"Pokhara is one of the most popular Tourist destinations on the bosom of the Annapurna Himalayan range in Nepal. It is situated 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. The place is an ideal place to visit for the travelers."
Pokhara, located about 200 km from west of Kathmandu, is a beautiful valley of Lake. The valley is home to beautiful lakes Phewa, Begnas, Rupa, Dipang, Maidi and Khost among others. But the Phewa lake is the major attraction in Pokhara. The towering peak of Machhapuchchhre lake in the icon of Pokhara valley. other attractions in Pokhara are Davie's fall, Mahendra cave, Barahi Temple, Bindhabasani temple, Chamere Cave, Guptshwore Cave, World Peace Stupa and set gorge among others. Sarangkot is popular hill station in Pokhara and offers magnificent views of Mountains peaks in Annapurna Range. Sarangkot also the take-off point for paragliding trips. Pokhara also homes to International Mountain Museum, The only mountain museum in the country. Visitors can also enjoy various adventures activities like rafting, kayaking, Mountain flights, Paragliding, flying in Ultra-light aircraft among others.
- Explore the ancient Gupteshwor Cave and Seti Gandaki gorge.
- Water fun, a Boating trip on Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake and visit the lakeside.
- International Mountain Museum is a source of mountaineering information.
- Stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayan range.
- Amazing, sunrise and sunset from Sarangkot.
- visit world peace pagoda.
The temple is situated at the center of the religious old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. The park grounds offer a relaxing and fine picnic area.
It is Locally known as Patale Chhango located in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley, it is famous for a waterfall which forms an underground tunnel which is 500 feet (150m) long and runs100 feet (30m) below ground level. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.
The revered Gupteshwor Cave has located 2 km from the Pokhara airport and the entrance is right across from Davis fall. The cave is almost 3 km long. You will encounter big hall-sized rooms after you enter and some passages where you have to crawl on all four. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.
Seti River Gorges:
Carved by the Seti Gandaki River, it is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar, Mahendrapool and Prithvi Highway Bridge near bus park provide a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.
Tibetan Refugee Camps:
The Tibetan village Tashiling in the south and the Tashi Palkhel village in the north of Pokhara are renowned for the production and trade of woolen carpets and other handicrafts. The original Tibetan living in this region migrated to Nepal in the ‘50s.
World Peace Pagoda:
Locally known as Pokhara Shanti Stupa, is a Buddhist pagoda-style monument. It is the shrine built as a symbol of peace. The stupa lies at the height of 2,100 meters on the Ananda Hill. Among eighty peace pagodas in the world, Nepal owns two i.e. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara, and Shanti Stupa in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. It offers a panoramic view of the Annapurna range, Pokhara city, and Fewa Lake.
International Mountain Museum
If you want to know about the history of Mountains and Mountaineering activities then International Mountain Museum is the must visit place when you are in Pokhara. More than 70,000 people visit the museum every year to see and explore the exhibit which includes world famous peaks and the mountaineers that climbed the peaks, culture and lifestyle of the people who live on the mountains and not to forget about the biology of plants and animals and the geologic formations that created mountains and their corresponding rock classes.
Our Tour Package Cost Includes:
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
- Domestic flight ticket KTM/PKR/KTM and domestic airport tax.
- 5 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3*** Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Pokhara city tour as per the above itinerary and all entrance fees.
- All transportation (Private Car).
- Office Service charge.
- Guide & support staffs salary and insurance.
Our Tour Package Cost doesn't include:
- Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
- Travel insurance
- International airfare to and from Nepal
- Nepal tourist Visa fees
- Items and expenses of personal nature
- Personal Trek Equipmentments
- Tips for staff/ Guide (Tipping is Expected).
- Cotton T-shirts
- Water Bottle
- Fleece Pants
- Hat and light gloves
- Wind and waterproof jacket
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops according to weather
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers) in winter
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof and easy boots
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to KnowSherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd information about the trekking and tours in Nepal.
Here are some do”s and don’t which you should follow:
- Do smile and greet the local people saying “Namaste”.
- Shake hands whenever you get a chance.
- Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see the person in front and the person behind you.
- Do consult with your tour guide before trying anything new during the tour.
- Do ask questions to the guide which you feel confused.
- Do inform your tour guide if you are not comfortable with your health or if you need any pieces of stuff.
- Enjoy your free time shopping.
- Take lots of pictures. (no one knows what's going to happen tomorrow).
- Don’t disrespect the local culture and beliefs - even if you are uncomfortable with it.
- Don’t take photos of local people you encounter on your tour without their permission. Doing so may be offensive to them.
- Don’t be offended if local people stare at you. It is because they are surprised to see you. It is not their intention to offend you.
- Don’t harm wild animals, birds, and plants during the tour and take a global perspective and responsibility to save and preserve this unique environment.
- Don’t give money to children and beggars as it encourages them to beg more instead of working and earning
- Do not wear short dresses when you are visiting temples.
- Do not Carry dangerous weapons on the trip.
- Do not Hesitate to say "no" if somebody tries to sell you something that you don't want. You won't offend them especially if you smile and say, "no thank you".