Glimpses of Nepal Tour

Glimpses of Nepal Tour

6 Days from US$ 480pp*

Trip Code: HDE01

This 6 day tour is comprised of sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. A tour of the city of Kathmandu itself is like a crash course in the culture and religion of Nepal. The exquisite calligraphy and carvings on amazing works of art, skill of painters and artists who created mural and images can be seen closely at every nook and corner of Kathmandu. Spiritual traditions, beliefs, customs, rituals and how religion has been an integral part of the daily life of the Nepalese people. The exquisite calligraphy and carvings on amazing works of art, skill of painters and artists who created mural and images can be seen closely at every nook and corner of Kathmandu. Spiritual traditions, beliefs, customs, rituals and how religion has been an integral part of the daily life of the Nepalese people.

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Trip highlights

  • Exquisite calligraphy and carvings can be seen on amazing works of art
  • Dine in the Garden of Dreams, in a formal garden setting
  • Visit Durbar Square and Patan, a former royal residence
  • Explore the ancient city of Bhaktapur
  • Visit the beautiful Kopan Monastery

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 1-7 days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Activities: Cultural Tours, Family Holidays
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Group Size: 1-18
  • Trip Seasons: Jan-May/Aug-Dec
  • Price: $500 - $1500
  • Max. Altitude: 2195m/7201ft.

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Day by Day

  • Day 01 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU 1300m

    • Arrive in Kathmandu at [00:00] local time, Kathmandu. The immensity of the Kathmandu Valley is evident as you fly into Tribhuvan International Airport, with Kathmandu stretching into the Himalaya mountains on the horizon. Arrive in Katmandu, assistance at airport transfer to Hotel

      A cultural evening with folk music and ethnic dancing with fine Nepalese cuisine at Bhojan Griya. Enjoy and savor a welcome with RAKSHI, local Nepali wine at the courtyard, illuminated with butter lamps. Overnight at Hotel Shangri-La.The Shangri-La Hotel Kathmandu with it's magnificent prize winning garden endeavors to provide excellence in service to all our clients.

      The beautiful garden is highlighted by the Shambala Cafe along with a unique swimming pool depicting the architecture and art of the ancient bricks and stone-carved royal bath from 16th century Kathmandu.
    • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 02 EXPLORE ANCIENT HERITAGE OF KATHMANDU AND POWERFUL SPIRITUAL PLACES

    • Explore vibrant and eclectic Kathmandu, artistically rich with an ancient cultural heritage full of fascinating sights. Visit the living goddess Kumari Devi. Visit Swoyambunath Stupa, said to be one of the oldest Buddhist Stupas in the World, which is majestically set high on a hill overlooking Kathmandu Valley. It is nicknamed the monkey temple after the tribe of monkeys that look after the hill and often amuses the visitors.

      Lunch at GARDEN OF DREAMS, a neo classical historical garden – One of the most attractive tranquil oases, tourism landmarks as well as a natural library where visitors can take advantage of natural beauty inter- related with historical and architectural flavor.

      Afternoon visit to the Kopan Monastery. Kopan is a thriving monastery of 360 monks, mainly from Nepal and Tibet, and a spiritual oasis for hundreds of visitors yearly from around the world. Nearby is Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, home to 380 nuns. Both the monastery and the nunnery are under the spiritual guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and the care of the abbot, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lhundrup Rigsel. It is the wellspring of the FPMT, a network of some 140 centers and activities world-wide, themselves expressions of the Buddha activity of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Overnight at Hotel.
    • B & L
  • Day 03 DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO NAGARKOT - 1 hrs/ 25 KMS

    • Leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Drive from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur, Explore Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon city, home of medieval art and architecture. This city, shaped like a conch-shell, covers an area of 4 square miles. Bhaktapur means a city of devotees. Pottery and weaving are its traditional industries. Its Durbar Square has innumerable temples and architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture gallery, the Golden Gate, the Palace of 55 Windows(recently restored), the Batsala Temple, the Bell of Barking Dogs and a replica of Pashupatinath Temple. During the tour of Bhadgaon, a visit to Durbar square is very interesting.

      Lunch at Café Nyatapola, (This cafe is in a building that was once a traditional pagoda temple. It has some erotic carvings on some of the roof struts and a great vantage point to watch Taumadi Tole come to life.)

      Continue your drive to Nagarkot. Overnight at Club Himalaya.
    • B,L,D
  • Day 04 NAGARKOT TO KATHMANDU VIA CHANGU NARAYAN TEMPLE

    • Early morning walk to the Nagarkot tower for sunrise view through the highest mountain on earth. Drive to Changu Narayan Temple, the oldest Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Narayan.

      Visit statue of Vishnu in a half man and a half Lion incarnation called Narsingha, the six-armed dwarf who later transformed into a giant. Explore centuries old sculptures and images beautifully carved. After lunch at a restaurant drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 05 HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING PATAN DURBAR SQUARE

    • Visit Patan Durbar Square complex, situated in the center of Patan city, also known as Lalitpur. It houses the residence of the former Patan royal family. Patan Square and its surroundings are good specimens of ancient Newari architecture. There are three main courtyards in the palace: Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. Mul Chowk, the oldest one, is at the centre of Patan square. Several multi-sized and multi-styled temples occupy the western part of the complex. Main among these are Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple and the Golden Temple of Hiranya Varna.
  • Day 06 FINAL DEPARTURE

    • Leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Rest of the day on your own for last minute shopping, catching up with new acquaintances or bidding farewell to old ones. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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Trip Info

TOUR COST INCLUDES:
  • 4 Nights, deluxe accommodation with breakfast on double occupancy in Kathmandu 
  • 1 Night deluxe accommodation with breakfast on double occupancy in Nagarkot
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Applicable monuments fees
  • Professional English speaking tour guide throughout the tour
  • Welcome dinner with Nepali cultural program in a typical Nepali restaurant
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • International Air fare, 
  • Lunch and Dinner unless mentioned
  • Nepal Visa Fee/ USD 25 payable at the immigration desk
  • an hour Everest Experience Flight
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature, Tips

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