This beautiful Nepal photography tour brings you to some of the most scenic and sacred places in Nepal. This trip features 3 nights in Kathmandu, 1 night in Nagarkot, and 2 nights in Pokhara. Kathmandu is a vast storehouse of Hindu and Buddhist art with more shrines and temples per square meter than anywhere else in the world. The friendly and hospitable inhabitants of Kathmandu belong to more than 60 different ethnic groups are proud on their rich culture and traditions. You visit with a cultural guide the highlights of Kathmandu Valley including giant white washed Buddhist stupas, exquisite temples and durbar squares and the most holy Hindu temples of Kathmandu.
Next morning we start our tour from Bhaktapur, the city of Devotees and overnight at Nagarkot mountain hillside. On our 3rd Day of the tour we will fly to Pokhara where you have more time to enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Phewa Lake or join paragliding or ultra light flights which offer striking overviews over Annapurna Range. And we conclude our tour here in bustling Kathmandu !
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu – Hotel Potala Guest House
Day 02: Nagarkot – The Hotel at the end of Universe
Day 03: Pokhara –Mount View Pokhara
Day 04: Pokhara –Mount View Pokhara
Day 05: Kathmandu – Hotel Potala Guest House
Day 06: Kathmandu – Hotel Potala Guest House
Day 07: Fly Back Home
Pick-up at Tribhuvan International Airport, meeting with your guide and transfer to the hotel. First impressions of Kathmandu (1 350 m). Hotel Potala Guest House.
Today we transfer you to Bhaktapur (30’ drive), the home of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, rich local customs, culture, religion and festivals. After sightseeing you are transported to your hotel in Nagarkot where you overnight and you have beautiful mountain vistas over Langtang Range with clear weather. Overnight The Hotel at the end of Universe –
After we finish our breakfast and sunrise view at club Himalaya of Nagarkot we drive to Kathmandu domestic airport ( 45 min drive down hill) and fly for 40 min where we start our trip in the green lush Pokhara valley where you can enjoy after your arrival boating, cycling & sightseeing. We will climb to world peace stupa hill for most dramatic landscape view of all the Annapurna Himalayan range. Overnight at Mount View Pokhara.
By 4:50 AM, we will drive to Sarangkot Hill station for amazing sunrise view over Machhapuchhare or Fishtail mountain (sacred mountain!) and Annapurna I where hundreds of travelers will be waiting to see the sunrise. And after breakfast at Temple Tree Resort we can join Paragliding, Pokhara’s most thrilling adventure activities (an extra cost) and we will drive to another beautiful lake call Begnas Taal and boating. Here you still find the natural lake with beautiful mountain vistas and green lush valley. Overnight at Mount View Pokhara.
After breakfast at Hotel Mount View Pokhara, we will start to drive to Kathmandu. On the riverside of we will have lunch and continue for Kathmandu. Totally we will drive 5 hours and stay in Potala Guest House.
Shopping and relaxing day or We walk to medieval Kathmandu Durbar Square and explore the beautiful complex of palaces, temples, shrines and courtyards built by the ancient Nepali kings between the 12th and 18th century. Our sightseeing usually ends in Patan, the city of Beauty, an astonishing center of fine art and Buddhist and Hindu culture. And an evening walks inside the Garden of Dream, a lost palace by King Keshar nearby our Hotel in Thamel. Overnight at (EP system or only bed). Or Hiking to Shivapuri National Park (6 hours round trip).
We drop you to Kathmandu International Airport. Hope you enjoy the travel in Nepal.
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Mr Dawa Lama Tamang, one of the best tour guides we ever had who is also a really good photographer. With so much mountain hiking experience, he never fails to amaze us with so many interesting stories. He climbed Mount Everest twice and survived to catastrophe.The stories he told us is so interesting and amazing. It makes you fall in love with the Himalaya Mountains even more. He brings you to the most breathtaking places ever and his travel schedule is suited for those who choose to have a leisure kind of travelling. He can also speak english very fluent and able to describe to you almost everything in Nepal. Another thing is that he is so funny and amusing and I guarantee you guys won’t get bored with the trip. If you plan to visit Nepal, I seriously recommend you to contact Traveltimes Treks and this Dawa guy.