Cultural Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan - 10 Days
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Cultural Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan - 10 Days

Days: 10 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)

Cultural Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan will allow you to explore the tradition, culture, lifestyle, historical monuments, nature, and wildlife of Nepal, all at the same time. This tour is famous among travelers, and every year thousands of tourists go on this tour. If you want to experience all the aspects of culture, nature, and wildlife at the same time then, this is the perfect trek for you. Also called the Golden Triangle of Nepal, Cultural Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan takes you to the major attractions of these three major cities of Nepal.

You will begin your tour from Kathmandu Valley where seven out of ten heritage sites of Nepal are located. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like sacred Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath (Aka Monkey Temple), Boudhanath, which is the biggest stupa of South Asia, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square. All of these monuments will be present you different form of architecture, historical events, and significance. To experience and observe the culture and lifestyle of local deeply, you will visit different streets full of shops, restaurants, and markets. After that, you will drive to Pokhara which is also known as ’the City of Lakes’. The unique combination of snow-covered peaks and luminous lakes has made Pokhara one of the most picturesque valleys of Nepal. You will explore the valley and visit famous sites like Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave, Davis Fall, and Lake Side. You will see mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Machhapuchhre (6,997 m) and Annapurna Range from Pokhara. After spending a few days in Pokhara, you will head towards Chitwan National Park where you will get closer to wildlife and nature. The drive will be 6 hours long presenting you with the beautiful views of hills, forests, and rivers. Chitwan National Park is located in the southern region in Nepal. You can do activities like Jungle Safari, Elephant back safari, Elephant bathing, canoeing trip on Rapti/Narayani River, and also visit local people houses and observe cultural dance performed by the indigenous Tharu community. 

Be a part of this tour with our experienced and caring crew. We, at Swiss Family Treks and Expedition, assure you that, with us, this tour will become one of the best moments of your life. The transportation and logistics on the tour are of the highest quality and an experienced guide will help you get the most out of this trip.

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

You will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our team members will pick you up at the airport and escort you to the hotel. You will rest for the day, and in the evening, you will meet with your guide. He will brief you about the trip. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 2: Full day guided sightseeing tour to Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Swayambhunath Stupa 
Today, you will go on the full day guided sightseeing tour. You will head towards the Boudhanath Stupa, which is the largest Stupa of South Asia. You will then visit one of the holiest temples of Hindus, Pashupatinath Temple. From here, you will move towards the Swayambhunath Stupa, which is also popularly known as Monkey Temple. All of these monuments are the part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Full day guided sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square
Today after breakfast, you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square where you will see five-storied Naytapola Temple, ancient Dattatraya Temple, Pottery Square, and Durbar Square. Then, you will move towards Patan Durbar Square where you will see famous five storied Kumbheswor temples, the medieval royal palace, Golden temple, the temple of a thousand Buddha, and many more. Both of these Durbar Squares are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and showcase the unique form of architecture. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 4: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by private vehicle and boating in Phewa Lake 
You will drive to Pokhara today. The drive will be scenic and present you gorgeous views of rivers, hills, forest, and small settlements. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will be taken to your hotel. After relaxing, you will visit the famous Lakeside where you will do boating on the Phewa Lake. You will see the gorgeous reflection of the surrounding mountains of the lake that will make it that much more memorable. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Pokhara.

Day 5: Morning Sunrise view in Sarangkot and sightseeing tour in Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave 
Today, you will wake up early in the morning and head towards Sarangkot. From here, you will get to see amazing views of the sunrise. You will then have breakfast and go on the sightseeing in Pokhara Valley. You will visit Mahendra Cave, where you will see the statue of Lord Shiva inside the cave. You will reach Bat Cave from here. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Pokhara.

Day 6: Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon visit to International Mountain Museum, Davis Fall and Gupteswor Cave 
Today is another excursion day in the Pokhara Valley. You will hike to World Peace Stupa which offers great views of the Himalayan panorama. Further, you will visit the International Mountain Museum where you will get to see exhibits of famous mountains and mountaineers, flora and fauna including geology, the culture, and lifestyle of the locals. From here, you will head towards the famous Davis Falls and Gupteswor Cave. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Pokhara.

Day 7: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan by private vehicle 
You will drive to Chitwan today. The drive will be long and take you to the Terai region of Nepal. You will see beautiful views of hills, rivers, forest, and small settlements throughout your way to the Chitwan. Upon reaching Chitwan, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. 
Briefing about our resort & its facilities
Village tour/sightseeing
Stay overnight at Green Park Chitwan.

Day 8: In Chitwan National Park 
You will go on the adventurous elephant safari in the Chitwan National Park that will take you deep into the jungle. You will get to see rare wildlife like a one-horned rhino, Bengal tiger, and sloth bear. You will also see several rare species of flora as well. Further, you will visit elephant breeding center where you will see the preparation of food for elephants. Later, in the evening, you will visit the local Tharu village. You will be welcomed by the traditional Tharu dance and food. 
Wake up
Elephant Back Safari
Canoe ride
Visit to the Elephant breeding center
Tharu cultural program in Chitwan
Stay overnight at Green Park Chitwan.

Day 9: Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu by private vehicle
You will wake up early and have breakfast. The national park is also famed for being a home to more than 500 species of birds and Bird Watching is also a famous activity here. 
Wake up
Tea & coffee
Bird watching
Proceed for departure and you will then head back to Kathmandu. The drive will go offer breath-taking views of landscapes and sceneries. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to rest. Later in the evening, you will explore the vibrant streets of Thamel. Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
After having the last breakfast of the trip, you will check-out of the hotel. One of our team members will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back to your home.

Pricing for Group Size Basis: 
All inclusive Tour Price for single/individual traveler; USD 2315
All inclusive Tour Price for 2 travelers basis (couples/friends); USD 1555 per person
All inclusive Tour Price for 3 travelers basis (small group/families); USD 1495 per person
All inclusive Tour Price for 4 travelers basis (small group/families); USD 1250 per person

Join with us on Explore Nepal Sightseeing Tour to Kathmandu in 2024/2025.

Customize Your Tour: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at

Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price Adult 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons Status *
USD 2,315
EUR 2.158
SFr 2.142
GBP 1.806
AUD 3.449
CAD 3.079
USD 1,555
EUR 1.450
SFr 1.439
GBP 1.213
AUD 2.317
CAD 2.068
USD 1,495
EUR 1.394
SFr 1.383
GBP 1.166
AUD 2.228
CAD 1.988
USD 1,250
EUR 1.165
SFr 1.156
GBP 975
AUD 1.863
CAD 1.663
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Tour Package Cost includes:
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle.
* 4 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House in Kathmandu.
* 3 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Temple Tree Resort and Spa in Pokhara.
* 2 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with full board at 4* Hotel Green Park Chitwan in Chitwan.
* Kathmandu and Pokhara guided city tour as per the above itinerary.
* English speaking Tour Leader/Guide & support staffs insurance and salary.
* All ground transportation by private vehicle.
* World Heritage Sites and Tourists places Entrance Fees.
* All the Jungle Safari/Activities as per above mentioned itinerary/program.
* Office Service charge.
* All government tax.

Our Tour Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Luunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, Internet.
* Personal Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                         Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

Cultural Tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan - 10 Days


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