Taste of Nepal

3 nights/4 days
TYPOLOGIES

Tours

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

3 Years

Price: On Request

Once is not Enough

Nepal is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia.

Nestled in the lap of the gigantic Himalayan Range, tiny land-locked Nepal has eight out of ten highest mountains in the world, including Mt. Everest, 8848 metres. These mountainous regions are inhabited by Sherpas, Dolpa-pas, Lopas, Baragonlis and Manangays.

Nepal is a tremendously attractive location for mountaineers, rock climbers and adventure seekers. Its also known for its lifestyle, culture, tradition, heritage and ever welcoming nature of Nepalese.

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 1 - HONG KONG – KATHMANDU (1336 Metre high)

****   Welcome at the airport with “mala” flower garlands and transfer to Hotel. Check into your room 

Overnight at Heritage Hotel in Kathmandu (Dwarika’s)

DAY 2 - KATHMANDU VISIT – DHULIKHEL (30 km / 45 min)

  • After breakfast at the hotel, visit Pashupatinath temple, a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Thence, we drive to world famous Buddhist Stupa Boudhanath. After lunch, we pack our luggage and drive to hill town of Dhulikhel. Check into your room rest and relax at the garden area OR Pamper yourself at the SPA
  • *OPTIONAL: Guided walk at the old town of Dhulikhel
  • Dinner & Overnight Hotel in Dhulikhel (Dwarika’s Resort)

DAY 3 - DHULIKHEL – POKHARA (5 & Half hrs)

  • After breakfast, drive to Pokhara, stopping for lunch and villages en-route. Arrival in Pokhara and transfer to hotel. Dinner recommended by the lakeside with cultural programme
  • Overnight Hotel in Pokhara (Fishtail Lodge)

DAY 4 - POKHARA, DAY TREK OPTIONAL

  • After breakfast, set out for Sarangkot, the best vantage point above Pokhara. Take in views of the Fewa Lake against a backdrop of the Annapurna range and the beautiful 7000m+ Mt. “Machapuchare” which derives its name from its twin peaks shaped like a fish’s tail. Explore the Barahi Temple with a boat trip on the Fewa Lake
  • *OPTIONAL: A day trek for 1-3.5 hours is possible on this day; the walk along small village foot paths offers panoramic views of the lush Pokhara valley, and the central and western Himalayas.
  • Overnight Hotel in Pokhara (Fishtail Lodge)

DAY 5 - POKHARA, DAY TREK OPTIONAL

  • After breakfast at the hotel, explore the Buddhist pagoda “Shanti Stupa” above the Pokhara Valley and drive 30 minutes outside Pokhara to visit Hyangja, a Tibetan Settlement, where there is a monastery, arts and crafts and carpet weaving centers.
  • *OPTIONAL: A day trek for 1-2.5 hrs near Pokhara is possible. The walk is on small foot paths through hills and picturesque Nepalese villages between Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal, Pokhara’s two other lakes, which are less crowded than the main Fewa Lake.
  • Overnight Hotel in Pokhara (Fishtail Lodge)

DAY 6 - POKHARA – FLY TO KATHMANDU – DRIVE TO NAGARKOT (30 km / 45 minutes)

  • After breakfast, transfer to Domestic Airport for 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu. Arrival and transfer to hill town of Nagarkot, 45 minutes drive above Kathmandu. Rest and Relax or set out for a leg stretching walk to nearby village
  • Overnight Hotel in Nagarkot (Club Himalaya)

DAY 7 - NAGARKOT – CHANGU NARAYAN AND BHAKTAPUR – PATAN

  • After breakfast with sunrise views of the Himalayas from Nagarkot if weather is clear, transfer by private vehicle to explore two world heritage sites, 5th century Changu Narayan Temple complex. After Lunch, explore world heritage site of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
  • *OPTIONAL: A day trek of 1-3.5 hours is possible on this day; the walk is along small village foot paths offers panoramic views of the Eastern Himalayas, terraced fields and rivers and valleys.
  • Overnight at Heritage Guest House in Patan (The Inn)

DAY 8 - PATAN, BUNGMATI AND KHOKANA – KATHMANDU

  • Early morning, explore temples of Patan in the mist and walk around the vegetable market on your own.
  • After breakfast explore the medieval city of Patan, well known for its traditional Newari architecture, woodcarving and metal working among other arts.  See metal-smiths, woodcarvers and carpet weavers at work.
  • Second half of the day set out to explore Bungamati and Khokana. Bungamati is a small Newari village still abiding its tradition as their significant part of life. Very less influenced by the modern city just a few kilometers far from the village, Bungamati exemplifies true beauty of the still living age old culture and civilization. Not far from the village of Bungamati, is another interesting Newari village called Khokana.
  • Evening Traditional Nepalese Farewell Dinner. Overnight at Heritage Hotel in Kathmandu (Dwarika’s Hotel)

DAY 9 - KATHMANDU – PARO

  • After breakfast at the hotel, free time on your own till departure. Transfer to the international airport & farewell with “katas” traditional Nepalese Silk Scarves.
  • 1535      Departure by KB – 401 to Paro arriving there at 1650 hrs

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