lumbini. On the way we pass via, Rupandehi, Palpa and Syanja districts, observing vegetation and settlements in western hill of Nepal. Pokhara is city of lakes with mesmerizing scene of snowcapped peaks of Annapurna, Dhualagiri, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and many more mountain ranges. Sarankot a hill station is a perfect place for Paragliding and to have panoramic view of mountains and the Sunrise seen from here is really jaw dropping. Hotels of all budgets are available in Pokhara. Phewa Lake, Begnas Tal(Lake) and Rupa lake are gem of Pokhara. Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave, David Fall, Mountain and cultural museum, Tabnarahi and Barahi Temples are also the main attraction of Pokhara.  Boating in Fewa and other lakes, and hanging out on the edge of lakes gives you peaceful and relaxing experience. Lakeside is popular tourist hub in Pokhara where we can do souvenir shopping and enjoy the local traditional food with cultural shows as well as continental foods.  The Peace Pagoda on the hilltop provides beautiful scenery of entire Pokhara valley and Fewa Lake is most visit place in Pokhara.

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1310M)

After landing in Kathmandu airport, Read Adventure Nepal Tours and Tavel official representative welcomes you and transfer to hotel in heart of Kathmandu. After freshen up our professional tour guide visits you and brief about the plan as well as day to day itinerary. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Meal: NO

Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing Tour

After buffet breakfast our tour guide leads you to the must visit palaces in Kathandu Valley. The UNESCO listed world heritage like, Pashupatinath, a holy temple for Hindu, Swayambhunath (Buddhist temple), also known as monkey temple with majestic view of kathmndu valley, Boudhhanath Stupa are best places to get into religious richness of Nepal. Visit to Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square acquaints with you to the historical, cultural and ancient arts and architectural enrichment of Nepal. If we have spare time we can visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the palace with 17th century woodcarving and other temples. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Kathmandu to Rafting to River Fun Beach (2 Hrs)

Morning about 6:00 pm Breakfast in Hotel, at 6:30 you will pick up from your hotel for Whitewater Rafting and beach overnight. After 2:30 Hour drive you will be Trishuli Rafting Starting point, After 4 hour rafting in Trishuli River you will reach at River Fun Beach Resort, end point of rafting, where you will have buffet hot lunch. Later you can enjoy swimming Pool, Village walking, Fishing, visiting garden etc. Evening will have camp fire in resort. Overnight in ResortAccommodation: River Fun Beach Resort Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04: River Fun Beach Resort to Sauraha, Chitwan 2 hrs drive

After breakfast and some sightseeing in morning we take 2hrsdriing to Chitwanaling side of the Trishuli and Nrayani river via Prithivi Highway until we enter to flat land of Chitwan. After check in to Hotel and having lunch, we can walk around Suraha, tourist city in the north edge of Chitwan National park surrounded by Rapti river. While walking around we catch glimpse of local culture of Tharu people, visit the shops with wooden handicraft products and sometime the rhinos walking on the road or in bank of Raapti river. Overnight in Hotel/ ResortAccommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: National Park Activities

After breakfast we will have jungle excursion either on jeep, elephant or walking with guides. While jungle safari we will visit Ghariyal Crocodile Breeding Center, and passes through various natural lakes inside of the Park. We pass by crash of one horned rhino several times as the excursion route is designed accordingly. Herd of various species deer, elephants and wild water buffalo are commonly seen. Beautiful birds, and different reptiles and animals grazing in the yard of army camp also provide us fun. Besides jungle safari, canoeing in Rapti River, Elephant Bathing, Sun Bathing with animal and bird watching, visit to Elephant Breeding center provide recreational experience. Visiting Tharu Cultural Museum and Research center and joining Tharu Cultural Program and Stick Dance is an opportunity to discover indigenous Tharu Culture. Overnight in Hotel/ResortAccommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Chitwan to Lumbini 3 hrs drive

After breakfast we head to Lumbini via East-West highway. After 3o minutes we leave the intersection road to Kathmandu and cross the bridge over Narayani River and enter into Nawalparasi district. On the way we pass the various settlements on both sides of highways, forest and hill road. When we reach edge of Parasi district we can visit Ramgram Stupa nearby headquarter, which is one of the holy places to have buried relic of Gautam Budhha. After Ramgram we can visit Devdaha, maternal village of Lord Budhha in Rupandehi district, then in hour we reach to today's destination Lumbini. After check in hotel and having lunch we visit Mayadevi Temple where we observe ancient architectures, shrines and monuments, that depicts facts related birth of Gautam Buddha, the sacred pond and Bodhi tree. The artificial canal, ponds, and green swamp vegetation also provide peaceful environments. The Peace Pagoda, Stupas and monasteries built by different countries displays the cultural varieties and architectural styles. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 07: Lumbini to Pokhara 6 hrs drive

Today we travel on hill road through Siddhartha highway for 121km. After breakfast we move to Butwal and follow the road between two hills alongside of Tinau River passing by popular temples of this area called Sidhha Baba located at slop land in the gorge. The road gets elevated when we enter to Palpa district. Palpa is historical place with beautiful farming lands and sunny hills with pine trees. On the way we enjoy spectacular view of Fishtail, Dhualagiri and other snowy capped mountain of Annapurna Range. On the way we will cross Kaligandaki river at Ramdi ,a religious place. Throughout the way in Syanja we will enjoy view of beautiful settlements in hill areas with houses made up of stones and soil with stone and zinc roof, beautiful Aandhikhola, forest with rhododendron flowers until we reach to Naudada hill. Naudanada hill is vantage point for Pokhara Valley and Himalaya range.. After check in Hotel, we can roam around Lakeside. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast

Day 08: Pokhara City tour with Sarangkot Hill Station Sunrise

Early morning before dawn we depart to Sarankot hill to catch the glimpse of Sunrise from Annappurna Mountain Range along with panoramic view of Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and other snowy capped mountains. From Sarankot we can see entire Pokhara valley and we can do paragliding if we want. On the return way to Hotel we can visit Mahendra and Bat caves, Barahi Temples. After breakfast we visit Fewa lake and enjoy boating and visit island Tallbarahi Temple. Then we will visit Davis Fall and World Peace Pagoda on the hill top from where we enjoy enchanting view of Pokhara and mountain ranges. If time allows short drive to Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast

Day 09: Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu

If you want to fly back to Kathmandu, flights are available in every hour and by bus it takes six hour to reach Kathmandu through Pokhara-Muglin-Kathmandu (206km) road. Check in Hotel and have rest. Overnight in Hotel.Accommodation: 3 Star standard Hotel Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10: Final Departure

We conclude our journey today. Our representative from Real Adventure will help you drop in Kathmandu airport and bid adieu.Have safe journeyMeal: Breakfast

Cost Includes
  • All airport pick up & See off
  • All ground transportation by private car
  • All sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • 3 nights hotel in 4 star standard hotel in Kathmandu BB plan
  • 1 Night in River Fun Beach Resort with all meal
  • Trishuli River Rafting with all equipment
  • 1 night hotel in Lumbini BB plan
  • 2 nights in 3 star standard hotel in Pokhara BB
  • 2 nights hotel in Chitwan National park with all meal and activities
  • all sightseeing tour as per itinerary
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • All expenses for driver & tour guide
  • Sightseeing entrance fees during Nepal tour
Cost Excludes
  • International Flight fare
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • All bar & Beverage during Nepal tour
  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu tour
  • Personal insurance
  • Mt. Everest flight ticket
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight – $106
  • Tips

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$999
10
Days

Trip Facts

  • Duration:10 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Nepal Golden Tangle Tour
  • Trip:Tour in Nepal
  • Activity:Kathmandu city tour, Chitwan National park tour, Lumbini Tour, Pokhara City tour, Trishuli River Rafting
  • Max.Altitude:2150 ft.

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