Kathmandu, Pokhara with Muktinath Yatra - 6 Nights 7 Days

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Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days Tour

Location: Kathmandu – Pokhara - Jomsom - Kathmandu

Price: INR 29000 per person

 

3 Nights Kathmandu, 2 Nights Pokhara by surface & 1 Night Jomsom by Air with Muktinath

 

Tour Itinerary


Day 01 - Kathmandu

 

Meeting at airport upon arrival by NTP Personal. 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.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 Day 02 – Kathmandu

 

Breakfast, 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.

 

19 km away from the Capital city of Kathmandu is the Changu Narayan temple. It exquisitely rests among the traditional terraced fields and lush forest of Bhaktapur. Furthermore, this oldest temple dates back to as early as 3000 years. It is the historic and the oldest temple found till date in Nepal. Moreover, Changu Narayan is listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the living museum of Changu Narayan temple bores the ancient history of the Lichchavi Dynasty.

 

Drive to the hill station of Nagarkot at the elevation of 2195 m/7210 ft is another attraction, a popular destination for both locals and international tourists that offers stunning view of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas. Nagarkot has always been very popular for its phenomenal sunrise and sunset view. We then drive 32 km back to the capital city of Kathmandu.

 

Overnight stay at Kathmandu

 

 Day 03 – Kathmandu / Pokhara

 

Drive to Pokhara. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel. On the way you have an option of doing the river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple “Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” where you are taken by a cable ride of 10 mins. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 04 – Pokhara / 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 trekker’s 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.

 

 Day 05 – Jomsom / Pokhara

 

Fly back to Pokhara early morning and transfer to hotel.

 

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 06– Pokhara / Kathmandu

 

Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.  Visit Pbodhanath Stupa and in the evening One can indulge in shopping or visit the casinos trying their lady luck. Overnight at hotel.

 

 Day 07– Kathmandu / Airport

 

Breakfast check out

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

 

Package Inclusions:

 

# 03 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast and dinner Manang Hotel or Similar 

# 02 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast and dinner City Inn or Similar 

# 01 night accommodation in Jomsom with Breakfast & dinner Oms home or Similar  – extremely basic accommodation only available with non A/c rooms

# 02 international airport transfers by A/c vehicle exclusively

# 02 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/c vehicle exclusively

# Transportation Jomsom – Muktinath – Jomsom by a non A/c Jeep on SIC basis.

# Transportation Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by A/c vehicle exclusively

# Airfare  Pokhara / Jomsom / Pokhara

# Same day Nagarkot excursion with Changunarayana visit

# 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).

 

Package excludes:

 

 Entry ticket to the monuments, Manokamna cable car ticket , guide , meals , portage , tips, GST 5% and extras not mentioned as inclusions

 

Cost of the tour INR29000 per person

Nett cost valid for the Indian nationals

 

 

 

 

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