Pokhara

Glimpse of Nepal

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1350 m)
Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu
Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 2 Cultural Tour in Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Transfer to Bhaktapur City (13 km; 45 minutes)
Cultural tour Bhaktapur City – An ancient Newari town, Royal Palace, Golden Gate, 5 storied temple, Transfer to Nagarkot (19 km; 45 minutes)
Sunset View from Nagarkot (2100 m)
Overnight at the Resort in Nagarkot

Day 3 Hiking to Changu Narayan Temple
Sunrise and Mountain view from the Resort
Hiking to Changu Narayan Temple (3 hrs) – best example of 4th century Nepali Pagoda shape temple
Free time
Overnight at the Resort in Nagarkot

Day 4 Jungle Safari in Chitwan
Drive to Chitwan in private coach (6 hrs)
Lunch on the resort in Chitwan
Commence the Jungle Safari-elephant ride, Bird watching, Jungle walk, Canoe, Tharu Cultural dance
Overnight at the Resort in Chitwan

Day 5 Continue jungle safari

Day 6 Pokhara
Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (140 km; 5-6 hrs)
Lunch on the way
Transfer to the hotel in Pokhara (800 m)
Free time in lake side in Pokhara
Overnight in the hotel in Pokhara

Day 7 Sarangkot and Sightseeing in Pokhara
Transfer to Sarangkot for Sunrise and Mountain View
Sightseeing in Pokhara (Davi’s fall, Gupteshowor cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Carpet factory, Seti Gorge
Boating in Phewa Lake
Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara

Day 8 Social Tour in Tour in Patan and Khokana
Transfer to airport for flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu (30 minutes)
Social tour in Patan City – City of art, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Local market
Visit to Khokana – medieval atmosphere, Nepali oil manufacturing, typical customs and agriculture Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Day 9 Cultural Tour in Kathmandu
Mountain Flight (1 hour; Optional)
Visit to Pashupati Nath Temple – Hindu Cremation, Hindu Sadhu