Nepal possesses altogether ten World Heritage Sites within the country, out of which 8 cultural sites; seven of them deify the Kathmandu Valley. This tour program is especially intended to introduce all the cultural World Heritage sites of Nepal with the additional facet of spending two nights in the Natural World Heritage Site of the Chitwan National Park. The tour also includes a fascinating mountain flight that should never be avoided during this time of the year. Its an absolute thrill and wonderfully satisfying to view some of the highest peaks of the world, almost within touching distance from the window of your plane…!!!!!
Day 1: ARRIVAL KATHMANDU
Welcome to Kathmandu! On arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport, you will be met by our representatives who will pick you up and drive you to your hotel. There will be No activities on this day. You are free to explore bustling down town Kathmandu. Should you like, we will be happy to accompany you for any thing that may interest you. Your first overnight in the city of Gods.
Day 2: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour. The places of visit today will be Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, and Bhaktapur city. Overnight at your hotel
Day 3: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour. The places we visit today will be Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa and Patan city. Overnight at your hotel
Day 4: MOUNTAIN FLIGHT AND HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Early in the morning after a cuppa or so we transfer to airport for a Mountain flight to get magnificent views of the highest mountains on the planet including Mt. Everest. After the thrilling flight, we get back to our hotel, and freshen up before having breakfast. In the afternoon, start your half day sightseeing tour of Changu Narayan, which is more of an outdoor excursion. Overnight at your hotel
Day 5: DRIVE KATHMANDU / LUMBINI
after breakfast, you will take a scenic drive to Lumbini. It is about an 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. You will reach Lumbini by late afternoon and will spend the night in the holy town of Lumbini.
Day 6: SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN LUMBINI
After breakfast, we proceed for a sightseeing tour around Lumbini, which also includes visiting the birth place of the Buddha. Overnight in quiet Lumbini
Day 7: DRIVE LUMBINI / CHITWAN
after breakfast, you will be driven to Chitwan National Park which is a well known wildlife reserve in Asia, where you will spend the night. On arrival at the park, you will be briefed on the Jungle program by the manager of the park and after lunch we go on a Tharu village walk, visit a wildlife Museum and experience a wonderful sunset in the wild plains of Nepal. In the Evening, we enjoy a scintillating Tharu stick dance performed by the local belles in the area; and have Dinner at the Resort. Most visitors enjoy this cultural program. It’s then an overnight at the resort amidst the quiet cackling of birds, presumably wishing you ‘sweet dreams’ into the night.
Day 8: WILDLIFE ACTIVITIES IN CHITWAN
05.30 hrs: Wake up call
06.00 hrs: Tea / Coffee followed by Nature walk for Bird watching
07.30 hrs: Breakfast
08.30 hrs: Canoe ride along with a visit to the Elephant breeding center
13.00 hrs: Lunch
15.00 hrs: Visit to National Park visitors center (Information about the Park)
1600 hrs. Elephant safari (Approx. 2 hours) – a delightful experience!
19.00 hrs: Slides presentation about the flora & fauna of the National Park
20.00 hrs: Dinner
Day 9: DRIVE CHITWAN / KATHMANDU
after breakfast, we begin a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at your Hotel
Day 10: FREE IN KATHMANDU
this day is Free in Kathmandu for any personal activities you may want to do. In the evening, we go out to taste a delicious Nepalese cuisine at a well known Nepali kitchen. While enjoying your dinner, you will be entertained by a thrilling cultural dance performed by the local belles. This is a complimentary outing on behalf of Zenith Adventures.
Day 11: FINAL DEPARTURE
Depending on your flight time, we will drive you to the International airport for your onward flight home. For your kind information, you will now not need to pay an airport departure tax as this will already be deducted online when buying your air ticket.