Kathmandu Pokhara Tour


    Nepal is well known as a Himalayan Kingdom in the World and the focal point of tourist attraction not only it’s international air gateway but also its cultural richness with various ethnic groups and natural gifts. Kathmandu city stands as the bowl-shaped valley in central Nepal at an elevation of 1,400 meters (approximately) and surrounded by four major mountains, namely: Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. That’s why; one can say that Kathmandu is a tourist friendly travel destination. It is a fascinating old city today where narrow cobbled lanes, old carved windows, pagodas and stone shrines are backdrops to the drama of life that continues unhindered. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal ,well known to the world as the city of Living Goddess ( Kumari), who is worshipped and taken in a chariot procession annually. Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world visit various religious places located in Kathmandu and the surrounding district such as Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, etc.

    Similarly, Pokhara valley is one of the most picturesque spot and a major tourist hub of Nepal, more than making up for the loss of its trading importance. The city offers a combination of nature and culture and is mostly known as the gateway to the trekking route " Annapurna Trails", the major tourist attractions of Pokhara are its scenic views in and around town including: Devi’s fall, Gupteshwar cave, Int'l Mountain Museum, Bindhyabashani temple, White river (Seti Gorge), Regional Museum, per market and Lakeside market. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu, five peaks of Annapurna’s and many others. 


    Short Itinerary


    Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu
    Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    Day 03: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
    Day 04: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    Day 05: Sarangkot Sunrise & Explore Pokhara
    Day 06: Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Day 07: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends


    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
    Our representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities.

    Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    In the morning taking breakfast, encounter theday by sightseeing tours to different historical, spiritual and cultural attractions; including the Boudhhatnath, the largest Tibetan Buddhist stupa, known as Khasti Chitya. From there our journey heads toward Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, dedicating to Lord Shiva located on the banks of the holy Baghmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the Ghats.
    Then our trip moves toward Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Charity’s probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple which has been registered in UNICECO heritage site. City sightseeing continue the historic place Patan Durbar Square– full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines between the 12th and 18the centuries. After taking some glimpse of full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley; we ride toward Nagarkot, Set on a ridge northeast of Bhaktapur. Nagarkot (1950m) is aninternational tourist destination with spectacular views of sunrise on the mountains and close views of the sunset. This is unforgettable place for panoramic views of the captivating landscapes and hills with the Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 03: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
    Early in the morning witness sunrise at Nagarkot, small village seat at about 7500 Ft altitude, offering fine views from Dhaulagiri in the west, to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a fine day one can even see the tip of the Everest from here. Later after breakfast at hotel depart for Bhaktapur old durbar squire where you will witness unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has remained untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur and you will tour around all these places. Later depart for Kathmandu and on arrival check in at hotel. Late afternoon you are free to shopping or relax.

    Day 04: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    Early in the morning we take bus/ private vehicle heading toward Pokhara passing through the natural beauty or scenery of hills, rivers, local regions and so on. It takes about 5/6 hours’ drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. Once you climb up of the Kathmandu valley, then quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. Pokhara is the starting point for some of the most famous treks in Nepal, and there are also plenty of short walks and day trips, that can be made around the valley. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 05:Sarangkot Sunrise & Explore Pokhara
    Early morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view over the Himalayas and back to hotel for breakfastthen sightseeing trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, you can admire the stunning view of the Fish Tail's Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. You can also view the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake and that will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You will have an opportunity to take a glimpse to the limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa, used to be well-known for its stalactites. Similarly Barahi Temple, double-storied pagoda style temple is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protesters deity representing the female force Shakti. Seti River, energetic river runs right through the city, it remains completely underground. Another attraction is the Old Bazaar, traditional bazaar of Pokhara is colorful and market is full of monuments that give a sneak peek into the newer architecture and culture. The Pokhara Museum is another spot which reflects the ethnic mosaic of western Nepal not only that lifestyles and history of ethnic groups such as Gurung, Thakali and Tharus are attractively displayed through models, photographs and artifacts. Bindha Baseni temple is a local Hindu temple on the northeast of Phewa Lake in the vicinity of the Old Bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati.Gupteshwor Cave, situated in the oppositeof Devi's fall, and famous for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. All the sites are religious significance places and view of the Himalayan range, Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and more.

    Day 06: Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Early in the morning, we start our journey by bus/private vehicle for about 200 kilometres drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 5/6 hours’ drive or alternatively there are domestic flights which take 35 minutes to Kathmandu. While your journey you better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the sceneries through the route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be then transferred to your hotel. Rest of the time you can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with Nepali Travel staffs.

    Day 07: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends
    End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination. However it is varies on your departure time. If it is early hour we will transfer you 3 hours before departure schedule but if it is late hour flight then we could plan some activities upon your choice or Rest of the day is free forindependent activities of your interest. Finally you are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us and are sure you’ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Nepal Himalaya again. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Nepali Travel will transfer you to the airport.

    Services Included :

     

    1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus.

    2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing basis with bed/breakfast.

    3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary.

    4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide.

    5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments.

    6. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary.

    7. All service charges for company 


    Services Excluded :

    1. Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc.
    2. Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
    3. Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary
    4. Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies
    5. Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    6. Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu
    7. Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule
    8. International airfare to and from Nepal

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    Kathmandu Pokhara Tour


    Nepal is well known as a Himalayan Kingdom in the World and the focal point of tourist attraction not only it’s international air gateway but also its cultural richness with various ethnic groups and natural gifts. Kathmandu city stands as the bowl-shaped valley in central Nepal at an elevation of 1,400 meters (approximately) and surrounded by four major mountains, namely: Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. That’s why; one can say that Kathmandu is a tourist friendly travel destination. It is a fascinating old city today where narrow cobbled lanes, old carved windows, pagodas and stone shrines are backdrops to the drama of life that continues unhindered. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal ,well known to the world as the city of Living Goddess ( Kumari), who is worshipped and taken in a chariot procession annually. Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world visit various religious places located in Kathmandu and the surrounding district such as Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhanath, etc.

    Similarly, Pokhara valley is one of the most picturesque spot and a major tourist hub of Nepal, more than making up for the loss of its trading importance. The city offers a combination of nature and culture and is mostly known as the gateway to the trekking route " Annapurna Trails", the major tourist attractions of Pokhara are its scenic views in and around town including: Devi’s fall, Gupteshwar cave, Int'l Mountain Museum, Bindhyabashani temple, White river (Seti Gorge), Regional Museum, per market and Lakeside market. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu, five peaks of Annapurna’s and many others. 


    Trip Facts


    Group size
    14
    Maximum altitude
    1500  m
    Grade
    Easy
    Possibility
    Overland
    Transportation
    Van
    Season
    September to may




    Short Itinerary


    Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu
    Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    Day 03: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
    Day 04: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    Day 05: Sarangkot Sunrise & Explore Pokhara
    Day 06: Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Day 07: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends


    Long Itinerary


    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
    Our representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities.

    Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    In the morning taking breakfast, encounter theday by sightseeing tours to different historical, spiritual and cultural attractions; including the Boudhhatnath, the largest Tibetan Buddhist stupa, known as Khasti Chitya. From there our journey heads toward Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, dedicating to Lord Shiva located on the banks of the holy Baghmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the Ghats.
    Then our trip moves toward Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Charity’s probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple which has been registered in UNICECO heritage site. City sightseeing continue the historic place Patan Durbar Square– full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines between the 12th and 18the centuries. After taking some glimpse of full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley; we ride toward Nagarkot, Set on a ridge northeast of Bhaktapur. Nagarkot (1950m) is aninternational tourist destination with spectacular views of sunrise on the mountains and close views of the sunset. This is unforgettable place for panoramic views of the captivating landscapes and hills with the Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 03: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
    Early in the morning witness sunrise at Nagarkot, small village seat at about 7500 Ft altitude, offering fine views from Dhaulagiri in the west, to Kanchenjunga in the east. On a fine day one can even see the tip of the Everest from here. Later after breakfast at hotel depart for Bhaktapur old durbar squire where you will witness unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has remained untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur and you will tour around all these places. Later depart for Kathmandu and on arrival check in at hotel. Late afternoon you are free to shopping or relax.

    Day 04: Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    Early in the morning we take bus/ private vehicle heading toward Pokhara passing through the natural beauty or scenery of hills, rivers, local regions and so on. It takes about 5/6 hours’ drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. Once you climb up of the Kathmandu valley, then quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. Pokhara is the starting point for some of the most famous treks in Nepal, and there are also plenty of short walks and day trips, that can be made around the valley. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 05:Sarangkot Sunrise & Explore Pokhara
    Early morning drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view over the Himalayas and back to hotel for breakfastthen sightseeing trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, you can admire the stunning view of the Fish Tail's Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. You can also view the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake and that will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You will have an opportunity to take a glimpse to the limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa, used to be well-known for its stalactites. Similarly Barahi Temple, double-storied pagoda style temple is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protesters deity representing the female force Shakti. Seti River, energetic river runs right through the city, it remains completely underground. Another attraction is the Old Bazaar, traditional bazaar of Pokhara is colorful and market is full of monuments that give a sneak peek into the newer architecture and culture. The Pokhara Museum is another spot which reflects the ethnic mosaic of western Nepal not only that lifestyles and history of ethnic groups such as Gurung, Thakali and Tharus are attractively displayed through models, photographs and artifacts. Bindha Baseni temple is a local Hindu temple on the northeast of Phewa Lake in the vicinity of the Old Bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati.Gupteshwor Cave, situated in the oppositeof Devi's fall, and famous for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. All the sites are religious significance places and view of the Himalayan range, Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and more.

    Day 06: Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Early in the morning, we start our journey by bus/private vehicle for about 200 kilometres drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 5/6 hours’ drive or alternatively there are domestic flights which take 35 minutes to Kathmandu. While your journey you better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the sceneries through the route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be then transferred to your hotel. Rest of the time you can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with Nepali Travel staffs.

    Day 07: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends
    End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination. However it is varies on your departure time. If it is early hour we will transfer you 3 hours before departure schedule but if it is late hour flight then we could plan some activities upon your choice or Rest of the day is free forindependent activities of your interest. Finally you are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us and are sure you’ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Nepal Himalaya again. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Nepali Travel will transfer you to the airport.


    Services Included :

     

    1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus.

    2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing basis with bed/breakfast.

    3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary.

    4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide.

    5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments.

    6. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary.

    7. All service charges for company 


    Services Excluded :

    1. Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc.
    2. Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
    3. Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary
    4. Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies
    5. Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    6. Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu
    7. Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule
    8. International airfare to and from Nepal



    Print Trip Note

Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

Trip Facts

Group size
14
Maximum altitude
1500  m
Grade
Easy
Possibility
Overland
Transportation
Van
Season
September to may