KATHMANDU POKHARA TOUR

KATHMANDU POKHARA TOUR

Country: Nepal
Destination: KATHMANDU POKHARA TOUR
Arrival At: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Accommodation: Hotels
Meals: Breakfast
Activities: Culture and Nature Tour
Best Months: All Year
Tour Grade: Easy
Transfer By: Private Vehicle
Group Size: Any

DAY 1 KATHMANDU ARRIVAL
DAY 2 KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
DAY 3 KATHMANDU POKHARA DRIVE
DAY 4 POKHARA SIGHTSEEING
DAY 5 POKHARA KATHMANDU DRIVE
DAY 6 KATHMANDU DEPARTURE

KATHMANDU POKHARA TOUR

DAY 1  KATHMANDU ARRIVAL
Meal - N/A
Pick up Time - As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN
On arrival, meet our representative at the Kathmandu airport & transfer to the hotel. Tour briefing and Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Kathmandu Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur).

DAY 2 KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Meal – Breakfast
Sightseeing Places - Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambunath and Kathmandu Durbar Squarebr> Time - 7-8 Hrs
Pick up Time - 10:00 AM<
br> DAY PLAN
After breakfast, meet at the hotel lobby for full day Kathmandu sight seen including Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel.

Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath is revered as national deity of Nepal. The Pashupatinath Temple, located at the bank of the river Bagmati, is considered the most sacred place in Nepal. In myth, Pashupatinath started living in Nepal in the form of a deer, when he saw the Kathmandu Valley and was overwhelmed by its beauty. Chronicles indicate the temple existence prior to 400 A.D. Pashupatinath temple, world heritage site is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. This holy place is picturesque collection of temple ad shrines. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa
Boudhanath is Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa's massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Boudhanath was founded by the Nepalese Licchavi king (590-604 CE); though other Nepalese chronicles date it to the reign of King MÄnadeva (464-505 CE)

Swayambhunath Stupa
The golden spire crowning a conical wooded hill, Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles and from all sides of the valley. Historical records found on a stone inscription give evidence that the stupa was already an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination by the 5th century AD. Its origins however, date to a much earlier time, long before the arrival of Buddhism into the valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanumandhoka or Basantapur Durbar Square)
Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Other major attractions are House of Living goddesses Kumari, Kasthamandap, statue of Kalbhairav, temple of Taleju Devi and so on.

DAY 3 KATHMANDU POKHARA DRIVE
Meal – Breakfast
Distance - 200KM
Driving Time - 7-8 Hrs
Pick up Time - 08:00 AMr> DAY PLAN
Today after breakfast we will be driving you to Pokhara. It will take around 6-7 hour approx by surface to reach beautiful city of Lakes in Nepal known as Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, check in at hotel and get refreshed. Evening free for personal activities or one can go for boat ride in Phewa Lake or shopping on the Lake Side on own. Overnight stay at hotel.

Pokhara Valley
Pokhara city is located approximately 200 km west of the country's capital, Kathmandu. It serves as the headquarters of Kaski District, Gandaki Zone and the Western Development Region. Pokhara is the most popular tourist destination in Nepal. Three out of the ten highest mountains in the world Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu are within 30 miles (linear distance) of the city, so that the northern skyline of the city offers a very close view of the Himalayas. Pokhara is the largest tourist city in the country and home to great Himalayan trails.

Fewa lake & Taal Barah Temple
Fewa Lake is the second largest lake in Nepal. The Annapurna range on the north is only about 28 km (linear distance) away from the lake, and the lake is famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. The Taal Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake.

DAY 4  POKHARA SIGHTSEEING
Meal – Breakfast
Sightseeing Places - Sarangkot, Bindyabasani temple, Devisfall & Gupteshwor cave Sightseeing Time - 3 Hrs + 3 Hrs
Pick up Time - 10:00 AM

DAY PLAN
Early morning go for an excursion trip to Sarangkot, beautiful views of the Himalayan range including mighty Annapurana (8091Mt 10th highest) and Dhaulagiri (8167MT 7th Highest) with Fishtail mountain can be seen from here. After noon visit Bindabasini Temple which quietly sits at some 3000 feet above sea level. Also visit the Devis fall and Gupteshwar Cave where the Shiva lingam is preserved.Overnight at hotel.

Sarangkot
Sarangkot is located on a mountainside ridge at an altitude of 1600m with panoramic Himalayan views. From Sarankot, on the northern direction we can see Dhawalagiri in the far West . Annapurna range is visible when the weather is clear on the same side. On the southern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara and its lake on the north-western outskirts of the city.

Devis fall
Devis Falls is a waterfall located at Pokhara. The water from the fall flow about 500 feet through the natural tunnel at the depth of 100 feet from ground level. The water passes through the cave called Gupteshwor Mahadevcave. The source of water is provided through the dam of Phewa Lake and in the rainy seasons the rise in the water level increases the flow and density of water in this fall. The natural scenery is very impressive.<
br> Gupteshwor Mahadev cave
Gupteshwor Mahadev cave is probably the longest and attractive cave in south Asia which is located at the northwestern part of Pokhara. Inside the cave there is a temple of Gupteshwor Mahadev.

Bindyabasani Temple
Bindyabasani Temple is the oldest temple of Pokhara, and the royal Deity of Kingdom of Kaski. Along with religious significance, the magnificent view of Annapurna and Fishtail Mountain can be seen from here.

DAY 5 POKHARA KATHMANDU DRIVE
Meal – Breakfast
Pick up Time - 08:00 AM

DAY PLAN
After breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Kathmandu. Check - in at the hotel at Kathmandu evening free for personal activities or shopping. Overnight stay in Kathmandu

DAY 6 KATHMANDU DEPARTURE
Meal – Breakfast
Pick up Time - As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN
Morning will be comparatively free and closer to the time of your flight; you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.

Inclusion
Accommodation as per booking on twin sharing basis
Meals on BB plan
All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
Entrance and guide fee
All applicable government tax

Exclusions
Service other than specified.
Inclusion
Accommodation as per booking on twin sharing basis
Meals on BB plan
All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle
Entrance and guide fee
All applicable government tax

Exclusions
Service other than specified.