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Kathmandu’s top sights are spread throughout the sprawling capital, meaning most visitors end up missing key attractions. On this action-packed day tour, you’ll cover all of the region’s UNESCO-listed highlights. Travel in a comfortable private car between locations in the city, with a private guide on-hand to supply information and background. You’ll also enjoy lunch in stunning Bhaktapur and venture to Changu Narayan, the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley.
Visit four of Kathmandu's top attractions on a private half-day tour. Start by traveling in your comfortable private vehicle from your hotel to the traditional heart of the medieval town. Visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch the monkeys frolic around another heritage site, Swayambhunath Temple; and take in the sacred prayer wheels and incense. Explore Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, which has roots going back to 600 AD. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day on this comprehensive tour.
Not many people can claim to have reached the top of Mount Everest. During this exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime flight from Kathmandu, soar over the Eastern Himalayas, getting a bird’s eye panorama of the world’s tallest—and most legendary—mountain chain, including Everest. Enjoy the magic of the world-famous summit without the struggle to make it to the top. Tours include private hotel pickup and drop-off and a celebratory glass of sparkling wine.
See some of the finest ancient royal palaces of the Kathmandu Valley on this small-group day trip to Bhaktapur, a medieval capital of the Newar kingdom. Marvel at the temples and royal palace of the UNESCO-listed Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Then pass through Dattatreya Square and Nyatpole Temple Square en route to Patan Durbar Square, another World Heritage site located in the city of Lalitpur. Visit the Patan Museum for a look at Newari art with your informative guide before departing the ‘city of fine arts’ for 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.
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 take a hike 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.
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Kathmandu Valley on this private tour. You'll enjoy dedicated attention from your guide and the ability to move at your own pace through the area's top attractions. Stops include UNESCO-listed sites such as Pashupati, Bouddha, Patan Durbar Square, Swoyambhu, and others.
Ideally suited for travelers short on time, this enriching tour of Patan and Bhaktapur covers all the top highlights of both centuries-old former kingdoms. Discover the pinnacle of Newari architecture with a peek at traditional stone carvings and ancient Malla temples in two distinct, well-preserved city centers. Tours include a private guide, free time to shop for local handicrafts and comfortable, and round-trip transportation from your Kathmandu hotel.
Situated in the southern west of Kathmandu Valley, Chandragiri Hill with Holy Valeshwor Temple is considered to be the ideal destination for a day’s escape from the city.
History of Chandragiri Hill
According to the history the hill started in 300 BC when last Shruthakevali Bhadrabahu and Chandragupta Maurya visited the place in order to attain religious peace. The small hill derives its name of Chandra from the fact that Chandragupta was the first of the rishis (the holy man) who lived and performed penance there.
Kalbappu was the early name of the hill and it dominates the history of the town of Shravanabelagola between 3rd century BC and 12th century AD. The Jain traditions link the Maurya Empire Emperor Chandragupta and his teacher Bhadrabahu with this place. 92 are located on the Small Hill out of the total number of 106 memorials found at Shravanabelagola, Of these, about 47 memorials of monks, 9 of nuns, and 5 of householders belong to the 7th and 8th century.
Take in Nepal's rich heritage on a private full-day tour of several UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley. Your private guide takes you to the Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and more. Learn about the history and significance of each place as you explore the Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites with your guide. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Kathmandu. Entrance fees are at your expense.
As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don’t have to wait too long to find out what is in store for them.
First to their far left visitors see Gosaithan, also called Shisha Pangma, Standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaithan, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley.
As the plane moves along, the mountains come closer and closer. Next on the vision is Choba-Bhamare, the smallest one of the lot at 5,933 m but singularly stubborn as it has never been climbed. Then appears the mountain that is not only prominent in sight but also in spiritually – Gauri-Shankar. Lord Shiva and his consort Gauri are said to protect this mountain, at the proud height of 7,134 m and the summit had a history of unsuccessful attempts till 1979.
Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour is about exploring all the beautiful aspects and experience all the delights of both countries. In this tour activities like traveling by vehicle through the Bhutanese countryside, with optional walks and day hikes to visit temples, monasteries and villages. At the same time it includes other activities like visiting museum, handicraft shops and weekend market where you will be introduce to Bhutanese and Nepalese culture like food and eating habit and basic etiquette of both countries.
Spare yourself the hassle of juggling itineraries, guides, and drivers, and experience three of Nepal’s most iconic locations in 5-star luxury on this action-packed 7-night tour. Start in Kathmandu, with a private tour of Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath. Look for tigers, rhinos, and more on safari in Chitwan National Park, then see the Himalayas reflected in Pokhara’s lake and tour the city’s sights.
This 3-day trip package will involve the sight seeing in the six out of ten-world heritage site of Nepal which is all situated in Kathmandu Valley. Here you will experience the pleasure of hiking, the bird’s eye view of the famous mountain ranges like Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Everest, a sweet melodious sun-rise and cultural, religious and architectural beauty.
Your journey begins from the very airport from where you will be picked up where you will observe locals enjoying themselves and also monkeys living their life to the fullest. Next is the sunrise from the most popular hill station with view of whole Kathmandu valley and eight mountain ranges. This easy 3-day trip ends rather religiously mixing up the Hindu and Buddhist religions i.e. the most important and sacred place to the people of these religions.
Travel through the Kathmandu Valley on a 2-night private tour of five UNESCO World Heritage sites: Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey Temple). This sightseeing itinerary is designed for first-time visitors wishing to cover the major highlights of Kathmandu. You’ll step back in history with a personal guide who shares insightful commentary about each Hindu or Buddhist architectural masterpiece. Stay overnight at Hotel Bliss International in the Thamel neighborhood. Includes daily breakfast and round-trip airport transfer by private vehicle.
First-time travelers to Nepal will love this comprehensive tour that includes a range of different sights and experiences. Starting in the capital Kathmandu, you’ll spend 12 days learning about Nepal’s diverse cultures, seeing beautiful hill and mountain vistas, and even getting up close with jungle wildlife. This is an ideal tour for groups (such as families) with different interests, as there will be something to please everyone.
Travelers with just a short stay in Nepal will enjoy this private five-day tour of the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valleys. The two most popular (and populous) cities in Nepal are full of culture and history, and are surrounded by nature, farmland, and enormous mountains. On this private tour you can pick and choose the sites that interest you most, without wasting time figuring out how to get around.
Soak up Himalayan vistas without the risks of high-altitude hiking on this 3-day trek via Nagarkot, known for its panoramic views to Everest. Your private guide arranges everything you need, from porters to paperwork, plus hotel transfers, lodge accommodation, and six hearty meals, leaving you free to enjoy the walk. Come home with timeless pictures of Himalayan sunsets, ancient temples, and scenic hillside villages.
A visit to Nepal is incomplete without taking the once-in-a-lifetime experience of a Mountain Flight, the easiest way to see the Mt. Everest and other Himalaya ranges. It is for those who have no time for hiking / trekking or not able / willing to go for trekking; the Mountain Flight is the best alternative choice to witness the Himalaya ranges including Mt. Everest.
There’s no need to worry about transport with this convenient package that includes not only tickets for the Chandragiri cable car but door-to-door private transfers and guiding. Soar above the jungle to the peak of Chandragiri Hill, then watch worshippers at the temple, take in activities at the amphitheater, soak up sweeping views of the Himalayas, or visit the restaurant.
Get panoramic views of the Himalayas without signing up for a full-on trek on this tour from Kathmandu. Explore the Chandragiri Hills with a guide, learning about the local environment and history while taking a cable car ride up to the Bhaleshore Mahadev Temple and visiting the bar on top of the hill.
Nepal may be best known for its mountains, but it’s also home to some of the world’s finest jungles. Head to Chitwan National Park—and try your luck tiger-spotting—on this VIP private tour, with includes four-star accommodation and freshly prepared meals. Explore the nature reserve by foot, jeep safari, and boat, and get a peek at crocodiles and rhinos. You’ll also meet with local communities in a Tharu village.
Immerse yourself in diverse Nepali wildlife on a 3-day tour to Chitwan National Park from Kathmandu. The UNESCO listed park is home to myriad of diverse species, including the one-horned rhino, Bengal tiger, or Gharial crocodile. Round-trip transportation from the city enables you to travel comfortably through the country’s dense jungle foliage. Accommodation and some meals are also conveniently included.
Visit all seven of the Kathmandu Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 12 hours on this action-packed tour. But, you won’t feel rushed as you’ll travel between each site in a comfortable private vehicle with a knowledgeable local guide. This convenient tour includes popular central sites—such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple—as well as lesser-known ones, like Changu Narayan, on the green rural edge of the city.