Sightseeing Tour of Pokhara valley

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Overview

Trip code
NNTR-1102
Duration
1
Max. Altitude
1600m
Level
BEGINNER
Starts at
Pokhara
Ends at
Pokhara
Accomodation
As per your Request
Meals
Nil
Transportation
Private Tourist Vehicle
Trip Route
Saramgkot-Bindhabasini Temple-Davis Falls-Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave-Seti River Gorge-Tibetan Refugee Camp-Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

Highlights

  • Explore the Beautiful city of Pokhara
  • Panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massive from Sarangkot Hill with sunrise
  • Take yourself into deep inside the Cave of Gupteshowr Mahadev Cave
  • Witness the Gorge of Seti River, A Natural Wonders of Pokhara.
  • Visit Tibetan Refugee Camp, are renowned for the production and trade of woollen carpets and other handicrafts

Outline itinerary

4:30 am: Pick up from your Hotel and drive to Sarangkot for Sunrise.

7: 00 am: Drive to Bindhabasini Temple

8:00 am: Drive to your Hotel for Breakfast

10:00 am: Drive to Davis Falls

11:30 am: Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave

12:30 pm: Drive to Seti River Gorge

2:00 pm: Drive to Tibetan Refugee Camp

3:00 Pm: Drive to Lake Side and visit Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

5:00 pm: Drive to your hotel

Note: time is subjected to change depending on the weather and time you spent on the attractions.

Trip Itinerary

Day

1

Sightseeing tour of Pokhara valley

Visit Sarangkot for Sunrise.

You wake up early in the morning and head to Sarangkot. About 45 minutes' drive brings us to the viewpoint of Sarangkot at an elevation of 1592m, which is probably the most popular short excursion from Pokhara. The panoramic views include a glimpse of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna I, II, III, IV,  Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre /Fishtail, Lamgung Himal, Manaslu, and many more including views of the beautiful Pokhara Valley and Phewa lake in another side. Sarangkot is one of the best Mountain View spots in the entire Pokhara reason. After the beautiful sunrise view, you will drive back to your hotel via the Bindhabasini temple for breakfast. 

Bindhabasini Temple

It lies in the centre of an old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati Devi, It’s another manifestation of Shakti. The surrounding grounds of a temple offer a fine picnic and relaxing area. The temple is situated at the top of a small hill and can be accessed via a stone stepladder on the East and North East side of a temple.

The views of the Annapurna Massive from the North of the temple are magnificent while from the Southside of the temple you can witness the beautiful scenery of Pokhara city. 

Then we drive to your hotel for Breakfast.

Later in the day we visit:

Davis Falls

Locally known as Patale Chango, and in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley is where the stream flowing from Phewa Lake collapses and surges below the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. The name of the waterfall, Davies Falls comes after a Swiss tourist named Davie who fell from the waterfall with an unexpected flood and disappeared. This one of the most visited places in Pokhara valley.

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave

The admired Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is situated 2 km from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Davis Falls. The cave is rumored to be the longest cave in Nepal (2950 meters) and one of the biggest caves in entire South Asia. It has a few big hall-sized rooms area and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value to Hindus since the dark cave discovered with many shrines and a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva preserved here in the condition when it was discovered in the 16th century.

Seti River Gorge

Carved by Seti-Gandaki River, the gorge is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. The Gorge is about 100 meters deep from the ground. Mahendrapool and K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar provides a magnificent view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.

Tibetan Refugee Camp

The Tibetan village Tashiling in the south and the Tashi Palkhel village in the north of Pokhara are well known for the production and trade of woolen carpets and other handicrafts. The original Tibetan settlers in this region migrated to Nepal in the 50s. This is the perfect place to buy a souvenir for your friends and family. Most of the items for sale are genuine in terms of being handmade by them. You can buy Bracelets, Necklaces, Rings, Woodcarvings Carpets, and rugs Clothing.

Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

After finished sightseeing in Tibateen Refugee camp on the way to your hotel, our driver will drop you in front of Bahari Temple in Lakeside (only if you are staying in Lakeside). From here you can walk back to your hotel easily through the beautiful market along the street. 

The second-largest lake in Nepal, The Fewa Lake located at an altitude of 800m above sea level. With the Barahi Island Temple in the middle of the lake, it is the most significant religious monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda Temple is dedicated to the female force Shakti. You have to take a boat ride to the temple on the way the reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal and Annapurna Himalayan range can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the other side of the lake.


Inclusions

What is included?

  • Professional and Cultural City Tour guide
  • Private tourist vehicle with AC
  • All the entrance fees of Sarangkot, temples, caves etc (estimated around 5 us dollars)
  • 1 hour Boat ride in the Fewa Lake

What isn't included?

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver

Complimentary

    • Bottle of Water

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