NPL 09 Naturally Nepal
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
Day 02: Explore flora and fauna in Godavari Botanical Garden
Day 03: Explore Phulchoki
Day 04: Fly Kathmandu Biratnagar and drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Day 05: Full day jungle activities and tour in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Day 06: Full day jungle activities and tour in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Day 07: Drive Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Chitwan National Park
Day 08: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park
Day 09: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park
Day 10: Fly Chitwan Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot
Day 11: Early morning explore forest around Suryavinayak Temple and drive to Shivapuri Nature Reserve.
Day 12: Free day in Shivapuri Nature Reserve
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure transfer to the airport for onwards journey

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. On arrival, you will be meeting by a representative to provide you with your airport transfer to your Hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore the city known as Kantipur, the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Explore flore and fauna in Godavari Botanical Garden.
Drive to Godavari. It is situated 14 km southwest of the capital city, Kathmandu. Located at the foothills of Phulchowki, The Godavari Botanical Garden has splendid natural beauty. The road from Patan City runs to Godavari to the southeast, passing through the small old towns of Harisiddhi, Thaiba and Badegaun. It is the only botanical garden in Nepal. This is a really pleasant spot where you can enjoy a walk. It was opened in 1962 and nowadays there are approximately 500 specimens of flowering and non-flowering plants, including some 66 different species of fern, 115 orchids, 77 cacti and succulents, and about 200 trees and shrubs, some of them endangered or rare. Later, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Explore Phulchoki.
This day we hike to nearby hill named Phulchowki (2758 m) and it is a good spot for hiking. A Buddhist shrine is situated on the top of the hill which can be reached through road. If it is beauty you are looking for then this is the right hike for you as Phulchowki has some of the most beautiful and unique flora in this region. You will be totally amazed at the incredible variety of vegetation that can be found here; it truly is a stunning hike so remember to bring your camera along. The plant life is not the only thing the Phulchowki hike is known for there is also a large variety of colorful birds and butterflies that inhabit this area. Return back to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Fly Kathmandu to Biratnagar (1 hour approx.) and drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
This day you will fly to Biratnagar which takes an hour and on reaching Biratnagar, transfer to the Jungle Resort in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. Koshi Tappu is easily accessible from Biratnagar after half and an hour drive. Biratnagar is well connected by road (519 km) and has several flights from Kathmandu. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the flood plains of the Sapta Koshi in Saptari and Sunsari districts of Eastern Nepal. The Reserve covers 175 sq.km and was established in 1976. The vegetation is mainly tall Khar-pater grassland with a few patches of Khairsissoo, scrub forest and deciduous mixed riverine forest. The Reserve offers an important habitat for a variety of wildlife. The last surviving population (about 100 individuals) of Wild Buffalo are found here. Other mammals residing here are hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer and blue bull. A total of 423 species of birds are recorded here, including 20 types of ducks, two types of ibises, many storks, and egrets, herons and the endangered swamp partridges and Bengal Floricans. 183 species of different birds are recorded daily in this area. Visitors can see minimum 100 types of birds in a day. On reaching, check in to the resort.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 05: Full Day Jungle activities and tour in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
Early morning, enjoy bird watching tour and later, surf on Boat. Excursion of Koshi river with packed lunch. We may see the wild buffaloes along the sand banks and the rare gangetic dolphins in the water. In the evening, cultural dance program of the local Jhagad community.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 06: Full Day jungle activities and tour in Khoshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
In the morning, continue jungle activities in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. Jungle Walk and enjoy bird watching and visit wild buffalo area. Excursion of Koshi River. Back to the resort.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 07: Drive to Khosi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Chitwan National Park (385 kms, 10 hours approx).
Drive to Chitwan for 10 hours approx. through the beautiful landscapes. There are ample chances to see White-rumpled Need tail Swifts and Ibis bills en-route. Upon arrival in Jungle Lodge, welcome & get information by the naturalist. Chitwan National Park is the most famous national park in Nepal, which offers 450 species of birds including four species of deer, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar & much other wildlife. This park is well known for one horned Rhinoceros & it is a shelter for few royal Bengal Tigers. On arrival, transfer to jungle resort.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 08: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park.
Chitwan National Park is one of the largest forest regions of Nepal and the main attraction of this place is a wide range of wildlife the rare great one horned rhinoceros, deer, sloth bear, leopard, wild boar, fresh water dolphin, crocodile, the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and over 350 species of birds. Early in the morning, you will be taken to the forest for elephant back ride and jungle walk. Later, enjoy Tharu Village Tour, ox cart ride, canoeing and Elephant Breeding Center.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 09: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park.
Early morning, enjoy bird watching tour and then, drive to Bishajari Lake. Visit around the lake and then, enjoy jungle walk and Tharu cultural show.
Overnight at Jungle Resort.
Day 10: Fly Chitwan to Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot.
In the morning, after breakfast, transfer to Bharatpur Airport. It takes 25 minutes to reach Kathmandu by flight. On reaching, drive to Nagarkot. It is popular tourist destination of Nepal. It is situated 32 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 m above sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of the eastern Nepal Himalaya including Mt. Everest can be seen from here on clear day. It is also famous for sunrise and sunset viewing. On reaching, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Early morning explore forest around Suryavinayak Temple and drive to Shivapuri National Park.
Early morning, enjoy sunrise view (weather permitting) from Nagarkot and then, drive to Suryabinayak Temple. This is a shrine of Ganesh, the elephant-headed God, situated in the beautiful surroundings of Bhadgaon, placed in a sylvan setting to catch the first rays of the rising sun. The view of the city of Bhaktapur is seen from here with snow-capped peaks in the background. Nestled in a thick forest, it is a good picnic spot flanked by many attractive landscapes.

Then, we drive to Shivapuri Wildlife Reserve. Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is located about 12 km away on the northern fringe of Kathmandu Valley. Shivapuri is the second highest peak among the hills surrounding the Kathmandu Valley. It is 2732m at its peak with numerous sharp ridges radiating to all sides. Situated towards the north of the Kathmandu Valley, due to its strategic location and convenience, Shivapuri was proclaimed as a watershed area supplying more than a million liters of natural spring water to the city. After Shivapuri experienced several problems concerning soil erosion as a result of deforestation, over- grazing, cultivation on steep slopes etc.; reducing the quality and quantity of the water supplied, His Majesty's Govt. of Nepal initiated a program to protect Shivapuri and its adjoining areas as a watershed and wildlife reserve in 1975. As recently as, in mid 2002 Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve was officially given a National Park status. On reaching, check in to the resort.
Overnight at Resort.
Day 12: Drive Shivapuri to Kathmandu. Free ay in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, check in to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu to onward journey.
Breakfast in the hotel and rest of the day free. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and will transfer you to the airport to catch your onward flight.
 
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