Magnificent Nepal

Pashupatinath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Boudhnath Stupa – one of the biggest in the world.
Swayambhunath Buddhist Stupa.
Jungle activities at the Chitwan National Park
Snow-clad peaks of Pokhara.
Boat trip on Phewa Lake.
visit to Patan and Tibetan Handicraft centre.

Day 1
Arrive Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal! You wil be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon tour of Pashupatinath (3.1 miles east of Kathmandu City) and Boudhnath Stupa (4.9 miles east of Kathmandu City).

Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in pagoda style has gilted roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati River, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temple are the cremation grounds.

Boudhanath Stupa is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal directions keeping watch for righteous behaviour and human prosperity. This Buddhist Stupa was built by King Man Deva on the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest.

Return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2
Kathmandu (B)

After breakfast proceed on a half day tour of Kathmandu city & Swayambhunath.

The Buddhist Stupa at Swayambhunath is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.

In the afternoon enjoy a tour of Bhadgaon.

Return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3
Kathmandu / Chitwan (B/L/D)

This morning drive to Chitwan – approximately 05 hours. Upon arrival the naturalist will host you to refreshments and a briefing about the programs and the resort facilities.

Royal Chitwan National Park is the lush valley of Chitwan situated in the foothills of Churia ranges which houses the first National Park of the Kingdom. This National Park is famous for its variety of wildlife especially the Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.

Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Chitwan (B/L/D)

After breakfast you will have a full day of jungle activities where you can get excellent opportunities for bird watching and a chance to see four kinds of deer, wild boar, rhinoceros, monkeys, sloth bear, gaur and many other smaller mammals.

Return to the Lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Day 5
Chitwan / Pokhara (B)

After breakfast drive to Pokhara (5 hours). Upon arrival check in to the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the nature beauty.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
Pokhara (B)

Early this morning proceed for Sunrise visit of Sarangkot.
Return to the hotel for breakfast, thereafter proceed on a tour of Pokhara city.
Later this afternoon enjoy boat ride on Phewa Lake. This is the foremost attraction of Pokhara. Paddling out into the middle of the lake is a nice way to spend a quiet afternoon. Phewa Lake is the largest lake in Pokhara valley and the second largest lake in Nepal. Encircled by Sarangkot and Kaskikot hills, the lake holds a pagoda-style temple. Another attraction is the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna range on the crystal clear water of the lake. While boating in Phewa Lake, you can see several varieties of fish.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 7
Pokhara / Kathmandu (B)

This morning you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for Kathmandu. You will be met on arrival in Kathmandu and transferred to your hotel.

In the afternoon visit Patan and Tibetan Handicraft centre.

A trip to the Tibetan Refugee Camp and the Handicraft Centre will also be done while visiting Patan where you will witness the hand weaving of Tibetan carpets and moulding of metal statues.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8
Depart Kathmandu

It is time for your magical journey to come to an end. After breakfast this morning you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight back home.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Includes:
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • All transfers and internal transportation.
  • English speaking local guide.
  • Sight-seeing as listed with entrance fees.
  • Daily breakfast in the hotels.
  • Full meals in Chitwan.
  • Hotel service charges and taxes.
  • One Welcome dinner with dance performance.
Excludes:
  • Personal expense.
  • Nepal visa ($25 per person).
  • Meals other than mentioned.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Drinks.
  • International flights.

Hyatt Regency
Kathmandu

Hotel Himalaya
Kathmandu

Yak and Yeti
Kathmandu

Dwarikas
Kathmandu

Royal Park
Chitwan

Atithi
Pokhara

Fishtail Lodge
Pokhara