Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in 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 done with breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu, take a car drive to Patan. Upon reaching Patan, visit the 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 resident of the Malla Kings. The Krishna Mandir (Temple) is 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. Afterwards, 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 historical 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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