Tiger Safari & Cultural Heritage Tour

Tiger Safari & Cultural Heritage Tour

Bardia Tiger Safari Tour

Destination: Kathmandu - Everest Mountain Flight - Patan - Pokhara - Sarangkot - Chitwan National Park - Nagarkot - Bhaktapur -Bardia National Park.

Our Tiger Safari and Cultural Heritage Nepal Tour allows you to experience and know about the vast cultural history of Nepal along with a chance to visit two National Parks of Nepal located at the lower belt of Nepal. While in Bardiya National Park and Chitwan National Park we will have many wildlife activities like Elephant Riding, Jungle Safari, Boating and many more which will add a unique flavor to your visit in Nepal. Not only have we taken you into the National Parks this trip also includes a scenic mountain fight to the Khumbhu region while we fly above the Majestic Mount Everest, capturing it from our Planes’ window. This trip is perfectly suitable for those travelers who want to visit Nepal as much as they want but without trekking for hours and while spending luxurious time in Nepal.

This Trip not only focuses on Wildlife of Nepal but also takes you to two of the best sunrise spots of Nepal i.e. Nagarkot and Sarangkot. Nagarkot, a close destination from Kathmandu offering you magical sunrise over Himalayas around 200 miles away is just awe-inspiring. Never to forget the Sunrise from Sarangkot which offers Sunrise over the Annapurna Himalayan Range this includes some of the 8000ers like Dhalaugiri, Annapurna and the gorgeous Fishtail (6,993m). Adding extra adventure to this trip we can add many adventurous sports like Zip-line and Paragliding according to your wish. Moreover, Our Tiger Safari and Cultural Heritage Trip is a complete adventurous Package suitable for people of all age.

Note: Our Packages can be re designed according to your requirements.

Trip Details

  • Itinerary
  • Trip Info
  • Useful Info

Itinerary:

Day 01: Namaste Nepal:
We arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu you will be transferred by the guides to the hotel. We check-in and you have free time. Overnight stay at Hotel (Guide and Driver). Hotel Manang or Similar.

Day 02: Breakfast at Hotel. Full day sightseeing including: Before Breakfast: Everest Flight. Back to the Hotel, Breakfast then AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, and 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century. Lunch Time: 1300hrs - 14:00hrs PM: Patan is often referred to as Lalitpur, which means “city of beauty”. Patan has a long Buddhist History and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 BCE.Visit Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti, King Yogaendra Malla’s Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple, 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple. Hotel Manang or Similar. (Breakfast Included). (Tour Guide + Driver).

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara: After breakfast in the Hotel we transfer to the domestic airport then we take flight to Pokhara (about 25 M), the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas from the right side of our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport we drive to the Hotel, Afternoon: We have a half day sightseeing tour of Bindhyabasini Temple known for its fabulous view of the city and mountain ranges. Catch a glimpse of the unique waterfall, Davis fall (Tibetan Camp at Chorepatan), home to the legend of the Devi’s fall (to add a little mystery to your adventure, be sure to ask about the legend when your there). You then head to the illustrious Gorkha Museum that represents the mountains, people, and the area’s environment. Hotel Peninsula or Similar. (Breakfast Included). (Local Guide + Driver).

Day 04: In Pokhara: Before Breakfast: Very early in the morning wake up call for visit to Sarangkot (Driver only in Sarangkot) (1,592m) (drive 30 minutes). One gets to see the sunrise and the magnificent views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), AnnapurnaIII (7,555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Back to Hotel for breakfast. Then leisure day. (Breakfast Included). Hotel Peninsula or Similar. Only Driver).

Day 05: Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Chitwan National Park: Today we will head towards Chitwan. After your breakfast at the Hotel we will begin our drive which will take 4 to 5 hours. Once you arrive at Chitwan, a short briefing is made regarding your stay in Chitwan. If any queries feel free to ask us. After Lunch visit to Tharu village. Tharu are the local people living in Chitwan area since a long period of time. Then we head towards Tharu Cultural museum where we will know more about the history of the Tharu people followed by a walk to the Rapti River Bank to observe spectacular sunset. Return back to hotel for Dinner and head to Tharu Stick Dance programme to observe outstanding display of Dance with sticks by Tharu people. (Driver only while drive to Chitwan then Local Guide will be in Chitwan) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). Hotel Parkland or Similar.

Day 06: In Chitwan National Park [850 m]: Today we will be having remaining wildlife activities. After breakfast we will head out for Dog-out canoeing followed by a short jungle hike that takes us to elephant breeding centre. We will spend some time in the Breeding centre and return back to hotel for Lunch. We then will head to Rapti River to witness elephant bath. You can also join the elephant while it is bathing which is a great experience. After that we will go on elephant safari where we will be on elephants back exploring the Chitwan National Park furthermore. Return back to hotel. Remaining time is free for refreshments. Dinner will be served at the Hotel. (Local Guide will be there). (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). Hotel Parkland or Similar.

Day 07: Breakfast at Hotel Fly to Kathmandu-Drive to Nagarkot: Our last day at Chitwan we have just left bird watching session. A wildlife Guide will lead you inside the Jungle to see some of the birds around the National Park. We will then return back to Hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast in Chitwan, we drive to bharatpur Airport, (Driver+Local Tour Guide) fly back to Kathmandu. Pick up and transfer to the Hotel in Nagarkot.

“Nagarkot which lies 35 km east of the Kathmandu city at an elevation of 7200 ft., offering over 200 miles of panoramic views across the Himalayas from Mt. Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west, With any luck, we should be able to catch a stunning sunset view from here before heading back to the hotel. (Breakfast Included). (Tour Guide + Driver). Hotel Viewpoint or Similar.

Day 08 Breakfast at Hotel drive to Kathmandu: Morning wake up call for sunrise & Himalayan views in Nagarkot. After Breakfast transfer to Kathmandu. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur city 15 km from Kathmandu, known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD, visit Nyatpola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest. PM: Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath, Hotel Manang or Similar. (Breakfast Included). (Tour Guide + Driver).

Day 09: Breakfast at Hotel fly to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia: After breakfast at Hotel we fly to Nepalgunj, On Your arrival at Nepalgunj Airport our staff will receive you. You will then be transferred to our Lodge where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing on our lodge & its facilities. After being given your Programmes for the day, your room will then be allocated to you. 13:00 Lunch, 15:00 Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and Lifestyle of the Tharus. Elephant breeding center visit and Sunset View from the Karnali river bank. 20:00 Dinner and wildlife information before go to sleep. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). Hotel Rhino or Similar. (Local Guide).

Day 10: In Bardia: 06:00 Wakeup call, 06:30 Breakfast, 07:30 Half Day Jungle Walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the Tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Half Day Tiger Tracking & Bird watching. An excellent opportunity to see a Royal Bengal Tiger and a great many species of birds found in Bardia National Park. Packed Lunch will be provided. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful. 20:00 Dinner and sharing wildlife experiences before go to sleep. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). (Local Guide). Hotel Rhino or Similar.

Day 11: In Bardia: 05:30 Wake Up call, 06:00 Breakfast, 06:30 Full Day Jeep Safari inside Bardia National Park. An excellent opportunity to see wild animals and you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home. Packed Lunch will be provided for lunch. Crocodile breeding center visit. 19:00 Culture Dance by the local Tharu People at the Hotel Premises. 20:00 Dinner and sharing wildlife experiences before go to sleep. Hotel Rhino or Similar. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included). (Local Guide).

Day 12: Bardia Nepalgunj Kathmandu: 06:00 Wakeup call, 06:30 Breakfast, 07:00 AM Then drive to Nepalgung onward flight to Kathmandu. Hotel Manang or Similar. (Breakfast Included).

Day 13: In Kathmandu (Free day): Hotel Manang or Similar. (Breakfast Included).

Day 14: Fly back home: We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures. Check out Time at 12:00 noon. (Breakfast Included). (Airport Representative and Driver).

Cost Per Person US$ 2,282. (Minimum 02 people needed to run this Trip).

Cost Included:

* Arrival Departure and all Transport by private.
* English Speaking Local Tour Guide.
* Everest Flight.
* Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot with Breakfast.
* Accommodation in Chitwan and Bardia with BLD.
* The monuments Entrance fee.
* Kathmandu Pokhara, Bharatpur Kathmandu, Kathmandu Nepalgung and Kathmandu flight.
* All activities in Chitwan and Bardia National Park.

Cost Excluded:

* International Airfare.
* Items of a personal nature.
* Drinks and Lunch & Dinners which not mentioned.
* Your Travel Insurance.
* Nepal Visa fee.
* Tips for guide & driver.

If you are thinking about how to obtain Nepal visa, then the easiest way to obtain it is at the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival in Nepal or else at the immigration entry point if you are entering through the border of India or Tibet.

Note: There are few countries namely Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Cameroon, Swaziland, Iraq, Ethiopia, Liberia, Palestine, etc. People from these countries do not get visa from the immigration entry points of Nepal.)

What do you need to obtain Nepal visa?

If you are thinking of taking visa at the airport or immigration entry point, following are your requirements:

* A valid passport (The passport should have validity of at least six months)
* You should fill the application form for visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
* Two passport size photos
* Visa fees which should be paid in cash.

Entry points to Nepal

* Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
* Eastern Nepal - Kakarvitta, Jhapa.
* Central Nepal - Birjung, Parsa.
* Northern Border - Kodari, Sindhupalchowk. (Now closed after earthquake).
* Northern Border - Kerung, Rasuwa.
* Western - Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa).
* Mid-western - Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj).
* Far western - Kailali (Mohana, Dhangadhi) / Kanchanpur (Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar).

Visa Fees

* USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days.
* USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency for 30 days.
* USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days.
* For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
* Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, if they enter Nepal via air, they will have to show a valid identification certificate (passport/ citizenship certificate). The children under the age of 10 do not need to show identification certificate.

Visa Extension

* If you want to extend visa for 15 days or less, visa extension charge is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
* If you want to extend the visa for more than 15 days, USD 2 will be charged per day after 15 days. However, the visa can be extended maximum up to 150 days in a visa year (Visa year refers to year starting January to December.)

Transit Visa

When a foreigner has to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point or due to any force landing for whatever the reason, the foreigner can obtain transit visa for a day after paying USD 5 or any other currency equivalent.

Other General Information

* Entering in to Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
* Tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above.
* Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
* You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. Credit card or cheque are not acceptable.
* Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
* If you are obtaining a new passport or travel document, you are advised to contact the Immigration Department for the document transfer.
* Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
* Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
* The culture, tradition and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected.
* Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
Do not perform any activities that would lead to moral turpitude.

About the visa more info please find here: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/
http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/visa


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