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(19 to 26 March 2016) 08 Days Solitaire Experience in Nepal #1

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A program designed and curated by Surreal Destinations(A division of Chariot Travels, Singapore) Contact: rfung@surrealdestinations.com or 98208497

Day 01: Arrive – KATHMANDU (D)
Upon arrival meet and transfer to Hyatt Regency, a luxury 5 star city resort hotel located in the city centre of Kathmandu. Briefing and welcome drink. Late afternoon visit Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the world’s largest Stupa built in the fifth century AD. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of Stupa design with hundreds of prayer wheels and 108 small images of Buddha all around. Evening Dinner.

Day 02: KATHMANDU (B,L,D)After breakfast, free at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. Have your breakfast and a cuppa at its elegant coffee lounge overlooking the Bouddhanath Stupa, have a splash at the pool or enjoy a long spa and massage at Club Oasis Spa, a sanctuary of calm in Kathmandu. Lunch at the Hotel.

After lunch, city tour visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and if you are lucky, you will get a glimpse of the famous Kumari, the world’s only living Goddess. This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples like Hanumandhoka 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.

Late afternoon enjoy a leisure walking tour around Thamel, a popular tourist district in Kathmandu Valley and a bustling bazaar which offers a glimpse of Nepal’s vibrant ethnic culture. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at Hyatt Regency.

Day 03: KATHMANDU- POKHARA (B,L,D)After breakfast, check out and drive to Pokhara. The Annapurna range and the famous Machhapucchare (Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain) tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. It will takes about 4 hrs drive.

Upon arrival meet and transfer to Temple Tree Resort & Spa or Fish Tail lodge, one of the most luxurious and exclusive property, offering amenities that a modern world-weary traveler can desire. Upon arrival, check-in hotel and lunch at hotel. After lunch, rest and relax in hotel. Late afternoon we take you for a short drive to the bustling Lakeside Bazaar for some delightful shopping bargains and walking tour. Evening drive back to hotel. Enjoy dinner at hotel and nightlife.

Day 04: POKHARA (B,L,D)After breakfast start with the Horse Ridding experience tour. This tour will be about 2 and half hours, we start from Pokahra and travel towards to the Pame area also knows as source of the Lake Phewa.

Horseback riding will give you a unique adventure of the wild in Nepal to make your holidays enjoyable. Due to the country's geographical features many places in different regions are not accessible by roads. People living in isolated areas use horses to travel from place to place, carry food, clothes, medicines and other goods to far, remote areas and especially in trans-Himalayan region (behind the tall mountain or southern rims of the Tibetan plateau) where people have adopted horse riding as a culture and most important means for surviving in their daily lives.

After noon visit Tibetan Refugees’ Camp, Devi’s Fall and Mahadev Gupteswar Cave. Lunch will be served at the reputable Fish Tail Lodge, a 5 star resort that played host to world d leaders, royalty and heads of government. This is where you can enjoy your fill at the wonderful restaurant overlooking the full glory of the Fishtail Mountain. After lunch, enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Lake Phewa. We end the ride at the Lakeside Bazaar where you can complete your round of leisure shopping. After that, drive back to hotel and dinner.

Day 05: POKHARA-SARANGKOT-KATHMANDU-NAGARKOT (B,L,D)Early morning, drive up to Sarangkot (1200m) sunrise view point for 30 minutes. Expect a very spectacular view of sunrise over the whole Annapurna range including the Machhapucchare of height close to 7000m. After sunrise, drive back to Pokhara for breakfast. After breakfast some rest.

Late morning transfer to Pokhara Airport and take a flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival meet and drive to Nagarkot. The sunrise and sunset from this popular hill resort present you the breathtaking view of the Eastern Himalayan Range including Mt. Everest which can be seen on a clear day. It is a scenic drive with lots of lovely quaint little houses and paddy fields which takes about one and half hours.

Upon arrival, check in Club Himalaya, a majestic Resort which offers a marvelous view of the Himalaya. Enjoy a good lunch in the resort. After lunch, rest and relax at the Resort and check out its facilities including the pool, spa or have a long afternoon tea in its beautiful garden. Late afternoon enjoy a relaxing short nature walk and catch the gorgeous sunset. Evening dinner.

Day 06: NAGARKOT- KATHMANDU (B,L,D)Community Service
Awake in the morning to the cold but stunningly spectacular sunrise over Nagarkot Hill. The first ray of the sun firing the peak glimmering red, slowly lighting the Himalaya range
. Mt Everest in the far east and Langtang and the Dhaulagiri peak in the west.

After breakfast about 0900 check out and visit village school for community service. There will be short welcome ceremony followed by tour of school.

Programme:

1. Teach Basic English class (Group will divided into small group & go to the class room)

2. Interaction Program* (Démonstration, Arts & Crafts, Games, Quiz, Competition etc)

3. Sharing with Teachers (Small group will work with Teacher training session - sharing overseas teaching)

4. Do some hands on work, like painting of the class room (Optional)

The programme will be about 2 hrs. End of the programme and drive to Bhaktapur. Stop-over at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara – styled temples grouped around the ancient Fifty-Five-Window Palace The square is one of the most charming valley as it highlights the ancient of the kings perched on top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries and the wood carvings all seem to form a well orchestrated symphony. Lunch at the ancient Café Nayatapola in the Square. We also bring you on a private visit to the Thangka Master at work in his gallery.

After that drive back to Kathmandu. Drive will takes about 45 min. Upon arrival check in hotel and some rest. Evening Dinner.

Day 07: KATHMANDU (B,L,D)Morning drive to the domestic airport for your most memorable Mt Everest flight to view the peaks of the eastern Himalayan range including Mt Everest. After the flight drive back to hotel for breakfast.

After noon visit Patan Durbar Square which is one of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley, famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu Temples. Watch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals.

Late afternoon free at leisure to explore the local market area. Evening enjoy a sumptuous traditional Nepalese cuisine with Cultural Performance.

Day 08: KATHMANDU-DEPARTURE (B)After breakfast, transfer to Airport according to your flight schedule.


Note:

This is a private trip arrangements to travel.
Special Rates: Sin$2388nett(Inclusive Land and Visa)

Airfare: Suggest that you take Thai Airways(TG402 or similar timing) as it has the best timing to begin our program.

Let me know if you are interested and will send you more details.

Package Includes:

All the transfers by private air-con vehicle including airport transfer as per above itinerary Pokhara-Kathmandu by domestic flight with all the taxes All the city tour with English speaking tour guide All the accommodation on twin or triple sharing based on top 5 stars hotel and Resort 1 hour Special Experience of Mt Everest flight with all the taxes All the meals as per above itinerary All the entrance fees for the places of sightseeing as per itinerary

Package Excludes:

Return international airfare, Travel insurance Golf activities & Spa treatments All alcoholic and other beverages Personal clothing Laundry Telephone bills All personal expenses Liabilities of loss, theft and damages Tips, Own Travel Insurance.

Event Timeline
Fri Feb 26, 2016
7:20 PM - 10:20 PM SGT
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