Air Distance: 194 km (Muktinath to Kathmandu)
Land Distance: 369 km (Muktinath to Kathmandu)
Travel Distance: 1 hour (by flight)
Land Distance: 32km (Kathmandu to Nagarkot)
You will be served breakfast early in the morning, then you will fly to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m.) by chartered helicopter. From Annapurna Base Camp you will see very close view of Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South and Fishtail. After spending approx. 30 minutes at Annapurna Base Camp you will fly to Kathmandu by the same helicopter. Once you land at Kathmandu Airport, you will be picked up by a private vehicle and transport you to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is the smallest district in Nepal which is at an elevation of 1400m. After having lunch in a roof top restaurant in Bhaktapur Durbar Square premise, go to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is one of the three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley where you can experience rich medieval arts. After then, drive approx.40 minutes to reach Nagarkot which is situated at 32 km east of Kathmandu. In the evening you will enjoy barbeque and Star Gagging on Club Himalaya’s Roof top. Overnight in Club Himalaya.
Post-Earthquake Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square has been badly affected by the mega earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015. The earthquake has damaged 116 heritages in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, out of them 67 were completely damaged and others were partially damaged. Following the earthquake the durbar square remained temporarily closed for the visitors. But, after the proper investigation by the technicians and government authorities, the Nepalese government reopened the durbar square from 15 June 2015 for all the visitors. Some buildings and monuments are destroyed but the significance and historical importance of this place still remains the same. Now, you can visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. There are boards and warning signs which alert you about the danger zones. When visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square you have to be careful about these signs. You are not allowed to enter into Danger Zone Areas. Otherwise, you can enjoy the historical Bhaktapur Durbar Square.