Kathmandu and Pokhara tour incorporates two beautiful valleys and major cities of Nepal. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is considered as a living house of god and goddess. Though the town is entirely populated with people and homes, the city treasures some fantastic forms of art and architecture built in the medieval period of Nepal. Contrary to the capital city of Nepal, Pokhara is a beautiful quaint valley that lies in the lap of the Himalayas this city is a magnificent form of mother nature. One can dissolve in the serenity of mother nature with lush hills and picturesque mountains all around. So, Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour as a whole is a real combination of the cultural and natural fascination of Nepal.
In Kathmandu, you can experience the real essence of Nepalese art, culture, and history. Seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites are located in Kathmandu. This fact reflects the richness of Kathmandu city in terms of art and culture. Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour comprises a day tour in Kathmandu where you can visit some heritage sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square are two ancient palace complexes that were built during Malla reign in Kathmandu and Patan. Both durbar squares are a complex that consists of palaces, courtyards, temples and artistic building. The woodcrafts, metalcrafts and stone sculptures in the palaces are a fine work of art and architecture.
The sightseeing tour in Kathmandu also consists of Buddhist stupas like Swayambhunath temple and Boudhanath temple. Swayambhunath temple, also known as a monkey temple lies on a top of a hill and offers some magnificent views of the entire Kathmandu valley. Boudhanath stupa is the largest stupa that lies on a top of a three-layered Mandela. Besides, these places, Kathmandu tour consists of an oldest Hindu temple called Pashupatinath temple. It is a holy place that holds high value amongst Hindu pilgrims.
Pokhara, also known as the lakeside city, is a magnificent city placed in the lap of Annapurna massif. The Pokhara valley consists of many lakes amongst which Phewa lake and Begnas lake are the popular ones. One can quality time around the lakeside, enjoying the stunning views of Macchapucchre Himal and other peaks in the Annapurna range. You can visit some places like Davis falls, Gupteshwor temple and International mountaineering museum in Pokhara. If you have time, you can go to Sarangkot and enjoy some adventure activities like paragliding and zip flyer too. There is so much to explore and experience in Pokhara tour.
Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour organized by World Alpine Treks helps you to enjoy some quality time in Kathmandu and Pokhara in a short time possible. Let us know if you have further queries about this tour. In case you want any addition to the itinerary, and we are always ready to prepare a customized plan.
The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance if any at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.
The second day is a day tour just to warm up prior to your trekking journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder, the city has seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of rich history, fine culture and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. The durbar square is a huge complex that comprises of palaces, courtyards, and temples. It is now a museum that treasures some valuable items of Nepalese history and monarchy in Nepal. From the durbar square, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa respectively. Tonight, at a hotel in Kathmandu (Inclusive of breakfast)
We will pick you up at the hotel in the morning and transfer you to the airport for a direct flight to Pokhara. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to a hotel in Pokhara. Check into the hotel and get ready for a sightseeing tour. At first, we will visit the lakeside area. We can enjoy boating around the lake or relax watching the fascinating views of mountains, hills, lakes and colorful boats. Then, you will be headed to Gupteshwor temple and then to David’s falls. Lastly, you will be driven to the International mountaineering museum which is the gateway to every trekking journey to the Annapurna region. In the evening, you will be driven back to your hotel. If interesting, you can visit lakeside and enjoy the liveliness of the Pokhara city. Tonight, at a hotel in Pokhara (Inclusive of breakfast)
Today, we take a flight back to Kathmandu. It is around half an hour flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel room in Kathmandu. The rest of the time is on your own. You can either visit some nearby places or go to the shopping malls to pick up some gifts for your family members and friends back home. Tonight, at a hotel in Kathmandu (Inclusive of breakfast)
Before a few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)