Your stay includes
- Return economy class flight on Air Arabia
- 2 nights’ stay in Kathmandu at Aloft Kathmandu 4* Hotel
- 2 nights’ stay in Pokhara at Atithi Resort 4* Hotel
- Two-way flight to KTM- PKR -KTM on Buddha Air
- Daily Breakfast
- Kathmandu city tour on Sic Basis
- Pokhara city tour on Sic Basis
- Sarangkot city tour on Sic Basis
- Nagarkot tour on Sic Basis
- Visit Pashupati Nath & Boudhanath
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Travel Insurance
- Return airport transfers
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on twin/triple sharing basis
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on single sharing basis
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sharing with extra bed (6-11 years)
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with the parents (2-6 years)
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ARRIVAL - PASHUPATINATH & BOUDHANATH
On arrival in Kathmandu: Having cleared immigration, collected your luggage, and passed through customs, please make your way towards the exit of the terminal building where you will see a bank of people waiting for you.
Visit Pashupatinath & Boudhanath
Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of River Bagmati around 8 km from the city, is one of the holiest Hindu shrines. The Pasupatinath Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. It is not known for certain when Pashupatinath Temple was founded. But according to Nepal Mahatmya and Himvatkhanda, the deity here gained great fame there as Pasupati, the Lord of the Animals. Pasupatinath Temple's existence dates to 400 A.D. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to this temple that is also known as 'The Temple of Living Beings presiding deity here is Shiva, who is worshipped in the form of the lingam. However, only Hindus are allowed inside.
Boudhanath (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is the centre of Tibetan culture in Nepal. The 36-meter-high Stupa of Boudhanath is one of the largest Stupas in South Asia. Bouddhanath Stupa was renovated by Licchavi rulers in the eighth century. The mandala design in Boudhanath is a copy of the one in Gyantse in Tibet. The stupa is said to entomb the remains of a Kasyap sage venerable both to Buddhists and Hindus. Smaller stupas are located at the base. Gompa monasteries, curio shops, and restaurants around Boudhanath. Today, Boudhanath bustles with the Tibetan population, busy with carpet manufacture, trade, and prayers at the several monasteries belonging to different sects of Tibetan Buddhism.
Rest of the day is free on your own. Overnight is at Hotel in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU - POKHARA (FLY)
Breakfast is at the hotel.
At appropriate time transfer to Domestic airport to connect flight to Pokhara.
Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200 km west of Kathmandu valley, the city is known as a center of adventure. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.
Arrive Pokhara and check in at the hotel.
Board the vehicle and drive to Kalimati to visit the World Peace Stupa, situated high on a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. Besides being an impressive sight, the shrine enjoys a wonderful vantage point, which offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara below. Walk downhill through the forest clad slopes where the guide will explain the flora and fauna. On the way visit the Tibetan Refugee Camp. Tashiling in the south and Tashi Palkhel (nearby Devi’s Fall) in the north of Pokhara valley is the two Tibetan village which is inhabited by the Tibetan people who keeps themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and another handicraft and visit the local house and have a cup of tea.
Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
Today after Scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, Transfer to Sarangkot for sunrise.
At an altitude of 1592 meters, this mountain sits north of Pokhara overlooking the valley and Fewa Tal. Sarangkot is a beautiful village best known for its sunrise, where on a clear day one can see an unobstructed view of the Himalayan Mountains of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail.
Back to the hotel for Breakfast. Continue sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley.
Bindabasini Temple: This temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga (manifested as Bhagwati, a blood-thirsty aspect of the goddess) is located near the busy Old Bazaar of Pokhara. The white pagoda-styled building at some 3000 feet above sea level is of great religious importance to Hindus living in Pokhara. People throng to this temple daily and offer sacrifices of animals. One may also get to witness a Hindu wedding ceremony taking place in the temple premises.
David’s Fall:Devi's Fall (also known as Devin's and David's) is a lovely waterfall lying about 2-Km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David) was washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.
Gupteshwor Cave:One of the largest caves in Pokhara dedicated to Lord Shiva is another nature's wonder in Pokhara.
Transfer to Phewa Lake to enjoy a one hour boat ride.
Phewa Lake:The centre of attraction in Pokhara is the Phewa Lake - the second largest lake in the Kingdom. 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 the middle. After the boat ride free for shopping in the lake side market.
In the Evening, we will go for some handicrafts shopping, for those who want to take a taste of Nepal home with them.
Overnight is at Hotel in Pokhara.
KATHMANDU - POKHARA
Breakfast is at the hotel. At Appropriate time transfer to Domestic airport to connect flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Nagarkot. En-route visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhadgaon (Bhaktapur) is located about 20 km east of Kathmandu and takes around 30 min. Bhaktapur is another Newar city founded in the 9th century. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is in the center of Bhaktapur. The Square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights some of the finest medieval arts of Nepal. The main items of interest in Bhaktapur Durbar Square are the Lion Gate, the Golden Gate and the statues of kings on stone monoliths. The Golden Gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla as the entrance to the main courtyard of the Fifty-five Windowed Palace. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in A.D. 1427 and was remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the seventeenth century. Bhaktapur's Durbar (Royal) Square was added to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1979.
Free time will be at Leisure or Shopping at Thamel.
Overnight is at a Hotel in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU CITY TOUR - DEPARTURE
Breakfast is at the hotel. Visit Kathmandu City, Swayambhunath & Patan.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is in the heart of old city Kathmandu. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity. In this tour, we visit the 17th Century Durbar complex, Hanuman Dhoka, Parvati temple, great Bell and Drum, Bhairav and Taleju Temple. All around the splendour of historical monuments is the hustle & bustle of the marketplace. Vegetable vendors, trees of flutes, salesmen with their wares displayed on their person, souvenir hawkers, and street shops selling imported goods and tucked away in a quiet corner the glittering bead market for custom made bead necklaces.
Swayambhunath (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Swayambhunath literally means 'Self-Existent One.' Swayambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Manadeva. By the thirteenth century Swoyambhunath had developed into an important Buddhist learning site. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the North West. Swayambhunath occupies a central position; it is probably the most sacred among Buddhist Pilgrimage sites.
Evening, you will visit Patan Durbar Square.
In Patan, the old Newar city, you will see the historic Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, the sky piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of Yogendra Malla, Krishna Mandir, Sati Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar (the golden temple), and Mahaboudha with views of old carved wooden windows through the streets, curios shop and Bazaars.
Head to Tibetan Singing Bowl & Healing Center, a local shop that specializes in sound healing therapy from handmade Tibetan bowls. The vibrations of the bowls are said to cure headaches, back pain, stress, and insomnia! The quick sound healing session took less than 5 minutes and was free.
After finishing the sightseeing tour transfer to the international airport to connect the flight to onward destination.
- Tours, entrance tickets not specified in the itinerary.
- Tips, gratuities to driver and guide.
- Porterage service.
- Any other service not included in the Inclusions
- Nepal Visa fee
- Any expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, alcoholic beverages laundry, tips etc.
- Monuments entrance fees
- Cable car fees for Chandra giri
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*Refunds will be based on how many days prior to your booked departure we receive your cancellation notice, with the charges increasing closer to your departure date. If the cancellation is received prior to 45 days or more of departure,10% of the holiday amount is non-refundable + Full cancellation for non-refundable tickets ; 44 - 31 days prior to departure, Non-refundable booking amount + 25% of the holiday cost will be deducted; if the holiday is cancelled 30 - 15 days prior to departure Non-refundable booking amount + 50% of the holiday cost will be deducted ; if the trip is cancelled 14 - 10 days prior to departure, Non-refundable booking amount + 75% of the holiday cost will be deducted; and if the trip is cancelled 10 days prior to departure, 100% of the total amount will be deducted. In case of non-refundable tickets, the entire amount of the ticket will be deducted.