Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu - Nagarkot
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer directly for Nagarkot en route visiting Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur, one of the three major towns of the Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur means "the city of devotees" in the Sanskrit language. It is also known as Bhadgaon. The palace complex in the middle of the city portrays the prosperity of the Malla years and the details at which the crafts- people then worked. The palace of fifty-five windows stands in the square and it was home to many kings of Bhaktapur.It is perhaps the most popular of the three Newar towns of the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Nagarkot - Dhulikhel
Morning depart for Dhulikhel and on arrival check in at hotel. Dhulikhel is a small township, 30 km from Kathmandu, along the Chinese-built road which leads to the border. It is at an altitude of 6000 ft and offers superb views of Cho Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west. The little town exudes great charm in the bare-brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping tile-roofs, pagoda-temples and sacred statues everywhere. Lot of temples dot the town and the skyline. Many vantage points offer a panorama of the Himalayan Mountains. Besides bird watching, hiking and mountain biking are some of the activities that can be undertaken here, Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Dhulikhel - Chitwan. Morning depart for Chitwan and on arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: In Chitwan
Chitwan full day jungle activities. Among the 14 national parks and wildlife reserves in the Kingdom, the Royal Chitwan Park is the most popular safari destination. More than 43 species of animals are found in Chitwan.The endangered one-horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Gharial crocodile, four-horned antelope, striped hyena & the Gangetic dolphin are the main attractions. Many adventurers also choose to go down to Chitwan by raft. A jungle safari is an experience you will remember for a long time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Chitwan-Pokhara
Morning depart for Pokhara and on arrival check in at hotel. Later sightseeing of Devis fall and lake Phewa. Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall). Devi's fall is a lovely waterfall lying about 2 km southwest of the Pokhara airport. Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the Kingdom, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. Here, one can sail or row a hired boat across across to the water or visit the island temple in its middle. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Pokhara-Kathmandu. Morning depart for Kathmandu and on arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: In Kathmandu
Morning city tour visiting the Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple, Machhender Bahl-holy place for the Buddhists and Hindus, Temple House of Kumari, the vestal virgin or the living goddess. Walk around the local bazaars. Also visit Swayambunath, a 2500-year old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the god of Wisdom. The 5 dhyani Buddha's attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the Stupa. (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple). Afternoon visit to Patan. In Patan visit the old Newar City, the historic Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, the sky piercing temple of Teleju and the statue of Yogendra Malla, other temples, old carved windows and balconies of wood, curio shops and bazaars. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Depart Kathmandu.
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