Rejuvenate in the shadow of the Himalayas.

Relax and rejuvenate in lakeside Pokhara on a three-day tranquil stay with all the comforts you’ll need. Explore the Old City on a guided walking tour, admiring the classic architecture and watching Nepalese life pass you by, and enjoy panoramic views of the glorious Himalaya from the Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda). Pamper yourself with an included spa treatment with locally sourced herbs and oils at your resort’s onsite spa, and watch the sun peek from the peaks at sunrise in panoramic Sarangkot. This independent tour offers the perfect mix of sightseeing, delicious meals and indulgence – the ideal way to unwind at the end of a trek or a longer adventure through Nepal.

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Terms & Conditions

Start
Pokhara, Nepal
Finish
Pokhara, Nepal
Destination
Nepal
Style
Comfort
Theme
Short Breaks, Wildlife
Code
HNAP
Physical rating
Ages
Min 5
Group size
Min 1, Max 12

Why you'll love this trip

  • Whether you’re trekking or just travelling, Nepal can be overwhelming. Take a few days to unwind with yoga, a spa treatment, walking tours and great food on this independent adventure.

  • Watch a stunning sunrise over the Annapurna Himalaya from Sarangkot, watching the skies change colour as light streams over the mountainous horizon.

  • Glide across the tranquil Phewa Tal – the second-largest lake in Nepal – in a wooden paddle boat, and enjoy a delicious lakeside meal with a traditional folk dance performance.

Is this trip right for you?

  • This is a join-in trip not a group tour so if other travellers have booked on the same date you will share included activities, but you may also be lucky enough to have the trip to yourself. If you would prefer the experience of travelling with others, please consider our Classic Nepal (Comfort) tour – just search for code HNKA on the website to find out more.

Itinerary

Namaste! Welcome to Pokhara. Your rejuvenating adventure commences this morning with an included transfer from the airport or your original accommodation. Pokhara is in an idyllic location, resting beneath the mighty snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna Range. Today, explore the Old City with your guide, passing by the traditional Newari houses and sacred Bhimsen and Bindhya Basini temples. Enjoy an included lunch at your spa resort, and see where you'll be spending the next two nights. The views of the Himalayas - from both your room and the outdoor pool - will calm even the most weary traveller. This afternoon, begin your relaxation with an included treatment of your choice at the onsite spa, which uses traditional perfumed oils, spices and floral essences only found in this region. Later tonight, indulge in a lakeside dinner and watch a folk dance performance as the sun sets on another day over Annapurna.
Accommodation
  • Resort (1 night)
Meals Included
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Special Information
Please provide your booking agent with the details of your flight or accommodation for pickup no later than 14 days prior to trip commencement.
Start your day right with a salute to the sun in a morning yoga class taught by a local yogi. Not only is this a calming activity, it can feel amazing for any potential post-hike muscle soreness! After some breakfast, take a paddle boat out on Pokhara’s Phewa Lake. Marvel at the reflections of the mountains in its shimmering waters and soak up the natural beauty surrounding you, before satisfying your appetite at Thakali Kitchen, where you can feast on delicious Nepalese thali for lunch. In the afternoon, make a visit to the Peace Pagoda – a gleaming white monument to peace that offers sweeping vistas of the Himalaya Range. Your afternoon and evening are free for you to do as you please, so consider relaxing by the resort’s peaceful infinity pool, or make your way back to the lakeside to watch the sunset.
Accommodation
  • Resort (1 night)
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Special Information
Pokhara enjoys a relatively temperate climate and clear skies most of the year. Unfortunately, we don’t control the weather. While views will likely be breathtaking, we can’t make any guarantees on the state of the skies.
This morning, take an early visit to the small hilltop village of Sarangkot. Your leader for today will pick you up from your resort, and you will arrive in time to witness a glorious sunrise over the Annapurna Himalaya. Watch as the morning light colours the mountainous horizon illuminating the peaks, from Dhaulagiri in the west to Lamjung in the east, and to the misty valleys below. It’s truly a spectacular sight. Head back into town for an included breakfast, and afterwards, transfer to either Pokhara Airport or your accommodation where this short escape will end on arrival.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Special Information
Pokhara enjoys a relatively temperate climate and clear skies most of the year. Unfortunately, we don’t control the weather. While views will likely be breathtaking, we can’t make any guarantees on the state of the skies.

Meals

2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Resort (2 nights)

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Important notes

1. You will be picked up in the morning from the airport or your hotel on Day 1. Please inform your booking agent of your flight information or your hotel in Pokhara at least 15 days prior to trip commencement. Please arrange to be in Pokhara by mid morning.
2. This is a join-in trip, so if other travellers have booked on the same date you will share included activities. As this is not a group itinerary you may be travelling or accommodated on your own without other Intrepid travellers.
3. June to August is monsoon season. Please see the Essential Trip Information for more about how this may affect your trip.

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