Short and Sweet Nepal

Short and Sweet Nepal

(4 nights 5 days)

A perfect combination of gorgeous views of high Himalayan peaks, stay by a lake, a visit to a land partially frozen in time and Newari food and architecture. A short getaway that is sure to leave you feeling refreshed.

Itinerary

  • Day 1:  Kathmandu - Bandipur - 4 hrs
  • Land at Kathmandu airport and drive to Bandipur. On arrival, check into a guest house situated in town square. Rest of the evening at leisure, to walk around on cobbled stoned pathways – free from vehicular traffic seeing the stunning Newari architecture and the traditional lifestyle exemplified by the people, buildings & temples of this place. Of course, you would also get the opportunity to taste the famous Newari cuisine. Overnight stay in Bandipur.
  • Day 2:  Bandipur - Siddha Gupha - Bandipur (3-4 hr hike)
  • Post breakfast, we go for a walk to see the Siddha Cave – Nepal’s largest one. It has amazing stalactite formations (please do carry a flashlight). You could also visit Patale Dwar –a nearby cave considered by experts to be a geological wonder (a wide variety of geological formations). Walk back to Bandipur with an appetite whetted to justify a sumptuous lunch. Rest the day at leisure. You could also walk around the town. It is a lovely little town with pretty much every house built in local Newari architecture.
  • Day 3:  Bandipur- Pokhara- 3 hrs
  • Leave for Pokhara after breakfast. On arrival in Pokhara, check into rooms at a resort alongside the lovely Phewa Tal. Rest of the day at leisure. The resort itself it lovely and you could go for a short hike or bird watching trail. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
  • Day 4:  Pokhara
  • Early morning drive to Sarangkot for beautiful sunrise views. Enjoy incredible sunrise views of the Annapurna Peaks glowing in hues of orange & gold in the rays of the morning sun simply worth getting up so early for. Drive back to hotel for breakfast. We go for a Pokhara valley tour later including David’s falls, Seti River Gorge, Tibetan Refugee camp and you can also go for boating in the lake. Overnight stay in Pokhra at Fishtail Lodge.
  • Day 5:  Pokhara- Kathmandu airport drop- 5 hrs
  • After an early breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu airport to fly back to your hometown.
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Features

Distance Covered

Distance Covered

450 Kms

Max. Altitude

Max. Altitude

Sarangkot 5220 Ft.

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