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 this package you can also visit Muktinath and Pokhara.
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, Davi’s Fall, Gupteshwar Cave, the old Bazar and Sarankot etc. Pokhara is the starting place for many trekking destination.
Muktinath lies in the Mustang district. The word Mukti means “Salvation” and Nath means “Lord”. Muktinath temple is situated at the distance of 18 km from Jomsom. Many people travel to Muktinath temple for worshiping. Muktinath temple is the Pagoda style temple. In this temple of God Vishnu. Behind the temple, there are 108 waterspouts, which are ever known as Mukti Dhara. People believed that by taking bath in this waterspout god absolve the sins o f the People.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Day 03 Drive to Pokhara Day 04 Fly to Muktinath by chartered helicopter. Overnight at Pokhara Day 05 Full day sightseeing in Pokhara includes Phewa Lake and Gupteshowr Day 06 Drive back to Kathmandu Day 07 Departure from Kathmandu
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel, Tour briefing with officially arrangement, and overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
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 and in other many festivals related to Lord Shiva people come pashupati. 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.
Bouddhanath 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 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’s 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 03Drive to Pokhara
The drive from Kathamdu to Pokhara is about 7 hours. On the way to Pokhara you will have the beautiful views of hills, green forests, Trisuli river, local villagers, local markets etc. which will never let you feel bore while driving to Pokhara.
Day 04Fly to Muktinath by chartered helicopter. Overnight at Pokhara
Today we flight towards Muktinath. Muktinath Temple is the Hindu holiest temple. Muktinath temple is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Behind the temple, there are 108 waterspouts, which are ever known as Mukti Dhara. People believed that by taking bath in this waterspout god absolve the sins of the People, that's why many people go there for worshipping Lord Vishnu. Flight back towards Pokhara and overnight in Pokhara.
Day 05Full day sightseeing in Pokhara includes Phewa Lake and Gupteshowr
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 just have to cross the road to reach 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 06 Drive back to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. In the evening, walking tour around Kathmandu where you can do some shopping if you like.
Day 07Departure from Kathmandu
Today is the final departure date from Kathmandu towards your own country with superb memories of tours in Kathmandu valley.
- All necessary transpotation in Nepal
- Accommodation in Kathmandu for 3 nights
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Accommodation in Pokhara for 2 nights
- Chartered helicopter from Pokhara-Muktinath- Pokhara for both Member and Guide
- Guide Salary during tour
- Meals in Kathmandu
- Meals in Pokhara
- Alcohol and Beverage
- Personal Expenses