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Pokhara Valley Tour

Country: Nepal
City: Pokhara
Duration: 6 Day(s) - 5 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Pokhara valley Tour gifts you mix test of Nature, Culture and Adventure. Pokhara valley is situated 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu at an alleviation of 3000ft, Pokhara is a natural gift to our country and Pokhara tour is one of the best liked tour package in Nepal. Pokhara Valley Tour has a rare Combination of the long arrays of snowed peaks, crystal clean lakes, panoramic Annapurna Himal and the warm climate, which remains favorable all the year round. Monsoon rains are strongest from June to August and other months are relatively dry. Pokhara Valley Tour in Nepal can even be done in the time of Monsoon.

Pokhara Valley Tour is even the richest Tour in Nepal because it has beautiful monuments like Phewa Tal (lake), Seti River, Mahendra Cave, Kl-Singh Bridge, Bindya Bashini Temple, museum, Davis fall and Buddhist Temples which are major properties of the trip. Besides these, nonstop mountain views all around the valley are compulsory which keeps your mind ever fresh while you are in Pokhara Valley Tour in Nepal.

In Pokhara Valley Tour we will make you visit Sarangkot view point and short hiking around it, visiting caves, lakes, temples. Monasteries, markets and Tibetan villages. Pokhara Tour is linked by Air and road from Kathmandu and the Indian border Sunauli. Pokhara Valley Tour offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu, five peaks of Annapurna and others. This is one of the few places in the world to provide such a dramatic view in a sub-tropical setting. The nearest snow-capped mountain - Fishtail is less than 30 kilometers from Pokhara. We offer you fishing, boating and swimming on various lakes in Pokhara Valley Tour in Nepal.

TRIP FACTS:

Country:                  Nepal

Duration:                 5 days

Area:                       Kathmandu/Pokhara

Activities:                Nepal Tour

Difficulty:                Easy

Max. Altitude:         3,000  M.

Seasons:                 All round the year

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel:

Our airport representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 02: Fly or drive to Pokhara and boat on Phewa Tal and visit Barahi Temple:

If you fly it will take you about 40 minutes and drive will take you about 5-6 hours. After your things are store at Hotel Varahi we will take you to Phewa Lake to boat on and to visit the temple inside it. Tal means lake in Nepali. Phewa Tal is the largest lake in the valley, measuring 1.5 by 4km .The Lake is known as an ornament of Pokhara Valley and it beautifies especially when tourists see the image of Mt fishtail into it. The Lake is best situated for boating and Bird watching and especially photographing the scenic mountains. The excellent settings of the lake and the reflections of the Annapurna Mountains is something which no visitors would like to miss during a boating trip. Annapuran rises directly from the valley floor and seems close enough to touch.Bahari Temple Built in the middle of Phewa Lake is dedicated to the goddess Ajima – the grandmother.

The universal protector is the boar manifestation of goddess Shakti. She is often worshipped with the sacrifice of animals. Legend goes in this way; on one fateful night. God came to a villages in Pokhara disguised as a traveler looking for a shelter. Only a poor couple offered him shelter and the only meal they had. Next morning, it was found that the entire village was submerged in water expect the old couples Therefore, in honor of the compassionate old couple the temple of Tal Varahi was built in the middle of the lake.

Day 03: Sarangkot, World Peace pagoda, the old Bazaar and Bindyabasini Temple and Davi's fall:

Sarangkot Situated at 1500 meters is a former fort of Kaski Kings. It is recommended to drive early in the morning to view an excellent sunrise nowhere else in the world. It is such a magnificent panorama up so close. Starting from Dhaulagiri in the extreme left, the view includes Annapurna South, IST, IInd, IIIrd, IVth, Machhapuchhare and Lamjung. World Peace pagoda A massive Buddhist stupa on top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. Besides being an impressive sight by itself, the shrine is a great lake and pokhara city. Davi’s fall Locally known as patale Chhahgo is an awesome waterfall lying about 2km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. Its legend goes this way; in the month of July 1961, a Swiss couple was bathing in the stream Pardi Khola, Just above the fall. A sudden flood from the Fewa Dam swept away Mrs. Davi mysteriously disappeared down in to an underground passage beneath the fall. Since then fall has been called Davi’s fall. The old Bazaar and Bindyabasini Temple Pokhra is traditional bazaar is colorful and so are its ethnically diverse traders.

Newar architecture and craftsmanship is expressed in its temple and windows. The past richness is expressed in its art and craftsmanship. Bindyabasani Temple is the center of religious activities in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess, Bhagawati, and another manifestation of Shakti. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, people sacrifice animals and believe that she will help them to fulfill their desires and wishes. Legend has it that the stone image of the Goddess was being brought from binda, India to the Kingdom on the north of Annapurna. The carriers rested in Pokhara and when they were about to continue the journey, the image could not be lifted from the ground.

Day 04: Gupteswor Guffa (Cave) , Mahendra Guffa and Tibetan Villages.

A sacred cave lies 2km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading South-West from the city. The entrance is right cross Davi’s fall and the cave is almost 3km long. It has some big hall –size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours this cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. Mahendra Guffa It is another interesting natural site across the Seti River past Batulichaur Village in the north of Pokhara city.

It is one of the stalactite caves found in Nepal. As the cave has not yet been well explored, it is worthwhile to explore the interior, Tibetan Villages. There are two Tibetan villages in the vicinity of Pokhara .One of them is called Tashiling and the next is Tashi Palkhel. Tashiling is in the south past Patale Chhago and Tashi Palkhel are towards the north of Pokhara .The Tibetan people living in these villages keep themselves busy by producing and trading in woolen carpets and other handicraft.

Day 05: Drive/fly to Kathmandu from Pokhara:

Back to the same Hotel in Kathmandu and we will take you to feed your typical nepali dinner with nepali culture show as a farewell party.

Day 06: Final departure.

Thank you for joining Explore Tourism

 

PRICE INCLUSIONS: 

ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 2 Nights hotel in Kathmandu 
  • 3 Nights hotel in Pokhara  

TRANSPORTATION: 

  • Airports pick up and drop 
  • 2 full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara 
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu 

SIGHTSEEING TOUR: 

  • 2 Half day guided sightseeing tour in Pokhara
  • All entrance fees while sightseeing in Pokhara 

MEAL: 

  • 5 BREAKFAST,
  • 2 DINNER ( including welcome and farewell dinner) 

COST EXCLUSIONS:

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, tips, etc. 
  • Beverages like mineral water, juice, Coke, Fanta, Sprite as well as alcoholic drinks. 
  • Travel Insurance (Essential). 
  • Tips for field staff and driver. 
  • Any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances that is beyond our control.

 

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