Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara Tour

City Tour
Duration9 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude1,600 m
Group Size1-90
Travel StyleCity Tour
Best TimeAll around the year


The Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan Lumbini tour is the finest combination to explore and experience mountain scenery, historical & religious sites, a UNESCO World Heritage site, different National Park, and a jungle safari. We offer 9-day tours in four famous cities of Nepal while embarking on different adventurous journeys and witnessing the ancient history of Nepal. 

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and is also known as the city of Temple. The city offers small temples on every corner of the streets. You can find the Hindu Devalaya and Buddhist stupas established in the fourth century. When you are in Kathmandu Valley, you will visit UNESCO World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Central Zoo, which is situated in Jwalakhel, Godawari Botanical garden, Ranipokhari, Dharahara, Narayanhiti museum, waterfall of Sundarijal, Jhor, Chiseni, Bishnudwar, and so on. Kathmandu Valley is famous for the nightlife in Thamel, handicraft and Souvenir shops, ancient Nepali architecture and art, and the availability of global cuisine in cafes and restaurants. Our certified guide and leader will surely help you with a detailed explanation of the history and stories of each place. 

Our second travel destination for this package is Chitwan. Chitwan is located in the Terai region of Nepal and is famous for Chitwan National Park, Jalbire Waterfall, the Elephant Breeding Center, Elephant rides, canoeing, boating in the Narayani River, CG Shashwatdham, Devghat Dham, Jungle Safari, Bikram Baba Hindu temple, Bishajari Tal, Tikauli Jungle, and many more. You get an opportunity to see the one-horn rhino and the Royal Bengal Tiger on the jungle safari.

The third destination of the 9-day tour package is Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. Lumbini offers the popular Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, a serene spiritual experience. Lumbini is one of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites of Nepal. The sacred pilgrimage tour to Lumbini will not only show you the temple but also offer the Rani Mahal, World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Museum, Bodhi Tree, and Mayadevi Pond. You can explore the Puskarini pond, where Buddha used to take a bath in 623 BC. 

Finally, our 9-day tour package takes you to the Pokhara Valley. Pokhara is the Capital of Nepal’s tourism industry and is famous as the City of Lake. The famous lakes of Pokhara Valley are Phewa, Begnas, Rupa, Khaste, Dipang, Maidi, Gunde, Neurani, Kamalpokhari, and Pokhara Seti Catchment lakes. Pokhara offers scenic mountain views while boating in the Phewa Tal and beautiful sunrise and sunset view from uphill like Sarangkot, Poon Hill, and many others. If you enjoy adventure and thrill in your life, then you grab an opportunity to do Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, zip-flying, mountain biking, rafting, etc. 

Major Highlights of the Nepal 9-Day Tour


Kathmandu is the Capital City of Nepal. When Kathmandu first came into existence in the second century A.D., most of its residents were from Newar communities. It is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan cities in Southeast Asia. The famous Kathmandu religious sites are Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Changunarayan, and Budhanilkantha. Kathmandu is famous for its local dishes like MO: MO, Thakali Khana set, Samaya Baji, Chatamari, Sel Roti, Nepali Doughnut, Lassi, Sekuwa, and so on. It has an International Airport, Tribhuwan International Airport which connects foreigners to this city. 


Chitwan is a unique destination for travelers in Nepal. It is located in the Terai region of Nepal. Chitwan offers tourist destinations like Chitwan National Park, Jalbire Waterfall, the Elephant Breeding Center, Elephant rides, canoeing, boating in the Narayani River, CG Shashwatdham, Devghat Dham, Jungle Safari, Bikram Baba Hindu temple, Bishajari Tal, Tikauli Jungle, and many more.


Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Gautam Buddha is the founder of Buddhism, which he founded in the 6th Century BC in Nepal. Lumbini is located in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. The sal tree located in the sacred garden in front of Mayadevi Temple is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. Many visitors from all around the world step on this sacred land to pay homage to the birth of Buddha. Not only Buddhists but Hindus, and Muslims also follow his teaching of peace and enlightenment. Due to its pilgrimage history and global recognition, it was enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. 


Pokhara, located in the Gandaki Province of Nepal, is a city of tourism and naturally formed lakes. The picturesque town is popular for its natural beauty, tourist areas, stunning landscapes, and beautiful mountain ranges. Phewa Lake is the main attraction of Pokhara, as the settlement area is near the lake. It is the perfect place for those who are interested in worshipping God and Goddesses, You can worship and pray for your loved ones in Bindabashini Temple, Tal Barahi Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Kedareshwar Mahadev Mani Temple, etc.

Pokhara offers many trekking destinations like Mardi Himal Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Dhampus Trek, etc. Some of the famous attractions of Pokhara are boating, canoeing, ancient Caves, International Mountain Museum, Gurkha Memorial Museum, Begnas Tal, Rupa Tal, Rock Climbing, and so on. 

What to pack for a Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour?

Nepal offers a diverse range of climatic conditions according to its geographical distribution. The temperature varies depending on the region. The weather in the Himalayas is mostly cold, while the Hilly region has a moderate temperature, and Terai has a hot temperature. If you are traveling for a Nepal tour, make sure to bring essentials according to the season. Some items which you should bring for the Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour are: 

  • Head: Cap, Sunglasses, Hat, Rubber Band & Hair clutches (Female)
  • Upper Body: half-sleeve T-shirt and shirt; innerwear; windcheater; Sleeve T-shirt and shirt according to season. 
  • Lower Body: Pant, Half pants, long skirt and short skirt, night trousers, leggings. 
  • Feet: Shoes, slippers, socks.
  • Other essentials like, Lip Balm, sunscreen, sanitizer, body lotion, skincare items, toiletries, cameras, and other gadgets. 


  • Introduce yourself to Nepali history, art, and architecture
  • Explore ancient palaces, shrines, temples, and courtyards
  • Visit monuments like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu
  • Take a scenic drive from one city to another
  • Discover the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha in Lumbini
  • Visit Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, and several artistic monasteries
  • Enjoy Nepal's wilderness in Chitwan National Park, go on a jungle safari, bathe with elephants, and visit breeding centers
  • Visit Tharu village, a village inhabited by Indigenous people
  • Relish gorgeous sunsets and sunrises in Pokhara and visit tourist places
  • Hike to Dhampus


3S: Safety, Success, and Satisfaction

Booking a Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, and Pokhara tour package with Mystic Adventure Holidays offers superior service and benefits. Here's why: Planning your trip with Mystic Adventure Holidays means paying the lowest cost with no commission fees. Additionally, you'll benefit from:

  • Client Safety: Our trips are organized with the utmost safety in mind.
  • Best Price Guarantee: Ensuring you get the best value.
  • Free Transfers: Complimentary airport-to-hotel and return transfers in a private vehicle.
  • Expert Guides: Trained, government-licensed local guides with extensive route knowledge.
  • Support for Locals: Helping local communities earn a living through tourism.
  • Medical Preparedness: Guides equipped with medical kits to handle any situations that may arise.
  • Essential Gear: Arrangements for sleeping bags and down jackets.
  • Free Storage: Secure storage at our office for extra luggage during your tour.
  • Convenience: Duffel bags for transferring items to be carried during the journey.
  • Porter Service: A free porter to help carry your heavy bags.

By choosing Mystic Adventure Holidays, you ensure a safe, successful, and satisfying adventure in the Himalayas.

Trip PlanExpand all

Mystic Adventure Holidays will accompany you as soon as you land at the Tribhuwan International Airport. Our representatives will assist you to the hotel for check-ins. After that, you can enjoy the rest of the day by showering and relaxing. If you don’t want to stay inside a hotel room, then you can explore the streets of Thamel in the evening. Our company will organize a welcome dinner in the late evening where you can meet our other team members. 


Max Altitude: 1,350 m Meals: Welcome dinnerAccommodation: Apsara Boutique HotelDuration: 30-45 minDistance: 6 km

You will start your day with a warm breakfast, followed by heading to meet our tour guide. Our tour guide will brief you about the tour activities and places. Then, the tour starts with visiting the Monkey Temple, which is famous globally as Swayambhunath. We will head to Pashupatinath Temple, which is located in Chabahil. The Hindu Temple offers devotees of Lord Shiva, also known as Mahadev, worldwide. You can witness the cremation ceremony held at the bank of the river. After that, you will visit Boudhnath Stupa, which is renowned as the largest stupa in Nepal. Then, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square, where you will explore palaces, courtyards, museums, shrines, and temples. 

1. Bhaktapur Durbar Square ( Nyatapola Temple)

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the heart of Bhaktapur district of Nepal. Originally, it resided as a royal palace where Malla King ruled Bhaktapur from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The King of Bhaktapur resided in this palace from the 15th to late 18th century. As of now, it is famous as a museum, which is managed by Bhaktapur municipality, the Archeological Department of Nepal and Bhaktapur Municipality. 

2. Boudhnath Stupa

Boudhnath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and is as popular as Bouddha, Khasti Chaitya, and Khāsa Chaitya. It is located in the Northeastern part of Kathmandu and is a center of Buddhism. Here you can do Kora, light lamps, and take pictures of the serene environment. It also offers handicraft and souvenir shops, along with cafes, gardens, and restaurants. 

3. Swoyambhu Nath Stupa 

Swayambhunath Stupa is located at a distance of 1,414 meters from sea level. The word Swayambu means self-existent, and it is believed that King Manadeva built it in the 13th century. It is also renowned as a monkey temple because monkeys have been living here for more than a century. You will be at peace when you visit this historical stupa and you can see the mesmerizing view of the Kathmandu valley. It is 100 meters in width and has a height of 40 meters, which makes it one of the biggest stupas on earth. 

4. Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square is located in the center of Lalitpur metropolitan area of Nepal. It was built in 1673 A.D. It was used as the royal palace of the Malla Kings of Nepal. King Siddhi Narsingh Malla was primarily responsible for the architecture of the palace. It is one of the most ancient palaces located in the Lalitpur district, which is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments all constructed with bronze gateways, guardian deities, and wonderful carvings. 

5. Kathmandu Durbar Square 

Located in the heart of Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square lies just in front of the royal palace of the valley. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is popular as Basantapur Durbar and Hanuman Dhoka. The beauty of this UNESCO site has been destroyed due to a major earthquake on 25, 2015. It was built during the 4th to 8th centuries, when Licchavi used to rule the Valley. After that, King Pratap Malla further designed the property in the 17th century. There are more than 50 temples in the square, so it is renowned as the Museum of Temples, along with several palaces, courtyards, and monuments. The Gaddi Baithak area is full of Handicraft and souvenir shops. Some of the popular temples located in Kathmandu Durbar Square are: 

a. Taleju Temple: In 1549 AD, King Mahendra built the Taleju Temple, which is one of the tallest of all structures. The temple is closed for most of the year and will be open to the public during the Dashain festival. 

b. Kumari Temple: Kumari temple was built in the 17th century and is used as the residence of the Living Goddess. It is an absolute example of highly developed craftsmanship where the visitors get an opportunity to see and receive blessings during special hours. 

c. Jagannath Temple: The Jagannath Temple is known for the fascinating erotic figures carved on the wooden struts, which was built in the 16th century. 

d. Nasal Chowk: It was built during the Malla dynasty, which is the first thing you will see as soon as you enter the historical royal palace. Most of the temples were built during the Rana period; this chowk was used for the king's coronation until the end of the Rana regime in 2001. 

e. Narsingha Statue: In 1673, Pratap Malla made a stone image of Lord Vishnu in his man-lion avatar, along with disemboweling a demon. According to the inscription on the monument, Pratap Malla did so to upset Lord Vishnu by dancing in Narsingha attire. 

f. Swet Bhairav: Swet Bhairav is an avatar of Lord Shiva. It is a statue of Bhairav which is open to the public once a year on the occasion of Indra Jatra from August to September. 

g. Shisha Baithak: Shisha Baithak is an open courtyard where there is a display of the Malla throne along with the Shah King's picture. 

h. Tribhuwan Museum: Here, you can see the memorial of King Mahendra and Birendra, the offspring of King Tribhuvan. 

i. Kal Bhairab: It is one of the largest stone statues made in the 17th century. This statue represents the terrifying aspect of Lord Shiva. 

6. Pashupatinath Temple: 

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples located in Kathmandu, Nepal, near the Bagmati River. It was built to represent the dedication of Lord Pashupati. In 1979, it was enlisted as a World Heritage Site. It is a mystery when was this temple built but its existence is recorded as early as 400 CE. There are around 519 temples in this area. 

Max Altitude: 1400 m Meals: Breakfast onlyAccommodation: Apsara Boutique HotelDuration: Full day

Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha and it lies in the Terai region of Nepal. You will head toward Maya Devi Temple after having a light breakfast. The pond infront of the temple is called holy Pushkarani Pond, where Queen Mayadevu used to bathe before giving birth to lord Buddha. After that, you will visit the Ashoka Pillar, walk in the holy garden, and explore several monasteries built by different countries. Lumbini is one of the popular tourist destinations, where you can visit the following popular attractions: 

  • MayaDevi Temple & the Sacred Garden
  • The Bodhi Tree & Maya Devi Pond
  • Ashoka Pillar/Kapilvastu
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Central Canal & Lumbini Monastic Site
  • The Eternal Peace Flame of Lumbini
  • International Monasteries & Temples
  • Lumbini Crane Sanctuary
  • RoyalThai Monastery
  • MyanmarGolden Monastery
  • DaeSungShakya (Korean Temple)
  • Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment
  • TheThrangu Monaster


Max Altitude: 100 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: The Buddha Maya Garden Hotel/Tiger Palace ResortDuration: 30-45 min flight & 30 min driveDistance: 235 kilometers

We will drive to Chitwan on a public bus, which is famous for its wild sanctuary. Within 3 to 4 hours, we will reach Chitwan from Lumbini. After checking in at the hotel, we will spend the remaining day exploring the hotel. We will enjoy lunch in a riverside hotel while enjoying the sunset view.

Then, we will visit an indigenous Tharu village while immersing ourselves in their culture and tradition in the evening. They will welcome you with an intriguing stick dance, traditional attire, and smiling faces. We will take you to another famous lodge for lunch. 


Max Altitude: 150 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safari/Barahi Jungle LodgeDuration: 4-5 hrsDistance: 125 kilometers

We will start our second day in Chitwan by waking early to catch a gorgeous view of the sunrise from the river shore. After having a hot breakfast in the hotel, we will visit Chitwan National Park. We will do a jeep safari, which takes you deep into the forest. If you are lucky, you can see wildlife like a one-horned rhino, Bengal tigers, deer, wild boars, pheasants, peacocks, etc., along with some exotic birds. Then, you will see elephants bathing, canoeing, and visiting breeding centers of elephants and crocodiles. 


Max Altitude: 150 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safari/Barahi Jungle LodgeDuration: Full Day

Today you will go bird watching, which will be a peaceful walk in the morning. After having breakfast, we will start our journey to Pokhara. The drive will let you explore and witness stunning scenery, rolling green hills, terraced fields, and a rushing river. We will reach Pokhara in the evening and spend the rest of the evening exploring the lakeside area. 


Max Altitude: 822 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: TempleTreeResort & Spa/Fish Tail Lodge by AnnapurnaDuration: 25-30 minDistance: 65 km

Today, we will start our day early by driving to Sarangkot to catch a beautiful view of sunrise. Sarangkot is famous for paragliding and it features a beautiful view of the Pokhara settlement and towering peaks. If you are interested in adventure and want to go paragliding, you have to tell us in advance about booking. Additional charges apply for doing an adventure.

You will visit famous places of Pokhara like Davis Falls, Bat Cave, Gupteshwor Cave, etc after having lunch. You can explore lakes like Rupa Tal, Begnas Tal, Pewa Tal, Khaste Tal, Dipang Tal, Maidi Tal, Gunde Tal, Neurani Tal, Kamalpokhari Tal and Pokhara Seti Catchment Tal. The day ends with a delicious dinner of your choice. 

Here are some popular tourist places you should not miss while visiting Pokhara Valley: 

  • Phewa Lake
  •  Davis Fall
  •  Old Bazaar
  • Jangchub Choeling Gompa
  •  Shree Gaden Dhargay
  •  Ling Monastery 
  • Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave
  •  Pokhara Shanti Stupa, 
  • Sarangkot,
  •  International Mountain Museum, Barahi Temple

 Pokhara Valley also offers adventure like:  

  • Paragliding flight from Sarangkot
  • Experience the Ultralight Flight
  • Round the Phewa By Cycling
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Boating in Phewa Lake/Paddling
  • ZipFlyer
  • Enjoy Kayaking
  • Canyoning
  • Visit Tibetan Refugee Camp

Other famous places of Pokhara Valley are Mahendra Cave, Devi's Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Jangchub Choeling Monastery, Seti Gandaki (Seti River), Matepani Gumba, Landruk, Old Bazar, Rupa Tal, Begnas Lake, International Mountain Museum, Dhampus Museum, and many more. 

Max Altitude: 822 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: Temple Tree Resort & Spa/Fish Tail Lodge by AnnapurnaDuration: 1.5 -2 hrsDistance: 24 km

We will drive to Sarangkot and stay overnight. You will head towards Kathmandu Valley after a warm breakfast. There, you will visit Bhaktapur city on the way back to the hotel room. You will rest in the hotel for the remainder of the evening. 


Max Altitude: 1400 m Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinnerAccommodation: TempleTreeResort & Spa/Fish Tail Lodge by AnnapurnaDuration: 25-30 min flightDistance: 142 km

You will fly back to your country, and our representative will help you check out and drop you off at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. 

Note: If you want to add extra adventure, then we can arrange Everest helicopter tours from Kathmandu. This tour will be completed in the early evening if the weather is good. Then, you will head towards the airport in the late evening.


Max Altitude: 1400 m Meals: Breakfast onlyDuration: 30-45 minDistance: 6 km
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Cost Details
  • Airport transfer 
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Pokhara, with breakfast as per the itinerary. 
  • City sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private vehicle. 
  • An experienced, friendly, well-English-speaking professional tour guide in both Kathmandu and Pokhara. 
  • Full board meal plan and all the activities in Chitwan. 
  • Salary, Food, Accommodations, Transportation, and Insurance for your tour guide. 
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner.
  • Ground transportation via private vehicle.
  • Mystic Adventure Holidays T-shirt.
  • All government taxes and service charges.
  • Nepalese entry visa fee. Details of visa charge here 
  • International Flights Ticket
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival, late departure, or early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Travel and rescue insurance. 
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • All the expenses i.e. not mentioned in the included section
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Dates & Availability

If the offered itinerary does not match your time or requirement, then you can create a tailor-made Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour with us. You can choose the number of days you want to spend in the cities and the activities you want to do. 

Essential Info


The Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour begins from Kathmandu. During the tour, you will visit different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The tour involves guided sightseeing of Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will explore the bustling streets of Thamel and the local market. 


The Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour then takes you to Lumbini. It is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. Here, you will get to learn about his birth and the place where he was born. Visit the Maya Devi temple, Ashoka Pillar, and numerous artistic monasteries. The calmness of this city will allow you to unwind and reflect on your thoughts. You can be part of morning/evening yoga or meditation practice too. 


Now, it's time to escape into the wilderness of Chitwan National Park. Lots of tourists visit this place to have nerve-racking encounters with wildlife. Here, you will go on a Jeep/Elephant Safari into the deep jungle to see wildlife like one-horned rhino, Bengal tiger, deer, bear, wild boar, peacock, and other birds. Similarly, you will visit elephant and crocodile breeding centers. Take a bath with elephants and go canoeing. You will also visit an indigenous Tharu village. The villages will welcome you with their traditional stick dance and attire. 


From Chitwan, the Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour 11 Days continues to Pokhara, the City of Lakes. Here, you will spend three nights exploring tourist places like Sarangkot, Davis Falls, Bat Cave, Gupteshwor Cave, Phewa Lake, etc. From Sarangkot, you will get to see stunning views of mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Lamjung Himal, and many others. Moreover, you will go on a day hike to Dhampus. The trail ascends through a forested path and lets you enjoy mountain views and remote villages along the way.

Best time to go on Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour

You can go on the Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour throughout the year. Monsoon and winter may block the views. Spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November) are the perfect seasons to go on this tour. As a part of the tour, it also leads to the Terai region in Nepal, which is way hot & humid. Therefore, spring/autumn makes the tour pleasant.  

Difficulty level

The Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour 11 Days does not involve any difficulty walking. You will be driving from one place to another most of the time. You do have to walk a lot while exploring the monuments. 

Likewise, the hike to Dhampus can get a little tiring because you will walk on a sloppy path, but it's doable. There is no need for any previous hiking experience. Anyone can do a Dhampus hike.

Accommodation and Food

During the Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour, you will stay overnight in three-star hotels or nice tourist standard hotels. The hotels are equipped with all modern amenities and a good WiFi connection. The Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Pokhara Tour package involves twin-sharing rooms, but if you want a single, then we can arrange that for you. The washroom will be clean and attached to the room.

For meals, you will get breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can find cuisine from all around the world in all the cities. We do recommend you taste Nepali dishes too and enjoy authentic Nepali food as much as you can. 

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