Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour is a customize package extended by Northern Trekking Team targeting those guests who want to experience a cultural and natural trip on the same package. This Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour five-day trip is full of excitement begins from the city of temples—Kathmandu 1,400m-4593ft and Pokhara 822m-2696ft Tour extends to the city of lakes—Pokhara.
Kathmandu is one of the ancient cities of the world that is rich in culture and traditions. This city with a history of over 2,000 years has evolved a lot with time but still, possesses uniqueness in its culture and traditions. The message of social harmony that this city gives to the world is still relevant in the present context. The site has two prime shrines of two different Religions Nepal—Hindu, and Buddhist. And people following both religions respect each other and pave the way to Hindus’ Pashupatinath and Buddhists’ Swoyambhunath and Bouddhanath. From a historical perspective the palaces, temples, art, and architecture are the heritage of this ancient city.
Pokhara, on the other hand, is the city that will immerse you in the beauty of nature. The lakes and mountains here will tranquil you giving break from the hustle and bustle of professional and personal life. Additionally, Pokhara also offers various Adventure Activities such as paragliding, zip liner, boating, and many more to refresh and revitalize you from the business of life.
What an exciting day it is as you will be capitalizing on your dream today! Yes, we will take you to UNESCO listed four cultural sites of Kathmandu—Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swoyambhunath.
To use your tour, you will be assisted by a certified city tour guide and a private vehicle.
Monkey Palace (Hanuman Dhoka), Kumari Ghar (House of Living Goddes), and Kastamandap are the key attractions of Kathmandu Durbar Square.
In Pashupatinath Temple, you will get an opportunity to learn about Nepal’s inclination toward religion and its importance in every Nepali’s life. Pashupatinath is the greatest Hindu shrine in the world. The English translation of Pashupatinath is Lord of Animal.
Bouddhanath is a stupa and is one of the key sites attracting Buddhists. The stupa is the biggest stupa in South Asia.
Finally, we visit Swoyambhunath. It is also known as Monkey Temple. This site attracts nearly a million Buddhist pilgrims a year across the globe. According to the legend, the existence of Swoyambhunath is since eternity and the civilization of Kathmandu valley is said to be started with the existence of Swoyambhunath. The literal meaning of Swoyambhunath is ‘Self Existing’.
You are now done with the Kathmandu tour, now prepare for the tour to Pokhara—the city of lakes—where you will immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Yes, you will!
After breakfast, we catch a tourist bus to Pokhara. It is a scenic drive of nearly six hours following Prithvi Highway. The ride is really pleasing as you will be riding along the bank of Trishuli and Marshyangdi River. But yes, try to get ‘B’ side ticket.
The view of mountains before entering Pokhara will melt your heart. It’s is really nice.
Upon your arrival in Pokhara, we will transfer you to the hotel at first where you can get fresh before enjoying a walk-in lakeside in the evening.
Evening walk here (in Lakeside) is going to be one of the best moments of your life and if you are with your spouse or partner, then this experience is something that will leave a deep impression in your heart. Any doubt? Experience it to trust me as Northern Trekking Team never lies.
If you want to club in Pokhara, you can visit clubs as some clubs here are quite popular.
It is a jam-packed day today. We will lead you to Sarangkot early in the morning to catch the sunrise. The beauty of mountains with the rising sun will melt your heart. after spending a couple of hours here, we will drive you back to the hotel for breakfast.
Paragliding is another adventure that you will be experiencing today. Once again, we will lead you to Sarangkot as the adventure begins from here. You will fly in the sky for nearly half an hour.
After this, we will drive you to a couple of touristic spots of Pokhara such as Peace Stupa, bat Cave, Mahindra Cave, Devi’s fall, and so on.
In the evening, we suggest you experience boating in Phewa Lake. The view of Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre Himal 6,993m-22942ft) witnessed while boating will make your mood.
Today we will get back to Kathmandu following the same route-Prithvi Highway. You will arrive in the capital by 2 pm.
You will have ample time to roam around Thamel and purchase souvenirs for your friends and family.
In the evening, we will offer you a farewell dinner and share your Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour experiences.
Enjoy the popular trekking and tour packages in Nepal Himalayas. 2023.