If it's Bengal tiger you want, then Chitwan's the place to go.
Annapurna & Animals
There's also one-horned Asian rhinos, leopards, monkeys and sloth bears (often described as 'shaggy, dusty and unkempt' - much like you are 12 days in the mountains).(Was Annapurna & Chitwan)
Meet up with your crew for a chat about your trip. Get to know each other over a bite to eat in the Thamel area.Feed your spiritual side at Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest
Buddhist shrines in the world. Then feed your hungry side at Yak Cafe
(not very popular with actual yaks).Day 1If arriving early, perhaps wander down to Kathmandu's Durbar SquarePre-departure meeting and optional group dinner in the eveningDay 2Visit one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, Bodhnath StupaStop by Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the landEnjoy free time to relax or explore Kathmandu
Relax in Pokhara for the night before our trek begins on Day 4. Stay in lodges along the way as we follow the Modi Khola River Valley to Ghandruk and Pothana.Day 3Morning drive over the rim of the Kathmandu Valley and, weather permitting, views of the Ganesh, Manaslu and Annapurna rangesMake the most of a free afternoon to explore Pokhara, or take an optional boat ride on the lake Day 4Set off on the Annapurna TrekVisit villages along the wayGain superb views of the Annapurna Mountains(Walking time: approx 5 hours)Day 5Continue trekking through awesome scenery(Walking time: approx 5 hours)Day 6Descend through a forest of oak and rhododendron to PothanStop overnight in Dhampus, a spot boasting epic panoramic viewsEnjoy sunset and sunrise from the lodge(Walking time: approx 4 hours)
Hit the rapids on the Seti River. Raft for around 30 kilometres over the next two days.Day 7Complete the Annapurna trek and enjoy time relaxing in Pokhara(Walking time: approx 2 hours)Day 8Embark on a 30km rafting adventure down the Seti RiverChow down on lunch on pristine white beachesSwim in warm watersEnjoy a hearty local meal
Chitwan National Park
Go on safari in search of Royal Bengal tigers and the endangered Indian rhinos. In your free time you can go on a jeep, canoe or walking safari.Stay in a jungle lodgeRide elephants into the jungleBe
in with a chance of spotting rhinoceros, deer, sloth bear, a variety of
birds and perhaps even tigers (if you're really, really lucky)Perhaps set off on canoe, jeep or walking safaris (B)
Catch the bus back to Kathmandu. Plenty of time to relax in a café and wish you didn’t have to go home and back to work.Day 11Catch a morning bus along the banks of the Trisuli RiverDescend into Nepal's capital and perhaps enjoy a final group dinnerDay 12The trip ends today after breakfast, but for those who wish to stay on, there's a lot to see in Kathmandu
While the information presented here details our planned itinerary, including routes taken, activities included, accommodation and meeting times, please accept that unforseen changes may occur. We are constantly on the lookout to improve our program and further enhance your experience. Naturally, we will keep you up to date with any last minute amendments to your tour.
Key: (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner