Highlights of Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package
- Visit some of the popular UNESCOs world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
- International Mountain Museum in Pokhara.
- Sunrise in Sarangkot.
- Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple visit.
- A private and customized trip.
Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package Overview
Kathmandu Pokhara Tour package is a short and leisurely tour that blends the unique trio of culture, nature and adventure. This tour package is specially designed for the people who want to explore the wonderful beauty of Pokhara while exploring the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is a beautiful destination in which 7 UNESCO’s world heritage sites out of 10 lies and offers some amazing strolls around the city. Pokhara, also known as a gateway to the Himalayas, offers mindblowing Himalayan beauty. There are a lot of activities to do and things to explore in Pokhara. The beautiful Pokhara, beneath the glorious Annapurna and the lakes there, offers some life time experiences.
Nepal is a beautiful country comprises of the mindblowing natural and cultural spectrums. The hills and the Himalayas surrounding the diverse destinations add essence to your trip. Kathmandu is the Capital of Nepal and is popular for the amazing Durbar Squares, Royal Palaces, Museums, cultural heritages, and temples. Kathmandu is synonymous to the city of Temples. There are a lot of Temples in Kathmandu and the Newars, the inhabitants here, have a unique culture that lures a lot of tourists every year. It is said that in every single kilometre in Kathmandu if you stroll around you will find at least one temple. The culture of the capital is vibrant and the hustle and bustle of the Kathmandu valley depict a business of city lifestyle.
Kathmandu valley is not so much sophisticated, yet has mindblowing beauty. The temples, heritage sites, culture, old trading cities and the hospitality of people here is highly admired by the visitors. Thamel is the centeral hub of Kathmandu and is a major tourist market. In Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package, you will be visiting some of the cultural monuments and heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. The Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Temple are included in the trip.
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the three ancient Royal Palaces in Kathmandu valley. It showcases the medieval century arts, architecture and wonderful monuments in the Durbar square. This place also embarks a lot of people for festive gatherings and chariot festivals organized by the indigenous of the valley. Pashupatinath temple is the major attraction of Kathmandu valley. Though the temple is popular for its greatest pilgrimage, it also offers some spirituality and showcases the Hindu culture. The cremation activities and procedure, Pagoda multi-storied temples and monuments surrounding the temple area along with the Bagmati river make it a perfect hub to explore the Hindu culture in Kathmandu valley. The evening aarti of the Pashupatinath temple is vibrant and the youngsters’ majority in the aarti makes it more happening in the town. For the spirituality seekers, Pashupatinath temple is an ideal destination in Kathmandu valley.
Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, both the monuments are dedicated to Lord Buddha. The Swayambhunath temple is a beautiful place in the hillock that offers the entire valley view from the top and you can see some meadows and Himalayan ranges in a clear day from the top. The Buddhist culture and practices in the temple are very vibrant and the spirituality here truly depicts the Buddhism philosophy. The small monuments and temples in the surrounding are beautiful and picturesque. Similarly, the Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s largest dome structure stupa. It is popular for Tibetan Buddhism and the monasteries in the surrounding make it more happening. The monks and nuns around the Stupa and their lifestyle are worth exploring.
The Pokhara Valley is the major part of Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package. Pokhara is renowned for its amazing views of the mountains and the adventure that it has to offer. Pokhara acts as a trekking starting point for the Annapurna region. For the swallow adventure seekers, there are a lot of hiking trails around the outskirts of the Pokhara valley. The amazing beauty of Pokhara lets you experience some thrill with some adventurous activities as well.
There are a lot of adventurous activities in Pokhara and for which Pokhara is popular as a city of adventure and the mountains. Paragliding, Zip flyer, hiking, mountain biking, hot air ballooning, bungee jumping, rafting, kayaking, boating and many other adventure activities are there. The Lakes and the Caves in Pokhara valley are also the major attractions. Fewa Lake is popular for its amazing boating and it is also the most happening place of Pokhara.
The International Mountain Museum in Pokhara showcases the history and mountain facts of Nepal. It is one of the popular hotspots for adventure enthusiasts and learners. David’s falls and Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave is also popular for the amazing beauty it offers. Stroll around the Fewa Lake and go boating there, you will love the essence of the valley in Pokhara.
In Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package, You will be visiting some of the popular places in Kathmandu and Pokhara. David’s falls, Mountain Museum, Sarangkot and Fewa Lake are the major inclusions of the trip in Pokhara. However, on request activities will be organized depending upon the situation and incurrence.
Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package lets you explore the amazing beauty that Nepal has to offer. The mountains and hills and the culture and nature are perfectly blended in the tour to make your experience diverse and inclusive to the wonderful and accessible destinations in Nepal.
Your Arrival Time (?) Our representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel.
At. 06:00 PM: A short briefing about your tour program. If you are arriving late (after 4 PM) then we will have a briefing next morning at 9:00 AM. If any payment is due, then it will be collected during briefing time.
Meal: Not Included.
Kathmandu Sightseeing (Full Day).
At. 10:00 AM: After your breakfast, you will visit for a full day sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Once you complete your sightseeing we will drop you back to your hotel.
Pashupatinath temple is the largest and holiest shrines for Hindus.This temple, situated on the bank of Bagmati river was built in the 5th century There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore. No entrance fee is charged for SAARC nationals to enter the temple. Although only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple, visitors can clearly see the temple and the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river.
Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. It is the center hub of Buddhism in Nepal which is surrounded by hundreds of monasteries. Lichchavi rulers renovated the staple during the 8th century, which has made on the shape of a Mandala.
Swayambhunath is one of the most glorious, holiest and oldest Stupa in the world. It is located on a small hillock in west Kathmandu hence commands an excellent view of the valley. The stupa was built in 460 A.D. by King Manadeva, is also known by the name "Monkey Temple".
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the three Durbar Squares of Kathmandu Valley. The Malla king Pratap Malla erected the statue of Hanuman (the Hindu god of power) in this place and it was named Hanuman Dhoka. Taleju Temple, Tribhuvan Museum, the house of Kumari (Living Goddess), Kasthamandap, the temple of Kal Bhairav along with few other temples are some places to explore.
Meal: Breakfast Included.
Drive to Pokhara (210 KM far from Kathmandu).
At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a drive to Pokhara (approx. 7hrs driving). Visit Manakamana temple en-route and continue driving towards Pokhara. Optionally you can also experience the river rafting at Trishuli river.
Manakamana temple is just 10 minutes of cable car ride from the bottom station called Kurintar. Manakamana is believed to be the goddess for fulfilling our wishes. It is 104 KM far from Kathmandu.*Cost of Manakamana cable car is not included in the package.
Meal: Breakfast Included.
Visit Sarangkot and Pokhara Sightseeing (Half Day)
At. 04:30 AM: Early in the morning you will drive to Sarangkot hill for sunrise and the close-up view of Himalayan ranges.
At. 10:00 AM: After breakfast, you will go for half-day sightseeing to David’s fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, International Mountain Museum, and Phewa Lake. You can also enjoy a boat ride at Phewa Lake in the evening.
David's Falls: David's falls is an amazing waterfall in Pokhara Valley which is nearly 500 feet long and runs 100 feet below ground level. It is also known as Patale Chhango which means the underwater world. According to local old people, On 31st July 1961, a swiss couple Davi went swimming but the woman drowned in a pit. From that day the place is known as David's falls.
Gupteshwor cave: Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, one of the longest caves of Nepal is nearly 3km long. There are some walls dripping water inside the cave and about 40m in, we can see the statue of Lord Shiva. Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is near from David's falls.
International Mountain Museum: It was established with an objective of maintaining systematic records of the successful eight thousanders, geographic flora and fauna and human activities in the range. The shape of the museum roof itself resembles mountain skyline to any visitor before entering the museum main gate. This acts as a major learning place for the adventure enthusiasts about mountains and Himalayas.
Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple: Beautiful Lake Phewa is the second largest lake of Nepal. It covers an area of about 4.43 sq km with an average depth of about 8.6m, maximum water depth is 19m. The reflection of Mount Annapurna can be seen on Phewa lake. Another attraction of this lake is Barahi Temple made in pagoda style, which is an island in the middle of Phewa lake.
Meal: Breakfast Included.
Drive to Kathmandu, Free time for self explore around Thamel area.At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. After you check-in at the hotel, you will have a free evening time to explore Thamel tourist area by walk from your hotel. You can also do your shopping around Thamel.
Meal: Breakfast Included.
Transfer to Airport.At. 10:00 AM: we will transfer you to the airport from the hotel on time to board the outbound flight. (30 mins drive)
Meal: Breakfast Included.
- Airport pick-up and drop-off.
- Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned transportation and sightseeing.
- All hotel accommodation based on double sharing deluxe rooms.
- Daily breakfast at the hotel.
- One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
- All local and government taxes.
- Driver’s salary, fuel cost and allowances.
- Sufficient amount of mineral water during your trip.
- Nature of personal expenses.
- International flight ticket.
- Lunch and Dinner aren’t included in our given package cost.
- Sightseeing entrance fees. (Approx. USD 50 Per Person)
- Tips (not required but recommended).