Insightful tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, thrilling helicopter rides to the picturesque lakeside town of Pokhara and to the magnificent Annapurna Base Camp, with awe inspiring views of Annapurna range, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Jugal Himal and other Himalayan giants, this remains an unforgettable tour. The ultimate luxury tour. with insights into Nepalese culture and magnificent aerial Himalayan mountain vistas.
OPTION 1: Without Hotel Accommodation at Pokhara
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is itself an exciting and memorable experience as the panoramic view of snow-capped Himalaya’s sprawls before you. A representative and driver from our office will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you and help you check into the hotel. Thereafter, you will be thoroughly briefed about your travel plan. .
After the early morning, breakfast the fully guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu kicks off. You will drive Boudhanath. Boudhnath Stupa, is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. The Tibetan flavor is well observed in the backstreets of Boudhanath. The maroon robed monks enchanting the holy prayers and the mega statues of Buddha indulged in different mudras is great opportunity to grasp the practices of rich Buddhist culture. Then you will be driving to the next major destination in Kathmandu- Pashupatinath. The scattered small temples devoted to different Hindu deities along with the main temple dedicated to supreme Hindu God- Shiva are the highlights of Pashupatinath. The cremation procedure on going at Aryaghat; bank of Bagmati River is worthwhile observation to understand the Hindu rituals during the funerals. After the lunch, you will take a drive to Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most artistic and glorious Durbar Square in the valley appeals a thorough exploration. Arousing wooden crafts depicting sex throughout the scattered monuments in the backstreets of Patan Durbar Square is worthy appreciable. After the tour to these two mega destinations of the valley, you will be driving back to your hotel. Then you will drive to back to your hotel in Kathmandu. .
You wake up early to enjoy your Annapurna Base Camp heli tour. After boarding the helicopter you fly over Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal. You stop briefly at Annapurna Base Camp to take pictures. Afternoon you will fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Later get refreshed and head towards Thamel’s legendary restaurant ‘Rum Doddle’ for farewell dinner.
You wake up early in the morning to enjoy your Annapurna Base Camp heli tour. After boarding the helicopter, you fly over lush vegetation and raging rivers all the way to the Himalayas, where you could sight most beautiful views of mountains including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Lamjung Himal among others. You stop briefly at Annapurna Base Camp to take pictures and you will be flown back to Pokhara. Enjoy the lunch at Fishtail Lodge Pokhara, from where the mountains you have recently visited still look magnificent. Fishtail Lodge is an exotic hotel at the center of Fewa Lake in Pokhara. In the afternoon, you can sail on the wooden plank over Fewa Lake to the lakeshore and stroll in the streets of Lakeside on your own. Overnight in Pokhara..
Our support team will take you to the airport for your flight home. Or you can stay longer for short tours such as game drive at National parks, rafting, Tibet tours, mountain biking etc.
After the breakfast, you will the board the first flight to Kathmandu. A scenic 25 minutes flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu allows you to timely board the connecting flight towards your next destination. Our support team will help you in the airport. Or if you prefer, you can stay longer and indulge in more adventures such as game drive at National parks, rafting, bungy jumping, mountain biking etc..
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