HIGHLIGHTS OF NEPAL WITH CHITWAN AND MUKTINATH

TOUR CODE NGS 67

HIGHLIGHTS OF NEPAL WITH CHITWAN AND MUKTINATH

DURATION – 08 NIGHTS AND 09 DAYS

 

DAY 01:            ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Arrive at Kathmandu International airport. Meet, welcome, and assist by our office representative & transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu is in the shape of Khukuri knife and has two thousand years old outstanding history. The city houses numerous tourist attractions that are worth exploring. The city itself is home to the historic monuments, cultural groups, architectural miracles and interesting tourist destinations. Overnight stay.

 

DAY 02:            KATHMANDU

Early morning transfer to board Mountain View flight of duration of 50minutes…  (This is subject to clear weather)

After the majestic viewing return to Hotel.

Breakfast at hotel and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with a visit to Durbar Square, which was a royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century. The palace is also known as the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex. The square is surrounded by wonderful architecture displaying the skills of Newar craftsman. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kumari Chowk is a house of the living goddess. The Kumari is a young girl who is the reincarnation of Taleju. She was discovered when she was about four years old after passing many tests. She did not show fear from the severed head of a water buffalo; she had to select items that belonged to the last incarnation of the Kumari from many objects; and many more.

Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex that is perched high in the Kathmandu valley. It is also known as the monkey temple and is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. The complex encompasses a stupa, temples and shrines and provides a spectacular view of Kathmandu valley.

Pashupatinath Temple is the oldest Hindu shrine and therefore the most sacred place of Hindu religion. The temple is dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Boudhnath Stupa which is the largest stupa in Asia. The stupa is located on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu, built in the 14th century after the Mughals invaded the city. It is considered to be the holiest Buddhist Temple outside Tibet. Overnight stay.

 

DAY 03:            KATHMANDU – POKHARA BY SURFACE

Breakfast, check out from the hotel drive for Pokhara (200 KM / 6 hours) observing the scenic views on the National highway along the Trishuli River. En-route visit Manakamana temple by cable car. Mata Manakamana symbolized as the goddess to fulfill the wishes. Finally return to the highway & drive for Pokhara. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Free time for your own.

Pokhara -The rare combination of snow-clad peaks and snow fed lakes and rivers has helped to make the valley of Pokhara, one of the most picturesque natural attractions in the kingdom. It is located virtually in the geographical center of Nepal. Located on the main road between Kathmandu and Bhairahawa, there may be no other place in the world from where Great Himalayas peaks can be admired from such a close distance. The Bindabasini Temple on its well-kept platform overlooks a modest amusement park. Phewa Lake, skirted by a large numbers of unpretentious lodges and simple restaurants, is the most congenial spot for visitors.

  

DAY 04:            FLY TO POKHARA –JOMSOM  BY FLIGHT

Early Morning flight for Pokhara- Jomsom Morning Transfer to Pokhara Airport and fly to Jomsom (It is just a very short flight and always depend upon weather delayed and on time and sometimes may get XXD also) upon arrival at Jomsom airport transfer to hotel.  

We can have hot drinks and commence drive to Muktinath 32 k.m 2.30 hrs drive MUKTINATH VILLAGE from here we may walk ( If we walk it takes 15/20 minute to reach temple if we hire a poney it takes 5 minute to reach Temple) again we have to climb the stairs about 80/85 then only can reach the temple after reach the temple get DARSHAN OF MUKTINATH WITH HOLI BATH WITH 108 TAPS OR DIP IN THE POND SHORT VISIT TO FLAM LIGHT and walking back to Jeep Station and drive to JOMSOM 2 hours

  

DAY 05:            JOMSOM-POKHARA (FLIGHT)

Early morning flight for Jomsom-Pokhara After Breakfast check out from the hotel transfer to Jomsom domestic airport to connect the flight to Pokhara. Arrive at Pokhara and check into the hotel. After some refreshment cover 1 Half day 3/4 hours sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley covering Davi’s fall, Seti gorge & Fewa Lake. Bindabasini Temple – situated on a small hillock overlooking eye catching view of the beautiful Mt. Fishtail at a hand shaking distance,  Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Davi’s fall,Seti gorge & Fewa Lake . After Sightseeing tour return to hotel and rest of the day is free to go around Lake City for shopping on your own. Back to hotel

  

DAY 06:            POKHARA – CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast we drive to Chitwan national park. Arrive by afternoon and check into hotel.

Chitwan National Park is home of many endangered flora and fauna. Chitwan National Park is also one of the UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal. After arrival at Chitwan, lunch will be served at hotel. Visit  Tharu village.  Dinner at hotel

 

DAY 07:                CHITWAN

This entire day we will spend visiting the park. In the morning after breakfast, we will go for a canoe ride

at Rapti River. The river houses different species of crocodile. After lunch, we will arrange Jeep Safari where you will get chance to witness one horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger, hyenas and other wild

animals. (We have taken a step against ANIMAL CRUELTY, so shall not offer Elephant Back Safari). After

exploring the national park, evening you will be taken to Tharu Cultural show. Dinner at hotel

 

DAY 08:           CHITWAN – KATHMANDU

After breakfast transfer Kathmandu. Arrive by afternoon and check into hotel.

P.M.  Bhaktapur also known as Bhadgaon is the best preserved city of the country. Bhadgaon means the City of Devotees and houses three major squares full of lofty temples that display some of the finest sacred architecture in the entire country. Thin cobbled stone paths take you through the red-brick houses, connecting to the series of squares and courtyards that are dotted with temples, statues, and wells. You can stroll around this place leisurely. In the afternoon we shall visit Patan that is located in the suburb of Kathmandu, detached only by the misty Baghmati River. A visit to Patan is remarkable because it has the best collection of temples and palaces. It comprises of the Royal Palace which encompass a lavishly ornamented bathtub. Overnight stay.

 

DAY 09:            DEPARTURE KATHMANDU

After breakfast transfer to International Airport for onward flight to the destination with Sweet memories of Naturally Nepal.

 

 

 

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