Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel Arrive Kathmandu Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon, half day city orientation tour. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square – It is a historic seat of royalty. It is here that kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations celebrated. It is most impressive sight and is crowded with ancient temples and palaces reflecting the religious and cultural life of the people. It is also home to Kathmandu’s Kumari, or ‘living goddess’, a young girl believed to be a reincarnation of the goddess Durga. It is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979.Later we visit Swyambhunath Stupa – This is one of the world’s most famous Buddhist Chaityas. The 2000-year-old Chaityas is commonly known as the ‘monkey temple’ because of its resident population of monkey. This spectacular Buddhist Stupa, from which the Buddha’s eyes gaze serenely down, lies on a hilltop only 2km from the center of Kathmandu. The views of Kathmandu and the surrounding valley are superb from here. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel. Later we go for a full day tour of Kathmandu. Visit Pashupatinath Temple – Situated 5km east of Kathmandu, the temple of lord Shiva, Pashupatinath, with two tiered golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. Although only Hindus are allowed inside the temple. Other religion people can see from out of the temple premises. The temple was listed in the UNESCO world Heritage Monument list in 1997.
Bouddhanath Stupa – The Stupa of Bouddhanath lies eight kms east of the centre of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in the World and the centre of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. It was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1979.
Patan Durbar Square – Patan (The City of beauty) is situated on the southern bank of the holy river Bagamti (a tributary of the Ganges) some five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. Nowadays, it has virtually become part of sub metropolitan Kathmandu. The city is famed for its wealth of Buddhist and Hindu temples with an abundance of fine bronze gateways and wonderful carvings. Patan is known for its expert craftsmen and metal workers. The Patan Durbar square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal Bath called Tushahity. It was listed in the UNESCO world Heritage Monument List in 1979. Overnight in the Hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast in the hotel. Later drive to Nagerkot. Nagarkot is an ancient village, east of Kathmandu and from here we can see Mt.Everest and other peaks of the Himalayas. The top of the Nagarkot commands accelerating views in all directions. The altitude of Nagarkot is 2229m/7133ft from the sea level.It is 32km from Kathmandu.
Enroute visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square – It is situated at an altitude of 1401m, 14 km east of Kathmandu and is the least developed of the three cities in the valley. Translated Bhaktapur means the city of devotees. The most laid back of the three valley towns its narrow brick paved streets harbor hidden shrines and statues around every corner. It is quite easy to spend a whole day here relaxing and taking in an almost fantastic atmosphere. Bhaktapur is famed for its woodcarvings, pottery and cloth weaving. Many of Bhaktapur’s practices have changed little over the centuries. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4: Breakfast in the hotel. Later drive to Kathmandu International Airport for Flight to Pokhra by Buddha Air flight at 1255 hrs. Arrive in Pokhra and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in the Hotel.
Day 5: Full day tour of Pokhara
Pokhara is a resort city of remarkable beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificent summit of Machhapuchhre rising behind it creates an ambiance of peace and magic. Clearly the most stunning of Pokhara’s sights is the spectacular panorama of the Annapurna ranges which forms its backdrop. The most popular sites of Pokhara is Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa lake and Devi’s Fall, Mahender’s Gupha. (Visit Devi’s falls, Mahendra Cave and boat ride on Phewa Lake). Overnight in the hotel.
Day 6 : Breakfast in the hotel. Later transfer to Pokhara airport for flight to Kathmandu by Buddha Air at 1010 hrs. Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Day at Leisure for shopping and other activities. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: Transfer to Kathmandu Airport for your International Flight.