This trip could be a great gift idea for your dear one. Gokarna Forest's Harmony Spa in Kathmandu is the best way to start your holiday in Nepal. Pokhara, with the magnificent Annapurna range and the serenity of three major lakes – Phewa, Rupa and Begnas – is also
the ultimate destination for relaxation. Enjoy this wellness holiday to renew your vitality but also to discover the culture heritage of Kathmandu and the Pokhara valleys.
This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
Upon your arrival at Tribuvan International Airport of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, you will be welcomed by our representative. A short drive by car will bring you to your hotel: Gokarna Forest Resort.
Transfer to the domestic airport for your flight to Pokhara. Pokhara is the second biggest city in Nepal, situated at 830m above sea level. Pokhara Valley is also one of the most picturesque places in Nepal, known locally as nature’s sanctuary. Accomodation in Shangri-La Village Hotel.
Flight to Pokhara: 30 mns
Today you will discover Sarangkot, a village situated on the heights of Pokhara from where you can admire the magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas - don't forget your cameras!
After Sarangkot, continue on to Pokhara valley, stopping off at Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, and the international Mountain Museum. The day will conclude with a boat cruise on Phewa Lake.
In Pokhara city, there are several beautiful lakes. The city offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks such as Machhapuchhre, Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri. Begnas Lake is your next stop - ideal for relaxation, boating and fishing. After the excursion you can enjoy your free afternoon in the hotel spa, or shopping for local souvenirs.
Make the most of your free time to walk around the lakeside, visiting the Tibetan refugee camp, or buying local carpets and other handicraft products. Alternatively, you can relax within the various spas on offer at Temple Tree Resort.
Flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to Gokarna Forest Resort. You may spend your free afternoon relaxing before the intense day of cultural visits in Kathmandu Valley.
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up for a full day's excursion. During the trip, you will visit three sites listed as UNESCO world heritage sites.
Pashupatinath: one of the most sacred temples of South Asia dedicated to Lord Shiva. Bodanath Stupa: one of the principal Buddhism sanctuaries surrounded by numerous monasteries and Tibetan boutiques. Finally, Bhaktapur: this city is known for its sophisticated art, craft, colourful festivals and its unique culture.
Morning visit to the ancient city of Patan, also known as Lalitpur, which means 'city of fine arts.' The whole complex of Durbar Square, its old town, consists of different sections of medieval palaces.
From Patan we move on to Swayambhunath. This 2500 year old stupa is situated on a hill overlooking Kathmandu valley. It is a place of a high religious value for the Buddhists.
Make the most of your free day by walking around Durbar Marg, a beautiful avenue that leads to the Narayanhiti Palace Museum. You can also purchase some local souvenirs in Thamel, where you can find all kinds of facilities and lots of cafes, bars, and restaurants.
Otherwise, you can opt for an hour mountain flight early in the morning which offers you a spectacular view over the Himalayas!
Transfer to the International Airport for your flight back home. We hope you've had an incredible time!
The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
|2-3 pax||4-5 pax||6-7 Pax||Single supplement|
|Price per person||$1,840||$1,740||$1,630||$600|