The 218 sq miles of Kathmandu valley is booming with over 130 important monuments with 7 of them recognized as World heritage Sites by UNESCO. The valley comprises three historical cities with several villages surrounded by verdant hills renowned for the magnificent view of the Himalayas. The rim of the Kathmandu valley also provides good 1 - 3 days hiking.
DAY 01: ARRIVE TO KATHMANDU, NEPAL
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our representative holding your name plate. After formal meeting, you will drive to the Hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk ot the old Kathmandu in the suburb of tourist center of Thamel.
DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Come down to the Hotel restaurant for breakfast. Your tour guide will be introduced. He will guide you through the Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. An easy, relaxing day in a comfortable ride with a local guide will uncover totally different perspective of kathmandu.
Sightseeing Points – Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swayambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
DAY 03: BHAKTAPUR TOUR & NAGARKOT (overnight)
After breakfast, we will drive to Bhaktapur, which is 17 km (45 mints)from Kathmandu. Bhaktapur is known as 'The Living Museum' as it still retains its medieval fragrance. We will have lunch in Bhaktapur and then drive to Nagarkot (18 km). Nagarkot is a hill station overlooking Himalayan peaks at a distance and lush valleys on the either side.
Overnight in Nagarkot hill station. Enjoy countryside and Himalayan View.
DAY 04: CHOICE OF HIKING / PATAN TOUR / SHOPPING
Sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot is what drives hundreds of tourist to Nagarkot. Even though beautiful snowcapped peaks could be seen from bed itself, many tourists prefer to walk or drive to the tower. A hot breakfast will be waiting for you back in Hotel. For the day you can either hike to Changunarayan (2 hrs or 4 hrs) or drive to Patan (Lalitpur), Patan Industrial Area and Tibetan Refugee Camp for more sightseeing and market visit.
Day 05: DEPARTURE from KATHMANDU AIRPORT
Our tour officer will come with a transportation to drive to the Kathmandu Airport for final departure.