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Cultural and Historical Tours

Discover Kathmandu


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Trip Introduction:

On your 4-day Discover Kathmandu tour, visit amazing World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu such as historic Durbar Square and the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. Next, enjoy sunset and sunrise views and the Himalayan panorama from Nagarkot. Also, marvel at the rich ancient arts and architecture in Patan Durbar Square and experience the authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation in Bhaktapur.

Best Season:

Autumn (Sept. to Dec.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trip when the weather is clear and pleasant.

Important Note:

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Himalayan Glacier. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Arrival location:

Kathmandu, Nepal

Departure Location:

Kathmandu, Nepal

Included in your experience:

Pickups and drops from hotels and airports

3-star hotel in Kathmandu and resort in Nagarkot

Breakfast during the trip

Welcome and farewell dinners

Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)

English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide

T-shirt and city map

Heritage sites fees

All government and local taxes

Ground Transportation, Gift bag, Airport transfers, Internet

Not included in your experience:

Nepalese visa fee

Airfare for international flights

Lunch and dinner

Extra night accommodation if required

Excess baggage charges

Personal expenses

Services not mentioned in the ‘What Is Included’ section

    None Available for this package
  • Day1 - 2
    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft), explore Thamel and Durbar Square Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a Himalayan Glacier representative will pick us up from the airport. We will then be transferred to our hotel. After freshening up, we can visit Himalayan Glacier’s office in Thamel and explore the area which also a popular tourist hub. Later we can tour Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:Dinner
    Hotel Moonlight
  • Day2 - 3
    Visit World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, drive to Nagarkot and see sunset views After breakfast, we begin our sightseeing tour by visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Kathmandu. Swayambhunath Temple is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area. Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of river Bagmati and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva. The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia which is built on the ancient trade route to Tibet. Next, drive to Nagarkot, a tiny village in the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley known for its mountains, sunrise and sunset views. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:Breakfast
    Hotel Moonlight
  • Day3 - 4
    Sunrise in Nagarkot, sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur, drive back to Kathmandu We enjoy sunrise from the mighty Himalayas before leaving for the city square of Bhaktapur, an irresistible city with an authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. While in the city square, we get to admire the Nyata-Pola Temple, the Golden Gate, water spouts and the 55 Window Palace which merge together to provide an ambience of a magical outdoor theater to its visitors. We also immerse ourselves in the authentic delicacy of the locals in Bhaktapur. Next, we visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that showcases rich ancient arts and architecture of the valley. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:Breakfast
    Hotel Moonlight
  • Day4
    Final departure Our tour of the Kathmandu Valley comes to an end today! A representative from Himalayan Glacier will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight. Included meals:Breakfast
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