THE BEST OF KATHMANDU

This tour is all about the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu valley, its people and culture, monuments, narrow local streets, local foods and many more. Kathmandu valley has 3 different cities named, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. You can enjoy the Durbar Squares, Holy Temples, Stupas, and shopping of Nepalese arts and artifacts. This tour is specially designed for people to give overall experience of Kathmandu and surroundings including the multi activities from cultural sightseeing, biking, hiking etc. 

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel. Check-in and refresh. In the evening, enjoy Nepali dinner with cultural program.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu  Sightseeing, Hike and Drive to Nagarkot
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing of Kathmandu city, includes Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holy temple for Hindus and Buddhist in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva at the bank of holy Bagmati River.
Boudhanath Stupa, One of the biggest Stupas in South Asia.
Drive to Changunarayan Temple (45 minutes) for sightseeing in a small hill in Bhaktapur.
After sightseeing, hike to Telkot (2 hours) passing by local villages and jungle. From Telkot, drive to Nagarkot(30 minutes), a famous hill station at the elevation of 2200 meters.
Enjoy Sunset in the evening.
Dinner and overnight at resort/lodge in Nagarkot.

Day 3: Nagarkot Sunrise Tour, Drive back to Kathmandu and Sightseeing
Early morning, drive to Nagarkot View point to enjoy Sunrise over Himalayas. You can see the Everest (8848 meters), the highest peak in the world. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu enroute sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Continue to  Swyombhunath Stupa also called Monkey Temple, a Stupa in a small hill of Kathmandu over viewing Kathmandu valley and the surrounding mountains.
Kathmandu Durbar Square, a beautiful square where you can see the living goddess, Kumari.
After sightseeing, walk 20 minutes to Thamel via the narrow street of Ason enjoying several monuments, local shops for spices, vegetable etc
Thamel is a tourist hub and famous for multi cuisine restaurants, bars, clubs and for shopping.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 4: Experience Local Culture
After breakfast at hotel, go to the local home for lunch. Enjoy preparing lunch with the family. Interact with them for cultural exchange.
In the evening, cycling tour to Patan Durbar Square to enjoy the fine arts. Try some local foods at typical Newari restaurant.
Return to hotel and refresh.
Eve: Enjoy farewell dinner at one of the nice restaurants.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 5: Departure from Kathmandu
Breakfast and timely transfer to airport for departure from Kathmandu.