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Kathmandu Valley Private 6-Hour Tour

1. Kathmandu Valley Private 6-Hour Tour

See the sights of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal on a 6-hour tour of an area that covers 218 square miles (350 kilometers). Kathmandu Valley contains 3 fabulous cities of great historic, religious, and cultural interest: Kathmandu (Kantipur), Patan (Lalitpur), and Bhadgaon (Bhaktapur). The Kathmandu Valley has often been described as an open-air art gallery with thousands of sacred shrines in brick, stone, metal, and wood scattered throughout it. On your tour, you will not be able to see the entire valley, but you will be taken to some of the most important and monumental sites. Many of these are squares or temples that are also designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square This square is home to a house full of woodcarvings of different gods and goddesses. In this 3-story palace you will also find the living Goddess Kumari. Both Hindus and Buddhists venerate her, and she serves as an illustration of the harmony between the Hindu and Buddhist people. One of the popular temples of Kathmandu Durbar Square is Kashamandap, locally known as Maru Sattal. It is believed that the name of Kathmandu City is derived from the name of this temple, and it is said that this temple is built by one single Sal (sorea robusta) tree. At the center of this temple, one can see the statue of a Hindu god Gorakhnath and in the 4 corners of the temple one can see Ganesh statues. The most visited temple of Kathmandu is Maru Ganesh. The people of Kathmandu Valley believe that the 4 Ganesh statues in the 4 corners of Kathmandu Valley protect the people living in Kathmandu. Every day people go to worship this temple, and especially on Tuesdays, you can see a long line of people waiting for hours to worship. Other interesting things to see here are Mahadev Temple, Shiva Parvati Temple, Bhagwati Temple, Old Palace, Saraswoti Temple, Krishna Octangular Temple, Big Drums, Kal Bhairav, Jagannath Temple, and Tal. Swayambhunath/Monkey Temple Swayambhunath / Monkey Temple is a 2,500-year-old Stupa situated overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Its name comes from the holy monkey living in part of the complex. The painted eyes on 4 sides symbolize the all-seeing eyes of Buddha, and the site is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Pashupatinath Temple Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and the most sacred of the 275 Shiva temples worldwide. It is also the oldest temple in Kathmandu. The Bagmati River runs alongside the temple, and is the site not only of pilgrims who bathe in the river, but also contains a special area where members of the royal family are cremated. Boudhanath Stupa Boudhanath Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also one of the biggest in the world. It is the most important pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists, who come here by the thousands during the winter festival to pay their respect. Patan Durbar Square Patan Durbar Square is home to the former Patan Royal Family. The most photographed of Kathmandu’s 3 Durbar Squares, it features a remarkable display of Newari architecture. Its main attractions include the Krishna Temple, with its 21 golden pinnacles, Rudra Varna Mahavihar, a Buddhist Monastery that houses local treasures, and the central courtyard of Mul Chowk.

From Kathmandu: Nagarkot Sunrise and Dhulikhel Day Hike

2. From Kathmandu: Nagarkot Sunrise and Dhulikhel Day Hike

Enjoy a complete package experience that combines a gorgeous sunrise viewing with a 4- to 5-hour hike through the mountains of Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Kathmandu or Lalitpur (Patan) at around 5:00 AM for the 1.5-hour drive to Nagarkot. Once arrived, take in the exotic mountain views and embrace the stunning beauty of the sunrise, which will be sure to soothe your soul and get you ready for the day. Learn all about Nagarkot (the “Angel’s Place”) from your guide.   From here, embark on a 4- to 5-hour hike through the forested mountains between Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. If you’re lucky and it’s a clear day, the intensely blue sky makes a perfect backdrop for views of the amazing landscapes, high mountains, and village life. Admire the biodiversity of the region and learn about cultural aspects of Dhulikhel from your guide. It’s a long hike, but nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment and peacefulness when you reach Dhulikhel.   Your tour ends after this full day with a return to your hotel via bus, during which you can reflect on the amazing day and prepare for tomorrow.

From Kathmandu: Short Langtang Valley Trek 6 Days

3. From Kathmandu: Short Langtang Valley Trek 6 Days

Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550 m / 5,085 ft) Day 2: Trek from Syabrubesi to lama hotel (2,380 m / 7,808 ft) Day 3: Trek from Lama Hotel to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850m – 04 hours. Day 4: Hike to Kyanjin Ri ( 4773m) over view og lanagtang Himalaya and Sunrise back to Langtang village 3,430m – 05 hours. Day 5: Trek to Syabru Bensi (5 hours walking) and stay overnight. Day 6: Back to Kathmandu by drive (5 -6 hours)

Patan Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour

4. Patan Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour

A Patan Bhaktapur sightseeing tour offers a captivating exploration of two historic and culturally rich cities in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Patan Durbar Square is a historic and cultural gem located in the heart of Patan, also known as Lalitpur, in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a prominent attraction and a testament to the rich heritage and architectural prowess of the Newar community. 1. Historical Significance: Patan Durbar Square served as the royal palace complex of the Malla kings during the medieval period, particularly from the 16th to the 18th century. 2. Architectural Marvels: The square is a showcase of intricate Newar architecture characterized by pagoda-style temples, courtyards, and palaces. Notable structures include the Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath Temple, and Taleju Temple, each displaying remarkable craftsmanship. 3. Krishna Temple: The Krishna Temple is a masterpiece of stone architecture and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. It features intricate carvings depicting scenes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana. 4. Patan Museum: Situated within the Durbar Square, the Patan Museum houses a remarkable collection of traditional art, sculptures, and artifacts from the region. It provides insight into the history and culture of the Kathmandu Valley. 5. The Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar): Adjacent to the Durbar Square, the Golden Temple is a Buddhist monastery renowned for its golden façade and artistic woodwork. The inner courtyard is adorned with prayer wheels and statues. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historical masterpiece located in Bhaktapur, one of the three ancient cities in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. This square serves as a testament to the rich history, culture, and architectural brilliance of the Newar people. 1. Historical Significance: Bhaktapur Durbar Square was the royal palace complex of the Malla kings from the 12th to the 18th century, making it a hub for political, religious, and cultural activities during that period. 2. Architectural Marvels: The square is a treasure trove of stunning Newar architecture, featuring a remarkable collection of pagoda-style temples, palaces, and courtyards. Notable structures include the 55-Window Palace, Nyatapola Temple, Vatsala Temple, and the Bhairabnath Temple. 3. 55-Window Palace: The 55-Window Palace is a captivating example of Newar palace architecture, known for its intricately carved wooden windows and doors. It was the residence of the Malla kings and now houses the National Art Gallery. 4. Nyatapola Temple: Nyatapola Temple stands as one of the tallest pagoda-style temples in Nepal and is dedicated to the goddess Siddhi Lakshmi. It is famous for its five-tiered design and ornate sculptures. 5. Vatsala Temple: The Vatsala Temple is a beautiful stone temple with exquisite carvings and a serene atmosphere. It is dedicated to the goddess Vatsala Devi. 6. Bhairabnath Temple: The Bhairabnath Temple is dedicated to the ferocious deity Bhairava and features a colossal stone image of the god. It is the focus of annual celebrations and festivals. 7. Local Life and Culture: Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a vibrant center for local life, where traditional rituals, festivals, and cultural performances take place. Visitors can witness artisans at work, including pottery makers, woodcarvers, and painters. 9. Souvenir Shopping: Surrounding the square, you'll find shops selling traditional crafts, pottery, and souvenirs, making it a great place to shop for unique Nepali items. A visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square offers a profound glimpse into the rich heritage and artistic splendor of the Kathmandu Valley. It's a must-see destination for travelers seeking to immerse themselves in Nepal's history and culture.

Kathmandu: World Heritage Full Day Sightseeing Tour

5. Kathmandu: World Heritage Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Swoyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Start your sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with the well-known Swoyambhunath Stupa, popularly referred to as the Monkey Temple. Climb the steep steps to this UNESCO World Heritage Site perched on a hill. Marvel at the ancient stupa, prayer flags fluttering in the breeze, and panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley below. Discover the rich blend of Hindu and Buddhist traditions at this sacred site. Patan Durbar Square Step into the medieval town of Patan and explore its Durbar Square, another UNESCO site. Admire the intricately carved temples, palaces, and courtyards that showcase Newar architecture. Visit the Patan Museum to explore Nepal's art and history. Pashupatinath Temple Experience the spiritual aura of Pashupatinath, Nepal's holiest Hindu temple. Witness the rituals along the Bagmati River where cremations take place. Marvel at the stunning pagoda-style architecture and the sacred Shiva linga. Boudhanath Stupa Finish your journey at the colossal Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest in Asia. As you circle the stupa, recite mantras, and visit the monasteries, you may fully experience Tibetan Buddhism. Enjoy traditional Tibetan cuisine in nearby restaurants. This program provides a thorough exploration of Kathmandu's cultural gems, led by Accessible Adventure for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Kathmandu: 5-Day Kathmandu Valley Tour

6. Kathmandu: 5-Day Kathmandu Valley Tour

Receive a wonderful introduction to the history, culture, and heritage of Nepal on a 5-day tour of the Kathmandu Valley. The tour is designed for those who want a more leisurely holiday with enough time to take in the rich cultural heritage Nepal provides. Start the tour with your arrival in Kathmandu with a meet and greet with your guide and transfer to your hotel. The next day, begin your sightseeing by taking the 8-mile drive outside of the city to Bhaktapur, also known as Khwopa. Then, drive to Nagarkot - a village at the rim of the Kathmandu Valley with exceptional views of the Himalayas. Discover how Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by 7 groups of monuments and buildings: the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu (Hanuman Dhoka), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas Swayambhunath and Boudhanath and the Hindu temples Pashupati Nath and Changu Narayan.  On day 3, continue sightseeing in Nagarkot then head off to the ancient religious city of Kritipur. Return to Kathmandu in the evening. The next day, continue sightseeing in the city with another overnight stay. On the final day, check-out of your hotel where the tour will end.

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

7. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Kanchenjunga is the third-highest peak in the world. It sits on the eastern border between Nepal and India. Visit Himalaya Treks offers this thrilling 22-day Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek itinerary, which includes both the north and south base camps. Highlights of the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek: • Trek around the world’s third-highest peak • Breathtaking south Kanchenjunga view from Oktang • Majestic north Kanchenjunga view from Pangpema • Visit the Tibetan villages of Ghunsa and Phale • Feel the wilderness of this untouched area with few other travelers The Kanchenjunga area is rarely visited, and definitely off the beaten path. Travelers will encounter locals but very few other tourists. The landscape and flora of this trek are extremely varied. If trekking in spring, you will be treated to the wonderful sight of red, pink, purple, and white Rhododendron flowers. They're called Laliguransin Nepali and are the national flower of Nepal. In the same trek, you will also pass through jungles, bamboo, and pine forests, and see glaciers surrounded by rugged rocky peaks. The contrasts are amazing. There is also a fascinating cultural element to this trek. The route passes through several typical hill villages, where the real rural Nepali lifestyle can be observed. The ethnic groups inhabiting this area are mainly hill and mountain-dwelling people, including Limbu, Tamang, Sherpa, Bhote, and Gurung, as well as Chhetri, Brahman, and Newar. Each has a different culture, and you can learn about these while trekking and talking with local people (with the help of your guide!) The Route Followed The trek to Kanchenjunga begins with a 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur, right on Nepal's south-western border with India. Then, a three-hour drive takes you to an area of beautiful green tea gardens, Kanyam. Stay overnight here, and enjoy the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets of Kanchenjunga. Just a little teaser of what you will see in the days to come! In the morning, after breakfast, continue driving to Taplejung/Suketar, where the trek begins. The trek starts by passing through typical hilly terraced villages, and heads to the southern base camp of Kanchenjunga. On the trek to the southern base camp, Oktang (4730m) is a spectacular viewpoint atop a moraine overlooking a glacier. From there, catch amazing views of numerous high mountains, including Kokthang (6148m), Rathong (6678m), Kabru Range, Kanchenjunga Range, and Jannu (7710m). Three challenging yet very scenic passes separate the northern and southern base camps of Kanchenjunga. Once you cross these, you'll notice more settlements. Ghunsa (3475m), a lovely Tibetan Buddhist village, is one of the biggest villages in the higher valleys of the Kanchenjunga Region. Kambachen (4225m) and Lhonak (4815m) are seasonal settlements, the only two places higher than Ghunsa.

Chitwan National Park 2N 3D Tour

8. Chitwan National Park 2N 3D Tour

Chitwan National Park is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site located in the Terai region of Nepal. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, and over 600 species of birds. The park is also home to the Tharu people, an indigenous group who have lived in the area for centuries. A Chitwan National Park tour is a great way to experience the natural beauty and wildlife of Nepal. There are a variety of activities available, including: Jeep safaris through the jungle Canoeing on the Rapti River Bird watching Cultural tours of Tharu villages Elephant bathing Day 1: Early in the morning take Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan. Upon arrival, you will be a receipt at Chitwan Bus Park and be taken to your accommodation. After refreshing with cold drinks, you'll have time to rest. Later in the evening, visit Chitwan National Park to explore its wildlife, history, and essence. Enjoy a beautiful sunset from the Rapti River and participate in a Tharu dance program during a village tour in the Tharu Village of Chitwan. Day 2: Begin the day with breakfast at 7:00 AM, followed by a canoe ride along the Rapti River. You may see a rare species of crocodile and take a short jungle walk. After a quick lunch, embark on a Jeep safari deep into the jungle to observe wildlife and vegetation. Encounter various animals, which are considered Nepal's prosperity. Return to the resort for dinner in the evening. Day 3: Wake up at 6:30 AM and have breakfast at 7:00 AM. Then, head to the bus station for a drive back to Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Valley: UNESCO World Heritage Sites Day Tour

9. Kathmandu Valley: UNESCO World Heritage Sites Day Tour

Take a simple yet exciting full-day tour of Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is brimming with ancient history and fascinating culture, and full of must-see sights on any visit to Nepal.   To start the day, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Kathmandu or Patan (Lalitpur) and take you first to visit the oldest temple in Nepal, Swayambhunath. Here, you’ll spend about an hour exploring the ultimate pilgrimage site and get amazing views of the capital from the top of the hill. Then, drive to Patan, a city known for its cultural and artistic heritage. Visit some of the city’s temples and admire its ancient architecture before enjoying a lunch of local cuisine.   Next up is a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most famous and sacred Hindu shrines in the world. Take a spiritual swim in Bagmati River, thought to wash away all sins. Learn from your guide about Lord Shiva's importance to Hinduism here. Finally, calm your mind and soul by visiting the nearby peaceful Boudhanath stupa. Famous for its 4 pairs of eyes facing 4 directions, this shrine is thought to be eternally watching over the people and their doings. Explore the Boudhanath spinning prayer wheels and take beautiful pictures to remember this experience. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the day.

Kathmandu: Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

10. Kathmandu: Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

After being collected from your hotel, you will begin your day exploring the beautiful city of Patan, which lies in the Lalitpur district. The best point to start your sightseeing is Patan Durbar Square, which includes the Royal Palaces. These are temples which depict the amazing skills of the area's ancestors. Bhimsen Temple is dedicated to Bhimsen, the god of trade and business, and from there you will explore the Vishwanath Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Krishna Mandir is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. You will then explore the Golden Temple, a unique monastery which is a few minutes’ walk from Durbar Square. Your next destination will be Bhaktapur, which is the third-most major town in the valley and the best place to start sightseeing in Bhaktapur. It covers a larger area than the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu and Lalitpur, and is far less crowded. After this exploration you will encounter the Mahaboudha Temple and Rudra Varna Mahabihar, before you end your sightseeing for the day and drive back to Kathmandu.

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based on 33 reviews

we enjoyed our first sightseeing in Nepal. we were promptly picked up by two very polite men, Rajan and Krishna. We went to all the places and our guide explained everything. very pleased, we have used Get your Guide in several country's and will continue to. If you want a intro into Kathmandu valley, this is a good tour. We tweeked it a bit because we don't want to walk up and down stairs. There was no problems.

We had a great day tour of Kathmandu with Kapil as our guide. We were promptly picked up from our hotel in a comfortable car with a/c. We spent 6 hours exploring Kathmandu’s main attractions, and loved seeing everything! Kapil has a great amount of knowledge, and is very personable and friendly - we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the tour company and in particular Kapil.

We absolutely loved the whole tour, very well organized and professional from start to end, our tour guid Prashant is very knowledgeable and courteous, gave us amazing advices and information, this is my second tour and I can’t even begin to describe how this one was much better than the first, thank you Arjun for connecting with us and welcoming us personally to Nepal

I highly recommend this trip especially with the best guide Kapil. We had a wonderful time and it was knowledgeable and the guide was so flexible with us especially with our 3 years daughter where he adjusted the plan so she can enjoy it too.

she was very very heloful and guided us in our Rhythm. She explained a lot about culture in Buddhism and Hinduism. thanks a lot for the very nice Tour! It was amazing!