Take your flight to Kathmandu. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Evening, dinner and cultural show in an authentic Nepali restaurant. This is one of the wonderful experiences to taste typical Nepali food, which we call “Dal Baht” with lentils. You will be surprised with the variety of Nepalese dishes that will keep on coming. Along with the food you will be kept entertained with typical Nepali folk shows. One will get a chance to see the dance performance of different ethnic groups of Nepal in their unique cultural uniform. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Morning, sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Pashupatinath is one of the sacred Shiva temples on the Indian sub-continent. It draws devotees from all over India, including many colourful Sadhus (wandering Holy men). It is the largest temple complex in Nepal. Visiting Pashupatinath begins and ends a traditional pilgrimage circuit.Patan also known as Lalitpur is the second largest city inside the valley. Patan has a long Buddhist influence and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas said to have been created by great Buddhist emperor around 250 BC. Durbar Square forms the heart of Patan. The Durbar Square is closely packed with temples, and with far more concentration of architecture then anywhere around the valley. Later tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square Bhaktapur also known as ‘Bhadgaon’ is the third largest town in the valley. The stone embedded street links a string of temples, monastery, courtyards and monumental squares. You will quickly notice how vibrant the town’s cultural life is with strong communities of potters, woodcarvers and weavers. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is much larger and much less crowded then compared to other two durbar squares. Just upon entering the square you will notice the substitute signs of four great Indian pilgrimage sites. Most recognizable is the finely carved Bansi Narayan Mandir of Bishnu.
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara town. Pokhara is the most popular destination in Nepal. It is also referred as city of lakes and mountains. It is also the gateway to one of the best trekking location in the world. Approx. 200 kms from Kathmandu, Pokhara enjoys a mild climate, clean air, reflection of snowcapped mountains on the sheltered lake. Its relaxed atmosphere is pleasantly removed from the hectic hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Lakeside Pokhara is a traveller’s oasis. After lunch, continue on to Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free. Evening, stroll around the lakeside area.
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Pokhara town with one hour boating on Phewa lake. Boat trip in the lovely Phewa Lake is the foremost attraction of Pokhara. Paddling out into the middle of the lake is a nice way to spend a quite afternoon. Phewa lake is the largest lake in Pokhara valley and the second largest lake in Nepal. Rest of the day is free
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan through a scenic mountainous highway. Chitwan is among Asia’s finest national park, renowned for its variety and abundance of wildlife, and its top class tourist lodges and Jungle activities. You have to be extremely lucky to see one of its elusive tigers and leopards. However, an elephant safari is unforgettable and you are almost certain to see one horned rhino, various species of deer, monkeys and numerous species of birds. Stalking the animals, whether by elephant, dugout canoe, jeep or foot is the main activity here. Chitwan’s big appeal is a pervasive sense of relaxation, which soaks deeper the longer you stay. Upon arrival, transfer to the jungle resort. After lunch, commence an elephant back safari to explore the jungle and view various wildlife.
Indulge yourself in various jungle activities such as jungle walks, dugout/canoe ride, visit to Elephant breeding center, visit to local Tharu tribe villages e.t.c. Evening flora and fauna presentation at the resort or live cultural dance performance by local Tharu tribes.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same highway. Lunch en route at Riverside Spring resort. After lunch continue on to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel in Nagarkot. 35 kms from Kathmandu on the eastern rim of the valley is the hill of Nagarkot (1,950m). This place offers a great mountain view. On a clear weather, views extend all the way from Mt. Dhaulagiri in the west, past Mt. Everest to Kanchenjunga in the west. While the mountains are relatively distant compared to the intimate view you will experience. Nagarkot is also a famous destination for sunset and sunrise view. Evening, possibility of sunset view from the hotel premises.
Early morning, awesome sunrise view from the hotel premises. Later, transfer to the airport to connect your onward flight.
> Economy class airfare Mumbai Kathmandu Mumbai (subject to change)
> Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis in 3 star category hotels
> Transfers / sightseeing as per program by coach
> Meals as per program
> Welcome dinner at authentic Nepali restaurant
> Cultural shows as per program
> Boating at Phewa Lake
> English speaking guide at sightseeing spots
> Elephant safari
> Canoe ride
> Jungle activities with English speaking naturalist
> Jungle entry fees
> Mineral Water
> Tips and Porterages
> Assistance of tour manager from Mumbai
> Service Tax
> Jeep safari in Chitwan
> Expenses of personal nature
> Any items not included above
> GST if any