In this tour we will visit historic monuments in Kathmandu and enjoy the countryside, thrilling white water rafting on Trishuli River with our picnic on the bank of the river. We will drive you with spectacular views changing every minute and see the mountain under the water and above the cloud while enjoying the boating on Phewa Lake. This tour is a mixture of history, culture, adventure and nature covering the best of Nepal.
Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, meet our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
In the morning one hour Everest flight (Mountain flight). Then we will have breakfast and full day Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley – the most popular place in the kingdom was known as Kantipur in earlier times. The tour highlighter are the Living Goddess “ Kumari” who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotes, Kastamandap temple, the temple made out of single tree and name Kathmandu is derived from Durbar square and drive to Syambhu Nath which lies on top of hill is the Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu. The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathmandu and over night in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, Patan city of fines arts and crafts. It is in this town that world famous brass, bronze and copperware works are done, all by hand. The tour highlights are Shikhara style Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar Square, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, the golden roofed Buddhist Monastery, Mahabouda Temple, the temple of thousand Buddha and visit to Industrial Estate and Tibetan handicreaft center where one can see a live demonstration of carpet weaving by hand. After noon Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur, the best restored of the medieval Royal cities of the valley. The Sight-seeing tour includes the famous, “Golden Gate” “palace of 55 windows” and the “Nyatapola Temple” the valley’s tallest temple and drive to Changunarayan considered to be the oldest temple extant in Kathmandu valley, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and was built in 323 A.D. by King Hari Dutta Malla. The temple is richy decorated with sculptures and carvings. There after proceed to Nagarkot hilltop for close views of the Himalayas Mountains. Overnight at Nagarkot hotel.
Drive to Charaudi for 3 hours, the rafting put –in- point then we will meet our raft crew. The leader of the raft will give short briefing on safety procedure. The whole day we encounter several big- small rapids but the main interesting one are after Majhimtar which is just before the “upset” rapid and according to the Colorado river rating scale this rapid has been rated from 3 to 4. All tricky rapids bear Nepali name as well as common names, which will be told by the rafter. Lunch will be served on the beach of the river just before going through the Upset rapids. Shortly after lunch we will encounter another rapid known as “ surprise”. It is indeed, for the current accelerates and the rapids increase in size and frequency. Overnight at Kuringhat Camp.
After breakfast, we will have continued raft- encountering Mugling and Simaltal rapid and pass another Marshyangdi river, which has flowed down, from Manag valley. Arrive put-out – point, drive to Pokhara, the picturesque mountain town located on the laps of the mighty Annapurna mountain range. Upon arrival at Pokhara, briefing about activities, afternoon time boating on Fewa Lake. Over night at Pokhara.
After Breakfast full day sightseeing in Pokhara, over night at Pokhara.
After Breakfast drive back to Kathmandu transfer to hotel. Afternoon leisure time for individual activities.
Transfer from hotel to International Airport to board onward journey flight.