Nepal is a country of exceptional bio-diversity which makes it the best destination for tourists. Himalayan Jungle tour in Nepal is one of the best tour package for travelers. Nepal is rich in biodiversity and it is also famous for wildlife activities around the globe. It is home land of royal bengal tiger, red panda, one horned rhino, dafe etc. There are many national parks in Nepal from terai region to himalayan region. In terai Chitwan National park and Bardia National park are popular. These National parks are the most visited national park for the Jungle safari as there is easy road access. In this tour you’ll explore forests mainly tropical jungles of the Terai region of Nepal.
Himalayan Jungle tour includes jungle safari along with birds watching, local culture and lifestyle of that region. From Chitwan we will drive towards Nagarkot which is popular for beautiful sunrise. You will love beautiful sunrise & sunset with beautiful view of the Mountain range at Nagarkot. “Himalayan Jungle Tour” that will make your perfect Nepal trip.
Tour itinerary: 7 nights / 8 days. “Himalayan Jungle Tour”
Kathmandu: 2 nights
Pokhara: 2 nights
Chitwan: 2 nights
Nagarkot: 1 night
Day 1: Upon arrival at the Kathmandu Tribhuwan international airport, Nepal.
I’ll be on standby air-condition vehicle and displaying your named template at the airport to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. One hour later, will go to orientation walk to get familiar with your surrounding or sightseeing in Kathmandu valley if possible otherwise, will be rest in your hotel.
Day 2: cultural and historical sightseeing
Half day cultural and historical sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by a.c. vehicle. Swayambhunath stupa which is also known as the monkey temple and Kathmandu durbar square. After lunch, we will drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
c) Pokhara: Check in the Hotel.
Overnight at hotel or resort.
Day 3: Sunrise view from Sarangkot and sightseeing in Pokhara.
Early in the morning, we will drive to Sarangkot to see sunrise view on the different Himalayan Peaks such as Fishtail (6997m.), Dhaulagiri (8167m,), Hiun Chuli (6434m.), rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m.) etc. Then after breakfast, we will start our sightseeing in Pokhara such as Gupteswar Gupha (cave), Devi`s Fall, Mahendra Gupha and boating on Phewa lake to go to Taal Barahi Temple.
B) Devi’s Fall:
D) Boating in Phewa Lake:
Boat trip in the lovely Phewa Lake is the foremost attraction of Pokhara. Paddling out into the middle of the lake is a nice way to spend a guite afternoon. It is the largest lake in Pokhara valley and the second largest lake in Nepal. Encircled by Sarangkot and Kaskikot hills, the lake holds a pagoda style temple. 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 verities of fish. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan about 5 hours.
a) At 12:30 pm will be arrival and refreshment time.
b) At 13:00 pm will be lunch time.
c) At 14:30 pm will be Jeep safari inside the jungle about one & half hrs.
d) At 16:00pm will be elephant breeding center: This is a first elephant breeding center in Asia. Naturalist will take us there to show the baby elephants socializing with their parents, show how the elephant meals are prepared and eat. They will explain the nature and the habits of the elephant. The center is government owned and its purpose is to raise the young elephant to secure a viable population. Sun set view from the bank of Rapti river.
e) At 19:00 pm Tharu cultural dance presentation ( which you will also participate in ) by the local villagers or slide show presentation on almost everything under the chitwan.
f) At 20:00 pm dinner and
g) Overnight at hotel or resort.
Day 5: Full day wildlife activities program:
a) At 5:30 am wake up call.
b) At 06:00 am tea/ coffee followed by natural walk for bird watching: The chitwan national park is a home for more than 915 species of bird include resident and migratory. Naturalist will help us to view and identify them such as cormorants, egrets, storks, cranes, jacanas, miniverts, ibis, woodpeckers, hawks, osprey, falcons, kestrel, hornbills, floricans, kites, cuckoos, kingfishers, swallows, orioles, babblers etc. Birds watching is always best on foot early in the morning.
c) At 07:30 am Breakfast.
d) At 08:30 am Dugout canoe ride along with National park visit center and village tour on ox cart or by vehicle: During the canoe trip on the Rapti river, you will be able to view aquatic plants, creatures and different types of brightly colored birds. Two types of crocodiles- may catch a casual glimpse of Gharials and Mugger basking on the river bank. Visit to national park visitor`s center where you can get more information about National park, history and wildlife. Tharus are the malaria resistant tribal and indigenous inhabitants of the Tarai. Naturalist will help us to meet the Tharu people and experience their traditional way of living. This remains us many years back to human civilization.
e) At 13:00 pm lunch time.
f) At 15:00 pm elephant back safari ( approx. 2 hrs.): we can monitor wildlife activities in the deep jungle while sitting on a well trained elephant. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear, and the royal Bengal tiger ( if we are lucky ). We will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home. It is safest and closest option to view the flora and fauna of the park.
g) At 20:00 pm dinner and overnight at hotel or resort.
Day 6: Drive back from Chitwan to Kathmandu up to Nagarkot.
a) At 06:30 am will be wake up call.
b) At 07:00 am will be breakfast.
c) At 08:30 am will be back from Chitwan to Kathmandu up to Nagarkot, and on the way to Nagarkot, we will do sightseeing in one of the ancient city of Bhaktapur then drive up to Nagarkot to see Sunset view from 2100 m if possible. Overnight at hotel.
e) Overnight at hotel or resort in Nagarkot.
Day 7: Sunrise view from Nagarkot and drive back to Kathmandu.
On the way to Kathmandu, we will do sightseeing in the following historical monumental areas:
b) Boudhanath Stupa:
d) After sightseeing,farewell dinner with Nepalese cultural show. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 8: Further activities
After this cultural, historical, and National park sightseeing tour if you would interest for further activities like Mountain flight, Bunjy Jump, Trekking etc. I organize the trip according to your desire. If you decided to leave Nepal then I transfer to Airport for your onward destination.