Duration: 4 Nights/ 5 Days
Nestled away in the lap of the Himalayas, Nepal is home to eight of the worlds tallest mountains - including Mount Everest - the world's highest peak. Officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, it is a landlocked country, covering an area of 147,181 sq kms. Bordered by India to the South, East and West and China to the North, it is precisely located in South Asia.
Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu
Meeting with our local representative upon arrival to airport in Kathmandu.
You are then transferred to hotel.
After short relaxation in hotel, 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.
Night stay in Kathmandu.
Day 2 - Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Soon after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Pokhara. This town is the most preferred destination among adventure seekers. It is about 210 km from Kathmandu city and is located at a height of 2,352 feet above sea level. Situated in the scenic backdrop of Annapurna range, it forms the base for various trekking expeditions.
The rest of the evening is free to enjoy the serenity and magnificence of the Himalayas or enjoy a leisurely walk around the serene Phewa Lake.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 - Half day Sightseeing in Pokhara
In the afternoon, proceed for a visit to the Bindhyabasini Mandir. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara, which was a part of the Kaski Kingdom. The main deity of this shrine is Goddess Bhagwati, a manifestation of Shakti. Besides the peaceful and tranquil environment around, the premises of the temple offers a breathtaking view of the Himalayas. It is located in the Old Bazaar area, which is the commercial hub of the town.
Later, head towards Devi’s Fall, also known as Patale Chhango. It is a beautiful cascade, which is located on the Siddhartha Highway. Another tourist attraction here is the Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, situated opposite to Devi’s Fall. This cave is popular for different natural forms of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parbati, naag, Lord Ganesha and mouse. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Post breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and take some rest. As the day is free for leisure activities, you can either indulge in shopping or can visit the casinos to try your luck.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 - Sightseeing Of Pashupatinath & Boudhanath | Depart from Kathmandu airport
Today, after breakfast check out from Hotel. Enjoy a city tour of Kathmandu, visiting temples of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath.
After completion of Sight Seeing bid farewell to ‘Blissful Nepal’ tour as you are transferred to Kathmandu International Airport for your onward journey.
Situated amongst lakes at the northern end of the Pokhara valley and at the foot of the Annapurna Mountain Range which contains 3 of the worlds 10 tallest mountains, Pokhara is truly a scenic and happening tourist spot. It is Nepals second largest city and is a major spot for tourists that come to experience its many varied attractions. Pokhara is very popular among trekkers and others who visit here for participating in adventure sports such as paragliding, mountain biking, canoeing and skiing. For those inclined towards a more spiritual experience, there are several Temples and Buddhist Gompas that are sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. These sites such as the Tal Barahi Temple and World Peace Pagoda attract their own share of pilgrims and visitors who come from all over the world. The presence of lakes such as the Phewa Lake and Begnas Lake along with the scenic mountain ranges always make for splendid views that would be welcomed as breathtaking and memorable sights by any and all. Additionally, Pokhara has all the amenities expected from a place thats regularly visited by tourists offering options and things to do for people at all ends of the budget spectrum.