Kathmandu Pokhara Tour is undoubtedly best tour for the domestic and international tourists. It offers an exploration of the medieval city of Kathmandu, and a fabulous trip to the Lake City of Pokhara. Kathmandu to Pokhara tour customizes to insight the cultural marvels of Hindu and Buddhist relics in the Kathmandu Valley. Next Pokhara city, we visit the famous Davis fall, Mahhendra cave, Bindhyabasini Mandir the natural and cultural wonders city. While here we also get to experience the view of magic Himalayas with Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri ranges looming close-by.
This tour package begins from Kathmandu 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhanath. Then heading toward Pokhara city, a beautiful valley with various picturesque destinations and spectacular mountain views. The early morning hike to Peace Pagoda Stupa to view sunrise as well as view whole Pokhara city.Then visit other places are mountain, cultural museums and temples. Pokhara offers other various adventure experiences including Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, zip flyer, mountain biking, rafting etc. Kathmandu Pokhara tour will be great experience for your lifetime once you done the trip.
This tour package will heading towards west from Kathmandu,through tourist bus/private car . It will take 6 to 7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu.We will be staying at standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin-shared basis. Single rooms can also be made available by paying an additional cost.
Kathmandu Pokhara Tour is preferable for any time of the year. Monsoon is from June to August with 80 percent of the rainfall. Spring, March to May and Autumn, September to February are the most pleasant seasons.
Day 01Kathmandu Airport
45 minutes from Kathmandu to Thamel BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our representative holding your name plate. After formal meeting,and welcome with a traditional flower garland and transferred to your hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk to the old Kathmandu in the suburb of tourist center of Thamel.
Day 02Kathmandu Tour
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast, and guided Kathmandu tour visit the important historical and heritage sites within Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases Nepalese art and architecture at its best. The architecture is typical of the Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from the 12th to the 18th century.The living goddess Kumari is the highlights of Kathmandu durbar square. Swayambhunath is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area. It offers a great view of Kathmandu valley Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of river Bagmati and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva where you can see dead body cremation and the holymen Shadus. The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia which is built on the ancient trade route to Tibet. Here you can see the Tibet and the Sherpa Buddhism.
Day 03Kathmandu to Pokhara(200 km, 6 hours)
200 km, 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Receive you at your hotel, either by flight or drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. Arrive in scenic Pokhara, home to three of the highest mountains in the world. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon tour of some of the Pokhara Valley's natural wonders including cascading Devi's Falls which drops out of sight and is hidden in an underground gorge and the Seti Gandaki River, that flows throughout the city. Visit Gorkha Memorial Museum before continuing to the diverse Old Bazaar with its ethnic traders and stalls selling everything from edibles to gold, it's definitely an interesting place to stroll. Here you also see the white domed Bindhyabasini Mandir, one of Pokhara's most important shrines, dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati. The rest of the day is at leisure in Pokhara walking around Lake side Pokhara at the banks of Phewa Lake.
Day 04Pokhara Tour
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Early morning hike to the viewpoint at the Peace Pagoda; see the unforgettable sunrise over the mountain peaks. The Annapurna mountain range dominates your northern view while the sweeping expanse of the Pokhara Valley looms over the south and east. This is a not-to-be-missed experience! Return to the hotel for breakfast, followed by a visit to the International Mountain Museum. View the many exhibits focused on technique, equipment, and materials for hiking, of great interest in a country that is dominated by hikers and trekkers. The museum is in a perfect location, surrounded by the stunning Annapurna mountain range, a favorite place for adventurers. Today it is also possible to do one of the adventure activities like paragliding, zipline, untralight flight and bungee jump. Stay night in Pokhara.
Day 05Pokhara to Kathmandu(200km, 6 hours)
200 km, 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and either get tourist bus drive or flight back to Kathmandu. It takes 6 hours drive by bus and 30 mintues scenic flight by plane. The trip ends.
Day 06Patan and Bhaktapur Tour
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and drive to visit Patan city of fine arts. Patan is better known as "The city of a thousand golden roofs." Once separated from the capital, Patan and Kathmandu are now separated only by a bridge over the Bagmati River. The city of Patan has recovered its label of origin "Lalitpur". The historic heart of the city is entangled with narrow streets and theatrical decoration-brick houses with carved wooden balconies and bronze decorations, patios and backyards that house oratories, temples. The city is famous throughout the country for its tradition of blacksmiths and goldsmiths. Artisans model effigies of the divinities of the Hindu and Buddhist pantheons. The city has more than 50 main temples, some of which were destroyed or damaged by the earthquake of April 2015. Many stupas, chaytyas and bahal-ancient Buddhist monasteries bear testimony to the long history of Buddhism in the city that remains today a Bastion of Newars Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley. The four stupas erected in the four cardinal points, originally defined the city. They were erected during the reign of Emperor Ashoka some 250 years before our era.Ths sightseeing points in Patan are Patan durbur square and Museum, Golden Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Mahaboudha temple and Rudravarna temple.
After Patan Tour and we drive then to Bhadgaon also known as Bhaktapur-the "city of devotees". Founded in the 9th century it is the home of medieval art and architecture. Here you can visit the Durbar Square, with its array of temples, and the Palace of 55 Windows. This Palace is the best example of the Pagoda style of architecture and stands on five terraces, on each of which stands a pair of figures: two strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses. Walk around Bhanktapur that includes Bhaktapur durbar square, Nyatpole temple, Dattratraya sqaure and Pottery square and after Bhaktapur tour we drive you back to Kathmandu.
Day 07Kathmandu Airport
Before 3 hours you will have reach TIA airport BB Plan-Breakfast Back to your final destination
Breakfast, receive you at your hotel and transferred from your hotel to the airport to get your flight back to home.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after travel we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for all tour destination.
- English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance.
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Entrance sightseeing fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the travel.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.