Welcome to land of Himalayan country of Nepal. This is a short trip that lets you explore ancient temples and religious shrines of the three medieval kingdoms, namely Kathmandu valley and Nagarkot. This trip takes you into a kind of mystical history where the past still remains alive in the present, tradition tirelessly repeats itself into a culture that remains seeped into an ancient history created by the kings of past generations and religious doctrines are strictly adhered till this very day.
The Kathmandu capital city of Nepal, we will take you for a visit to the world heritage site holiest Hindu shrine “Pashupatinath”. Pashupatinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the trinity and the guardian (patron) deity of the Hindus. As you approach cremation areas of the temple, you will witness Hindu’s ritual of cremating a corpse. Tour to Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath is other retreats that will be serviced to you. Another attractive prospect of this trip is cultural tour to the major cultural heritages and temples in Kathmandu Bhaktapur and Patan, after you finished your trip over this 6 days tour you will surely realize Nepal is still natural and it have many more history on it self.
Duration: 6 days
Program Type: sightseeing tour
Max. Altitude: 2150m at Nagarkot
Mode of Travel: Land
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: gradegradegrade
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02 sightseeing Kathmandu valley
Day 03 sightseeing Patan bhaktpur and Nagarkot
Day 04 Nagarkot hike to Dhulikhel
Day 05 Drive Dhulikhel to Kathmandu.
Day 06 Departure from kathmandu
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 Patan, Bhaktapur & 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 hike to 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, you are guided along the hiking trails to Dhulikhel, A delightful place renowned for its traditional buildings, the continuing Newari lifestyle and breathtaking views of the snowy Himalaya. Some very pleasant short treks can be done in the area then you can 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 Araniko highway (The highway to Tibet border). Afternoon you are free in Kathmandu so you can shopping or relax in Hotel
Day 6 Depart Kathmandu
End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination