Pokhara Day Tour

Price

USD 45

Trip Duration

5-7 hrs

Trip Grade

Easy

Transportation

Private Vehicle

Group Size

2-15

Best Season

through out the year

Pokhara Day Tour Brief Insight

A day tour in Pokhara typically includes a visit to various attractions around the city, such as:

  • Sunrise view from Sarangkot
  • Bindabasini Temple
  • Devi’s Falls
  • Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Phewa Lake boat ride
  • International Mountain Museum

Visitors can also opt for activities such as paragliding or zip-lining in Pokhara. A typical day tour is around 6-8 hours long and includes transportation, entrance fees, and a guide. It is a great way to explore the natural beauty and cultural significance of Pokhara in a short amount of time.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Pokhara sightseeing tour

Pokhara is a beautiful city in Nepal that is famous for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas and stunning natural beauty. In Pokhara, there are a lot of options for day tours that let people see the city’s beauty and culture. An overview of some popular day tours in Pokhara can be found here:

View of the Sunrise from Sarangkot: The summit of Sarangkot, a hill on the outskirts of Pokhara, is reached on this tour. From a distance, you can see the Annapurna Range and watch the sunrise over the Himalayas. Typically, the tour begins early in the morning, and you can return to your hotel by midday.

Phewa Lake Boating: The second-largest lake in Nepal, Phewa Lake is a popular tourist destination. Taking a boat ride on the lake and admiring the surrounding hills and mountains is a popular activity for tourists. On an island in the middle of the lake, you can also go to the Tal Barahi Temple.

Pagoda of World Peace: A Buddhist stupa known as the World Peace Pagoda can be found perched atop a hill with a view of Pokhara. Visitors can get a great view of the city and the mountains that surround it by hiking to the top of the hill. In addition, the stupa contains a number of Buddha statues and provides a tranquil setting.

Falls Davis: In Pokhara, Davis Falls is a popular waterfall. In order to get a closer look at the waterfall’s power, visitors can walk through a tunnel behind it. Additionally, a modest shrine honors a local woman who perished in the waterfall.

Temple Bindabasini: Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati is the Bindabasini Temple. The temple’s architecture can be explored by visitors, who can also learn about Hindu culture and religion. It is simple to walk or take a taxi to the temple, which is in the center of Pokhara.

These are only a few of the many options for day tours in Pokhara. In addition, visitors can go paragliding, trekking, or other nearby attractions like the Gurkha Museum and the Annapurna Conservation Area.

What is included in Pokhara Day Tour

  • Culture expert guide.
  • Private transportation.
  • Guide salary, allowance

What is Excluded

  • Entrance fees.
  • Tips for guide/driver.
  • Snacks, bar bills, etc.
  • Lunch.

Additional Information

Lake Phewa: Start your day with a visit to Lake Phewa. You can either take a peaceful boat ride on the lake or try kayaking for a more adventurous experience. The serene surroundings and the backdrop of the Himalayas make it a perfect morning destination.

Temple Bindabasini: Next, head to the Bindabasini Temple, which is located on a hilltop. This Hindu temple offers stunning views of Pokhara and is dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati. It’s a great place to immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the panoramic scenery.

Pagoda of World Peace: After visiting Bindabasini Temple, make your way to the World Peace Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa on a hill. Here, you can not only explore the pagoda but also enjoy breathtaking views of Pokhara and the surrounding mountains.

Devi’s Fall: Head south to visit Devi’s Fall, a picturesque waterfall known for its beauty and local myths. Take your time to admire the cascading waters and the unique geological features of this natural wonder.

Mahadev Gupteshwor Cave: Nearby Devi’s Fall, you’ll find the Mahadev Gupteshwor Cave. Inside the cave, there’s a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It’s a sacred and serene place that offers a unique spiritual experience.

Museum of the International Mountain: For those interested in Himalayan culture, history, and mountaineering, a visit to this museum is a must. Explore the exhibits to gain a deeper understanding of the region’s rich heritage.

Sarangkot: In the late afternoon, head to Sarangkot, a scenic viewpoint on a hilltop. This is a perfect spot to witness a mesmerizing sunset over the Annapurna mountain range. Don’t forget your camera to capture this breathtaking moment.

Return to Hotel: As the day tour comes to an end, your guide will take you back to your hotel in the evening. You can relax and reflect on the beauty, culture, and history you’ve experienced in Pokhara.

Optional attractions for additional days or personalized itineraries:

Mahendra Cave: Explore the unique limestone formations and underground streams in Mahendra Cave, which is located on the outskirts of Pokhara.

Seti River Gorge: Witness the turquoise waters of the Seti River as it flows through the deep gorge created by the white limestone rocks. The views from here are spectacular.

Lake Begnas: Visit Lake Begnas, located about 15 kilometers from Pokhara, for more serene lake experiences, boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities.

Regional Museum of Pokhara: Dive deeper into the culture, art, and history of the Pokhara Valley by visiting this museum.

Tibetan Refugee Camp: Learn about Tibetan culture, customs, and handicrafts at the Tibetan refugee settlement, which offers a unique cultural experience.

Paragliding: For the adventurous, consider trying paragliding over Pokhara to get a bird’s-eye view of the city and its stunning landscapes.

Remember that the itinerary can be adjusted based on your preferences and the time you have available. Enjoy your visit to Pokhara!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does one get around Pokhara?
Itinerary for Getting Around Pokhara Take a taxi up to Sarangkot for a stunning sunrise. For breakfast on a rooftop with a view of the Annapurnas, return to Lakeside. To see the Peace Pagoda, take a boat across the lake and up the hill. Visit Devi’s Fall once more when you return. Take a taxi and browse for keepsakes.
How long does Pokhara require?
Visitors should plan to spend at least two or three days in Pokhara, depending on their schedule.
Which part of Pokhara is the most stunning?
Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Devi’s Fall, the Bindhyabasini temple, the Mahendra cave, Tal Barahi, Rupa Taal, the International Mountain Museum, the Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Chamere Gufa, the Seti River Gorge, the Gorka Memorial Museum, and Matepani Gumba are just a few of the many locations that can be explored.
What is Pokhara’s most famous landmark?
One of Nepal’s most popular tourist destinations is Pokhara. Pokhara Valley is visited by a lot of tourists to see lakes and the Himalayan range. Boating, trekking, rafting, paragliding, ziplining, and extreme sports like rafting, canoeing, and bungee jumping are also popular in Pokhara.
Which is the best time to visit Pokhara?
Pokhara’s summer season begins in March and runs through May. The best time to plan a trip to Pokhara Nepal for sightseeing and to experience the local culture is during these warm and comfortable months.
Is it worth going to Pokhara?
Numerous authors have written about the stunning beauty of Pokhara. This destination is known as “the Jewel of the Himalayas” because of its clean air, the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Annapurna Range, and the tranquil Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa Lakes.
Which is hotter, Pokhara?
The climate of the city is humid subtropical; notwithstanding, the rise keeps temperatures moderate. In the summer, the average temperature is between 25 and 35 °C; between -2 and 15 °C in the winter. There is a lot of rain in Pokhara and the surrounding areas.
Which is superior, Pokhara or Kathmandu?
Kathmandu is inferior to Pokhara. Numerous tourists and Nepalis also like it. Fewa Lake (Lakeside Pokhara) is located in Pokhara, which is also home to a lot of outdoor tourist activities, less pollution, and less congested streets. Nepal’s most popular tourist destination is unquestionably Pokhara.
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