Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel with the unique hospitality of Nepal which is famous all over the world.
Day 2 and Day 3:
Sightseeing’s in Kathmandu valley (1350m). We explore Kathmandu valley on these two days where we will be visiting couple of places like Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath, Bhaktapur, Patan, Swyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. All these places are the important attraction of the Kathmandu valley and so much to offer to the visitors. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal which is located at the elevation of 1350m from sea level. It is the largest city of Nepal which is divided into three cities including Bhaktapur and Patan. Most of the Durbar Squares, old temples and monasteries are located in this valley and known as city of temples. The city is mostly popular for temples including Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Swyambhunath and Bouddhanath are Buddhist temples where you can see the Buddhist religious activities along with Buddhist Monks. Likewise, Pashupatinath is the biggest Hindu temple which is located at the bank of Bagmati river which is a holy river. You can observe ritual activities of Hindu everyday in this temple and the strangest thing could be the crimination. Patan is popular for its wooden and metal crafts as well as fine arts and painting. It has its own Durbar square called Patan Durbar square. You can see several Hindu and Buddhist monuments built during the Malla dynasty from 15th to 18th century. Bhaktapur is the oldest city of Nepal and it is 15km far from Kathmandu. This city is famous for Bhaktapur Durbar square, the typical Newari houses, old Palace, temples and Newari culture. This city was founded by king Anand Dev in 889 A.D and ruled by Malla who built magnificent Temples statues and golden gate.
Day 04: Kathmandu to Nagarkot (2110m)
After having a breakfast early in the morning Then we drive to Nagarkot which is about 40 km away from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is a famous place to see the mountain ranges and sunrise. Many visitors go to Nagarkot to see sunrise. Once the sun begins to rise from behind the Himalayas, it looks spectacular as mountain changes its color. stay overnight at Nagarkot with sunset view and panoramic view of Langtang and Everest .Overnight
Day 5: Bandipur
Early in the morning the guide leads you to the Nagarkot tower which is the best place for sunrise, sunset and lovely view of mountains and the beautiful scenery. We will back to the hotel and have breakfast with the panorama Of Langtange and Everest then On this day we drive to Bandipur which is yet the majestic place to see in Nepal with its rich natural beauty. Bandipur is located in the West of Kathmandu valley, on the way to Pokhara and near Dumre. It is an ancient trading town of quaint streets and nice atmosphere. Bandipur was originally part of the Magar kingdom of Tanahun which was believed to be, ruled from nearby Palpa. But after the conquest of the valley by the King Prithvi Narayan Shah Newari traders flooded in for the purpose of business. It still has its temples, holy caves and Newari architecture that speak of the similarities of old Kathmandu Valley. It is one of the most famous places for tourist where you can see a very large old cave which attracts pilgrims and travel adventurers alike. Being the country’s largest cave, they are also easily accessible by road and easy to reach. The limestone formations of the caves at Bandipur have both geologic and religious significance of Nepal but it fell apart fifty years ago. The new Pokhara-Kathmandu highway passed far below town and traders picked up sticks and relocated to Chitwan. Even today, many buildings are empty, though some have found a new life as restaurants and guesthouses.
Day 6 and Day 7: Lumbini
This is a day for the religious visit and we drive to Lumbini after spending a marvelous time at Bandipur. Lumbini, the name itself is very holy as Lord Buddha was born here in 623 B. C. It has been declared as one of the World Heritage sites of Nepal by UNESCO where more than 20000 tourists visit every year being the fourth largest tourist destination in Nepal. Lumbini is a main sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world with giving due respect to other religions as well. It has been said that Lumbini is a piece of heaven on earth where one can see snowy mountains, a splendid garden, embedded with stupas, monasteries, a very famous Maya Devi temple, Ashoka Pillar, sacred pool Puskarni including many other holy sites. In a historic view, the region is extensively treasured with an exquisite trove of ancient antiquities, dating back to pre-Christian era with all that legendary charm and beauty of an ancient place. Lumbini is a place with great significant value and has a great potential to be developed as one of the main attractions all over the world. Moreover, it can be enhanced as a place for religious visits as Buddhism has influenced the world with great interest in the religion. One can feel the heavenly peace in this world renowned place where light of Asia was born and brought up. It has great religious value with distinct features and can be considered as learning site for the Buddhist all around the world. It is worthwhile to visit Lumbini once in a lifetime which gives an inner peace which can never mixed with worldly pleasure.
Day 8 : Palpa
After having the wonderful experience of religious visit of Lumbini we head to yet another beautiful place of Nepal called Palpa. Tansen is a headquarter of Palpa is an ancient hilly town which is very famous for tourists. There are many beautiful places to observe and Shreenagar Is one of the best view point of Tansen. You can see much magnificent scenery of hilly region including Ganesh Himal and Dhaulagiri Himal. This Place is inhabited by one of the ethnic groups called Magar. This place was divided into several kingdoms and of that time this place was known as 12 Magar kingdoms before six decades. It is rich in its own unique culture as well as Newar which is one of the ethnic groups mainly found in Katmandu. This is a reason religion and cultures are very similar with Katmandu. On the way to Palpa, we can see one of the unique destinations for tourist called Ridi Bazaar. It is a holy place for Hindus. It takes about a 2days to explore around Palpa. Every year most of the people visit this place due to its beautiful scenery unique features.
Day 9, 10 and Day 11 Pokhara:
After spending the wonderful night in Palpa we head to Pokhara which is the second biggest city after Kathmandu which is truly blessed by nature. Pokhara is 200 km far from Kathmandu which is located on the elevation of 8oom from sea level. It is one of the best and popular destinations for tourists. The picturesque scenery of Fish tail, Annapurna ranges, Phewa Lake, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra cave, Begnas Tall, Tibetan refugee camp etc are the main attractive point of Pokhara. You can do boating in the Phewa Lake with the panoramic views of Fishtail and Annapurna ranges. Sarangkot is the main view point of Pokhara valley from where you can catch the nice scenery of Pokhara valley, Fish tail, Annapurna south, Annapurna II and III, Sunset and sunrise. It is famous for paragliding as well. The other view point is peace stupa hill which is situated near Phewa Lake. The above mentioned places make your stay in Pokhara more enjoyable and unforgettable and due to its breathtaking views your soul never allows you to leave this place. It is moreover known as a heavenly city of Nepal.
Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu:
In the early morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara observing the river and greenery sites on the way.
Day 13: Departure
This is a last day of our trip and we take you to the airport for your final departure back home.