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Kathmandu is the center of rich cultural heritage, which it has maintained over many years. It reflects the rich cultures and tradition of medieval times. While Kathmandu displays ancient values, Pokhara has the natural beauty that allures people.
Kathmandu and Pokhara 5 Day tour lets you get acquainted with the rich culture, tradition and ancient buildings of Kathmandu and Pokhara. You will also witness cultural diversity unlike any other place in the world. The serenity and enchanting beauty of Pokhara will bestow you with beautiful memories.
This Kathmandu and Pokhara tour with Rafting package is best suited for the travellers who want to combine their Kathmandu tour with rafting. If this package is not suitable for you, then you can choose other affordable tour packages such as a Two day Tour of Kathmandu or Kathmandu and Pokhara 5 Day Tour.
The 5 day Kathmandu and Pokhara tour will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu. The tour will also take you to the popular tourist destinations in Pokhara.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
The panoramic view of Kathmandu on a clear day is spectacular. You will see a captivating view of snow-capped mountain peaks, which will stay in your memory for a lifetime. Our representative will come to receive you at the airport and escort you to the hotel. You will then be briefed about the Kathmandu and Pokhara 5 day tour schedule.
Day 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Your second day on the Kathmandu and Pokhara 5 days tour will begin with the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. The capital city of Nepal presents a wonderful combination of various religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam.
After enjoying an early morning breakfast you will head towards Pashupatinath temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The complex of the temple has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1979. It is the holiest place for a Hindu in Nepal. You can witness the cremation ritual at the Aryaghat at the bank of holy river, Bagmati.
A short walk will take you to another destination of Kathmandu and Pokhara, which is Boudhanath stupa. One of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, Boudhanath has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1979.
Monks and Buddhist absorbed in prayers is a common site at the shrine. The spiritual energy of the place will give you much needed peace amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. Later, you will have lunch at a typical Buddhist Restaurant of Boudhanath.
Post lunch, the next destination of your 5 day Kathmandu and Pokhara tour will be Kathmandu Durbar Square. The pagoda style temples, beautiful monuments and spectacular architecture of Durbar Square represent craftsmanship from many centuries. Durbar Square has maintained its charm amidst this fast growing city.
Day 3: Sightseeing in Pokhara
After having breakfast you will head towards the next destination, Pokhara. Pokhara is 200km away from Kathmandu and the trip to Pokhara from Kathmandu takes approximately half an hour by flight and 5 to 6 hours by road.
Upon reaching Pokhara, you will check in to your hotel. The majestic sight of snow-capped mountain peaks and the overall exquisite beauty of Pokhara will fill your heart with elation. You will be visiting popular tourist destinations including Phewa, Begnas and Rupa Lake. You will also visit the mystic cave of Mahendra Gupha, while listening to its historical significance.
The sightseeing program of Pokhara will take you to another main attraction of Pokhara, Davis Fall. It is a beautiful gorge of the Seti river and Tibetan refugee camp. The water of the Davis fall passes through a cave called Gupteshwor Mahadev.
Day 4: Fly/Drive to Kathmandu
The mode of transportation on the way back to Kathmandu is your choice. You can take a half hour long flight to Kathmandu, which is available every hour. If you travel by air you will get the opportunity to view the breathtaking Himalayan range.
But ,if you choose to travel by road, then the journey will take 5 to 6 hours and you will miss the panoramic view of the Himalaya. However, you will pass through beautiful villages and fields along the bank of the Trishuli River. Regardless of the mode of transportation, you will return to Kathmandu on the fourth day of your Kathmandu and Pokhara 5 day tour.
Day 5: Departure from Kathmandu
Our representative will take you to the airport before your scheduled flight. If you are staying longer, then you have the option to indulge in fun activities, like the jungle safari at the National park, trekking, rafting and others.
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