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Kathmandu Highlight Tour

Duration

4 Days

Departure City

Kathmandu

Arrival City

Kathmandu

Trip Grade

Moderate

Lodging Area

5 star Hotel

Meals

1 Course Meal

Attraction

Hindu and Buddhist Temples

Activity

Sightseeing

4 Days Amazing Kathmandu Highlight Tour

About the Trip:

Experience an unforgettable journey with our Kathmandu Highlight Tour, staying in one of the city’s finest hotels and experiencing the best guided exploration tours. Your adventure in Nepal will include visits to the iconic Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, offering a unique blend of religious, cultural, and spiritual experiences. Discover ancient temples and monuments in the Valley of the Gods, where Hinduism and Buddhism coexist harmoniously. Learn about the myths and legends that have shaped Nepalese culture for centuries.

While on the tour, explore the historical grounds of Kathmandu Durbar Square, located in the heart of the capital city. Visit the old palace, once the seat of power for the Malla and Shah dynasties, now a museum since 2007. Witness the Living Goddess Kumari at the Kumari Ghar, her residence, or visit the equally enthralling Swayambhunath Stupa, Patan, or Bhaktapur—all included in this tour.

This tour also offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, either in the early morning or at sunset. Don’t miss the panoramic vistas of the magnificent Himalayan range. Just 27 km from Kathmandu, Dhulikhel offers enchanting mountain views and a glimpse into Nepalese village life in a short duration. The tour provides a visit to nature at its best and a quick insight into the daily life, heritage, and natural beauty of Nepalese people. If you wish to spend more time exploring, the itinerary can be customized according to your interests and schedule.

Outline Itinerary of Kathmandu Highlight Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu – visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.

Day 2: Full day sightseeing tour – Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Bhaktapur city.

Day 3: Tour of Patan Durbar Square – in Kathmandu.

Day 4: Depart Kathmandu.

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At Red Reach Himalaya, we don’t just sell treks; we curate unforgettable holiday experiences. Our mission is to provide you with adventures that will be cherished for a lifetime. Whether it’s an exhilarating trek, a challenging climb, an exploration of heritage sites, a cultural immersion, wildlife encounters, or simple tours and activities, we dedicate our hearts to every detail.

We are committed to showcasing the unique beauty and experiences our region has to offer. Discover what our clients have to say about our exceptional services by reading their reviews on TripAdvisor.

Highlights of the Kathmandu Highlight Tour:

  • Cultural Exploration: Delve into the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu, exploring ancient temples and monuments.
  • Spiritual Experience: Visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, experiencing the serene spiritual atmosphere. Both sites offer a deep spiritual experience but through different cultural and religious lenses, reflecting the rich tapestry of Nepalese heritage.
  • Historical Insights: Discover the history of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the old palace, and the residence of the Living Goddess Kumari.
  • Breathtaking Views: Witness the stunning Himalayan range and the enchanting views from Dhulikhel.
  • Customizable Itinerary: Tailor the tour to fit your interests and schedule, ensuring a personalized experience.

Join us on the Kathmandu Highlight Tour for an enriching and memorable adventure. Explore the ancient wonders, immerse yourself in the local culture, and enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal with Red Reach Himalaya.

Your journey awaits! For more information or to book your tour, please specify your preferred hotel category in Kathmandu. We offer a range of options from budget hotels to luxurious five-star accommodations. Let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime !

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu.

Meet and greet at the airport, transfer to the hotel, after quick check in and refreshment begin the tour of Pasupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa, two world heritage sites in Kathmandu city out of seven.

Pashupatinath is situated five kilometers east of Kathmandu and it is the temple of lord Shiva-Pashupatinath with two tiered golden roof and silver doors which is famous for its superb architecture.The stupa of Boudhanath lies 8kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal stupa is one of the biggest in the world and the center of Buddhism in the world. It was listed in the UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979.

Boudhanath Stupa is also known as the Little Tibet in Kathmandu as more than 50 thousand Tibetan refugees took refuge in Boudhanath when the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1949 happened. This is a spiritual place with the two eyes of Buddha conveying the message of peace. You will visit Thanka painting galleries around the area to better understand the concept of Tibetan Buddhism and its practices .

Day 2 Full day sightseeing tour

After breakfast visit Kahmandu Durbar Square which was the historic seat of Shah Dynasty. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here that Kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to seek here are; Taleju Temple built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D., Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction, Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the Big Bell, Drum and the Jagannath Temple.

Next is the tour of Swoyambhunath Stupa, a top the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site.

Bhaktapur -This city is still on the fringe of medieval age. Known as Bhadgaon, it is famous for making mask. Their mask dance is very impressive. Square around the palace (Durbar Square) has many temples built in pagoda style. Famous are a five storied Nyatapola temple built in 1708 AD and Dattatrya temple built in 1427 AD. The intricately carved peacock window and numerous fountains inside the palace are other attraction.

After Bhaktapur travel to Dhulikhel - Dhulikhel is situated at 1550 m from sea level and is famous for the sunset and sunrise view. It is 27 km from Kathmandu city and is a one night destination for hikers and trekkers as well as people who love to see mountains from distance, from the hotel room. You can see the Langtang Lirung, Annapurna 2nd, Ganesh Himal range and also Everest on a very clear day.

Day 3 Tour of Patan Durbar Square – in Kathmandu

After the sunrise and Mountain View at Dhulikhel drive back to Kathmandu with a quick visit of Patan Durbar Square. Patan Durbar Square, most prominent place to see is Krishna Mandir which was built in the seventeenth century. This temple holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan. It is supposed to be the first specimen of Shikara style architecture in Nepal. It is the only temple in Nepal having 21 spires and is completely made of stone. Golden Temple and Durbar Square are some important places to see in Patan. After Patan, you are on your own.

Day 4 Depart Kathmandu

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until departure for shopping, etc. We bid you farewell with the hope of seeing you again in Nepal for your next vacation.

Included

  • 01. Arrival and departure transfers by best car
  • 02. Sightseeing tour with professional tour guide
  • 03. French, Italian, Russian, Japense,English Speaking tour guide during sightseeing tour
  • 04. Hotel accmmodation for 3 nights on bed and breakfast basis using 5 star hotels
  • 05. All monuments/entrance fees as per programme

Excluded

  • 01. All major meals (lunch and Dinner)and personal nature expenses
  • 02. Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.
  • 03. Personal health and accident insurance

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