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Pokhara: Private City Tour and Sarangkot Sunrise

1. Pokhara: Private City Tour and Sarangkot Sunrise

Wake up early morning and meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Pokhara. Drive in a private vehicle for around 45-60 minutes to Sarangkot. Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view over the Himalayas, Pokhara Valley, and Phewa Lake from Sarangkot. You can also choose to book a 30-minute paragliding session at Sarangkot. This is a renowned paragliding spot, overlooking the Pokhara valley with panoramic mountain views from 8,000 meters. After the glorious views from Sararangkot, drive back to Pokhara for a break. Continue with a Pokhara city tour and visit both natural and religious sites. See Devi's Falls and its tunnel, which is approximately 500 feet (150 m) long and runs 100 feet (30 m) below ground level. See traditional Nepali houses nearby as well as a series of statues of Nepali figures. Visit Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, a beautiful cave opposite Devi's Falls. A giant stalagmite within this case is honored as a Shiva lingam and is used for prayers. Venture out on a boat and go to the Barahi Temple, built in the middle of Phewa Lake with its two-storied pagoda. Move on to the World Peace Pagoda and enjoy the spectacular view of the mountain, Phewa Lake, and the city and its surroundings. Return back to enjoy the evening’s serenity of the lakeside. You will also visit Bindhya Basini Temple, the most sacred temple in Pokhara city, as well as the International Mountain Museum, which chronicles the past and present development of mountaineering activities in the world in general. Finish your tour with a convenient drop-off service back to your hotel.

Discover the City of Pokhara: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

2. Discover the City of Pokhara: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal one of the country's main touristic areas. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and planked by the lovely Seti River, its hidden natural beauty is a sight to behold and a welcome escape from the bustle of urban centers. Begin the day with a pick-up at your hotel and head to the celebrated International Mountain Museum to learn about the mountaineering people of Nepal and their fascinating lifestyles. Continue the day with a drive to see the spectacular Davis Fall and the beauty of the Seti River, and visit the nearby Gupteshwar Cave, one of the most ancient in the Pokhara Valley. After lunch along the way, head over to the freshwater Phewa Lake to visit the ancient Barahi temple that lies in the middle of the lake, and enjoy an hour of boating before continuing to the ancient Bindabasini Temple. Cap the day off with a drive to the gorge of the Seti River, and then transfer back to your hotel to end the tour.

Kathmandu: 6-Day Kathmandu and Pokhara Experience

3. Kathmandu: 6-Day Kathmandu and Pokhara Experience

Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu Following your arrival to Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel to check in. Following that, begin some city sightseeing which includes the Pashupatinath Temple - the most sacred of the Hindu temples in Nepal. Moving on, discover the Boudha Nath Temple, which is the world’s largest stupa. Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Your morning city sightseeing tour visits highlights of the city, including Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev, and the Parvati Temple. Later, explore the Swayambhunath Stupa, before moving on to Patan City and Bhaktapur City. Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara Following breakfast, check out from your hotel before driving to Pokhara. Enjoy the beautiful 5 to 6-hour drive to Pokhara, where once having arrived you check in to your hotel. Following check-in, enjoy a boating tour of Phewa Lake - the second-largest lake in Nepal. That evening, make the most of free time for personal activities/shopping at the lake-side market, before spending the night in Pokhara. Day 4: Pokhara Sightseeing Before breakfast, drive to Sarangkot for a hike. This area is a popular hilltop which offers superb panoramic view of Annapurn, Machhapuchhre, and the Dhaulagiri Himalayas. Hike to places within the rim of the Pokhara Valley, and walk to the surroundings which offer captivating glimpses of rural life. After traveling back to your hotel, enjoy breakfast before exploring the Bindyabasini Temple, International Mountain Museum, the Seti River, Devi’s Fall, and the Gupteshowre Mahadev Cave. Day 5: return to Kathmandu Following breakfast, begin your 5-hour trip to travel back to Kathmandu or opt instead to take a morning flight. At the conclusion of your day, receive a welcome-back dinner accompanied by a Nepali cultural program. Day 6: Depart from Kathmandu Following collection from your accommodation, your guide drops you off to the airport where your tour concludes.

Paradise Pokhara Tour

4. Paradise Pokhara Tour

Pokhara, an enchanting city situated in the tranquil valley (827m), is the starting point for many of Nepal’s most trekking and rafting destinations. The serenity of Phewa lake and the magnificence of the fish tail summit of Mt. Machhapuchare (6977m) rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. The valley surrounding Pokhara is home to thick forests, gushing rivers, clear lakes and the world famous views of the Himalaya. Situated 200 km west of Kathmandu. The tour to Pokhara is a complete retreat to you as it offers the tantalizing view of towering Himalayan ranges, beautiful lakes, mysterious caves and glimpse of multi ethnic culture of Western Nepal. It is a destination which is able to cater your different interests. Pokhara is the gateway of Annapurna Trekking. Here you can also enjoy paragliding, Ultra light flight, Mountain Biking, Boating, Fishing and more. Paradise Pokhara Tour Itinerary Day 01 : Upon arrival in Kathmandu International airport, transfer to the hotel. Orientation of the program. Relaxation. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. Day 02 : AM: After Breakfast drive to Pokhara. On the way visit Swoyambhunath.Check in hotel. PM: Sightseeing tour to Davis fall, Gupteshowr Cave, Seti Gorge. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel/ Resort. Day 03 : Early morning drive to Sarangkot. Enjoy stunning views of Mt. Annapurna and other Himalayas. Afternoon visit International mountaineering museum. Boating on Phewa lake. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel/ Resort. Day 04 : AM: Drive back to Kathmandu. Rest at the hotel. Evening farewell dinner at Typical Nepali Restaurant with Cultural Show. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. Day 05 : AM: Leisure time / Walk around nearby places. Transfer to the Airport for your onward Journey.

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