8 Days 7 Nights
The Kathmandu-Pokhara-Sauraha tour, meticulously operated by Bhutan Travel Gate, is a riveting journey encapsulating the diverse cultural, natural, and adventurous splendors of Nepal. Commencing in Kathmandu, the vibrant capital city, travelers are immersed in a tapestry of ancient heritage and religious fervor. The tour navigates through iconic landmarks like the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (also known as the Monkey Temple), and the serene Pashupatinath Temple, where spirituality harmonizes with daily life.
From Kathmandu, the journey meanders towards Pokhara, a picturesque city nestled in the lap of the Annapurna Himalayas. Here, the mesmerizing Phewa Lake captivates with its tranquility, offering stunning reflections of the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Travelers can relish the ethereal sunrise at Sarangkot, savoring panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, an experience that etches itself into memory.
Continuing the expedition, the tour descends to the lush jungles of Sauraha in Chitwan National Park. This leg of the adventure brings encounters with Nepal’s wildlife—elephants, rhinoceroses, tigers, and an array of bird species. Jeep safaris and guided walks unfold the secrets of this biodiverse sanctuary, providing glimpses into the untamed beauty of nature.
Bhutan Travel Gate orchestrates this journey seamlessly, ensuring a harmonious blend of sightseeing, adventure, and relaxation. Their expertise manifests in curated itineraries, comfortable accommodations, and knowledgeable guides, fostering an experience that resonates long after the journey’s end. This tour is a testament to the captivating essence of Nepal—a symphony of culture, nature, and adventure orchestrated flawlessly by Bhutan Travel Gate.
Highlights of Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan Tour
Sauraha (Chitwan National Park):
Each destination on this tour offers a unique blend of history, culture, natural beauty, and adventure, providing a comprehensive experience of Nepal’s diverse offerings.
Hotel we provide
Jungle Crown or similar Sauraha
Hotel Simal or similar in Kathmandu.
Hotel City Inn or similar in Pokhara.
• Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. • Transfer to your hotel and check-in. • Rest and acclimatize to the new surroundings. • Explore the nearby Thamel area, known for its shops, restaurants, and vibrant atmosphere. • Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
• After breakfast, embark on a full day of sightseeing in Kathmandu. • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple). • Explore the narrow streets and ancient architecture of the city. • Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
• After breakfast, Fly/drive to Pokhara (approximately 6-7 hours by road). • Enjoy the scenic drive, passing through picturesque landscapes, rivers, and traditional villages. • Arrive in Pokhara and check-in to your hotel. • Rest and relax in the evening. • Overnight stay in Pokhara.
• Wake up early and head to Sarangkot viewpoint to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. • Return to Pokhara and have breakfast. • After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Pokhara. • Visit popular attractions such as Phewa Lake, Devi's Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and the International Mountain Museum. • Enjoy a boat ride on Phewa Lake and visit the Tal Barahi Temple. • Overnight stay in Pokhara.
• After breakfast, drive to Sauraha in Chitwan National Park (approximately 5-6 hours by road). • Arrive in Sauraha and check-in to your resort. • In the evening, enjoy a cultural program featuring traditional dance and music of the local Tharu community. • Overnight stay in Sauraha.
• Embark on a full day of activities in Chitwan National Park. • Enjoy a jungle safari on an elephant or a jeep, accompanied by an experienced naturalist guide. • Explore the park's diverse wildlife, including elephants, rhinos, crocodiles, deer, and various bird species. • Visit the elephant breeding center and learn about conservation efforts. • In the evening, take a canoe ride along the Rapti River and enjoy a sunset view. • Overnight stay in Sauraha.
• After breakfast, depart from Sauraha and drive back to Kathmandu (approximately 4-5 hours by road). • Arrive in Kathmandu and check-in to your hotel. • Spend the rest of the day at leisure for shopping or personal exploration. • Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
• Enjoy a final breakfast in Kathmandu. • Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time for last-minute shopping or additional sightseeing. • Check-out from the hotel and transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure.
1.1. Yes, all visitors will need a visa to visit Bhutan, except for visitors from India, who will require a permit. 1.2. Nationals of Bangladesh and the Maldives shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry. 1.3. Nationals of Switzerland and Thailand holding diplomatic and official passports shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry. 1.4. Visitors from India will need a permit to visit Bhutan. This applies to anyone holding an Indian passport, or an Indian voter ID card. For Indian nationals aged under 18 years, a passport or a birth certificate will suffice, and they must be accompanied by legal guardians.
2.1. Visitors can process a visa or permit online from the website of the Department of Immigration. Visitors can also engage tourism service providers (see www.bhutan.travel for more details) to process the travel documents and plan a trip. The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will also offer customer service to help answer questions regarding visa applications and to answer questions about travel within the country. 2.2. Although visitors from Bangladesh and Maldives can process visas on arrival and visitors from India can process permits on arrival at the port of entry, it is recommended that these be applied online to reduce wait time and for faster clearance at the port of entry.
3.1. A passport copy is required. The passport must be valid for six months from the intended date of departure from the Kingdom; 3.2. Travel insurance valid for the duration of the trip; and 3.3. A recent passport size photograph.
4.1. The visa fee is USD 40 per person and it is non-refundable. While the process to issue the visa is usually quick, the visa can take up to five working days to process.
5.1. Visitors from India can use a passport or voter ID card. Children under 18 years of age can use a birth certificate or passport, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian. 5.2. Passport size photograph is also required. 5.3. Travel insurance is required and should be valid for the whole duration of the trip.
6.1 There is also an option to purchase domestic travel insurance from Bhutanese insurance providers at the port of entry during arrivals. There are also tourism information officers stationed at all ports of entry who can assist travellers. Click here to get details on the insurance from Bhutan Insurance Limited.
Please Visit Tourism Council of Bhutan