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6 Days Culture tour itinerary for Kathmandu: Elephant Safari In Himalayan Foothills


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Elephant Safari in Himalayan foothills

Elephant Safari


Explore the first and the biggest national park in the Himalayan country of Nepal that has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The park is rich in flora and fauna; and offers you a rare elephant safari to spot the endangered single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros.

DAY 01

Arrival day in Kathmandu 1,300m/4,264 ft

Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal.

  • Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan Internationa Airport, our representative will welcome you and assists to transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet for a briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

DAY 02

Kathmandu Sightseeing

  • Early in the morning after having breakfast, the day starts with a full day Kathmandu tour.

  • The tour in the afternoon covers Kathmandu City: Durbar Square complex of palaces, Stupa and temples, built around 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the kingdom of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu.  An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. All the places are protected as a UNESCO as a world heritage site.

  • We will also visit Pashupatinath, one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. It lies 5 km east of the city center, and Boudhanath Stupa, which is the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presented as one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design.  

DAY 03

Drive to Chitwan Nation Park

Departure from Kathmandu by bus. You will then be transferred to your Hotel/Lodge where you will be offered refreshments & also a briefing. After being given your programmes for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.

  • 13:00: Lunch.

  • 15:00: Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus.

  • Visit the National Park Visitor’s center where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sunset view from the bank of Rapti River.

  • 19:00: Tharu cultural dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers or Slide show presentation on almost everything under the Chitwan.

  • 20:00: Dinner.

DAY 04

Explore Day in Chitwan

  • 06.00: Wake up call.

  • 06.30: Breakfast.

  • 07.00: Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. + Jungle Walk +elephant bathing.

  • 13.00: Lunch.

  • 15.00: Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and the Royal Bengal Tiger (If you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home.

  • 19.00: Tharu cultural dance presentation or Slides show presentation.

  • 20.00: Dinner

DAY 05

Drive back to Kathmandu

  • 06.00: Wake up call.

  • 06.30: Breakfast.

  • 07.00: Visit the Government Elephant Breeding Centre.

  • 09.00: Departure for onward journey.

  • We will pick you from bus park and transfer to hotel.

  • Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 06

Drive to Airport for Final Departure

  • Today is free for last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. 

  • If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

  • 275 USD Per Adult
  • Drop and pick up from the International airport.

  • Kathmandu sightseeing by private car.

  • Tourist Bus to Chitwan Nation Park and Back.

  • Jungle guide.

  • Meals at the park during your stay.

  • 3 night hotel at Kathmandu.

  • Two-night hotel at the park in Chitwan.

  • All jungle activity as per Itinerary

  • All ticket and entrance fee 


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Mani Bhagawat



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