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Pokhara is an extraordinary landscape and one of the most attractive destinations in Nepal. The treasures of Pokhara include the tranquility of Phewa Lake, spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan range and Mount Machhapuchhare (6,977 m), luscious green hills, terraced farm slopes, countless species of vegetation, and rushing rivers in a tropical-like environment. Pokhara is, since ancient times, the traditional export center for trade with India and Tibet. This calm city of Pokhara serves as a base camp for trekking and rafting trips through the regions of Annapurna and Western Nepal. The island temple of Barahi is accessible from baidam by dug out canoes. This two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Ajima. On Saturdays, devotees paddle across the lake carrying live animals for sacrifice. Bindhyabasini Mandir is a local Hindu temple on the northeast of Phewa Lake in the vicinity of the Old Bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati. Devotees perform animal sacrifices and have picnics in the courtyard on Saturdays. The Old Bazaar area is still the commercial hub of merchants from the remote Himalayas while Phewa Lake site is a pleasure spot for holiday maker from around the world.
Day 1: 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.
Day 2: Wake up in the early morning to witness the beautiful sunrise outlook from the resort before breakfast serving. The next, we head for Kathmandu and keep half day valley sightseeings with Kathmandu Durbar Square, the place of the Malla and then the Shah Kings of Nepal, visiting Kumari Temple, house of the virgin goddess, visiting Swoyambhunath, a stupa on the top of hill - from here you can overlook the scenery of Kathmandu Valley. We then visit Patan, a famous city features of arts and crafts - the highlight of trip is the Shikara (Krishna Temple), Patan Durbar with Royal bath, Hiranya Varna Mahavir (Buddhist Monastery)
Day 3: After breakfast,Fly to Pokhara .Check in to the hotel.Afternoon,Boating on Fewa lake .Hike to World peace stupa.Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Early morning hike to Sarankot view point for the panaromic view of Himalayas.Back to hotel for breakfast.City tour in Pokhara (Bindyabasini temple, Mahadeve, Fewa Lake, Seti river, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshowre etc. )Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Break fast at hotel.Shopping around Lake side.Late afternoon,transfer to the domestic airport for the flight back to Kathmandu.Overnight at hotel
Day 6: Bhaktapur Sightseeing. Visit the golden gate, the palace of 55 windows, Nyatapola temple, dattatrataya square and etc.
Day 6: Free till departure. Transfer to airport to connect onward flight.
Planning your trek
Upper Mustang Region