Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour 4

$215 USD
- 4
- Easy
1-10 Pax

Sightseeing

October-December/March-May

Private Car

Hotel

Breakfast

Kathmandu-Bhaktapur-Nagarkot-Kthmandu

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour Overview

Nepal is a beautiful Himalayan country with its perfect Himalayan scenery and religious sites that has old Nepalese architecture. We design Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour for those who wish to explore religious site of Hindu and Buddhist of Kathmandu valley within a short time.This trip takes you through the main attractions of Kathmandu which includes various religious and cultural sites such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour

Day 03: Sunrise at Nagarkot via Bhaktapur Durbar square

Day 04: Departure day from Kathmandu

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu

Our representative will greet you and take you to your hotel. After check into the hotel, we then take you top our office for further briefing of your upcoming tour with us. Here, we will introduce you to your tour guide. After that, stroll around the main streets downtown. We arrange an official dinner at one of the most popular typical Nepalese restaurant where you will enjoy the ethnic dance that represent from the different part of the country. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour

Today we proceed for the city tour of Kathmandu to visit following places which are listed in the world heritage site.
Pashupati Nath Temple
Pashupatipath temple is one of the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu which lies 5 km east from the city center and located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu. The temple has an unique architecture and was built in cubic construction. The roof is plated by Gold and the gate is made by Silver which was built on 5th century BC. The temple is Nepal’s holiest Hindu pilgrimage and a world heritage site. 
Bouddha Nath Saupa
Bouddha is among the largest stupas in the south Asia which has become focal point for Tibetan Buddhism  in Nepal.  The white mound looms thirty-six meters. The stupa is located in the ancient trade route to Tibet and Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers here for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many of them decided to live around Bouddhanath. Many people believe that Bouddhanath was constructed in the fifth century.
Swayambhu Nath Stupa
Swayambhu  stupa in one of the most popular Buddhist sites in Kathmandu which is also the world heritage site. This holy shrine lies 2 km west from the Kathmandu city. Swayambhu Stupa is located on top of the hill that overlooks the valley of Kathmandu. It is also known as the MonkeyTemple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. Historical records found on a stone inscription give evidence that the stupa was an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination in the 5th century AD.  One can see the painted eyes on four sides represent the all seeing eyes of Buddha and are watching all the time wrong doers and good doers.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar square ( Old Royal Palace) which was built in 12th century. The Durbar square provides you numerous temples, Kumari Bahal (House of Living Goddess), Kasthamandap (house of wood) and the old museum. As this site is protected by UNSECO and a world heritage site. Durbar Square lies in the heart of this city. Locally also called as Hanuman Dhoka Palace Square-an ancient seat of the Nepalese Royalty.
 

Day 03: Sunrise at Nagarkot via Bhaktapur Durbar square

At early morning drive to Nagarkot for excellent panoramic mountain views including Mount Everest view as well as sunrise. Nagarkot is a very popular view point from where you can enjoy 360% views of mountains and Kathmandu valley. Then drive to Bhaktapur (City of Devotees) and continue drive to Kathmandu after Bhaktapur excursion.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Well known for the fifty five windows palace of brick and wood and in Nepali (Pachpanna Jhayale Durbar). The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The city lies about 13 kilometers East of Kathmandu. It is the home of medieval art & architecture and still retains its rich medieval aroma.
Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 04: Departure day from Kathmandu

Today is the last day of the trip with us. If you would like to extend your holiday with us, we will help you otherwise we will assist you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour Cost :- US$215

Include

-Arrival and Departure by Private Car
-City tour by private Car
-2 days Guide as per your language
-3 nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
-Cultural dinner in Kathmandu
 

Exclude

-Nepal arrival visa
-Lunch and dinner
-Monument entrance fees
-Insurance

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour Information

Country Information
Nepal is a land located country which lies in between India and China. It is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 meters above sea level to the highest point of the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848 meter above sea level. Nepal has three major geographical ranges - Himalayan region, Hill region and Terai low land.

Area: 147,181 sq. kilometers
Geography: Situated between China in the north and India in the south
Capital: Kathmandu
Population: 2,642,799
Language: Nepali is the native language. However, travel-trade people can understand and speak English Currency: Nepali Rupee
Political System: Multi-party democracy
Religion: The major religion is Hindu. However, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Travel season: We have two best seasons - Spring and Autum.
Spring: - (March, April, May) - warmest time to trek. Rhododendron flowers in bloom excellent trails and clear skies, best visibility. 
Autumn: - (Mid September, October and November) - excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility.
Winter months: - (December, January and February) are also good, but it’s alot colder. You have to be prepared for this.
Summer: - Monsoon, heavy rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August)

People: Nepal has more than 91 ethnic groups and 70 different spoken languages.
What to Wear: Lightweight clothing is recommended for May through October. Warm garments are required in October through March. An umbrella or raincoat is a must for the rainy season (June to August)
Climate: Nepal’s climate varies according to elevation. The Terai of southern Nepal has a tropical monsoon climate characterized by rainy summers and the southwest winds of the monsoon, and almost dry winters. Postal Services: The Central Post Office located near Dharahara Tower, is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday. The counters are open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and provide stamps, postcards and aerogram. Post Restate is available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Express Mail Service (EMS ) is available at GPO and at Thamel, Basantapur and airport postal counters.
Telephone Services:
Telephone, fax, telex and telegraph services are available at the Nepal Telecommunications Corporation at Tripureshwar. Hotels and private communications centers provide long distance telephone. For calling from outside, country code for Nepal is 00977 and the area code for Kathmandu is 1. You can buy a local Sim card to use while in Nepal.
Internet Services: Several Internet cafes and communication centers are available in the Valley and around the country. E-mail and Internet services are also offered by hotels in the city like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and major cities.
Electricity:
Major towns have electricity and the voltage available is 220-volts and 50 cycles. Load shedding is sometimes experienced. However, most hotels have their own generators.
Medical Services:
A wide variety of medicines, including those imported from overseas are available in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley also offers the services of major general hospitals and private clinics. Health posts have been set up by the government in different parts of rural Nepal.
Meals and Accommodation: 
Rooms are generally twin share - depending on group size and room availability, triple share may be offered to your request. Hot shower, toilets, comfortable mattress, solar\electricity lights during the tour period.  

While on the tour, the hotels provide good quality food. For breakfast you are likely to get porridge, cereal, toast or chapattis, omelet and a range of hot drinks. We will provide all meals on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea & coffee) from the teahouse menu.
Insurance:
A travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss and medical treatment is recommended. Make sure the insurance also covers the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking, rafting.
Vaccination:
Vaccination is recommended to plan to your trip to Nepal. Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal.
Medical Kit:
A simple but adequate medical kit can be very useful while traveling. The following items are recommended: Aspirin or Panadol - for pain or fever; Antihistamine - as a decongestant for colds, allergies and to help prevent motion sickness; Antibiotics - useful if traveling off beaten track but they must be prescribed; Kaolin preparation (Pepto-Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil – for stomach upsets; Rehydration mixture - for treatment of severe diarrhoea; Antiseptic, mercurochrome and antibiotic powder or similar 'dry' spray - for cuts and grazes.
Other things to be included are:
Calamine lotion to ease irritation from bites or stings, bandages and band aids for minorinjuries, scissors, tweezers, thermometer, insect repellent, sun block lotion, chopsticks, water purification tablets, throat lozenges (Strepsils), moleskin, Sulamyd 10% eye drops, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol, Antacid tablets).
General Knowledge:
It would be hard to know all aspects of Nepal’s health problems. However, it would be useful togather information on altitude sickness (AMS), diarrhoea, giardia, dysentery, cholera, hepatitis rabies, typhoid, tetanus, meningitis diphtheria, malaria and HIV/AIDS Common sense can often save lives.
Pack list:
It is essential to have warm clothing and equipment to plan this trip. Below are some suggestions for planning this trip. Please kindly take it as a reference and prepare yourself.
For your head:
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lip balm
Accessories:
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small padlock or combination lock
Basic First Aid Kit
Daypack (you will carry your own small daypack)
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries:
Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothbrush etc
Ear plugs
Small wash towel
Extras:
Camera with extra batteries and cards/ film
Binoculars
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Reading book
Trail Map/ Guide book
Journal & Pen
IPod & Travel games (i.e. cards, chess, and backgammon)
Passport & Visa Information:
Nepal visa is easy to obtain. You may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Consulate or Mission offices abroad or obtain this upon on arrival at Kathmandu international airport. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip. Nationals of SAARC countries, India and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.
• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
Tourist Visa Fees:
3 days transit visa - Free of charge
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu
Tel: 00977-1 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862 /  4438868 Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np