DAY 1 Arrival Kathmandu
Day 2 Kathmandu
DAY 3 In Pokhara
Drive to Pokhara & transfer to hotel. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. The enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of the lakes and the magnificence of the Himalaya rising behind them create the ambience that has made Pokhara such a popular place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. Tourism focuses on the districts of Damside and Lakeside (or Pardi and Baidam, in Nepali, respectively). Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4 Pokhara
AM: Sunrise trip to Sarangkot – subject to Weather condition PM: Sightseeing to David’s fall, Gupteshwor Cave & Bindyabasini Temple.
Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination from where the tourist can enjoy the great view of the Pokhara valley and the magnificent view of the mountains. Sarangkot is only 5 km from Lake Side. Sarangkot is the highest view point for a sunrise and it is just 1592m high. Sarangkot is 5 degrees cooler than Pokhara.
Devi’s Fall: locally known as Patale Chango (Hell’s Falls) also known as David's and David’s is a lovely Waterfall is about 2 km south West of Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker by the name of Davy, was washed away by the Padi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.
Gupteswar Cave: Gupteswar Gupha, a sacred cave, lies 2 km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. The entrance is right across from Devi's fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. An entrance fee of Rs. 5 is charged and taking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.
The Old Bazaar + Bindyabasini Temple Pokhara's traditional bazaar is colorful and so are its ethnically diverse traders. In its temples and monuments can be seen ties to the old Newar Architecture of the Kathmandu valley, Located about 4 km from Lakeside, the market S original charm is still evident. This area is strewn with shops selling commodities ranging from edibles to and cloth to cosmetics and gold is a pleasant and shady spot to stroll around.
The old Bazaar is also home to one of Pokhara’s most important shrines. Locally called the Bindyabasini Mandir, this white dome- like structure dominates a spacious stone – paved courtyard built atop a shady hillock. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park – like grounds offers a fine picnic area, and on Saturdays, and Tuesdays when devotees flock there to offer sacrifices, it takes on a festive flavor. Overnight at hotel
DAY 5 Drive back to Kathmandu
DAY 6 Departure
Reviews Scores and Score Breakdown
- Three nights accommodation at respective hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- Two nights accommodation at respective hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
- All necessary airport transfers
- Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
- Entrance fee at the places of the visit during sightseeing
- Surface transfer Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu with overnight detention
- Present applicable Govt. taxes.
- An English speaking local guide during the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and an English-speaking Naturalist in Chitwan in case of pax travelling in 09 pax & below. (There will be an accompanying guide for the roundtrip Kathmandu/ Chitwan/ Kathmandu if the group size will be 10 & up).