Kathmandu & Hiking

Tour Type:
Private Escorted Tours
Start:
Kathmandu
Duration:
5 Days
End:
Kathmandu
Departs:
Daily

Starting From

NZ$ 1798
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Kathmandu valley offers a distinct view of snowy mountains and long treks through the high mountains. This tour will showcase the unique culture, tradition, arts and craftsmanship of Nepal. 

Itinerary

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DAY 1

Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS executive in the arrival lounge followed by an assisted transfer to the designated hotel for a two nights stay.

DAY 2

Enjoy a city sightseeing tour with visits to Buddhist Stupa of Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple, a very sacred Hindu pilgrimage site. Continue with a visit to Bhaktapur which lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur is an ancient city housing unique culture, tradition, arts and finest craftsmanship. It is the only place in Nepal which still remains untouched by western culture. Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artwork.

DAY 3

Today visit Stupa of Swayambhunath before travelling to Nagarkot. On your 45-minute drive from Kathmandu you will savour breathtaking panoramic Himalayan mountain views. On arrival check in to the hotel and experience the most magnificent sunset stay overnight at Nagarkot. It is renowned for its sunrise view (depending on the weather) of the Himalaya including Mount Everest as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley.

DAY 4

Wake up early morning to enjoy a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayan ranges. After breakfast, you set off for hiking in Sankhu. On your trials, you will witness a rich cultural setting and heartthrob scenery. This place is also known as the Eighty Siddhas as there are four of five caves where the Siddhas of India are said to have stayed. One of the caves is also said to have been the practice cave of Nagarjuna, and an image of the great master which was originally in the cave has been taken outside and placed some distance away. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 5

After breakfast, the tour finishes by late afternoon with a direct assisted transfer to airport to connect your onward return flight.

Inclusion


Accommodation with private facilities

Travel by private air-conditioned car with driver 

Private local English-speaking guide

Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)

Entrance fees and tickets

Assistance and transfers

All current taxes

Exclusion


International Airfares

Any meals other than specified, drinks, laundry, mineral water, telephone calls, postage

Camera and Video entry charges at Monuments/Forts etc

Train or domestic airfares excluding those mentioned in includes column

Optional tour and meals unless otherwise mentioned in the includes column

Visa & passport fees

Travel insurance of any kind

Tips and gratuities 

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout