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Kathmandu City Tour

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is the largest city in the country. Nepal capital city is in shape of Khukuri knife and its glorious history dates back to two thousand years. Located in the bowl shaped Kathmandu Valley, the city is the cultural hub of the country and probably the most sought after tourist destination. The home town of Newaras is the meeting point of various ethnic groups.

Kathmandu city is the conjecture to the major routes within and outside the country. Most of the trekking expeditions and tours start from Kathmandu. The city itself is home to the historical monuments, cultural groups, architectural wonders and exotic tourist destinations. The famous durbar squares of Kathmandu are world famous and the Kathmandu valley is a Cultural World Heritage site listed by UNESCO in 1979.

3 nights / 4 days - Kathmandu Nepal Tour Travel Package

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu . Take Nepal visa. It costs Us $ 25 for 15 days with 1 PP size Photo. After your tour conformation Himalayan Glory will send you visa form. On arrival Meet Himalayan Glory staff and transfer to the Respective Hotel. Himalayan Glory Tours will send you the visa form after conforming your tour travel package.

Day 02: Sightseeing
Early morning go for Everest Mountain flight. For detail of Everest Mountain flight see in our web page. Return to Hotel, take breakfast and after noon city tour. Visit Boudha Nath, Swyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu durbar square.

BOUDHNATH
This Stupa situated 11km/7 miles from Kathmandu City is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stand with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. This Buddhist Stupa was built by King Man Deva at the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priests.

KATHMANDUCITY
Known as Kantipur Nagri, the capital of the Kingdom of Nepal . Here you will visit the temple of the Living Goddess who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kashtamandap the source of the name Kathmandu and supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar Square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty.

SWAYAMBHUNATH
Located approximately 4 kms. /2.5 miles, this Buddhist Stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.

Day 03 Sightseeing
After breakfast drive to Nagarot. Nagarkot is a small hill station east north 32 km of Kathmandu . Takes 1.5 Hours on normal drive. On the way visit Bhaktapur Durbar square.

BHAKTAPUR CITY
As you walk in you cannot but be over come by a feeling of inner harmony. Such is the art and architecture and the special layout here. The 15th century palace of 55 windows, situated to the left as you enter through the city gate, inspire admiration. The National Art gallery is also housed inside. The Palace entrance, the golden gate is a masterpiece in repose art. In front of the palace building is a medley of temples of various designs.

Day 04 Sightseeing
Breakfastat the Hotel, and drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Tribhuvan International airport (TIA) to connect the onward flight.

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Kathmandu Nepal Cultural Tour 12 N / 13 d

Nepal's culture is rich with traditions of various ethnic groups. A culture tour to Nepal will familiarize the visitor to the opulent cultural heritage that Kathmandu is blessed with.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the airport, welcome by our representative and transfer to the Hotel. At the hotel briefing about the program by our representative. Rest day at leisure.

Day 02 Sightseeing
Sightseeing tours to Pashupatinath temple, Bodhnath stupa and Budhanilkantha.

Day 03 Sightseeing
Kathmandu-Nagarkot. Sightseeing tours to Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan temple. Drive to Nagarkot for overnight stay.

Day 04 Sightseeing
Nagarkot-Kathmandu Early morning Sunrise view over the Himalayan Panorama. Drive to Patan for sightseeing tours. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 05 Sightseeing
Kathamandu Sightseeing tours to Kirtipur, Dakshinkali and Chobhar. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 06 Sightseeing
Kathmandu-Daman Drive to Daman (75km) along the Tribhuvan Highway. Overnight stay in Resort.

Day 07 Sightseeing
Daman- Chitwan Early morning spiritual sightseeing of the Himalayan paranoma.

Day 08 Sightseeing
Chitwan-Lumbini After breakfast, you will drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, who is the founder of Buddhism.

Day 09 Sightseeing
Lumbini-Tansen After a 4 hour drive along a rough hilly roads, you will arrive at Tansen, a pristine hill town which is yet untouched by mass tourism. It is situated at the altitude of 1371m.

Day 10 Sightseeing
Tansen-Pokhara Full day sightseeing tour to Pokhara valley. That includes visiting temples, caves, gorges and waterfalls as well as boating in lakes.

Day 11 Sightseeing
Pokhara-Gorkha. Enjoy the excellent views of the temple complex at Gorkha.

Day 12 Sightseeing
Gorkha-Kurintar. From Kurintar, you will take a breathtaking cable car ride to famous Manakamana Temple. Visit the Manakamana Temple to have an insight to the faith of Hindu devotees for their goddess.

Day 13 Kurtinagar (Kurintar)-Kathmandu . Transfer to airport for departure.

Advanture Tour and Trekking 17 N / 18 D

Nepal adventure tour enables tourists to enjoy trekking expeditions, mountaineering excursions, river rafting trips, mountain flights, rock climbing, bungee jumping, river and lake sport fishing, hiking etc. Nepal is the ultimate spot for adventure tourism. Adventure Tour in Nepal is designed to assist the tourists make most of their vacations / holidays.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the airport, welcome by our representative and transfer to the Hotel. At the hotel briefing about the program by our representative. Rest day at leisure.

Day 02 Sightseeing
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03 Trek and Tour
From Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2713m) and trek to Kagbeni (2810m.)

Day 04 Sightseeing
Trek to Chele (3200m.)

Day 05 Sightseeing
Trek to Shyangboche (3800m.)

Day 06 Sightseeing
Trek to Tsarang (3650m.)

Day 07 Sightseeing
Trek to Lo Monthang (3760m.)

Day 08 Sightseeing
Excursion to King Palace.

Day 09 Sightseeing
Trek to Lo Ghekar (3800m).

Day 10 Sightseeing
Trek to Geling (3510m).

Day 11 Sightseeing
Trek to Samar (3700m.)

Day 12 Sightseeing
Trek to Tetang (3100m.)

Day 13 Trek to Muktinath (3800m.)

Day 14: Excursion day in Muktinath.

Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2713m.)

Day 16: From Jomsom fly back to Pokhara; overnight stay at hotel.

Day 17: From Pokhara drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 18: Transfer to airport for departure.

Pilgrimage Tour 15 N / 16 D

Nepal is the only Hindu Kingdom in the world and tourists from all over the world come here to visit various Hindu Pilgrimage sites. Buddhism is equally popular in Nepal and so are Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

Hindu & Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon arrival at the airport, welcome by our representative and transfer to the Hotel. At the hotel briefing about the program by our representative. Rest day at leisure.

Day 02 Sightseeing
Full day sighseeing tour of Kathmandu city, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudanath.

Day 03 Trek and Tour
Drive Kathmandu to Chitwan (approx 05 hrs). Overnight stay in Chitwan Jungle Lodge.

Day 04 Sightseeing
Full day Jungle activities.

Day 05 Sightseeing
Drive Chitwan to Lumbini (Birth place of Lord Buddha).

Day 06 Sightseeing
Visit Lumbini Garden and Shanti Stupa.

Day 07 Sightseeing
Drive Lumbini to Pokhara.

Day 08 Sightseeing
Full day sightseeing tour of Pokhara city.

Day 09 Sightseeing
Visit Barha and Bindyabashini temples

Day 10 Sightseeing
Tour Pokhara - Damodarkund -Muktinath - Pokhara

Day 11 Sightseeing
Pokhara - Ridighat - Janakpur

Day 12 Sightseeing
Visit Janakpur

Day 13: Janakpur - Balmiki Ashram -By Flight Kathmandu

Day 14: Reach Kathmandu. Visit Hindu temples like Changunarayan, Dakshinkali

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 16: Transfer to airport for departure.

Entertainment - Kathmandu Casinos
The casinos of Kathmandu are famous worldwide. These action-packed, lively casinos of Kathmandu make the night life rocking. These casinos run 24X7 and offer ultimate fun games and entertainment. There are four licensed casinos in Kathmandu, all located in the premises of the city's top hotels, which offer your favorite games: poker, baccarat, roulette, pontoon, blackjack, as well as other card games and slot machines.

Tourist Attractions

Hanuman Dhoka (Durbar Square)
The square is the complex of palaces, courtyards and temples that are built between the 12th and the 18th centuries by the ancient Malla Kings of Nepal. It is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. Taleju Temple, Kal Bhairab (God of Destruction), Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the Big Bell, Big Drum and the Jagnnath Temple are some of the interesting things to see in this Square.

Swayambhunath Stupa
Also known as the monkey temple, the Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath is situated on the top of a hill, west to Kathmandu. The temple is considered to be one of the most popular, holiest and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. Large tribes of monkeys can be seen inside and around the temple. The golden spire of Swayambhunath stupa crowns a wooded hillock and offers a commanding view of Kathmandu city. This is one of the world's most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.

Boudhanath Stupa
The biggest stupa in Nepal is situated 7 km east to Kathmandu. Boudhanath Stupa looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. The Bouddhanath stupa is also known as Khasti Chitya and is considered as one of the oldest stupas in the country.

Balaju Water Garden
The beautiful Balaju Water Garden is a famous tourist destination. It is situated below the Nagarjun Hill, about 5 km narthwest of akthmandu. The garden has an exotic bank with 22 stone waterspouts, carved in the shape of sea-dragons. The water garden also consists of religious shrines, fishponds and a replica of the statue of Budhanilkantha. The swimming pool inside the park attract a lot of tourists.

Budhanilkantha
This is one of the masterpieces of stone sculptures of Lichchhavi period. This 5th century statue is in the middle of a small pond and seems to float in water. The Budhanilkantha temple consists of a pond in which lies a great stone figure of the Hindu god Vishnu reclining on the coils of a cosmic serpent. The huge statue of sleeping Vishnu is believed to be carved from the single block of black stone of a type not found in the valley. It is believed that ages before the two hardworking farmers (husband and wife) discovered the statue when they were ploughing their field.

Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath Temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. Regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world, Pashupatinath temple's existence dates back to 400 A.D. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay homage to this temple, that is also known as the temple of living beings. The Pashupatinath Temple is the pride of Kathmandu.

Changu Narayan Temple
The oldest temple in Kathmandu valley, Changu Narayan was built in 4th century. The temple is decorated by some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the valley. The temple possess a Vishnu image with ten heads and ten arms that is a fine example of stone carving from the 5th century. The temple stands as a representative of culture, religion, history and faith.

Kumari Ghar (Temple of Kumari)
The temple or the residence of Living Goddess, Kumari, is situated in the vicinity of Hanuman Dhoka Palace. The building has beautifully carved wooden balconies and window screens. The Kumari- the living Goddess acknowledges the greetings from her balcony window.

Narayanhity Durbar
It was the Royal Palace of the Late King, His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shahdev of Nepal. The Shah kings moved to this palace from their old palace in the late 18th century. The new edifice was inaugurated in 1970 on the occasion of the wedding of His Majesty king Birendra Bir Bikram Shahdev. The palace takes its name from the Narayanhiti, a famous historic waterspout situated at the southern corner of the Palace. The Palace compound is immense, surrounded by high walls and guarded by soldiers.

Singha Durbar
A grand imposing palace built on the neo-classical style. It was the private residence of Rana Prime Minister. Now it's the Secretariat of His Majesty's Government of Nepal.

Machchhendrananth Temple
The temple of Sweta Machchhendra Bahal between Indra Chowk and Asan. It is a Pagoda of considerable artistic beauty is also called as "Janmadyo" or "Machchhendra" deity.

Dakshinkali
The temple of Dakshinkali is situated about two kilometers south of Shekha Narayan. Dakshinkali is regarded as one of the most important Hindu Goddesses. Pilgrims visit this temple to offer their prayer and animal sacrifices to the goddess. Besides, this place has been developed as a popular picnic spot.

Art and Culture
Kathmandu is the cultural focal point of Nepal. Being the meeting point of major ethic groups and foreign nationalities, the city has a diverse and rich culture. The unique intermingling of traditional ethnic groups is a characteristic feature of Kathmandu. The popular art museums in Kathmandu are

National Museum
Two and half kilometers west of Kathmandu, the National Museum has splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval and modern Nepal. Its archaeological, historical and other heritage displays are worth seeing.

Natural History Museum
Situated 3-kms west of Kathmandu City behind the famous Swayambhunath hillock, this museum has a unique collection of butterflies, fish, reptiles, birds, mammals, plants and a variety of fossils collected from within the country.

Festivals in Kathmandu
Although each day at Kathmandu Nepal is festive, joyous and ecstatic, there are certain days that are celebrated in high spirits throughout the capital. One doesn't have to be religious to enjoy these festivals as the people of Nepal, particularly Kathmandu are tolerant and open to other religions and stream of faith.

Kathmandu's cycle of festivals is rooted in history, mythology and religion. Most festivals honor and propitiate the Valley's multitude of gods, control malicious spirits and celebrate mythological victories over evil. Some mark seasonal changes, celebrating the coming rains or the completed harvest. Others honor kinship ties. Many are socially approved opportunities to "let off steam" and have fun. Above all, a festival is a social occasion, and an affirmation of the Valley's ancient and strong bonds of religion and culture.

Note: The above Itinerary can be customized according to your requirement, for the details you can ask our tour expert.

We organize both Individual and Group Treks. But if any one individuals or small group wants to join with other group then please see our Fixed Date Departure and do inquiry with us. But some time due to excessive number of people in fix date departure we may not join you too.


Trip Fact
  • Trip Duration : 08 Days
  • Trip Grade : Easy
  • Group Size : 2 (Min.) - 15+
  • Transportaion : Bus/Jeep/Car/Flight (Scheduled)
  • Accommodation : Hotels
  • Season : All the year
  • Stats From : Kathmandu
  • Ends In : Kathmandu