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Kathmandu Pokhara and Lumbini Tour

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This trip Kathmandu Pokhara & Lumbini tour package includes your visit to the main highlights of Landmark destination in Nepal.We have placed our emphasis on highlight the visit of world heritages sites and mountain profile in your cultural trip to Kathmandu Pokhara & Lumbini tour.Kathmandu is the capital and bustling city having many cultural world heritages site in small heritage site in the small area.Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism a pilgrimage site of the Buddhist around the world.Pokhara is situated at an altitude of 900m at the lap of Annapurna range. It is a scenic city with beautiful landscapes of mountain, valleys, lakes & gorges.
  
Pokhara is the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu. Enclosed by the Annapurna Range of the Himalaya. At 800m above sea level, the air is clean and fresh and the sub-tropical climate is ideal. Lumbini was a beautiful garden full of green and shady Sal trees (Shorea).The garden and its tranquil environs were owned by both the Shakyas and koalas clans. King Suddhodana, father of Gautam Buddha was of the Shakya dynasty belonging to the Kshatriya or the warrior caste. Maya Devi, his mother, gave birth to the child on her way to her parents home in Devadaha while taking rest in Lumbini under a sal tree in the month of May in the year 642 B.C. The beauty of Lumbini is described in Pali and Sanskrit literature. 

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Visiting Maya Devi Temple, where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam.
  • Visiting the Birth Place of Gautam Buddha "Lumbini"
  • Get Buddhism and Hindu religious insights in Nepal.
  • Sunrise view from Sarangkot.
  • Majestic view of Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.
  • Boating at beautiful Phewa lake.
  • Explore the beautiful city of Pokhara.
  • Old Palaces, Museums, Temples and Stupas.
  • UNESCO World heritage sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1310 m)
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • Day 3 : Fly (25 minute ) or drive (5-6 hours)to Pokhara.
  • Day 4 : Early morning sunrise and mountain view at Sarangkot and full day sightseeing by private toursit vehicle.
  • Day 5 : Drive to Lumbini (7 hours).
  • Day 6 : Full day sightseeing at Lumbini.
  • Day 7 : Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 8 : Transfer to airport for final departure.

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1310 m)

Our company representative will welcome you at Tribuwan International Airport at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel in our private tourist vehicle.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Max. Altitude: 1310m
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 2 : Kathmandu sightseeing.

Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private vehicle with professional English speaking tour guide. You will visit main attraction of Kathmandu valley which are listed in world heritage site such as Pashupatinath (Hindu's temple), Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath Stupa ( biggest Buddhist stupa in Asia), Kathmandu durbar square (Ancient palaces fo Malla kings).
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Fly (25 minute ) or drive (5-6 hours)to Pokhara.

After morning breakfast we will fly to Pokhara. After checking in the hotel at Pokhara, after short rest our sightseeing will start, You will have a private tourist vehicle & professional tour guide.The places we visit are as below:
 
Davis fall & Gupteshwor Cave
The local name of Davis fall is Patale Chhango which means "underworld waterfall" lies in the southern flank of the Pokhara Valley, it is where water forms an underground tunnel after reaching the bottom. This tunnel is approximately 500 feet long and runs 100 feet below ground level. After exiting the tunnel, the water passes through a cave called Gupteshwor Cave. This cave special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple
 
Phewa lake is a fresh water lake located in middle of Pokhara city. Phewa lake and water sports is the main tourist attraction of Pokhara city and the north shore of the lake has developed into a tourist district, commonly called lake side, with hotels, restaurants and bars catering to the tourists. Barahi temle located at the center of Phewa lake, is the most important religious monument of Pokhara.This two storied pagoda is believed to be dedicated one of the Hindu god known as Vishunu.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Early morning sunrise and mountain view at Sarangkot and full day sightseeing by private toursit vehicle.

Shanti Stupa
Shanti stupa has become a tourist attraction from where u can get panoramic view of the Annapurna range, Pokhara city and the Fewa lake. Shanti stupa is a Buddhist pagoda style monument on a hilltop at the height of 1100 meters built in 1973.Shanti stupa is the shrine build as symbol of peace.
 
International Mountain Museum
Dedicated to the mountains, its people and environment and to mountaineers, the Internatonal Mountain Museum in Pokhara was built under the aegis of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), with the support of various international and national groups, individulas and organizations. The museum was formally inaugurated on may 2002 by famous Everest summitters- Ms. Junko Tabei from Japan and Appa sherpa from Nepal.  

 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 : Drive to Lumbini (7 hours).

Today, After morning breakfast we will drive to Lumbini which is the birth place of Gautam Buddha, it takes around 7 hours scenic drive.
 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Hours: 7
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 : Full day sightseeing at Lumbini.

Today, After morning breakfast we will visit world heritage site and remains a most pilgrimage site among Buddhists around the world.Inside Maya devi temple you will find the exact spot where Buddha was born. The famous sacred pool of 'Puskarani'infront of the temple is believed to be where queen Maya devi bathed just before giving birth to Buddha. Ashoka pillar is another interesting site to visit .You will also visit the international monastries that have been built in Lumbini belonging to many countries including Germany, Japan, Thailand,China, India, Combodia,France,Vietna  etc. 
 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 : Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

Today, After morning breakfast drive or fly back to Kathmandu.The leisure time you can have shopping at Thamel.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 : Transfer to airport for final departure.

Today, Our company representative will meet you can transfer to airport for final departure.

What's included

  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle
  • 3 Nights 3 star hotel accomodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 2 Night 3 star hotel accomodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 2 Night 3 star hotel accomodation in Lumbini on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private tourist vehicle
  • Professional English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • Complementary farewell dinner in a typical Nepali cultural restaurant.
  • Himalayan Excursion Nepal sleeping bag & duffel bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary pick up drop by toursit vehicle as per itinerary.
  • All government & local taxes.

What's not included

  • International airfare & necessary airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fees at present USD 25 for 15 days, USD 40 for 30 days and USD 100 for three month. (bring accurate USD cash & two pp size photo).
  • Lunch & dinner in kathmandu & pokhara.
  • Temple & monastries entry fees in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini.
  • Beverages,alcholic drinks,mineral water during trip.
  • All personal & bar expenses in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini during the trip.
  • Tips for guide & driver (tipping is expected)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills,mineral water etc) and Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.
Kathmandu,Pokhara and Llumbini tour is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required. 
Yes, our company representative will be there to greet you. He will be displaying Himalayan  Excursion Nepal sign board outside the airpot terminal. You will be transferred to your hotel by our private vehicle.
 
Best season for tour is usally March-April and October-November but
Kathmandu,Pokhara and Lumbini  tour can be done in February,June,April,May and December as well.
 
It depends upon season.During winter (November to February), It is colder at night time and relatively warmer during the day time, with the tempreature ranging from around 4 degree at night to 23 degree at day time. Between March and May, the weather stay perfect as the tempreature averages 25 degree during the day time. From Septembet to December,following te monsoon, the temperature gets cooler and allows for a great time to travel. The average temperature during this season is 22 degree.
We provide two or three star level hotel accommodation for the entire tour. The hotel offer the facilities of attached bathrooms,dining room,a bar, internet access, hot shower and so forth. If you want to upgrade the accommdation to a five star hote for the entire tour for an additional charge.
All the restaurants that we dine at cater for continental, Chinese, Mexican,American based cuisine with some local influences,always plenty to choose from.
ATMs are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara.Major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy,which might make cash more preferable.
We estimate USD 15 to 20 a day will enough to buy lunch,dinner,chocolates and a few drinks.
Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service.we provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. We book flight ticket through Buddha Air, Yeti Air and simrik Airlines for the flight from Kathmandu to Citwan and vice versa.
There are telephones and internet facilities available so you can always stay in cotact with your family.
 
Laundry service is easily available at your hotel and there are many laundry store in the Kathmandu and Chitwan.Please note that laundry service is not included in the tour package price.
 
Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).
Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters.The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvment with your guide.
Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.Click here
 
Duration
8 days
Price Start From
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Trip Info

Trip Code: HEN/LT-05
Grade: Easy grading info
Best Month of the Year : Mar-May & Sep-Nov
Hotel Accommodation : Hotel
Maximum Elevation : 1,600M.
Destination: : Nepal

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Himalayan Excursion Nepal Pvt. Ltd.
Amrit marg, Thamel,
Kathamandu, Nepal

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