Tours Activities in Kathmandu

Kathmandu (Nepali: काठमाडौं [kɑʈʰmɑɳɖu]; Nepal Bhasa: येँ देय्‌) is the capital and largest urban agglomerate of Nepal. The agglomerate consists of Kathmandu Metropolitan City at its core, and its sister cities Patan, Kirtipur, Thimi, and Bhaktapur. It also includes the recently recognized urban areas of Shankhapur, Karyabinayak, and Champapur. Banepa, Dhulikhel, and Panauti are satellite urban areas of Kathmandu located just outside the Kathmandu valley.

Dhulikhel - Countryside Tour (Full Day)

DhulikhelThis excursion to the sleepy little town of Dhulikhel offers a magnificent view of the Himalayas.Dhulikhel is situated at an altitude of 5500 ft above sea level. It is 30km east of Kathmandu, a picturesque drive taking around 50 minutes from the city centre. Dhulikhel is a small quiet town, known for its traditional crafts which also has the benefit of offering a spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges from west to east. The reflection of the sunset off the snowy peaks creates a brilliant panorama of colours. Transportation by coach or minibus and English speaking guide.

Patan City - Half Day Tour

Patan City

Visit Patan, the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley and is famous for its Buddhist monuments, Hindu temples and traditional artisans working with wood, stone and metal. Patan is located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, on the southern side of the Bagmati River and is one of 3 royal cities in the valley. Patan is a center of Buddhist and Hindu culture. The city is full of religious art, temples, and monasteries. It is a city of Buddhist monuments, Hindu temples and fine wood carvings. Lalitpur is the name of this city which ‘means the city of beauty’. The city is known as the paradise of fine arts. Patan also boasts a Durbar Square full of temples. One remarkable monument here is a 17th century temple dedicated to the Hindu God Krishna , Krishna Mandir built entirely of stone with rare stone carvings on its walls depicting the epic wars from Ramayana and Mahabharata.Transportation by coach or minibus and English speaking guide.

Half Day Bhaktapur City Tour

Bhaktapur-City

This excursion to Bhaktapur will show you several interesting temples, plus the Palace of fifty-five windows.Bhaktapur is world renowned for its elegant art, fabulous culture and indigenous lifestyle. The ancient city is also variously known as the “City of Culture”, the “Living Heritage” and “Nepal’s Cultural Gem”. Bhaktapur is more like an open museum. Monumental masterpieces in Bhaktapur are innumerable, and each is more attractive than the other. Bhaktapur is 14 Km east of Kathmandu city. Bhaktapur’s Durbar Square is the gem not only of Bhaktapur, but also of the entire nation. The most fascinating structure here are the world-renowned 55 Window palace, golden Gate, Big Bell, Siddhi Laxmi Temple, Shiva Temple. Taumadhi Square has Nyatapola Temple dates back to 1702 AD. The colossal five storied edifice is the country’s tallest pagoda temple.Transportation by coach or minibus and English speaking guide.

Nagarkot - Mountain Tour (Full Day)

nagarkot

This excursion to Nagarkot, 7133 feet above sea level, offers an unrivalled view of the eastern Himalayas.Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 7133ft above sea level, 32 km and a 75-minute drive from the city of Kathmandu. A panorama of the major peaks of the eastern Himalayas as well as many of the western Himalayan peaks can be seen from here. On a clear day, it is possible to see Mount Everest from here.

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Transportation by coach or minibus and English speaking guide.

Changu Narayan TourTravel to Nagarkot for a panoramic view of the eastern Himalayas followed by a hike to Changu Narayan.Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 7133 ft above sea level, 32 km northeast of Kathmandu and the 75 minute drive goes through picturesque scenery. A panorama of the major peaks of most of the eastern Himalayas as well as many of the western Himalayan peaks can be seen from here. On a clear day it is possible to see Mount Everest. The trail from Nagarkot to Changu descends through rhododendron and pine forests with a spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges and typical Tamang villages. After a walk of 4 to 5 hours we reach Changu Narayan, situated 24 km east of Kathmandu, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is said to have been built in the 4th century AD. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings and from this point we can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside.