Nagarkot Family Hike with Jungle Safari is an amazing trip that takes you close to the lushness of forests, hills, wildlife, and wilderness of towering mountains. Nagarkot is a popular hill station near Kathmandu valley. It’s easy accessibility and mesmerizing views of mountains along with sunrise sunset views has made this place an ideal location to escape from the hassle and buzz of the capital city and spend some quality time amidst the captivating beauty of mother nature. It’s an amazing venture into the Shivapuri National Park enriched with varieties of floras and faunas. You can walk pass the forests and open up to a wide area full of close mountain views. Chispani on the way to Nagarkot is also an amazing place to relish the closeup views of mountains. The hills, valley and charming villages on the Nagarkot give you some insights on people, locals, and their lifestyle. Also, jungle safari at Chitwan National Park is an adventurous trip where you can be close to wildlife and encounter some of the rare species in their own natural habitat. So, are you ready to set out for this journey with your family?
Why Nagarkot Family Hike with Jungle Safari is an ideal family trip?
The delightful route of Nagarkot Family Hike with Jungle Safari
Nagarkot Family Hike with Jungle Safari starts with a drive from Kathmandu city to Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, we start walking upstairs to Shivapari Watershed. We pass the watershed and enter into Shivapuri national park. We continue upstairs for around three hours along the forested area. Then we open up to a flat land that offers some magnificent views of mountains. Slowly, we start descending down to Chisapani with close up views of mountains on sight all the time. From Chisapani, we walk along a dense forest area and pass army camp on the way to Nagarkot. It’s a wonderful day to walk along with a flat land through hills and villages. When we reach Nagarkot, we can applaud the panoramic views of mountains and of course, the sunrise-sunset views from the view tower. Then we head towards Chitwan National Park where we can enjoy a jungle walk and jungle safari on an elephant or on a jeep. On this day, we conclude our Nagarkot Family Hike with Jungle Safari.
The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance if any at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.
The second day is a day tour just to warm up prior to your trekking journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder, the city has seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of rich history, fine culture and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. The durbar square is a huge complex that comprises of palaces, courtyards, and temples. It is now a museum that treasures some valuable items of Nepalese history and monarchy in Nepal. From the durbar square, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa respectively. Tonight, at a hotel in Kathmandu (Inclusive of breakfast)
Early in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, a vehicle will pick you up at the hotel and drive you to Sundarijal. From Sundarijal, we start walking upstairs to Shivapari Watershed. We pass the watershed and enter into Shivapuri national park. We continue upstairs for around three hours along the forested area. Then we open up to a flat land that offers some magnificent views of mountains. Slowly, we start descending down to Chisapani with close up views of mountains on sight all the time. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse in Chisapani. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
We wake up to catch sunrise view amidst the mountains from Chisapani. After breakfast at the guesthouse, we start walking along a dense forest area and pass the army camp on the way to Nagarkot. It’s a wonderful day to walk along with a flat land through hills and villages. When we reach Nagarkot, we can applaud the panoramic views of mountains and of course, sunset views from the view tower. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Nagarkot. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
We wake up early in the morning to catch sunrise views from the view tower. After breakfast, we take a drive from Nagarkot to Chitwan National Park. In around seven hours, we reach the national park. Upon arrival, we attend a brief orientation program organized by the park. In the evening, we take a short tour around the Tharu community nearby and go to the banks of the Rapti river for sunset view. In the evening, you will be treated with Nepalese cuisine along with an excellent cultural Tharu program. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Our schedule for the day is as follows:
6:00 am – Wake up
6:30 am- breakfast time
7:00 am- Enjoy Canoe ride along the Rapti river with a short jungle walk
13:00 pm- Enjoy your lunch.
15:00 pm- Retreat yourself with Jeep Drive or Elephant Safari
20:00- Enjoy your dinner. Overnight stay at Chitwan (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
In the morning, we visit the Elephant Breeding Center and then enjoy our breakfast. After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu.
Before few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)