Gorkha and Pokhara tour is the fantastic combination of the natural beauty of Pokhara and the historical importance of Gorkha with the museum here and the Gorkha palace at the top of the hill. This tour starts from Kathmandu the capital of Nepal to the historical place Gorkha. There we visit the Gorkha museum and the great palace of Gorkha which have lots of historical values. The palace is located at the top of the hill with the fort and a dense forest around. This place also explores the incredible view of the mountains either of Manasalu and Ganesh Himal.
After we visit al around Gorkha we drive to Pokhara, the most beautiful natural city of Nepal to experience the outstanding nature. Pokhara is the most attractive city of Nepal which explores the beautiful lakes, natural waterfalls, unique and historical caves, and the gorges. The attracting place around Pokhara are Phewa lake, Davi’s fall, Begnas lake, Seti gorge, Talbarahi temple, Mahendra cave, Chamero cave also called bat cave etc. more over here area lots of things to do like boating in the Phewa lake, Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Hiking, Trekking, Bungee jumping, beautiful sunrise view, mountain views of Annapurna range, Manasalu peak, Machhapuchre mountain and many more. This means people can have a great thrilling experience In Pokhara every moment.
Hence Gorkha and Pokhara tour is the best trip one can ever have, as people can gather such a fantastic memory that could never be erased from their heart or mind. At last, we again return to Kathmandu by the flight to end the tour of Gorkha and Pokhara.
After breakfast, drive to Gorkha a scenic hill town with the great historical significance of King Prithvi Narayan Shah who unified Nepal. So, the main thing to visit here is the interesting Gorkha Durbar (Fort) with great mountain views of Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range to the north and Gorkha sight-seeing including the Museum, Gorkhanath temple, an interesting carving of Hanuman, Kalika Mandir a temple dedicated to the goddess Kali.
After breakfast, tour trails to Pokhara. The road passes through the scenic mountainous region and terrace farming in the hills. On reaching Pokhara, you will be greeted by the hotel representative and rest of the day is free. You can go for an evening walk around the lakeside.
Today you will head off to Sarangkot before the dawn to see a magnificent view of sunrise. This is the great time to capture the best moment in your camera. Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, you will be driven back to beautiful city of lake, Pokhara. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The places you visit are as below:
Lies in the center of religious old bazaar. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park grounds offer a fine picnic and relaxing area.
Locally known as Patale Chhango and in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley is where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes. This is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.
The revered Gupteshwor Cave is situated 2 kms from Pokhara airport. The entrance is right across from Devi’s fall and the cave is almost 3 kms long. It has some big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all four. This cave holds special value to Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.
Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple:
Situated at an altitude of 800m above sea level, it is the second largest lake in the kingdom. With the Barahi Island Temple in the middle of the lake it is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the female force Shakti. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.
Seti River Gorges:
Carved by Seti-Gandaki is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar, Mahendrapool & Prithivi highway Bridge near bus park, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. This will be a journey along the river banks with wonderful views of hills and the rural Nepalese lifestyle. After reaching Kathmandu, take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.
I had no idea where to visit in Nepal to experience and learn about nature as well as the history of Nepal. At that moment I was connected with the LHN and they offered me the tour to Gorkha and Pokhara. At the end of the tour, I was really happy and fully satisfied as I had learned the formation of whole Nepal from Gorkha as it was started from there and I got to chance to enjoy with the beautiful nature in Pokhara and even got an opportunity to experience the adventure doing paragliding, and boating.Published: Sunday, November 3, 2019
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 4-star hotels in Pokhara and 3-star hotel in Gorkha. If you want the luxury accommodation of 5 stars then contact us for cost detail. In Pokhara, you will be staying at Hotel Mount Kailash Resort or Similar category, In Gorkha Hotel Bishauni or similar category.
You should carry the water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc in your daypack. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 20 kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.
Group Leader during the journey:
Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained travelling guide in your group.
Payment of the Due Balance:
The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal (Online payment). If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made. There is no handling charge for payment by bank transfer.
If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).
You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.
Tourist Visa Fee Details
Updated Tourist Visa Fees
15 Days (Multiple Entry)
30 Days (Multiple Entry)
90 Days (Multiple Entry)
Visa Extension (Within Valid Visa Period)
USD 3 per day
Visa Extension (With Multiple Entry)
Additional USD 25
Visa Extension (After Visa Expiration)
Late fee USD 5 per day
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Booking your international flight:
If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com, www.vayama.com
They usually have good offers.
For more details: (See the international flights page)
When and where should you arrive?
Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends on after the scheduled trip after breakfast.
You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel.
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting at [email protected]
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.
Currencies accepted in Nepal:
Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both visas and in general. There are plenty of ATMs in Kathmandu and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.
The altitude sickness will get from 3000 meters. Normally below three 3000 meters will not have altitude-related problems usually for people for stable health. But above it can cause altitude-related sickness. If you have a health condition which might cause problems, please consult a doctor about the advisability of doing the trek.
We do not hope that there may arise any serious problem for you in your journey, but if you get caught by serious illness then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. So, it is good for you to have insurance which will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)
If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact [email protected] to book. To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.
Trip Extensions/ Add-on trips:
If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest Trek, Annapurna Basecamp Trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Bunjee Jumping, Rafting, Peak Climbing, etc.
A general rule of thumb for tipping is USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the tour. This is just a guide and you may tip however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.
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During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.