We have prepared this tour itinerary for those interested to explore wildlife in Nepal. We have included two prime national parks in Nepal. Chitwan National Park which is one of the best National park in Asia providing excellent jungle activities to see wildlife such as One Horn Rhino, birds, Crocodile and water birds at Rapti River etc. Bardia National Park is located at Far-west region of Nepal which is prime habitat for Royal Bengal Tiger. Visit to both national parks will provide complete wildlife tour and chance to experience local life style of the Tharu people who live in Park boundary with harmonious relationship with forest & wildlife.
DAY 01: ARRIVE AT KATHMANDU
Arrive in Kathmandu. Upon arrival, meeting, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 02: FULL-DAY SIGHTSEEING TOURS
After breakfast commence on a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Morning, visit Old Kathmandu city with its stone paved lanes which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kumari Ghar, Kasthamandap, Tribhuwan Museum & other temples dotted inside Hanuman Dhoka area. After visit, continue to Swoyambhunath stupa located at hilltop overlooking Kathmandu valley. Swoyambhunath stupa is excellent place to see the cultural harmony among Buddhist & Hindu religion followers in Nepal. Afternoon, visit Patan city, also known as Lalitpur. In Patan visit Krishna temple, Durbar Square area, Golden temple & Mahaboudhi stupa. The narrow lanes around Patan Durbar Square is also famous for metal works. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: FULL-DAY SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Morning, visit the temple of Pashupatinath with tiered golden roof and the silver doors which is excellent example for Pagoda architecture in Nepal. This temple is holiest shrine for the Hindus followers all over the world. Also visit cremation ghats located on the bank of the River Bagmati. After visit drive to visit one of the largest Buddhist stupa in the world – Stupa of Boudhnath. Boudhnath is also known as "Mini Tibet" as the stupa is encircled by houses and monasteries where Rinpoches (Buddhist monks) reside. Afternoon, drive 14 Km east to Bhaktapur city. Bhaktapur is perhaps best ancient city preserved inside Kathmandu valleyBhakatapur is home to traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, and musical mystic and so on. Visit major highlights of Bhaktapur such as Nayatapol, Palace of 55 windows (from outside), Bhaktapur Durbar Square, pottery Square and many more. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 04: FLY KATHMANDU – NEPALGUNJ & DRIVE TO BARDIA NATIONAL PARK
Morning, transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to connect flight to Nepalgunj. Upon arrival, drive to Bardia. Upon arrival, check-in at Jungle Lodge. Later, village visit to see explore lifestyle & culture of Tharu people residing close to National park area. Overnight at Jungle Lodge
DAY 05: FULL-DAY JUNGLE ACTIVITIES
Morning, enjoy Elephant back safari to get the lifetime experience exploring wildlife of Nepal. Visit to Visitor Center, Crocodile Breeding Center & Tharu Cultural Museum etc. Also enjoy Jungle Walk inside Bardia National Park area. During nature walk you can see wild animals such as Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horn Rhino etc and other small mammals, birds etc. You can also waits in the Tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Overnight at Jungle Lodge
DAY 06: FULL-DAY JUNGLE ACTIVITIES
Bardia is home to endangered animals and one of the prime residents Royal Bengal Tiger. Enjoy thrill & fun tracking the Tiger with our naturalist. Later enjoy Jeep Drive deep inside the jungle to explore more wildlife. Overnight at Jungle Lodge
DAY 07: DRIVE BARADIA / LUMBINI (340 KMS/7 HRS)
Morning, check-out from Jungle Lodge & drive to Lumbini. Upon arrival, check in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 08: LUMBINI SIGHTSEEING & DRIVE LUMBINI/CHITWAN (177 KMS/5 HRS)
Morning, visit Lumbini Garden. Lumbini is birth place of Gautam Buddha. Visit famous Maya Devi temple & other monasteries dotted inside Lumbini garden area. Morning, drive to Chitwan. Upon arrival check-in at Jungle Lodge. After lunch, commence on a half-day Jungle activities such as Elephant back safari to see wildlife of Nepal such as One Horn Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger etc. Overnight at Jungle Lodge
DAY 09: FULL-DAY JUNGLE ACTIVITIES IN CHITWAN
The Chitwan National park recognized as one of the finest National park in Asis which is home of the many endangered specials and flora. Commence on a full-day Jungle activities such as Canoe ride on Rapti river to see Crocodile & Water birds, Tharu village visit to see their lifestyle, Nature walk and Bird watching to explore more wildlife of Nepal. Overnight at Jungle Lodge
DAY 10: DRIVE CHITWAN / KATHMANDU (175 KMS/6 HRS)
Morning, drive to Kathmandu. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 11: DEPARTURE TRANSFER
Transfer to Kathmandu International airport in time to connect outbound flight.