Nepal - The City of Temples - Kathmandu Valley (5 days) Book Now

USD 590

In Kathmandu valley, 7 of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and many other culturally important sites are located inside the valley. All these sites are important as they have been providing the spiritual guidance and support for the citizens. There are thousands of temples, stupas, monastery, pagodas, and monuments in Kathmandu. Due to this, Kathmandu has been given the title of "City of Temples" and is famous around the globe. The valley has been divided into three ancient cities: Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur. Each city has their own UNESCO World Heritage-listed Durab Square which flaunts their artistic woodcraft, brick-paved courtyards, beautiful palaces and temples that surround the square. Besides these cities, there are numerous cities and villages that have preserved the temples and monuments which defines their culture and religion over the centuries.

This 5-days tour around the valley is to cater to the needs of those who desire to explore the culture of Nepal. During the tour, one can explore and feel the spiritual tranquility around these sites.

Included in the Cost

 Note: At least two people needed for the package
Airport pick up & drop off
All land transportation by private vehicle with driver
3-night accommodation in the hotel at Kathmandu including breakfast.
1-night accommodation in the hotel at Nagarkot including breakfast.
Entrance fees
One local tour guide in every city and his wages and salaries. 
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
Government Tax charge.

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills not included in the cost
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Comfortable shorts

FAQ

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest relax and enjoy your time in the hotel or you can stroll around the city. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 2

    Sightseeing around Kathmandu

  • Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and then visit another pilgrimage site nearby to the Pashupatinath Temple known as Guweyswori Temple, explore the surroundings and then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 3

    Visit Patan, Khokana, Bungmati & Drive to Nagarkot, Driving Duration: 3 hours

  • In the morning, you'll visit the ancient city of Patan. Patan is also known as "The City of Fine Arts" due to its rich culture, arts and this town is full of ancient temples and shrines. In Patan, you will be visiting another UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for the both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple. Afterward, you'll travel to Khokana village which dates back to the medieval age and is famous for its mustard-oil seed industries and cultural heritage. Bungmati lies just next to the village of Khokana with a beautiful temple in the village square and medieval houses hanging onions and red chilies from their windows. Later, we head towards our overnight location, Nagarkot which is about 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu. Nagarkot is a famous viewpoint and one can see the panorama view of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east including Mt Everest ( With a binocular, you can have a good view of it ). Enjoy the sunset and return to the hotel. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 4

    Explore Bhaktapur & Drive back to Kathmandu, Driving Duration: 2/3 hours

  • In the morning, enjoy the spectacular sunrise over the Himalayas. Later, you will head to Changunarayan Temple. Changunarayan temple is the oldest pagoda temple in Nepal and is one of the 7 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Then, descending down, we reach the ancient town of Bhaktapur. In Bhaktapur, you will be amazed by the architecture, as until today the city has been able to be kept intact in its old form. You can observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur and then you will visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatopola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. After completing your sight seen get back to Kathmandu and check in hotel and have rest or explore the downtown, Thamel, to buy some souvenirs or just chill at some pub. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 5

    Departure

  • Have your breakfast early in the morning and our office representative will come to pick you up at the hotel to transfer you to the airport regarding your flight time. Have a safe journey onwards.

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To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

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