Splendid Nepal


10 Days | 9 Nights

Short Itineraries

  • DAY 1:
    Arrive in Kathmandu
  • DAY 2:
    In Kathmandu
  • DAY 3:
    Fly to Pokhara, trek to Mala lodge
  • DAY 4:
    In Mala lodge
  • DAY 5:
    Trek to Phedi via Dhampus and drive to Pokhara
  • DAY 6:
    Drive to Raft starting point and raft
  • DAY 7:
    Raft and drive to Chitwan
  • DAY 8:
    In Chitwan
  • DAY 9:
    Fly back to Kathmandu and sightseeing
  • DAY 10:
    Final Departure

Detailed Itineraries

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

It is 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. A representative and driver from Yeti Adventure will meet you at the airport and escort you to your designated hotel. The representative will help you check into hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities.

Meals: None
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 2: IN KATHMANDU

Swayambhunath stupa: Said to be around 2000 years old, this Buddhist Stupa sits atop a hill. The main stupa is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire crowned by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. The hill of Swayambhu is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. You’ll get a scenic view of Kathmandu city from there.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kasthamandap, the source of the name Kathmandu means ‘made from the timber of a single tree’. Also known as Kantipur, the capital Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal's art and culture. It is a place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples and monuments. Kathmandu Durbar Square with its arrays of temples and the ancient palace of the former Nepali Royals enriches your experience of the centuries old civilisation.

Patan Durbar Square: Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan is one of 3 royal cities in the valley. A destination for connoisseurs of fine arts, Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments. Patan is believed to have been built in the 3rd century B.C. by the Kirat dynasty later expanded and enriched by the Lichhavi and the Malla rulers in the medieval period. Patan Durbar Square, like its counterpart in Kathmandu, is an enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former Royal palace complex is the centre of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a beautiful museum.

Meals:- Breakfast
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 03: FLY KATHMANDU TO POKHARA, TREK TO MAJGAON

After breakfast, transfer to airport and fly to Pokhara (25 mins).

Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. At an elevation lower than that of Kathmandu, it has much more tropical feel to it; a fact well appreciated by the beautiful diverse flowers that prosper in this environment. The enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panaromic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of the lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. The natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains has made Pokhara the natural choice for trekkers and adventures. Pokhara is also the base for some of most famous trekking circuits of Nepal.

Upon arrival in Pokhara, we will have a briefing at our Ker & Downey office before we transfer to the trek starting point, Chandrakot situated at an altitude of 1580 m / 5215 ft. From here, there are spectacular views of the Annapurna South, the sacred mountain – Machhapuchhare and Modi valley. The walk of half an hour takes us to the village, Majgaon. After having lunch at Mala Lodge relax at the Lodge.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Mala lodge

DAY 4: IN MAJGAON

We visit a local house which has been converted into a museum in the local village of Tanchok. You can also visit a school and if there are more than 6 people in your group, the children along with the mother group will visit your place and perform local dances and typical songs of the region.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Mala Lodge

DAY 5: TREK TO PHEDI via DHAMPUS, DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA

After early morning tea and coffee served on your veranda, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the stunning scenery of the Annapurnas from several different locations around the Lodge. After breakfast, we start our trekking through the unspoiled village of Patlekhet. Our walk takes us through sub-tropical forests that include tree orchids, rhododendrons and magnolias. Along the way, we will stop at the village of Pothana where many Tibetan traders live and sell their souvenirs. After about 3.5 hours, we arrive at the Basanta lodge. From the lodge, there are sweeping views of the entire Annapurna range. After lunch at the lodge, we depart along the ridge and descend through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor. Trek time 1.5 hours. We then transfer by vehicle to the Temple Tree Resort in Pokhara (30 minutes drive). This afternoon is free to explore the lakeside.

Phewa Lake: The ultimate lake for boating where an island temple is located at the middle of the lake. Another attraction is the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna range on the crystal clear water of the lake. While boating in Phewa Lake, you can see several varieties of fish. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake. It’s hard to escape the draw of Phewa Lake and any visitor with even a few spare minutes should endeavor to take a boat out on the water to fully experience the wonderful views of reflected mountains. Paddling out into the middle of the lake is a nice way to spend a quiet afternoon.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Temple Tree Resort

DAY 6: DRIVE RAFTING LAUNCH SITE

After breakfast, drive to rafting launch site and receive instructions and information from the rafting guides. Then we start the rafting and cross few sections of II grade rapids. Continue on and we reach the bank of our camp surrounded by luscious forest.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Seti River camp

DAY 7: RAFT & DRIVE TO CHITWAN

After breakfast, raft for about 2 hours with views of the riverside villages and plentiful birdlife to our end point. Board the awaiting vehicle and drive to Chitwan National Park. Upon arrival at the resort, meet and briefed by the naturalist about the daily activities.

Chitwan National Park is the lush valley of Chitwan situated in the foothills of Churia ranges which houses the first National Park of the Kingdom. This National Park is famous for its variety of wildlife, especially the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. The Chitwan valley consists of tropical and subtropical forests. Sal forests cover 70 percent of the park. Sal leaves are used locally for plates in festivals and religious offering. Grassland covers 20% of the park area. There are more than 50 different types of grasses, including the elephant grass renowned for its immense height. It can grow up to 8 meters. The park is home for more that 50 mammal species, over 525 birds, and 55 amphibians and reptiles. The endangered fauna found in the park are: One-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild elephant, Four horned antelope, Pangolin, Golden monitor lizard, Python, Giant hornbill, Black stork, While stork, etc.

Later participate in the jungle activities.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Kasara Jungle Resort

DAY 8: IN CHITWAN

The day will keep you busy with a close encounter with all sorts of flora and fauna that Chitwan National Park has to offer in its lap- facilitated by a number of below activities spread over the entire day. We will try to include all of the activities depending upon the availability of time- primes like elephant ride\canoe ride\jungle drive will not be missed).

Elephant ride: How about a ride on an elephant’s back in the dense forest viewing the wildest of wildlife activities?

Dugout canoe ride: Floating down to the Rapti River in a dugout canoe is the best way to discover the habitat of crocodiles in the river. It is also a relaxing and better way to watch the different kind of birds and wildlife species, while they are drinking water in the bank of river Rapti.

Jungle Drive: Ride on a jeep through the dense forest inside the park, passing all sorts of vegetation and wildlife is a thrilling moment itself as there are more chances of discovering wildlife too. Jeep safari is not only the fastest way to discover wild activities, but also it is safe. And what can one expect more when there will be a visit to the crocodile breeding farm en route.

Later in the evening, there will be an entertainment through Tharu Stick Dance. You are more than welcome to join the village girls and boys as they move their hips in a local rhythm.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Kasara Jungle Resort.

DAY 9: FLY BHARATPUR TO KATHMANDU

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur city.

Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon): Also known as city of devotees, Bhaktapur is the home of medieval art and architecture. Lying 14 kilometers/9 miles east of Kathmandu City, this place was founded in the 9th Century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at the height of 4,600 ft. above sea level. In Bhadgaon, you will visit the Durbar Square with the Palace of 55 windows built by King Bhupatindra Malla. The famous five-storied Nyatapol temple on the terraces of which stands a pair of figures - two goddesses, two strong men, two elephants, two lions and two griffins is the tallest temple in the valley and was also built by King Bhupatindra Malla. It is one of the best examples of Pagoda styled temples.

Boudhanath Stupa: One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal; Boudhanath is one of the holiest structures imposing a height of 36 meters with three massive level Mandala style platforms. It is surrounded by colourful buildings housing families creating a friendly enclosure. The Stupa is visited every year by tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.

Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 10: FINAL DEPARTURE

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

Meals:- Breakfast

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