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Itinerary

Itinerary Detail
Day 01 – Arrive TIA, meeting and transfer to Hotel Himalaya.
Welcome Dinner at Bhojan Griha, one of the finest and exclusive Nepali restaurants in Kathmandu City serves the very best of traditional and ethnic cuisine of Nepal. Located within the heart of Kathmandu, Dilli Bazzar, the grand old building of almost 150 years of age has been restored meticulously and converted into a fascinating restaurant with intricate décor, subtle settings and nostalgic atmosphere.

Day 02 – Morning sightseeing of Kathmandu City including Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the temple of the Living Goddess and the Royal Palace. You also visit Kasthamandap – a temple built from a single tree from which Kathmandu derives her name. A short drive takes you to Swoymbhunath; the oldest Buddhist shrine, located on small hill to the west of Kathmandu City, Looking east, one sees the entire Kathmandu valley spread out below.

Afternoon sightseeing of Patan – an ancient city of fine arts. The city was founded in 250 A.D. Renowned for its fine arts in Bronze, Silver and Copper sometimes called "The town with a thousand golden roofs". This city remains a center for craftsmen and artists anxious to preserve its tradition. We also visit the Tibetan handicraft center for watching people weaving the beautiful, fine quality rugs. Overnight at Hotel Himalaya. (Breakfast)

Day 03 – Post breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park (180kms, Approx. 5hrs. drive).
The Royal Chitwan National park lies in the Terai region of southern Nepal and is reputed to be the best managed National in Asia. It encompasses an area of 360 square miles of sub – tropical forests comprising of grasslands, Sal forests and riverrine forests. The diversity of this luxuriant vegetation provides the ideal habitat for the 50 different kinds of mammals and the 524 different species of birds which have made Chitwan their home. Overnight at Gaida Wildlife Camp.
In the evening Tharu Cultural Show, and briefing about next day’s program.

Day 04 – AM elephant back safari for about 1 hour and then back to resort for Breakfast. Till lunch free for individual activities. PM jeep drive into deep forest about 2 hours. Then back to resort.

Day 05 – AM elephant back safari. Post breakfast drive to Pokhara (160kms, Approx. 3.5 hrs. drive), overnight at Fishtail Lodge or Shangil-la Village Resort.
Pokhara – a name evocative of peace, serenity and astounding beauty, against the spectacular backdrop of the Annapurna range, with the imposing massif of Machhapuchre, the Fishtail peak, dominating the scenery: Fewa Tal, the placid lake of Pokhara, combine to offer an ambience few places in the world can offer. Evening boating in Fewa Lake for an hour.

Day 06 - Morning drive to Sanrangkot, to view Sunrise and drive back to hotel for breakfast. Post breakfast sightseeing of Pokhara including Nepal Mountaineering Museum, World Peace Stupa, Davis Fall.

Day 07 – Post breakfast drive to Kathmandu (200 kms, Approx 6 hrs. drive), overnight at hotel Himalaya.

Day 08 – In the morning, we visit the medieval city of Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon. It is situated about 17 kms east of Kathmandu and was one of the three kingdoms of the Mallas. Here we shall visit the Lion Gate, picture Gallery, beautifully embellished golden gate and 17th centure palace of Fifty-five Windows. The city's ancient temples and palaces are magnificent examples of Newari craftsmanship with their beautiful carved wooden windows and latticework, and Bhaktapur's people are still renowned for their pottery and hand-woven Fabrics, including the traditional local red and black saris.

If time permits then, we visit Pashupati Nath - Pashupatinath Temple, famous for its superb architecture, two-tiered golden roof and silver doors. Built in 1696 and dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is the most sacred of Nepal's Hindu temples and a famous pilgrimage site.

Around 11:00 hrs., transfer to TIA for Final Departure.

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