Kathmandu Tours is in all around Kathmandu valley with a local expert tour guide, a gallery of Nepalese art and culture, is renowned for centuries due to its ancient heritage. This capital city is a premium place to observe fusion of Hindu and Buddhist tribal traditions. Medieval architecture and history behind the monuments have been making the town alive. The seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the charming and glorious facets of it. Accordingly, the fact is that Kathmandu itself is a mega collection of lesser-recognized local villages, shrines and legends which are still miraculous. So, a tour in Kathmandu valley is the best decision for your holiday with our guide.
Depending on your time constraint, tour in Kathmandu is flexible from a single day to multiple days.. This tour to Kathmandu is a treasure of three old Durbars (royal palaces), widely famous Buddhist Stupas, renowned Hindu Shrine with open crematorium and a mountain at the edge of the valley.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu for Kathmandu Tours As your aircraft lands at Kathmandu airport, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. In case of your time adequacy, our guide will take you around the local old market where you will get an opportunity to feel lifestyle of diverse range of Kathmandu. In the evening you will join welcome dinner along with Nepalese cultural show. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Durbar Square – Swayambhunath and Patan Tour On the first day of full day tour in Kathmandu, you will be busy at three of the seven UNESCO cultural sites. This tour does not offer only informative monumental sight and pleasure but also the blessings from Kumari, the living goddess. In the first spot, you will be surrounded by a number of temples and old royal palace as the heart of the town. Artistic courtyards with sculptured structures, awesome architecture and living goddess Kumari are the main highlights of this site. A museum inside the Durbar presents memorials of the monarchs from Shah Dynasty.Swoyambhunath Monkey Temple Swayambhunath, ‘The Self Existent’ stupa, is often referred to as ‘the Monkey Temple’ due to large troops of tricky monkeys found in its premises. It’s almost 2600 years old Buddhist shrine. This is also a place to have bird eye view on Kathmandu tour since the hillock presents picture of entire town. Being the second largest town in the valley, Patan proffers huge number of monuments with Newari and Buddhist monuments in general. Here, we will visit historical Patan Durbar Square surrounded by pagoda and octagonal temples. Five storied Kumbheswar temple, Golden temple, Rudravarna monastery and so forth are the places to visit there. In addition, while being at Tibetan Refugee Camp, you will witness how the Tibetans weave carpets manually. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Pashupatinath – Bouddhanath and Nagarkot Tours This day blends city and countryside trip. We start from Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu shrine on the subcontinent. This trip offers an approach to understand cremation system in Nepalsince you will see open public crematorium on the bank of holy river Bagmati. While visiting this temple of destroyer Pashupathnath shiva temple, open cremation placeand re-creator lord Shiva, you will get chance to move toward dreadlocked holy men as well. Now, our journey of Kathmandu tour heads to Bouddhanath, one of the largest stupas in the world. Bouddhanath pretends as mini Tibet due to the presence of various Tibetan monasteries and Tibetan exiles. The shrine dates back to 4th century and is regarded as must visit site for the Tibetans. Apart from these, there are a number of Thanka painting schools producing best souvenirs from Nepal. Leaving the crowd and noise of city, tour takes turn to countryside. It’s the distant point of your tour around Kathmandu in this package. Observing farmland, lifestyle of locals and passing dozens of turnings, we will reach Nagarkot, ‘The Fort of the Town’. This place is ever praised for gigantic Mountain View along with sunrise and sunset. Enjoy the stunning act of the sun when it gets ready to disappear at the horizon. Overnight at resort.
Day 04: Bhaktapur Durbar Square Tours This morning, you will capture picturesque scene of sunrise from the resort at Nagarkot. After breakfast, we will drive to Bhaktapur, the medieval city. Infinite number of cultural and historic courtyards, enormous temples with mostly appreciated design (e.g. Nyatapola, Dattatraya) and indeed, arty Durbar are the awesome features of this town. After exploring Bhaktapur, we will drive back to Kathmandu where you will have free afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Farewell As this is the last day of Kathmandu tours package, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey. The tours around Kathmandu ends but the memories will be eternal. Namaste!