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Nature on Bike (Shivapuri, Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan)
 
Day One  
 
Arrive at the airport. Receive with garland, drive to Park Village Resort and Hotel.  Check in to suite rooms with wide veranda. Welcome drink. Refresh and rest
6.00 pm Slide presentation on nature and culture of Nepal by professional naturalist and culture experts.
7.30 pm
Dinner around fireplace and interaction with nature and culture expert.
   
Day Two  
7.00 am
Bird watching in Park Village’s 9-acre garden. Sighting of bird includes White throated Kingfisher, Pond Heron, Red Vented Bulbul, Magpie Robin, Long-tailed Shrike, Spotted Dove, Rock Pigeon, Ring-necked Parakeet, Golden Oriole, White eye, Peregrine Falcon, House Sparrow, etc.
8.00 am
Full American Breakfast includes fresh juice, porridge/cornflakes/muesli, ham, sausages, hash brown potato, two eggs of choice, bread, croissant, butter, jam, honey
9.30 am
Mountain bike ride to Shivapuri National Park. This is the only national park in the whole world close, to the capital and international airport. Park consists of a dense oak, rhododendron, laurel and pine forest. Possible sighting of bird includes streak-breasted scimitar babbler, Nepal fulvetta, green-tailed sunbird, kalij pheasant, babblers, prinia and beautiful butterflies including swallow tail, yellow cabbage, common crow etc.  We can see wild boar, barking deer, yellow-throated marten, orange-bellied squirrel, Himalayan hoary bellied Squirrel, Goral, and Common Leopard.
1.00 pm
Stop for lunch at Nagi Gompa. Nagi Gompa is the famous and second largest Buddhist nunnery. A fascinating places to experience the richness of Tibetan Buddhism. Ride the mountain bike further to Chisapani to observe unique Tamang village, terrace field, wild flowers, Himalayan cherry, orchids and rhododendron.
3.00 pm
return to Park Village Resort, relax at the health club fully equipped with Jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna, swimming pool and gymnasium.
7.00 pm Dinner a la Carte or set European, Chinese/Indian/and traditional Nepal Dinner at Earth Watch Restaurant.
   
Day Three  
7.00 am Breakfast
 
Bike to Kakani on the way detour to Nagarjung forest. This is a crown property fully covered by pine and mixed broad-leafed forest. Sighting of bird include mountain hawk eagle, white crested laughing thrush, Bonelli’s eagle, babblers, nuthatch, minivets. Mammals include Sambar the largest deer species of Nepal, and it is the only place to find Sambar in the valley, Rhesus and Assamese Macaque, porcupine.
 
Proceed biking to Osho Ashram, experience the spiritual richness of the hermitage and enjoy the natural richness, of the Ashram. Stop for vegetarian lunch in the unique Osho Restaurant and at the same time enjoy fascinating bird life (red-billed blue magpie, whistling thrush, magpie robin etc. while having lunch.
 
From Osho Ashram we come back via rural tracks passing through some quintessential typical Newari villages such as Dharmasthali, Sangle Khola, Tokha village and reach hotel
 
Relax at the health club
Dinner and Overnight at Park Village Hotel and Resort
   
Day Four   
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Sightseeing of the three queen cities by private coach. This tour gives an unforgettable glimpse of major world heritage sites. This tour enriches the tourist of richness of medieval civilization. The tour includes Swoyambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Boudha Nath etc.
12.00 noon Lunch at appropriate Restaurant
5.00 pm
Drive by private coach to Everest Cultural Centre to see diverse cultural dances and ethnic dress and folk songs followed by Nepali Dinner.
   
Day Five  
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Drive to Pokhara on private coach with stop for lunch at Riverside Spring River Resort. Pokhara is the scenic nature capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. Pokhara is a unique destination; it is so close to Himalaya yet it has a warm climate. Check in to Pokhara View Garden Hotel, a little traditional hotel at the lakeside overlooking great Himalayan Range.  
Dinner at Lakeside restaurant enjoying fascinating view of Phewa Lake.
Overnight at Pokhara View Hotel.
   
Day Six   
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Mountain Bike ride to Naudanda. The trail leads through Bagar and Hyangja. Visit Tibetan Refugee camp.  The route winds through the picturesque river valley and rural landscape. Continue to Phedi, where we stop to look for stream birds including forktails, and redstarts. Climb uphill on hairpin bends and reach Naudanda ridge. The ridge overlooks magnificent view of Fishtail and other Annapurna Himalayan Range.
12.00 noon Stop for lunch at Naudanda ridge overlooking lake and the Himalaya. Return via the same route.
6.00 pm Experience the diverse culture and ethnicity through cultural dance and dinner at a lakeside restaurant
   
Day Seven  
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am Drive to Chitwan by private coach. Arrive Chitrasari and transfer to Maruni Sanctuary Lodge. Check in to rooms, refresh and lunch.
3.00 pm
Elephant safari in the Kumrose Community Forest to see the endangered Great-one horned Rhino, Chital Deer, Sambar, Wild boar and many colourful birds including wild peafowl, serpent eagle, wood peckers, barbets, hornbill etc.
6.00 pm Tharu Cultural Dance and dinner at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge.
   
Day Eight  
7.00 am
Breakfast
Bicycle ride to Beeshazar Lake, a Ramsar Site with pack lunch to see wildlife and wetland bird. This wetland is surrounded by forest. Possible mammal sighting include Rhino, Deer, wild boar, crocodile, and the birds including darter, wild ducks, storks, ibis, grey-headed fishing eagle, serpent eagle etc.  On the way back visit Government Elephant stable at Sauraha. The route passes through the rural farmlands and Tharu villages.
7.00 pm Dinner and overnight at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge
   
Day Nine  
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Drive to Kathmandu by private coach. Stop for lunch at Riverside Springs Resort. Check in to Maya Manor, a writer’s house at Naxal Hattisar. .
4.00 pm Leisure
6.30 pm Farewell dinner and overnight at Maya Manor
   
Day Ten  
8.00 am Breakfast
Leisure or optional the Medieval Cultural Walk
Departure
 


 
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Recommended Destinations
  Kathmandu Valley   Bhaktapur Durbar Square   Chitwan
Recommended Activities
Bird watching and hike in Shivapuri Nagarjung, Elephant Safari, River safari and Jeep safari in Chitwan, Trek to Everest, Langtang, Annapurna and Mustang, Scenic Mountain tour of Pokhara, Sarus Crane and Bird Watching in Lumbini the birthplace of Buddha, Sunrise and Sunset view from Nagarkot, Mountain Flight to see Mt. Everest and Himalayan Range, Tracking Wild Bengal Tigers and Wild Asian Elephants in Bardia, Mahasheer Fishing in Karnali River, White water rafting in Bhote Koshi and Trishuli River, Journey to the valley of Snow Leopards,