Pokhara Tour: 3 Days

"Experience Pokhara's beauty"
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 and 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: Davis Falls, a waterfall in the heart of Pokhara (also known as Patalo Chango), is a must-see place.
  • Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave: This limestone cave is a few minutes’ walk from Davis Falls and is popular among tourists.
  • Mahendra Cave: Mahendra Cave is one of Pokhara's most famous limestone caves.
  • Boating on Phewa Lake: The lake is surrounded by the hills around Pokhara and is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Introduction: Pokhara Tour

Pokhara is a beautiful city in western Nepal known for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor activities. It is the second-largest city in Nepal and a popular tourist destination. The town is located at the Annapurna Mountain Range's Base, making 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 Phewa 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 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 various bars, cafes, and restaurants offering delicious local and international cuisine. Visitors can also stroll along the lakeside and enjoy the views of the Himalayan Mountain Range.

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


Some specialities of Pokhara

  • The city is surrounded by the Annapurna Mountain Range, which offers breathtaking views and opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, trekking, and paragliding.
  • 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 and fishing.
  • Visitors can explore the local culture by visiting temples, monasteries, and markets and experiencing traditional customs and festivals.
  • Pokhara offers a variety of local and international cuisine and a vibrant nightlife with many bars, cafes, and restaurants.
  • Pokhara is a quiet, serene place with a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks along the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
  • Pokhara is a starting point for many treks in the Annapurna Region, with options for all fitness levels and experiences.
  • Visitors can interact with and learn about the local people and their way of life.

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

Why is 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 allowing visitors to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Explore the city's prominent 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, and fishing.

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

Additionally, this Pokhara Tour package 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 offers. It is also considered the best option for those with limited time who want to experience Pokhara's natural beauty and outdoor activities.


How does the Pokhara Tour Start and End ?

The Pokhara trip starts from Kathmandu as we go towards Pokhara. Our adventure begins soon after going to Pokhara and checking in at the hotel. We have many options for days, including 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.

On the third day, we go to Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave and after that, we fly back to Kathmandu.

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

Who to select Pokhara Tour?

This is a trip that Nepal Trekking Planners is interested in and recommends. 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, outdoor activities, and exploring new cultures, then a trip to Pokhara may be right for you.

It is also known for its proximity to the Annapurna Range, 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, suppose you're looking to visit during a specific time of year. In that case, keep in mind that the monsoon season can make outdoor activities difficult and obscure the view of the mountain range.

So, consider your interests, preferences, and the season of your visit before planning a trip to Pokhara.

Which is the Best time or season for 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 an excellent time to see, 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 five °C (41 °F), and during the summer, it can reach up to 30 °C (86 °F). The humidity is relatively 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 around pokhara 

Pokhara, Nepal, is a culturally rich city with a diverse population, including 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, celebrated by the Gurung people and marks the start of the planting season, and the Teej Festival, 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 Phewa Lake Side, 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. Usually, 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 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, getting in towards the lake, and spinning around the lake. 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 (Bindvasini Temple, waterfalls, cave's, mountain museum, and world peace stupa)

      So, on 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 dawn. We spend some designated time at the hill station, clicking pictures, having coffee, seeing and learning about the mountain ranges, and then returning to the hotel.

      After returning to the hotel, we had breakfast and rested for around 30 minutes, and many activities awaited 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 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 see some caves like Bat Cave and Mahendra Cave, also known as the Limestone Cave. We are even open to going to the mountain museum and other places, and the itinerary is fully customizable.

        So today, as we wake up and have breakfast, we can involve activities like bungee jumping, Jeep flying, fishing, and fun park visits. Depending on the client's interest, many staff and adventure-related activities can be added, 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.
        Departure Dates
        • This trip departs every day of the year.
        • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
        • This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
        • This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
        • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
        • We can help you make it fit your budget.
        • We accept instant booking and online payment.
        • If the given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US
        • Trekking Planner also organizes various trips in small groups that can suit you.
        • We recommend you reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us.
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        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.
        • The boat ride along the Phewa Taal with a visit to Tal Barahi Temple takes approximately 2-4 hours, depending upon the clients' interest.

        • Yes, life jackets are available for safety during the boat ride. There is an additional charge to rent the jackets. However, after the boat's completion, the jackets must be returned. 

        • The best time of the day for the boat ride is after 9.00 pm and very good till 2.00 pm or 3.00 pm.

        • Photos and videos are allowed outside the temple premises, but taking pictures and videos inside the temple is not recommended or allowed.

        • The boat ride at Tal Barahi usually starts at around 7.00 am. It is available till 5.00 or sometimes 6.00 pm.

        • Trekkers must start the journey to Sarangkot one hour before sunrise. The main target is sunrise, so visitors can miss the astonishing view if we make it late. So Trekking Planner Nepal recommends starting one hour early before sunrise by checking the time.

        • Trekking planner Nepal provides transportation facilities to Sarangkot from the pickup point and the drop to the hotel or desired location after completing the trip.

        • It takes around 45 minutes to reach the tower of Sarangkot from the bustling city of Pokhara by driving, and it takes about 5 minutes to walk to the viewpoint.

        • Travelers can bring their desired items. Trekking planner Nepal advises our clients to dress warmly before the trip as the morning can be cold, and the wind on the hill of Sarnagkot can make it feel colder.

        • No, there are no specific dress codes to enter the Bindavasini temple, as Pokhara is a free city. However, wearing full clothes during the visit would be better as it symbolizes respect towards the Hindu tradition.

        • It's better to book the adventure activities in advance as Trekking Planner Nepal can arrange the required facilities according to the client's needs. However we can also make a booking on the spot, but in the peak seasons, doing some activities on the location can take some time because of the people sitting in the line first.

        • During festivals and according to the Hindu calendar, visitors can observe ceremonies and other religious activities on special occasions at the temples of Bindabasini and Gupteshwor Mahadev.

        • Yes, these attractions are accessible to people with physical issues. As we at Trekking Planner Nepal provide private transportation for the trip in the package, it will make it much easier for our clients.

        • Yes, there are entrance fees for both Davies Fall and Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave. Visitors must pay the ticket price at the ticket counter before entering the premises. Our guides and representatives will help with the entrance and permits as sometimes there are long ticket queues.

        • Yes, Trekking Planner Nepal has guided tours available for Davis Fall and Gupteshwor Mahadev and the whole Pokhara city tour.

        • Trekking planner Nepal will provide private vehicle facilities for reaching World Peace Stupa from the desired point. The exact vehicle will pick up the travelers upon the trip to World Peace Stupa and take the clients to the desired location.

        • The best time of the day to visit the World Peace Stupa is at sunset, as we can see the beautiful sunset from it.

        • Yes, there are many dining and lunch options around the world. Peace stupa, where the restaurants range from essential to lavish styles, allows travelers to go to the desired locations.

        • There are no age restrictions for paragliding and zip-lining. Still, for children below eight and seniors above 70, it's their parents and their choice before beginning this adventure.

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