Kathmandu Nagarkot Weekend Tour with ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ is 4-days long Tour Package that takes you through ancient cities of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur to Nagarkot - a location popular worldwide for the view of sunrise it offers.
The tour kicks of in Kathmandu, where you will explore the city's several UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambunath (also known as Monkey Temple), and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Each place is rich in culture and history. Swoyambunath is full of symbolism and is one of the oldest religious sites in Nepal (over 2000 years old!). The Buddhist temple offers an incredible view of Kathmandu. Pasupatinath Temple is the most famous Hindu temple in the country. You can see sadhus (holy men) meditating, pilgrims bathing, and bodies being cremated on the banks of the Bagmati River. Last, but not least, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is an ancient Newari kingdom located just outside of Kathmandu, on the way to Nagarkot.
Later that day, we take a short drive to Nagarkot, arriving in time for the sunset. Nagarkot is absolutely stunning and you'll get a clear view of the Himalayan range from here. The next day, you'll up for an early morning breakfast to watch the sunrise behind these pristine peaks. It is a hill resort popular for having an extensive view of Kathmandu Valley, Mt. Everest, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar and other ountains of Eastern Nepal.
Kathmandu Nagarkot Weekend Tour is an ideal family tour package which offers a rare opportunity of getting into the core of Nepal and admiring its wonders without a trace of physical strain.
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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.
Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago. Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the 3rd day of Kathmandu Nagarkot Weekend Tour, we will set out for Nagarkot. En route, we will stop by the Medieval Newari City of Bhaktapur and get acquainted with its supreme architectural wonders of Golden Gate, a 55-Windowed Palace. We will visit Art Gallery and Pottery Square and then continue our journey towards the World Heritage Site of Changu Narayan before heading for Nagarkot - a high hill famed for the sunrise and sunset mountain views it offers. Overnight in Nagarkot.
We will leave the bed with wakeup call from the hotel staff and have a view of fascinating sunrise view over the mountains. Later we will drive back to the hotel in Kathmandu via Bhaktapur city. After the last moment preparation, our representative from ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport for your next destination. We bid you farewell and hope to serve you again.
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Nepal was the first stop on my travel throughout Asia and I couldnt have received a better welcome. Rana, Arjun and Chandra welcomed me warmheartedly and made sure that I can see, experience and enjoy from Nepal what was possible in such a short time.They were fully reliable and caring all the time, the tour went ahead as expected and I can fully recommend their service. I hope to see them again.
Erika Toth'sSpain,Nov 16, 2023
Upper Mustang Valley Trek - 15 Days
" Amazing experience in Nepal. The trek to Mustang is truly mirrored of Annapurna and dhaulagiri mountains. Lo-Mathang is a highlight with the old walled city -the visit to the Monastries was a highlight. we had a wonderful guide and porter from Adventure Himalayan Travels and treks. They take care of everything as stated, would recommend to anyone wanting to visit !!"