Kathmandu, Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Tour

6 Days
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Kathmandu, Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Tour (6 Days) allows you to explore cultural and historical aspects of Kathmandu Valley and picturesque excursion of Nagarkot hill and Dhulikhel. This tour also presents cultural and religious drive to the most impressive places in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel. 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.

During this Kathmandu, Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Tour, you will also get to visit the ancient palaces, temples and popular cultural heritage landmarks during this trip and another destination; Nagarkot & Dhulikhel offers the beauty of nature and panoramic Himalayan Views, which gives you a trip of a lifetime.

HimalayanWindows puts its every effort in making your Kathmandu, Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Tour as smooth as possible by keeping all the possible attractions into this itinerary.

Note: Please bring nice hiking shoes, sun cream, Sun Glass and dry-packed food for the hiking from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel.


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Trip Facts

  • Trip Start from: Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Max. Elevation: 2100m

Trip Itineraries

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m)

    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.

  • Day 2: Full Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    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. Please click on this link to know more about Kathmandu Valley and its attractions.

  • Day 3: Full Day Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur

    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. Check more info about Bhaktapur attractions.

  • Day 4: Hike from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel

    You will get up early in the morning to get the stunning view of the several Himalayan ranges and explore around Nagarkot. After you experience the magic of Nagarkot, you will start hiking to Dhulikhel following delightful place renowned for its traditional buildings, the Newari lifestyles and culture, wonderful views of the snowy Himalayas. After approx 4 hours of hiking, you get to Dhulikhel.

  • Day 5: Dhulikhel to Kathamndu

    This day you will enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of Himalayas, take breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu via Arniko High way. You are free for shopping or relax in Kathmandu in the afternoon.

  • Day 6: Transfer to airport for final departure

    You will be transferred to the airport for the final departure.


  • Airport pick-up and drop by private transport
  • Transportation by private vehicle during the tour
  • Accommodation on Twin Sharing room basis
  • An English Speaking Nepalese guide throughout the tour
  • All Entrance fees of landmarks mentioned in the itinerary
  • Government Tax and other office service charge


  • Lunch and Dinner throughout the tour
  • Single supplement if required
  • International or Domestic tickets and airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa (US$25 for 15 Days, US$ 40 for 30 Days)
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drink, Telephone calls and laundry
  • Personal expenses, Tips and etc
  • Travel, Medical insurance and first aid kit

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