Trip Overview Lumbini, Muktinath, Janakpur & Chitwan Tour 09 Nights 10 Days
Day 01: Drive from Gorakhpur to Lumbini
On the first day, you will be picked up from Gorakhpur railway station and then be transferred to Sunauli, Nepal-India Border. After completing the border formalities on your own, you will enter the Nepali territory and continue to drive to Lumbini. Overnight stay at Lumbini
Day 02: Drive from Lumbini to Pokhara
After having breakfast in the morning, you will proceed to Lumbini for sightseeing tour. You will observe and see the temples, monuments, monasteries in Lumbini and enjoy the serene beauty of the region. After this, you will then drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is a tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. Pokhara is blessed with natural beauty of the mountains, caves, temples and many such beauties. Overnight stay at Pokhara
Day 03: Fly From Pokhara to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath - Jomsom
You will have breakfast early in the morning after which you will fly to Jomsom from the Pokhara Airport. It will approximately take around 35 minutes of flight for you to land in Jomsom. From there, you will drive to Muktinath by local transport (1.30 hrs) along the Kaligandaki river. Muktinath is a sacred temple in the region and the shrine is considered as the god of Salvation as it holds great significance for all Hindu pilgrims in the south Asian sub continent. Thousands of devotees flock at the temple for attaining the much sought after moksha, have holy bath at 108 waterspouts, name of “Muktidhara”. & Holy bath in Mukti Kunda (2 Kunda in front of Temple), believing that it brings them salvation. After performing Darshan and worship at the Muktinath Temple, you will drive back to Jomsom. Overnight stay at Jomsom.
Day 04: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara City Tour
The next day, you will fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom after having breakfast in the morning. In around 35 minutes, you will land at the Pokhara Airport after which you will be transferred to the Hotel. You will then proceed for sightseeing tour in Pokhara.
Bindabashini Temple: Bindabashini is also one of the most popular temples in Pokhara. The temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. Bindabashini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees.
Barahi Temple: The Barahi temple is one of the most important monuments in Pokhara. Built in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storyed pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of' Ajima, the protesters deity representing- the female force Shakti. Devotees can be seen, especially on Saturdays, carrying male animals and fowl across the lake to be sacrificed for the deity.
Davi's Fall: Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall), Davi's Fall (also known as Devin's and David's) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport along the Siddhartha Highway. Legends say that a trekker named Devin or David was washed away by the Pardi Khola and he mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall and hence it was named after him.
Gupteswar Cave: Another cave famous for its religious importance located in the southern end of the city, Chorepatan. This cave is a sacred and natural cave as there is temple of Lord Shiva. You will return back to the Hotel in the evening after the sightseeing tour.
Day 05: Drive from Pokhara to Manakamana and Kathmandu
After breakfast in the morning, the visitors will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a private vehicle. The drive along the Prithvi Highway takes around six hours and you will enjoy the scenic drive along the Trishuli River. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you can also visit the Manakamana temple which lies on the way via cable car service. The temple is located at 1,302 meters of altitude.. The deity is one of the manifestations of the Hindu Goddess Bhagawati who is believed to have the power to fulfill wishes of the devotees. It is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Overnight Stay at Kathmandu.
Day 06: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast in the morning on the sixth day, you will set out for an interesting sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu city. Being escorted by an English speaking guide (we can provide you with any language speaking guide on your request), you will get to see our culture, heritage and the local people and their tradition. In our sightseeing tour, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Jaal Narayan and Swayambhunath Stupa, Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, among other temples and monuments.
Pashupatinath Temple: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the subcontinent’s great Shiva sites. The supreme holiness of the site stems from the Shiva linga enshrined in its main temple. It expresses the very essence of Hinduism as pilgrims, priests, devotes, temples, ashrams, images, inscriptions and cremation ghats intermingle with the rituals of daily life, all sprawled along the banks of the sacred Bagmati River. The temple’s origins are obscure. An inscription here dates from 477 AD, but the shrine may have stood there for 1000 years before that.
Bouddhanath Stupa: This great stupa is one of Nepal’s most distinctive monuments and one of the most important Buddhist sites in Nepal. With a diameter of over 100 meters, it is amongst the largest stupas in the world. There are a number of legends accounting for the stupa’s construction, but it is generally believed to date from the 5th century. All stupas contain holy relics and Bouddha is said to contain the remains of the past Buddha Kasyapa.
Jaal Narayan (Budhanilkantha): Jaal Narayan popularly known as Budhanilkantha about 12 km north of Kathmandu, at the Shivapuri foothills is the largest Vishnu lying on a coiled five headed serpent carved in a single stone. Jalasaya Narayan is Lord Vishnu for Vaisnavas, Lord Shiva for Shivas, and Lord Buddha for Buddhists. This outstanding artwork of Lichhavi sculptures dates back to some 1500 years.
Swayambhunath Stupa: 6.5 kilometers west of Kathmandu, this great temple is just on the outskirts of Kathmandu. No one actually knows who built it. Many believe that the Lichavis constructed it while others believe that emperor Asoka had already visited it in the 3rd century. The Swayambhunath complex consists of a giant Stupa, a large ensemble of shrines and temples, and also includes a Tibetan monastery, a museum and a library. This site has two access points: a long stairway, claimed to have 365 steps, leading directly to the main platform of the temple, which is from the top of the hill to the east; and a car road around the hill from the south leading to the southwest entrance. The first sight on reaching the top of the stairway is the Vajra. In Evening leisure, overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Drive from Kathmandu to Janakpur
After having morning breakfast at the hotel, you will then drive to Janakpur. You will reach Janakpur in the evening and then be transferred to the Hotel. Janakpur is famous for the Janaki Temple, Dhanus Sagar, Ram & Sita Biwaha Mandap, among other things. This is a very historic and ancient place. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 08: Drive from Janakpur to Chitwan
You will have breakfast early in the morning on the eighth day and then proceed for the sightseeing tour of Janakpur. In the sightseeing tour, you will visit the famous Janaki Temple, Dhanus agar, Ganga Sagar, Ram & Sita Biwaha Mandap by means of local transport. As it is a very historic and ancient city, you can enjoy the old temples and monuments. You will then drive to Chitwan and its takes approximately three to four hours by private vehicle. Chitwan is also one of the last strongholds of the Royal Bengal tiger. Other threatened mammals found in the park include leopard, wild dog, sloth bear and gaur. Other mammals like sambar, chital, hog deer, barking deer, wild pig, monkeys, otter, porcupine, yellow-throated marten, civet, fishing cat, jungle cat, jackal, striped hyena and Indian fox are also found in the national park. Aquatic species include the gangetic dolphin; the mugger crocodile and the endangered gharial are also the features of the park. In the evening, You can enjoy the Tharu culture dance show performed by the farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. Overnight stay at Chitwan.
Day 09: Chitwan Activities
After having breakfast at the guesthouse in the morning, you will then proceed for Elephan Jungle safari during which the guests will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife. During this, you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger, among other animals. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter. After breakfast, we will then proceed ahead for the Canoeing Trip: A traditional dugout canoe will take you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and the animals of the riverbanks. You will return back to resort through the Jungle in the evening. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 10: Drive from Chitwan to Gorakhpur
After breakfast in the morning, you will then drive to Gorakhpur from Chitwan, ending the itinerary. It will take around 6 hours for the drive. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Gorakhpur
- Gorakhpur- Sonauli - Gorakhpur Indian Private Vehicle
- Sunauli – Lumbini- Pokhara - Kathmandu –Janakpur- Chitwan - Sunauli by private Vehicle
- All sightseeing tour as per above mention Itinerary
- Sightseeing guide in Kathmandu & Pokhara only.
- 1 Night accommodation in Lumbini
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Pokhara
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu
- 1 Night accommodation in Jomsom
- 1 Night accommodation in Janakpur
- 2 nights accommodation with all meals and National Park Activities in Chitwan
- Every day Breakfast
- Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara flight tickets
- Jomsom-Muktinath-Jomsom by local transport
- Muktinath Permit, ACAP fees and Tims Card
- Manokamana cable car ticket both way
- Entrance/Monument fees.
- All tour escorted by our office staff.
- Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jomsom
- All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks).
- Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. in such case extra.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Our Service Include section