Grade

Easy

Geography

Hills

Location

Kathmandu/Lalitpur/Bhaktapur/Dhulikhel

Max altitude

1750m

Religions

Hindu/Buddhist

Ethnic People

Newar/Brahmin/Chhetri

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge

Transportation

Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Minimum Pax

2pax

$665 $499

Kathmandu Valley Tour

Kathmandu is the cultural and historical center of Nepal. The Kathmandu Valley Tour explores the UNESCO World Heritage Sites which are brilliant depictions of art, culture, and architecture of the city during its medieval ages. The tour even incorporates one of the most revered Buddhist monastery at Namobuddha on the hill-station of Dhulikhel. From the antique architectural marvel of the Newar community to the secrets of Buddhism in Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, Kathmandu is everything all at once.

 

Kathmandu Valley Tour Highlights

  • An overview tour of the UNESCO designated sites around Kathmandu city
  • A religious tour in the holy sites of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Swayambhunath
  • An architectural tour to implore the mysteries of the Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square Meditating in the serene ambiance of Namobuddha and exploring the rural life in Dhulikhel

 

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Overview

The Kathmandu Valley Tour begins upon your arrival in Kathmandu. The entire tour is well facilitated by an experienced and language-versed tour guide and a private vehicle. You’ll visit a few of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in the different parts of Kathmandu valley. The tour begins with a visit to the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which consists of multiple palace courtyards, 10th Century palaces, numerous Hindu temples, and street shops.

Afterward, you’ll advance to Swayambhunath, a revered Buddhist stupa located atop a hill. The Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and a Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath are the other two major UNESCO heritage sites you’ll visit before conceding the day. Day two will take you to the neighboring cities of Bhaktapur and Patan. Patan is the largest among the three cities in the Kathmandu valley. The Patan Durbar Square is home to numerous stupas, temples, an age-old royal palace, and traditional brick-roofed houses. After exploring Patan, you’ll embark on a tour to Bhaktapur.

Here, you’ll get to witness the age-old Fifty-five Windowed Palace, the Five Storied Temple (Nyatapola), Dattatreya Temple, Taleju Temple, and the famous Pottery Square within the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The last leg of the tour takes you 42.6 km southeast to Namobuddha Stupa via Dhulikhel. Namobuddha is one of the major Buddhist cultural sites located inside Kathmandu valley. The tour concedes with your return to the hotel. Kathmandu Valley Tour remains accessible throughout the year.

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  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    6
  • Nights
    5
  • Geography
    Hills
  • Location
    Kathmandu/Lalitpur/Bhaktapur/Dhulikhel
  • Max altitude
    1750m
  • Religions
    Hindu/Buddhist
  • Ethnic People
    Newar/Brahmin/Chhetri
  • Accommodation
    Hotel/Lodge
  • Transportation
    Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Minimum Pax
    2pax
Day 1
Kathmandu Arrival
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will warmly receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. After checking in, you’ll meet your tour guide and discuss the itinerary. In the evening, you can take a quick stroll around Thamel. Overnight In Kathmandu.
Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing
Accompanied by a guide, you’ll visit the popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. The tour starts with the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kumari Ghar, Trailokya Mohan Narayan Temple, Ashoka Vinayak temple, and Taleju temple are few of the major tourist landmarks in the area. Afterward, you’ll head north to the popular Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath. It sits on top of a hill and is also known as the Monkey Temple. The tour moves to another popular Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath. After enjoying the local cuisine and architecture of Boudhanath, you’ll head down to Pashupatinath Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, a Hindu deity, the large temple site remains open for hundreds of pilgrims who visit the temple every day. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3
Patan/Bhaktapur Sightseeing
The second day of the tour takes you to the neighboring cities of Patan and Bhaktapur. You’ll drive 7km southeast of your hotel along the Bagmati River to Patan. The city has closer links to Buddhism. Patan Durbar Square is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites which is home to a palace-museum, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Manandhar), Taleju Bell, Narasingha Mandhir, and a historical water spout. After lunch, you’ll drive 12km east to the historic city of Bhaktapur. You’ll get to visit the Bhaktapur museum (National Art Museum) along with the Fifty-five Windowed Palace, Nyatapola Temple, Dattatreya Temple, Taleju Temple, Taumadi Square, and the famous Pottery Square within the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 4
Dhulikhel Namo Buddha Sightseeing
Today, you’ll drive 31km southeast to the popular hill-station of Dhulikhel. Located in the outskirts of the Kathmandu valley, Dhulikhel remains one of the most popular tourist’s getaways. Afterwards, you’ll move 12km south to another hill-site of Namobuddha. This Buddhist pilgrimage site sits atop a hill and is home to Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery, one of the oldest and most revered Buddhist sites in Nepal. It is known as the site where Buddha, in a previous life, gave his body to a starving tigress and her cubs. You can catch glimpses of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges from here. Overnight in Namobuddha.
Day 5
Back to Kathmandu and free day
After breakfast and brief sightseeing, you’ll drive back to Kathmandu city. The rest of the day is yours. You have the option of either further exploring the Kathmandu valley, or relax in your hotel. You can go to the nearby malls to catch a quick movie or go for souvenir hunting in the shops of Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 6
Departure
Today our representative will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure. Farewell and Goodbye!


Included
  1. Admission fees to sightseeing spots & activities specified
  2. Meals as specified in the package
  3. Tour guide-excellent English-speaking guide
  4. Accommodations-hotels based on double/single occupancy as specified
  5. Transportation- domestic flights & land transfer with as specified in package
 
 
Not Included
  1. International flight ticket and airport tax
  2. Nepal visa fee
  3. Gratuities to guides & drivers
  4. Any expense of personal nature
  5. Travel /medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
 
   

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