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Kathmandu Valley Tour-5 days
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Kathmandu Valley Tour-5 days

Trip Overview

Key Information

Group Size





Leisure to Moderate with short gradual walks.


On Hotels or Resorts


Flight, Ticketing




  • Explore important world heritage sites around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.
  • Dhulikhel is a scenic and exciting place to visit, with stunning sunrise views over Himalayan peaks.
  • Tour of historical importance within the Kathmandu valley and beyond, with a scenic drive
  • A breathtaking mountain panorama from the picturesque Dhulikhel.
  • A perfect combination of culture with the sacred sites of Namobuddha in a peaceful environment.

Trip Overview

Nepal, besides being the world's highest mountain, is famous for its unique views of dramatic landscapes over snow-capped peaks and valleys, including stunning sunrise and sunset in the harmony of local age-old culture. A tour of Kathmandu's Fabled Cities provides scenic views where you can enjoy wonderful times in the comfort of nice mountain lodges and resorts while immersed in the local immense traditional culture. Most of the temples, monasteries, and historical and heritage sites are located within the Kathmandu valley, around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur cities. Our wonderful tour beyond the Kathmandu valley takes you to interesting and scenic spots within the valley. This includes a tour of the scenic view point of Dhulikhel, located east of the valley rim, an enchanting spot with striking views of sunrise and sunset over the chain of the Himalayan Mountains.

The tour of Kathmandu's fabled cities includes a visit to holy Namobuddha, a Buddhist religious spot within a tranquil environment offering great colorful culture and traditions. This is another exciting drive and an opportunity to witness Nepalese rural farm life as this short scenic journey leads through interesting villages and farm fields, which is another gem and highlight of this marvelous tour of Kathmandu's fabled cities.

Kathmandu Valley Tour-5 days Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
Accomodation 3 star rated hotel,

On reaching at Kathmandu Tribhuvan InternationalAirport, warmly greeted by ourstaff and guides for transfer to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu around Thamel area, the happening spot in Kathmandu with many fine hotels and restaurants with shopping stores and shops, here our guide will brief you with all information on Nepal Cultural & Scenic Tour.

Evening includes typical Nepalese dinner in a nice local restaurant with cultural-folk programs to entertain you with delicious meals.

Day 2 : In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Food Breakfast
Accomodation 3 star rated hotel,

In Kathmandu, a full-day sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu, around world heritage sites with temples, monasteries, stupas, and an old royal palace courtyard. After breakfast, our tour begins with a short drive to Swayambhunath, a popular pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus.

An ancient Chaitya of Asia and a major symbol of Nepal’s Buddhist heritage, Swayambhunath represents the Primordial Buddha or Adi-Buddha. The hilltop where Swayambhunath Chaitiya is built, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers grand views of the whole Kathmandu valley with distant snow-capped peaks.

After Swayambhunath, the tour leads to Bouddhanath, an important Buddhist pilgrimage and heritage site in Nepal. The story and history mention that this stupa contains relics of Buddha Kashyapa, with 176 miniature stupas and paintings of Tibetan Buddhist pantheons that cover the walls that surround the stupa at Bouddhanath. Bouddhanath Stupa is an important pilgrimage site for Tibetans which is mentioned in Tibetan classical texts such as the Biography of Yeshe Tshogyal (A.D. 8–9) and Padma Ka’thang (A.D.14). A short drive leads to the famous Hindu Temple at Pashupatinath, by the bank of the Bagmati River, a magnificent golden-roofed temple with four cardinal silver doors. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. At ‘Shiva Ratri', which falls in mid-February, a great celebration and pilgrimage take place, flooded with worshippers from Nepal and India.

At the end of the day, a short drive in the hub of Kathmandu includes a visit to the ancient Malla and Shah dynasty palaces, a visit to Kumari Temple nearby where the Living Goddess "Kumari" resides, and a tour of the famous Kastamandap temple, where Kathmandu got its name, as Kastamandap means "temple built from a single tree."

Return to your hotel for a leisurely walk and dinner after an exciting and rewarding tour.

Day 3 : Tour of Patan & Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot
Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel

In the morning, visit Patan, or Lalitpur City, which is close to Kathmandu and an adjoining city located south of Kathmandu on the other side of the Bagmati River, a historical and cultural area with old palace buildings and artistic courtyards.

After a pleasant and interesting tour of Patan, a short drive brings you to Bhaktapur, a medieval time-period city. In Bhaktapur, visit famous heritage places. Bhaktapur, the 3rd largest city in the Kathmandu valley, was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom from the 12th to 15th century. From Bhaktapur, the tour continues with a short drive of an hour to reach the cooler area of Nagarkot Hill Town.

Day 4 : Morning sunrise views and drive to Kathmandu with visit of Namobuddha.
Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel

Morning catch striking sunrise from the hotel or Mountain resort of Nagarkot, this old Newari town situated away from Kathmandu valley beyond Bhaktapur on the road to Tibet.

Nagarkot of more than 500 years old history offers grand views of central and eastern Himalayan peaks with sunrise and sunsets. Besides its beautiful panorama of mountains where you can walk in this old town steeped with historical monuments of temples and small stupas truly worth visiting and observe its age-old culture and traditional life. From Nagarkot, a short drive leads to a peaceful and serene environment to Chagunarayan Temple 

An enjoyable scenic drive of a few hours brings you back to the hustle and bustle of the city life of Kathmandu after a great time on the Tour of Kathmandu Cities.

Day 5 : Transfer to international airport for flight homeward bound.
Food Breakfast

Last day in Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders and magic culture, as per your international flight time our staff will transfer you to airport for your flight homeward bound or to respective destination with wonderful experience on Tour of Kathmandu Fabled Cities.

Services Included on Price

Budget Package

Cost Includes

  • Private transport with driver
  • 4 Nights Hotel In Kathmandu including Dhulikhel with Breakfast
  • Gasoline and car parking
  • Professional English speaking tour guide and his salary
  • All government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • City Entrance fees.
  • Meals (Lunch and dinner)
  • Any cold drinks & tea/coffee etc.
  • Any alcoholic drinks
  • Tips & Gratuities

Additional Information

Additional Info

Mode of Trip: On Hotels or Resorts

Tour Grade: Leisure to Moderate with short gradual walks.

Highest elevation: 1,540 m at Dhulikhel Town.

Activities: Tour of world heritage sites, interesting drive with scenic sunrise and mountain views.

Total Trip: 04 Nights & 05 Days (Kathmandu / Kathmandu)

Season: All year round (July-August monsoon-wet period)

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