4 Days Kathmandu City with Nagarkot Hill TourKathmandu and Nagarkot sunrise tour with diversity of culture and scenery || Extermly Popular ||
This tour offer you world heritage sites of Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur. It includes beautiful Himalayan views, natural scenery, religious and cultural architects of Kathmandu valley with popular hill Nagarkot. Nagarkot is very popular for mountain sunrise and sunset.s
4 days in Kathmandu and Nagarkot with a diversity of culture and scenery. If you are interested, this itinerary will help you to get the most out of this magical yet hectic place including aside of valley with Historical, Cultural, Newari People local lifestyle, Farming activities.
Day 01: Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath
Day 02: Tour of Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur
Day 03: Tour of Changu Narayan & Nagarkot hill top
Day 04: Nagarkot Sunrise Tour and Return back to Kathmandu by drive or hiking with drive.
Day to Day Journey
Morning 09 a.m. departure from the hotel for guided sightseeing tour of historical and cultural tour with delightful scenery around Kathmandu city with Everest Vacation, a short ride to Kathmandu Durbar Square, visit of places with old history and rich culture of old king’s durbar square and Hanuman Dhoka (palace) visit of ancient Kastamandap Temple (where Kathmandu name derived from) this temple built of wood from a single tree, tour of Kumari Goddess (living virgin goddess) Kumari a very young girl, after teenage years phase replaced by another young Kumari, from here a short drive to west of the city at Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill top, with panorama view of Kathmandu city, surrounding green hills with snow capped mountains in the north.
This old Stupa of Swayambhunath, the oldest historical monument listed as World Heritage Sites with over 2, 5000 years old Buddhist religion area with huge dome shape stupa overlooking four cardinal eyes of Buddha around North, South, East and West directions. Here visiting monastery and chapels, Sywambhunath is guarded with lovely woodland with a many monkeys around, this place is also named as “Monkey Temple”.
From here another tour leads to Pashupatinath Temple, where non Hindu are not permitted inside the main temple entrance, where visitors can have a look of the temple surrounding from above the Bagmati river, this famous Shiva temple decorated with golden tier roofs with silver doors around each corner, this place close to green woodland with lots of monkeys around. Pashupatinath is full of pilgrims in special day on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva).
Nearby on the side of the river funeral and cremation are held for all Hindus, from here return back to your hotels at leisure for the rest of afternoon.
Starting the morning with a short drive towards Patan city located south of Kathmandu at mere distance across the bridge, on reaching Patan also known as Lalitpur meaning “city of arts” visit the old Palace complex, courtyard (Durbar) with tall terracotta palace, impressive window carvings, and a tall Krishna Temple with Garuda pillar, a vehicle of Lord Vishnu and Lord Krishna, from here a pleasant ride to valley 03rd biggest city, this old looking city at one time Nepal capital during Malla period in 12th to 15th century.
Bhaktapur famous for arts and crafts like woodcarving and pottery, tour of unique Durbar Square with golden gate of 55 windows palace, interesting wooden peacock window, continue tour of Bhaktapur visiting another Durbar Square with famed Nytapola Temple, Bhaktapur National Art Gallery, and Bhairavnath Temple.
After a lovely and interesting day return back to hotel with afternoon free at leisure.
Morning depart hotel for a scenic and interesting drive towards east North East of Kathmandu on the Nepal / Tibet, China Friendship highway, drive leaves past the outer rim of Bhaktapur with uphill reaching at a small medieval Newari village at Changu-Narayan, visit Nepal oldest temple, listed in World Heritage Site, a 05th century old adorned with full artistic work on metals and wood. Inscription dates back 464 AD the first ever epigraphicevidences of Nepalese history, from here carry on drive high above to Nagarkot, located 30 km east of Kathmandu, a favorite weekend gateway for Himalayan mountain views and serenity. From Nagarkot, witness the striking mountain panorama extending from Dhaulagiri in the west towards east of Mt. Everest. Nagarkot at 2,175 meters high visiting the top hill and climb to a observatory tower with beautiful forest surrounding offering a grandstand panorama of the Himalaya with five world’s highest mountains with Everest (8,848m.), Lhotse (8,516m.), Cho Oyu (8,201m.), Makalu (8,463m.) and other lesser peak. Nagarkot famous for sunrise and sunset views over chain of Himalayan snow peaks.
Early morning, you will enjoy amazing sunrise and return back to Kathmandu by drive or hiking with drive.
After a wonderful exciting tour of Kathmandu city historical, cultural places with scenic Mountain View point’s return back to Kathmandu after completing the tour with Everest Vacation.
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s).
- Driver Allowance, food, fuel, vehicle tax.
- English speaking cultural city tour guide.
- Drinking Water.