Brief rendezvous with Nepalese traditions amid nature trail

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Day Place Highlights
1 Kathmandu Overnight at a hotel
2 Pashupatinath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa
Kathmandu-Nagarkot
Famous Shrine of Lord Shiva
World Heritage Site
Small hamlet cut of from the population. It offers breathtaking views of the mountains
3 Nagarkot-Kathmandu en-route Bhakatpur Former capital of Nepal — Bhakatpur
4 Dakshinkali Temple
Drive to Kathmandu en-route Kirtipur & Chovar
Dedicated to Goddess Kali
Kirtipur & Chovar are small towns for ideal view of mountains
5 Kathmandu-Pokhara Cable car ride to Manokamana Devi Temple (Wish fulfilling temple)
6 Sarangkot
Davis Falls
Gupteshwor Cave
Bindhyabasini Temple
Phew Lake
Sunrise
Waterfalls
Get set to climb a thousand steps to checkout the Shivalinga inside the cave
Goddess Bhagwati is worshiped here, through animal sacrifices
Boat ride
7 Pokhara-Chitwan Enjoy jungle tour and cultural evening.
8 Chitwan Adventure activities inside the jungle
9 Chitwan- Kathmandu, en route Patan City City of fine arts
10 Back to Kathmandu Airport Departure

Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destination : Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Pokhara - Chitwan


Tourists can visit famous Hindu temple, Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple homes an open-air crematorium beside river Bagmati, wherein cremations are conducted and believed to be auspicious. Royal courts, Nepal's center of arts, scenic caves, sacrificial shrines, gorges are covered in the package. Pokhara's diverse demographies, mostly unexplored, are fun to unravel. Nagarkot's virgin beauty and pollution free haven is much sought after.


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
As you arrive at Kathmandu airport, you will be welcomed by our GeTS Holidays representative and escorted to the hotel.
Relax and enjoy your leisure.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu


Day 02: Drive Kathmandu-Nagarkot (2000m, 32 Km, 1.5 hrs drive)

After breakfast at your hotel, proceed for sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa. Drive to Nagarkot

Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath & Boudhanath Stupa

Pashupatinath Temple: The most important Hindu Shrine in Nepal dedicated to Lord Shiva, on the banks of Bagmati River. The temple is shaped like a pagoda with a gold-plated roof, four silver doors, and wood carvings. Raised platforms on the banks of Bagmati are cremation sites for Hindus. Only Hindus are allowed inside the Pashupatinath courtyard.

Next, Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa): One of the largest stupas in the world, most important and largest Buddhist shrine in Nepal. It is a World Heritage Site.
This Stupa, set in a pattern of a "Mandala" is encircled by houses and monasteries where Buddhist monks reside. Around the base is a ring of 108 images of the Buddha and 147 insets containing prayer wheels.


Continue drive to Nagarkot (32 Km, 1.5 hrs drive)
Nagarkot, located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, is one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur district and is renowned for its spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya when the weather is clear. Visitors often travel to Nagarkot from Kathmandu to spend the night so that they can be there for the breathtaking sunrise. Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. It also offers an excellent view of the Indrawati River Valley.
Overnight at Hotel in Nagarkot


Day 03: Drive back to Kathmandu en-route visit Bhaktapur City

Post breakfast at your hotel, drive back to Kathmandu, en-route visit Bhaktapur City

Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur City
Bhaktapur City (or City of Devotees): Bhaktapur City (or City of Devotees): Located about 20 km east of Kathmandu, it is referred to as City of Devotees, or the 'City of Culture'. The city is full of heritage buildings, monuments, palaces, pagodas and temples. Lying along the ancient trade route between India and Tibet, Bhaktapur is surrounded by mountains and provides a magnificent view of the Himalayas.

Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City & Swoyambhunath Stupa
Kathmandu Durbar Square:

 

Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar Square, at the heart of the city, is a leading cultural site of Nepal. Better known as the Hanuman Dhoka Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site) it was built by King Pratap Malla at the entrance of the palace. The complex is dotted with Hindu and Buddhist Temple.


Swoyambhunath:
After visit, continue to Swoyambhunath stupa located at hilltop overlooking Kathmandu valley. Swoyambhunath stupa is also known as “Monkey temple” and is popular for view of Himalayas and entire valley floor.
The history of Kathmandu Valley is said to have started with the beginning of Swoyambhu. The largest image of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Nepal is in a monastery next to the stupa. Behind the hilltop is a temple dedicated to Manjusri of Saraswati - the goddess of learning. Statues and shrines of Buddhist and Hindu deities dot the stupa complex.Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu


Day 04: Drive to Dakshinkali (18 Km, 45 min drive)

after breakfast at your hotel, drive to Dakshinkali Temple.

One of Nepal’s moodiest tantric sacrificial shrines, dakshin or “southern” Kali, lies at the end of the Kathmandu Valley’s longest and most varied road. As it snakes its way along a fold in the valley rim towards the shrine, the Dakshinkali road passes a fine succession of Buddhist and Hindu holy places, offering an intense, half-day snapshot of Nepal’s religious culture. The road begins at the busy Balkhu junction of the Ring Road, at the southwest corner of Kathmandu, just short of Kirtipur (which would make a fine side-trip).


Drive back to Kathmandu, en-route visit Kirtipur & Chovar

Kirtipur(Kipu) is an ancient city in Nepal. It is located in the Kathmandu Valley, 5 km south-west of the city of Kathmandu. It is one of the five municipalities in the valley, the others being Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi.

Kirtipur is situated on a ridge with steep hillsides. The residents are reputed as being expert builders and weavers.

Chovar is located at Kirtipur municipality, a municipality rich is its own culture, way of life with having a splendid history. History says that when Prithvi Narayan Shah attacked the Kathmandu Valley, he started from Kirtipur and it was not a piece of cake to siege the town. Chovar, a place for the peace seekers, where you will surely have a good break from all your hectic way of life. The village has a superb panoramic view of whole Valley with an astonishing 160 degree view of mountains line-up.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu


Day 05: Drive Kathmandu-Pokhara (210 Km, 6-7 hrs drive), en-route visit Manokamana Devi Temple by Cable car

After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Pokhara

Pokhara valley to the west of Kathmandu, is the second biggest city of Nepal. An unplugged view of lofty peaks from Pokhara, with snow fed lakes, make it a tourist's favorite. Pokhara’s bewitching beauty has been the subject of many travel writers. With the magnificent Annapurna range forming the backdrop and the serenity of three major lakes – Phewa, Rupa and Begnas. Pokhara his valley is the most famous trekking starting gateway for world famous trekking areas such as to Fishtail, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri area.


Manakamana temple dedicated to Durga Bhawani (Hindu Goddess) is thronged by thousands. Locals say the Goddess grants every wish, if they offer prayers with a pure heart.
Visit Manokamana Devi Temple by Cable car

Upon arrival in Pokhara, check in at a hotel
Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara


Day 06: In Pokhara

Early morning excursion to Sarangkot for Sunrise over Himalayas

Sarangkot offers you panoramic views of the Annapurna Mountain Range.. Situated close to Pokhara town, it is a semi developed village located on a hilltop.. It is a two hour walk up the staircase, or you can avail a car to reach the viewpoint. The landscape endowed with Nature's bounty will be etched in the mind forever.

Drive back to Pokhara, Breakfast at hotel

PM: Half day sightseeing of Pokhara city (including Bindhyabasini Temple, Davis Fall, Gupteshwor cave, Seti river gorge, Tibetan Village)
01 hour boating on Phewa Lake
Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara


Day 07: Drive Pokhara-Chitwan (175 Km, 4-5 hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast at your hotel, proceed for Chitwan

The Chitwan National park is one of the finest national parks in Asia, and a World Heritage site since 1984. The park shelters some endangered species such as The Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhinoceros, Leopard, Gaurs, as well as Sloth Bear.
Upon arrival in Chitwan, proceed to the resort
Evening Jungle activities as per resorts program
Tharu Cultural Show, Dinner & overnight at Resort in Chitwan


Day 08: In Chitwan

Morning breakfast at your resort

Full day Jungle activities as per resorts program (Elephant ride, Canoeing, Jungle Walk, Elephant bath, Visit Elephant breeding center & Crocodile breeding centre etc)

Dinner & Overnight at Resort in Chitwan

 

Day 09: Drive Chitwan-Kathmandu (185 Km, 5-6 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast at your resort, drive back to Kathmandu.

Sightseeing of Patan City
Patan Durbar Square Also known as Lalitpur or the city of fine arts. Patan Durbar Square is a concentrated mass of temples, a classic example of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Listed in World Heritage Site, the former Royal Palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life, and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects.

Rest of the day at leisure to walk around Ashon Chok and Thamel.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu


Day 10:Depart from Kathmandu

After breakfast at your hotel, free time till departure
You'll be offered a drop to the international airport to connect flight to onward destination.

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