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KATHMANDU, POKHARA SHORT TOUR Overview

Combining a visit to the heritage sites in Kathmandu and the bustling market areas of the city, with a trip to the scenic, lake town of Pokhara is a perfect way to spend a few days if you have limited time, want to add something to the end of your trek, or just like someone to take care of the details package for you.
We start by exploring the ancient architecture of Kathmandu in the Durbar (Palace) Squares of the ancient towns of  Kathmandu and Patan. The temples, stone and wood carvings are outstanding and stretch back many centuries.  We will also take you to the living heritage sites of Swayambunath, and Boudhanath (both Buddhist stupas) and to the Hindu site of Pashupathinath, site of the holiest Hindu temple and burning ghats.  In the evening enjoy a typical Nepali dinner with a culture show.
Next day drive or fly to Pokhara.  By road the journey is long (7 to 8 hours) but scenic and interesting.  Once in Pokhara breath in the fresh air coming directly from the Annapurnas.  Marvel at Machhapuchhre, or Fishtail, as it is known, which simply towers over Fewa Lake.  You will be staying near the lake in Lakeside so the view of Fishtail is constantly within your gaze.  There are a number of places to visit within Pokhara depending on your availability.  On a short trip, we will take you boating, stopping at Tal Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake, then across the lake to the Peace Stupa.  Take a short hike up the hill and then watch the sunset from the Peace Stupa over the lake below.  Next morning we drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

On this day, arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport located in Kathmandu, Nepal. After being welcomed by myself, you will be driven to the hotel based in Thamel. After taking some rest at the hotel, head out to explore the city. Kathmandu is known to be the city of temples which is very accurate as you will see many shrines, statues, temples of gods, and goddesses in the valley ways of Kathmandu Pasupatinath temple. Boudhanath, If time allows, you can also go to the western hills to witness the 360-degree view of the valley from the height of Swayambhunath Stupa. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast we will starts our tour today by taking our private vehicle to go Manakamana which is located in Gorkha District. Where the Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach theTemple. And the second most popular tourist destination is Pokhara. It is overshadowed by a massive wall of the Himalayas, and dominated by the towering peak of the Annapurna range. Even more impressive is the fishtailed pinnacle of Mt. Machhapuchhare (6977 mt.) Upon arrival in Pokhara, transfer to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel. B

After breakfast you will have sightseeing around Pokhara. You will visit Bindabasini temple , Mahendra Cave, Seti River, Davis falls, Barahi Temple and then Afternoon return back Kathmandu Overnight at the hotel. B

AM at visit Buddhanilkantha temple and return hotel take breakfast and Transfer to the airport for the flight for departure.

Cost Includes

  • All Transportations/hiace
  • Airport pickup
  • All necessary intrance fee
  • 2 night accommodation in kathmandu with BB plan
  • 1 night accommodation in Pokhara with BB plan
  • Transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by Private vehicle.
  • Airport Drop

Cost Excludes

  • Soft and hard drinks
  • Personal insurance and other personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected).

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