Day 01. Flight to Nepal (Kathmandu)
Around Midnight arrival in Nepal. The cosmopolitan City and the
Kathmandu is the main gateway for travellers to
Nepal. You are met by an Indo Vacations representative and
transferred to your Hotel. In the afternoon we enjoy the first
impression of Kathmandu.
is the cultural and political heart of the country. The city enjoyed
its most glorious time under the reign of Mallas in the 16th and
Day 02. Kathmandu Excursion: Swayambunath, Bodhanilkanta
morning we start our sightseeing by visiting Durbar Square.
Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. The old
royal palace at the centre of the city was surrounded by temples and
other important buildings. This is the most important point in
Kathmandu to observe the culture and religion of Nepal. A visit of
the temple of living godess Kumari is also a part of our today's
Programme. After the visit of Durbar Square we proceed to visit
Swayambhunath. The stupa at Swayambhunath is the most important and
oldest site of Buddhist worship in Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa is
famous for the eyes of Buddha which seem to observing the world from
all 4 directions. After Swayambhunath we visit Bodhanikantha.
Bodhanikantha is one of the most photographed sights. We see here a
Vishnu statue of 5th century reclining on his bed of serpents in the
Day 03. Kathmandu Excursion: Patan, Bhaktapur
drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest town in the valley but
it has been absorbed into Kathmandu.
Patan was previously known as
Lalitpur (the beautiful city). The temple architecture here gave
this city fame to be unique and most beautiful. After Patan we
proceed to Bhaktapur, the third biggest city of the valley.
Bhaktapur has preserved it's
medieval character better than Patan. We visit the golden Door, the
Palace of 55 windows (15th century) and Pagoda Nyatapola (18th
Day 04. Kathmandu Excursion: Pashupatinath, Bodnath
Today we visit the temple city of Pashupatinath which is
Nepal's most important Hindu pilgrim site on the banks of the
Bagmati river. The temple of Pashupatinath is dedicated to
god Shiva. Pashupatinath is one of the seven most important
holy cities to Hindus. After the visit of Pashupatinath we visit
Bodnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal.
Around the octagonal base of Stupa there are 108 images of Buddha
where prayer ceremonies of Buddhist Lamas are taking place since
over 2000 years.
Kathmandu Excursion: Dakshinkali
On the way we pass through the villages and small localities. On the
way to Dakshinkali we see the rural area where most of the people
make their living by cultivating their fields. The temple of
Dakshinkali is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus where still animals
sacrifices for the
goddess Kali are performed.
Afternoon is at leisure.
Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park (about 194 kms)
leave the world of mountains and drive to the south of Nepal to the
Royal Chitwan National park. This National Park is situated near the
Indian Nepal border. The area of the National Park covers around 950
square km. The Chitwan National park
is the natural habitat of the Tiger, great one-horned Indian
rhinoceros, leopard, gaur, sloth and wild bear, sambar. We have our
overnight stay in a comfortable Lodge in the National Park.
Day 07. Chitwan National Park
We take the best possibility to explore the National Park on the
back of elephants. In the early morning there are more than 450
different bird species who make this National Park full of life. In
the afternoon we take a ride in Canoe on the Naryani river and after
than get on to jeeps to explore the park more intensively in the
accompany of a forest officer.
Day 08.Chitwan National Park -
Kathmandu (about 194 kms)
Today we leave Chitwan National Park and drive Kathmandu. The
afternoon is at leisure. We have enough time today to discover the
coloured bazaar of Kathmandu.
Day 09. Kathmandu Excursion: Changu Naryan, Nagarkot
Today we drive to the Changu
Narayan Temple. This temple is 125 m above the Kathmandu
valley and dates from 4th century AD. This temple is famous for its
god Vishnu showing him
in different reincarnation. In the afternoon we drive to Nagarkot.
Nagarkot has the best vantage point for a view of the Himalayas from
the Kathmandu valley. On clear weather we can enjoy the view from
Annapurna range upto
Day 10. Flight to Home
Around Midnight flight back to home.
provide you the accommodation as per your budget mentioned above in
the table of hotels category for any of the booked tour. Hotels
provided by us are from budget to luxury class hotels. Luxury hotels
are all five stars or of above standard. Deluxe would be a
combination of 3 and 4 star Hotels and standard would be a
combination of 2 and 3 star or similar hotels. The criteria for
selecting hotels by us remains the best value of your money. We also
provide you wherever possible accommodation in heritage hotels.
Heritage Hotels are old Palaces, Forts and Grand mansions of
Maharajas which have been later renovated and converted into Hotels.
Rooms are decorated all individually. Rooms are comfortable,
romantic and present the flair of olden Maharaja days.