Nepathya – SIC Tour – Seat In Coach Tour covers the most popular three destinations of Nepal, Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan. These three destinations have three different unique attractions and tourism products geographically.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF ARTS & ARCHITECTURE- KATHMANDU [1400m]Welcoming the guests is our passion | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, you can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 02: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU |The city of arts and architecture|29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Kathmandu Valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal with a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Kathmandu has been one of the popular destinations for international tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers a wonderful mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. Right after having breakfast we are off to visit one of the greatest Hindu temple- Pashupatinath, two famous Buddhist Temples- the Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 03: DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO POKHARA[900m]Incredible views of rivers, terrace fields and captivating view of the Annapurna range|31.8oC/7.8oC*| 5hrs|
After having breakfast we leave for Pokhara which is 220 km far with a smooth drive passing through the valleys, rivers, terraces fields and sometimes viewing different Himalayan ranges. On the way wecan witness local villagers working on their paddy fields, tourists are enjoying exciting white water rafting on the famous Trishuliriver, cable car riding to the famous Manakamana temple etc. Once we arrivePokhara we check into hotel. After getting refreshed we can walk around famous Fewalake. Overnighin Pokhara.
DAY 04: POKHARA SIGHTSEEING[900m]The city is dotted with placid lakes and the view of the Phewa Lake with the serene Fishtail Mountain in the backdrop |31.8oC/7.8oC*|
A short drive before the crack of dawn, takes us to Sarangkot to witness the most amazing sunrise. We can paraglide in Sarangkot as the option is available on request. Nothing is better to start the day with a well-deserved breakfast at the hotel. The City of Lakes -Pokhara is a natural charmer. The city is dotted with placid lakes, and we are sure that the view of the Phewa Lake with the serene Fishtail Mountain in the backdrop will surely inspire the photographer in us.
Various fun-filled activities will keep us entertained throughout the day. We can try boating, bird watching, kayaking, swimming, canoeing as they are all amusing. We can also walk around and meet the locals for they are warm and friendly. Jump in one of the colorful boats and paddle up to seek blessings from the Varahi temple in the middle of the lake.
The Davis falls, or “PataleChanggo” in Nepali is actually an underground waterfall. The water flows under the ground through its natural tunnel of 500 feet from the fall made by the water currents beneath the land.
SetiGandaki Gorge standing atop the MahendraPul (Pul: Bridge). Flowing right through the city, the river runs completely underground at places. Bindabasini Temple which is dedicated to goddess Durga- the deity of supreme power, right in the center of the bazaar. The 16th century architecture is sure to delight us. NichidatsuFujii a Japanese Buddhist monk laid the foundation of World Peace Pagoda or “Shanti Stupa”located atop a hill. Look into our inner self and, we will find peace as the view of Annapurna range in the background simply takes our breath away. A wholesome authentic Nepalese cuisine is a good way to end the day. We recommend the Thakali dinner prepared with love by local ethnic mothers. There’s lot more to do in Pokhara, just stride down to the Lakeside area in the evening.Overnight in Pokhara.
DAY 05: DRIVE TO CHITWAN[100m]Offers one of Asia’s best wildlife-viewing spots|36.4oC/9.7oC*| 5hrs|
We get ready to bring out the adventurer in ourselves! As we bid farewell to Pokhara covering 180 km, we are up for some extreme wildlife adventure in Chitwan. Set right in the heart of Nepal down in the humid plains, Chitwan offers one of Asia’s best wildlife-viewing spots. These subtropical plains hide an array of wildlife worthy of The Jungle Book. We can find them all here in Chitwan National Park which is enlisted in World Heritage Sites. Once wearrive and settle down, penetrate deep into the jungle and get closer to the wild as we comb the jungles for rhinos and tigers from the backs of lumbering elephants. And if luck favors, we might just capture the famous one-horned rhino or the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger in our camera while on one of these elephant rides. Overnight in Chitwan.
DAY 06:JUNGLE SAFARI IN CHITWAN | Canoeing on the calm waters of Rapti River is the best way to spot water birds, crocodiles and alligators |
There’s a plenty to keep us busy here, from joining the elephants at bath time to visiting local Tharu villages, and the brave can even take a guided walk through the jungle, surrounded by the hoots and roars of the forest. Nature buffs from around the world come here for safari to scan the treetops for exotic bird species and scour the jungles for rhinos and tigers. Canoeing on the calm waters of Rapti River is the best way to spot water birds, crocodiles and alligators. A lunch break inside the park will provide us with a sweet respite from our saunter. Before we call it a day, visit the gharial breeding project and see both gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles up close. The program has been commendable in protecting these endangered species and releasing them back into the wild. Overnight in Chitwan.
DAY 07: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU[1400m]Beautiful Trishuli River coming from the mountains, hilly landscapes, primitive shops and villages | 29.9oC/3.2oC*| 4-5hrs|
The day sees us traveling back to Kathmandu with the 200 km drive to reach Kathmandu on a winding highway. En route we can witness beautiful Trishuli River coming from the mountains, hilly landscapes, primitive shops and villages. From Kathmandu there is a half-hour drive taking us to Nagarkot the premiere hill station on the Kathmandu Valley rim; here we can whiff a breath of fresh mountain air and view the rolling hills on the eastern rim of Kathmandu valley. Kick back and relax, beat the mountain chill with some wine. Overnight in Nagarkot.
DAY 08: FINAL DEPARTURE |To know how satisfied our guests are measured not only by how tight the goodbye hugs are but by staying in touch with us forever |
This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3 hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot. Waving hands and goodbye hugs are just not enough, we tell our beloved guests to stay in touch with us. This is the way how we feel satisfied by our services.
*Note: The figures shown above are the maximum and minimum temperatures in summer and winter respectively | Source: Department of Hydrology & Metrology, Nepal.