Nepal Mountain Highlight Tour package is designed
in such a way that one can have vistas of beautiful snowcapped mountains with
very less efforts as well as in short period of time. Mountain Highlight Tours is a special tour made
combining sightseeing at Kathmandu, Pokhara explore tour, Pokhara sightseeing,
back to ancient Bandipur Village and finally back to Nagarkot hill to have
panoramic vistas of valleys, mountains, green hills and much more. Mountain Highlight Tours starts
with sightseeing at Kathmandu followed by Pokhara and lots of travel including
short hike to Sarangkot via small villages where you can see beautiful sunrise
over the mountains. After which we head back to Kathmandu via Bandipur Village and
stay overnight at Nagarkot. Next morning you will be welcomed by beautiful
breathtaking sunrise over the mountains and hills. Mountain Highlight Tours is a short tour offering
great vistas of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Langtang, Ganesh
Himal and etc including Mt. Everest.
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
You will be warmly welcomed by Well Nepal Treks representative at your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu and escorted you to hotel and and our representative describe the itinerary of your tour. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Today after breakfast you will going to explore the World Heritage Site of UNESCO, starting from Pashupatinath Temple.
Pashupatinath Temple: The most famous tourist site in Kathmandu is Lord Shiva’s temple, Pashupatinath Temple, which lies about 5 Km north east of Kathmandu. This temple is holiest Hindu Pilgrimage Shrines in Nepal with two tiered golden roof and four silver doors is situated of the bank of Bagmati River. Pashupatinath, 17th century temple, is a pagoda of brass and gilt with the silver plated gateways where non Hindus are not allowed to visit here but they can only see the gilded “Nandi, a bull”, Shiva’s Vehicle, inside the temple. They cannot enter the temple compound but can see the whole area from high Vantage point. It has very religious prestige and importance for Hindu’s all over the world and whole nation. Many tourists visit this holy temple every year and it is believed that one’s misfortune, bad luck, mistakes, obstacle in life and devotees sorrow are all washed away by Lord Shiva and give happy life after. Thousands of devotees gather in here during Shivaratri Festival and worship their almighty. This festival tells everything about this temple, devotees and its importance.
Then drive towards Boudhanath stupa and explore it.
Boudhanath Stupa: Boudhanath stupa is the largest stupa (36 M high) of Nepal which is located about 8 Km North east of Kathmandu. The stupa was built in Lichchhavi Dynasty by king Dev in 5th century. It has octagonal base and hemisphere dome is topped by the square structure painted with Lord Buddha’s eyes with steps of enlightenment to the umbrella of Nirvana. Its base is surrounded by a wall with 147 inches each with 4-5 prayer wheels. The wheels are crafted with hundreds of notes of Buddha mantra “Om Mane Padme Hum” and with each turn of wheel hundreds of messages are sent to heaven symbolically. There is a Buddhist monastery and many Tibetan monks come to study here.
After exploring Boudhanath Stupa then headed to Swoyambunath stupa another religious places of Buddhist as well as Hindu.
Swoyambunath Stupa: Swayambunath stupa is a religious site in Kathmandu which sits on the top of the Padmachala hill, 175 m above the valley and 3 km to the west of the city. The word Swayambhu means "the self-existent" in English. The stupa is built 2500 years ago by the King Manadeva which offers an opportunity to study the religious harmony in Nepal. The stupa is about 20 m in diameter and 10 m high. The white hemispherical mound represents the four elements subscribing earth, water, wind and fire. Each side of the square stone has the eyes of Buddha which is the sign of true wisdom. The painted eyes on four sides represent the all seeing eyes of Buddha and are watching all the time wrong doers and good doers. This is a very religious shrine of Buddhists Tibetan monks, Brahmins priests and Newars nuns are the major worshipers here.
After exploring Swayambunath we headed towards Kathmandu Durbar Square which is rich in arts and culture.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square carry the real identity of cultural and arts. In Durbar square you can see the different temples and many attractive wood carving activities done in temples. You can also get an opportunity to see the Living God Kumari you can explore Kastamamdap which is believed that "Kasthamandap Temple is made up of by single tree with three storied. After exploring Kastamandap you will move to Kathmandu Durbar Square Museum before that you get an opportunity to see the big statue of Lord Bhairav and big statue of Lord Hanuman at the entry of museum. In museum you can explore the history of Nepal and also the culture and tradition of Nepal. And stay overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara and explore
After breakfast you will drive for Pokhara or you can go via flight. After your arrival at Pokhara you will be taken to your hotel then get fresh and you will move out to explore Pokhara by boating in Phewa lake and visit several places like Brindabasini Temple and surrounding of hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Full Day Pokhara Sightseeing
Early in the morning you will hike to Sarangkot, beautiful village sitting on top of hill just 5 KM away from Lakeside of Pokhara, and from where you can view beautiful sunrise over the snowy capped mountain and it also offers panoramic view of green hills, Pokhara Valley, rural villages and several snowcapped mountains like Annappurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and surrounding peaks. You can perform paragliding here which will add more adventure in your tour. Then you will have sightseeing at David’s fall, Mahendra Cave, Phewa Lake, White Peace Pagoda etc. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Pokhara to Bandipur and explore
After breakfast you will drive for Bandipur. After reaching Bandipur you will explore dense rhododendron forests full of
birds and deep sub-tropical valleys also visit Tudikhel Ground, Gadhi, Siddha
Cave, Bindhabasini Temple, Mahalaxmi temple, Narayan Temple, Pahar pani
Mahadev, Purano Kot (Gurungche Hill), and also get a chance to encounter Himalayan mountains like
Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and surrounding peaks, Tandrang Tundrung. Stay overnight a lodge.
Day 6: Bandipur to Nagarkot
After breakfast you will explore the lifestyles, culture and tradition of local people. Drive towards Nagarkot Via Kathmandu along with enjoying the nature. After reaching Nagarkot you will explore its surrounding lifestyles, culture and tradition. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Early morning you get a wake up call to see the mesmerising view of sunrise over the snowy capped mountain. after sunrise you headed to Nagarkot tower from where you can encounter the panorama view of different mountain like Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, Mahalangur and Numbur. . Then drive back to Kathmandu on the way you will explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur is a city of devotees which lies to the east 12 km away from Kathmandu. Durbar Square of Bhaktapur is impressive, wider, clean and beautiful with beautiful Lion Gate, Golden Gate, palace of 55 windows, Batsala temple, barking Bell, the statue of King Bhupatendra Mall on a stone pillar, public bath and temple of Pashupatinath. On the left you will find the tallest temple of Nyatapole which means 5 tiers representing symbols of 5 basic elements of nature such as water, wind, fire, earth and sky. This is a highest pagoda temple of Nepal ever built with architectural perfection and artistic beauty in 1702 AD by the King Bhupatendra Malla. Next to Nyatapole is another giant temple of Bhairavnath, the God of Terror in three stories built in 1718 AD. If you walk ahead for about 20 minutes you will come to another square of a Dattatraya temple built in 1427 AD from a trunk of single tree. Behind the temple there is a monastery where you will notice exquisitely carved door frame and windows and also a famous peacock window back wall of the monastery.
then head to Patan for another traditional and cultural sightseeing.
Patan Durbar Square:The ancient city Patan, city of fine arts, lies 5 km to the south of Katmandu. Durbar Square consists of different sections of ancient palace like Sundari Chowk (beautiful court yard), the Tushahity (Royal Bath) which is a master piece of stone carvings and others are Mul Chowk (main court yard). There is a statue of King Narendra Malla sitting on the stone pillar in front of the palace in the main square. Next to it, there is a famous Krishna Mandir temple with 21 pinnacles built all of stones. Most of the people of Patan city are Buddhists. Patan is also very famous in its art work and many fine craftsmen in Patan who produce bronze/brass art work in different images/statues of Hindu/Buddhist Gods and Goddesses, silver jewelleries, wood carvings. Most of the handicrafts you see in the local shops of Katmandu valley are produced in Patan.
After exploring the arts and crafts of Patan and its heritage area then head back to Kathmandu. Tonight, you will have great Nepali dinner with your crew and teammates with great Nepali music’s. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Farewell
Today your Nepal Mountain Highlight Tours comes to an end so collects the photographs and gadget. Then our representative will help you to drop to the airport or if you have plenty of time to spend in Nepal, then feel free us to join another trip or adventurous acivities like hiking, river rafting, Bunjy Jumping, Paragliding etc.
Local Transport by Private vehicle
in Kathmandu, Pokhara , Nagarkot and Baandipur at standard hotels/lodge with breakfast.
in Kathmandu with tour guide.
of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu,
additional government tax & Permit.
Nepal entry visa
/ any air fare.
and cold drinks)
dinner in Kathmandu
due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, political disturbances etc.