Duration :13 Nights / 14 Days
Places Covered : Delhi- Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Delhi - Haridwar (By Morning Shatabdi) - Rishikesh- Shimla - Manali- Delhi - Mumbai
DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Delhi Airport. You are met and transferred to your Hotel
DAY 02: DELHI
Sightseeing tour of old Delhi and new Delhi. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: DELHI - KATHMANDU (BY FLIGHT)
Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport then meet and assist with our tour representative then transfer to hotel.
Kathmandu: Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the largest urban agglomerate of Nepal. The agglomerate consists of Kathmandu Metropolitan City at its core and its sister cities Patan, Kirtipur, Thimi, and Bhaktapur. It also includes the recently recognized urban areas of Shankhapur, Karyabinayak, Champapur, Banepa, Dhulikhel and Panauti. According to a census conducted in 2011, Kathmandu metropolis alone has 975,453 inhabitants, and the agglomerate has a population of more than 2.5 million inhabitants.The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 04: KATHMANDU
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour covering as below mentioned destination.
Morning : Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa
Afternoon: Half day sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu?s number one tourist attraction swarms with life. Though a few of the square?s 50-plus monuments date from the 12th century, most are from the time of the Malla Kings. Probably the most famous building here is the Kumari Bahal, a building richly decorated with beautiful woodcarvings, which is home to the Royal Kumari, the Living Goddess, a manifestation of the great goddess Durga. Nearby the former Royal Palace is a Mall Dynasty dwelling, once considerably more extensive than today. Within, the courtyard Nassal Chowk, originally hosted dramatic dance performances, now it is the coronation site of the Shah kings and contains some of the finest wood carvings you will see anywhere in the kingdom.
Swayambhunath: The most ancient and enigmatic of the Valley?s holy shrines the golden-spired stupa of Swayambhunath tops a wooded hillock. Records of its history date as far as the 5th century, but its origins are believed to be older. It is the Kathmandu Valley?s most sacred Buddhist shrine and whilst its worshippers include the Vajrayana Buddhists of northern Nepal and Tibet, Newari Buddhists are the most fervent devotees.
PM: Visit of Patan Durbar Square
Patan: Patan, the ancient city, once a kingdom in itself, is situated across the Bagmati River to the south of Kathmandu. Patan Durbar Square offers the finest display of Newari urban architecture in Nepal. There are temples devoted to Shiva, Krishna, Ganesh and Vishnu all actively visited by residents and visitors. At the northern end of the square the ancient sunken water tap has been restored and is still in use with young girls filling huge jugs from the carved stone waterspouts. The courtyards of the Royal Palace with their ornamented windows, columned arcades, shrines and sunken royal bath are amongst the loveliest in all Kathmandu. Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 05: KATHMANDU – NAGARKOT – KATHMANDU SAME DAY EXCURSION
Morning same day excursion to Nagarkot and evening back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06: KATHMANDU - DELHI (BY FLIGHT)
After breakfast, departure transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi. Upon arrival your are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel.
DAY 07:DELHI - HARIDWAR (BY MORNING SHATABDI)
HARIDWAR - RISHIKESH (30 KMS DRIVE)
Early morning pick up from your place as tran leave at 06:15 AM. and transfer to New Delhi Railway station to board Shatabdi train upto Haridwar. Upon arrival in Haridwar, you are met at the railway station and proceed towards Rishikesh. Upon arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel. Over night at Hotel. (Here you can visit the Parmarth Niketan Ashram for Yoga classes etc. near to the Hotel).
Day free at your own leisure.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 09: RISHIKESH - SHIMLA 380 KMS 07 HOURS DRIVE
You will be picked up from you place and proceed towards Shimla.Upon arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 10: SHIMLA
Day free at your own leisure.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 11: SHIMLA – MANALI 265 KM 07 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast.drive to Manali.Upon arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 12: MANALI
Day free at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 13: MANALI - DELHI ( 580 KMS EITHER BY CAR OR BY FLIGHT)
Today you have a choice to come back Delhi either by Car or flight.It is a long drive for about 13 hrs.Please advice otherwise you can take a flight.Price given seperatly below. Upon arrival , transferred to your pre-booked hotel.
DAY 14: DELHI - MUMBAI
Departure transfer to airport to board on flight back home.