Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city, is an attractive destination for all travelers, irrespective of age and choice. Kathmandu is perfect for people who enjoy their vacation and honeymoon by exploring excellent cultural and heritage sites and natural wonders.
Kathmandu and Nagarkot Sunrise Tour allows you to explore the cultural and historical highlights of Kathmandu Valley and the picturesque excursion of Nagarkot Hill. Nepal Itinerary 5 Days is suitable for those travelers who want to explore some of the countryside. This itinerary is also helpful for those who plan to explore Kathmandu before or after trekking in Nepal. Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour presents a cultural and religious drive to the unique places in Kathmandu Valley, including Durbar Squares, Temples, and Stupas of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur (Patan). On this exciting five-day Nepal tour, you will experience different facets of Nepal while traveling to those fantastic places and become a part of the country’s beautiful traditions and cultures on this Kathmandu and Nagarkot Sunrise Tour.
During the Kathmandu and Nagarkot Sunrise Tour, you will visit the historic Kathmandu valley and drive to another well-known destination, Nagarkot, which offers the beauty of nature and panoramic Himalayan Views to make your trip once in a lifetime.
You will be thrilled watching panoramic flying into Kathmandu with the views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks sprawling down; you will already get excited to explore the country. Our representative from HimalayanWindows will meet you at the airport terminal and transfer you to your reserved hotel.
Our guide comes to your hotel to pick you up with transportation. As soon as you take your breakfast, your Day Sightseeing begins, you will be visiting four major landmarks in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Our Guide will give you a perfect idea of which place would be the best to initiate. Basically, the trip begins with a tour to Swoyambhunath also known as the Monkey Temple – a 2500 years old landmark; it is said to be, the Radiant Lotus of the Valley-Mythology, established when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of the Wisdom. This Temple is a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists, is located on a beautiful hill inside Kathmandu valley. It is situated on top of a hill that could be observed from almost every part of the Kathmandu Valley. The tourists call this Stupa ‘Monkey Temple’ as there are many monkey monkeys living around the Place. After the Sightseeing around Monkey Temple, we drive to another landmark, Boudhanath Stupa.
Boudhanath Stupa has been renovated after the Earthquake in 2015 as this was also impacted. The Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Stupa and represents Tibetan Buddhists Culture in Nepal. Antique shops around this stupa where you can buy things of your preferences concerning Tibetan Culture and Lifestyles. After a visit to Boudhanath, you will be transferred to the Pashupatinath Temple, which is located on the bank of the Bagmati River.
Pashupatinath is a sacred Temple for Hindus as many people from different parts of the world visit this temple every year and during the Shiva Ratri, hundreds of thousands of devotees and Sadhus come to attend.
The last site of this day is Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal residential quarter, Mahadev Parvati Temple, Temple house of Kumari (Living Goddess) around this Durbar Square. Walk around the local bazaar and back to the hotel.
On the day third, same-day second, our guide comes to your hotel, begins your day tour.
After breakfast at the hotel, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbars, Mahaboudha, Krishna Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple and etc. You feel like Patan has been exposed before you as an open museum presenting stunning carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in Pagoda Style with erotic carvings and metalwork faces, and many other beautiful facets. Additionally, you will also get to see the handicraft center in Patan and continue to drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is home to a unique culture and the finest display of craftsmanship. It is said that Bhaktapur only places in Nepal which is remained untouched by Western Culture. Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Nyatapola Temple, Statue of King Bhupindra, and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the pride of Bhaktapur. You will tour around this place and drive to Nagarkot.
Early in the morning, the hotel staff will wake you up for the Sunrise view either from the hotel or you can hike for half an hour to reach View Tower. In the morning, you will witness sunrise; offering the finest views from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. Explore around Nagarkot and go for a little walk as well and back to Kathmandu. Afternoon, you are free for shopping or relax.
Depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport for final departure.
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Payment: A deposit of 30% of the total tour cost is required to book the tour with Himalayan Windows (HW). The remaining balance is to be paid three days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made via Wire Transfer or Credit Card. All credit card payments are securely processed and a bank fee applies.
Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, there will be no cancellation fee. If the cancellation happens within 29-4 days prior to the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount will be applied. Cancellations occurring within 3 days or less of the start date or in the case of a no-show, 100% of the total invoice amount will be charged. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is typically provided in twin rooms in cities, though a single supplement can be requested for an additional fee. During peak season, it can be difficult to find single or twin rooms in the mountains, so our lodges usually offer dormitory-style accommodation. Our priority is always to provide clean and safe rooms for our guests.
Meals: Our packages in Bhutan include full board meals, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. For treks, all meals are provided, but you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: If you are planning a trip to Nepal, you must have a valid passport and Nepal Visa. Depending on your country of origin, you may need to obtain a Nepal Tourist Visa before your arrival. To be eligible, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from your Tour Start Date. If you are planning on traveling to multiple countries on your trip, make sure to get a multi-entries Nepal Visa.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: All visitors to Bhutan must have a valid Bhutan Visa Clearance before their trip. To obtain it, you must submit a color-scanned copy of your passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the start date of your tour. Your tour operator will send you a Visa Clearance prior to your departure, which you must present at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during check-in. Once you arrive at Paro Airport, your passport will be stamped with the original visa.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): All travelers from any nation intending to go to Tibet from Nepal must obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu with the help of a tour operator. To ensure the successful application of the TGV, you should plan to arrive in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before your travel date. If you are coming from China, you will not require a TGV; instead, you will need a Chinese Visa and Permit. To find out more about the process of entering Tibet, please look into the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Visiting Nepal and Bhutan at the same time is ideal as they share a similar climate. From high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles, the two countries have similar weather. The best time to visit is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). During these months, the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder months, while June, July, and August (summer) are typically monsoon seasons.
Tibet: It is best to visit Tibet between April and October when the weather is warm and the skies are clear. However, from November to March, it is still possible to explore certain areas like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, and Mount Kailash, as long as the roads are not blocked by snow. Temperatures during this time may be quite cold.
HimalayanWindows strongly recommends that anyone planning to travel in the Himalayas purchase Travel Insurance. This policy will provide coverage in the case of medical emergencies, evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, and last-minute tour/ticket cancellations. Having this protection in place will help ensure that your trip is safe and enjoyable.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all foreigners, Except Indians, need a Nepalese visa to enter Nepal. Most nationals can get an on-arrival visa at the TIA airport. However, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to have a valid passport, some… Read More »