ROAD TRIP TO KATHMANDU, POKHARA AND JOMSOM

ROAD TRIP TO KATHMANDU, POKHARA AND JOMSOM

overview

This is a best tour option for those willing to travel to Nepal for Nature and adventure as well. Travelling to Jomsom itself is an adventure, we firstly reach out to Pokhara explore around and after a one night stay we move on for Jomsom. One can get a great view of mountain such as Dhaulagiri and experience a pure Tibetan culture at Jomsm whch itself is a unique and great experience.

5 NIGHTS/6 DAYS (2 NIGHTS KATHMANDU, 2 NIGHTS POKHARA, 1 NIGHT JOMSOM)

itinerary

  • Day 01

    ARRIVE AT KATHMANDU

    Your journey will start from the moment you enter Nepal via air. You can observe the beauty of the Himalayas from the top. After passing through all the formalities, you will be taken to the hotel in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, which is rich in art, and culture. Different dynasties who have ruled Nepal from the 5th century have constructed the art and culture.

    You can rest for some time at the hotel but we do not want you to miss the beauty of the city. Therefore, on the same day of your arrival you will be taken to Pashupatinath temple. The temple holds a history from the very beginning of the 5th century. It is one of the famous temples among the people following Hindu religion. Every day thousands of devotees offer their prayers to lord Shiva. At the end of the day, we will head back to the hotel and you can have some time of your own and prepare for a road trip to Pokhara the next day.

  • Day 02

    ROAD TRIP TO POKHARA FROM KATHMANDU

    On the second day of your journey, we will drive our way to Pokhara city from Kathmandu. We will have to cover a distance of 210 km from Kathmandu to reach Pokhara city. A long 6-hour drive will get us in the city of nature. Along the way, you can see the natural beauty of the country. Greenery everywhere and as we make our way you can take a gimps of some of the mountain. Seven hours ofdrive will make you exhausted but the beauty of the city will not let you blink for a second. However, first, we will head towards the hotel, and you can take some rest and freshen up. At night, you can enjoy a cold breeze walking in the streets of lakeside in Pokhara. Nightlife in Pokhara is also one of the attractions for tourist travelling to Pokhara. Make sure you do not stay up late night as the city has many other things to offer. You will need to save your energy for it.

  • Day 03

    FLY FROM POKHARA TO JOMSOM

    You will be driven to Pokhara airport by one of our representative two hours ahead the flight is scheduled. It will take 20 minutes for us to reach Jomsom airport by flight. Flight to Jomsom from Pokhara itself will be adventure for a tourist. We will have to fly through high hill mountains. Since, flight to Pokhara is operated only during morning; we will have to leave for airport early in the morning. Great view of Annapurna mountain, Dhaulagiri mountain can be seen from the flight. Jomsom lies in Mustang District.

    After an adventurous flight to Jomsom from Pokhara, we have to cover a certain distance from the airport to reach the hotel. One of our representatives will receive you at the Jomsom airport. We will continue our journey to Muktinath Temple. The temple holds religious value to both Hindus and Buddhist. We will drive our way to Muktinath Temple but before we will have to cross a narrow bridge over the Kaligandaki River. After crossing the bridge, we will have to rent a Jeep. We will have to share the Jeep with other travellers. Tourist will get an opportunity to interact with the local people on the jeep. Muktinath is 2 hours’ drive from Jomsom. The roads are bumpy and it will be fun with the entire rustle and hustle on the road. After completion of the road trip, we will have to walk for 20 minutes from the bus stand. You can feel the fresh air of Muktinath, and see a beautiful view of a mountain. The view you see is a glance of Upper Mustang offers. After all the hurdles, we reach the temple. You can spend some quality time at the temple. You can also worship and offer your prayers at the temple in both Hindu and Buddhist tradition. You can even take a round at the temple are and take a bath at the 108 water springs. After you have finished you day at the Muktinath Temple area we will return to Jomson using the same route. We will head towards the hotel and spend the night at the hotel in Jomsom.

  • Day 04

    FLY BACK TO POKHARA FROM JOMSOM

    Early in the morning, we will walk to Jomsom airport. We will reach Jomsom airport 2 hours ahead the flight is scheduled. It will take us 25 minutes to reach Pokhara airport. One of our representatives will receive you at the airport, he/she will assist you to the hotel from airport and you can take some rest.

    Later, in the afternoon we will visit Bindebasini Temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple, Goddess Durga, was brought from India. Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offers a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day.

    Sightseeing to Devi’s fall, also known as Patale Chango is an awesome waterfall lying 2 km southwest of Pokhara. During summer and rainy season, the waterfall takes its real form, with gushing water splashing and making its way through the rocks.

    Just as you could have thought, the day has ended at Devis fall, on the other side of the road is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. You are strictly prohibited of taking photographs inside the cave. On our way to Sarangkot and our way back to the hotel, you can have a panoramic beauty of Fewa Lake. At the end of the day, we will head back to the hotel and rest at the hotel.

  • Day 05

    DRIVE BACK FROM POKHARA TO KATHMANDU

    We will drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara from a different route. It will be a long 6-hour drive. You can take rest or enjoy the beauty of the river and the green jungle from the window of the vehicle. We will have to take some rest at the hotel when we reach Kathmandu. We will be further exploring the Kathmandu city the following day.

  • Day 06

    SIGHT SEEING KATHAMDNU AND DEPARTURE T AIRPORT

    Early morning, will continue your journey from Patan, also known as Lalitpur. The city is filled with Newari art and culture. The city holds a history of the Malla dynasty who has contributed in building the city of Patan. Patan durbar square is one of the major attractions of the city. The durbar square is surrounded by temples built by the Malla dynasty. Last but not the least, the tour will continue to Swayambhunath, which is a holy place for both religion namely Hindu and Buddhist. Swayambhunath holds a history from the time of Manjushree who is said to have cut off the hill of Chobar with a sword to make the city cultivable, and inhabitable. You can get a glance of Tibetan culture through the stupa. At the end, you can shop around the stupa for souvenirs. Then we will head towards airport. We will have to make sure that you do not miss your flight.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Warm welcome with Flowers by our guest relation officer on arrival at international airport, Kathmandu
  • Transfer from international airport to the hotel by AC/Non AC car/van/coach as per group size.
  • Luggage van extra for large size group
  • A cell phone is provided on arrival to communicate between the group & agency.
  • Welcome drinks (tea/coffee/juice as per guest request).
  • All accommodation with bed and breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • Ground transfers according to the tour itinerary.
  • Tour memorial souvenir
  • Farewell dinner (Typical Nepali Food with cultural show in ancient Nepali restaurant) Departure
  • All government taxes including 13% VAT. (Subject to change)
cost exclude
  • Airport Tax
  • Conservation & National Park Fees
  • Domestic airfare (Insurance Surcharge + Fuel Surcharge)
  • Emergency rescue
  • Entrance fees & Guide if any.
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.)
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expense
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including.
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa).

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS: TOYOTA / FORD FIGO / TATA INDICA / NISSAN CAR
4 – 10 ADULTS: TOYOTA HI–ACE 13 SEATED WITH ROOF FOR BAGGAGE.
11 – 14 ADULTS TOYOTA OR NISSAN JUMBO HI–ACE16 SEATED WITH ROOF FOR BAGGAGE.
15 – 21 ADULTS JAPANESE COSTAR BUS -24 SEATED
22 – 30 ADULTS DELUXE TATA MINI BUS -35 SEATED
31 – 35 ADULTS DELUXE COACH -40 SEATER

HOTELS WE USE

HOTEL WE USE: KATHMANDU
5 STAR DELUXE HYATT REGENCY, SOALTEE CROWN PLAZA, YAK AND YETI, AND HOTEL RADISSON
5 STAR STANDARD HOTEL ANNAPURNA, HOTEL EVEREST
4 STAR DELUXE HOTEL SHANGRI-LA, THE MALLA HOTEL, HOTEL HIMALAYA
4 STAR STANDARD VAISHALI, HOTEL GRANND ROYAL SINGI, GYANGJONG HOTEL SHANKER, AND HOTEL SHERPA
3 STAR HOTEL MARSYANGDI, MOUNTAIN HOTEL, TIBET HOTEL
2 STAR KATHMANDU GUEST HOUSE, TIBET GUEST HOUSE AND THE COURTYARD HOTEL, NORBU LINKA

 

HOTEL WE USE IN JOMSOM:
3 STARS OMS HOTEL-BUDGET,  HOTEL MAJESTY-
4 STAR JOMSOM MOUNTAIN RESORT

 

 

 

 

 

HOTEL WE USE IN POKHARA:
5 STAR DE LUXE FULBARI RESSORT
4 STAR DE LUXE SHANGRI-LA VILLAGE RESSORT OR FISHTAIL LODGE
3 STAR BARAHI HOTEL, MT KAILASH, HOTEL KANTIPUR, HOTEL TULSI
2 STAR LAKESIDE HOTEL OR MOONLIGHT HOTEL

 

 

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 

 

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