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Country Side Tour (Winter Special)   

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Country Side Tour provides you with the journey like no other. From its blend of diverse cultures to its spectrum of natural and wild habitats rich with exotic animals and vegetation, this tour offers an intense experience of all that makes adventure travel captivating. This tour focuses on Nepal’s natural and cultural realm, renowned for its magnificent temples and monasteries, streaming rivers, fabled jungles and wildlife. 
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive Kathmandu – Nagarkot
Day 03: Drive Nagarkot – Daman
Day 04: Drive Daman – Kurintar
Day 05: Drive Kurintar – Bandipur
Day 06: Drive Bandipur – Pokhara
Day 07: Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 08: Drive Pokhara – Chitwan
Day 09: Chitwan Safari Activities
Day 10: Drive Chitwan – Kathmandu
Day 11: Departure
 
Tour Name: Country Side Tour (Winter Special) 
Tour Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Tour Destination: Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Kurintar, Pokhara, Daman, Chitwan & Bandipur
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our Fishtail representative and driver will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. The representative will help you to check into your hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities during the tour. 
 
DAY 02: DRIVE KATHMANDU - NAGARKOT
After breakfast, you will proceed for the half-day sightseeing to Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Swoyambhunath Stupa.  Return to hotel. After lunch you will proceed for Nagarkot, a beautiful hill station in the suburb of Kathmandu. En-route you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Upon arrival in Nagarkot, you can enjoy the view of sunset over eastern Himalayan ranges. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 03: DRIVE NAGARKOT – DAMAN 
Today the day will start with an early morning sunrise view of Himalayas. After breakfast, you will proceed for Daman (75KM/ 3hrs drive). Daman is a small village situated at an altitude of 2320 meters and the village provides a grandeur view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. During winter snowfall occurs in the hills of Daman which augments the beauty of the village to inexplicable point.  Upon arrival in Daman, rest of the day is free for your own. Overnight in resort. 
 
DAY 04: DRIVE DAMAN – KURINTAR
After breakfast, you will proceed for Kurintar (75KM/ 3hrs), a small village located on the sandy banks of the Trisuli river. Kurintar has become a popular resting place for travellers due to the Manakamana Temple cable car station that is located there. After checking into the hotel and some refreshment, you will proceed for Manakamana Temple by cable car. Overnight in resort in Kurintar.
 
DAY 05: DRIVE KURINTAR – BANDIPUR
After breakfast you will proceed for Bandipur, Tanahun district. Once a commercial center along the trade route to Tibet, Bandipur is a beautiful town situated at around 1,000 meters on a ridge part way between Kathmandu and Pokhara. It is a fantastic example of traditional Newari culture, and the town itself seems completely untouched by modernization. Upon arrival at Bandipur, rest of the day is free to explore around. Overnight in hotel. 
 
DAY 06: DRIVE BANDIPUR - POKHARA
After breakfast you will proceed to Pokhara observing the scenic views on the national highway along the Marshyangdi River. After checking into the hotel in Pokhara, you can go evening walk around the tourist area of Lake Side and enjoy the view of western Himalayan ranges including Mount Fishtail. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 07: POKHARA SIGHTSEEING
Pokhara is a globally renowned tourist destination for its natural beauty. You can spend entire day sightseeing and relaxing. Firstly, you can visit Fewa Lake where you can see the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre if the weather is clear. The lake also houses Barahi Temple located in the middle of the lake. Other interesting destinations would be Devi’s Waterfall, Tibetan Refugee Settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and Bindabasini Temple. Rest of the day you can explore lake side. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 08: DRIVE POKHARA - CHITWAN
After breakfast you will be driven to Chitwan National Park (151km/5 hours). On arrival you will check into the Resort / jungle lodge followed by welcome drink and briefing about the jungle activities. After lunch you will proceed for jungle activities.  Dinner and overnight will be at jungle lodge /resort.
 
DAY 09: CHITWAN SAFARI ACTIVITIES
Today your day will start with nature walk and bird watching tour. After breakfast you will go for jungle safari on elephant back to see Deers, one-horned Rhinoceros, Wild Boars, monkeys, birds and many other smaller animals. After elephant back safari tour you will proceed for Dugout Canoe Ride in Dungre/Rapti River to see two types of rare species of crocodile - the Marsh mugger and the fish eating Gharial. You will also visit elephant breeding farm and late afternoon village walk can be organized at nearby Tharu village. In the evening, during your stay at the lodge, you can enjoy “Tharu Tribal Dance” presented by the local Tharu villagers. 
 
DAY 10: DRIVE CHITWAN - KATHMANDU
Today after breakfast you will drive back to Kathmandu (186km/5 hours). Upon arrival in Kathmandu and after checking into the hotel, rest of the day is free to explore your own. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 11: DEPARTURE 
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the Tribhuvan International airport for your flight to onward destination.
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