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Muktinath & Kathmandu Special

Visit some of the most historic and significant sites of Nepal along with this tour. From the narrow and beautiful streets of Kathmandu to one of the highest temples at Muktinath in Mustang District you will experience ultimate mixture of nature, people and tradition trived in this pristine land for hundreds of years.
Day 1: Arrive and Transfer to Hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu valley Sightseeing
Today we will be having sightseeing to the following World Heritage Sites:

Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important shrines of the Hindu followers. It is one of the biggest and most powerful Shiva’s temples. This place possess much more of cultural behaves and exchanges. The art and the architecture can be seen scattered around each and every corner of the Pashupatinath temple.
Boudhanath: Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu and the largest one in Nepal. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
Swyambhunath: Swyambhunath Stupa is one of the most oldest Shrine in Nepal. The monument is believed to be self created and the history of the monument backs to the 5th Century. It is also known as the Monkey temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. Swyambhunath complex is comprised of several other temples and shrine some dating back to the Licchavi period and museum, library and Tibetan monastery are recently added.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu Durbar Square reflects the palaces and the livelihood of kings of that era when Nepal was just coming into existence. This was the place where the foundation of modern Nepal is formed. This place used to be and still is the center heart of Kathmandu. It s filled with palaces astounding monuments, perfect handicrafts and art, the home of living goddess( Kumari) called Kumari Gahr, biggest example of a pagoda style monument and so on……
Day 3: Drive/Fly to Pokhara
The drive to Pokhara takes around 6-7 hours which is an excellent way of observing natural beauty along the road till Pokhara. The Annapurna Mountains greets you upon reaching Pokhara with its enormous beauty and presence.
Day 04: Pokhara - Jomsom - Kagbeni
Fly to Jomsom & sightseeing around Jomsom. The Kaligandaki valley here is called the Thakkhola, after the native Thakalis, who are distantly related to the Tibetans. The day we walk to Kagbeni, the checkpoint of entry to Upper Mustang. The altitudes of this trek vary between about 915m at Pokhara to approx.3880m at Muktinath; going up and down will test the best pair of knees. The secret is, take it SLOWLY!
Day 05: Kagbeni - Muktinath
We ascend steeply to a 3880m, at Muktinath. This is one of the most important pilgrimage sights for Hindus. Holy water flows from the 108 carved spouts surrounding the Vishnu temple in a grove of poplars. Muktinath is also home to many ethnic Tibetans and holy Buddhists, who come here for the temple in which fire miraculously burns in a stream of water inside a small but very holy temple.
Day 06: Muktinath - Jomsom
Descend gradually through fields and poplar groves, then into the Kali Gandaki river valley. Follow the valley southwards to Jomsom. The Kali Gandaki valley here is called the Thak Khola, from the ethnic group the Thakalis, the main inhabitants of this area.
Day 6: Jomsom to Pokhara by Flight
Day 7: Pokhara Valley Sightseeing after breakfast
After breakfast we will take you for sightseeing to Davis fall, Bindhabasini Temple, Seti George, Tibetan refugee camp etc.
Day 8: Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 9: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Today we will be visiting the following Heritage Sites:
Swyambhunath: Swyambhunath Stupa is one of the oldest Shrines in Nepal. The monument is believed to be self created and the history of the monument backs to the 5th Century. It is also known as the Monkey temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. Swyambhunath complex is comprised of several other temples and shrine some dating back to the Licchavi period and museum, library and Tibetan monastery are recently added.

Patan: Patan also known as Lalitpur lies around five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is the best representation of Nepalese art and architecture. It has the highest density of temples as compared to Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Some of the common monuments are Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar square, Mahaboudha, Hiranya Verna Mahavihar, Kumbheshwor and many more to see…..

Kathmandu Durbar Square- Kathmandu Durbar square reflects the palaces and the livelihood of kings of that era when Nepal was just coming into existence. This was the place where the foundation of modern Nepal is formed. This place used to be and still is the center heart of Kathmandu. It s filled with palaces astounding monuments, perfect handicrafts and art, the home of living goddess( Kumari) called Kumari Gahr, biggest example of a pagoda style monument and so on……
After the sightseeing we will be walking back to the hotel passing narrow streets of Kathmandu.
Day 10: Departure

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