Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Tour
This three night, four day tour provides visitors with a in-depth view into the rich culture embedded in the Kathmandu Valley. The tour starts with a visit to Nargarkot, located 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu on the valley rim. Nagarkot offers superb views of the Indrawati Valley framed by expansive ranges of snowy peaks on the horizon. We'll spend the night in Nagarkot and head to Bhaktapur, a 9th century city shaped like a giant conch shell, known for its spectacular medieval architecture. From Bhaktapur, we'll visit Khokana, a traditional Newari village situated in the terraced hillsides south of Kathmandu. Khokana is charming in it's rural appeal, with plenty of chances to observe traditional lifestyles and architecture. From Khokana we'll follow a road through pastoral hillsides to Bungamati, a fascinating village famous for it's local wooden crafts. We'll observe traditional wood carvers at work and visit RatoMachhendranath, an impressive temple located in the town's main square.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Transfer to Dhulikhel or Nagarkot. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Enjoy the sunrise in Nagarkot.
Drive to Bhaktapur for sightseeing. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3: All day sightseeing in Khokana and Bungamati.
Dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with culture show. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Depart Kathmandu
- Airport pickup and drop off in private vehicle
- Hotel with included breakfast in Kathmandu
- Private transportation and government licensed guide while sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
- Government licensed, experienced trekking guide and porters during trekking
- Insurance for trekking crew (guides and porters)
- All required equipment for trekking crew, kitchen tent, dining tent, and toilet tent
- Accommodations in hotels, tea-houses, or camps during trekking
- Three daily meals while trekking
- All required conservation fees and trekking permits (TIMS)
- Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
- Entrance fees for attractions (UNESCO world heritage sites, museums, etc.) during sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Personal insurance or cost of air rescue in the event of emergency
- Air ticket to and from Nepal from your point of origin
- Visa fee for entry into Nepal
- Personal expenses (souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, hygiene items, staff tips, etc.)