Nepal Honeymoon Tour

Trip Description

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal with an area covering of 50.67km2. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped valley in central Nepal surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri.  The International airport named as Tribhuvan International Airport also lies in Kathmandu city.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple  is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple served as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath, Nepal is a secular country. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Boudhanath

Boudhanath is one of the holiest buddhist sites in Kathmandu(Yambu), Nepal. It is known as Khāsti in Nepal Bhasa Jyarung Khasyor in Tamang language or as Bauddha by modern speakers of Nepali. Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa's massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. As of 1979, Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Along with Swayambhunath, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area.

Swoyambhu Nath Stupa

This is one of the world's most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be about 2000 years old. Painted four sides of spire's base are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is 3 km. west of Kathmandu city and situated on a hillock about 77 m. above sea level of Kathmandu Valley and hence commands an excellent view of the valley. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.

Patan Durbar Square

It is situated in the heart of the city, constitutes the focus of visitors attraction. The Durbar Square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar Square consists of three main chowks or courtyards, the central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk  and Kesar Narayan Chowk. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpieces of stone architecture, the Royal Bath called Tushahity. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979 A.D.

Nagarkot

Nagarkot is located 32 km east of Kathmandu in Bhaktapur District. At an elevation of 2,195 meters, it is considered one of the most scenic spots in Bhaktapur District. It is renowned as an international tourist destination with spectacular views of the whole Langtang range, sunrise on the mountains and sunset views. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Sagarmatha ( Mt. Everest ) can be seen from here.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The Golden gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows built by king Ranjit Malla, the gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. The palace of 55  windows was built in 1700 AD. Among the bricks walls in their gracious setting and sculptural design is a balcony of 55 windows. This balcony is a masterpiece of wood carving. The stone temple of Batsala Devi, which is also located in the Durbar square, is full of intricate carvings. This temple also sets a beautiful example of Shikhar style architecture in Nepal. There is bronze bell in the terrace of the temple, which is also known as the "Bell Barking Dogs". This colossal bell placed in 1737 AD. was rung to signal curfew during those days. The main square of city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like Lion Gate, the statue of Bhupatindra Malla, the picture Gallery, the Batsala temple etc. It was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.

 

Changu Narayan

Changu Narayan is an ancient Hindu temple located near the Kathmandu Valley on top of a hill at the eastern end of the valley. It is 6 kilometres to the north of Bhaktapur and 22 kilometres from Kathmandu. The temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples of the valley, and is believed to have been constructed first in the 4th century. Changu Narayan is the name of Vishnu and the temple is dedicated to him. A stone slab discovered in the vicinity of the temple dates to the 5th century, and is the oldest such stone inscription discovered in Nepal. It was rebuilt after the old temple was devastated. Many stone sculptures here date to the Licchavi period. Changu Narayan Temple is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Manakamana

Manakamana is the name of a Hindu Goddess. It is believed that the Goddess fulfils the wishes of the people. The term ‘mana’ means the ‘heart’ or ‘soul’ and ‘kamana’ means the ‘wish’.The most popular temple of Manakamana is in Gorkha. It is said that a King of Gorkha was blessed by the goddess to get victory over small kingdoms and make a big Gorkha. Manakamana of gorkha is a popular place for a specific fair called Panchami. The temple was initially inaccessible and one had to ride on horseback for 2–3 days. Now it is easily accessible by Cable Car. It belief that the Manakamana goddess fulfills wishes is so deep-rooted in the hearts of Nepalese that they make an effort to visit the temple and the goddess as often as they can, at least once a year.

Bandipur

Bandipur an ancient Newari mountain town lies in Tanahu District, Gandaki Zone in the Mahabharat range at an altitude of 3400 feet. It is 135 k.m. to the west and 80 k.m. to the south of Pokhara, 62 k.m. to the north of Narayanghat, and 7 k.m. from Prithivi Highway 's Dumre Bazaar and about 20 minutes’ drive from the highway.It has abundance of ancient houses, temples of great significance and historical architecture, this medieval-era town boasts festivals all year around, besides a plethora of cultural offerings. The weather is cool all the year round – the maximum temperature in winter is between 18–20 degree centigrade while the minimum temperature plummets to 2 degree centigrade. In the summer season, the temperature goes up to 30 degree centigrade and the minimum temperature downs to 12 degree centigrade. The hill top settlement is a treat to the eyes during the monsoon. Although different communities such as Magar, Gurung, Bahun, Kshetry, Damai, Kami and Sarki live in the Bandipur. It is predominantly a Newar town.

Pokhara

The Pokhara Valley - one of the most picturesque spot of Nepal, is enhanced by its lovely lakes Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa. Situated 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu, Pokhara is connected by air as well or by bus from Kathmandu and Bhairahawa a border town near India. Situated at an altitude of 827 meters from the sea-level, Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara's numerous lakes, known as 'tal' in Nepali offer fishing, boating and swimming.

Lumbini

Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace, and nonviolence. It is situated 250 kilometers southwest of Kathmandu. The broken Ashoka pillar, remaints of an old monastery, images of Buddha's mother Maya Devi, etc. are still preserved in Lumbini. It is accessible by air from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa. Also one can reach Lumbini in about 3 hours by bus or car from Tansen via Bhairahawa from Kathmandu.

Palpa

Tansen is situated at an altitude of 1343 m; above the sea-level. Tansen is the most popular summer resort in western Nepal on account of its position and climate. It has perhaps Nepal's most far stretching views of the country's chief attractions, the Himalayas from Dhaulagiri in the west to Gaurishanker in the north east. It takes just seven hours by bus from Pokhara to reach Tansen.

Bardia

The Bardia National Park is situated on the eastern banks of the Karnali River, about 400-km west of Kathmandu. The park is 968 sq. km in area and extends from the Churia hills southward to the gentle slopes of the 'Bhabhar'. The western end of the Bardia is bounded by numerous waterways of the Karnali River, which have created many large and small gravel islands. A mosaic of grassland and forest of acacia, sisam and the large buttressed silk cotton trees cover these islands and much to the lower ground.Bardia is the home of a wide variety of animals, many of which live in and around the National Park. Spotted deer, Black buck, Hog deer, Samber deer, Wild boar, Swamp deer, two species of Monkeys, Wild elephants, Crocodile, Dolphin and Blue bull are found here. More than 350 species of birds have been recorded in Bardia, truly a bird watcher's paradise.

 

Day 01: Kathmandu
Day 02: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar square
Day 03: Nagarkot Bhaktapur Durbar Square Changunarayan
Day 04: Kuritar, Manakamana Bandipur
Day 05: Pokhara
Day 06: Pokhara
Day 07: Palpa
Day 08: Bardia National Park
Day 09: Bardia National Park
Day 10: Lumbini
Day 11: Lumbini
Day 12: Kathmandu


Cost Includes

  • 1 night Accommodation at Kathmandu(Hotel Mountain)
  • 1 night Accommodation at Nagarkot(Sunshine Hotel)
  • 1 night Accommodation at Kathmandu(Hotel Mountain)
  • 1 night Accommodation at Bandipur(
  • 2 nights Accommodation at Pokhara(Mum's Garden)
  • 1 night Accommodation at Palpa(
  • 2 nights Accommodation at Bardia(Rhino Lodge Bardia)
  • 2 nights Accommodation at Lumbini(Dreamland Gold Resort)
  • 1 night Accommodation at Kathmandu(Hotel Mountain)
  •  twin sharing basis on B &B Plan.
  • All Transportation by vehicle.
  • Well English Speaking Guide.
  • All travel related information.

 

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Expenses
  • Camera fees & entrance fees(if any).
  • Mineral water, energy drink, table drink.
  • The services of vehicles is not included on leisure days.
  • Medical/insurance.

 

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