Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Experience the panoramic view of sunrise over the Himalayas from Sarangkot
  • Cable Car Ride to the Manakamana (The Wish Temple)
  • Boating in Fewa lake
  • Pokhara City Tour 
  • A short hike to World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara
  • Breathtaking views of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna range & Dhaulagiri massif

About Kathmandu-Pokhara Tour

Kathmandu Pokhara Tour Package is a 5 days tour in which you will visit the two most beautiful touristic cities of Nepal - Kathmandu (the capital city of Nepal) & Pokhara (the Heaven of Nepal). If you are wondering which time is the best to visit Kathmandu & Pokhara then the answer is almost all day of the year. These 5 days Kathmandu Pokhara tour starts from Kathmandu & also ends at Kathmandu. This tour takes you to explore the cultural center of Nepal - Kathmandu & the lake city Pokhara covered by mesmerizing Himalayans.

Kathmandu city is famous for its culture, ancient heritage sites, 1000 years old temples & monuments, and the most lovable behavior of Nepalese people. The main attractions of Kathmandu are the UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites named Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath, and  Swaymbhunath. Besides this, you will also get to understand the Nepalese culture, traditions, and rituals while roaming in Kathmandu.

Almost synonymous with tourism, the lake city of Pokhara is a place that visitors to Nepal cannot afford to miss. Flocked by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, Pokhara is well known for Phewa Lake and its equally famous lakeside, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra cave, Gupteshwor Mahadev cave, and bat cave, sunrise view from the nearby village of Sarangkot, International Mountain Museum and Gurkha Memorial Museum. The city is also home to religious sites like Tal Barahi Temple, Bindhyabasini Temple, and World peace pagoda among others.

The famous lakeside of Phewa Lake is a beautiful sight by night where pubs, bars, and restaurants will serve you foods as varied as local dal - bhat to gourmet dishes. During the day, weather permitting, you can see crystal clear reflections of the famous Machhapuchhre Mountain on the lake. Pokhara is also quickly establishing itself as a center of adventure sports. Paragliding, mountain biking, and canoeing are getting more popular by the year. If you have time enough then extend a day during the Kathmandu Pokhara tour to have an experience of several adventurous activities in Pokhara like Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, or mountain flights to Mt. Everest & Annapurna.

Regulus-designed 4 Nights 5 Days Kathmandu Pokhara tour package is one of the most popular Pokhara package tours from Kathmandu that visitors to Nepal opt for and you will certainly not regret making this 5 days Kathmandu Pokhara tour to the tourist hub of Nepal.

Itinerary

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 5 Days 4 Nights Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour Package Day to Day Itinerary

This 4-night 5 days Kathmandu Pokhara tour itinerary is for those who want to visit Kathmandu and Pokhara for a short duration of time. Kathmandu and Pokhara are the two cities that attract the most number of tourists to Nepal. Famed for their natural beauty, culture, and history, these two valleys rival Everest and the Himalayas as the top tourist destinations in Nepal.

Kathmandu is popular for its picturesque locations, and religious and cultural sites. Despite all the modern influences, you will find in the city, there is still something quaint and idyllic about the place, which has always charmed the visitors to the city. Pokhara, meanwhile, is famous for its picture-perfect natural beauty alone. The peaceful lakes, the mysterious caves, Devi’s Fall, and the chic lakeside of the Phewa Lake make Pokhara an ideal getaway destination for those who want a break from the hustle and bustle of the modern urban life.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu - Transfer to Hotel, Half-day Kathmandu Sightseeing

A representative of Regulus will receive & greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu upon your arrival and will transfer you to the hotel. If you are fresh enough and not tired from the journey, taking a short break we will proceed to our sightseeing tour to Swaymbhunath (The Monkey Temple) & Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, you can take a walk over Thamel which is also known as the main tourist hub of Nepal, and enjoy the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

After having breakfast we will prepare ourselves for a long drive to Pokhara 6/7 hrs by a private tourist vehicle. Don't worry though it is a long drive you are surely going to love this road trip, it is a scenic drive where you will witness beautiful sceneries of the Himalayas, waterfalls, landscapes, local markets, Trishuli rivery & many more. En route, we can visit Manakamana Temple which lies in Gorkha District. We Nepalese believe that worshiping in this temple with your pure soul fulfills your wishes. A cable ride of 11 mins will take us to the temple. After the Manakamana Darshan, we will have Lunch there in Gorkha. Back to our drive to Pokhara. 

Arrive in Pokhara & then check in to the hotel with a welcome drink. Take a rest | shower & the evening is yours to explore your own in Pokhara. Take an evening walk around the tourist area of Lakeside and enjoy the view of the western Himalayan ranges with Mt Fishtail. Overnight at the hotel.

Early morning, 30 mins drive to Sarangkot (1600m.) a popular & world's best viewpoint to enjoy incredible sunrise over the Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna range & Dhaulagiri massif. Back to the hotel for breakfast & refreshment. Proceed to the full day Pokhara city tour. Enjoy boating in Phewa Lake to visit the Tal Barahi Temple which lies in the middle of the lake at an altitude of 800m above sea level & then we will visit Seti Gorge, the Mountain museum & Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave. Return back to the hotel for lunch & we will continue our Pokhara sightseeing tour to White Peace Stupa. 

Back to the lakeside, here ends your Pokhara city tour. For the rest of your free time, you can explore lake areas, do your shopping, hangouts & return back to the hotel by self walk. Overnight at the hotel.

After having your breakfast we will prepare ourselves for leaving Pokhara, and drive (6/7hrs) to Kathmandu. Lunch on the highway restaurant. After arriving back in Kathmandu, transfer to Kathmandu hotel. Check into hotel, tea|coffee & refreshment. The rest of the day is yours, enjoy your leisure time exploring the local street markets or departmental stores for personal activities like shopping. 

In the evening we will have a farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with the cultural show. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast & check out from the hotel. Our Regulus representative will be there in the hotel lobby for your farewell. Transfer to the Airport for final departure on your flight schedule 3 hrs before your flight.

What to Expect

  • All accommodation on twin sharing  with breakfast (Single supplement can be provided on request at an additional cost
  • All mentioned sightseeing tours & transfers by private a/c vehicle
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by private a/c vehicle 
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu and Pokhara with all entrance fees & park permits 
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for our staff during the tour.
  • All government and Local taxes, applicable hotel taxes
  • Farewell dinner in a fine Nepali restaurant
  • Bar bills and personal nature of expenses
  • Tips and gratitude to the staff (expected)
  • Lunch & Dinners
  • International flights & travel insurance 
  • Nepal Entry Visa fees 
  • Overhead extra costs beyond our control like natural calamities / Any kind of incidents and accidents.

Useful Information

Destinations & Sightseeing Places in 5 Days Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

  1. Kathmandu: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar  Square
  2. Pokhara: Sarangkot, David’s Fall, Seti Gorge, World Peace Stupa, Fewa lake Boating, International Mountain Museum
  3. Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district