Welcome to the Kingdom Of Nepal 5D/4N By Thai Airways
The mountainous north has eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest. Public health and health care services in Nepal are provided by both the public and private sector and fares poorly by international standards. The Community Forestry Program in Nepal is a participatory environmental governance that encompasses well-defined policies, institutions, and practices. The program addresses the twin goals of forest conservation and poverty reduction. The overwhelming majority of the Nepalese population follows Hinduism. Shiva is regarded as the guardian deity of the country. Nepal is home to the famous Lord Shiva temple, the Pashupatinath Temple, where Hindus from all over the world come for pilgrimage. According to theology, Sita Devi of the epic Ramayana, was born in the Mithila Kingdom of King Janaka Raja.
The holy site of Lumbini is bordered by a large monastic zone, in which only monasteries can be built. All three main branches of Buddhism exist in Nepal and the Newa people have their own branch of the faith. Buddhism is also the dominant religion of the thinly populated northern areas, which are mostly inhabited by Tibetan-related peoples, such as the Sherpa. Travel by Thai Airways.
Day 1: Bangkok – Kathmandu. (Lunch/Dinner)
08:30 Reach at the Survanabhumi Thai Int’l Airport departure with Thai Airways (TG). Check in at row H-J with Gate No. 4.
10:30 Depart from Thailand to Nepal by Thai Airways. During the flight you will be able to view beautiful mountains covered with snow.
12:45 Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (Kathmandu). Kathmandu is the capital, and with almost one million inhabitants. You will meet your guide at the airport.
Noon Your guide will escort you and take you for lunch in the restaurant. After lunch, your guide will transfer you to the hotel for check in and refreshment. After refreshment the guide will take you for good sightseeing place such as Boudhanath (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO): This is the largest stupa in Nepal and is one of the largest in the world located east of the valley. It was built by the Lichchhavi King Mana Dev in the 5th century A.D. The Rinpoches who reside here have established Boudhnath as one of the most flourishing centres of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The colossal ancient stupa is 36 metres high. From ther we will then take you to Pashupatinath Temple. Here is a little information we would like to share with you regarding to Pashupatinath Temple. Pashupatinath Temple (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO): Dedicated to Lord Shiva it is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. It lies 5 km. east of the city on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple every year during Shivaratri, the birthday of Lord Shiva. Entrance to the temple precinct is forbidden to non-Hindus. The Large, gilded triple-roofed temple was built in 1696 A.D. though 300 years earlier these was a structure on this site. we will then go for sightseeing place such as Bhakatpur Durbar Square. Here is a little information we would like to share with you regarding to Bhaktapur Durbar Square: A former capital of the valley, it was once a flourishing city on the trade route to Tibet. It has preserved its traditional character better than the other two cities, due to its more isolated location. It is regarded today as a classic showcase of medieval Nepalese town life. It is situated in the east of Kathmandu valley about 14 km. away. It today retains much of its beauty in ornate woodcarvings and in the famed Golden Gate. We will then drive to Nagarkot.
Night Dinner and overnight stay at Country Villa or similar in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Nagarkot – Changu Narayan – Patan – Pokhara (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Early Morning We will leave early morning to see the sunrise from the hotel room you will be able to see Mt. Everest if the climate is clear. We will then go to Changu Narayan Temple to visit and see the place. We will then come back to the Hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast, we will go to Patan city. There we will go for sightseeing places such as Patan Durbar Square (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO): The Patan Durbar Square has been acclaimed as one of the finest urban streetscapes in the world. Most of the monuments seen today were built between the 16th – 18th centuries. It is known as the centre of fine arts and for the superb craftsmanship of its artisans. Essentially a Buddhist city, historic inscriptions establish Patan as an important town from early times (said to have been founded by Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C., although no historical proof exists).we will then go to Mahabuddha Temple.
Noon Lunch will be served at a Local restaurant. After lunch, we will Drive to Pokhara which 200 kms from Nagarkot. It will take us aroung 6 – 7 Hrs drive.
Night Dinner and overnight stay at Barahi Hotel or similar in Pokhara.
Day 3: Pokhara – Kathmandu . (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Early Morning We will visit Sarangkot at early morning to see the sunrise view. We will then come back to the hotel for. After breakfast, we will visit Phewa Lake which is 1 of 3 lakes that is in this country. We will then visit Barahi Temple which is in the middle of the lake.
Noon Lunch will be served at the Hotel. We will also visit Devi’s Fall and Kubteswara Cave. Here is a little information we would like to share with you regarding to Devi’s Fall. Devi’s Fall: Water coming from Phewa lake vanishes into the earth at the Devi’s Fall. Locally known as Patale Chhango, Devi’s fall is an attractive waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara valley. Devi, a Swiss lady, was swept away when the floodgates were accidently opened. We will then take you to see the Tibet Camp where you will find good quality carpets.
After this we will drive to the Pokhara airport to travel by flight back to Kathmandu.
Night Dinner and overnight stay at Himalaya Hotel or similar at Kathmandu.
Day 4: Kathmandu. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Morning Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will visit Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO): A top a green hillock west of Kathmandu, stands the great stupa of Swayambhunath. This is a site that is over 2500 years old marking the point where the legendary patriarch Manjushri discovered the lotus of the ancient valley lake. Constructed to specific rules each with a symbolic meaning, the stupa of Swayambhunath is a model of its kind.
Noon Lunch will be served at the restaurant. After lunch, we will visit Kathmandu durbar square. Here is a little information we would like to share with you regarding to Kathmandu durbar square. Kathmandu Durbar Square: (listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO) is one of the popular places liked by many visitors due to its exquisite architecture and artistic embellishment. The complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built in 1200 to 1768 A.D. with hundreds of erotic carvings used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu which epitomizes the religions and cultural life of the people.
Evening Later in the evening, we will visit Thammel for shopping.
Night Dinner will be served at Nepali cuisine with cultural show. Overnight stay at Himalaya Hotel or similar at Kathmandu.
Day 5: Kathmandu – Bangkok. (Breakfast)
Morning Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to the Kathmandu International airport and will bid farewell to you.
13:50 Departure from Kathmandu International Airport to Bangkok with Thai Airways (TG) with happy and safe journey.
18:25 Arrive at Bangkok.
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