Kathmandu city and surrounding sightseeing tour gives you natural beauty with traditional culture and history of Nepal. Exploration of cultural, natural and historical hearts of Kathmandu valley and nearby two hill. This trip incorporates the best places of three of the most popular sightseeing places in Nepal, namely, Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. This trip takes you to some exotic sites in Kathmandu like Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swoyambhunath, Dakshinkali, Kirtipur, Chobar and Khokana. From the Swoyambhunath, you get an amazing 360 degree view of the entire Kathmandu valley. This brief journey to the religious sites gives you an insight into the religious prospects in Nepal.
Apart from getting a glimpse of Kathmandu's highlights, you also get to bask in the splendors of cultural richness in Bhaktapur and Patan. Thereafter, you will be taken to Nagarkot. At Nagarkot, you get to sight the most fascinating and mesmerizing view of the sunrise. After Nagarkot, Panauti Bazaar and Dhulikhel is your next destination.
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Day 2 Sightseeing around Kathmandu
After an early breakfast, you are ready to do sightseeing tour in 4 major places in Kathmandu - Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu durbar squire. We begin today's sightseeing tour with a visit to Swoyambhunath a 2500-year old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the god of Wisdom. The 5 dhyani Buddha's attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa. (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple) then continues tour into Boudhanath it is the world,s largest stupa and of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Nepal. Antique shops where you can buy things of your interest relating to Buddhist surrounded the monastery. After Boudhanath your next spot is The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati River. It is the holiest Temple for Hindus. Many people from different part of Asia visit this Temple. Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, is also a site for Hindu cremation. During the festival Shiva Ratri temple crowed by devotees. Afternoon visit Kathmandu durbar squire, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient royal residential quarter, Mahadev and Parvati Temple, Machhender Bahl-holy place for the Buddhists and Hindus, Temple House of Kumari, the vestal virgin or the living goddess. Walk around the local bazaars then drive to Hotel.
Day 3 Sightseeing Bhaktapur, Patan and Nagarkot
After breakfast we take you to drive you to Patan durbar squire to explore Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and many other places of Patan, you feel as if Patan has been unveiled before you as an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and repoussé metalwork facades and many other exquisite facets. You will also get to see handicraft centre in Patan and continue drive to Bhaktapur old durbar squire where you will witness unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has remained untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur and you will tour around all these places then drive you to Nagarkot hotel
Day 4 Nagarkot - Panauti - Dhulikhel
You wake up early in the morning to view nature at its best, as the most heavenly sight of sunrise rejuvenates your senses. You spend your day amidst the natural surroundings of Nagarkot. After you have your share of experiencing the magic of Nagarkot, After breakfast drive to Panauti to experience the old city with wonderful pagoda style temples and different types of monuments etc. the area then drive you to Dhulikhel visit the city and relax in Dhulikhel
Day 5 Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
Today you will enjoy with the beautiful sunrise views in Himalaya and take a breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu though Arniko highway (The highway to Tibet border). Afternoon you are free in Kathmandu so you can shopping or relax in Hotel
Day 6 Dakshinkali, Kirtipur, Chobar and Khokana
Today visit to Dakshinkali, Kirtipur, Chobar and Khokana. Dakshinkali, the temple of the Goddess Kali lies 28 Kms from Kathmandu, at the Southern edge of the Kathmandu Valley. Devotees visit this temple each Tuesday and Saturday to make sacrificial offerings of chicken and goats to Goddess "Kali". Later visit Chobar Gorge where Manjushri, the god of wisdom, emptied the valley of its water. Also visit Kirtipur to see the old fortress, which was the key to this valley. Khokana is a Newar Village lying 10 Kms south of Kathmandu city, next to Bungmati, both dating back to the 16th century. In between the two settlements is the temple of Karya Binayak. Running through it is a wide main street, which was built after the 1934 earthquake. Khokana has long been famous as an oil-pressing center where mustard seeds are pressed using traditional methods. Return to Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 7 Depart Kathmandu
End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination
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