25 May – Kathmandu
Meeting at airport upon arrival by Office Personnel. Transfer to hotel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. The urban sprawl that makes up modern Kathmandu is in fact two cities, Patan and Kathmandu.
26 May – Kathmandu
This morning you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites’s list Since 1979. This “extensive Hindu temple precinct” is a “sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river”. 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. After completion of these two spots, you will be taken take you for a visit to Patan. Also known as Lalitpur , the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan’s central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: Its an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur. Within the city also lies the Tibetan refugee center, home to most of the valley’s Tibetan population. While technically refugees, the Tibetans are some of the wealthiest people in the valley because of the carpet industry they operate. For those looking to bring home a fine Tibetan carpet, this is the place to shop. You will then go to Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps. ( The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 06 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel )
27 May – Kathmandu / Pokhara ( 210 KMS )
Drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is 210 kms from Kathmandu and is a 7 hours drive approx. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel.
On the way you have an option at an extra cost of doing the river rafting ( Inr. 2000 per person if required ) or visit the Manakamna Temple “ Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” where you are taken by a cable ride of 10 mins ( Inr. 550 per person for the cable car tickets if required ). Overnight at hotel.
28 May – Pokhara
This morning you will go for a excursion trip to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination from where the tourist can enjoy the great view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view of the mountains. Sarangkot is only 13 kms from Lake Side, Pokhara. Sarangkot is the highest view point for a sunrise and it is just 1592m high. Sarangkot is cooler than Pokhara. Sarangkot can be reached easily by 45 to 60 minutes by a car ride to the top from Pokhara. Many tourists come to Sarangkot for sunrise view and go back.
From Sarangkot, on the northern direction we can see Dhaulagiri in the far west. Annapurna range is visible when the weather is clear on the same side. On the southern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara and its lake on the north-western outskirts of the city. ( The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 03 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel ).
This afternoon you will visit Bindebasini Temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple,Goddess Durga, was brought from India . Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offers a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day. The temple is in the area of the bazaar, hence,a journey of the old bazaar can be combined with a visit to the temple. Sightseeing to Devi’s fall, also known as Patale Chango is an awesome waterfall lying 2 km southwest of Pokhara. During summer and rainy season, the waterfall takes its real form, with gushing water splashing and making its way through the rocks. Just opposite of Devi’s fall, on the other side of the road, there is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave.
You will then go visit World Peace Pagoda. Overnight at hotel. ( The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 03 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel )
29 May – Pokhara
Day free for adventure activities – Extra cost given below.
30 May – Pokhara / Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same path & transfer to hotel. Rest day at leisure.
One can indulge in shopping or visit the casinos trying their lady luck on your own. Overnight at hotel.
31 May – Kathmandu
Today excursion trip to Chandragiri Hills, 17 kilometres approx from city center, lies on the South-West of Kathmandu Valley and is 2551 metres from sea level. Soaring peaks and breath taking views of whole Kathmandu Valley covered with lush green blanket of flora makes Chandragiri truly a great bountiful and pristine landscape. The panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest makes any one feel like seeing whole Nepal from this hill.
Drive from your hotel to Thankot and then take a cable car to Chandragiri Hills (Cable car ticket cost of Inr 800 nett payable directly) . Chandragiri Cable Car is a gondola lift transportation system located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Opened on 2016, the Chandragiri Cable Car runs from Thankot to Chandragiri hills. The 2.4 km (9,095 ft) line has two stations. . Overnight at hotel.
Later visit Thamel which is the Tourist hub of Nepal. ( The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 06 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel )
01 June – Kathmandu / Airport
Morning will be comparatively free and closer to the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.
Package Rates are per person in INR and details as below
# 04 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
# 03 nights accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast
# 02 international airport transfers by an A/c vehicle
# Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu and Pokhara by an A/c vehicle exclusively
( Guide and entrance fee not included payable directly )
# Transportation Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by an A/c vehicle
# Presently applicable hotel taxes.
Adventure activities in Pokhara:
Zip Line – In Pokhara
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COST FOR ZIP LINE:
Inr 5500 per person (Inclusive of service charge )
The above cost includes:
Pick-up from High Ground Office ( HGA ) at Lakeside, Pokhara
Drive to High Ground Zip-Flyer Launch pad in Sarangkot
Drop-off to HGA office at Lakeside, Pokhara.
Transportation from Hotel to HGA office and back is not included and will have to be managed by the clients on their own.
Para Gliding – In Pokhara
Paragliding is a relatively new adventure sport in Nepal, and little information is available in tourist guidebooks. Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience unparalleled scenic grandeur
as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kitesd, while floating over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungles, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas.The last three years have seen the activity flourish in Pokhara, and it now is an internationally recognised destination for free-flight enthusiasts.
COST FOR PARA GLIDING
20-25 minutes (depending on the warmness of the air ) – Inr. 6500 per person inclusive of Photos and Video.
Para gliding operates from Sarankot, Pokhara. The paragliding company will pick up the clients from their office and take them to the paragliding Take
Off Spot. From the drop point, they will drop the clients at the lakeside area. From here to the hotel, the clients will have to manage on their own.
Ultra Light Flight – In Pokhara
Ultralight aircraft was introduced in Nepal in 1996. The operator hvae been offering sightseeing tours in the Pokharas Valley. The choice of Pokhara
for “Ultra-light” aircraft is appropriate chiefly because of the proximity of the mountains, and the ice lakes. For those who wish they could fly like birds, this flight is a must. Leave your woes behind on earth, soar to heights, bathe in the clouds, reach out for the mountains and kiss the azure sky. It might be lonely at the top, but the spectacular view from high up there certainly makes up for everything. The company operates flights from the Pokhara airport. The flights take place from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. (Timings vary at times depending on the Weather)
COST FOR ULTRALIGHT FLIGHT
1) Fly for Fun: Duration 15 minutes. The aircraft flies over the Pokhara city, Phewa Lake, Sarangkot hill
At the speed of 50-90 km/hr. The maximum altitude attained is 5,000 feet. This flight is designed for the Fun-
Inr. 10000 per person with Photos and Video (including service charge ).
Hotel – Airport – Hotel transfers will cost extra: Inr. 2200 per A/c car for both way transfers
The service has two ultra-light aircraft of the model”Biman-1”. Designed and manufactured in Russia, by Biman Company Ltd, the delta wing aircraft fitted with “ROTAX582” engine and weighing 170 kg, has an operational speed of 50 km/hr to 130 km/hr. The use of aviation-grade aluminum alloys, Dracron, Parachute Recovery System (which will help the aircraft to land safely in case of emergency), world-class piston and satellite-assisted navigation GPS,
has enhanced safety while keeping the weight to a minimum. Ultralights can take off and land in a field or on a dirt road, and in areas where other planes fear to tread. The aircraft seats two persons at a time, it being a passenger and the pilot.
Bungee Jump in Pokhara
If you thought bungee jumping was restricted to some places in Europe, New Zealand and America, it’s time you got an update. The sport has finally found a natural home in the highest mountain range in the world. The ultimate thrill of a bungy jump can
now be experienced in Nepal at perhaps the best site in the world.
COST FOR BUNGY JUMPING:
Inr.4800 per person ( including service charge )
This cost includes pick up from the HGA ( High Ground Office ) at the lake side Pokhara.
Drive to High Ground Bungee station. Do the jump. Drive back to HGA office.
Average time taken is 3-3.5 hours depending on the rush. Transportation from Hotel to HGA office and back is not included and will have to be managed by the clients on their own.
Balloon flight Information:
Flight time : Morning flight (between 5:30 am to 9:30 am)
Evening flight (between 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm)
Flight area : Inside the Paame Valley within radius of 3 kms
Flight time : 30-40 mins of flight (depending upon the weather)
Flight capacity : 8 pax or 580 kgs
Cost: : Inr.13500 per person
Includes: Insurance of passengers on the board during the flight as per Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) rules.
Do note that once an Adventure Activity is booked and paid for, the respective Company will not entertain any refunds for whatsoever reason.
The above adventure activities once booked and if cancelled due to what so ever reason, the same will be none refundable. The above rates are Nett & Valid for Indian Nationals holding Indian Passport / Voter’s ID only.
The rates will not stand good for any other nationality. OCI and PIO is not valid in Nepal and cannot be used as an identification for Indian Nationals.
Terms and conditions for booking the Adventure Activities :
# Full Refund for all adventure activities will be done incase of any cancellations due to weather, technical reasons, cancelation by the
adventure company. The cost for the transportation as per the activity will be non refundable
# No refund will be made once the activity has been booked and confirmed if cancelled. due to any reason – what so ever reason for cancellation ( Fear Factor ).
# Transportation from Hotel to the High Ground adventure office (at the lake side in Pokhara) and back to the hotel for activities booked like Zip Fly – Bungy Jumping will have to be managed by the clients on their own hiring a local taxi.
It will be best for the Client to take the following by air (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu ) if they want to cut short the Road Travel –
As the road is being Widened – Repaired creating a lot of road Jams.
Supplement cost :
If the clients opt to travel by air Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu
The supplement will be Inr. 6500 per adult on twin sharing basis or any adult using an Extra bed
Inr. 9700 per child with or without bed
This rate will include :
# Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu
# 02 domestic airport transfers in Kathmandu
# 02 domestic airport transfers in Pokhara
Please note that the airfares used are present airfares,
in case of hikes due to fuel cost or any other reason by the airlines, the airfare may increase at the time of issuance which shall let you know.
Services other than specified.
* Entrance fee at the monumental sites during the sightseeing
* Guide during the sightseeing
* Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone/fax calls.
medical evacuations, riots, strikes, etc.
for travel to Kathmandu by air. For children below the age of 18 years the school or college
id suffices. The id should clearly reflect the traveller’s picture, school or college name, date of
birth as well as the class in which the student is studying. Request that this be checked with
Indian Immigration authorities at your end too. This information stands good while writing this mail.
Do update yourself for any changes. This information is correct as of today and cannot
be held liable just in case anyone is not allowed to board or the Govt of India changes the regulations.
| Please Note :-
The above rates are valid for Indian Nationals holding Indian Passport / Voter’s ID only.
The rates will not stand good for any other nationality, OCI and PIO card is not valid in Nepal and cannot be used as an identification by any Nationals.
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