Kathmandu City Tour


Arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu With the views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost delighted, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time.we will be greeted by a representative from Create Himalaya Adventure who will drop you off at the hotel. After checking in, you take a rest or visit Create Himalaya Adventure’s office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Create Himalaya Adventure, you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Welcome Dinner.


Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the most popular tourist destinations as enlisted in World Heritage Sites. Clustered around the central Durbar Square are the old Royal Palace (Hanuman Dhoka), numerous interesting temples, the Kumari Chowk or Kumari Bahal (House of the Living Goddess) and the Kasthamandap (House of Wood) from which Kathmandu derived its present name. An exquisite exploration in Durbar Square reveals the ancient art and architecture of Nepal.
Pashupatinath Temple
Located at Near Kathmandu Airport, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple built in pagoda style has jilted roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors are permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati River, as an entrance to the temple is strictly forbidden to non-Hindu. Pashupatinath is the center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March.
Bauddhanath Stupa
This Stupa, situated 8 kilometers east of Kathmandu city, is one of the biggest stupas in the world. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. This Buddhist Stupa was built by King Man Deva at the advice of the Goddess Mani Joiner. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is encircled by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest.
Swayambhunath
Swayambhunath is located approximately 4 kilometers and this Buddhist Stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four-sided base of the spire are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Breakfast.

Bungmati and Khokana:
About 6km. South of Patan lies the two medieval villages of Bungmati and Khokana. To reach these villages one has to follow the straight road from the Tibetan refugee Camp on Jawalakhel. About 5000 people live in Bungmati and 3000 inhabitants in Khokana. Most of the people are Newars. From Khokana, Bungmati is 15 minutes walk. In these villages, one can see typical Newari houses. Also, these villages are popular for chilly and mustard oil. The best time to visit Bungmati and Khokana is in October and November because at that time the whole village looks colorful. They hand red chilly garland from the top floor to the ground floor in the whole village. Most of the farmers in these villages are either involved in spinning or oil pressing business. The mustard oil of Khokana is still popular in Kathmandu valley.
Attractions of patan

Khumbeshwor
Kumbeshwor temple in Patan and Nyatapole temple in Bhaktapur are the only temples in the Valley with five roofs, with the exception of the round five-tiered Pancha Mukhi Hanuman of Kathmandu’s Hanuman Dhoka Palace. This temple of Lord Shiva was built during the reign of King Jayasiddhi Malla. Later a golden finial was added to it. A religious fair is held here on the Janai Poornima day in August.
Three Main Chowks
The main attraction of Patan Durbar square is the ancient Royal Palace indeed. It consists of three main Chowks, Sundari Chowk and Mani Keshab Narayan Chowk. In the northeastern corner of the Mul Chowk is the three-storied octagonal temple of Taleju Bhawani Built by King Shree Niwas Malla in 1667. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone sculptures popularity known as Royal bath. Between the central Mul Chowk and Mani Keshab Narayan Chowk lies a temple of Degu Taleju looking out into the main square.
MahaBouddha
About 10mins walk from Patan Dubar Square lies this Buddhist temple made of high-quality bricks in which thousands of images of Lord Buddha are engraved. The Terracotta structure is one of the 14th-century Nepalese architectural masterpieces. It was constructed by an architect named Avaya Raj.
Rudra Barna Mahavihar
this unique Buddhist monastery complex contains an amazing collection of five images and statues in metal, stone, and wood. Many Kings in ancient times were crowned in this monastery. Many of the treasures offered by the devotees can be seen here even today.
Accheshowor
It was established towards the beginning of the 6th century to house an idol of Lord Buddha. The Mahavihar was reconstructed not too long ago. It has altogether 30 rooms in this complex including, “Dhyankuti” research room, Training room, library and review room guest room and so on. Situated behind the Ashoka Stupa at Pulchowk, the Mahavihar commands a beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley.
Temples of Red Machhendranath and Minnath
The temple of Red Machhendra Nath, built-in 1408 A.D is situated at Tabahal. Red Machhendra also is known as Avolokiteshwor is housed here in for six months and another temple of Min Nath is situated at Tangal which is supposed to be older than the temple of Red Machhendra Nath.
Hiranya Varna Mahavihar ( Golden Temple)
This three-story golden pagoda of Shakyamuni (Lord Buddha) was built in the 21st century by King Bhaskar Verma, it is located in the courtyard of Kwabahal. Inside the upper story of this pagoda, placed on the pedestal, are the white image of Amoshpash Lokeshwor and a large prayer wheel. There is a wealth of gems like beautiful carving on its walls and painting depicting a complete life history of Buddha.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the lion gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture gallery, the golden gate, the palace of 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the bell of barking dogs, etc. The statue of the King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace of the many statues available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent.
The National Art Gallery:
Contains ancient and medieval paintings belonging to Hindu and Buddhist schools depicting Tantrism of various periods and descriptions.
The Golden Gate:
The Golden Gate is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows. Built King Ranjit Malla, the gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is embellished with deities and monsters of marvelous intricacy.
The Palace of 55 Windows:
The Palace of 55 Windows was built in the 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of 55 windows. This balcony is a masterpiece of wood carving. The Stone Temple of Batsala Devi which is also located in the Durbar Square is full of intricate carvings. This temple also sets a beautiful example of the Shikhara style of architecture in Nepal. There is a bronze be on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the “bell of barking dogs”. This colossal bell, placed in 1737 A.D. was used to sound curfew during that time.
Nyatapola Temple:
This five-story Pagoda was built in 1702 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. It stands in a five-terraced platform. On each of the terraces squat a pair of figures; two famous wrestlers, two Elephants, two Lions, two Griffins and “Baghini” and “Singhini” - the Tiger and the Lion Goddesses. This is one of the tallest Pagodas and is famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship.
Bhairavnath Temple:
This temple was first built as a one-story pagoda but later changed into a three-story temple in 1718 A.D. by king Bhupatindra Malla. The temple is noted for its artistic grandeur. It is dedicated to Lord Bhairav- the god of terror.
Dattatraya Temple:
Built-in 1427 A.D. this temple is said to have been built from trunk of a single tree. Near this temple is a monastery with exquisitely carved peacock windows
Changu Narayan:
Situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley, it is said to have been built by King Hari Dutta in 323 A.D. and said to be the oldest temple in the valley.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Bhaktapur.
Included Meal: Breakfast.

The most popular walk around Kathmandu, The Trip start from Changunarayan Temple, Where beautiful views of the village of Sankhu and the Bhaktapur area await Built-in 323 AD by King Hari Datta Varma and said to be the oldest temple in the valley, Changunarayan is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. Continue your trip to Nagarkot, where you can see panoramic Evening mountain view. After exploring the Nagarkot back to Kathmandu with private vehicle.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Breakfast Lunch & Farewell Dinner

Last day in Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders as per your international flight time our staff will transfer you to the airport for your flight homeward bound or to respective destination with wonderful experience.
Included Meal: Breakfast

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1. How fit do I have to travel this trip? Is it difficult?

This trip is for all age group people. So, it is not a difficult trip.

2. I’m a solo traveler; Can I join the group or travel solo this trip Via your company?

It totally depends on your wish that you want to travel solo or with Group. If you can want to travel with the Group, send us an email with your preferred date to take this trip.
If you want to travel solo, then we will arrange your trip as per your preferred date and facility.

3. When is the Suitable time to travel this trip?

All the time is Suitable for cultural and sightseeing tour as Nepal is weather blessed county.  But, the Best time to travel this trip is anytime between September- December, and March-May. You can also take a trip in January and February if you want to travel in a less crowded period.    

4. What shot of accommodation will be provided to us on the trip?

We provide the two-star or three-star category hotel in Kathmandu and other cities. But you can upgrade the service to the five-star hotel too by paying an additional charge.

5. What sort of food will be provided to us on the trip?

As the tour started from the Kathmandu, you can get all kind of food in the restaurant of Kathmandu. You will be served with the food of your choice during the whole trip as you can find the restaurants serving the foods like American, Continental, Mexican, Chinese and so on.

6. What mode of transportation will be provided to us on the trip?

According to our pre-planned trip package, you will be provided with the private tourist vehicle. You can also add up airway transportation with an additional charge.

7. Can I add the extra days to my trekking route?

Yes, you can add the extra days to explore the destination. But, you must pay the extra charge to the company to cover your expenses for the accommodation, food, transportation, and the charge of the Guide for the extra days.

8. What are the alternative destinations for sightseeing and cultural tour?

If you are seeking for the alternative destination beside this tour, you can choose Bardia TourBauddhanath Tour, Pashupatinath TourKathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara TourLumbini TourKathmandu-Chitwan-Pokhara Tour, Pokhara Valley TourPatan Durbar SquareBhaktapur Durbar Square, and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour which are amazing sightseeing and cultural tour.

9. How do I book this trip with your company?

At first, you must fill-up the form with your personal detail and trip detail with the date you preferred to start the trip, then you must send the 30% advance trip payment to our company in our bank account to secure your booking. But, if you cancel the trip then 10% advance trip payment will be non-refundable and 20% will be refunded on your account.
On receiving your 30% advance trip payment and following personal document like a passport with scanned or photocopy, along with booking forms, then we will send you a full confirmation letter with a deposit as well as receipt of advance trip payment.
You can deposit advance trip payment through the bank account or Visa card, Master Card. And you can clear the remaining payment after you arrive in Kathmandu, Create Himalaya Office.

What is Included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
  • Sightseeing tour guide fee
  • All Ground Transportations
  • Hotel with Breakfast basis
  • Chitwan hotel with Full Board Basis
  • Kathmandu tours with private Vehicle
  • English speaking license holder tour and Cultural Guide
  • All Government Taxes

What is not Included?

  • Nepal entry visa fee per person US$ 40 only.
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Items of personal nature & all bar bills ie. Soft/hard drinks
  • Tips for Nepalese staffs etc.

Trip Introduction

Discover the city of temples - "Kathmandu" with the professional guide. Observe the history of Nepal by experiencing the tour of the royal palace and historical sites listed in the world heritage site. The historic sightseeing in the private tourist vehicle to  Kathmandu Durbar square gives some significant glimpse of ancient Kathmandu.  

 

If you are in the hunt to create a memorable experience during the sightseeing then Swayambhunath - formerly known as Monkey Temple could be the perfect spot surrounded by most scenic stupas, shrines, statues, and traditionally decorated monasteries.  
 

What is so special about this trip....??? 
 

The sightseeing is composed of six stunning historic place - they are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Patan, Bhaktapur, and Pashupatinath - the most famous temple of Lord Shiva according to Hindu mythology
 

The unique local Newari architecture is present in the Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar square, the historic glimpse of the local Newari culture and tradition makes this trip truly awesome. Furthermore, Changunarayan - A temple surrounded by hills and local cultural stuff and hiking back to Kathmandu could be the ideal experience to enjoy this trip.
 

Additional Info: 
 

During this trip, you will have a professional guide, and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle or coach. Transfer within the city will be on private tourist vehicles with air-conditioning cars, vans or minibusses according to the size of a group. All accommodation during the tour will be at 3-star category hotels on a twin sharing basis and the single supplement will be available on request. You can buy authentic souvenirs, including handicrafts, local stuff, carvings, and Thangkas (traditional painting in Kathmandu) on this trip.
 

Trip Highlights: 
 

→ UNESCO World Heritage Sites with a great briefing about each spot. 

→ Observe Newari heritage and relish the local food of Kathmandu Valley.

→ Discover the ancient architecture of Patan and Bhaktapur durbar square

→ The high panoramic Himalayan view from Nagarkot.

→ Hike back to the Kathmandu valley via Changu Narayan Temple.

 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar square
Day 04: Changu Narayan, Nagarkot Hiking back to Kathmandu
Day 05: Final Departure

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
  • Sightseeing tour guide fee
  • All Ground Transportations
  • Hotel with Breakfast basis
  • Chitwan hotel with Full Board Basis
  • English speaking license holder tour and Cultural Guide
  • All Government Taxes

Tour Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. However, while traveling, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

 


Tour Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. However, while traveling, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

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Kathmandu City Tour

From $530 USD
Duration 5 Days

Tour Grade beginner
Group Size 1-20 Max
Max. Altitude 2175m
Starting point Kathmandu
Ending Point kathmandu
Meals Breakfast is Included
Accomodation Standard Level Hotel Accommodation
Transportation All Ground Transportations

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