Kathmandu Valley Tour
$ 475 USD (Per Person)
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Trip Duration: 4 Days
Accommondation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
Start From: Kathmandu
Meals: BreakfastShow Less
Kathmandu Valley Tour is one of the short and famous tour in Nepal.Kathmandu valley tour covers those areas which are listed in UNESCO world heritage. Kathmandu valley tour cover different place to visit like Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square.The capital city and one of the biggest city of Nepal is Kathmandu Valley. This Kathmandu Valley is surrounded by mountains name Shivpuri, Phulchowki m Nagarjun, and Chandragiri.
Kathmandu valley tour covers three main city Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. Kathmandu City tour covers Kathmandu valley which is rich in history, religious and cultural point of view. Most of Kathmandu valley people follow Hinduism and Buddhism. There are people of other religious beliefs as well, giving Kathmandu a cosmopolitan culture. Nepali is the most commonly spoken language in the city. Besides this durbar and temple, you find different culture and life style.
Kathmandu valley tour is one of the most famous Tour in Nepal for them who have short time for holidays.
- Explore Kathmandu city.
- Visit different monument like Bhaktapur, Patan and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
- Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupa.
- Newari culture and life style.
- Nagarkot sunrise and sunset tour.
Day 02:City Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Temple.
Day 03:Sightseeing of Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square and drive to Nagarkot
- All ground transfer as per itinerary by luxury car/van/jeep/bus.
- Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu and Nagarkot.
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees of monuments.
- Farewell dinner in local restaurant with cultural program.
- Welcome dinner with cultural shows.
What's not Includes
- Lunch and dinner.
- Personal nature expenses like drinks, tips, laundry.
- Any kind of flight fare.
Day 1Arrival.After arriving at Airport/bus Park, our representative welcomes you and your team and transfer to the hotel. Our staff give you programmed detail. Our staff come pick up to hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Meal : Dinner.
Day 2City Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Temple.After taking breakfast, your guide will come at hotel and give some briefing about program. We will transfer for sightseeing.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is listed UNESCO and this complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between 12th and 18th Centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is the place where kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages.
Kumari temple is the residence of the living Goddess. Kumari, known as Virgin Goddess has got some specialties, she must be chosen from a typical Newari cast with nobody marks and injuries and will be replaced by another Kumari after puberty.
Kasthamandap is believed to be constructed from the wood of a single tree in the sixteenth century. Kasthamandap is situated near to the Kumari Temple. The name Kathmandu was named after this temple.
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple).
The four seeing eyes of Swayambhunath Stupa watch over the valley form the top of 77-m high hillock on western side. This most glorious Stupa in the world is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a primordial lake. The surroundings of the Swayambhunath are covered with small Chaityas and monasteries as well as some Hindu temples.
This stupa lays 6-km downtown Kathmandu. This colossal and ancient stupa, one of the biggest in the world, has the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It was built in the fifth century AD. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. One can observe devotees chanting religious hymns and playing with prayer wheels.
Situated 5km east of the bank of sacred Bagmati River, the temple of Lord Shiva with two-tiered golden roof and silver doors is famous for its superb architecture. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior 400AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva.
Day 3Sightseeing of Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square and drive to NagarkotAfter taking breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to city tour. After finishing city tour, we transfer to Nagarkot for Sunrise tour.
Patan Durbar Square:
The Patan Durbar Square is made in 1600s by Mall Dynasty and the royal palace of Malla kings. It is situated in the heart of Patan City, also listed in UNESCO heritage sites. The square, consists of enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity.The Square also holds old Newari residential houses. There are various other temples and structures in and around Patan Durbar Square build by the Newar Community.
Bhaktapur City Durbar Square:
The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also listed in UNESCO, made in the 15th century Palace of 55 windows, situated to the left as you enter through the city gate, inspires admiration. The palace entrance, Golden Gate that is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows, is masterpiece in repose art .In front of the palace building is a medley of temples of various designs. There are temples like Batsala Temple and the Shiva temple, the replica of Pashupatinath Temple etc. Nyatapola Temple: This five-story pagoda was built in 1702AD. Each story has pair of figures (two wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and goddess’s tigress and lioness). This temple is one of the tallest pagodas and famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship.
Journey will be continuing to Nagarkot, lying at an elevation of 2175m above the sea level. This spot provides an excellent and a grandstand panorama of the Himalaya. One can see more than 05 of the world’s tallest mountains like Lhotse Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m) and Manaslu (8163m) and many other lesser summits including the highest peak Mt. Everest (8848m). The snow peaks look especially gorgeous during sunset and sunrise we will view the gorgeous sunset from here. Overnight in Nagarkot.
Day 4Departure.After taking breakfast, we move towards airport for departure.
- How is Nepal?
Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.
- Passport and Visa:
First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.
Nepal has four seasons:
Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice in city area.
- When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
The best time to come is September, October and November and March, April and May.
- What will happen if get any emergency in the Tour?
We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going tour. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
- Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
- Hotel and Accommodation:
We provide to our client in City area best three stars (above three stars is on client requested).
In other City like Kathmandu, Pokhara and other city, we suggest to our client to take lunch and dinner on their interest. We provide best breakfast in hotel. In Chitwan, we provide all meals to our clients with including breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you want to include all meal in package , then we give you best meal in hotel or restaurant.
We provide best and government license holder guide to you. Our guide provide correct and more information to you.
- Some do’s and do not’s:
Respect local culture and people.The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.