Nepal tour with Kathmandu and Pokhara
Looking for an exploration tour discovering cultural and natural sites? Your destination is Nepal! This week long itinerary offers you a panoramic view of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu valley and peaceful lake and tranquility of the chain of Annapurna and Dhulagiri mountains.Read more
Looking for an exploration tour discovering cultural and natural sites? Your destination is Nepal! This week long itinerary offers you a panoramic view of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu valley and peaceful lake and tranquility of the chain of Annapurna and Dhulagiri mountains.
You will start your tour with a visit to four of Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu and Boudhanath. You will also visit the two medieval cities famous for arts and architectures - Patan and Bhaktapur. We will then take you to Pokhara, the city of natural heritage in the mountains.
In Pokhara, you will 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.
Learn more about this remote and yet amazing country escorted by professional local guides.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet our representative at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Short briefing of your Tour. Free afternoon for rest or walk around the Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, typical Nepali dinner with folk dance performances. Hotel or homestay accommodation.
Guided tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square and other UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Pashupatinath, the Hindu holy Temple, Boudhanath, the largest stupa in Asia and Swayambhu popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in the area. Breakfast included.
We start our tour visiting two more UNESCO World Heritage Site cities adjacent to Kathmandu: Patan and 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 their 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 streets and squares. Breakfast included.
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 others. Pokhara owns numerous lakes, offers fishing, boating and swimming. It 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, explore the surrounding lakeside and see the reflection of the Fish Tail Peak on the lake.
Optional: 3 hours Rafting on Trishuli River on the way to Pokhara.
Breakfast included and accommodation in resort.
We spend a full day exploring Pokhara. Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot Hill to enjoy sunrise views over the Himalayas. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second largest 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 as well as many other cultural and natural landscapes.
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. It will be an upward journey along a winding road. Leisure day in Kathmandu. Perhaps go for some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with us. Breakfast and farewell dinner included, accommodation in hotel or homestay.
Our representative will transfer you to the airport from where you will catch your flight.
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