Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot 7 Days
This 7-day tour offers the best of the best when it comes to diving into the rich culture and beautiful architecture of Kathmandu and Pokhara. During the tour you will explore Kathmandu city visiting such amazing religious sights as the Pashupatinath Temple, the Boudhanath Stupa, the Swayambhunath Stupa or "monkey temple", and Patan Durbar square. On the way to Pokhara, there will be a chance to raft down the Trishuli river and there you'll get stunning views of the Himalayas, most notably Mount Annapurna, as well as the beautiful lakeside town below. Here you'll also visit the Bindhyabasini Temple, Devi's Fall, and Mahendra Cave. This tour is the perfect chance to dive into Kathmandu culture, take in the city of temples and the Pokhara Valley, and enjoy the spectacular Himalayan panorama of some of the world's great mountain series.
* Price applicable only for Indian Nationals
- Hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot with breakfast
- Transportation by private car
- Local transfers
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival and Transfer to HotelIt is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day - The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time - Arrival by road will lead to the hotel directly where our representative will be there to welcome the guest - (For larger group our representative will accompany the guest to the destination) - A representative and driver from our office will meet our guest at the airport and assist and escort them to the hotel or resort - The representative will assist the guest to check into the designated hotel - At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities - Spend the day visiting the local area - Night stay at hotel/resort in Kathmandu
Day 2: Sightseeing around KathmanduEarly morning breakfast - Guest start the sightseeing tour in few major places in Kathmandu - Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu durbar square - Swayambhunath nearly 2500-year old site believed that the Radiant Lotus of the valley settled when the water was drained by Manjushree, the god of Wisdom - (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple) - Boudhanath the world's largest stupa of Tibetan Buddhist Culture - Visit of Pashupati Nath - the holiest shrines for Hindus - It is the holiest Temple for Hindus dedicated to Lord Shiva, is also a site for Hindu cremation - Afternoon visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple, Machhender Bahl - Holy place for the Buddhists and Hindus, Temple House of Kumari, the vestal virgin or the living goddess - Bhaktapur City - The UNESCO World Heritage Site, An ancient town and the medieval city of devotees - Evening free to stroll around the local bazaars - Night stay at hotel / resort in Kathmandu
Day 3: Sightseeing tour around Bhaktapur & PatanEarly morning breakfast - Bhaktapur old durbar square with unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship - Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has remained untouched by western culture - Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty - five windowed Malla Palace are the places of interest of Bhaktapur - Next guest will be driven to Patan to explore Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and other places of Patan - Patan actually is an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and reposes' metalwork facades, etc - Guest can also visit handicraft center in Patan - Night stay at hotel/resort in Kathmandu
Day 4: Transfer to PokharaEarly Morning Breakfast - Drive 5 - 6 hours and approximately 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu - Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal located west of Kathmandu - The altitude varies from 827 meters in the southern part to 1740 meters in the north - Annapurna Range with three out of the ten highest mountains in the world - Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu - are within approximately 15 - 35 miles as-the-crow-flies distance from the valley - Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range, the city is also a base for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit - Reach hotel and check in - Evening free to stroll around the area - Night stay at Pokhara
Day 5: Sightseeing at PokharaEarly Morning Breakfast - Drive 5 - 6 hours - Nearly 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu - Situated at an elevation of 900 meters is the largest valley in Nepal - This is a scenic mountainside drive or a half hour picturesque flight will get you to This valley - Famous for its lakes and views of the magnificent Himalayan Peaks - Old bazaar of Pokhara city, Bindhayabasini temple, Seti Gorge, Buddhist monastery, Pokhara regional museum which displays the traditional things of western Nepal, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan refugee camp, Barahi temple which lies in the central part of the lake Phewa etc are places to visit - Reach hotel and check in - Evening free to stroll around the area - Night stay at Pokhara
Day 6: Pokhara to Nagarkot TransferNearly 200 kilometers - 7 - 8 hours drive - Reach Nagarkot via Kathmandu Nagarkot is famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal - Nagarkot is known for its spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya - A night at Nagarkot is necessary to view the rising sun and Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal - It also offers an excellent view of the Indrawati river valley to the east - It has an elevation of 2195 meters is a place whose beauty endures year around - November to March one can view better - Check into hotel - If lucky i.e. guest reaches before sunset one can watch the sunset also - Night stay at Nagarkot
Day 7: Departure from Nagarkot to Kathmandu AirportEarly Morning watch sunrise - Witness sunrise at Nagarkot - Scenic view from Dhaulagiri in the west, to Kanchenjunga in the east small village seat at about 7500 Feet altitude - On a fine day one can even see the tip of the Everest from here - Next drive nearly 35 kilometers to Kathmandu Airport - Depending upon the flight timings one can visit Thamel or some of the places of interest on the way or any other places on the way to Kathmandu airport - Forwarding journey
- Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
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