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Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour - 4 Days

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
495

Kathmandu sightseeing tour is one of the famous city tours in Nepal. This is a short tour among the other tours in Nepal. Mainly, we distribute one full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu city. There are many other places to visit in Kathmandu valley. While doing Kathmandu sightseeing we cover 4 major places in a day. If you like to visit all the places in the valley you will need to add more days.

Also, there are many activities to do in Kathmandu.We sort the most popular activity here that is done in Kathmandu. Sightseeing tour is for those who have a short time and who want to explore the historical places with the culture of Nepal. This short tour provides you with enough visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal which are located in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. These are the cities inside the Kathmandu valley.

Highlights of Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

  • Take in the natural beauty and scenic villages.
  • Swayambhunath; known as the Monkey Temple,the oldest stupa in Nepal.
  • Experience the reverence of devout Hindu monks at their most sacred temple in the world.
  • Visit the ancient Newar town of Bhaktapur, one of the oldest in Nepal.
  • Home to some of the richest talent in carvings, pottery and weaving.
  • A welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu.
  • A tourist-themed market with Wi-Fi.
  • Learn how to prepare a range of traditional dishes.
  • Buy local produce, clothing and local handicrafts.
  • Try authentic and tasty Nepali dishes and chutneys.

Short Itinerary

  1. Day : Arrival Kathmandu
  2. Day : Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing (Boudhanath, Pashupati and Bhaktapur) and drive to Nagarkot
  3. Day : Back to Kathmandu and Sightseeing (Patan, Monkey Temple and Kathmandu Durbar)
  4. Day : Departure
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival, Elite Treks representative take you to the hotel. If the time remains, we will take a short visit around Thamel. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner provided by Elite Treks with the cultural show.

Day 2
Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing (Boudhanath, Pashupati and Bhaktapur) and drive to Nagarkot

Today, after breakfast we start sightseeing tour in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO world heritage site inside Kathmandu. At first, we drive to the Buddha stupa which is 7 KM far from the centre of Kathmandu, Which is the biggest Buddhists pilgrimage site. After that, we visit Hindus biggest pilgrimage site called Pashupati Temple. Near to the Buddha Stupa. On finishing these two pilgrimage sites we move towards Nagarkot. On the way to Nagarkot, we stop at Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur Durbar square is rich in ancient Nepali art and culture. Read more about Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After that, we drive to Nagarkot.

Nagarkot, situated at 7200 ft above the sea level providing the stunning views of Himalayan. This is for the sunrise and sunset views of the mountains. Overnight in Nagarkot.

Day 3
Back to Kathmandu and Sightseeing (Patan, Monkey Temple and Kathmandu Durbar)

In the morning after breakfast, we start our journey toward Kathmandu valley. On arriving Kathmandu valley we entre to the Patan Durbar Square. It is rich in art and architecture. After Patan, our journey is for Shayambhu Stupa. This is the oldest stupa of Nepal. It is also known as the Monkey temple. Shayambhu stupa is pilgrimage site, besides that, we can explore the whole Kathmandu valley view from here.

From there we go down to the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here we can get the most famous art and architecture from the period of the Malla Dynasty build at the time ruling here. They ruled here from 12th to 18th century. In the evening we come back to the hotel through the local market.

Day 4
Departure

Geography

Kathmandu valley is a bowl-shaped valley, located approximately 1,400 meters from the sea level. Shivapuri, Chandragiri, Phulchowki and Nagarjuna are the four mountain ranges which surround the valley. Whereas Bagmati is the major river flowing through the valley. Inside the valley there are three different district Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, occupying an area of 570 square kilometres. The valley gained the status of World heritage site by UNESCO.

Culture

Culture of Kathmandu is a collective form different music, religions, arts, architectures. Temple and monasteries are the main part of the Kathmandu as well whole Nepali architecture. Hindu and Buddhist are the two major religions of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is famous for its monuments from the centuries.

Architecture and Landmarks

Read more about the Landmarks of Kathmandu Valley here.

Service Included

  • Airport pick up and drop,
  • 2 nights Kathmandu hotel with B&B basis,
  • 1 night Nagarkot hotel with B&B basis,
  • Sightseeing entry fees,
  • English speaking tour guide,
  • Sightseeing with private vehicle,
  • Bottle water during tour,

Service Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner during the tour,
  • Tips for guide and driver,
  • Personal expenses,

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Price From USD$550 USD$495/person
495
Total $ 495 USD

Trip Facts

  • Car | Bus
  • Above 2
  • Sightseeing

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.


Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Visa Information: Visa Valid for Fee 15 days US$ 25 30 days US$ 40 90 days US$ 100


Is a guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

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