Exploring a part of Nepal.

Exploring a part of Nepal.

Posted Nov 27th, 2012 under Trip Report, Wildlife & Bird Watching,

 

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Patan Durbar Square.

Griffin Paulette Jean and Griffin Jr. William Preston both American citizens had their tour arrangements with Explore Himalaya recently.  The couple had the objective of sightseeing around Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Pokhara and Chitwan. They had ten days to explore around these cities with different tourism perspectives. They enjoyed the sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley in the first two days. They enjoyed to the fullest visiting all the UNESCO heritage sites of the valley.

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Snowfall at Nagarkot.

They enjoyed the extraordinary sunrise and the mountain views from Nagarkot on October 21, 2012. Nagarkot is a popular hilltop lying 21 kilometers north from the Kathmandu valley. Next day the couple hit their roads for 6 hours to Pokhara, the next tourist town in Nepal. After the sightseeing around major tourist areas in Pokhara and boating at Fewa Lake they hiked to Peace Pagoda. Peace Pagoda lies on the top of the hill just above Fewa Lake. The views of Annapurna ranges and the Fishtail are amazing from here.

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Peace Pagoda- Pokhara.

Then, on October 24, they drove to Chitwan. Chitwan is the tourist destination in Nepal especially popular for wildlife safari on elephants or jeeps. Chitwan National Park is the habitat of endangered species like one horned rhino. After the wildlife safari the couple moved back to Kathmandu. On October 27, the couple boarded on a plane back to America.

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View at Chitwan National Park.

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