Get picked up by a Snowyoda representative from the airport and transport to hotel .Begin your journey by visiting the tourist hub zone of Kathmandu "Thamel" in the evening with our guide showing you some inside stuff and bargain shopping locations.
While strolling past the bustling streets of Kathmandu, you will suddenly notice that you have stepped into a place known as the heart of Nepal’s tourism, i.e. Thamel. This place will fulfill every wish of yours as it’s a one stop destination for of craft shops, boutique cafes, restaurants, bars and even tourist oriented shops.
Meet our local guide for a full day city tour of Kathmandu. You will be visiting Patan, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath which all are rich in culture, heritage and picturesque beauty. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
The magnificent temple of Lord Pashupatinath, about 5 kms north-east of Kathmandu, is situated amidst many other temples on the right bank of the river Bagmati. Pashupatinath Temple is considered to be the holiest Hindu Pilgrimage site in Nepal. Dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva, the shrines and temples of Pashupatinath attract thousands of visitors from within and outside the country every year. This wooded ravine near the golf course and airport is considered to be one of the abodes of Lord Shiva.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Listed as one of the eight Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, Kathmandu Durbar Square is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the Capital City.
Known as the monkey temple, Syambhunath has remained substantially unchanged since the 14th century. An appreciation of the stupa is best gained by proceeding around it in a clockwise direction. As people walk round while praying, wheels fixed to the balustrade are set in motion
A city center to Buddhist and Hindu culture and a city full of temples, monasteries and religious art, it is Patan. It is the second-largest town in the Kathmandu valley and is separated from Kathmandu by the Bagmati River. The official name of the city is Lalitpur, which means -City of Beauty- and its Newari name is Yala. Patan houses various metal statues, ornate architectures, wood and stone carvings and is famous for its colorful paintings called Thangkas. Dozens of Hindu and Buddhist temples show the religious inclination of the society. It is the birth place of renowned artisans like Arniko and Kuber Singh Shakya, thus the city is popular for its arts and handicrafts.
We embark for Pokhara around 9;00 am in the morning which is about 6 hours drive. In the evening we check into our hotel in Pokhara and after a brief rest we stroll through the famous Lakeside for vibrant food, nightlife and shopping. Overnight in hotel.
We wake up early to catch the sunrise at Sarangkot which is about half an hour drive. Get mesmerized by the amazing and beautiful views of the Annapurna Range and Phewa Lake. After having breakfast we engage ourselves in some sightseeing with Davids Falls , Mahendra Caves and the World Peace Pagoda . After a lot of photographs , bargains and handshakes we return to Lakeside in the evening with an option of boating in the Phewa Lake or just take a walk into the town. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Set on the north of Pokhara, overlooking the valley and Fewa Lake, Sarangkot lies at an elevation of 1,592 m. This place has its historical significance and derives its name from the Magar language. Sarangkot is a beautiful village best known for its magnificent views of sunrise. You will get a beautiful glimpse of the majestic Himalayas from here. You can opt to hike through small villages and jungle from the main tourist area of Pokhara or a 30 minute drive to reach here. It is also the takeoff spot for paragliding, ultra light flight and Zip line.
Phewa Lake, Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley. Located at an altitude of 742 m (2,434 ft), it is the second largest lake in Nepal. The lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake, as it is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve. The reflections of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its clean water leave everybody spellbound. Situated on an island in the lake, Barahi Temple is also popular among the tourists.
Walk 2 kms from central Pokhara City and you will reach a water fall, directly going into a deep and narrow canal, Davis Falls. This water fall was named the people of Pokhara in the memory of a tourist named David, who fell down into the canal and was never found. It is locally known as the Patala Chhango, which means Hell’s fall.
This cave is 7 kms north to Prithvi chowk at Batulechaur. One can go inside the cave till 125 meters and fee is applicable to enter the cave. The large limestone cave is also known as House of Bats, as one can see bats hanging on the ceiling of the cave. Light bulbs are there to make the beautiful rock formations visible every time and even backup lights have been arranged for the power cut hours. This large limestone cave is full of stalactite and stalagmite formations.
We embark from Pokhara to Kathmandu at around 9:00 am in the morning which is about a 4-5 hour drive. After reaching Kathmandu we take the responsibility to drop you at the airport or any desired location.