Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley. Once thought to be the fabled and inaccessible Shangri-La, Kathmandu is now a hub for independent travellers as well as a growing vacation spot catering to all budgets. As a result of considerable urban growth in recent decades, it is now part of one continuous urban area together with Patan to the south.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 - Kathmandu
Meeting at airport upon arrival by MMT Personnel. Transfer to hotel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. The urban sprawl that makes up modern Kathmandu is in fact two cities, Patan and Kathmandu.
Later after a short relaxation, you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray and cremations on the Bagmati River are carried out.
Day 02 – Kathmandu / Pokhara ( 210 Kms )
Drive to Pokhara. On the way one can opt for of doing the white water river rafting
( not included in the proposal ).
Pokhara is 210 kms from Kathmandu and is a 7 hours drive approx. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel.
Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Bus via Kathmandu
Day 03 - Pokhara
A short sightseeing trip to Bindebasini Temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple,Goddess Durga, was brought from India . Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offers a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day. The temple is in the area of the bazaar, hence,a journey of the old bazaar can be combined with a visit to the temple. Sightseeing to Devi’s fall, also known as Patale Chango is an awesome waterfall lying 2 km southwest of Pokhara. During summer and rainy season, the waterfall takes its real form, with gushing water splashing and making its way through the rocks. Just opposite of Devi’s fall, on the other side of the road, there is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave.
Rest of the day free for doing adventure activities such as Paragliding, Ultralight aircraft and Zip Lyning.
The Gupteshwar Cave is a sacred tourist destination. It is around two kilometers away from the Pokhara Airport. A symbolic Shivalinga is preserved in the cave. The cave has ...
Siddhartha Highway, Pokhara, Nepal
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Day 04 – Pokhara / Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same path and transfer to hotel. On the way option of visiting the Manakamna temple where you are taken by a cable car ride of 10 mins. ( not included in the proposal ).
The Manakamana temple situated in the Gorkha district of nepal is the sacred place of the hindu goddess bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamana originates ...
Bistachhap, Godamchaur 44709, Nepal
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Travel from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 05 - Kathmandu
Option of doing the Mountain Flight to view Everest in the morning ( not included in the proposal ).
In the morning after breakfast, you will be taken take you for a visit to Patan. Also known as Lalitpur , the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan's central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: Its an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur. Within the city also lies the Tibetan refugee center, home to most of the valley's Tibetan population. While technically refugees, the Tibetans are some of the wealthiest people in the valley because of the carpet industry they operate. For those looking to bring home a fine Tibetan carpet, this is the place to shop. You will then go to Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps. Rest of the day free for shopping and doing other personal activities