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5-Day Glimpse Of Kathmandu

Duration : 5 Days

This 5-day Kathmandu tour package is designed to satisfy your desire to explore the cultural and racial melting pot of the country. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich history, spirituality, and cultural grandeur.

Witness the profound spirituality of the Kathmandu Valley and participate in sacred rituals. Embark on an unforgettable journey where ancient traditions blend with the present, creating a lasting impression. Explore the wonders of Kathmandu – wander through the alleys of ancient Durbar Square, filled with palaces and temples. Unwind in the serene ambiance, surrounded by lush greenery, beautifully landscaped gardens, and elegant pavilions.

Highlights

  • Visit Kathmandu City, walk around Durbar Squares, visit sacred temples and stupas
  • Escape to the tranquil hill station of Nagarkot, nestled amidst lush greenery and offering mesmerizing Himalayas view
  • Experience steepest cable car ride to Chandragiri

Itinerary : 5-Day Glimpse Of Kathmandu

Duration : 5 Days

Meal/s: No Meal

Arrive in Kathmandu. Meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast 

After breakfast, visit Chandragiri Hills

It is extremely special for visitors to visit this place because it offers something for every generation. The entire slope is covered in trees and other scenic features. If you look closely, the Annapurna Range, Manaslu Himal, and the grandest of them all, Mt. Everest, can all be seen from the top of the hill, along with a breathtaking view of the Kathmandu valley.

Afternoon visit Kathmandu Durbar Square

Explore the historic town of Kathmandu. The temples and monuments you see here are three or four centuries old. While walking through this area, you will have a feeling of traveling back in time.

Kumari Chowk is one of the best attractions in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Further, this is home to the “living goddesses.” Please note foreigners cannot enter inside.

Continue on to Swoyambhunath Stupa

One of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal is the Stupa of Swoyambhunath. Many tourists, because of the large tribes of monkeys that guard the hill, also refer to it as the “Monkey Temple”.

Later, drive back to the hotel

Accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast 

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu and visit the Pashupatinath temple

Pashupatinath is one of the sacred Shiva temples on the Indian subcontinent. It draws devotees from all over India, including many colorful Sadhus (wandering Holy men). It is the largest temple complex in Nepal.

Continue on to Boudhanath Stupa. This is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. It is a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims.

After breakfast, a sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur, also known as “Bhadgaon,” is the third largest town in the valley. The stone-embedded street links a string of temples, monasteries, courtyards, and monumental squares.

Later, continue on to Nagarkot hilltop 

The hill of Nagarkot is located on the eastern margin of the valley, 35 kilometers from Kathmandu (1,950 m). The view of the mountains from here is fantastic. On a clear day, views stretch from Mt. Dhaulagiri in the west, past Mt. Everest, to Kanchenjunga in the west.

Overnight at the hotel in Nagarkot

Meal/s: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Morning awesome view of the Himalayas from the hotel premises.

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu

Evening, farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows

While visiting Kathmandu, make sure not to miss out on a traditional Nepali supper with cultural performances. This is a fantastic opportunity to taste the typical Nepali dish, “Dal Baht.” Rice, lentils, and various curries are the main ingredients.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast

Free till departure. Transfer to the airport in time to connect to your onward flight.

Trip Includes
  • 2 night accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel in Dhulikhel with breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast
  • All necessary airport transfers as per the program on a private basis
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu as per the itinerary with the service of a local English-speaking guide
  • Kathmandu/Chandragiri/Dhulikhel/Nagarkot/Kathmandu private surface transfer with our chauffeur
  • Chandragiri cable car tickets
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows
  • All taxes (24.3%)
Trip Excludes
  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa
  • Lunches and dinners  (except farewell dinner in Kathmandu)
  • Monumental entrance fees (payable directly on the spot)
  • Services except mentioned in the inclusion section

1. Flights to Nepal

There are direct flights to Nepal from Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, Dubai, Doha, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Mumbai, Bangalore, China, Dhaka, Muscat, and Istanbul. Flights to Nepal are expensive as it does not lie on any major transit route, particularly during the peak tourist season (March through May) and from October to November.

2. Time

Nepal is 5 hours, 45 minutes ahead of GMT, and 15 minutes ahead of Indian Standard Time.

3. Visa

Nepal extends trouble-free visa issuance to all its citizens. Except for Indian tourists, all nationals will require a valid passport. The tourist visas can easily be obtained at the airport or any entry point upon arrival. They have to fill out the application form and submit it with a photograph.

15 days: $30; 30 days: $50; and 90 days: $125.

The fees must be paid in cash (credit cards are not acceptable).

4. Money, currency regulations, and credit cards

Nepalese currency notes are available in denominations of 20, 50, 10, 500, and 1,000 rupees.

Indian notes worth $200, $500, $1,000, and $2,000 are banned in Nepal. All hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers will accept USD currency. However, please note that the USD currency should be new and should not have been tampered with in any way. Visa, Master Card, and American Express are widely accepted in hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers.

5. Holidays

Saturday is the weekly holiday. Most of the shops remain closed on Saturdays. Sunday is a normal working day in Nepal. Embassies remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on public holidays.

6. Shopping

Shopping can also be very gratifying and exciting in Nepal (especially in Kathmandu and Pokhara). There are a number of tourist shops with tempting clothes, typical Nepalese crafts, beautiful pottery, and even gems and jewelry. Singing bowls are likewise a famous souvenir.

7. Tipping

Tipping is not mandatory; however, the guides and drivers who are involved in your tours do expect some tips. If you are very satisfied by the service provided by your guide and driver, you may tip them. The tipping information will be provided prior to the start of your trip.

8. Health Guide: Immunization and Vaccination

We recommend that the clients get themselves immunized against certain illnesses that are not prevalent in their home country, such as cholera, typhoid, malaria, meningitis, hepatitis, etc. Your physician would be best-suited to advise you on the best suggestions for these inoculations. Make sure the water you consume is boiled and filtered.

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