Gorkha is unique of the seventy-five districts of Nepal and link archaeologically with the formation of the contemporary Nepal and the name of the fabled Gurkha soldiers. The momentous hometown of Prithvi Narayan Shah, who united the kingdoms of Nepal in 1769 it maintains much of its centuries-old charm with the main Durbar Palace as the central attraction. From the palace, one can see the 360-degree view of the Gorkha village, which makes the palace as a vantage point, for now, but it was a strategy to protect the royal families from the invading armies, in the past.It is the location of the Manakamana Temple. Four major rivers run within and along with it – the Chepe, Daraudi, Marsyangdi, and Budhi Gandaki.
Gorkha is mostly inhabited by the Gurung tribesmen, who earned sufficient praise in the both World Wars, including Victoria Cross. It is the home to the bravest-of-the-brave troops in the world, Gurkha. Nepal was sketched by the first king of the modern Nepal from Gorkha itself. Before that, Nepal was divided into small kingdoms until when Prithvi Narayan Shah, the first king of (modern) Nepal had the vision to unite small kingdoms into a remarkable speciality to build a wall against the rising force from the East, East India Company. Gorkha holds the history of the country.
After arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, Our representative will meet and greet and take you to your Hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today we visit four UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu. Basantapur Durbar Square has prehistoric palaces with ironic sculpture and construction. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Followed by Kapan Monastery, Asia’s first biggest Boudhanath Stupa, Hindus great pilgrimage Kathmandu Durbar Square by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
We start the early morning by a Bus ride from Kathmandu towards the west to Kurintar (103km distance, about 3 hours’ drive).Kurintar has Cable car station connecting to Manakamana Temple. The Cable car rides over the distance of 2.8kms in 10 minutes more or less. Manakamana is a temple of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati, built in the 17th century. After lunch, we start trek towards the village of Baskot (1,170m). Along the up-down hills, forested trail and terraced farmlands, we can cover the distance in around 4 hours. Overnight at Baskot homestay.
After an overnight pleasing village experience in Baskot, we start trek towards Gorkha Bazaar. On the way, we see Nepal’s first martyr Lakhan Thapa statue and visit his village as well. We will cross several villages, agricultural lands, forests, hills and splendid landscapes before reaching to GorkhaBazzar. We also visit Gorkhakalika Mandir at Gorkha Bazaar. All total, it’s about 6-7 hours walk today. Rest of the day; explore the town, visit Gorkha museum, Gorkha palace etc. Overnight stay at a tourist standard hotel in Gorkha.
After breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. Kathmandu is 142km east of Gorkha and takes about 5 hours by a drive. On arrival, check in your hotel and do your final coverage.
Today is free or last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives Overnight stay in Kathmandu. We transfer you to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.