Gorkha- Pokhara Tour

Trip Highlights

  • Historical Gorkha Durbar (Palace) 
  • Gorkha Museum
  •  Freshwater Lakes and historical caves in Pokhara
  • Davi's fall and Seti gorge
  •  World Peace stupa and Sarangkot 
  • Thrills of Paragliding ( optional) 
  • Incredible Mountain views: Annapurna range 

Gorkha- Pokhara Tour combines natural blessings of Pokhara and historical Gorkha museum and Gorkha Palace. Gorkha- Pokhara Tour begins with a drive from Kathmandu to historical city  Gorkha. Spending a night at Gorkha, we explore Gorkha Museum and Gorkha Palace. Gorkha Palace is located at the top of the hill with fort and lush forest. This hilltop is also a popular vantage point to witness breathtaking mountain views including Manaslu and Ganehs Himal. 

Next, we drive to Pokhara to experience incredible natural blessings. Pokhara offers us serene lakes, natural water falls, holy and historical caves and deep gorges. Phewa Lake, Davi's Fall, Begnas Lake, Talbarahi Temple, Mahendra Barahi Temple, Seti Gorge and Gupteswor Mahadev Cave. Besides, we can visit Sarangkot, a hill station popular for sunrise and mountain views: Annapurna Range, and World peace pagoda which offers us magnificent view of Phewa lake, mountain peaks and Pokhara valley. Pokhara also provides us an opportunity to experience the thrills of Paragliding. 

We either drive or fly back to Kathmandu to end our Gorkha- Pokhara tour. If we choose to drive, it takes 6 hours and the flight takes 30 minutes. 

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN59
  • Duration4 Days
  • Pricefrom US$350 / person
  • GradeEasy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax02-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

01 Days Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha: 140 Km / 4-5 Hrs

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.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Bisauni Gorkha
  • Max. Altitude: 1210 m/ 3970 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast included

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What's Included

  • Pickups and drops from hotels 
  • Accommodation in 4 star hotel in Pokhara (Mount Kailsh Resort) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotel in Gorkha (Hotel Bisauni) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Private luxury Transportation throughout the trip.
  • All local permits and entrance fees
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Your Travel insurance (See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Pokhara and Gorkha(Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • City sightseeing and entrance fees

Trip Map

Gorkha- Pokhara Tour Trip Map

Cost included

  • Pickups and drops from hotels 
  • Accommodation in 4 star hotel in Pokhara (Mount Kailsh Resort) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotel in Gorkha (Hotel Bisauni) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Private luxury Transportation throughout the trip.
  • All local permits and entrance fees
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Your Travel insurance (See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Pokhara and Gorkha(Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • City sightseeing and entrance fees

Accommodation:
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 4 star hotels in Pokhara and 3 star hotel in Gorkha. If you want the luxury accommodation of 5 star 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.

Luggage:
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.

Vouchers:
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 availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

Visa:
You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon arrival for $25 USD (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa or $40 USD for a 30 days visa. 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. (Nepal Visa Info)

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.comwww.kayak.comwww.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 the 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 luxuryholidaysnepal@gmail.com
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 visa and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in Kathmandu and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Health Issues:
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.

Insurance/Evacuation: 
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)

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 IndiaBhutan and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest TrekAnnapurna Basecamp TrekLangtang TrekManaslu TrekBunjee JumpingRaftingPeak Climbing, etc.

Tips:
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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