Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport (TIA) you will be greeted by a representative via our company. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. After check in, you can take a rest, hang around in the city, visit our office – it all depends upon your interests and condition. In the evening we will organize a “Welcome Dinner” at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program as well as a fine meal. Overnight at Kathmandu.(D)
We start a guided tour to four of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom. Pashupatinath houses a sacred lingum, or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The Aryaghat alongside Pashupati and on the banks of the Bagmati River is a famous funeral site for the Hindus. The Buddhists shrine of Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in the area. Overnight at Kathmandu. (B)
Wake up early in the Morning; we will have a one hour Mountain Flight. After felling the Everest We start our tour of two more UNESCO World Heritage Site cities adjacent to Kathmandu: Patan & Bhaktapur. Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts. Patan Durbar Square is one of the places in the Kathmandu Valley where the medieval arts and architecture still remain in its original state. The Durbar Square is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings, mostly the Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Similarly, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like travelling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur thoroughfares, squares and streets. Then we head to Nagarkot for sunrise.Overnight at Nagarkot. (B)
Today, we wake up so early for sunrise view. Then we drive to Kathmandu and heading to Pokhara. Get up early in the morning and have a breakfast. After breakfast, you will start to drive Pokhara watching the great view of local villages, jungle and rivers. Pokhara is a very beautiful city in Nepal, the Annapurna mountain range & Fishtail Mountain are the main ornament of Pokhara and setting as the tower over the Pokhara city. You will arrive Pokhara by late afternoon and check in hotel. After refreshment you may explore around the Phewa Lake & lake side bazaar. Return back to hotel and overnight at hotel.
We spend a full day to explore Pokhara. Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot Hill to have the sunrise views over the Himalayas. After breakfast, we make a full day sightseeing of Pokhara. Enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second biggest lake of Nepal. We take the boat across the lake and take an hour’s walk to the World Peace Pagoda. Some of the other places that we visit today include the Seti River Gorge,davils falls, international mountain museum, Bindhabasini Temple the pet God of Pokhara, and many other cultural and natural landscapes. Overnight at Pokhara. (B)
After breakfast, we start our drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu. (B, )