Nepal is a photographer’s fairyland with its natural beauty and cultural heritage. This tour explores the people and culture of Nepal, while we explore advanced ideas behind the photographic expression. Travel, learn and be inspired. Nepal is magnificent, and this tour seeks to share the most beautiful aspects of it. You can capture lifestyle and nature of the historic Bhaktapur, Patan and Kathmandu city and many more. From this tour, you can get lots of experience about Nepalese lifestyle and ethnic of the different caste of people.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 2: Photography tour to various Palaces in and around Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Chitwan (175 km/5-6 Hrs)
Day 4: Jungle activities and Drive to Pokhara (146 Kms/4 Hrs)
Day 5: Early morning visit Sarangkot for Sunrise. Later half day Sightseeing tour of Pokhara City
Day 6: Drive to Bandipur (80 Km/3 Hrs)
Day 7: Drive back to Nagarkot via Kathmandu (160 km) 6hrs
Day 8: Full day Sightseeing of Pashupati, Boudhanath and Bhaktapur (Bhadgaun)
Day 9: Departure Day
Your arrival will warmly be welcomed by the Great Nepal representative waiting for you at the airport. You will then be escorted to the hotel. The rest of the day, feel free to venture onto whatever you wish. O/N at Kathmandu
Kathmandu Durbar Square (City of Temple): This complex of palaces, courtyards, and temples like Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17h -century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square, protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. Swoyambhu Nath Stupa (Monkey Temple): The Great Stupa of Swayambhu stands on a hill to the west of Kathmandu. Its name means "The Self-created, Self-existent Buddha". The myth of its origin is also the myth of the primordial Buddha's enlightenment; it is the story of the origin and spread of Buddhism in Nepal and the origin myth of the Valley. This most sacred power place has always been the most important power place for Valley Buddhists and for pilgrims of all Buddhist persuasions from all over the world. It is considered to be the most powerful shrine in the Himalayas. At the top of the eastern stairway is the great Vajra set upon a drum that has the Dharmadhatu Mandala inscribed upon its gilt copper top. It is said that this drum covered a well that reflected images of the beloved dead with such flattery that wives and husbands would throw themselves in and drown. Another story has it that the Mandala covers a pit to the hells and the realms of the hungry ghosts. Patan City (City of Fine Arts): Patan City is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, Guardian Deities and wonderful carvings. Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The entire temple is constructed from the stone. Noted for its craftsmen and metal workers, it is known as the city of fine arts or city of artists. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today's visitors. Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, Hiranya Varna Maha Bihar are just a few among the temples offering you an ecstasy of paintings, wood and metal carvings.Overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
After breakfast, drive to Chitwan (175Kms/5 Hrs Drive). Upon Arrive at Chitwan, you move to hotel for check in process. The rest of the day briefing with tour activities, in evening enjoy the Tharu dance program followed by your dinner. Overnight at Resort in Chitwan.
Early in the morning after breakfast get ready for Jungle Safari you can take a lot of Photos and videos too. Then drive to Pokhara lunch en-route. Upon arrival at Pokhara, you move to hotel for check in process. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Early in the morning hike to Sarankot for beautiful sunrise. Enjoy the moments with sunrise on Himalayan vistas. Return back to Hotel for breakfast. Later visit David Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Bindabasini Temple, Seti River George and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Evening free on own. One can enjoy boating at Fewa Lake to visit Tal Barahi. Overnight at Hotel Pokhara.
Wake up early in the morning after breakfast drive to Bandipur (3 to 4 hours) upon arrival Bandipur get ready for check in process. In evening visit the Newar community and view the sunset from the top Bandipur and overnight at hotel Bandipur.
Wake up early in the morning. After breakfast drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is located 32 km east of the Kathmandu valley in the hilltop at an altitude of 2175m from the sea level is one the best scenic spots in the country. It is the second highest point on the valley, which is famous for the sunrise and sunset view in the Himalayas. It offers the breathtaking views of Khumbu ranges, Langtang ranges, Dorje Lakpa, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, Mt. Everest. Upon Arrive at Nagarkot get ready for check in process overnight at hotel.
Pashupatinath Temple: It is the famous Hindu temple located at the bank of the Bagmati River. It was enlisted on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in 1979. The pilgrims can see the temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions. On the day of Shiva Ratri many devotees visit here. Vasuki Nath Temple, Unmatta Bhairav Temple, Surya Narayan Temple Ram Mandir, Virat Swaroop Temple are some named temples around it. Boudhanath: It is another world heritage sites in Nepal, which is 8 km east from Kathmandu city. It is holy place for Buddhist. There is an ancient stupa which is also known as the world biggest stupa. Before 200 years ago the Tibetan came here and energized the stupa. The stupa is surrounded by various temples. It is one of the prime sites for domestic and international tourist. Bhaktapur (Bhadgaun): It is one of the historical cities in Kathmandu valley. Newar is common habitants of this city. Although Bhaktapur is geographically a small district of our nation. 55 window palaces, Batasala Temple, Statue of Bhupatindra Malla, Nyatapole Temple, Golden Gate, Lions Gate, and Mini Pahupati Temple are some major attraction of Bhaktapur city. Overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
Sadly your most memorable journey ends today. Our staff of Great Nepal treks will see you off at Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.