Commencing a tour from the world’s heritage sites in Kathmandu to the glorious lake city of Pokhara is an ideal option to enjoy a holiday in Nepal undertaking this astounding Kathmandu And Pokhara Tours package. The exciting Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour takes you to the Historical landmarks, spiritual Hindu sites, Natural grandeur, magnificent Himalayan scenery and the amazing city of Pokhara.

Get ready to be amazed by the exhilarating journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara, brimming with adventure and excitement!

In Kathmandu and Pokhara Travel Package where Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal blends ancient traditions flawlessly with extant influences, epitomizes a melodic melding of the past and present. Famous for its deep cultural legacy, dynamic streets, and breathtaking scenery, it fascinates travellers with its mixed tapestry of experiences.

Kathmandu city emerges an aura of religious and spiritual arising, boasting a myriad of sacred landmarks such as Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and many more.

Likewise, Pokhara is a remarkable destination which amazes travellers with its tranquil blue lake, the splendid backdrop of Annapurna Himalayan peaks, green hills, and natural wonders. The city has delighted both national and international travelers with its array of adventure chances and cultural abundance. Presenting a complete blend of charming experiences, whether you seek outdoor exploration, spiritual journeys, or serene haven.

Pokhara city famous for its numerous attractions like Devis Fall, Mahendra Cave, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Bat Cave, and Sarangkot village, for sunrise views and many more International Mountain Museum. Also, it is the home to religious sites such as; Tal Barahi Temple, Bindhyabasini Temple, and the World Peace Pagoda.

Moreover, the Kathmandu and Pokhara Tour excites visitors with its unique cultures, history and natural beauty making it an unforgettable experience for adventure seekers and culture enthusiasts

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Top Attractions Included in the Kathmandu to Pokhara Tours Package

  • Visit the most popular Hindu Temple, Pashupatinath and witness the cultures of Hindus.
  • Challenge yourself in a step stair to reach the most renowned site Soyambunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and marvel at the amazing scenery of the entire Kathmandu Valley.
  • Immerse yourself into Newari cultures and traditions during the exploration of Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Make your way to the holy Buddhist shrine, Boudhhanath Stupa and encounter various monasteries.
  • Get a knowledge of Buddhist culture influenced by Tibetans.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to Pokhara passing through diverse landscapes, flowing rivers, cascading waterfalls and greenery hills.
  • Capture a mesmerizing glimpse of Fishtail, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Mardi Himal, Himchuli, Annapurna South and the tallest mountain in this region Mt. Dhaulagiri.
  • Feel the tranquility surrounding in Lakeside of Pokhara and delve into the natural wonders.
  • Experience the amazing sightseeing tour to World Peace Stupa, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and many more.
  • Get insights into cultural and religious tours of ancient temples of Hindus as well as Buddhists.

Discover the Rich Cultural and Historical Gems of Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu tour

Embark on a voyage to the culturally and historically enriched Nepal’s Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. As Kathmandu city is famous for its unique and preserved cultures and traditions of Newar’s appreciated from ancient times, the city showcases many more places that enlisted on UNESCO World’s Heritage Sites.

Never miss out on the chance to explore the most iconic sites such as; Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambunath Stupa, Boudhhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. A must-visit place once in a life to immerse oneself in the architectural wonders and centuries of traditions dating back to the 17th century.

Sacred Sanctum: Exploring the Mystique of Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the sacred Hindu temples of Nepal settled on the banks of Bagmati River. Especially, the temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, every year the renowned spiritual Pashupati temple captivates thousands of people worldwide adherent to Hinduism.

Marvel at the architectural masterpiece originated in the Nepali pagoda style and is adorned with intricate carvings and amazing furnishing that feature Nepal's rich historical and artistic history.

Believed to be the world's biggest and oldest Shiva temple, Pashupatinath has a great spiritual impact on many people. Experience a unique and peaceful ambience created by rhythmic chants and rituals, where the air is filled with the odour of fragrance.

Bouddhanath Stupa: A Sacred Oasis of Tranquility"

Bouddhanath Stupa which is known as the largest stupa in the world attracts many visitors from different nations with its giant mandala of peace and beauty and also mesmerizing eyes. Surrounded by colourful prayer flags and vibrant markets, the stupa provides a unique and enchanting experience while exploring the surreal beauty of the various shrines and monasteries.

Traverse around the stupa and spin the prayer wheels while appreciating the serene environment. Learn about Buddhist culture and practices influenced by Tibetans. Appraise the intricate Thangka paintings, delicate handicrafts, and traditional Tibetan artefacts available in the shops. Buy some of them to take home with you.

Whether you’re a spiritual seeker, a history enthusiast, or simply a curious traveler Boudhanath has something magical to amaze you!

Swoyambhunath Stupa: The Serene Beacon of Kathmandu

Swoyambunath stupa is also referred to as the Monkey Temple because of the substantial population of monkeys residing in the area. As well as one of the holy shrines of Nepal located at a hilltop offering awe-inspiring views of the entire Kathmandu Valley.

A journey to the stupa is quite challenging as the visitors have to climb 365 stairs steps reach the top of the stupa and be amazed at the serene surroundings. Witness the stupa embellished with intricate carvings and attributed a large golden spire.

The stupa has perched as a landmark of faith and harmony for ancient times with Hindu temples and goddesses embodied in this Buddhist site. Capture everything and make your holiday amazing by exploring various Hindu shrines and Buddhist monasteries.

Exploring the Ancient Marvels: Kathmandu Durbar Square"

Popularly known as Basantapur Durbar Square and Hanuman Dhoka Square preserves the ancient history of the palace or court held by the prince during the Licchavi Period. Kathmandu Durbar Square, embraced by fountains, ancient statues, picturesque ponds, and a complex of courtyards, presents a tranquil sanctuary for those on a spiritual pursuit.

Located at the heart of an ancient city in Kathmandu, surrounding both Hindu and Buddhist temples showcases the pagoda style adorned with intricately carved exteriors. Mostly, get to know about the Newari cultures and traditions that resided for a long time.

Kathmandu Durbar Square has a lot to offer as it is the most important destination from the 17th century explore more about "Kumari (The Living Goddess) " Kastha Mandap, Maru Ganesh, Mahadev Temple, Shiva Parvati Temple, Bhagwati Temple, Old palace, Saraswoti temple, Krishna Octangular Temple, Big drums, Kal Bhairav, Jagannath Temple, and Taleju Temple etc. The experience after getting proper insights into history and culture is just amazing and sets for a lifetime!

monkey temple

Explore the enchanting natural marvels awaiting in Pokhara

Pokhara, a charming city filled with natural wonders attracts many travelers around the world. Indulge into the grandeur of Nature’s beauty within the journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Phewa Lake:

Pokhara Valley is well known for the Lake Phewa set amidst the city offering a chance to boat and have a great experience. Boating in Phewa Lake reflects the magnificent views of Annapurna, Machhapuchre and Dhaulagiri which truly sets a beautiful adventure. Tal Barahi temple is nestled in between Lake Do visit and explore the area.

David Falls:

The famous destination that one surely visits to explore once if in Pokhara. David Falls offers the stunning scenery of a waterfall that originates from Phewa Lake and disappears into an underground tunnel. Be amazed at the wonder of nature as you observe this gigantic fall struggling with rocks to set itself free.

Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave:

The longest cave in Nepal sits across David’s fall itself has religious importance for Hindus as it is devoted to the god Shiva. Explore the shrine located inside, hidden chambers and learn the history of the cave providing various mysteries along.

International Mountain Museum:

The museum especially showcases the cultures and lifestyles of mountainous people and is also a great introduction to the renowned Himalayas and Mountaineers who have lost their lives. Get proper information about the Mountains with this exhibition.


A well-known destination for magnificent sunrise views along with the majestic vistas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. If you are an adventure seeker, then Sarangkot also offers paragliding to visitors flying above the beautiful city of Pokhara will be a lifetime experience.

Pokhara fewa lake

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Discover the cultural Gems of Pokhara

World Peace Pagoda:

A symbol of peace where the environments help to rejuvenate your body and soul. Located at the top of Ananda Hill, World Peace Pagoda will assuredly awe-inspire visitors with an incredible view of the Annapurna Himalayan range, Pokhara City and Gleaming blue Phewa Lake. Enjoy every view and the serenity this pagoda has to offer!

Tal Barahi Temple:

Nestled amidst the serene Phewa Lake in Pokhara, Tal Barahi Temple holds great significance in Hinduism where the temple is dedicated to goddess Varahi. It is known as an avatar of goddess Durga. Explore the main shrine designated in pagoda style with wood, bricks, and stone as the primary materials, and has a large enough assumption to accommodate a significant number of devotees.

Bindhyabasini Temple:

Bindhyabasini Temple, perched out at a top hill rests calmly beside a bustling Pokhara city and offers the glorious Himalayan ranges. Located in the northern part of the city, the Bindhyabasini temple is one of the renowned temples of Nepal. It is devoted to the Hindu goddess Bindhyabasini, a Bhagwati who is believed to be the guardian deity of the city of lakes. Besides that, the temple is an appreciated sightseeing attraction in Pokhara.

Kathmandu to Pokhara Distance

From Kathmandu to Pokhara, the distance is approximately 204.8km via road. The drive will take around 6-7 hours by bus. It may fluctuate because of traffic jams and other reasons that occur on the road.

During the scenic drive, you’ll be rewarded with the scenery of breathtaking landscapes, luxuriant green hills, picturesque villages, and streaming waterfalls and later on provide panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.

If the journey feels long and exhausting there is an option to reach Pokhara by flight -the fastest way to travel. The cost may vary depending on the services you booked.

Pokhara activity

Ways to Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara

A journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara offers a varied range of transportation choices, serving traveller’s preferences and budgets. Here's an outline of the different ways you can make the trip:

Bus: Kathmandu and Pokhara are well-connected by a network of buses, which provide both standard and deluxe options. Standard buses are especially budget-friendly, while deluxe buses provide great comfort with facilities like air conditioning and comfortable seats.

Domestic Flight: If you want a quick and scenic journey, flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara is another option to embark on. Flights take only 25 to 30 minutes and grants beautiful views of the Himalayas. However, flight schedules may be changed by weather conditions, mostly during the monsoon season.

Private Car: For those searching for flexibility and privacy, hiring a private car is a great choice. This option permits you to tailor your travel itinerary, make notable stops along the way, and relish the journey. However, it will cost more compared to others.

Tourist Bus: Mostly originated for travellers, tourist buses provide a comfortable and suitable option for the journey. These buses guarantee an enjoyable travel experience while permitting you to interact with other adventurers.

With these various transportation options available, choose the mode of transportation that is perfect for your preferences and budget. Surely provide an unforgettable journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

World peace stupa

People also asked:

When is the best time to do a Kathmandu Pokhara tour?

Kathmandu Pokhara tours can be done all around the year but especially the Spring and autumn seasons are considered as the best time to travel. Enjoy the mountain view clearly because the weather is amazing.

How long does it take to arrive in Pokhara from Kathmandu?

If you prefer to travel by flight, normally the duration will be 25 to 30 minutes. And if it is by bus, the journey will take 6-7 hours.

How long should I have to stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara?

The duration of your stay depends upon the itinerary you prefer. Normally the journey takes 3 -4 days to explore the major attractions in both Kathmandu and Pokhara. However, if you plan to include trekking or other outdoor activities, you may need to extend your time.


Kathmandu to Pokhara ours Package offers an indelible adventure filled with delightful landscapes, cultural absorption, and unforgettable experiences. From the bustling cities of Kathmandu, embellished with ancient temples and vibrant markets, to the tranquil lakeside town of Pokhara, settled amidst the incredible Himalayas, this tour encloses the assorted beauty and glamour of Nepal.

The eternal Himalaya Team are here to welcome you with open hearts and serve you will the best services possible.



Mr Ram Sharan Adhikari is a Managing director of Eternal Himalaya Adventure, Trekking exerts in Nepal. Eternal Himalaya provides exceptional trekking experiences in Nepal’s majestic landscape as well as Tibet, Lhasa, Mount Kailash tours and Bhutan tours. Additionally, we invite travellers to experience the beauty of Nepal Himalayas, cultural immersion, and memorable adventures. Eternal Himalaya offers high-altitude trekking, city tours, hiking, mountaineering, helicopter tours, mountain vistas, and cultural encounters to fulfil travellers’ dreams of inspection and the creation of lifetime memories. send us your feedback!