Our airport representative will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfer you to your hotel. Depending upon the time of your arrival, the pre-trip meeting will be hosted either on the first day or the first hour of the second day. During the evening, you will be taken for a traditional Nepali welcome dinner with cultural performances. Overnight at a Hotel. Welcome dinner included.
After your morning breakfast, you will be received by your guide for the sightseeing at Kathmandu. The sites you will be taken for are:
SwoyambhuNath Stupa: Located on the top of the hill, Swoyambhunath Stupa is a Buddhist holy site also known as the monkey temple. The dome-shaped Stupa with eyes on all four sides is absolutely beautiful. The view of the whole Kathmandu valley from the top of the stupa is breathtaking.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Located at the heart of Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the ancient palaces in Kathmandu Valley; Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square being the other two. The Durbar Square comprises a palace, a courtyard, temples, and various statues.
Pashupatinath Temple: The holy Hindu temple, Pashupatinath is the temple of Lord Shiva and also comprises many other temples. This UNESCO world heritage site is magnificent in structure and the holy Bagmati River that flows alongside is where cremation rituals are performed.
Boudhanath Stupa: Situated to the northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, this is another holy place for Buddhists. The dome, mandala, pinnacle, umbrella, and the whole Stupa itself is true work of art and beauty. Recently renovated Stupa post-earthquake gives the serenity in the crowded city.
Overnight at the hotel. Breakfast included.
We wake up early today for the mountain flight. An hour of mountain flight will give an insight into the snowcapped Himalayas, the beautiful Kathmandu valley, the hills, and many more. After the early morning flight, you will be taken sightseeing at two medieval cities of the Kathmandu Valley; Patan and Bhaktapur.
Patan Durbar Square: One of the best attractions here is the ancient royal palace of the Malla Kings of Lalitpur. There are various other temples such as Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, TalejuBhawani Temple, etc., and the Patan museum to explore.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur was the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom. Bhaktapur has the best-preserved palace courtyards and old city center in Nepal and is listed as a world heritage site of UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal, and stone artworks. You will be taken to the attraction sites such as Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapola Temple, BhairabNath Temple, Dattatreya Temple. After the sightseeing, we will head towards Nagarkot for the sunset and the morning sunrise.
Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch Dinner included.
Today, we wake up early for the sunrise view from the hilltop and have a heavy breakfast. After breakfast, we get ready for the drive to Pokhara. Along the way, we can see beautiful mountains, hills, rivers, etc. which is heartwarming. After a drive of 7 hours, we reach Pokhara, a very beautiful city in Nepal that is also the gateway to the Annapurna region. The Annapurna mountain range & Fishtail Mountain are the main ornaments of Pokhara which can easily be seen from the city. Upon reaching, you are transferred to the hotel. After refreshment, you may explore around the Phewa Lake & lakeside bazaar. Overnight at the hotel.
We spend a full day exploring the beautiful city of Pokhara. Early morning we drive to Sarangkot Hill for the breathtaking sunrise view over the Himalayas and above the clouds. After breakfast, we get prepared for a full day of sightseeing at Pokhara. We enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake and admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail in the waters of the lake. We take a boat and go for a short ride, visit the TaalBarahi Temple in the middle of the lake and walk up the hill to Peace Pagoda. Some other places we will visit will be the famous Bindabasini Temple, the Seti gorge, Davis Falls, International Mountain Museum, and many other cultural and natural landscapes. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast included.
Wake up early morning and prepare to head back to Kathmandu. You can opt for a flight or a drive which will take 30 mins and 7 hours respectively. The confirmation of the travel choice can be made during the bookings. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be met and transferred back to the hotel. Breakfast included.
This is your last day in Kathmandu. After breakfast, you will be fetched upon by our guide; 3 hours prior to your flight time and drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure. Breakfast Included.