Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

  •   Trip Grade: Easy
  •  Group size: 4-5
  •   Meals: (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  •   Accomodation: Basic camping or guest house
  •   Transportation: included

Overview

Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition, brings to you the carefully formulated Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour package which focuses on the most architecturally and culturally variant city of Nepal, the capital Kathmandu. A living heritage of Nepalese arts, culture, ancient heritage and precious moments, handed down generations after generations, makes the aura of this sightseeing tour an experience in itself. Kathmandu is home to 7 of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal.

Sightseeing in Kathmandu comprises the visit to the Buddhist Temple of Syambunath, the Hindu pilgrimage spot of Pashupatinath, one of the largest Stupas; Boudhanath and lastly the mystical and treasured Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Pashupatinath is richly ornamented with pagoda houses and the sacred Linga of Lord Shiva. One od the most sacred Hindu Shrines in the world, people are burnt after their death, between Pashupatnaht and the holy Bagmati River. The golden tiered roof and four silver doors make the aura of Pashupatinath an out of the world experience.

Syambunath us located on a hilltop and offers fabulous views of the Kathmandu Valley, this Buddhist pilgrimage site exhibits serenity and peace with the All Seeing Eyes of Lord Buddha inscribed over its top. Boudhanath is one of the largest Stupas in the world. The Kathmandu Durbar Square is another living heritage, with its erotic symbolism, exclusive architecture, antiquity and the house of the only Living Goddess in the World, the Kumari Temple. Its temples and other locations make the Kathmandu sightseeing day come to a perfect ending. Come experience the Kathmandu Sightseeing tour package with Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1:

9:00 AM: Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Explore the temple complex.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Drive to Pashupatinath Temple.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Explore the temple complex.

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Lunch break at a local restaurant.

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Drive to Boudhanath Stupa.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Explore the temple complex.

5:00 PM: Drive back to hotel and drop off.

Day 2:

9:00 AM: Pick up from hotel and drive to Patan Durbar Square

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Explore the square.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Explore the square.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Lunch break at a local restaurant.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Visit Changu Narayan Temple.

4:00 PM: Drive back to hotel and drop off.

Day 3:

9:00 AM: Pick up from hotel and drive to Nagarkot.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Explore the village.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Drive to Chisapani.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Explore the village and take in the views of the surrounding mountains.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Lunch break at a local restaurant.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Drive to Dhulikhel.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Explore the town.

4:00 PM: Drive back to hotel and drop off.

 

Day 1:

This day begins with a pick-up from the hotel at 9:00 AM and a drive to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. This temple complex is an ancient Buddhist stupa located on a hilltop, offering stunning views of the city. Visitors can explore the complex, watch the playful monkeys and take in the breathtaking views. The tour then proceeds to Pashupatinath Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Nepal, where visitors can observe the Hindu rituals and explore the surrounding ghats. After the temple visit, visitors will have a lunch break at a local restaurant. The tour will then take visitors to Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world, where they can explore the complex and visit the surrounding shops and restaurants before returning to the hotel.

Day 2:

On day two, visitors will be picked up from their hotel at 9:00 AM and driven to Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its traditional Newari architecture. Visitors can explore the square, visit the temples and palaces, and admire the intricate artwork. The tour then proceeds to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, another UNESCO World Heritage site known for its traditional Newari architecture. Visitors can explore the square, visit the temples and palaces and learn about the local culture. After Bhaktapur, visitors will have a lunch break at a local restaurant before visiting Changu Narayan Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Visitors can observe the rituals and admire the intricate carvings before returning to the hotel.

Day 3:

On day three, visitors will be picked up from their hotel at 9:00 AM and driven to Nagarkot, a popular hill station located about 32 km east of Kathmandu. Visitors can explore the village, take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, and enjoy the fresh air. The tour then proceeds to Chisapani, another hill station located about 21 km east of Nagarkot. Visitors can explore the village and enjoy the beautiful mountain views. After Chisapani, visitors will have a lunch break at a local restaurant before visiting Dhulikhel, a historical town located about 30 km east of Chisapani. Visitors can explore the town, admire the traditional Newari architecture, and take in the views of the surrounding mountains before returning to the hotel

Includes

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with private vehicle
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with┬átour guide
  • salary for┬átour guides.
  • First Aid kit box and oxygen cylinder for an Emergency case
  • All government tax and fees.
  • Company service charges and fees

Excludes

  • Life and medical insurance during the trip
  • Personal expense on a trip.
  • Entrance fee during the tour
  • food, Hard and soft drinks during the tours.
  • Tips etc.

 

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Essential Equipment:

  1. Comfortable walking shoes: You’ll be doing a lot of walking, so it’s essential to have comfortable shoes.
  2. Sunscreen and hat: Kathmandu can get very hot and sunny, so it’s important to protect yourself from the sun.
  3. Water bottle: Staying hydrated is crucial in Kathmandu’s hot weather.
  4. Camera: There are many beautiful sites to see in Kathmandu, and a camera will help you capture those moments.
  5. Cash: Many places in Kathmandu don’t accept credit cards, so it’s a good idea to carry cash.

 

FAQs:

  • What is the best time to visit Kathmandu?

The best time to visit Kathmandu is from September to November and from February to April when the weather is mild and the skies are clear.

  • What are the must-visit sites in Kathmandu?

Some of the must-visit sites in Kathmandu are Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square.

  • How long does it take to visit all the major sites in Kathmandu?

It can take 3-4 days to visit all the major sites in Kathmandu, but it depends on how much time you want to spend at each site.

  • What is the dress code for visiting religious sites in Kathmandu?

It’s important to dress modestly when visiting religious sites in Kathmandu. For example, women should cover their shoulders and wear long pants or skirts, and men should wear long pants and shirts that cover their shoulders.

  • Is it safe to travel to Kathmandu?

Yes, Kathmandu is generally a safe place to travel. However, it’s always a good idea to take basic safety precautions like not carrying too much cash and being aware of your surroundings.