Day 02: Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Monuments Sightseeing
Breakfast at Hotel. Full day sightseeing including:
AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square- The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century.
PM: Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. At the evening visit Thamel market and explore various famous shops of the market. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.Drive (6 hrs drive) from Kathmandu to Pokhara. One gets to view good scenery along the drive. Lunch will be either served at the Local restaurant on the way to Pokhara . Finally arrive at the most beautiful city of Mountains and lakes. Pokhara is Nepal's most beautiful natural valley, which is also the most popular tourist destination. The Annapurna, Machhapuchere (Fishtail) and uncountable Mountains always stand high welcoming every visitor with a smile. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pokhara.
AM: Early morning wake up call for visit to Sarangkot (1592m) (drive 30 minutes). One gets to see the sunrise & magnificient views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna IV(7525m), AnnapurnaIII (7555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). Back to Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the Hotel one hour boating at Phewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Areas. PM: Explore various places at Pokhara Valley Including Davis Fall, Tibetian Camp ,Lake side Market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
AM: Transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Lunch on the way to Kathmandu. Finally arrive at the beautiful city Kathmandu.
PM: After lunch transfer to Nagarkot that lies 35 km east of the Kathmandu city located at the elevation of 7200 ft., through Changu Narayana, The most ancient temple in Kathmandu valley is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. It is one of the finest and oldest specimens of pagoda architecture. This world heritage site is situated 4 km North of Bhaktapur. Nagarkot offers 200 miles panorama of the Himalayas of Mt. Everest in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west, Arrive Nagarkot, Hotel Check in. Watch the Sunset and Himalayan views. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning wake up call for sunrise & Himalayan views in Nagarkot. After Breakfast transfer to Kathmandu on the way back to Kathmandu visit Bhaktapur also known as city of Devotees and center of medieval art and architecture founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD visit Nyatpola temple, the most beautiful temple of Nepal, the 15th century palace of 55 windows, Golden gate and other place of Interest.
PM: Patan is often referred to as Lalitpur, which means “city of beauty”. Patan has a long Buddhist History and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 BC.
Visit Patan City second largest city of valley including Royal Palace, Bhimsen temple, Manga Hiti, King Yogaendra Malla’s Statue, Krishna temple, Taleju temple 15th century Golden Temple and Mahaboudha Temple known as temple of 10,000 Buddha, Kumbeshwar Temple. Bishwakarma Temple, Uma Maheshwar Temple. After dinner visit the Casinos at the night for entertainment. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel and free time till departure to the Airport.