Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour
Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour – A leisurely Tour of Culturally Enlightening & Scenic Grandeur
Kathmandu Nagarkot tour is a leisurely cultural and scenic tour in Nepal. Kathmandu Nagarkot tour explores the rich cultural and historical sites of three cities Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur and takes to Nagarkot for magnificent panoramic views of Himalayas. The views of snow capped mountains towering over the northern hills of Kathmandu Valley while visiting towering pagoda roofed temples, old royal palaces depicting the culture of Malla kings make Kathmandu Valley tour unique in its nature. The surrounding hills around the valley make great vantage points for the panoramic views of the Himalayas.
Nagarkot located on the top of the hills close to Kathmandu with the views of magnificent landscape provides the best panoramic views of great Himalayan rages from Manaslu in the west to Mt. Everest in the east. Nagarkot is the place to spend the time in tranquil nature getting rid of hustling and bustling of crowded city life. Nagarkot is also the ending point for a few days short trek in the rims of Kathmandu Valley. Trekking along the ridge from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel entertains the hikers with the panoramic views of Himalayas throughout the hiking.
Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour Highlight
Kathmandu Nagarkot tour begins with the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. We take you to Swayabhunath, a stupa on top of a hill overlooking Kathmandu Valley and Kathmandu Durabar Square, well know for a clusters of old royal palace, distinctive pagoda roofed temples, stone sculpture and old monuments. You will get the views of Kumari, the only living goddess who resides in the heart of Kathmandu Durbar Square.
We visit Boudhhanath, one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design and Bhaktapur Palace Square with several palaces, temples and monuments which resemble a museum of medieval art and architecture. Nagarkot tour takes you to quiet but a scenic spot renowned for sun rise/set as well as panoramic views of Himalayan range including Mt. Everest. A tour to Patan, the city of fine art full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples enhance the pleasure of cultural tour of Kathmandu Valley.
Tour: Easy Tour
Region: Kathmandu, Nagarkot
Duration: 4 Days
Best Season: Mid February, march, April, may/September, October. November, December
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Swayambhunath – Kathmandu Durbar Square – Bhaktapur Durbar Square – Nagarkot
Visit Swayambhunath – the Buddhist stupa believed to be 2500 years old.Next, you visit Kathmandu Durbar Square (old royal palace). Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is noted for pagoda roofed temples, stone sculptures and old monuments.
You visit Bhaktapur which resembles a museum of medieval art and architecture. The main places you visit are Golden Gate, the Palace of 55 Windows – a unique masterpiece of wood carving, Nyatapole Temple – one of the tallest pagoda temples in Nepal. You proceed to Nagarkot. Located at 32 km east of Kathmandu at 2195 meters from the sea level, Nagarkot is a scenic spot renowned for sun rise/set as well as panoramic views of Himalayan range of eastern Nepal including Mt. Everest in clear weather.
Day 03: Patan – Boudhanath – Pashupatinath Tour
Observe the sun rise and the sun shedding light on Himalayan peaks one after another as the sun comes up. Drive back to Kathmandu and commence sightseeing tour to Patan Durbar Square. Patan – the city of beauty, is the oldest city in Kathmandu valley – full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples. You visit a clusters of old royal palaces, Krishna Temple – one of the masterpieces of stone art of ages and Mahabuddha – the replica of famous Mahabouddha in Bodh Gaya of India.
You proceed to Bouddhanath – one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design and the biggest one in the world surrounded by hundreds of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. Nest visist Pashupatinath, the holiest of all the Shiva Shrines with a crematorium on the bank of the holy river the Bagmati.
Day 04: Airport Transfer
Transfer to airport for international departure.
The cost will be provided on request
- Airport arrival and departure
- Two nights in Kathmandu and one night in Nagarkot hotel accommodation on twin sharing on BB plan including all applicable taxes
- Guided sightseeing tour including entrance fees in all the sightseeing places
- Kathmandu – Nagarkot – Kathmandu land transportation
Cost does not include: 1. Visa Fees
2. Meals ( lunch and dinner ) at hotels in Kathmandu and Nagarkot
3. Travelling insurance
4. Any other expenses of personal nature