|Trip Name||Kathmandu and Pokhara Relaxing tour|
|Activity||Cultural and Historical Tours|
|Trip Duration||6N/7D days|
|Minimum Group Size||1+|
It’s a tremendous 7 days Kathmandu and Pokhara Relaxing Tour caters cultural and natural exposure in Nepal. Our specialized tour programs will enhance your lifetime experience. We targeted this trips for those who have a short holidays in Nepal. We would like to assure you that 7 days Kathmandu & Pokhara trip doesn't get better than this! Start the tour with a visit to four of Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhanath. We also make a visit to the two medieval cities famous for arts and architectures - Patan and Bhaktapur. Then we drive into the mountains to Pokhara along the cascading Trishuli River below. Pokhara, well-known as a Lake City, the gateway to world famous Annapurna Region, is not only Nepal's but one of the most beautiful valley world today have. Moreover, popularly known as a city of Himalayan lakes, caves, waterfalls, rivers, and mountains. Another, feature of Pokhara is that although it has somewhat sub-tropical climate, you will see the Himalayas hover over Pokhara as if you can stretch your hands and hug them. Pokhara is also famous for its waterfalls, we take you to several dashing waterfalls flowing downhill, some of them really scary ones. There is a waterfall in Pokhara even inside the city itself - the bone-chilling Davis Fall. Besides, the breathtaking views of the world famous Himalayas including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges are sure to make you spellbound. And what to say of the panoramic mesmerizing sunrise views over the Himalayas from the Sarangkot Hill, or the unparalleled views of the Fishtail Mountain mirrored by the Fewa Lake.
Kathmandu & Pokhara Relaxing Tour has been designed for those visiting Nepal seeking for a combination of cultural and natural exposure during their trip.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport (TIA) you will be greeted by Odea Services. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. In the evening we will organize a "Welcome Dinner" at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program as well as a fine meal. Overnight at Kathmandu.(D)
Day 02: KTM Sightseeing Tour: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudhanath
We start a guided tour to four of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom. Pashupatinath houses a sacred lingum, or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The Aryaghat alongside Pashupati and on the banks of the Bagmati River is a famous funeral site for the Hindus. The Buddhists shrine of Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries. Swayambhu meaning the "the self-existent" is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in the area. Overnight at Kathmandu. (B)
Day 03: Sightseeing Tour: Patan & Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Wake up early in the Morning; we will have a one hour Mountain Flight. After felling the Everest We start our tour of two more UNESCO World Heritage Site cities adjacent to Kathmandu: Patan & Bhaktapur. Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts. Patan Durbar Square is one of the places in the Kathmandu Valley where the medieval arts and architecture still remain in its original state. The Durbar Square is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings, mostly the Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Similarly, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like travelling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur thoroughfares, squares and streets. Then we head to Nagarkot for sunrise.Overnight at Nagarkot. (B)
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara
Today, we wake up so early for sunrise view. Then we drive to Kathmandu and heading to Pokhara. Get up early in the morning and have a breakfast. After breakfast, you will start to drive Pokhara watching the great view of local villages, jungle and rivers. Pokhara is a very beautiful city in Nepal, the Annapurna mountain range & Fishtail Mountain are the main ornament of Pokhara and setting as the tower over the Pokhara city. You will arrive Pokhara by late afternoon and check in hotel. After refreshment you may explore around the Phewa Lake & lake side bazaar. Return back to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Full Day Pokhara Sightseeing with Sarangkot Sunrise
We spend a full day to explore Pokhara. Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot Hill to have the sunrise views over the Himalayas. After breakfast, we make a full day sightseeing of Pokhara. Enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second biggest lake of Nepal. We take the boat across the lake and take an hour's walk to the World Peace Pagoda. Some of the other places that we visit today include the Seti River Gorge,davils falls, international mountain museum, Bindhabasini Temple the pet God of Pokhara, and many other cultural and natural landscapes. Overnight at Pokhara. (B)
Day 06: Drive to Kathmandu via Tourist Bus:Optional flight(25 Min)
After breakfast, we start our drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu. (B )
Day 07: Farewell: Our office representative will transfer in the airport.
Welcome dinner and breakfast included.