Basking in the grandeur of the mighty Himalaya, the youngest yet highest mountain range in the world, considered the abode of the Gods. Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia, bordered by China in the North and India in the South, East, and West. This birthplace of the messenger of peace Siddhartha Gautam Buddha is also home to the bravest of the brave Gorkha warriors and hosts the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest, among many others.
Nepal is embellished with the gleaming Himalayan range in the north and adorned with tropical low land greenery in the south. Captivating art, culture, cryptic monasteries and temples, numerous massive places and monuments, unique festivals and lifestyles, sublime exquisite scenery, and some of the best waling trials on the earth combined with stirring adventurous bustles are the prominent attributes of the breathtaking land which as positioned it as a distinctive travel destination in the world!!
Sightseeing tour of ancient Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city.
Chartered Helicopter ride to Khumbu Region to enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other giant snowcapped Mountains.
Am: After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of ancient Patan City, this ancient city of Patan also known as the “city of fine arts” or Lalitpur houses the residence of the former Patan royal family. Patan Durbar Square and its surroundings are good specimen of ancient Newari architecture. There are three main courtyards in the palace: Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. Mul Chowk, the oldest one, is at the center of Patan square.
Later proceed to Pashupatinath Temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. Regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world, Pashupatinath Temple’s existence dates back to 400 A.D. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to this temple that is also known as ‘The Temple of Living Beings’, which is listed UNESCO world heritage Site.
Pm: Visit Bouddhanath Stupa, the biggest stupa in Nepal. This is also called by many as Khasti Chitya, is one of the oldest stupa in the country. The stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is included in World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO. With diameter of about 100m and 40m height, Buddhanath holds its place among the largest stupas in the world.
After the tour transfer back to hotel for rest and refreshment.
Eve: Traditional welcome dinner at authentic Nepali Restaurant.
Early morning transfer to Kathmandu’s domestic Airport to board the chartered helicopter and fly over Everest Base Camp to enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other giant snowcapped Mountain in Khumbu Region.
On return we will land in Kalapatthar at an approximate altitude of (5,300 m / 17,384 ft.), from where will have a closest view of Mt. Everest and the Everest Base Camp.
After the short photography break we will fly to famous Everest View hotel to enjoy the panoramic view Mt. Everest and other giant snowcapped Mountain in Everest. Meantime we will serve the breakfast with Champaign.
After breakfast fly back to Dwarika’s Resort. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Breakfast drive to Bhaktapur City, literally the “City of Devotees”, is renowned for its elegant art, fabulous culture, colorful festivals, traditional dances, and the typical Newari lifestyle. Here explore the Royal Palace, the Golden Gate, and the entrance to the Palace of 55 Windows, known as Nepal’s most significant piece of art. Then visit the highest temple in the entire Kathmandu Valley- the Nyatapola Temple. This is also listed on a UNESCO world heritage site. Later transfer back to Resort. The rest of the day is free for leisure.
Pm:Changunarayan Temple is built on a hilltop, which is dated back to the 4th century and is considered the oldest temple in Kathmandu valley. In the country yard, among dozens of Vishnu’s statues, the 5th-century image with 10 arms is a masterpiece. Listed in the World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, it is also a scenic spot situated at the altitude of about 1700m and 4 km to the north of Bhaktapur.
After the sightseeing tour drives back to Kathmandu.