Hotel Shanker Lazimpat Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
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Pokhara

- Stunning mountains view of Annapurna Himalayas (weather permitting) 
- Boat ride at Phewa Lake 
- Full day tour of Pokhara Valley 
- Both way by drive

DAY 01 (KATHMANDU/ POKHARA) 

- Drive to Pokhara (approx 5hrs/200kms)
- One hour boat ride including visit of Barahi Temple 
- Overnight at the hotel

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Photo: Sights of Pokhara

Pokhara

Pokhara is situated at an elevation of 915m above sea level and 200m west of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The rich ness of valley in pure natural beauty is indeed one of the main attractions to the visitors from all over the world. Just imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, three peaks above 8000m from an elevation of below 1000m within a very close aerial, distance. The valley is equally superb giving as they do elevated close-ups to the snowy peaks. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence summits like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6977m) and the five peaks of Annapurna range rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here.


Arrive Pokhara, transfer to Hotel Barahi

Photo: Hotel Barahi in Pokhara

Photo: Hotel Barahi in Pokhara

One hour boat ride at Phewa Lake including visit of Barahi Temple

Photo: View of the himalayas from Fewa Tal/Phewa Lake

Photo: View of the himalayas from Fewa Tal/Phewa Lake

Phewa Lake

Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the country, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. Here, one can sail or row a hired boat across the lake to visit the island temple in its middle. The eastern shore, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located.

Barahi Temple

The Barahi temple is the most important monument in Pokhara; Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector deity representing the female force Shakti. Devotees can be seen, especially on Saturdays, carrying male animals and fowl across the lake to be sacrificed to the deity.

Free time or walking around lakeside market

Lakeside

The eastern shore of Phewa Lake, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travellers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located.

Overnight at Hotel Barahi

DAY 02 ( IN POKHARA) 

- Excursion tour of Sarangkot for Sunrise View for sunrise view over the Western Himalayas
- Breakfast at Hotel Barahi 
- Half day tour of Pokhara Valley 
- Overnight at Hotel Barahi

Photo: View of Mt. Macchhapuchhre/Mt. Fishtail from Sarangkot

Photo: View of Mt. Macchhapuchhre/Mt. Fishtail from Sarangkot

Sarangkot

Sarangkot is the highest point on the Pokhara valley rim. It is located at altitude is 1592m above sea level. This place provides the best view of Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake and beyond to the main spine of the Annapurna ranges (Annapurna South 7195, Annapurna I 7647, Machhapuchure 6997, Annapurna III 7555, Annapurna II 7937, Annapurna IV 7525, Lamjung Himal 6986.)

- Breakfast at Hotel Barahi 
- Half day tour of Devi’s fall, Gupteshwor Cave and Bindyabashini Temple

David’s Fall

Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall). David's Fall (also known as Devin's and Devi's) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker called David as washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared into an underground passage beneath the fall.

Gupteshwor Mahadev

Gupteshwor Cave is also known as the Gupteshwor Gupha. The Gupteshwor Cave holds a special religious importance especially to the local people. This cave is regarded holy by the Hindus. The main highlight of the site is the Shivalinga, the phallic symbol of the Lord Shiva. The linga is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. It is just across the Devi’s Fall. From the end of the cave, you can see the view of Davis Fall.

Bindhyabasini Temple

Bindhyabasini Temple is the center of religious activity in the lid bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park-like grounds offer a fine picnic area, and on Saturdays and Tuesdays when devotees flock there to offer sacrifices, take on a festive local flavor.

- Drive back to Hotel Barahi 
- Overnight at Hotel Barahi

DAY 03 ( POKHARA/KATHMANDU BY ROAD) 

- Breakfast at Hotel Barahi 
- Drive back to Kathmandu 
- Breakfast at the hotel 
- Transfer to Pokhara Domestic airport for flight back to Kathmandu 
- Depart Pokhara for Kathmandu (by road) 
- Arrive Kathmandu, guest will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel Shanker

COST OF THE ABOVE TOUR WILL BE AS FOLLOWS 
(Per person cost on room sharing basis)

2 Pax (Car) USD 295
3-5 Pax (Van) USD 280
6-10 Pax(Hiace) USD 210
10-14 Pax (Coaster) USD 190

Single room supplement USD 58

The above cost includes:

- All tours and transfers in a private air-conditioned by vehicle as per the itinerary 
- Two bottle of mineral water per person per day during long drive 
- Services of a local English speaking guide in Pokhara 
- Entrance fees of Pokhara’s activities as mentioned in the itinerary 
- Accommodation: 2 nights at Hotel Barahi with breakfast in Pokhara 
- 24.3% VAT and Service Charge

Cost excludes

- Personal expenses (Tips, beverage, laundry, telephone call, etc) 
- Travel Insurance 
- Lunch and dinner in Pokhara

Note: The price does not include: undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.