Overview of Pokhara Tour
Pokhara is the second major tourist destination in Nepal. It is 200km west of Kathmandu. The height of Pokhara is 884m above sea level. Pokhara offers a mild climate. Pokhara is the wonderland, “The Switzerland of Nepal.
It is the most popular destination which makes your dream come true. It is a place of remarkable natural beauty. Pokhara day tour offers beautiful views of the fishtailed summit of Machhapuchhare. The summit rises from behind Phewa Lake. This city became the most interesting.
It is the best valley people love to come from the world. It offers the best snow-capped mountains higher than 8000m. Pokhara day tour has long arrays of world-famous snow-clad peaks and emerald lakes. It also has turbulent rivers with bottomless Georges and picturesque villages. Magar, Gurungs, and Thakalis inhabit the town.
There are lots of things to see in the valley. The lakes, Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa enhance the Pokhara’s beauty. All lakes have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas.
Pokhara city tour
Pokhara city day tour offers a combination of nature and culture. There are many nearby hills to take a day trip. We can make the best hiking trip by interacting with the Khas and Gurung communities. It brings you to the cultural and traditional living of people. Near Pokhara, the best sunrise viewpoint is Sarangkot (1592 m).
A former Kaski fort lying atop a hill five km west of the old bazaar. Pokhara Regional Museum, World Peace Pagoda, Gorkha Museum. David’s Fall, Mahendra Cave, Bindavasini Temple, etc., are exciting places worth visiting.
All kinds of tourist facilities are available in this multicultural city. It includes foreign currency exchange and ACAP entry permits. In the town, you can also perform visa extensions, flight ticket reconfirmations, etc. It is a very peaceful and quiet area and free from any pollution.
Adventure Activities in Pokhara Tour
Pokhara is one of the best and most beautiful cities for the day tour package. Pokhara tour is one of the most popular places in Nepal for a city tour.
Pokhara is also famous as Lake City. Pokhara tour is one of the significant destinations. It is renowned for both International tourists and domestic tourists as well. Pokhara has the second-largest population after Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. There are the most incredible tourist places in Pokhara to visit.
They will impress you with their grand magnificence and quiet environment. It is usually known as the “city of seven lakes.” The characteristics and social legacy enhance its beauty. That is the reason it is famous for touring and mountain views. It is also the main starting point of every trekking and tour to the Annapurna region.
The Pokhara tour includes paragliding, zip flying, boating, and Canoeing activities. Pokhara has been highly prominent in the travel industry area. Almost everyone wants to go there for tours, gatherings, and family trips. To make it possible for you to settle on this tricky decision, I’ve listed some of the best places to visit in Pokhara.
After Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake is another well-known lake around Pokhara Valley. It is based on other tourist places in Pokhara. The lake is one of the most loved destinations of travelers. You can see numerous vacationers visiting here.
Begnas Lake is a grand, incredible sight. The lake is the third biggest lake in Nepal. It is the second-biggest, after Phewa Lake, among the eight lakes in Pokhara Valley. As the name implies, the city of lakes has magnificent lakes. You can go boating and drown all your nervous tension.
Pokhara tour package
The Pokhara tour package is a complete retreat for every traveler. The package trip to Pokahra offers a compelling view of towering Himalayan ranges. It also offers beautiful lakes and mysterious caves. You get a glimpse of the multi-ethnic culture.
To do the Pokhara tour, you can travel easily from Kathmandu by surface or air route. The flight duration is 25m from Kathmandu to Pokhara. We will take you to the scenic beauty of the waterfall. We will also take you to the mighty deep gorge of the Seti River, Mahendra Cave, the K.I.Singh Bridge.
Our Pokhara tour package takes you to the famous Phewa Lake by boating. The Lake has an island temple dedicated to Goddess Barahi in the middle. The lake also has its serene water reflecting the Annapurna mountain. Two other lakes, Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal, lie northeast of Pokhara Valley. They are about 16 KM away from the lakeside.
Our Pokhara tour package takes you to Sarangkot Hill early to catch the best mountain view. After breakfast, we will leave for the city tour covering Pokhara’s best. The main highlight is David’s falls. It is a unique waterfall flowing into a narrow, deep canal with no end yet.
Our tour takes you to Bindabasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, Chamero Gufa (Bat Cave), and Shiva Cave (near Devi’s Fall), popular among travelers. International Mountain Museum and Tibetan Refugee Camp are also famous among travelers. Gurkha Memorial Museum and World Peace Pagoda Stupa on the southern shore of Fewa Lake are other attractions of the Pokhara tour package.
Pokhara tour Cost
Our Pokhara tour costs start from USD 50 for a car and driver. If you want to hire a tour guide, it costs you USD 30. There are different options for the tour. The cost also varies as per the activities.
The price for paragliding, zip-lining, and ultralight flights is extra on the tour. Our tour cost includes the private car, driver, and tour guide. The sightseeing and monument entry fees are additional costs.
Full-day/half-day Pokhara tour
Davis Falls ( Patalae Chango)
Locally known as Patale Chango (Hell’s Fall), Davis Falls (Devin’s or David’s) is an impressive waterfall. It lies about 2 km southwest of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. A delightful modern legend says that a foreigner, Mr. David, was skinny dipping in the Pardi Khola (river).
The floods came from the damp and swept him into an underground passage beneath the Fall. He was never seen again.
Gupteswar Mahadev Cave in Pokhara day tour
After visiting Davis Falls, we will leave the road and see the amazing caves. This is one of the sacred lakes in Pokhara in our Pokhara tour. The entrance distance from Devi’s Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has a vast area inside; you can see small temples, and local people often seem to pray here.
This cave holds unique value for Hindus as a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. It preserves the condition. You need to pay Rs 5 as An entrance fee. They don’t allow us to take pictures inside the cave.
Tashi Ling Tibetan Village
The village lies southwest of Pokhara city. In this Village, you can visit several Tibetan carpet shops. There are several handicraft shops and small Shree Gaden Dargay Ling Gompa. Thus, you can buy handicrafts and eat momos in real Tibetan taste, and it is the best place for a Pokhara tour.
The temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is the temple of the goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. Worshippers flock here to perform sacrifices, especially on Saturdays. The park-like grounds take on a festive fair. This is the best temple to visit on our Pokhara tour.
Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs utterly underground at places. Amazingly, at specific points, the river appears hardly two meters wide. Thus, depth is entirely beyond imagination.
It is just over 20 meters! Near the small bridge of Mahendra Pul and the old Mission Hospital. It provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.
World Peace Pagoda
This is another highlight of our Pokhara tour. It is a massive Buddhist stupa that lies on the top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. The Buddhist monks from the Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji organization built the World Peace Pagoda.
The pagoda has an impressive sight. The shrine is a high vantage point. It offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range, Phewa Lake, and Pokhara city.
Seti River Gorges
We visit this spot on our Pokhara tour. Seti River Gorges, carved by Seti-Gandaki, is one of Pokhara’s best places to see. The river has carved a deep, narrow gorge through the middle of town, making the milky water white.
If you like to catch the best glimpse of this river, go to the park. It is just north of Old Pokhara, near the Gurkha Museum. You can enjoy a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush. You can view the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.
International Mountain Museum
The International Mountain Museum is about 2 miles southeast of Lakeside Pokhara. The museum is accessible by bus and car. If you favor walking, then it’ll take you half-hour whereas, in the car, it takes a mere 10 minutes. We recommend walking for those needing a scenic display of the gorgeous roadside.
About 70,000 people visit this museum annually. All visitors are in awe at the sight of exhibits of many famous peaks. The culture and lifestyle of individuals living within the mountains entice the tourists. The biological makeup of plants and animals adds to their memory of the place.
History of International Mountain Museum
The Nepal Mountaineering Association assisted in building The International Mountain Museum in Nepal. Many international and national organizations provided rigid support to make the museum what it is today. Many groups and individuals helped along the way on our Pokhara tour.
Famous Everest summiters, Ms. Junko Tabei from Japan and Appa Sherpa from Nepal, started the museum in May 2002. The museum spreads over a neighborhood of 12.6 acres with a display area of 4200 sq. mt. This museum was hospitable to the general public on 5 February 2014.
International Mountain Museum features a strong presence within the mountaineering community. It provides the most straightforward place to watch the history of mountains. If you’re visiting Pokhara, you ought to visit this place because it is the place to be.
A global climate change section shows the effect of global climate change on Nepal’s peaks. The Hall of Temporary Display features a prayer room and a library. There’s a figurine of Mount Manaslu and a Yak; you can see this in our Pokhara tour.
Itinerary of Pokhara Tour
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Begnas Lake Day tour
Begnan Lake lies in the Lekhnah Metropolis of the Kaski district of Nepal. Begnas Lake is out of town and away from the hustle and bustle. Begnas Tal is quiet, clean, and peaceful. Enjoy the walk along the road leading to Begnas Tal. It is fascinating. You can capture the great image of the lake and the local lifestyle.
The lake has fresh water that changes color depending on the season. This lake is the second largest of the eight lakes in Pokhara Valley, with a maximum of 10m depth. The day tour of Begnas Lake starts with a 30-minute drive from a private vehicle from Pokhara. You can make a Pokhara tour package at Begnas Lake. During the hiking and tour, you can explore the untouched villages. It is less modern than villages on other trekking routes in the Annapurna region.
We will walk to the small settlement of Thulokot. We can get excellent views of the Annapurna range and Machhapuchhre. We also get panoramic views of the Pokhara Valley, Phewa Lake, and Begnas Lake. The trekking is about an hour from Kalikastan to Thulokot, an uphill climb.
After admiring the view, we will start our gentle downhill trek to Kaulekot village. The village is home to some different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal. We will continue trekking down to Begnas Lake and take a boat ride to cross the lake. After some time with refreshments and photography, we will drive back to the lakeside.
Tour of Rupa Lake
Rupa Lake is another small lake in Pokhara. It takes fewer travel days for the Pokhara tour package. Only a few tourists visit this beautiful yet calm and peaceful lake. Rupa Lake resides 10 km away from Pokhara in the southeast part. We can take different routes and means of transport to reach here. If you plan to go there by bus, you can easily catch a bus in Prithvi Chowk, Pokhara. It will be about 30 30-minute bus ride to visit Rupa Lake. And it is also a relatively cheap option. Another easy way to visit Rupa Lake is by private Vehicle. You can arrange a private vehicle through us. You can make a day tour package with a tour guide or driver. Booking a private car for the day before heading out to prevent any hassle.
Another convenient way to travel to Rupa Lake is by cycling or hiring a scooter. It takes about USD 7 to 8 to hire a bicycle for a day. There are many biking renting stores on the lakeside. But you need to submit the necessary documentation to hire a bicycle. You can enjoy the beautiful nature while doing so. Opt for a motorbike if you fancy a short and discreet ride that doesn’t cost as much as a taxi. You can easily hire motorbikes here.
There are more than 36 species of water birds. It accounts for 19% of the total 193 wetland-dependent birds found in Nepal. You can choose to visit the fish farming areas as well. If time permits, we will explore Begnas Lake during your visit to Rupa Lake. You can explore the Begnas Bazar as well in our Pokhara tour.
Tour of Sarangkot Hill Station
Sarangkot is a fantastic hill station in Nepal for the best sunrise and mountain view. It is 5km from the Lakeside of Pokhara. It is the primary destination for tourists. It presents picturesque views of the central mountains of the Annapurna region. Like Annapurna massif (8,091 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), and Dhaulagiri (8,167 m). You can see a small village just below the viewpoint, which sits on an ancient fort. It is also the best place for paragliders to fly over the clear sky.
Sarangkot Viewpoint is a mini version of Poon Hill. But it offers almost the same scenery and enthusiasm as Poon Hill. On our Pokhara day tour, we can take you to Sarangkot in our private car in the early morning.
The driving time to the viewpoint may take between 30 to 40 minutes. It mostly depends on the weather conditions. Our driver will drop you off at the starting point, from where you must walk the remaining part to reach the top. On arrival, you can capture the best sunrise over the Himalayas. You can have tea or coffee and drive back to Pokhara for breakfast after the Pokhara tour.
You can hike down to Pokhara from the Sarangkot viewpoint if you love hiking. It is easy downhill walking in the nice jungle and rice fields. The trail goes from the Phewa Lake border (Phedi). If you wish to observe the best mountain view, we recommend starting very early in the morning. The downhill trail is steep and can be slippery, so be sure to walk carefully. For long-staying travelers on the Pokhara tour, you can hire a motorbike. And drive to Sarangkot with Naudanda and the nearby small hillside.
Tour of Jangchub Choeling Monastery
On the Pokhara tour, you can visit the Jangchub Choeling Monastery. It is one of Pokhara’s most prominent and old monasteries. The Jangchub Choeling Monastery was officially established in 1967. Under the guidance of Lama Dupsing Rinpoche, HH, the 14th Dalai Lama built it. After that, the monastery continuously expanded by increasing its facilities. It caters to many visitors.
When starting, there were only 35 monks who resided in the Jangchub Choeling Monastery. But now, it has become home to hundreds of monks. After its establishment, the Jangchub Choeling Monastery has become able to collect and store many volumes of Kagyu texts and Tengyur (commentary by the Indian Buddhist Masters).
The 16th Gyalwa Karmapa asked Lama Dupseng Rinpoche to move to Pokhara in 1963. His suggestion was to suffice the religious requirements of the locals residing there. He came here and built a small monastery carrying Buddhist rites and ceremonies. Slowly, it gained fame, and devotees began to grow. Many guardians went to Lama Dupseng Rinpoche to ordain their sons as monks.
Things to do in Pokhara Tour
Pokhara is a contemporary city full of appealing beauty and captivating entertainment sources. It is many people’s favorite travel destination. There is a never-ending list of what you can do in Pokhara. It provides you with a variety of travel options. It is a city of exotic lakes, stunning Himalayas, and breathtaking adventures.
You can wake up in the morning. Then enjoy the beautiful sunrise in the snowy mountains. And walk around the city as the sun sets. It is also the gateway to the famous Annapurna base camp trek. Annapurna Sanctuary consists of the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, and many more. This trek goes through dense forests, white spring falls, lakes, glaciers, rare wildlife, and bird species. It is the most exciting trek in the world.
The city is full of natural beauty. It is the perfect place to have family time, have fun with friends, or enjoy solitude. The serene and peaceful lakes and amazing landscapes make you feel good. People with happy faces enjoying different adventures make you comfortable. The stupas and temples reflect the culture of the people of Pokhara. It is the land of different ethnic groups like Gurungs, Magar, Newar, etc. Each of them has its customs, festivals, and spiritual values. Another important thing you can do in Pokhara is explore the culture. You can explore the traditions of different people and their livelihoods.
The variety of options of things you can do on the Pokhara tour makes this place highly attractive. Today, we are providing you with the best ten things you can do in this captivating city:
Here is the list of the top 8 things to see on the Pokhara tour.
1. Enjoy the lakeside
Pokhara tour is famous all over the world for its lakes. The city has seven most beautiful and famous lakes. It includes Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Maidi Lake, Dipang Lake, Gunde Lake, and the beautiful Gunde Lake. These exotic lakes with sparkling water are the major attractions of the city. You can enjoy boating on our Pokhara tour and take the best pictures.
You can also enjoy the local food in the lakeside cafes with the scenic beauty of the lakes. These lakes also have temples in the middle of them. You get to enjoy and participate in local people’s sacred religious activities. This will make your journey even more memorable.
Lakes reflect the quietness and calm. You can be peaceful happy, and take a look at your life, and know how to make it even better. You can visit these lakesides in any season and are incredibly cheap. If you want to take a break from your regular life, why not visit the exotic lakeside of Pokhara?
2. Sight-seeing tour is the best thing to do in Pokhara
Pokhara is full of stunning scenarios of lakes. It has snowy mountains, green hills, waterfalls, and many more natural beauties. It is a perfect place to enjoy the fantastic scenes and make lifetime memories. You can sit beside the beautiful lakes or dwell in the green hills. You can also visit the Annapurna Sanctuary. From there, you get magnificent views of snowy mountains.
The sunrise and sunset in this place are truly precious. The sun rises from the snowy white mountains, bringing hope and new energy into your life. You see the breathtaking sunsets from the lakeside, rivers, or waterfalls. After seeing the scenery, it seems to align with all your plans in our Pokhara tour.
Being a place of cultural diversity, there are various temples and stupas. You can visit these unique historic places and be part of local cultures. There are museums as well as storing the essential materials of the past. Pokhara has everything you want. You can sit there and enjoy the fantastic scenery. You can also walk with beautiful nature and enjoy a sightseeing tour in Pokhara.
3. Enjoy local food and culture
There are varieties of foods you can find on the Pokhara tour. The residents are of different ethnic groups, castes, and creeds. Pokhara offers you tasty local dishes that can make your day. You can enjoy the Newari food and Thakali food. You get the fantastic hospitality at an affordable cost. The people of this place are famous for their best behaviors and religious faiths and values. Every month, you can freely participate in different festivals and cultural activities.
Also, you get to enjoy the delicious dishes of local people. Recipes like Sel Roti, Daal Bhat, and Gundruk are healthy as well as cheaper in cost. The food available in Pokhara carries the proper Nepalese taste and unique style.
It is the second-largest city in Nepal, just 200 kilometers from the capital, Kathmandu. The beauty of Fewa, Begnas, and many other lakes here are beautiful. The natural scenarios, views of snowy mountains, and adventure sports are the main features of this place. The alluring mountains opinions around the city’s green hills make it perfect. The perfect cold weather makes this place a piece of heaven.
Shopping is always number one among the things to do in Pokhara. You get to make your journey even more exciting by buying more and more new things. You can buy personal items like clothes, accessories, etc. You can also buy antiques, paintings, and statues on the Pokhara tour.
You can enjoy shopping at any time of the day as the weather in this place is excellent. There are many local shops, shopping malls, and many other places. You can find different things near the lakesides of Pokhara, in the temples and other streets. You can also remove Pokhara’s famous Pashmina Shwals, decoration materials, local sweets, and many more. So, shopping is the best thing to do on a Pokhara tour.
Pokhara is famous for paragliding. You can add it to our Pokhara tour. Can you imagine being in the sky, flying freely like a bird? If you dream about it, you can do paragliding. In it, you get to flow from a height freely.
Especially in a beautiful Pokhara, paragliding becomes the most exciting adventure. There are many places in Pokhara from which you can enjoy the thrill of paragliding.
You did not just flow in the sky; you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery around you. The view of white mountains, green hills, small villages, forests, spring falls, etc., below you make you feel like heaven.
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