Cultural & Scenic Tour of Nepal
While in Kathmandu Valley with it World Heritage Tour and places of interest, we have included Nagarkot with sightseeing of Bhaktapur on the way back to Kathmandu with a night in this famous mountain resort where one can marvel the striking sunrise and sunset over arrays of snow capped peaks.
A drive to Pokhara which is 220 km mid west of Kathmandu within the district of Gandaki in Annapurna region; Pokhara is famous and popular tourist spot with its pristine Lake Phewa and high Annapurna Himalaya with majestic Machhapuchhre “Fish Tail” Peak towers above the sky line with great contrast with beautiful green hills and white snow capped peaks that makes Pokhara an awe some picturesque spot, Pokhara is one of the favorite weekend gateway for Himalayan views and natural tranquility.
In Pokhara there are many ways that one can enjoy like Paragliding, Touch the Lake Bungy Jump, Kayaking on the lake, boating, short hike to Peace Stupa, Ultra-light flight and Zip Flyer or just relax and enjoy the mountain scenery in the comfort of the nice hotels.
- Total Trip : 0 days
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to respective hotels.
On reaching Kathmandu airport received by Annapurna Encounter staff for transfer to respective hotels, our staff will inform regarding your program that you need while in Nepal.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in and around Kathmandu.
Morning after breakfast our city guide will meet and take you on interesting tour around Kathmandu at places of interest for full day tour, as Kathmandu is full of World Heritage Sites with Old Temples, old Kings palaces and courtyard, Buddhist monasteries and Stupas.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860 meters transfer to respective hotels.
From Kathmandu taking an interesting drive to the famed scenic Pokhara on the drive views of beautiful peaks of Langtang, Ganesh Himal as the drive gets closer to Pokhara with Annapurna and Manaslu mountain range, this journey passes through many interesting farm villages and towns and following glacier fed rivers after 5-6 hours of good drive reaching at Pokhara for overnight stop near at lake Phewa, with time for a short walk around the lake side.
Day 04: In Pokhara with various activities.
Early morning a short drive to Sarankot at 1,460m situated on the North West of Pokhara Valley offering grand views of the Pokhara Valley including the Lake Phewa, to the north panoramic scenery of the high Himalayan range of Annapurna-Dhaulagiri-Manaslu including the magnificent Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) peak.
Sarankot is truly an amazing spot with views of stunning sunrise and sunset as well. It has number of fine lodges for overnight stay, an ideal place for Para Gliding which is one of the popular sports here in Pokhara.
After marveling the sunrise and the views of mountains scenery return back to hotel, after breakfast a ride in a boat to Varahi Temple in the middle of the lake here visiting the temple and observing the local pilgrims with their offering, continue boating on the other side of the lake and hike for an hour to the top ridge at Peace Stuppa offering tremendous views of Pokhara valley with the lake and of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu mountain panorama with Machhapuchhre towards north.
After a nice time return back to hotel by the same route back to hotel for lunch and afternoon free at leisure.
Day 05: Morning tour of Pokhara area.
Morning after breakfast along with the mountain views, a short drive to non tourist area in the local place at Pokhara center market observe the bazaar and view the Seti gorge from the bridge and visit the local Hindu Temple area of Bindabasani offering great views of Pokhara town and of mountains, after an interesting time drive back to hotel for lunch and afternoon time
a short drive to David\\\'s Fall, locally known as the Patale Chhango. A lovely waterfall situated about 2 km south west of Pokhara. After a wonderful time here in the quiet and peaceful environment, drive back to hotel.
Day 06: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Here a choice of short flight back to Kathmandu as the flight offers more views of mountains, morning or afternoon depending upon flight time to Kathmandu, transfer to Pokhara airport for a short, scenic flight offering tremendous views of array of snow capped mountains on reaching Kathmandu airport transfer back to respective hotels with last night dinner in Nepal with Nepali typical cuisine and folk culture show.
Day 07: International Departure.
Depending upon the international flight time our Annapurna Encounter staff will pick you from the hotel for the drive to airport after a memorable time in Nepal with us.
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