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Kathmandu Tour – 05 Days


Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 05
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Best Time: Mar-May / Sep-Nov
  • Max Elevation:
  • Group Size: 2-12

Kathmandu Tour – 05 Days

Kathmandu tour provides you with a unique opportunity to explore the cultural hub of Nepal. Almost all ethnic groups of Nepal (36 ethnic groups) reside here bringing their own culture and social norms into the mix inside Kathmandu touring.

Nestled in the heart of Nepal,

Kathmandu so, the capital city of Nepal boasts a rich cultural tapestry that unfolds in a mesmerizing blend of ancient traditions and modern vibrancy. The city’s charm lies in its bustling streets where ancient temples stand side by side with contemporary structures. Due to the collaboration of those unique cultures and traditions. Kathmandu Valley is well known for its diverse experience among tourists.

Upon arrival, visitors are greeted by the distinctive architecture of Durbar Square where especially centuries-old palaces and temples tell tales of Nepal’s royal history. The air is filled with the aroma of incense, creating an immersive atmosphere that transports you back in time.

Thamel, a vibrant neighborhood offers a kaleidoscope of experiences because of its lively markets and narrow alleys. Exploring the area reveals hidden gems also from quaint tea houses to bustling bazaars. The sensory journey through Thamel is enhanced by the melodic chants emanating from nearby temples.

A visit to the revered Pashupatinath Temple provides a serene escape. Devotees and curious travelers alike witness rituals along the Bagmati River creating a spiritual ambiance. The iconic Boudhanath Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stands as a testament to Kathmandu’s religious diversity equally captivating with its massive mandala and ancient wisdom.

Afterwards venturing beyond the city, the Swayambhunath Stupa, perched atop a hill, offers panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. The stupa’s all-seeing eyes gaze across the landscape, symbolizing mindfulness and enlightenment.

Kathmandu Tour’s culinary scene is a delight for the senses. Besides from authentic momo stalls to modern cafes despite the city’s diverse offerings cater to every palate. Local flavors and international influences merge seamlessly, creating a gastronomic journey that mirrors the city’s cultural fusion.

Kathmandu Tour, with its timeless allure, leaves an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to experience its beauty and cultural richness.


– Diverse exploration of culture and traditions
– Beautiful views from the hill stations
– Stunning local monuments and sites


Day 01 Kathmandu Arrival

Namaste! Welcome to the Land of Himalayas. Once the plane lands at Tribhuvan International Airport, you can get your visa on arrival from the Visa desk. After collecting luggage, a representative of Himalayan Eco-cultures will attend to you with a placard of your name right outside the arrival gate. Then we will proceed towards our hotel, where our travel planner will meet and brief us about the upcoming events. Check-in in your hotel and get fresh as we will be going out for a delicious Nepali dinner where we can also enjoy some cultural shows.

Transfers Included: Airport to Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner
Accommodation Included: 3-star hotel (Twin-sharing)

Day 02 Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square (UNESCO)
    An ancient palace for the former kings of Nepal, the courtyard is famous for its incredible woodwork and depicts true Nepali art. Temples decorated with stunning arts, charming houses built in Nepali architecture, and stone pavements represent ancient Nepali art. Palace of Kumari (Living Goddess), Hanuman Dhoka, and Mahendra museum are fantastic sites inside the courtyard.
  • Swaymbhunath Stupa (UNESCO)
    According to local belief, the Stupa self-emerged when the water of Kathmandu flooded after a great warrior from Tibet, Manjushree, cut the hills of Chobar. The water drained, and then people began to settle in the area while the Stupa sprung on the hill of Kathmandu. Sacred to Buddhists and Hindus, the Stupa also has a museum and monastery, making it an important heritage site.
  • Pashupatinath Temple (UNESCO)
    According to Hindu Myth, the temple was built where the actual horn of Lord Shiva, god of destruction, was buried. One of the holiest temples for Hindus, the temple is decorated with incredible woodwork and sculptures. Along the temple flows the Bagmati, a sacred river that guides the departed soul to the afterlife.
  • Boudhanath (UNESCO)
    Known as Little Tibet, the Buddhist Stupa was built during the 5th century. During ancient times, travelers and traders worshiped in the Stupa for a safe journey while traveling to Tibet for commerce. Small cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops, Buddhist chants, and burning Buddhist incense surround the Stupa.

Transfers Included: Sightseeing (Private AC vehicle)
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation Included: 3-star hotel (Twin-sharing)
Monuments and Entrance Fees included

Day 03 Sightseeing: Patan Durbar Square, Khokana Bungmati, Kirtipur
  • Patan Durbar Square (UNESCO)
    The ancient palace courtyard is famous not only for the enriching culture and Nepali arts but for the co-existence of Hinduism and Buddhism. We can find stupas worshipped in the same community along with beautiful temples. The place is also renowned for its clay works and hay carpet. Golden temple, Taleju Bhawani temple, Krishna Temple, etc., are some fan favorites.
  • Khokana Bungmati (UNESCO)
    Small yet very symbolic towns, Khokana and Bungmati, are famous for their contribution to saving the dying ethnic culture and arts of the Kathmandu valley. Rudryani Temple, De Pukhu ponds, Machindranath temple, Aji Bhairab Temple, etc., are a few main tourist attractions.
  • Kirtipur (UNESCO)
    A cultural center of Kathmandu valley, the city of Kirtipur and its palace are famous for the cultural significance it carries. Due to its beautiful landscapes, the city is well praised for its natural beauty.

Transfers Included: Sightseeing (Private AC vehicle)
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation Included: 3-star hotel (Twin-sharing)
Monuments and Entrance Fees included

Day 04 Drive to Nagarkot, Sightsee: Bhaktapur

A 45 min drive to the west of Kathmandu is the beautiful city of Bhaktapur, where Bhaktapur Durbar Square lies. Another ancient palace courtyard, the city is also known as the city of Devotees. Temples built with Nepali bricks, stone-paved ground, red brick houses, and charming locals make the place a beloved tourist destination. Golden gate, Natayapola Temple, National art museum, etc., are some of the famous sites in the area.

We will drive for another 45 minutes towards the most famous hill station in Kathmandu valley. Surrounded by pine forest, the place is renowned for its peaceful atmosphere and amazing views of the Kathmandu valley and Himalayas. Talking a short walk around, we will explore the area for the evening.

Transfers Included: Kathmandu-Nagarkot and Sightseeing (Private AC vehicle)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation Included: 3-star hotel (Twin-sharing)
Monuments and Entrance Fees included

Day 05 Sunrise excursion, Hike to Nagarkot and Drive back to Kathmandu

The sunrise view from Nagarkot is one of the most mesmerizing experiences in Nepal. Early morning we will walk to the viewpoint of Nagarkot and glance at the golden sun rays striking the beautiful Himalayas of Nepal.

After breakfast, we will take a hike to Changunarayan. Exploring the pine forest and small settlements, we will descend for an hour and a half to reach the temple of Changunarayan.

According to myth, once upon a time, the supreme god Vishnu was cursed by a saint. He was trapped in the form of a body in the jungle. A local woodcutter tried to cut the tree, and it bled, which freed the god. Later the temple was built, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

After sightseeing, our vehicle will pick us up, and then we will drive for an hour to reach Kathmandu.

Transfers Included: Nagarkot-Kathmandu Sightseeing (Private AC vehicle)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation Included: 3-star hotel (Twin-sharing)
Monuments and Entrance Fees included

Day 06 Final Departure

Our representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your flight. Have a safe flight home, and we will meet you again on your next adventure.

Transfers Included: Airport transfer
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation Included: N/A

Trip Includes

  • All the arrival and departure transfers in a private AC vehicle.
  • Four nights stay in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • One-night stay in Pokhara in a 3-star hotel with breakfast and dinner.
  • All the sightseeing in a private AC vehicle.
  • Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Kathmandu transfer in a private vehicle.
  • Service of an English-speaking licensed tour guide throughout the trip.
  • Monuments and entrance fees for the sightseeing.
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner.
  • All the applicable government charges.

Trip Excludes

  • International flight tickets.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses such as beverage bills, laundry, charging of electric devices, WI-Fi, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the above itinerary and inclusions.

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