Kathmandu Tour with Day Hike
Day 1: Arrival day in Nepal.
We hope you had a wonderful flight. Our office representative will meet you at the airport who will transfer you to the hotel in a private vehicle. After you are checked in, at the hotel, we shall conduct a small meeting to give your brief details about the trip. After meeting, you can relax for the rest of the day.
Day 2: Full day Kathmandu valley tours
Today you will visit UNESCO listed cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. You will visit the awesome Swayambhunath stupa, commonly known as monkey temple. The stupa holds some of the greatest statues of deities from Buddhist chronology and Hindu temples. The view of the Kathmandu valley from the top of the stupa is truly wonderful.
Next stop on today’s tour is Boudhanath stupa. It is another pilgrimage site for keen Buddhist followers which also draws large young visitors.
Following the tour, we made a stop at the sacred temple of Hindu followers – Pashupatinath temple. You will be nostalgic while you are here. All the rites and rituals will capture your attention from all the other hassle that is happening around the temple.
Thereafter another destination for the day is Kathmandu Durbar Square. The tour of the medieval museum will give an insight into the historical background of Nepal. Also, the temples and the buildings around the durbar square are equally charming to percieve.
After the tour, we will drive back to our hotel.
Day 3: Day Hike to Nagarkot, 3-4 Hours
Early morning, after breakfast we will drive towards Sankhu where we start our climb to Nagarkot. On the way, we will appreciate watching towns, rice fields, and forests and meet the locals. You will finally reach the beautiful town of Nagarkot, after about 3 – 4 hours of hike. Experience the distant Himalayan view and for the view of setting sun amidst the massive snow-capped peaks. We shall call it a day. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Nagarkot
Day 4: Nagarkot – Kathmandu with sightseeing tours of Bhaktapur and Patan
Be ready to capture the first ray of the day falls on the giant mountains coloring it in the shade of orange. On a clear weather, you will be able to see the panoramic views of mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Manaslu range, Gaurishankar Himal, Cho – Oyu, Mt. Everest, and many more.
To get the distant view of Mount Everest, Nagarkot is the nearest place from Kathmandu. You can enjoy the glorious mountain views and sunrise. With an astonishing memory of the wonderful mountain vistas we will drive back to Kathmandu with extensive visits of the Bhaktapur. You will explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square where a palace of 55 windows, The National Art Gallery, The Golden Gate, Nyatapola Temple, the Taleju Temple and more will present a wonderful experience. The mixture of shikhara and pagoda styled temple and the art and architecture fascinate any visitor.
Next, we will investigate around Patan Durbar Square in Patan. In the Durbar Square, we will visit the Krishna Mandir, the Golden Window, Golden Gate, Sundari chowk, Char Narayan sanctuary, the celebrated Krishna sanctuary, with uncommon workmanship and architecture.
After completion of today tour you will be transferred to the hotel, get freshened up. We shall head for a farewell cultural dinner. At the dinner, various dances representing different ethnic communities will be presented.
Day 5: Departure / Tour Ends
Our office representative will be at your hotel to pick you up, approx. 3 hours before your departure time. He shall smoothly drive you to Kathmandu airport for your flight back home.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
- Three night at 3 Star category hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
- One night accommodation with full board meals at 3 Star category hotel in Nagarkot
- English speaking guide for Nagarkot hike including his foods, salary and accommodation etc.
- All guided sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary with a tour guide and all temples/monuments entrance fees
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
- All our government taxes and office service charge
What's not included
- Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa
- Tips and gratuities for tour guide and driver
Take a glance of the Kathmandu valley’s great historic and cultural highlights representing historic Nepal before modernization took over the city. This Kathmandu Tour with Day Hike lets you taste the nature and social brilliance of Nepal. You can visit UNESCO listed world heritage sites located particularly in Kathmandu. Next, we will go hike to Nagarkot, from where you will get to see majestic views of the mountains of Nepal. You can experience the rural lifestyle of Tamang ethnic groups, along with scenic views of the mountains. This is an excellent and short trip to look into the details of Nepal’s historical culture and arts with a feel of the specialties of Mother Nature. Kathmandu is a city that invests wholeheartedly in its history, assorted variety, and culture. This draws in many visitors consistently and makes it a suggested vacationer goal for sightseers.
- Splendid tour of the rich cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley i.e. defines the history of Nepal in the Malla period.
- Take a closer look at the detailed manual work carved on the woods used on the temple buildings and palace.
- Take a tour of Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa. It is a chance to see the faith that lies in the heart and mind of Nepalese.
- A hike to Nagarkot, a small town on the edge of Kathmandu valley. It is famous for its viewpoint from where the great Himalayan range is visible.
- A chance to glance into the life of people living away from the modern city of Kathmandu.
- While returning, we will stop for a detour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares.
All about the Kathmandu Tour with Nagarkot Hike
If you are looking to taste the elegance of Nepal’s fantastic historical monuments with a touch of Himalayas in a limited time, we have the perfect tour planned out for you. Kathmandu Tour with a day hike to Nagarkot provides a chance to experience Nepal’s incredible ancient arts and buildings. Similarly, you can enjoy the ambiance surrounded by the Himalayas. This tour takes you from the bustling city of Kathmandu to the peaceful village of Nagarkot.
So it is a perfect combination to experience an incredible mix of natural and cultural beauty. While exploring the ancient sacred landmarks of Nepal and the beautiful rural village away from the capital city, this tour lets you experience Nepal’s fast-paced and slow-paced life. Explore the streets of Kathmandu and indulge in the adorable artworks and architecture, through this tour.
Kathmandu is famous for its monuments, arts, temples, palaces, diversity, and many more things. It is a must-see and experience to indulge while on your short yet joyful Nepal tour. Here in Kathmandu, there is a lot to see besides these landmarks. The alleyways, which are a real-life maze, show the beautiful life of locals. Many small temples and statues hold significant meaning for the particular place. Moving on from the alleyways, the tour heads to Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a sacred temple for Hindu followers. Similarly, Bouddhanath stupa is for Buddhist pilgrims.
Kathmandu Tour with Day Hike
On the other hand, Swayambhunath draws followers of both religions as it has temples of Hindu as well as Buddhist deities. These places let you have an insight into the spiritual side of Nepal and may give an idea of how strong Nepalese’s faith and beliefs are for their respective gods.
Next, we will drive 32 km away from Kathmandu to the east. For the little breakout from the busy city of Kathmandu, you will surprise yourself to the sheer brilliance of nature with the Nagarkot Hiking Day Tour. Cherish the magnificence in lavish slopes, emotional perspectives on the mountin, and pure air with a day climb to extraordinary compared to other view stations close to Kathmandu – Nagarkot.
The wonderful work of Mother Nature will take your breath away. Nagarkot is tucked away amidst the huge cliffs and hills roofed by the majestic Himalayas. Here you will get to see the lush hills that seem like it’s never-ending. No other day visit could have ever been such a great combination! While returning to Kathmandu, we shall end this refreshing tour with a short visit to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares. Both Bhaktapur and Patan are famous for preserving ancient arts and monuments and having significant temple collections.
On the whole, it is a superb short escape away that lets you get to know local people and their diverse cultures. This tour offers you a chance to mix with the individuals and learn about the amazing parts of their way of life. So reboot yourself with an endlessly interesting short trip to Kathmandu and Nagarkot hill. It is full of appealing experiences and a chance to investigate the otherworldliness amid the different sanctuaries over the city.