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Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu

Discover Nepal's scenery and culture during a leisurely hiking tour that includes an early morning arrival in Nagarkot for the sunrise. Watch the distant Himalayas catch the morning light, then hike for about four hours to reach Changu Narayan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass through Brahmin, Tamang and Newari villages along the way, and stop to purchase breakfast and lunch at small restaurants for an authentic local experience. Includes round-trip transport in a private vehicle from Kathmandu.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Nagarkot and Changu Narayan Hiking Tour from Kathmandu

Swap the colorful chaos of Kathmandu for serene, snow-capped landscapes and pine-scented forests. During this rugged hike from Nagarkot to the UNESCO-listed temple of Changu Narayan, you’ll pass terraced farms and tiny Tamang and Newari villages. Inside the pagoda-style temple, get a peek at Nepal’s oldest stone inscriptions. The tour includes a hearty local lunch, private transport from Kathmandu, and your own all-day guide.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Day Trip to Chandragiri Hill from Kathmandu with Hotel Pickup

Kathmandu is a fascinating city, but many travelers miss out on the natural splendor of the surrounding valley. Enjoy pine-covered hills and sweeping, snow-capped views of the Himalayan range during this relaxing day trip to Chandragiri Hill. Hike up shady trails, grab lunch at a nearby restaurant, or lounge in the park. The tour includes tickets to a brand-new cable car for a scenic ride up the mountain.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Flight Over the Himalayas including Mt Everest from Kathmandu

Feel like you’re on top of the world (literally) during a 1-hour scenic flight above the iconic peaks of the Himalayas and Mount Everest. Depart from Kathmandu aboard an 18-seater plane, soaking up views of more than a dozen majestic mountains from above, including the towering 29,029-foot (8,848-meter) Mount Everest. A pilot provides added narration during your trip about the spiritual significance and names of the various summits. Round-trip hotel transport is also covered.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Private Full-Day Tour With Nagarkot Sunrise and Bhaktapur From Kathmandu

Take a full-day private tour that combines the sunrise viewing at Nagarkot with a sightseeing trip to Bhaktapur—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rise early to depart from Kathmandu and reach high altitude Nagarkot in time to watch the sun rise over the Himalayas. Continue to Bhaktapur after breakfast and visit top attractions in the culture-rich city, including Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapole Temple, Dattatreya Temple, and 55 Window Palace. Your tour includes breakfast, private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full Day Jungle Safari Tours in Chitwan National Park Nepal

Immerse yourself in Nepali nature on a full-day jungle safari from Sauraha Chitwan. Convenient transportation takes you from your hotel to the UNESCO listed Chitwan National Park. The nature packed day includes bird watching, a canoe ride, and a visit to the Elephant breeding center. Throughout the day, your guide is on hand at all times to explain your surroundings and answer any questions you have. Afterwards, relax on the way back to your hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Shivapuri National Park Day Hike

Trek through Shivapuri National Park during this full-day eco-adventure from Kathmandu. Visit the Budhanilkantha Temple on the way to the park, a protected forest that is home to more than five hundred native species of plants and animals. With your local guide in the lead, climb a combination of gentle stone steps and walking trail to the peak of Shivapuri at 8,963 feet (2,732 meters) in elevation. Enjoy lunch while admiring views of the Langtang Mountain Range. Round-trip transportation from Kathmandu hotels is included.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Kathmandu Valley Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu is the bustling, history-filled capital of Nepal, famous for its well-preserved Newar pagodas and centuries-old Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Historical sights are spread throughout the sprawling city, but you’ll tick off the top attractions in a single day during this comprehensive sightseeing tour, which covers the hilltop temple of Swayambhunath Stupa , the sacred Hindu complex of Pashupatinath, and one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Half Day Panauti Tour in Kathmandu Nepal

Escape the Kathmandu hawkers and get off the beaten track—for now!—on this door-to-door private half-day tour of the little city of Panauti. Discover the picture-perfect Newari temples which line the banks of a sacred spot where two rivers and an invisible river come together, with a guide to explain their meaning and significance.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Kathmandu Day Trip: Budhanilkantha and Hike Through Shivapuri National Park

Combine visits to two of Nepal’s most fascinating Buddhist and Hindu religious sites with a moderate woodlands hike during this 6- to 7- day trip from Kathmandu. Travel to Budhanilkantha, where you’ll visit the sacred site of sleeping Hindu deity Vishnu. Then take a moderate hike through the idyllic woodlands of Shivapuri National Park to Nagi Gompa. This Buddhist monastery sits astride a majestic hilltop location, offering magnificent views of Kathmandu Valley below. End your day by checking out a local market in Sundarijal. Your day trip also includes a guide, round-trip local transport fare and admission fees.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Kathmandu valley private one day tour with local expert guide

Flexible itinerary- time can be arranged as per your request. 09 A.M: (or choose any time on phone call after booking confirmation)  Depart from the hotel visiting Old Durbar Square area for an hour. 11 to 11:30 A.M:         Drive to Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple of 30 mins 12 P.M to 01 P.M:       Drive to Pashupatinath Temple tour of an hour with 30 -40 mins drive. 2: 30 P.M. to 03 P.M:  Short drive to Bouddhanath Stupa ‘Little Tibet’ 04 P.M to 4:30 P.M.    Drive back to hotel and end of the Nepal One Day Tour.Lunch hour in between the tour where our city guides will take you to nice and hygienic restaurants with great foods for your appetite.A Guided Nepal One Day Tour includes guide, excellent condition cars-coach as per group size with healthy and cheerful driver with expert-professional tour guides.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Nagarkot Full-Day Hiking Tour from Kathmandu

Hike from Changu Narayan Temple to Nagarkot on a full-day tour from Kathmandu that provides a memorable experience of rural Nepal. Your guide leads you on a walk that takes you from UNESCO World Heritage-listed Changu Narayan, and through small villages and scenic countryside. Soak in sweeping views of the Himalayas during your moderately challenging hike, which takes about four hours. Eat lunch at a restaurant near Nagarkot, and have free time before watching the sunset over the mountains. Includes guide, and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Kathmandu Day Trip World Heritage Sightseeing

The Kathmandu Valley is home to an amazing seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, many of which you will visit on this day trip. See how Hinduism and Buddhism blend and coexist in this ancient city by touring temples, palaces, and lively town squares. Visit Pashupatinath, the most important Hindu temple in Nepal; Swayambhunath Stupa, known as the Monkey Temple; Boudhanath Stupa, where the Tibetan community live, and more.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Kathmandu Cultural Journey - Day Trip | Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Experience the cultural, historical and spiritual side of Kathmandu valley with us. Kathmandu though chaotic has lot of stories to share as it was once called 'Nepal' itself. There's a reason its called "City of Temples' where there were more temples than houses at one point of time. But the cultural and spiritual identity remains in throughout its decades and centuries of history. The whole day takes you through huge Buddhist landmarks , Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddhanath Temple reflecting huge Tibetan and Newari Buddhism history and mythology. Post these monasteries, the itinerary takes you through Pashupatinath temple, a Hindu must-go and ending the day with one of the 3 historical landmarks in Valley, Patan Durbar Square. These four historically powerful spots will be able to give you the cultural and historical value in your travel experience.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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Full Day Bhaktapur Changunarayan And Nagarkot Tour in Nepal

Visit Bhaktapur, Changun Narayan, and Nagarkot—three beautiful spots on the outskirts of Kathmandu—on this easy day trip. Don’t worry about hailing taxis or catching crowded buses, as this is a private tour. Your local guide will tell you all about the culture and history of the temples and palaces that you’ll visit. You can also do an optional short hike through pretty villages.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Chandragiri Hill Day Tour

Chandragiri Hill which is situated Situated at an altitude of 2540m height is the picturesque hill station of Kathmandu Valley. 7 km away from the Kathmandu Valley, you shall find restaurants, cable car, resort, branded shops, and multipurpose hall at Chandragiri Hill. The cable car runs from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM during the week and 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on public holidays and weekends. It shall take about 10-12 minutes to cover the 2.5 km of distance.  This is newly opened Cable Car from its foothill to the top has added attraction to the destination. Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure offers this magnificent new day tour package to the hills of Chandragiri. Besides amazing natural forests and scenery, the hill has the historical significance as well. Situated at 7 km away from the Kathmandu Valley, you shall find restaurants, cable car, resort, branded shops, and multipurpose hall at Chandragiri Hill.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dakshinkali and Pharping Tour

We will take you to visit Dakshinkali , ShesNarayan Temple and Pharping monastery and we will transfer you to your hotel after completing the tour.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Day Tour: Patan and Bhaktapur from Kathmandu

See the treasures of the ancient medieval cities of Patan and Bhaktapur on a private 6-hour tour from Kathmandu. View Newari architectural gems in Patan Durbar Square, and visit a Tibetan handicraft center. Then continue to Bhaktapur Durbar Square where you see highlights like the 55-Window Palace, Golden Gate, and Potter's Square. Your guide shares the history of the Kathmandu Valley and the impact of the 2015 earthquake in the region.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Kathmandu Day Hike in Kakani

Despite its spectacular mountain views and picturesque villages, Kakani is a part of Nepal that most travelers miss. Discover the under-the-radar hilltop hub during this scenic Kathmandu Valley excursion, which includes a mini-trek through pine forests. Taste the region’s famous food specialty—rainbow trout—and homemade rhododendron-flavored liquors. You’ll also village a local Buddhist monastery and a Tamang village.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Nagarkot to Changu Naryan Day Hike from Kathmandu

Enjoy a full-day tour from Kathmandu that includes a stop in Nagarkot, and a hike to World Heritage-listed Changu Narayan Temple. Discover the traditional life of Nepal as you pass through small villages and farmland, and soak in views of the Himalayas (on a clear day) from Nagarkot.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Full-Day Yoga and Meditation Experience in Kathmandu

Spend a day looking after yourself with the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and take you to the ashram in the countryside. Enjoy several guided yoga sessions, informative teachings, time for meditation, and a forest walk. The day’s activities are suitable for all levels of practice, from beginners to experienced yogis.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Nagarkot Guided Day Trek from Kathmandu

Depart from Kathmandu for a full-day of trekking, starting from the small village of Sankhu and journeying to picturesque Nagarkot. Located within easy reach of Kathmandu, your trek takes you past small villages and farms where you see local life up close. Be amazed by stunning views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas (on a clear day), including Mt Everest. Your experienced guide shares informative commentary about the region and the effects of the powerful 2015 earthquake in Nepal as you journey through this incredible landscape.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Nagi Ghompa Hidden Monastery Day Hike from Kathmandu

Visit the town and temple of Budanilakantha, Nagi Ghompa convent and Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park on a full-day tour from Kathmandu. View the Kathmandu Valley and Himalayan mountains, and look for local wildlife in the national park.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Hiking Day Trip from Kathmandu to Nagarkot and Changu Narayan

Hiking is a must when in Nepal—and it pays to take a guide. Blow away the cobwebs and soak up Himalayan views on a private hiking trip to scenic Nagarkot. First, drive to Sankhu town and tour Sali Nadi and Bajrayogini temples. Next, hike through jungle, villages, and farmland to Nagarkot and enjoy a Nepalese lunch. Finally, transfer to Telkot and walk to the Changu Narayan Temple above Bhaktapur.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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