18 Days Relax Ecotourism site by Nepal Trekking Team

Nepal Trekking Team

Published: January 16, 2018
Day 1 leaving your country Day 2 Welcome to Nepal (Kathmandu) then checking in Tibet Guest House. Then a short walk through the neighbourhood to acquaint the group. Day 3 Visit to Bhaktapur Darbar Square Bhaktapur, the famous city of Nepal, situated at an altitude of 1401 meters is a home of medieval art and covers an area of 4 square miles. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees. The city lies about 14 kilometers east of Kathmandu and can be reached by public transportation. The major sightseeing places in Bhaktapur include: Bhaktapur Durbar Square Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains countless temples and architectural showpieces. Lion Gate, a statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, a picture Gallery, the golden Gate, the Palace of 55 Windows, and the Batsala Temple etc are the primary attraction of this Square. The Lion Gate adorned with stone figures of Hanuman, Bhairav and Narasingh Narayan was built during the reign of King Bhupatindra Malla. The golden Gate built by King Ranjit Malla is the entrance to the main courtyard and the palace of 55 windows which is the most beautiful carved specimens. You can also see the Picture Gallery which includes paintings of Hindu and Buddhist schools of Tantrism. The famous Palace of 55 Windows was built by King Bhuptindra Malla in the seventeenth century. It is the masterpiece of wood carving with its gracious setting and sculpture deign. Nyatapola Temple Nyatapola Temple is the five stories pagoda built by King Bhupatindra Malla in 1702 A.D, stands on a five storey terraced platform. There are squat pairs of figures, two famous wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins, and Baghini and singhini, the tiger and the lion goddeses on each of the terraces. Bhairavnath Temple This temple was first built as a one-storey pagoda during the reign of King Jagat Jyoti Malla, and later changed into a three storied temple in 1781 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. The temple is noted for its artistic grandeur. It is dedicated to Lord Bhairav, the god of Terror. Surya Vinayak Surya Vinayak is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Bhadgaon, which is the shrine of Ganesh, the elephant headed god. From here the pleasing view of the city of Bhaktapur is seen with snow-capped peaks in the background. Change Narayan Change Narayan the famous religious place in Nepal is located at the end of a long ridge, which runs well into the Valley. This temple is said to have been built in 323 A.D by King Hari Dutta Verma. It is considered as the oldest temple in the Valley which was built in 323 A. D by Hari Dutta Verma. Day 4 Private Bus to Pokhara (Lunch in the way included) Pokhara an enchanting city nestled in the tranquil valley (827m), is the starting point for many of Nepal\\\\\\\'s most popular trekking and rafting destinations. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fifth-tail summit of Machhapuchhre (6977m) rising behind it creates an ambience of peace and magic. Situated 200 km west of Kathmandu, Pokhara is connected by air as well by road from Kathmandu and Bhairawa, a border town near India. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here. We will be Pokhara by 2 PM and then we can have local sightseeing. Day 5 Early Breakfast and then Vehicle to Nayapool the starting point for trekking. Ghorepani trek offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. This place is rich of hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. During the trek the trail passes through world’s famous ‘the Gorkha warrior’ clan the Gurung and Magar’s charming village, dense rhododendron (Nepalese national flower), Oak forest full of birds, green hills and patchwork valleys. Just about every angle is a tantalizing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m,) Annapurna (8,091m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167) range on the initial part of the tour is breathtaking. On an excursion to Pun Hill one can observe the entire mountain ranges; covering red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom at the Sunset and Sunrise. Rewarding trekking that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature. Day 6 Early wakes up and then climbing up to Poonhill. Then Back to Ghorepani Day 7 Trekking back to Pokhara Day 8 Pokhara- Rest and local sightseeing Day 9 Private Bus to Tansen, lodging at the UMN Guest house or shrinagar Guest house. Day 10 Tansen – visiting local people and hospital Day 11 Tansen – Trekking to Shrinagar Hill and have a dry picnic Day 12 Early morning private bus to Chitwan , Lunch at Tiger camp Nepal\\\\\\\'s first and most famous national park is situated in the lowlands of inner Terai. Covering an area of 932 sq. km the park includes hilly areas covered by deciduous forest. This ecologically diverse area is the last remaining home in Nepal for more than 300 of the endangered Asian one-horned rhinoceros and harbors one of the largest population of the elusive and rare Royal Bengal Tiger. Beside the Rhino and Tiger, Chitwan also supports a great variety of flora and fauna. There are four species of deer, including the spotted Chital, Leopard, Sloth bear, Wild boar, rhesus monkey, Grey Langur monkey, wild dog, small wild cats, the white gaur (the world\\\\\\\'s largest wild cattle) and many other smaller animals. Day 13 Chitwan Tiger camp and we will follow their programs The programs include Elephant safari, Jeep drive, Tharu culture show and canoeing Day 14 Chitwan – Breakfast and then Private bus to the Rafting Point One night stay during rafting Day 15 Lunch and then back to Kathmandu and then taking rest Day 16 sightseeing –Pashupatinath temple and Baudha Nath Stupa Day 17 sightseeing Swoyambhunath stupa and then Kathmandu Darbar Square Day 18 RELAX and Leaving Nepal