Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour

Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour

Activities:
Cultural Tours
Duration
5 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Easy 
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax.
  • Best Time
    All Year Around 

Trip Overview

The Kathmandu and Pokhara Luxury Tour is a leisurely tour that lets you experience all of the best highlights of two of the major cities of Nepal- its capital Kathmandu and its tourist hub- Pokhara. Kathmandu- the largest metropolis of Nepal, is the centre of the country’s history, art, culture and economy. Containing the remnants of Nepal’s medieval era in the form of old Durbar Squares and temples, many of the city’s old monuments and buildings are also listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. The city is a cornucopia of temples and shrines dedicated to various deities and gods and contain dense concentrations of religiously and historically significant locations. Touring the city provides a deep insight into the rich history of the country and it is a great way to be close to Nepal’s authentic artistry and its prominent riches that are displayed brilliantly on its many old buildings and complexes. The Kathmandu and Pokhara Luxury Tour captures the bygone time of the country brilliantly and presents you with a tour that will make you admire Nepali dexterity of crafts, wood-carving, stone masonry and metal-sculptures along with its natural landscape and beautiful terrains among many other art forms in their most refined quality.

Start the tour in Kathmandu with visits’ to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the holy Pashupatinath Temple, the Bouddhanath Stupa, the Kathmandu Durbar Square and the Swayambhunath Temple and revel in the country’s opulent historical features and attributes that manifest themselves in the number of idols and monuments that remain till date from medieval times when the city was still a single kingdom of its own with a ruing Malla and Shah monarchs. Then pay a visit to the Patan Durbar Square as well that lies in the city of Patan which, like Kathmandu, was also an individual kingdom of its own before the unification of the country. Patan Durbar Square is also listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list and presents rich and architecturally intricate buildings and temple structures that reflect the overtone of centuries of craftsmanship done over decades of time. Then the Kathmandu and Pokhara Luxury Tour takes you to the beautiful lake-side city of Pokhara where natural highlights like the amazing Phewa Lake, the Bindabasini Temple, the Davis Fall, the Gupteshwor Cave and the Seti River Gorge are explored and visited.

The adventure hub of the country- Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal and on clear days, the city is also ornamented with amazing Himalaya views of the Annapurna Mountains. The Tour is a great way to get a quick taste of Nepali authenticity in just 5 days where the best highlights and hallmarks of both cities are explored and visited for a grand time of an amazing cultural tour. The package is designed for maximum cultural insight and visit of the prominent places of the cities in a short amount of time. It best presents the amazing cultural and historical qualities of the country in the most fascinating and comfortable of manners. The Kathmandu and Pokhara Luxury Tour is one of the best short tours of two amazing commercial and natural hubs of the country and presents the best luxury hotels for accommodation.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour and visit to Patan

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara Sight-seeing Tour, Duration: 30 minutes

Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu, Duration: 30 Minutes.

Day 05: Farewell

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu. Normally at Hotel Yak and Yeti.
  • Round trip airfare to/from Pokhara including tour guide.
  • One night’s accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Pokhara. Normally at Temple Tree and Spa.
  • All guided sightseeing tours & activities including entry fees
  • Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Tips for tour guide and driver

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Bogdan Ilie, USA My wife and I were lucky to have chosen Nepal Hiking Team to plan our trip. We opted for a private guide and had a porter as well. We waited at the airport, and we were dropped off there as well when we left Nepal. Our guide, Ram, made sure that our trip was organized flawlessly and that we were doing well and happy at all times. He chose the best available teahouses, and we were allowed to chose the food from the menu in all of them (there seem to be agencies that say you can either choose dal bhat or pay out of pocket). We were even served, during dinner, sliced apples carried by the porter. Ram was very knowledgeable, and he shared information related to mountain peaks, vegetation, and animals. As we saw, his English skills are excellent. Above all, he is friendly and has a positive attitude, so we enjoyed talking and interacting with him. The porter, Bhola, was also very friendly. He looked like he was 50 kg but carried 55-65 kg easily. Overall, it was a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience to which Ram, Bhola, and Nepal Hiking Team contributed substantially. One of the owners, Ganga, even offered free rides to do the PCR tests or other purposes. We couldn't have hoped for better treatment from this agency. Note: Read Original Review on Trip Advisor (Click Here)
Lucie H, UK In May this year - some friends and I joined the NHT For 16 days. Every fine detail was considered, with our guides and porters going above & beyond to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and experience created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us all. I have no hesitation in recommending Nepal Hiking Team to anyone! They made this experience perfect, thank you, guys.  
Mike, USA I went with my girlfriend to the Everest Base Camp with a guide and porter from Nepal Hiking Team. Right from the pick-up from the airport, we felt like valued clients, and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed in an otherwise hectic city. From the moment the trek started, our guide Bheg ensured we were comfortable and constantly checked on our physical state throughout each day and provided advice and assistance where we needed it. Overall, the experience was one I'll never forget, primarily because I proposed at the top and because the Nepal Hiking team made the experience as stress-free and as organized as possible, all with a smile on their face at all times. I highly recommend NHT.
Megan Y., China Ganga, Balaram, and the team were fantastic; even when we had a 24-hour flight delay, they re-scheduled everything without fuss or fee. We had an excellent driver for just us (and guide where we had them). We even changed things along the way, and whether the driver, guide, or agent, they were more than willing to help and be flexible. :) The trip took in some hiking, some sightseeing, some relaxing, the jungle, and for each occasion and location, we were provided a specialist guide for the event/location. The hotels they chose for us were precisely our requirements based on the activity we were experiencing on any given day. Balaram even met us many times in person to round off the experience and ensure all was well and take honest feedback in person - the personal touch makes you feel even more appreciated and welcome as a customer. We would recommend anyone contact the team if they are planning a trip to Nepal. Thank you, guys, for a memorable vacation.
Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.