Day 1 – Arrive in Kathmandu
On arrival in Kathmandu, meet the Yatra representative, who will take you to the hotel. The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is a part of its namesake valley that encompasses Patan and Bhaktapur areas. Showcasing its rich culture and traditions, the city is the commercial, political and cultural hub of the country. UNESCO has declared Kathmandu Valley as a World Heritage Site, owing to its rich history and unique architectural heritage. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy a comfortable stay overnight.
Day 2 – Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Post breakfast, gear up for an enticing tour of famous places in and around Kathmandu. Visit the Pashupatinath Temple, which is an ancient shrine of Lord Shiva, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. The temple features traditional Nepalese architecture and is the seat of Lord Pashupatinath, who is considered as the national deity of Nepal. The shrine, declared as a World Heritage Site by UNSECO, is one of the most sacred places for the Hindus.
Next, head to the famous Buddhist shrine – Bouddhanath Stupa, which is also listed as the UNSECO World Heritage Site. One of the largest stupas in Nepal, this magnificent structure is believed to be built during the 5th century.
Thereafter, visit the beautiful town of Patan that boasts of majestic temples and monuments. Also called Lalitpur, it is the second largest region in the Kathmandu valley. This town houses the famous Durbar Square, which is dotted with ancient palaces, stone baths, bas-reliefs, Hindu and Buddhist statues and engravings.
Patan is also features a Tibetan Refugee Centre where majority of the valley’s Tibetan population dwells. This place is famous for its carpet factories and produces one of the finest varieties of carpets here.
Later, admire the architectural splendour of Swayambhunath Stupa, a spectacular edifice that depicts the painted eyes of Buddha. It is acknowledged as a UNSECO World Heritage Site and attracts travellers from all across the globe.
Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 – Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan (180 km/approx. 5 hours) | Sightseeing in Chitwan
Post breakfast, proceed towards the next destination – Chitwan. This lush green region is home to the famous Chitwan National Park. With its rich flora and fauna, this place has become a popular tourist haunt.
Head to Chitwan National Park- the natural ecosystem of Nepal that houses a wide variety of animals and birds. Perched amid the scenic Himalayas and verdant greenery, this park is world-famous for its extraordinary natural beauty. It is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Elephant safari and bird watching are the activities that can be enjoyed here. Get a glimpse of Mother Nature at her best by traversing the dense Sal forests of this park.
Thereafter, watch the traditional folk dance performances of the local people of Terai region.
Retreat to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 – Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (180 km/approx. 4 hours)
Soon after breakfast, set out on a road journey to the beautiful city of Pokhara. With its lush green environs, beautiful lakes and picturesque landscapes, this city will leave you spellbound. A world-famous tourist destination, this place offers captivating views of the Himalayan peaks, namely Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare, Manaslu and Annapurna. Pokhara is known for its proximity to the Annapurna ranges and serves as the base for various adventure treks. Home to several temples and gumbas, Pokhara is a prominent religious site for Buddhists and Hindus all across the country.
Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and enjoy a comfortable stay overnight.
Day 5 – Sightseeing in Pokhara
Post breakfast, gear up for a memorable excursion to Sarangkot village. Located on the top of a hill, the village is renowned for offering a captivating view of sunrise and sunset, in which the sun paints the
Himalayan ranges in hues of red. On a clear day, panoramic view of many ranges like the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machapuchare can be easily seen from here.
In the afternoon, explore the Bindhyabasini Temple – the beautifully designed pagoda-style building perched in the serene surroundings. This magnificent structure is devoted to Goddess Durga and is considered as an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus. This shrine is situated in the Old Bazaar, which is a bustling market of the region.
Afterwards, head to the beautiful Devi’s Falls, locally known as Patale Chhango. The spectacular waterfall derives its name from an incident in which a Swiss lady named Mrs. Devis was washed away in a flood while having bath at this place. Situated close to these cascading falls is the Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, a Hindu shrine that preserves a Shiva Lingam.
Get back to the hotel and sleep the night away.
Day 6 – Drive from Pokhara to Nagarkot l Sightseeing in Nagarkot
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu and thereafter, reach Nagarkot. You can admire the scenic beauty of the picturesque surroundings on the way. Being located at a high elevation, Nagarkot offers spectacular views of the Himalayan mountain ranges, including the world famous Mount Everest. This beautiful village is a tourist haunt, owing to the panoramic view of sunrise and sunset that can be observed from here.
Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and rest overnight.
Day 7 – Drive from Nagarkot to Kathmandu | Depart from Kathmandu
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed towards Kathmandu airport to board your return flight.
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Kathmandu: Temple Inn
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Chitwan: Chitwan Adventure Resort
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Pokhra: Landmark Pokhra
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Nagarkot: Himalayan Villa
– You will enjoy the beautiful panorama of Himalayas at 7200 feet above the sea level.
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Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination – Kathmandu – Chitwan -Pokhara – Nagarkot