The Pokhara Nepal Tour values. The beautiful lake city Pokhara is the most tourist location of Nepal. The city is 200km from Kathmandu and is available by an all-weather highway and in addition via air. Situated at a height of 830m, the Pokhara city is also called the focal point of adventure tourism and is the door to the most famous treks in Nepal. This charming Pokhara the city of Nepal has a few delightful lakes and offers staggering view of Himalayan tops. The peacefulness of lakes and the heavenliness of the Himalayas ascending behind them make a mystical climate of peace and serenity.
Travel Pokhara Nepal Tour
Glorious view of the Annapurna Range of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I – IV and the grand "Fishtail Mountain" Machhapuchhre are visible from the town, which are a standout amongst the most wonderful mountains on the planet. Machhapuchhre for instance, is just 28 kilometers from Pokhara Fewa Lake. The excellence of the Pokhara Nepal is improved by its lakes — Fewa, Begnas, and Rupa, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna's. Undoubtedly, the valley encompassing Pokhara is home to thick forest, Rapid River, emerald lakes, and obviously, the world well known view of the Himalaya.
TRIP FACTS OF POKHARA NEPAL TOUR
Tour Grade: Easy | Moderate
Tour code: SA-PKR
Duration: 9 Days
Best Time to go: Any time of the Years (February to June / September to December)
Max. Altitude: 1900 m
Group Size: Small Group
Tour Start from: Kathmandu
End at: Kathmandu
Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu (1400 m)
Day 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara or you may choose to fly (Drive 6hrs/Fly25m)
Day 03 Pokhara Nepal Sightseeing
Day 04 Drive Pokhara to Nayapul (1.5hrs) and trek to Ghandruk (1940 m, 6hrs trek)
Day 05 Landruk via Jhinu (1565 m, 6hrs)
Day 06 Pothana (1900 m, 5hrs)
Day 07 Phedi- Drive to Pokhara (915 m, 3hrs trek, 30min drive)
Day 08 Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 09 Departure to your Home Country or for more travel arrangements Contact us
DETAIL ITINERARY OF POKHARA NEPAL TOUR
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Nepal (1400m)
Upon your arrival in International Airport in Kathmandu, representative from the office will come to pick up you and transfer to the Hotel and offer you the welcome drinks. In the evening, your trekking guide will come for a pre-trek briefing about the arrangements for the next day. For an example; Time and details and preparation.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara or you may choose to fly (Drive 6hrs/Fly25m)
Starting from Kathmandu, you are driven to The Pokhara or you may choose to fly. The beautiful lake city. where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of Nature along with stunning views of Himalayan peaks, like Mt.Annapurnas, Mt.Fishtail etc. Enroute between Kathmandu and Pokhara on the way you will see more of countryside that offers greeneries, villages, rivers, farms & beautiful mountain sceneries.
Day 03: Pokhara Nepal Sightseeing
Early in the morning you will leave for the Sarangkot, a hill station for the amazing sunrise view from the magnificent view of mountain which are seems so close. Overlooking the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara city in the south. After spending few hours on the hill station, you will back to continue for touring the city’s standards. Davis fall, locally known as Patale Chhango is an awesome waterfall that flows directly in to a narrow and deep canal which has no end. Another, Gupteswor cave (3km long) is located near Davis fall’s, dedicated to the lord Shiva, a supreme Hindu god. From deep into the cave you will see the water endless of the Davis fall. You will also do some boating on the Fewa Lake. Visit International Mountain Museum. You will also visit Tibetan Refugee Camp and see how the refugees keep themselves busy on producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicraft items. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Nayapul (1.5hrs) and trek to Ghandruk (1940m, 6 hrs trek)
Again today, you are driven 2hrs/45km to Nayapul, where you start your trek. This is the confluence of Modi River draining Annapurna base camp and Burungdi River. Walking along the Modi River you will reach at the Syauli bazar. After that you will climb up on the stone steps on to the Ghandruk. Where you will spend your night and from where you can see the panoramic view of Annapurna and Fishtail. This is the home to the Gurung people who are worldwide fame as a Ghorkha soldiers and in the evening you can go to visit traditional Gurung Museum which determine apparently the ancient culture.
Day 05: Landruk via Jhinu (1565 m, 6 hrs)
After descending, you will incline and walk in the narrow trail, passing the trace field and beautiful houses, you will reach at the bank of the Modi River which is flowing through the Annapurna Glacier. After crossing from the unique wooden bridge, you will head up to the Jhinu and descent to the Natural hot spring, where you will take your recover bath and rejoin the same trail in on and cross the suspension bridge, you will trek to the Landruk walking through bank of river with cool air of the forest with peace of mind. Where you will spend your night. It is also a home to the Gurung people. From where you can see the close up view of Mt. Annapurna and Hiunchuli.
Day 06: Pothana (1900m, 5hrs)
The trek begins downhill and offers views of the Annapurna mountain range. You will pass more Gurung villages allowing you to see the huge farming communities in which they live in. Passing on, you will reach the villages of Pothana. Here, you will spend your night. From here, you can enjoy the first view of Pokhara.
Day 07: Phedi- Drive to Pokhara (915m, 3hrs trek, 30min drive)
Very soon the trek is close to end. From Pothana, you will descend to the Phedi. Along the way you will pass rice fields and small cottages. After you reached at Phedi, you are driven back to the Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, where you can experience the different activities like Paragliding, Ultra-light, Pokhara sightseeing, Cycling etc.
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu
You will return back to Kathmandu.
Day 09: Departure to your Home Country
Takeoff at any time or you can enhance your trip. For more fact information Contact us. Or our representative staff will take you 3hrs before to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight from Nepal.
Note: If you are interested to stay in lake city Pokhara to go at cycling, paragliding or ultra-light let us know. Likewise, on the option that if you would like to explore Lumbini, the origin of Buddha, make a go at white water rafting or jungle safari at Chitwan National Park we can expand your nepal tour in like manner. If it’s not too much trouble please let us know your interest & we will do our best to arrange or organise it for you.
WHAT ARE COVERED?
- Arrival plus Departure Transfer
- All ground transportation according to the trip itinerary
- Annapurna conservation area trekking permit
- English Speaking local tour guide
- Porters for baggage carriage (1 porter for 2 Trekkers)
- 8 kg luggage allowance while on trek
- Competent Staffs
Fine Hotels/Guest Houses in the cities and Tea House in the trekking- Twin Share
Car, Jeep, coaches and minibuses relying on the group size, & walking/Hiking
No meals Included (USD 25-30 per person/per day meals not included)
Breakfast in when staying at Hotels in the cities in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
English speaking Certified Experience Guide, Trekking Support Staffs
WHAT ARE NOT COVERED?
- All Meals apart from the breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Expenses due to individual nature like shopping, tipping or tips, and so forth.
- Expenses due to unforeseen circumstances like Emergency Fund.
- Expenses like budget for internet, drinks, laundry, cigarettes etc.
- Entry fees for sightseeing
- Tips for Porter and Guide
- Nepal entrance visa fee
- Travel insurance
- International|Domestic flight tickets and airport charges
- Expenditure for the services other than indicated above
BEFORE YOU GO POKHARA NEPAL TOUR
Note:: In case, if it is not too much concern take mention of that published itinerary is an proclamation of expected value and to be applied as guide only. Each day may alter during tour period due to weather conditions, health problem of a group member, unpredicted natural disasters, and so on. The guide in charge of your trip will alter the timetable when required and also any of such transforms of itinerary are at the consideration of Stunning Adventure Pvt. Ltd including your guide. However, your guide will try and guarantee that the < em > Pokhara Nepal tour runs according to original itinerary, but please be ready to be compromise if needed.
In the urban centers like Kathmandu or Pokhara, you may see numerous restaurants of every kind and price-range. On the backpacking trail, meals are offered in tea houses, hotels with limited choices. You will discover lots of tea houses and lodges in Ghandruk trek along the way. Foods are usually simple, yet filling and portion are often quite big.
Please note down:
However, the cost of meals does increase higher or more from major city you go.
Carry your favorite snacks as well like, Candy bar, Sneaker, Mints etc. Just keep in mind you have to carry for lengthy drives and treks.
1 to 2 liter of water, must carry by you all the time.
Lodging in the towns like Kathmandu & Pokhara Nepal you can get on a twin share basis with private comforts. However, in trekking, lodging remains in local lodges or teahouses which is of a basic standard. Rooms could possibly be twin or multi provide with basic shared toilet facilities. Hot showers can be found in a few places for a bit of charge.
Mode of transport inside the city centers is by means of land cruisers, jeeps, autos, coaches, & minibuses relying upon the group size. In the backpacking, transportation is by strolling or trekking, in some instances yaks, horses, donkeys are used for carrying things or baggage. On the Ghandruk hiking course, walking is the main procedure for transportation, while your bags will be taken by porter or even animals.
It can be usually not possible to alter the foreign exchange or traveller cheque excluding in the bigger urban centers such as Kathmandu or Pokhara Nepal. Therefore, whenever you are in the trekking or even in mountain range, cash is boss. Thus, it is highly recommend to change the dollars or foreign currency in the cities, before the trek begin. Nepal authorized currency is Nepalese rupee, NRP and or Rs. Try to make ensured for the small money in Nepalese rs that comes in one, two, 5,10,20,50,100,500 and 1000. Simply because you need cash money for local expenditure such as; budget for drinks, entry fee may be required for urgent fund, sightseeing, departure tax, shopping, tipping or tips, extra expenses, for porter and so on. This is to let you know that around 20 $– 25 $or 2000 to 2500 rs per day per individual, normally might be cost in your food or even others that is not contained in your packages.
In Nepal, a few of the foreign currencies are prohibited for exchange therefore you must look for the changeable currencies when you are in Nepal. CAD, AUD, USD, and EUR are often convertible.
Due to the modern western impact trekking employees. For example, your guide as well as porter have get a chance to be habitual to expecting a tip. It is actually appropriate here plus not a necessity. You probably have experienced a good service, work with your kindness.
Tipping is a personal and voluntary subject and also tips are no a part of the tour cost.
If you want to reward the effort of the individuals that carry attempted to make your journey as well as may be expected, we recommend the accompanying: $5 for each day for group of 8+, $6 for each day for smaller sized group – this will be shared between the entire staff, together with the porter.
Travel Insurance is not a part of your Pokhara Nepal trip cost. We highly recommend that, acquire a comprehensive travel insurance ahead of your journey from your own home country. Your Travel insurance need to cover against personal accident, disaster evacuation (together with helicopter evacuation), medical expenditure & also personal liability (theft of items or materials). We additionally suggest that it includes loss of baggage with personal effects.
Health conditions & requirements
There are actually no particular health requirements for entry into Nepal. But, precautionary measure just like throughout health checkup and inoculation prior to starting trekking can help you save from unexpected threat. Though, you should seek advice from your doctor for up-to-date information about vaccination. Medication for the reasonably foreseen illness have to be brought along with you while traveling in Nepal, mainly because outside Kathmandu, drugstores will be few in number as well as far between and limited with what they can supply. If not available any pharmaceutical, rescue & evacuation are measured in days. Please remember that the medical facilities are not of the same exact standard you might be expecting at your home. Therefore, it is highly recommend that you have to carry your own first aid kit along with sufficient amount of personal medical essentials. Common issues such as dehydration, looseness of the bowels, a fever, headache and tonsil can be occurred throughout the traveling or trekking time. Thus, prepare accordingly.
Trekking permits are for this excursion and will be acquired by Stunning Adventure. For the entry to Ghandruk, permit must be obtained and that is offered by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). A Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) permit is important for the records on NTB. Full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, home address, sex with two photograph for each permit are needed.
Utilize your own safety bag for your things of value never keep cash along with important lying around in the hotel room, such as passport, camera, money belt and so on. Be alert to pick pockets in crowed or even any places.
Weather of mountain
Up high a mountain, weather condition is not steady. It varies in the interval of fifteen to twenty min. Some times, it can be stable as well. However, it is hard to forecast regarding the weather of mountain. Thus, get ready for the cold anytime of the year.
Some places are unique in providing internet access through the trek. In certain villages, it might be possible for you to use an STD phone. For mobile or cellphone, in few areas, it may not be possible for you to gain a signal. Yet, nearly all places along the hiking route are accessible in case mobile cell has international roaming services.
You need to carry a comfortable moderate sized handbag pack to carry what you will need through the day. This should possess a belly belt or much better an extended waist strap.
- Light weight strolling boot or slipper to dress in in the lodges.
- Light weight trouser or thicker trouser come in handy for higher up in the mountain range each morning and at night.
- 2-4 cotton T-shirts
- Two pair of thin and even two pair of thicker woolen socks.
- A sunhat and also ensure that it has a wide brim to take care of face and neck.
- A snow glasses or sun glass.
- Bio – degradable necessities with huge and small towels. Toilet paper are available in Kathmandu or Pokhara and some villages in the mountain ranges.
- Torch, Small head lamp or flash light.
- First – Aid – Tools
- Sewing kit or Knife
- Sun-screen or sunblock or suntan cream or simply cream
- Warm sweater or Jacket
- Sleeping bag otherwise sleeping sheet.
- Wind proof or water resistant trouser with Rain coat too.
- Woolen hat to dress in each morning and overnight.
- Pair of gloves
- Woolen shirt with thick sweater