5 Days Kathmandu Pokhara & Nagarkot Tour
Kathmandu Pokhara Nagarkot Tour in 5 days visit the important historical and natural heritage sites of Nepal that is Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot. You will get scenic landscapes, Himalayan Panorama with sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot, old newari architecture, culture and their way of daily life in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur old cities. Pokhara is of course a nature city of lake, green hills and the sacred Mountain Annapurna and Fishtail. No air and environmental pollution like in Kathmandu. Get in touch with nature and the mountain in Pokhara.
Nepal is also home to a rich cultural heritage and it offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attractions and adventure opportunities found nowhere else on earth. Moreover, you can join in the numerous annual festivals that are celebrated throughout the year in traditional style highlighting enduring customs and beliefs. A visit to Nepal is not only about discovering a new destination but also building new friendships and lasting memories from the Nepal Himalaya.
Day 01: Arrival and Half Day Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinathnath and Boudhanath
Day 02: Half day sightseeing Tour and Fly to Pokhara City [Around 1 PM]
Day 03: Full day sightseeing tour of Pokhara City.
Day 04: Fly Back to Kathmandu [8 Am] and Half Day Sightseeing of Bhaktapur then drive to Nagarkot
Day 05: Nagarkot-Departure Day
Day 01Arrival and Half Day Sightseeing Tour
Welcome to the land of Himalaya at 1350m. You will be warmly welcomed by our representative and escorted to your hotel and will describe you about your entire tour program in detail. Later on half day sightseeing tour of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
Boudha Nath Temple:
Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal lies a further 2 km north from Pashupatinath Temple and also the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Buddha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. It was probably built in the 14th century after the Mughal invasions; various interesting legends are told regarding the reasons for its construction. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhism. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and local Nepal’s, as well as a popular tourist site.
It is the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to lord Shiva, first established in 5th century. The holiest Hindu pilgrimage place in Nepal Pashupatinath has received the attention of worshippers for at least fifteen hundred years. Dedicated to Shiva the lord of Destruction the temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River. A circuit of the Pashupatinath area takes visitors past a sixth century statue of the Buddha an eighth century statue of Brahma the Creator freshly painted skeletal images guarding temple gates, and other magnificent temples dedicates to various deities in the complex. Pashupati Nath Temple is situated 5 km. east of Kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupati Nath, with tow tiered golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus, although only Hindus are allowed inside temple, visitors can clearly see the temple and the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river. The temple was listed in the UNESCO World heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.
- FoodsNo Meals
- Accommodation3 Star hotel
Day 02 Half day sightseeing Tour and Fly to Pokhara City [Around 1PM]
Early morning after breakfast half day sightseeing tour around Kathamndu city , later on fly to Pokhara City. [Around 1PM]
It is the oldest Buddhist shrine. Looking east from here, one can see the almost entire Kathmandu valley spread out below. Swayambhunath is a best place to observe religious harmony between Nepalese Buddhists and Hindus. The stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshippers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Situated on the top of a hill. It provides an excellent view of the Katmandu Valley. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country. Swoyambhunath literally means ‘Self-Existent One.’ Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Manadeva. By the thirteenth century Swoyambhunath had developed into an important Buddhist learning site.
Patan City is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, Guardian Deities, and wonderful carvings. Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The entire temple is constructed of the stone. Noted for its craftsmen and metal workers, it is known as the city of fine arts or city of artists. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today’s visitors.
Later on fly back to Pokhara City. It is one of the most picturesque valleys in Nepal, under the shadow of the Annapurna Himalayan range. A rare combination of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited by friendly ethnic tribes.
Pokhara is a resort city of remarkable beauty. The serenity of Fewa Lake and the magnificent summit of Machhapuchhre rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and magic. Pokhara is part of a once vibrant caravan route extending between India and Tibet. This is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here.
Upon arrival transfer to Hotel for checking process,
Later on boating on Fewa Lake to visit Tal Barahi Temple
Early evening enjoy walking, eating at the lakeside market on own then overnight.
- FoodsBreakfast Only
- Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 03 Full day sightseeing tour of Pokhara City.
Pick up time: 5:00amSarangkot is a 1,600m high hill situated on the northern shore of Phewa lake. On the way to Sarangkot you’ll pass through Schima-Catonopsis forest and there is a lot of opportunity to watch birds. It’s a 2 hour walk from Phewa Lake. On reaching the hill, you can find good hotels and a tower on the top of the hill from where you can view the Pokhara Valley and also the wide range of Annapurna.
Drive to hotel for breakfast. On the way to hotel visit Bindabasini Temple.
At 8am, proceed back to your hotel for a quick break or stop for breakfast in the city. At 10am, your tour will commence again as you head for your full-day tour of Pokhara’s sights.
Visit the World Peace Pagoda, a massive Buddhist stupa located on a hill top (Rani Ban) just behind Phewa Lake. This stupa is the symbol of peace where the huge idols of Lord Buddha from Japan, Sri Lanka and Thailand have been installed.
You will also visit Devi’s Falls, locally known as Patale Chhango, Devi’s Falls (also known as Devil’s, Devin’s or David’s) is an awesome waterfall lying about 1 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David…) was washed away by the Pardi Khola (river) and disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.
Gupteswar Gupha (cave) is a sacred cave located near Devi’s fall. The cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered and taking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.
Afterwards, head to the Tibetean Refugee Camp where since 1959, a group of Tibetan refugees have been living in Nepal. One such is Tashiling Tibetan Refugee Settlement at Chhorepatan, which is located near two popular sightseeing sites i.e. Davi’s fall and Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave. One may visit Tibetan monastery, hand-made carpet factory, schools etc. in this community.
Finally, visit the International Mountain Museum. The museum is situated just 0.5 km south from the Pokhara airport. The spot is rightly selected as we can enjoy the unique view of 3 massive mountain peaks; Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu which are above 8000 meters. No place in the world offers us such a panoramic view.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back off to your hotel in Pokahara, or you can choose to explore further or eat at the lakeside market on your own.
- FoodsBreakfast only
- Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 04 Fly Back to Kathmandu [8 Am] and Half Day Sightseeing of Bhaktapur then drive to Nagarkot
Early morning after breakfast fly back to Kathmandu city [8AM]. Upon arrival Kathmandu Airport transfer to you Hotel. After your lunch start sightseeing around Bhaktapur City.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom, 1401m above sea level. It is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur,also known as Bhadgoan. This lies 14 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct squares (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square), the whole area is informally known as the Bhakapur Durbar Square and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu Valley.
Later, on Drive to Nagarkot Hill Station for overnight stay.
Nagarkot: Nagarkot is one of the nearest and most famous Mountain View point from Kathmandu. Enjoy the sunset over the Himalayas. Nagarkot is situated 32 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 m above sea level. Nagarkot is a popular tourist spot of Nepal. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest-if weather permits), can be seen from here). The Himalayan peaks Like Manaslu (8463 in). Ganesh Hinial (7111 in), Langtang (7246 in), Choba Bhanre (60l6 in), Gaurishanker (7134 m) and number (6957 in), are also clearly seen from Nagarkot).
Evenings enjoying sun set and moves around the Hotel.
- FoodsBreakfast Only
- Accommodation3 Star Hotel
Day 05 Nagarkot-Departure Day
Morning enjoy sunrise and Mountain View. One can go to View tower which is just in 30 minutes walking distance one way [3km]. From here you can see more area including Mountains [altitude 2175m].
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu airport for your Final Departure.
- Walking HourApprox. 15 Mins
- FoodsBreakfast only
- AccommodationNo Accommodation
- On Twin sharing Room basis as mentioned in above Itinerary.
- Bed and Breakfast at in hotel Kathmandu and Pokhara as mentioned in the program. [B]
- Using A/C private Car for All Arrival/departure transfers and sightseeing tour
- English speaking guide for sightseeing tour.
- Meeting and assistance on Arrival/Departure by Office representative.
- Porterage on arrival/departure at airports.
- Monument Entrance Fees at all places as per the Itinerary.
- 13 % Govt. Tax (Vat) on total cost included,
- Additional 10 % Service charge on meal & accommodation also included.
Kathamndu: Hotel Vaishali www.vaishalihotel.com or similar
Nagarkot: Hotel Country Villa http://www.hotelcountryvilla.com/ or Similar
Pokhara: Lake side Retreat www.lsrpokhara.com or similar
- Any Lunch, Dinner and Food Beverages
- Your Travel Insurance
- International Flight
- Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu Air Fare approx. Usd 248
- Personal expenses like telephone bills, laundry charges, table drinks, tips, camera/video-camera fee at monuments etc
- Any items not mentioned in above include section
Date & Cost
|Trip Start Date||Trip End Date||Status||Price|
|1 Aug 2018||30 Sep 2019||OPEN||Usd 584||Book Now|
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Policy Regarding Cancellation / NO SHOW / EARLY DEPARTURE
In the event of cancellation of tour / travel/Trekking services – due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason, we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:-
Before 60 days – No cancellation charge.
From 60 days to 45 days – 10% of the total tour / service cost
From 45 days to 15 days – 15% of the total tour / service cost
From 15 days to 07 days – 25% of the total tour / service cost
From 07 days to 02 days (48 hrs) – 50% of the total tour / service cost
From 48 hours to arrival or NO SHOW – NO REFUND
In case of peak season hotel bookings a separate cancellation policy is applicable (which would be advised as and when required).
In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount, which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
Note: Air ticket cancellation charge will be as per airlines’s rule.
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Program Code: PTT-MT-016
Duration: 5 Days
Program Type: Multidays Tour Program
Mode of Travel:Land Transport, Air Transport
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Flying Hours:40m both way