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Private Departure - Kathmandu to Pokhara Xpress

A short tour to the city of magnificent natural wonders

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Tour duration
3 days
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What's it really like?

A spectacular country drive takes you to the beautiful city of Pokhara. Pokhara is blessed with stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna range, Phewa Lake, Davi’s fall, World Peace Pagoda and different historical temples. The full day tour of Pokhara starts early in the morning with the great sunrise views of the mountains and the day is full of wonders that this magnificent city has to offer. This short tour is perfect as an extension after a long trek or why not an introduction to Nepal before departing on one of many treks available in the country.

Tour highlights

  • Country-drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and return  
  • Pokhara, one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal
  • Sarangkot, the hilltop with some of the best sunrise and Himalayan views
  • Boating in Phewa Lake, World Peace Stupa, Davi’s Falls

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Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

The tour starts from your hotel or a meeting point in the city. The drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara is spectacular. You pass the mountains almost all the way. The first part of your route from Kathmandu to Pokhara passes beside the Trishuli River. This river originates in the Ganesh Himal and is famous for white water rafting. After around a 100 kilometers from Kathmandu, you follow the Marshyangdi River. The drive to Pokhara is about 6 hours.


Drive to Pokhara
Day 2

Excursion to Sarangkot-Pokhara city sightseeing

An early morning wake up and a short drive to the hilltop at Sarangkot near Pokhara avails you of one of the best sunrise views of the mountains. You will need to hike up to the top for around 45 minutes from its base at 1,350m to 1,592m. After driving back to the hotel and having breakfast, you can enjoy boating in Phewa Lake, crossing to the other side of the lake to hike around 30 minutes to reach the World Peace Stupa. You descend to Chhorepatan, to the famous Davi’s Fall, where the water vanishes from Phewa Lake, to appear around 500 meters away. Gupteswor Cave is a famous Hindu temple inside the cave. Visiting the Tibetan Refugee Center will bring you to see the home of the refugees, where you can shop for high-quality carpets and Tibetan souvenirs.

Excursion to Sarangkot, Pokhara sightseeing
Day 3

Drive back to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu the same way.

Drive to Kathmandu

What's included?

  • Accommodation in a double room
  • 2 breakfast
  • Transportation (Excl. airport transfers)
  • English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees

Not included

  • Flights to/from the destination
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities to local staff
  • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances

Tour provided by

Royal Mountain Travel
Royal Mountain Travel

Fact sheet


Please note that information provided in this fact sheet is subject to change. Faralong.com can not take responsibility for third party information and its changes. However, we do aim to update this page as often as possible. Nevertheless, we strongly encourage to check all important travel info such as visa regulations and travel info from the respective channels in your country.

Tour Provided

The name, address and emergency contact numbers of the local tour operator will be released to the clients after the final payment has been done.

We would like to assure you that all of our partners are well-known and respected in their field of work. Faralong.com is a part of the Summit Travel Group, who has been partnering with these service providers for years.

Service and Physical Activity Levels

Faralong.com’s tours are divided into three Service level categories and five Physical Activity categories:

Service Levels

Accommodation in simple guesthouses or hotels when away from developed travel areas, or trekking off the beaten track.

Accommodation in local 3-4* hotels suitable for the destination. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Accommodation in international chain hotels, upmarket lodges or local 4-5* hotels. All hotel categories are set by the local standards. Please note that in some countries the hotel standards do not coincide with those on an international level.

Physical Activity

1 (Easy) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include a decent amount of walking.

2 (Medium) - These tours are suitable for everyone and include day hikes on various terrain, which are normally not mandatory.

3 (Hard) - These tours are suitable for people with an average fitness level and include day hikes and treks to various places, which are a mandatory part of the program.

4 (Very hard) -These tours are suitable for people with an intermediate level of fitness and include challenging treks on various terrain.

5 (Extreme) - These tours are suitable for people who are looking for some serious challenges. Have a good look at the program and do some research before committing to one of these tours.

All necessary information regarding a specific tour is displayed on the tour page.

What's included

All tours on Faralong.com include accommodation, local transport (excluding airport transfers if not stated otherwise), meals as specified, English speaking guide and all entrance fees.

If there are any changes to the inclusions, then they are all noted on the tour page.

What's not included

None of the tours on Faralong.com include international flights to/from the destination, travel insurance (mandatory), visas if necessary, gratuities to local staff, personal expenses, optional activities or airport transfers (if not stated otherwise).

If there are any changes to the list of services not included in the tour, then they are all noted on the tour page.

Single Travellers

If you are traveling alone and would like to have your own room, then please add a Single Supplement from the Extra Services when booking or if not available, send us an email at travel@faralong.com.

Otherwise, you will be accommodated in the same room with another traveler of the same sex.

Tour Cost and Group Size

The final cost of the tour is determined 45 days before departure when the group is automatically closed. Until that point, in case of vacancies, it is possible to join the group and, therefore, lower the cost for everyone.

The maximum group size is always noted in the pricing scheme on the tour page. Please note that all of our tours are guaranteed from two travelers.

Our pricing scheme applies to private groups as well and no extra charge is applicable. The maximum group size, however, stays the same as stated in the pricing scheme.


All confirmations, joining instructions and tour operator contacts are made available after the final payment has been received by Faralong.com.

If a confirmation is needed for visa application purposes before the final payment has been made then, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com.


The itinerary of a tour can be found on the particular tour page.

Please note that all itineraries are subject to change in case of unforeseen circumstances. The security and well-being of our clients always comes first to us and all of our esteemed partners.

Tour Leader

All tours on Faralong.com include the services of an English-speaking tour leader/guide/driver.

At this point in time, we are unfortunately unable to provide these tours in other languages.

Travel Documents

Please make sure that all of your travel documents are up to date and valid before departure.

Note that in some cases, a passport has to be valid up to 6 months after departing the destination. Be sure to check visa and other travel regulations from your local government offices well in advance.


Please make sure that you check the vaccination requirements or your destination well in advance. Some countries might have mandatory vaccination rules and it is solely up to you to abide to them.

In case of high altitude trekking, please consult your doctor before making a booking. It is important to us and in regards to everyone’s safety that every group member is fit to take on the challenge.

In some cases, Faralong.com is allowed to require a doctor’s note from the client that states their ability to take part in a tour with high physical activity level.


It is advisable to check the weather forecast of your destination a few days prior to departure.


Our and our local partners’ goal is to make everything go without any problems. However, sometimes the odds may not be in our favor and something may happen.

In case of problems on the road, please notify your tour guide first. It is important to give the local provider a chance to make things right.

If the problems can not be solved, please let us know by email at travel@faralong.com. Be sure to give us an overview of the problem, your contact details and your booking reference.

In case of emergencies, it is mandatory to call the emergency number of our local tour provider. This number will be given to you with the confirmations and joining instructions, after making the final payment.