Kathmandu and Chitwan Tour - 6 days

Kathmandu and Chitwan Tour - 6 days

Kathmandu and Chitwan Tour perfectly combine cultural tours in Kathmandu valley and wildlife safari activities in Nepal's most visited Chitwan National Park. Start your 6 days tour by exploring several UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu. All these historical places showcase Kathmandu's rich history and well-preserved cultural heritage.

Next, travel to Chitwan National Park, also famous as the "heart of the jungle," where you'll get a marvelous wildlife experience. You can enjoy several jungle safari activities in the sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan. Later you'll get back to Kathmandu and end your 6 days of Kathmandu and Chitwan Tour with a final flight back to your home country. 

How Much Does This Trip Cost?

The trip's price depends on the type of services chosen by our clients and the group size. The cost of each trip we organize is different because we see travelers as individuals having their own particular needs and preferences.

Get ready for an incredible journey tailored to your interests and preferences, whether you're looking for a budget-friendly adventure or a luxurious getaway. Leave the planning to us as we take care of all the details, ensuring your dream trip becomes a reality. You can relax and focus on creating unforgettable memories that will stay with you forever.

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Trip Highlights

  • Excursion of four different cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Participate in several jungle safari activities in Chitwan National Park, Asia's best national park for viewing wildlife
  • Spot rare wildlife species like one-horned rhinoceros and royal Bengal tiger 
  • Enjoy a canoeing ride, witness gharial crocodiles, several wild animals, and a wide variety of birds
  • Explore the local Tharu villages, experience their traditional way of life and cultural show

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) - Transfer to Hotel and Trip Preparation
Day 2 Drive to Chitwan - 5 to 6 hours (150km) drive
Day 3 Canoeing Ride, Visit Elephant Breeding Center, and Jeep Safari at Chitwan National Park
Day 4 Jeep Safari or Jungle Walk at Chitwan National Park
Day 5 Bird Watching and drive back to Kathmandu - (1,400m/4,593ft) 5 to 6 hours (150km) drive
Day 6 Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) - Transfer to Hotel and Trip Preparation

Boudhanath Stupa Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest domes in Nepal

Landing at the Kathmandu International Airport, you'll complete airport formalities. A representative from Third Rock Adventures will receive you and escort you to the respective hotel.

After checking in at the hotel, you can take a short rest. Later, you'll join a quick meet-up regarding the trip briefing session. Your tour guide will shortly brief you about the 6 days of the Kathmandu and Chitwan tour itinerary.

Once the meeting is over, you can stroll around the nearby places. You'll have time to absorb the Nepalese people's language, culture, and lifestyle. 

Overnight stay in Kathmandu. 

Day 2
Drive to Chitwan - 5 to 6 hours (150km) drive

Early morning you'll begin your overland journey from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park. It's a scenic drive along the countryside accompanied by the Trishuli river, forest-covered hills, farming villages, rice fields, etc. Enjoying this short yet scenic journey, you'll reach Chitwan.

After checking in at the hotel, you can get refreshed and take a quick tour around the riverside area of the beautiful Rapti river. Relish the magical sunset in the dense jungles of Chitwan. You can also explore the Tharu communities nearby Chitwan National Park. Indulge yourself in enriching Tharu culture with tasty food and the famous Tharu stick dance.

Day 3
Canoeing Ride, Visit Elephant Breeding Center, and Jeep Safari at Chitwan National Park

Today set yourself up for a fantastic canoeing ride which is one of the fun activities to do in the park. You'll take a canoe from the river's edge and get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with other animals, such as the rhinoceros. 

Moreover, this canoeing ride allows you to see various birds, including the giant hornbill and eagles. Next, you'll visit the Elephant breeding center, where you'll get information about nature and elephant habits. 

Further, you'll take an Jeep Safari and explore the dense jungle of Sauraha. Seating high on the back of trained Elephants, you'll explore tranquil forests and enjoy watching all birds and wild species very closely. 


Overnight stay in Chitwan. 

Day 4
Jeep Safari or Jungle Walk at Chitwan National Park

Today you'll have an entire day to explore Chitwan National Park. You got two options Jeep Safari or Jungle Walk at the national park. Both are equally worth it. During safari activities, you'll explore the rich biodiverse of the park on jeep or foot, accompanied by an experienced guide who will explain everything you want to know about the park's history or its flora and fauna. 

You'll get to witness rare wildlife species, including one-horned rhinoceros, spotted deer, peacocks, and a wide variety of birds. With a bit of luck, you may even get a glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, and Sloth Bear. After completing the safari activities, you'll get back to the hotel. Later you can even visit Tharu village. 

Overnight stay in Chitwan. 

Day 5
Bird Watching and drive back to Kathmandu - (1,400m/4,593ft) 5 to 6 hours (150km) drive

Early in the morning, you'll go on a nature walk alongside the serene Rapti river. Here you'll get a chance to witness several exotic and migratory birds, including the Giant Hornbill, Little Egret, Lesser Florican, Hoopoe, Darter, Flycatcher, etc. So, this short walk will reward both nature and bird lovers.

Later you'll have breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you can freshen up and explore the nearby streets of Thamel. If you wish you can do some souvenir shopping for your loved ones.

Overnight stay in Kathmandu. 

Day 6
Final Departure

After final preparation, you'll head towards the Kathmandu International Airport with the representative of Third Rock Adventures. It is good to be at the airport 3 hours before your departure flight. 

However, if you have extra time in your hand and extend your vacation, then we offer you several trip and tour packages. For tailoring a suitable itinerary of trek or tour, please Call/WhatsApp +9779851055684.

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Based on 3 reviews

Latest Trip Reviews

Travel experiences of our clients who recently returned from their trips.

Cason Petersen
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 12, 2023

Beautiful CHitwan Tour

Great Company, Great Service, and Great team. When the team is expert who has years of experience, you need to worry a bit. I knew this when I talked with Naba. Will be back again!
Matthew Mills
Mar 10, 2023

Kathmandu and Chitwan tour

Been to CHitwan and did all the fun adventure there like jungle walking, jungle safari, canoeing and not to mention birdwatching. It was a gem-adventure to me. Totally rocked.
Lia Marshall
Apr 11, 2022

Chtwan tour from Kathmandu.

Ktm Chitwan tour is a relaxing tour. We asked for Chitwan tour and the travel consultant at Third Rock suggested this wonderful itinerary. We also customized the itinerary by 2 more days. The company was professional with friendly humans and grat deal of services for us.

Based on 3 reviews
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