ENCHANTING NEPAL TOUR
KATHMANDU – POKHRA – NAGARKOT – KATHMANDU
Duration : 05 NIGHTS / 06 DAYS
Note: Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in Nepal.
Day 01: KATHMANDU – ARRIVAL
On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan Int’l airport at 1:45 PM by IndiGo 6E 31, meet our representative and transfer to Hotel. After freshening up at 3:30 PM proceed for sightseeing to Swyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is world heritage site where you will see the Taleju Temple, built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D.; Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction; Nautale Durbar; Nasal Chowk; Gaddi Baithak; the statue of King Pratap Malla and the Jagannath. In the same site you will also visit the living goddess Kumari and Hanuman Dhoka.
Swayambhunath is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire base are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is a famous world heritage site with a magnificent view of Kathmandu valley.
Overnight at Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza
Day 02: KATHMANDU
After breakfast proceed for Pashupatinath Temple & Bouddhanath Stupa.
Pashupatinath is situated 5 km east of Kathmandu. It is the temple of Lord Shiva. Pathupatinath, with its two-tiered golden roof and silver doors is considered one of the holiest Hindu shrines. It is also among the world heritage site.
You will then visit Boudhanath, which lies 3 kms east of Pashupatinath. This ancient colossal Buddhist stupa is one of the biggest in the world. It was listed as a UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979.
Afternoon return to hotel and relax. You may stroll around on your own.
Overnight at Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza
Day 03: KATHMANDU – POKHARA
Early morning after breakfast drive (Approx 6 hours) to Pokhara. Upon arrival, check in hotel, freshen up and later proceed your sightseeing tour in Pokhara at Bindabasini Temple, Davi’s Falls, Seti George & Gupteshwor Cave.
Bindabasini Temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park-like grounds offer a fine picnic area, and on Saturdays and Tuesdays when devotees flock there to offer sacrifices, take on a festive local flavor.
Seti Gorge Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs completely underground at places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination – over 20 meters! Mahendra Pul, a small bridge near the old Mission Hospital, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.
Gupteswar Cave is a sacred cave located near Devi’s Fall. The cave is almost 3 km long. It
has some big hall-size rooms and some passages. This cave holds special value for Hindus since phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered and taking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.
Devi’s Fall Locally known as Patale Chhango, Devi’s Fall (also known as Devil’s, Devin’s or David’s) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David…) was washed away by the Pardi Khola and disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.
Overnight at Hotel Pokhara Grand
Day 04: POKHARA – KATHMANDU
After breakfast drive (Approx 6 hours) back to Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu in the late afternoon. Evening free to relax and stroll around free from shopping ( own cost ).
Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 05: KATHMANDU – NAGARKOT
Morning free. Afternoon at 1 PM proceed for Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseeing. After Bhaktapur sightseeing proceed to Nagarkot.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar Square the Kathmandu, Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct square (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square), the whole are is informally known as the Bhakapur Durbar Square, and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu. After that you will proceed to
Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a hill station 32 km east of Kathmandu. You can enjoy the beautiful country side view on the way to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular destination to view Himalayas, sunset and sunrise.
Overnight at nagarkot.
Day 06: NAGARKOT – DEPARTURE
After breakfast, you are free till the time of check out. Transfer to the Tribhuwan International Airport to catch your return flight.