NEPAL TOUR Itinerary
- Package Details
- NEPAL TOUR Itinerary
TOUR DESTINATION : “MAHA SIVARATHIRI” DHARSAN & LEISURE - “THE LAND OF HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINS” Nepal– Kathmandu City, Pokhara, Paten City, Dulekhel, Panauti, Nilkanta, DURBAR Square, Manakamana mountain temple & Nagarkot.
NO. OF DAYS : 8D/7N
PACKAGE COST : RM 3990/- per pax
TOUR DATE : MAR 2019
COST INCLUDES : FLY BY “MALAINDO AIR” VISA, GST, Room- twin or triple sharing* Transport A/C with English /Tamil speaking guide. ALL ENTRANCE FEES , HOTELS 3 & 4 STAR, All meals starting with lunch on the first day and dinner on last day & provided FULL WATER SUPPLY ON BUS. TEA & COFFEE & ALL AIRPORT TAXES INCLUDED.
COST EXCLUDES : Single person – single room extra RM 700.00. TRAVEL INSURANCE – RM 40.00, TIPS RM 100.00 will be collected in KLIA before departure, SELF EXPENCES – LAUNDRY, TIPS, EXCESS BAGGAGE, PHONE BILLS ETC. OPTION: IF YOU WANT TO GO FOR “MOUNT EVEREST FLIGHT” – US 200.00 PER PERSON. Kindly bring 2 photo – passport size for arrival visa. Bring warm clothes and for your convenience your own towel and all your needs & medicines possible Weather in NEPAL expected to be cool.
DAY 1: KLIA 1 TO KATHMANDU: BE IN KLIA 1 – COUNTER “E” AT 3.30 PM:
FLY BY ‘MALINDO AIRLINES” BE IN KLIA2 – MALINDO COUNTER (ON YOUR LEFT) –N.B. Flight timing will be announced soon) On arrival Kathmandu – CHECK INTO A 4 STAR HOTEL Our hotel is the heart of Kathmandu City.
DAY 2: TO SIVARATHIRI PRAYERS IN PASHUPATINATH, WE HAVE SWAMI FROM THE PASUPATHINATH TEMPLE TO ASSIST YOU FOR PRAYERS:
Pashupatinath Temple: MAHA SIVARATHIRI DHARSAN One of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world, Pashupatinath – A temple of Shiva with 5 heads –here is the biggest celebration of SIVARATHIRI – you will see no less than 1 MILLION devotees – WE PROMISE YOUR PRAYERS IN ONE HOUR. The temple lies 5km east of the city center. The richly- ornamented pagoda houses the sacred lingam, or phallic symbol of lord Shiva. Chronicle indicates the temples existence prior to 400 AD. YOU CAN SEE
A LOT OF MAHA GURUS HERE. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy basmati river flowing beside the temple, it is also a world heritage site. Puranas contain many stories and legends describing the origin of this festival. According to one, during the Samudra Manthan, a pot of poison emerged from the ocean. This terrified the Gods and demons as the poison was capable of destroying the entire world, and they ran to Shiva for help. To protect the world Shiva drank the deathly poison but held it in his throat instead of swallowing it. This made his throat turn blue, and he was given the name Neelkantha, the blue-throated one. Shivaratri is the celebration of this event by which Shiva saved the world.
TO 143 FEET – THE KAILASH NATHAR SIVA – THE TALLEST IN THE WORLD On the way stop at the WORLD‟S BIGGEST – SHIVAN temple - 143 feet tall – go for pooja here. This will be a great experience. A temple of Shiva and Parwathy. WE WILL GIVE YOU A SPECIAL DHARSAN OVER HERE. IT SAID THAT IF YOU CAN PRAY FOR YOUR DEAD PARENTS ON THIS DAY –THEIR SINS WILL BE LESS. DO IT FOR THEN HERE. Back to KATHMANDU FOR OVERNIGHT STAY.
DAY 3: TO POKHARA CITY:
After breakfast drive to Pokhara which will take about 8 hours drive and is about 200 km. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the Magnificence of the fishtail summit rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic. At an elevation lower than Katmandu, it has much more tropical feel to it, a fact well appreciated by the Beautiful diversity of flowers which prosper in its environ. I need, the valley surrounding Pokhara is home to thick forest, gushing rivers, emerald lakes and of course, the world famous views of the Himalayas.
MANAKAMANA – KALI TEMPLE – BY CABLE CAR. After lunch stop at Manakaman – cable car station. Here you go up the very nice cable for about 3.2 kilometers – watching beautiful sceneries. On the top you have a very famous KALI temple that is very old and it looks as if you are in the sky. A real place to enjoy and pray. From here the Himalayas are seen on clear days. You can see hundreds of goats devoted to Kali here. Then we will have an experience on a hanging bridge over the river (IF SITUATION ALLOWS). It will be a nice experience rafting is from here – if you come again to Nepal. On arrival Pokhara check into hotel.
DAY 4: IN POKHARA CITY:
Early morning can see sun rise and the 9 Annapurna range – Kailash is situated behind the 9th Annapurna range. In Pokhara we will visit the DAVILS FALL. A grand waterfall fascinating – a water fall that falls to a depth of 400 feet and disappears under the earth. Then visit to the Shivan Cave – see the cave under the city. About 100 steps down. A cave every one must see. A Shivan statue found down in the cave – 1500 years ago You can see “Uthrachar Tree” here. Here you can buy the special stone SALIGRAM – only found in Nepal. SALIGRAM is only found near Muktinath. Here buy UTHRACHAR – seen growing in Nepal. The 14 eye or the double – Gawri Shankar “uthrachar” – and all controls diabetes, heart attack and many more diseases says the holy people of Nepal. Evening we will go for a ride boating on the Pahle Lake.
From here you can see the nine Annapurana Mountains – behind the 9th Annapurana mountains is the the holy Kailash. Here you can also buy the very famous knifes of Nepal. ON ARRIVAL KATHMANDU OVERNIGHT STAY.
DAY 5: TO PANAUTI, BANEPAL & DULIKHIL TO KATHMANDU:
Then proceed to the ancient city - Penauti – here you will be surprised to see very old temples and buildings dated 1500 years ago. All buildings made of olden day clay bricks. The very important temple dated before Christ. Important tourist sites Saratha Devisthanam, Dhanesmar Mahadev temple, Bharmayani Mandir & ancient Panauti Sachi Tirtha Trivani Ghat area, old Panauti bazaar area, Setadevi picnic spot. Panauti Kasudevi Fulchowki, Namobuddha, Gorakhnath, Salmitar, Salie Danda, Jayalachiti, and many more. Soon this ancient city will be listed under the world heritage protected city. Here there are many temple and monasteries and the Maha Kumbavishesam every 12 years. The rtiruvani Sangam here carries a great story. Don’t miss this great opportunity to see Penauti. OVERNIGHT STAY IN KATHMANDU.
DAY 6: KATHMANDU CITY TOUR – DURBAR SQUARE & DEPARTURE:
On arrival Kathmandu we will go to NILKANTA – this is a place a Buddha’s statue was found in the state of sleeping. (It also looks like Vishnu sleeping on a snake) A farmer was digging for water and found BLOOD rushing out. Then all the villages started to dig and found the beautiful Buddha statue about 12 feet down. Shopping in Tamil Street – you can buy A to Z here. Night have dinner in a Muslim restaurant. Today we begin your tour with visiting the Durbar Square complex of palaces, courtyards and temple, built between the 12th and 18th centuries used to be the seat of the Ancient Malla Kings of Katmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages, The Durbar Square, protected as a UNESCO as a world heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city, there are also museums inside the palaces building.
DURBAR SQUARE – the most important place to visit – see the Goddess of Nepal here. The place where the King was crowned an Boudhanath, Lies about 6 km to the south of downtown Katmandu and is the largest Stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and present one of most fascinating specimens of sputa design. Boudhanath a world heritage is also known as chaste. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries surrounding and a large Buddhist community lives here. Swayambhunath, The second Stupa of importance lies west of the city perched on a hill overlooking the capital. The history of this Stupa goes back to the time of the creation of Katmandu valley. It is believed that the bodhisattva ‘Manjushri’ arrived from Tibet and with one stroke of his magical sword cut open a path for the lake waters to flow out of the valley. Katmandu was a huge lake until then. The opening of the Chobar George enabled the water to drain giving birth to one of the most fertile valleys in the world. Have a special dinner in the “OLD PALACE” with traditional dances. THEN PROCEED TO AIRPORT.
DAY 7: ARRIVAL KLIA - WITH THE GIFT OF “MAHA SIVARATHIRI DHARSAN”:
WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND COOPERATION & HOPE TO SEE YOU AGAIN IN ANOTHER TOUR.