Nepal is a home of Mount Everest (8850m), the highest peak in the world, birth place of Lord Buddha (apostle of peace). It is located between China in the north and India in the south. Nepal covers 140,800 square km. The country can be divided into three different regions: the south, which consists of plains, swamps and forests; the north, which is covered by the Himalaya mountain ranges, comprising eight of the world’s 10 highest mountains; and the central area, consisting of the relatively low Himalayan foothills which are home to the capital city Kathmandu. Kathmandu: Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, accommodates 18 million people of various race, caste, creed, culture and religion and is the largest city in Nepal. The term ‘Kathmandu’ has been derived from the combination of two Sanskrit words, ‘Kaasth’ meaning wood and ‘Mandap’ meaning beautiful shade. Since 1960s, Kathmandu has been very popular with western tourists. Thamel, situated at the heart of the city, is a tourist hub and a favorite hangout place for Nepali youths. 130 historic monuments, temples, monasteries, palaces and other cultural heritage of Kathmandu showcase the finest display of architectural masterpiece like intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and metalwork facades. Pokhara: Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal. Pokhara offers panoramic views of snowcapped mountains such as the Annapurnas and thefamous "Fishtail" mountain peak of Machapuchare, which tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. Pokhara is located 200 km away from Kathmandu and is a major holiday destination for both domestic and international tourists. It is most popular for its lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa. Exploring the deep-seated mysteries of intriguing caves like Mahendra Gupha will further heighten your spirit of adventure. The Devil's Fall and the gorge of the Seti River are the other places for sightseeing. After entering Pokhara you will be totally captivated by true ambience of nature and its exquisite beauty.
DAY 1: KATHMANDU (Dinner)
Upon arrival, you will meet our staff and you will be transferred to Hotel. After short rest, we will visit the Swayambhunath Temple, said to be 2500 years Stupa on a hillock, which offers a breath-taking view of Kathmandu City and the Sunset view. This Stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument Listed in 1979.Next; we will visit historic Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanuman Dhoka) if you are lucky, you will be able to have a glance of the famous living Goddess of Nepal name Kumari,. Overnight Kathmandu.
DAY 2: KATHMANDU – POKHARA FEWA LAKE & MT ANNAPURNA RANGES (BLD)
After breakfast, a scenic drive to Pokhara (5-6hour) 200kilometer west of Kathmandu. Lunch will be served on the way. Pokhara is a second largest city of Nepal. In Pokhara we can enjoy the view of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world and lake, The Annapurnas and the famous “Fishtial” mountain peak of Machapuchare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. After short rest we will proceed for 1hour boating at Fewa lake which located walking distance from your hotel. There will be the scenic highlight of your trip. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
DAY 3: POKHARA – SHARANKOT 1500m – POKHARA (BLD)
Wake up early in the morning and short drive to Sarangkot to see sunrise, which is one of the most popular tourist spot of Nepal. Sharankot Hill top is situated at elevation of 1500 meter from sea level. It will offer magnificent view of snow capped mountain in the north & city view of Pokhara with beautiful lake. Later we will back to hotel for breakfast. After leisurely breakfast, we will set off for city tour, also called “Magic land or Dreamland” of Nepal. Devi’s fall, Mahadev gupteswor cave And Tibetan refugee camp, you can see at Tibetan refugee camp Their way of life specially the women knitting hand make carpet factory, which is best quality made from mountain goat’s special wool. Later we will have lunch near Lakeside. After lunch, we will go for (optional mini trek cost includes in the package) up to the newly built World Peace Stupa. Up above at 1050m high, you will be able to see the beautiful heart shape Fewa Lake.Those who are unable to walk 1-2 hour.Free fro shopping around lakeside area dinner and Overnight stay in Pokhara
DAY 4: POKHARA – KATHMANDU (BLD)
Depart Pokhara to Kathmandu 200 kilometer by private coach or domestic flight (USD110 optional) Upon arrival in Kathmandu, check in to the hotel. After short rest, we will proceed to visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupa in the world and also the focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. PM: free and leisure for your final shopping. and overnight stay in Katmandu.
DAY 05: KATHMANDU – NAGARKOT (1hrs drive) (BLD)
After breakfast, we will proceed to visit Budhanath stupa, located at 8 Kilometer east of Kathmandu. It is a popular tourist site. In 1979, Boudhanath stupa was listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Great Stupa of Boudhanath is the focal point of the district. There are at least 29 Tibetan Gompas (Monasteries & Nunneries) around Boudhanath. After lunch Drive to Nagarkot, 2300m above seal-level, this scenic spot, with a spectacular view of the sunset and Mount Everest can be seen on a clear day. In the evening, enjoy the sunset of the Himalayan at Nagarkot, Country Villa Hotel or similar.
DAY 06: NAGARKOT- NAMOBUDHA- DHULIKHEL (BLD)
Enjoy unforgettable sunrise view from resort room balcony. All rooms are facing to Sunrise and Mountain views. Leisurely breakfast at resort, we will drive to Dhulikhel (1hour) passing through tiny village with wonder scenery. Upon arrival in Dhulikhel, transfer to Resort. Lunch will be served at resort. After lunch, drive to Namobuddha, this is one of the beautiful countryside as well as historic Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Namobuddha, where it is said that Lord Buddha gave his life to a starving tigress and her cubs. Since it was founded by V.V. Khenchen Tarangu Rinpoche in 1978 the monastery has grown such that today it is home to more than 250 monks. Side excursion around the temples; enjoy view of the beautiful scenery. Return to Dhulikhel, dinner and overnight stay at Himalayan Horizon
DAY 07: DHULIKHEL- BHAKTAPUR TOUR – KATHMANDU (1hrs drive) (BLD)
After breakfast, return to Kathmandu, on the way we will visit Bhaktapur Durbar squire. We will stop over at Bhaktapur for city tour. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is an assortment of pagoda and shikhara-style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. The square is part of a charming valley as it highlights the idols of ancient kings perched on top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries, the wood carvings in very place – struts, lintels, tympanums, gateways and windows – all seem to form a well-orchestrated symphony: Drive to Kathmandu. Evening, free at leisure for your final shopping at Thamel bazar. Overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel Grand or similar.
DAY 08:NAGARKOT- KATHMANDU –FLY HOME (B)
Enjoy sunrise view from resort room balcony. All rooms are facing to Sunrise and Mountain views. Leisurely breakfast at resort, 1hour drive to Kathmandu airport for your flight back to Singapore
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