Trip Overview Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour
Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour at ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ is the 13days long Travel Package which takes you through the sensational Makwanpur Village District Tour that incorporates three major destinations in Nepal- Phakhel located at Middle Hills, Chitlang at Mahabharat Range and the wild exploration of Chitwan enlisted in UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.
Phakhel and Chitlang are the pretty villages located to the south of Kathmandu Valley resting calmly in the bossom of tropical forest and middle hills. Phakhel and Chitlang are wealthy villages in terms of its cultural, natural, traditional and topographical aspects. Chitlang is a multi- ethnic village where Tamang, Magar, Chhetri, Brahman, Newar and Gurung communities live in harmony with each other.
Enrolling in Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour, we will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural site of Changunarayan and a beautiful hill station of Nagarkot popular among visitors for sunrise and sunset viewing.
A drive to Chitwan National Park provides the pleasant experiences of exploring the woods rich in diverse floras and faunas including rare and raging one- horned rhinoceros, ferocious Royal Bengal Tiger, lumbering elephants, ravenous alligators, grey langur and rhesus monkeys. We can engage in various activities including canoeing, elephant bathing and elephant feeding which will make Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour a memorable one. We will also visit the Tharu community to acquaint ourselves with its rich cultural traditions and lifestyle.
Itinerary Outline of Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour:
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day03: Drive to Pharping Trek to Phakhel
Day04: Explore Phakhel Village
Day05: Trek to Markhu Village
Day06: Trek to Chitlang
Day07: Back to Kathmandu
Day08: Drive to Changunarayan Trek to Nagarkot
Day09: Trek to Bhaktapur Drive to Kathmandu
Day10: Drive to Chitwan
Day11: Chitwan Safari
Day12: Drive to Kathmandu
Day13: Mountain Flight and Departure
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
Representative of ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu and take you to our Hotel where you will be shortly notified about your daily itinerary. Dinner will be served in the late evening.
Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu:
Second day covers the full day excursion of Kathmandu and Patan. The tour encompasses the Pashupatinath Temple Complex enlisted in World Heritage; The golden- spired Monkey Temple also known as Swayamvunath; The colossal Bauddhanath Stupa and Durbar squares of Kathmandu and Patan(City of fine Arts).
Day03: Drive to Pharping Trek to Phakhel:
45minute scenic drive through the historical town of Kirtipur will take us to the Newari town of Pharping where we will pay homage to a Buddhist Monastery and continue trekking through Pulchok Villlage to ascend to Humaney Deurali which offers spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Shisha Pangma, Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Ghyachu, Gauri Shankar and Melungtse. We will walk towards Phakhel where we will stay overnight.
Day04: Explore Phakhel Village:
With early breakfast, we will set off to explore the area around Phakhel Village whereby we will pass through the vibrant forest popular for bird watching, wide species of butterflies and various plants of medicinal value to the local school.
Day05: Trek to Markhu Village:
The trail for 5th day of Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour commences through farmland and small villages and makes it to Sukaura Khola at 1750m altitude afterwards which it prolongs through Kalanki Danda offering the wonderful view of Kulekhani Hydropower Dam to Markhu Village.
Day06: Trek to Chitlang:
After having early breakfast at Markhu Village, we will leave the village and set off through the farmland to Chitlang Village where we will have our lunch prior to exploring around Chitlang.
Day07: Back to Kathmandu:
Leaving Chitlang Village behind, we will proceed to Chanda Giri Deurali at 2000m altitude which stands overlooking the Kathmandu Valley. Enjoying the scenic views of Annapurna and Mount Everest, we will lower down through the tropical forest to Thankot from where we will drive back to Kathmandu.
Day08: Drive to Changunarayan Trek to Nagarkot:
We will drive towards UNESCO enlisted Changunarayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu- the Protector God before taking the trek towards Nagarkot, the trail for which proceeds through the verdant pine woods and Tamang Villages to Nagarkot which is the hotspot among tourists for sunrise and sunset viewing.
Day09: Trek to Bhaktapur Drive to Kathmandu:
With a wakeup call, we will freshen ourselves and head out to have a spectacular sunrise view over snow capped mountains. We will amuse ourselves with panoramic views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and other Himals and then trek down for about 4hrs to ancient Newari city of Bhaktapur where we will get to see the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Golden Gate, 55- Windowed Palace, Nyatapol Temple, Art Galley and Pottery Square before driving back to Kathmandu.
Day10: Drive to Chitwan:
On the 10th day of Phakhel Chitlang Chitwan Tour, we will drive towards Chitwan which normally consumes 6 to 7 hours of our time. Sauraha in Chitwan has been enlisted in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. While in Chitwan, we will stay at Safari Resort overnight.
Day11: Chitwan Safari:
It is going to be a fun packed day as the activities involved will be as varied as canoeing in Rapti River and watching alligators to having elephant ride to explore the dense thickets of Chitwan National Park where ferocious creatures including rare one horned Rhinoceros and Tigers dwell amid the woods.
Day12: Drive to Kathmandu:
Early in the morning, we will leave Chitwan to drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 6to7 hours of bus ride.
Day13: Mountain Flight and Departure:
We will head for one hour long mountain flight over Mount Everest or Central Himalaya in the morning. The group will be awarded with a Certificate with individual names before taking you back to Airport which will take you to your next destination.