Pokhara Day Tour: A Full Day
Pokhara is a city in western Nepal, located about 200 km west of the capital Kathmandu. It is the second largest city in Nepal and serves as the starting point for many trekkers and mountaineers heading to the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Our Pokhara day tour lets you explore the natural wonders and diverse culture that this city carries. It is a short 7 hours program perfect for anyone looking to do an easy, fun activity in Pokhara.
Pokhara is also known for its diverse culture and history. The city is home to a large number of ethnic groups, including Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis, and is also an important center for Buddhism. There are many temples and monasteries in and around the city, including the World Peace Pagoda, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
During the Pokhara day tour, you will be visiting some of the famous tourist sites like Sarangkot, Peace Pagoda, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and many more. All these places are popular monuments around the city and are visited by hundreds of local and international travelers every day.
One of our very friendly and reliable tour guides will assist you during the Pokhara day tour with us. You will get to know in detail about the places you will visit and a lot about this beautiful city. Likewise, Phewa Lake is also one of the major highlights of our tour. At the end of the tour, you will be at Phewa Lake, enjoying a lovely sunset. If you like, you can go boating on the lake as well.
The tour begins with a drive to Sarangkot, a hilltop that offers stunning sunrise and striking views of some western Himalayan mountains like Fishtail (6,993 m), Annapurna (8,091 m), and Dhaulagiri (8,167 m). The aerial view of Pokhara city is also wonderful from Sarangkot. Overall, we are very flexible with our Pokhara day tour itinerary, and you are welcome to customize it as per your need.
*Note: Sarangkot is also famous for paragliding. If you want to make your Pokhara day tour furthermore adventurous, you can do paragliding too. A professional paraglider will assist you during paragliding, so it is very safe. Additional charges apply.
Attractions of the Pokhara day tour
These are only a few of the many things to see and do in Pokhara. Whether you're interested in outdoor activities, history, culture, or simply taking in the natural beauty of the Himalayas, Pokhara has something to offer for everyone.
Phewa Lake is the second-largest lake in Nepal and a popular spot for boating and fishing. Visitors can also enjoy a stroll around the lake's perimeter and go on boating.
Sarangkot is a hilltop village located just outside of Pokhara. It offers spectacular views of the Himalayas, including the iconic Annapurna range, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri. Visitors can hike to the top or take paragliding for an even more breathtaking view.
Also known as the Patale Chhango, Davi's fall is a natural waterfall located about 2.5km southwest of Pokhara.
Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave
The Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is a sacred Hindu cave located just outside of Pokhara. It is a popular spot for pilgrimage and has a natural Shiva linga inside the cave. Visitors should be prepared for a short but steep hike to reach the cave.
International Mountain Museum
The International Mountain Museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of mountain climbing in Nepal. The museum features exhibits on famous climbers, expeditions, and the local culture and traditions of the Himalayas.
The Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa located on a hilltop overlooking Pokhara. It is a popular spot for meditation and offers beautiful views of the city and the surrounding mountains.