Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour

Volunteer World Nepal’s – VWN Kathmandu and Pokhara tour is a fascinating journey that unveils the heart and soul of this mesmerizing Himalayan nation. Kathmandu and Pokhara tour offers you a glimpse into the spellbinding experiences that await this remarkable adventure. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Nepal with the Kathmandu and Pokhara tour. This enchanting expedition combines the vibrant cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley with the breathtaking natural beauty of Pokhara, offering travellers a well-rounded and immersive experience of Nepal’s diverse landscapes, traditions, and spirituality.

Volunteer World Nepal’s – VWN Kathmandu and Pokhara tour seamlessly combines the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu with the tranquil beauty of Pokhara. Whether you are seeking spiritual enlightenment, cultural immersion, or adrenaline-pumping adventures Kathmandu and Pokhara tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Nepal, leaving you with cherished memories of the Himalayas and its warm and welcoming people. Prepare to be captivated by the splendour of Nepal on this remarkable adventure.

Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour Highlights:

  • Begin your adventure in Kathmandu, the bustling capital city, and explore its historical sites, ancient temples, and vibrant markets.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square to witness the rich history and religious significance of the valley.
  • Journey to Pokhara, known as the “City of Lakes,” nestled in the lap of the Annapurna mountain range.
  • Enjoy a serene boat ride on Phewa Lake, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including the iconic Machapuchare (Fishtail) peak.
  • Explore the Gupteshwor Cave and Devi’s Fall, natural wonders that exemplify Pokhara’s unique landscape.

Join our Kathmandu and Pokhara tour to immerse yourself in Nepali culture. Explore vibrant temples, breathtaking landscapes, and rich traditions. Discover the heart of Nepal through its historic sites, scenic beauty, and warm hospitality. An unforgettable journey awaits you in the stunning valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

The sample program itinerary provided is subject to change or extension based on the availability of the volunteers and their preferred duration for volunteering, internship, tour, or trekking.

Program day to day detail itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:

You will be picked up at the airport by one of the Volunteer World Nepal staff and driven to your Kathmandu host family or a hotel. Here you will be welcomed into the family, be given your own room and be provided with all your meals while in Kathmandu. This will be your home during your orientation and volunteering in Nepal. With easy bus routes into town and the surrounding countryside, this quiet and safe suburb is the perfect base for your time in Nepal. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu:

We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we are introduced to our fellow participants and discuss our trip at the Tour and Trekking Nepal office. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur:

Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Patan Durbar Square is rich in ancient arts and architecture. We also visit Bhaktapur, an irresistible city with an authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. While in the city square, we get to admire the Nyata-Pola Temple, the Golden Gate, water spouts and the 55 Window Palace which merge together to provide the ambience of a magical outdoor theatre to its visitors. We also immerse ourselves in the authentic delicacy of the locals in Bhaktapur. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 04: Drive to Pokhara by Tourist Bus:

At the beginning of the journey today we head to Pokhara. The journey to the city of lakes begins from the valley heading out of its twisty roads and reaching Prithvi Highway and the thrashing Trishuli River. The tranquil journey gives us a peek at the majestic Himalayas right as we enter the mesmerizing Pokhara valley. Overnight stay in Pokhara. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 05: A full-day Pokhara Sightseeing: Boating, Taal Barahi Temple, Davis Fall, Mountain Museum, Mahendra Cave Visit:

We spend a full day exploring Pokhara. After breakfast, we make a full day sightseeing of in Pokhara. Enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second biggest lake of Nepal. We take the boat across the lake and take an hour’s walk to the World Peace Pagoda. We also make a short visit to the Gupteshwar Gufa Cave (also called Shiva Gufa). Some of the other places that we visit today include the Seti River Gorge, Devi’s Fall and the mountain museum etc. Overnight stay in Pokhara. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus:

We transfer to the tourist bus station and 06: 30 am drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. This scenic drive offers fascinating glimpses of rural Nepal as you pass through Middle Hill scenery along the famous rafting Trishuli River originated from Tibet northeast of Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 07: Farewell friend and departure/Fly back home:

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Volunteer World Nepal representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Key Information:

420 USD
Arrival City:
7 Days
All meals included
Tourist Bus
Maximum Altitude:
1400 Meters
Group Size:
1 - 10 Persons
Cultural and Historical Sites
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Program fee: 420 USD
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  • No booking or Credit Card Fee
  • Free Cancellation

What's included:

  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and bed-and-breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Pokhara including breakfast
  • Escorted by a Tour guide during the trek with a private vehicle and driver
  • All Land transportation by tourist bus as per itinerary
  • Sightseeing around Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley escorted by the guide
  • Experienced English-speaking guide.
  • Farewell dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant
  • All government taxes, VAT and office service charges.

What's Excluded:

  • All Person equipments
  • Additional lunch and dinner when you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Monuments entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All bar bills such as coke, mineral water bottles, beer etc
  • All Entrance fees while you are sightseeing
  • Tipping to Guide and driver.
  • All other extra expenses which are not mentioned in the cost include the section.

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