Kathmandu and Pokhara are the most famous valleys in the southern slopes of Himalayas. While Kathmandu is cultural center of Nepal, Pokhara exhibits the best of Himalayan scenery with three beautiful lakes in its vicinity.Kathmandu Pokhara tour is the best sampler tour of Nepal for those with limited time. Short treks and day hikes from Kathmandu or Pokhara gives more insight of the countryside lifestyle and scenery.
Kathmandu being the capital city itself has unique features and different cultural history.Many palaces where the King of ancient Nepal used to live there which has been preserved till date.The beautiful paintings at Bhaktapur Durbar Square,Patan Durbar Square are exhibited till now and Narayanhiti Palace where King Birendra and all the royal members lived and were killed in which all secrets are still a hidden mystery is also at Kathmandu where everyone can visit.Thamel being the most visited place in Kathmandu which is like the New York city which never sleeps looks beautiful with tourists and local people.Hand-made items,trekking equipmets,bars & lounge,etc can be found in this place which has attracted numbers of people.The number of people visiting here never goes down.
Pokhara which is also known as the city of fairs is located 204.5 km away from Kathmandu travelling through Prithivi Highway.On the way to Pokhara,wecan see Manakamana Cable car from where we can visit Manakamana temple where it is believed that our wishes are fullfied as it’s name says Manakamana which means “Hearts’s wish”.Pokhara which is a popular city afterKathmandu.At Pokhara many carnivals and fairs are held at lake side known as the most popular place at Pokhara. Elephant riding,horse riding,boating at Phewa Lake,discovering caves, waterfalls,etc are the main attraction for tourists.
As a whole,Kathmandu Pokhara Tour is one of the best tour a family or an individual can do in their Nepal visit.Luxury tour or trek both can be done in these two city.