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Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Pokhara tour with Kathmandu city, Pokhara and Nagarkot is a places enjoying beauty of nature, culture and historical. Tour of Natural, cultural and historical heritages of two major Nepalese tourist cities. This cultural tour will help you get acquainted with diverse facets of Nepal and Nepalese culture. This carefully designed trip takes you to the major sightseeing destinations in Kathmandu, such as Durbar Square of Hanuman Dhoka, Buddhist Stupa of Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath and Hindu temples of Pashupatinath.
After Kathmandu, you will get to visit the famous cultural and religious sites of Patan like Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, etc. After sightseeing of Kathmandu and Patan and visit old Durbar Square Bhaktapur and your next destination is Pokhara. Pokhara is a beautiful city and one of the most famous tourist destinations. Lying 220 km away from Kathmandu, Pokhara is overlooked by the beautiful Annapurna Ranges and spectacular snow-capped mountains. During the course of this trip, you will be guided to the most popular places in Pokhara like Phewa Lake, e, Mahendra Gupha, the Davis Fall, the gorge of the Seti River, etc. Your stay in Pokhara with Legendry Machapuchhre’s spectacular view as a backdrop amidst the enchanting ambience of nature, bestows you with an experience of a lifetime.
Welcome to the country of Mt. Everest! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Hotel staffs will complete check in and manage for your accommodation. We organize welcome dinner in the hotel in the evening with our team.
After an early breakfast, you are ready to do sightseeing tour in 4 major places in Kathmandu – Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu durbar squire. We begin today’s sightseeing tour with a visit to Swoyambhunath a 2500-year old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the god of Wisdom. The 5 dhyani Buddha’s attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa. (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple) then continues tour into Boudhanath it is the world,s largest stupa and of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Nepal. Antique shops where you can buy things of your interest relating to Buddhist surrounded the monastery. After Boudhanath your next spot is The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati River. It is the holiest Temple for Hindus. Many people from different part of Asia visit this Temple. Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, is also a site for Hindu cremation. During the festival Shiva Ratri temple crowed by devotees. Afternoon visit Kathmandu durbar squire, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple, Machhender Bahl-holy place for the Buddhists and Hindus, Temple House of Kumari, the vestal virgin or the living goddess. Walk around the local bazaars then drive to Hotel.
After breakfast , Drive to Bhaktapur city. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a unique old town divided into 24 traditional localities. It is also famous by the name ‘city of devotees’ as the landmark has the great influence of religion, culture and tantricism. The beautifully designed Bhaktapur durbar square is the center of attraction for its unique structure and rich cultural heritage. After that we will drive to Nagarkot which is at an altitude of 2175 m above sea level. Nagarkot is a popular tourist spot of Nepal. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest-if weather permits), can be seen from here). The Himalayan peaks Like Manaslu (8463 in). Ganesh Hinial (7111 in), Langtang(7246 in), Choba Bhanre(60l6 in), Gaurishanker (7134 m) and number (6957 in), are also clearly seen from Nagarkot). Overnight at Hotel in Nagarkot.
Early in the morning we enjoy the charming sunrise view & amazing surrounding landscapes, forests, Mountain View and the clear horizon. After the time, we drive to Pokhara leaving kathmandu city , It takes about Seven hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist’s paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Lamjung ranges.
After breakfast the sightseeing starts inside the valley of Pokhara. The sightseeing places are as follows: Old bazzar of Pokhara city, Bindhayabasini temple, Seti George, World Peace Pagoda, Int`l museum, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave and Barahi temple which lies in the central part of the lake Fewa etc.
World famous Sarangkot is one of the stunning view points in Nepal offers majestic views of Fishtails, Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri massif. Near from Pokhara, this vantage point is also popular for sunrise. On the other hand it is popular spot to view the gigantic and snowcapped Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. This scenic drive offers fascinating glimpses of rural Nepal as you pass through Middle Hill scenery along the famous rafting Trishuli River originated from Tibet north east of Kathmandu.Overnight in Hotel in kathmandu.
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Himalayan Aster Treks representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.