Taste of Nepal Tour
Trip Name: Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini tour
Trip Duration: 08 Days
Grade: Easy Grade
Activities: Cultural Tour, Sightseeing
Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/ Resort
Transportation: Flight, Private car or tourist bus
Places to Visit: Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini
Taste of Nepal Tour - Overview
The taste of Nepal tour package covers the Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini city sightseeing. The taste of Nepal tour comprises the cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley, the natural paradise of Pokhara and the historical features of the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini. We believe this tour provides you the real taste of Nepal in single visit.
In Kathmandu, you will be exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupati Nath Temple, Swoyambhu Nath Stupa also called the Monkey Temple, Boudha Nath Stupa etc. Similarly the historical places and museums in the other two cities of the Kathmandu valley. Visit the Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square and temples.
In Pokhara, there are many sites and activities to enjoy. You will visit Mahendra Cave, David Fall, and the clean and clear city tour with Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail Mountain on the back drop. You don’t want to miss the boating on the famous Fewa Lake and exploration of Begnas and Rupa Lakes in Pokhara and many more to do. Pokhara is Nepal’s second most popular tourist destination. A quarter of all visitors travel here, many on their way to trekking in the Annapurna or to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the very foot of the Himalaya. Pokhara sits at about 900 meters (3000ft) elevation, significantly lower than Kathmandu and generally several degrees warmer.
A half - day’s drive from Pokhara along the bumpy Siddhartha Highway links Pokhara and Lumbini. Lumbini in southern Nepal is the Birthplace of Lord Buddha, born in 543BC as the Shakya prince, Siddhartha Gautam. It is situated 21Km (13 miles) west of the modern town of Bhairahawa. Lumbini is important place of pilgrimage for Buddhist as well as Hindus.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, welcome by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to the Hotel, then explain briefly the programs and preparation for the trip.
Day 02: Drive or fly to Pokhara, afternoon short hiking to the World Peace Stupa.
Day 03: Full day sightseeing and exploring the Pokhara valley.
Day 04: Drive to Lumbini (Birthplace of Lord Buddha), after lunch Lumbini sightseeing.
Day 05: Full day sightseeing in Lumbini.
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu. Hotel overnight.
Day 07: Exploring Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
Day 08: Departure for own onward.
Note: The suggested itinerary is just a guideline and standard pattern. If the itinerary couldn’t meet your needs and not suitable for your time; you can customize it. Please let us know about your requirements, we will provide you detail information and plan according to your interest. The trip cost depends on the services you choose - Deluxe, Standard, Budget and Group size. Click here to - Tailor-made your trip yourself.
- Airport pick-up and drop-off service
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Lumbini with bed and breakfast
- Kathmandu to Pokhara flight
- All ground transportation (Pokhara-Lumbini-Kathmandu)
- English speaking tour guide
- All necessary paper works
- Entry fee for world heritage sites
- All government and local taxes
- Salary, insurance & food for tour guide
- Nepal Entry Visa fee
- Airport departure tax
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini
- Extra night accommodation
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides and driver