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Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (20 Min & 9km)
Day 02: KathmanduGORKHA
Gorkha is the birthplace of the great king Prithivi Narayan Shah, the founder of modern Nepal. Situated on a hill overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalaya is a beautiful old palace known as Gorkha Durbar. There are two attractive temples of Gorakhanth and Kali inside the palace precinct. Gorkha can be reached in about six hours by road from Kathmandu and four hours from Pokhara.
Located on a 1,00m ridge in Manahan district some 140km from Kathmandu, Bandipur’s hallmark is its beautiful scenery. At the eastern part of the town is the pagoda roofed bindabasini temple which houses goddess Durga, Bandipur’s guardian deity. The rich wooden carvings and detailed brass-work that adorn the temple are replicas of those found in the many old pagoda structures of the Kathmandu Valley. The other important temple and shrines in the vicinity include the Mahalaxmi temple with its exquisite woodwork and the Khadga Devi temple which comes alive once a year during the Dashain festival.
For those seeking the ultimate pan- Himalayan view, Daman is the place to go. Located 80km southwest of the Kathmandu Valley, Daman (2,400m) offers the only unimpeded view of the entire Himalayan range. Daman is located on the Tribhuvan Highway between Kathmandu and the town of Birgunj. There is a view tower fitted with long-range telescopes. Daman can be reached in four hours from Kathmandu.
This ancient town is situated 30 Km east of Kathmandu on the side of the Araniko (Kathmandu – Kodari) highway; the newari town of Dhulikhel offers a traditional atmosphere along with the spectacular views. Once an important link in the ancient trade route to Tibet, Dhulikhel has a glorious past which can be seen in the lovely –lined streets and temples. Pleasant climate is big attraction at Dhulikhel.
Standing in a peaceful valley roughly 25 kilometers south of valley the small beautiful town of Panauti is at a junction of the 2 rivers. This town is relatively untouched but where festivals preserving the precious tradition of the indigenous, thriving Newari Village. It possesses a number of interesting temples and interesting old houses, besides it is famous for magnificent woodcarvings. Panauti had a royal palace in its principal square. Concerning trek, an interesting walks leads from Dhulikhel to Panauti. The pleasant two hour stroll starts off south from Dhulikhel, then turns west crossing rice-fields and running along the course of a tiny stream. It eventually hits the Banepa - Panauti road a little north of the town.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Dhulikhel (1.5 Hrs –40 Km)
Day 04: Dhulikhel – Daman (5-6 Hours – 100 Km)
Day 05: Daman - Chitwan National Park (6-7 Hours - 170 Km)
Day 06: Chitwan National Park
Day 07: Chitwan National Park - Pokhara (4-5 Hours - 170 Km)
Day 08: Pokhara Full Day
Day 09: Pokhara - Kathmandu (6-7 Hours – 220 Km)
Day 10: Kathmandu Departure
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