Kathmandu and Pokhara Unveiled - 5 Days

Kathmandu and Pokhara Unveiled takes you to the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambunath Stupa, located in the Kathmandu Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stupa comes under the list of the holiest Buddhist sites of the world. The establishment of Swayambhunath has been linked with the creation of the Kathmandu Valley. Another name of Swayambhunath is Monkey Temple. Kathmandu Durbar Square is a complex of palaces, courtyard, and temples. This complex was built between the 12th and 18th centuries. An intriguing feature of the Kathmandu Durbar Square is the 17th- century stone inscription, which has been set into its wall. In addition to this, Kathmandu Durbar Square has three different museums, which you will visit.

During Kathmandu and Pokhara Unveiled, you head off to Pokhara, the city of Lakes. Pokhara is also the second largest city of Nepal. On the background of Pokhara are beautiful Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Fishtail Mountains and in the mainland of Pokhara are the Seti River Gorge. Devi’s Fall, Gupteswar Cave, Phewa Lake, and Barahi Temple. Some of these are geological wonders and are worth visiting. International Mountain Museum is another highlight of Pokhara, which is a place of treasure for mountain lovers.

Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple lie at an altitude of 800 m above sea level. Phewa is the second largest lake of Nepal. Located in the middle of this lake, is Barahi Temple, which is the most important temple of Pokhara. This temple has two-storied pagoda, which represents “Female Shakti” (power), while the Phewa Lake reflects Machhapuchhare and Annapurna mountains, a fantastic view.