Kathmandu Is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley. Once thought to be the fabled and inaccessible Shangri-La, Kathmandu is now a hub for independent travelers as well as a growing vacation spot catering to all budgets As a result of considerable urban growth in recent decades; it is now part of one continuous urban area together with Patan to the south. The heart of the Kathmandu Valley this ancient square crowded with palaces & temples, including the current incarnation of the Kasthamandap or “Wooden house” that gives the city its name. The square has been in active use since the construction of a palace around 1000 AD. This site is the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal.
Meeting at airport upon arrival. Transfer to hotel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. The urban sprawl that makes up modern Kathmandu is in fact two cities, Patan and Kathmandu.
Accommodation: Grand/similar**** or The Everest/similar*****
Drive to Chitwan. Chitwan is 175 Km from Kathmandu & is a 05 hours drive from Kathmandu. An elephant-back safari in the jungles of the Royal Chitwan National Park is a must for every visitor to Nepal. Less than 60 miles south of the Great Himalayan Range in Nepal’s sub-tropical Terai lowlands (600 ft), Chitwan is one of Asia’s premier wildlife reserves. Its 360 square miles of tall grasslands and forests are home to a wide variety of mammals and birds, including several endangered species. The park is most famous for Bengal Tiger, rare Gharial and Marsh Mugger crocodile and a large population of Asian rhinoceros. Overnight at hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel Westwood/similar**** OR Jungle Nepal Resort/similar*****
Package valid till 30th Sep 2014