6 days / 5 nights
Nagarkot 1N - Kathmandu 2N - Pokhara 2N
Gupteshwar caves; Gupteshwar Mahadev Caves
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)
Accommodation on twin sharing basis. All the rooms are base category, unless indicated separately Meal Plan (CPAI) Hotel taxes applicable (as per itinerary). 01 bottled water per day per person. Exclusive A/c vehicle for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
Air Fare/Train fare, insurance premium, any other activities like rafting, etc, services of guide during sightseeing for which supplemental charges will be applicable to be paid by the guests directly. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water etc. Entrance Fees for museums and monuments, Upgradation Charges and Optional Tours to be paid by the guests directly on the spot. Any additional costs because of additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle other than mentioned in the itinerary will be recovered directly from the guests. Such additional costs are also applicable for usage of vehicle and guide beyond the specified time or normal working hours as mentioned above. Any cost arising due to unforeseen events like flight delays or their rescheduling or cancellation, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. Such expenses will be recovered directly from the guests on the spot. Any increase in government taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. GST. Anything which is not included in the inclusions
Tribhuvan International Airport - Nagarkot
(Distance: 30 kms. / Driving Time: 1.30 hrs. / Altitude of Nagarkot: 2,195 mts.) After completion of immigration formalities at the Kathmandu Airport exit door, you will be met by our representative and get transferred to Nagarkot, which is around one and half hours drive. Over the years, Nagarkot has gained a reputation of being one of the best places in Kathmandu Valley to view the mighty Himalayas. Weather permitting view of Himalayan Peaks at sunrise are a treat to the eyes. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Nagarkot.
Nagarkot - Pokhara
(Distance: 240 kms. / Driving Time: 7.30 hrs. / Altitude of Pokhara: 827 mts.) After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Pokhara, one of the most beautiful destinations of Nepal and also its adventure capital. It is not a historical or heritage site but a land of natural beauty with lakes and mountains. It is most famous for its view of Himalayas. On the way stop at Bhaktapur also known as Bhadgaon, City of Devotees. It has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is a cluster of Temples, Pagodas, Monuments and Squares. It is home to medieval are and architecture. Later continue your drive to Pokhara. On arrival in Pokhara, check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Weather permitting you have an option of either going for a walk near the lake or going for boating over Phewa Lake on direct payment basis. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
Early in the morning you will be taken to Sarangkot, a village just above Pokhara and about 13 Kms away from Lakeside which is famous for great views of Himalayas and of Pokhara Valley on clear days weather permitting. It takes about 45 to 60 minutes drive from Pokhara to reach the place. Most people come at dawn to witness sunrise and see golden peaks of the mountains in the morning tender sun. Paragliding can also be done from Sarangkot. Later in the day visit Vindyavasini Temple, a white pagoda styled temple situated in old part of town dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati known as guardian deity of Pokhara; David's Fall also known as Devi's Fall or Patale Chango where the water coming from Phewa Lake vanishes into an underground tunnel leading to Gupteshwar caves; Gupteshwar Mahadev Caves which is popular for different natural forms made of Limestones is divided into 2 parts, the first one being around 40 metres long where we see the temple of lord Shiva and the second part is about 100 metres long from the second entrance and goes down to water coming from David’s Fall (during monsoons, as the water level is high, you may not be allowed to go beyond the Temple and photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave). Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
Pokhara - Kathmandu
(Distance: 210 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs. / Altitude of Kathmandu: 1400 mts.) After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Kathmandu. On the way you can visit Manakamana Temple, the holy goddess of Aspirations or Devi of all wishes. The name Manakamana originates from two words, “mana” meaning heart and “kamana” meaning wish. The deity is one of the manifestations of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati. You can reach the temple by taking the cable car ride on direct payment basis. The Cable Car covers around 2.8 kilometres stretch up to the temple in less than 10 minutes. Later continue your drive to Kathmandu. On arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day free for personal activities like exploring Thamel, a major shopping hub, on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu
After breakfast you would be taken for tour of Kathmandu City. You would visit Pashupatinath Temple, a sacred Hindu temple believed to be one of four most important temples dedicated to Lord Shiva which is located on the banks of Baghmati River and Boudhanath Stupa, the biggest stupa in the valley and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet where you will see monks in maroon robes circumbulating the Stupa and chanting holy mantras. Later in the day you would visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, complex of palaces, courtyards and temples that are built between the 12th and the 18th centuries by the ancient Malla Kings of Nepal with the most famous being Kumari Ghar or Living Goddess Temple; Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), a World Heritage Site located on top of a hillock. You will notice that on each of the four sides of the main stupa there are pair of big eyes, symbolic of God’s all-seeing perspective, watching those who walk up the stone steps. There are 360 such stone steps leading all the way to the top offering fantastic view of Kathmandu city and of Himalayan range on a clear sunny day. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Hotel - Tribhuvan International Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airport for your return journey.
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Documentation – Permit Requirement Indian nationals do not require any visa for Nepal. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of departure) or Voter ID (only valid document for issuing the Nepal Entry permit). The traveller should also carry photocopy of the travel documents and 04 passport size photographs. For Children, original Birth certificate in English and student ID is required. ADHAR CARD/ PAN CARD / DRIVING LICENSE IS NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO TRAVEL TO NEPAL BY AIR.