Kathmandu Pokhara Jomsom Muktinath : Air

5 Days

Overview

The holy, mystical land of Nepal that holds the mysteries of nature, mankind and mountains is a land-locked nation between Tibet and India. The birthplace of Buddha and the shrine of holy temples build a significant aura around this country. Encompassing the amalgamation of the cultures of its neighbour, Nepal is easily the most heart throbbing experiences awaiting right next to India. The perfect Nepal tour packages include all the flavours of this country! Be it the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Himalayas or the centuries-old ancient Hindu temples, the lush green rainforests or the quaint Buddhist monasteries, Nepal is a travel experience for anyone and everyone.

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Itinerary

Day 1 :
Kathmandu

Meeting at airport upon arrival by NTP 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.
After short relaxation at the hotel, you will be taken for sightseeing to Pashupatinath.This is the place where holy saddhus pray and cremations on the Bagmati River are carried out. While you are not allowed into the temple if you are not a Hindu, the grounds surrounding the temple usually have a fascinating crowd of the faithful. Overnight at hotel.

Fly to Pokhara. Pokhara is 30 mins by flight from Kathmandu. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel. Assistance upon arrival by hotel coach in Pokhara and then transfer to Hotel.Evening free to stroll around the lakeside.
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. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 :
To Jomsom

After Breakfast, early morning fly to Jomsom. Upon arrival at Jomsom, walk over to the hotel which is 2 minutes from the airport.
Please do note that Jomsom is a small village in the Mountains. Only basic accommodation is available here. The clients will have to walk from the airport to the hotel which takes about 2 minutes.Porters are sent to the airport to carry the luggage by the hotel. 15 Kg luggage per adult and 7 kg per child is allowed by the airlines on this sector. The aircraft is a Twin Otter or Doniar - average 15 seats.
Darshan of Muktinath temple.
To visit Muktinath, the clients will have to walk for about 15-20 minutes over the Kali Gandaki River. Here there is no means of transport as on the river there is a narrow bridge - vehicles cannot cross. After crossing the bridge take the Jeep on sharing basis for Muktinath. Originally the route from Jomson to Muktinath was a trekkers route only. Recently the route has been widened and 4x4 vehicles can only drive. The path is a Dirt road. The ride is Bumpy all the way. The drive takes about 1.5 hours one way. Upon arrival at Muktinath it is another 30 minutes walk from the base to the Temple.
Darshan on your own of Muktinath & following the same route return to Jomsom.

Fly back to Pokhara connecting flight for Kathmandu. Assistance upon arrival in Kathmandu.Rest day free for personal activities.

This morning your tour will 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.
Later, you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.

Inclusions

  • 02 nights accomodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • 01 night accomodation in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • 01 night accommodation in Jomsom with Breakfast – extremely basic accommodation only available with non A/c rooms
  • 02 international airport transfers by a non A/c vehicle exclusively
  • 02 domestic airport transfers in Kathmandu by a non A/c vehicle exclusively
  • 04 domestic airport transfers in Pokhara by a non A/c hotel coach on SIC basis.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu and Pokhara by a non a/c vehicle exclusively
  • Transportation Jomsom – Muktinath – Jomsom by a non A/c Jeep on SIC basis.
  • Airfare Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu
  • Airfare Pokhara / Jomsom / Pokhara
  • ACAP fee for Jomsom included ( Permit required to visit Jomsom for which 2 passport size photograph and passport photocopy is required )
  • Presently applicable 24.3% Hotel Taxes (13% VAT and 10% Service charge).

Exclusions

  • Monument entrances Museum visiting frees.
  • Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
  • Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • GST will be applicable as per prevailing rates.
  • TCS will be applicable over and above the total cost of included GST

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Kathmandu Pokhara Jomsom Muktinath : Air