KATHMANDU NAGARKOT TOUR

Duration: 3 nights 4 days

Day 1   KATHMANDU ARRIVAL DRIVE TO NAGARKOT

Meal – N/A
Pick up Time – As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN
On arrival, meet our representative at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu & transfer to the hotel at Nagarkot; rest of the day on leisure overnight at hotel at Nagarkot.

Kathmandu
Kathmandu is the capital and largest urban agglomerate of Nepal. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur).

Nagarkot Village
Nagarkot is located 32 kms, east of Kathmandu. Nagarkot offers unrestricted view of the mountain range from Annapurna in the west to the mighty Everest in the East. Historically, Nagarkot was a place for the royals of Nepal to escape the scorching heat of summer and a hectic city life. Today, still people from all over World, from different walks of life, travel to Nagarkot, to enjoy the picturesque rural scenery of terraced rice fields, green pastures, the sunrise and sunsets.

Day 2   NAGARKOT TO KATHMANDU VIA BHAKTAPUR

Meal – Breakfast
Sightseeing Places – Bhaktapur
Sightseeing Time – 3-4 Hrs
Pick up Time – 10:00 AM

DAY PLAN
After breakfast meet at the hotel lobby to transfer to Kathmandu on the way we will visit for a sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After sightseeing drop at hotel in Kathmandu and overnight stay at hotel.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the town of Bhaktapur, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. The complex consists of at least four distinct squares (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square), the whole area is informally known as the Bhakapur Durbar Square and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu Valley. Major attractions of Baktapur Durbar square are 55 Window Palace, Golden Gate, Pashupati Temple, Vatsala Temple, Nyatapola Temple, Bhairava Temple

DAY 3  KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING

Meal – Breakfast
Sightseeing Places – Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath & Kathmandu
Sightseeing Time – 6-7 Hrs
Pick up Time – 10:00 AM

DAY PLAN
After breakfast start for sightseeing of heritage sites of Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanumandhoka Durbar Square). After Sightseeing drive back to hotel rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay in hotel at Kathmandu.

Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath is revered as national deity of Nepal. The Pashupatinath Temple, located at the bank of the river Bagmati, is considered the most sacred place in Nepal. In myth, Pashupatinath started living in Nepal in the form of a deer, when he saw the Kathmandu Valley and was overwhelmed by its beauty. Chronicles indicate the temple existence prior to 400 A.D. Pashupatinath temple, world heritage site is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. This holy place is picturesque collection of temple ad shrines. Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa

Boudhanath is Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The GopalRaj vamsawali says Boudhanath was founded by the Nepalese Licchavi king Sivadeva (590-604 CE); though other Nepalese chronicles date it to the reign of King Manadeva (464-505 CE)

Swayambhunath Stupa

The golden spire crowning a conical wooded hill, Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles and from all sides of the valley. Historical records found on a stone inscription give evidence that the stupa was already an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination by the 5th century AD. Its origins however, date to a much earlier time, long before the arrival of Buddhism into the valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (Hanumandhoka or Basantapur Durbar Square)

Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. Other major attractions are House of Living goddesses Kumari, Kasthamandap, statue of Kalbhairav, temple of Taleju Devi and so on.

DAY 4  KATHMANDU DEPARTURE

Meal – Breakfast
Drop Time – As per flight of Guest

DAY PLAN
Breakfast at hotel, day free till departure. Transfer to International Airport to connect for onward destination.

INCLUSIONS:

Accommodation as per booking on twin sharing basis.
Meals on BB plan.
All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle on point to point basis.
Entrance and guide fee
All applicable government taxes (Presently applicable 13% VAT and 10% service charge)

EXCLUSIONS:

Service other than specified