Kathmandu Nagarkot Pokhara Tour and Poonhill Hike

Trip Duration:10 days
Max Altitude:3210m
Trip Grade:1
Lodging:Hotel and Tea House
Meals:Breakfast
Transportation:Car / Van/Jeep/Bus
Group Size:Min 2 Pax and Max 20 Pax PAX
Best Season:March to May & Sept to Nov
Per Day Walk: 4-8 Hours
Trip Route:Kathmandu-Nagakot-Pokhara-Nayapul- Ghandruk-Tadapani-Ghorepani-Poonhill-Hile

This trip is combination of Kathmandu- Bandipur -Pokhara Tour and Poonhill hike. You will have an opportunity to explore countless varied architecture and fascinating art Kathmandu, Bandipur Village, Pokhara, gateway to the Himalayas and Poonhill hike. This package also includes Nagarkot, Sarangkot, Poonhill view point from where you can see best sunrise and mountains view.
Kathmandu contains countless architectural monuments, and vestiges of varied cultural and religious traditions. The two predominant religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, are ever present with the variety of gods and goddess, numerous temples, stupas and monasteries, and depict the deep faith of the people. You explore three historical world heritage palaces such as Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur durbar squares and Swoyambunath (Monkey temple), Bouddhanath Buddhist Stupas then Pashupatinath, Chagunaraya Narayan Hindu temple which are interesting to see. Rafting on Trisuli River is best choice. The river is rising from Langtang Himal with impressive gorges and exciting grade 2-3 rapids it is suitable for everybody. Nagarkot Hill, Sarangkot Hill and Poonhill offer best sunrise and Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Langtang Himal, Gaurishanker, Mt.Everest). Pokhara is gate way to the Himalayas. From the southern fringes of the City Mountains (Manaslu 8163m and Annapurna 8091m) and, in the middle of the Annapurna range, the Machhapuchhre 6993m ('Fishtail') can be seen. Bandipur is another of this trip which includes the Bindyabashini temple and the library in the village centre, Thani Mai, Tindhara (“Three Taps” washing place at the southeastern outskirts), Raniban (Queen's Forest) of Bandipur.

Kathmandu Nagarkot Pokhara Tour and Poonhill Hike This is view of Annapurna South (7219m),Himchuli(6441m) Annapurna III(7555M) and Machhapuchhre from Tadapani.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu International Airport
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing - Nagarkot
Day 03: Nagarkot –Sightseeing -Kathmandu
Day 04: Kathmandu – Rafting - Pokhara
Day 05: Pokhara – Nayapul- Kimche –Ghandruk - Tadapani
Day 06: Tadapani - Ghorepani
Day 07: Ghorepani – Poonhill- Hile -Pokhara
Day 08: Sarangkot Hill –Pokhara sightseeing
Day 09: Pokhara – Bandipur - Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure to your home country or extend your trip.

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  2. Detail Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu International Airport
    Arrive at Trivuwan International airport in Kathmandu, transfer to the Hotel and then free activities in the evening.

    Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing - Nagarkot
    Kathmandu is one of the best cities for sightseeing, with its long history, fascinating art and distinctive and varied architecture. This day, you are visiting Kathmandu durbar square, Swoyambunath (Monkey temple), Bouddhanath Buddhist Stupas and Pashupatinath Hindu temple which are interesting to see. And then drive to Nagarkot for overnight.

    Day 03: Nagarkot –Sightseeing -Kathmandu
    We get up early in the morning to see best mountains view of Himalayas ranges and sunrise. The sunrise viewed from this hill present you the ever-refreshing memory of the majestic panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the east (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Langtang Himal, Gaurishanker, Mt. Everest).This day, you are vising Patan and Bhaktapur Dubar Square and Chagunarayan Temple sightseeing by tour guide. After that we drive to Nagarkot (2175m,) and then overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

    Day 04: Kathmandu – Rafting - Pokhara
    Drive from Kathmandu to Rafting starting Point, you raft 3-4 hours in trishuli river. After that you have a lunch, drive to Pokhara.

    Day 05: Pokhara – Nayapul- Kimche –Ghandruk - Tadapani
    Drive from Pokhara to Kimchi (3 hours drive) then trek to Tadapani (2650m, 4-5 hours walking) and overnight at Lodge.

    Day 06: Tadapani - Ghorepani
    Tadapani to Ghorepani (2853m, 6-7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 07: Ghorepani – Poonhill- Hile -Pokhara
    Early in the morning walk to Poonhill (3210m) for the best sunrise and mountains view. Back to the lodge for breakfast and then trek to Hile (5-6 hours walking) and then drive to Pokhara, overnight at Lodge.

    Day 08: Sarangkot Hill –Pokhara sightseeing
    Early in the morning we drive to Sarangkot Hill for the best sunrise and magnificent view of Himalayas and back to Pokhara.


    1.  Gupteswor cave
    2. Tibetan refuse camp
    3. Seti River banishing
    4. International Mountain Museum.
    5.  Bindabasini temple
    6. Barahi temple by boating on Fewa Lake

    Day 09: Pokhara – Bandipur - Kathmandu
    Drive from Pokhara to Bandipur. You explore Bindyabashini temple and the Library in the village Centre, Thani Mai, Tindhara (“Three Taps” washing place at the southeastern outskirts), Raniban (Queen's Forest). An old Newari town, make Bandipur an interesting tourist destination.  After the lunch, you will drive to Kathmandu.

    Day 10: Departure to your home country or extend your trip.
    Nepal Hidden Treks and Expedition will transfer to Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car.
  • 3 Nights at Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • One Experience heritage tour guide for 2 days Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • Kathmandu –Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu by Tourist Bus or Car.
  • 1 Night Hotel in Nagarkot on BB Plan.
  • 1 day Trishuli river rafting.
  • All the meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with lodge accommodation during the hike.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project fee.
  • One Full day Pokhara valley sightseeing by private car.
  • Tour guide, hiking guide and porter and driver: foods, equipment, salary, insurance and accommodation etc.
  • Farewell dinner at Nepali Authentic Restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • 13% Government VAT and official charge.

Cost doesn't Include

  • International airfare and visa fee ($25 for 15days and $40 for 30 days).
  • Lunch and Dinner Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Pokhara.
  • Entrance fees for tour.
  • Tips for staff.