Janakpur and Pokhara Tour- 8 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 8 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-10
  • Max. Altitude 1050
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November, December

The tour kicks of in Kathmandu, where you will explore the city's several UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambunath (also known as Monkey Temple), and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.  Each place is rich in culture and history.  Swoyambunath is full of symbolism and is one of the oldest religious sites in Nepal (over 2000 years old!). The Buddhist temple offers an incredible view of Kathmandu. Pasupatinath Temple is the most famous Hindu temple in the country.  You can see sadhus (holy men) meditating, pilgrims bathing, and bodies being cremated on the banks of the Bagmati River. 

We then head to Dakshinkali, a famous Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley. In the same day, we reach to Daman.  The next day we travel to Janakpur, a colorful city  famous for its Janaki Temple, Dhanus Sagar, Ram & Sita Biwaha Mandap. We then move to the famous trekkers' paradise, Pokhara.  It lies on the picturesque Fewa Lake and the base of the Annapurna range.  There is plenty to see in the area.  We'll take you to Sarangkot to see the sunrise and an exquisite tour of several famous sites: Bindawasini Temple, Davi's Fall, Gupteswar Cave, and Seti Gorge. We'll spend the rest of the day checking out the sights in and around Pokhara.

On the way back to Kathmandu, enjoy the 10 minute cable car ride up to Manakamana Temple, a famous worship site for Hindus.   The same day, we reach to Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside city and popular destination for adventure tourism.    Head back to Pokhara and see the sights you missed before heading back to Kathmandu the next day. 

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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago.  Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.

      After breakfast, we begin our drive to Dakshinkali Temple and ultimately Daman. Dakshinkali Temple is one of the very important pilgrimage temples in the Kathmandu Valley. Pilgrims visit this temple to offer their prayers and animal sacrifices to the goddess Kali. We continue on, eventually arriving to Daman. Overnight stay here. 

        Morning breakfast at hotel, and drive to Janakpur. You will reach Janakpur in the evening and transfer to Hotel. Janakpur is famous for its Janaki Temple, Dhanus Sagar, Ram & Sita Biwaha Mandap. They are a very historical and ancient places . Overnight stay at hotel.

          After breakfast, you will enjoy sightseeing tour in Janakpur Dham. Then, we'll continuing driving to Pokhara, a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, Buddhist and Hindus temples, and of course the mountains. You can also observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges it is most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. Overnight stay at Pokhara. 

            Early in the morning, you will drive to Sarangkot for sunrise tour. Sarangkot is the one of the best places in Nepal for sunrise viewing where you can see sunrise and panoramic mountain views. After sunrise tour, drive back to hotel and take breakfast then proceed to Pokhara city sightseeing places to visit like: 

            Bindabashini Temple: Bindabashini is one of the most popular temples in Pokhara. The temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. Bindabashini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees.

            Early in the morning, you will drive to Sarangkot to view the sunrise. Sarangkot is one of the best places in Nepal where you can see sunrise and panoramic mountain views. Afterwards, you will drive back to hotel and take breakfast before proceeding to Pokhara City sightseeing tour: 

            Bindawasini Temple: Bindawasini is one of the most popular temples in Pokhara. The temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. Bindawasini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees.  Davi's Fall: Locally known as the Patale Chhango, Davi's Fall (also known as Devin's and David's) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara Airport on the Siddhartha Highway.

            Gupteswar Cave: Another cave famous for it's religious importance located in the southern end of the city, Chorepatan. This cave is a sacred and natural cave where there is temple of Lord Shiva. Seti Gorge: Another of Pokhara's natural wonders that unfailingly interests visitors is the Seti River. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination over 20 meters. In evening leisure, overnight stay at Hotel. 
            Davi's Fall: Locally known as the Patale Chhango, Davi's Fall (also known as Devin's and David's) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David.) was washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall and hence the name.
            Gupteswar Cave: Another cave famous for its religious importance located in the southern end of the city, Chorepatan. This cave is a sacred and natural cave; there is temple of Lord Shiva. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

              After morning breakfast, we will drive to Kathmandu. En route, we can visit Manakamana Temple (1302) by cable car. The deity is one of the manifestations of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati and it is believed that goddess has power to fulfill wishes. After Manakamana Darshan you will continue drive to Kathmandu. Enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

                We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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                  What's Included
                  Includes
                  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle. 
                  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
                  • 1 Night Accommodation in Daman with breakfast
                  • 1 Night Accommodation in Janakpur with breakfast
                  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
                  • Kathmandu,Pokhara,Janakpur sightseeing tour
                  • All transport by private vehicle
                  • Insurance for staff
                  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
                  Excludes
                  • Entrance/Monument fees
                  • Lunch/Dinner. 
                  • Manakamana cable car tickets.  
                  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
                  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. in such case extra will be charged as per actual.
                  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Our Service Include section
                  Dates and Prices
                  Date PriceAvailability 
                  Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayJun 06, 2024PricePriceUS$975StatusStatusAvailable

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