During the Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot Tour (9 Days), you will have a scenic drive to Pokhara through the Trishiuli River. Pokhara is about 200 KM West of Kathmandu and is a popular tourist destination in Nepal. Pokhara is overlooked by the magnificent Annapurna Massif and stunning snow-capped peaks.
Throughout this trip of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot Tour, you will be guided to the most famous places in Pokhara, including Phewa Lake, Mahendra Gupha, Begnas Lake, Davis Fall, and the gorge of Seti River. The Spectacular view of Machhapuchchhre (Fishtail) Himal in Pokhara is a backdrop amidst the charming ambiance of nature. It makes your itinerary for a Nepal tour an experience of a lifetime.
The 8 nights 9 days Nepal tour itinerary can be tailor-made per our clients’ interests. Feel free to send us an email if you need to customize the itinerary; we will make the best Nepal tour itinerary package that can also be suitable for your friends and family.
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You will be thrilled watching panoramic flying into Kathmandu with the views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks sprawling down; you will already get excited to explore the country. Our representative from HimalayanWindows will meet you at the airport terminal and transfer your reserved hotel.
Our guide comes to your hotel to pick you up with transportation. As soon as you take your breakfast, your a Day Sightseeing begins, you will be visiting four major landmarks in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Our Guide will give you a perfect idea about what place would be the best to initiate. Basically, the trip begins with a tour to Swoyambhunath also known as the Monkey Temple – a 2500 years old landmark; it is said to be, the Radiant Lotus of the Valley-Mythology, established when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of the Wisdom. This Temple is a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists, is located on a beautiful hill inside Kathmandu valley. It is situated on top of a hill that could be observed from almost every part of the Kathmandu Valley. The tourists call this Stupa ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkey monkeys living around the Places.
After the Sightseeing around Monkey Temple, we drive to another landmark, Boudhanath Stupa. This Stupa has been renovated after the Earthquake 2015 as this was also impacted. The Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Stupa and represents Tibetan Buddhists Culture in Nepal. Antique shops around these stupas where you can buy things of your preferences concerning Tibetan Culture and Lifestyles.
After a visit to Boudhanath, you will be transferred to the Pashupatinath Temple, which is located at the bank of Bagmati River. It is a sacred Temple for Hindus as many people from different parts of the world visit this temple every year and during the Shiva Ratri, hundreds of thousands of devotees and Sadhus come to attend.
The last site of this day is Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal residential quarter, Mahadev Parvati Temple, Temple house of Kumari (Living Goddess) around this Durbar Square. Walk around the local bazaar and back to the hotel.
On the day third, same-day second, our guide comes to your hotel, begins your day tour.
After breakfast at the hotel, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbars, Mahaboudha, Krishna Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple and etc. You feel like Patan has been exposed before you as an open museum presenting stunning carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in Pagoda Style with erotic carvings and metalwork faces, and many other beautiful facets. Additionally, you will also get to see the handicraft center in Patan and continue to drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a home of unique culture and the finest display of craftsmanship. It is said that Bhaktapur only places in Nepal which is remained untouched by Western Culture. Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Nyatapola Temple, Statue of King Bhupindra, and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the pride of Bhaktapur. And drive back to Kathmandu.
After breakfast early in the morning, you start your amazing trip to Pokhara. It is about 200km west of Kathmandu. You will drive through Trishuli Valley and upstream to the junction of Marsyangdi River. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is a paradise for tourist with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as caves, lakes, temples of Hindus and Buddhists along with mountains. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara if you have a short time in Nepal, which takes about 35 minutes to reach by flight.
After breakfast at the hotel, your sightseeing begins inside the valley of Pokhara. You will be visiting major attractions of Pokhara valley such as Old Bazaar of Pokhara City, Seti Gorge, Bindhyabasini Temple, Buddhist Monastery, Pokhara Regional Museum which shows the traditional and cultural aspects of Western Nepal. Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bahari Temple located in the central part of Phewa Lake are other attractions in Pokhara.
This day, you will get up early in the morning to go to Sarangkot, which is very popular view point for Sunrise and Sunset. In other words, It is popular spot to view the massive and snow-capped Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges. It is about an hour drive from Lakeside pokhara and in the after you will visit Peace Stupa, it is nearly one and half hour hiking and descend to and from Phewa Lake, alternatively you can also drive via Devis fall.
After the breakfast, you start driving back to Kathamndu and continue driving to Nagarkot and enjoy sunset in the evening. Next day, you will get up very early in the morning to enjoy wonderful views of the Mountains.
Morning witness Sunrise from Nagarkot hill and explore around. Later depart for Kathamndu and on arrival check in to your hotel and go for shopping or relax.
This is your last day in Nepal, go for shopping or other activities if you have time or transfer to the airport for final departure.
We recently used Himalayan Windows to travel to Nepal for a week. We are a family of four and took one of their cultural tours that took us to Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot. Anup was always very helpful all the time. The communication with him was very good when we were planning for the trip; he helped us accommodate our requests and was very flexible. Once in Nepal, he was…
We recently used Himalayan Windows to travel to Nepal for a week. We are a family of four and took one of their cultural tours that took us to Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot. Anup was always very helpful all the time. The communication with him was very good when we were planning for the trip; he helped us accommodate our requests and was very flexible. Once in Nepal, he was on top of everything. He received us at the airport with our tour guide and driver and then he stopped at the hotel a couple of times to make sure everything was in order. Anis, our tour guide, was amazing! He is very knowledgeable, and we learned so much from him during the week. He was also very attentive and helped with every need we had. Our driver, Ganesh, was very good too. He has very careful, and we always felt very safe with him. We highly recommend this company to help you plan your trip to Nepal.
Payment: A deposit of 30% of the total tour cost is required to book the tour with Himalayan Windows (HW). The remaining balance is to be paid three days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made via Wire Transfer or Credit Card. All credit card payments are securely processed and a bank fee applies.
Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, there will be no cancellation fee. If the cancellation happens within 29-4 days prior to the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount will be applied. Cancellations occurring within 3 days or less of the start date or in the case of a no-show, 100% of the total invoice amount will be charged. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is typically provided in twin rooms in cities, though a single supplement can be requested for an additional fee. During peak season, it can be difficult to find single or twin rooms in the mountains, so our lodges usually offer dormitory-style accommodation. Our priority is always to provide clean and safe rooms for our guests.
Meals: Our packages in Bhutan include full board meals, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. For treks, all meals are provided, but you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: If you are planning a trip to Nepal, you must have a valid passport and Nepal Visa. Depending on your country of origin, you may need to obtain a Nepal Tourist Visa before your arrival. To be eligible, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from your Tour Start Date. If you are planning on traveling to multiple countries on your trip, make sure to get a multi-entries Nepal Visa.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: All visitors to Bhutan must have a valid Bhutan Visa Clearance before their trip. To obtain it, you must submit a color-scanned copy of your passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the start date of your tour. Your tour operator will send you a Visa Clearance prior to your departure, which you must present at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during check-in. Once you arrive at Paro Airport, your passport will be stamped with the original visa.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): All travelers from any nation intending to go to Tibet from Nepal must obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu with the help of a tour operator. To ensure the successful application of the TGV, you should plan to arrive in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before your travel date. If you are coming from China, you will not require a TGV; instead, you will need a Chinese Visa and Permit. To find out more about the process of entering Tibet, please look into the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Visiting Nepal and Bhutan at the same time is ideal as they share a similar climate. From high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles, the two countries have similar weather. The best time to visit is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). During these months, the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder months, while June, July, and August (summer) are typically monsoon seasons.
Tibet: It is best to visit Tibet between April and October when the weather is warm and the skies are clear. However, from November to March, it is still possible to explore certain areas like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, and Mount Kailash, as long as the roads are not blocked by snow. Temperatures during this time may be quite cold.
HimalayanWindows strongly recommends that anyone planning to travel in the Himalayas purchase Travel Insurance. This policy will provide coverage in the case of medical emergencies, evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, and last-minute tour/ticket cancellations. Having this protection in place will help ensure that your trip is safe and enjoyable.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all foreigners, Except Indians, need a Nepalese visa to enter Nepal. Most nationals can get an on-arrival visa at the TIA airport. However, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to have a valid passport, some… Read More »