biking, rafting, walking & unesco world heritage sites
In Kathmandu you will discover that on all corners are ancient monuments with rich art, architecture and history. Many of these sites are on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. During your stay you will partake in some rafting and biking adventures that will make you experience Nepal from a different perspective. Trishuli is one of Nepal’s most popular river for rafting where you will encounter exciting rapids and meander through small gorges with a view of cable cars extending from the Hindu temple of Manakamana. You will also mountain bike through the changing landscapes, villages and farms around the city. The ancient Tolkha temple and serene settlements of Pokhara are some of the highlights of this short and exhilarating biking adventure.
Once you arrive to Kathmandu we will collect you from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Kathmandu is a beautiful city with streets lined with vibrant stores. You will have the rest of the day at your leisure where you can explore this beautiful city. Overnight at a hotel in the capital.
Today you will have the whole day to explore Kathmandu city. You will be visiting UNESCO world heritage sites such as the Boudhanath Temple, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and more. After noon you can explore the Durbar Square, Patan and Bhaktapur on foot, on cycles or a trishaw. Enjoy this beautiful and enchanting city which is chaotic but also exuberant harmony. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
The Trishuli river is a very popular spot for rafting in Nepal. Look forward to experience the diverse demographics of this beautiful country. You will start from Charaudi and end your rafting journey at Kuringhat. After a 4 hour ride to Charaudi, you will get set up and briefed about safety and rafting techniques. You will also have opportunities to swim in the river in the safe spots that the guides will mention. Your adventure will end at Kuringhat and after a meal you will start driving back to Kathmandu.
Today you will rise early before the sun and then drive to Nagarkot 360 degree view tower for a breathtaking view of the sunrise over the snow-clad Himalayas and Kathmandu valley. You can then hike down Nagarkot which is a popular soft nature walk in Kathmandu. You will walk through a Tamang village where you will get a glimpse into their culture and way of life. You will also see countrysides nestled over the horizon. Then walk back through rhododendron and pine forest enjoying the songs of birds. Then head on back to Katmandu and take the day to rest or stroll around the city. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Today you will have the whole day to yourself. With no set schedule you can take the day at your leisure and explore the city at your own pace. You can also do some souvenir shopping from the packed market places on the streets. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
Today you will bike away from the hustle and bustle of the Kathmandu city. It is an easy climb up and then as you ride downhill you will whiz past Nepali villages and farms. There will be single tracks where your skills will be tested and a little challenging. Once you bike to Tolkha you can visit the ancient temple here. You will stop for lunch and then return to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
You drive to Pokhara today. You will get to enjoy an amazing ride with exciting scenery all along. Rivers and valleys rocky gorges and pattered rice terraces are some scenes you will come upon. When you arrive Pokhara you will check in to a hotel and then you can take a stroll around, or enjoy boating on Phewa Lake and view the refections of some peaks surrounding Pokhara on the clear lake. Overnight hotel in Pokhara.
Today you will explore Pokhara valley once again with a bike ride through Kristi Village. You will ride past authentic Nepali villages and the Orange garden, literally named so because of its vast orange production per annum. This journey will offer you with amazing views of the Himalayas and the thrill of a cross country ride. Return to Pokhara and overnight stay at a hotel.
Enjoy a picturesque ride back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is at your leisure, you can explore the city one last time on this trip.
Depart from Kathmandu International airport to your destination.
WHATS NOT INCLUDED?
Kathmandu, Pokhara Valley Tour and Poonhill Trek
Kathmandu and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley Tour