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CHARMING
NEPAL

ITINERARY

DAY 01: ARRIVAL KATHMANDU

Welcome to Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, we will be briefing about your trip. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip should be asked and clarified at this time. Then evening you will be visit to Pashupati Nath Temple for Aarati Darshan, than back to Hotel. Overnight.

DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING 

After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu city. Escorting by an English speaking guide (we can provide any language speaking guide on your request), try to give them a full taste of our culture, heritage and local people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Pashupatinath Temple, Jaal Narayan (Budhanilkantha), Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Pashupatinath Temple:  Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is Nepal\’s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the subcontinent\’s great Shiva sites. The supreme holiness of the site stems from the Shiva linga enshrined in its main temple. It expresses the very essence of Hinduism as pilgrims, priests, devotes, temples, ashrams, images, inscriptions and cremation ghats intermingle with the rituals of daily life, all sprawled along the banks of the sacred Bagmati River. The temple\’s origins are obscure. An inscription here dates from 477 AD, but the shrine may have stood there for 1000 years before that.

Jaal Narayan (Budhanilkantha): Jaal Narayan popularly known as Budhanilkatha about 12 km north of Kathmandu, at the Shivapuri foothills is the largest Vishnu lying on
a coiled five headed serpent carved in a single stone. Jalasaya Narayan is Lord Vishnu for Vaisnavas, Lord Shiva for Shivas, and Lord Buddha for Buddhists. This outstanding artwork of Lichhavi sculptures dates back to some 1500 years.

Swayambhunath Stupa:  6.5 kilometers west of Kathmandu, this great temple is just on the outskirts of Kathmandu. No one actually knows who built it. Many believe that the Lichavis constructed it while others believe that emperor Asoka had already visited it in the 3rd century.  The Swayambhunath complex consists of a giant Stupa, a large ensemble of shrines and temples, and also includes a Tibetan monastery, a museum and a library. This site has two access points: a long stairway, claimed to have 365 steps, leading directly to the main platform of the temple, which is from the top of the hill to the east; and a car road around the hill from the south leading to the southwest entrance. The first sight on reaching the top of the stairway is the Vajra.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: 
Kathmandu\’s number one tourist attraction swarms with life. Though a few of the square\’s 50-plus monuments date from the 12th century, most are from the time of the Malla Kings. Probably the most famous building here is the Kumari Bahal, a building richly decorated with beautiful woodcarvings, which is home to the Royal Kumari, the Living Goddess and a manifestation of the great goddess Durga. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. In Evening leisure, overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 03:  DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO POKHARA

You have breakfast being of the early morning. This morning you will be drive to Pokhara (200km), departure at 7:00 AM, approximately six hours away by tourist coach. En route,  you could find  Trisuli River, it is very famous for Himalayan wild  river rafting  and  also you  can  find Manakamana temple , can be visit by cable car it is a 1,302-m  hill . The deity is one of the manifestations of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati who is believed to have the power to fulfill wishes. It is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Nepal. You will be arriving late afternoon at Pokhara. Pokhara is tourist\’s paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges it is most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes.

DAY 04: DRIVE FROM POKHARA TO JOMSOM

Early morning  breakfast at hotel , drive  to  Jomsom   168 Km/9-10 hrs, your pilgrimage tour will be started from Pokhara to Jomsom drive to Muktinath by 4 WD Jeep  on the way you will enjoy  scenic  drive  and you could explore local  culture  and beautiful  panoramic  view  through the river bank of Kaligandaki , Beni , Ghasa, Marfa, Jomsom along the Kaligandaki Valley .Arrival Jomsom, evening rest, Overnight Hotel.

DAY 05: DRIVE FROM JOMSOM TO MUKTINATH AND POKHARA 

Early morning  walk to Krishna  Gandaki river for holi bath  if you are  become lucky then can find  saligram  back to hotel for breakfast  then  drive via Ranipauwa – Kagbeni  and  Muktinath. Start spiritual activities like: Muktinath temple Darshan .There are 2 Kunda (Water pond), name of Laxmi saraswoti kunda. Where holy dip is believed it can wash away negative karma, the results of one\’s past negative actions. Around the temple is a wall from the temple which there are 108 waterspouts (Dhara) name of “Muktidhara”. Even more sacred is the water that starts from rock inside the ancient Tibetan style “Jwala Mai Temple”   The holy flame alongside a spring that is the source of the religious importance of Muktinath. One Hindu Guru connected to Muktinath is Lord Shri Swaminarayan, Satguru of Sabij Yoga. At the end of the 18thcentury. Another attraction for the pilgrimage is the River kali Gandaki from where one can collect fossils of the Jurassic park age. One may find a fossil within a few minutes or it may take hours and without success. However, these fossils can get from the local people some price. It is supposed to be symbol of Lord Vishnu. Drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 06: POKHARA SIGHT SEEN

Morning  breakfast at hotel and  proceed to Pokhara city sightseeing places to visit like:

Bindabashini Temple: Bindabashini is also one of the most popular temple in Pokhara. The temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. Bindabashini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees.

Barahi Temple: The Barahi temple is the most important monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storyed pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation  of\’ Ajima, the protesters deity representing- the female force Shakti. Devotees can be seen, especially on Saturdays, carrying male animals and fowl across the lake to be sacrificed to the deity.

Seti Gorge : Another of Pokhara\’s natural wonders that unfailingly interests visitors is the Seti Gandaki River. Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs completely underground at places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination over 20 meters!
provides a perfect  view of the river\’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.

Devi\’s Fall: Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell\’s Fall). Devi\’s Fall (also known as Devin\’s and David\’s) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David.) was washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.

Gupteswar Cave: Another cave famous for it\’s religious importance located in the southern end of the city, Chorepatan. This cave is a sacred and natural cave; there is temple of Load Shiva.

International Mountain Museum: A museum about mountaineering and its history. You could have description of the people living in the Himalayas and descriptions of the 14 highest peaks and their most famous expeditions.

Then drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach, which takes about six hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city.

DAY 07: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU 

Pokhara to Kathmandu return.

DAY 08: FINAL DEPARTURE

After breakfast you will have some free time until the time to leave the international airport for your final departure.

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