Have you wondered about the thought of travelling back in time? Do you ever wonder about the ancient history, architecture, and civilisation of medieval times? Well, you don’t have to search for a time machine anymore because we offer you an enchanting tour of the mystical Kathmandu valley. This short tour will let you explore the city of temples in its full glory. Kathmandu valley is an open museum. The city of temples boast hundreds of temples that have cultural and historical significance. There are seven world heritage sites recognized by the UNESCO in Kathmandu alone. You will get surprised by how time has stopped in these courtyards and alleys of the town. The old lanes and courtyards of the city will transport you back in time.
This short trip with The Great Adventure Treks is a gateway to explore the culture, architecture, and food of the “Newar” people. The Newars of the Kathmandu valley known for their many cultural festivals and lavish food habits. The chariot festival of Machindranath, the festival of Indra (god of heaven) etc. are to name a few. The Newar people also worship a living goddess “Kumari.” A high amount of meat and alcohol is a staple of the traditional Newari diet. This cultural tour will bring you closer to the history and civilization of the ancient city. The hospitality of the Nepalese people will warm your heart. This trip is perfect a weekend getaway from work. So forget about your urban life, come to Kathmandu and transport back in time. Here are the detailed itineraries:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Guided Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 03: Guided tour of Bhaktapur Durbar square, and Patan Durbar Square
Day 04: Final Departure
Note: Price is based on minimum of 2 people booking the trip. Solo traveler are required to inquire a different price.
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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
The Great Adventure Treks dedicated staff will pick you up from the airport as and when you arrive. They will provide you with proper details about the tour and also help you to check in at the hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing of the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.
On the second day of the tour, an expert guide will take you through the lanes of the medieval Kathmandu valley. The ancient Basantapur Durbar square will transport you back in times. We will also pay a pilgrimage to the holy temple of Lord Pashupatinath. One of the largest stupa in the world Boudhanath is next on our list. At the end of the day by visiting the monkey temple (Swayambhunath), which is a short hike from where you can see the bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu Valley.
Day 3: Sightseeing of the Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
On day three, we will be heading to Patan the city of handicrafts to visit the Patan Durbar Square. This ancient town of Patan offers a lesson in history. The Patan Museum is one of the best in the world. We will then move on to the city of Bhaktapur. The Durbar Squares are all “World Heritage Sites” recognised by the UNESCO. You will be able to experience the “Newar” culture and taste their lovely food all along the way. This short tour ends as you head back to your hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Departure from Kathmandu.
After a short but sweet tour of the Kathmandu valley, The Great Adventure Treks representative staff will drop you to the airport for your travel back home.
- Pickup from airport and drop to hotel.
- Accommodation at Kathmandu 3 star level hotel.
- An experienced government licensed holder Tour Guide.
- Sightseeing around World Heritage sites (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bauddhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu )(1st Day) ( Bhaktapur Durbar square and Patan Durbar square ) (2nd day )
- All monuments fees.
- Private transportation for Kathmandu sightseeing.
- Services as per itinerary.
- All local and government taxes.
- Airport departure
- Lunch and dinner
- Soft and hard drinks
- Your travel insurance
- International flight and visa cost.
- Any expense of personal nature
- Tips for guides or other staffs.