A trip to Nepal without sightseeing Kathmandu Valley and its cultural as well as historical exposure is not acceptable. When you get to be at Kathmandu you get to know more about Nepalese history, culture and tradition. Afterwards we move forward to Pokhara via air and then explore the night life there and then the very next day we move on for Jomsom. Jomsom tour is one of the best way to enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal along with the scenic beauty, cold weather and variation in culture and tradition.
|5 NIGHTS/6 NIGHTS (2 NIGHTS KATHMANDU, 2 NIGHTS POKHARA, 1 NIGHT JOMSOM)|
ARRIVE AT KATHMANDU
Your journey will start from the moment you enter Nepal via air. You can observe the beauty of the Himalayas from the top. After passing through all the formalities, you will be taken to the hotel in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, which is rich in art, and culture. Different dynasties who have ruled Nepal from the 5th century have constructed the art and culture.
You can rest for some time at the hotel but we do not want you to miss the beauty of the city. Therefore, on the same day of your arrival you will be taken to Pashupatinath temple. The temple holds a history from the very beginning of the 5th century. It is one of the famous temples among the people following Hindu religion. Every day thousands of devotees offer their prayers to lord Shiva. At the end of the day, we will head back to the hotel and you can have some time of your own and prepare for a road trip to Pokhara the next day.
ROAD TRIP TO POKHARA FROM KATHMANDU
On the second day of your journey, we will fly our way to Pokhara city from Kathmandu. Pokhara is 30 minutes far from Kathmandu via Air. One of our representatives will assist you to Kathmandu airport 2 hours ahead the flight schedule. You can see the greenery of the Pokhara city through the windows of the flight. However, first, we will head towards the hotel, and you can take some rest and freshen up. At night, you can enjoy a cold breeze walking in the streets of lakeside in Pokhara. Nightlife in Pokhara is also one of the attractions for tourist travelling to Pokhara. Make sure you do not stay up late night as the city has many other things to offer. You will need to save your energy for it.
FLY FROM POKHARA TO JOMSOM
You will be driven to Pokhara airport by one of our representative two hours ahead the flight is scheduled. It will take 20 minutes for us to reach Jomsom airport by flight. Flight to Jomsom from Pokhara itself will be adventure for a tourist. We will have to fly through high hill mountains. Since, flight to Pokhara is operated only during morning; we will have to leave for airport early in the morning. Great view of Annapurna mountain, Dhaulagiri mountain can be seen from the flight. Jomsom lies in Mustang District.
After an adventurous flight to Jomsom from Pokhara, we have to cover a certain distance from the airport to reach the hotel. One of our representatives will receive you at the Jomsom airport. We will continue our journey to Muktinath Temple. The temple holds religious value to both Hindus and Buddhist. We will drive our way to Muktinath Temple but before we will have to cross a narrow bridge over the Kaligandaki River. After crossing the bridge, we will have to rent a Jeep. We will have to share the Jeep with other travellers. Tourist will get an opportunity to interact with the local people on the jeep. Muktinath is 2 hours’ drive from Jomsom. The roads are bumpy and it will be fun with the entire rustle and hustle on the road. After completion of the road trip, we will have to walk for 20 minutes from the bus stand. You can feel the fresh air of Muktinath, and see a beautiful view of a mountain. The view you see is a glance of Upper Mustang offers. After all the hurdles, we reach the temple. You can spend some quality time at the temple. You can also worship and offer your prayers at the temple in both Hindu and Buddhist tradition. You can even take a round at the temple are and take a bath at the 108 water springs. After you have finished you day at the Muktinath Temple area we will return to Jomson using the same route. We will head towards the hotel and spend the night at the hotel in Jomsom.
FLY BACK TO POKHARA FROM JOMSOM
Early in the morning, we will walk to Jomsom airport. We will reach Jomsom airport 2 hours ahead the flight is scheduled. It will take us 25 minutes to reach Pokhara airport. One of our representatives will receive you at the airport, he/she will assist you to the hotel from airport and you can take some rest.
Later, in the afternoon we 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.
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 as you could have thought, the day has ended at Devis fall, on the other side of the road is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. You are strictly prohibited of taking photographs inside the cave. On our way to Sarangkot and our way back to the hotel, you can have a panoramic beauty of Fewa Lake. At the end of the day, we will head back to the hotel and rest at the hotel.
DRIVE BACK FROM POKHARA TO KATHMANDU
At the fifth day of your journey, we will be heading towards Kathmandu by air. Our representative will assist you to the Pokhara airport 2 hours before the flight is scheduled. It will take about 25 minutes to fly from Pokhara airport to reach Kathmandu airport. One of our representatives in Kathmandu will receive you and he/she will assist you toward the hotel. You can have a time of your own at the fifth day. You can shop for souvenirs and enjoy the beauty of the city on your own. Make sure you do not stay up late night as we still have some UNESCO world heritage sites to visit in Kathmandu as well.
SIGHT SEEING KATHAMDNU AND DEPARTURE T AIRPORT
Early morning, will continue your journey from Patan, also known as Lalitpur. The city is filled with Newari art and culture. The city holds a history of the Malla dynasty who has contributed in building the city of Patan. Patan durbar square is one of the major attractions of the city. The durbar square is surrounded by temples built by the Malla dynasty. Last but not the least, the tour will continue to Swayambhunath, which is a holy place for both religion namely Hindu and Buddhist. Swayambhunath holds a history from the time of Manjushree who is said to have cut off the hill of Chobar with a sword to make the city cultivable, and inhabitable. You can get a glance of Tibetan culture through the stupa. At the end, you can shop around the stupa for souvenirs. Then we will head towards airport. We will have to make sure that you do not miss your flight.
|Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$||Suppliment|
|1||2-3||4-6||7-9||10-14||15 & ABOVE||Single Room||Half Board||Full Board|
Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara
|Pax Travelling||Vehicle Type|
|2 – 3 ADULTS:||Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car|
|4 – 10 ADULTS:||Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.|
|11–14 ADULTS:||Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.|
|15–21 ADULTS:||Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated|
|22–30 ADULTS:||Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated|
|31–35 ADULTS:||Deluxe Coach -40 Seater|
|HOTEL WE USE: KATHMANDU|
|5 STAR DELUXE||HYATT REGENCY, SOALTEE CROWN PLAZA, YAK AND YETI, AND HOTEL RADISSON|
|5 STAR STANDARD||HOTEL ANNAPURNA, HOTEL EVEREST|
|4 STAR DELUXE||HOTEL SHANGRI-LA, THE MALLA HOTEL, HOTEL HIMALAYA|
|4 STAR STANDARD||VAISHALI, HOTEL GRANND ROYAL SINGI, GYANGJONG HOTEL SHANKER, AND HOTEL SHERPA|
|3 STAR||HOTEL MARSYANGDI, MOUNTAIN HOTEL, TIBET HOTEL|
|2 STAR||KATHMANDU GUEST HOUSE, TIBET GUEST HOUSE AND THE COURTYARD HOTEL, NORBU LINKA|
|HOTEL WE USE IN NAGARKOT:|
|4 STAR DELUXE||CLUB HIMALAYA RESORT|
|4 STAR STANDARD||THE FORT RESORT|
|3 STAR –||COUNTRY VILLA HOTEL|
|2 STAR||VIEW POINT HOTEL AND CHAUTARI KEY MAN|
|HOTEL WE USE IN POKHARA:|
|5 STAR DE LUXE||FULBARI RESORT|
|4 STAR DE LUXE||SHANGRI-LA VILLAGE RESORT OR FISHTAIL LODGE|
|3 STAR||BARAHI HOTEL, MT KAILASH, HOTEL KANTIPUR, HOTEL TULSI|
|2 STAR||LAKESIDE HOTEL OR MOONLIGHT HOTEL|
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