Best of Kathmandu Valley: Cultural Highlights and Mountain Views
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Product Code : AGORA65
Embark on a journey to explore the best of Kathmandu Valley on this private tour. Discover the rich cultural heritage of Nepal as you visit ancient temples, palaces, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. Experience breathtaking mountain views with an optional early morning mountain flight. Immerse yourself in the local culture, interact with the friendly locals, and indulge in authentic Nepali cuisine. This tour is a perfect blend of cultural highlights and stunning mountain vistas, offering an unforgettable experience in the heart of Nepal.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu + Half Day Sightseeing
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. After checking in and resting for a bit, embark on a half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Visit Pashupatinath, a famous Hindu temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site. After that, visit Boudhanath Stupa, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest stupas in the world. Return to your hotel and overnight stay.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing + Lalitpur and Bhaktapur
After breakfast, begin your full day of sightseeing in Kathmandu. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historic site that was once the royal palace of the Malla and Shah kings. The square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and houses numerous temples, palaces, and courtyards. In the afternoon, visit the nearby town of Patan, also known as Lalitpur, which is famous for its traditional Newari architecture and rich cultural heritage. Explore Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit its temples, palaces, and museum. Afterward, head to Bhaktapur, another ancient town known for its well-preserved medieval architecture and culture. Explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit its temples, palaces, and courtyards. Return to Kathmandu and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu Sightseeing + Optional Mountain Flight
Early in the morning, you have the option to take a scenic mountain flight to experience breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest (at an additional cost). After the mountain flight, continue your sightseeing in Kathmandu. Visit Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, which is perched atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the city. Afterward, visit the famous Kathmandu Valley sightseeing spots such as Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Ghar, and Kasthamandap, all of which are located in the vicinity of Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the afternoon, you can explore the vibrant local markets or indulge in some souvenir shopping. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 4: Kathmandu Departure
Today marks the end of your tour in Kathmandu. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.
- Arrival and departure transfers from/to Kathmandu airport
- Accommodation in well-appointed hotels with daily breakfast
- Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur as per the itinerary
- English-speaking local guide for sightseeing tours
- Entrance fees to temples, palaces, and other attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary
- Optional early morning mountain flight in Kathmandu
- All applicable taxes and service charges
- International airfare to/from Kathmandu
- Nepal visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Meals and beverages other than breakfast
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and tips
- Any other items not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
- Optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any expenses incurred in case of unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural disasters, etc.