7 Days Beauty of Nepal
Capture the beauty of Nepal as it includes visit to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Kathmandu is mixed city of old and new with many UNESCO World Heritage Sites which are rich in traditional arts & architectures, interesting history & cultures and unique lifestyle of the people. Pokhara is charming & scenic place due to the presence of many beautiful lakes and amazing Fish Tail and Annapurna mountain views in the background. Nagarkot is a small highland close to Kathmandu which commands a panoramic views of many beautiful Himalayas. Visiting to Nagarkot provides scenic landscapes views, sunrise and sunset and amazing Himalayan ranges on a quiet and tranquil environment
Day 01 Kathmandu (D)
Upon arrival, you will be met with our representative and transferred to the hotel. Free in the evening.
Day 02 Kathmandu – Pokhara (B/L/D) 6 hrs drive
Today we will drive to Pokhara, the second largest and the most beautiful city in Nepal. Pokhara is famous for breathtaking views of Mt. Fistail and Annapurna mountain ranges and beautiful lakes.
On arrival in Pokhara, check in to hotel and free time to explore the lake side area.
Day 03 Pokhara sightseeing (B/L/D)
Wake up early morning to take a short 30 minutes drive to Sagrangkot which is located at a height of 1600m. Sarangkot is renowned for its beautiful sunrise view and panoramic mountain views. Guests can enjoy the beautiful scenery for a while and drive back to hotel and breakfast. Later a half day sightseeing tour of Pokhara is in store for you. We will be visiting World Peace Stupa, Davis Fall, the old town of Pokhara & Tibetean Refugee camp. There will be 1 hour boating in Lake Fewa to enjoy the lake view and the mountains. After the sightseeing, you can walk around lake side area which is filled with shops, cafes & restaurants.
Day 04 Pokhara - Kathmandu B/L/D 6 hrs drive
After breakfast we will drive to Kathmandu enjoying the natural views along the way. Upon arrival, check in to hotel and free in the evening.
Day 05 Kathmandu – Nagarkot (B/L/D) 1.5 hrs drive
After breakfast visit the 2000 years old Swoyambhunath Stupa, (UNESCO World Heritage Site) also known as "Monkey temple” The temple charms with its great dazzling Stupa, while at the same time, offering a view of Kathmandu city. The two-thousand year-old Stupa is the most profound expression of Buddhist symbolism in Nepal. There’s evidence to believe the hill was used for animist rites even before Buddhism arrived in the valley two thousand years ago.
Then we will visit Kirtipur. Kirtipur is located 5 km from the center of Kathmandu. In Nepali dialect Kirtipur means "a glorious town". Looking down from its natural order it has been the scan of many historic battles and many important moments in Nepal's history. History says that the ancient city Kirtipur was founded by Shiva Deva between 1099 AD. Kirtipur town is a harmonica convergence of Buddhist and Hindus.
After the sightseeing, we will drive to Nagarkot which is at a height of 2300 m above the sea level. From this lovely scenic spot you can catch the excellent view of the Himalayan range at sunset even Mt. Everest on a clear day.
Day 06 Nagarkot – Kathmandu (B/L/D) 1.5 hrs drive
In the morning wake up early for an amazing sunrise and beautiful mountain view from your hotel. Then proceed for breakfast and enjoy the morning nature from Nagarkot.
Later, drive back to Kathmandu and continue sightseeing of Katmandu Durbar square, (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which is one of the major attractions in Katmandu Valley. The word Durbar Square translated in English as Palace Complex. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. Interesting things to see here are Kumari (The Living Goddess) Ghar (House). At the West end of the square, is a beautiful house full of woodcarving of different God and Goddesses. This Palace is three storied and in this palace, lives the very famous living Goddess Kumari. Both Hindus and Buddhists equally venerate her. For Hindus she is the reincarnation of Hindu Goddess Kali. She is equally worshiped by Buddhists because she is chosen from Buddhist family. This shows the harmony between Buddhist and Hindus in Nepal.
Later drive to Thamel which is the most tourist area of Kathmandu. Thamel has been the center of tourist industry in Nepal for over more than 4 decades. You can walk the various lanes in Thamel and do some shopping or just sit in some cafes.
In the evening we will proceed for farewell dinner with cultural show.
Day 07 Departure (B)
Drive back to airport for your flight, with lots of memories of Nepal
Trip Name: 7 Days Beauty of Nepal
Best Season: Sep to Dec, Jan to Jun
Tour Starts: Kathmandu
Tour Ends: Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 2300m
Places Covered: Kathmandu, Nagarkot & Pokhara
Activity: Sightseeing, Cultural & historic tour, Mountain Views, Boating, Himalayam Sunrise