Tour Beyond Kathmandu Valley

‘scenic and cultural destination in the comfort of mountain resorts’

Highlights of your journey:

  • Get to know Kathmandu’s lively Thamel district
  • Trek the mellow trail to Nagarkot with a guide
  • Panoramic view of the Himalayas, mesmerizing sunrise & sunset
  • Take a guided cultural tour of the Kathmandu Valley

A little about trip:

Tour beyond Kathmandu valley leads you to scenic and cultural hill villages where you can observe rural life of Nepalese in the harmony of both religions Hindu and Buddhist.

Tour leads you on exciting short drive of few hours with guides and tour escorts to reach hill destinations of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel in the comfort of nice pleasant mountain resorts and lodge facing panorama of Himalayan range of peaks with striking sunrise over mountains.

NAGARKOT (for a day to two days or more):

A hill and mountain destination one of popular place for people to escape city life into clean and fresh mountain air surrounded within alpine cool forest of pines, oaks, magnolia, firs and rhododendron trees.

Nagarkot located above Bhaktapur city and North East from Kathmandu city a drive of few hours that takes you at the height of (2100m) where most of nice lodge-hotels and resorts situated with rooms and terraces facing views of Himalayan peaks from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal as far to Everest range with stunning sunrise and sunset views.

Nagarkot offers tranquil surrounding with traditional villages of Newar and Tamang hill tribes of Buddhist religion and colorful culture.

Extension to Changu-Narayan Temple from Nagarkot:
After a pleasant overnight in Nagarkot with sunrise views over mountains, where one can extend with walk downhill to reach at Telkot a small farm village, then a climb into farm and villages, on the least walked area.

Walk lead through forest on pleasant trail, as it continues with few short ups and downhill all the way to reach at Changu-Narayan Temple and its village, another famous and oldest temple of Nepal offering panorama of mountains and views of Kathmandu valley.

Changu-Narayan temple, located in peaceful environment with old traditional Newar houses, here a short walk up the steps to Changu-Nararyan Temple premises.

Once inside the temple compound enjoy the serene surrounding with marvelous artwork of Changu-Nararyan Temple, Nepal’s oldest monument listed in World Heritage Site, a fifth century old standing over a hillock 15 km. east of Bhaktapur the temple adorned with full of artistic works on metal and wood.

Inscription dating back to 464 AD found here are the first epigraphic evidences of Nepalese history.

After an interesting temple visit, head back to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square with full of arts and culture.

(for a day to two days or more)

Dhulikhel another scenic and cultural destination to visit which is an hour or more drive located at above (1465m) high with tremendous mountain panorama and sunrise views with time to walk around old Newar town of great interest.

Suggest Itinerary:

Day 01: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot
Day 03: Drive back from Nagarkot to Kathmandu
  • Day 01:Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

    After breakfast in the morning within next hour, we will move for Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour which covers five different places. including

    * Pashupatinath * Bouddhanath * Swoyambhunath * Kathmandu Durbar Square & * Patan Durbar Square. Regardless of time span one is free to explore all above mention taking entire days, but in general to cover this all area in a general way takes around five to six hour, Cultural dinner during evening time in Thamel. Overnight stay in Thamel

  • Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot

    Free morning and later on around mid-afternoon drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot via Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one epic durbar square in a valley with famous pottery square, Nyatapol square & Datrataya square within the entire area of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After exploring Bhaktapur we will drive up toward Nagarkot for evening sunset.

  • Day 03: Drive back from Nagarkot to Kathmandu

    Next day amazing sunrise over Langtang Himalayan Ranges and delicious breakfast we drive down all the way down to the valley of Bhaktapur and leaving apart the main trail back to Kathmandu traverse right and explore Changunarayan Temple, dated oldest temple in the history of Nepal. After temple drives back to Kathmandu or directly to International Airport for final departure.

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Trip Profile

  • Total Duration: 4 Nights & 5 Days
  • High Altitude Gain: (2195 meter / 7201 fit)
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Mode of Trip: Sightseeing tours
  • Activities: City, cultural & sunrise tours
  • Journey Start-Ends: Kathmandu, capital of Nepal
  • Group Size: Any number
  • Meals: Only breakfast
  • Accommodation: Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu & Resort in Nagarkot
  • Transportation: Comfortable private vehicles
  • Suggested Best Seasons: Nearly all year except the monsoon months from June to beginning of September

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