- Code : NTP-013
- Tour Name : Nepal Endeavor Tour
- Duration : 12 Nights / 13 days
- Destination :Kathmandu / Chitwan / Pokhara / Lumbini / Kurintar / Nagarkot
Meeting at airport upon arrival by NTP Personnel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. The urban sprawl that makes up modern Kathmandu is in fact two cities, Patan and Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
This morning you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray and cremations on the Bagmati River are carried out. We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage.
Today you will be takentake you for a visit to Patan. Also known as Lalitpur, the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan's central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: Its an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur. Within the city also lies the Tibetan refugee center, home to most of the valley's Tibetan population. While technically refugees, the Tibetans are some of the wealthiest people in the valley because of the carpet industry they operate. For those looking to bring home a fine Tibetan carpet, this is the place to shop.You will then go to Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps.
Day free in Kathmandu for personal activities.
Drive to Kuringtar. Kuringtar is 110 kms from Kathmandu and 3 hours drive approx. Day free for relaxation at Kuringtar. On the way you have an option of doing the river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple " Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes" where you are taken by a cable ride of 10 mins. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is 110 kms from Kuringtar and is a 3 hours drive approx. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel.
You will visit Bindebasini Temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple,Goddess Durga, was brought from India . Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offers a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day. The temple is in the area of the bazaar, hence,a journey of the old bazaar can be combined with a visit to the temple. Sightseeing to Devi's fall, also known as Patale Chango is an awesome waterfall lying 2 km southwest of Pokhara. During summer and rainy season, the waterfall takes its real form, with gushing water splashing and making its way through the rocks. Just opposite of Devi's fall, on the other side of the road, there is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave. Overnight at hotel.
Day free in Kathmandu for personal activities.
Drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is 270 kms from Pokhara &a 7 - 8 hrs of non stop drive. Lumbini is located in the south-central Terai of Nepal, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. For millions of Buddhists the world over, it evokes a kind of holy sentiment akin to the significance of Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims. Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha - the apostle of peace, and the Light of Asia - was born in 623 B.C.
This afternoon you will tour the Lumbini Garden which consists of the birth place of Lumbini, various Bodh Vihars built by different countries such as Japan, Myanmar, Indonesia, USA to establish the Buddhist religion in the Garden. You will tour by a rickshaw for 3 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Chitwan. Chitwan is 180 Km from Lumbini & a 05 hours drive. Chitwan is one of Asia's premier wildlife reserves. Its 360 square miles of tall grasslands and forests are home to a wide variety of mammals and birds, including several endangered species.
Enjoy Jungle observation at Chitwan National park. The highlight being the Elephant Safari in the jungles. Other activities are Canoeing, Dugout canoe, Nature Walk and Bird Watching. Also experience walking through the forests with naturalists and watch the Native folk dances of the Terais. Overnight at hotel.
Drive back to Kathmandu and then continue drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is situated 32 kilometers, 1.5 hrs drive east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters. The panoramic view of the major peaks including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. This place is also famous for viewing sunrise and sunset. Overnight at hotel.
Drive straight to the international airport connecting flight for onward journey.
- # 04nights accomodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
- # 01 night accommodation in Kuringtar with Breakfast.
- # 03 nightsaccomodation in Pokhara with Breakfast.
- # 02 nights accommodation in Chitwan with Breakfast, lunch & dinner
- # 01 night accommodation in Lumbini with Breakfast
- # 01 night accommodation in Nagarkot with Breakfast
- # 02 international airport transfers by a non A/c vehicle exclusively
- # Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu and Pokhara by a non a/c vehicle exclusively
- # Jungle activities in the Chitwan National Park with entrance fees and national park fees ( Jeep safari not included )
- # Sightseeing in the Lumbini Garden by rickshaws
- # Transportation Kathmandu / Kuringtar / Pokhara / Lumbini / Chitwan / Nagarkot / Kathmandu by a non A/c vehicle exclusively
- # Presently applicable 24.3% Hotel Taxes (13% VAT and 10% Service charge).
- Entrance Fees, Licensed guide, Personal nature of expenses, Tips and overhead extra cost beyond control of the Nepal Tourism Package like natural calamities / Any kind of incidents and accidents.
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