Trip Fact

Trip Duration 5 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Hotels and resorts
Price US $ 420
Trip Style Tour
Meals Breakfast
Max. Altitude 1,400 meters
Best Season Throughout the year
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Trip Highlights

  • Spend quality time in the lap of Himalayas
  • Observe tradition, culture and history of Nepal
  • Watch centuries old palaces and temples
  • Enjoy countryside lifestyles of the people

Kathmandu City Tour encourages the beautiful vista of natural and artistic surrounding around Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu town of the temple gazes paradise on earth. Kathmandu valley is situated 1400 meters higher than the water level in a concave shape. The Capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu appearances as its beauty is on another level throughout the world. This city has become a point of convergence for ample of tourists (either foreigner or native). There are three cities Bhaktapur, Lalitpur along with Kathmandu city. Whichever city you stopover you won’t return disenchanted. Cities are astounding with the blend of the ethnic and sacred trait.

Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Buddha Stupa, Swoyambhunath are some of the high spots of Kathmandu which you cannot miss throughout Kathmandu City Tour. Via City tour to Kathmandu, these magnificent monuments are out looked among which some are enlisted as world heritage sites by UNESCO. Your eyes won’t get sufficient of flattering the beauty of those places. You will not get enough from glimpsing and admiring the refinement of historical and religious monuments.

Basantapur Durbar Square

Basantapur is the core of Kathmandu valley. Basantapur Durbar square leaves anyone in amusement with its splendid monuments. You can find numerous monuments with historic and ethnic belief inside durbar square like Taleju temple, (which is merely open throughout Nawami of Vijaya Dashami), Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Chowk, the bell. There is an antique temple ‘Jagannath’ with the erotic figurine. Those artifacts show boys and girl fulfilling the human need ‘Kamasutra’. You can sight the European style building ‘GaddhiBaithak’ built by Ranas in 1908. A gigantic sculpture of Kal (black) Bhairav with a terrifying look and six arms has become an attracting portion. If you make a wish with a pure heart in front of that statue then there is a faith of getting fulfilled. But if you make a fake promise or tell lie then you will be punished and will vomit blood or may die.

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar square is full of conspicuous legacy. This is one of the most visited localities in town. Krishna Mandir and Patan Durbar are situated in the periphery of Patan Durbar Square. There is a special kind of ceremonial celebration on the occasion of ‘Krishna Asthami’ (birthday of Lord Shree Krishna). It is the third largest city of Nepal after Kathmandu and Bhaktapur respectively. This city is well-known for Newari culture and Jatra. This city is famous for ‘Matka kulfi’.  You can enjoy lip-smacking traditional Newari cuisines like Choila, Bara, Yomari, Samaya Baji, egg verities and many more.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath temple stands almost 6 km east from Kathmandu. This is mostly visited by the religious site by Hindus. Temple alongside Baghmati River is a flawless view. In spite of being the temple of Lord Shiva Mahadev, Hindu deity people of any religion visit this temple once in their life. If you don’t attain ‘Evening Aarati’ after visiting Pashupati then it will be like overlooking dessert after a delicious meal. Priests chanting Lord Shiva’s mantra during Aarati leave anyone spellbound. Sadhus with ash scrubbed body, Rudrakshya garland, reciting shiva’s hymn welcomes anyone with any religion is the most pleasing scenario. Pashupatinath Temple is encircled by other shrines. Shrines around Pashupatinath are Surya Narayan, Kritimukh Bhairav, Unmatta Bhairav, Budhanilkantha, Vasuki Nath, Hanuman shrine, 184 Shivalinga and many more.

Bouddhanath Stupa 

Bouddhanath Stupa is one amongst the most imperative unique structure stupas within the world. It is the second most divine monastery of Buddhist after Swayambhunath. Though this is a Buddhist monument there is no religious boundary for visitors. It looks alike Swayambhunath and also called as small Swayambhunath. The picture-perfect eyes in the Stupa are also known as ‘wisdom eyes’ indicate omniscience of Lord Buddha. Those eyes are in shade of Nepali Flag (red, blue and white). Curved question mark sign nose between those eyes is a Nepali character of one ‘१’ which means unity.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Nearly 2500 years old Swayambhunath Stupa is also known as ‘Monkey Temple’. The literal meaning of Swayambhu is ‘self-created’ or ‘self-existent’. This is the oldest and most visited stupa by Buddhist Monk from all over the world. On the west, there is the main entrance gate from where you can glimpse three massive statues of Lord Buddha. You can go from another way (stairs) either. There are 365 stairs which will surely lead you to spiritual enlightenment with the view of Sleeping Buddha statue. From the front side of the Stupa, you can catch the outlook of Kathmandu city. On the western side of Stupa, there is a small artificial fountain and pond. There is a trend of tossing a coin and if the coin is placed in a plate then it is taken as good luck.    

Kathmandu City Tour not only concealments the monuments and huge edifices. But also the big heart of its indigenous folks. The height of intelligence, cultural and traditional blend, food cuisine is at another level. Kathmandu City Tour permits its invitees with all these varieties of sites and sights. Enjoy the beautiful Kathmandu City Tour with Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition with finest and traversable cost and itinerary, and make your ‘Being in Nepal’ moment wonderful and dedicatory for the epoch.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu City
  • Day 03:Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur
  • Day 04:View Sunrise and back to Kathmandu
  • Day 05:Back to your destination country

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu On your arrival, staff of NTA will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. If you are not tired then you can roam around Thamel area. In the evening NTA will host welcome dinner to you.
  • Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu City We officially begin our tour from this day. Our guide will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage site in Kathmandu. You will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will observe more than 500 years old Nepalese art and culture. Swayambhunath also known as Monkey Temple is a popular tourist destination that you will visit. Pashupatinath (Hindus’ greatest temple) is another place you will visit on this day. Bouddhanath, which is in walk in distance from Pashupatinath will be another spot of your visit. It is one of the largest stupas of South Asia.
  • Day 03:Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur Patan Durbar Square is listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is a historic place that is rich in arts and architecture. Besides Patan Durbar, Krishna Temple is another thing to watch due to its typical architecture. It is said that the temple was built by carving a single rock.
    On the same day we will also visit Bhaktapur. It is a traditional city which has its unique culture and lifestyle. Nyatapole Temple, The Golden Gate and 55 Window Palace are the things that lure tourists here.After visiting Bhaktapur, we will move towards Nagarkot. It is near from Bhaktapur and is popular for sunrise and sunset view. During night we will enjoy the sunset and feel the ecstatic charm of hill station.
  • Day 04:View Sunrise and back to Kathmandu We wake up early in the morning and enjoy the sunrise and harmonious mountains. After breakfast, we move to Kathmandu where we will have our lunch. You can enjoy free time roaming in Thamel and buy souvenirs. In the evening, NTA will serve farewell dinner to you.
  • Day 05:Back to your destination country Our tour in Nepal ends today and our representative will drop you at the airport.
    See you soon!!

Cost Includes

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • 3 nights in a hotel in Kathmandu and 1 night in a resort in Nagarkot
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide (optional)
  • Heritage sites entrance fees
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Airfare for international flights to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation (anything mentioned outside of itinerary)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to guides
Rated 5/5 based on 3 reviews
  • Wonderful Kathmandu City Tour with NTA
    Micronesia

    Wonderful Kathmandu City Tour with NTA

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    Kathmandu city tour was one of the amazing tours I ever had. Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition provides the best service. They treated us so well. Guide provided to us was good in English so we don’t get a communication problem. My friend and I had a great time in Kathmandu. He had good knowledge of the places we visited. We spent 5 days there. We visited famous places of the city. Every place we visited were beautiful with their own value. My favorite part of our excursion was Sunrise and Sunset View in Nagarkot. View of the different mountain! Wow truly amazing. I still got goose-bumps when I recollect that tremendous view. Tons of thanks Nepal Trek Adventure for arranging amazing Kathmandu City Tour and professional guide.

  • Amazing Kathmandu City tour
    Australia

    Amazing Kathmandu City tour

    Rating:

    Spending some quality time in Kathmandu was like a dream came true for me. I was born in Nepal but I have never been there before. My parents were from Nepal but they are no more Nepalese citizen. I always wanted to visit my birthplace but never got an opportunity. A few months ago when I got my semester break I visited Kathmandu-the capital city of Nepal. My parents contact Binod Sapkota owner of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition and arrange 5 days Kathmandu City tour for me. I was surprised by the beauty of the city. I got to know why Kathmandu city is called as a ‘city of the temple’ because in almost every street you can find small temples. Krishna Sapkota was my guide for Kathmandu City tour. He was a professional guide with a good sense of humor. He had good knowledge about the culture and tradition of many places. I visit the high spot of Kathmandu cities like Basantapur, Swayambhu, Pashupati, Bouddha and Patan. The city was amazing as my parents use to tell me. Huge thanks to Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition for this amazing Kathmandu City Tour.

  • Amazing Private Tour Company
    Brazil

    Amazing Private Tour Company

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    Binod and his crew were amazing. My fiance and I only had 3 days in Nepal and wanted to get the most out of the short time we were there. Binod custom-organized a three-day tour of the country, recommending great hotels within the budget that we wanted to spend. Everything was fantastic from the start-- Binod was fast at getting back with emails, he really listened to my interests, and they only organized things that we really wanted to do, unlike other tour companies where I feel like they recommend places that they have connections to. He had organized a great driver (driving there is a bit crazy!), a very informative tour guide that knew everything about the temples, and a very gracious trekking specialist. If you ever want to see Nepal to the fullest, especially in a short time, this is definitely the way to go!

Accommodations
We will be staying at a luxury hotel of your choice in Kathmandu. Here you will be staying three nights. And, in Nagarkot you will spend one day. Twin sharing basis is the criteria for accommodation. For single accommodation you need to pay additional $ 250 US.

Meals
Breakfasts will be served by your hotel during your stay in Kathmandu. Your stay in Nagarkot includes lunch, dinner and breakfast.

Getting Visa for Nepal
You will get on arrival visa for Nepal. On arriving Nepal you will get tourist visa for 15 to five months. It depends upon your purpose of visit but regarding tour you will get the visa for 15 to three months. 

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