DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
Arrive at Kathmandu international airport, you will be received by the representative of airport and would be further assisted & transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Hotel in Kathmandu.
Nestled in the lap of Snow Mountains, the verdant Kathmandu Valley abounds in archaic temples, shrines and palaces that reflect its glory of the bygone era. Colorful Kathmandu with its old Asian legacy houses seven Cultural Heritage Sites four of which are its art-excelling temples while three are residential palaces of ancient Royals. The Valley is at 1,336 meters above sea level and comprises three cities within its parameters. Kathmandu connects by air and by road to most parts of Nepal. It also connected by air to major cities in India and some parts of the world. With its many facades, Kathmandu is a true little city of wonder for its visitors.
DAY 02: FULL DAY SIGHSEEING INCLUDING / MOUNTAIN FLIGHT EARLY IN THE MORNING
DRIVE TO NAGARKOT
Morning take an excursion to the ancient city of Bhadgaon. Later in the day take a tour of Pashupatinath – one of the very sacred temples for Hindus dedicated to Lord Shiva and Boudhanath – one of the largest Stupas of Nepal and also is one of the ancient Buddhist stupas. In the evening, you would be taken to Nagarkot for a panoramic Mountain View and experience sunset on the Himalayas.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03: AFTER BREAKFAST NAGARKOT DRIVE TO BANDIPUR
MANAKAMANA TEMPLE BY CABLE CAR
In the morning after having leisurely breakfast, drive further for beautiful town Bandipur.
Today after an early breakfast you will head towards Bandipur, which is located 145 km from Kathmandu valley. Before reaching Bandipur you will take a detour at Manakamana Temple which is around 3 hours drive from the valley. Residing on top of the hill, goddess Manakamana is said to fulfill all the wishes of its devotees. The Nepali word ‘Manakamana’ itself means ‘wishes’. You will be riding a cable car to the temple.
After the spiritual visit to Manakamana temple you will head towards Bandipur, it is around 1 hour 30 minutes drive.
Bandipur is a charming town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, a land as famous for its natural beauty as for the hospitality of its people. Bandipur lies midway between the capital Kathmandu and Pokhara, another popular tourist destination. Situated on a hilltop above the highway town of Dumre, Bandipur captivates the visitor with its cultural appeal and pristine scenery. This Newar town has maintained its age-old flavour, and presents sightseers with a heady mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes.Overnight at Bandipur Hotel.
DAY 04: AFTER BREAKFAST DRIVE FROM BANDIPUR TO POKHARA
In the morning after having leisurely breakfast, drive further for beautiful town Pokhara. Rest of the time is free at the discretions. In the evening take an enjoyable boating over the pretty Fewa Lake. Stay overnight at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy the natural beauty of Bandipur; the simple lifestyle of villagers here will give you an actual taste of Nepali rural life. After Bandipur you will head towards Pokhara, which will take you around 2 hours drive (73 km). Pokhara is the second largest city and one of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal. Since you will arrive Pokhara in the evening, after checking in the hotel, take a stroll in the beautiful lakeside. You can enjoy warm dinner at lakeside enjoying the cultural program. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 05: AFTER BREAKFAST DRIVE TO SARANGKOT
PARAGLIDING ONE HOUR
SUNRISE VIEW EARLY IN THE MORNING
BINDEBASINI TEMPLE, DAVIS FALLS, MUSEUM IN POKHARA, WORLD PEACE STUPA.
Pokhara area shows the greatest contrast in landscape. Nowhere in the world can the highest mountains reaching 8000 meters level be admired from such small distance and from the tropical lowland without any intermediate mountain ranges. Pokhara is certainly one of the most extraordinary and beautiful places in the world.
Today take a daylong sightseeing tour of Pokhara visiting Seti George, Bindhebasini Temple, Tibetan refugee Camp and Davis fall. Stay overnight at the hotel.
World Peace Stupa is the massive white Buddhist Stupa on top of Ananda hill. This Stupa is one of the 71-peace pagodas build by Nipponzan Myohoji order of Buddhism symbolizing world peace.
Davis Fall also known as Patale Chango in Nepali. This fascinating waterfall named after a tourist who fell and died in it. Near the fall is a cave of Gupteshwor Mahadev (Temple of lord Shiva). The water travels through a natural tunnel before emerging from here.
Phewa Lake is the second largest fresh water lake of Nepal. In the lake you can see the beautiful reflection of Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. It has many inlets in monsoon including Harpan Khola. You can take a small ferry and go for boating in the serene lake; you may also visit Taal Barahi Temple situated in an island on the lake.
DAY 06: AFTER BREAKFAST DRIVE TO KATHMANDU OR FLY
FLY TO KATHMANDU
OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL
FAREWELL DINNER IN GOOD NEPALI RESTAURANT INCLUDING WITH CULTURAL PROGRAM
After having breakfast drive back to Kathmandu and check in to the hotel. Rest of the time is kept free at your discretion. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07: FINAL DEPARTURE TO BACK HOME
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Kathmandu international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination.