Nepal, home to Mount Everest, is dominated by the world’s most imposing mountains. Although the country is relatively small (147,181 square kilometers), 80 percent of its territory is occupied by the dramatic peaks of the Himalayas.
The Himalayas stretch across the northern section of Nepal. Eight of the ten highest peaks in the world are located here, and most are covered with permanent snowfields. The area is sparsely populated, with little vegetation above the tree-line (4,200 meters).
|Location||Landlocked between China (in the north) & India (on three other sides) (latitudes 26° and 31°N, and longitudes 80° and 89°E )|
|Total Area||Approx 147,181 Square kilometers|
|Political System||Federal Democratic Republic|
|Inhabitants||Approx 2.93 crores (2017)|
|Religion||Hinduism(major) and Buddhism|
|Local Time||5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT|
|National Dress||Dhaka Topi, Daura Surwal for male and Guniyo Cholo for female.|
|National Bird||Himalayan Monal|
Arrive Kathmandu Airport receive and transfer to hotel. Post lunch half day local sightseeing in Kathmandu will cover Pashupati Nath Temple “ Temple of Lord Shiva has golden roof with four silver doors situated bank of the Bagmati River” and Baudha Nath Stupa built in 5th century AD; the ancient stupa is one of the biggest in the World. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After breakfast transfer to Pokhara “ The Valley is one of the picturesque destination in Nepal. The beauty of the Valley is enhanced by its lakes Fewa, Begnas and Rupa; The Valley is situated 200 kms west of Kathmandu and altitude of 900 meters from the Sea level. For the Mountain Lovers Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Mt Fish Tail locally name “ Machhapuchre “ 5 peaks of Mt Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himanchuli. Overnight at Kathmandu.
After breakfast half day local sightseeing in Pokhara will cover Davi’s fall locally known as Patale Chhango (hell’s fall); is lovely waterfall lying about two km south west of Pokhara Airport on the Siddartha Highway and Gupteswar Cave is a sacred cave, situated opp of Davi’s fall the cave is almost 3 kms long, Binde Bashini Temple and Seti Gorge. Afternoon free for your personal activities. Overnight in Pokhara.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon sightseeing to Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple and Swayambhunath Stupa . Evening free for your personal activities. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After breakfast transfer to airport.