Kathmandu and Pokhara are the most popular valleys in the southern slopes of the Himalayas. While Kathmandu is cultural center of Nepal, Pokhara exhibits the best of Himalayan view with three beautiful lakes in its vicinity. is the best Nepal tour for those with limited time. Short treks or day hikes from Kathmandu or Pokhara gives more insight of the countryside lifestyle of Nepal. The tour could be customized for 4 days or longer. There are several adventure sports like Paragliding, Bungee jump, Helicopter flight to base camps and Everest sightseeing flight to see Himalayas from both Kathmandu and Pokhara.
The includes sightseeing of UNESCO Heritage sites around Kathmandu and nature tour of Pokhara with sunrise view from Sarangkot and sunset from World peace pagoda.
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU, NEPAL
Our represent will receive you from the Kathmandu airport. Please look for your namecard. After formal meeting, you will drive to the Hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk in the evening that ends with an attractive dinner. (Walk through the old Kathmandu to tourist center of Thamel)
DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Come to the hotel restaurant for breakfast. Your tour guide will be introduced. He will guide you through the Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. An easy, relaxing day in a comfortable ride with a local guide will uncover totally different perspective of Kathmandu.
Sightseeing Points – Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
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DAY 03: FLY OR DRIVE TO POKHARA
After breakfast, we will drive to the airport (5 km) for a flight to Pokhara. 25 mints. flight to Pokhara is spectacular with Himalayan view all along its route. You can enjoy the ambiance of Pokhara in the natural settings with towering Himalayas in the back drop. Visit Devi's Fall and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Explore Phewa lakeside market. Phewa lake boating in the evening to catch the reflection of Himalayas on the Phewa Lake.
DAY 04: POKHARA TOUR
Pokhara is a natural capital of Nepal and a starting point of trekking in Annapurna. Pokhara exploration includes drive or hike to several view points for different perspectives of geographical enigmas. One can hike and mountain bike to several hillsides like Sarangkot, World Peace Stupa etc. Your exploration sites will be designed according to your preferences.
DAY 05: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU | BHAKTAPUR & PATAN TOUR
After breakfast, we will drive to the Pokhara Airport and fly back to Kathmandu. After checking in Hotel, drive to Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is the living heritage of Newars, the aboriginal of Kathmandu. Patan in the south of Kathmandu is also know as 'city of fine art'. This is also believed as the oldest existing Buddhist city in the world.
DAY 06: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU AIRPORT FOR FINAL DEPARTURE
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, Local Municipality Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek Guide)
All government and local taxes
Nepalese visa fee
Excess baggage charge(s)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu if early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge,wifi, extra porters, mineral or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)