Duration: 6 Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Transportation: Private Vehicle
Accomodation: Room with Attach bath & AC
Group Size: 2-10
Nepal Beauty comprises of tours around the Kathmandu valley to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the hill station at Nagarkot and the mesmeric city of lakes, Pokhara. The package has been specially designed for a relaxing tour around Nepal, giving insights of its well-known sites and taking a tour of the Nepali culture, art and lifestyle. Views of mountain ranges from Nagarkot and Pokhara are known to the world since a long time. The city of Kathmandu offers a mystical aura with its age old Durbar Square and a mix of Hindu temples and Buddhist shrines. We, at Green Valley Nepal Treks try our best to offer you a memorable exploration of this magical country.
Day 1 :Arrival in Kathmandu (D)
Day 2 :KATHMANDU- SIGHTSEEING (B/L/D)
Day 3 :KATHMANDU - POKHARA (B/L/D)
Day 4 :POKHARA (B/L/D)
Day 5 :POKHARA – KATHMANDU - NAGARKOT (B/L/D)
Day 6 :NAGAKOT- KATHMANDU- DEPARTURE (B/L)
Day 1 :Arrival in Kathmandu (D)Arrival in Kathmandu. Our Airport Representative will meet you at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport. A drop to the Hotel by private tourist vehicle is arranged. Upon arrival at the hotel, welcome drink is served and the tour guide will brief you on the program schedule. Dinner is arranged at a local Nepali restaurant. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 2 :KATHMANDU- SIGHTSEEING (B/L/D) Today, we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites around Kathmandu. This includes The Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swaymbhunath and Boudha. We begin our tour after breakfast.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is a rare heritage site of Malla era structures, with exquisite wood carvings on display along temples. You would also want to visit the Kumari Temple that houses the living goddess Kumari. Swoyambhunath Stupa is perched on top of a small hill and is also synonymized as Monkey Temple, owing to the monkeys that amass the periphery.
Pashupatinath Temple situated at the banks of the Holy Bagmati River, which is considered among the most holy temple for Hindus around the world. This is one of the oldest temples in the valley, and worships the guardian patron deity, Lord Shiva. Boudhanath stupa, a vast dome that represents the mind of the Buddha. The peaceful site is also a major pilgrimage for Tibetan Buddhists and Tantric Buddhists.
Day 3 :KATHMANDU - POKHARA (B/L/D)The drive to Pokhara starts after breakfast. It’s a scenic drive that passes the rolling hills along winding roads. The journey takes around 5 hours. En route, villagers working in paddy fields, rafters in the Trishuli River, or the cable car route to Manakamana Temple can be viewed. Lunch at a local restaurant. We check in at a lakeside hotel. You can stroll around the Fewa Lake and enjoy the serene environment of Pokhara. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 :POKHARA (B/L/D)After breakfast, we start our tour of Pokhara. We visit the Seti gorge, Devi’s Fall, International Mountain Museum, Fewa Lake and the Tibetan Refugee Camp. To get close to nature, an hour of boating in the Fewa Lake, with the beautiful Macchapuchre and other mountain ranges forming a backdrop is also scheduled. After lunch in a local restaurant, you can take a rest. In the evening, we enjoy shopping along the streets of Pokhara, and also enjoy its nightlife. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5 :POKHARA – KATHMANDU - NAGARKOT (B/L/D)After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu through the same route. En route, we settle down for lunch.
On arrival in Kathmandu, after a brief rest, we prepare to head on to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur enchants every visitor with its stone paved streets, traditional houses, and simple lifestyle of the locals. The Palace with 55 windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapola Temple, Daatatrya Temple et cetera are some structures worth visiting. Bhaktapur is also known for its curd (Juju Dhau), pottery work around the pottery square and local handmade artifacts.
We then head to Nagarkot, a short drive from Bhaktapur. Nagarkot is renowned for the magnificent view of the northern mountains that it offers. After checking in, you can rest in the resort whilst enjoying spectacular panorama of the mountain ranges. You can visit the Nagarkot tower to enjoy a beautiful sunset or take a stroll around local villages to get a glimpse of the local lifestyle.
Day 6 :NAGAKOT- KATHMANDU- DEPARTURE (B/L)We wake up early to catch a view of the wonderful sunrise. The rays falling along the chain of mountains including Everest forms a mesmeric view. Breakfast in the resort. The checkout time is 12 noon. We return back to Kathmandu and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, you can stroll around the streets of Thamel and engage in souvenir shopping. A drop to the airport has been arranged three hours before your scheduled flight time. We hope that your stay in Nepal was an enjoyable one, with lots of memories to take home and expect you to join us for other programs in the days ahead.
My sister and I had decided to trek to Everest Base Camp by ourselves as a way to celebrate my sisters recent graduation, but as the days passed, and we gained altitude, my sister started to notice her heart was beating noticeably irregularly, even when we were at rest and not trekking. ...read more