Cost of tour:As upon request
Organized by:Actual Adventure Private Limited
Best season:Mar to May and Aug to November
Day 1: Kathmandu ArrivalAs your aircraft lands in Tribhuwan International Airport our representative will receive you and help you to transfer into the hotel of your choice. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city of the country. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Explore KathmanduToday we will start our sightseeing tour by visiting Patan Durbar Square which is situated in the southern area of the city. The square is dotted with ancient palaces, temples and shrines which are known for their antique and exquisite carvings. From here we will proceed to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the historic seat of Nepalese royalty. Here we will visit Kastamandap Temple (a temple rumored to be constructed from the wood of single tree), Taleju temple, statue of Kal Vairab, Basantapur palace and Kumari Temple (residence of living goddess Kumari). After this we will pay our visit to Swoyambhunath temple which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple dates back to 2500years and is situated in the hilltop offering the astonishing view of Kathmandu. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Drive to NagarkotEarly in the morning we will visit Pashupatinath temple which is situated 5km east of Kathmandu in the bank of holy Bagmati River. Pashupatinath is a pagoda shaped temple with tow tiered golden roofs and silver doors. Only the Hindu’s can visit the temple, but the visitors can clearly see the temple and activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of Bagmati River where the dead bodies cremated in the bank. From here we will visit Boudhanath Stupa which is located 8km east of Kathmandu. Boudhanath stupa is dome shaped monument representing the mind of Buddha and pilgrimage destination for Tantric Buddha. In the afternoon we will drive towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is the home of medieval art and architecture. The main square contains innumerable temple and other architectural showpieces like Lion Gate, statue to King Bhupatindra Malla, Golden Gate, the palace with 55windows, Batsaka Temple and the bell of barking dogs. In the evening we will drive towards Nagarkot which is situated 32km east of Kathmandu in the altitude of 2175m. From here one can see Mt Everest in a very clear day. Stay overnight at hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 4: Drive to PokharaWe will wake up Early in the morning for the spectacular view of rising sun. As the first rays of the sun strikes into the peaks a hellish red color slowly lightens the whole Himalaya range from Kanchanjunga and Everest in the east to Annapurna and Dhawalagiri in the west. After this we will drive back to Kathmandu and then to Pokhara. Pokhara is situated 200km west of Kathmandu at the altitude of 827m from the sea level. Pokhara is one of the most scenic spots of the country whose beauty is enhanced by the lakes of Phewa, Begnas and Rupa .
Day 5: Drive to Sarankot and back to PokharaWe will wake up very early in the morning and drive to Sarankot to see sunrise over the magnificently snowcapped Himalayas. Sarankot situated in the altitude of 1500m from the sea level gives you an option of paragliding over the lake city. Later we will drive back to hotel and have breakfast. After breakfast we will set off for city tour and visit places like David’s fall, Gupteshwor cave and Tibetan refugee camp. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 6: Drive back to KathmanduWe will drive back to Kathmandu. As we arrive to Kathmandu we will check into the hotel and in the evening you are free on your own as you can do sightseeing or family shopping.
Day 7: FarewellYou will be transferred to Tribhuwan International airport for your onward journey