Kathmandu, Pokhara And Nagarkot Tour

Kathmandu, Pokhara And Nagarkot Tour 07 days


Trip length:
7 days

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Easy

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Besides having cultural, heritage tours and a visit to Pokhara (valley of Lakes) for magnificent close view of Annapurna range of Himalayas, it also includes one night on the top of Nagarkot hill for viewing long range of Himalayas including Mt. Everest (weather permitting). This place is also popular for beautiful sunrise over Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet assist at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Breakfast at Hotel. Morning: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city and Swayambhunath. Afternoon: Half day sightseeing tour of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: After breakfast at hotel, drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 04: Breakfast at hotel. Morning half day sightseeing tour in Pokhara that covers, Devi's Fall, Seti River Gorge, Mahendra Cave and Bindebaseni Temple.

Afternoon: Free for boating and Lake side walk. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kathmandu. Evening: Cultural dance followed by Nepali dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 06: Breakfast at hotel. Morning free. Afternoon: Half day sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot. Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 07: Breakfast at hotel. Free until departure transfer to airport for onward journey.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet assist at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Breakfast at Hotel

Morning: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city and Swayambhunath. Afternoon: Half day sightseeing tour of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple.

Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU CITY

Nowhere in the world can one find the same concentration of culture, art and tradition that exits in Kathmandu valley. Once known as Kantipur, Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. The city is a concentration of temples. In the Durbar Square is the residence of Kumari the Virgin Goddess who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence also Kasthmandap Temple, the source of the name of Kathmandu, Hanuman Dhoka the ancient palace of the Nepalese Royalty.

SOYAMBHUNATH 

Located approximately 4 kms./2.5 miles, situated on the hillock, this Buddhist Stupa is said to be over 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. From the hillock, one can have a spectacular view of the Kathmandu city.

BOUDHANATH

 8 kms / 5 miles east of Kathmandu City is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas (Buddhist priest) and Monasteries.

PASHUPATINATH 

5 kms / 3 miles east of Kathmandu City lies Pashupatinath temple, the holiest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Nepal. Situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple is built in pagoda style with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors on four sides. Tourists are permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati river, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. There are cremation grounds on the bank of Bagmati river.

Day 03: After breakfast at hotel, drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

POKHARA

The rare combination of snow-clad peaks and snow fed lakes and rivers has helped to make the valley of Pokhara (210kms/131 miles from Kathmandu) one of the most picturesque natural attractions in Nepal. There may be no other place in the world from where Great Himalayas peaks can be admired from such a close distance. Pokhara has many exotic places of interest such as the Seti River Gorge, Mahendra Cave, Devi's Falls and the famous lake Phewa displaying stunning reflections of the majestic Fish Tail and Annapurna Himalayas on its water. It is base for all treks to Annapurna region.

Day 04: Breakfast at hotel.

Morning half day sightseeing tour in Pokhara that covers, Devi's Fall, Seti River
Gorge, Mahendra Cave and Bindebaseni Temple. Afternoon: Free for boating and Lake side walk.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kathmandu.

Evening: Cultural dance followed by Nepali dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 06: Breakfast at hotel. Morning free.

Afternoon: Half day sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot.

Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot.

BHAKTAPUR CITY

The city of devotees is the home of medieval art and architecture. Situated 12 km/8 miles to the east of Kathmandu City, this place was founded in the 9th century and is shaped like a conch shell. The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces - the Lion Gate, the Palace of 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the Nyatapola temple which is the best example of Pagoda style structure in Nepal. Besides this, a visit to pottery also can be made.

NAGARKOT

Is at an altitude of 2175 mt./ 7122 ft. above the sea level, 32 Km / 20 miles north east of Kathmandu city. It is one of the most scenic spots from where an excellent view of snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Ranges including Mt. Everest can be seen (if weather permits), as well as renowned for the spectacular sunrise.

Day 07: Breakfast at hotel. Free until departure transfer to airport for onward journey

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