Kathmandu Circuit Tour is considerably popular as a cultural and historical tour within the valley. Kathmandu Circuit tour takes you to those historical and cultural sites within the valley which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage site. Students, researchers, innovator, historian, and archaeologists any type of tourist will find this tour undoubtedly rewarding for once-in-lifetime. Those keen enthusiasts on Art, culture, history, lifestyle, civilization, and archaeology will have a great opportunity for the innovation of novel perspectives on human civilization. Out of ten world heritage sites of Kathmandu circuit tour which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites, eight of them are recognized as cultural importance and two carries historical significance. Both sorts are astoundingly magnificent. The valley, Kathmandu includes three ancient cities, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, and Kathmandu is known as the city of temple and known as a remarkable cultural hub for decades. Age-old temples, monasteries, stupas, monuments, arts, culture and civilization including historical settlements are notable infatuations of this valley. Most of the heritage sites represent the history and civilization during ancient Lichhavi and Malla dynasty period and Medival period in the history of Nepal, tourists can visit many temples, Buddhist gumba, monastery, shopping center and also possible to exchange many different cultures because in Nepal we have many different people of different castes. It is a live museum for culture and history, Pokhara valley also is like the same city. Nagarkot is a hill station located 35 km away from Kathmandu valley and a popular vantage point to witness stunning mountain panorama and sunrise. It is also an escape from the city to a rural hillside. If the weather favors, one can witness astonishing mountain panorama including the top of the world, Mt. Everest along with other mountain panoramas in the north.
Trip Difficulty: Easy
Trip Style: Tour
Transport: Private Vehicle
Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Group Size: 15
- Explore the ancient city, Kathmandu and its unique Newari culture and civilization
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the valley ( Swyombhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple)
- Go to Patan and explore Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple, and Patan Museum
- Explore Bhaktapur, the most ancient city in Kathmandu valley
- Visit Changunarayn Temple, a popular Hindu pilgrimage site and UNESCO World Heritage site
- Drive to Nagarkot and experience stunning sunrise and mountain panorama including Mt. Everest.
Day 01: Arrive In Kathmandu Pickup And Transfer To The Hotel-Overnight-
This the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. You will be received by our representative at the airport. Our representative will be at the arrival holding placard with your and our company name (Magic Expedition. And then, you will be transferred to the hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip.
After your arrival at the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce a guide or trip leader. For this, be with 4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, copy of passport and copy of travel insurance.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Visit Historical Valley-Overnight-
After breakfast, you will be explored to the world heritage site of Kathmandu valley. On this day we will take you 4 historical places around Kathmandu valley. The tour will be last until 5 pm in the evening. Lunch will be provided on the way of your chosen restaurant and get back to the same hotel as you have booked. Your sightseeing tour begins with the Swyambhunath stupa also famous for Monkey Temple, the oldest temple or stupa in the cultural history of Nepal years-long civilization. You will certainly find yourself fortunate to observe 200 years old art and architecture and the Swyambhunath Stupa is the very point within the valley to seize the entire view of Kathmandu valley. The monkeys, holy prayer flags, centuries-old art and architecture, the serenity of the forest in the premises.
Kathmandu Durbar square: A visit to medieval cultural and historical sites including palaces representing medieval art and culture will, of course, be an observance to a remarkable historical site for a life-time. Most significantly, you will have an encounter with Kumari, a living goddess and will feel blessed after seeing her.
Boudhnath: Boudhanath is another invaluable attraction of the valley. It is the biggest stupa in the world located at Bouddha in Nepal and it attracts thousands of visitors around the world. Especially, Bouddhanath Stupa is invaluably a sacred pilgrimage for Buddhist follower.
Pashupatinath: Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu temple, located on the bank of holy Bagmati river represent awesome ancient arts and architecture. This is Shiva’s temple and one the occasion of MahaShivaratri thousands of pilgrims go to visit this temple around the world especially from India.
Day 03: Visit Bhaktapur and Chagunarayan Sightseeing and Sunset View at Nagarkot-Overnight-
After breakfast you will drive to the old city Bhaktapur after spending 2/3 hrs there you will be driven forward to another old temple Changunarayan and Nagarkot. At Nagarkot, you can have a sunset view. Overnight at Nagarkot.
Bhaktapur: which is rich in age-old lively arts and civilization. The tradition of observing distinct cultural and historical fares all the year attracts not only international tourists but also attracts domestic tourists. The ancient palaces, museums, cultural and historical fares, and the lively cultural streets and pure cities automatically fascinate the tourists here. The local organic products like yogurt, handicrafts, tea, coffee, pottery, and woodcrafts are very recognized products of Bhaktapur.
Changunarayan: Changunarayan Temple located in the outskirt of Bhaktapur is another example of art and architecture of Lichhavi dynasty period, was built by Lichhavi king Mandeb. The pristine surrounding and marvelous art and architecture of the temple will be a memorable experience for the lifetime.
Nagarkot: Nagarkot is very popular in each and every traveler who comes to visit Nepal. Actually, it is a viewpoint to witness the breath-taking mountain panorama. If the weather favors, you even can witness Mt. Everest, the top of the world. Nagarkot is not only a perfect destination for the Mountain View but also for astonishing sunrise and sunset view.
Day 04: Sunrise View at Nagarkot and Sightseeing at Patan Durbar Square.
Early morning if the weather favors you will see the good sunrise view and mountain view and after breakfast, we will drive to another old city of Kathmandu Patan. Overnight at Thamel.
Patan: More sacred and religious city Patan lets you experience a quite different flavor of tour within the valley. Centuries long arts and architectures exposed representing Medieval arts and history in a number of temples and palaces. Among them, the most magnificent is the Krishna Temple of Patan. Hindu devotees visit this temple every day in a flock. The distinct arts carved in the woods and stones including in idols will be a marvelous representation of age-long art and civilization.
Day 05: Drop To The Airport
According to your flight schedule, you will be dropped to the airport for the onward flight towards your country or next destination.
What to Expect
- Airport pickup and drop
- Accommodation with breakfast
- Private Car
- English Speaking City Guide
- Entrance Fees
- Travel Insurance
- Lunch and Dinner
- Guide and Driver Tips