Kathmandu Valley Tour

Trip Overview

Kathmandu Valley Tour- a tour of the capital city of Nepal is a relaxing tour to explore cultural heritage with its insights and highlights. Including seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there is much another attractive beauty spot in the Kathmandu Valley. You will be observing Temples like Pashupatinath, Changunarayan, Dakshinkali and Budhanilkantha, Stupas like Syambhunath and Bouddhanath, Durbars like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Kirtipur Durbar Square, Settlements like Chovar and Pharping and Kopan Monastery. This tour will be Golden Occasion for those who have limited holidays. Come and join Amazing Nepal Trek & Expedition for memorable Holiday. 

Trip Highlights

  • Tour around different places of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Visit to different Temples, Stupas, Durbars and Monasteries.
  • Getting Idea about the Nepali Cultures and Communities.
  • Observing Cultural and Historical Places.

Additional Information

If the suggested itineraries are not up to the mark, we can even customize your trip as per your need with a special group discount. Kindly contact us at info@amazingnepaltrek.com for detail information. You can also contact us by calling at +977-9851116042 for 24/7 support. We speak English, Hindi, and Nepali.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu,

Day 02: Visit Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square

Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur, overnight in Nagarkot

Day 04: Hike to Changu Narayan, drive back to Kathmandu

Day 05: Visit Kirtipur, Farping, Dakshinkali, and Chovar

Day 06: Visit Budhanilkanta and Kopan Monastery

Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu

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Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu 

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a company representative, who will drop you off at our hotel. After checking in, take a rest or visit Amazing Nepal's office. You may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Amazing Nepal Trek & Expedition. For dinner, you will be served excellent Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's authentic food culture. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and dinner can be scheduled for the following day. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Visit Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square

After breakfast, you will set out for sightseeing of the culturally and architecturally rich heritage sites of the Valley. Places such as the Pashupatinath, the world-famous temple precinct of the Hindus, the Boudhnath and Swaymbhunath, the world-famous Buddhist stupa precinct, and Kathmandu Durbar Square will open up completely a new cultural world of Nepali art and architecture to you. You will also be taken to the Kumari Ghar, where resides the Virgin Goddess. We will also discuss the trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur, overnight in Nagarkot

After you are done with breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu, take a car drive to Patan. Upon reaching Patan, visit popular landmarks, such as Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple, and Patan Palace. Patan was also known as 'Lalitpur' is the second-largest city in the valley with Buddhist history. The four corners of Patan are marked by stupas built by King Ashok during 250 BC and other historical palaces, religious temples, Buddhist shrines are located inside the Patan city. The Patan Durbar square stands as a symbolic monument of old Newari tradition and culture. It depicts the unique blend of Newari architecture and craftsmanship. The Patan Durbar square is filled with numerous temples, shrines and statues and stone sculptures. The palace or durbar situated in the square once used to the official residence of the Malla Kings. The Krishna Mandir (Temple) is a center of attraction and the most important religious center. The stone carvings, 21 golden pinnacles, and carved pillars are an amazing part of this temple. Patan Durbar square is an ideal place to visit and discover traditional Newari architecture, culture, and tradition while unveiling its exotic hidden beauty.  You will then head to Bhaktapur where equally beautiful temples and palaces await you. Bhaktapur is another medieval city which has retained its culture and traditions, still unchanged from the past. Visit attractions such as Bhaktapur Dubar Square, Bhaktapur Palace with 55 windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapole temple and several other temples that showcase the traditional art and architecture of Nepal. You can also go for souvenir shopping around Bhaktapur and Patan. Afterward, drive to Nagarkot, a famous hill station near Kathmandu. Overnight in Nagarkot.

Day 04: Hike to Changu Narayan, drive back to Kathmandu

Your day starts with an early wake up to catch the sunrise view in the Himalayas, then return to your hotel to have breakfast. And when you are done with breakfast hike for about four hours to Changu Narayan along an easy route that is mostly downhill. Along the way, you'll pass through small villages where you get a sense of Nepalese culture. Soak in views of Kathmandu and the Himalayas in the distance. Your guide shares informative commentary throughout the tour and explains the classic Nepalese architecture of Changu Narayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your tour ends after about eight hours with return to your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 05: Visit Kirtipur, Farping, Dakshinkali, and Chovar

Your day starts today with a drive to Pharping, about 19km south from the center of the Kathmandu it is culturally rich and naturally beautiful and historic town. Shesnarayan temple, Bajra Yogini temple, Gorakhnath temple and Guru Padmasambhava meditation cave are the main attraction. On the way Pharping to Dakshinkali Temple we visit Chovar George According to legends; Buddhist deity Manjushree chopped out the hill with a single blow of her mighty sword released the water out creating the Chobar Gorge. Some research evidence proves that one’s upon a time Kathmandu valley was a big lake. Dakshinkali is located about 4 km south of Pharping. Literally, Dakshin means south and kali means the power of gods. It means a powerful female god Kali stay in south place in Kathmandu valley. It is believed that to sacrifice animal like Chicken, Goat, Ship, Pig etc. fulfill their wishes. Saturday is the big sacrificial day and also blood flows freely on Tuesday. Your tour ends after about seven hours with return to your hotel in Kathmandu for an overnight stay.

Day 06: Visit Budhanilkanta and Kopan Monastery

Recently after your breakfast, you set out for Kopan Monastery, one of Nepal’s largest monastery. Kopan Monastery has become especially famous for teaching Buddhism to visit Western foreigners. The first of what would become annual month-long (November–December) meditation courses was held in 1971. These courses generally combine traditional Lam Rim teachings with informal discussion, several periods of guided meditation and a vegetarian diet. Later on, you take a drive to Kathmandu’s another pilgrimage site Budhanilkanth Temple, the Vishnu temple with huge statue laying down in the pond. Drive back to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 07: Final Departure

Yes, we will see you off at the Tribhuvan International airport.

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Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up upon arrival
  • Welcome dinner with live Nepali cultural program
  • 5 Nights Deluxe Boutique Hotel accommodation (twin sharing basis) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1 Night Tourist Standard twin sharing accommodation in Nagarkot with breakfast
  • Tour guide during the sightseeing per the Itinerary
  •  All the Sightseeing program as per itinerary by private car
  • Farewell dinner at one of the finest restaurant located in Thamel
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Final departure transfer

 Cost not Includes:

  • Nepal Visa
  • International flight to Kathmandu and return ticket to your Home country
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Nagarkot, except welcome dinner and farewell dinner.
  • The entire cost of beverages, mineral water, and beer etc. while on tour
  • Monument entry fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to the guide and driver
  • Anything not included in trip includes list are your personal expenses

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.
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  • Wind and Waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T-Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Reading or writing material
  • The first-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Lightweight Towel
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing - thermals.
  • Daypack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene is best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Sewing Kit

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