Pokhara Day tour from Kathmandu is suitable for those peoples who only have one day time in Nepal and want to visit natural city Pokhara to explore beautiful Lakes, Giant Mountain views, boating at Lake and stay relax. Early morning flight from Kathmandu and return by late afternoon flight. You will at least have 6 hours’ time to explore Pokhara. Boating at Fewa Lake with the shadow of Mount Fishtail and Annapurna range. Visit world peace stupa, International mountain museum, David falls and walking tour at Lake Side.
Kathmandu to Pokhara day tour itinerary
06:30: driving to domestic airport for your flight. Be ready after your breakfast in your hotel. It is just 20 minutes’ drive to airport. Your flight is 08:20am and it is 22 minutes flight to reach Pokhara
08:45: Our guide and driver will pick up you from Pokhara airport and start visit Pokhara. Drive to world peace pagoda. (Shanti Stupa in Nepali) This stupa is situated in the hill of 1100 meters altitude. It is one of the 80 peace pagoda in world. The peace environment, views of Fewa Lake and the whole Pokhara views is spectacular from here. Panoramic Mountain views of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and others. This is the place of best sunrise and sunset. Reaching there by private car and walking about 20 minutes well maintain stone steeps.
Another visit is to David falls, Gupteswor Cave and International mountain museum. Water from Fewa lake exit in David fall. Water fall from about 500 feet and runs 100 feet below the ground level. One can find a model of traditional typical Nepali house and a series of Nepali peoples wearing traditional dresses where visitor can take picture with it. Another visit Gepteswor cave is apposite of David falls. It is traditionally decorated natural cave dedicated to Lord Shiva. 2950 meters long cave is supposed to be the longest cave in Nepal. The cave was discovered in the 16th century which was dark cave and with many shrine and statues dedicated to Shiva and other Hindu deities. Water from David falls run through this cave. Cave is now more decorating with different Hindu god and goddess.
International mountain museum is the collection of records of the eight thousand meter mountain climbers, record of geographic flora and fauna. This has also displaying mountain peoples. The different cast of the mountain peoples in Nepal with their real customs and activities. Museum also have huge pictures of eight thousand meters mountain in the world. Drive to Fewa Lake. Fewa Lake is in Lake Side of Pokhara. Boating tour at the Lake with the view of Mount fishtail and Annapurna. Visit Talbarahi temple at the middle of the Lake. Walking tour at Lake Side. Decorative shops, hotels restaurant and local activities to explore and time to have your Lunch.
15:30: Drive to Pokhara airport and fly back again to Kathmandu. Representative from Nepal highland treks pickup you from airport and drop to your hotel. By 17:30 you will be expected to be at you Hotel.
Pictures of One day Pokhara tour from Kathmandu
Few Lake in Pokhara, with the views of Mount Fishtail and Annapurna Himalayan range
world peace stupa and Pokhara view from there
Pokhara is the get way of Annapurna Trek. Short or long trek, the starting point is mostly from Pokhara and ending point too. Around Pokhara provide a day hiking tour to get closer views of Mountain range and explore local villages with the views of beautiful Lakes. Simple guest houses till 5-star deluxe hotels are available in Pokhara. Several accommodations is available around hills from Pokhara to stay relax and involve in small hiking. To explore local villages and get test of home stay, you can plan to visit Lwang village Near Pokhara, Dhampus village, Australian camp to view close mountains, best sunset and Sunrise. The famous hill Sarankot is about 40 minutes’ drive to view best sunrise, sunset with closer views of 2 eights thousand meters mountain Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri and dozens of other Himalayan peaks. Two beautiful biggest Lakes Fewa and Begnas are also in Pokhara.
Pokhara also provide some adventure activities. Morning Paragliding flight, Annapurna Himalayan mountain flight, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Bungee Jumping, Zip flyer and so on.