Kathmandu tour

By Sajjan
Kathmandu, Nepal
$506 / group

Kathmandu Tour incorporates scenic views of Himalayan peaks from the start to an end. Enjoy culture, religion and traditional life of Nepalese people on an exciting Kathmandu tour. Stunning sunrise views over array of Himalayan peaks from scenic Nagarkot. Explore age-old culture visiting around famous world heritage sites in Kathmandu.

Introduction:

Kathmandu Tour, a leisure and educational tour with spectacular views of sunrise over array of peaks from Nagarkot Hill Top at above 2,100 m high, in the comfort of nice mountain resorts.

Sunrise

Sunrise

Kathmandu Valley Tour besides other adventure in Nepal Himalaya, where one can enjoy delightful moment with exciting activities exploring around capital in Kathmandu Nepal. In addition, sightseeing tour leads you to visit old Durbar Square, Buddhist monuments of Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath with famous Hindu Pashupatinath Temple and other places of great interest.

Bouddhanath

Bouddhanath

Our wonderful Kathmandu Valley tour of less than a week duration, you can witness the best places as the valley steeped with old monuments and palaces listed in World Heritage Sites. And then tour of Nagarkot for stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks within serene environment of green forested hills.

As tour extends, visiting south west of Kathmandu,Nepal, scenic hills of Chandragiri to add more charm to this Kathmandu tour with more views of snow capped peaks, rolling green hills and scenery of whole Kathmandu valley.

Kathmandu Tour includes medvial city of Bhaktapur with great breath-taking panorama of Himalayan peaks on Mountain flights facing towering Mt. Everest from the window of the aircraft on scenic flights.

Trip Summary:

Trip Mode: In Hotels and Mountain Resorts (at Nagarkot)
Trip Grade: Leisure to Moderate with short walks
Areas of Tour: Kathmandu – Nagarkot -Chandragiri with scenic Mountain Flights.
People and Culture: In Kathmandu dominated by Newar people with other hill tribes of both Hindu and Buddhist religions with various fascinating culture and custom.
Mode of transport: On private vehicle with spacious seated airplanes on mountain flight.
Duration of Tours: 4 Nights and 05 Days.
Best Seasons: Nearly all season of the year where March to May and September to December months are the propitious time for Kathmandu Tour. March to May best time for clear views of mountains because of pleasant day with cooler morning and night time. Similarly,October to November another best time for clear views of peaks with short sunlight days where morning ca be cold, depending upon altitude.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.
Day 02: Morning tour of Patan city afternoon drive to Nagarkot with overnights.
Day 03: Catch stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks and drive to Kathmandu with tour of Bhaktapur city.
Day 04: Morning Mountain Flight with view of Everest and visit Chandragiri.
Day 05: Depart Kathmandu for international departure homeward bound.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: In Kathmandu full day sightseeing tours.
Morning with leisure time and breakfast, our tour guide will receive for exciting tour around famous landmark of Nepal.This includes old Durbar Square (Palace courtyard) a fascinating place in the heart of Kathmandu, called Basantapur. The Durbar Square with lots of temple with artifacts worth visit. But the temples are damaged by the earthquake of 2015 with the Durbar Square. Durbar Square right know is under construction and if anyone is interested to see the latest work and site under construction with some still as it is after earthquake then you should visit this.
Then from here tour to Syambhunath a Buddhist Stupa, one of the oldest monument of Nepal, also known as monkey temple due to many Rhesus monkey that dwells around its nearby green small forest. From the top of Syambhunath you get a great view of Kathmandu with green hills in front of mountains as you roll your eyes further.

Furthermore,visit Pashupatinath, holy temple of Hindu which is a great deal of attraction for tourists. And then tour of great Bouddhanath Stupa an interesting place visit, also known as ‘Little Tibet’ due to many locals of Tibetan origin that reside around the premises.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple

After vising the religious places for Buddhist,Hindu with Durbar square then get back to hotel and enjoy the remaining day.

Day 02: Morning tour of Patan city afternoon drive to Nagarkot with overnights.
Morning after breakfast visit Patan Durbar Square another city within Kathmandu valley Patan City also popularly known as Lalitpur means city of impressive arts and crafts. Where you will witness with tour of half day to full day around beautiful and cultural areas of Patan steeped with historical monuments since Malla Kingdom regime.

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square

Once a famed separate kingdom around 16th to 17th Century, located a mere distance south of Kathmandu city divided by bridge over Bagmati River is Patan Durbar Square. Our tour begins with short drive to reach within Patan or Lalitpur old Durbar Square teemed with full of local traditional activities.

Afternoon drive to Nagarkot Hill top with lunch on route or at the hotel in Nagarkot, a famous hill station of Nepal located at the height of 2,100 m high offers incredible panorama of mountains with sunrise facing Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang to Jugal Himal and as far to Everest range towards east horizon.

Nagarkot a scenic hill top surrounded by serene alpine woodland of tall rhododendron and pines trees with typical farm hill villages to explore around its beautiful countryside, which is above Bhaktapur city with few hour drives from Kathmandu.

Day 03: Catch stunning sunrise views over chain of Himalayan peaks and drive to Kathmandu with tour of Bhaktapur city.
Early morning, catch stunning sunrise views over array of Himalayan peaks as far your eyes can take from west-central to eastern direction, having hearty breakfast along with mountain views.

Leaving Nagarkot on downhill drive to reach at famous Bhaktapur, where tour leads you around fascinating sites on this medieval period city.This city retains its rich heritage of past glory where Bhaktapur means city of ‘Devotees’ its ancient name as Bhadgaon.

At Bhaktapur, tour leads to its famous Durbar Square, Nyatapol Temple, and Dattarya Square with famous peacock window, interesting Pottery square and market.
After an exciting tour of Bhaktapur city and sunrise views at Nagarkot drive back to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 04: Morning Mountain Flight with view of Everest and visit Chandragiri.
Starting early morning, depart from the hotel after having early breakfast or packed, and reach Kathmandu domestic airport terminal board.Catch respective airlines flights and then head forward with views of Kathmandu city and the valley, surrounded by rolling green hills dotted with farm villages and terraced fields.

Chandragiri Temple

Chandragiri Temple

At above 5,000 m to 6,000 meters where you can catch breathtaking panorama of Himalayan mountains overlooking Manaslu-Ganesh, Langtang and Jugal Himal range of peaks covering views of towering Gaurishankar, Melung-Tse with Phurba-Gyachu.

As plane heads further east with more mountain views of Numbur, Cho-Oyu and Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse as far towards Mt. Makalu in and Kanchenjunga in the far east horizon.
After a great experience landing back at the airport, get refresh then drive to southern Hills of Kathmandu valley rim to reach at scenic view point Chandragiri Hill located above 2,551 Meters about 1,200 meter higher from the valley. It offers panorama of mountains views with Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal towards north Langtang.

Options of short ride on spacious cable car to reach at Chandragiri Hill, after pleasant and delightful moment heading back downhill on cable car to reach our vehicle for the drive back to hotel with grand tour of the day.

Day 05: Depart Kathmandu for international departure homeward bound.
Finally all good things must come to an end with grand memories and exciting experience on wonderful Kathmandu Valley Tour with scenic Mountain flights. With your last final day in Nepal a country of Himalayan wonders, where our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight home or to respective countries.

Service Included:

* Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
* Three night’s twin sharing 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
* One night twin sharing 3 star hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast.
* A professional tour guide.
* All round trip by private vehicle.
* Flight tickets are includes for Everest flight.
* All official documents.
* Well come and Fair well dinner with culture show.
* Eco Holidays Nepal T-shirt and cap.

Service Excluded:

* Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu and Nagarkot (Lunch and dinner).
* Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
* All entry fees for Heritage Site.
* Chandragiri cable car tickets.
* Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
* International Airfare.
* Your Personal Expenses.
* All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold and hot drinks on tour (those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the hotels).
* All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
* Extra activities which are not include on package.
* Tips for the guide and driver (Tipping is expected).
* Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu

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