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Kathmandu Pokhara Jomsom Tour

9 Days


Trip Facts

Duration 9 Days
Best time to travel March to May, Sep to February
Trip Grade Easy
Departure Date Every Day
Trekking Hours 5-6 Hours
Starting Point Kathmandu
End Point Kathmandu
Mode of Travel Transport / Aeroplane
Group Size 2 to 40
Style of trek Easy

Itinerary

09 DAY TOUR INCLUDING KATHMANDU POKHARA AND JOMSOM

Day 1: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU

       MEET AND ASSIST WITH AIRPORT REPRESENTATIVE

       HOTEL CHECK IN

       OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: D

A representative and driver from our office will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your designated hotel. We will arrange a meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.

Day 2: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEIN TOUR IN KATHMANDU

FULL DAY SIGHSEEING INCLUDING THREE MAIN CITIES

·         SWAYAMBHUNATH

·         KATHAMNDU DURBAR SQUARE

·         PATAN DURBAR SQUARE

       OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: B, L, D

Day 3: DRIVE TO RAFTING STARTING POINT

       2-3 HOURS RAFT IN TRISHULI

       LUNCH IN RIVER

AFTER LUNCH DRIVE TO BANDIPUR

OVERNIGHT IN BANDIPUR

MEALS: B, L, D

RAFTING:

Rafting in Nepal is an experience which pumps thrill inside one's body. Few other countries offer such wide choice of multi-day trips amidst amazing mountain surroundings. Add to these bubbly rivers, exotic wildlife and friendly people, and the joy increases manifold. If you think rafting in Nepal is all about mountains and rivers, you are mistaken. While you go for rafting, you also enjoy magnificent temples, craft shopping, lovely scenic views and intriguing culture.

TRISHULI:

Accessibility makes Trisuli river very popular kayaking river in Nepal. Club a rafting trip on the Trisuli with the tours of Pokhara, Annapurna treks and safaris in the Royal Chitwan National Park. Picturesque valleys, deep gorges, thrilling rapids, easy sections as well as the right amount of time, all make Trishuli an ideal trip for both first-timers and experienced kayakers.

BANDIPUR

Bandipur is a charming town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, a land as famous for its natural beauty as for the hospitality of its people. Bandipur lies midway between the capital Kathmandu and Pokhara, another popular tourist destination. Situated on a hilltop above the highway town of Dumre, Bandipur captivates the visitor with its cultural appeal and pristine scenery. This Newar town has maintained its age-old flavour, and presents sightseers with a heady mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes.

Bandipur Bazaar is the market of the town with stone paved street, lined with the traditional houses. It hosts the historic Bandipur library and Bindyabashini temple at its center. Various Newari and Magar festivals are held in the town many times in a year. Cultural shows are arranged several times during tourist seasons and festivals. Sorathi and Chutka dances are very popular.

Tundikhel is a field on the north of the town that provides an excellent view of some of the highest mountains in the world, including Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Langtang, Manaslu and Ganesh. It also provides excellent view of the Marshyangdi valley below, the Manakamana hill and the legendary Gorkha palace.

Day 4: BANDIPUR DRIVE TO POKHARA

       SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN POKHARA

       OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: B, L, D

POKHARA:

The rare combination of snow clad peaks and snow fed lakes and rivers has helped to make the valley of pokhara one of the most picturesque natural attractions in the kingdom. It is located virtually in the geographical center of Nepal and only 200m from the capital Kathmandu. Pokhara one of the most beautiful valley, surrounded by natural beauty. The peace full lakes, hills, caves, waterfall, temples and the magnificence Himalayas rising behind them create peace and magic in both mind and heart

SOME IMPORTANT PLACES

DAVID FALLS:

One of the popular tourist attractions in pokhara named after David who was swept by the river and disappeared into the underground passage of the waterfall. The water fall is amazing to see mostly after the monsoon or in monsoon time when the water have high volume.

GUPTESHWOR CAVE:

Gupteswar Gupha (cave), a sacred cave, lies 2 km from Pokhara airport just next to David fall and is almost 3 km long on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.

TIBETIAN REFUGEES CAMP:

VIST THE TIBETIAN REFUGEES CAMP AND THEIR LIFESTYL

Day 5:  FLY TO JOMSOM

RELAX AND VISIT TO MUSEUM

OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: B, L, D

JOMSOM:      

Jomsom, (2,713m) is important for its strategic position along the popular Around Annapurna (Circuit) Trek route. It is also the starting point for many interesting treks like the Kagbeni, Marpha, Muktinath and Mustang treks. The Jomsom Trek is known for splendid mountain views and some of the best trekking hotels are found on this route.

Jomsom is the capital and administration headquarters of Mustang district, which stretches from the Tibetan border to Ghasa along the Kali Gandaki River. The deepest gorge in the world lies here along the Kali Gandaki as the river passes between two eight thousanders, Mt Annapurna and Mt Dhaulagiri.

From Jomsom you can enjoy the views of the Nilgiri peaks as well as Dhaulagiri, the sixth highest mountain in the world. Most of the hotels, along this trek route, are run by people of the Thakali tribes. They are mostly found in the mountainous regions between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is the last Thakali village and there is a hospital here.

Day 6: DAY TRIP TO MARPHA

OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: B, L, D

Day 7: DAY TRIP TO KAGBENI

OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

MEALS: B, L, D

KAGBENI

Kagbeni is situated in the valley of the Kali Gandaki, This river is one of three who cross the Himalayas. The Kali Gandaki was one of the major trading routes between Tibet and India. The traders brought the famous salt from Tibet and barley, spices and clothes from India.  After the Chinese invasion in Tibet the trade came to a halt and many of the rich villages lost their revenue and later many people.

Kagbeni means literally” bolt at the two rivers” and formerly controlled the trade. One can see this past as a fortified village, as all the houses are build in a common rectangle which a common outer wall and just three little entrance doors. The former fortress is nowadays in ruins.

Kagbeni is just a 2 hour side trek from the shortest route from Muktinath to Jomsom. But it is one of favorite villages in the whole Annapurna region and it really a pretty village.

Day 8:  FLY TO POKHARA- FLY TO KATHMANDU

OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

EVENING DINNER WITH CULTURAL PROGRAM

MEALS: B, L, D

DAY 09: ON THEIR OWN UNTIL DRIVE TO THE AIRPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT

Depart Kathmandu

Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.


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