Nepal The City of Himalaya - Standard

3N Kathmandu and 2N Pokhara
6 days

From

US$ 249

per person

About the tour

Nepal is the country which has one of the most exotic destinations of the world with adventure, cultural, pilgrimage and wildlife travel packages. Mostly known as the Land of Everest, or the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha. It has a variety of attractions to keep tourists coming back for more with its lofty mountains, deep valleys, lush jungles, exotic wildlife and diverse peoples.

Accommodation

Vaishali Hotel or Similar

3 night(s) in Kathmandu

Room Type: Double Room
Meals Included: None

Hotel Dandelion or Similar

2 night(s) in Pokhara

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: None

Included in the price

Kathmandu

  • One-way transfer from Kathmandu Airport to Hotel - Swift Dzire / Manza
  • Day Excursion to Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath - Swift Dzire / Manza
  • Half Day Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square - Swift Dzire / Manza
  • To and Fro Transfers from Kathmandu to Pokhara - Swift Dzire / Manza

Pokhara

  • Bindebasini Temple Sightseeing and Devi's Fall - Swift Dzire / Manza

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu - Visit Pashupatinath Temple

Arrive at Kathmandu Airport. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. You will be met by your representative and transferred to your hotel. Relax for some time. Later you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites's list Since 1979. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river". We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where Buddhists devout come for a pilgrimage. The Stupa looks like Mandala, an esoteric geometric figure. It is typically in Nepali architecture but here is Tibetan influence. There are many Tibetan refugees living around there. There are many monasteries around the stupa. Later return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Half Day Local Sightseeing Covering Durbar Square

Today morning you will visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square, which is one of three durbar (royal palace) squares in the Kathmandu Valley. It is the site of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the Royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch, still take place today. You will then visit one of the most curious attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Chowk. This gilded cage contains the Raj Kumari, a young girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. She is worshipped during religious festivals and makes public appearances at other times for a fee paid to her guards. You can also do some shopping there or have lunch after which you will return back to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3: Pashupatinath Temple And Boudhanath

This morning you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites's list Since 1979. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river". We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where Buddhists devout come for a pilgrimage. The Stupa looks like Mandala, an esoteric geometric figure. It is typically in Nepali architecture but here is Tibetan influence. There are many Tibetan refugees living around there. There are many monasteries around the stupa. Later return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4: Transfer From Kathmandu To Pokhara (210 Kms)

Today morning you will drive to Pokhara. 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. On the way you have an option of doing river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple “Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” where you are taken by a cable ride (at extra cost) of 9 mins. Once you reach Pokhara, check-in to your hotel and relax for some time. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 5: Pokhara Local Sightseeing (Bindebasini Temple And Devi's Fall)

Morning after breakfast half day city tour covering Bindebheshni Temple- Bindabasini temple or Bindhyabasini Mandir is of great religious importance to Hindus living in the Pokhara region. It is a vital hub of religious fervor. The temple itself is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga, who is Pokhara's chosen guardian deity. Gupteswar Gupha is a natural site located just outside the Pokhara Airport, It is very significant and sacred Hindu site as Lord Shiva’s shrine was discovered in the cave. Devi's Falls marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground. When the stream is at full bore, the sound of the water plunging over the falls is deafening the name is a corruption of David's Falls, a reference to a Swiss visitor who tumbled into the sinkhole and drowned, taking his girlfriend with him. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6: Departure From Pokhara

Today morning check-out from your hotel. You will be transferred back to Kathmandu and at the airport so that you can catch your flight back home.

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US$ 249

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