The Kathmandu to Pokhara tour starts from Kathmandu Valley tour ends a Lake City of Pokhara. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal emphasized as the center or headquarter for political, social and religious convergence of Nepal. The Kathmandu city itself is a brand name for solitary social life, religious importance, center of culture and arts, center of economic activities, and head office for all government offices of Nepal. Kathmandu valley is a one of kind unbelievable city fused with high list of UNESCO world heritage and legacy destinations. The capital city of Nepal stands pleased in its maximum capacity…
The Kathmandu to Pokhara tour starts from Kathmandu Valley tour ends a Lake City of Pokhara. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal emphasized as the center or headquarter for political, social and religious convergence of Nepal. The Kathmandu city itself is a brand name for solitary social life, religious importance, center of culture and arts, center of economic activities, and head office for all government offices of Nepal. Kathmandu valley is a one of kind unbelievable city fused with high list of UNESCO world heritage and legacy destinations. The capital city of Nepal stands pleased in its maximum capacity with its three medieval urban towns known as Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan that got all complete declaration for its antiqueness, religious importance and fundamental tourist destination. The multi roofed temples, ancient religious community, antique royal palaces, traditional festivals, traditional celebrations, and monuments of history are a part of the prime highlighted destinations of the Kathmandu city.
Pokhara city is praised as the “Lake City of Nepal” because of natural setting of lakes adjusted within a city making it beautiful and mesmerizing location. These lakes are big enough to cover a large area and nourish the natural vegetation around it resulting in to clean environment, greenery and monsoon all around the year. There are mainly three lakes that belongs to Pokhara city one is situated at the center of city called Phewa Lake and other two are located at the borders of city called as Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake. These three lakes are located in beautiful natural setting that makes them as important heritage of city. The relaxing nature is one of the main qualities of these locations.
There are also several world class locations in Pokhara that make its popular around the world. Since these tourists destination lies on the borders of Pokhara City so the city have become the junction for tourists for lodging, resting, shopping, and sightseeing. The world class tourist destination that is located on borders of Pokhara city are Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Sanctuary and Ghorepani-Poonhill viewpoint. These tourist destination takes one week to twenty days depending upon the walking capacity of tourists. Besides that there are general attractions around the city which are nearer and vehicles can be used to reach there like Sarangkot viewpoint of Himalayas, Sarangkot paragliding station, Sarangkot cityscape viewpoint, Davis Falls, Bat Cave, shiva temple in a cave, World Peace Buddha Stupa, and other beautiful natural settings and viewpoints.
Day 01. Arrival in kathmandu and check in to hotel. Afternoon half day sightseeing to Patan Durbar Square. 3 hrs
Patan Durbar square
5 kms/3 miles away from Kathmandu city. Patan also known as Lalitpur, is the city of fine arts, enclosed within 4 stupa said to be built in 3 rd century AD, by Emperor Ashoka. You will see the Durbar square, Krishan Temple built by King Siddhi Narsingh Malla, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar and Mahabouddha Temple.
Day 02. Full day sightseeing tour in kathmandu- 6-7 hrs and stay overnight
Known as Kantipur, the capital of the kingdom of Nepal. Here you will visit the temple of living goddess who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kastamandap- the source of the name Kathmandu and supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka palace, the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty.
Located approximately 4 km/2.5 miles, this Buddhist stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.
Situated 5 km east of Kathmandu city, pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to lord shiva. Situate amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in pagoda style has glint roof and richly cared silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati River, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of shivaratri which falls in the month of February / March. Behind the temple are the cremation grounds.
This stupa, 8 km east of Kathmandu city, is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. The Buddhis Stupa was built by king Man Deva at the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest.
Day 03. Half day sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot and stay overnight in Nagarkot
Also known as Bhadgaun meaning the city of devotees, this place is the home of medieval art and architecture. Lying 14km/9 miles of Kathmandu city, this place was founded in the 9th century and is shaped like a conch shell. The city is at the height of 4600 ft. above sea level. In bhadgaon you will visit the Durbar square with its array of temples overlooked by the palace of 55 windows built by king Bhupatindra mall. Here you will also visit the Teleju temple which is the best example of pagoda style structure in Nepal and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures, two strong men, two elephants, two lion’s two griffins and two goddesses.
Nagarkot is one of the most scenic sport situated about 35 km east of kathmandu from where an excellent view of snow- capped peaks of the Himalayan rangers in eastern Nepal can be seen ( if weather permits), as well as renowned for he spectacular sunrise.
Day 04. From Nagarkot hike to Changunarayan and then drive to Kathmandu and stay overnight
On this day we hike from Nagarkot through beautiful small local villages and terraces for about 3-4 hrs to reach Changunarayan.
Changunarayan Temple is the most ancient temple in kathmandu valley made around 3rd century. This temple is dedicated to lord Bishnu, the preserver of creation in Hinduism. A fifth century stone inscription, the oldest to be discovered in Nepal, is located in the temple compound.
Day 05. Early morning mountain flight and rest free day and transfer to airport and fly back
Early morning you take an hour mountain flight to see Mt. Everest and many other spectacular mountain ranges.
3 nights accommodation in double room in 4 star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
1 night accommodation in double room in 4 star hotel in Nagarkot including breakfast
2 half day and 1 full day sightseeing tour
Guide while sightseeing and hiking
Private transport for all tour
Entrance fees in sightseeing places
Meals which are not mentioned above
Any bar bills
Any unforeseen expenses