LAGAN GANTHO – A Wedding Ceremony – Lagan Gatho simply refers ‘marriage’ in Nepali language. The concept is amazing. What we need is just a couple who wants get married in the lap of Himalayas.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU [1400m] | Welcoming the guests is our passion | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful honeymooner’s hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, you can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 02: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU [1400m] |The city of arts and architecture| 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Kathmandu Valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal with a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Kathmandu has been one of the popular destinations for international tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers a wonderful mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. Right after having breakfast we are off to visit one of the greatest Hindu temple- Pashupatinath, two famous Buddhist Temples- the Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 03: DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO NAGARKOT [2175m] | A popular hill station with panoramic mountain views | Approx 1hr |
Right after having a breakfast we leave for Nagarkot which is a popular hill station nearby Kathmandu valley and is just 20km far. En route we can see amazing hilly landscapes, valleys and some picnic spots. Nagarkot offers one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley with 8 Himalayan ranges. The ranges include Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, Mahalangur, Everest and Numbur along with the views of Kathmandu Valley and Shivapuri National Park. Once we reach Nagarkot, we check in to the hotel. We can enjoy the mesmerizing scene of the great Himalaya ranges right from the hotel terrace. The rest of the day is entirely leisure and relaxation. A special candle light dinner will be arranged for ‘to be bride and groom’ in the evening. Overnight in Nagarkot.
DAY 04: BACK TO KATHMANDU | LAGAN GATHO FUNCTION | Make up and photo shooting at a neo classical historical garden | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
Today is your Shubh Biwaha (Lagan Gatho ) – A wedding ceremony. Our team members prepare all the necessary arrangements for the wedding in the early morning. You can have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready for the most memorable day in your entire life. There will be enough participants to clap their hands while you share you share your rings to each other. The memory you share in the lap of Himalayas will be captured by our professional camera person which will be share with you later on. The Garden of Dreams is a neo classical historical garden which was designed by Kishore Narshingh, a prominent architect who designed and constructed Singha Durbar in 1907. This garden is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city. The Garden was considered as one of the most sophisticated private gardens of that time. However, it was a private garden of Kaiser Samsher and inspired by the famous Edwardian style. Our professional makeup artist applies makeup for a newly married couple and we get ready to be captured for the most memorable and precious moment you are having in the life. The professional camera person will capture your wonderful pictures and let you magnify later on your own instrument. We will spend some hours in the garden and walk around the central touristic hub, Thamel nearby. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 05: DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO THE CITY OF AMUSEMENTS, POKHARA VALLEY [900m] |About 200 km drive| The great view of Trisuli and Marshyangdi rivers | |31.8oC/7.8oC*|
After having a breakfast we drive to Pokhara along with the great view of Trisuli and Marshyangdi rivers. We stay in a luxurious & honeymoon special hotel room at the lake side. In the evening we walk along the bank of Phewa Lake which is the most interesting experience we will ever have. Also, we go to Pub, Restaurant or bar or attend cultural program as per your interest. Overnight in Pokhara.
DAY 06: HONEYMOON | PHOTO SHOOTING AT THE MIDDLE OF THE LAKE | Make up & Photo shooting at the middle of the lake |
As soon as you are done with the photoshooting we sail over a Fewa lake using traditional rowing boat stopping at Barahi Temple which is located as an island in between the Lake using a life jacket and other necessary safety equipment. The ride takes us around 10mins. Once we get to the temple, our professional team member does make up for a newly married couple and we get ready to be captured for the most memorable and precious time you are having in the life and the professional camera person will capture your wonderful pictures and let you magnify later on your own instrument. We go again for a boat riding around Fewalake. Our photographer will be on the next boat capturing your natural poses. Overnight in Pokhara.
DAY 07: SIGHTSEEING AND HONEYMOON IN POKHARA [900m] | Incredibly beautiful Pokhara |31.8oC/7.8oC*|
Pokhara is a globally renowned tourist destination for its natural beauty. After breakfast we go for a half day city sightseeing. The city is so amazing that wherever we go we see the incredible mountains to the northern side. Moreover, there are lots other interesting attractions like Devi’s Waterfall, Tibetan Refugee Settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and Bindabasini Temple. Rest of the day is free for personal activities, Bungee/ Paragliding/ Zip flyer etc. We can also unwind and relax to pamper our self as there are good spas nearby. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
DAY 08: LEISURE DAY AND HONEYMOON IN POKHARA [900m] | City of amusements |31.8oC/7.8oC*|
Today is a leisure day for relaxing and enjoying in Pokhara on your own. Moreover, we are pretty much concern about your privacy. As being a newly married couple you need to take time for each other as well, you can go for shopping, body massaging and spa treatments or sightseeing OR you can go to Pubs in the Lake Side (the central touristic hub) enjoy live music (English and Nepali) with beer or favorite drinks. In the evening farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with cultural program. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
DAY 09: FLY FROM POKHARA TO KATHMANDU [1400m] | 1hr | 29.9oC/3.2oC |*
After breakfast, we walk to the airport to board a flight to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, our team representative will transfer you to the designated hotel. Rest of the day will be free for your personal activities. You can go for shopping, body massaging and spa treatments or sightseeing OR you can go to Pubs in Thamel (the central touristic hub of Kathmandu) enjoy live music (English and Nepali) with beer or favorite drinks. Evening farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with Nepali cultural program. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 10: FINAL DEPARTURE | To know how satisfied our guests are measured not only by how tight the goodbye hugs are but by staying in touch with us forever.
This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3 hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot. Waving hands and goodbye hugs are just not enough, we tell you to stay in touch with us, and this is how we feel satisfied by our services.
*Note: The figures shown above are the maximum and minimum temperatures in summer and winter respectively | Source: Department of Hydrology & Metrology, Nepal.