With mountains, jungles, medieval cities, spiritual sites, Nepal is every traveler’s dream destination.And the friendly and helpful people make Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara Tour even better experience.
It is almost too obvious to say that most people come to Nepal for some amazing life changing treks. But, Nepal has much more to offer than just the mountains. The Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara tour is among such an amazing experience.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is the heart of this country. It is crazy, chaotic, historical, spiritual and vibrant to say the least. But, there’s much to explore and learn here and we bet you will love this place in no time.
Pokhara, another famous tourist destination is the complete opposite of Kathmandu. It is calm and quiet with stunning views of the mountains and hills. This place is perfect for a more relaxed and chilled out holidays.
We offer a variety of tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara to help you explore and feel the true essence of these amazing places.
Detailed Itinerary of 6 Days Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara Tour
Day 1: Arrive at the Kathmandu Airport and Transfer to Hotel
Maximum Altitude: 1,345 m
Welcome to Nepal! Our representatives will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu – Pre-trip Meeting at 8 am, Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Patan
After breakfast, there will be a pre-trip meeting with our representatives to discuss the tour.
You can take this opportunity to ask any questions or clear any doubts regarding the tour. After the meeting, you will be starting your first day of the tour with sightseeing in Kathmandu and Patan.
Kathmandu, the cultural hub of Nepal is rich in history and ancient architecture. It is home to some amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You will be visiting some of these World Heritage Sites today. The first destination is the Pashupatinath Temple.
This riverside temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in Nepal. This is where Hindus cremate their dead ones. It is a two-storied pagoda styled temple situated between an open courtyard.
Foreigners are not allowed inside the temple, but there are other attractions around the temple which are worth exploring.
After Pashupati temple, you will be visiting the Boudhanath Stupa.
Situated 7 km from the center of Thamel, it is probably one of the most stunning tourist places in Kathmandu.
Boudha is also one of the largest stupas in Asia, and its beauty and serenity are incomparable.
You can explore a string of local stores or join the locals circumambulating the stupa. Take in the good energy and vibe from this place and head to our next destination, Swayambhu Stupa.
Perched above the city of Kathmandu is another white domed Stupa, Swayambhu Stupa. It is also famously known as the monkey temple.
The name Swayambhu literally translates to ”self-existent one”. Legend says that Swayambhu was born out of a lotus flower that bloomed in the middle of a lake that once covered the Valley.
Along with the stupa, you will also find other monasteries and Hindu temples on its premises.
This place also offers a stunning panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley.
From here, you will move to your final destination of Kathmandu Tour which is Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
A collection of ancient temples, buildings, museum, small shops and cafes, this complex is an architectural genius.
It carries a rich history of spectacular architecture that showcases the skills of Newar artists over the centuries. It is a must visit place for anyone in Kathmandu.
Some sites to check out at the Durbar Square are Seto Bhairab, Jagannath Temple, Taleju Temple. Along with Nine storey palace, Coronation Nasal Chowk and the Gaddi Baithak.
After exploring this place, it’s time to head back to the hotel. After dinner, pack your belongings for tomorrow’s tour to Pokhara City.
Day 3: Fly to Pokhara, Sightseeing in Pokhara
Maximum Altitude: 827 m
Travel Hours: 35 minutes of flight
After breakfast, you will be catching an early morning flight to Pokhara. It will be a scenic 35 minutes of flight with incredible views of the valley and mountains.
Once in Pokhara, you will go to your respective hotels and check in. After that, you will start your day tour of Pokhara.
You will be visiting some famous tourists spots such as the Davi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Phewa Lake, and Barahi Temple.
The Davis Fall is a unique waterfall which marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground.
Located close to Davis Fall on the other side of the World Peace Pagoda, the Gupteshwor Cave is Nepal’s most famous cave.
Discovered in the 16th century, it is the longest cave in Nepal. The people who discovered the cave discovered many shrines and statues dedicated to Shiva and other Hindu deities.
It is primarily a religious site but worth a visit.
Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple
Phewa Lake is the second largest lake in Nepal. Known for various water sports like boating, kayaking etc this lake is a major tourist attraction.
The Barahi Temple also known as the floating temple stands in the middle of the lake on an island.
The sunset views from the island looking back on the Annapurna mountains are spectacular on days with clear skies.
After the day tour of Pokhara, you’ll head back to the hotel and take some much-needed rest.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Pokhara Sightseeing
After breakfast, you will be going for a day of exploring Pokhara. You will be visiting the Seti Gandaki Gorge, World Peace Pagoda, the Bindhyabasini Temple, and other touristic spots in Pokhara.
On this 1-day Pokhara tour, you will get to delve into the serenity of Pokhara. The major spots to explore during your day trip around Pokhara are
Sarangkot for Sunrise
You will be driving to Sarangkot early in the morning to watch the sunrise over the majestic mountains of the Annapurna Range.
Sarangkot gives you the most spectacular views of the sunrise. After watching the sunrise you will head back to continue your tour.
The second largest lake in Nepal, is it also where the floating temple (Barahi Temple) sits.
This lake is stunning to look at. And with the reflection of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri that falls on the lake on clear days, this place is the most scenic spot in Pokhara.
You can also try out various water activities here like boating, kayaking, swimming etc.
There are a variety of restaurants and bars along the riverside where you can sit back and enjoy the view and the vibe of this place.
Davis Fall and Gupteshwor Cave
The water of the Davi’s Fall comes from the Phewa Lake which follows a rocky stream and then rushes down to the waterfall.
This waterfall is a famous tourist spot because of its beauty and the mystery behind it.
Located near the Davis Fall is the Gupteshwor Cave. This cave houses several statues of Mahadev, Parvati, Saraswati, Nageshwar and many other Hindu deities.
Bindhyabasini Temple situated on a small hillock is the oldest temple in Pokhara. Built in the 16th-century temple of goddess Bhagwati.
The view from the temple area is breathtaking with a panoramic view of the Annapurna Ranges.
Since this temple sits on a hillock, you will have to climb up a flight of stairs to reach it.
Seti Gandaki Gorge
The Seti River crosses right through Pokhara but you cannot see it because it flows underground. The only place to see the river is when it has formed a gorge, the Seti Gandaki Gorge.
It is a beautiful sight to look at and marvel at the different ways nature works.
World Peace Pagoda
Built just after World War II by Buddhist monks from Japan, this world peace pagoda is one of over 80 world peace pagodas in the world.
The World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara sits on top of a hill overlooking the stunning Annapurna Range which reflects off Phewa Lake below.
It offers you a small trek and beautiful views along the way.
Tibetan Refugee Camp
Visiting the Tibetan Refugee Camp is a great way of learning about the culture and tradition of the Tibetan people.
You will find a museum which showcases the history of the local Tibetans there.
You will also see the Tibetan women making beautiful rugs by hand. There are also a lot of stores that sell some handmade items.
Day 5: Drive Back to Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 1,345 m
Travel Hours: 5-6 hours
After breakfast, you will head back to Kathmandu by road. The drive to Kathmandu is a scenic drive with beautiful views of the mountains, hills, rivers, and small villages.
On the way, you can even try out some local delicacies and mingle with some local people.
When you reach Kathmandu, you will move to your hotels. The rest of the day is for you to do anything you like. You can explore Thamel, the busy tourist street lined with shops selling beautiful and unique souvenirs.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Transfer to International Airport
Your Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara tour has finally come to an end. We hope you had a fantastic time traveling with us. Our representatives will drop you off at the airport as per your flight schedule.
Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara tour is a great introduction to Nepal for people visiting it for the first time.
It gives you an opportunity to explore some of the most skilled craftsmanship of the ancient Nepalese people. Along with the undeniable beauty of the mountains and hills of Nepal.
These tours are perfect for people looking to experience the real essence of Nepal.
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