Kathmandu Tour itinerary 7 days allows you to explore the cultural and historical beauties of Kathmandu Valley and picturesque excursion of Nagarkot hill, Dhulikhel, and Panauti. 'Kathmandu City and Surrounding Tour' also presents a cultural and religious drive to the most impressive places in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, and many other impressive landmarks. 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. Bhaktapur Durbar Square Highlights: Kathmandu Tour Itinerary 7 Days Explore ancient Top 3 Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley Meet Kumari (living Goddess) in Kathmandu Durbar Square Visit Nagarkot for panoramic views of Himalayan Vistas Witness the local lifestyle and traditions Visit popular Buddhists Stupas and Hindu Temples During the journey of 'Kathmandu City and Surrounding Tour', you will also get to visit the ancient…
Kathmandu Tour itinerary 7 days allows you to explore the cultural and historical beauties of Kathmandu Valley and picturesque excursion of Nagarkot hill, Dhulikhel, and Panauti.
‘Kathmandu City and Surrounding Tour’ also presents a cultural and religious drive to the most impressive places in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, and many other impressive landmarks. 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.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
During the journey of ‘Kathmandu City and Surrounding Tour’, you will also get to visit the ancient palaces, temples, and popular cultural heritage landmarks during this trip and other destinations; Nagarkot, Panauti & Dhulikhel offers the beauty of nature and panoramic Himalayan Views, which gives you a trip of a lifetime.
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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 you to your reserved hotel.
Our guide comes to your hotel to pick you up with transportation. As soon as you take your breakfast, your 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 of which place would be the best to initiate. Basically, the trip begins with a tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa 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 and is located on a beautiful hill inside Kathmandu valley. It is situated on top of a hill that could be observed from almost every part of the Kathmandu Valley. The tourists call this Stupa ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkey monkeys living around the Place. After the Sightseeing around Monkey Temple, we drive to another landmark, Boudhanath Stupa.
The Boudhanath Stupa has been renovated after the Earthquake in 2015 and 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.
Pashupatinath Temple is located on the bank of the 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. Learn more about places to see in Kathmandu valley.
On the day third, same-day second, our guide comes to your hotel and 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 a handicraft center in Patan, please click Places to see Patan for more info and continue driving to Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is home to a 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. Please click attractions in Bhaktapur to learn more.
After you wake up early in the morning, you will be taken to the view place to enjoy the sunrise view of the Himalayan ranges and you spend your time exploring the natural surroundings of Nagarkot hill. In the afternoon, you will drive to Panauti to experience the ancient town with wonderful pagoda-style temples and different styles of monuments. Then, you will drive to Dhulikhel, visit the city and relax in Dhulikhel.
Early in the morning, you will enjoy the sunrise view of the Himalayan ranges; take breakfast and drive to Kathmandu via Arniko highway. You are free in the afternoon for shopping and relax.
On this day you will drive to Dakshinkali, Kirtipur, Chobar, and Khokana. Dashinlaki Temple is famous for Hindu devotees and it is called the temple of the Goddess Kali, the temple lies 28 KM on the southern edge of Kathmandu valley. Later visit Chobar Gorge where Manjushree, the god of Wisdom emptied the valley of its water. Also, you will visit Kirtipur to see old temples and drive to Khokana which is famous for Newari culture and traditions. Drive back to Kathmandu.
You will be transferred to the airport for your final departure.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »