3 Days Pokhara Tour

"Experience Pokhara's beauty in a compact 3-day package"
Good to Know
  • Duration 3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 1600 m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Tours
  • Best Season Sept to June


  • Phewa Lake: This large, serene lake is surrounded by the hills around pokhara and is a popular spot for boating, fishing.
  • Peace Pagoda: A Buddhist stupa built by the Japanese in the 1980s, the Peace Pagoda offers a great view of the city and the mountains.
  • International Mountain Museum: A great place to learn about the history and culture of the Himalayas and the people who live there.
  • Davis Falls, a waterfall located in the heart of Pokhara (it is also known as Patale Chango), is a must see place.
  • Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave: This limestone cave is located just a few minutes’ walk from the Davis Falls and is popular among tourists.
  • Mahendra Cave: It is one of the most popular limestone caves in Pokhara.
  • Boating on Phewa Lake: The lake is surrounded by the hills around pokhara and is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Trip Introduction: 3 Days Pokhara Tour

Pokhara is a beautiful city located in western Nepal and is known for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor activities. It is the second-largest city in Nepal and a popular tourist destination. The city is located at the base of the Annapurna Mountain Range, which makes it an ideal starting point for treks and hikes in the region.

Tourists can take a tour of the city to explore its many attractions and landmarks, such as Phewa Lake, Sarangkot, world Peace Pagoda, International Mountain Museum, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Cave, paragliding, boating on Fewa Lake, and trekking in the Annapurna Region.

A tour of Pokhara can also include visiting the local markets, temples, and monasteries and experiencing the local culture and customs. Visitors can also choose to take a hot air balloon ride, paragliding, or ultralight flight to get a view of the city and the surrounding mountains.

Pokhara is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with a variety of bars, cafes, and restaurants offering delicious local and international cuisine. Visitors can also choose to take a leisurely stroll along the lakeside and enjoy the views of the Himalayan Mountain range.

Overall, Pokhara is a great destination for those who love nature and outdoor activities, as well as those who want to experience the culture and customs of Nepal.

When visiting Pokhara, Nepal trekking planner expects the visitors to experience the following:

Stunning natural beauty: The city is surrounded by the Annapurna Mountain range, which offers breathtaking views and opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, trekking, and paragliding.

Outdoor activities: Pokhara is a popular destination for adventure sports such as paragliding, ultralight flight, zip lining, hot air ballooning, and rock climbing. Visitors can also enjoy boating on Phewa Lake, fishing.

Cultural experiences: Visitors can explore the local culture by visiting temples, monasteries, and markets and experiencing traditional customs and festivals.

Food and Night life: Pokhara offers a variety of local and international cuisine as well as a vibrant night life with many bars, cafes, and restaurants.

Peaceful Environment: Pokhara is a peaceful and serene place with a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks along the lake and take in the beautiful scenery.

Trekking: Pokhara is a starting point for many treks in the Annapurna Region, with options for all fitness levels and experience.

Local people: Visitors can interact with and learn about the local people and their way of life.

Overall, visitors can expect to experience a combination of outdoor adventure, cultural immersion, and relaxation in Pokhara. It is a great destination for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Why is a Three Day Pokhara Tour Considered the Best?

Nepal Trekking Planner suggests this trip because it provides the perfect balance of time to experience the city's many attractions and outdoor activities while also allowing visitors to relax and take in the beautiful scenery.

Explore the city's main landmarks and attractions, such as Phewa Lake, Sarangkot, the Peace Pagoda, the International Mountain Museum, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Cave and many natural beauties.

Experience outdoor activities such as paragliding, ultralight flight, zip lining, hot air ballooning, rock climbing, boating on Phewa Lake, fishing.

Take a walk along the lake shore to see the sunset over the vast ranges visible from Phewa Lake.

Enjoy the local culture by visiting temples, monasteries, and markets and experiencing traditional customs and festivals.

Relax and take in the beautiful scenery, with plenty of time for leisurely walks along the lake and other peaceful activities.

Additionally, a 3 Day Pokhara Tour allows visitors to make the most of their time in Pokhara without feeling rushed and can be a great way to get a taste of what the city has to offer.
It is also considered the best option for those who have limited time but still want to experience the natural beauty and outdoor activities of Pokhara.

Where and how does the 3 Day Pokhara tour start and end ?

The Pokhara trip starts from Kathmandu as we go towards Pokhara. Soon after going to Pokhara and checking in at the hotel, our adventure begins. We have a lot of options for the days, which may include boating and walking along the lakeside for the first day, ending the day at the lakeside with dinner, and spending some time at the bars or clubs exploring the nightlife.

The next day, as soon as we get up, we go towards Sarangkot to have an exclusive view of the sunrise from there, return for breakfast, and then begin our day's exploration, which includes Davis Fall, the World Peace Pagoda, and Gupteshwor Mahadev.

The third day, we go to Mahendra Cave, and after that, we fly back to Kathmandu.

Many activities are available, including bungee jumping, zip-lining, paragliding, and much cooler stuff like Trekking Planner Nepal is always open to tailoring or customizing the itinerary according to our client’s needs.

Pokhara tour: Is this trip right for you?

This is a trip that Nepal Trekking Planners is interested in and recommend. Pokhara is a popular tourist destination in Nepal known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities such as trekking, paragliding, and rafting. It is also home to several temples, museums, and other cultural attractions. If you enjoy nature and outdoor activities, as well as exploring new cultures, then a trip to Pokhara may be right for you.

It is also known for its proximity to the Annapurna Range, which is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. So if you are interested in trekking and exploring the Himalayas, Pokhara is a great starting point.

On the other hand, if you're looking for a city trip or prefer more urban environments, Pokhara may not be the best fit for you. Additionally, if you're looking to visit during a specific time of year, you may want to keep in mind that the monsoon season can make outdoor activities difficult and obscure the view of the mountain range.
So, it would be best to consider your interests, preferences, and the season of your visit before planning a trip to Pokhara.

Which is the best season for the Pokhara Tour ?

Pokhara, Nepal, has a subtropical climate with four distinct seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, and autumn. The spring season (March–May) is the best time to visit Pokhara, as the weather is mild and perfect for sightseeing and trekking. The summer season (June–August) is also a good time to visit, but it can get quite hot during the day. The monsoon season (June–September) is characterized by heavy rainfall and strong winds, making it less ideal for outdoor activities. The autumn season (September–November) is similar to the spring, with clear skies and mild temperatures, making it another great time to visit.

The temperature in Pokhara is generally warm during the day and cool at night. In the winter, the temperature can drop to around 5 °C (41 °F), and during the summer, it can reach up to 30 °C (86 °F). The humidity is quite high throughout the year, especially during the monsoon season.

Overall, the best time to visit Pokhara for the best weather and temperature is between September and November, with clear skies and mild temperatures.

Local Culture and Religion.

Pokhara, Nepal, is a culturally rich city with a diverse population that includes people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds. The dominant culture in the city is that of the Gurung people, who are known for their traditional customs and way of life.

The main religion in Pokhara is Hinduism, and the city is home to several temples dedicated to Hindu deities. There are also many Buddhist temples and monasteries in the city, reflecting the strong influence of Buddhism in the region.

Pokhara is also home to several traditional festivals and events that reflect the city's rich cultural heritage. Some of the most popular festivals include the Ropain Festival, which is celebrated by the Gurung people and marks the start of the planting season, and the Teej Festival, which is celebrated by women and marks the arrival of the monsoon season.

Overall, Pokhara is a city that offers a unique blend of cultures and religions, and visitors can experience the local culture and traditions through its temples, festivals, and traditional customs.

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    Hotel check-in, exploring the lake site, and going boating

    So on the first day of our trip, we begin our day with breakfast in Kathmandu, and after that, we take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Normally, the flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara is around 45 minutes. When you arrive in Pokhara, you will be met by a representative of Nepal Trekking Planner, who will accompany you from the airport to the hotel. After you've settled in, the representative will assist you with checking in at the hotel. We leave from the hotel and head towards Taal Barahi, which is around 20–30 minutes away from the hotel. then we start our activity by taking a boat and getting in towards the lake, taking a spin around the lake, and after that, we go to the temple, take some blessings, return to the boat, and after that, we go back to the hotel, have some dinner, have some sound sleep, and get prepared for the next day.

      Sunrise trip to Sarangkot

      After breakfast, local sightseeing (Bindabasini Temple, waterfall, cave, mountain museum, and peace stupa)
      So, the second day of our trip, we wake up early in the morning, at least 60 minutes before sunrise, and we take the private vehicle and go towards the Sarangkot hill station, where we will be viewing the early sunrise. We spend some designated time there at the hill station, clicking pictures, having some coffee, and seeing and learning some knowledge about the mountain ranges, and then coming back to the hotel.

      After coming back to the hotel, we have breakfast and take a rest for around 30 minutes, and a lot of activities are waiting for us. So soon after we get ready, we move towards Davis Falls. First, we have a beautiful view of one of the best waterfalls in all of Nepal, and the water goes underground. After that, we go to Gupteshwor Mahadev, where we head down to the cave and worship the statue of Lord Shiva, and then we head down where we can see the underground water flowing from Davis Falls. After that, we head towards the World Peace Stupa, which is about a 25- to 30-minute drive from there, and after visiting the World Peace Stupa, we go and visit some caves like Bat Cave and Mahendra Cave, also known as the Limestone Cave. We are even open to the option of going to the mountain museum and other places, and the itinerary is fully customizable.

        So today as we wake up and have some breakfast, we can involve some activities like bungee jumping, Jeep flying, fishing, and fun park visits. A lot of stuff and adventure-related activities can be added; it depends on the client's interest, and the itinerary is fully customizable. and after finishing the activities, we take a flight back to Kathmandu. Stay in Kathmandu for the night.

        Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

        What's Included
        • All airport Pick up drops by private vehicle
        • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight 
        • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category hotel in Pokhara 
        • Guided sightseeing tours in Pokhara with private vehichel 
        • Sarangkot sunrise trip with private vehicle     
        •  Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
        •  All applicable government and local taxes as per the itinerary
        What's Excluded
        • Nepal Visa fee
        • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
        • All meals and accommodation in Kathamndu and diner and lunch in Pokhara
        • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
        • Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in the city because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trip(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
        • Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc)
        • Tips to the trekking/tours crews and drive.
        Essential Info

        Suggested Equipment List

        • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip).
        • Day pack.
        • Sports shoes and sandals.
        • Sun Hat/cap.
        • Warm woolen cap.
        • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer.
        • Raincoat.
        • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks.
        • 2/3 pairs of trousers.
        • 3/4 pairs of shirts.
        • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non-cotton preferred).
        • Sunglasses.
        • Water bottle.
        • Flash or Torch light.
        • Camera and batteries.
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