Nepal officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres
(56,827 sq mi) and a population of approximately 27 million, Nepal is the world's 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country.
It is located in the Himalayas and bordered to the north by the People's Republic of China, and to the south, east, and west by the Republic of India.
Nepal is separated from Bangladesh by the narrow Indian town Siliguri Corridor and from Bhutan by the Indian state of Sikkim. .Kathmandu is the
nation's capital and largest metropolis.
The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest, More than 240 peaks
over 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level are located in Nepal. The southern Terai region is fertile and humid.
Hinduism is practiced by about 81.3% of Nepalis, the highest percentage of any country. Buddhism is linked historically with Nepal and is practiced by
9% of its people, followed by Islam at 4.4%, Kiratism 3.1%, Christianity 1.4%, and animism 0.4%. A large portion of the population, especially in the hill
region, may identify themselves as both Hindu and Buddhist, which can be attributed to the syncretic nature of both faiths in Nepal.
A monarchy throughout most of its history, Nepal was ruled by the Shah dynasty of kings from 1768—when Prithvi Narayan Shah unified its many small
kingdoms until 2008. A decadelong
Civil War involving the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), followed by weeks of mass protests by all major political
parties, led to the 12point
agreement of 22 November 2005. The ensuing elections for the 1st Nepalese Constituent Assembly on 28 May 2008
overwhelmingly favored the abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a federal multiparty representative democratic republic. Despite
continuing political challenges, this framework remains in place, with the 2nd Nepalese Constituent Assembly elected in 2013 in an effort to create a new
Nepal is a developing country with a low income economy, ranking 145th of 187 countries on the Human Development Index(HDI) in 2014. It continues
to struggle with high levels of hunger and poverty. Despite these challenges, the country has been making steady progress, with the government making
a commitment to graduate the nation from least developed country status by 2022.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.Sightseeing on this day includes Pashupatinath,Boudhanath,Swayambhunath(monkey temple),Kathmandu Durbar Square.Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan about 56 hrs or fly about 20 minutes.Upon your arrival,you will have lunch at the hotel.In the evening village tour and tharu cultural show.
Day 04: Activities in Chitwan.Activities on this day includes Elephant Back
Safari,Canoeing ride,Jungle Walk,Bird Watching,Visit Elephant Breeding
Centre.Overnight in hotel.
Day 05: Drive to Pokhara which is about 155 km for 45
hrs.Overnight in hotel.
Day 06: Excursion to Sarangkot early in the morning for Sunrise view and the
beautiful snowcapped mountains. On the way back from Sarangkot,visit Bindabasini
Temple and drive towards hotel. After that visit Fewa Lake ,Davi's Falls
,Gupteshwor Cave, World Peace Stupa. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07: Drive/Fly from Pokhara back to Kathmandu. Free time in the evening for
Shopping. Overnight in hotel.