Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley Tour Considerably popular as the cultural and historical tour, Kathmandu And Pokhara Valley Tour takes you to those historical and cultural sites within the valley which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage site. Students, researchers, innovator, historian, and archaeologists any type of tourist will find this tour undoubtedly rewarding for once-in-lifetime. Those keen enthusiasts on Art, culture, history, lifestyle, civilization, and archaeology will have a great opportunity for the innovation of novel perspectives on human civilization. Out of Kathmandu And Pokhara Valley Tour ten world heritage sites of Nepal which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites, eight of them are recognized as cultural importance and two carries historical significance. Both sorts are astoundingly magnificent. Kathmandu and Pokhara valley tour exclusively a hidden paradise for the tourists, is located in the western part of Nepal popular for superb natural gifts within the earth. Abode for a number of serene lakes and the very point to witness extraordinary mountain view mainly entire Annapurna range including popular Machhapuchhre ( Fish-Tail) very close up, Pokhara is obviously a perfect destination for a distinctive day-tour. And the experience will undoubtedly be the once-for-a lifetime.
Trip Difficulty: Easy
Trip Style: Tour
Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Group Size: 15
- Explore the ancient city, Kathmandu and its unique Newari culture and civilization
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the valley ( Swyombhunath Stupa, Bouddhanatha Stupa, Kahtmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple)
- A scenic drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
- Experience Pokhara and its natural highlights include freshwater lakes, holy caves, natural waterfalls and holy religious sites
- Can experience thrilling Paragliding ( optional)
- Capture incredible sunrise and magnificent mountain views include Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal from Sarangkot
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Pickup From The Airport And Transfer to Hotel-Overnight In Hotel-
This the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. You will be received by our representative in the airport. Our representative will be at the arrival holding placard with your and our company name (Magic Expedition. And then, you will be transferred to the hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip.
After your arrival at the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce a guide or trip leader. For this, be with 4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, the copy of passport and copy of travel insurance.
Day 02: Explore the World Heritage Site.
After breakfast, you will be explored to the world heritage site of Kathmandu valley. On this day we will take you 4 historical places around Kathmandu valley. The tour will be last until 5 pm the evening. Lunch will be provided on the way of your chosen restaurant and get back to the same hotel as you have booked. Your sightseeing tour begins with the Swyambhunath stupa also famous for Monkey Temple, the oldest temple or stupa in the cultural history of Nepal years-long civilization. You will certainly find yourself fortunate to observe 200 years old art and architecture and the Swyambhunath Stupa is the very point within the valley to seize the entire view of Kathmandu valley. The monkeys, holy prayer flags, centuries-old art and architecture, the serenity of the forest in the premises.
Kathmandu Durbar square: A visit to medieval cultural and historical sites including palaces representing medieval art and culture will, of course, be an observance to a remarkable historical site for a lifetime. Most significantly, you will have an encounter with Kumari, a living goddess and will feel blessed after seeing her.
Boudhanath: Boudhanath is another invaluable attraction of the valley. It is the biggest stupa in the world located at Bouddha in Nepal and it attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. Especially, Bouddhanath Stupa is invaluable a sacred pilgrimage for Buddhist follower.
Pashupatinath: Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple, located on the bank of holy Bagmati river represent awesome ancient arts and architecture. This is Shiva’s temple and one the occasion of MahaShivaratri thousands of pilgrims go to visit this temple around the world especially from India.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, By Tourist Bus 6-7 Hours, Transfer to Hotel
After your breakfast, the leader or the guide will come to receive to the hotel where you stay and take you to the bus station. This drive takes you Pokhara from Kathmandu. The bus station is around 15 mins. Walk or you may get a taxi too, from Thamel, or from the hotel. The tourist bus leaves at 7 for Pokhara every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Pokhara from Kathmandu. On the way, you will see the winding country road, river, woods and local people and their lifestyle. However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara which is optional and have pay extra.
Day 04: Pokhara Valley Tour-Overnight in Hotel-
Pokhara is the hidden Paradise for the tourist. It has many attractive places to visit among those you will be visited 4 major places of Pokhara on these days. Your tour will start at 9 am after breakfast and will be back at 4.30 pm after the tour. Overnight at the same hotel.
Phewa Lake with Barahi Temple:- The lake Phewa is the second largest lake in Nepal which adds the special splendor to the beauty of Pokhara. The different colors of the water of the lake with the different fall of the sunlight let you experience the true calmness of nature. Barahi Temple located in the midst of the lake Phewa is the center attraction of this lake where bird and animal sacrifices are offered.
Devid Fall and Gupteswor Cave:- David fall is an alluring natural fall located about 2 km southwest of the Pokhara Airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Closer to this fall, there is a holy cave named Gupteswor Cave also known as Gupswor Mahadev which carries a great value for the phallic symbol of God Shiva for Hindus.
Day 05: Pokhara Sunrise View-Overnight in Hotel-
On this day your tour will start at 4 am for the sunrise view at saragkot. After having breakfast and spending the certain hour in sarangkot you will drive to another attraction place of Pokhara is called Mahendra cave and Bat Cave. And end of this tour by visiting the biggest Buddhist stupa called world peace pagoda. Back to the Hotel.
Sarangkot: Sarankot is a hill station and a vantage popular for Mountain View and most significantly for sunrise and sunset view.
World Peace Pagoda: World Peace Pagoda, a majestic Buddhist stupa, recognized as a wonderful sight to be viewed situated on top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. It is the point which offers a magnificent view of Annapurna Range and beautiful Pokhara City.
Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu – Overnight in Hotel- 7-8 hr-
The tourist bus station is around 15-20 mins.walk from Lakeside, Pokhara or optionally, you can take a taxi. The leader will help to get the bus station. The tourist bus leaves at 7.30 for Kathmandu every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Kathmandu from Pokhara. On the way, you will see winding country road, river, woods, and local people and their lifestyle. However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu which is optional and has pay extra.
In the evening, after you get to the hotel, we will have dinner together and review the trip and exchange the experiences during your trip and you can feedback us.
Day 07: Final Departure Drop To The Airport.
According to your flight schedule, you will be dropped to the airport for the onward flight towards your country or next destination.
What to Expect
- Airport pickup and drop.
- Welcome, drink and dinner.
- Accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Private Vehicle during tours in Nepal.
- English speaking guide.
- Your travel insurance.
- Any domestic air flight in case emergency.
- Lunch and Dinner
- Guide and Driver tips.
- Entry Fee for Historical and Pilgrimage Places.