Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Nagarkot – 5 Days
The “Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot” holiday package is designed to explore and learn the culture of Nepal, its arts, nature, historical and hidden amazing treasure of most must see places Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot in Nepal. This package is suitable for the customers who are looking for short vacation to Nepal travelling in single or looking for short family holiday to Himalayas. During your trip with us, you will be visiting Basantapur Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Buddhist stupa, Boudhanath world’s heritage site, most popular and Hindu pilgrimage site Lord’s Shiva’s temple Pashupatinath, beautiful stone carved Krishna temple in city of Patan, most historical and arts crafted city Bhaktapur and finally you will be driving to hill top of Nagarkot at height of 2,099 meters above the sea level which is most popular and visited for viewing beautiful sunrises, sunsets and on a clear day you enjoy the wide range of highest mountains. The range of mountains you can see from Nagarkot is like: Manaslu 8,156mt, Ganesh Himal 7,422mt, Gauri Shankar 7,134mt and tallest mountain in the world Everest standing at 8,848mt. The Nagarkot does offer some excellent views of the surroundings little villages, cottages and paddies. This holiday package is suitable from Family travelling with child to a couple and adulteries. This is our short trip holiday package to Nepal looking to explore hidden treasure of the capitals and experience great views of the mountains. This package is most preferable by our customers looking for short holiday package to Nepal from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Doha, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand and India. If you are looking for special package for Nepal tour packages from Dubai or from any from other destinations, please kindly drop us an inquiry form. Our teams shall be more than glad to get in touch with the customized itinerary as per your interest.
ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
Welcome in airport by our representative, transfer to hotel. Check-in and rest the remain-ing day walking around the Thamel or relaxing in your hotel’s garden. At evening, you will be welcomed by a cultural dance dinner which is performed with typical culture dance show of various cultures of Nepal. After the dinner back to hotel and overnight1ST DAY
DURBAR SQUARE, SWAYAMBHUNATH, BOUDHNATH & PASHUPATINATH;
Enjoy your breakfast served at your hotel’s outlet. At 09:30 our team will pick you up at your hotel to proceed your day long sightseeing tours of Kathmandu. We will drive to-wards the Kathmandu Durbar Square by visiting cultural and historical place which is also known as Basantapur. During your trip in Basantapur, you will visit Kumari – The Living goddess house, Kasthamandap (a building which was built by the branch of a single tree), Seto Bhairav & Kali Bhairav temple and finally proceed to the Swayambhunath, an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu valley which is also known as Monkey temple. After then, we will drive further to visit Boudhanath stupa which is one of the holiest and World’s heritage Buddhist site. After finishing Boudhanath tour, we will continue our sightseeing to another holy Hindu temple, popularly known as Pashupatinath situated at bank of Bagmati River. Finally, we will drive back to hotel and rest. Overnight in Kathmandu.2ND DAY
PATAN, BHAKTAPUR AND NAGARKOT;
Morning breakfast and check out from your hotel to continue your tours to Patan, which is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities with wonderful carvings. The city of Patan is noted for its craftsmen and metal works. It is also known as the city of artists. Then your sightseeing continues further to well-known another city of arts Bhaktapur. After then we will drive further to popularly known for magnification sunset /sunrise and for Himalayas ranges the Nagarkot which lies 32KM away North East of Kathmandu.
During the sightseeing tours of Patan; you will explore Patan Durbar Square—a cluster of fine pagoda temples and stone statues, the Hiranya Varna Mahavibar temple—three-storied golden pagoda of Lokeshwor (Lord Buddha), the Kumbheshwor temple— a five-storied pagoda-style temple of Lord Shiva, Krishna Temple—temple of Lord Krishna which holds a commanding position in Patan’s palace complex, Mahaboudha temple—the temple of a masterpiece of brick and tile similar to Krishna temple which reveals an art tradition, the Rudra Varna Mahavihar—Patan’s oldest Buddhist monastery and finally temple of Machindranath— another attraction of Patan a fine clay image of Avalokiteshvara (red Machindranath) is housed here for six months every year after which is taken round the city of Patan in a colorful chariot festival beginning in month April—May and lasting sometimes even for several months.
Then we will drive further to city of rich culture Bhaktapur which is also known as “Bhadgaon”. The Bhaktapur is an ancient Newari city, which is 3rd largest city of Kathmandu valley. The city was even a capital of Nepal in 15th century when the Malla King was ruling Nepal. It is also listed in World’s Heritage by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artwork.
In Bhaktapur you will be exploring the “The Lion gate”; which guarded by on either side by two huge Statues of lions. Alongside you will find two stone carved images of Bhairav, the dreadful aspect of Lord Shiva and Ugarachandi which stands in the consort of Lord Shiva in his fearful manifestation. Then you will be proceeding for the “Golden gate” which is said to be one of the most beautiful and richly molded specimens of its kind in the world. The door is surmounted by a figure of the goddess Kali and Garuda (mythical man-bird) and attended by two heavenly nymphs. It is also embellished with monsters and other mythical creatures of marvellous intricacy. In the words of Percy Brown, an eminent Eng-lish art critic and historian, the Golden Gate is “the loveliest piece of art in the whole Ne-pal. It is placed like a jewel, flashing innumerable facets in the handsome setting of its sur-roundings.” The gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla and is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of fifty-five windows. Later on you will be proceeding for the “Palace of Fifty-Five Window” which is considered to be unique masterpiece of woodcarv-ing, the “Batsala Temple” most famous for its Bronze bell and stone carved temple of Batsala Devi. Finally, we will visit the replica of Main Pasupatinath temple which is widely noted for the erotic carvings on its struts. After then, we will drive towards the Nagarkot, well-known for its spectacular views of the whole Langtang mountains range as well as sunset & sun rise on the mountains. Check in at hotel and overnight in Nagarkot.3RD DAY
FREE AND RELAXING DAY IN NAGARKOT;
Enjoy the morning sunrise view from the top of the Ngarkot, beautiful range of mountains view and have your breakfast at hotel. Today is your free and relaxing day. If you wish you can walk around and enjoy the great range of mountains scenery. It depends with the sea-son you are travelling. If the climate is bad, then unfortunately you may not be able to see the beautiful range of mountains.4TH DAY
- 2 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with daily breakfast as per your chosen category of Hotel.
- 2 Night accommodation in Nagarkot with breakfast as per chosen category of Hotel/ Guesthouse.
- 1 Welcome Dinner by typical Nepalese Culture dance Show.
- 2 Ways airport pick up and transfers by private car or Van.
- Private sightseeing professional English guide with private car transfer in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.
- Al the sites entry permits fees in the sightseeing places in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.
- 10% Service charge and 13% VAT.
- Personal health insurance & travel insurance
- Visa Fees for Nepal if required.
- Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, Late check out and phone calls.
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.
- Any meals except than mentioned in the itinerary.