kathmandu and pokhara city tour

Kathmandu & Pokhara City Tour

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    Group Size
    2
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    Region
    Annapurna
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    Religions
    Hinduism
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    Geography
    Mountain/ Lakes
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    Difficulty
    Easy
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    Max Altitude
    1600 m

Kathmandu & Pokhara City Tour Overview

Kathmandu and Pokhara are two of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Both cities offer unique cultural and natural experiences that attract visitors from all over the world. Here is a brief guide to a city tour of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Unwind your senses, watch the ripples form on Phewa Lake, and relax at its shores. Pokhara has its way of enchanting visitors with a little bit of something for everyone. The diversity of Pokhara makes it a popular tourist destination of Nepal. Pokhara City Tour takes you to the City of Lakes, where you get to explore the lakes, the caves, the temples and stupa, and also to take part in various adventure sports. Pokhara City Tour is an ideal tour package for someone who is in Nepal for a short time and is looking for quick refreshment amid nature and culture.

The 5 days Pokhara City Tour is inclusive of a short tour of the capital city as well. While Pokhara allows you to explore the natural side of Nepal, Kathmandu Valley allows you to explore the cultural side of the country. After your arrival in Kathmandu, you head out for a tour of the valley the next day. The tour takes you to some major touristic sites, namely; Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath. Then, you set off to Pokhara. Your 6-hour long drive will be filled with amazing glimpses of Nepal’s natural landscapes.

On reaching the majestic city, you will have the evening to yourself after the journey. You spend a full day visiting several places in Pokhara including the religious places such as the 18th-century temple of Tal Barahi and the pagoda-styled World Peace Stupa. Alongside, you will also visit other breathtaking places in the city. You then head back to Kathmandu and end the tour with a satiating dinner in a typical Nepali style.

Amble Himalaya have been organizing tour packages in several places of Nepal for almost a decade. We provide you with best transportation and accommodation facilities to make your Nepal tour with us a comfortable experience. Our guides are highly experienced and knowledgeable and will prove to be a good company to you.

Trip Highlights

  • Visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Exploring the vibrant streets of Thamel in Kathmandu
  • Taking a mountain flight to see the Himalayas from Kathmandu
  • Enjoying the views of Fewa Lake and the World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara
  • Exploring the caves in Pokhara such as Mahendra Cave and Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave
  • Experiencing the rich Nepali culture through traditional food and dance performances
  • Scenic drives through the beautiful landscapes of Nepal
  • Learning about the history, culture, and religion of Nepal through expert local guides.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu valley tour
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara and free time in the evening.
Day 03: Pokhara sightseeing
Day 04: Drive to Kathmandu and Nepali dinner in the Evening.

Kathmandu & Pokhara City Tour Trip Itinerary

After breakfast, you will embark on a guided tour of the Kathmandu valley. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will head off for lunch followed by a stroll around the peaceful white-washed Boudhanath area which is always packed with Buddhist pilgrims circumambulating the premises. Finally, you can end the day by watching the sunset from the hilltop of Swayambhunath. The iconic temple is also known as monkey temple and offers a panoramic view of the valley.

After breakfast, we drive to Pokhara via Prithvi Highway alongside Trishuli River. The 6-hour long journey will show you some wild and adventurous side of Nepal. You can spend the evening as per your wish.

You will visit popular tourist destinations ranging from religious sites like Tal Barahi Temple to architectural sites such as the World Peace Pagoda to scenic locations such as Begnas Lake. You will be able to see majestic Annapurna (8091m) and Machhapuchhre (6993m), and beautiful hills everywhere you visit. This jaw-dropping place is just picture perfect.

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu. In the evening, you will enjoy a traditional Nepali dinner with rice, lentils, pickles and a variety of vegetables and curries, and a cultural performance too.

Kathmandu & Pokhara City Tour FAQ's

Yes, absolutely Nepal is safe for visit. Cities, villages, and trails are safe. However, you should take the normal precautions with wallets and cameras and be more cautious at night.

Well, it depends on how you want to be accommodated. We have different categories of hotels in Pokhara. So, it’s up to you. You can choose your own hotel or you can also let us choose it for you.

You’ll have your meals in Pokhara where you can find the restaurants for all kind of foods such as American, Continental, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, etc.

Well, it depends on the size of your group. We can use cars, minibus, van, land cruiser for traveling. We prefer small light vehicles which are flexible to drive through the narrow roads of Nepal.

The best time to take this trip is from March to May and September to December. The weather is pleasant, and you’ll have no troubles regarding weather. But January to February is also an option to take this trip if you want to avoid the crowd.

The currency used in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). You can exchange foreign currency at banks and exchange counters in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Yes, most visitors to Nepal need a visa. You can obtain a visa on arrival at the airport or at the border, or you can apply for a visa online before your trip.

Kathmandu & Pokhara City Tour Client Reviews

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    Group Size
    2
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    Region
    Annapurna
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    Religions
    Hinduism
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    Geography
    Mountain/ Lakes
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    Difficulty
    Easy
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    Max Altitude
    1600 m
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