Duration: 05 Days
Max Altitude: 1,400 m/4,600 ft
Start: Kathmandu
End: Kathmandu
Best Seasons: Whole Year
Difficulty: Easy

Trip Overview

An extraordinary adventure awaits you on the Kathmandu Valley tour. In this tour, we shall explore the major cities of Kathmandu namely Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. This journey allows you to dive into the rich cultural heritage of Nepal. Wander the ancient streets of Kathmandu, where Durbar Square whispers stories of ancient times. Be captivated by the spiritual ambiance at Boudhanath Stupa and climb the long stairs to Swoyambhunath.

In Bhaktapur, time stands still in Durbar Square. The Nyatapola Temple’s allure and medieval charm invite you to step into the past. Then, we head out to explore the Patan Durbar Square. We shall explore the finest treasures like the Krishna Mandir and Hiranya Varna Mahavihar.

Beyond UNESCO World Heritage Sites, immerse yourself in vibrant markets, savor local delights, and let the cultural enigma of these cities embrace you. This tour is not just a journey; it’s an invitation to experience Nepal’s history and traditions firsthand.

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Trip Highlights

  • Dive into the heart of Kathmandu and soak in the cultural vibes at UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swoyambhunath and Pashupatinath
  • Explore the cultural landmarks of Bhaktapur Durbar Square like the Nyatapola temple and 55 Windows palace
  • Explore the cultural landmarks of Patan Durbar Square like the Krishna Mandir and Rudra Varna Maha Vihar
  • Interact with the locals residing here to understand their outlook on life
Day 01:

Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at the airport, our representative will be waiting for you. Head to the hotel and learn additional details about the trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02:

Exploring Kathmandu

Today you shall explore the Kathmandu Valley. Initially, we shall head out to visit the Pashupatinath temple and then proceed to visit the Swoyambhunath temple. We shall have a quick lunch at a restaurant/hotel and then proceed towards Boudhanath. Stroll around the nearby premises to understand Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03:

Exploring Patan

Wake up early and head out to explore Patan Durbar Square. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was built by the ancient Malla kings. You can witness the height of Newari architecture in its delicately carved temples. Visit the Krishna temple and the Patan museum to better understand the emotions behind these architectural marvels. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 04:

Exploring Bhaktapur

Head out to Bhaktapur today and explore the delightful Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and was built by the Malla kings. Visit the iconic Nyatapola temple and the 55-windowed palace. These architectural marvels tell a story of a time when art and culture were at its finest. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 05:

Departure from Kathmandu

Today is your final day in Nepal and our representative will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure.

Cost includes

  • Arrival/ departure transfers.
  • Meet assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
  • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a twin-sharing room on a full board basis.
  • All the sightseeing tours with English-speaking guides, entrance fees, and transfers.
  • All the entrance and monument fees as indicated in the program.

Cost excludes

  • Airfare for international flights to and from Nepal.
  • Visa fees for entry into Nepal, which amounts to USD 25 for a 15-day stay
  • Personal expenses, including laundry, alcoholic beverages, room service, telephone usage, and bar tabs.
  • Tips for guides and drivers who assist during the trip
  • Travel insurance coverage.
  • Expenses resulting from adverse conditions such as landslides, inclement weather, or flight disruptions.
  • Any other costs not explicitly mentioned in the inclusive section of the package.

Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur tour