Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft). The city is the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley in the Himalayas, it contains two sister cities: Lalitpur (5 kilometers (3.1 mi) to its south and Bhaktapur , 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) to its east, and a number of smaller towns. It has its own historical background. The ancient history of Kathmandu is based in mythology. According to Swayambhu Purana, the present day Kathmandu was once a lake called Nagdaha. The lake was drained by Manjushree, who established a city called Manjupattan and made Dharmakar the ruler of the land.
In Kathmandu there are many Sightseeing places having historical importance and in some places shows the vital role to know about Nepal’s history. In this; tour package you can see sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Pashupatinath (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) Kathmandu, as the gateway to Nepal Tourism, is the main centre of the country’s economy. This is the place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples, monuments, and the mountain views. In this tour package you can explore the beautiful Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu. Being the capital city of Nepal, it offers various services including international airlines, hotels and other necessary facilities. One also enjoys Kathmandu for night life, shopping and of course for the mountain views too. In this package you can also visit Nagarkot and Pokhara.
Nagarkot is a popular tourist destination of Nepal. The main attraction of Nagarkot is the sunrise and sunset view and from the top of Nagarkot we can see Mountains like Mt. Everest, , Lantang, Dorje lakpa, Gauri Shankar and Annapurna’s range.
Pokhara is the place of remarkable natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. Pokhara is also called the district of Lakes because in Pokhara there are many Lakes like famous Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, and Rupa Lake. The famous temples of Pokhara are Barahi temple and Bindbyabasini temple. The other attractions of Pokhara are World Pagoda, Seti Gandaki, Devi’s fall, Gupteshwar Cave, the old Bazar, Sarankot etc. Pokhara is the starting place for many trekking destination.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
Today first of all you will be met at the Airport and transferred to the Hotel. Tour briefing with officially arrangement, overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel
Day 02: Full days sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Hindu Temple Pashupatinath,Bouddhanath, a monkey Temple Swoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
The word Pashupatinath is derived from three Sanskrit words Pashu means organism, Pati means protector and nath means lord. Pashupatinath Temple is the incarnation of Hindu lord Shiva and it is stand on the banks of Bagmati river. God Shiva is the main god of Hindu religion and also known as the male counterpart of Shakti means power. Mainly in the occasion of Maha Shiva ratri many people from country and out of the country come for Worshipping lord Shiva. In the occasion of Teej Nepali women come Pashupatinath for Worship. We can see different types of Statue of lord Shiva and other Hindu religions god. In the bank of Bagmati river of Pashupatinath cremation process is held as per Hindu culture.
Buddhanath lies in the eastern side of Kathmandu and it was probably build in the 14th century after the mughal invasions. We can see largest Buddha’s Stupa of the Nepal as well as World and holiest of all Buddhist temples outside of Tibet. It is the main point of Tibetan culture inside of Kathmandu where all major holy Buddhist events and festivals are celebrated. One of the notable things to see at Bouddhanath is the strong presence of Mountain Sherpas and Tibetans.
The history of Kathmandu valley begins from the Swoyambhunath temple The literal meaning of Swoyambhu is ‘Self existence one’. Swayambhunath Temple is also called a Monkey Temple and it lies in the West part of Kathmandu valley. In the Swayambhu Temple you can see varieties of Buddhist Stupas and Temples, which are the typical architecture. In the temple there are many holy monkeys that are why also it is known as Monkey Temple.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is in the center part of the Kathmandu valley and it is the heart of Kathmandu city. Kathmandu Durbar is also called Hanuman Dhoka palace. It is consists of many Temples like Ashok Binayak, Shiva Temple, Maju Deval Temple, Saraswati Temple, Krishna Temple etc. We can see the houses of Living Goddess Kumari. Woodcarving statues and architecture in this are exceptionally fine and Kathmandu Durbar Square is the most important sights for travelers to see. In Kathmandu Durbar Square we can also visit Museum that carries the memories of different Shah Kings.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara
Today we drive towards pokhara, which is the most beautiful city of Nepal. On the Way to Pokhara you can see the view of greenery Hills, forests and mountains also, Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 04: full days sightseeing in Pokhara includes David’s falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Phewa Lake
Pokhara is the popular Place for tourist attraction; it is like a tourist town. Pokhara has the peaceful atmosphere and not polluted city. Today we have full day sightseeing.
Davi’s falls is also known as Patale Chhango. It is the attraction of tourist. Davi’s fall is the waterfall, which is very beautiful creation of nature. The fall is about 2 km south from Lake Side.
Phewa Lake: Phewa Lake is the second largest Lake of Nepal after Rara Lake. We can do boating in the Lake, which is very enjoyable moment for you. In the Phewa Lake there is Varahi Mandir, which is surrounded by the water of Lake from all side. Many people come in the temple for Worshiping. After visit Varahi Mandir we again enjoy the boating in the other part of Phewa Lake and from the Phewa Lake we can see the Mt. Machhapuchre and in the water of Lake we can see the shadow of Mt. Machhapuchre.
Gupteshowr cave: Gupteshowr cave is just opposite to the Davi’s Fall and we have to cross the road to go there. Gupteshowr cave is Hindu cave where we can see the Shiva Lingam, which is the main attraction of the Cave. Gupteshwhor cave is a limestone cave. In Shiva ratri many people from other parts of Country and outside of Country come here for worshipping. People believed that the wish of them would fulfill by worshipping Lord Shiva.
Day 05: Drive to Nagarkot, overnight at Nagarkot
Nagarkot is also a popular tourist destination of Nepal and it is situated 32km east of Kathmandu. Nagarkot is the main tourist destination with spectacular views of the whole Langtang range, sunrise on the mountains and sunset views.
Day 06: Enjoy the sunrise over Panorama of Himalayas, return back to Kathmandu
Today in the morning we can see the sunrise from Nagarkot, which is Very beautiful to see. Nagarkot is famous for viewing Sunrise and Sunset. It is the nearest place to see Mt. Everest from Kathmandu from the top. Other famous mountains also seen from Nagarkot they are , Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shankar.
Day 07: Transferred to Airport
- All necessary transportation in Nepal
- Accommodation in Kathmandu for 3 nights
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Entrance fee, guide salary, transportation fee
- Accommodation in Pokhara for 2 nights
- Sightseeing Entrance fee includes boating and transportation
- Accommodation in Nagarkot for 1 day
- Guide Salary during the trek
- Meals in Kathmandu, Pokhra and Nagarkot
- All personal expenses
- Alcohol and beverage