Kathmandu and Nagarkot Tour – 5 Day allows you to explore the cultural and historical aspects of Kathmandu Valley and picturesque excursion of Nagarkot hill. This tour also presents cultural and religious drive to the most impressive places in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan. You will get to experience different facets of Nepal while traveling to those amazing places and you will become a part of these wonderful traditions and culture of the country on this Kathmandu and Nagarkot Tour – 5 Day.
During this Kathmandu and Nagarkot Tour – 5 Day, you will also get to visit the ancient palaces, temples and popular cultural heritage landmarks during this trip and another destination; Nagarkot offers the beauty of nature and panoramic Himalayan Views, which gives you a trip of a lifetime.
You will be thrilled watching panoramic flying into Kathmandu with the views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks sprawling down; you will already get excited to explore the country. Our representative from HimalayanWindows will meet you at the airport terminal and transfer to your reserved hotel.
Our guide comes to your hotel to pick you up with transportation. As soon as you take your breakfast, you a Day Sightseeing begins, you will be visiting four major landmarks in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our Guide will give you a perfect idea which place would be the best to initiate. Basically, the trip begins with a tour to Swoyambhunath also known as the Monkey Temple – a 2500 years old landmark; it is said to be, the Radiant Lotus of the Valley-Mythology, established when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of the Wisdom. This Temple is a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists, is located on a beautiful hill inside Kathmandu valley. It is situated on top of the hill that could be observed from almost every part of the Kathmandu Valley. The tourists call this Stupa as ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkey monkeys living around the Places. After the Sightseeing around Monkey Temple, we drive to another landmark, Boudhanath Stupa. This Stupa has been renovated after the Earthquake 2015 as this was also impacted. The Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Stupa and represents Tibetan Buddhists Culture in Nepal. Antique shops around this stupa where you can buy things of your preferences concerning Tibetan Culture and Lifestyles. After a visit to Boudhanath, you will be transferred to the Pashupatinath Temple, which is located at the bank of Bagmati River. It is a sacred Temple for Hindus as many people from different parts of the world visit this temple every year and during the Shiva Ratri, hundreds of thousands of devotees and Sadhus come to attend. The last site of this day is Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal residential quarter, Mahadev Parvati Temple, Temple house of Kumari (Living Goddess) around this Durbar Square. Walk around the local bazaar and back to the hotel.
On the day third, same-day second, our guide comes to your hotel, begins your day tour.
After breakfast at the hotel, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbars, Mahaboudha, Krishna Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple and etc. You feel like Patan has been exposed before you as an open museum presenting stunning carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in Pagoda Style with erotic carvings and metalwork faces and many other beautiful facets. Additionally, you will also get to see handicraft center in Patan and continue to drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a home of unique culture and the finest display of craftsmanship. It is said that Bhaktapur only places in Nepal which is remained untouched by Western Culture. Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Nyatapola Temple, Statue of King Bhupindra and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the pride of Bhaktapur. You will tour around this place and drive to Nagarkot.
Early in the morning, the hotel staff will wake you up for the Sunrise view either from the hotel or you can hike for half an hour to reach View Tower. In the morning, you will witness sunrise; offering the finest views from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. Explore around Nagarkot and go for a little walk as well and back to Kathmandu. Afternoon, you are free for shopping or relax.
End of the day in Kathmandu, our guide and driver will transfer to the airport for final departure.
, 25 Jun, 2016
It was a great pleasure to travel with HimalayanWindows/Anupam. We did our trip to Nepal and Nepal-Tibet border in 2015. It was a very nice trip itinerary provided. It was very good experience to visit all the world heritage near to Kathmandu. Highly recommended!
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