6 days in Nepal is a program that mixes cultural tour of Kathmandu valley with scenic mountain views in Pokhara and a short trek to the famous Australian Camp.
This trip is best designed to offer a taste of cultural and natural heritage of Nepal with a bit of adventure. In this 5 nights 6 days Nepal tour, you will explore such world heritage monuments as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bodhanath, Pashupatinath and Swoyambhunath along with natural and religious sites in Pokhara including Phewa Lake and World Peace Pagoda.
The main adventure of this tour is a short hike to Australian Camp to see beautiful Himalayan peaks and mountain villages.
Day 1: Arrival and Asan Indrachowk tour
Welcome to Kathmandu international airport where you will be received by our representative. After loading your luggage in our vehicle, we will drive you to your hotel where you can check-in and rest for some time. We will then walk to Asan to learn about spice and vegetable and then to Indrachowk where you can have chilled delicious lassi. Afterwards we will stroll to Kathmandu Durbar Square to observe magnificent palaces, Kal Bhairav Temple, freak street and then to Kumari Ghar to receive blessing from living goddess Kumari. By evening we will return to hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Note: Dinner at your expenses.
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing tour
Optional Tour : Everest mountain flight tour: USD 210 per person
Enjoy early morning mountain flight for close-up views of snowcapped Himalayan peaks including Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Mt. Everest, Manaslu and Kangchenjunga.
After the flight, return to your hotel and have a warm breakfast. We will pick you up from your hotel at 10.00 am and take you for full day of Kathmandu Valley sightseeing. The Kathmandu sightseeing tour will include visit to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath. Boudhanath and Swayambhunath are two biggest Buddhist stupas in the world while Pashupati is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lunch will be offered in Swaymabhunath. Post lunch we will visit Patan Durbar Square, also called city of art, known for its exquisite carving and art engrossed in temples, struts and sculptures. We will end with a visit to a Nepali restaurant to have authentic Nepali dinner while enjoying traditional cultural dance. We will drop you in your hotel for overnight rest.
Note: Lunch at your own expenses.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara by domestic flight
At 6.30 we will pick you up from your hotel so we advise you complete your breakfast well before departure time. We will drive to Kathmandu domestic airport to catch 8 am flight to Pokhara. The rows of seats on your right is guaranteed to offer you full views of mountain peaks including Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gorkha Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri. You will be in Pokhara within 30 minutes after leaving Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be taken to your hotel for check-in and some rest.
Optional Paragliding tour
At around 9.15 am you will be picked up from your hotel to take you to Sarangkot for a paragliding flight. After paragliding tour, you will be return to hotel and rest till 2 pm.
We will pick you up at 2 pm for following activities:
1. Fewa Lake Boating
2. Visit to Davies Falls
3. Visit to Mahadev Cave
4. Hike to World Peace Pagoda
At about 6 pm, we will drive you back to your hotel. The rest of the evening is on your own.
Note: Lunch and dinner at your Own expenses.
Day 4: Australian camp trek
Early morning, we drive to Sarangkot with packed breakfast to view sunrise and mountain peaks. Later we drive to Kande via Naudanda for about 45 minutes. Have breakfast in Kande and then begin your trek. The trail is uphill all the way to Australian Camp which offers majestic views of Annapurna ranges, Macchapuchre, Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himal. After eating warm lunch at the Camp, we trek further down to kande and then finally drive back to Pokhara.
Note: Dinner at your own expenses.
Day 5: Pokhara to Kathmandu
We will leave Pokhara for Kathmandu right after breakfast at 7.30 am. The 210 km road journey takes about 7 hrs. Capture the scenic views of villages, local lifestyle, rivers, green hills and mountain peaks along the journey. Lunch enroute at a local highway restaurant. On the way to Kathmandu, you can also side visit Manakamana Temple, the wish fulfilling temple by a cable car at your own expense. Please let us know in advance if you are interested so we can make prior arrangement. Instead of driving to Kathmandu directly, you can enjoy some extra
Side Trip 1: Visit Begnas Lake | USD 10 per person
Begnas is the second largest lake situated 9 km north of Pokhara- Kathmandu highway. Those interested in visiting Begnas Lake, kindly inform your tour guide in advance.
Side Trip 2: Visit Bandipur | USD 10 per person
Located some 10 km off Dumre along Pokhara-Kathmandu highway, Bandipur is a Newari town popular for medieval houses, Newari architecture and culture and mountain views.
Check-in hotel after arriving in Kathmandu. You will be free to do what you feel like for the rest of the evening.
Optional route: Take a 25 minutes flight to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Are you bored over 7 hours + road journey to Kathmandu? Take 25 minutes scenic and easy flight Kathmandu and rest and relax afterwards.
Note: Lunch and dinner at your own expenses.
Day 6: Departure
Optional Tour | Nagarkot Sunrise and Bhaktapur Sightseeing tour
Want to enjoy the beautiful sunrise view and Panoramic Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest? Early morning take an hour drive to Nagarkot to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and amazing views of Himalaya. On your way back to Kathmandu, you will have sightseeing tour of medieval city of Bhaktapur which is also known as living museum of Newari art and architecture.
If your flight is sooner, we will directly drop you off at Kathmandu international airport from Bhaktapur
If you are departing late in the evening, we will drive back to Kathmandu where you can spend some time shopping and relaxing. We will drive you to international airport for your departure flight as per your flight schedule.
Note: Lunch at your own expenses.