5 nights/6 days Nature & Culture tour (Kathmandu, Pokhara & Nagarkot)
This 5 night’s 6 days program includes both the cultural flavor as well as the natural blessings Nepal has got. In the Places like Pashupatinath, Swaymbunath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square you can experience the religious and Historical monuments with old tradition and a different story to tell of their own. Nagarkot, 35 Km from Kathmandu offer enchanting Mountain View and Nepalese village life in a short duration of time and Pokhara provides the natural flavor and takes you very near to the mountains to experience nature at its best.
- Trip duration - 5nights/6 days Nepal tour.
- Tour code - Easy Tour Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Pokhara.
- Places to see - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pokhara, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath.
- Minimum number of people- 1 and above.
- Tour category- Budget/Standard and Deluxe.
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The Kathmandu Durbar Square is enclosed with remarkable structural design and brilliantly settings the abilities of the Newar artists and craftsmen over some eras.
Itinerary in Detail
Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. Be received, welcomed & assisted by our representative & transfer to hotel. Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Overnight at hotel.
Boudhanath stutpa is one of the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley and one of the first monuments with a written history. One of the biggest pilgrimages for Tibetans the area around this stupa is also known as the little Tibet in Kathmandu. This was listed in the UNESCO’s world heritage site list in 1979 A.D.
Pashupatinath temple is the most important shrine for Hindus in Kathmandu. Although non-Hindus are not allowed inside the temple premises, the cremation that takes place around the Pasupatinath temple area is interesting for foreigners. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1979 this area has a lot of Sadhus/Hindu holy men who are center of attraction for many foreigners. Make sure you want to pay them if you take their pictures as they ask for money for being photographed.
After a warm breakfast at hotel we start the 7 hours/200km drive to Pokhara. We will make few stops on the way as there are lots of places to capture photographs. We will follow the Trishuli river, one of the best rivers for amateur rafting until Mugling and then onwards go on the opposite direction of the Marshayngdi river for a while. Besides the small and simple villages the Prithvi Highway also offer nice view of mountains, most notably from Khairini and onwards. If the weather is clear you can see the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and Annapurna as soon as you start going down from Kathmandu. In the evening stroll around the lake side or depending on the time you reach Pokhara fo for a boating trip in the Phewa lake.
Sightseeing of Pokhara city including the Davis fall, Gupteshwor cave, Bindabasani temple, Tibetan refugee camp and Seti river gorge. Free time in the afternoon for exploration.
Your city guide will come to receive you after breakfast and drive towards the Davis fall, named after a Swiss coupled washed away by the waterfall in 1961. Then cross the road and go to the Gupteshwor cave with a self created statue of Lord shiva and the view of Davis fall coming down from the other side. A 5 minutes walk from the Gupteshwor cave is the Tibetan refugee camp where you can see Tibetan refugees doing different kinds of work for livelihood such as making carpets, making jewelries with semi precious stones and selling things to tourist. After spending some time to understand Tibet and its political conditions in the area we head towards the Bindabasani temple and the Seti river gorge.
Drive to Nagarkot via Kathmandu. Short hike around the villages of Nagarkot.
Nagarkot is situated at 2100 m from sea leave and offers a scenic view of some of the highest mountains on earth. It is famous for the snow fall in winter, especially during the beginning of February.
After breakfast half day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar square and Swayambhunath. Free day around Thamel in the afternoon.
We will start the day late as you might be tired of the long drive yesterday. The first place to see today will be the monkey temple, Swayambhunath that overlooks the Kathmandu valley from a hill top. There are 3 stairs on 3 directions to go up the stupa. One is with almost 400 steps and the other two are comparatively easier with 130 steps. The stupa is one of the oldest monuments in the valley and the eyes of Buddha in the Stupa are popular worldwide. Kathmandu Durbar Square used to be the royal palace area of the Malla and the Shah dynasty later. This area also has the erotic carving temple, the statue of Kal Bhairav and the house of the Kumari. You can take a short walk of 20 minutes through the old streets of Ason and Indrachowk. In Kilagad you can see the statue of the goddess of toothache and nearby a thriving business of dental clinics.
Although it is a sad moment your trip in Nepal ends over here. Bye. See you again for your next holiday.
- Arrival and departure transfers.
- All sightseeing’s in A/c vehicle.
- 5 night’ accommodation on BB basis.
- Entrance fees.
- Guide fees.
- Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
- All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills etc.
- Travel insurance.
Note - This Program can be organized using Classic Enfield Bikes as Means of Transport