The Nepal Connections

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The Nepal Connections

Highlights of tour

✔ Visit the most exotic sites of Kathmandu

✔ Witness the beautiful Himalayan range by morning mountain flight

✔ Visit Phewa Lake and other sites in Pokhara

✔ Hand selected hotels with best deals

✔ A perfect tour and can be clubbed with your favorite India tour package

✔ Best prices guaranteed

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu, having cleared immigration, collected your luggage and passed through customs, please make your way towards the exit of the terminal building where you will see a bank of people waiting for you. Amongst them will be our representative who will be waiting to greet you with a placard with your name on it.
  • Transfer to the hotel, rest of the day is free or at leisure.
  • Overnight at the hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu - Sightseeing tour

  • Today morning after breakfast, you will be picked up at the hotel for sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath & Patan.
  • Pashupatinath: The temple of Pashupatinath located on the western banks of the Bagmati River on the north-eastern side of Kathmandu, is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage site in the world. Until recently Nepal was officially a Hindu Kingdom and Pashupatinath, which literally means “Lord of all Animals”, was considered the main protector deity of Nepal. Pashupatinath is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bouddhanath: With a base of 82 meters in diameter, Bouddhanath is claimed to be the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. Today there are more than 50 monasteries surrounding Bouddhanath which is also one of the seven Monument Zones which make up the Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Sites.
  • Patan or Yala: Patan as it is known today is located on the southern banks of the Bagmati River and is one of the three main cities in Kathmandu Valley. The city is believed to be the first settlement in the Valley and was established by the Kirat dynasty who ruled for more than 1200 years from the 3rd century BC. Patan Durbar square is one of the seven Monument Zones that make up the Kathmandu Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Overnight at the hotel

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

  • After breakfast drive to Pokhara – the valley of lakes and mountains. Upon arrival in Pokhara transfer to hotel, rest of the day is free or at leisure.
  • Pokhara has mesmerized visitors from all over the world with the rare combinations of snow-clad peaks and snow fed lakes and rivers. The serenity of the Phewa Lake accompanied by the grandeur of Machhapuchhre creates an ambiance of peace and magic
  • Overnight at the hotel

Day 04: A day to explore Pokhara

  • Early morning visit Sarangkot for experience the beauty of sunrise. Conveniently perched high on the top of a ridge at 1,592m., the serene hill resort offers the spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range stretching from east to west and the un-spoilt rural settlements just below those towering peaks. Viewing 700m down from the top of Saragkot you can have awesome sights of the stretching Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake and many more.
  • The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake 1.5 kilometer long, second largest lake in Nepal, offers an excellent view of the mountains and their reflections on the lake.
  • Witness a unique Davis fall’s (waterfall). The water fall directly goes into a deep and narrow canal with no ends. It is believed that this deadly waterfall took the life of a tourist named David, who fell down into the cannel and was never found, and hence the name David waterfall, named in his memory by the people of Pokhara. This place has many nick names like Davy’s fall, David’s fall or Davis’s fall, all mean the same thing `The Davis Water Fall’.
  • Gupteswor Mahadev Cave: Gupteshwor Mahadev cave is one of the longest caves in Nepal. On the way to cave, there are shining stones seen everywhere and in the temple is big stone that looks like snake’s head and tortoise which is consider as the image of the lord Shiva. Second part is very beautiful and you see shining stones and different types of rocks like bee hives.
  • Bindebashini Temple: This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara. Legend says that when Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple, Goddess Durga, was brought from India.
  • Overnight at the hotel

Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu.

  • After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu which is approx. 5-6 hours drive
  • The remainder of the day will be at leisure for independent activities
  • Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: Departure from Kathmandu

  • Morning free at leisure. Transfer to International airport to connect onward journey.

End of Tour