Arrival and transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel, Full Day sightseeing of Kathmandu City, Swoyambu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Overnight at hotel.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. Here, the kings of Nepal are crowned and solemnized. Interesting things for visitors to see are Taleju temple, gigantic figure of Kalbhairav (the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar, and Temple of Kumari (living goddess).
Swoyambhunath Stupa: The world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas built 2000 years ago situated on a hillock about 77 meter above the level of the Kathmandu Valley. Visitors will also have a grand view of the valley from this spot.
Patan Durbar Square: The square boasts of many famous sites and unique architecture. Krishna Mandir in the Patan Durbar Square was built to honor an incarnation of Vishnu. Krishna was a favourite among the Gopini (Cowgirls). His temple is the best example of stone architecture in the World. Scenes from the Mahabharat, Asia’s greatest mythological war, are carved on the Temple’s Walls. The streets in the Patan Durbar Square area are home to traditional and sculptors. Many more temples dedicated to Ganesh (the elephant-headed god), Shiva, Narsingha, Taleju, and others are located at Patan Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Today Bhaktapur is known as the ‘Open Museum’ and a ‘living Heritage’. Brick paved enclave of the old royal palace buildings dating back 13th to 14th centuries, artistic temples and exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. Bhaktapur will surprise visitors with its presentation of innumerable temples and other architectural Showpieces - Nyatapola, Bhairavnath, Dattatreya, Pujari math with peacock window and many more.
Breakfast at Hotel, 7:30 Drive to Pokhara.
Optional: - [Rafting with lunch ($ 60 pp)].
White Water Rafting (WWR): Nepal has earned a reputation as one of the best destinations in the world for white water rafting. Nepal thundering waters, coming from the glaciers of the mighty Himalaya, provide unmatched thrills for rafting and immersing oneself in the landscape. A rafting trip at Trisuli River is bound to be the highlight of your stay in the country.
Optional:-[Manakaman Tour on the way($18)]
Manakamana Temple: Manakamana Temple lies 12 Km south of historic town Gorkha and located on a prominent ridge (1302 MT. above sea level) overlooking the river valleys of Trisuli (south) and Marsyangdi (west). The unique location of the place is dramatized during winter when the ridge appears as an island above the sea of morning mist. People believe Manakamana Devi fulfills the wishes of her devotees, thus called the wish fulfilling deity.
Manakamana Cable Car: The Bottom Station (258m) at Kurintar and the Top Station (1302 m) at Manakamana Houses the most modern cable car system imported from Austria. Facilities of international standards with high priority given to safety and customer service, Manakamana Cable Car have had an overwhelming response from all the visitors.
Continue drive to Pokhara Check in at hotel, Overnight at Hotel (Pokhara).
Breakfast at Hotel, AM Sightseeing Tour of Pokhara City, PM one hour boating at Phewa Lake. Overnight at Hotel.
Pokhara Valley: Pokhara Valley is one of the most picturesque spot of Nepal. The beauty of Pokhara is enhanced by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. Situated 200 KM west of Kathmandu at an altitude of 827 meter from the sea-level, for the mountain viewers Pokhara offers a magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre (Fishtail), five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is the only place in the world to provide such a dramatic views in a sub-tropical setting. Machapuchre, for example, is only 28 km from Phewa Lake and not a single mountain range intervenes between the two.
Phewa Lake: Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the Kingdom, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. Here, one can sail or row a hired boat across to the water or visit the island temple in its middle. The eastern shore, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located.
Breakfast at hotel.
Optional:-[Early in the morning-Sarankot].
Sarangkot: Sarangkot is situated in the western part of Nepal at an elevation of about 1700 meters, and is very popular for mountain scenery. Here you can see Panoramic Views of Annapurna (8091m), Manasalu (8165m), Ganesh Himal (7446m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchare and other 25 mountains over 6000m. This area also offers us the views of the Pokhara Valley with all its natural beauty. Sarangkot is another spot renown for seeing the sunrise over the Himalayas after a short hike. Sarangkot is a one day trip from Pokhara Valley.
View of Sarangkot.
08:00 AM Drive to Chitwan. Arrival Chitwan at 1:00 PM and check in at hotel. Lunch at hotel. PM Elephant Safari. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
In the late afternoon, the guests will be taken for deep into the jungle for viewing and photographing wildlife or a jungle walk is organized for the guests to experience the abundant bird life and the flora and fauna of the Park. If you are lucky, you may see the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger both on nature walk as well as on elephant safari.
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Mr Suman Panta