In this 6 day/7 nights tour you'll get to see numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites, learn about Nepalese culture and traditions, watch the sunrise over the majestic Himalayas from Sarangkot hill and take a boat trip on Phewa lake.
Looking for an exploration of cultural and natural sites Nepal? A week long itinerary offers you the showcasing of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu valley and peaceful lake and tranquility of the chain of Annapurna and Dhulagiri mountains.
What to expect:
Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour fulfills your desire for cultural and natural experience in Nepal. You will start your tour with a visit to four of Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhanath. We also make a visit to the two medieval cities famous for arts and architectures - Patan and Bhaktapur. We then take you to Pokhara, the city of natural heritage of mountains, also known as the Lake city. This tour is done in such a way that we can modify our schedule with your requirements in order to make your trip as pleasant as possible. In Pokhara, we visit the famous Davis fall and Lord Shiva cave, Fewa Lake and many other natural and cultural wonders. You will also get to experience the magic of the Himalayas with Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
6 Nights / 7 Days
Kathmandu valley and Pokhara City
Cultural Sightseeing / Nature Tour
Round the year
By Private Vehicle / By Flight
Hotel/Resort as per the client requirements
1 - 15 pax +
01: Arrival Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will meet our representative at the airport and be transferred to hotel. Check in to the hotel and a receive a short briefing of your tour. Rest or come out for walk around the Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, typical Nepali dinner with folk dance performances.
02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu: Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudhanath Stupa
Guided tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pashupatinath , the Hindu holy Temple, Boudhanath , the largest stupas, in Asia and Swayambhu meaning the "the self-existent". Swayambhu is also known s as the Monkey Temple owing the name to the large number of monkey population residing in the area.
03: Sightseeing Tour in Patan & Bhaktapur City
We start our tour by visiting two more UNESCO World Heritage Site cities adjacent to Kathmandu: Patan & Bhaktapur. Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts. Patan Durbar Square is one of the places in the Kathmandu Valley where the medieval arts and architecture still remain in its original state. The Durbar Square is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings, mostly the Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Similarly, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like travelling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur squares and streets.
04: Drive to Pokhara 200KM , Sightseeing Davis Fall & Shiva Cave
We drive you to Pokhara, one of the most beautiful places on earth. The town offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and more mountains. Pokhara is surrounded by numerous lakes that offer fishing, boating and swimming. Pokhara is also the gateway for trekking in the Annapurna Region. Reaching Pokhara, we visit Davis Fall and Gupteshwar Gufa Cave (also called Shiva Gufa). In the late afternoon, we explore the surrounding lakeside and see the reflection of the Fish Tail Peak on the lake.
Optional: 3 hours Rafting Trishuli River on the way to Pokhara USD 45 per person
05: Full Day Pokhara Sightseeing with Sarangkot Sunrise
We spend a full day to explore Pokhara. Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot Hill to see the sunrise views over the Himalayas. After breakfast, we have a full day of sightseeing in Pokhara. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second biggest lake of Nepal. We take the boat across the lake and take an hour walk to the World Peace Pagoda. Some of the other places that we visit today include the Seti River Gorge, mountain museum, Bindhabasini Temple the pet God of Pokhara, and many other cultural and natural landscapes.
06: Drive to Kathmandu
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. It is an upward journey along the winding road that we came by. Then it is a leisure day in Kathmandu, perhaps go for some last minute shopping and a farewell dinner together with us.
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.