Visit the important historical & natural heritage sites of Nepal that is Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nagarkot. You will get scenic landscapes, Himalayan Panorama with sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot, old newari architecture, culture and their way of daily life in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur old cities. Pokhara is of course a nature city of lake, green hills and the sacred Mountain Annapurna and Fishtail. Nepal is also home to a rich cultural heritage and it offers an astonishing diversity of sightseeing attraction. Moreover, you can join in the numerous annual festivals that are celebrated throughout the year in traditional style highlighting enduring customs and beliefs. A visit to Nepal is not only about discovering a new destination but also building new friendships and lasting memories from the Nepal Himalaya.
Nepal Short TourDuration: 6 Days
- Destination: Nepal
- Style: Tour
- Transportation: Private Vehicle
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01Arrival & hotel transfer
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, where Royal Himalayan Safari representatives will meet you on arrival. Transfer to hotel on arrival.
Day 02Kathmandu sightseeing, Nagarkot
Have your breakfast, and check-out from the hotel.Full-day sightseeing program.
First off, you’ll be meeting your tour guide at the hotel, and a small trip briefing session will be held. After this, you’ll start your sightseeing program for the day.
Places to visit:
Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
Lies around 6 kms toward the east of downtown Kathmandu and is the biggest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents a standout amongst the most interesting examples of stupa plan. Buddhanath is otherwise called Khasti, or dew drops, after a record that manufacturers needed to utilize dew to blend the mortar as Kathmandu was experiencing an extreme dry spell amid the development of Bouddhanath. While at Bouddhanath, do some local shopping, try out the local sweets, including the Nepalese equivalent of mozzarella and interact with the locals.
Chandragiri Hill is a rather recent attraction that opened in Kathmandu. Overlooking Kathmandu valley at an altitude of 2,551 meters above sea level, Chandragiri is one of the finest vantage points nearby Kathmandu for mountain viewing. The elevation ensures amazing views of LangtangRi& Ganesh Himal, and of course, of the valley laid out below. An amazing cable car journey from the station down in Thankot takes you to Chandragiri in around 15 minutes with you suspended in air all the while! See the BhaleshworMahadev Temple, have your lunch at the viewtower restaurant, take awesome selfies with the mountains arrayed behind you.
Take the cable-car back to Thankot station and drive straight to Nagarkot, which should take around 90 minutes. Transfer to Hotel Country Villa on arrival. Spend the evening at leisure at this hillstation and see amazing mountain views of the Himalayan range.
Nagarkot is a popular hillstation in the outskirts of Kathmandu valley, at 2200 meters altitude, which is popular for having Nepal’s best sunrise view and Himalayan panorama. It is a good place to lay back in a couch and enjoy the scenes with a coffee at hand! Nagarkot is also a popular hiking destination, with hikes lasting 1 hours to well over 2 days. Or you can hire bikes from your hotel and explore. Or you can simply sit in the balcony and enjoy the scenes Nagarkot has to offer. Overnight stay in Nagarkot
Day 03Drive to Pokhara
Wake up early and witness an amazing sunrise and Himalayan view. Have your breakfast early and check-out from the hotel at 0800 hours. Then drive to Pokhara. The drive should take around 7 hours, with 1 hour stop at Mugling for lunch. Transfer to designated hotel on arrival. Relax and freshen up. The drive to the nearby Fewa Lake and go on a boating trip to Tal Barahi Temple in the afternoon.
FewaLake, and Tal Barahi Temple at the heart of the lake, is the key attraction of Pokhara valley. The lake is the 2nd largest in Nepal. The point offers excellent views of Mt. Fishtail and Annapurnas on a clear day, with the mountains reflected in the water surface.
Spend the evening at leisure, do some shopping at the lakeside shops. Drive back to the hotel.
Overnight stay in Lakeside Pokhara
Day 04Pokhara sightseeing
Wake up early in the morning and drive 60 minutes to the popular vantage point of Sarangkot.
You’ll have a chance to see an amazing sunrise as well as astounding views of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna I, II and Dhaulagiri. Drive back to the hotel.
Have your breakfast, and go on a full-day sightseeing program around Pokhara valley. Have your lunch enroute.
Places to visit:
Devi’sFall, or PataleChhango, is the point where the PardiKhola vanishes underground. The sound of water plunging over the falls is deafening. The waterfall is one of the prime attractions in Pokhara, and thousands of selfies are taken there every year.
GupteshworMahadevCave,across the road from Devi’s Fall, hosts a huge stalagmite worshipped as a Shiva lingam. A tunnel behind the shrine takes you to a scenic cavern adjacent to the thundering Devi’s Fall.
World Peace Pagoda is a popular vantage point overlooking Fewa Lake. The whitewashed stupa is the main attraction, and one can also see an amazing view of the mountains and hills to the north and the valley just below.
Bindyabasini Temple is one of the holiest places in Pokhara. This temple was made as a tribute to the Goddess Bhawani in 1845, and since then is worshipped daily. The temple offers excellent views of the valley. The atmosphere and religious presence at Bindyabasini Temple is magical.
Drive back to the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Lakeside,Pokhara
Day 05Drive back to Kathmandu
Today you will leave Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu. Drive to the cable car station on the way to Kathmandu and visit the popular Manakamana Temple.
ManakamanaTemple is a holy place dedicated to the Goddess of Wishes, Manakamanamai. The temple is accessible from the cable car station down in Kurintar. Enjoy the surrounding of the temple area, visit the temple proper and do some local shopping.
Direct transfer to hotel will be conducted on arrival at Kathmandu. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Overnight stay in Kathmandu
Direct transfer to airport for departure. Our representatives will receive you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport 3 hours’ prior to your flight.
- Daily meals as mentioned above
- 5 nights’ accommodation at Starhotels, on double / twinand triple sharing basis
- Private transportfor the entire trip, with driver, fuel and toll charges
- Complementary mineral water supply
- All government taxes, VAT and parking toll charges included
- A professional tour guide
- All sightseeing passes & permits
- Cable car two-way fares atManakamana & Chandragiri
- Budhanilkantha&Nagarkotentry passes
- Tal BarahiTemple & Boating trip at Pokhara
- All sightseeing passes in Pokhara
What's not included
- Extra meals
- Tipping and portage charges
- Any beverage related expenses
- Medical and insurance-related expenses
- Nepal Visa fees
- International airfare
- Anything else not mentioned under ‘PACKAGE INCLUDES’