The major highlight of this trip is an exquisite Kathmandu tour around the major tourist attractions in Kathmandu. The tour includes visits to Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath in Kathmandu. You also get to visit the major sightseeing places in Bhaktapur and Patan. In Nagarkot, as you sight the breathtaking sunrise view, you get an amazing experience. During the course of your Nepal cultural tour, you get acquainted with the true facets of Nepal. An excursion around Royal Botanical Garden enlightens you on the varied plant species of Nepal. This fun-filled exploratory trip is exclusively designed to make your Nepal holiday very insightful and memorable.
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Day 2 Half-day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, Afternoon Transport to Nagarkot
You begin your Kathmandu sightseeing tour with visits to Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple, a very sacred Hindu pilgrimage site. After this religious journey, you head off for Bhaktapur which lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur is an ancient city housing unique culture, tradition, art and finest craftsmanship. It is the only place in Nepal which still remains untouched by western culture. As you visit Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, fifty-five windowed Malla Palace and other historical monuments, you gain invaluable insight into the rich Nepalese culture. You will then be driven to Nagarkot. On your 45-minutes drive to Nagarkot, you get breathtaking panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Manaslu and Gauri Shankar. Nagarkot accommodates finest of resorts, hotels, restaurants and cafes. Tonight you will stay at one of the best resort or hotel in Nagarkot. Nagarkot is most popular for its magnificent sunset and sunrise views, along with its lovely weather.
Day 3 Transfer to Kathmandu and Sightseeing in Kathmandu
After basking in the fabulous sunrise view in Nagarkot, you return to Kathmandu. Thereafter, you resume your sightseeing tour in other exotic locales like Kathmandu Durbar Square and Kumari temple. Kumari is the Living Virgin Goddess of Hindu religion and is chosen from a Newari Shakya family after meeting all the criteria. Kumari temple lies in the vicinity of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases medieval culture of Nepal and architectural excellence.
Day 4 Half-day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Patan is bound to Kathmandu Valley on the South-East by Bagmati River. It is 5km away from the centre of the Valley. As you explore Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, etc, you will be completely immersed in the beauty and richness of Nepalese culture. You will further proceed towards Swoyambhunath. Stupa of Swoyambhunath is its attraction point and it epitomizes Buddhism for Buddhist sect. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. After Kathmandu sightseeing tour, you can spend the rest of the day by indulging in any kind of activities that you prefer.
Day 5 Depart Kathmandu
Our Nepalese support team will take you to the airport for your flight home. On the other hand, if you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as game drive at National parks, rafting, Muktinath Pilgrimage tour, etc. - ask us.