The Kathmandu Valley Tour is ideal for travelers who want the perfect combination of experiencing the hectic city life and culture of Kathmandu, and at the same time finding a cozy retreat with a spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayas.
This 6-day long tour takes you on a journey into the history of Kathmandu, a city known for its temples and beautiful architecture, many of its structures are protected by UNESCO and are listed as heritage sites. Travelers will have the opportunity to see the famous three Durbar Squares – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, with the exquisite chance to experience Bhaktapur’s coming to life early in the morning. In the surrounding of Bhaktapur lies the village of Changu Narayan, whose famous temple is the oldest temple in Nepal and will charm you with its beauty in seconds.
Apart from that, travelers will also visit Pashupatinath – a famous Shiva temple where they can observe a public cremation and two holy Buddhist stupas – Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath, the biggest in the world of its kind. Apart from giving you a genuine sense of the average urban Nepalese, this tour will take you out of the city and up one of its many hills that surround it near the ancient city of Dhulikhel, in order to enjoy the scenic views of the snow-topped Himalayan peaks. From Dhulikhel, you will have the opportunity to take a short drive to Namo Buddha, a small but charming Buddhist Stupa whose unique location high up in the hills will leave you breathless. The trip ends with a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant where you will try out some of Nepal’s famous and delicious dishes, listen to some traditional music and dancing.
Get ready for the trip of your lifetime on this tour which so perfectly combines the charms of the city-life with the indescribable beauty of nature.