Glimpse of Nepal Tour

Duration:
4 Days
Destination:
Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Kathmandu
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
Private Tour
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DayRoute
1 Arrival at Kathmandu
2 Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Temple
3 Kathmandu-Nagarkot(2175m), 35km, approx. 1.5hrs
4 Departure

Daily Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be escorted by your tour guide to your hotel. Take your time and get rested to acclimate yourself to Nepal's high-altitude climate. Once rested, you can stroll within the vicinity of your hotel. As you stroll around, you will see that Kathmandu is a whole new world. In the evening, you can try the local dumplings—Momos—in one of the nearby restaurants. You’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Temple

The real start of your tour of Kathmandu is today. So, this is a big day for you. You'll soon get to discover the unique culture of this lovely city. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal. Its most famous destination is, of course, the famous Durbar Square.

Your tour guide will stroll you along with the Kathmandu Durbar Square. This square is replete with amazing ancient palaces and temples. It is a showcase of Nepali architecture and culture. It is situated in front of the old royal palace, surrounded by great architectures that colorfully showcase the craftsmanship of Nepali artists of the past centuries. Here, you will see the palaces of the Shah and Malla Kings.

You'll also get to visit the Pashupatinath Temple, one of Hinduism's holiest places in the world. It is located along the riverbanks of the Bagmati River. This temple complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will be bewildered by the sprawling collection of ashrams, temples, images, and inscriptions.

Afterward, you can go straight to the Boudhanath Stupa, the world’s largest stupa and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Its massive mandala is very impressive. Then, you will see the Swayambhunath Temple, in the west of Kathmandu City. Its name, of course, means "self-existent. This temple is known for the monkeys that reside in the area. Hence, it is also alternately called the "Monkey Temple." The monkeys in this temple are playful and known for their notoriety; so be very careful in dealing with them. Afterward, you will be escorted back to your hotel for another overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a world heritage in Kathmandu.
Swayambhunath Stupa
  • Breakfast
Day 3 Kathmandu-Nagarkot(2175m), 35km, approx. 1.5hrs

Today we are going to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square first.

“Durbar” means “Palace” in Nepalese language. There are three famous Durbar Squares in Nepal, one is in Kathmandu, one is in Bhaktapur, and the last in Patan. After the 6th. King of Malla Dynasty died, all his three sons wanted to be the new king, so they controlled three different places and fight each other. These three Durbar Squares were built during that time.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is bigger than the other two squares. There are many temples, statues and palace over 500years history there, thus it’s called “The Treasure of Medieval Nepalese Art” and “Outdoor Museum” as well.

After lunch, we are going to Nagarkot, 35km from Kathmandu. It’s called the “Viewing Deck of Himalaya” because it’s the best place to see the overall perspective of Himalaya. It used to be the secluded place of the Nepalese rulers, but since 70’s it became the most popular place to enjoy the sunrise and sunset. The tour peak season is Oct. to Mar. every year.

Stay overnight in Nagarkot village

The most famous viewing platform for the Himalayas.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Breakfast
Day 4 Departure
Your adventure around Nepal is almost complete. Your tour guide will then fetch you at your hotel to lead you to the airport. You can bid your new friends and your guide farewell. You will surely be most welcomed to come back to Nepal for another great visit.
  • Breakfast

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