Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, you are welcomed by the hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Our guide will explain briefly the program upon arrival at hotel. Stay overnight in the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tour. After breakfast, break the day with an extensive pilgrimage tour, the first visit is made at Pasupatinath Temple - the most scared of the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicating to Lord Shiva. The next visit, we lead you to Patan - the second largest town in the Kathmandu Valley, which means City of Beauty featuring with its long Buddhist history. In the evening, it is probably the first time of you - enjoy yourself on Rickshaw ride to have a Typical Nepalese Dinner at a local restaurant, Thamel before coming back to the hotel.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu - Bandipur (142 km 5 hrs) Overnight stop in Bandipur is the best way to split the scenic road trip to Pokhara.As soon as we leave Kathmandu valley view of rolling hills with Himalayan backdrop opens up in front of us. Then the road descends to the Trishuli river valley famous for White water rafting. Bandipur is medieval trading town perched high above the Marshyangdi valley. The cobble stone path flanked by Newari style shop houses is where tourists can witness daily chores of middle hill farmers. Short hike to the Tahni Mai hilltop offers best sunset view over Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
Day 04: Sunrise trip in Bandipur - Pokhara In the morning walk 10 min to the edge or Tundikhel. The view is amazing with just a sweeping Marshyangdi valley between you and Himalayas. After spending beautiful morning in Bandipur, drive 80 km 2/½ hrs to Pokhara. The drive is scenic through the series of valleys with Annapurna and Machhapuchhare looming at a distance. Explore Phewa lakeside market and boating in the evening. Boating is the best way to enjoy sunset over the Himalayas.
Day 05: Pokhara Sightseeing. After breakfast, a full day sightseeing of Pokhara, the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu, spend enjoyably the morning trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, you can admire the stunning view of the Fish Tail/’s Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. You can also see the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake. Aside from Phewa Lake, we keep visiting the Seti River gorge - one of the best places to see. You will have an opportunity to take a glimpse to the limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa, used to be well-known for its stalactites. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 06: Pokhara - Kathmandu ( 200 km | 5 Hrs drive) After breakfast, start the trip of day with driving back to Kathmandu (5 hours) or taking a morning flight. A welcome back dinner followed by Nepali cultural program. Stay overnight in the hotel.