5 Days Glimpse of Nepal
Kathmandu – Nagarkot – Pokhara
The capital of Kathmandu offers stunning ancient architecture, colorful vibrant bazaars with the majestic snow-capped Himalayas as the backdrop. Pokhara is a lovely valley surrounded by the majestic Annapurnas. This tour is the best sampler of Nepal for those with limited time.
Day 1 | D
Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. After that visit Thamel, a popular tourist district in Kathmandu Valley and a bustling bazaar which offers a glimpse of Nepal’s vibrant ethnic culture. Evening dinner.
Day 2 | B, L, D
Kathmandu – Pokhara
After breakfast drive to Pokhara (900m) about 5 hours. The Annapurna and the famous Machhapucchare (Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain) tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara. The Dhaulagiri and Manaslu ranges, each with peaks over 8000 m, can be seen from Pokhara. Upon arrival, check-in to hotel. Free at leisure walk around Lakeside – a mix of hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars and souvenir shops that has thrived along the eastern shore of the enchanting Lake Fewa. Late afternoon boating on Lake Fewa and visit Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake. Evening dinner.
Day 3 | B, L, D
Pokhara – Sarangkot – Pokhara
Early morning, drive up to Sarangkot sunrise view point (1200m) for 30 minutes. Expect a very spectacular view of sunrise over the whole Annapurna range including the Machhapucchare of height close to 7000m. After sunrise, drive back to Pokhara for breakfast. After breakfast, visit Tibetan Refugees’ Camp, Devi’s Fall and Mahadev Gupteswar Cave. Afternoon leisure shopping around lakeside bazaar. Evening dinner.
Day 4 | B
Pokhara – Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu (1300m) about 5 hrs. Late afternoon leisure walk in Thamel, a popular tourist district in Kathmandu Valley and a bustling bazaar which offers a glimpse of Nepal’s vibrant ethnic culture.
After that we explore Asan Tol. It is one of the most well-known historical locations in the city and is famed for its bazaar, festival calendar and strategic location. The bazaar attracts shoppers from all over Kathmandu because of the tremendous variety of merchandise sold here, ranging from foodstuffs, spices and textiles to electronics and bullion. Asan is also one of the popular tourist spots in the city because of its architectural sights and charming ambiance. Evening enjoy a sumptuous traditional Nepalese Cuisine with Cultural Performance.
Day 5 | B
After breakfast check out and city tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and if you are lucky, you will get a glimpse of the famous Kumari, the world’s only living Goddess. This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples like Hanumandhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. After that transfer to airport for departure according to your flight schedule.
- All the private A/C transportation including airport transfer as per above itinerary
- All the city tour with English speaking tour guide
- All the accommodation as peritinerary
- All the meals as per itinerary
- All the entrance fees
- Nepal visa (apply upon arrival)
- Travel insurance
- All alcoholic and other beverages
- All personal expenses
- Liabilities of loss, theft and damages